Archive for the 'Awesome' Category

Happy Birthday Randi!

Posted by Michael on August 7th, 2020

James Randi turns 92 today and iTricks wishes him a happy birthday!

The clip above is from an appearance on Channel 10 in Australia about five years ago.

This Is Not Magic… But People Think It Is

Posted by Michael on August 5th, 2020

Polyglot Wouter Corduwener speaks over 20 languages and he is using his skills to convince people he can “magically” learn their languages. It is not quite magic, but it is a good magic trick. See more of Wouter’s videos on his YouTube page.

A Special Video From Naathan Phan [NSFW]

Posted by Michael on July 31st, 2020

WARNING: This video contains stage blood and simulated self harm.

Naathan Phan posted this combination magic and music video with the following message:

“1 out of every 5 people live with a mental health condition, including myself. If you are struggling with your mental health, do not hesitate to reach out to friends, family, or mental healthcare professionals.”

We are happy to help him spread this message and the links he included for anyone seeking more information or assistance:

https://www.nimh.nih.gov
https://www.dbsalliance.org/
https://wfmh.global/

Handcuffs!

Posted by Michael on July 10th, 2020

This video pretty much explains itself… and it is pretty cool! It was posted by Steve “The Tricky Twister” Majes.

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!