Brooke Allison Brodack (born April 7, 1986; Putnam, Connecticut), aka Brookers, is an American viral video comedian mainly known for her short videos on YouTube, which have received 49 million views and led to a contract from the mainstream media. The New Yorker called her "the first real YouTube star."Brodack has been making videos since she was 9 years old. Graduating from Wachusett Regional High School, she then attended college at Worcester State College, Quinsigamond Community College and Mount Wachusett Community College, ultimately dropping out of all three. Brodack worked from 2003 to 2006 as a receptionist and hostess at the 99 Restaurant, and she volunteered (2003–05) for the NEADS program (Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans) in Sterling, Massachusetts.