The Georgia Straight caught up with Wes Barker ahead of his appearance at the Just For Laughs NorthWest comedy festival later this month. Their video leads off today’s Bulletin and you can get the details about his show on their website.

We now know the identity of the magician that sparked the crazy reaction featured in Australia’s Got Talent ads; it is Tasmanian magician Bodane Hatten and you can read a bit about him on The Advertiser website.

Minnesota Public Radio sat down with David Jaher to discuss his recent book on Houdini and Doyle, The Witch Of Lime Street. If you haven’t tuned into MPR lately, don’t fret: you can listen to the half an hour discussion on their website.

OC Weekly talked to Dan Sperry ahead of The Illusionists show in Orange County. Read it online here.

Details on the magician on trial in Cardiff for abusing three underage boys in the 1980s and ’90s on the WalesOnline website.

Finally, the Eastern Daily Press has the obituary of Gerald “The Great Geraldini” Morter, who passed away last month at the age of 89. He was a member of the London Magic Circle and founded the Norwich Magic Circle.