Dave Rubin is a prominent right-of-center political commentator, podcast host, and member of the “intellectual dark web.” Rubin, who was born in New York and raised there in a secular Jewish household, now lives in Los Angeles. He is openly gay. Rubin, who is most closely associated with his podcast, “The Rubin Report,” is an opponent of identity politics and big government largesse. He identifies with the libertarian/classical liberal wing of contemporary right-of-center political thought. Rubin is a prominent member of the “intellectual dark web,” alongside others such as Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, Eric Weinstein, and Sam Harris.
How old is Dave Rubin? Dave Rubin was born in New York City on June 26, 1976.
How did Dave Rubin’s career get started? Rubin began doing stand-up comedy in New York City in the late 1990s and eventually worked with the popular Comedy Cellar comedy club. He continued doing stand-up comedy in New York City until 2007. In the late 2000s, Rubin was involved in hosting or co-hosting numerous podcasts, including “Hot Gay Comics,” “The Ben and Dave Show,” and “The Six Pack.” An early version of “The Rubin Report” launched in 2012.
Who have been some of Dave Rubin’s notable podcast guests? Notable guests on “The Rubin Report” have included Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, Eric Weinstein, Sam Harris, Tucker Carlson, Glenn Beck, Larry King, Peter Thiel, Yoram Hazony, Clay Travis, Andy Ngo, Marianne Williamson, Andrew Yang, James O’Keefe, Allie Stuckey, Heather Mac Donald, Rabbi David Wolpe, Nadine Strossen, Larry Elder, Sebastian Gorka, and Thomas Sowell.
What is Dave Rubin’s political philosophy? Rubin is a classical liberal who believes in a smaller government, free speech, and individual responsibility. Rubin has described progressivism as a “mental disorder.” He eschews traditional social conservatism in numerous areas and is personally agnostic, in terms of religion.