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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/09/2010

'Garfield Minus Garfield': Are you listening, Hollywood?

Some days, for the lightest of twisted humor, nothing pleases quite like "the existential angst of a certain young Mr. Jon Arbuckle" in "Garfield Minus Garfield."

Comic Riffs has cited "GMG" early and somewhat often, but for the few still uninitiated, the comic "is a journey deep into the mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness and depression in a quiet American suburb."

That, and as many adults leading lives of quite American suburb (and urban) desperation will tell you, it's just plain funny -- oftentimes more deeply amusing than its source material.

Which is why we were happy to see that the good (and eternally "sophomore-ic") folks at have produced a short video clip that depicts a live-action "Garfield Minus Garfield." Had we a spare mill or two to buy the TV rights, we'd be getting our agent on the mobile this very minute:


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