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Re: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke

I am so incredibly sad to learn of this. I had a wonderful time meeting with Aldo at the SAM convention in Atlanta in 2010. We had always had plans to get together to chat about magic for the podcast and I hate that it never happened. Aldo was an amazing performer and a great person. To quote Tecums...
by Magic Newswire
02/12/14 11:44 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke
Replies: 31
Views: 4118

Re: Holy Heirophant! Jon Racherbaumer is 74 Tomorrow!

Happy Birthday Jon! I loved the chat that we posted with Jon in 2009 and was very excited that I was able to recover it from the almost lost archive of our older shows. With more that 15000 downloads, it remains one of our most popular podcasts. For those of you that missed it the first and second t...
by Magic Newswire
01/26/14 11:11 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Holy Heirophant! Jon Racherbaumer is 74 Tomorrow!
Replies: 11
Views: 699

Re: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion

I really liked the Roth interview--just fun to hear about some of the great years at the Castle. Dodd good to be hearing your voice again. I agree about the David Roth interview. I liked his shout out to Malaysian hospitality. One thing that any visiting magician can expect here is being taken out ...
by Magic Newswire
01/23/14 02:02 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1955

Re: Where the streets have magicians' names

I really liked the Roth interview--just fun to hear about some of the great years at the Castle. One question: I tried to listen to some of the archived interviews, but several were off line--do you think it might be possible to please fix them at your convenience? I'd love to listen to the ones I ...
by Magic Newswire
01/19/14 11:04 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where the streets have magicians' names
Replies: 23
Views: 1915

Re: Where the streets have magicians' names

Thanks! And the answer to your question is yes indeed they are!

My recent chat with David Roth can be found here:http://bit.ly/RothMNW1

I have always valued your opinion as well as those of my other friends here in the forums. I look forward to your feedback on this one as always! Enjoy!
by Magic Newswire
01/19/14 08:35 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where the streets have magicians' names
Replies: 23
Views: 1915

Re: Where the streets have magicians' names

Bill Mullins wrote:
Bob Farmer wrote: one of the streets is Elmsley Street.


It's got four houses on it. The third one faces the back yard.


HAH! Wish that I'd thought of that one!
by Magic Newswire
01/19/14 06:52 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where the streets have magicians' names
Replies: 23
Views: 1915

Where the streets have magicians' names

Steve Beam of the Raleigh NC Housing Authority is also a magician. As a part of the makeover of the Walnut Terrace public housing project, all of the streets have been renamed. Scarne St, Hofzinser Ct & Stebbins Circle for example. Read More: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/01/17/3542272/raleig...
by Magic Newswire
01/18/14 12:56 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where the streets have magicians' names
Replies: 23
Views: 1915

Re: THE MAGICIANS OF THE TED CONFERENCE

Totally fun! Thanks for sharing that link!
by Magic Newswire
01/15/14 06:14 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THE MAGICIANS OF THE TED CONFERENCE
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: THE MAGICIANS OF THE TED CONFERENCE

You're right! For those that missed it the first time:
http://www.ted.com/talks/apollo_robbins ... ction.html
by Magic Newswire
01/15/14 03:45 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THE MAGICIANS OF THE TED CONFERENCE
Replies: 4
Views: 607

THE MAGICIANS OF THE TED CONFERENCE

http://mnw.squarespace.com/storage/genii/Screen%20shot%202014-01-14%20at%209.23.43%20PM.png I have posted many, but not all, of these lectures by guest magicians appearing at various TED conferences over the years but thought that many of you might enjoy this link to a collection put together by TE...
by Magic Newswire
01/14/14 10:23 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THE MAGICIANS OF THE TED CONFERENCE
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion

Thanks so much everyone for the warm welcome back! I've missed producing these interviews and had a blast putting this one together. Happily, everyone's enjoying it! I have several more on the calendar already. Thanks again! Now.. All of you go find that Kangaroo pic!
by Magic Newswire
01/14/14 07:21 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1955

