1. During his appearance in Last Call with Carson Daly, he "pulled" his heart out and fainted. The segment was staged but NBC almost cancelled the illusion. It was told that the audience was completely shocked and some members ran away crying or screaming.
2. His unofficial rival is Criss Angel.
3. He had the concentration camp number of Primo Levi tattooed on his left forearm.
4. A famous critic of Blaine is British stand-up comedian Marcus Brigstocke, who often calls him the "Git Wizard". He also refered to his Above The Below stunt as the "Freakdangle". When he failed his Drowned Alive stunt, he rejoiced in it, claiming that "He's no longer a Git Wizard, he's just a Git."