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Magician Penn Jillette uses the power of Twitter to answer common questions about magic. Do magicians ever reveal their secrets? Do Penn and Teller ever mess up an illusion? Is magic actually real? Penn answers all these questions and more!

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  1. Dylan Lunsford

    Dylan Lunsford

    Před 3 hodinami

    So are you telling me that the rule that magicians can never tell their secrets is really and always has been an ILLUSION?!?!?

  2. Potato lord 4

    Potato lord 4

    Před dnem

    I my opinion you should not tell how to do a trick to someone who is merely curious, but to someone who wants to learn it then you should.

  3. John Ralph

    John Ralph

    Před 2 dny

    I've met Penn and Teller before. Really nice guys.

  4. Al Hunt

    Al Hunt

    Před 2 dny

    @2:40 I just wanted to take a moment of respect to say, "Oooo! Giggle! NEAT!".

  5. Lonny Winstead

    Lonny Winstead

    Před 2 dny

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  6. Warren St. James

    Warren St. James

    Před 2 dny

    HEY!..Penn knew alot about guitar strings...does Penn play the guitar???

  7. E Currency

    E Currency

    Před 3 dny

    "Magic isn't real" is just insulting to anyone who studies magic theory...

  8. An Actual F'ing Bottle of R A N C H

    An Actual F'ing Bottle of R A N C H

    Před 4 dny

    9:23 dang this guy passed the shade so eloquently

  9. An Actual F'ing Bottle of R A N C H

    An Actual F'ing Bottle of R A N C H

    Před 4 dny

    Kudos to wired for putting the question on the thumbnail first

  10. Magnet


    Před 4 dny

    How do magicians make baby chicks come out of eggs was my favorite question.

  11. Lavonia Lauri

    Lavonia Lauri

    Před 5 dny

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  12. Jordan Ferrazza

    Jordan Ferrazza

    Před 6 dny

    1:39 They do stuff up on Fool Us but it is usually staged

  13. Jack-o-Trades


    Před 10 dny

    Didn’t even recognize Penn without the long dark hair

  14. Logan Halstead

    Logan Halstead

    Před 11 dny

    I love how no one mentions how long ago some of these questions were asked

  15. Ric Owens

    Ric Owens

    Před 13 dny

    YOU GO PENN….. weight loss looking good! 👍🏾

  16. Mugz Maloan

    Mugz Maloan

    Před 13 dny

    He says " I'm not good". Dude is a legend

  17. John Pappan

    John Pappan

    Před 16 dny

    I never thought that I would ever see a skinny, shorthaired Penn.🤟

  18. Zodly


    Před 17 dny

    Penn, like all magicians. Wishes he was a guitarist. 😏

  19. Marcel


    Před 18 dny

    "but i am not good" pass literally invisible

  20. Nghbrhood


    Před 18 dny

    Hmm saying magic isn’t real is fair but then he includes super natural. He knows something.

  21. Katie Donovan

    Katie Donovan

    Před 18 dny

    4:40 I love ya, that's why I hope you'll still be around when I prove you wrong!

  22. us wish

    us wish

    Před 18 dny

    is this the guy who tried to sell dictionaries to Joey?

  23. Md Jahangir Alam

    Md Jahangir Alam

    Před 20 dny

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  25. Brittny Cachero

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  26. Bellr Vlogs

    Bellr Vlogs

    Před 22 dny

    As a baker, I know how to create edible glass. So that forms my theory on magicians eating glass. It's edible.👀

  27. Nathan B

    Nathan B

    Před 24 dny

    So if someone can think of something, then it won't fool someone? What??? 🤔

  28. Whisker Whippers ™️

    Whisker Whippers ™️

    Před 24 dny

    4:37 that’s levitation Holmes

  29. Ricky Chavez

    Ricky Chavez

    Před 24 dny

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  30. Nick W

    Nick W

    Před 25 dny

    "there's no such thing as the super natural" Penn spitting truth bombs

  31. RockKeits


    Před 25 dny

    Good thing they had Penn do this, Teller would’ve had a hard time.

  32. Michael Knight

    Michael Knight

    Před 25 dny

    He uncle did really bad magic for us and we loved it.

  33. Michael Knight

    Michael Knight

    Před 25 dny

    He is not that teacher who said, "There are no stupid questions."

  34. One_Nation_Fanwear 1N

    One_Nation_Fanwear 1N

    Před 26 dny

    Make a dragon pop out of your hat….game of thrones style.

  35. Emily Jane Matthews

    Emily Jane Matthews

    Před 27 dny

    Is this a maximum capacity reference

  36. WOTR Games

    WOTR Games

    Před 27 dny

    Can someone explain 6:36 to me

  37. The Craft Mansion

    The Craft Mansion

    Před 27 dny

    Plot twist: he actually hit the lense

  38. J Fuentes

    J Fuentes

    Před 27 dny


  39. Sara Winardi

    Sara Winardi

    Před 27 dny

    I need to get used to with his hair short 😂😂😂😂

  40. vibhav bawase

    vibhav bawase

    Před 28 dny

    Did he really break the camera?

