DJ Dan

{{Lost Experience}}
{{Infobox Character
=DJ Dan
=Javier Grillo-Marxuach
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DJ Dan/Podcast Archive=Dan Lapinsky =DJ Dan =Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Macon, Alabama, USA =Podcast host }} '''DJ Dan''' ("real" name Dan Lapinsky) is a character in ''The Lost Experience'' played by ''Lost'' writer Javier Grillo-Marxuachhttp//, who hosts a DJ Dan/Podcast Archive about various subjects relating to the experience, including The Hanso Foundation and its The Hanso Foundation. DJ Dan's website, http// http//, was first discovered in the second line of HTML source code in, but was later replaced by the address of Rachel Blake's website. Since then he has sporadically released podcasts taking calls from his "ConspiraSpies" (the name he has given his listeners) and talking to his co-host Tonya Jefferson. Some of his podcasts are found on his website; however, most are found on other websites, most notably http// and http// Usually a password or some kind of code is involved, for example, if 108 is entered into, Dan's podcast starts to play. Most notably, there was a DJ Dan Live Broadcast on August 11, 2006. The second live podcast was broadcast on September 24th at 8pm PST. Rachel Blake announced the release of the final video via on this podcast. The show also had the audio of Thomas Mittelwerk's imminent capture by authorities, and his destruction of the Hanso Foundation Headquarters, killing his pursuers in the process. DJ Dan is one of the protagonists or "good guys" of this story of fighting the Hanso Foundation, along with Rachel Blake, Darla Taft (GidgetGirl). He has also taken offense to this site for suggesting he is a work of fiction as part of ''The Lost Experience'', and insists he is entirely real. {{I=Djdan main.JPG=right=220=The first page of the http// website. Notice the picture of Joop at the bottom.}} ==Website sections== ===Podcast archive=== '''DJ Dan Podcast Archive and information''' See DJ Dan/Podcast Archive ===ConspiraSpy of the month=== {{I=Shark-closeup.jpg=left=180=A close-up of a shark carcass reportedly found off the coast of Australia.}} "We were diving off the Great Barrier Reef when we found this partially decayed shark carcass. Check out the logo on this guy...definitely not a tattoo or a brand..." -Richard P. This resembles the shark with the DHARMA logo featured in the episode Adrift. The tattoo is similar to the logo of The Swan, with the addition of an extra line; however the logo on The Shark in the episode is unfamiliar.
===Links=== DJ Dan's site originally linked to the following pages (now it reads "COMING SOON") * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// * http// It has recently been updated with a DJ Dan. ===Eyes on the man=== {{I=alvarhanso.jpg=200=left=Alvar Hanso's Narvik photo}} Originally displaying Alvar Hanso's photo, it now displays three photos of Thomas Mittelwerk. The first Mittelwerk photo links to, and the other two link to ads by the foundation; Life Extension Project and the Mathematical Forecasting Initiative. It has recently been updated with a DJ Dan.
===Mythic beastie sighting!=== {{I=Animal.gif=left=150=The image of the strange creature.}} A picture of what appears to be a cross between a sloth and a bear, likely a picture of a Mapinguari, a legendary giant sloth from the Amazon. Supposedly, there was a joke script pages! The author of the page was thought to have been Javier Grillo-Marxuach who appears to be playing DJ Dan in the entrance photo of the website. The original copy of this image is apparently from the http// Illinois State Museum's Web site, as was first noted http// here. It is a photograph of "a reconstruction of Jefferson's ground sloth ''Megalonyx jeffersonii'' from the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History."
===Merchandise=== A section where fans can supposedly buy DJ Dan t-shirts. However, there does not appear to be any way to buy the advertised merchandise. It has recently been updated with a DJ Dan. ImageShutdown.jpg|"''SHUTDOWN''" ImageConspiraspyunite.jpg|"''ConspiraSpies Unite!''" ImageConspiraspytraining.jpg|"''ConspiraSpy in Training''" ImageGlyphshirt.jpg|"''90VDHOHU''" ===Bios=== ===='''"DJ" Dan Lapinsky'''==== is rumored to have grown up in either Terre Haute, IN - Tulsa, OK - or Macon, AL sometime in the tumultuous 1960s. A veteran of Operation Desert Storm in the Army's Radio Corps, DJ Dan witnessed firsthand the darkest parts of the human struggle, from that point vowing to shed light on those who would seek to let greed and self-interest cheapen the value of human life. DJ Dan wishes not to speak or think for his audience. He merely hopes to give voice to those issues The Man would rather see buried and forgotten. * On 06/08, "Operation Desert Storm in the Army's Radio Corps" was replaced with simply "the Gulf War". '''Email''' ===='''Tonya Jefferson'''==== holds a Ph.D. in Communications from USC'S Annenberg School of Communications. Mother of two, she is often found reeling DJ Dan back into orbit with her patented DJ Dan Double Strength Tractor Beam. And if that doesn't work, she uses powdered donuts. ==Miscellaneous== ===Videos=== {{I=Mit-mfi.jpg=200=right=A mathematician working in the Hanso Foundation's Mathematical Forecasting Initiative.}} There have been some videos posted on, such as Hanso Foundation Commercials. http// Hanso Life Extension Commercial from DJ http// Hanso Mathematical Forecasting Commercial from DJ http// Live Underground Broadcast short from ===Ads=== There are ads for Jeep Compass (Homepage), (Mythic Beastie Sighting), Verizon roadtrip (Podcast Archive), and Monster Job agent (Bios). It seems now that only the Sublymonal ad is working. *The ads seem to be related to the clues **Sprite sponsored the Web page **Jeep sponsored the Web page **Monster sponsored the Web page **Verizon sponsored the Web page ===Glyphs=== As part of, three glyphs were found on DJ Dan's website, GMX18BCJ in the http// links section, 90VDHOHU in the http// merchandise section on one of the t-shirts and GZ2I in the http// eyes on the man section (hidden at the bottom). ImageGmx18bcj.jpg Image90VDHOHU.jpg ImageGZ2I.jpg ==Trivia== *The real ''DJ Dan'' is the stage name of http// Daniel Wherret. He is one of the world's premiere House DJ's, involved in the electronic dance music scene since the early 1990's. **Entering DJ Dan on will also tell you about the real DJ Dan. **The trip-hop song on the end of some of the DJDan tracks is "Clubbed to Death" by Rob Dougan. *The site seems to be hosted on the same server as, as any prefix in his URL (like http// will direct to Hanso - it is unclear whether this is an intentional facet of the game (and Dan is actually a Hanso dupe) or a sloppy server design. *At the top of two links on the page, (Podcast Archive and Mythic Beastie Sighting) there are ads. They say "Tell Lymon what you love." Underneath that it says "I love (blank)" No matter what you type, on the podcast archive it will always say "Pyramids" and on the mythic beastie sighting it will always say "Lymon." *DJ Dan's podcast website has been the subject of parody by a website called DJ Lena http// *In his second live broadcast, Dan actually quoted part of the introduction of this Lostpedia article. He refers to Lostpedia as a "famed geek-out Internet site... a wiki wiki site." {{Nav-TLEC}} deDJ Dan esDJ Dan itDJ Dan plDJ Dan ptDJ Dan CategoryThe Lost Experience CategoryCharacters in The Lost Experience CategoryOfficial sites CategoryThe Lost Experience CategoryWebsites CategoryCurrent or Former Military CategoryCharacters CategoryThe Lost Experience websites