Black Friday is upon us again, and we don’t want anything to do with it.
But that doesn’t mean there’s not a weird, sick entertainment value in watching our already consumer-obsessed culture dial the crazy up to eleven and turn into rabid animals at the prospect of saving money on shit we don’t need.
Just to show how far we’ve taken this “holiday” in a fairly short amount of time, here’s a side-by-side comparison of Black Friday in 1983 vs today. While we’re not sure we agree with the video’s ultimate conclusion that society as we know it is about to crumble for good, it’s still got us shaking our heads:
And here’s a comedic approach to this nightmare of a shopping day that only further reinforces our decision to eat leftover stuffing all day and watch Ru Paul’s Drag Race reruns. And hey, isn’t that Jimmy Fowlie?