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Jack White’s music career has yielded several number one singles, and the sports world’s unlikeliest stadium anthem, but the Detroit native’s most important contribution to our culture may be this photo:

Yes, Jack White has perfectly summed up the emotions of millions of Chicago Cubs fans with one miserable scowl.

The former White Stripes singer and successful solo artist attended last night’s Cubs vs. San Diego Padres game with his kids and appeared on the Jumbotron at Wrigley Field sporting a mug to rival Grumpy Cat at his most dour.

Judging from his t-shirt, White was rooting for the Cubs, and though you’d never guess it from the photo, the home team routed San Diego in 6-0 victory. 


So we may never know what was irking Jack last night. Maybe he just can’t get over the fact that the Cubbies haven’t won a World Series since 1908.

Or maybe it’s just Jack’s naturally gloomy disposition rearing its ugly head. Ironically, we’re sure Jack Black would’ve been grinning hysterically.

While White’s never been more popular as a musician, we recommend he continue grimacing in public places. He could be on the verge of a second career as a viral icon: