North Korea, which has always been a place of equality and freedom, fears all may be lost, thanks to a new sketch comedy video that has surfaced early this week. The video depicts a parody of HBO's Girls, replacing the girls with robots in a comedic fashion. Kim Jong-Un, the country's fearless leader, deems the video inappropriate, and fears it will cause an uprising of the lower class.
The video, "Robots", was first found by a local man who wanted to remain nameless out of fear of "being thrown in the pit." He first watched the video on a iPhone . He claims a tourist who said she "accidently went to the wrong Korea" dropped the phone while sprinting to a
Sources claim that the local was trying to Google, "What is love?" when the iPhone autocorrected it to "Lena Dunham". A video appeared, a sketch comedy video done by NYC-based group, Dinner For One. The laughter it inspired caused the local to feel something he never could have thought possible in his bleak life: happiness.
"It was so poignant and original!" explained the North Korean local, "usually people just do a "Girls" parody that focuses on the weird sex scenes, subdued acting style, or the obvious aspects of all the characters being upper class. But this video took a more absurdist approach that was refreshing to see and just flat out made me laugh until I forgot I lived in North Korea".
As the parody sketch grew in mass popularity, villagers re-enact the video as an offering to the Heavens, in hopes that the gods will give them a bountiful fall's harvest. Many Koreans are starting their own sketch comedy troupes, and putting on shows with no cover charges at bars with a stage in the back room.
A North Korean official held a press conference in which he claimed, " This video must not be seen in any more villages. We've already had a protest break out last week when we announced we were lowering the legal age of marriage to 'whatever Kim Jong-Un feels like'. This protest wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for that incredibly well shot sketch comedy video that veers away from the typical 'Girls' parody".
Kim Jong-Un declared to the press, "The U.S. must stop playing god. Thanks to the sudden appearance of this video I am I'm being forced to see my brother's sketch group, "Boner Patrol," performed at UCB East Asia. This American sketch comedy group has caused me nothing but misery; I hate them to death. Also, it is crazy that they don't have representation,they seemed so seasoned!".
The "Girls" Parody video can be seen on front page of Dinner For One's website www.Dfor1.com