Archive for the 'Advice' Category

Will And Matt And TEDx

Posted by Michael on April 13th, 2018

The magic duo of Will and Matt appeared at TEDxUofT (which we think is the University of Toronto) to talk about how to turn something you love into your livelihood. It’s a little long, but it’s Video Friday!

Have a great (and safe) weekend everyone!

Chris Pilsworth Answers That Age Old Question….

Posted by Michael on March 21st, 2018

How’d you get started in magic?

Basically, this is a promo video and we usually don’t share the straight promo videos… but this is a pretty good one from Chris Pilsworth. Not only does it answer a very, very common question asked of magicians it gives him a chance to introduce himself to potential customers and audiences. Very savvy Mr. Pilsworth!

Help Wanted: Magic Assistants

Posted by Michael on February 27th, 2018

Reggie Rice, Hollywood, Maryland based magician, is looking for a few new assistants for upcoming shows. He posted this video job ad on Vimeo and if you seriously think you fit the bill you can contact him at info@reggiericeshow.com, 240-298-6077 or 202-505-4FUN.

From Marines To Full Time Magician [NSFW]

Posted by Michael on December 26th, 2017

Smoothini the Ghetto Houdini was on the 50 Cent webseries This Is 50 last week talking about his transition (or rather the lack of transition) from being a US Marine to full time Las Vegas magician. It is an interesting long form chat… but be warned: the host says early on that cursing it not only allowed, it is mandatory!

SparkFun Talks To Mario The Magician

Posted by Michael on September 22nd, 2017

The folks over at Spark Fun (an electronics company) posted this interview with Mario the Magician about his magic and how his “maker” skills literally build his act.

Derek Del Gaudio’s Invisible Dialogue

Posted by Michael on August 18th, 2017

This is a promotional video for the upcoming 2017 Future of Storytelling Summit featuring Derek DelGaudio. It is very interesting… You can find out more about the summit on their website. This is what inspired today’s “advice” theme.

…And you can think about every Derek says for the rest of the weekend. Have a safe one! But first we have to get through Friday.

Vinh Giang On Presentation And Showmanship

Posted by Michael on August 18th, 2017

This is a longer video (about 20 minutes)… perfect for lunch! In it Vinh Giang shares a video of a TEDx Talk he did (we aren’t sure where) on magic and showmanship. We do know, though, that you can see more on Vinh Giang on his official website and that this video was presented on the 52 Cards YouTube Page.