Video: Why I Can't Make Mom Friendscarolyncastiglia
Have you ever introduced yourself to another mom at the park and felt helpless as the encounter turned into total disaster? Then you’ll love this brand-new xtranormal.com web-series, Mompetition.
Despite the millions of funny kid videos online, the subject of parenting itself has been largely overlooked by the makers of viral content. I’m sort of surprised it’s taken this long for someone to realize what a treasure trove of material mommy competition provides. Like all xtranormal videos, this film is digitally animated and voiced by a type recognition system. (Xtranormal’s slogan is, “If you can type, you can make movies.”) There’s something inherently hilarious about hearing a script read by a robotic voice, but add in the Stepford Wives quality of two mothers sizing each other up, and you’ve got yourself a laugh-out-loud delight. Take a look:
Thanks to reader Janelle Alvstad-Mattson for the tip!
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