There is a specific YouTube video that never, ever, EVER fails to make me laugh so hard my sides hurt, and it is this:

Ohhhhhhh god. *wipes tears for the millionth time*

I won’t go so far as to say that’s the funniest thing on the entire Internet, but I’m convinced it’s in the top ten. But please, prove me wrong. What is the most hysterical thing — meme or video or comic or whatever — you’ve seen online? No particular reason, I just thought I’d get a kick out of seeing what you share.

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111 Responses to “Best medicine”

  1. JennB on October 15th, 2013 12:31 pm

    I just watched Movie 43 and laughed so hard my kids had to tell me to be quiet because I was keeping them awake. I was literally screaming into the pillow.

  2. Katharine on October 15th, 2013 12:32 pm

    This little guy. I never, ever, ever get tired of the faceplant. And the fact that they named their mini pig Hamlet. HAMLET! I love these people.

  3. Sara on October 15th, 2013 12:32 pm

    I am sure you saw the cat vomit one that was making the rounds last week? Too much.

  4. Brenda on October 15th, 2013 12:33 pm
  5. Katharine on October 15th, 2013 12:33 pm

    Oh, and there’s a video where Anderson Cooper breaks up over something, I don’t remember what, and he has the stupidest high-pitched giggle in the universe. The Silver Fox looking silly is pretty great.

  6. Katharine on October 15th, 2013 12:36 pm

    Brenda, that was awesome. In return, here ya go.

  7. Linda on October 15th, 2013 12:44 pm

    Okay that Sail video from Katherine just made me laugh so loudly I scared my own pea-brained cat.

  8. Corey on October 15th, 2013 12:48 pm

    Maru, tears every damn time. There a bunch of these videos and they never fail to get me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPzNl6NKAG0

  9. Brenda on October 15th, 2013 12:50 pm

    Katharine, cat fail videos amuse me more than anything else. I think it’s because they are such superior mofos that when they fuck up its doubly hilarious. But HAMLET for a mini-pig? That is gold.

  10. ja from amsterdam on October 15th, 2013 12:51 pm

    im in an iphone and cant see the video linda linked! help?

  11. Lynn on October 15th, 2013 12:51 pm

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTxW3GWZ5hI

    Because it’s kittens riding a vacuum.

  12. Angela (@Aferg22) on October 15th, 2013 12:57 pm

    I don’t have the link (because I can’t access it at work) but just Google “goats screaming like humans” and proceed to laugh until you cry. Unless you are my husband, who just shakes his head at me.

  13. diane on October 15th, 2013 1:26 pm
  14. Evita on October 15th, 2013 1:27 pm

    Screaming goats used in songs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdFDO1A9yAQ , Charlie biting, and Ricky Gervais on Sesame Street with Elmo (a clip of this has lived on my DVR for almost 3 years so that I can watch it in HD whenever I want). I’m also fond of goats passing out. Goats > cats.

    Favorite pick-me-up video is this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPNqub966Tw

  15. Marisol on October 15th, 2013 1:27 pm

    And then there’s this cat on a Roomba:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLt5rBfNucc

  16. Laura on October 15th, 2013 1:27 pm

    This: http://imgur.com/IwfrDqj

    I laughed until I cried.

  17. Erin Baebler on October 15th, 2013 1:55 pm

    This one always makes me laugh.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvPkUMRE7yg

  18. Callie on October 15th, 2013 1:57 pm
  19. Liz on October 15th, 2013 2:00 pm

    If we’re doing alltime favorites, I have to go with “things that hurt and shouldn’t be funny”: Grape Stomp and Backflip Nunchuck fail.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMS0O3kknvk
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsEZ2lpM0Yw

    Aaaaand: talking cat. Our pub quiz team name was Oh Don Piano for a long time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usSrJGX1Wxs

  20. Brenda on October 15th, 2013 2:01 pm

    Oh, I forgot about this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHYNxPf3oI0
    Not so much a laugh until you cry but never, ever fails to make me smile. Love this kid so much.

