Posts tagged “magic”
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.Episode 103 – Religion, Psychedelics, and Other Types of Magic with Paul Vigil March 22nd, 2018
Paul Vigil has burst out of his native Salt Lake City taking his magic to TV and the Las Vegas Stage. He has appeared on Penn and Teller’s Fool Us twice. He trained with Johnny Thompson and worked as a street performer for years – slowly honing his skills. In his early 20’s he was only interested in performing magic for himself. He grew to understand the importance of developing an act that appealed to audiences.Episode 102 – Behind the Scenes at Ellusionist with Adam Wilber March 15th, 2018
We’re have a really special guest this week. He runs Ellusionist and made waves with his viral performance on Fool Us. Adam Wilber also produced the best selling trick pyro and we’re really excited to have him in the show. Wilber was six years old when he stole a prop from a friend for a trick. He mastered that trick, fooled his dad and never looked back. Adam studied education in college and thought he was going to become a PE teacher. He started supplementing his income as a walk-around magician but it took another decade before he managed to make a living at it.Episode 101 – Real Magic with Jared Kopf March 8th, 2018
Our guest this week is a brilliant mind in the community. He’s a magician, a priest and a raconteur – we’re really excited to have Jared Kopf. Every child is born with a sense of wonder that gradually dwindles. For Jared it never dwindled. He doesn’t remember a specific moment when he fell in love with the art form. But by the time he was a young kid he had become totally obsessed. By 14 he was making pretty good money doing walk-around magic in restaurants. By the time he returned to magic after university he was much more interested in the art of magic rather than just fooling people.Discourse in Magic T-shirt (ONLY 100 Available) March 5th, 2018
I can happily say…They’re beautiful, the quality is out of this world, it’s got an inside joke on it from the podcast PLUS a fantastic design!Episode 100 – Is Discourse in Magic Ending? March 1st, 2018
We made it! 100 episodes is a milestone we never expected to reach. Well, Jonah did. It’s why he started the numbering with 001. Even still, we’re super excited to have gotten this far. In this episode we reflect on how important the podcast has been on their own magic careers.