The internet can be a wonderful, joy-filled, treasure trove of amazement.

But it can also be a dirge of sadness, anxiety, and general ennui.

In these hilarious comics, Sara Zimmerman of Unearthed Comics gives some insight into the pains, joys, and anxiety that we’ve all experienced online.

Science fiction writer William Gibson wrote in a prescient story for the New York Times way back in 1996: “As new technologies search out and lace over every interstice in the net of global communication, we find ourselves with increasingly less excuse for ... slack."

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