Brimstone has had a successful and rewarding career spanning well over four decades; participating in numerous entertainment fields boasting a list of titles including professional wrestler, radio host/professional podcaster, actor, voice actor, author, musician, philanthropist, food critic, horror model, and comic book/animated/children’s book/video game hero. He’s been called a Renaissance man by many, but more accurately described as a well-seasoned entertainer, celebrity personality and serial entertainment entrepreneur.
Brimstone has been SAG-AFTRA since 1980. As a child actor, he made appearances on iconic pop culture shows such as Sesame Street and Romper Room. Under his given name, he was a touring musician as the drummer for bands like Who's Laughing Now and Bugsy. He later became best known for his career in professional wrestling where he has made countless appearances worldwide for the leaders in sports entertainment and throughout the Independents. Brimstone has had a long history appearing in various films, television programming, short films, documentaries, video game voice acting, and cameos in music videos. Notable nationally televised appearances include WWF Superstars, MTV’s TRL, 106 and Park and The Ricki Lake Show as well as countless appearances on national and local affiliates including NBC, CBS, ABC and The CW. He’s been featured in documentaries including Wrestling Then & Now and Standing in the Stars: The Peter Mayhew Story as well as music videos like, Touch & Go by rapper Joe Budden, Dawn Monroe’s Get it Poppin, Bethany Davis’ Lose Control and multiple videos by Frank Lucas, Jr. (Street Star and Let’s Go). He’s also been credited with background vocals on guitarist Bumblefoot’s 2015 release, Little Brother is Watching. Video game voice-over credits include, Seduce Me 2: The Demon War, Sorim Story: Race World (Brimstone is a playable character, available skin and voice of multiple characters), Viking Vengeance as the character Wotan, Triagat as the character Idium, Brimstone’s own Forza Infernis (on Android, Apple & XBox One), Wasteland Wars & GHR: The Great Airspace Chase; is voicing the character Wrath in the game, Rose & Locket and was announced as voicing the lead character, Terror T in the upcoming 2D video game (and animated series) Cereal Killaz. In VR - Brim voices the lead character, Wyatt in the Western based shooting game Finger Gun for the Oculus Quest 2; as well as the character Skalakron in the game, The Search for the Lost Weld (releasing 2023 on Steam, Nintendo Switch and other platforms). Brim’s voice can also be heard in a variety of Q&E Productions’ animated shorts, as Game Day in The Weeklings animated series, Santa Claws for viral YouTube channel, eLL Cartoons, as well as a surprise character in the viral, God’s School. He will be voicing characters including Commander Frosting in Donut Baby for Noise Nest Animation Network (Viacom) and the lovable Beezal in Brush Brigade. Brim has a cameo on a celebrity stacked, narrative fantasy podcast, Children of Sperea where he voices the role of Private Rarla. He can be heard on the Kikkoman Corporation’s national radio ads that he not only voiced; but collaborated in the conception and production thereof. He played the killer in the 2010 horror film, Killer Hoo-Ha! as well as roles in independent films like, Preacher Six, Mott Haven: Cash for Keys, Bloodline, The Roadhouse and many more. Brim can be found in the series, Seymour the Unfortunate Vampire and making cameo's in Troma Entertainment's 2017 Virtual Reality film, Sgt. Ka-Spooky-Man's Cray-Cray VR Halloween Extravaganza, Kabukiman’s Cocktail Corner and Shakespeare's Sh!tstorm in 2019.
