The Most Popular Magician in Spain is a Thief
Antonio Dias, also known as Mago Pop (literally, “Popular Magician”), is making a million dollars a month performing stolen material in Madrid.
For years, Spanish magicians have been calling him out on his constant use of “compinches” (paid actors who pretend to be innocent members of the audience) as well as his reliance on computer graphics to accomplish his tricks. For example, the “sleight of hand” portion of his theater show is pre-taped and includes digital effects!
Not only is Mago Pop too lazy to perform actual tricks for real audience members, he is also too talentless to develop his own material. Take a look at the evidence below: