Brian T. Shirley
- Date of birth: June 11, 1967
- Born: in Marietta, The United States.
- Description: Comedian/Philosopher Brian T Shirley has been in the Business for nearly 20 years. His act is derived from growing up poor, coming from a broken home, his military experience, partying, women, pets, infommercials, sports, and much,much, more. He started doing stand-up at The Comedy Zone in Charleston,S.C. at a comedy workshop where he learned the art of performing and writing comedy.He has performed all over the U.S., Canada and The Bahamas. Brian can format his show to be G,PG or R rated, depending on the audience and the needs of the clubowner/booker. He also works Country Clubs all over the U.S. with a select group of Comedians, has done special events such as opening for Huey Lewis and The News,the Laughter for Love benefit for Va. Tech, The Second Annual Charleston Comedy festival, and a Country music festival for Dodge trucks to name a few. Brian has also done The Jokers Wild in the Atlantis resort and Casino on Paradise Island,The Bahamas and has now a regular comedian for Carnival Cruise Line.
Brian is also a philosopher. No, he doesn't have a degree, but he has written two books of wisdom and wise sayings called "Make Love Not Warts", and " Four Score and Seven Beers Ago..." which are available now on Amazon.com,barnesandnoble.com, booksamillion.com, Trafford.com(The publisher's website) or for a signed copy and a free personalized 8x10 headshot you can order from this website . The books have over four hundred sayings, insults and song titles turned into comedic sentences combined. "Make Love Not Warts" is now featured on bookdaily.com., and available for checkout at the library in Atlantis in The Bahamas! These books are also available for ebook downloads.
Brian's 3rd book is out as of Aug.12 2012.The Ebook "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Club" is available at Libboo.com,amazon.com ( http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005ZTNU7Q ) and barnesandnoble.com (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-fun...). It is a series of short stories that are a behinds the scenes look at comedians on the road, a mudt have for any fan of stand-up comedy!Brian also has had a short story of SCI/FI published in the Sept. issue of the enzine SCHLOCK. here's the link http://www.schlock.co.uk/