Ballad of a WiFi Hero

Chris Higgins
YouTube / New York Magazine
YouTube / New York Magazine / YouTube / New York Magazine

"Lo, in the twilight days of the second year of the second decade of the third millennium did a great darkness descend over the wireless internet connectivity of the people of 276 Ferndale Street." So begins Ballad of a WiFi Hero, an animated adaptation of the classic McSweeney's piece originally entitled In Which I Fix My Girlfriend's Grandparents' WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero, by Mike Lacher. If you have ever fixed someone's WiFi, you will relate. Here's the video:

And, of course, the longer and slightly funnier text version.