That is Josh Maddocks performing at the Tipsy Teapot… more about him in a moment.

The Insider is among several news outlets reporting a magician was brought on to the set of the new Guillermo del Toro film Nightmare Alley to help make sure the film’s sideshow magic was authentic. No outlet is naming the magician, though. By the way, this film is based on William Lindsay Gresham’s 1946 novel Nightmare Alley and was adapted to the screen in 1947 with Tyrone Powers as the lead. has a piece on Magician Samraj’s recent blindfolded Jeep drive to “open the eyes” of the Indian Prime Minister to the plight of artists and performers.

The Lynn News has a piece on local magician Josh Maddocks finding out he was accepted into the Magic Circle (see, told you we would get back to him).