Super still attributes many of his magic tricks to Desmond, who he says could make light bulbs explode as a kid. And on
The fifth episode of the season is airing on a special night at
You can draw your own conclusions about Super's magic tricks, which have a supernatural element.
"I never tell anybody what to believe," says Super, who says he is "over 30." He was speaking in a phone interview from a cruise ship where he was performing near
A panel of four judges -- Stern, Klum,
This will be Super's second time on an
Some people call Super's craft black magic, but he says he is a Christian and that nothing involves speaking to the dead or any demonic activity. The lively Super jokes that it may sound crazy.
"It's not a possession thing," Super says. "Desmond is a voice in my head assigned to the physical world.
"I just quit trying to figure it out," Super says, laughing. "It's always been a part or my life."
Super -- a longtime "America's Got Talent" fan who enjoys anything scary -- lives in Peters with his wife, Brooke, and daughters Farrah, 4, and Fiona, 1. But he regularly tours to perform his magic shows and spends a lot of time in hotel rooms.
He says that "America's Got Talent" offers a new challenge, because he only has a minute-and-a-half to perform. On "Phenomenon," contestants got six minutes. Plus, "Phenomenon" featured all magicians, whereas, "America's Got Talent" features performers from multiple genres, so there's no telling what the competitors will bring.
"I am completely excited," Super says. "TV is a magical medium. ... I'm just honored and humbled that I get to briefly come into millions of homes with my magic."
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