Paul Gertner Fills In Your Your Birthday Party Magician

Posted by Michael on March 26th, 2020

Many performers are losing out on their livelihood as parties and other social gatherings are being cancelled. But at the same time, many kids are finding themselves no longer able to have their special birthday party. Luckily, Paul Gertner has posted a video to step in and perform a trick just for the birthday girl or boy. You can find this video and a special introduction for parents on Paul’s YouTube page.

Another Free Magic Conference

Posted by Michael on March 26th, 2020

The above video is a performance of 1818 from SansMinds Magic. SansMinds has announced they are holding a free online magic conference this Saturday and I tried to find a video that summed up the company… but how? They have a whole bunch of cool effects and great videos so I picked this one more or less randomly! You do have to sign up for the conference in advance!

Coronavirus Turns Another Athlete Into A Magician

Posted by Michael on March 25th, 2020

The coronavirus stay at home orders all over the world are turning lots and lots of folks into budding magicians… This video is from Indian cricket star Shreyas Iyer and shows off his card skills. Like any good magician just starting out, he is pressing his family into service as several outlets have reported his “volunteer” is his sister!

Don’t Forget Mat Franco Is Going Live Today On Facebook

Posted by Michael on March 25th, 2020

Mat Franco is out on the streets doing magic in this clip from 2016, back when you could actually stand next to people. Don’t forget Mat is giving a free magic show on Facebook this afternoon at 5 PM Pacific Time (which is 8 PM Eastern Time); you have to like his Facebook page.

David Blaine Returns To ABC

Posted by Michael on March 25th, 2020

David Blaine is shown above performing for the cast of New York City Harry Potter and the Cursed Child a week or so ago. He’ll be performing for us all next week when his new special The Magic Way premieres on ABC on April 1. Read more about the special, including a list of guest stars, on Broadway World.

Chika On Great Magician

Posted by Michael on March 24th, 2020

More from the Indonesian magic show Great Magician on GTV; this clip from their last show features Chika, who has a kind of anime vibe to her stage illusions.

Ramya Sri’s Coronavirus Prevention Videos

Posted by Michael on March 24th, 2020

Hperabad magician Ramya Sri has responded to the local curfew with a series of magic videos to remind viewers about the coronavirus prevention tips being issued by the local government… You can see more here but remember, some of the Indian government’s suggestions, such as wearing masks in public, are not what is recommended in the US. Check your country’s government websites for guidelines.