Joe Santagato is an American YouTube star famous for his weekly podcast, The Basement Yard. The podcast was released by Fullscreen, a network of content creators on the internet, and reached the top of the iTunes Chart. He is also known for his self-titled YouTube channel where he posts comedic content regularly. He was previously part of the YouTube channel Settle Down Kids, but later left it to focus on his personal channel. He has collaborated with professional wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson (a.k.a. The Rock) on a series of videos on the latter's YouTube channel, titled Rock, The Promo, for which he served as the host. A believer of equal rights for all, Joe Santagato released the video Gay Marriage Is Legal after the legalization of gay marriage in the US, and questioned why it was illegal in the first place.