Finding Goatse:

The Mystery Man Behind the Most Disturbing Internet Meme in History

Sometime in the late 20th century a naked man bent over, spread his ass and took a picture. Eventually that picture, known as Goatse, became one of the most venerable memes in internet history. Who is this man, and how did his ass take over the internet?

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8 Responses:

  1. Boldra says:

    I find it hard to believe that the demand for shocking material has simply evaporated, but since ircimages just closed down, it does seem true.

  2. Leolo says:

    4chan is there if you really need a fix.

  3. Kevin says:

    I never realized how ripped this guy was.

  4. phuzz says:

    In the round up of pranks played using the goatse image, they did miss mentioning how Jason Scott Goatse'd MySpace, which in number of young lives ruined surely comes top of the pile.

  5. xah says:

    dont know where you can find him but the 1guy1jar guy is an active participant on efukt

  6. Jason Scott says:

    I was contacted, actually, in regards to this article, but I won't deal with Gawker (or Engadget), would not respond to them, and so I am not mentioned at all. While I may have my own reasons for this decision, I don't want it to seem they didn't try.