Richard Turner — The Magical Phenom Who Will Blow Your Mind (#411)

Richard Turner — The Magical Phenom Who Will Blow Your Mind (#411)

I am very, very excited to introduce this interview, as I’ve been wanting to meet today’s guest, Richard Turner, for almost two years now. I first came across Richard Turner (richardturner52.com, youtube.com/richardturner52) in the documentary Dealt, directed by Luke Korem. I can’t remember the last time I finished a documentary, only to want to watch …

Penn Jillette on Magic, Losing 100+ Pounds, and Weaponizing Kindness (#405)

Penn Jillette on Magic, Losing 100+ Pounds, and Weaponizing Kindness (#405)

“One of the biggest challenges we face is staying kind with profound disagreement—and staying kind when a mechanism has been set up to make money and power out of hate.” — Penn Jillette Penn Jillette (@pennjillette) is a cultural phenomenon as a solo personality and as half of the world-famous, Emmy Award-winning magic duo and …

The Magic, Misdirection, and Mindset of David Blaine (#245)

The Magic, Misdirection, and Mindset of David Blaine (#245)

“I never look at anything really as a success. I always look at it as a work in progress.” – David Blaine David Blaine (@davidblaine) is a magician, illusionist, and endurance artist. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance and has set and broken several world records. A while back, he taught a …