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This ‘wimpy goat’ is tiny, but wait till you hear him scream

We are all Wimpy Goat.


Brendan O'Connor

Internet Culture

Posted on Jun 5, 2014   Updated on May 31, 2021, 4:44 am CDT

Here is a fact: One day, sooner or later, early in your life if you are lucky or close to your death if you are not, you may find yourself completely and utterly exhausted, drained of all energy and all willingness, your multifarious existence reduced to little more than a whimper, a squeak.

And finding yourself in that state, that state of total collapse, having put all of yourself out into the universe only to be greeted with cold indifference, you may, if you are fortunate, be come upon by another—a stronger, more vibrant force, someone who will say to you, “Oh. Come on. That’s so wimpy. Give it all you got.”

And you will answer with a scream, pulled inexorably up out of your guts, and you will bellow like the furious animal that you are into the void. And the void will answer back, with a smile and a growl: “Yeah.”

Today we are all Wimpy Goat.

Complete with Taylor Swift mashup.

Update: Here’s the original vine. It looks like the voice was added in for the YouTube video, which makes it one of the best goat-related remixes since “Game of Goats.”

H/T Gawker | Photo by Pete Markham/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Jun 5, 2014, 11:37 am CDT