America’s Got Talent has launched a new series of web clips called AGT’s Talent University, starting with this video featuring season 9 winner, Vegas headliner and friend of Mat Franco teaching a couple basic magic tricks.

Speaking of America’s Got Talent, this week’s officially leaked clip did not feature a magic act, but according to The Oklahoman’s NewsOK website Rob Lake will be appearing tonight.

The Naples News has an interview with mentalist and AGT alum Wayne Hoffman.

Forbes has a feature on Santiago Michel, the mentalist/magician behind the first all-Spanish language show on the Vegas Strip.

Finally, the AP reported over the weekend jan Rouven’s attempt to withdraw his guilty plea in his federal child pornography case was denied. You can read their coverage on several newspaper sites, including the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.