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Brain Quirk: Simulator Sickness

Have you ever been on a ride where you were not actually moving, but the image in front of you was moving yet you physically felt nauseous? Is it possible to get motion sickness without being in motion? The answer is yes; if you are an avid video game player, you may have experienced this […]

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Universal Translator – Tech of the Future is here

If you have ever travelled to a foreign country, you know how frustrating it can be when you can’t speak the language. You ask yourself “where is that universal translator that Star Trek lured us into believing was possible?” Well it is here. The future is now. Waverly Labs has developed The Pilot – a […]

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Brain Quirk: Saccadic Masking

Mind Trips are back! We will be talking about cool new inventions on the horizon, strange oddities, brain quirks, and exciting news. We hope you enjoy these as much as we enjoyed putting them together. Brain Quirk: Saccadic Masking Is it possible to have your eyes open, yet be completely blind? Yes, it happens about 40 […]

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Magic Castle in Hollywood California

We were at the Magic Castle in Hollywood California in November. We performed in the Palace of Mystery with some other wonderful performers. Oscar Munoz is a friend and we were thrilled to be working with him. He was our MC for the week and we had a lot of fun with him. David Charvet performed stage […]

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Shadowland Show 2016

We had a wonderful time performing our ghost show called Shadowland at Theater at the Fort this past October. Our show is a combination of local ghost stories such as the Tuckaway House and Central State Hospital with audience participation so you bring the ghost stories to life. And you will still see the same Christian […]

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Performing for Our Troops

Most of you know that we, Christian & Katalina are both Veterans of the United States Army. When asked to perform for our troops overseas, we were delighted and jumped at the opportunity. So here we are in Kuwait not too far from Iraq. We were performing with two other magicians Jason Michaels and Michael Finney. It […]

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Favorite Part of the Mind Tripping Show

We love getting feedback on the show. Here is just a sample of the comments guests wrote after the show. Some of our favorites are: “The lying part. it was fun to lie to someone other than my parents”. – Our show is for teenagers and above so this was obviously from a teenager. What […]

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Mind Trip #68: The Hollywood Myth

When we look at celebrities on magazine covers they always look amazing. In fact, we begin to think we must have the worst genes ever! The Hollywood Stars always look beautiful, sexy, and perfect. Well, there is a little secret that you might want to know about. A digital enhancing tool called Photoshop can make […]

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Mind Trip of the Week #67: How ads are made to look perfect

How many of you have looked at an advertisement and thought “This can’t be real! My _____ never looks like that!”. Well you are right. There are many tricks of the trade that help to get that perfect looking product and we are going to share some of them with you. These images came from […]

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Mind Trip of the Week #66: Mental Cornucopia

Periodically we like to show you some of the neat things that are floating around the internet. Some of these things make our brains hurt, or make us laugh, or are just really cool. So we hope you enjoy them as much as we did. 1. Floating Boat  – it looks so real! 2. Puzzle […]

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