A Fun Little Idea: Comment Helpers


Thanks to the internet’s mash-up (or pastiche, depending on to whom you speak) culture, I think that jokes like this can be powerful and have the ability to go a long way. Here’s the idea: the next time you are feeling something that can most easily be represented by these brief and (often) humorous video clips, don’t just explain how you feel: post or comment with a link to the video, or even embed it. This should be a fun way to help express frequently felt emotions across our little internet.

I imagine these getting more use as sarcasm than actual, genuine emotion, but that’s why they’re perfect for the internet!

 

Some Examples

If someone gives you an underhanded compliment:

If someone complains about something stupid:

That last one is actually really interesting because it comes from an old home movie I made with my brother and friends. That’s right; the terrible actor is me.

If you want to say something is awesome:

That’s just a few examples. To see all of them, you can visit my YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/NathanBLawrence?feature=mhee

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About Nathan Lawrence

Technology journalist, film critic, and student. My dream is to write and direct serious independent film.

Posted on January 10, 2012, in Internet Fun. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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