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Lynda Barry

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Dear Anyone Who Finds This, Do not blame the drugs.

— Lynda Barry

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You may be a lady but you are still the man!

— Lynda Barry


You have to be willing to spend time making things for no known reason.

— Lynda Barry

#creativity #art

What year is it in your imagination?

— Lynda Barry


What is an idea made of? Of future, past and also meanwhile.

— Lynda Barry


If I had had me for a student I would have thrown me out of class immediately.

— Lynda Barry

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I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading.

— Lynda Barry

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Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time.

— Lynda Barry

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Going on Letterman is like going off the high dive. It's exhilarating, but after a while it wasn't the kind of thrill I enjoyed.

— Lynda Barry

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I need to be cheered up a lot. I think funny people are people who need to be cheered up.

— Lynda Barry

#funny #funny people #i #i think #lot

About Lynda Barry

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They met each other while Lynda Barry was an artist-in-residence at the Ragdale Foundation and he was land manager of the Lake Forest Open Lands project in Lake Forest Illinois. She garnered attention with her 1988 illustrated novel The Good Times are Killing Me about an interracial friendship between two young girls which was made into a play. At The Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington Barry met fellow cartoonist Matt Groening.

What It Is (2008) is a graphic novel that is part memoir part collage and part workbook in which Barry instructs her readers in methods to open up their own creativity; it won the comics industry's 2009 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work. Her second illustrated novel Cruddy appeared in 1999.

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