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Jamie O’Brien, Sam Strange And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on October 9th, 2019

Discover Weyburn posted a couple videos with Saskatchewan magician Jamie O’Brien ahead of his local show. You can see more over on YouTube.

The Champions of Magic are touring the US (they’ll be in Kansas City this April… not sure I will, though) and the Toledo City Paper caught up with Sam Strange of Young and Strange ahead of the group’s Toledo show.

The Write Practice is technically for writers… but really they do a great deal with storytelling and their latest podcast, which you can check out over on their website, features Nate Staniforth.

Finally, Kevin Spencer’s recent work at Texas A&M was the focus of a new article in The Eagle.

Mike Fuller Brings The Magic To Georgia National Fair

Posted by Michael on October 8th, 2019

Mike Fuller has been performing magic at the Georgia National Fair for almost 30 years and WMAZ caught up with him to find out what fans can expect this year.

Justin Flom Teams With NHL For Webseries

Posted by Michael on October 8th, 2019

The NHL has a new social media series called Hockey Is Magic which sees Justin Flom performing up close and personal for some of the league’s biggest stars… Just this weekend we were trying to figure out why we had not heard anything from Justin in a bit; now we know!

You can read more about the series on NHL.com and catch new episodes on NHL’s various social media channels.

Levitations, Copperfield And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on October 3rd, 2019

First up, coverage of Henry Vargas and Klauss Duraes doing a little levitating over the streets of Sao Paolo, Brazil.

The new movie based on Dicken’s David Copperfield keeps getting tied to magic’s David Copperfield; the latest link was created when English comedian Daisy May Cooper, who appears in the film, attended in the premiere in a magician inspired outfit, complete with a stylized top hat and cape emblazoned with the image of Copperfield Las Vegas. You can check out her bold fashion choice on the Gazette and Herald website.

Texas A&M’s Battalion looks at the work magician Kevin Spencer has been doing for the university’s Project Sunshine and throughout the area.

The Chicago Tribune (via the Naperville Sun) talks to Reza as he gets ready to bring his traveling illusion show to their neck of the woods.

NPH, John Walton And Magic On TV [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on October 2nd, 2019

The Bellingham Herald caught up with John Walton, who appeared on Monday’s season finale of Penn & Teller: Fool Us. He did well, but that doesn’t mean he is satisfied with his effect!

Sorry about no updates yesterday… an unexpectedly late night caught me by surprise and then I was up early and on a plane!

Is Neil Patrick Harris returning to Broadway? Maybe… but if he does it looks like he will be behind the scenes according to PureWow.com.

Regular CW programming is returning, so the summer magic series are over for the year. You can still stream them for free on The CW website, though. Pluto TV has added a free streaming channel dedicated to Criss Angel: Mindfreak, too. Hopefully we will soon have news about upcoming seasons of Hip Hip Houdini and The Carbonaro Effect.

Dan Sperry Update and Thanks, S&R And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on September 30th, 2019

Dan Sperry thanking supporters for all the help and updating the situation after his warehouse was robber leads off our week.

Octoberfest (or Oktoberfest, depending on how excited you are) is coming… and Vegas News is continuing its tradition of catching magicians acting as keg tappers for local celebrations with pictures of Hans Klok at HofbrÀuhaus Las Vegas. We have to admit, Hans seems like a natural fit for the gig!

Speaking of German magicians and Vegas, Siegfried and Roy’s 20/20 appearance is making them subject of several Heavy.com articles including 5 facts about the duo and coverage of Montecore’s life and death. You can catch the full Siegfried and Roy Behind The Magic 20/20 season premiere on the ABC website or over on ABC’s YouTube page.

Kardenni At The East Texas State Fair

Posted by Michael on September 27th, 2019

CBS coverage of the East Texas State Fair featured Kardenni the Magician, who is performing at the fair through the 29th.