For 15 years, Gary Larson took millions of readers over to the “Far Side.” Using anamorphic animals, chubby teenagers, universal emotions, a simple drawing style and a really bizarre, morbid sense of humor, The Far Side became one of the most successful – and praised – comic strips of all time.
But do you actually know anything about Larsen, the man? His life outside of The Far Side has been really interesting. He plays the banjo, and almost had a career in jazz, too. He keeps exotic animals. And there’s more, all in this video from Today I Found Out.