Happy Birthday Randi!

Posted by Michael on August 7th, 2020

James Randi turns 92 today and iTricks wishes him a happy birthday!

The clip above is from an appearance on Channel 10 in Australia about five years ago.

Kohl And Co. Circa 1991

Posted by Michael on August 6th, 2020

Another magic act performance from the MDA Telethon YouTube page, this one featuring Kohl and Company from 1991.

Melinda, First Lady Of Magic, On ’91 MDA Telethon

Posted by Michael on August 6th, 2020

The MDA Telethon YouTube page recently shared this 1991 clip featuring Jerry Lewis introducing the first lady of magic Melinda Saxe, who was then performing simply as Melinda. Melinda was a mainstay in the early 1990s big network magic specials and recently performing in Vegas today as a part of the V Ultimate Variety Show.

CGTN Covers Magic Industry During Pandemic

Posted by Michael on August 6th, 2020

The English language arm of Chinese network CGTN recently posted this exploration of the magic industry during the global pandemic.

Hedné On Fool Us

Posted by Michael on August 5th, 2020

AGT was a best of show this week but luckily plenty of performers are sharing their Fool Us appearances! Hedné shared this clip to keep us swimming along in magic this week.

Vincenzo Ravina On Fool Us

Posted by Michael on August 5th, 2020

Vincenzo Ravina posted this clip of his Penn & Teller: Fool Us appearance just the other day and The Telegram just posted a story on the Halifax magician’s journey through the audition process and onto the stage.

This Is Not Magic… But People Think It Is

Posted by Michael on August 5th, 2020

Polyglot Wouter Corduwener speaks over 20 languages and he is using his skills to convince people he can “magically” learn their languages. It is not quite magic, but it is a good magic trick. See more of Wouter’s videos on his YouTube page.