TikTok's Obsession with Dark Humor

11 sep. 2020
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I've seen a lot of content on TikTok about "dark humor" recently, so I wanted to discuss the recent events and my overall thoughts on the subject. Enjoy!
Leave a comment & let me know what you think! I am in no way the judge of what you can and can't joke about, I just shared some of my personal opinions so if you disagree that's all good lol
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  • I originally made the one sketch about Buzz assuming that he’s never done stand up before but upon doing further research, I found an old set of his from like 8 years ago that had some jokes that were actually kinda funny. Idk what happened in the past 8 years lol but yeah just thought I’d clear it up!

    Kurtis ConnerKurtis ConnerAcum 8 luni
    • @Atticus 626 yes mummy 😩

      Ikea CabinetIkea CabinetAcum 2 Zile
    • @marcus holtzheimer lmao not you replying to his comment invalidating his status as a comedian 💀 he’s not gonna notice u and you insulting him isn’t gonna change the fact that he has a loyal following and has literally toured doing standup

      summer ssummer sAcum 3 Zile
    • Rest in keith

      procrastination is my best friendprocrastination is my best friendAcum 5 Zile
    • damn i can we get a f for his old jokes😫😫🤲

      Jaelyn LorinJaelyn LorinAcum 6 Zile
    • I love you.

      Maeve ReyesMaeve ReyesAcum 6 Zile
  • Rip keith

    Juliette ThenotJuliette ThenotAcum 3 ore
  • Do you know about the concept of free speech?

    FlintanFlintanAcum 4 ore
    • @Eden :] edge lord? I just think everybody should be allowed to say what ever they like! I personally like black humor

      FlintanFlintanAcum 4 ore
    • Wow we got our selves a edge lord wow

      Eden :]Eden :]Acum 4 ore
  • I am kinda sad because I'm old and have led lights up in my game room

    YoakleoakleYoakleoakleAcum 6 ore
  • I like Dark humor :)

    Kr0xY .-.Kr0xY .-.Acum 7 ore
    • Wow we got our selves a lord wow

      Eden :]Eden :]Acum 4 ore
  • still dont know what dark humor is. but i know its either funny, or contreversial and toxic

    felixfelixAcum 7 ore
  • What I learned is that the difference between dark humor and offensive humor is that dark humor is actually humor

    Martínez Jiménez Eduardo ArmandoMartínez Jiménez Eduardo ArmandoAcum 8 ore
  • Edgy humor and dark humor are different. What I consider as the difference of dark and edgy humor is the balance between funny and racist/sexist/homophobic. Dark humor is like a 60/40. It’s mostly funny but there are people who don’t find them funny. Edgy humor is a 10/90. It’s more racist/sexist/homophobic than funny.

    Alex KilinAlex KilinAcum 10 ore
  • Actual dark joke: When you killed Hitler but nobody ever praises you: 😔 Dark jokes according to these guys: *lMaO tRaNsPhObIa Is FuNnY*

    Anime Tomboy EnthusiastAnime Tomboy EnthusiastAcum 10 ore
  • Dark humor can be funny like ricky gervais but tik tok don't understand the difference between the target and the joke

    Sam BohanSam BohanAcum 12 ore
  • RIP Keith

    Micha W.Micha W.Acum 14 ore
  • I love u krutis conor

    Kaija McLainKaija McLainAcum 15 ore
  • I'm suspicious🤠

    1-800-ASTR0N0MY1-800-ASTR0N0MYAcum 16 ore
  • I actually like Vanilla chip cookies instead chocolate chip cookies -Gay people I like both types of cookies -Bisexuals I like all types of cookies including raisin cookies -Pansexuals I don’t really like cookies -Asexuals I just like chocolate chip cookies but it’s okay if you don’t -Straights Hey! You’re not allowed to like anything but chocolate chip cookies! -Homophobes

    ElnjolrasElnjolrasAcum 23 ore
  • I always thought dark humor was like death, children in my basement, and things like that, and I always I’m a fan of it, but now that I know the real meaning I won’t say it anymore.

    aininpainシaininpainシAcum o Zi
  • i forgot to pause at one point and came back hella confused (RIP keith)

    red_ applered_ appleAcum o Zi
  • Only 3 minutes in & this guy has proven himself to be the weakest man I've ever seen, please donate your tiny balls to someone who could actually use them

    Darius RelicDarius RelicAcum o Zi
  • when you say those people just want to say inappropriate things without getting in trouble, I agree, but I don't think it means they believe those things. Some people legit just want to say fucked up shit because they think the shock value is hilarious, they don't have to believe what they're saying. Like it's a joke, if they were actually serious they wouldn't phrase it as a joke, they would just say it. it isn't that deep sometimes.

