Caspar Thomas talks with Brighton’s Latest TV about his upcoming Brighton Fringe show, simply titled The Art of Close Up Magic.

Will magic reign supreme again? The new season of America’s Got Talent kicks off tonight on NBC… what magic acts will gain national (or even international) attention in the next few weeks on one the summer’s biggest hits?

Speaking of TV appearances, Ken Garr was a guest on the San Francisco horror movie show Creature Features over the weekend as they presented the 1960 AAP film Tormented. You can catch the full episode on YouTube, the Creature Features Roku channel or over on their official site.

Speaking of Roku, I was flipping through my Pluto app (a free TV service available on a variety of platforms, including your favorite phone operating system and their website) the other day and noticed A&E expanded its free on demand offerings on the service to include magic prank series Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne.

Derren Brown was a guest on the long running BBC Radio 4 show Desert Island Discs and his appearance raised a few eyebrows as he admitted to being a one-time serial shoplifter! Read more over on the BBC site.

Finally, the Virginian Pilot profiles local magician Tony Jones, who started in magic after seeing Rick Thomas as a child and then attending Tannen’s Magic Camp as a teen.