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.


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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