Archive for the 'Escape' Category

Jonathan Goodwin Fires Up Britain’s Got Talent

Posted by Michael on April 15th, 2019

Maverick escape artist Jonathan Goodwin hit the BGT stage this week… the former star of One Way Out and The Incredible Mr. Goodwin did a upside escape with a little fire added in for fun.

Princess Tenko Circa 2000

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2019

Representing both Japan in today’s international magic tour and reminding us it is Women’s History Month is Princess Tenko in this escape from FISM 2000.

Cosentino Makes His AGT Premiere

Posted by Michael on February 5th, 2019

Cosentino, a runner up on Australia’s Got Talent, is one of those magic acts well known pretty much everywhere in the world except America. He changed that last night with this performance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent: The Champions featuring escape, flying crossbow bolts and fire! He was one of three magic acts featured (along with Colin Cloud and current AGT champion Shin Lim).

Only Shin Lim made it into the top three, beating out favorites such as Jackie Evancho, and won the vote of superfans to become the only magic act in next week’s America’s Got Talent: The Champions finals.

Michael Griffin Plays A Deadly Game [NSFW]

Posted by Michael on January 31st, 2019

Escape artist Michael Griffin posted this video of a performance for students at Ohio State University featuring a kind of Russian Roulette with real weapons. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of a performer using firearms as a part of their act you may want to skip this video.

Christian Wedoy On Got Talent Espana

Posted by Michael on January 30th, 2019

Got Talent Espana 2019 just premiered this week and escape artist Christian Wedoy posted this clip of his audition. We’ll do our best to track his progress through the show as the season unfolds.

Take A Deep Breath…

Posted by Michael on November 30th, 2018

… And try to keep up with escape artist Christian Wedoy, who will be going without air for about seven minutes!

Damien Carriere’s Crazy Upside Down Escape

Posted by Michael on November 12th, 2018

Plastic wrap is some serious stuff… you might only know it as a convenient way to cover that bowl of left overs, but it is also used to secure pallets of goods for shipping. It can be very, very strong and, worse yet, it is air tight (which is why it is so good in the kitchen). Vancouver’s Damien Carriere posted this clip featuring an escape he managed from industrial strength plastic wrap while suspended upside down!