  21. Linda on October 15th, 2013 2:02 pm

    Ahhh, End of the World! I love that so much and I haven’t watched it in forever! (Trivia: this video is why JB and I have always referred to each other as “mate.” WTF mate? Hokay!)

  22. Andrea on October 15th, 2013 2:05 pm

    This one is at the expense of others, and it’s kinda long, but it’s f’n hilarious and always makes me laugh: http://youtu.be/Awf45u6zrP0

    also:
    Hard of Hearing Vader:
    http://youtu.be/_3lScCvnkEQ

  23. honeybecke on October 15th, 2013 2:22 pm

    This is gonna be a great comment thread. Can’t wait to have a good sit n watch. I know I have several funnies to offer but let’s start off with the freaky trololo guy.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z4m4lnjxkY

  24. timberdawn on October 15th, 2013 2:27 pm

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QTD7yF-L_E

    If that doesn’t work, just type in “news reporter can’t read english”. I don’t think you have to be a farmer to enjoy this, as long as you know a little something about cattle breeds?

  25. Amber Scott on October 15th, 2013 2:31 pm

    Oh, gosh. This one:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z4GnmJuobA.

    It has a slow build, but the payoff is so, so worth it!

    OK, off to go on a link-clicking frenzy here.

  26. Amy on October 15th, 2013 2:32 pm
  27. Amy on October 15th, 2013 2:33 pm

    D’oh, Laura beat me to it. Gold. :)

  28. Paula on October 15th, 2013 2:39 pm
  29. Noelle on October 15th, 2013 2:41 pm

    Lizard jumps on newscaster. Super funny.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4ML5ymlCFA

  30. Kelly on October 15th, 2013 2:46 pm

    Every time. EVERY TIME. Variations on the same theme get me, too.

    http://thosearemyshoes.com/thosearemyshoes.jpg

  31. honeybecke on October 15th, 2013 2:47 pm

    “Instagram dat joint”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVrJ8DxECbg

  32. pdxhadey on October 15th, 2013 3:04 pm

    I don’t know if you’ve ever seen this, but this video makes me laugh-cry more than anything else on the internet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkJhsQZk3U8

  33. books on October 15th, 2013 3:12 pm

    Liz, I was coming over to post the grape stomp, too. I am a bad bad bad person. It’s the groaning that gets me every time. I’m also partial to floor buttering videos.

  34. Nicole on October 15th, 2013 3:17 pm

    Fun with Auto Correct – I can’t get to the end of this without tears of laughter blurring my vision:

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/the-30-most-hilarious-autocorrect-struggles-ever?sub=2106993_1011041

    And this rant about Whole Foods is even better than the rap video:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kelly-maclean/surviving-whole-foods_b_3895583.html

  35. Kelly on October 15th, 2013 4:35 pm

    This cracks me up every time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9IsiEfI7QA

  36. Kelly on October 15th, 2013 4:36 pm
  37. Leslie on October 15th, 2013 4:44 pm

    Neither the video nor a link come up on my iPad. Can you post a link please??????????😄

  38. Linda on October 15th, 2013 5:03 pm

    YouTube embed must not work on mobile? Huh. I edited the post to include the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOXPjaDnEkA&feature=player_embedded

  39. Lana on October 15th, 2013 5:07 pm

    Depressed French cat, Henri. Every time.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q34z5dCmC4M

  40. Leslie on October 15th, 2013 5:09 pm

    Thanks!!! Sitting in the airport waiting for a flight, wearing earphones a laughing like a crazy person!

  41. Skance on October 15th, 2013 5:18 pm
  42. Jill on October 15th, 2013 5:34 pm

    This. I tried reading it out loud to my husband after I read it the first time, and I couldn’t even do it – I was laughing so hard I was choking.

    http://thebloggess.com/2011/06/and-thats-why-you-should-learn-to-pick-your-battles/

  43. deanna on October 15th, 2013 6:19 pm

    ooh i love this. everyone needs something to pick up their day with a laugh when theyre having a bad day. i have a few.

