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April 1, 2020 at 10:29 am
This. Is. AMAZING!! And it fits the song so well. ^^
April 1, 2020 at 5:40 pm
April 1, 2020 at 10:35 am
LMAO. Yep. That’s what we Californians do when we’re stuck at home for weeks. Create!
April 1, 2020 at 12:32 pm
Read the closed captions as well. They are hilarious! ????
Patricia Schlorke says
April 1, 2020 at 2:55 pm
I agree with reading the closed caption. I laughed so hard reading them. 😀
April 1, 2020 at 10:37 am
thank you for some humor during this time…things are really bad in my country rn. people are getting hungry due to thr lockdown and our president’s response to those protesting their state is to advise the military to shoot them down…
April 1, 2020 at 11:17 am
Wow. Yes why wouldn’t you shoot your own people instead of providing assistance. So sorry!
April 1, 2020 at 12:05 pm
I’m so sorry this is happening in your country. I hope it gets better soon.
April 1, 2020 at 12:09 pm
Strenght! What a lot off awefullness is going on in the world right now. Which country are you from? I’ll think off you when burning my candle today
Gail Evans says
April 1, 2020 at 12:35 pm
Prayers go out to you – all the best xx
April 1, 2020 at 10:44 am
Thanks! I needed that! Super funny!
Pat Sciarini says
April 1, 2020 at 10:48 am
That was, so sad, emotional, and true. Thank you for sharing
April 1, 2020 at 10:50 am
♥️♥️♥️That was spectacular Thank you
April 1, 2020 at 10:59 am
Claire M says
April 1, 2020 at 11:01 am
I love it!! Thanks for sharing!!
Martina D. says
Gloria Magid says
April 1, 2020 at 6:28 pm
This was both funny and true. Thanks for sharing it
April 1, 2020 at 11:03 am
Love it!! Thanks for the laughs.
Jenette Hendricks says
April 1, 2020 at 11:07 am
So funny! Thanks for this.
April 1, 2020 at 11:13 am
Loved it! but apparently he doesn’t live in a house that constantly needs repairs with a yard that’s sprouting weeds and ants and wasps. I may be bored but I’ve plenty to do and actually some time to do it, assuming I find a few of those round tuits to give me motivation. Shoot, I haven’t done a spring cleaning in ten years. May be forced to. LOL
All his Coronoa videos are hilarious. I got sucked in — thank you for the link!
April 1, 2020 at 11:18 am
Okay, I misread the title and saw Hell from the Inside. I was thinking you were going crazy from staying inside. ???? maybe it just me as here in the Bay Area they tightened restrictions again last night.
All joking aside I am blessed that my family is healthy and my husband can work from home. Stay healthy everyone.
April 1, 2020 at 11:20 am
Hello from the Canadian Inside!!!
April 1, 2020 at 12:52 pm
Hello, from the English inside…and my one outside walk a day!
Ellen D says
April 1, 2020 at 11:26 am
Working for home improvement we’re called essential. Every day stores are full of people who want projects for when they get quarantined. No masks, no gloves for us, no curbside service. Now I’m sick and miserable. Yippee! Curled up on my sofa with music & books.
April 1, 2020 at 11:31 am
Thank you for a brief relief. I have never met this guy but he gets me on many levels.
April 1, 2020 at 11:32 am
That’s great ????.
I’m starting to think I should name a volleyball Wilson …..
April 1, 2020 at 11:37 am
Rorie Lynne Solberg says
April 1, 2020 at 11:45 am
This one was fun too:
April 1, 2020 at 3:18 pm
He’s really good!! Thanks for posting that. ????????
April 1, 2020 at 11:46 am
Have you heard “Quarantine Pie”? It is a little closer to home. Keep Austin weird.
Katie F says
April 1, 2020 at 11:47 am
So, am I the only one watching that going “How does he get his window so clean?” Because no 1/2 hearted swipes with windex are going to give me that clarity on my own windows, much less wipe the grease marks off from my forehead touching glass!
