• briancurrymagic

What People Lie About

At each show, I ask people what they lie about. I've been keeping a tally of their answers. How many of these things do you lie about?

(38) Weight

(23) Age

(21) Food (what they like, or how much they eat, or what they ate)

(16) How much I drink.

(14) Height

(12) Income.

(11) How much you like someone's looks.

(10) How much money I spent.

(11) I never lie.

(6) Number of intimate partners.

(6) What time I go to bed or what time I woke up.

(6) How interested I am in others.

(6) My Job.

(5) Relationship status.

(6) Intelligence.

(4) Hair color.

(4) Love of vegetables.

(4) Politics.

(5) How often I exercise.

(5) How much I like my job.

(4) Lied about being sick.

(6) My emotions or mood.

(4) My grades.

(3) Price I paid for something.

(3) Doing my homework.

(3) Where I was

(4) Golf scores.

(3) How fast I drive.

(3) How well behaved my kids are.

(2) How well behaved my dog is.

(2) Why I missed work.

(2) Finished homework.

(2) How much you like someone's haircut.

(2) Smoking.

(2) Liking a gift.

(2) Going to church.

(2) Smoking pot.

(2) My name.

(2) How hard I work.

Shipping liquids in US mail.

How religious I am.

Looking forward to vacation.

I lied to dad about drinking soda.

Why I got divorced.

Faked a family emergency to get an extension on a project.

Whether I'm in town.

Sleeping on the job.

That I remembered someone's name.

Movies I've seen.

Where I live.

Liking my wife's friends.

Where I went on vacation.

Where I was when you were on vacation.

Work hours

How much fun I have at a function.

How well I'm doing.

Vacation time.

Knowledge of UFO's.

I like the hot weather.

Where I got the gift from.

I like my mother in law's food.

I have a great relationship with my parents.

My mom is my favorite parent.

That I'm going to call you back soon.

My school choice.

"I'm a good driver."

Number of toes.

Why I love my boyfriend.

I was a tennis champ in college.

What time I started work.

Why I can't make it to an event.

My thoughts on my family.

My job skills/experience.


I would lie about never telling a lie.

My opinions about my boyfriends friends.

Liking my friend's boyfriend.

Bedroom Swagger.

I'm going to Harvard.

Years of School.


'I'm on my way!'

How many cups of coffee I've had today.

What movies I actually watch.

Caring about my kids video games.

I'm late because I got stuck in traffic.

What car I drive.

I drink half and half from the carton.

Pretending to be busy at work while on Audible.

My sex life.

When I loss my v-card.

My lover.

My time in China?

Off the books Uber ride to some shady characters.


Trump is my half brother.

How I feel when I'm sick.


Broke the car.

My level of confidence.

"I have to go to work."

If I'm passing my classes.

About Botox.

I made that pie myself.

What I am reading.

World travel.

I lie to my children about how long things will take.

I like to my chiropractor that I do my daily exercises for my neck.

Diamond being lab grown.

How long I played video games.

Being nice.

When I'm talking to someone I dislike and they ask how I am I just say 'I'm just tired.'

Tell my patients I'll be back in 5 minutes but I don't mean it.

"Yeah, let's def hook up again!"

Job interview.

That goldfish didn't die.

How lucky I am.

Tell the waitress I like the food if I don't.

How long something will take.

How many children I have...

Losing my job.


When I last showered.

Where I was the night before.

How sane I am.

My brother is the greatest magician.

My kids are awesome.

I didn't gain any weight during covid.

Trump won the election.

The customer's always right.

Your singing is amazing!

How I sprained my foot.

I'm a good dancer.

How often I brush my teeth.

Doing chores

How much I paid for my dog.

How fast I'll finish my report

Whether or not I actually had a good time.

I lie about my intentions.

How often I floss.

Time spent online.

Investment returns.

I don't mind putting myself last.

Tennis Ranking.

Love living in Florida.

Liking golf.

How I feel about other people.

Where I am going to.

That I don't see my boyfriend's messages to his ex's.

Domestic responsibilities.

I agree with you.

Work trips.

About Santa Clause.

I like to be alone.

Poker winnings.

How long it takes to get ready.

Fender Bender

Where I go to college.

Alcohol at customs.

Where I am from.

How I feel.

Following sports.

Stealing my sisters clothes.

I tell my daughter I sneak in and give her a kiss before I go to bed.

How much I dislike people.

Who I've dated.

I play golf.

In my students ability to complete an assignment.

How attracted I am to my date.

Who I have crush on.

Pace per mile.

Stealing husband's cash.

My plans.

I'm missing my husband on this trip.

What I study.

My debt.

"You are fantastic."

I love night clubs.

I don't eat sugar.

I'm on my way.

What I am doing

"You are my favorite child."

Avoiding work.

I'm always on time.

How much I like my wife's cooking.

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