As the co-founder, President, and CEO of Hound Comics, Inc. (Hound Entertainment Group), Brimstone and his team of creators launched his comic book series, Brimstone and The Borderhounds on October 31, 2010 at Borders Books and as of January 11, 2011 went nation and worldwide via Barnes & Noble, B.Dalton, BN.com, ComiXology and Amazon. The Borderhounds brand has since then expanded with a variety of Brimstone branded products including (but not limited to) the “Border-Pups” children's book series, coloring books, video games, plush toys, vinyl toys (featured for multiple seasons on The Big Bang Theory) and the Animated Series. Furthermore, under the leadership of Brimstone, Hound Entertainment has also expanded tremendously and aggressively over the years with the addition of publishing over forty different creator-owned projects between the brands Hound Comics, Hound Publishing, Co-Exist Publishing, and Hound Kids. The most satisfying of his endeavors has been becoming the host of The Grindhouse Radio, a pop culture talk-based podcast and series that is currently syndicated on over twenty-five digital & terrestrial radio networks (including iHeartRadio, iTunes, Spotify & Google Play Radio) with a listenership of between 3.5 – 4 million weekly worldwide. The Grindhouse Radio, also known as GHR - has achieved ranking in the Top 20 Best Comedic Podcasts (as high as #6) worldwide on iTunes, as well as #83 on their overall charts. In addition to GHR, Brim hosts his own personal companion podcast series, Within Brim’s Skin which has independently ranked in the Top 100 on iTunes worldwide. As of 2021, Brim began co-hosting a secondary companion series alongside GHR's Tom Greer entitled, Truly Inconsequential - a live and interactive talk show; as well as The Dirty Little Secrets Club with co-host Dayna Pereira which maintains a ranking in the European and Canadian charts. Brimstone has been listed at #2 in Podcast Magazine's 2022 - 40 Over 40 most influential podcasters, and appears regularly as an expert speaker at libraries, schools, the Freelancer's Union and universities teaching podcast hopefuls, ‘how to podcast’ from nuts to bolts in Podcast 101, 201, 301 and other courses along with his GHR partners. On social media, Brimstone and GHR branded GIFs have been used over 1.4 billion times via their official Giphy account. Notably, The Grindhouse Radio was a topic of discussion at the European Planetary Science Congress 2018 - officially making them a citable source for scientific and collegiate papers. In 2018 – GHR released and distributed their first Holiday single, ‘Baking Cookies’ that was written by Brim and the main cast.
Brimstone is involved in licensing and partnerships with Eastsport Backpacks for Brimstone branded merchandise sold on WalMart.com and featured on The Big Bang Theory; Troll Lord Games for the Brimstone Role Playing Game, CaJohn’s Fiery Foods (Brimstone line of multi-award winning gourmet sauces and seasonings), Torchbearer Sauces (Torched Stone Thai - Ultra Hot Sauce), The Jerky Connection (Brimstone Jerky), Demeter Fragrances (Cologne/Perfume), 3 Coconut Monkey (Vinyl/Plush Toys), SGN Gaming & Algocrunch (Brimstone video game apps), Pro Wrestling Tees (Brimstone T-Shirts), Dragon Song Forge (Brimstone Swords), Sweet Hollywood LA (Brimstone Chocolate Bars), Ruth’s Mustard (Brimstone Mustard), East Coast Roast (Brimstone Coffee Line), Nifty Candy (Brimstone Candy Line), Serenity Custom Drums, and ButterWinks Cookies among countless others. Brimstone is sponsored by All Music Inc. and endorsed by Beyerdynamic, ZOOM North America, Affliction Clothing, Leviath Clothing, Fresh Clean Tees, Trademark Factory, Rare Boutiques Jewelry, Transparent Sunglasses, The Beefer, Monster Energy, Yelp, CoKreeate, Yogibo, HoMedics, Love Sac, TechniSport USA, Ergo Chef, Spaceman Knives, Chef Uniforms, Dart World USA and many more. Brimstone is a current celebrity brand ambassador for Yoder Smokers, Jealous Devil Pellets and Cru Ovens among others; he's also a celebrity social media influencer for a wide variety of clientele including Kikkoman, 7 Eleven, Wendy’s (IMDboat), Boss Hoss Motorcycles, Red Roof Inn and Mane ‘N Tail Haircare Products; and has a Klear influencer rating of 91. He has been featured in Wall Street Journal Best Selling books The Bra Book and Worth Every Penny as well as internationally recognized magazines including Maxim.
Brimstone also starred as the host of Food Hound: Tidbits which was a web-based celebrity food show filmed while on tour making appearances at pop culture conventions around the country including events such as Wizard World, Stan Lee's LA Comic Con, San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con. As a result of the show, restaurants around the United States have added Brimstone-themed products to their existing menus including The Brimstone spiked milkshake at My Burger Bar in Buffalo, Dust from Hell Wings at Even Flow Bar & Grill and The Brimstone Pizza at Mulberry Street Restaurant on Long Island, The Brimstone Philly Grindhouse Burger at The Baroness Bar in LI City, and a variety of Brimstone-related dishes around the country. In 2022, Brimstone will be starring in a new iteration of the Food Hound IP, Food Hound: Home Edition alongside his son Dylan - which will be airing on a major streaming service not yet announced.
