Sunday, March 15, 2009

WHAT I HATE TODAY: Your daily dose of negative energy

Today I hate when I'm telling someone about a funny scene in a movie, or a funny skit from a sketch comedy show, or about something funny that I read the other day, and halfway through I can tell that I'm completely failing to communicate the hilarity of the funny that I witnessed, but I blunder ahead anyway. This always ends with an awkward pause and an exchange like this:

Friend: "Yeah... that sounds funny."

Me: "I guess you had to be there."

Why do I bother trying to explain other people's funnies? It's utterly futile.

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