Bizzaro’s Shaved Ice Life Hack

Posted by Michael on October 24th, 2016
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It is too cold in Vegas for the shaved ice place to be open…. What is Bizzaro to do? He wants shaved ice and, after all, “too cold” in Vegas still doesn’t see him wearing even a sweatshirt, much less a coat! Luckily, Bizarro has magic on his side!

Sleight Of Chess?!?

Posted by Michael on October 24th, 2016

Chris Ramsay posted this video showing his recent encounter with a NYC chess hustler. This guy tried the wrong trick on the wrong dude! You probably know Chris thanks to his work with illusionist, but you might want to check out his personal website, too.

Misty Lee, Houdini, The Rocketts And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on October 24th, 2016

I-Author Escape Artist Magician-Inside Houdini- Art and Magic from The Contemporary Jewish Museum on Vimeo.

We are one week away from the anniversary of Houdini’s death and expect a good deal of Houdini related news and video over the next few days. Today’s lead off video is from the Contemporary Jewish Museum and features Joshua Jay showing off some of the museum’s Houdiniana.

The Detroit Free Press chats with Misty Lee. You may know her as the force behind Magic Castle seances, Aunt May or even Princess Leia!

The Springfield News-Leader caught up with AGT alum Kadan Bart Rockett and sister Brooklyn. By the way, that movie they mention Kadan preparing to star in is Phil Klein’s adaptation of Bob Klamm’s life story Fly Like A Bumblebee. Learn more about the film at its official website.

Speaking of AGT, The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Mike Weatherford takes a look at the show’s impact on Vegas and vice versa.

Finally, if you are following the family battle going on between Paul Daniels’ widow and son, you may be interested in Debbie McGee’s comments on The Mirror website.

Ellen Sends Kid On Magical Adventure With DC!

Posted by Michael on October 22nd, 2016
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Here is a special Saturday video for all you iTricksters! Ellen Degeneres recently sent one of her recurring guest, Britton the kid James Bond expert, to Vegas where he had a surprise encounter with David Copperfield…. and then gets recruited for the stage.

NSFW Smoothini In Vegas NSFW

Posted by Michael on October 21st, 2016

This is the latest video from Smoothini, showing how hard it can be to do your thing in a city where the party never stops. Did we mention it is NSFW?

So this is the video to kick off our weekend and to remind everyone that if you are driving don’t drink, and if you are drinking, don’t drive!

Rednecks And Red Solo Cups

Posted by Michael on October 21st, 2016

The Redneck Magician – Red Solo Cups and Duct Tape from Christopher James on Vimeo.

Here’s a twist on a classic from Christopher James as The Redneck Magician. How redneck is he? It’s cups and balls with red Solo cups…. in Branson.

You can see more of Christopher in his redneck and non-redneck guises on his website.

Now A Little David Blaine

Posted by Michael on October 21st, 2016

This video from a couple of years ago features David Blaine performing some card magic for Kris Aquino of ABS-CBN’s Aquino and Abunda Tonight. We are posting it because we couldn’t find a legit promo for David Blaine: What Is Magic? which has popped up on Netflix. Now you have a back up plan if the “and chill” part of this weekend’s Netflix and chill plan doesn’t work out.