    [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPOgvzVOQig

    [2] ill admit, i will sometimes search “people falling” and pick the best video. falling people is always funny.

    [3] if i have a few minutes, the old conan obrien skit where triumph the insult comic dog visits people in line for the star wars premiere gets. me. every. time.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zWNJHS9PBE

    [4] and here’s the link for the aforementioned gggling anderson cooper moment. (as a girl from buffalo who knows all about dyngus day, i especially think this is hysterical. it is so dumb….yet so awesome.)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hRG2WHFFm8

  44. Kate on October 15th, 2013 6:36 pm

    Does it have to be an animal video? My favorite video is the Dutch guys having labor contractions.

  45. Brenda on October 15th, 2013 6:52 pm

    Omg Kate, that’s my new favourite!

  46. michelle on October 15th, 2013 6:54 pm

    This one went around last week and it brought tears of laughter early in the A.M. at this house. There is just something funny about people freaking out! …http://gizmodo.com/watch-this-girl-with-telekinetic-powers-freak-out-coffe-1442158546?utm_source=recirculation&utm_medium=recirculation&utm_campaign=monday

  47. michelle on October 15th, 2013 6:55 pm
  48. cindy w on October 15th, 2013 7:02 pm

    You may have already seen it, but this product review on Amazon of the Diva Cup never fails to leave me in tears:

    http://www.amazon.com/review/R39TB4HUVK8Z6

    I wish I knew who wrote it. I want that person to have a book deal.

  49. Mon on October 15th, 2013 7:15 pm

    Years later, this STILL cracks me up.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x25y0bfl_dE

  50. Mon on October 15th, 2013 7:23 pm

    And I just can’t forget to share this. More tears of laughter….

    http://www.comedycentral.com/video-clips/e748yj/chappelle-s-show-true-hollywood-stories—prince

  51. Libby on October 15th, 2013 7:54 pm

    Man gobbles at turkeys, turkeys gobble back. (The guy is the best part.)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3HwPkBU7TA

    Babies eating lemons
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CumIj-NH5RA

    Best of one-line comedians
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNpmub2JvFM

  52. mim on October 15th, 2013 8:57 pm

    this went around a few weeks ago and i reread it today and it still cracks me the fuck up. Yes, it is filled with cursing… advance warning before anyone clicks.

    Dear Guy Who Made My Burrito:
    https://medium.com/comedy-corner/fd08c0babb57

  53. squandra on October 15th, 2013 10:20 pm

    Aaaah! This is my favorite EVER, and seasonally appropriate no less. Pumpkin Dance:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4IC7qaNr7I

  54. Monique on October 15th, 2013 10:42 pm

    Oh, my stomach hurts from laughing so hard. I’ve bookmarked this post so I can come back and have all the funnies in one place.

  55. page on October 15th, 2013 11:16 pm
  56. page on October 15th, 2013 11:32 pm
  57. rachael on October 16th, 2013 4:13 am

    I love that this is the first post I choose to comment on. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFH5NdkhfVs&

  58. A. on October 16th, 2013 5:57 am

    While I don’t find it quite as hilarious, my husband can’t get enough of Bat Dad right now. (I more love how his wife is annoyed by him most of the time.) But kind of fun memories for his kids. :)

    https://twitter.com/BatDadVine

  59. Beth on October 16th, 2013 6:39 am
  60. Di on October 16th, 2013 7:16 am

    http://catoverflow.com/

    Cat gifs. Cannot stop. Won’t stop.

