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Ethan Brown


Ethan Brown is a recent graduate of Boston University from Bethel, Connecticut with a dual degree in Environmental Analysis & Policy and Film & Television. He is the Founder and Host of The Sweaty Penguin, where he writes and hosts episodes, manages the team, and struggles to keep any sort of sleep schedule. He is also a Writer and Commentator for Young Voices, an Eco Representative for Earth Angel Sustainable Production Services, and a Social Media Specialist with Youth Collective.

His writing has appeared in outlets such as The Hill and Orange County Register, and he has appeared as an expert on programs such as Scripps News and The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe. Ethan originally found climate change very overwhelming and depressing, but fortunately, he had the skills to combat that. From ages 10-15, he performed a mental math stage show around the world — culminating in winning an episode of FOX’s TV show SuperHuman — and became adept at turning a scary subject like math into something fun and entertaining.

He also ran BU’s satire publication The Bunion for two years — growing it from just himself to a 90 person team — and there, gained experience finding humor in many challenging topics. But climate change was always a priority, and when quarantine hit, he launched The Sweaty Penguin and hasn’t looked back since. In his free time, Ethan loves watching football, cooking, karaoke, working on his fish tank, and complaining about pineapple on pizza.


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