Ze Frank has been making web videos since before web video was really a thing. In recent years, his work has been either incredibly serious or incredibly silly. So perhaps it's appropriate that his most recent TED Talk wavers between those poles—presented initially as comedy, Frank becomes increasingly serious, reflecting on the shared experience of being human, being flawed, and admitting those flaws. This is empathy on a grand scale, and boy, does that bug YouTube commenters. So, sit back and ask yourself: Are you human?
The talk above is based on earlier Human Tests that Frank posted on YouTube. Here's the first: