Brian Boone

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University Of Oregon
Fast Food, Food History, Breakfast Cereal
  • Brian has contributed food-based articles to trivia books that have sold more than 10 million copies.
  • He wrote two widely produced food-forward plays, "The Egg Play" and "Brisket."
  • He has developed and produced podcasts for chefs and culinary celebrities.


Brian has written trivia and about pop culture for print and the internet for two decades. He's contributed hundreds of articles about food and other subjects for the bestselling Uncle John's Bathroom Reader series. He joined Static Media in 2016, contributing to Mashed, The Daily Meal, and Looper.


Brian received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Magazine Journalism and Theater Arts from the University of Oregon, where he also studied English literature, presented plays, and edited the campus arts and music magazine.
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