A Laugh and a Song

The Covid-19 pandemic is no laughing matter. But in this grim situation a laugh is more needed than ever. Here is a YouTube video that cracked me up.

And here’s a follow-up in the same vein. Hats off to the producers and talent, these are well done.

In a different mood, here’s a beautifully done one-artist production by friend Chet Gardiner:

It’s true that the virus doesn’t discriminate, but whether “poor and rich end up in the ditch” depends. Item: this item from the NY Post, forwarded by friend Mike Seltzer in Norway. The rich are using their elbows to push the poor into the ditch. When it comes to rich and poor, we’ve got social distancing big time. Hardly even in the same world.

Here, thanks to David Tam, is another YouTube song performance that gets it right:

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