Gigglebit: Viral Vine-ster Thomas Sanders narrates people’s lives

23 Dec 2014

Vine prankster Thomas Sanders

Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note.

Today, we introduce you to Thomas Sanders – if you haven’t already met, that is.

Sanders has more than 4.6m followers on Vine, made popular by his six-second loops of various shenanigans.

This month, a compilation video of Sanders’ ‘Storytime’ Vines went viral after a post to Reddit noted the hilarious reactions of the unassuming ‘victims’ of Sanders’ unexpected accompanying narrative.

In his best ‘in a world …’ voice, Sanders briefly intrudes on everyday situations with a dramatic narration, yielding chuckle-worthy reactions from many a protagonist caught unawares.

Elaine Burke is the host of For Tech’s Sake, a co-production from Silicon Republic and The HeadStuff Podcast Network. She was previously the editor of Silicon Republic.