It started off as one of the most memorable quotes in MMA History, and went on to form a life of it’s own; as Nick Diaz proclaimed,
“Train by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night!”
Savages of the internet took to Joe Rogan’s podcast, and thus the meme was born.
Joe “why do people keep putting quotes between my name” Rogan.
It’s nearly impossible to watch a Joe Rogan video without the meme being referenced in the comment section down below.
Nobody truly knows the origin of how the meme caught on, some say it was a Reddit comment whilst others claim it was a random Youtube troll.
Nobody knows, it’s embroiled in mystery.
The best part is,
It’s a harmless meme, which sparked a kinship between strangers and lunatics alike.
It also started a safe-haven for people that were searching for a sense of belonging.
Unlike other internet memes, it wasn’t mean spirited and Joe “Stop giving me nicknames” Rogan, didn’t seem to mind it.
To the outsider, people had no idea why random nicknames were being thrown in between Joe “I never said that” Rogan’s name.
To the people in on the meme, it was blatantly obvious.
Almost all MMA fighters tend to get Nicknames; hence — it was only fair Joe “I never had a nickname” Rogan received not just one, but thousands.
One dedicated Reddit user even curated a list of the most entertaining ones,
Fans of the podcast made it a challenge to come up with the best Joe “give me a nickname” Rogan comment, every time a new clip was posted.
It’s one of those few memes that just doesn’t get old, and continues to get laughs from people that are fans of Joe “This is the most impressive thing I’ve ever seen in a 1,000 fights” Rogan.
Most important of all, it brought together a bunch of people who could have a laugh without offending one another.
Unlike those few mean spirited memes,
Such as well,
The Joe “mental health is nothing to joke about” Rogan meme continues to bring joy to a tiny corner of the internet.
Thank you for reading.