    Philip ThomasPhilip ThomasAcum o Zi
    • @TheMACnator and why are you putting quotes around "joke" lmao

      Philip ThomasPhilip ThomasAcum 15 ore
    • @TheMACnator didn't say doing it for shock value made it "good." Being "good" and being "funny" are two completely different things.

      Philip ThomasPhilip ThomasAcum 15 ore
    • Doing something for shock value does not make it good, like if you make a racist or homophobic "joke", and people from that group are like "yo can you not do that?" and you get a fun out of that, then that's not good

      TheMACnatorTheMACnatorAcum 20 ore
  • 14:14 "What jokes?" I mean, I guess he's right. They have to be funny to be jokes.

    Shayla BallardShayla BallardAcum o Zi
  • Did he ever respond to him lol

    Oof OOof OAcum o Zi
  • I love your mullet and your basic human empathy

    EmilyEmilyAcum o Zi
  • Kurtis honestly is the best idk how I’ve went so long without listening to him *clap* on shitty people between bad puns.

    RosieRosieAcum o Zi
  • when i think of dark humor i think of this joke that my friend told me: ya know how at weddings they throw the bouquet? what if they did that at funerals? THAT is dark humor. honestly these tiktokers make real dark humor seen wholesome in a way.

    Rylee PoitrasRylee PoitrasAcum o Zi
  • The creed hoodie.....

    GAIA XPGAIA XPAcum 2 Zile
  • “There’s so many other jokes you can make that don’t invalidate someone’s trauma” great line Kurtis! I found you last (binged all of drews videos first then Danny) but glad I did I love your videos 🤣 I’m here for the extra greeting every time

    Elisha ZissmanElisha ZissmanAcum 2 Zile
  • it's horrible how dark humor is used as an excuse to be a horrible person I've always loved comedy and my grandparents had a book about dark humor, which I secretly read when I was 10 (so edgy), it wasn't racist, sexist or gruesome, just silly figures doing silly things, so when I first met a guy in my class that said he had "dark humor" I didn't think anything of it when he started making dozens of racist jokes though I was calling him out immediately like I'm still as shocked as I was when I first met that guy at 11/12. Discrimination isn't humor!

    bella keksibella keksiAcum 2 Zile
  • Also RIP keith

    Di MagnoliaDi MagnoliaAcum 2 Zile
  • We all have to call the people in our life out that make these pathetic excuses of jokes. I have male relatives that do this and if I don’t have the energy to call them out I just don’t laugh. It’s a good start.

    Di MagnoliaDi MagnoliaAcum 2 Zile
  • Is that a harry styles popsocket?

    Ellen GrishchyanEllen GrishchyanAcum 2 Zile
  • rip keith

    CherCherAcum 2 Zile
  • Wait- my last name is Keith. Oh no- Please don't kill me.

    SakiSakiAcum 3 Zile
  • This is my dark humor: how do you make babies float? You put it with some ice cream! How do you make a plumber cry? You murder their family! People say I have my grandmothers nose, but I don’t. I have her eyes however. In a jar. Beside my bed.

    Gacha 2 da GalaxyGacha 2 da GalaxyAcum 3 Zile
  • That BuzzDude is incredibly not pretty without makeup. *Oops.* 💄

    Sour EggzSour EggzAcum 3 Zile
  • 2:40 Sorry but my humor is dark and it’s not sexist, racist or misogynistic. It’s basically 90% about suicide and accidental 10% death jokes It’s not intentional though, i’m just used to not having joy in life and that’s what keeps me a bit happy

    Nikita ShaitanNikita ShaitanAcum 3 Zile
    • then this video isn’t about you

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    • Cool

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    • Cool

      DelilahDelilahAcum 2 Zile
    • Cool

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    • Cool

      Queen IvyQueen IvyAcum 3 Zile

    Jocelyn DavalosJocelyn DavalosAcum 3 Zile
  • I think i'm gonna subscribe bc of this video

    not_Smozyynot_SmozyyAcum 3 Zile
  • Sus isn’t the term anymore that shit is from like 2014 with Tyler and Odd future

    Ilovey0uIhatey0uIlovey0uIhatey0uAcum 4 Zile
  • I do like dark humor but it needs a punchline it can’t just be an excuse to be a jerk

    Austin 303Austin 303Acum 4 Zile
  • I like dark humor, but the kind that is making fun of your life experiences and your friend's life experiences.

