Gallows humor

Discover the darkly funny world of gallows humor, where laughter meets mortality. Explore top examples and learn how this twisted comedy style can offer a unique perspective on life.
Extremely dark, soul-shivering cartoons from Iceland Art, Videos, Jokes, Humour, Sayings, Dangerous Minds, Good Music, Dangerous, Good Books

The Swedes have the reputation for being depressing and dour, but based on the evidence of the dark, dark cartoons of Hugleikur Dagsson, we should be keeping a close eye on Iceland as well. Visually, Dagsson’s cartoons, populated by scarcely adorned stick figures, are a great deal like Randall Munroe’s creations at xkcd, but the sensibility couldn’t be more different, less science dork and much closer to, say, Simon Bond’s 101 Uses For a Dead Cat, which was a bit of a thing during the 1980s…

Jeffrey Henderson