Tag Archives: Magic

10 Bets You Will Never Lose

Richard Wiseman teaches you ten bets you will always win. Some require a little practice.

You’re going to need some paper clips, water, coins, matchsticks as well as a gullible friend.

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Magician Simon Pierro Performs iPad Beer Trick At The Hofbraeuhaus

Magician artist Simon Pierro shows the iPad magic at the world famous German “Hofbraeuhaus” in Munich, Germany.

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Magician Mathieu Bich Fools Penn & Teller

On the Jonathan Ross-hosted magic competition show Penn & Teller: Fool Us, magicians are challenged to successfully fool world-renowned illusionists Penn and Teller for a chance to open for the duo at their long-running magic show in Vegas. Magician Mathieu Bich successfully fools Penn & Teller with his signature “Spreadwave” card trick.

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Michael Chabon & Ayelet Walden Developing HBO Series Tentatively Titled Hobgoblin

HBO has commissioned famed screenwriter/author Michael Chabon (Wonderboys, Spider-Man 2) and his wife, novelist Ayelet Walden to develop a period piece detailing the exploits of magicians against Adolf Hitler.

The series, tentatively titled Hobgoblin, will focus on a group of con men and magicians using their skills in deception and illusion to outwit the forces of the Third Reich in World War II.

A  documented example of this type of deception is the magician Jasper Maskelyne who created illusions of armies, tanks and battleships and even mis-directed German bombers away from Alexandria and the Suez Canal.

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Card Hit Wonder By Justin Flom

A very cool card trick set to music from Justin Flom.

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