Murray Cries Foul Over Illusionists Opener

According to the Las Vegas Sun, Murray has accused the touring show "The Illusionists" of stealing part of his act for their opening piece. Specifically, his locomotive vanish. Read more and watch the video of his appearance with the effect on AGT here: http://bit.ly/1dt42tu Get the full a...
by Magic Newswire
01/14/14 01:32 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Murray Cries Foul Over Illusionists Opener
Replies: 4
Views: 459

Re: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion

It is only hearsay, but I've heard that the tattoo was in Latin and said something like:
neo virga pila abeo

;-)
by Magic Newswire
01/14/14 12:33 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1955

Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion

http://mnw.squarespace.com/storage/DRoth250.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1389647567140 Ok, so ... Yes we are talking The Professor. No this does not refer to a billiard ball effect that Vernon created that has yet to be discussed. Instead it is one of many amusing stories that David Roth shared w...
by Magic Newswire
01/13/14 05:33 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vernon's Circumcision/Conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1955

Re: 2013 in Review

As always... Very nicely done Sir! Obviously 2013 was a great year for magic. Lets hope that 2014 is even better. Thank you for the effort that I know goes into these annual recaps. They are always very much appreciated!
by Magic Newswire
01/03/14 06:41 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2013 in Review
Replies: 12
Views: 3999

Copperfield Says "Penn Jillette is a Bad Guy"

I assume that most of you have seen this but didn't see it posted here yet so here goes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hZCyPzBrz8
by Magic Newswire
10/18/13 08:39 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Copperfield Says "Penn Jillette is a Bad Guy"
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: El Mouldo

Thanks Bill!

I posted it just because of Carson's interest in magic, but then I was intrigued. I knew that someone would know.
by Magic Newswire
10/01/13 01:29 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: El Mouldo
Replies: 4
Views: 249

El Mouldo

Just because Johnny Carson Rocks! Remeber "El Mouldo!" Can anyone identify "the ringer"? Watch it here: http://bit.ly/elmouldo
by Magic Newswire
10/01/13 12:03 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: El Mouldo
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: John Calvert has Died

I was honored to have an opportunity to chat with the amazing Mr Calvert and I hope that you have had a chance to listen to this chat: http://bit.ly/1beyy6J
by Magic Newswire
09/27/13 07:56 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Calvert has Died
Replies: 9
Views: 1879

Magic Fortune

Just because it was mildly magic/gambling related, here is the cover of the September issue of Fortune Magazine:

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by Magic Newswire
08/25/13 09:48 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Fortune
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: American Masters : Johnny Carson

Not only is Mr Carson's love of magic a persistant theme throughout this film, but, in my opinion, this is a fantastic tribute to an amazing entertainer. For me, this is a must watch film that touches on the craft that we all love.
by Magic Newswire
07/08/13 12:40 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: American Masters : Johnny Carson
Replies: 4
Views: 379

American Masters : Johnny Carson

While working on work stuff tonight, I started watching random documentaries. My favorite of the day is the American Masters series profile of" Johnny Carson : King of Late Night". If you are interested in such things, the first half hour of the show talks about his interest in magi and th...
by Magic Newswire
07/07/13 10:48 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: American Masters : Johnny Carson
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Steve Wyrick Appears on A&E

I just received info on an appearance by Steve Wyrick on the A&E Reality show "Shipping Wars" which airs tomorrow night. Read more here: http://bit.ly/WyrickShips
by Magic Newswire
06/10/13 07:00 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Wyrick Appears on A&E
Replies: 1
Views: 250

ENVY the magic of Dan White

Dan White uses magic to promote the HP Envy X2 commercial:
http://youtu.be/APG9aG4MBsE
by Magic Newswire
03/02/13 12:48 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: ENVY the magic of Dan White
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Re: Derek Lever ... Discriminating Against Deaf Magicians

Looking forward to the release and the website
by Magic Newswire
02/06/13 09:16 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derek Lever ... Discriminating Against Deaf Magicians
Replies: 170
Views: 13198

Re: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"

Maybe I should have left Cris; name off of this post. What I am getting at is this. Who is out there doing something special with magic? Why do you offer up their name or consideration? Would their style and presentation be something that today's television audience would find interesting enough to ...
by Magic Newswire
02/05/13 01:00 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"
Replies: 17
Views: 1048

Re: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"

Still searching. There has to be someone that's getting some attention from a network somewhere
by Magic Newswire
02/03/13 05:00 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"
Replies: 17
Views: 1048

Who is the next "Criss Angel?"

