Broken Remote: Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne

Posted by Michael on July 12th, 2019

We are going to start an irregular series of videos today celebrating recent magic shows we have lost… kicking off with A&E’s Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne, in light of the fact Andrew will be returning to cable next month on, of all things, Shark Week!

You can, by the way, find full episodes of Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne streaming for free on demand on Pluto TV.

Ken Scott On Good Morning Arizona

Posted by Michael on July 11th, 2019

Ken Scott https://kenscottmagic.comis playing Scottsdale at the Talking Stick Casino through the 13th and he dropped in on Good Morning Arizona to promote his shows.

Mark Piazza On PA Live!

Posted by Michael on July 11th, 2019

Mark Piazza stopped by the PA Live! set Tuesday to share a little of his mentalism with the audience.

Bring The Funny, NOVA And Shark vs Magician [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on July 11th, 2019

NBC’s new comedy competition show Bring The Funny features a wide variety of acts including a little magic, as evidenced by this performance from Jarred Fell on the premiere episode.

PBS science program Nova takes a look at magic and how you can be fooled in a new article.

Finally, Andrew Mayne might just be insane. For full disclosure, he owns this site. He also is going to have a new special airing on Discovery during Shark Week, called Andrew Mayne: Ghost Diver featuring Andrew’s quest to build and test his own underwater stealth shark armor so he can swim among sharks. Be sure to watch on August 2nd to see if iTricks will still be around on August 3rd!

The DIY Magician For Kidabra 2019

Posted by Michael on July 10th, 2019

There is still time to register for Kidabra 2019, August 21-24 in Atlanta… the latest lecturer to post a video is Andrew Rement, the DIY Magician.

The Sentimentalists On AGT

Posted by Michael on July 10th, 2019

Retro styled Toronto-based duo Mysterion and Steffi Kay, also known as The Sentimentalists, brought their stylish take on mentalism to the America’s Got Talent stage last night… and it appears we will be seeing more of them!

Ed Popielarczyk, Charleston’s New Magic Venue And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on July 10th, 2019

Ed Popielarczyk visited the studios os WWLP’s Mass Appeal yesterday to share a little magic and the secrets behind it!

Charleston City Paper has announced a new magic theater will be opening in Charleston, South Carolina this August. Holy City Magic is the brainchild of Howard Blackwell, who has been performing at various venues around the city for years. Get more information at

Alex Belfield has posted several new radio interviews with famous magicians, mainly from The Illusionists. You can stream on his YouTube page.

There was a magic act on AGT last night; we’ll bring that to you in a bit!