Archive for the 'performance' Category

Shawn Farquhar Returns To Fool Us

Posted by Michael on June 25th, 2020

He was the first magician ever to fool Penn and Teller twice, so Shawn Farquhar returned in the Penn & Teller: Fool Us season premiere to press his luck.

Paul Gertner Goes For A Fool Us Three-peat

Posted by Michael on June 24th, 2020

Paul Gertner posted his appearance from the season premiere of Penn & Teller: Fool Us earlier this week. If you missed the show (like I did because it was raining so hard my hotel’s cable went out right after it started) you can stream it free over on The CW website.

Shaun Jay On Masters of Illusion

Posted by Michael on June 23rd, 2020

The CW’s summer magic season is underway, which includes P&T: Fool Us and Masters of Illusion and Shaun Jay posted this clip of his appearance on the show. You can catch up (or re-watch) all of the Fool Us and Masters of Illusion episodes from this season over on the The CW website.

AGT Sneak Peek: Magician Winston

Posted by Michael on June 23rd, 2020

There will be at least one magic act on NBC’s America’s Got Talent tonight when 27 year old Venezuelan magician Winston takes the stage.

Johnny Thompson’s Cups And Balls

Posted by Michael on June 19th, 2020

This performance of the cups and balls comes not from Penn & Teller: Fool Us (on which Thompson was a judge) but the Canadian television series The Magic Palace. This clip is from the collection of Magic Palace performances posted on YouTube by Magicana.

Have a great and safe weekend everyone!

Pretty SureThis Trick Is Banned In Vegas…

Posted by Michael on June 18th, 2020

New Delhi magician Mayank Shekhar posted this video featuring his close up work with poker chips. I do not know about you all, but I love poker chip magic. I have found poker chips are great to use with little kids… they may not recognize the difference between coins but they can identify the different colors!

Adam Wilber’s Back up Plan

Posted by Michael on June 17th, 2020

The latest piece posted by Adam Wilber features his ace production The Back Up Plan.