It has been some time since a magician landed a new TV series. Surely we are due for another one to appear sometime soon. Is there someone out there that you think could support a multi year TV deal? If so.. wo and why? I look forward to your answers and hope that it leads me to someone new worthy o...
by Magic Newswire
02/01/13 12:08 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"
Replies: 17
Views: 1048

Re: 2012 In Review

Another Fantastic Recap Dustin! Thank you!

Happy New Year everyone!
by Magic Newswire
01/01/13 10:31 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2012 In Review
Replies: 46
Views: 3327

Shoot Ogawa in Florida

A recent article about his appearance there:
http://bit.ly/YHm8M5
by Magic Newswire
12/31/12 05:03 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shoot Ogawa in Florida
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Re: EMC 2012 DVD's arrived

Just pulled mine out of a small metal box near the road with a red flag on it. Can't wait to watch again! It was yet another fantastic EMC!
by Magic Newswire
12/17/12 07:47 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: EMC 2012 DVD's arrived
Replies: 11
Views: 771

Re: EMC 2012 DVD's arrived

Can't wait! They always do a great job! I expect them any day now,
by Magic Newswire
12/16/12 02:36 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: EMC 2012 DVD's arrived
Replies: 11
Views: 771

Re: Racherbaumer Redux

Thanks joe! If you use iTunes, use this link. If you were subscibed before, please unsubscribe and then re-subscibe. That should fix things. Here is the link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/magic-newswire/id277451149">https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mag ....
by Magic Newswire
12/14/12 01:25 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Racherbaumer Redux
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Racherbaumer Redux

Among the most popular interviews that I have produced for the Magic Newswire "Spirit of Magic" podcast is my two part chat with the amazing Jon Racherbaumer that was posted in connection with the release of Genii's special Jinx issue in 2009. Sadly, with the unexpected closure of my previ...
by Magic Newswire
12/13/12 10:44 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Racherbaumer Redux
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Bob Cassidy

This interview happens to be one of those that has only just been recovered from the lost archive of shows that was damaged when we were forced to transition to a new hosting provider. In case anyone missed it the first time around, and I think it is well worth more than one listen, here is my chat ...
by Magic Newswire
12/12/12 11:23 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bob Cassidy
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Absurd Cups & Balls Routine!

Yann Frisch's winning cups and tomatoes routine is getting attention outside the magic community with sites like Gawker taking not of the video of his winning performance at the 2012 International Beijing Magic Festival getting more than one million views. Though some may call it juggling, it sure l...
by Magic Newswire
12/09/12 04:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Absurd Cups & Balls Routine!
Replies: 19
Views: 1760

A CHAT WITH HOWARD HAMBURG

Well, you've been asking for new interviews so here you go! Howard Hamburg was my guest for Episode 337 of the Magic Newswire's "Spirit of Magic" podcast. I hope that you enjoy the conversation half as much as I did putting it together! <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://bit.ly/MNW...
by Magic Newswire
12/07/12 01:59 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A CHAT WITH HOWARD HAMBURG
Replies: 0
Views: 182

Re: Visit Jeff Busby Magic Today!

Wow... Just doing some research and ran across this. Posted it only to realize that I had resurrected a long dead thread. Sorry.
by Magic Newswire
12/06/12 05:55 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Visit Jeff Busby Magic Today!
Replies: 26
Views: 2975

Re: Visit Jeff Busby Magic Today!

And his trademark for the "Paul Fox" mark was cancelled in 2006
http://tsdr.uspto.gov/#caseNumber=74618 ... atusSearch
by Magic Newswire
12/06/12 05:16 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Visit Jeff Busby Magic Today!
Replies: 26
Views: 2975

Re: Wayne Houchin severely injured in Dominican Republic

Steve Bryant wrote:Loved your Johnny Thompson music video. I hadn't seen that before.


Don't want to derail the conversation, but loved that as well! http://bit.ly/WM4ZQt
by Magic Newswire
12/06/12 02:25 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Wayne Houchin severely injured in Dominican Republic
Replies: 71
Views: 11682
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