  41. Iamman i upload 5 times a day for 6 months

    Iamman i upload 5 times a day for 6 months

    Před 28 dny

    It's crazy to me that this man was the spokesperson for the Residents for a while. Such a cool thing that happened.

  42. christo ryan

    christo ryan

    Před 28 dny

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  43. Ricky


    Před 28 dny

    Reminds me of a magician I once saw at an event. He did card tricks and I saw through all but one (he did them well, I just knew how they worked and where he didn't want me to look), but I still smiled and pretended like I had no idea how he did it.

  44. Dallas Martinq

    Dallas Martinq

    Před 28 dny

    He didn’t misspell “their” though.

  45. Emily Talerman

    Emily Talerman

    Před 28 dny

    Everyone: talking about the seance Me: nice nail polish

  46. Daniel Barnard

    Daniel Barnard

    Před 28 dny

    This man is wise.

  47. Jim McMaster

    Jim McMaster

    Před 29 dny

    I have never ben a fan of magic or the like... But I do not live beneath a rock & as such have seen Penn & Teller through the years in various capacities.... I had no idea Mr. Jillette was such a down to earth & honest individual.

  48. Mike Heitz

    Mike Heitz

    Před 29 dny

    What’s worse is telling people magic isn’t real

  49. Charles Miller

    Charles Miller

    Před 29 dny

    but the original "their" was correct?

  50. Anthony Headway

    Anthony Headway

    Před 29 dny

    I know your tricks one does it one is in on it pen and teller

  51. Katharine Holt

    Katharine Holt

    Před měsícem

    Preparation for eating glass involves ingesting large bags of sand. (haha)

  52. Bob M

    Bob M

    Před měsícem

    Penn would not have been happy about how they edited the sponge ball disappearance. He is better than it made him look.

  53. AlucardaLaCarte


    Před měsícem

    "Are you ever going to apologize and publicly come out against climate change denial, or is being the American Ricky Gervais your bread-and-butter at this point?"

  54. Shyndryths Concepts

    Shyndryths Concepts

    Před měsícem

    He does not want us to believe in magic as we all know he is this Marvel Universes sorcerer supreme.

  55. itchykami


    Před měsícem

    my question: "why do you have one red fingernail?"

  56. Jj Ss

    Jj Ss

    Před měsícem

    Oh magic is real alright it’s just not the ‘find a book of spells and start casting fireballs at people’ kind of magic. It’s the ‘sacrifice living blood and make a deal with demons’ type of magic that exist. Everything else is just illusion and magicians should just be called illusionist really.

  57. zilksmooth


    Před měsícem

    The magic community is not Fight Club. Not even remotely.

  58. Adam and Alicia Gordon

    Adam and Alicia Gordon

    Před měsícem

    Does anyone else think that his 'never lie' moral code is crazy? If we're going to go with anti supernatural morals don't we have to go with 'good is whatever creates the most pleasure and eliminates the most suffering?' If lying to a sick kid about magic makes him feel better (and you less guilty) then lie like a dog! (Unless of course there is some divine law writer who said thou shalt not lie.)

  59. Rkela Hufgap

    Rkela Hufgap

    Před měsícem

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  60. sharbel simon

    sharbel simon

    Před měsícem

    RIP lens

  61. TheGodOfPez


    Před měsícem

    He’s so real. Love him.

  62. Brock Sells

    Brock Sells

    Před měsícem

    Why wasn't Teller here? I feel like he'd have a lot to say on this subject

  63. Sarah Neu

    Sarah Neu

    Před měsícem

    Isn’t the point more that magicians should only reveal secrets to other magicians? It does rather ruin it for the audience when you know how everything is done… and you do tend to reveal things to _everyone_. I no longer enjoy magic cuz i know how it’s all done.

  64. Frank Hansman

    Frank Hansman

    Před měsícem

    "Magic is not real" Yes it is. What you do on stage is no different than the magicians and high priests of the ancient world. Well, ok, so stage magicians dont have an insidious plot behind their tricks but what they mechanically is the same as magicians of the ancient world. The problem is pop culture has brainwashed us into thinking magic is an ethereal force that mages of various sorts can pull out of the air and cause supernatural effects with it, which yes, is not real. When the ancient world described magic they described it as something virtually the same as stage magicians not what Hollywood presents magic to be. This is why Moses and Jesus condemned magic because they knew the deceptive capabilities of magic and how devastating it could be of practised by politicians, merchants, and religious leaders. Magic: the ability to alter another's perception of reality. Sorcery: pharmacy Divination: the use of spirits to obtain knowledge otherwise beyond one's reach.

  65. Jesse Macias

    Jesse Macias

    Před měsícem

    wow didn’t know he cut off all the hair. Not used to it lol

  66. Noymecha


    Před měsícem


  67. Big Bark

    Big Bark

    Před měsícem

    Met P&T after a show. Great they met all guests but Penn looked visibly stressed & uninterested. Is it jus his personality?

  68. JB


    Před měsícem

    Lol got trolled by Trump 😂

  69. Timmothy McCandless

    Timmothy McCandless

    Před měsícem

    I disagree, I believe in REAL magic and supernatural, but even if you didn't believe you should always tell children magic is real, children need something to believe in.

