Archive for the 'performance' Category

Randi Channels His Inner Houdini

Posted by Michael on October 23rd, 2020

From the James Randi Educational Foundation comes this video featuring James Randi escaping form a straightjacket while hanging upside over Niagara Falls.

The Amazing Randi On I’ve Got A Secret

Posted by Michael on October 23rd, 2020

A 1965 appearance of the Amazing Randi, escape artist, on I’ve Got A Secret.

James Randi was famous for his skepticism and debunking of paranormal claims, but we are going to spend the day looking at James Randi the magician.

Shaun Jay On Masters Of Illusion

Posted by Michael on October 20th, 2020

Shaun Jay was on a recent Masters Of Illusion (we think it was last week’s episode) and posted his appearance on YouTube. If you missed this episode, or any Masters of Illusion or Penn & Teller: Fool Us episode this year, remember you can stream them for free from The CW official website.

Kid Magic From Little Big Shots UK

Posted by Michael on October 16th, 2020

Mateo Delgado hails from Columbia, but he hit the English TV waves recently on Little Big Shots UK.

Jasper Cherry Ends This Years BGT Coverage

Posted by Michael on October 15th, 2020

Jasper Cherry rounded out the young magicians featured on this year’s Britain’s Got Talent finals. He was also the fifth of the five magic acts to make it to the show’s finals this year.

The Great Carazini On The Ed Sullivan Show

Posted by Michael on October 14th, 2020

A 1967 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show that we do not think the Great Carazini could perform on today’s television shows.

Father And Son BGT Finals Magic Act

Posted by Michael on October 14th, 2020

James and Dylan Piper were the fourth of five magic acts to perform on the Britain’s Got Talent finals. They did not win, but you do not necessarily need to win a Got Talent series to build a successful career.