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What’s Funny on the Internet? David Rees Knows

     David Rees’s public career began as just the opposite of trying to be funny.  It was a late-at-night flight from his idle amateur cartooning.  “I kinda made a decision: well, I’ll try to make a comic about how I actually feel for once.”  The ruins of the World Trade Center were barely cool.  The war on Afghanistan had been announced.  David Rees was struck by the want of public skepticism about a war on terror, the lack of curiosity about the cost on the ground.  And so a new comic strip “Get Your War On” was born, with an office jock speaking into a phone: “O Y

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