In no way is my intent to make fun of people experiencing social anxiety. I've been there myself.
Instead, my intent is to normalize social anxiety for all of us; these are situations most normal, honest human beings have experienced at some point in their lives. I also think it's important to find the humor and absurdity in our anxiety. It can help diffuse it's urgency.
We are not absurd. But, the anxiety that we experience often is.