This GIF is "all that most maddens and torments," indeed.

Here at the Daily Dot, we swap GIF images with each other every morning. Now we’re looping you in. In the Morning GIF, we feature a popular—or just plain cool—GIF we found on Reddit, Canvas, or elsewhere on the Internet.

Moby Dick’s Great White Whale has become the definition of American manhood, and also the delineation between obsession and insanity.

And now someone has turned the omnipresent iPhone emoticon/emotiwhale into a GIF that would drive Ahab mad.

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