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Jason England Part One

Jason England Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 26, 2021

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None other than Jason England joins us to chat Erdnase, Ricky Jay, his gambling collection, lists and more.

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The Insider | Steve Cohen Two

The Insider | Steve Cohen Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 12, 2021

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Magic, Malini, Music and Magifest.

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The Insider | Tony Chang Part Two

The Insider | Tony Chang Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 5, 2021

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The second part of our interview with Tony Chang. There are some amazing stories from Gabi that will help us all improve.

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The Insider | Chris Kenner [Bonus Episode]

The Insider | Chris Kenner [Bonus Episode]

Damian Jennings - Saturday, July 3, 2021

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I know, it's not a Monday, but this is a special treat! Here's an hour with Chris Kenner! [Bonus episode of The Insider]

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The Insider | Tony Chang Part One

The Insider | Tony Chang Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, June 28, 2021

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To kick off #TonyChangWeek, here's part one of a fascinating interview with the card legend himself.

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Derek Hughes Part Two

Derek Hughes Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, June 14, 2021

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In part two, Derek and I discuss more about AGT, how to add humor to a trick, and his pivot into virtual shows. (Full video also available).

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The Insider | Derek Hughes Part One

The Insider | Derek Hughes Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, June 7, 2021

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It's Derek Hughes! Join us for a chat about acting, learning lessons from teenagers, lessons from Eugene and AGT.

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The Insider | John Carney Part Two (Plus Full Video)

The Insider | John Carney Part Two (Plus Full Video)

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 31, 2021

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In part two of this interview, John and I discuss his new book, refinement, what excites him about magic today and more.

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The Insider | John Carney Part One

The Insider | John Carney Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 24, 2021

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Old magic books, Charlie Miller, Vernon and doing sleights left-handed.

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The Insider | Vinny DePonto

The Insider | Vinny DePonto

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 17, 2021

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Vinny and I chat about mentalism, meaning, magic and more.

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The Insider | Roberto Mansilla

The Insider | Roberto Mansilla

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 10, 2021

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If you've ever wanted to, or already do, perform card magic in a parlor environment, this is required listening.

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The Insider | Siegfried Tieber

The Insider | Siegfried Tieber

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 3, 2021

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He's appeared on Fool Us not once, but twice. Please make yourself comfortable for a chat with the amazing Siegfried Tieber!

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The Insider | Homemade Trickery

The Insider | Homemade Trickery

Damian Jennings - Monday, April 26, 2021

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This week's episode is a bit different and is introducing you to a new, interactive podcast series.

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The Insider | Jamy Ian Swiss (Part 2)

The Insider | Jamy Ian Swiss (Part 2)

Damian Jennings - Monday, April 19, 2021

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And we're back for round 2 of our exclusive interview with Jamy Ian Swiss on all things skeptical...

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The Insider | Jamy Ian Swiss (Part 1)

The Insider | Jamy Ian Swiss (Part 1)

Damian Jennings - Monday, April 12, 2021

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Jamy Ian Swiss is back for his second appearance on the show. We talk about all things skeptical...

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The Insider | Steve Thompson & Will Houstoun

The Insider | Steve Thompson & Will Houstoun

Damian Jennings - Monday, April 5, 2021

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A special episode of the show with Steven Thompson and Will Houstoun talking about their amazing Video Chat Magic project that has contributions from Jim Steinmeyer, Max Maven, Richard Wiseman, Larry Fong and many others.

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The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 2

The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 2

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 29, 2021

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Part 2 of our interview with Carisa Hendrix where we talk about Lucy Darling's first ever time on stage, material selection, and more.

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The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 1

The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 1

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 22, 2021

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Fire eating, balloon modelling, crowd work. Part 1 of a fascinating interview with Carisa Hendrix focusing on her early days in entertainment.

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The Insider | Chris Power

The Insider | Chris Power

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 15, 2021

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Chris Power chats about Vernon, Coins Through Silk, Opus and more.

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The Insider | Ken Scott

The Insider | Ken Scott

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 8, 2021

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Jane Fonda, virtual magic and how to deal with a kid that thinks you're so funny, they pee themselves.

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The Insider | Mike Caveney

The Insider | Mike Caveney

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 1, 2021

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The Mystics, Owen's, Long Tricks and a Copperfield story you've not heard before.

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The Insider | Doug Dyment Part 2

The Insider | Doug Dyment Part 2

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 22, 2021

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The second part of our rare interview with the amazing Doug Dyment. Magic squares, readings, stacks and mentalism books.

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The Insider | Doug Dyment

The Insider | Doug Dyment

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 15, 2021

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A very rare interview with the incredible Doug Dyment.

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The Insider | Ben Seidman

The Insider | Ben Seidman

Damian Jennings - Monday, January 4, 2021

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Throwback to episode 4 of The Insider when the incredible Ben Seidman was the guest.

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Jamy Ian Swiss Book Reviews