If your sense of humor has dark undertones, you're gonna love J. L. Westover aka Mr. Lovenstein's comics. The artist himself describes them as "sad, pathetic, and sarcastic but in a funny way." Featuring everything from talking animals to funny slices of life, these strips should help you get through this workday quicker.

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Luis Milian
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10 months ago

that koala is my spirit animal

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"We seek laughter when we’re suffering," Mr. Lovenstein told Bored Panda. "I like to explore that suffering and isolate what’s so damn funny about it. Why do we find cringe funny? Why do bad movies make us laugh? I also find life to be utterly absurd and you can show how absurd it is with minimal effort."

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Aramis
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10 months ago

my school life

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"When someone resonates with my work, it's perhaps the single most gratifying part of creating anything," the artist added. "It’s hard to speak for my audience, but I think they’re overall lovers of black comedy."

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Vic
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10 months ago

Now I need to re-think when I lost my virginity..

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"I could get all philosophical and introspective, but above all else I make jokes, and people like to laugh. Maybe if you scratch below the surface of these morbid jokes, some are drawn to the tinge of sadness, the absurdism, and the utter silliness of it all."

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Link
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10 months ago (edited)

This is me, constantly

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Daria Z
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10 months ago

Oversleeping also gives me headache.

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Bored Birgit
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10 months ago

So true. Wheel of purchase.

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Benjamin Boysley
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10 months ago

Netflix & Kill!

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Luis Milian
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10 months ago

I imagine that a squirrel would come and take the acorn for a more dramatic ending

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Link
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10 months ago

*insert quiet but intense music*

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Vic
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10 months ago

So close...

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Just Kristi
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10 months ago

Good one 😃

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Link
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10 months ago

Ya know, if you look between the lines, it's a little sad. Whenever someone posts anything "sad and relatable" it gets tons of likes and upvotes (still like the comic though)

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Vic
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10 months ago

Awkward...

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Jeff
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10 months ago

Poor guy

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Bluebell Rizzi
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10 months ago

I read that in batman's voice from the lego movie XD

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Jeff
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10 months ago

Dog mentality

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BusLady
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10 months ago

Giraffe has to sleep sometime.....

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Luis Milian
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10 months ago

Alabama would go crazy

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kasa alex
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10 months ago

So cute

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HANS
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10 months ago

As an optimist, he should see himself as half a fucking idiot.

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Christophe Ferreira
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10 months ago

That would be me if she has 3 buckets with her.

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Shireen
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10 months ago

Same...

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Creative Username
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10 months ago

When you pretend you know what you're talking about but really you're screaming bloody murder on the inside

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Slinkman
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10 months ago

Love the lamp

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Luis Milian
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10 months ago

for real!!!

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Tracy Wolfe
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10 months ago

My parents...def, my parents.

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Vic
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10 months ago

I guess we all are guilty of this..

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Lucinda Overhoussen
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10 months ago

Can break up on your return...

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Russian Otaku
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10 months ago

Can relate too much to this

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Link
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10 months ago

Just wait until I die, then I'm going up to the big guy himself and ask why

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