Who Killed Print?


We all know print is dead/dying/coughing up blood. But until recently I never knew who to blame. Then I discovered the ugly, shocking truth which I will now share with you all. Print didn’t just die. It was killed… by cats. Yes, cats. Frigging cats! Don’t believe me? See for yourself.

Who killed print?…

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Let’s take a closer look at this dirty deed.

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Save it for the litterbox, lady.

cateditor

Um, no, since you’re pointing to a mouse, not a word. In fact, you’re illiterate. You’re a cat!

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Not as scary as a giant black and white polka dot tie with a red striped shirt. This is your designer?

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That copyeditor looks like he needs some catnip or he’s gonna start shredding the manuscript. Give the poor guy some yarn at least!

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Actually the copyeditor (copycat?) really said, “Here’s another !@#$%! mistake!”

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Of course, the printer was in China so the production director should have said “良好的厚纸!”

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Seriously, an ascot? Since when did Charles Nelson Reilly do prepress?

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OK, fair enough.

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I think the prepress cat is going to kick some tail when he hears this crap.

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Why are these cats so relaxed when the book is totally screwed up? Can’t they see the deadline right behind them? Sure enough…

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Sigh. This is not going to end well.

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Assuming there is a next job.

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I think a few whiskers ended up in the F&Gs.

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Uh, yeah. But instead of going out and selling the book, the cats started a website filled with photos of themselves with silly misspelled captions. And they all got rich and never made another book again.

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And then little kitten fell asleep, wishing for an iPhone.

The end.

PS If you want to know where these images came from, check out Who Killed Print, Part 2.

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6 Responses

  1. […] Read a original:  Who Killed Print? […]

  2. Oh that is brilliant, very good find.

  3. […] And I’m still trying to figure out where Mike found this amazing book by cats on publishing. […]

  4. Love it!

  5. Thanks, Margie. I think it’s important that the truth finally comes out. 😉

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