Egg Roll Squirrel Is Ringing in the New Year Like a Damn Boss
There are loads of things you could see that would instantly indicate you're in New York. You can spot the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty or a dude wearing a live cat as a hat. Also, squirrels and rats eating delicious human comestibles should do the trick.
This squirrel, seen above, joins the legendary ranks of Pizza Rat, Taco Squirrel, and other weird animal and food combinations that sound more like failed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles villains than something you could see in real life. The squirrel was first posted to Facebook on Wednesday, January 2, by What Is New York, a page that says it's "dedicated to everything that is New York."
The page also noted that it "doesn’t look like this squirrel’s first egg roll." Too true. This squirrel is devouring an egg roll like a hot dog vendor handles a wiener. Unceremoniously.
Between its various postings, the video has accumulated about a half million views.
In the best of circumstances, we can find ourselves reflected in nature. Here we can see ourselves unenthusiastically ordering takeout in the new year, thinking about how people who make resolutions are ridiculous. Welcome to 2019.