Gerard Senehi Performs on Camera
Question: Can you do a trick on camera?
Gerard Senehi: It’s possible. It’s very unusual. I mean, it’s…because part of the impact is how…Part of the mystery of what happens is what happens between me and the other person. So it’s not just the kind of…But I can try something.
Topic: The spoon bender.
Gerard Senehi: All right. Watch this. Let’s just try.
Topic: Another spoon trick.
Gerard Senehi: Tell me how this looks. This is a little experiment with this spoon. Watch.
Topic: The magic business card.
Gerard Senehi: This is just a fun little thing but let’s just try this. This is the Big Think business card. I want you to catch it.
Recorded on: June 4, 2009
The mentalist takes the Big Think business card to places it has never been.
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