Welcome to Fav’d For Later, a Friday Saturday roundup of our favorite memes, trends, and all-around good internet content. This week, our usual correspondent Megan Farokhmanesh is on a much-needed vacation. Tech reporter Dami Lee and internet culture editor Devon Maloney will be stepping in to completely ruin what she’s got going here, starting with arriving a day later than usual. Sorry, Megan. If you’re on Twitter and are a fan of Tessa Thompson, you may be familiar with @tessasgoats, the Twitter account that does exactly what it says on the label: pair photos of Thompson with photos of goats wearing similar outfits, hair colors, and the like. It would have been like any other celebrities-as-animals account, except it somehow made its way to Thompson herself, who fell in love with it and now frequently retweets the best ones. The meme leveled up last week: for Thompson’s birthday — which is October 3, AKA Mean Girls Day, AKA Presidential Alert Day this year — her partner Janelle Monáe recorded and released “Dance Like a G.O.A.T,” a perfect two-and-a-half-minute funk song that intersperses a cut of Thompson dancing in a perfect shirt and black tie with clips of actual baby goats, hop-dancing and wagging their perfect little tails. Looks like Monáe and Thompson released it to the public last Friday, but as I am just now seeing it and am also drunk with power, I’m including it here. Behold its therapeutic powers, let them wash over you — and be sure… [Read full story]
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