AGT CD Magic

Posted by Michael on June 3rd, 2020

French magician Florian Sainvet, a veteran of The Illusionists and Now You See Me live tours, hit the America’s Got Talent stage last night with his CD manipulation act.

David Copperfield For #Ask5

Posted by Michael on June 3rd, 2020

The latest PSA for Nevada’s #Ask5 suicide prevention campaign features David Copperfield. Even outside of Nevada in these rather tense times it is a good message for everyone.

Bill Wisch At The Magic Castle

Posted by Michael on June 2nd, 2020

This is longer than we usually share… but when we saw Bill Wisch shared his December, 1987 Magic Castle close up show on YouTube, we figured iTricksters everywhere would want to see it too! Enjoy!

Ryan Tricks Talks AGT Experience So Far

Posted by Michael on June 2nd, 2020

Ryan Tricks (along with dancer May Moi) talk with the AGT producers about their experiences so far… America’s Got Talent airs its second audition show tonight on NBC. We are not sure if there will be any magic acts.

Tyler Grey Shares Crazy Stories From His Magician’s Life

Posted by Michael on June 2nd, 2020

Tyler Grey is launching a new webseries featuring some of “Crazy Stories from the Life of a Magician.” Here is the first episode.

Side note: totally sympathize. I used to run movie theaters and chalked up many of my performing hours performing for folks waiting to see their show when the owner screwed up the scheduling (which was often). It is not exactly performing for a hostile crowd, but it is a special kind of audience. You can keep up with Tyler’s new series on his YouTube page.

Big Cats Returning To Vegas Magic Shows?

Posted by Michael on June 2nd, 2020

KTNV spoke with Murray SawChuck and others about the possibility of big cats returning to Las Vegas magic shows in the wake of Roy Horn’s passing and the popularity of Netfilix’s Tiger King.

The Daily Mail has a piece on the history of the Magic Castle and the new documentary M for Magic telling its story…

Lockdown Magic With James Pritchard and Hello Kitty

Posted by Michael on June 1st, 2020

London magician James Pritchard might be going just a bit stir crazy after 10 weeks of Covid-19 sheltering in place…. or maybe he just sat around chatting with his giant Hello Kitty doll before this all started. We’ll give him the benefit of the doubt.