The Orange Magician On AGT

Posted by Michael on July 17th, 2019

The Orange Magician was one of two magic acts on America’s Got Talent last night… despite his antics and the judges’ apparent amusement he failed to advance.

Happy Retirement Mark Raffles

Posted by Michael on July 16th, 2019

Mark Raffles is a living legend. He has been performing for over eight decades but has officially retired at the youthful age of 97! You can marvel at Mark’s famous pickpocket act above and read more about his career over on the BBC website.

Magic On AGT Tonight

Posted by Michael on July 16th, 2019

The America’s Got Talent judge cuts are starting and the contestants featured on tonight’s episode have been announced. Magic acts include The Orange Magician, who we do not even remember seeing in the auditions, will appear as will The Sentimentalists.

4 Year Old Magician In Dubai

Posted by Michael on July 15th, 2019

This video, the latest installment of Star Of The Town with RJ Binju from Gold 101.3 FM is not in English, but check out the four year old performing magician Nihal Yassar!

J&B Magic Shop Is Now Open!

Posted by Michael on July 15th, 2019

A few months ago Brent Braun posted the video above as a part of his Indiegogo campaign to open a magic shop and theater in New Albany, Indiana. Now, that dream is a reality. You can read more about the new brick and mortar store in this Insider Louisville article and over at the official website.

Congrats To Smoothini And Criss Angel, Free Stuff, More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on July 15th, 2019

We are not sure how long this will be going on, but over the weekend we found you can download Rick Lax’s The Secrets of Magic from Penguin Magic if you just pass the deal along to a friend.

Congratulations to friend of iTricks Smoothini! His Fuse network television show Hip Hop Houdini has been nominated for a 2019 Imagen Award, which encourage and recognize the positive portrayals of Latinos in the media, in the field of Best Variety of Reality Show. The 34th Annual Imagen Awards will be presented Saturday August 10. You know the iTricksters are all pulling for you!

Speaking of congratulations, we also offer our congratulations to Criss Angel who recently performed his 100th show at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino; see pictures over at Vegas News.

Paul Daniels’ nephew James Phelan is ready for his Edinburgh Fringe debut this month and talked with the Evening Post about his show and pedigree.

Tubular Insights, a website dedicated to video marketing, featured Rick Lax and some of his techniques to create highly popular Internet media.

In a CNN World article that is sure to draw some interest among the magic community reports on traditional Chinese magicians calling for censorship of the Internet to keep their secrets from being exposed.

Finally, Stuff NZ took a minute to profile legendary magician Carter the Great… we guess because we did tour New Zealand.

SAARC Magic Conference 2016 Dealer Show

Posted by Michael on July 12th, 2019

The Brotherhood of Indian Magicians recently posted this video of the dealers’ show at the 2016 SAARC Magic Conference. It is a bit long, but a great way to finish off this week’s Video Friday a little early. Don’t forget there should be a new Masters Of Illusion tonight on The CW.

Have a great weekend, y’all.