Ping Pong’s ‘Hacking the System’ is a how to guide to make your life a little bit easier. Host Brian Brushwood is a jack-of-all-trades: magician, author, podcaster, lecturer, comic, TV personality. He puts those skills to use offering tips, tricks and shortcuts to gain advantages no matter what the situation. Each episode of `Hacking the System’ is a tutorial on how to come out on top whether it’s getting flight upgrades, protecting your personal information, or surviving a natural disaster.
Brian Brushwood - Brian Allen Brushwood (born January 17, 1975) is an American magician, podcaster, author, lecturer and comedian. Brushwood is known for the series Scam School, a show where he teaches the audience entertaining tricks at bars so they can "scam" a free drink from their friends. In addition to Scam School, Brushwood co-hosts the podcasts Weird Things with Andrew Mayne and Justin Robert Young, Cordkillers with Tom Merritt and Night Attack with Young. Brushwood was also a regular guest on the This Week in Tech podcast. Brushwood performs his Bizarre Magic stage show across the United States and is the author of six books. Brushwood also co-hosts a YouTube show along with Jason Murphy called The Modern Rogue. Brushwood has appeared on national television numerous times including on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, CNN and Food Network.