Professor Peller: Nigeria’s Greatest Magician

Posted by Michael on September 18th, 2019

TVC News Nigeria’s Sarah Ayeku presented this recent feature for the channel on Professor Peller, arguably Nigeria’s most famous magician.

A Little Early Christmas With Jamie Raven

Posted by Michael on September 18th, 2019

Family friendly YouTube show Kaitlyn’s Cool Club just posted a new episode featuring BGT alum Jamie Raven and a little Christmas spirit.

Yeah, we know it isn’t even Halloween yet but Christmas is coming!

Darcy Oake, AJ And Houdini Meets Who [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on September 18th, 2019

Darcy Oake is going through to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions but first he stopped in to see Phillip and Holly on ITV’s This Morning.

The Amazing Johnathan is the guest on the latest Podkats from the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s John Katsilometes. You can find it, which is marked as part one, over on the Review-Journal site.

Finally, Harry Houdini has popped up in the world of Doctor Who a time or two in the last fifty or so years. Big Finish, which produces the official audio adventures of the original series, has just released a new Sixth Doctor adventure featuring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Nicola Bryant as his terminally frustrated companion Peri and John Schwab as Harry Houdini. Harry Houdini’s War, which sees the Doctor and the world’s most famous magician teaming up to search for spies during the First World War, can be found on the Big Finish website.

Mike The Trickster’s Bottlecap Challenge

Posted by Michael on September 17th, 2019

Oh… we think this video says it all! Michael Paul, aka Mike the Trickster, recently popped this up on his Facebook with little more than “Bottle cap challenge” and the hashtags #bottlecapchallenge, #izzesoda and #izzepop.

So… the gauntlet has been thrown down. Any iTricksters going to pick it up?

Darcey Oake Gets Dangerous On BGT: TC

Posted by Michael on September 17th, 2019

Darcy Oake brought danger magic to Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions over the weekend with this escape act. It was enough to get him to the show’s finals.

Reviews Are In For Derren Brown: Secrets

Posted by Michael on September 17th, 2019

Lots of media sources weighing in on the new Broadway show Derren Brown: Secrets. You can read more over on DC Metro Arts, the Daily Beast, AM New York and Deadline. Our favorite review, though, is on The Wrap because is calls Derren Brown the William Castle of magic…. which is why we topped this piece with a Classic Movie Madness look at some of the stunts and promotions pulled off by legendary B-movie make William Castle.

Richard Jones Returns To BGT

Posted by Michael on September 16th, 2019

Soldier, magician and Britain’s Got Talent 2016 winner Richard Jones returned to the BGT stage over the weekend with this heartfelt performance on Britains Got Talent: The Champions.