You know, today has just been one of those days. The original person I had lined up to do a guest post for today fell through, so yesterday I asked my really good friend and Glee Chat co-host, Coty, if he would write one up for me. He very graciously agreed and then, lo and behold, his computer stopped working. Thankfully, he loves me, so he gave me permission to steal a post of my choosing from his blog. Thanks, Coty!
The post that I am going to share for you is one that he actually wrote for me specifically and requires a brief set up. One day he and I were talking and he started going off about something called “lolcats”. I had no idea what he was talking about, but he seemed to think they were hilarious. Coty and I pretty much have the same sense of humor – very rarely does one of us not laugh at something the other thinks is funny – so I was excited to be let in on the joke. I eagerly waited for him to send me a link to a blog post he did using these lolcats. I rushed to click it when it finally arrived and raced to read through the post.
Um…wait. That’s it? Lolcats are just crazy pictures of cats with captions using poor grammar and spelling? How is that funny? I didn’t get it at all.
Coty was absolutely incredulous at what he considered my lack of humor, so he decided to “give me a lesson in funny”. The only other thing you may not know is that John Thrasher is the host of Glee Chat, the one who brought us all together. You will understand why that’s important in a second.
lolcats 101: A Lesson in Funny
My dearest friend Jessica doesn’t think lolcats are funny. I think it’s because she’s old. So I’m going to school her on the fine art of lolcats and show her how funny they really are.
Now honestly Jessica, which one is more humorous? Hint: It’s the poor cat that has gots all imtangeld up. Here’s another comparison.
A quick thank you to John for allowing me to make fun of him.
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I have to admit, this makes me crack up every time. I still don’t really think lolcats in general are funny, but for whatever reason this really and truly did make me laugh out loud. I shouldn’t be that surprised, though. I laugh out loud at nearly everything Coty does and if you have ever listened to Glee Chat you probably know exactly what I mean. Be sure to check out the rest of Coty’s blog and follow him on Twitter.
Had you ever heard of lolcats before this? Do you think they are funny or dumb? Let me know in the comments.