Everyone’s perception of comedy is not the same, with a number of factors such as race, age and nationality all playing a part.
Regardless of the subgenre of comedy Daron Stinson, 21, of Philadelphia subscribes to, local authorities and victims of his pranks which consisted of him staging fake drive-by scenarios using a pellet gun and filming and uploading the struggle onto Instagram.
Hardy har. The only props Stinson received for his stunts were charges for aggravated assault, robbery, reckless endangerment and other related offenses.
In the most recent video, posted on Feb. 15, Stinson and some pals pulled up on a 52-year-old man carting rock salt in a wheelbarrow and ordered him at gunpoint to put the bag in their back of their truck, cops said.
“I can’t understand why anyone in their right mind would think something like this is a joke,” Philadelphia police Lt. John Stanford said.
“They could cause someone to have a heart attack. They could cause someone to be harmed in so many different ways,” he said.
He was being held on $250,000 bond.
His father, Rodney Stinson, said the videos were disgusting.
Another video even shows an accomplice pulling out the toy strap on a man and his young child.
You know your standup routine is a struggle when your own dad disapproves of your extracurricular activities.
Stinson (and whoever is running his Instagram “Free Wildboy Ron” campaign) didn’t even have the common sense to delete the videos.
Check the gallery to see the incriminating evidence which Stinson posted. Maybe they’ll like his jokes in jail?
Photo: Instagram/FunniestNPhilly, NBC Philadelphia