Internet publications are prone to hyperbole. It’s a byproduct of the viral era, where content competes on social media for attention, producing headlines like “You Won’t Believe What This 57 Year Old Woman Did To A 21 Year old man!”, and “27 Cute Kittens You Need To See Before You Die”.
Most of it is nonsense. Clicking on the headlines usually leads to a mildly entertaining story that you’ll forget 30 seconds after going back to Facebook.
But then, there is this. Possibly the greatest viral vid in the history of anything. It is truly, and utterly brilliant:
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.