Brain Gillis On The Tonight Show

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2019

Flipping through TV channels last night we ran across Brian Gillis on the an old episode of Johnny Carson on Antenna TV. We could not find that particular performance, but Brian was on the Tonight Show several times, including this appearance… which represents magic from the United States on today’s global tour.

Brian passed away last year, but you can learn more about him on his website.

Princess Tenko Circa 2000

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2019

Representing both Japan in today’s international magic tour and reminding us it is Women’s History Month is Princess Tenko in this escape from FISM 2000.

Now A Little Ukrainian Stage Illusion

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2019

Miracles in Real Time is an Ukrainian illusion show featuring Anton Abrashekov, Yuri Monchak and Maxim Meleshko. We’re not sure which one is featured in this piece, but it continues our world tour of magic.

Magic In Spain, Vegas, New Zealand And Connecticut [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2019

Merlín y El Magnífico are a dueling magic act that recently audition for the 2019 of Spain’s Got Talent, just to keep you aware of Got Talent magic around the world.

Las Vegas Sun’s Vegas Inc has a short piece on Jen Kramer and her show at the Westgate.

Connecticut’s Patch has a piece on David Reed-Brown’s Fine Parlor Magic, an evening of Victorian parlor magic performed in a Victorian house turned venue with period furniture.

Finally, New Zealand comedy magician Logan Kitney’s show at the New Athenaeum Theatre in Dunedin has our current favorite magic show name in the world: Why I’m Not A TV Magician.

International Magic With Munawar Khan

Posted by Michael on March 21st, 2019

From a performance on Ary, the biggest network in Pakistan, comes this illusion performance by Munawar Khan, a national TV talent competition winner.

Penn State Magician Jake Schwartz

Posted by Michael on March 21st, 2019

The Penn State Daily Collegian profiled magician and sophomore Jake Schwartz on their website and with this video.

Ran’D Shine, Carbonaro, Uri Geller And Rugby [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on March 21st, 2019

The Philadelphia Inquirer sat down with Ran’D Shine; that is him on Penn & Teller: Fool Us back in the pre-Alyson Hannigan days.

The Chicago Tribune talked to Michael Carbonaro about his live show in Chicago and why he shoots his TruTV show The Carbonaro Effect in the Windy City.

Since the English national rugby team coach mentioned he was getting a “mental coach” to help the squad’s bid for the world championship, Uri Geller has stepped up and volunteered. Read more over on the Talk Sport and The Sun websites.