‘Damn, Daniel’ is the teen fashion meme that will save the planet

At it again.

Feb 29, 2020, 11:25 am*

Internet Culture


Miles Klee

Here’s something for you to ponder: Why this video of a kid named Josh breathlessly complimenting his friend Daniel’s clothes day after day is so damn funny. Go ahead—watch it a few dozen times. You’ll want to.

You’re not alone, either. Teens just can’t get enough of Daniel.

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Could it be that in an era defined by casual Internet cruelty, we were waiting all along for this pure expression of positivity and love? Yeah, duh. And our minds are completely blown. Rejoice, you cynics.

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And honestly, who couldn’t use this kind of hype in their life?


Damn, Daniel—you’re doing everything right.

Update 2:48pm CT, Feb. 25: Ellen DeGeneres had Josh and Daniel on her show, gifting them a surfboard and a lifetime supply of Vans, respectively. This is their world now—we just live in it.

H/T Mashable | Screengrab via TxldBySLZY/YouTube 

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*First Published: Feb 18, 2016, 4:55 pm