Starting a Movement

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” 
– Peter F. Drucker

Dear Friends:

This year is the twentieth anniversary of Mystery School. We didn’t know it at the time, but we started a movement that would inspire magicians around the world to take a deeper look at their art.

Jeff and Abbi at Burning ManVideo Clip of the Month

I found this very amusing and insightful video on how a movement gets started. In less than three minutes, you will understand the basics.
First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

Last week, the Burning Man festival had about 50,000+ art enthusiasts attending. Burning Man is a movement that started out as the vision of one man. He had a fun idea, and people followed. I followed. Here’s what I did at Burning Man:
Jeff McBride – Magic At The Edge

Be Part of a Movement

A few months ago, we had a fun idea, and people are following.

McBride’s Mystery School Monday
LIVE magic, reviews, celebrity interviews & news reports from around the world with
Jeff McBride and the Mystery School faculty

Back Stage at Mystery School Monday Nights

Okay, I know what you’re saying…. “I keep missing the show!” Well, here’s the answer:

Anytime you want to, you can come see a rebroadcast of the show…. Just go to and click the link that says “video library.”

Here is a fun project I am involved with, with Gay Blackstone:

Our favorite corporate alchemist, George Parker, will be hosting part of my European tour this fall. Click here to learn more!

McBride Skype Sessions

MysterySchool News

Information on upcoming classes is available here:

I will also be hosting Skype sessions for students that would like personal attention but can’t make it to Las Vegas.
Click here to learn more.

This Thursday, WONDERGROUND rises from the Underground. Last month was standing room only; this month, you can watch for free at 9pm PST at

See you Monday, and Thursday, and on the road, and here in Las Vegas!

Your man on a mission to create a movement,


Late breaking news:

Abbi has been selected as an exemplar of “women in magic,” and her video appears in a new itricks post! Click here and scroll down to find it!

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