Monthly Archives: August 2020

Zoom Show Audience Etiquette For Magicians a.k.a. “Stuff That Really Shouldn’t Have To Be Said, But Apparently Does.”

So you’re a magician? Cool. Going to watch another magician do their Zoom show? Very cool! Here’s a few tips to avoid being that guy. Put away the cards. Sure, your diagonal palm shift needs work. Do that work away … Continue reading

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Jumping Off The Top Of A Steel Cage For Laughs

When I was a youngster I’d walk next door to my grandfather’s house every Saturday afternoon to watch Studio Wrestling, the local professional wrestling show featuring stars of the WWWF, the ancestor to the WWE. While I’ve only caught a … Continue reading

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The Ideal Comedy Magic Trick

Comedy, Comedy, Comedy, Comedy, Comedy, Comedy, Mind Seizure. That’s it. Good night. Close to thirty years ago I was chatting with Dan Harlan. Some how we got on the topic of what would be the ideal framework for a stage … Continue reading

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It’s Only Funny If They Laugh

Scot Nery, juggler, comedian, juggler, and maestro of Scot Nery’s Boobietrap wrote a great blog post sharing what bothers him about many magic acts. He shared it on his Facebook page with the line, “I might be offending magicians with … Continue reading

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