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Johnny Thompson, Marshall Brodien, and Steve Dusheck Take Their Final Bow The world of magic and magicians is actually a world that is very small.  While the approximate number of performing professional magicians world-wide has been debated for many years, suffice it to say that they make up a very small percentage of people in the entertainment business in general.  … Read More

Magic World Mourns Deaths This Past Week of Many Great Magicians

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Magic World Mourns Death of Magicians

Curtis Blows The Mind of Shane Konicki in the “Where’s Shane?” Segments on KWCH 12 TV News Over the course of a few hours Wednesday morning, Curtis appeared on 5 different television spots with local TV personality Shane Konicki, blowing his mind and having a few laughs while promoting his show “The Mastermind Show”–a comedy mind-reading show that plays monthly … Read More

Curtis The Mentalist on Where’s Shane KWCH 12 TV

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Curtis The Mentalist on Where's Shane KWCH 12

Most people only see entertainers from the perspective of their public persona, seldom realizing that they are actually just normal people (most of us anyway!) who have usually done other things, had other “careers” prior to being an entertainer, etc. I am proud of the fact that I am an 8-year U.S. Army, Persian Gulf-Era veteran.  While I never saw … Read More

Curtis The Mentalist on KAKE News To Support Kansas Honor Flight Fundraiser

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Curtis The Mentalist on KAKE News Kansas Honor Flight

It’s that time of year.  Billions of dollars are being spent online for the Holidays and there are thousands of creative, deceptive people trying to take advantage of it.  They try to steal your identity, raid your bank accounts, threaten you for ransom money, and other tactics.  Hacking is one of the world’s most lucrative businesses, and is something that … Read More

Looking To Hire A Magician? Try A Comedy Mentalist

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Hiring A Magician? A Mentalist May Be A Better Choice For Your Event

It is common for many people who are looking to hire some amazing entertainment for their events to immediately think of searching for and hiring a magician; those dazzling men and women seen all over TV and YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms who have jaws dropping with their fast-paced card tricks, floating pencils, and other various … Read More

Grilling Steaks During A Traffic Jam

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Grilling Steaks By The Highway

I was recently visiting family for my nephew’s graduation ceremony.  While the event was within driving distance, I decided to book a flight to the event to save some time.  Besides, I had been traveling state-to-state for the last few weeks, and wanted to avoid having to get up early and make another 10-hour drive.  The flight would put me … Read More

“It’ll Be Great EXPOSURE…”

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Curtis The Mentalist Speaks About The Myth of Performing For Exposure

I started in the entertainment business over 30 years ago, and still today I occasionally get this phrase from someone who is holding an event and needs entertainment, an MC, speaker, etc. [TRANSLATION: “We have no money but are hoping that you are just desperate or eager enough to come and work for free (and you must be because we’ve … Read More

The Las Vegas Tragedy

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Las Vegas Shooting Tragedy

What happened Sunday night, October 1st, 2017, in Las Vegas was absolutely horrific.  While the city has had it’s share of terrible crimes over the decades, this is going down as not only the worst crime of all, but the largest mass shooting in our nation’s history. From it’s early development, Las Vegas has been known as the magic “mecca” … Read More

Blowing Minds at Wichita State University

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Curtis The Mentalist blows the mind of Wichita State University Students

This past week I was out pounding the pavement and promoting my new show “The Mastermind Show” on the campus of Wichita State University.  Due to the Holiday of Labor Day Weekend, I knew that with many people out of town that attendance for the show might be down a bit, so I went to WSU to offer some free … Read More

Customized Messages and Presentations for Companies and Brands

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Insurance Agent Freaks Out at Blindfolded Driver

Large corporations discovered a long time ago that creative and talented magicians, mentalists, and illusionists are very good at coming up with clever and entertaining ways to promote products, brands, and services.  They have employed them as pitchmen (and women) at their trade shows, expos, conventions, and other corporate functions with great success. In the video below, I recently featured … Read More