Normally, any video's comment section is a well-recognized place of madness. When the video itself sinks slowly into crazy, however, the comments can act as a guiding light back to reality.
Take this video that HGTV recently shared on Facebook:
Things start out pretty normal here. We've got a cake, a little sparsely iced but otherwise nothing too unusual. Then...
Step 2: just throw some herbs on top of the cake. Just get some nice leafy herbs and put them on top of the cake. WE'VE VENTURED INTO MADNESS.
Step 3: dump a whole lot of strawberries, one lemon wedge and two macaroons on top. A strange assortment, made only more unusual by...
Step 4: Put MORE herbs around the bottom of the cake. Nothing but herbs.
"What a delicious, leafy, herby cake, right?! RIGHT?!" -an HGTV producer whose life is falling apart at the seams:
For maybe the first time EVER, the Facebook comment section provided relief:
The comments offered a glimpse of sanity through the chaos of so many herbs:
Jennifer knows who would like this cake:
Facebook commenters pull no punches:
Perhaps this is all part of a social experiment:
Wait, maybe the filmmakers knew what they were doing:
NO, NO, NO, IT'S MADNESS I SAY! MADNESS, I TELL YOU! THIS CAKE IS INSANE!
Thanks to the comment section for saving my sanity after watching this cake clip four times in a row. You're the real heroes today: