Piff the Magic Dragon: Reptile Dysfunction

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “And then one day, launch Piffland, the Piff the Magic Dragon-based theme park. Imagine a whole world just for dragons like me. Any time you see a knight, just punch it in the face. It’s like Dollywood, but for dragons.” Piff the Magic Dragon: Reptile Dysfunction, aired in 2022 This is a 1 hour […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Season 8)

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{4.5/5} “Rock, paper, scissors is one of the oldest games known to mankind. It dates back to the stone age when it was called Rock, rock, and rock.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us Season 8, aired in 2021-22 Jandro from Spain has won a Fool Us trophy 3 times –this time he makes 3 people […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 7)

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{4.5/5} “It’s very hard to fool them. But against all odds, there’s still a group of intrepid magicians who dare to dream the impossible dream.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 7, aired in 2020-21 Magicians who have fooled Penn and Teller twice return to try for a 3rd. Penn surprises Teller by doing a […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 6)

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{4.5/5} “We’re about to do something that no judge on any talent show has ever done before. No judge on any show, really. We’re going to do a trick, and we’re going to let someone else judge us. And we’re not just going to let anyone judge us, we’re going to let ourselves be judged […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 5)

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{4.5/5} “One empty paper bag… One empty magic gesture.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 5, aired in 2018 Card tricks, mentalism, beer glasses appearing out of thin air. A levitating table, a machine that prints and unprints money, and blocks that float in mid air. And Penn and Teller giving us their brand of […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “We live in a world where we don’t get to experience a lot of wonder, and a lot of joy, and a lot of mystery in our daily lives. We have jobs and kids and responsibilities. And magic is an art that gives people an opportunity to sit back, to relax and — as […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “It’s a very simple game called ‘You’ve Got No Choice’… I would ask you if you want to play, but it’s not really in the spirit of the game.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 3, aired in 2016 Alyson Hannigan is now the host — she does a fine job. A couple of […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “The first rule of magic is: you never do you same trick twice… So we’re gonna.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 2, aired in 2015 Even though it’s been 4 years since season 1, this show is back — with more magic and more fun. Penn and Teller, even with their encyclopedic knowledge […]

The problems with America’s Got Talent

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web, My thoughts

I have enjoyed watching America’s Got Talent in the past but I’m not sure I will watch it in the future. Although I realized that other reality shows aren’t very close to reality, I assumed that on this show what they were showing us resembled reality fairly closely. But it seems large parts of the […]

America’s Got Talent (season 9)

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{4.5/5} “Somebody is out there — maybe they’ve been trying to get discovered but they’re starting to doubt themselves. And then they hit our stage and suddenly life changes. Isn’t that a great thing to see happen? This is the amazing part of the show that I never get tired of.” — Howard Stern America’s […]