Artists are searching for inspiration everywhere, and to Carissa Kaye Powell a.k.a. Simkaye it came in the form of a nickname. "After a few friends and coworkers likened me to a raccoon, I began drawing Coon to document my internal dialogue and domestic misadventures," the artist wrote. You could call her webcomic self-deprecating, but Simkaye's introspective stories are insightful and funny nonetheless.

Drawing inspiration from Charlie Chaplin's way of finding humor in life's mishaps, Coon is an embodiment of just that. "I enjoy creating art inspired by comedy, the Southwest, and promoting wildlife conservation," the Dallas-based artist added. From dealing with responsibilities to countering workouts with pizza, Simkaye's strips will make you cry after you laughed as well. Scroll down to please your twisted side and vote for your favorites.

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

EXACTLY!

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Madison Unger
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2 years ago

ouch

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panic! at the chemical brides
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2 years ago

*responsibility tidal wave hits*

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Madison Unger
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2 years ago

every. freaking. day.

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panic! at the chemical brides
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2 years ago

Me: Alright, not going to eat this whole pizza. *eye twitches* Brain: Fuck no, let's eat this whole pizza Me: K

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Alia Gail
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2 years ago

depressingly adorable

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Madison Unger
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2 years ago

Will work out for food.

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2 years ago

This describes my life in two panels, i'm actually crying with laughter and crying about how pathetic my life is

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nanashi
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2 years ago

this is actually my life motto

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

LMAO!!

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

EXACTLY!

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#12

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2 years ago

"Whatever, responsibilities aren't fun"

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Alia Gail
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2 years ago

it’s me, except no one ever asks me if i wanna do anything. T_T

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Poor unfortunate soul
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2 years ago

Omg yass

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Dani Donovan
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2 years ago

This is too real

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

Everything will be GREAT!...if...you dont f**k it up!

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

Its my husband again! (only he doesnt admit to being drunk OR being an idiot!)

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AutumnJN
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2 years ago

I laughed at this one XD

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2 years ago

I have literally been in this situation with a pie... it was nice

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Alia Gail
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2 years ago

omg is that a corgi????

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3ke
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2 years ago

That's how I feel sometimes.

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Dani Donovan
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2 years ago

Sadly, this is me. Without the working out part

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Madison Unger
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2 years ago

it looks so cute!!!!

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CelSlade
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2 years ago

Me XD

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Cyndi H
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2 years ago

This is me and my best friend... We want to go out and socialize, but end up drinking at home and laughing at each other...

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BREAK YOUr perceptions
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2 years ago

cats...

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Melody Lanzatella
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2 years ago

My husband AGAIN! (BECAUSE he didnt read the INSTRUCTIONS!)

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Madison Unger
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2 years ago

me tho

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Maverick rudometkin
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2 years ago

THAT'S RIGHT I'M ROB BOSS

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Master Markus
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2 years ago

You said "pretty eyes" not pretty-coloured eyes".

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Eamonn Anderson
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2 years ago

I once accidentally made someone cry and i was like "wow that was way worse than i ment... shit"

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Eamonn Anderson
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2 years ago

D O N T

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