Archive for the 'behind the scenes' Category

Piff’s Day [Slightly NSFW]

Posted by Michael on December 13th, 2021

A little behind the scenes in the life of Piff the Magic Dragon… and where does he fall on the hierarchy of magician beings?

There is one off-color comment in Piff’s description of himself, so be warned.

Wes Barker Shares BTE Behind The Scenes

Posted by Michael on May 25th, 2021

Wes Barker posted this clip looking at a dangerous effect created for the the TruTV show Big Trick Energy, which is kind of the magic show equivalent of The Highwaymen or The Foo Fighters.*

* If I have to explain that reference I am going to be very, very disappointed in y’all. It isn’t like I called them Sham Pistols or Me First and the Gimme Gimmes…

Getting Ready To Perform With Nathan Burton

Posted by Michael on April 16th, 2021

A final video from 5 Minutes To Showtime, this time featuring Nathan Burton. Let’s hope performers all over the world will be back on stage soon.

Backstage with Xavier Mortimer

Posted by Michael on April 15th, 2021

Very Behind The Scenes With Gopinath Muthukad

Posted by Michael on April 15th, 2021

Content producer Kaumudy got really behind the scenes with Indian magician Gopinath Muthukad when they recently spent a day with him. This first section of their multipart series shows how he starts his day.

Behind The Scenes With Murray

Posted by Michael on April 14th, 2021

In hopes that more performers will be returning to the stage, here is more from 5 Minutes To Showtime, this time with Murray SawChuck.

Mac King (Finally) Returns To The Stage

Posted by Michael on April 14th, 2021

This clip, featuring about five minutes with Mac King as he prepares to take the stage is from the web series 5 Minutes to Showtime and we think we may have run it before… But here it is again mainly because it is something Mac hasn’t been able to do in a while. He did return to the stage over the weekend, though, according to this Review Journal article when he appeared at a downtown comedy club.