Hamilton Fringe: Lies and magic

Magician James Alan tries a trick on a CBC Hamilton reporter. Watch the video.
Magician James Alan pulls one over on reporter Julia Chapman 2:29

In this video, James Alan tries to trick a CBC Hamilton reporter.

He did a fine job. We're just not sure how he did this card trick.

Alan, a Toronto-based magician, is bringing his show Lies, Damn Lies and Magic Tricks to Hamilton's Fringe Festival.

A protege of well-known to Hamilton Fringe Fest magician Nicholas Wallace, president Brian Morton said he has "great expectations" for Alan's performance.

Lies, Damn Lies and Magic Tricks opens Thursday at the Main Hall at 141 Park Street theatre.

Check out James Alan here and watch the video of his card trick. How does he do it?