While dark humor isn't a new concept, the name was only introduced in 1935 by the French surrealist Andre Breton. Dark humor jokes include themes that are usually considered taboo or hard to discuss, while often including a touch of irony.

Most popular examples would be the writings of Shakespeare himself, who often viewed tragic moments with a lighter side, or the famous works of British comedians Monty Python.

Our brains have to work quite hard to understand irony - sarcastic messages load our craniums with double the computing, compared to usual forms of language. So having the sense of it, basically means, that your brain is more adept in solving creative problems. Though if you use it too much, other people might confuse your dark sense of humor for sociopath behavior.

Mr. Lovenstein, aka J. L. Westover, draws hilarious dark humor comics with the most unexpected endings. Featuring everything from animals to funny tips to random situations - I'm sure they'll help you get through this workday quicker. Check our collection of these dark humor memes below.

More info: mrlovenstein.com | Facebook | Twitter

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Shinomi Chan
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3 years ago

Oh life. I almost thought I'd have fun

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Roselientje
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3 years ago

Yeah your right caterpillar!

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Rana
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3 years ago

holly cow

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Penny Cillin
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3 years ago

CROCKOGATOR: Toad, schmoad. Call yourself whatever you like; I'm calling you Snacky McSnackersons. Now git in mah bellah!!

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Tony Le
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3 years ago

true story

Linda V
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3 years ago

Does it work with a regular right-handed handshake too, or is using the left hand some sorta bear code?

Konrad Jamtoy
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3 years ago

Yep that means he gonna rAPE yr ass lelz

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Kathleen de Marcellus
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3 years ago

Employers and bears can be rather similiar to each pther

Jace
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3 years ago

Bears aren't really sociopathic. They're just following their predator instinct. Employers, however...

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| TheArtAddict |
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3 years ago

Now I know what to do if I ever meet a bear.

Jasmine Chen
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3 years ago

hired for LUNCH!!!!!

Stan Marston
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3 years ago

i didn't expect that

Никола Мишић
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3 years ago

Au kako su u pravu :) Još ako ti je šef Crnogorac iz Berana...

Flinkie
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3 years ago

True.

Christian Claydon
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2 months ago

Huh????

Reuben Birk Haskell
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11 months ago

I tried that It did not work

Joshua Chaney
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1 year ago

seems legit

Joshua Chaney
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1 year ago

if only it was that easy to get a job

Joshua Norstein
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2 years ago

The fact that this method for job interviews is as indelibly branded into my brain as the "Play dead or make too much noise, or somehow both" method of bear deterring is, and therefor could very easily be confused is nowhere near as scary as the idea that it might be more effective...

Kevin Peacock
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3 years ago

Hired for my dinner!

Beba De La Cruz
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3 years ago

😂

Riann Vaz
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3 years ago

Uh, I see he skipped the playing dead bit. Good decision. No wonder I never got hired.

Cecilia R.
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3 years ago

Every job interview

Dhaval Watwe
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3 years ago

😂😂😂😂

Erin Thomas
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3 years ago

Hope he remembers the Trump Yank

siriuslyafangirl
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3 years ago

TRUE

Angel Dimitrov
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3 years ago

Ha-Ha-Ha...

Mariah Panda
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3 years ago

raaaaaaaaaaaar!

Osvaldo Gomez
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3 years ago

😂😂😂

Ashley Martinek
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3 years ago

Hahahaa

andrew thorn
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3 years ago

who shakes with their left hand?

ADayInTheLife
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3 years ago

Draw an anti-sea bear circle.

Csilla Szabadi
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3 years ago

Ok :D

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Catie Brandyberry
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3 years ago

Hahaha!

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Hope Floats
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3 years ago

Like this..You spend endless hours growing a certain plant,buying the right plant foods,watering it and making sure no critters dine out on it and yet on the garden pathway,the yellow blossoming weeds look like they could win prizes without any care at all!!! Arrrgghh...

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Tillie Martinussen
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3 years ago

Aaaw! Hahahhaha

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Penny Cillin
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3 years ago

And by the looks of you now, clearly she made the right choice.

