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Magician from Indy, ‘Johnny Magic’ performs on ‘Penn and Teller: Fool Us’

Central Indiana magician to appear on “Penn & Teller”

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — City native and magician Jon “Johnny Magic” Mobley is showing off his talents on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.”

Magicians on the CW show (that airs on WISH-TV in Indianapolis) try to stump the legendary duo with some never-before-seen tricks, and Mobley gave it a shot.

Mobley said he has entertained audiences across the Midwest for 25 years, starting when he was a child.

“I loved the amazing feeling I had after watching a magician when I was 8 years old,” he said.

He said he has performed in Hawaii, Mexico and Japan.

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On the show, he said, he is showcasing his skills against some of the best magicians in the world.

On the premier of “All IN” on WISH-TV on Monday, Mobley showed News 8’s Randall Newsome what he’s capable of.

During his career, Mobley said he has impressed big-time athletes including New Orleans Saints auarterback Drew Brees and “Good Morning America” co-host ad former NFL star Michael Strahan.

“Johnny Magic” was to appear on the Penn & Teller show at 8 p.m. Monday (Aug. 26.) Mobley was to have a watch party at Main Event in Indianapolis, where he will also be performing.