Quimby is a loner. And a mouse. His only friend is the (cartoonishly) decapitated head of an unnamed lady mouse, who accompanies him on various adventures. In this video by Chris Ware for This American Life Live, we follow Quimby and the head on a madcap romp through a sort of nightmare world. But it's cute! Also, kind of creepy.
Depicted (cartoonishly): domestic abuse, misadventures, sailing a sea of tears (!), gruesome fishing, a "Wilson" style loss, and a joyful (?) reunion. Check it out:... READ ON