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Rob lake, Murray, Lance’s Place And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on April 12th, 2021

Rob Lake was on Fox’s Game of Talent recently… and his performance kicks off a whole new week for us!

Murray SawChuck is hitting the road… and WFRV and Live 5 are giving away a few tickets to his May 7th show in Green Bay at the Epic Event Center. Get all the details on the contest here.

iTricks is not actually sure if the Las Vegas housing market is up or down right now, but if you are in the market for a new place Lance Burton just put his hilltop “castle” on the market for a cool $4.49 million. Read all about it in the Las Vegas Review-Journal and then call your real estate agent.

Finally, New Zealand’s Stuff site has a piece on a recent magic gathering in Timaru which included both workshops for performers and a large public show.

Dom Deluise, Murray And Bill Blagg Is Live [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on April 5th, 2021

We’ll open the week with a clip of Dom Deluise on with Johnny Carson trying to pull off a staple of beginner’s magic books (at least it was back in the day… I think modern authors know better).

Las Vegas Magazine asks if Murray SawChuck is the busiest man in Vegas… and gets the answers straight from Murray himself.

And the Sioux City Journal caught up with Bill Blagg the other day to talk about the return of live performances.

Mat’s Back, Asian Magician Discussion And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on March 25th, 2021

Las Vegas Weekly reports Mat Franco is re-opening at The Linq on April 29.

You have undoubtedly seen Nathan “The Magic Asian Man” Phaan on Wizard Wars, Fool Us or Masters of Illusion. He recently hosted a discussion with other Asian magicians titled “Being An Asian Magician in 2021” which you can see on his YouTube page.

Finally, MSN picked up a story from Boston 25 News about Barry McDonough, above, who has kept performing magic for hospital patients even after becoming a cancer patient himself.

Ed Sullivan Show Returns To TV

Posted by Michael on March 22nd, 2021

Above is a 1970 Ed Sullivan Show performance from The Satani Demon, which is not quite magic but close enough. We have brought you magic acts featured on the official Ed Sullivan YouTube Page form time to time but would now like to pass along the METV network, a digital sub-network broadcaster (you know… the channels that come with decimal points now when using an antenna) is showing classic performances from the Ed Sullivan Show Sunday nights at 9:30 Eastern Time, 8:30 Central.

War Magician Finally Heading To Silver Screen?

Posted by Michael on March 18th, 2021

There have been multiple attempts to bring the story of Jasper Maskelyne’s World War II exploits to the big screen, but several outlets (including Collider) are reporting Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Doctor Strange) will star as Maskelyne in an adaptation of David Fisher’s controversial book directed by Colin Trevorrow.

Vegas Re-Opening…

Posted by Michael on March 17th, 2021

Fox 5 Las Vegas coverage on the loosening of pandemic restrictions and the return of tourism to the city many consider the center of the magic world.

Live Magic Returns To Erie, PA

Posted by Michael on March 17th, 2021

Go Erie is reporting Kellar’s Magic and Comedy Club is kicking off its 2021 season of live, in-person magic performances. You can read more about their season on the “>Go Erie site and take a sneak peek inside the club in the coverage originally airing a few months ago on Fox 66.

It is awesome to see live performances returning across the country!