Since we started sharing our video picks, we've seen a rise in comedy on YouTube. Sites like Second City Network, Improv Everywhere and College Humor are creating web-specific content that's already made television obsolete. (Of course, the Real Housewives of Atlanta is an exception. Shout out to Nene!)
This week, everyone focused on the sad news in Japan, so today we wanted to share a little laughter with you. We rounded up our favorite comedy videos from the last week.
From King Philip IV making a grand appearance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to a reverse-sexual-harassment XBox team (NSFW due to language), these sites keep pushing the boundaries of smart comedy. Again, with the exception of the peach ladies, who needs TV?
Call it an Internet-comedy cheat sheet: Here are our top comedy videos of the week.
XBox Girls Strike Back (NSFW) College Humor tells it like it is: Women shouldn't be allowed to play Xbox.King Philip IV
Improv Everywhere staged an autograph-signing by Spain's King Philip IV at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Crowds gathered (and some were fooled) by the incredible resemblance of this actor to the 400+ year-old monarch. Check out the rest of the picshere
.Punched In: Ep 2 (Jon Lajoie)
Lajoie's comedy gave usEveryday Normal Crew
(if you haven't seen those videos, you now have something to do for the rest of the day. Trust us, you'll thank us for it.) In this video, he takes on the tired subject of Charlie Sheen. Yes, tired.
Oh, The Places You'll (Actually) Go College Humor delivers again with its take on the classic Dr. Seuss book.
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