  70. tiestofalljays


    Před měsícem


  71. Ashley Slingers

    Ashley Slingers

    Před měsícem

    So honest and satisfyingly transparent for a magician.

  72. Jameson 123

    Jameson 123

    Před měsícem

    2:31 and he just says that casually like it’s not a big deal

  73. Joe Pizza Pie

    Joe Pizza Pie

    Před měsícem

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  74. TOSHiba Laptops

    TOSHiba Laptops

    Před měsícem

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  75. William Inman

    William Inman

    Před měsícem

    I like how level headed and direct he is about magic and the burden of honesty or showmanship that can can clash with each other. That being said its, I'm sure, much easier to view the "world" of magic through the lens he does and treat it the way he does, when you've achieved success in that field of entertainment at the level that he has. Love his and Teller's shows 🤟

  76. Allagí


    Před měsícem

    Unpopular opinion: Penn is simply the top Warlock in the world, and spends all his time tricking us mere mortals that magic doesn't exist to protect the dark arts. Well palyed Mr. Jillette, well played.

  77. Mr Danforth 374

    Mr Danforth 374

    Před měsícem

    One way to "eat glass" is to switch the broken glass for a bowl of ice and crunch up pieces of ice.This involves slight of hand in switching the glass for the ice.

  78. Papa Choch

    Papa Choch

    Před měsícem

    9:07 are we gonna just ignore that???

  79. Van Nam Dinh

    Van Nam Dinh

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  80. Roysten Mantis

    Roysten Mantis

    Před měsícem

    Parents of dying child: PLEASE Penn!!! Just tell little Timmy that magic is real before he passes. It’s his biggest dream. We beg you. Penn: *No*

    • Clotho⏳


      Před 20 dny

      Watch as I make little Timmy's heartbeat go away.

    • Arthes Mendor

      Arthes Mendor

      Před 22 dny

      @Drog .NDTrax alright captain armchair psychologist.

    • Drog .NDTrax

      Drog .NDTrax

      Před 22 dny

      This is actually toxic sociopathy. I mean this in a technical sense. It is a rigid personal belief system manifesting as an inability to be flexibly sensitive to the emotions of others in an appropriate and reasonable manner. It reflects an emotional age of about 4 to 6 years old. It's equally scientifically and morally ignorant. Anybody who finds this type of vile behaviour cool or impressive needs to check if their fedora is on too tight.

    • Lujack Shaw

      Lujack Shaw

      Před 26 dny

      Yeah man. His career started because of psychics and ghost hunters. He ain't gonna crack lol

    • Arthes Mendor

      Arthes Mendor

      Před 28 dny

      That is the correct answer. It's the same if he was asked if the god of the bible was real.

  81. doomcake


    Před měsícem

    I love this man.

  82. Hi


    Před měsícem

    Magic is sinful

  83. vegeta God of destruction

    vegeta God of destruction

    Před měsícem

    The red painted fingernail was a red herring and it plays PERFECTLY in that vanish

  84. masterofmythology


    Před měsícem

    I've never cared if I knew how the trick worked. I love watching magic and trying to figure out the trick. Knowing what the trick is doesn't make it any less impressive to me.

  85. John Hatchell

    John Hatchell

    Před měsícem

    Anyone can eat glass you carefully chew it up until its like sand and there are no longer sharp jagged pieces that can cut you. The reason glass cuts is because of its edge if the pieces are too small to have an edge then it's just sand. I am guessing the dangerous part is putting it in your mouth in fear of cutting you tongue or cheeks but if you are carful anyone can do it. When i was in the marine corp i would eat light bulbs at bars all the time to prove my manliness.

  86. Elizabeth Freeman

    Elizabeth Freeman

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    It's called sugar glass

  89. lynnbunarts


    Před měsícem

    Wasn’t he in Fantasia once?

  90. Christian Hanson

    Christian Hanson

    Před měsícem

    I feel like magic and supernatural would be considered two different things.

    • gino bundel

      gino bundel

      Před měsícem

      It's pretty much the same

  91. Alex Fox

    Alex Fox

    Před měsícem


  92. james lee

    james lee

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  93. Mike The H

    Mike The H

    Před měsícem

    He’s kind of a prick

  94. Mai Tan Khang

    Mai Tan Khang

    Před měsícem

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  95. CNL_ DisposedMars

    CNL_ DisposedMars

    Před měsícem

    Goodness Penn got older (no offense, just noticed that)

  96. byebyecitybyebye


    Před měsícem

    "penny lane I hope you sleep now" somewhere in the world, she falls asleep

  97. ammortal


    Před měsícem

    The bleeding edge of dickishness.

  98. Daniel Brooker

    Daniel Brooker

    Před měsícem

    If all the top magicians in the world shared all their combined secrets it would unlock REAL MAGIC and that's dangerous! 😂

  99. jasthe3rd


    Před měsícem

    I always find it amusing when atheists exclaim "Jesus Christ", lol. Then again, maybe that was the intent :)

  100. Sean Gonzalez

    Sean Gonzalez

    Před měsícem

    "It's usually usual when you usually do usual things... usually." - Magic Guy