The Choke Seen ‘Round The World

By Brian 

Remember JJ Ramberg‘s unfortunate choking incident on Dec. 29?

“It ranks as the 11th most popular YouTube video of the young year, with more than 1.375 million views, and it’s the 54th “most discussed” video of all time in the “comedy” category,” Richard Roeper notes in the Sun-Times.

He continues: “If this happened a decade ago, there might be a newspaper blurb or two and some word-of-mouth chuckling, and just maybe somebody would happen to catch it on videotape — but that would be that. In 2007, if you choke on TV, you’re going to become a YouTube star.” And he doesn’t think that’s a good thing. Here’s why…