Archive for the 'Mat Franco' Category

Mat Franco: Fourth Anniversary In Vegas And Rescuing Animals

Posted by Michael on August 6th, 2019

Mat Franco is celebrating his four amazing years at The Linq and helping animals at The Animal Foundation. He dropped by CBS 8 in Las Vegas to talk about both. Want more Mat? Check out his appearance on Fox 5 here.

Mat Franco, Penn And Teller Class And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on May 2nd, 2019

The first magician to win America’s Got Talent and Vegas Strip fixture Mat Franco dropped by the Access studios to, and I quote from their title of this clip, “mess with our heads.”

Wanna learn magic from Penn and Teller? They are the latest celebrities to offer a course through MasterClass. You can access the single course, which includes a downloadable work book, for $90.

We’re back! Sorry about that… sudden whirlwind trip across the country and back!

Fine Books and Collections has a summary of the action at the recent Roy Goulet magic auction at Potter and Potter.

Finally, registration is open for the The Great Southern Magic Collector’s And History Conference in Orlando this September 6th-8th. You can see the impressive guest list (including guest of honor Frances Willard) and get all the information you need at their official website.

Mat Franco Visits With Steve Harvey

Posted by Michael on November 2nd, 2018

Mat Franco visited the Steve Harvey talkshow Steve earlier this week to help celebrate Halloween and National Magic Week. I wish we saw Mat on TV more often… I really hope he ends up on the new entry in the America’s Got Talent franchise next year.

AGT’s Talent University, Wayne Hoffman And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on June 26th, 2018

America’s Got Talent has launched a new series of web clips called AGT’s Talent University, starting with this video featuring season 9 winner, Vegas headliner and friend of Mat Franco teaching a couple basic magic tricks.

Speaking of America’s Got Talent, this week’s officially leaked clip did not feature a magic act, but according to The Oklahoman’s NewsOK website Rob Lake will be appearing tonight.

The Naples News has an interview with mentalist and AGT alum Wayne Hoffman.

Forbes has a feature on Santiago Michel, the mentalist/magician behind the first all-Spanish language show on the Vegas Strip.

Finally, the AP reported over the weekend jan Rouven’s attempt to withdraw his guilty plea in his federal child pornography case was denied. You can read their coverage on several newspaper sites, including the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Mat Franco’s (Still) Got Magic

Posted by Michael on January 5th, 2018

Not all the magic in Forbes’ article of cool magic shows worth traveling to see was in New York. Mat Franco’s Las Vegas show made the list. Here’s Mat from his NBC special Mat Franco’s Got Magic with Nicole Scherzinger.

Mat Franco Helps Out The Animals

Posted by Michael on September 13th, 2017

Celebrating his second anniversary at The Line in Las Vegas, Mat Franco made a big donation to the Animal Foundation as detailed in this KTNV report.

What’s Good Rhode Island: Mat Franco

Posted by Michael on January 18th, 2017

It wasn’t until after it aired that we realized Mat Franco was on Hallmark’s Home and Family recently. They are usually pretty good about posting clips from the show online, but for some reason we haven’t been able to find anything…we did, however, turn up this interview from last month that sees mat sitting down with Miss Rhode Island USA Kelsey Swanson. In it, Mat confirms that his show at The Linq has been renewed for two more years.