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>A Podcast For Magicians That's About Magiicians and Hosted By A Magician.

>A Podcast For Magicians That's About Magiicians and Hosted By A Magician.
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Houston, TX

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>A Podcast For Magicians That's About Magiicians and Hosted By A Magician.

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English


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454: Dave Arch - Cold Reading Corporate Clients

10/18/2018
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Dave Arch is a long time friend who resides in Omaha, Nebraska. Dave has pretty much done it all: school shows, illusion shows, motivational speaker, corporate trainer, counselor, trade show magic, and more. But over the past several years, Dave has been an Executive Leadership Coach for one of the largest privately held companies in Omaha. Although he is a magician, he is not a psychic but has used “cold reading” with his corporate training. In that regard, he recently released a series of...

Duration:01:04:41

453: Getting Paranormal with Paul Voodini

10/11/2018
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Paul Voodini is not a magician. He has a penchant for the paranormal. Paul resides and works in the U.K. and this week shares stories about some of his personal experiences about the seances he has conducted. You can find out more information about Paul and the seance products he sells at www.readerofminds.co.uk Talliston Presents: The Victorian Séance Co. Saturday 3rd February 2018 Join Miss Sylvia Sceptre and Mr Paul Voodini of the enigmatic and secretive Victorian Seance Co. for an...

Duration:01:28:20

452: Playing Around with John Archer

10/4/2018
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John Archer visited our shores in between dates on a comedy tour of the U.K. with Tim Vine. John performed and lectured at the Texas Association of Magicians and also stopped by my home the night before to enjoy a martini or two. While here, he regaled us with some impromptu playing of his ukulele. The next day before the T,A,O,M, conventinn began, we sat down for a wonderfully enlightening conversation about many things including him being the first to “fool” Penn & Teller on their show...

Duration:04:48:26

451: Chaney and West - Tales From Sin City

9/27/2018
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While attending a birthday party celebration for Fielding West in Las Vegas, Nevada, we spoke with several attendees, but recorded a chat with Fielding and Earl Chaney. Both have been featured in stand-alone podcasts, each talking about their lives plus stories of “old Las Vegas”. But we have not had these two Las Vegas legends together on the same microphone…until now. Each has their own story, but both have friends in common which leads one to tell another story when the other leaves off....

Duration:03:16:04

450: Gene Anderson - A Real Cut-Up

9/20/2018
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Gene Anderson is a name that is synonymous with the Torn & Restored Newspaper. But his career is so much more than that and he has influenced many of the "legends" in our industry like Doug Henning, just to name one. But Gene's career as a "part time pro" has inspired others to perform and create mage while maintaining "another" life in the business world with what they call a "real job". Gene Anderson discusses the importance of humor to maintain a healthy lifestyle. While reciting some of...

Duration:03:08:34

449: Bill Malone and Charlie Frye & Co. - Seriously Funny!

9/13/2018
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While attending the 2018 MAGIC Live! convention, we were able to get together with some of the many talented performers who were in attendance. Bill Malone and Charlie and Sherry Frye have been on the list to record for a long time. Fortunately the stars aligned (quite literally) as Sherry was able to pull her husband Charlie and her "other husband" Bill together to all sit in the same room for a chat. With no agenda, this conversation got wacky and out of control fast. These are naturally...

448: The Legend of "Pop" Haydn

9/6/2018
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Although Whit Haydn is from the twentieth century, his on-stage persona is from the nineteenth century and both are living in the twenty-first century. This week Whit talks about the development of his richly textured back story that became "Pop" Haydn. This is a fascinating journey into the mind of one of the most creative magicians alive today. Whit is a seven time winner of the Academy of Magical Arts "Entertainer of the Year" awards including for all three rooms: Close-up, Parlor and...

Duration:03:41:18

447: 2018 TAOM - Day Three Update

9/3/2018
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Sunday, September 2, 2018 7:00 am Invisible Lodge 8:00 am Gospel Magic Services 9:00 am Registration Opens 9:00 am Dealers Open 9:00 am TAOM General Meeting 10:00 am Registration Open for Next TAOM 10:00 am Lecture – Paul Draper 11:30 am Lunch on Your Own 1:00 pm Lecture – Kiko Pastur 2:30 pm Professional Close-Up Magic Show – Alex Rangel, Xavier Spade, Caleb Wiles, Kiko Pastur, Chad Long 4:30 pm Lecture – Kyle and Mistie Knight 6:00 pm Dealers Close 7:00 pm Contest Awards 7:30...

Duration:00:59:24

446: 2018 TAOM - Day Two Update

9/2/2018
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Saturday, September 1, 2018 7:00 am Order of Willard Breakfast 9:00 am Registration Opens 9:00 am Close-up Contest 9:00 am Dealers Open 10:30 am Lecture – Michael Weber 12:00 pm Lunch on Your Own 1:30 pm Stage Contest 3:00 pm Lecture – Caleb Wiles 4:30 pm Lecture – Docc Hilford 6:00 pm Dealers Close 6:00 pm Dinner on Your Own 7:30 pm Viva Las Vegas Show – Emcee and Opening Act Paul Draper, Carisa Hendrix, Bob Smith, Kiko Pastur, Kyle and Mistie Knight 9:30 pm Lecture – John...