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Constance Hyman
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3 years ago

Sick but funny

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Catie Brandyberry
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3 years ago

Taxi driver looks like Mario

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Penny Cillin
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3 years ago

ZOMG. Mind scientifically blown to bits. So THIS is why we never see a happy snake; biologically they don't even know which end is up. Like Chris Rock as the Zebra in Madagascar when he too had a biological epiphany: "Am I white with black stripes or black with white stripes??" And my own biological epiphany: "Am I just "with" stupid as the infamous T-shirt declares? Or am I actually the stupid one in this duo???" Sadly, there is proof on a near daily basis that I am not just "with" stupid but am, in fact, ate-UP with the stupidness. A check of my Permanent Record shows I think and do more stupid before breakfast than most full-time professional morons do in a lifetime.

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Hans
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3 years ago

This happened to me, just not in hell.

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Roselientje
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3 years ago

Hahaha

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Bridgette David
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3 years ago

Harsh=[]

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The Alchemist
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3 years ago

I've done this before. In middle school and freshman of high school. Made a number of upperclassmen friends this way.

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Jasmine Chen
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3 years ago

When you die.he still takes your money.

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Miriam Praus
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3 years ago

hahahahah

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Penny Cillin
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3 years ago

Uphill! Both ways!! Farking kids with their fancy farking wheels and efficiencies and whatnot. It's just a fad. No way that whole "wheel" thing is gonna take off. No farking way.

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Lilya
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3 years ago

That was the funniest comic I've ever read. 😂

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MandyandMatt Adams
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3 years ago

There's always that one person. 😑

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Hans
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3 years ago

Haha, did not see that coming.

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Hans
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3 years ago

Evil!

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Megan Martin
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3 years ago

Gah! Every effing weekend.

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Alexis
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3 years ago

At least he got a high five eventually...

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Jay-are Carrasco
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3 years ago

Is this the ending of One Piece? Lols

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Maitreyi Pande
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3 years ago

Haha. Genius!

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Roselientje
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3 years ago

Shit. If I only had treated my sims better. I am going to hell. But I dont think I am the only simsabuser

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MandyandMatt Adams
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3 years ago

😭

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Intensive Panda
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3 years ago

soup of the day: sad man's tears

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Monkey D. Luffy
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3 years ago

Sweet.

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Lilya
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3 years ago

Me.

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Rebecca Finnigan
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3 years ago

I get this at Xmas time I wrap all my presents for people to match my decorations then I'm sad when I have to give them away and get assorted colours and patterns that don't coordinate with my tree. I think I may have issues!!

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Sarah Frazier
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3 years ago

So, so true. 😕

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Hans
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3 years ago

Har har, evil.

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MandyandMatt Adams
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3 years ago

Hahaha

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Orkan
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3 years ago

Well my cat died that way, here goes the feelings...

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Nga Kieu
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3 years ago

my head hurts

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Gavyn Allen
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3 years ago

I believe it's alluding to the fact that the older man isn't happy.

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Catie Brandyberry
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3 years ago

The truth hurts doggo

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Hans
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3 years ago

This is slightly disturbing.

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Abraham Betancourt
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3 years ago

That clears the things up.

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Rana
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3 years ago

you evil man

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Annabelle Johnson
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3 years ago

srsly? THAT WAS AN EGG, YOU BIRD BRAIN!! (pun intended)

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Brandon Alberti
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3 years ago

hahaha!!

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Hans
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3 years ago

How could he?!?

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Tillie Martinussen
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3 years ago

There's always that person...

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Hans
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3 years ago

Good trick, need to memorise.

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Monkey D. Luffy
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3 years ago

Ha ha that's creepy.

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Klay Thoring
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3 years ago

I was expecting xylophone

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Catie Brandyberry
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3 years ago

Awww!

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Katie Jamberri Nails
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3 years ago

Adulting.

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Carolina Santos
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3 years ago

That's sad :'(

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Selenlna
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3 years ago

genius

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Hayley Lightcap
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3 years ago

That's pretty deep

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Dorottya Hévizi
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3 years ago

this one's gold

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Elise Marchand
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3 years ago

I need one of those.

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Crystal Fudalik
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3 years ago

Story of my life

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Celia McDaniel
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3 years ago

Dark

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Tillie Martinussen
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3 years ago

Hahahahhahahahahha!

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MandyandMatt Adams
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3 years ago

Life of a parent.

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José Solis Corps
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3 years ago

Plot twist, those are venomous.

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Shinomi Chan
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3 years ago

This is a trick right life? RIGHT?!

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Mező Ádám
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3 years ago

yeah,fuck you Emma

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Bridgette David
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3 years ago

Hey that's Donald Trump’s biography.