Peter Vuono’s Magic With A Message

Posted by Michael on October 20th, 2016

We have no idea who Peter Vuono is… we got the name only because it is his YouTube user name! A little web research and we think that he is a teacher (possibly special education) and maybe a keno black belt. We can’t find a website for him, though. All that aside, Pete (we’re pretty sure we can call him Pete) has a good message that we figure is worth sharing.

Jon Dorenbos Visits Ellen

Posted by Michael on October 19th, 2016

Just because the America’s Got Talent season ended and football season started is no reason to think that Jon Dorenbos doesn’t have time for tricks. He dropped by Ellen yesterday to show off his skills.

DJ Williams Meets The Hoosiers

Posted by Michael on October 19th, 2016

This new clip features the English pop group The Hoosiers (What does that mean in the UK, by the way? In my neck of the woods it is not a good thing…) meeting magician DJ Williams.

Rob Anderson, Magic Plays, Clowns and David Ben [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on October 19th, 2016

Okay, I like Rob Anderson. I haven’t met him, but talked to him on the phone a couple of times and he seems like a good guy. Still, it is fun to watch him fail… at least fail to get the reaction he was expecting with his Halloween shock trick.

There is another magic related play opening in Chicago. I am not sure why they all seem to get them all… Anyway, read about the world premiere of The Magic Play in The Daily Herald.

Northumberland Today covers the upcoming 12th annual Northumberland Manufacturers’ Association conference and the unique non-magical qualifications of David Ben to entertain attendees.

Finally, forget creepy clowns. The Columbus Dispatch profiles the multi-generational clown family the Heidtmans.

Wizard Representative Paul Kerns

Posted by Michael on October 18th, 2016

Here is a little piece from the The Post (Athens, Ohio) that highlights the work of self-proclaimed Wizards’ Representative Paul Kerns. He sells hand made wands out of a gallery in Nelsonville, Ohio. Read more on The Post’s website.

Okay, y’all performing iTricksters: do you use a wand? If so, what kind? Or, like me, do you have a collection so that you can match the wand to the mood of the day?

Chris Rose: Behind The Fooling

Posted by Michael on October 18th, 2016

Penn & Teller: Fool Us might be over for the year, but KPNX just posted this video feature on Phoenix magician Chris Rose who managed to be one of the few acts to earn the title Fooler this season.

New British IBM Pres, Magic Meteorologist And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on October 18th, 2016

We’re kicking off today’s Magic Bulletin with a WMAZ feature on their own meteorologist Mike Fuller, who is also a magician who has performed in the last 25 Georgia State Fairs.

The Derby Telegraph turns the spotlight on local illusionist Clive Moore who was recently named as the president of the British branch of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Finally, a couple of local features. The Midland Daily News looks at Cameron Zvara and Portsmouth’s The News shares a trick from recent Magic Circle inductee Nikki Stapleford. The Southeast Missourian reprints a story from many years ago about magician Bill Cooper crashing a neighborhood magic show being put on by elementary school kids.