The Outhouse: The Greatest Comic Book Website - For All Your Comics and Entertainment News, Reviews, and Other Insanity

Tree Falling in Forest Confirmed to Make More Noise Than New Spawn Movie News

Tree Falling in Forest Confirmed to Make More Noise Than New Spawn Movie News

If Todd McFarlane announces a new Spawn movie to begin filming next year, but nobody cares, will it make a sound?



Source: Spinoff

For centuries, philosophers have pondered the age old question: if a tree falls in the forest, and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? While the question is mainly considered a philosophical thought exercise designed to provoke thinking about observation and the nature of reality, scientists announced the first major breakthrough in over a thousand years after Todd McFarlane made some public statements about a new Spawn movie today.

"The problem was that we had nothing as potentially noiseless to compare the tree in the forest to," explained Professor Thaddeus T. Puffinbottoms, a real scientist The Outhouse consults frequently for our articles. "But when Todd McFarlane started making statements about a new Spawn movie at least fifteen years after everyone in the entire world stopped giving a crap about Spawn, he established a sort of absolute zero for sound, by which all other noises can be judged."

In fact, seemingly as if to prove a point, trees began falling in empty forests immediately after McFarlane began making statements about a new Spawn movie which were met with a complete and utter lack of interest from any living person in the entire world. Though McFarlane promised that the new film would be more horror than superhero and that big name actors were interested in roles, the falling trees clearly made more noise than McFarlane, which made, to make sure we're being clear, absolutely no noise at all.

"The thing that keeps slowing it down is that the negotiation I’ve done is I write, produce, direct, but I’ve got to push a lot of my other endeavors off to the side so I can just get tunnel vision on it, McFarlane said to a completely empty room from which even all of the crickets had fled in boredom. "And so everybody at my company is now going, ‘We’ve got to find Todd the time to finish all this."

"Whump," said a nearby tree as it hit the ground. "Whump, crackle, crackle, skechooooooooooo, crash."

McFarlane opened his mouth to say something else about the movie, but another tree began to fall nearly 200 miles away. "Krrrrrrraaaaacccck," said the tree. "Whoooooooosh, bang, smack."

As of press time, nearly seven thousand trees had committed suicide and crashed to the ground in the Pacific Northwest alone, and every single created more noise than the announcement of the new Spawn film. Meanwhile, a ten second video of Rob Liefeld singing the Game of Thrones theme song on the toilet over the weekend had garnered 90 likes on Instagram.





Enjoy this article? Consider supporting The Outhouse, a fan-run site, on Patreon. Click here for more info.

You Might Also Like:



Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:



Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:

About the Author - Jude Terror


Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably.  Ironically, our webmaster, whose website skills know no end, has very little understanding of social networks or how they work.  Regardless, you can find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr, but would probably have the most luck just emailing him.

 


More articles from Jude Terror