The Orlando Sentinel features a Chicago Tribune profile of burlesque sword swallower Sally Marvel… it isn’t quite magic but, hey, it is sword swallowing and she has a name like an early ’60s comic book character! The video above is the most family and work friendly video we could find of Ms. Marvel performing.

Meanwhile, Spectrum News NYC has a profile of Harlem magician Kid Ace.

The Society for Kona’s Education and Art is presenting their 33rd annual Magic Spectacular show this Saturday night at the Aloha Theatre. Proceeds benefit the Society and the show features Gregory Wilson and more. Get all the details you need if you are out in Hawaii on the West Hawaii Today website.

Finally, Variety has run an obituary for Johnny Thompson which you can read on their website.