Get the latest Flash player
Best of the Magicians living in San Diego, AJ has performed to astonished audiences on both coasts and in Europe, Australia & Asia! AJ has entertained the largest US corporations, appeared numerous times on television and in many casinos including Caesar's Palace. He has developed his uncommon act over his many years of live performances. AJ blends comedy with his magic in a truly improvisational style. San Diego comedian magician, Astonishing John is much more than just a children's and kids party magician. Astonishing John is also a Top-Notch corporate magician and Illusionist.
Astonishing John performs for many types of events including: Trade shows, conventions, hospitality suites, banquets, after dinner shows, gala events, private and theme parties. The fantastic visuals of AJ's magic will surely impress even the most hopeless fuddy-duddies not to mention all the regular folks who are attending fundraising and charity events, fairs and festivals, grand openings, award ceremonies, corporate dinners, product launchings, publicity and customer appreciation events, corporate children's entertainment and any other upscale event.
John Given also was the President of the Society of American Magicians, one of the two largest magician associations in the US.<span> </span>He had experience broadcasting quality filming for the E entertainment Television Channel and have filmed several other videos for himself.
How to Do Cool Magic Tricks
Make common everyday items like forks, straws and money disappear, dissolve & move by themselves.
This series: 714,077 views
John Given: Hi! I am Astonishing John; I am a professional magician out of San Diego, California. I have been performing magic for over 20 years, and I have performed all over the world and for a lot of casinos, on television, I have merried people and suspecting audiences. I have done it all. I have done this gorilla type of magic where I just come right in and people have no idea what's going to happen. And we are going to do a lot of magic today. I have done it all.
And the things we are going to use are common everyday items. We are going to be using things like forks and knives and napkins, strings, straws, little coffee stirs and other items that are very easy to get, even money, which is a little bit harder to get of course. But we have got a lot of good magic for you. Some of the effects that we are going to do today are the metamorphosis with a fork and a knife. I am going to teach you how to make a coin dissolve right through your skin and bone and absolutely disappear. Also we are going to take a string and a straw, cut them and make them come back together in the fairest possible way. I am going to show you how to do telekinesis. I want to make you an expert at moving objects with the power of your mind. And we are going to show you how to bend metal, hardest, thickest metal will bend like butter in your hands. All these things we are going to show you how to do during this series of magic clips. And the whole idea of this magic is basically impromptu with very little preparation; you are going to be able to blow people away with the magic tricks you are going to learn from this series of magic tricks by Astonishing John. This is all close up stuff and things that will make a reputation for you. So sit back and relax. Enjoy these videos that we are going to present to you. I know you are going to learn some fun things and if you practice these a little bit, you are going to completely convince people that you have supernatural powers.