We come from France

Of course, the title is in reference to The Coneheads, the classic Saturday Night Live sketch.

I'm just realizing that The Coneheads presaged one our (well, my) new obsessions, Nathan Pyle's Strange Planet. It holds a cracked mirror up to our world, in a way reminiscint of The Far Side cartoons. For example, compare:


And if you think you've seen that last panel before, you have. Father's Day last year.

"We come from France" was posted Tuesday, June 16, 2020