"What NOT To Say To The Audiophile" comic

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by BradOlson, May 16, 2018.

  1. BradOlson

    BradOlson Country/Christian Music Maven Thread Starter

  2. Ghostworld

    Ghostworld Forum Resident


    Hahahha. Every one of those cracked me up!

    "It's kinda loud, isn't it, Al?" bwahahaa
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  3. Ponzio

    Ponzio Well-Known Member

    "U spent how much? I think my boom-box sounds just as good."

    true statement by a friend, who's a musician (bass player)
  4. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

    Baltimore, MD
    Sounds like the 'set-up' for a good bass player joke...
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  5. “Bass solo” is the punchline to one of my fave music-related jokes.
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  6. BradOlson

    BradOlson Country/Christian Music Maven Thread Starter

    This is a reminder that most musicians are like most people, they are not audiophiles.
  7. Remington Steele

    Remington Steele Forum Resident

    Saint George, Utah
    Not that level of an audiophile but I do think it's funny when I mention playing SACDs or new LPs and people say something like:"they supposed to sound better than Itunes?"
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  8. cboldman

    cboldman Forum Resident

    Hamilton, OH USA
    Wow, these are by Charles Rodriguez, who did the fairly grotesque comic series, ‘The Brothers Aesop - Siamese Twins’ for The National Lampoon. His work here is a bit more conventional.
  9. pdenny

    pdenny Blow up your TV

    On a related note:

  10. xilef regnu

    xilef regnu Forum Resident

    Turns out there's lots of these. Who knew?

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  11. BradOlson

    BradOlson Country/Christian Music Maven Thread Starter

    I would not post more grotesque comics here.
  12. Chazro

    Chazro Forum Resident

    West Palm Bch, Fl.
    If I remember correctly, Rodriquez' work was regularly featured in Stereo Review.
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  13. Rick Bartlett

    Rick Bartlett Forum Resident

  14. arley

    arley Forum Resident

    One of my favorite Rodrigues cartoons from Stereo Review shows an audiophile approaching his turntable with an aerosol can; the can is labelled "Spray Dolby".

    Couldn't find it online, but if you go to Google Images and search for 'Rodrigues Stereo Review Cartoon' you'll find dozens of them.
  15. Chris DeVoe

    Chris DeVoe Forum Resident

    I'm 99% sure the cartoons in the first post are not by Rodrigues, but the ones posted by xilif regnu are. Somewhere in my library, I have a collection of Rodrigues' Stereo Review cartoons titled Total Harmonic Distortion.
  16. Otlset

    Otlset free-range audiophile

    Temecula, CA
    It has his name in the lower left comic above "Gee I'll Bet You Can Get Moscow On That Radio" But the drawing style there does seem perhaps from earlier in his career.
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  17. Chris DeVoe

    Chris DeVoe Forum Resident

    You're right, I'm wrong. I'm mostly familiar with his work for the National Lampoon and Playboy and I've never seen anything from that early in his career.

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