And the wild cards: Because all of the meth memes were taken. All the good ones, anyway.

When social media responds to news — Stand-up style

There are many kinds of responses to stories posted by a news outlet on social media. I plan to dive into other types soon, but today – stand up night on the Facebooks.

Everybody’s a comedian. They’ll be here all week, month, year until there’s not a dry eye in the house — whether from laughing or crying. When it’s bad or depressing news – but nobody died – everyone has jokes. Today’s example: meth.

A meth bust is hilarious. A person whose life is obviously hard, made harder by addiction, compounded by legal trouble, is the funniest thing I’ve seen. And it seems I’m not alone. Here are some of the non-text responses to a news story about a woman and man ACCUSED of having a meth lab in their vehicle.

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