The Ahab-Moby affair

Today’s Bizarro:


(If you’re puzzled by the odd symbols in the cartoon — Dan Piraro says there are 3 in this strip — see this Page.)

A new version of the Ahab and Moby-Dick (the captain and the whale) meme, now set to music.

From Wikipedia:

Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American DJ, singer, songwriter, musician, photographer and animal rights activist. He is well known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.

… Moby gained attention in the early 1990s with his electronic dance music work, which experimented in the techno and breakbeat hardcore genres.

… According to Hall, his middle name and the nickname “Moby” were given to him by his parents because of an ancestral relationship to Moby Dick author Herman Melville: “The basis for Richard Melville Hall — and for Moby — is that supposedly Herman Melville was my great-great-great-grand uncle.”


You can listen here to Moby’s “Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?” from his 1999 album Play.

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