Archive for the 'Awesome' Category

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.

Neil Croswell’s Magical Moment

Posted by Michael on September 1st, 2017

We haven’t had a good magic proposal lately and this one from magician Neil Croswell features his proposal to assistant Ashley in the Bahamas.

Congratulations to Neil and Ashley!

Magician Assistant Kaitlyn Schoeffel Is Also Miss New Jersey 2017

Posted by Michael on August 21st, 2017

This video feature on the current Miss New Jersey and soon-to-be Miss America contestant Kaitlyn Schoeffel goes over her pageant history but also her day job as a magician/mentalist assistant (for Wayne Hoffman). You can read more on the website.

I am not sure if there is an iTricks policy on endorsing pageant contestants, but if we offer an endorsement I think Kaitlyn is the current front runner!

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.

David Kwong’s How Illusions Work

Posted by Michael on August 3rd, 2017

David Kwong explains everything you need to know about how illusions work for Wired Magazine.

The pilot of Deception, the magic influenced crime procedural David co-wrote and co-produced, was shown at Comic-Con last month and IGN reviewed it here. Given Chris Fedak (Chuck) is involved and there is magic I have high hopes!

Alchemy Insiders’ 2017 IBM-SAM Highlights

Posted by Michael on July 24th, 2017

Alchemy Insiders producers magic effects; you can visit their site here. They just posted their 3 minute summary of their time at the 2017 combined convention… just a little tease for all of us that couldn’t make it!

We’ve mentioned the combined convention a great deal the past few days. We should probably mention the two groups behind it. Find more information about the Society of American Magicians on their site and on the International Brotherhood of Magicians on their site

Awesome Magic Treehouse!

Posted by Michael on June 30th, 2017

Matt Dunn is a magician and haunted house creator, but Minneapolis-St Paul’s local Fox affiliate dropped by to play in his awesome treehouse!