An historical talk about all the magicians, spectators and assistants who have been killed in the line of magic. This riveting talk includes the REAL reason Houdini died, staged suicides, and secret murder plots. You'll even see some of the dangerous illusions recreated onstage. This program has been delivered at many of the nation's top universities and museums.
How Magicians' Think
Joshua Jay performs a dazzling magic show and, between effects, talks about the process of creating illusions. It's a talk aimed at improving communication and public speaking skills in all areas of business and life, and gives special insight into how magicians develop their material and communicate their ideas.
An Evening with Joshua Jay
This is Joshua Jay's headline magic show, and can be tailored to encompass a variety of topics between tricks. Suitable for audiences of 100-1000.
Joshua Jay is a former World Champion Magician of Close-up Magic. He has performed and lectured in over 100 countries, and was recently named Magician of the Year by the Society of American Magicians for his contribution to the art of magic. He appeared on Penn & Teller's hit show Fool Us, where he managed to win the show and fool Penn & Teller. His recent, hit performances on Jimmy Fallon and James Corden went viral around the world. Joshua is also a creator, author, and consultant. He has created illusions for the hit HBO show Game of Thrones, and consulted with the US Postal Service on their stamp series, "Magic." Joshua performs and speaks at more than 150 corporate, university, and private events each year.