Posts tagged “audience”
Ryan Plunkett is well known as the author of A New Angle and from his work at The Chicago Magic Lounge. We’ve been eager to get him on the podcast for some time now. Ryan worked for a while at a magic store. It ended up teaching him about the things that he hated about magic. So much of the industry is based on pushing cheap tricks with little actual value.Episode 98 – Using Your Face with Mario Lopez February 15th, 2018
Mario Lopez was just a kid when a friend put a lit cigarette into his fist and made it disappear. He learned how it was done and from that moment on he was in love with magic. He moved to Granada in his native Spain when he was 18 where he trained with one of the countries top magicians. He was taught the art of performance and how to create the magical moment. He didn’t teach young Luis any tricks specifically. It was all about how to perform on stage. Mario is incredibly dramatic on-stage which he says is a product of his environment. Clowns, actors and musicians are everywhere in Granada and they have all had an impact on his magic.Episode 51 – Tools and Tips to Make Your Comedy Magic FIRE with John Archer March 23rd, 2017
If you’re talking about comedy magic, there are just a few names that automatically come to mind. John Archer is one of them. Not only is his magic baffling, but he’s also absolutely hilarious. He’s known for whipping up his audience, and getting incredible moments out of the magic and the punchlines!Episode 39 – Why Being Sincere Means Connecting with Your Audience with Asi Wind December 29th, 2016
If you don’t know who Asi Wind is, I recommend stopping the podcast episode and checking him out. Not only has he released incredible effects that have ROCKED the magic community (links below), but he is also a leading magical thinker.7 Ways to do Casual Magic, Without Feeling Out of Place September 3rd, 2016
If you’re the kind of person that really likes to perform magic in a casual setting but often you feel that you stick out, people act weird before or after you do it, it feels like they’re politely watching you, or you feel embarrassed about it, here are my tips on how to do it without feeling like a loser.Episode 21 – How to Fool Penn & Teller and Win FISM… Twice with Shawn Farquhar August 25th, 2016
In this Episode we got to sit down with the one and only Shawn Farquhar to talk about how to fool Penn and Teller, or win a contest like FISM, twice!