Penn and Teller: Fool Us is the proving grounds for all magicians who want to showcase their abilities.
It is the show which separates the professionals from the amateurs because Penn and Teller are established magicians themselves – and they can see through the tricks performed by others.
There have been many outstanding magic acts on the show. So while many fizzled, some magicians in the show’s history managed to fool Penn and Teller.
This is no easy task, and those who managed to pull it off can be proud of themselves. In the following article, we will showcase 4 of such magicians who have been successful in fooling Penn and Teller.
1. Richard Turner
Richard Turner is a veteran of the magic industry. He is an expert in performing mind-boggling close-up card tricks and is a class act altogether.
Richard has been doing magic since the ’80s and is still going strong after all these years, managing to be awarded not once, but twice as the Close-Up Magician of the Year, in 2014 and 2017.
He has had many memorable TV appearances throughout his career, but perhaps one of the most known ones was from Penn & Teller: Fool Us.
During the show, he managed to trick both Penn and Teller with a simple, yet useful card trick that left the hosts stunned.
Kostya Kimlat is a magician who has toured the entire world, showcasing his elaborate and sophisticated magic to all kinds of audiences.
He doubles as a corporate speaker, effectively combining outstanding magic acts with charisma, to create very compelling presentations. Also, his fusion between public speaking and mind-boggling magic is very well received.
He has performed for many Fortune 500 companies, has gone on to Oprah’s LIVE Tour and has even hosted a show for the Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington D.C.
As a magician, one of his greatest achievements was having Penn, and Teller concedes his trickery has fooled them. During their show, his card trick proved to be one of the most outstanding magic acts that they’ve ever seen!
3. Eric Mead
Eric Mead is a magician who can take the audiences on tour through the fantastic. With this trickster on-stage, you can never be too sure of what sort of maneuver he is going to pull next.
He is also an established comedian, being adept at blending elements of humor into his spellbinding performances. With his carefully crafted fusion of magic and comedy, Eric creates a memorable experience for all viewers.
One of his most memorable moments was when he performed an incredible sleight of hand trick for Penn and Teller. By the end of the performance, they were speechless!
Wayne Hoffman is an award-winning magician and the most appreciated mentalists in the industry. He is adept at taking audiences on a trip through the unknown as he performs some of the most intricate mentalism acts.
As a performer, Wayne puts much effort into shows, being very energetic and charismatic throughout the entire act. He also takes his time to engage with the audience, drawing parallels between his magic tricks and life lessons.
He has made appearances on many talent shows, such as America’s Got Talent, The Today Show, NBC’s Phenomenon and many more. One of his most memorable performances was on Penn and Teller, where he managed to fool the hosts with an incredible mentalism trick!
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