    JJL productionsJJL productionsAcum 4 Zile
  • as somebody who likes dark humor, this shit is not even close or remotely has anything related to dh. i mean yes, but if serious shits like traumas are made by privileged dudes made to mock victims, then yikes. i really hate it bc ive kinda been sent some thre@ths for liking dark humor, bc some people mistake dh for just blatant racism, misogyny, and homophobia.

    ˓ dorothy !˓ dorothy !Acum 4 Zile
  • Some people actually have some good dark humor. Too bad most is just laughing at fucked up stuff.

    Giga ChadGiga ChadAcum 4 Zile
  • I've heard dark humor described more like that tiktok you made for the mafia video; the punchline being that you're wearing someone's skin. I had no idea this shit was being called humor.

    EastiaEastiaAcum 4 Zile
  • I like the kind of dark humor that go like “We rolled a wheelchair kid into a fire, we call him hot wheels” that has random topics out of no where, maybe I am a bad person.

    Kitty The NuisanceKitty The NuisanceAcum 5 Zile
  • I have to say I have a very dark sense of humor to the point were some would consider them as too offensive but the examples in the Video are not representative for dark jokes.

    flipsfloflipsfloAcum 5 Zile
  • The topics of his "jokes" aren't what bothers me. It's that they aren't jokes made to be funny. Like Kurtis said, they're just comments intended to just be offensive and then he calls it a joke when people get offended. Anthony Jeselnik doesn't annoy me because he says things that are offensive but also hilarious with solid punch lines. He's clearly just being a comedian. The other guy is clearly just trying to be a jerk, and has no interest in making anyone laugh. Just my opinion on this.

    Renegade the RapperRenegade the RapperAcum 5 Zile
  • As an Irish person, let me tell you dark humour is real and therapeutic. However we make most of our jokes at the expense of ourselves, the self deprecation is out of this world. It's a coping mechanism. You don't need to be a bigot to enjoy dark humour.

    Iris O'driscollIris O'driscollAcum 5 Zile
  • If y’all want a really good old English example of dark humor “a modest proposal” is a banger

    Reed LettermanReed LettermanAcum 5 Zile
  • I come back to this video all the time because it just puts exactly how I feel perfectly, especially because I have done so much intense and in depth research about actual dark humor, how to do it, and it’s benefits vs “dark humor” that’s really just racism etc in a really bad disguise. it’s my comfort video

    Meghan SMeghan SAcum 5 Zile
  • SUS is the name of the brazilian free healthcare system. So, if you're gay, then you a free healthcare system, that's a pretty dope compliment.

    Pedro MacedoPedro MacedoAcum 5 Zile
    • this is my favorite comment of all time

      String Cheese ᄋᄉᄋString Cheese ᄋᄉᄋAcum 5 Zile
  • Who’s here after Buzz’s snowflake arc where’s he’s blocking people lmao

    EYo 295EYo 295Acum 5 Zile
  • I think it’s a bit of an over generalization to say “all dark humor is saying racist things without getting in trouble”

    Salmon ManSalmon ManAcum 6 Zile
    • @String Cheese ᄋᄉᄋ true 👍 also waluigi for smash

      Salmon ManSalmon ManAcum 5 Zile
    • Of course, not all of it is, however all of tiktoks is. I think thats more what hes trying to say :)

      String Cheese ᄋᄉᄋString Cheese ᄋᄉᄋAcum 5 Zile
  • now this is dark humor my friend cut her finger and we were all making jokes about she was gonna die and i was like "noooo now i gotta go to two funerals in the span of two months" *don't judge me it's my coping mechanism*

    andreaandreaAcum 6 Zile
  • yep, us gays are pretty sus ngl

    Jaelyn LorinJaelyn LorinAcum 6 Zile
  • You are ❄️ dark humour is about taking something controversial and put a humorous twist on it you ❄️

    CJ HanlonCJ HanlonAcum 6 Zile
    • also it’s pretty interesting that you call others snowflakes then throw a tantrum on a video you could have chosen not to watch LMAO ❄️ behavior

      BugBugAcum 2 Zile
    • ..

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    • ?? is this serious/gen

      salem calixsalem calixAcum 5 Zile
  • Maybe someone cleared this up for you already but... Sus does stand for suspicious.. But people usually use it to imply that a person who claims to be straight is actually secretly gay.

