PCs vs. Macs: The Webcomic backlash

I know Apple has a thing for stirring up the blogosphere with kitschy TV ads, but now the Web comic community has gotten into the act.

First up, the new PC vs. Mac TV spot that declares Mac OS X effectively virus free provoked this reaction from the gaming comic CTRL+ALT+DLT. Warning, there be foul language ahead. Meanwhile, this similarly styled commercial brags about Mac/PC compatibility, which elicited this response from my favorite Web comic, PvP.

Who said adolescent posturing and childish name-calling can't be funny? Eh, probably a Mac user.

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...