RIP David Maas of Quick Change [Broken Wand]

Posted by Michael on November 27th, 2020

David Maas, of the AGT alumni act Quick Change (aka David and Dania), passed away earlier this week of Covid-19 at the age of 57. The duo was also widely known to sports fans as they became a favorite halftime act, particularly around the NBA. You can read more about David’s life at Yahoo! Sports.

Anthony Reed’s Most Dangerous Magic

Posted by Michael on November 25th, 2020

Rounding out our look at the World’s Greatest Magic and the World’s Most Dangerous Magic specials is Anthony Reed’s appearance on WMDM 2.

Have a safe and festive Thanksgiving, y’all.

Melinda, First Lady Of Magic, On WMDM

Posted by Michael on November 25th, 2020

Melinda, the First Lady of Magic, Saxe performing on the World’s Most Dangerous Magic. Melinda graduated to her own special, which involved some of the folks behind the WGM specials (notably Gary Oullet) but it was a Disney production and I think it may have been on another network.

Dean Gunnarson On The World’s Most Dangerous Magic II

Posted by Michael on November 25th, 2020

Dean Gunnarson and a whole mess of ‘gators feature in this clip from the WGM spin off/clone World’s Most Dangerous Magic II.

David Williamson On WGM 3

Posted by Michael on November 24th, 2020

David Williamson joined the cast of the third World’s Greatest Magic special, the first hosted by John Ritter, in 1996.

Kirby Van Burch And That Helicopter

Posted by Michael on November 24th, 2020

At least two of the WGM specials had tricks with ‘copters. In this clip Kirby Van Burch, the prince of magic, makes a ‘copter appear.

Pickpocket Bob Arno: WGM 3

Posted by Michael on November 24th, 2020