    Kim BlackKim BlackAcum 6 Zile
  • “Mom, Dad... I’m really sussy...”

    Poopie HedPoopie HedAcum 6 Zile
  • “just a joke” that’s overused so much and most of the time people use the phrase wrong

    melina pitremelina pitreAcum 6 Zile
  • mom, dad, i m s u s 😩

    Smolbean _Smolbean _Acum 6 Zile
  • they call us snowflakes until we say "straggot"

    solorizesolorizeAcum 6 Zile
  • my brother once told me “i like dark humor its funny” and now me and my bsf always make fun of him and go “👉👈 owo im different i like dark humor, im not like other boys im special i think dark humor is funny” and it makes him so mad i love it

    Smolbean _Smolbean _Acum 6 Zile
  • Actual dark humor: What makes a man bust a nut? IDK, a heavy blunt object, probably. TikTok's dark humor: How do I say I hate Jews and trans people without being accused of hating Jews and trans people

    Bathtub McGeeBathtub McGeeAcum 6 Zile
    • The pennies joke by buzz as a good example “man, I’m just counting quarter hahah”

      EYo 295EYo 295Acum 5 Zile
  • Jokes are supposed to make people smile, not sad.

    Kiwi WellaKiwi WellaAcum 6 Zile
  • dark humor is like a meal, it only works if it’s been done well, if it’s bad, gordon ramsay will criticize it

    colodesucolodesuAcum 6 Zile
  • So it truns out that his wife had a mi$carriage after making fun of people who had mi$carriages. He was saying stuff like "you wouldn't have been a good mom anyways" and "the baby didn't want to be raised by an SJW". Him and his wife also had a podcast episode where they made d€ad baby jokes. Karma bit him in the @ss anf he went private. Fvck him.

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    Cheryl GonzalesCheryl GonzalesAcum 6 Zile
  • //TW: n*zi imagery . . . . . . . . . . . . i was talking to my friend once, and a guy who they were sitting beside had the same name as my friend, so my friend looked over at the guys desk because they were like “[name] pog” but when he looked over he saw sw*stikas and pictures of h*tler with words like “i’m so edgy” “lol dark humor” and needless to say my friend and i were disgusted

    hazel is so sexyhazel is so sexyAcum 6 Zile
  • i love how kurtis always uses his platform for good helpful things unlike certain creators

    Xavie WayVieXavie WayVieAcum 6 Zile
  • I love the energy going on here to be honest I feel safe in the comment section.. [mooo] have a nice day🗿

    Maeve ReyesMaeve ReyesAcum 6 Zile
  • [ upbeat music]

    Maeve ReyesMaeve ReyesAcum 6 Zile
  • I came back for the "Rest in Keith"😂

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  • Proper Dark humor: Joking about the situation "Dark" Humor (Being an a- hole) : Becoming the situation

    CazWolCazWolAcum 6 Zile
  • Thought this was a Drew Gooden video lol

    Jackson GilmoreJackson GilmoreAcum 6 Zile
  • Kurtis ur doing great my guy, wish that more guys watched ur channel

    Sam HagelSam HagelAcum 7 Zile
  • Not a huge fan of Nikita, but that’s terrible to see. Nikita is a woman, she has been for the longest time, these people think they’re so clever just because they know she used to be male.

    olivia hingleyolivia hingleyAcum 7 Zile
  • What a dumb video, omg

    Leonlloyd12Leonlloyd12Acum 7 Zile
    • snowflake :)

      maddiemaddieAcum 2 Zile
    • Cry about it

      The fearThe fearAcum 5 Zile
    • Go away, Chris and “Buzz” are terrible people.

      Blaze The BizBlaze The BizAcum 6 Zile
    • 👶

      zmspliffozmspliffoAcum 7 Zile
  • That dudes unborn baby just commuted suicide cause it was dreading having him as a dad. He also says there no humor to dark. And now when private.

