Brian Brushwood

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Brian Brushwood
Brian Brushwood.jpg
Born(1975-01-07) January 7, 1975 (age 39)
Fountain Valley, California
MediumIPTV; MP3
NationalityAmerican
GenresMagic (illusion)
Subject(s)Confidence tricks; Fire eating
Notable works and rolesScam School
Websiteshwood.com
 
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Brian Brushwood
Brian Brushwood.jpg
Born(1975-01-07) January 7, 1975 (age 39)
Fountain Valley, California
MediumIPTV; MP3
NationalityAmerican
GenresMagic (illusion)
Subject(s)Confidence tricks; Fire eating
Notable works and rolesScam School
Websiteshwood.com

Brian Brushwood (born January 17, 1975) is an American magician, podcaster, author and comedian. Performing on college campuses, he is known for his display of bizarre magic and fire-eating performances. He is the author of The Professional's Guide To Fire Eating and is the host of Revision3's Scam School, a web series that features ten-minute tricks. He also co-hosts TWiT.tv's NSFWShow, a comedic podcast with Justin Robert Young.

Brushwood has performed on The Food Network, CNN and The Tonight Show, and performed at The University of Texas. Brushwood was also interviewed on episode 205 of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe.[1]

Biography[edit]

Brushwood was born in Fountain Valley, California, and later lived in Colorado, Norway, and Texas.[2] In 1993, he started at the University of Texas in Austin doubly majoring in "Plan II honors program" and history. He performed a magic show as a "creative writing" senior thesis. He began touring with the "Bizarre Magic Show" full-time in 2000.[3][4] Brushwood also works as a writer and makes appearances on the lecture circuit. Brushwood categorizes himself as a libertarian.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe | The Skeptics Guide to the Universe | Page 205". Theskepticsguide.org. 2009-06-16. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  2. ^ Junior, Ed (2005). Variety Acts: Gaining Respect. Bloomington, IL: AuthorHouse. pp. 15–19. ISBN 1-4208-4598-5. 
  3. ^ Stanton, Mike. "Brian Brushwood’s bizarre magic wows audience | The Collegian". Kstatecollegian.com. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Vanessa Becknell: Between the Pages With Author and "Bizarre Magician" Brian Brushwood". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  5. ^ Transcript from TWiT

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