06 November 2013

"He was a lowdown cheap little punk" --R.H.P.S.

You want to know what causes gun violence?  This, right here.

This video is all over the Interwebs and it's the second year in a row that parents are filming their kids freaking out when they are told (incorrectly) that said parents have eaten all their Halloween candy.

Thanks, Jimmy Kimmel.

Because kids don't scream and cry and hit enough?  Couldn't we just slam there little heads into brick walls and film those reactions, too?  Or maybe hit them in the crotch with a baseball bat? That way we could submit the tape to America's Funniest Home Videos.

WTF, parents??  Do you want your kids to trust you or not?!

Question du jour:  Am I the only one that doesn't understand the "punked" mentality?  What is this desire to lie to someone who trusts you and film them reacting negatively?  Is there something wrong with me that I don't think watching people getting hurt to "booiiing" noises on America's Funniest Home Videos is even a little bit funny?


The Abbot of Unreason said...

I never liked Allen Funt, either. I think these videos stimulate that little nerve some people have that also makes them eager to pontificate about how spoiled and evil the young people of today are and my what bad parents. And they always call them _the_ young people.

Mike said...

Trust no one.

The Bug said...

I haven't watched the video because I don't find the concept funny either. People can be so nasty to each other - do we really need to glorify it?

lacochran's evil twin said...

The Abbot of Unreason: I blame the liberal media. Or the tequila. Or...um, violent video games! Yeah!

Mike: Can I trust you when you say that?

The Bug: *points to you**points to me* WE know.