Thanks for connecting! You're almost done. Connect to your existing Cracked account if you have one or create a new Cracked username. Aside from ruining democracy, history will primarily remember the internet for its ability to take a single joke and stretch it so far that it becomes something magical. For example, "What if Garfield comics were really dark? But due to the magic of technology, artists all over the world have said, "Dark Garfield, you say?
We like to think that cats really lucked out with the whole Internet thing. Before kitteh memes became lingua franca of the web, cat people were a relative minority and the hijinks of any individual animal were largely just enjoyed by their owners. Now, thanks to the likes of bonsai kittens and I Can Has Cheezburger , cattitude is a huge deal. It seems it doesn't matter what kind of meme it is, if there's play on the feline take-it-or-leave-it approach then it's a hit.
Cats love lasagna -- at least, if Garfield is to be believed. Paws, Inc. Bouts with asthma as a child led Davis's mother to encourage him to draw, something he could do without exerting himself.
Garfield is a comic strip created by Jim Davis. Published since June 19, , it chronicles the life of the title character, a cat named Garfield named after Davis's grandfather ; his owner, Jon Arbuckle ; and Arbuckle's dog, Odie. As of , it was syndicated in roughly 2, newspapers and journals, and held the Guinness World Record for being the world's most widely syndicated comic strip. Though never mentioned in print, the comic is set in Muncie, Indiana, the home of Jim Davis, according to the television special Garfield Goes Hollywood. Common themes in the strip are Garfield's laziness, obsessive eating, and hatred of Mondays and diets.