The annual Black Magic Convention kicks off today and the Blackpool Gazette takes a look at some of the events and performers. If you want to feel even more left out… or want to start planning your trip to Blackpool 2021 check out the official website.

A little more information about the escape act gone wrong that halted the Manchester auditions for Britain’s Got Talent last Monday from the Liverpool Echo via MSN.

Metro caught up with Dynamo to hear more about how his health issues have made his magic stronger.

WBUR Boston spoke with Shin Lim about his background in magic; we haven’t found a posting of the audio but they did post a summary of the interview along with some favorite video clips on their website.

Finally, a nice feature on Anna DeGuzman over on the TribLive site as she prepares to start a six week residency at Philadelphia’s Liberty Magic. Since we couldn’t find a video from Blackpool yet, that’s Anna above showing off some of her moves.