Something silly, lighthearted and non-Batman-related to temporarily take your mind off this morning’s tragic events, and the cold realization that there are horrible, despicable human beings among us.

Written by a KidKids have the best imaginations. Perfect fodder for a web series of five-minute episodes where children’s wild stories are brought to life by talented actors and directors using animation, stop-motion, voice-overs and wacky editing.

The premiere episode of “Written By a Kid,” a new web series featured on Felicia Day’s Geek & Sundry YouTube channel, debuted online on Wednesday, and it features Dave Foley as an ill-fated milkman, Whedon as the leader of S.Q.U.A.T., and an adorable kid who really does say the darndest things.

[via Huffington Post]

Check out the first episode (which stars Joss Whedon!) “Scary Smash” right here: