Paul Ryan Gosling

A few years ago a humble little Tumblr blog called “Fuck Yeah, Ryan Gosling” launched, featuring images of the dreamy, blue-eyed, well-toned actor with imagined lovey-dovey quotes from him to you, the girlfriend: “Hey Girl, if I had to get swine flu, I’d want to get it from you.” It hasn’t been updated in months, but it doesn’t have to be:  it spawned a thousand spin-off “hey girl” sites to keep you satisfied: Feminist Ryan Gosling (our favorite, and the one with a book deal), Typographer Ryan GoslingShakespearean Ryan Gosling, the list goes on and on…. (See “Know Your Meme” for a more complete history.)

A few months back, some young female fiscal conservatives started a pro-Paul Ryan Tumblr blog called “Hey Girl, It’s Paul Ryan.” For example, “Hey girl, you know I can’t resist a tight little budget.”  Eh.

Now, the evolution of the Hey Girl meme might have reached its pinnacle this week with the creation of Paul Ryan Gosling

Read the rest of this post — and see some our favorite PRG quips — on SUNfiltered.