Dan Brown (blogger)

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Dan Brown
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Brown speaking at the 3rd Annual FlashFWD Ceremony in May 2012
Born Daniel Scott Zahller Brown
(1990-05-15) May 15, 1990 (age 24)
Residence New York, New York
Nationality American
Years active December 2005–present
Known for Comedy
Politics
Discussions
Notable work(s)

How to solve the Rubik's Cube
DAN3.0

Delicious Steak
Internet information
Web alias(es) Pogobat, danbrownuniverse
Web hosting service(s) YouTube
Revision3
Signature phrase Hey world!

Daniel Scott Zahller "Dan" Brown (born May 15, 1990) is an American vlogger and discussion host, under the YouTube alias Pogobat. Brown has been noted in the media for his newly and widely viewed videos, focusing mainly on how-to videos as well as current events discussion and comedy.[1] Brown is also the founder of the Pogopalooza - the annual world championship of the sport of stunt pogo - which he founded at the age of 14.[2]

On August 2, 2010, Dan launched a project entitled "Dan 3.0," in which viewers would suggest tasks for him to complete, and therefore the viewer would run his life.[3] On April 1, 2011, Dan quit the project for personal reasons, and moved on to vlog/news show "Delicious Steak," which originally aired from July 12, 2011 – May 6, 2012. On May 6, 2012 Dan released a video called "The Last Episode Of Delicious Steak", in which he explained that he is no longer committed to a "show", but rather making videos as a hobby.

Since May 2012, he has reinvented his video style to heavily focus on current affairs and political or moral debates, utilizing his viewership to provoke and take part in discussions, including topics such as gun law, healthcare, drug legislation, marriage equality, and online media. The reaction to this change has been positive.[4]

Fuse[edit]

Brown is employed by Fuse, as an interviewer and media personality, appearing regularly on the show Trending 10[5]

Personal life[edit]

Dan grew up in a Christian household. His mother, Rebecca Zahller Brown, is a pastor with the East Lincoln Christian Church. He has two brothers, one older and one younger.[6] He was born in Ohio, lived in Lincoln, Nebraska during his childhood, and graduated from Lincoln East High School.[7] He briefly attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, but dropped out to primarily focus on his YouTube career. He then moved to San Francisco for Dan 3.0, then New York City for his job at Fuse.

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