Hello, fine people! In the year 2023, it's (depressingly) clear that the internet contains its fair share of rancor, divisiveness, and stupidity (bad). BUT, I dare to venture, that it also contains hilarity, creativity, and stupidity (good).
I spend a good amount of my time sifting through the Bad Stuff and the Less Bad Stuff to find those nuggets of the Truly Fun Stuff. To balance out some of the gnarly things we see day to day via Al Gore's Series of Tubes, I figured it might be good to share some of the joyous bits discovered on my travels.
I should note that one of the quirks of the modern internet is how things appear, disappear, then reappear at random times, so the list below isn't all strictly new, but it was all new to me.
1. OK, we're starting out strong, folks:
My sister was very excited to take this picture in traffic today. pic.twitter.com/2GbTp12O87
— Dan Szymborski (@DSzymborski) September 19, 2023
2. There's really no other word for it:
Thank you Milwaukee airport for accurately naming that place right after you get through security. pic.twitter.com/EcMsIDMXxQ
— Kim Severson (@kimseverson) August 17, 2023
3.As a geriatric millennial who has many "friends with kids," I recognized the desperation here immediately:
4. The next few we can file under the category "Very dumb, but very good":
Wife: Where are all the coffee filters?Me: pic.twitter.com/ZACIIuOtkj
— TonyL (@creativeTypeDad) December 15, 2022
Where the fuck is this thing taking me pic.twitter.com/slrMLgn3oP
— 🇷 🇴 🇩 🙂👍 (@ThanksThoth) February 17, 2023
🎶 She wore anItsy bitsy teeny weeny… pic.twitter.com/4z6skpaKzm
— Moose Allain Ꙭ (@MooseAllain) September 4, 2023
8.I'll take Roman numeral humor wherever I can get it:
9. Funny but also weirdly heartwarming?
Stopped by a very charming rural ice cream stand but this sign might be its most charming feature pic.twitter.com/n22NkOBFHj
— Dr. Thrasher, vérifièd (@thrasherxy) May 7, 2023
10. OK but not wrong!
If you told me these were goblin names pic.twitter.com/BdV87YZWlL
— fart (@sixscosepoise) September 10, 2023
the guy who comes up with gatorade flavors pic.twitter.com/ntamao5rYx
— Ben Rosen (@ben_rosen) August 7, 2023
14. 🌠 The more you know 🌠
Just found out they give live fish CT scans by placing them on a wet sponge and I can’t stop thinking about it pic.twitter.com/zPOCkdi6os
— Rob (@thegallowboob) September 18, 2023
15. Me every time:
Radio: "it started when we were younger, you were mine"Me: "my boooo" pic.twitter.com/JFzX1ntH25
— 𝕽 (@ihyric) September 5, 2023
16. Hell yeah:
me and my boys putting an end to the male loneliness epidemic pic.twitter.com/siW3LAOM4e
— kevin mulharin (@kevinmulharin) September 17, 2023
17. I have questions:
*Challenges you to brutalist cornhole* pic.twitter.com/KzHJivFPgr
— doctor worm (@awaitingtrial) September 8, 2023