Shelly M says
April 1, 2020 at 11:48 am
I love it!! Thank you! Hello from NC our town is on lock down also… Only on the road for groceries or a work permit to drive to work.
On a side note.. I just got done reading the entire Kate Daniels series again… yay!
April 1, 2020 at 11:49 am
My husband shared a picture of a door with the character from Home with the quote, “Can we come into the out yet?”
April 1, 2020 at 11:59 am
But you made me spit tea on my keyboard again. Luckily I now have the silicone keyboard cover! LOL Love you guys!
Shannon Arthur says
April 1, 2020 at 12:21 pm
A nurse on the helpline in Florida told me about this; that I had to see it if I could find it. And I didn’t have to look. Thanks to y’all and that nurse. I’m smiling now.
Helen Wawrejko says
April 1, 2020 at 12:23 pm
Gaëlle from France says
April 1, 2020 at 12:25 pm
Funny and talented man !! (It seems your President has finally figured out the importance of the phenomenom, take care of you, everybody)
April 1, 2020 at 12:26 pm
I REALLY appreciate the humor, it made my day!
April 1, 2020 at 12:31 pm
April 1, 2020 at 12:34 pm
Haha… Thank you!????
April 1, 2020 at 12:38 pm
i was gonna ask you to make a day in the life blog of a quarantined author, it wouldn’t be as exciting though to watch you youtube all day lol
April 1, 2020 at 12:40 pm
Did you see this one?
April 1, 2020 at 12:44 pm
Awesome! Thank you! I needed the funny. Many people don’t understand the need for humor — even dark humor — during difficult times and situations. As I’ve heard it said “if I don’t laugh, I’ll cry.” From Plano, TX, y’all!
Tiger Lily says
April 1, 2020 at 1:14 pm
Another funny…start at 6:10…NSFW https://m.youtube.com/watch?w=640&v=sSrbxyna4z4&h=360 Better to laugh than cry.
Mary V says
April 1, 2020 at 1:36 pm
Perfect ????. I am now able to work from home and NOT go into prospective clients’ homes. I like that part but miss some of the outside world.
April 1, 2020 at 2:08 pm
Did dude really say: ”I’m asking Amazon to send a box of my friends to my house. I’m so bored.” that wiped me out!!!! That wiped me all the way the freak out!!!! OMG send help!!!! Lol!!!!!
April 1, 2020 at 2:16 pm
OK, I was wrong. What he really said: “ Hello from self Quarantine I’m begging Amazon to please After sending more soap, can you please figure out How to send a box of my friends to my house I’m so bored…”
Still funny to me at least…
April 1, 2020 at 2:36 pm
It’s a beautiful day here at the damn epicenter of NYC. I remember it was a beautiful day on 9/11. So this was great to break the tension everyone is experiencing . And he has a great voice. And I wished I had a house with a backyard. Live in apartment which is shrinking daily. I do have a nice fire escape that faces the street. And I am so happy with all the books I have. They really help.
The grandkids now have a trampoline to burn off some of their excess energy. I’m assuming it came from one of their neighbors. They’re used to being really active so mom and dad are getting creative. I’m betting the next project will be an obstacle course incorporating the tree swing too, so glad it’s not me trying to keep them busy. Their dining room has 10 bags of donations waiting. Another week of cleaning at work and we should be done. We’re all tired and starting to get a little testy. Hang in there everyone, this too shall pass.
April 1, 2020 at 2:39 pm
This Frozen parody is in the same vein, and the expressions of the lady on the right are especially worth watching.
April 1, 2020 at 6:38 pm
They did a good job! ????
April 1, 2020 at 2:51 pm
Okay that was amazing. He’s got such a beautiful voice. And the freaking the lyrics and video. That was the best Corona Virus thing yet. Just fantastic.
Thanks so much! I needed that.
April 1, 2020 at 2:57 pm
No pants, no bra and change pj top from daytime to bedtime at 8pm. Got enough t.p., but I better check soap levels in case of early release. Thanks for the fun video.
