Tournament of Laughs Round 5: Piff

Posted by Michael on August 4th, 2020

We would not let you spend the entire day worried over Piff’s safety. Here is the second part of his Tournament Of Laughs Round 5 piece.

Is This The End For Piff?

Posted by Michael on August 4th, 2020

Piff the Magic Dragon shouldn’t be afraid of fire, should he? He kind of seems like he might be in this cliffhanger for the latest episode of TBS’ Tournament Of Laughs.

Big Daddy Cool, Chung Ling Soo, David Blaine And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on August 4th, 2020

Big Daddy Cool kicks off the day with his latest video called simply The Hook.

The website Hyperallergic takes a look at the life of William “Chung Ling Soo” Robinson, who may arguably be the Internet’s favorite historical magician.

The Spectator USA has a short piece on their website (from an article in the most recent issue of the magazine) on American magicians in England.

Finally, the website NickiSwift.com has a kind of grocery store checkout lane tabloid history of David Blaine.

Michael Borouda On Tonight’s Fool us

Posted by Michael on August 3rd, 2020

The Ottawa Citizen posted this clip to accompany their article on Michael Bourada’s appearance on tonight’s episode of Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

A Look At The War Magician From BBC Reel

Posted by Michael on August 3rd, 2020

BBC Reel posted this featurette on Jasper Maskelyne and his efforts to help the British war effort in World War II.

Steinmeyer, Campion And Ichihana [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on August 3rd, 2020

Jim Steinmeyer has been featured in plenty of magazines and the most recent is Popular Mechanics. You can read their feature on the legendary magic designer on the Popular Mechanics website.

Digital Journal speaks with actor Michael Campion (Fuller House) about his acting and his career in magic.

Finally, the Orlando Sentinel has a piece on Jimmy Ichihana’s appearance on last week’s Penn & Teller’s Try This At Home Too (which is at the top of the article).

RIP John Mendoza [Broken Wand]

Posted by Michael on August 2nd, 2020

We are sad to announce John Mendoza passed away on July 29. You can read a short piece on his life at the Baue Funeral Home website.