Duration:00:44:11

445: 2018 TAOM - Day One Update

9/1/2018
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Friday, August 31, 2018 9:00 am Registration Opens 4:00 pm TAOM Board of Director’s Meeting 7:30 pm Friday Evening Show Texas Showcase – Emcee and Opening Act David Hira, Trixie Bond, Caesar, David and Jacob Rangel 9:30 pm Lecture – TBN 10:30 pm Texas Collectors Meeting 11:00 pm Panel Discussion – Consulting for Movies and Television – Enrico De La Vega, Lisa De La Vega, Danny Garcia, Alex Rangel, Brent Braun Time stamps for this podcast: 00:00:16 - Scott Wells...

Duration:00:37:29

444: Don Wiberg - Part Two: Chicago Magic Roundtable History

8/23/2018
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Don Wiberg is a Past International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Hre is the historical information on the Chicago Round able as reported on the website of the Chicago Magic Lounge: The Chicago Magic Round Table was originally established in 1929 as an informal gathering of professional and amateur magicians, meeting daily for lunch at De Lazon’s restaurant. Luminaries like Jay and Frances Marshall, Dr. Harlan Tarbell, Harry Blackstone Sr., and Werner Dornfield,...

Duration:06:46:23

443: Don Wiberg - Part One: Magic Shops Around Old Chicago

8/16/2018
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Don Wiberg is a Past International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. and a great historian of Chicago's rich magic history. In this first of two parts, the early part of this podcast includes a nostalgic walk through some of Chicago's magic shops that were tightly distributed within a few blocks of downtown Chicago. The latter half of this podcast is filled with stories of some of the early members of the Chicago Round Table. Download this podcast in an MP3...

Duration:04:27:49

442: 2018 MAGIC Live! - Day Four Update

8/9/2018
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Day Four Schedule - Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 a.m. Registration until 5:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - General Session for WHITE Lanyards 10:00 a.m. Focus Session for BLUE lanyards until 11:00 a.m. Code of the (Morgan) and West Magic & Mentalism of Tim Conover Close-Up Clinic 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - What's New (Dealers' Faire) 11:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. - Focus Sessions for BLUE Lanyards. 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. - General Session for BLUE Lanyards 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Focus Sessions for...

Duration:02:00:40

441: 2018 MAGIC Live! - Day Three Update

8/8/2018
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Day Three Schedule - Tuesday, August 7, 2018 9:00 a.m. Registration until 6:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - General Session for WHITE Lanyards 10:00 a.m. Focus Session for BLUE lanyards until 11:00 a.m. The Card Cheat Cardistry: It Is Magic! The Case You Fear Most 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - What's New (Dealers' Faire) 11:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. - Focus Sessions for BLUE Lanyards. 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. - General Session for BLUE Lanyards 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Focus Sessions for WHITE...

Duration:00:39:28

440: 2018 MAGIC Live! - Day Two Update

8/7/2018
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Day Two Schedule - Monday, August 6, 2018 9:00 a.m. Registration until 12:15 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - General Session for White Lanyards 10:00 a.m. Focus Session for BLUE lanyards until 11:00 a.m. The Garage: Tune-Up Your Magic Rubber Band Magic Why Mentalism 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - What's New (Dealers' Faire) 11:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. - Focus Sessions for BLUE Lanyards. 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Close-Up Experience 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. - General Session for WHITE lanyards 2:15 - 3:15...

Duration:00:56:37

439: 2018 MAGIC Live! - Day One Update

8/6/2018
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Day One Schedule - Sunday August 5, 2018 24 hours - Back Room Lounge 10:00 a.m. Registration and Photo Badges 7:30 - 11:00 p.m. Welcome Party 7:30 - 11:00 p.m. - "What's New" Dealers Faire Open 10:30 p.m. - Grand Prize Giveaway Time stamps for this podcast: 00:00:16 - Prepare for takeoff from Houston Hobby airport with coffee and Dunkin' Donuts on "red eye" to Las Vegas 00:05:35 - Jeff Copeland will be a first time dealer at MAGIC Live! and talks about...

Duration:01:10:42

438: Andy Dallas - Escaping From The Ordinary

8/2/2018
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Andy Dallas is an interesting character whom many of you should know as a Past President of the Society of American Magicians (2006-2007) but he is also a world renown hypnotist, lecturer, and escape artist. In his early career, Andy performed the "usual" escapes from chains, handcuffs, locked trunks, upside down straight jackets, manacles and more. But he also escaped from many unique, creative and original escapes including his "Triple Death Trap" Andy is also known as a collector of...

Duration:05:08:09

437: CJ Johnson - Game On!

7/26/2018
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CJ Johnson is a man of many talents. He is not as well known among the magic crowd because he is another one of those who works, creates, and performs rather than attending magic conventions, lecturing for Penguin or Murphy's, or having his ideas published in major magic magazines. But it's important to know what he does and why he is successful at hypnotism shows, marketing, building, working the college and grade school circuit and producing several game shows that are on the road and on...

Duration:04:09:49

436: Current Events

7/19/2018
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Lots of has been stuff that has been happening over the past few weeks. This week I try to cover a lot of it including my four week road trip (3,200 miles, eight states, 50 driving hours and visiting hundreds of friends) including a visit to a new brick and mortar magic shop. This past week was also the international competitions of FISM in South Korea. So this week we also chat with Stuart MacDonald who competed in General Magic and paced eighth in the world (first among U.S....

Duration:01:27:49

435: Curt Miller - Making Plans

7/12/2018
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Curt Miller is not a name well known in the magic community. But when corporate audiences are looking for a guaranteed good "closer" for their company meetings, illusionist Curt Miller is the one they call. That's why he is not so well known among magicians...he is out there working rather than attending magic meetings and conventions. And for the past ten years, Curt has been performing a huge illusion show at the Moody Gardens Resort on Galveston Island. It is so big that it takes his...

Duration:04:54:41