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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.

Dynamo Show News, Ben Jackson, AGT And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on September 27th, 2019

There is a new panel of judges for America’s Got Talent: The Champions, as revealed yesterday by current reigning champion Shin Lim.

According to World Screen, Passion Distribution will be handling the internatonal distribution of the upcoming Dynamo TV series.

The first part of the Rudiger Deutsch magic collection will be auctioned off at Potter and Potter on October 26; absentee bids are being accepted. Learn more and download a free PDF catalog at the Potter and Potter website.

Houston area news site The Leader profiles Ben Jackson, an Oak Forest resident with a new magic show at the Houston Four Seasons.

Dan Sperry Talks To CBS 8 Las Vegas

Posted by Michael on September 25th, 2019

Las Vegas CBS affiliate reached out to Dan Sperry about the recent equipment robbery forcing him to cancel shows. Speculation has been rampant in the magic community; not sure rumors and wild theories are really any help. However, you can help Dan by donating to his GoFundMe campaign.