At its best, Twitter provides an escape from the stresses of everyday life, but we’re currently rocking and rolling through a slowly developing dystopia. When the world gets tough, Twitter gets joking, and the work week has been grinding overtime with shared outrages. This week’s funniest Tweets took a dark turn, requiring at least one Google search about the making of The Twilight Zone movie and a quiet shudder for how little some citizens know about concentration camps. But hey, there’s also at least one really cute dog.
We’ve embedded these Tweets to make it easy for you to follow your new favorite comedic voices, so do everyone a favor and smash that follow button. Here are the funniest Tweets of the week.
John-Michael Bond is Paste’s assistant comedy editor. He’s on Twitter @BondJohnBond and can be found telling jokes around Los Angeles most nights.