Archive for the 'behind the scenes' Category

Backstage At Masters Of Illusion With Rick Smith Jr

Posted by Michael on June 17th, 2019

Okay, the headline pretty much explains this one: world record holder Rick Smith Jr. takes us backstage at one of his Masters Of Illusion appearances. The CW’s summer magic variety show is back with new episodes every Friday (and The CW’s other magic show, Penn & Teller: Fool Us returns with its new season tonight).

Winfried In Rotterdam For FISM?

Posted by Michael on April 12th, 2019
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Rotterdam has a committee exploring hosting FISM and traveling illusionist Winfried is talking to them in his latest VLOG. If the translated subtitles are not working above, you can see the video on Winfried’s YouTube page.

Have a great, and safe, weekend everyone!

Amazing Blind Magician Visits The Magic Castle

Posted by Michael on March 29th, 2019

Ryan Fox, who brands himself as the Amazing Blind Magician recently posted this vlog featuring his trip to the Magic Castle earlier this week. You can follow Ryan’s adventures on his YouTube page.

Darcy Oake Talks Levitating Heidi Klum

Posted by Michael on January 25th, 2019

Canada’s Darcy Oake may have left the America’s Got Talent: Champions stage, but he is the subject of their latest behind the scenes video as he talks about levitating a supermodel.

Spidey Talks 3 National TV Appearances In A Week

Posted by Michael on August 2nd, 2018

Spidey posted this behind the scenes look at his very busy week making appearances on NBC’s Today, TMZ and Masters Of Illusion all in a single week!

The Rich Wilcox Theater In Wisconsin Dells

Posted by Michael on June 28th, 2018

In this morning’s Magic Bulletin we mentioned Rick and Susan Wilcox are kicking off their 19th year in the Wisconsin Dells at the Rick Wilcox Theater. In this video from the summer of 2016 Rick is showing some guests around the theater and showcases the theater’s painted reproductions of classic magic posters. There are actually a few interesting videos on the theater’s YouTube page featuring Rick and Susan discussing behind the scenes aspects of the theater, such as choreography and lighting.

Ryan Hayashi Is On Fool Us This Season

Posted by Michael on June 14th, 2018

Ryan “Samurai” Hayashi is going to appear on the season of Penn & Teller: Fool Us. He shot his segment in March and just released this video of him mixing with the live studio audience as they left the taping. No word on when Ryan will appear on the show, which kicks off season five a week from Monday.