NPR Choice pageHyperbole and a Half is a combination of webcomic and blog written by Allie Brosh. Published in , the comic is drawn in Paintbrush and uses an exaggeratedly simple drawing style as an artistic device. It is a retelling of the author's life and includes stories from her childhood as well as the challenges she faces as an adult. Brosh has also expanded the comic into a series of web videos in a similar style, which have been popular. Hyperbole and a Half draws inspiration from " rage comics ," promoting a certain similarity in their shared diction and simple, almost rudimentary art.
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We dare you not to. Because I wrote it, I had to figure out what to put on the back cover to explain what it is. Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness! The adventures she recounts are mostly inside her head, where we hear and see the kind of inner thoughts most of us are too timid to let out in public. It is no hyperbole to say I love her approach—looking, listening, and describing with the observational skills of a scientist, the creativity of an artist, and the wit of a comedian.
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Allie Brosh born is an American blogger, writer and comic artist mostly known for her webcomic Hyperbole and a Half. As a child, Brosh used to write stories and had notebooks filled with them, "It was this epic monstrosity that filled three whole notebooks. The main plot was that there was a guy, and he fought lots of things. Brosh was raised in Auburn, California ; then near Sandpoint, Idaho , which Brosh says let her "be a little bit weirder". Brosh started her blog Hyperbole and a Half in