Ball's Back In Your Court, Lava Grillers A Welshman named Russel Erwood recently cooked burgers on a charcoal grill, balanced on the end of pole, the other end of which he was balancing on his sternum. All to be designated his town's fool.
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A Welshman named Russel Erwood recently cooked burgers on a charcoal grill, balanced on the end of pole, the other end of which he was balancing on his sternum. All to be designated his town's fool.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Green. Why use a barbecue grill to make burgers? How about putting the grill on a pole while it's flaming. You lean back and balance the pole upright on your chest. In Wales, this stunt is known as The Burning Brushes of Beelzebub. And 34-year-old Russel Erwood pulled it off. He also juggled daggers blindfolded and made golden coins disappear. With that he became the resident jester in a small town that hadn't had one for 700 years. His official title isn't jester; it's town fool. It's MORNING EDITION.

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