    Hammered MeatHammered MeatAcum 7 Zile
  • Like I have Tourette’s and me and my parents and best friend joke about it all the time and it’s fine but there’s a girl in my class who I’m not really close to at all constantly makes fun of it and jokes about it, it’s so annoying because she has no idea how it feels but my best friend is always there when my tics are bad and my parents live with me and know how I struggle too

    Quinn BishtonQuinn BishtonAcum 7 Zile
  • Omg 😭 the huuh at 16:02 it so funny to me

    Quinn BishtonQuinn BishtonAcum 7 Zile
  • these are the same kind of "jokes" hitler would make

    astro.mp3astro.mp3Acum 7 Zile
  • Whats buzz’s actual tiktok

    CoungToElfCoungToElfAcum 7 Zile

      Blaze The BizBlaze The BizAcum 6 Zile
  • i love the captions said "tech talk" instead of tiktok LMAOAOAO

    Paramjot SINGHParamjot SINGHAcum 7 Zile
  • I'm bisexual, i feel like i should come out as "kinda suspicious"

    Trixie FoxieTrixie FoxieAcum 7 Zile
  • 13:55 to be fair, that one was kinda good.

    person personperson personAcum 7 Zile
    • It wasn't

      Queen IvyQueen IvyAcum 3 Zile
    • @Blaze The Biz ...oh.

      person personperson personAcum 6 Zile
    • No it wasnt

      Blaze The BizBlaze The BizAcum 6 Zile
  • Trans Rights :) Love ya kurtis

    cosmocosmoAcum 7 Zile
  • 5:40 Keith from F.N.F is shaking rn

    the - n00biethe - n00bieAcum 7 Zile
  • That’s not dark humor making fun of someone isn’t dark humor making fun of a situation is

    M.I. LM.I. LAcum 7 Zile
  • “Its really good to see you again.” “ I hope your doing well.” it kinda seems like subscribers get..TWO extra greeting 👀. I demand an explination.

    lee mabellee mabelAcum 8 Zile
  • 6:16

    Moon !Moon !Acum 8 Zile
  • Why can’t Michael Jackson play table tennis?? Because he’s dead.

    Kayla MartenKayla MartenAcum 8 Zile
  • My account got banned because I wrote in the comments on something lgbtq

    Phillip SmithPhillip SmithAcum 8 Zile
    • What was it

      Blaze The BizBlaze The BizAcum 6 Zile
  • Lol can't even have a different sense of humor. Nice job Gen Z

    Simp ReviewsSimp ReviewsAcum 8 Zile
    • Keep crying

      Kklag 99Kklag 99Acum 7 Zile
    • ig racism, homophobia, and misogyny is humorous 🤷

      Jackson SprattJackson SprattAcum 7 Zile
    • (puts down minorities in purposefully offensive ways) "hey, why is everyone mad at me?"

      Anonymous PigeonAnonymous PigeonAcum 7 Zile
    • If your "different sense of humor" is just saying racial slurs then yeah you can't have that

      RanunculusRanunculusAcum 8 Zile
    • it's not a different sense of humor it's literally just racism and homophobia

      CriptoidCriptoidAcum 8 Zile
  • Came here for dark humor, left with news about homophobic, racist people saying that their offensive jokes are dark humor.

    Sharon MottSharon MottAcum 8 Zile
  • „JFK was one of the only open minded presidents of America.“ thats a (in my opinion) good example of dark humor. For people who like it, it’s like saying „death to America“ in the middle east it’s just a reflex.

    Obama's last nameObama's last nameAcum 8 Zile
  • does any one know what video it was, the one time he didnt give a extra greating

    A Kid Playing GamesA Kid Playing GamesAcum 8 Zile
    • Yes

      Jacob NealeJacob NealeAcum 7 Zile
  • Is it okay if say “man I’m pretty autistic” whenever I realize I might be on the spectrum even without proper diagnosis

    Brandon AlexanderBrandon AlexanderAcum 8 Zile
  • Is someone gonna make the Kieth skit with monster and boyfriend from fnf lol

    Max MayfireMax MayfireAcum 8 Zile
    • @Anonymous Pigeon ik his name is boyfriend I just thought it would be funny. I think I’ve seen some ppl call him that before

      Max MayfireMax MayfireAcum 7 Zile
    • good news: i saw one the other day bad news: i don't remember the video name and will probably never see this comment again. also his name isn't keith

      Anonymous PigeonAnonymous PigeonAcum 7 Zile
  • R.I.P Keith, you will not be forgotten

    Ayreia :PAyreia :PAcum 8 Zile
    • I mean, he probably will be forgotten

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  • smokin on nick foster's dead baby pack

    Eh OcEh OcAcum 8 Zile
  • Kurtis’s pop-socket is Harry Style’s album cover and I am Living for it

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  • Kurtis: “Don’t have LED lights that change colors on your ceiling unless you’re a tween.” Me (not a tween): 👁 👄 👁 But I love those!

    ObservetteMARCHObservetteMARCHAcum 8 Zile