Harness The Power of Energy

Posted by Editor on February 5th, 2016

“Tom Elderfield is a creative force not to be messed with! Helix surely displays Tom’s creative power. Helix holds a unique method that only an out-of-the-box thinker would conjure up!! Nice work Tom!!” – Danny Weiser

Move objects and manipulate matter with a mere thought.

End completely clean! Without the use of threads, magnets, elastic, blowing, or vibrating systems.

Available at your favorite Murphy’s Magic retailer including:

MJM Magic

Jeff’s Magic Shop

Magic World


Close Up Magic From Lewis Starnes

Posted by Michael on February 5th, 2016

Finally, let’s tie up this Video Friday with a performance from last month’s Magic Circle Close Up Competition. Lewis Starnes posted his performance and it shows how high the level of skill was this year. Visit Lewis at his website.

That ties up another week and brings us to a very big weekend with the game Sunday and Mardi Gras. If you are working, break a leg. If you are playing, be safe. We’ll all meet up back here Monday, okay?

Mardi Gras Magic With Rep Mark Pocan

Posted by Michael on February 5th, 2016

This weekend is Mardi Gras and the “big game,” which means that this may be the drunkest America has been in recorded history. As iTricks Tower Midwest is located in a city founded by the French, we are used to Mardi Gras being a really big deal (although we think the Mardi Gras here was started in the 1980′s by drunks who started their own parade… seriously). Thing is, we are not finding a bunch of Mardi Gras magic. It seems that Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan gets it, though, with this Mardi Gras themed video from last year.

Keith Brown On The Trick That Sent Him To The Hospital

Posted by Michael on February 5th, 2016

Canadian magician Keith Brown visited Night Time with Sam Davis recently and in addition to a few tricks, talked about how his act sent him to the hospital! It wasn’t the dreaded spikes that went wrong, but something that many, many more magicians perform. If you want to see more of Keith, visit his website AbsoluteMagic.ca (not the URL they post in the clip.

Magic Gives Back

Posted by Michael on February 5th, 2016
Cleveland 19 News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports

Cleveland’s CBS News 19 posted this look at Magic Gives Back, the school fundraising magic show that actually has its roots in Rick Smith’s Shark Tank appearance. Learn more about the show on their official website.

Magic Circle Close Up Magician Of The Year 2016

Posted by Michael on February 4th, 2016

From the new YouTube page Magic Daily comes this footage of the 2016 Magic Circle Close Up Magician of the Year Award. The event was held last week and, according to the Magic Circle website, saw Brendan Rodriguez taking first followed by Danny Lee Grew and Dave Loosley and Noel Qualter took the originality award for the third year in a row.

The Official Director’s Cut Trailer

Posted by Michael on February 4th, 2016

The headline says it all; this is the official trailer for the Penn Jillette vehicle Director’s Cut. There is exclusive video from the film over at the Bloody Disgusting site, too.