The New Urbanists should latch on to this web-site

To those of you un-familiar with it, I present Garfield Minus Garfield

Who would have guessed that when you remove Garfield from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life? Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. Let’s laugh and learn with him on a journey deep into the tortured mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness in a quiet American suburb.

Maybe if Jon escaped suburbia for a more traditional American town or for a vivacious, vibrant (All apologies to Rod Dreher for use of this word!) city, he’d have a fighting chance.

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