Friday Morning Laughs – “Bronco Bamma” & Mitt Romney Bring Little Girl To Tears, NPR Apologizes

By Megan O'Neill 

Good morning and happy Friday, ladies and gents!  The weekend is almost here and, as usual, we’ve compiled a list of some of the week’s funniest videos to help get you through to the end of the day with a smile on your face.  This week’s Friday Morning Laughs includes an adorable little 4-year old that’s sick and tired of hearing about the election, an amazing Halloween costume, a guy with talented hair, a Hobbit-themed airline safety video, the iPad mini and more.  So grab a cup o’ joe, sit back and prepare to laugh.

Tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney

Little Abigael is ready for the election to be over.  She’s tired of hearing about “Bronco Bamma” and Mitt Romney and has racked up over 4.3 million views this week!

NPR issued an apology for making Abigael cry with their nonstop election coverage, saying, “On behalf of NPR and all other news outlets, we apologize to Abigael and all the many others who probably feel like her.  We must confess, the campaign’s gone on long enough for us, too.  Let’s just keep telling ourselves: ‘Only a few more days, only a few more days, only a few more days.’”

Darth Vader: What Are You Going to Do Next?

One of the biggest news stories this week was the announcement that Disney has purchased Lucasfilm for $4 billion.  So of course, what we’re all wondering is…what’s Darth Vader going to do next?  Why, he’s going to Disneyland, of course!

Frank’s Hair

Can you make your hair do this?!

Aliens Power Loader Baby Costume – Halloween 2012

This dad and his baby win my personal award for the best Halloween costume of 2012!  What do you think?  Pretty awesome, eh?

An Unexpected Briefing #airnzhobbit

Air New Zealand has racked up over 2.8 million views so far this week with a new Hobbit-themed airline safety video.

Banned iPad mini Promo

And finally, iPad Mini spoof has been viewed over 1.4 million times in just a couple of days.  Are you getting an iPad Mini?

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video expert here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.