How to Put Yourself Inside of a Coat


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Surprise! Allie Brosch of Hyperbole and a Half looks nothing like the cartoons she draws of herself. But she has some advice on how to put your coat on so you don't look like a fool this winter. -via Metafilter


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Nice!
So glad she pointed out that the coat I'd be wearing would be my coat and not the one she had. That sure cleared up a lot of confusion! ;)
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Video is classic HaaH humor, which many of us love but some people will never get. I could just as easily picture all this done in her inimitable cartoon style. But now I can't stop pondering why she cartoons herself as such a completely different person. In the vid she seems nothing like the painfully-shy, uber-awkward, square-bodied, lazy-eyed, pee-in-her-pants-nervous wreck that she portrays herself to be in her drawings. In the vid she seems confident, in charge, and simply beautiful.
If I was going to cartoon myself, I'd make myself a foot taller, broader shouldered, and have a cape. Yet she does the opposite... Fascinating....
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nutbastard, you're so lame. see why below:

to the haters:
(i didn't say i hated it, it's just not funny)

hey, where's your funny internet video?
(like i said that video wasn't funny)

oh right, you don't have even one of them, or a blog that pays your bills.
(how can you be so sure? anyway, I also have a job that pays gazillions more that having a blog, trust me)

you're obviously qualified to rub stink on anything that doesn't meet your lofty standards.
(just like you're qualified to say the video is awesome)

sorry nutsy
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one last thing - anyone else notice that allie both looks and sounds like Emma Caulfield aka Anya from Buffy?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anya_Jenkins

allie is younger of course but the resemblance is pretty amazing. even the awkward 'captain obvious' over-clarification is there.
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