Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Seriously, don’t mess with this bridesmaid.

I was reminded of this story the other night — a while back, I was a bridesmaid in my friend L’s wedding, and I have this tendency when my friends … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

If I were in charge of a country or principality or dark empire or whatever, I would want a throne made of pillows.

Pointy thrones made of swords may make you look badass, but the effect will be negated somewhat when you have to sit on one of those inflatable rubber donut dealies.  … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bangarang, good sir.

I’m saving what was going to be today’s cartoon for tomorrow, because Robin Williams died yesterday and I just can’t with the jokes right now. It’s not just that I … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rococo dresses are like potato chips. You can’t have just one.

  Also, they’re ruffly.  And possibly salty, based on the difficulty of cleaning. Forget I said that last bit, it’s gross. True, but gross. Because swinging is super fun, but … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


Have any of y’all ever been to Le Petit Hameau, Marie Antoinette’s faux-peasant play village?  I got to visit it in high school, and it’s gorgeous and charming and so … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Say it with me: Balenciaaaaaaga.

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Which was the term in his day, so stop giving me side-eye.

Aaaand here‘s a nice page on Poiret, one of the earlier designers to just plain ignore what humans are shaped like in favour of whatever oddly flanged column he felt … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Special request! Which I sort of failed at.

A certain friend who shall be forever (or at least for this post) know as Lrequested a cartoon with this caption, with Neurotic Owl running off to an adventure.  Simple, … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

This would be wilder, but my scanner understands neon orange gel pen as pale pink. I forgot that.

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment