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My First Podcast Interview: Thanks to the WMA

On the sidelines of my talk at Social Conclave 2015 in Bangalore, I had a wonderful time being interviewed for a podcast by Suresh Babu of Web Marketing Academy. The interview can be listened here: Social With The Mind Reader, Omni Channel Consultant & Professor  PS: My interview starts at 19:25 but the other two interviews (with Ritu …

James Randi Mesmerises Bangalore

James Randi Mesmerises Bangalore

The first week of November (2012) turned magical for Bangalore with the rather unexpected visit of James Randi – the world famous skeptic, thinker, magician and debunker of fake psychics. Randi who was on his maiden visit to India as a featured speaker at the THiNK FEST in Goa, made a special trip to Bangalore …

Logo Design Contest for Magic Convention

Logo Design Contest for Magic Convention

Just received word from my friends at The Mangala Magic Circle, Mangalore that they are hosting a logo designing contest for their upcoming Magic Convention – Indrajaalotsav.

Here are the details as received from them:

Mangala Magic Circle, Mangalore, wishes to announce a grand opportunity for people across the globe to design a logo for Indrajaalotsav – an international mega magic festival to be held at the coastal city of Mangalore in Karnataka State, India from February 22nd to 24th, 2013. This special convention is being held to coincide with the Magician’s Day and P C Sorcar Sr’s birth centenary.

Interested people may design and send their logo to mangalamagiccirle2012 (at) gmail.com on/before 25th July 2012.

The best logo with exquisite creativity and meaning will win an honour of felicitation on the day of festival.

If this interests you, take your drawing pens and colours out… or just get working on your iPad!

The Need to be Fooled

The Need to be Fooled

It is said that there is a pattern to the way one behaves in an unfamiliar environment. The most evident is the way people use the mini-bar and packaged snacks while staying in a hotel room — which is exactly why they are grossly overpriced. I too fall prey to a perfectly predictable yet irrational behaviour …

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Time flies. Whoever coined this phrase knew exactly what they were talking about. Here we are — on yet another 31st December, realising that one more year just flew by — bidding adieu to the year that was and preparing to welcome the year that will be. A perfect time as any will ever be …

Magic of Saffron, White, Green

Magic of Saffron, White, Green

I just returned from a trip to Trivandrum to attend IndiaJaal – the magicians’ conference on national integration, organised by the Academy of Magical Sciences. It was inspiring to watch a lot of magic themed around the concept of patriotism and nation building, and along with jury duties for the competitions, I also presented a …

Upcoming Lecture at the Magic Academy

Upcoming Lecture at the Magic Academy

I will be presenting another guest lecture at the Academy of Magical Sciences, Trivandrum. This would be at IndiaJaal – a summit of national integration magic, being hosted by the Magic Academy on August 14-15, 2011. About 200 magician delegates from India and abroad are expected to be in attendance, and I will be sharing …

A Unique Honour

A Unique Honour

I am most happy to share with you the good news of being accepted as a full member of the British Society of Psychic Entertainers, UK. I was most elated to learn that I am the first and only member from India to have been accepted to this society. This comes as an added feather to …

The Futurist CMO is here

The Futurist CMO is here

Since its launch in early 2010, Jessie Paul‘s Paul Writer has been busy designing and delivering unique spaces that bring together the best marketing brains in the country and beyond, and leverage the same for the greater good of the marketing community for a better tomorrow. PaulWriter.com is a marketing hub providing B2B marketers resources …