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Jonah Babins and Tyler Williams from Discourse in Magic tackle magic's hardest issues, theories, philosophies, discussion, and more to help you explore.



We jump into all sorts of resources and most importantly actionable tips to help better the art and become a killer performer!

Discourse in Magic Jonah Babins and Tyler Williams

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.5 • 42 Ratings

Jonah Babins and Tyler Williams from Discourse in Magic tackle magic's hardest issues, theories, philosophies, discussion, and more to help you explore.



We jump into all sorts of resources and most importantly actionable tips to help better the art and become a killer performer!

    Adapting for Virtual With Jon Armstrong

    Adapting for Virtual With Jon Armstrong

    Jonah is joined by Jon Armstrong where they share an honest discussion on the difficulty of being a performer in 2020, learning how to embrace virtual shows, and how to plan for the eventual return to in-person performances.

    • 56 min
    Defining Magic for Yourself with Erik Tait

    Defining Magic for Yourself with Erik Tait

    Jonah is joined by Erik Tait to discuss his brand of magic, producing magic for Penguin, and venturing into the world of live stream events.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Magical Appetizer #18: Facebook Ads

    Magical Appetizer #18: Facebook Ads

    This week Jonah breaks down all the basics you need to know about running ads on Facebook. These are the first things Jonah works with when consulting with other magicians to help them set up their Facebook ads. 

    • 12 min
    UnConventional.fun’s Virtual Show Panel

    UnConventional.fun’s Virtual Show Panel

    Recorded live during UnConventional.fun, Jonah hosts a virtual panel on hosting virtual shows. Joining the panel is David Parr, Ben Seidman, Haim Goldenberg, and Adrian Lacroix.

    • 54 min
    Better Business with Magic Podcast

    Better Business with Magic Podcast

    Jonah was invited to the Better Business with Magic podcast, to join host Nolan Webster to discuss the intersections of math and magic and how they can work for anyone who wants to improve their business skills.

    • 13 min
    Magical Appetizer #17: Getting Into The Virtual Biz

    Magical Appetizer #17: Getting Into The Virtual Biz

    This week Jonah talks about how to break into the virtual magic business.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Farleybt ,

Best Resource in Magic!

This is the first podcast review I have written, but I feel compelled… As a lover of magic and listener to the Discourse in Magic podcast for over one year, I have to say, in my personal opinion, this this the #1 resource we have in all of Magic. Really… paid/unpaid… it doesn’t matter. The amount of content and richness of each episode is unparalleled compared to everything else. Maybe, I just love Jonah’s interview style, but every single episode leaves you with something (or many things) to improve, an idea you never really considered, or just an amazingly interesting story you may not have ever stumbled across. As I’ve listened from the beginning, this podcast has grown and matured in all aspects - content, depth, richness, and not to mention the amazing guest list! I implore any new listener to begin at the early beginning as I did. I promise you, you will find so many wonderful hidden treasures in here, especially from magicians you did not expect, or magicians you weren’t initially excited to listen to. I don’t want to give too much away… but just check out the Brian Brushwood episode from Oct 10, 2019… In this episode, Brian discusses a “letter” and I’ll leave it at that… this episode like many others was so inspiring. Regardless of experience level - hobbyist, new performer, life-long professional, or just a lover of magic… There is absolutely wonderful stuff for you inside!

Sparky538 ,

Insightful

I love how the host(s) get into real meaningful discussions with their guests. Not just memories, but they get to the how and why performers do what they do.

Their “endless cycle” of asking their guests for recommendations for others to interview means they have a great slate of guests.

Highly recommend this podcast!

Jv-4301 ,

Simply Amazing!

As a touring performer I’m always listening to podcast well on the road. This is, by far one of my favorites. The talent and discussions are top notch! Surely give it a listen and you’ll find yourself learning much more about magic, being a good entertainer, and improving your human connection with your audience.

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