Lynn Thompson says
Thank you, Ilona Andrews. I ROFLOL then dog and cat were very concerned as I was leaking fluids from my eyes. Grin
April 1, 2020 at 2:59 pm
I wonder if Adele saw this? I have a feeling she would laugh so hard to hear her song with those lyrics.
April 1, 2020 at 3:33 pm
Rofl! It would be Roflmao, but it’s a little to close to my current reality ????
Bill G says
April 1, 2020 at 3:46 pm
Love it; thanks so much!
April 1, 2020 at 3:49 pm
I showed this to my daughter and she cried. She is my social butterfly. She has a deeply introverted older brother and a 6 yr old brother who she can only talk with so much. I am working from home 11 am to 7pm, hubby is 6am to 6pm. She chatting and facetiming friends but my poor baby needs to be outside. It doesn’t help the base we live on isn’t really complying so she can see groups of teens walking around from her window. I’ve gotten her school counselor to video chat with today and again on Friday. We are really hoping this ends soon so she doesn’t go crazy away from her friends.
April 1, 2020 at 5:08 pm
Hehe, actually just saw it on Facebook not 10 minutes ago. Love all these cover versions with changed lyrics ’bout covid19, they’re on point and hilarious ;D
April 1, 2020 at 5:11 pm
AMAZING. I have shared this with so many people… I love the extra text in the subtitles! ????
April 1, 2020 at 5:13 pm
What a great video – awesome lyrics and captions were a riot! 😀 He’s a very talented guy – thanks for sharing!
April 1, 2020 at 6:49 pm
Thank you for posting this. My Aunt in Canada, Uncle in England, and other family around the US is trending this and my Corona. You have the best sense of humor!
April 3, 2020 at 7:26 am
This satire is so clever
Travis Holley says
April 1, 2020 at 7:01 pm
Here is something fun….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr_tEdQvFcc
April 1, 2020 at 7:03 pm
April 1, 2020 at 11:34 pm
Really enjoyed that. Thanks for sharing it!
April 2, 2020 at 11:23 am
Thank you fir posting this link!! That’s the best I have seen yet, of the myriad parody offerings!
Donna A says
April 2, 2020 at 12:41 pm
I’m not on facebook but my mum has been showing me the various songs and so far that’s the one I like best and not just because it’s a Bohemian Rhapsody parody. I spent the other day telling all of my relativeswho called to watch it. In return I got sent some odd stuff though! I swear I’ve been having to do way more social discourse since this all began due to family phone calls, normally they know I don’t chat but it seems like I’m not allowed to not want to chat at present.
April 2, 2020 at 9:07 pm
That was great! Thanks for sharing!
Don’t know if somebody mentioned it already, but today’s xkcd comic strip complements this song great!
https://xkcd.com/ — for those not familiar with xkcd, hover your mouse over the strip for an extra kick 🙂
April 2, 2020 at 10:12 am
Brains and pasta, gotta love them!
April 8, 2020 at 10:57 am
the Earth Temperature bit is brilliant!
April 1, 2020 at 7:04 pm
Search “BBC Breakfast”, in their Twitter feed dated 3/31: a family’s take on Les Miz “One Day More”. Phenomenal!!
April 2, 2020 at 10:10 am
+1 Let ’em run a muck!!
Jeanine Alexander Howley says
April 2, 2020 at 12:09 pm
I loved this one so much!
April 2, 2020 at 12:46 pm
???????????? Come on, I’ve managed to put on pants! ….Pajama pants that is!
April 3, 2020 at 1:00 am
I loved that one too. Laughed ’till tears were rolling down my face. It’s inspiring just how creative and talented some folks are. Stay safe and stay sane.
Kathleen Parrish says
April 1, 2020 at 7:32 pm
Thank you. I so needed that.
April 1, 2020 at 8:38 pm
Same guy did another one called My Corona, there’s some swears fyi.
