Tag: mentalist

  • The Man Who Knows

    The Man Who Knows

    This is me with the world’s best metal bender, Alain Nu. He’s also known as “The Man Who Knows.” (Which is a callback to Alexander, for all you Mentalism nerds out there.) I took the whole crew out to his show at the Notoriety Theater in Vegas and it was a delight for me to…

  • World’s Best Mind Reader

    World’s Best Mind Reader

    While I was in Vegas I made sure to reserve time to watch some of my favorite people work. The first one I checked out was Banachek’s mind reading show at the Strat. We’ve known each other for 20+ years by now, and we both had the same mentor, James Randi. It was fantastic getting…

  • Fred Zimmerman

    Fred Zimmerman

    Chicago Mentalist Fred Zimmerman stops by Symbols & Secrets for a conversation with Jonathan about acting & how it can help business.

  • Trade Show Booth Presenter FAQ

    Trade Show Booth Presenter FAQ

    Free iPads, prize wheels, and branded t-shirts can’t compete with a professional in-booth presenter in their ability to build a crowd, hold their attention, deliver your company’s marketing message, and smoothly transitioning that crowd to the sales team to close the deal. And people never think of booking one! We think that’s because most people…

  • Alain Nu

    Alain Nu

    Alain Nu shares his secrets to mystery, creativity, performing, client management, and more. 00:00 Alain Nu00:03 Introduction00:22 Welcome01:12 Conversation03:29 Power of Simplicity06:15 Difference Between Magic & Mentalism11:13 Relationship With Mystery17:39 Initiation Ritual28:29 Invitation To Connect30:43 Outro31:46 Bending Invitation

  • What Is A Mentalist?

    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…

  • The Right Way to do Wrong

    The Right Way to do Wrong

    A question I get asked a lot on podcasts & interviews isn’t really a question, it’s more of a statement. “I bet you can manipulate people, huh?” Well, yeah. That’s what I get paid to do, and it’s why I started [     ] Like A Mind Reader in the first place; teach others…