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Stevin John born May 27, , born Stephen J. Grossman and better known by his alias Blippi , is an American children's entertainer and educator on YouTube and Amazon Video. The Blippi videos are intended to be educational and appeal to young children, as John's Blippi character is portrayed with a childlike, energetic and curious persona; always dressed with his blue and orange beanie cap , blue shirt, orange suspenders and a bow tie. Stevin John grew up "surrounded by tractors, cows and horses", in Ellensburg, Washington , and has stated that as a child he wished to be a limousine driver and a fighter pilot. John initially started making gross-out videos under the persona of Steezy Grossman, a boy born as poop resulting from anal intercourse. In a video John performed the Harlem shake on a toilet and defecated on a naked friend.
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In a typical video, Blippi — speaking directly to the camera, straining to project childlike wonder — explores things like buses, excavators, and jungle animals. Clearly, he knows how to build a following. On some level, parents see Blippi — a harmless, educational show — as a welcome reprieve from the flood of low-quality animated kids videos on YouTube, or the disturbing or exploitative videos targeted at kids that prompted a crackdown by the platform last year. The Blippi empire — based in a production and distribution warehouse in Las Vegas — is vast.