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>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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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...

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...

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

434: 2018 I.B.M. Convention - Day Four Update

7/8/2018
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Saturday July 7, 2018 8 AM Merlin Breakfast (Ticket Required) 9 AM - 1 PM 2019 Pre-Registration Opens 9 AM - 5 PM Dealer's Room Open 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Event - (BLUE LANYARDS) 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Event - (GREEN LANYARDS) 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Event - (RED LANYARDS) 11 AM - 12 NOON Lance Burton Teen Scene # 3 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lecture - Larry Wilson 1 PM - 2 PM Lecture - Patrick Martin 3 PM - 4 PM Lecture - Jeff McBride 7 PM - 7:30 PMI.B.M. Contest Awards 8 PM...

Duration:05:06:29

433: 2018 I.B.M. Convention - Day Three Update

7/7/2018
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Friday July 6, 2018 9 AM - 10 AM Close Up Contestant Meeting 9 AM - 12 NOON Registration Open 9 AM - 5 PM Dealer's Room Open 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Close-Up Contest Judges Briefing 9:30 AM- 11 AM Big Three Events - (GREEN LANYARDS) 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Events - (RED LANYARDS) 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Events - (BLUE LANYARDS) 10:00 AM Spouse Event - Meet at Registration 11 AM - 12 NOON I.B.M. Board Meeting 11 AM - 12 NOON Lance Burton Teen Scene # 2 1 PM - 5 PM Registration...

Duration:04:18:32

432: 2018 I.B.M. Convention - Day Two Update

7/6/2018
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Thurs July 5, 2018 8 AM - 9:30 AM Ring Representative Meeting/TVP 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Stage Contest Rehearsal 9 AM - 12 NOON Registration Open 9 AM - 5 PM Dealer's Room Open 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Events - (RED LANYARDS)Pearl Room 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Events - (BLUE LANYARDS)Emerald B Room 9:30 AM - 11 AM Big Three Events - (GREEN LANYARDS) 10:00 AM Spouse Event - Meet at Registration 11 AM - 12 NOON Lance Burton Teen Scene # 1 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Stage Contest...

Duration:01:46:20

431: 2018 I.B.M. Convention - Day One Update

7/5/2018
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Tuesday July 3, 2018 9 AM - 9 PM Lance Burton Teen Seminar 9 AM - 5 PM Dealer Load In 4:30 PM - 9 PM Early Bird Registration Open 5 PM - 7 PM Dealer's Room Open 7 PM - 8 PM EDF Distinguished Lecture - Gary Brown 9 PM - 10 PM Lecture - Rick Merrill Wednesday July 4, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Stage Contestants Meeting 9 AM - 10 AM Stage Contest Judges Briefing 9 AM - 12 NOON Registration Open 9:30 AM - 1 PM Lance Burton Teen Seminar 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Stage Contest Rehearsal 8 AM -...

Duration:01:08:44

430: Jason Ladanye

6/28/2018
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Jason Ladanye is more than a pretty set of hands...well, and face. He is also an accomplished musician having played and toured on the road with blues legends like Buddy Guy and B.B. King. While on the road in his early teenage years, he had time to learn magic. And he did it with the passion that he has put into all of his efforts. The result is a game changer. Jason is one of the foremost experts at the card table in the U.S. He has toured across the country and overseas as well. In...

Duration:04:57:22

429: Gone in 60 Seconds

6/21/2018
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Many of us have had something stolen and some of us have had magic stuff stolen. I'm not talking about intellectual property theft or someone lifting your joke or outright stealing your act, but physical thievery of props and equipment. This week we hear cautionary tales of woe from some magicians who have had their magic props stolen and we learn lessons from their losses. This week's podcast was inspired by a friend of mine, Marien Hopman from Chatham, Canada, sent me a link to a short...

Duration:01:21:10

428: Will Fern Brings It!

6/14/2018
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Will Fern is the life of any party. I have said it to his face and behind his back, he is my favorite close-up magician. He may not be as creative as Johnny Thompson nor have the manipulative skills of Lennart Green, but for my money, he always knows how to make people laugh in any situation. That's why he "brings it". I know this sounds like a promotional endorsement, but it's not intended to be. It's just that I love watching his audience. His enthusiasm in infectious and his quick wit...

Duration:01:02:03

427: Geoff Williams - The Man Behind The Hand

6/7/2018
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Geoff Williams is a funny guy. Many of the best comedians are "naturally" funny, or so it would seem. Geoff seems to me to have that quality. As to the title of this week's podcast it comes from the many pictures I have seen of Geoff with someone's hand waving in front of his face. But Geoff is the funny man behind the waving hands. He also posts daily puns on his Facebook page which is worth visiting each day just to start your day with a smile. Time stamps for this...

Duration:04:00:18

426: Adrian Vega - From Spain With Love

5/31/2018
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Spanish Close-Up Winner, Adrian Vega, has a passion for magic. His love and respect for the art of magic (and cards in particular) shows through with his performance. And his engaging and charismatic personality is the same off stage as it is on stage. At the young age of 28 years old, Adrian has accomplished a lot including touring with Criss Angel's show "The Supernaturalists". Adrian is a graduate of Juan Tamariz' school of magic in Madrid, Spain and now is a visiting "professor" there...

Duration:00:59:41

425: Raj Madhok - Mysteriouser and Mysteriouser

5/24/2018
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Physician by day and mentalist by night, Raj Madhok is one of mentalism's true treasures. Over the last 30 years, he has contributed many ideas and routines that have found their way into the repertoires of some of the world's professional mentalists. He has lectured at the Psychic Entertainer's Association (PEA) and MAGIC Live! conference in Las Vegas plus effects published in several magic journals and was a contributor to Banachek's Psychological Subtleties. 3 and the author of...

Duration:01:09:35

424: Michael Vincent - Hearing Less But Listening More

5/17/2018
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Michael Vincent lost his hearing overnight. In the process, he learned to be even more attentive and listening more to his audience. He believes his magic has improved as he better relates to his audience. In this podcast, Michael inspires those who are hearing impaired with this chat. So what is Michael's identity: By self admission he says, "I'm a world traveler, I enjoy eating in the nicest restaurants, I enjoy the nicest hotels, I enjoy good fellowship, I enjoy creative conversations,...

Duration:03:22:28