Wikipedia About The Most Interesting Man In The World is an advice animal character inspired by the titular protagonist of the highly successful advertising campaign for the Dos Equis beer brand that ran from to In the image macro series, the character is depicted as a highly charismatic and well-traveled gentleman with refined tastes in many things, much like the nameless bearded man originally portrayed in the campaign, often accompanied by captions based on the phrasal template "I don't always X, but when I do, I Y.
Goldsmith's character is known for his catchphrases "I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer Dos Equis," and "Stay thirsty, my friends. The same month, the promotional website StayThirstyMyFriends. Spread On November 18th, , the advertising news blog Advertising  published a post about the ads, calling the campaign "a stroke of genius.
On April 24th, , a thread was posted about the campaign on the Texas Longhorns enthusiast HornsFans  forums, in which forum member wolfman compared Goldsmith's character to the martial artist Chuck Norris. On May 25th, , the news blog Slate  published an article, claiming the ads took "aesthetic cues" from the work of film director Wes Anderson.
On June 4th, the food blog Eat Me Daily  posted about the campaign, remarking that the character had its own Twitter -impersonator the Twitter  account has since been deleted. On July 2nd, People Magazine  interviewed Jonathan Goldsmith, who revealed he lived on a foot boat in California. An archived 4chan  post with racist versions of the Goldsmith character dates back to August 3rd. The page allowed users to created image macros using a photo of the Goldsmith as the Dos Equis man.
In the videos, Nash is portrayed as a bizarre character who says the catchphrase "I don't always drink water, but when I do, it's Vitamin Water" and "Stay vitaminized, my friends. What is your favorite "Most interesting man in the world" fact? He once warned a psychic. It has been rumored and I rather like it. Who do you think is the second most interesting man in the world? Nelson Mandela is actually first, but don't blow my cover Q: How did you get the part in this commercial?
Was this persona of "the most interesting man" something you or Dos Equis came up with? What is your favorite place to travel? The beginning was a cattle call of over people. I didn't think I was what they wanted for the role and forgot about it. Then 6 more weeks went by and they still had not found who they were looking for. They went on a casting mission both nationally and internationally. I screen tested with three other fellows and I was the lucky one.
Listen closely and you will hear the sound of knocking wood. What are the 7 words Eskimos use to call your beard? How do you feel about the level of popularity of your memes? I'm very honored and consider it a mantle of pride to live up to. For the most part the jokes are enjoyable and I am grateful that people take the time. When I was recognized by a 7 year old in a Mexican restaurant as what he wanted to be when he grew up, and a week later in NYC being knighted with an old man's cane on a bus.
He was in his eighties and he said "Sonny when I come back, I want to be you. The second commercial reunited many of the groups from past commercials, who all said goodbye to Goldsmith as he boarded a space shuttle.
On March 9th, , Dos Equis announced that the commercial was officially Goldsmith's last, and that while the concept of the most interesting person in the world would continue in future advertisements, this particular character had been retired. They used the hashtag AdiosAmigo to promote the retirement. In the ad, a man steps up to a bar where the bartender asks, "think you will ever as interesting as him" while pointing to a commercial featuring the original Most Interesting Man in the World, before cutting to a montage of the man performing various daring stunts shown below.