Archive for the 'Awesome' Category

Meet The Dallas Mavericks’ House Magician

Posted by Michael on April 22nd, 2019

Magician AJ Quevy has apparently been neglecting his personal YouTube channel lately… his explanation is he has been busy being the house magician for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and he posted this summary of his adventures with the team over the last season.

Rick Lax Is Back With New Show

Posted by Michael on April 19th, 2019
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Rick Lax, the prolific magic creator and one of the forces behind Wizard Wars, is back with a new web based series called Making Magic. As an Easter treat, here is the first episode. You can follow the series and see future episodes through its Facebook page.

A Message From Jon Dorenbos

Posted by Michael on April 11th, 2019

Usually we post magic videos of Jon Dorenbos, but he did play professional football and he did have a life threatening heart condition… so it should be no surprise that he was released this public service announcement which we are happy to share.

Tenyo’s Phantom Clock

Posted by Michael on April 10th, 2019

The Phantom Clock was designed by Lubor Fiedler and released twenty years ago by Tenyo. Dominic Malini posted this demonstration of the classic prop.

Not Magic But… Sport Speed Stacking

Posted by Michael on April 5th, 2019

Although sport speed stacking may not get the attention it did a couple of years ago, it is still a familiar activity for kids all over the world. This introductory video from the Speed Stacks brand introduces not only stacking champion and host Emily Fox, but also the basic moves and what makes the stacking cups so special.

That’s it for our look at classic magic and some possible new sources of inspiration and it ties up the week. Hope y’all have a great, safe weekend and if anyone gets inspired by today’s clips let us know!

Not Magic But… First Nations Hoop Dancing

Posted by Michael on April 5th, 2019

This video features a traditional Plains performer from the Smokey Valley Hoop Dancers. It is not actually magic, but I know I have borrowed a few moves from hoop dancers for my linking ring routines and it seems an obvious source of inspiration for anyone performing linking hula hoops.

And Now: Dental Magic

Posted by Michael on April 3rd, 2019

Yup, you read that headline right. We present you with Los Angeles dentist Dr. Arash Hakhamian DDS, who mixes magic and modern medicine to extract teeth before patients even realize what is happening!