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Review: 'Mind Games' with Steve Zahn, Christian Slater shows heart
Review: 'Mind Games' with Steve Zahn, Christian Slater shows heart

In "Mind Games," a new ABC drama-with-comedy premiering Tuesday, Steve Zahn and Christian Slater play brothers setting themselves up in the manipulation business. "We change people's minds without them knowing we did it," is how brother Clark Edwards (Zahn) describes their work, which takes "little observations" about human behavior "that had just been lying around in academic journals" and turns them into "powerful tools" to achieve desired outcomes. There is reference also to Jedi mind tricks. If it is not the Steve Zahn series the fan club might have desired after the death of HBO's "Treme," which used his shaggy, unfocused exuberance to great effect, it is still a Steve Zahn...

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