First up, Mario Manzini appeared on Paul Pepper’s Radio Friends show to talk about his new autobiography Escape From The Mob, The Mario Manzini Story which tells how he found a career in the magic after growing up with a mobster for a father.

More coverage on the life and career of Ricky Jay. Variety posted at least two articles (read here and here), read Associated Press coverage here, Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian, TMZ and BBC News also have stories on his life and career.

Finally The Michigan City News Dispatch chatted with Sean Masterson late last week as the Acorn Theater prepared to welcome his Timeless Magic show over the weekend.