Archive for the 'Escape' Category

The Incredible Mr. Goodwin’s BGT Semi-Finals

Posted by Michael on June 4th, 2019

The final magic related act to make it to the Britain’s Got Talent final (which aired Sunday night) is a veteran of television and live touring shows as well as my personal favorite escape artist working today: Jonathan Goodwin.

Can Jay Rawlings Escape From This?

Posted by Michael on May 20th, 2019

Magician and variety performer Jay Rawlings broke a record on Britain’s Got Talent. After making a few claims about his escape act Stephen Mulhern posed a unique challenge…

A Little Street Escape Act from Taiwan

Posted by Michael on May 10th, 2019

According to the YouTube post, this is busker Luigi Persico performing in Taiwan. We can’t really argue… but we can only find references to is the neo-classical painter.

Have a great weekend y’all!

The Bittersweet Ache Of Escaping

Posted by Michael on April 16th, 2019

Matt Johnson is the focus of the latest episode of the webseries 60 Second Docs titled The Bittersweet Ache of Escaping.

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.