Before you find yourself smack in the middle of a three-hour commute home, take a few moments to remember Zach Burroughs, a.k.a “Washington Post’s Ice Cream Man.” His is the face that launched a thousand memes (and marriage proposals) after appearing on The Washington Post’s front page Jan. 28, 2011. (Which, by the way, is 3,000 years ago in Internet Standard Time.)


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Oddly enough, while exploring his newfound stardom, Burroughs remarked to us he wasn’t really into ice cream — or PhotoShop, for that matter. Regardless, our hilarious video chat transcript with Burroughs is worth a read.