Leah LeBroc says
April 2, 2020 at 10:32 am
That was so funny! I shared it with everyone. Thank you!!
April 1, 2020 at 8:54 pm
Now that is truly awesome. I love it . Thank you!
April 2, 2020 at 12:49 am
That was all levels of perfect.
April 2, 2020 at 12:52 am
Took a class some years ago about historical disasters and disaster response. It’s interesting how often what we know about such past events is based on songs, poems and references in fiction. I was wondering what songs future generations might hear about COVID-19. Guess I have an answer ????
April 2, 2020 at 11:43 am
April 2, 2020 at 5:16 am
Thank you! And enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i97VF8XeBQ4
April 2, 2020 at 10:33 am
I LOVE this! Thanks for sharing.
A different Cheryl says
April 3, 2020 at 10:06 pm
That was perfect!
April 2, 2020 at 5:50 am
I love it ???????? I’m in France, can relate ???? We’ll be going out again ????????☀️
April 2, 2020 at 8:44 am
OMG! That was so funny and on point!!!
April 2, 2020 at 10:16 am
Here’s another Clip for you Have fun https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3087400817958938&id=153963557969360
Karen Kalthoff says
April 2, 2020 at 10:21 am
I have been making a chocolate cake that my grandma Betty used to make. She had 8 kids. I call it Apocalypse chocolate cake because it is so bad for you might as well eat it if the world is ending. There are no directions or pan size, but a half recipe did well in a greased and floured 9 x9 pan, so full recipe might be good in 9 x 13. 1 cup shortening (I use butter,) 2.5 cups sugar, 4 eggs, 2 tsp vanilla, 2 cups milk sweet or sour, 3.5 cups flour, 2 tsp baking soda, 1/2tsp baking powder. 1 tsp salt, 12 tablespoons cocoa or 4 oz melted unsweetened bakers chocolate. Bake at 350 to 375 degrees 30 to 45 minutes Enjoy.
April 2, 2020 at 10:28 am
Here is another from Chris Mann. I dare ya not to cry.
April 2, 2020 at 1:31 pm
My eyes are dripping. Thank you.
Polina Makeeva says
April 2, 2020 at 10:38 am
here is another one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp-BrzUtMBM
April 2, 2020 at 10:41 am
This other Chris Mann video is on a more grateful vein but also gold: https://youtu.be/xGKFVMgjrPc
To those who’ve never heard of him, he was Christina Aguilera’s final contestant in one of the earlier seasons of “The Voice.”
April 2, 2020 at 10:46 am
Such fun. I love the resiliency of people!!! All the shared stuff in comments was great too! Thanks
April 2, 2020 at 10:58 am
I saw this yesterday on FB and had a good laugh. It was just what I needed while I sit here talking to myself while self isolating.
Dorothy Fontana says
April 2, 2020 at 11:01 am
Here is the corona version of the Beatles “I Want to Hold Your Hand”… now “I Gotta Wash My Hands” https://youtu.be/fdiYOOyTbJM
April 2, 2020 at 11:20 am
Awesome, thank you. For french speakers: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QFDEF1WySqg. Good evening.
Uljana Mayer says
April 2, 2020 at 11:24 am
Here is the link to “one day more” https://youtu.be/DZafX_U5aqs
April 2, 2020 at 12:12 pm
Next time you think, ” I’m bored”, spend a moment taking inventory of your life. Is everyone well? Is there food in the house? Do you still have a roof over your head? Then think of everyone you know who will say “No” to at least one of these questions. We have to be the most shallow society on the face of the earth!
April 2, 2020 at 12:44 pm
From what I’m seeing on TV there are some people who might want to find a hobby . Next time you think, ” I’m bored”, spend a moment taking inventory of your life. Is everyone well? Is there food in the house? Do you still have a roof over your head? Then think of everyone you know who will say “No” to at least one of these questions. We have to be the most shallow society on the face of the earth!
