The honorable thing for our species to do is to deny our programming. Stop reading The Family Circus. Let Billy, Dolly, Jeffy, and P.J walk hand in hand into extinction.
The next best thing is a mashup that follows in the footsteps of The Nietzsche Family Circus by juxtaposing the tamest newspaper comic strip ever produced with Rust Cohle's best realist-pessimist ranting from True Detective.
Seems like the Yellow King would have been easier to find if he'd left behind a trail of dotted lines everywhere he walked.