Posts tagged “learning”

Episode 80 – No Hands, No Feet, No Excuses and No Limits with Mahdi Gilbert

On today’s episode, Mahdi Gilbert joins us to talk about the state of magic.  He first got into magic as a little kid despite not having much exposure to it.  He didn’t have a TV or internet but he had heard about magicians from other kids at school.  His childhood logic was that if he could learn magic he would be able to do anything.  Everyone told him that he couldn’t do it because he was so small, had a speech impediment and because he was born without hands.

Read more
Episode 78 – How to Create Magic Out of Tricks with Lawrence Hass

Lawrence Hass is the Associate Dean of the Magic and Mystery School in Las Vegas.  We wanted to invite him on to talk about the theory of magic at its deepest level.  Lawrence has a Ph.D. in philosophy and taught the subject for many years.  As he was finishing his Ph.D. he happened upon a David Copperfield performance on TV.  He immediately started thinking about what Copperfield was doing in a philosophical framework.

Read more
Ego Change

Life is a magical journey and many of us experience feelings of magic at a very early age. Maybe some of us experience magic before ever meeting a magician or having magic defined for us. No matter how we find magic or magic finds us we all learn how to perform magic from similar sources.

Read more