After Art Benjamin’s impressive display of the math skills that have given him the title of a mathemagician, we were able to speak with him backstage. Below we have posted a clip from his backstage interview where he discusses his passion for math. He states that he believes that everyone has the potential to do well in math. He expounds on this topic by discussing why he believes some have trouble with math. He ends by explaining the usefulness of practical math and what he feels would make math education more relevant for all. For the five minute clip, see the video below.