Aside from accommodating promoters nationwide by hosting his own panels - Brimstone’s charm, wit, and ability to engage large crowds has led him to adding the roles of celebrity host, judge, and moderator to his already massive resume. Brim has been entrusted with these duties at an array of different events and functions from pop culture to foodie based. He’s had the pleasure of moderating talents including George Takei (Star Trek), Seth Gilliam (The Walking Dead), John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) for Awesome Con, Lincoln A. Castellanos (Fear the Walking Dead) for Walker Stalker Con and was reunited with Caroll (Big Bird) Spinney for the first time off-screen in well over three decades for a PBS panel at The Great Philadelphia Comic Con. In the foodie world, he’s graced the Celebrity Chef stage at events such as Zest Fest Midwest, celebrity judged for the NYC Hot Sauce Expo, Famous Food Festivals, Pig Island NYC, King of the Wing, Brisket King NYC and Rib King NYC, played the roles of head judge and host of the Long Island Wing Festival for four consecutive years, hosted the ultra hot pepper eating contest for Maxim Magazine, three time celebrity judge for the Annual Meatball Madness competition as well as countless other eating competitions around the country. In business, he's been featured in countless publications including Entrepreneur and Newsday, as well as having judged for the Stevie Awards among other notable award ceremonies. Brim’s tough guy persona aside, he is a regular when it comes to providing PG entertainment, seminars and presentations at schools, libraries and kid’s days nationwide.
Brim prides himself in acting as a spokesperson for the Stan Lee Foundation, Jaime Isaacs Foundation, RADD (Rockers Actors and Athletes against Driving Drunk), and an annual guest speaker for Celebrity Sports Night and LILTA’s Men’s Conferences aimed at paving educational paths for young men. Whether it be poking fun at himself by shucking clams, or visiting the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation to give out stuffed animals and spend time with the kids – Brim has a heart of gold and will do just about anything to support a good cause. As a small business expert - he officially became a Mentor with SCORE Mentors in 2018 in order to give back to entrepreneurs in need of guidance. In 2015, he partnered with the Empire Saber Guild (An Official Lucas Film, Star Wars Costuming Group) to create an exclusive trading card for St. Mary’s portraying Brimstone as a Sith Lord for charity. The Grindhouse Radio was awarded the 2020 New York State Senate Empire Business Award in recognition of their repeated contributions to the community and New York State, followed by a 2021 Platinum Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Responsibility | Making a Difference and Brimstone awarded for Excellence in Community Service | Leadership in Individual Community Service. An avid philanthropist at heart, Brimstone subjected himself to be roasted for charity in 2010, participated in the comedic, Roast of Brian O'Halloran, and has been featured on NBC’s Cause Celeb twice concerning his efforts. Furthermore, he’s worked directly with Build-A-Bear Workshop, whom was a sponsor of his international children’s initiative. In 2020, aiming to be a continued source of encouragement through the COVID-19 pandemic - Brim released his book, Brim-isms - a small book of his inspirational and motivational quotes with a Forward by Charles Martinet.
Brim claims that the cherry on top of his successes is the signature drink “The Brimstone Red” created for him by the Jack Daniel’s Distillery, the use of Brimstone related product on The Big Bang Theory - seasons 7 through 12, his hand in wax on display at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Wax Museum in San Antonio Texas, recognition of his philanthropy on MSNBC, his brand partnership with Giphy.com, being drafted as a Special Forces Commander for the Zombie Survival Crew alongside Michael Rooker & Norman Reedus, and the spotlight on himself and Hound via the legendary Stan Lee’s official website. Other notable accomplishments include a 2008 Award from the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame, a 2014 Rule Breaker Award for Best Manufacturer with revenue under $1M for Hound Comics, Inc., 'Best Long Island Personality 2018 & 2019', 'Best Twitter Account from Long Island 2018 & 2019' and The Grindhouse Radio being voted and awarded, ‘Best Radio Station on Long Island 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020’ in the 12th through 15th Annual Best of Long Island Awards, and a 'Best Recording Studio on Long Island' 2022. GHR received a 2021 Gold AVA Digital Award for Audio Production / Radio Podcast, 2021 Gold Award of Excellence | Individual Episodes, Entertainment Podcast for the 27th Annual Communicator Awards, 2021 Vega Digital 'Centauri' Award for Best Podcast Series, 2021 NYX Marcom Gold Award for Audio & Podcast, two 2021 Platinum dotComm Awards for Audio/Radio/Web Program Original Series: Entertainment & Website: Entertainment, as well as GHR being named a 2018 SCORE American Small Business Champion, National Grand Champion and SB100 - Best of Small Business Awards 2021 Award Winner.