Archive for the 'Women In Magic' Category

June McComb (aka June Merlin) Circa 1953

Posted by Michael on March 11th, 2019

We have run this clip before, but it is Women’s History Month so we are determined to remind you of some of the great female trailblazers in magic such as Irish beauty queen turned nightclub magician June Merlin, also known as June McComb and June Cochrane. We ran a feature on June back in 2014 which you can read here.

Billy Kidd’s Three Bean Trick

Posted by Michael on February 8th, 2019

Billy Kidd posted this footage of a live performance of her three bean trick. You might want to check out her Twitter, too, as she tramps around the globe with the Discovery Network.

A Different Rubik Cube Trick With Magician Kelly

Posted by Michael on January 23rd, 2019

Magician Kelly hails from the Czech Republic, but do not worry: this video clip is 100% language free!

Jen Kramer Visits Pickler And Ben

Posted by Michael on January 10th, 2019

Jen Kramer top several of our lists… she is one of our favorite “new magicians,” one of our favorite female magicians and is, hands down, our favorite Ivy league educated magician! Yesterday she visited Pickler and Ben to share her style of magic and promote her Vegas show.

Maria Gish On Se Vale

Posted by Michael on November 14th, 2018

Magician Maria Gish has invaded YouTube with several videos from her various TV appearances, including this performance on the Mexican TV show Se Vale. See more on her YouTube channel.

Rosemary Reid On Women In Magic

Posted by Michael on August 3rd, 2018

Okay… the title pretty much explains it. So instead let’s take a second to give you some background on Rosemary Reid. She is a Canadian magician and was behind the TEDx talk Magic Isn’t Real (and other lies we tell ourselves). You can read a little more about her in this Digital Journal coverage of the video.

International Magic From Inés la Maga

Posted by Michael on October 6th, 2017

Despite our appalling lack of Spanish comprehension (again, we can handle a couple of dialects of Chinese and German around Tricks Tower Midwest) we think everyone can follow along with this new clip of Inés la Maga from the October 4, 2017 broadcast of Hora Punta on TVE.