Posts tagged “fool us”
We’ve invited magic legend Johnny Thompson otherwise known as The Great Tomsoni onto the show today. Together with his wife Pamela Hayes Johnny has been performing for packed houses in Las Vegas for decades.
Johnny saw a movie about a Mississippi river boat gambler when he was a kid and he decided he wanted to become a card sharp. He bought The Expert at the Card Table at a Chicago bookstore for 35 cents. He spent the next four years trying to learn everything between those covers. Johnny eventually realized that there wasn’t a lot of places for a 12 year old card cheat to work so he decided to switch to magic.Magic, Math and Pro Wrestling with Caleb Wiles March 29th, 2018
He’s an incredible magician, a close friend but most importantly he’s a listener to the podcast. Caleb Wiles is well known for his amazing stage performances and his appearance on Penn and Teller’s Fool Us. As he started diving deeper into card magic he became totally obsessed. As his journey progressed he became known as the magic guy in his class and in his family. Soon enough he was performing on-stage.Inner Secrets of Instagram Magic with Felix Bodden December 28th, 2017
Felix Bodden has appeared on Fool Us and has created a really popular Instagram feed. He first became interested when he was eight years old in 2001 – the same year that the first Harry Potter movie came out. But Felix became frustrated when he realized there was no such thing as real magic. His Mom took pity on him and bought Felix his first magic kit. When you’re a kid everything is magical.