  61. Robyn on October 16th, 2013 8:39 am

    I can’t believe no one has posted the Ultimate Dog Tease yet. I ugly snort-laugh every time.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGeKSiCQkPw

  62. JenniferG on October 16th, 2013 9:01 am

    You guys! I am laughing so hard! :::bookmarking page::::

    For a pick-me-up my go-to videos are dancing baby ostriches: http://laughingsquid.com/baby-ostriches-dance-around-in-circles/

    and blinking baby owls: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUqk5hZOUqg

  63. Sarah on October 16th, 2013 9:07 am
  64. Katie on October 16th, 2013 9:19 am

    This voice-dubbed video of cats playing patty-cake always makes me laugh.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=X3iFhLdWjqc

  65. MyFrogs on October 16th, 2013 10:04 am

    This is the exact reason I still watch Funniest Home Videos on Sunday nights!

  66. honeybecke on October 16th, 2013 10:50 am

    “That will overflow the toilet…again”
    http://www.danoah.com/that-will-overflow-the-toilet

    I like this kid.

  67. Lucy on October 16th, 2013 10:53 am

    Honestly, the funniest thing was one of your posts – Roid Rage, including the comments!

  68. Laura P. on October 16th, 2013 11:09 am

    Rhett and Link original Caption Fail: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVNrkXM3TTI
    for the win! :D

  69. Charlene on October 16th, 2013 11:36 am
  70. Melanie on October 16th, 2013 12:26 pm

    This made me Muttley Laugh, mostly because the dog’s such a big goof.
    http://littlewhitelion.com/how-not-to-train-your-dog-hilarious-43288/

  71. Karen on October 16th, 2013 12:30 pm

    Need to watch this every Christmas
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihQuiyV-lXU

    apparently her mother just said “Now sing up dear” before she went on…. all the rehearsals had been fine !

  72. briscogirl on October 16th, 2013 12:40 pm

    I don’t know why I find so much enjoyment in this video but it cracks me up…EVERY SINGLE TIME!!!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E1YjIHMxAs

  73. Katie on October 16th, 2013 1:11 pm

    OK, my husband just sent me this one, and it is too good not to share.

    Cats Stealing Dog Beds Compilation

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNswRK4cBlA&feature=youtu.be

  74. Megan on October 16th, 2013 1:26 pm

    Re: The End of the World

    Ever since I saw that video seven or eight years (holy shit)ago, I still, *still* think “but I am le tired” to myself when I’m sleepy.

  75. Sarah on October 16th, 2013 1:45 pm

    My stand-by is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBA_lxUiwSg. Less than 10 seconds, makes me actually LOL every time. I don’t even like cats.

  76. Sarah on October 16th, 2013 1:59 pm

    And this for your reading pleasure, if you don’t mind language: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/im-comic-sans-asshole.

  77. deanna on October 16th, 2013 4:42 pm

    i adore this post and these comments. cant believe i didnt post this my first go around. ill admit, i <3 failblog.

    jumping jacks FAIL
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77ds0HOk7q8

  78. Shannon C. on October 16th, 2013 5:35 pm

    This has me in tears every single time, and I don’t even own a dog.

    http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/11/dogs-dont-understand-basic-concepts.html

    And this oldie but goodie. Again with the tears!

    http://littera-abactor.livejournal.com/7748.html

  79. Michelle on October 16th, 2013 7:17 pm
  80. barb. on October 16th, 2013 9:35 pm

    Cat vs Printer. I still think of it every time I print.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSK1D3bZhRs

  81. Ang on October 17th, 2013 6:31 am

    This makes me grin every time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBkWhkAZ9ds

  82. Cori on October 17th, 2013 12:06 pm

    10 years later and this clip still makes me fall out of my chair laughing:

    http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-november-10-2003/prince-charles-scandal

  83. Jen W. on October 17th, 2013 2:32 pm

    This is awesome. Please keep sending more videos for me to avoid work! This one still makes me laugh: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzRH3iTQPrk

  84. laziza on October 17th, 2013 2:41 pm

    The original honey badger. Gets me every time. That’s nasty!

  85. Sonja on October 17th, 2013 4:22 pm

    I can’t believe my favorites aren’t listed here yet!

    Kristen Bell and the Sloth is my all time fave pick me up.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5jw3T3Jy70

    Also, T-Rex has such short arms, but he tries really hard:
    http://trextrying.tumblr.com/

    For those animal video lovers. Dreaming dog:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grEypMDqvTE

    And Otters Holding Hands…awww!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epUk3T2Kfno

  86. katie on October 17th, 2013 4:54 pm

    Didn’t read all the comments, so this may be a repeat, but the ultimate dog tease. I didn’t really think it was so funny the first time, but then I couldn’t get it out of my head and had to watch it 344444 times and it just gets better and better.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGeKSiCQkPw

  87. natalie on October 17th, 2013 7:54 pm

    I cry-laugh every time I watch this. “An orange peanut? FOR ME??”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAfwShc0RAs

  88. Kim on October 17th, 2013 8:40 pm

    Enough about the cats already! ;-) This is my all-time favourite dog video. You know, the one about the maple-flavoured bacon…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGeKSiCQkPw

  89. Kim on October 17th, 2013 8:41 pm

    Ok… just read the other comments and see that maple-flavoured bacon is a favourite of a few other people too…

  90. Jem on October 18th, 2013 2:28 am

    Saw this cat gagging on AFV and we laughed til we cried. Now on youtube, with annoying editing!

    http://youtu.be/T01bOSCerr0

  91. Bree on October 18th, 2013 8:08 am

    This is long, but I bet you cant make it through it without pausing it to catch your breath.

    http://brushrealityaside.tumblr.com/post/62311010977/molgars-i-am-going-to-physically-die-from

  92. Bree on October 18th, 2013 8:11 am

    Ok – I got a duplicate comment error (which I know i didnt post this before!).

    This is long (15min), but I bet you cant make it through it without pausing it to catch your breath.

    http://brushrealityaside.tumblr.com/post/62311010977/molgars-i-am-going-to-physically-die-from

  93. Carrie on October 18th, 2013 9:52 am

    This is by far the funniest thing I have ever heard.

  94. Carrie on October 18th, 2013 9:53 am
  95. Karen on October 18th, 2013 11:40 am

    I go back to these lesser known quotes from Benjamin Franklin every once in a while and they make me happy. “For every pound of sand you eat, another shilling’s yours to keep.” is my favorite.

    http://www.somethingawful.com/news/ben-franklin-quotes/

  96. Mal on October 18th, 2013 12:12 pm
  97. Bree on October 18th, 2013 1:23 pm

    Here’s another one a friend sent me today. Its going on the top of the list. Maybe because im a mom of two little boys??

    http://twentytwowords.com/2013/10/10/little-boys-hilarious-conversation-with-himself-while-sitting-on-the-toilet/

  98. Mel H. on October 18th, 2013 9:14 pm

    My hubby has a April Fool’s birthday, so I last year I had everyone we know spam him with monkey photos/videos. Very best one STILL cracks me up: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dMoK48QGL8

  99. Samantha on October 19th, 2013 5:54 am

    The Chinese play soccer while wearing binoculars. LOL every time.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCVEQp-ITNc

  100. Sarah on October 19th, 2013 11:59 am

    I can’t believe Fenton hasn’t been mentioned yet.

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  102. kim on October 19th, 2013 9:58 pm

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AjJnj0pjtY

    I love watching this one.

  103. Anais on October 20th, 2013 8:03 am

    This man’s videos are hysterical, but this one is my favorite:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdtD19tXX30

  104. melanie on October 21st, 2013 8:22 pm

    That diva cup review is so flipping hilarious, mostly because I have one, unused in a drawer because of much the same woes the writer speaks of, but OH so much more humorously!

  105. Cheryl on October 26th, 2013 8:18 am

    OMG – the Diva Cup review made me laugh so hard that I machine-gun farted! I tried it, and seriously – the author hit the nail on the head!

  106. Dawn on October 27th, 2013 1:47 am

    Late to this party, but Local The Pug kills me dead: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2RJN9a_jdM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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