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Magic With What?!?

Posted by Michael on January 8th, 2020

People ask me all the time about the best card tricks, the best coin tricks, the best cigarette tricks, best tricks to meet girls, the best out of pocket tricks, the best… well, fill in the blank tricks! But not a single person has ever asked me what the best booger magic tricks are! Not once. But DreamWorks’ Junk Drawer Magic is here to answer that pressing question.

Shin Lim On The Today Show

Posted by Michael on January 8th, 2020

Hoda and Jenna got front row seats for one of the hottest shows in magic when Shin Lim stopped by their portion of NBC’s Today Show to perform.

Dania Diaz Makes AGT: Champions Debut

Posted by Michael on January 7th, 2020

Dania Diaz was the only magic act on the first night of the new season of America’s Got Talent: The Champions. The alum of Spain’s Got Talent was impressive enough to be voted through to the next round by the “panel of superfans” judging the first round.

John Zabrucky’s Amazing Props [It Ain't Magic, But...]

Posted by Michael on January 6th, 2020

John Zabrucky, the founder and owner of Modern Props, is retiring after four decades of creating props seen in everything from Blade Runner to Ghostbusters to Big Bang Theory. You can read more about his career and retirement in this LA Times article (via MSN).

The video above is a fan creation highlighting the many, many appearances of a Modern Props piece dubbed “The Most Important Device In The Universe” on the Major Grin YouTube channel.

Ventriloquist Wins France’s Got Talent

Posted by Michael on January 6th, 2020

With America’s Got Talent: The Champions returning tonight, we took a moment to look at what is going on with the international versions of the Got Talent franchise. The latest edition of France’s Got Talent just ended and this performance by singing ventriloquist Capucine was enough to push her to the top. There were no magic acts in the finals from what we could determine.

AGT The Champions Returns Monday

Posted by Michael on January 2nd, 2020

The second season of America’s Got Talent: The Champions premieres Monday night on NBC (check your local listings). Several magic acts from around the world are participating; those announced include:
Ben Hart
Miki Dark
Marc Spelmann
Oz Pearlman
Dania Diaz
Spencer Horsman

Of all these acts, the only only not previously featured on iTricks is Dania Diaz (I coudl be wrong, I did not actually check), so we are correcting that in this post with this clip of her performing on the Espana Got Talent 2018 Grand Final show.

Shin Lim Amazes Ellen

Posted by Michael on December 23rd, 2019

Newlywed Shin Lim stopped into to see Ellen last week. That is is going to open our week and give us a chance to explain that you probably won’t hear too much from us the next couple of days.

Whether you are celebrating high holy holidays this week or just a “national holiday” we hope you have a great few days with friends and family.