Posts tagged “magic”
Demian Aditya has become world famous because of his insane escape acts. Demian first became interested in magic because of David Copperfield who was on TV regularly in his native Indonesia.Busking for Magicians & Earning Your Chops with Billy Kidd October 19th, 2017
Billy has taken her background as a busker worldwide, regularly performing in Europe and on television. She trained as an actor in Edmonton and was almost totally disinterested in street performing and magic. That is until she saw Nick Nickolas performing at the Edmonton Street Performers Festival nine years ago.No Hands, No Feet, No Excuses and No Limits with Mahdi Gilbert October 12th, 2017
On today’s episode, Mahdi Gilbert joins us to talk about the state of magic. He first got into magic as a little kid despite not having much exposure to it. He didn’t have a TV or internet but he had heard about magicians from other kids at school. His childhood logic was that if he could learn magic he would be able to do anything. Everyone told him that he couldn’t do it because he was so small, had a speech impediment and because he was born without hands.How to Create Magic Out of Tricks with Lawrence Hass September 28th, 2017
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.How to Grow Your Instagram Following for Magicians with Jeremy Griffith September 21st, 2017
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.Everything You Need to Know about Gaffing Cards with @Gaffguy52 September 14th, 2017
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.