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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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The Insider | Michael Close (Part Two)

The Insider | Michael Close (Part Two)

Damian Jennings - Monday, December 21, 2020

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Michael and I carry on our fascinating conversation from last week.

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The Insider | Michael Close (Part One)

The Insider | Michael Close (Part One)

Damian Jennings - Monday, December 14, 2020

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Memdeck, the best card trick ever seen on television, Fool Us and... the truth about the ring thing...

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The Insider | Andi Gladwin, Joshua Jay and George Luck

The Insider | Andi Gladwin, Joshua Jay and George Luck

Damian Jennings - Monday, December 7, 2020

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Books. Books. Books. Andi, Josh and George talk about VI's book publishing, the biggest challenges, favorite books and, of course, The Boy Who Cried Magic.

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The Insider | Jack Carpenter

The Insider | Jack Carpenter

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 30, 2020

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Jack Carpenter talks about how it all started with his Mother's tall tales of a card shark... (video and audio inside -->)

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The Insider | Jonathan Levit

The Insider | Jonathan Levit

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 23, 2020

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Jonathan Levit joins us today and we talk about Ricky Jay, tips for virtual shows, teaching magic for movies and more.

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The Insider | Special Episode AMA

The Insider | Special Episode AMA

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 16, 2020

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Josh and Andi agreed to answer ANY questions you had about VI or magic. This was recorded live as we live streamed.

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The Insider | Calen Morelli

The Insider | Calen Morelli

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 9, 2020

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He was working for Copperfield when he was 19. We talk about that, and so much more.

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The Insider | Nick Einhorn

The Insider | Nick Einhorn

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 2, 2020

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Piff thinks he's the nicest person in the world. We think he's a brilliant magician and creator. Let's meet him.

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The Insider | Andrew Frost (@sleightlyobsessed)

The Insider | Andrew Frost (@sleightlyobsessed)

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 26, 2020

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Instagram star Andrew Frost (@sleightlyobsessed) is my guest today. He even tips his source for his cookery success!

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The Insider | Shin Lim

The Insider | Shin Lim

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 19, 2020

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Yes, we're back with Season 4 of The Insider. And today, we kick it all off with none other than Shin Lim.

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The Insider | Teller - Full Video Interview

The Insider | Teller - Full Video Interview

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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What? An hour long video interview with Teller? Oh yes please!

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Jamy Ian Swiss Book Reviews