April 2, 2020 at 12:55 pm
Sorry, the first comment disappeared from the list and I thought I pushed the wrong button. Anybody see the Trisha and Garth special last night on CBS, or the weekly “Inside Studio g” the weekly show on Monday night on the Garth Brooks facebook page?. It is so much fun and inspirational to sing along with millions of people. I hope they can do it again on TV next week.
Maria R. says
April 2, 2020 at 1:06 pm
Well spotted, thank you very much. Chris Mann did fabulous rework of lyrics to fit our Corona life.
Johanna J says
April 2, 2020 at 1:10 pm
What a hoot. We needed a laugh and one that was “spot on”). Thanks! 🙂
April 2, 2020 at 1:12 pm
Oops. An extra parenthesis…
Debbie B. says
April 2, 2020 at 1:37 pm
Even if we all stay home, get some straight Sunlight, to dispel Depression! When you can Eat Vegetables and Fruit, fresh, frozen, or canned, for the same reason! As a Massage Therapist, interested in Organic Health, these are items reported from most recent studies. Be Well, Be Safe, my friends!
Sue Gundel says
April 2, 2020 at 2:47 pm
Thanks, Ilona for the great video! And thanks everyone else for all the other great videos. It will give me something to do for awhile.
Dana, Kentucky says
April 2, 2020 at 3:26 pm
Sorry, just had to chime in with my favorite Corona virus song parody: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrzzhxdJ1cE After all, this is the end of the world as we know it, right?
April 7, 2020 at 11:02 pm
Oooh, from a scientist!
Amy Aybar says
April 2, 2020 at 5:44 pm
LOL! LOL! LOL!
Ove T says
April 2, 2020 at 7:27 pm
I’m one of those lucky enough to be able to work from home (plus working for an essential service = ISP). For me it’s no bother staying home and so far I’m not loosing any income or in danger of loosing my job, so complaining would be both stupid and selfish.
Also my father is in the danger zone both age and health wise so I’ve got extra incentive to stay away from people – IT’S NOT A BIG SACRIFICE !!!
I find it hard to yap about being bored when I have so many things I can do after work…including walking my dog who’s not unhappy about having me home all day. If you’re tired of walking, reading, watching series/movies then there’s always things to do in the home, mend clothes, do dishes, do some training, clean that attic out etc. etc. etc.
Hope we get the slowing down done soon….till then – songs like this and seeing the positive coming out if it makes it easier !
April 2, 2020 at 8:12 pm
Hahahahahahahahahahaha! Thanks for posting this.
April 2, 2020 at 8:25 pm
This was sent to me by a buddy from the military. Funny quarantine song.
April 2, 2020 at 9:33 pm
I really got a kick out of The Epic Hand Washing parody which had a medley of songs! Thanks for all the shares!
April 7, 2020 at 10:51 pm
Peter Hollens’ medley is indeed epic! I wish he’d covered more than just handwashing and cough etiquette though.
April 3, 2020 at 10:42 am
My cat saw me looking at this photo and ran away!
April 3, 2020 at 6:19 pm
I love this guy!
April 4, 2020 at 2:46 am
Have heard the Beauty and the Beast parody? https://news.avclub.com/belle-won-t-wash-her-damn-filthy-hands-in-this-beauty-a-1842624078
April 4, 2020 at 6:48 am
I just see a quote I need to share.
Quarantine : no human right.
No quarantine : no human left.
April 5, 2020 at 5:20 pm
That says it all! Thanks. The churches are still exempt from the “stay at home” order here in Florida by our spineless Republican governor with tomorrow being Palm Sunday. LOVE THY NEIGHBOR , STAY AT HOME ❣️
Carol Duchesneau says
April 5, 2020 at 10:07 pm
Hahahaha! That was awesome! I love the humor.
April 6, 2020 at 3:06 am
Thanks for this, it’s so well done and it made isolation so much better.
April 6, 2020 at 5:54 am
You really dont know whats the situation in Europe in order to whine of boring…. Here people are really dying, people lose their jobs and business, people are getting hungry…