Archive for the 'Awesome' Category

LaSalle High School Spotlights Alum Homer Liwag

Posted by Michael on June 29th, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Homer Liwag ’86 – Exclusive with David Copperfield (Part 1) from WLSN on Vimeo.

Part one of a LaSalle spotlight on Homer Liwag, a member of the Class of 1986 and advisor to David Copperfield. You can find part two on the LaSalle Vimeo page and more on Homer at his website.

JCR Magic Marks 25th Anniversary!

Posted by Michael on June 29th, 2017

Long live the brick and mortar magic shops! San Antonio’s JCR Magic just celebrated 25 years, as reported by Fox 29 News last week.

Congratulations to owner Julio Ramirez Jr, his family and all of the customers of JCR!

Keelan Wendorf’s First Arena Show

Posted by Michael on June 16th, 2017

We’ve posted a few of Keelan Wendorf’s vlogs in the past, but he is pretty excited in his new one and it is easy to understand why. Keelan’s heading to Danville, IL for his first arena show opening for friend of iTricks Reza! Congratulations, Keelan, that is a real milestone in your career.

You can see more of Keelan over on his official website.

Jaquet-Droz Automaton Workshop

Posted by Michael on June 9th, 2017

It has been a big Video Friday with lots of different magic, but mentioning the upcoming giant robot fight got us thinking about how closely magic was once tied to automatons, which are kind of the first robots. Here is a a feature on the automaton work of Jaquet-Droz, a 18th century watchmaker, from The Watches (because watchmakers often doubled as automaton and magic prop designers/builders).

Enjoy and have a great (and of course safe) weekend!

More Daniel Fernandez Magic

Posted by Michael on June 9th, 2017

We haven’t posted a magic-enabled proposal lately, but what is more romantic than a June bride? So when Daniel Fernandez posted this yesterday and it featured a soldier about to deploy, we decided to pass it along.

Daniel Fernandez Goes Back To His Roots

Posted by Michael on May 26th, 2017

Remember when Daniel Fernandez used to crash events and perform magic? Well, he’s back to his old ways in his latest video. You can see more of Daniel’s videos on his YouTube page.

Ben Young Interviewed By Angie T

Posted by Michael on May 24th, 2017

YouTube personality Angie T interviewed Las Vegas magician Ben Young in her latest video clip. You may remember Ben from his appearance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us; keep up with him over on his official website.