In our private life, some people (including myself) try to cheer up by making fun of whatever happens. Profesionally, this is a lot trickier, for obvious reasons.
I can only applaud this initiative that gives scientists a "decent", respectable way of having a scientific delirium : the Review of April Fool's day Transactions stresses the importance
and necessity to study needless, pointless and useless topics but with scientific rigour.
I do not usually make negative wishes, but I just hope that the author of Why I Will Never Have A Girlfriend will prove himself to be wrong ... soon.