Archive for the 'Awesome' Category

Murray And Marvyn

Posted by Michael on July 2nd, 2020

Murray SawChuck posted this video of Marvyn Roy just yesterday. Marvyn was teaching Murray one of his effects, which Murray then premiered on Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

An Illusionist’s Last Day, Circa 1994

Posted by Michael on June 30th, 2020

Ken Strong posted this video recently showing what it was like behind the scenes on his last day at the Old Indiana Fun Park as the resident illusionist after three summer seasons performing under the stage name Simon Star. It is from 1994 and undoubtedly was originally a VHS recording. It is about 15 minutes and provides a unique look at life as a theme park magician.

Xavier Mortimer Leads Us Into The Weekend

Posted by Michael on June 26th, 2020

We kicked off the day with Xavier Mortimer and we will slide into the weekend with a crazy stunt he posted just yesterday… Kids, don’t try this at home.

Stay safe. Treat each other right. Have a fun weekend! We will see you Monday for a new (holiday shortened) week of magic and fireworks!

Penn Talks Johnny Thompson’s Role And Mahdi Gilbert’s Performance

Posted by Michael on June 19th, 2020

Mahdi Gilbert posted this clip from Penn’s Sunday School which features Penn recalling Mahdi’s amazing sleight of hadn’t performance. It also highlights something important: there is a judge on the show who determines whether or not Penn and Teller’s explanation is valid. For most of the show(until his death), Johnny Thompson was the final arbitrator as to whether or not Penn and Teller were fooled.

Magician Michael Barron’s Kitchen Magician [NSFW]

Posted by Michael on June 16th, 2020

Michael Barron is a magician. His brother is a tour guide. Then the Covid-19 shutdown came… so obviously they decided to make a cooking show. Here’s the trailer.

There is just a touch of adult language (kind of, I think I heard it) hence the NSFW.

The Escapes Of David Merlini

Posted by Michael on June 15th, 2020

Okay, so we don’t usually post pure promo material for anyone (except charity shows). This promo piece for David Merlini caught our ear, though, because we found it posted by Chris Ogle the piece’s voiceover artist. So if you need an escape artist or a voice over artist you now know where to go.

The DIY Magician’s Suitcase Puppet Theater

Posted by Michael on June 11th, 2020

This is a bit of a departure from our normal videos, but we thought y’all iTricksters might appreciate it. You can see more of the DIY Magician over on his YouTube page.