Archive for the 'TEDx' Category

Franz Harary’s TED Talk

Posted by Michael on March 12th, 2019

We haven’t featured a TED Talk recently, but now that Franz Harary has posted his we figured it needed to be shared! He covers a good deal of ground so get comfortable and pay attention.

Why Magic Is Important TEDxVazhuthacaud

Posted by Michael on October 6th, 2017

It’s a little long (as are most of the TEDxTalks), but it is always interesting to hear people explain their views on the importance of magic, doubly so when these views come from somewhere as far away as India. The presenter, Rajamoorthy, has been performing for over two decades!

TEDx: The Clairvoyants

Posted by Michael on September 8th, 2017

Just in case you missed TEDxKlagenfurt, the Clairvoyants (Thommie Ten and Amelie van Tass) performed a short routine which is perfect for this Video Friday. It is just a little longer than we normally share (at just under 20 minutes), but it is Video Friday…

Vinh Giang On Presentation And Showmanship

Posted by Michael on August 18th, 2017

This is a longer video (about 20 minutes)… perfect for lunch! In it Vinh Giang shares a video of a TEDx Talk he did (we aren’t sure where) on magic and showmanship. We do know, though, that you can see more on Vinh Giang on his official website and that this video was presented on the 52 Cards YouTube Page.

Dean Carnegie At TEDxFoggyBottom

Posted by Michael on August 2nd, 2017

Chavez School of Magic graduate (and author of the Magic Detective blog) Dean Carnegie spoke at the TEDxFoggyBottom about what draws people to magic. It is a bit shorter than some TEDxTalks at just under 10 minutes.

How To Learn To Be Humorous

Posted by Michael on June 14th, 2017

This is a little longer than we normally post, but Andrew Tarvin’s TEDx TAMU talk on humor is worth watching. Andrew went to school to become a computer engineer, but became an improv comic and applies engineering project management techniques to learning and teaching comedy.

Learn more about Andrew Tarvin at his official website.

Steve Marshall At TEDxMacatawa

Posted by Michael on April 18th, 2017

Steve Marshall is a working magician who has lived in Japan for about two decades, performing in both English and Japanese. In this TEDx talk he addresses the subject of astonishment and how to create it.

Catch more of Steve over on his official (English and Japanese) website.