Harry Houdini Turns 144

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

It’s going to be Houdini’s 144th birthday Saturday. How could we not show a video clip of the world’s most famous magician?

Jail Cell Escape Challenge!

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

This weekend is Harry Houdini’s birthday… there aren’t a whole lot of new Houdini videos out there but we did find this video on YouTube posted by user JiggidyNDG showing a visitor’s view of the jail cell escape challenge in the Houdini exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton, Wisconsin.

The Life Of Cyborgs Features A Familiar Face

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

The latest episode of Zoomin.TV’s Life of Cyborgs features Anastasia Synn. As you may know, in attention to being a cyborg she is married to the Amazing Johnathan.

Niels Harder At Studio 21 (Part One)

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

Do You Want More Crazynesss? Niels Harder Show Part 1 in Studio 21 from Niels Harder on Vimeo.

Niels Harder wants to know: Do You Want More Crazyness? This is part one of this show recording at Studio 21. Seems like a good fit for this Video Friday! The only problem is that we haven’t found a part two yet!

Gary Goodman, Those Magical Dames And 49 Boxes [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2018

Mind Reading with Boca Raton Magician Gary Goodman from Gary Goodman on Vimeo.

Boca Raton magician Gary Goodman is performing a benefit show for the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund and dropped by WPTV to do a little promotion.

The Petoskey News Review has the details on Those Magical Dames, a lecture Jania Taylor will be presenting for the North Central Michigan College Lecture Series on April 17. She will highlight the career of eight women in magic that are far too often overlooked.

LA Magazine takes a look at 49 Boxes, “an immersive storytelling game” getting rave reviews in Hollywood and rich in magical history and lore.

RIP Frank Avruch, Boston’s Bozo

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2018

Although, to our knowledge, he was not a magician we’d like to take a second to acknowledge the passing of Frank Avruch, the man who portrayed Bozo the Clown for the Boston version of the program. He played America’s favorite clown from the late ’50s until 1970 and his version was also syndicated to other markets. Mr. Avruch was 89 years old.

Matthew Le Mottée Wins Magic Circle Close Up Prize

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2018

That’s Cambridge posted this feature on Matthew Le Mottée, a Cambridge magician who has won his second Magic Circle Close UP Competition.

Congratulations Matthew!