Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism

a2+b2=c2  Even if you slept through most of your high school math classes like I did, you still might recognize this as the "Pathagorean Theorem." Useful for figuring out the length of the hypotenuse of a right angle triangle when you know the lengths of the other two sides. In case that's not confusing enough, […]

The Masked Magician & Hitler's Mentalist

This weirdo is the main character in the Masked Magician; a relatively short lived TV program that made a sensation by revealing the secrets behind the most popular magic tricks through history. Grand illusions, sleight of hand, card tricks; nothing was sacred. At the heart of it all was that smarmy mysterious character pictured above […]

Digital Painting Created On An iPad: A Walk Through

This is a timelapse video of a digital portrait I painted, and eventually sold as a #cryptoprint on MakersPlace. Even though you can watch every single change made (in fast forward) it can be difficult to understand what's happening, and why I'm doing it that way. I'll explain. But first, give it a watch 👇 […]

The Internet Is Broken

MegaCorps listen in on all your conversations. This is a detail I was dimly aware of, but didn't really understand until recently. My Dad is on Facebook. All the time. He pretty much only uses Facebook Messenger to chat, and here's how it works. He wants to send me a message about his next woodworking […]

What Is A Mentalist?

The short answer: A mentalist is a type of magician who has specialized in the art of mind reading tricks. The long answer: A mentalist is someone who is fascinated by the way that the human mind works. They are dedicated to understanding the far-reaching implications of unlocking the fundamental mental processes that guide our […]

Speaker & MC

Available For Virtual Conferences & Opportunities You're planning a high stakes event with valuable attendees, and every detail matters. The speakers you choose will determine how people talk about the event afterwards. My goal? Make you look like a rockstar. My Guarantee If I do or say anything on or off stage that reflects poorly […]

Books By Jonathan

I was excited to read this book when I ordered it but I never expected it to have the immediate, positive, impact on my life that it did! The author clearly poured his heart into this book with the genuine intention of helping others. It is an easy read and anyone that reads it can […]

Self Confidence

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than knowledge.” ~Charles Darwin How many people do you know who are absolutely, positively sure of themselves, yet are about as wrong as they could possibly be? Based purely on anecdotal evidence you could come to the conclusion that morons are the most confident in themselves, yet geniuses are often […]

Inspiring Corporate Speaker

Your ability to lead, influence, or persuade is the result of one skill: how well you CONNECT. Since the dawn of time, man has struggled to understand the fundamental forces that control our lives. In pre-history there were Shamans who could see into the chaos and bring order to the world. Today, that role has fallen […]

The Eyes Have It

Psychology of Gaze You're out in the park catching up on Facebook on your phone when, out of nowhere, you feel the distinct sensation that someone is staring at you. You look up from your phone, and sure enough, you see someone looking right at you.We've all had some form of this experience happen to […]
A painting of Mentalist Jonathan Pritchard in the old world magic poster style.







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