PODCAST EPISODE

#55 Josh Fruhlinger (The Comics Curmudgeon): Beetle Bailey, Hyperloop, bisexual lighting

Follow Friday

Apr 1 2022 • 47 mins


Josh Fruhlinger is better known to the internet as the Comics Curmudgeon, and for something like 15 years, he's been riffing on the oddities of newspaper comics at https://joshreads.com/ (joshreads.com). If you want to know which Mary Worth character got into a fight with a cat, Josh is your guy. Today on Follow Friday, Josh talks about four of his favorite people he follows online: Someone who's an expert in a very specific niche that he loves: Numble, https://twitter.com/numble (@numble) on Twitter Someone he's followed forever: Katie Notopoulos, https://twitter.com/katienotopoulos (@katienotopoulos) on Twitter Someone he's jealous of: Annie Rauwerda, https://twitter.com/anniierau (@anniierau) and https://twitter.com/depthsofwiki (@depthsofwiki) on Twitter, http://instagram.com/depthsofwiki (@depthsofwiki) on Instagram, and https://www.tiktok.com/@depthsofwikipedia (@depthsofwikipedia) on TikTok (and here's https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trick-or-treating#/media/File:Trick_or_Treater.jpg (the skeleton picture) Josh mentions) Someone he just started following: WHH Haters Posting Their L's Online, https://twitter.com/WHHHLsonline/ (@WHHHLsonline) on Twitter Thank you to our amazing patrons: Jon, Justin, Amy, Yoichi, Elizabeth, Sylnai, Matthias, and Shima. On https://www.patreon.com/followfriday (our Patreon page), you can pledge any amount of money to get access to Follow Friday XL — our members-only podcast feed with exclusive bonus follows. That feed has an extended-length version of this interview in which Josh talks about someone who makes the internet a better place: Today in Tabs writer Rusty Foster. Also: Follow Josh on Twitter https://twitter.com/jfruh/ (@jfruh) and read the Comics Curmudgeon at https://joshreads.com/ (joshreads.com) Follow us @FollowFridayPod on https://twitter.com/followfridaypod (Twitter) and https://www.instagram.com/followfridaypod/ (Instagram) Follow Eric https://twitter.com/HeyHeyESJ (@heyheyesj) on Twitter This show is a production of Lightningpod.fm, hosted and produced by https://twitter.com/heyheyesj (Eric Johnson) Music: https://www.fiverr.com/yonamarie (Yona Marie) Show art: https://www.fiverr.com/dodiihr (Dodi Hermawan) Social media producer: Sydney Grodin