Have you ever been in a situation where you understand objectively why everyone around you finds a particular person attractive, but can’t quite fathom the depths of their obsession for this person? Sure, you see the person succeeding in life — like, co-starring in Riverdale, for example — and you see pictures of them engaging in fun hobbies — doing elaborate cosplay, possibly — that lead you to believe that you would definitely enjoy their company. But you don’t really have a strong affection for this person deep down in your soul. It’s just not clicking for you. You don’t get it.
Okay, now tell me if this has happened to you: Did that person ever do something so very specifically tailored to your very particular interests that suddenly everything snaps completely into place, as if you were putting on glasses for the first time and could suddenly see everything around you with clarity? Because he sure did for me:
Cole Sprouse, you magnificent son of a bitch. I’m going to have to watch all of Riverdale just so I can imagine what you look like in a Tuxedo Mask costume, aren’t I? You’ve done it, sir. I’m on board.
In case this is the first time you’re hearing about Cole’s cosplay prowess, I will leave you with these:
And sure, I guess this one counts, too: