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The Insider | Jon Allen

The Insider | Jon Allen

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 15, 2021

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Jon Allen is an amazing creator and wonderful magician. And you'll love the Jason Alexander story.

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The Insider | Dr Matt Pritchard

The Insider | Dr Matt Pritchard

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 8, 2021

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Dr Matt Pritchard talks with me about science and magic and his teeny tiny version of Copperfield's Bermuda illusion...

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The Insider | David Copperfield & Richard Wiseman

The Insider | David Copperfield & Richard Wiseman

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 1, 2021

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Blimey! It's David Copperfield and Richard Wiseman! Watch or listen now.

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The Insider| Mat Franco

The Insider| Mat Franco

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 25, 2021

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The first magician to win AGT talks with us about luck, creativity and hard work.

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The Insider | Mac King Part Two

The Insider | Mac King Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 11, 2021

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Part Two: The origin story of The Cloak Of Invisibility, how to put in new bits, guinea pigs and more. Plus video of the whole interview.

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The Insider | Mac King Part One

The Insider | Mac King Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 4, 2021

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Oh come on. It's Mac King! You need to know nothing more than that!

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The Insider | Jason Ladanye

The Insider | Jason Ladanye

Damian Jennings - Monday, September 27, 2021

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Is it OK to win all the time? Jason Ladanye explains his view...

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Joshua Jay

Joshua Jay

Damian Jennings - Monday, September 13, 2021

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Josh is back on the show to chat about Magifest and his new book, How Magicians Think.

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The Insider | Christian Grace

The Insider | Christian Grace

Damian Jennings - Monday, September 6, 2021

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Officially the Nicest Guy In Magic, Christian Grace joins us to talk jazz, fooling Andy Nyman and more.

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The Insider | Dani DaOrtiz

The Insider | Dani DaOrtiz

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 30, 2021

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We're back with Season Six and the incredible Dani DaOrtiz is our first guest. Enjoy!

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Jason England Part Two

Jason England Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 2, 2021

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Vernon, Forte, how to practise and a lesson on seconds for everyone.

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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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