Because laughter truly is the medicine we need right now. (Image source: Dan Crowd)
By Viki Ntafillis | @viki_ntaf
It is no secret that the current global pandemic of COVID-19 has caused a great deal of stress all over the world.
In the 21st Century, however, where does one turn for solace in a social or emotional crisis?
Twitter, of course.
So, here are 15 of the best tweets about Coronavirus so far; because, in times as crazy as these, we could all do with a laugh or two.
Besides, if you’re not laughing, you’re most likely crying, and as uni students with assessment deadlines coming up and mid-year exams just around the corner, who has time for that?
- This tweet from Thoughts of Dog proves that he really is a good boy
the human has been working from home the last couple days. and every so often. they let me participate in the video calls. all the other humans cheer when they see me. i am the only thing holding their company together
— Thoughts of Dog® (@dog_feelings) March 10, 2020
- Or, in an interesting turn of events, that he’s not
there are no rules these days. i didn’t even put my collar on today. just walked around the house naked
— Thoughts of Dog® (@dog_feelings) March 30, 2020
- Netflix’s On My Block star Jason Genao feeling our pre-COVID regret
When this is over please invite me everywhere I promise I’ll go this time
— Jason Genao (@TheJasonGenao) March 22, 2020
- Nice one, comrade
“I’m going out”
• might be illegal now?
“I’m going outside for my state approved singular daily walk”
• Kinda Soviet
• Good for public health
— (indoors) (@georgeattherock) March 23, 2020
- When absolutely all the worst stars align
Universe this is not exactly what i meant https://t.co/CiU45C7o4Y
— STAY YO ASS HOME 🇦🇼 (@peacelovenlex) March 21, 2020
- This burn suffered by Game of Thrones author, George RR Martin, must have felt like a squirt of hand sanitiser to the eye
2020 was directed by me.
— George RR Martin (@GRRM) March 18, 2020
- For all The Office fans wanting to know how Dunder Mifflin is coping with Coronavirus
The Office: Coronavirus
Michael ignores the “work from home” memo because he thinks that everyone should be together at a time like this
Dwight acts completely normal & claims genetic immunity
Angela wears a hazmat suit
Kevin says that he’s had it for weeks & feels fine
— Daniel Burnell (@the_real_bnell) March 9, 2020
- Yes, that’s EXACTLY how quarantine feels
Quarantine diary, Day 8: I have not left the house in three months.
— Adam (@adamthealright) March 18, 2020
9. I’m sweating as we speak
Not touching your face is an extreme sport
— Toni Garrison (@Ajani_Mada) March 11, 2020
10. No, this is not the Gatsby experience we were all hoping for
People: “I want 2020 to be like the roarin’ twenties!”
Earth: “Alright, infectious disease is spreading.”
People: “No, not like that.”
Earth: “The US stock market is tanking.”
Earth: “LMAO Bars can’t be open anymore.”
— Simp Scampi (@synthandlasers) March 17, 2020
11. This gem from Aussie chef Adam Liaw
I have decided that if Shakespeare can write King Lear while in self-isolation I am going to write a novel about a man who goes into self-isolation and achieves absolutely nothing because he has three children.
— Adam Liaw (@adamliaw) March 31, 2020
12. A very real kind of pain
Sending love to anyone stuck at home with someone who chews with their mouth open❤️
— Nick Lehmann (@NickStopTalking) March 29, 2020
13. This is the new real
I feel like I’m on an airplane all I do is eat snacks, watch movies I’ve already seen and drink chardonnay at 2pm
— Alyssa Limperis (@alyssalimp) April 9, 2020
14. Social distancing, but with flair
Intercepted a delivery driver in the stair well as I went to take out the bins. We both froze upon seeing each other and then he did the most beautiful thing; he hurled the package up to me from ground level, waved, and left. Such beauty, such grace 😌 #StayHomeSaveLives
— Michelle Law (@ms_michellelaw) March 25, 2020
- Last but not least, the greatest thing I’ve seen on Zoom since Hamish Blake gate-crashed those UniSA tutes
Today I made a Zoom background of myself accidentally walking in on myself in a Zoom meeting. pic.twitter.com/Rl2AsjfZ7V
— Dan Crowd (@itsdancrowd) April 3, 2020