Here is a riddle…Read More
A short and stout teapot of a man waddled onto the stage. His very image prompts a ripple of laughter among the audience. By the middle of his show, everyone in the auditorium is in rapt attention, some members of the audience even get up from their seats to get closer to the performer and watch more carefully.
If nature ever intended Max Malini to become a magician, not even a mentalist could’ve guessed it...Read More
The comforting objection to Artificial Intelligence, “A computer can only follow the program written by a human,” is no longer true. Computers can now learn on their own. And they have. And between today and 20 years from now, today is the worst it will ever be...Read More
The magician often uses humor as an essential form of misdirection. Even without this in the performer's toolbox, magic can often elicit laughter without any overt jokes. Here's why...Read More
In no particular order, below are three magicians I want at my party. You won't find these entertainers in a list of Indianapolis magicians, but David Blaine is appearing June 21st at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis.Read More
Indianapolis magician, sure, but only about half my shows are near Indianapolis.
Loved the show last night at the event in Winnetka, Illinois, celebrating the Vice President at Basic Wire and Cable.
I had already been looking forward to it because I love Winnetka, Illinois, but once I got there...
A magician is an accessory to your day, but more essential than you might first expect...Read More
People have said some pretty mean things about Donald Trump. He's been described as "a privileged gasbag," "having a thrifty complexity," and being "one-dimensional" (except for his inter-dimensional hair) On the other hand, he has a tremendous necktie.
I like him as much as the next guy, and would argue that he has more than just a tremendous necktie. He has charisma, he has the gift of gab, and he's a born showman.
So why would I write such a damaging post about his not being fit to be a magician?
How would you like to go to bed every night knowing
you could non-locally, non-verbally engineer coincidences,
and influence events and people for your own benefit?
As a principled mentalist whose only intention is to deceive,
here is my take on this...