A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from October 12, 2020
“I told a joke on a Zoom call today and no one laughed. I guess I’m not remotely funny”

Zoom video communications became popular in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. Some people told jokes on Zoom calls.

“I told a joke on a Zoom call today and no one laughed. I guess I’m not remotely funny. #dadjoke” was posted on Twitter by Jason Hoult on April 5, 2020. “I told a joke over my zoom meeting. It wasn’t even remotely funny was posted on Reddit—Jokes on October 12, 2020.


Wikipedia: Zoom Video Communications
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (Zoom) is an American communications technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. It provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform and is used for teleconferencing, telecommuting, distance education, and social relations. Zoom’s business strategy focuses on providing an easier to use product than competitors, as well as cost savings, which include minimizing computational costs at the infrastructure level and having a high degree of employee efficiency.
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Beginning in early 2020, Zoom’s software usage saw a significant global increase following the introduction of quarantine measures adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twitter
Jason Hoult
@houltj
I told a joke on a Zoom call today and no one laughed. I guess I’m not remotely funny. #dadjoke
12:59 PM · Apr 5, 2020·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Rebecca Mills
@_rebeccamills
Made a joke on Zoom last night and no one laughed.
I’m not even remotely funny
10:27 PM · Apr 10, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Organ Freeman
@theOrganFreeman
Tried making some jokes over Zoom, but they weren’t even remotely funny
8:43 AM · Apr 30, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Jabran Rafique
@jabranr
Someone cracked a joke on Zoom other day. It was not remotely funny.
2:58 AM · Jun 1, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Bat PenGHOUL
@thisismattyp
I just saw an amateur comedian do a stand up set from his own home on zoom.
He wasn’t ‘remotely’ funny.
And that joke was funnier than anything he said I thank you so very much.
2:12 PM · Jun 15, 2020·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Holocene32 October 12, 2020
I told a joke over my zoom meeting
It wasn’t even remotely funny

Twitter
Sayantan Paul
@sayantanpaul_
I told a joke over my zoom meeting
It wasn’t even remotely funny!
12:05 AM · Oct 13, 2020·Twitter for iPad

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New York CityWork/Businesses • Monday, October 12, 2020 • Permalink