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Shaun (born 1988), initially Shaun and Jen (S&J), is a leftist YouTuber that debunks conspiracy theories and other lies promoted by conservative/alt-right media and YouTubers, generally at extreme length.[note 1]
The channel was originally a let's play channel run by two old school friends, Shaun and Jen. Shaun began making videos about other YouTubers (such as LeafyIsHere and CinemaSins) in 2016, and soon after began making videos refuting the arguments of popular right-wing, alt-right and anti-SJW YouTubers. The videos became increasingly popular as a new wave of leftist YouTubers (such as ContraPoints and Hbomberguy) began to gain traction on YouTube through their critiques of right-wing politics. Jen doesn't participate in these videos beyond occasionally drawing the thumbnail art, and eventually left for Twitch. By September 2017, the title of the Shaun and Jen Youtube channel was changed to simply "Shaun" (pending a new name), and Shaun's twitter handle and Twitch Channel also no longer have Jen in the title. The symbol of the channel is a human skull wearing sunglasses, allegedly in order to "reclaim the skull" from the alt-right (Davis Aurini, maker of The Sarkeesian Effect and Alt Right Dogs, keeps one on his bookshelf).
- Outrage News(fake news distributed by Breitbart, Rebel Media, Sargon of Akkad, Black Pigeon Speaks, TL;DR, Vee, Secular Talk, and Christopher Cantwell. ): A response to shitty Islam-baiting/Arab-baiting
- XY Einzelfall( ): A response to a "migrant crime reporting map". As an example, S&J shows that almost all of the "arson" cases are tipped toasters.
- A Response to #Feminists4Autism(Sargon of Akkad's claim that feminism and autism are related. ): A response to
- Do women destroy civilizations?(Black Pigeon Speaks' claim that, well, women destroy civilizations. ): A response to
- Stefan Molyneux's Fall of Rome - A Response(Stefan Molyneux's shitty sources and corresponding shitty ideas about the fall of Rome. ): A response to
- Thunderf00t the Cherrypicker(Thunderf00t's
obsession withinterest in Anita Sarkeesian.
): A response to
- Ghostbusters 2016 Review & Analysis( ): A response to the "Ghostbusters is feminist propaganda" meme.
- The Truth About "The Truth About Star Wars: The Force Awakens"(Star Wars is anti-white propaganda" meme. ): A response to the "
- Charlottesville: The True Alt-Right(James Allsup's (a Charlottesville protestor) claims about the alt-right and showing the neo-Nazi, racist, and anti-Semitic elements the movement has. ): A response to
- How PragerU Lies to You(PragerU's videos on feminism, economics, etc. ):A response to
- Abolish the Monarchy! - A response to CGP Grey( ): A response to CGP Grey's arguments against the abolition of the British monarchy.
- Transphobia in the UK(transphobia in the UK, specifically in the British press. ): A response to
- TL;DR - TL;DR Doesn't Understand Anita Sarkeesian(Anita Sarkeesian. ): A takedown of anti-SJW YouTuber TL;DR's embarrassingly weak pedantic arguments against
- Three Arrows, fellow LeftTuber with a similar format
- Steve Shives
- Hbomberguy, Shaun's friend
- Philosophy Tube
- Main Youtube Channel
- Secondary Youtube Channel (Reuploads from Twitch)
- Shaun's Twitter
- Shaun's Twitch
- Read: only watch if you've got half an hour to spare.