It’s been a whirlwind on Twitter over the last 24 hours — the passing of David Bowie has dominated social media with an outpouring of love for the starman, and before that the inanity of the Golden Globes cluttered up our timelines. But there was a time before yesterday when the Twitter jokes flowed more freely about a wider range of subjects. Powerball, El Chapo, Making A Murderer, loneliness, playoffs — y’know, your usual grab bag of stupid things. This selection highlights those comedy Tweets. So if you’re looking to be distracted from the sadness of Bowie and the other sadness of Golden Globes thinkpieces, you’ve found the right spot for a A+ selection of A+ Tweets from your friends here at Paste.
This week we culled from these comedy makers: