The news for musical chameleons

Through a Facebook connection, this .NAF. cartoon:

Yet another play on an antic song title.

Earlier on this blog, on 9/29/11, “Comma chameleons”, on cartoons with five commas and a chameleon, playing on

the song title “Karma Chameleon” (by the British New Wave band Culture Club, featured on the group’s 1983 album Colour by Numbers (link)), with the chorus: “Karma karma karma karma, karma chameleon”

Now in the cartoon above, even further from karma: five comas and a chameleon.

The cartoonist signs his work .NAF. and goes by the name NAF. A website with his work here, and a bit of an interview from Prospect magazine on 2/1/10 by David Killen, “Cartoonist of the month: NAF”:

DK: First, give me your autobiography in 100 words or so

NAF: Raised by a loving family in Edinburgh, I studied biological sciences before embarking upon a career as a zookeeper. I looked after primates and snakes (a classic combination) but ended up slaughtering more animals than I kept alive so, tired of playing God, I ran away to South Africa to work on a game reserve. The game reserves were full, however, so I hit rock bottom and with nowhere else to turn and with nothing to lose, I became a cartoonist. I still survive in this sleazy profession, occasionally supplementing my income by playing the banjo.

Entertaining, but not really informative.

One Response to “The news for musical chameleons”

  1. arnold zwicky Says:

    Will Steed on Facebook:

    We decided it works better in Spanish as “cama cama … chameleon.”

    With cama ‘bed’ (but also cameleón ‘chameleon’).

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