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The FML ticket

Goodmorning FML audience! It's great to have you back on this beautiful and shiny illustrated FML saturday. You enjoyed today's comic and you thought "who's that amazing artist who made me laugh today?" well, don't go anywhere, because here's her interview. 

-Hello! First of all introduce yourself to the world. What's your name and surname?

-I'm a bit confused, because I'm Chinese born in Indonesia, so I'm thinking about what name I should give. I think I prefer my Chinese name, the one I usually use, so my name is Xing Ying, my surname is Chen.

-Why do you have two names?
-My official name is Noni, it's the Indonesia name written in my identity card... but since I'm Chinese born, my Mom gave me a Chinese name.

-How old are you?
-I'm going to be 30 this year.

-So you're living in China?
-Nope, I'm living in Indonesia, Jakarta for exact, the capital city.

-How's life over there?
-Errr... hot, crowded, polluted, the traffic is always jammed.


-What do you do for a living?
-Well, I'm a freelance designer, I accept various work from design to illustration. I also teach a 3D course.

-What are your professional projects?
-Hmm, I don't know if it counts as a professional one since I alway consider myself as an amateur. I'm still a baby bird but I've done illustrations for children books for my local publisher, it will be published in the near future, and I'm working on online games currently with my partner on Fay Folio.

-Why did you choose to do an FML illustration?
-Because it's fun... the stories there really interest me, I'm enjoy it and it lift up my mood, so when you offer me to do the illustration, I thought "why not?"... and as I expected, I really enjoyed doing the illustration. 


-Did you experienced a "FML moment" yourself?
-Perhaps this one... when my computer exploded recently, it ended that the hard-disk was broken and I lost all of my art I'd done over the past 9 years, and I didn't have any single backup. I think I got "you deserved it" for this one, .it's my fault for not backing it up.

-It's surely time to invest in an external hard-drive? I think so. 
-Yes, surely is. I'm still saving up to pay the recovery data fee, it's really expensive.

-Well, that's a real FML. Thank you very much for taking part!




Xing Ying
's website :

If you want to be the next published artist, send an email to alice [at] including a link to your website/blog/DA. But DON'T send your illustration right away! You need first to get in touch with me, and I'll tell you what you have to do!


#1101 - Illustrated FML - On 09/30/2011 at 11:39am by Alice - 2 comments

FML video: Stranger Bathroom Chatter

Here's a great new FML video from our friends at It blew our minds into bits, so you could say that we slightly loved it. Every second of it is comedy stardust for the brain. Check it out all the way through, even after the credits start rolling it's still funny.


Ben Giroux, founder of is an actor that we really appreciate, and he's just launched his own internet show. Enjoy the trailer!


#1097 - Videos - On 09/26/2011 at 12:57pm by FML Team - 306 comments

FML video: I'm a koala

Here's another FML video from our friends at Enjoy!

Today, my boyfriend and I were cuddling on his couch when suddenly I tried to get up. Before I could stand, he grabs onto me and says, "I'm a koala and you're my eucalyptus tree!" He then continued to latch onto me for a good five minutes pretending to eat my hair. FML is first of all three girls: Anna Akana ("Anna Banana", who barks all the time but doesn’t bite – producer, writer, actress), Deidre Devlin (graduated from USC with a degree in screenwriting - also an actress - her ultimate dream is to nab a tampon commercial), and Alexis Dickey (the third actress - more commonly referred to as "Dickey", you can guess why). There’s also Shaun Jones (DP and occasional guest star for 10ST - since he knows how to shoot guns, and because of his camera skills, the girls have to approve everything he says).


#1093 - Videos - On 09/23/2011 at 1:55pm by FML Team - 268 comments

*Cough* FML *Cough*

No, not at all, I'm not trying to hide the FML word, as if I was embarassed or something, it's just that I almost choked and Drew saved me by mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. And by mouth-to-mouth I mean interview. And by "interview" I mean what's up next. And by "what's up next" I mean this. And by "this" I mean lol. And by "lol" I mean this must be so annoying to read. And by "this must be so annoying to read" I mean okay let's do this interview :


-Hello savior/artist/pretty eyes, present yourself to our dear readers!
-Hi, I'm Drew Springer.

-How old are you?

-Where do you live?


-What is your incredible journey?
- I don't really have a "story". My life isn't terribly interesting. I've been drawing since I was little and never quite gave it up.

-What is your job?
-I'm self-employed in the oil industry for now. Hoping to eventually make a living in comics.


-Tell us more about your webcomic...
-Small Change is pretty much whatever I want it to be at any given moment. It's usually humorous, but I don't work with a set cast of characters or overarching plot or anything. I like to use it to play around with the concept of humor itself.


-What are your inspirations?
- David Bowie, KC Green, Meredith Gran, Ted McKeever, Jason (the Norwegian cartoonist, not the movie serial killer), Ryan Pequin, Ghost World...the list could probably go on for some time.

-What are your favorite webcomics?
- Gunshow, Achewood, Octopus Pie, Three Word Phrase, Nuclear Delight, Johnny Wander, Scary Go Round, Something Positive, Dr. McNinja, Penny Arcade, PvP, Rob and Elliot...the list could most certainly go on. But all of those are pretty great, I think.


-Can you share your next projects with us?
-I'm working on a graphic novella, but it's coming along pretty slowly. Not sure what I'll do with it when I finally finish it.


-And last but not least, why did you choose this story?
-A lot of the choices didn't lend themselves too well to comic strip format, but of the ones I felt did, this one was probably closest to my sense of humor, I guess.


You guessed it right. And by "guessed it right" I mean you nailed it. And by "nailed it" I mean thank you Drew !




's website :

If you want to be the next published artist, send an email to alice [at] including a link to your website/blog/DA. But DON'T send your illustration right away! You need first to get in touch with me, and I'll tell you what you have to do!


#1089 - Illustrated FML - On 09/23/2011 at 6:15am by Alice - 3 comments

FML video: If she has cancer, I have cancer.

Here's the latest video from our friends at, enjoy!



Kay Akana, co-founder of, is also a stand-up comedian in LA. Do go and check out her performances, she did manage to make us lot laugh!


#1085 - Videos - On 09/15/2011 at 12:41pm by FML Team - 292 comments