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Thousands Of People Are Gathering To Say ‘Wow’ Like Owen Wilson

By James Shackell - 21 Feb 2018


God damn we love our job sometimes.

So there’s this thing happening on the 26 of Feb in Federation Square. Possibly the most Melbourne thing we've heard all month; there’s no real way to describe it so we’re just going to come straight out: thousands of people are gathering and say ‘Wow!’ like Owen Wilson. That’s it. That’s exactly what’s happening.

See it turns out that actoe Owen Wilson says ‘Wow!’ in his movies... a lot. And there’s a group of people that want to celebrate that fact. If you’d like to brush up, here’s a short compilation of the many times Owen Wilson has said ‘Wow!’

Now the big question: how exactly do you ‘Wow!’ like Owen Wilson? It has to be said: this guy nails his wows. You’re gonna have to capture that sort of child-like falsetto. And there’s a slight elongation on the second W. Sometimes he kind of whispers his ‘wow’, as if he really is overcome by the sheer ‘wowness’ of the occasion. You can’t teach that kind of acting...

Anyway, this thing exists. According to the Facebook event page, over 2000 people will be saying ‘Wow!’ like Owen Wilson. Even more amazingly, the event is due to last for TWO HOURS. That’s a lot of wows.

The Details

Where: Federation Square
When: Monday 26 February, 6pm – 8pm
Why: There is no why.
For more info, click here

Image credit: Midnight In Paris 

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