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4chan-Assisted Porn Is Unsurprisingly Filled With Memes

From Pepe to "damn, Daniel," this Brazzers film is filled with memes—and creative direction from the internet's most infamous trolls

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Photo Illustration: Diana Quach
Jun 02, 2016 at 1:43 PM ET

“Damn, Daniel” references, Anonymous masks and blow jobs—this is what happens when 4chan helps make a porn. That’s right, users of the infamous anonymous message board were tapped by adult film company Brazzers to submit ideas for an X-rated film. The result is a film premiering June 4 that, as a press release puts it, has more “internet memes than one can count.”

It’s perfect—members of an industry routinely accused of misogyny have looked for help from an online community famed for terrorizing women.

This is the second time Brazzers has turned to 4chan for creative direction. Earlier this year, the company released “Meme Lover,” after asking users of the 4chan board /tv/ which famous internet lols they wanted to see played out in the film. The resulting movie centered around Bane from “The Dark Knight Rises,” the subject of a beloved 4chan meme, with nods to “Mad Max” and “Star Wars.”

The board deemed the final product “glorious” and “genius,” with one user writing, “Well, this seems like the right time to kill myself, since this is the best thing I’ll ever experience.”

So, now we have “Meme Lover 2: Dawn of Just.” Similarly, Brazzers turned to 4chan users for suggestions. They delivered, offering things like, “Just put more Bane in it” and “needs some fedoras.” The film “follows two ‘internet reviewers,’ Mick and Ray, as they search for the ultimate porn star to satisfy their girlfriends ‘because, reasons,'” according to a press release. And, judging from the trailer, sprinkled throughout are some highly recognizable memes (“I can haz cheeseburger”) and many more you’ll just have to Google (“sex is coming, start stretching”).

It seems the sequel is one big thank you to 4chan. As Mario Nardstein, Brazzer’s product director, put it in a press release, “The community was a big help in contributing to the humor of the series, so for this one we decided to take the reins and step up the visual effects, the jokes, the plot, and really give this meme-porn saga the polish it deserved.”