The idea for “#ThingsThatiHear” arrived when I was visiting a cookware store in Los Angeles. A young woman was looking at her phone and gave a big sigh, turned to her friend decisively and exclaimed, “He wants to go to Bali. But I say Fiji!” I couldn’t help but laugh. The absurdity of this “first world problem” was too much. From that moment on I started to catch all sorts of real-life conversations, that eventually turned into these illustrations.


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The characters in the world of “#ThingsThatiHear” are people we all know: They are our office mates who complain to us about the daily grind. They are the awful online date we are trying so hard to forget. They are the people silently stalking our Facebook. More than anything they are the US when we think no one is listening.

Based on the incredible support I’ve received on social media I am inspired to create a #ThingsThatiHear Book!

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If I Overhear You Say Something Funny I'll Probably Draw It

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Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

Hahaha! I'm pretty sure I've seen this woman at the airport.

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If I Overhear You Say Something Funny I'll Probably Draw It

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Erin 10 months ago

Me when coming back to my house from...anything

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If I Overhear You Say Something Funny I'll Probably Draw It

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Caitlyn McCracken 10 months ago

lol youtube video of a dog

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Caitlyn McCracken 10 months ago

even bummed out people love cupcakes

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Erin 10 months ago

Nice way of thinking

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Sykz 10 months ago

Daily battles. but grateful everyday I wake up.

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Autumn 10 months ago

The pizza box, though... sorry not sorry... 1-800-NOSHAME

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Neeraj Jha 10 months ago

hahahaha.. Liked the use of Forever 21 bag there...

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Nadine Ducca 10 months ago

Those noses! Oh, my!

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Ben Smith 10 months ago

That's sort of sad

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