Words Change, Drawings Animate, Spirits Talk, Matches Un-burn…

Posted by Editor on April 16th, 2015

“This is so f#&king great. So many ideas are rushing through my head right now!” – Calen Morelli

“Ran Pink is a genius! I’ve used his pens on everything from money to my own flesh and it has made it into several of my videos. And I’m not done creating new effects with it!” – Justin Flom

Ran Pink understands the mind of a creative magical ARTIST. After years of research and development, he’s created something that generates “infinite possibilities” with one very special device.

P’ink is perfect for creating powerful magic for any audience. From effects that can be pulled from your wallet in a casual setting to routines for formal performances. There are infinite possibilities.

Portable, subtle, and customizable.

Available at your favorite Murphy’s Magic dealer including:
Enjoy the Magic
Magic Trick Store
Dude That’s Cool
Hocus Pocus
Spectram Magic
Saturn Magic


Kevin Spencer And The Healing Of Magic

Posted by Michael on April 15th, 2015

Earlier today in the Magic Bulletin we mentioned Kevin Spencer’s Healing of Magic project. This feature on the program was posted just yesterday by Innovation Trail, a cooperative effort of several upstate New York public media outlets.

To learn more about the project, visit The Spencers website.

Introducing “Martinka Coin Club”

Posted by Editor on April 15th, 2015

Introducing “Martinka Coin Club”. A new and unreleased coin trick delivered to you each month. All devised and precision made in the Martinka workshop. Twelve clever effects that we know you will love. Don’t miss out on the first releases and join today. Spaces are limited. Martinka is America’s Oldest Magic Company, est. 1877 and once owned by Houdini.

Read more here: http://www.martinka.com/martinka-coin-club


Magician Behind Sweet Pi-Based Famiclone*

Posted by Michael on April 15th, 2015

Daniel Spies is a magician, but he is also an avid tinkerer. He has taken a Raspberry Pi, applied some programming know how and a sweet 3D printed case to come up with this amazing Nintendo-inspired game box called the Nin10do. You can check out more of his videos, which include his magic performances and more (subtitled) video on the Nin10do on his YouTube page.

*The original Japanese name for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was the Famicom!

Cuffs, SawChuck, The Spencers And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on April 15th, 2015

Lifehacker shared this video from YouTuber Grant “The King Of Random” Thompson yesterday which shows viewers how to escape from handcuffs with a paperclip. What do y’all think about this?

Robin Leach, of the Las Vegas Sun, reported on a star-studded party hosted by Murray SawChuck and wife Chloe Crawford to celebrate the history of the soon to close Riviera.

The final line up of speakers for the Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2015 conference have been announced and includes Marco Tempest. The press release for the event, which starts April 28 in San Francisco, can be seen on the VentureBeat site.

Oz Pearlman, who is an avid long distance runner, is the 100th guest on the running web series Gotta Run With Will, which you can see here.

The Spencers will soon be retiring their illusion show to devote their time to educational and rehabilitation programs Hocus Focus and The Healing of Magic. One of their last shows will be Friday at the University of Missouri Science and Technology Campus. The Rolla Daily News caught up with Kevin Spencer to discuss the upcoming show and their impending retirement.

Hey, American iTricksters: you did remember to get your taxes in, right? You still have a few hours….

Learn from an International Award Winning Magician

Posted by Editor on April 14th, 2015

Will Houstoun is an international award winning magician who specializes in consultancy for film and advertising as well as instruction on both the technical and historic aspects of magic. His talent has been recognized by the likes of Martin Scorsese, as he worked as a consultant for the movie “Hugo”. Will has also published two books on magic and has released a vast array of ingenious effects. From the visually unbelievable, to the studied history and psychology of magic, Will’s got you covered.

Available at your favorite Murphy’s Magic dealer including:
Hocus Pocus
Diamond’s Magic
Crossroad Magic
Free Post Magic


Dan Sperry: Melting Cards And Minds

Posted by Michael on April 14th, 2015

Dan Sperry closes out Tuesday for us with this very visual twist on a standard lost and revealed card. It pretty much speaks for itself. Dan, of course, is still out with The Illusionists.