It’s a rat. Carrying a piece of pizza.
Look, you're just as likely to see rodents and pizza on a New York subway platform as you are to see passengers waiting for a train. But a rat carrying a slice of pizza down the stairs? That’s the kind of thing that will quickly become the only thing on Twitter anyone wants to talk about.
NY pizza rat is better than LA pizza rat.— Mark Lisanti (@marklisanti) September 21, 2015
I knew about Pizza Rat before he was cool, like 20 minutes ago— Barry Petchesky (@barry) September 21, 2015
pizza rat is funny until u realize that pizza is all he has time to eat while working the 2 jobs needed to survive in nyc :(— Desus Nice (@desusnice) September 21, 2015
So which Subway station was Pizza Rat in? I'm guessing the Marcy Ave. J stop.— Robert Silverman (@BobSaietta) September 21, 2015
Pizza rat is actually a furry cockroach. You know it exists.— Sean Newell (@dontforgetmac) September 21, 2015
My manager just called. Pizza Rat signed with William Morris. I really thought CAA was gonna get him.— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) September 21, 2015
"pizza rat is totally the new black and blue llamas" is a thing you can say now in professional settings because the internet is magic— Caitlin Kelly (@caitlin__kelly) September 21, 2015