Creative Anarchy

Calvin, Hobbes & Caillois

Calvin_hobbes_640_480 If you've ever wondered how Huizinga and Callois apply to Calvin and Hobbes, you should see this piece over at King Lud IC. Here's a quote:

Calvinball is one of the treasures of the strip, and the titular duo are often depicted engaging into a completely random series of reversals as they take turns changing rules to try and reverse their situation. At one point Hobbes states that the only rule in Calvinball is never do the same thing twice – Calvinball is the epitome of a paidic game.


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