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Brian Brushwood

Bizarre Magician / Podcast Host
Austin, TX USA

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For over a decade, Brian Brushwood has toured colleges nationwide, performing his award-winning bizarre magic show and skeptical lectures at over 1000 schools. Teller (of Penn and Teller) says "Brian Brushwood just kills me. He's funny, dangerous, and brilliantly original. He's going to be really famous, very soon."

Brian has appeared on over two dozen national TV shows (including two appearances on "The Tonight Show"), and recently started hosting the break-out series "Scam School," named by iTunes as a Top Video Podcast of 2008 and 2009. Each episode of the show "dedicated to social engineering at the bar and on the street" teaches a usable street con, scam, or magic trick to score free drinks at the bar. New episodes are available every Thursday at

In late 2009, Brian joined Leo Laporte's TWiT network, co-hosting the new show "NSFW" along with Justin Robert Young. Each episode of NSFW focuses on late-night internet culture, bizarre games, and interviews with A-list internet celebrities at



Convention Guest Appearances:
   Dragon*Con 2010 - September 3-6 in Atlanta, GA
   PortConMaine 2011 - June 23-26 in South Portland, ME
   Dragon*Con 2011 - September 2-5 in Atlanta, GA
   PortConMaine 2012 - June 21-24 in South Portland, ME
   Dragon*Con 2012 - August 31 - September 3 in Atlanta, GA
   Canterlot Gardens 2012 - September 28-30 in Strongsville, OH
   Nerdtacular 2013 - July 5-6 in Snowbird, UT
   Dragon Con 2013 - August 30 - September 2 in Atlanta, GA
   Nerdtacular 2014 - July 4-5 in Snowbird, UT
   Dragon Con 2014 - August 29 - September 1 in Atlanta, GA
   Nerdtacular 2015 - July 30 - August 1 in Snowbird, UT
   Dragon Con 2015 - September 4-7 in Atlanta, GA
   Dragon Con 2016 - September 2-5 in Atlanta, GA
13 guest appearances

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