Making The Mentalist

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Houdini Publishing, Oct 31, 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - 413 pages
How Gerry McCambridge aka "The Mentalist' went from an orphanage to becoming a Las Vegas headliner.
 

Contents

American Legion
195
The Comedy Club Years
205
The Magic of GoalSetting
221
The Rebound
231
Quitting the Day Job
241
Gerry and Banachek
249
Mentalist to the Stars
257
Lifes Learning Curve
265

Discovering Different Types of Magic
57
Reflections on My Early Years
65
The Sorcerers Apprentice
71
Seeking a Male Role Model
77
My Big Break
83
The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow
89
The Cost of His Friendship
95
Escaping the Abuse
105
Here We Go Again
111
The High School Sweetheart
119
From a Double to a Single
125
Looking Back and Moving Forward
137
Magic or Music?
141
The Magic of Love
151
Is He That Funny?
157
My Magical Rebirth
163
Newsday
173
Making Things Happen
185
Sleeping with the Enemy
275
The NBC Pitch
281
Taping in New York City
287
Taping in Los Angeles
295
Douglas Fairbanks Theater
303
Confession is Good for Whom?
309
Auditioning for Steve Wynn
317
The Student Becomes the Master
325
The Stardust Time Bomb
339
Barry Manilow
347
Phenomenon
357
The Presidential Rolex
369
The Second Divorce
377
The Power of SelfConfidence
387
Starting All Over
397
Taking Back My Power
403
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About the author (2014)

From the age of 9 years old, Gerry McCambridge was fascinated by magic. He started to study the art as a hobby. He soon realized he wanted to be a full time entertainer. Years later he took his love for magic, and mixed it with the observational skills he learned from his father, a New York City Detective, to create the character of “The Mentalist.”

In the 1980’s Gerry started performing as “The Mentalist” in Comedy Clubs, Fortune 500 corporate events, and ultra exclusive “A-List” celebrity parties. 

In 2002 Gerry wrote his first TV show titled “The Mentalist.” The show aired in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., South Korea, Canada, Africa, Thailand, India, the Netherlands and the Middle East. 

In the summer of 2004 Gerry performed his one man show “The Mentalist” to critical acclaim Off-Broadway in New York City.

Later that year Gerry made his acting debut in the movie “Mattie Fresno and the Holofulx Universe.” 

In 2005 Gerry opened his one-man show in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review Journal readers poll voted Gerry’s show the “Best Magic Show” in all of Las Vegas.

In October 2007 Gerry starred in the reality television series “Phenomenon” with Criss Angel, Kim Kardashian, Carmen Electra and Holly Madison.

In 2013 the Bravo TV show “Millionaire Matchmaker” tried (unsuccessfully) to find Gerry the love of his life.

(season 7, episode 15)

Gerry also made a cameo appearance on the hit TV show “Pawn Stars.” 

In 2014 Gerry released his first book, "Making the Mentalist" which immediately became a Best Seller!

Since 2005, Gerry has been headlining nightly in Las Vegas. He is currently at the V Theater in the Planet Hollywood casino. His goal is to reach 5,000 Las Vegas performances!

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