Houdini And Doyle And Dietrich And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on May 3rd, 2016

Dennis Watkins visited the set of Fox 32 Chicago in a celebration of the premiere Houdini And Doyle and took a little walk…

Speaking of Houdini And Doyle, the Fresno Bee has a Q&A with the man playing Houdini, Michael Weston, while The New York Post talks to Stephen Mangan about playing Doyle… and his sweet ‘state. The Examiner also has coverage of Weston attending a seance at the Magic Castle with Misty Lee.

Yahoo Celeb UK is reporting that Debbie McGee is trying to arrange a waltz on Strictly Come Dancing to honor Paul Daniels.

Couldn’t see the final elephant performance from the Ringling Brother and Barnum and Bailey Circus? I know I couldn’t get the feed to load! See it on their official YouTube page… it is about 40 minutes.

I know I told several of you that I would see you at the Penguin Magic Expo in St. Louis next week… but I have to go to the inspections on the new iTricks Tower Midwest that morning so I will be in Kansas City! Get ahold of me and we can try to meet up some other time.

Finally, congratulations to Dorothy Dietrich on her spread in in the new issue of M-U-M and the Presidential Citation bestowed on her by the Society of American Magicians. Read more in the April issue of M-U-M and this press release.

Christian Farla’s Got Talent

Posted by Michael on May 2nd, 2016

We are on a quest to post video from every Got Talent franchise in the world (and beyond… the way they are going I am expecting The International Space Station’s Got Talent any day now). This clip comes from Holland’s Got Talent and features Christian Farla. There isn’t an English translation but pyrotechnics and box tricks are kind of a universal language!

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Posted by Editor on May 2nd, 2016


Lazarus Benson Meets Some NFL Players

Posted by Michael on May 2nd, 2016

Magician Lazarus Benson just posted this video of him performing for David Bruton Jr and another (unidentified) NFL player. You can catch more of Lazarus on his official website.

Oz Wins Again, Kevin James, Houdini & Doyle And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on May 2nd, 2016

Today’s lead video is Michael Weston on Chicago Fox 32 talking about his new series Houdini And Doyle which starts in the US tonight… check the local listings. You can also read the LA Daily News review on their site.

Congratulations to Oz Pearlman who just won his second Long Island Marathon in a row! Newsday has the story and video (which we could not get to embed… sorry).

The Lafayette Journal and Courier chatted with Kevin James last week about inventing magic. Read about it on their website.

The Fab Magic email newsletter mentioned that CNN will be visiting the shop soon to shoot a story, so keep an eye out for that in the future! Be sure to visit their website, especially for more information about this July’s Colon Magic Fest and Magic Camp.

Finally, the Madison Press has a feature on The Carrs and the transition from police officer to magician!

See The Final Ringling Bros Elephant Show Free (Sunday, May 1)

Posted by Michael on May 1st, 2016

As many iTricksters will already know, the world famous Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus has decided to stop using elephants in their shows. Tonight (Sunday, May 1st) will be the final show using their elephants before the animals are retired to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation. The circus sent out an email today to announce that tonight’s historic show will be streamed worldwide for free on their Facebook page and official website, Ringling.com. The broadcast is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM Eastern time.

It might not be magic, but it definitely a little piece of history!

Michael Grandinetti At 100.3 The Sound

Posted by Michael on April 29th, 2016

Masters Of Illusion will return with a new season in a couple of weeks, and Michael Grandinetti stopped by the studios of 100.3 The Sound in LA to share a little magic and promote the show.

That wraps up another Video Friday (and week) here at iTricks. Have a safe and fun weekend, everyone. We’ll be back next week when the summer magic TV season starts!