The image below, courtesy of The Oatmeal, is mildly NSFW (if clothed cartoon penis bothers you, then back away now) is a perfect summation of what's wrong with the variant Spider-Woman cover.
What the hell, they have internet on planes these days? You must be, like, the first person ever to be able to post to Facebook from thousands of feet in the air. Quick! Tell your friends! Right now! Waste no time! Everyone will be fascinated.
Courtesy of The Oatmeal. I'd say he's forgotten one very important similarity, though: Both were made by carbon-based lifeforms.
As much as you love your smartphone, you probably hate it equally. And who could blame you? Here are all the reasons your smartphone affair is such a tortured one, from Matthew "The Oatmeal" Inman. Click to biggie-size.
If you live in the twenty-first century, you've no doubt endured the unutterable agony of a computer breaking down on you. Then comes the excruciating part: bargaining with the incapable hunk of metal to—"Please, for the love of God"—sputter back to life. Well, the next time this happens, perhaps you can use this…
We don't really want to think about how many hours we've spent flinging little cartoon birds at little cartoon pigs—it's too sad to consider all that wasted time. Instead we're going to focus on which of those little cartoon birds we like best and why.
Have you looked at a restaurant website recently? Odds are that it was a horrid mess that didn't give you any of the information you needed. Is it really that difficult to design a decent site for a place that sells food?
Now and then, comic artist Matthew "The Oatmeal" Inman truly manages to capture something that we're all thinking about but unable to convey. Today that something is the truth about the state of the Internet as it is right now.
Every Friday, many of us will watch our Twitter streams fill up with lists of users and variations of #ff and #followfriday hashtags. Is this really how that whole thing is supposed to work? What would be better?
At some point in his or her life, every person winds up being stuck in a highly uncomfortable situation involving an unanswered email. But just how do those situations develop? Here's a breakdown.
There are plenty of studies which tell us that cooking at home is one of the better things we can do for our health, yet we can't seem to stop eating out. Here's how we can justify that laziness.
Your car has so many features that you probably don't even know how to use half of them. Unfortunately what it lacks happens to be an incredibly important little button.
Most of us post stupid pictures of ourselves on the Internet constantly, but it's time to stop being annoying attention whores. The first step? Never photographing these seven things again.
You probably know a few people who just shouldn't be allowed to send emails. You might've tried to gently train them to stop sending stupid forwards or using gaudy signatures and failed. Well, now it's time to show them this:
Sometimes we don't think twice about whipping out our wallets for certain items—be they cups of coffee or the latest gadgets—but apps for our iPhones? We need to think about those for a while.
Many dream about a job which will allow them to work from home. After all, there's something appealing about the idea of not needing to put on pants to clock in. Unfortunately though, such a gig isn't without problems.
Shiny new Apple gadgets are revealed regularly and each time that happens we rush to a store and go through the same cycle of reactions. Drool. Love. Hate. Love. Drool again. This is what owning Apple products is like.
This chart justifies all your fears regarding Yahoo! and AOL users. And then some.
We only need to read that Jim has chopsticks lodged down his throat once, so why are there dozens of different, ugly, irritating ways for him to announce it? Here are the websites we've got enough of: