Writing a hilarious quip is hard. You have to root around in your mind getting a bunch of bon mots together and then you have to assemble them in a concise sentence that resonates with thousands of people.
Writing a hilarious quip is hard. You have to root around in your mind getting a bunch of bon mots together and then you have to assemble them in a concise sentence that resonates with thousands of people. Twitter is like Scrabble for jokesters and comedy writers like The Sulk and NotKennyRogers are almost impossible to beat.
One of the more successful at this game is a brilliant jokester who calls himself Fat Jew. He’s basically the funniest guy on Twitter. Shit, he’s the funniest guy on the Internet. It’s like all his jokes represent the best Google has to offer. Oh wait, I just Googled some of his jokes. They’re the funniest thing on the Internet because they’re stolen from the Internet. Fat Jew is the Carlos Mencia of Twitter. What a tool.
1. Let’s start with his homepage:
Hmm, why does that remind me of the time I took the kids to see Megamind? Oh yeah….
2. But he gets a lot more shameless than that;
January 5, 2011:
October of 2008 from HotUkDeals:
3. December 31st, 2010:
This is an oldie but a goodie that has been all over the Internet for ages. Like how about here from a month before?
4. December 28th, 2010:
Another oldie but goodie available everywhere since forever including here:
5. December 27th, 2010:
August 15th, 2003:
6. No need to date this one….
7. Very original game, Fat Jew:
It’s only a website that goes back several years:
8. November 1, 2010, takes an old joke and puts “I laugh” in front:
From January 2010:
9. November 5th, Fat Jew blatantly rips off a Matt Besser joke from 2009:
10. Where to begin with this one? November 8th:
Shit, I just realized I forgot to check his Facebook. That’s got to have a whole other mountain of stolen jokes in it. Please list more in the comments.
UPDATE: Fat Jew just posted these two tweets an hour ago. Let’s see where they actually came from:
FAT JEW TWEET #1:
FAT JEW TWEET #2:
ORIGIN (ALMOST TWO YEARS AGO):