The Far Side by Gary Larson is one of the best and most praised cartoons in history. But what makes The Far Side so good? What is the legacy of Gary Larson? And most importantly: what can we learn from The Far Side?
He explains that though Larson’s work featured animals, it was really commenting on humanity, specifically the stupid choices that humans make.
The most important theme of The Far Side, I’m talking about stupidity. Our own human stupidity. And to uncover that human stupidity, Larson uses animals…The animals of The Far Side aren’t always so clever, alot of them are ignorant as well. But that doesn’t mean that Larson thinks animals are stupid, because in his cartoons they all act like humans.