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Joe Riggs

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April 01, 1979





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For the past 15 years, internationally acclaimed Mentalist, Deductionist, Writer, Lecturer, and Consultant Joe Riggs has been captivating clients with his indispensable insights and enthralling audiences with his own singular style of cutting edge psychological entertainment. Picture Sherlock Holmes meets Patrick Jane and you’ll begin to get an idea of the non-fictional phenomenon that is Joe Riggs. At just 35 years old, his incredibly versatile areas of expertise include: advanced deductive and inductive reasoning, speed reading people, nonverbal communication, uncanny mastery of human behavior, and various forms of suggestion — not to mention his eidetic memory — all of which culminate into a psychological tapestry that most can only perc ...more

I am tremendously honored to be included in the well received, runaway hit “The Great Detective” by Zach Dundas, alongside such illustrious interviewees as the creators of BBC Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch, Laurie R. King, and many more. Dundas’s book is exhaustively and impeccably researched, and his insightful section about me really captures the essence of …

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“True deduction can only be obtained through a certain amount of self annihilation.”
Joe Riggs, The Real Sherlock Holmes: The mysterious methods and curious history of a true mental specialist

“To a great mind, nothing is little,' remarked Holmes, sententiously.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

“Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches

“You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Boscombe Valley Mystery

“No: I am not tired. I have a curious constitution. I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely." ~ Sherlock Holmes”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”
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