7 April Fools' Day Gags That Were Actually Good

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There’s no weirder day to have Internet access than on April Fools’ Day.

Is that headline real? No way, are cheese milkshakes a thing? No. OMG, Frank Ocean’s new album was leaked? No. Argh. The Supreme Court ruled that 15-year-olds aren’t allowed to stay home alone? What?

Oh, that’s not real either.

What is real (and in the case of Hamburger Helper, spectacular) are the lengths some companies went for a punchline.

Here’s a shortlist of seven gags that were actually funny.

Joke: Beavertails’ kale tail
Self-deprecating punchline: We're not a health foods company

Joke: Pornhub’s rebrand
Punchline: Corn rhymes with porn

Joke: Google Cardboard Plastic
Self-deprecating punchline: We're not super serious about computer-mediated reality. (They are)

Joke: Library And Archives Canada’s big Wolverine documents dump
Self-deprecating punchline: Archivists can be funny, too.

News ReleaseLibrary and Archives Canada’s major acquisition of the declassified journals and military records of...

Posted by Library and Archives Canada on Friday, April 1, 2016


Joke: Netflix’s Stamos documentary
Punchline: We have all your money and attention.

Joke: Hamburger Helper's full album
Punchline: No punchline, this is surprisingly good.

Crazy

DOWNLOAD "WATCH THE STOVE" MIXTAPE: soundcloud.com/hamburgerhelper

Posted by Helper on Friday, April 1, 2016


Joke: Esurance’s election insurance coverage
Punchline: Donald Trump.

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