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  • -Thank you so much for being here.

  • -All right. -I love magic

  • and I love illusions and I love --

  • so I don't know what's gonna happen tonight.

  • -No, you don't. -Okay, no.

  • -Are you ready to start? -Yeah.

  • -Okay, you got a 50/50 chance of hurting me very badly.

  • Chicken and waffle sock, shark attack sock?

  • You pick.

  • [ Audience shouting ]

  • -Chicken and waffles.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -I am so glad you picked that sock,

  • 'cause this would've really hurt.

  • -[ Laughs ] Oh, geez.

  • -Now, the thing is,

  • you did that well. You got that. You nailed it.

  • I could've been very badly hurt, so here's my question for you.

  • -It said "shark attack." [ Laughs ]

  • -Then that would've been a very short segment.

  • -Yeah. -Yeah.

  • So, here's the thing -- have you at any point in your life

  • ever wanted to do a magic show? -Sure.

  • -How about right now? -There we go!

  • -Okay. -Yeah?

  • If you do exactly what I do -- we got double setups here...

  • -Okay. -...you are gonna totally amaze

  • all of them.

  • How's that? -That's amazing.

  • [ Cheers and applause ] -So...

  • let's get some people to play with.

  • House lights up, I want you to pick anybody over here for me.

  • Pick anybody at all. -Anybody?

  • -Anybody.

  • -The second girl up there waving.

  • Yeah, right there. -Okay, stand up.

  • They're gonna bring you a mic.

  • You're gonna stay right over there.

  • Stay right over there, and they'll bring you a mic.

  • And lets work with with the one, two, three up and curly hair.

  • Yep, stand up. You guys work together.

  • And pick somebody over here for you.

  • [ Cheers and applause ] -Right there. Yep. Right there.

  • -Stand up in the aisle, and I'll pick the guy in the --

  • No, you're there with the glasses. Yeah, waving.

  • Yes, stand up, work together.

  • You two work together. Bring them some mics.

  • All right, here's what happens.

  • I want you to think of any country in the world.

  • Think of any country in the world.

  • Work together, talk amongst your selves.

  • Think of any country in the world. Work together.

  • Jimmy. -Yes?

  • -Here's how it goes. You're gonna watch me first.

  • -Yes.

  • -And then it's your turn.

  • You look them in the eyes...

  • see into her soul... [ Laughter ]

  • ...and now...I'm gonna go... -I'm not --

  • do I look at what you're doing, or no?

  • -Yeah, you can. Look.

  • Okay, we just don't want to show them.

  • -Okay.

  • -All right. It's your turn. -Wait, what?

  • [ Laughter ] -I'm serious.

  • -I know you are, but I did not learn anything.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -See into their souls.

  • What do you see when you look into their souls, by the way?

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Happy people? -[ Laughs ] Happy people.

  • He's Jimmy the Happy Magician. All right.

  • Now, go with your gut, don't let them see,

  • and I want you to write

  • what country they might be thinking of.

  • Big letters.

  • I'll go first, Jimmy.

  • What country are you thinking of?

  • -Peru.

  • -Are you...

  • Are you kidding me? -Peru, ladies and gentlemen.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -What?

  • -Come on. Don't let me down, guys. Come on.

  • [ Laughter ] Any country in the whole world.

  • -Um, our country was America.

  • -Show it to them. [ Cheers and applause ]

  • Jimmy, it's so amazing! -How'd you do that?

  • -Your first magic trick.

  • -You really thought that? -Yeah, it was America.

  • -Good. Thank you so much. All right, so look.

  • No more pads, no more pens.

  • You got the sock right. You got the country right.

  • You ready for the big finale? -Yeah, but that's --

  • I just want to say, I did not plan any of this.

  • I do not know you people, and that's awesome.

  • -I'm kind of amazed you did it, too. That's really good.

  • -I just feel like I have powers now. Okay, good.

  • All right, I'm gonna tell you what our next trick is gonna be.

  • -Okay, yes. -No, I'm just kidding. I'm not.

  • -Thought you were gonna read my mind for a minute.

  • -I was trying, I was trying. -All right, look.

  • Last one. I want you to think of any animal in the world,

  • and I want you to think of any animal in the world.

  • It could be something cuddly, furry, fits inside of a top hat.

  • Anything. Okay? [ Laughter ]

  • Think of your animal. You have one?

  • Okay, watch how I do this.

  • This technique's a little different.

  • -Huh.

  • -What is the animal you're thinking of?

  • -A fish.

  • -[ Laughs ] -Furry, fits in a hat.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • I'm actually really glad you said fish,

  • because I thought you might say fish.

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • That's a gold fish. -That is bizarre.

  • -All right.

  • Jimmy, it's all down to you. Lean in like this.

  • -[ Laughs ] Come on, dude. Seriously.

  • I mean, I freak out.

  • I love you guys. Don't laugh. You're laughing too hard.

  • All right, I want you to think of an animal...

  • [ Barks ]

  • [ Laughter ] It could be any type of animal.

  • Gosh, please don't do anything crazy. I love puppies.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Snake? -Oh, gosh.

  • Please don't say a snake.

  • -Jimmy, I have no idea how you did this,

  • but you managed to find a five-foot boa constrictor.

  • Ladies and gentlemen, Jimmy's first magic trick.

  • -Oh, my gosh. That's amazing. [ Cheers and applause ]

  • -That was well done. -How did you do that?

  • Joshua Jay, everybody! -Thank you, guys.

  • -For tickets to his show,

  • check out siximpossiblethingsshow.com.

  • More "Tonight Show" after the break. Stick around.

  • What in the world?!

-Thank you so much for being here.

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Magician Joshua Jay Helps Jimmy Read His Audience's Minds

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    Emily posted on 2018/10/30
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