Mysterion the Mind Reader

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Mysterion
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Mysterion at a wrestling show in 2011
Born
Christopher Justin Doyle

1974
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationMagician and wrestling manager
Years active2002–present
Websitemysterionthemindreader.com

Mysterion (born Christopher Justin Doyle; Oct 31 1974) is a Canadian mentalist, magician, collector, comedic writer and wrestling manager.

Career[edit]

Appearing on various television programs and media he is known for his flamboyant style and "bad guy" persona. [1] (Metro, Toronto Star, Bizarre Magaizne, PIE magazine, and 24hrs).[citation needed] He has appeared numerous times on MUCHMUSIC and many morning shows (CP24, Breakfast television, Mancow Chicago CHCH, and Global Morning Live[2]) as well as having his oddities collection featured on Baggage Battles and Marilyn Dennis to which Andrew Zegers presented. From 2004-2005 Mysterion contributed to tabloid The Toronto Special with a comedy horoscope column and prediction article. In 2008 he released a 45 single "Mindreader" which got the cover of Toronto music magazine EYE weekly Mysterion appeared on Kenny Vs Spenny episode "Who can stay in a haunted house longest" (Season 3.

Mysterion is a collector of unusual items from around the world including headhunter trophies, Albino animals and two headed animals. From 2013-2017 Mysterion appeared regularly on Rogers TV Wrestling program Victory Wrestling showcase and live wrestling events as a heel manager and occasional wrestler.

In 2015 he teamed up with mentalist Steffi Kay to form The Sentimentalists. The Sentimentalists have toured the US and appeared at the Magic Castle as well as the CIA club in Hollywood. In 2016 they were the subject of a BellFibe1 TV documentary "Something Strange". In Nov 2016 Mysterion and Steffi filmed the TV show Billy Goes North, season 1 episode 10 (Magic Mayhem). In Oct 2017 Mysterion and Steffi performed a first time stunt at Nuit Blanche in Toronto, with Steffi reading minds from a hot air balloon over City Hall.

Mind-reading duo The Sentamentalists (Steffi Kay left, Mysterion on the right) at a Destiny Wrestling show in Mississauga, ON

In May 2018, Mysterion appeared on the show Penn & Teller: Fool Us as part of a mind-reading duo The Sentimentalists with Steffi Kay where they successfully fooled the hosts.[3]

In 2019, Mysterion and Steffi Kay appeared together as The Sentimentalists, as contestants on the fourteenth season of America's Got Talent. They successfully moved past the auditions but were eliminated in the judge cuts round of the competition. On August 14 it was announced they were chosen as the wild card and being brought back for the live quarterfinal rounds at the Dolby Theatre. They were again eliminated during the quarterfinals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taddle Creek".
  2. ^ "Global News".
  3. ^ "SLAM! Wrestling News/Rumours". 25 June 2018. Mysterion, a popular Toronto illusionist and is a frequent wrestling manager for various independent shows, will be on tonight's episode of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us", airing at 8pm on the CW Network. Update - Mysterion's duo, the Sentimentalists did indeed fool Penn & Teller. As a result, they will get the chance to perform on a show with P&T in their Las Vegas residency theatre show. Congratulations!

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