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"You either die a gamer, or live long enough to see yourself become a furry."
Harvey Dent

The Ballad Of The N-Word is a piece of media that is not easily described with words. Created by the mad genius named Liam Bilsky, this cinematic amalgamation of The Dark Knight and absurd yet appealing memes of bad quality is a form of an ironic love letter to the short-lived, but memorable era of the Gang Weed culture. The Ballad of The N-Word is centered around the antics of the nefarious gamer and anarchist known as The Pranker, as Batman tries to stop him from destroying Gotham by uttering the N-Word.


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  • Dramatic Unmask: "I believe that what doesn't kill you simply makes you... cringier."
  • Political Correctness Gone Mad: The mere prospect of the N-Word being spoken out loud terrifies the entire population of Gotham. When Rachel finally says it, it results in a huge explosion.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: The Pranker is notorious for his evil and terrifying N-Word powers.
    The Pranker: I'm going to make this minority disappear.
  • Product Placement: "This is just a dick-tastic reminder that this movie is sponsored by Monster Energy."
  • Sensory Abuse: The visuals are done in a heavy distorted and low quality fashion and audio is humongously loud and ear-splitting.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Los Santos Police Department is mentioned several times.
    • Advertisement:
    • "Let's put you on Reddit."
  • Stylistic Suck: The maximum resolution of this video is 360p, and the audio is recorded in the most shoddy and cheap way possible, in order to further its gamer aesthetic.
  • Take That!
    • The movie makes its opinion on the Minions movie fanbase crystal clear.
    Gordon: That's some unfunny shit.
    Dent: Jesus Gordon, you're a noob.
    Gordon: Says the guy who likes the Minions movie.
    • The Pranker's dialogue reveals some of his political biases.
    "You know, you remind me of President Bush. I hate President Bush!"

"Why so cringy?"

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