Not just a way for me to have another blog post with a fancy foreign phrase in it, this dovetails perfect with the latest series of coincidental cartoon creations. There's no bigger buzzkill than to surf the morning's Facebook and see one of your original concepts going viral - that someone else drew. Sort of.
*Update: Thanks Dave Sipress! And by the way, here's a great 2008 lecture by him (added to the "Cartooning" YouTube Channel):