Anyone with an internet connection and a few minutes to waste has read the insane sorority girl email that hit the internet last week from University of Maryland Delta Gamma member Rebecca Martinson, and with good reason – it’s f-cking hilarious. But as these online sensations tend to do, it got old pretty fast and no one really cared. That is, until Boardwalk Empire star Michael Shannon came forward with a dramatic reading of the letter for Funny Or Die.
Michael Shannon is an amazing actor who’s criminally underrated, so he was the perfect choice to portray the deadpan, extremely mental tone of the words, naturally. Chances are you’ve probably seen this already, too, but it’s that good, we couldn’t not post it.