For Episode 117, the Discourse in Magic boys got a chance to sit down with Jason England. If you didn’t know, Jason England is the leading expert on Erdnase, Casino gambling and cheating. His interest in cards
started after learning how to play blackjack with his Grandma, and watching the Carson show with
his Dad, which lead him to the beginnings of buying card books.
In this episode, Jonah slides over to the other side of the couch so that he can pair with Ben Train and talk about the birth and the growth of the Toronto Magic Company. It start with the story of how TMC began.Episode 115 – The Internet, Creation, and Mutant Powers with Kyle Marlett June 14th, 2018
This week Jonah and Tyler talk with magician Kyle Marlett about his new show Mutant Powers. Kyle explains the ins and outs of working in the world of magic and how he has become a fantastic magic consultant and creator.Episode 114 – Surrealist Performance Art June 7th, 2018
It’s time for episode 114 and our monthly catch-up for Jonah and Tyler. The pair like to get together every four weeks or so to talk about their magic careers and to answer you questions. Tyler has been slow on the performing side but has been creating at steady clip. He’s had to prioritize his downtime because of his new job. That has forced him to set aside some quality magic time. Tyler also recently booked one of his first corporate gigs ever, so he’s been pretty excited about that. Tyler feels like he’s back in high school when his passion about magic was at its height.Episode 113 – Character, Acting, and Honing Your Act with Rob Zabrecky May 31st, 2018
Rob Zabresky is an actor, a songwriter and, most importantly for our purposes, a magician. Rob was a musician in the band Possum Dixon in the mid 1990’s when he strolled into a magic shop in Baltimore to escape the summer heat. The owner of the store showed him a simple handkerchief disappearing trick and was immediately drawn to it. He performed a version of that trick on stage in front of his bands audience and that was the start of his magic career.Episode 112 – A New Angle on The Chicago Magic Lounge with Ryan Plunkett May 24th, 2018
Ryan Plunkett is well known as the author of A New Angle and from his work at The Chicago Magic Lounge. We’ve been eager to get him on the podcast for some time now. Ryan worked for a while at a magic store. It ended up teaching him about the things that he hated about magic. So much of the industry is based on pushing cheap tricks with little actual value.