Amy Schumer videos are going viral because they are awesome and bitingly realistic

Amy Schumer is the best kind of comedian. She looks like Hilary Duff or like someone who would love horses, but when she opens her mouth she slaps you right across the face with her wit. Amy is highly in-tune with current issues facing women and she writes comedy that is both hilarious and terribly uncomfortable to watch.

Last week I was at my friend’s house mourning the loss of a playoff game (YES I LIKE SPORTS), when we decided to watch Inside Amy Schumer. It had been a while since I had caught up with the show, and even though the episodes I had seen were funny, I was wholly unprepared for how socially aware season three has become. It began with Football Town Nights. In the skit Amy plays the wife of a coach who bans the football team from rape and the town explodes in outrage. “Hey you’re that new coach who don’t like rapin'” one elderly woman yells at the coach in his driveway before spitting on his property. “How are our boys supposed to blow off steam if they lose!?” In another skit, “Milk Milk Lemonade” Amy parodies our newest obsession: ass. “This is where our poop comes out,” she raps. “This is what you think is hot!”

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