Comedy, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Also the ears of the beholder, unless you are a mime comedian, in which case please leave, we have no money for oxymorons.
That being said, these are the definitive funniest web videos of 2012, and we are 100% correct in our analysis. Don’t even bother telling us we’re wrong…we’ll be too busy cracking up at the funniest videos to respond.
College Humor: Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends
Fair warning: Keep being bigoted, and see what happens. “We will go to the gym with her and then after we’ll get Pinkberry as a reward. That sounds like a great time to us.”
The Onion Talks: “Compost-Fueled Cars: Wouldn’t That Be Great?”
This would be funnier if it wasn’t exactly like half the ridiculous shit they really pull over at TED Talks.
TED Talks: A TED speaker’s worst nightmare
See what we mean? (Though we’re pretty sure we’ve seen this guy before in other comedy web videos…)
SNL‘s Unaired Weekend Update with Guy Fieri
There is no reason in the world this shouldn’t have made it to the live version.
Sh*t New Yorkers Say
Eliot and Ilana Glazer gave us the best of those “Sh*t ____ Say” videos, by far. “I don’t really leave Brooklyn on the weekends.” “All I had to eat today was a bagel.” “Urban Outfitters? Urban Outfitters.”
Real Actors Read Yelp™: Therese Plummer
These are all great, make sure to check out the entire series.
Funny or Die: Bane After Batman
This year’s funniest super villain parody came from Chris Kattan, of all people.
The Death and Return of Superman by Max Landis
John Landis’s son made an hour-long geek video about Superman, starring Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Morgan Krantz, and porn stars.
Breaking Bad Thanksgiving!
Out of all the TV show parodies, this one had the most spot-on impressions, so it wins.
Lena Dunham For Obama on Voting First Time
Shut up haters.
The Awful Spider-Man Movie James Cameron Almost Made by Obsessive Pop Culture Disorder
Cracked.com’s Dan O’Brien takes us on a hellish journey of what could have been.