Tossed into pyres over haphazard jokes, the dark-humored jesters of the ages have been ridiculed by many. Dancing on the line between sidesplitting hilarity and ‘oh gosh you really can’t say that’, comedians with a dark sense of humor have gotten the brunt of the punishment endured by any entertainer. Fork-tongued jesters may laugh at the world’s pain and scoff at everyone’s struggles, but when life is full of mysticism and misery, perhaps they’re onto something with the jokes.
The only cure for malice is a good sense of humor.
Although it was outlawed in 2015, there are still many of us who get a strong giggle out of the darker things in life, chuckling at our own misfortunes to save ourselves from simmering in it. And for that small crowd of ill-mannered comics, here is a delightfully dark selection of memes from the underbelly of the beast. Scroll on, laugh in the face of danger, and turn that chicken liver into chicken salad!