08 July 2009

THE ART OF SARCASM

Dying to laugh? An easy quick-fix is the scribble-collages of artist David Fullarton. Witty, candid, and sometimes calous, his drawings expound little details about modern society, like our superfluous facebook friendships and i-phone additions, using a lot of America’s comedic backbone – sarcasm….(and a lil bit of nihilism.)

PSST You gotta read carefully to appreciate the full science of his sarcasm…

WE ARE ALL OF US CREATED EQUAL

But some of us spend inordinate amounts of time thinking up pointless ways to make ourselves appear exceptional.


UPDATING YOUR STATUS


THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME

Na-na-na-na-na-ah-ah, California sunlight
Sweet Calcutta rain
Honolulu star-bright
The song remains the sa-ee-a-ee-a-ee-ee-eh-ah-a-a-ame
Ooh, lord, ooh, lord, oh-hoh, head-on, ah, keep on
Are you, now, are you, now
Are you, are you-you, now, are you-you, now, ooh-wee


It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World


Man thinks about a little baby girls and a baby boys
Man makes them happy ‘cause man makes them toys
And after man has made everything, everything he can
You know that man makes money to buy from other man


THE SUPERMAN SYNDROME

The “superman syndrome” as a series of common behaviors that permit an otherwise average person to rise above the norm, according to the man responsible for the creation of Chuck E Cheese. And let’s face it, he should know.

LUDDITE

Disclaimer: This drawing is intended purely as biting social satire of contemporary behavior. It is in no way a personal slight aimed at any factual persons of my acquaintance who own an iPhone, specifically including my spouse. Honestly.


ARTISTIC LICENSE

My integrity has no price. Probably.

Check out David’s whole portfolio on Flickr.