During NBC’s coverage of the Olympics Monday evening, a camera caught Michael Phelps putting his game face on — and it was a sight to behold. The reason behind the glowering was fairly obvious:
As unsettling as his stare was, it certainly sent a message:
A message with larger implications, if you wanted them there:
Some merely went with the obvious visual cue:
And others ran with it:
Maybe there’s a simpler explanation?
Not even virtual reality is easy these days:
And, of course, nothing is complete now without a “Stranger Things” reference: