First, the 33-year-old debuted Pizza Underground, a group known for rewriting all of the Velvet Underground's songs as musical odes to pizza. And now, Culkin is initiating an online fashion battle with meme darling Ryan Gosling.
On Sunday, the artist formerly known as Kevin McCallister posted a picture of himself sporting sunglasses, scraggly blond locks and a special piece of clothing. Culkin's T-shirt bears an image of Ryan Gosling wearing a shirt with the child star's Life magazine photo on the front. Culkin posted the shot with the text "Let's Get Meta." Meta, indeed.
Before this T-shirt wormhole burrows deeper into the Web, here's its evolution:
Without Culkin's adorable domination of the '90s, there would be no reason for Life to take photos of the towheaded rascal, making Gosling's T-shirt void.
The First Move
The Meta Move
No, Even Deeper
Thanks to the Photoshop work of the Internet, it's easy to see this T-shirt exchange become a rabbit hole that seemingly has no end. And we're totally okay with that.