Copperfield Restores Historic Flag And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on June 17th, 2019

Above is the official video released by the National Museum of American History showing David Copperfield’s special Flag Day illusion with the historic flag flown over Fort McHenry during the War of 1812′s Battle of Baltimore. It is the very flag seen by Francis Scott Key which inspired him to write The Star Spangled Banner. There is plenty more coverage of this very special illusion on the New Jersey News 12 site, the New Jersey Fox 5 site and the Smithsonian website.

Penn & Teller: Fool Us returns to the air tonight with new episodes on The CW. Check your local listings.

Dave Matthews spoke about his experiences as a magician’s assistant on a recent SiriusXM interview; you can catch it on the SiriusXM YouTube page.

Magician Missing After River Escape Goes Wrong

Posted by Michael on June 17th, 2019

We unfortunately have to start the day with some terrible news out of India: Chanchal Lahiri, using the stage name Jadugar Mandrake or Jadu Gar Mandrek, was bound by chains and rope before being lowered into the Ganges River Sunday. He did not return to the surface and a police search began. You can read more in the South China Morning Post, India Today and The Hindustan Times.

Our video footage above, from JVS TV, shows a very popular bus-side levitation performed by Chanchal Lahiri last year.

Father’s Day Magic With Gary Goodman

Posted by Michael on June 16th, 2019

Gary Goodman visited the studios of Boca Raton’s WPTV for a little Father’s Day Magic!

Happy Father’s Day all you dads out there!

Dom Chambers Talks About His AGT Audition

Posted by Michael on June 16th, 2019

Australian magician and America’s Got Talent contestant Dom Chambers spoke to the producers about his journey to AGT in this special web clip.

Buzzfeed UK Unleashes David Blaine On UK Fans

Posted by Michael on June 14th, 2019

Buzzfeed UK teamed up with David Blaine, now touring the UK, to present a few fans with the gift of magic.

The Other Amazing Johnathan Documentary

Posted by Michael on June 14th, 2019

Hulu’s Amazing Johnathan Documentary is premiering in August, but it is not the only documentary on the comic magician coming out… Always Amazing is already available on YouTube channel All Things Comedy. Read about the two documentaries (and their differences) in this Paste article.

Derek Hughes On Ellen

Posted by Michael on June 13th, 2019

Derek Hughes
was on The Ellen Degeneres Show yesterday… even though Ellen wasn’t. She sent Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde to host the magician instead.