Justin Flom Gets Himself In Trouble

Posted by Michael on May 4th, 2016

New magic from Justin Flom… enjoy it because it got him in trouble.

I think we’ve all been there, buddy!

Collins Key Talks Tours And More

Posted by Michael on May 4th, 2016

Popmania posted this chat with Collins Key recently. He does a little magic and talks about touring with Demi Lovato.

Houdini And Doyle Round Up

Posted by Michael on May 4th, 2016

We’re leading off the day with a clip from the Houdini and Doyle premiere. Reviews are in from Entertainment Weekly, Screen Rant and Broadcasting and Cable has the ratings. E! News also has the story of Michael Weston’s Houdini seance with Misty Lee told by an attendee.

More On The Ringling Elephants

Posted by Michael on May 3rd, 2016

Now that the Barnum elephants have retired, you may be wondering a bit about the work being done by the circus at its elephant center. Obviously, conservation is a major effort but they are also involved with scientific research as detailed in this short video.

A Short Look At Chung Ling Soo With Frederick Falk

Posted by Michael on May 3rd, 2016

Frederick Falk from Frederick Falk on Vimeo.

We are not sure why this video was created; we found it on Frederick Falk’s Vimeo page. It is a short documentary on Chung Ling Soo with Flak portraying the ill-fated magician.

Houdini And Doyle And Dietrich And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on May 3rd, 2016

Dennis Watkins visited the set of Fox 32 Chicago in a celebration of the premiere Houdini And Doyle and took a little walk…

Speaking of Houdini And Doyle, the Fresno Bee has a Q&A with the man playing Houdini, Michael Weston, while The New York Post talks to Stephen Mangan about playing Doyle… and his sweet ‘state. The Examiner also has coverage of Weston attending a seance at the Magic Castle with Misty Lee.

Yahoo Celeb UK is reporting that Debbie McGee is trying to arrange a waltz on Strictly Come Dancing to honor Paul Daniels.

Couldn’t see the final elephant performance from the Ringling Brother and Barnum and Bailey Circus? I know I couldn’t get the feed to load! See it on their official YouTube page… it is about 40 minutes.

I know I told several of you that I would see you at the Penguin Magic Expo in St. Louis next week… but I have to go to the inspections on the new iTricks Tower Midwest that morning so I will be in Kansas City! Get ahold of me and we can try to meet up some other time.

Finally, congratulations to Dorothy Dietrich on her spread in in the new issue of M-U-M and the Presidential Citation bestowed on her by the Society of American Magicians. Read more in the April issue of M-U-M and this press release.

Christian Farla’s Got Talent

Posted by Michael on May 2nd, 2016

We are on a quest to post video from every Got Talent franchise in the world (and beyond… the way they are going I am expecting The International Space Station’s Got Talent any day now). This clip comes from Holland’s Got Talent and features Christian Farla. There isn’t an English translation but pyrotechnics and box tricks are kind of a universal language!