zogg_1Children’s books have always presented, in a sense, a kind of unique menace. They are among the first lengthy exposures that our children have which are dedicated to learning language. And yet, far more than most adult reading material, children’s books are also loaded with social programming. From Curious George to Dinosaurs Divorce to Daddy’s Roommate, children’s books have a none-too-subtle emphasis on engineering a child’s mind. It should come as no surprise, then, that the sinister Zogg have chosen to use this tool as a means to their wicked ends. Zogg is a sendup of the subtly sinister overtones and undercurrents of children’s “books.”


Jonathan Nathan is a writer and a comedian who lives in Kansas. He is smugly superior. More from this author →