Posts tagged “magic”

Episode 79 – Monthly Catch Up and How to Make Your Own Tricks

We start episode 79 with a look back at the last month.  We have had some incredible guests over the last few weeks. Mark Correia stopped by the house early in the episode so we decided to invite him to join us.  Our conversation drifted into how we create original magic. 

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Episode 78 – How to Create Magic Out of Tricks with Lawrence Hass

Lawrence Hass is the Associate Dean of the Magic and Mystery School in Las Vegas.  We wanted to invite him on to talk about the theory of magic at its deepest level.  Lawrence has a Ph.D. in philosophy and taught the subject for many years.  As he was finishing his Ph.D. he happened upon a David Copperfield performance on TV.  He immediately started thinking about what Copperfield was doing in a philosophical framework.

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Episode 77- How to Grow Your Instagram Following for Magicians with Jeremy Griffith

You know him from his incredibly popular videos The BC Shuffle and The Instagram Sessions.  Jeremy Griffith has popularized social media magic in a way no one else has. He’s developed a new way of performing magic online.

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Episode 76 – Everything You Need to Know about Gaffing Cards with @Gaffguy52

Jeremy Hanrahan is renowned in the magic community for his secret identity as @GaffGuy52.  He started early and became completely obsessed.  At first, he was a sleight of hand expert before he moved into gaffing.  He started his career selling his gaff decks to Morrisey Magic in Toronto.

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Episode 75 – Monthly Catch Up and Our first Q&A

It’s Q&A day!  We asked you for some questions and in today’s episode, we try to answer your most burning inquiries.  Before we get to that we start the episode with a discussion about the state of our careers

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Episode 74 – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants with Steve Reynolds

Steve Reynolds is a renowned New Orlean’s card magician who is obsessed with keeping the history of magic alive. But Steve doesn’t have a step-by-step advice about how to become a magician.  He just did it.  He was full of passion and obsessed with learning.  Steve remembers how difficult it was to find information when he was younger.  Steve finds that there are a lot of young magicians that have the right attitude about magic.  But many people are stuck in a bubble of performing only for their friends.  In fact, Steve thinks that if they step out of that bubble and perform for a real audience they are going to be in for a rude awakening.

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