Culture

Ryan Lochte Is Too Dumb For Words

Culture

Ryan Lochte Is Too Dumb For Words

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This fucking day, right? Here’s something that might act as a temporary panacea for all the stress of the Boston manhunt: an edited interview that Ryan Lochte gave with a local news channel, in which he revealed himself to be so stupid that he literally moved the anchors to tears. From the first interaction—”What are you doing?” “Uh, what am I not doing?”—to the last, Lochte comes off like a dummy Twitter account turned corporeal, a step above whatever computer bot creates those hacked Facebook posts. It’s bad enough that the anchors begin crying with laughter once the interview concludes, forcing the news feed to cut to an equally ridiculous photo of him posing in a bathing suit next to a dog and when they come back, they’re still in pieces. It’s a very silly video, but it might be what you need right now. Because again: This fucking day, right?