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At the table: Rick Merrill

Really looking forward to the Murphy's "at the table" lecture with Rick Merrill on July 16th. http://www.murphysmagic.com/Streaming/Product.aspx?id=53827 (or you can sign up for the whole month of 5 lectures for just $50.) In magic, we always talk about what it is like when a "profess...
by David Corsaro
07/07/14 04:42 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: At the table: Rick Merrill
Replies: 0
Views: 244

Time to be Awesome with David Corsaro: The Joe Turner Interv

On this episode of “ Time to be Awesome ”, I sit down with Joe Turner , Vice-President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. We talk about how organizations like the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians can help each and every one of us grow and learn...
by David Corsaro
12/03/13 10:53 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome with David Corsaro: The Joe Turner Interv
Replies: 0
Views: 143

David Corsaro Marketing for Magicians lecture in Danbury CT

On Monday Sept 16, I will be presenting my marketing for magicians lecture in Danbury CT (at the Danbury United Methodist Church, 5 Clapboard Ridge Rd.) Doors open at 7pm. This is the lecture that Eli Bosnick called "One of the 2 greatest lectures I have ever seen" on his podcast. And John...
by David Corsaro
09/06/13 04:03 PM
 
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: David Corsaro Marketing for Magicians lecture in Danbury CT
Replies: 0
Views: 427

Time to be Awesome 33: The Karl Hein Interview

Karl Hein is well respected by both the laymen he performs for and the magicians who see him lecture at conventions. His creations (Heiny 500, Heinstein’s Dream) have received rave reviews and spawned hundreds of variations. In this episode of “ Time to be Awesome ”, Karl discusses the creative proc...
by David Corsaro
05/05/13 11:28 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 33: The Karl Hein Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 146

DAVID CORSARO lecture Bridgeport CT Thurs April 11th 7:30pm

I am lecturing for the New Magicians Association in Bridgeport CT on Thursday April 11th at 7:30pm. The club meets at the GERMANIA-SCHWABEN HALL, 416 Horace St., Bridgeport, Connecticut This will focus on worker magic for close-up entertainers. Here are some recent reviews: One of the best lectures ...
by David Corsaro
03/23/13 11:52 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: DAVID CORSARO lecture Bridgeport CT Thurs April 11th 7:30pm
Replies: 0
Views: 29

The Return of Time to be Awesome: Cody Fisher and writing comedy for magic

We were not going to run a new episode of "Time to be Awesome" until the redesigned timetobeawesome.com was complete, but when one of the top comedy magicians in the field sits down and gives you his secrets to being a true "worker", you don't keep that information hidden. In thi...
by David Corsaro
02/18/13 02:38 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Return of Time to be Awesome: Cody Fisher and writing comedy for magic
Replies: 0
Views: 124

David Corsaro Lecture in Collingswood NJ 3/4/13

I am lecturing for IBM Ring 165 in Collingswood NJ on Monday March 4th at 8pm. This will focus on worker magic for close-up entertainers. Here are some recent reviews: One of the best lectures we have EVER had at the Carolina Close-up Convention -- Scott Robinson, convention organizer One of the bes...
by David Corsaro
02/14/13 05:20 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Corsaro Lecture in Collingswood NJ 3/4/13
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

If you are in Chicago, DO NOT MISS this show. I went to see Eric perform "Pure Magic" in NYC several times ande after each one, I felt like I got a lesson in how to properly perform magic. Not only was the magic incredible, but Eric has an amazing ability to hold an audience in the palm of...
by David Corsaro
09/08/12 01:22 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 37
Views: 4935

David Corsaro lecture for Long Island Mystics Sept 10, 2012

On Monday Sept 10, 2012, I will be lecturing for the Long Island Mystics <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.limystics.org/">http://www.limystics.org/</a><!-- m --> The lecture focuses on restaurant and close-up magic using cards, coins, index cards and cocktail napkins. In addition to th...
by David Corsaro
09/04/12 07:01 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Corsaro lecture for Long Island Mystics Sept 10, 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Time to be Awesome 31 – Hannibal

Chris Hannibal is an amazing magician, but he is also one of the best self-promoters in the magic business. In this episode of Time to be Awesome, Hannibal walks you through his thoughts on self-promotion and how you can begin to craft your own plan to help your audience market YOU. Watch the interv...
by David Corsaro
06/04/12 10:03 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 31 – Hannibal
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Time to be Awesome 30 – Gene Anderson

It is rare that I get the opportunity to interview a true legend of magic; someone who has associated himself with one of the true classic effects. On this weeks episode of Time to be Awesome, I get a chance to talk to Gene Anderson . Gene will give you some background about his world famous newspap...
by David Corsaro
01/19/12 12:19 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 30 – Gene Anderson
Replies: 0
Views: 141

Time to be Awesome 29 – Marketing your magic with Jon Berry

Many magicians talk about marketing your magic but we went right to the source and interviewed Jon Berry, the president of Berry Smart Media, a full service marketing agency. Jon provides fantastic advice on how to use online tools to market you as a magician and bring in more business. This was suc...
by David Corsaro
10/26/11 11:49 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 29 – Marketing your magic with Jon Berry
Replies: 0
Views: 97

2 new items from Doc Dixon

I have been lucky enough to spend a little time (not much) with Doc Dixon in the past year and I love watching him performing the Dixon Drop. It is a very simple and clean way to add or switch cards from a packet. I have incorporated it into a couple of routines that I do at restaurants and the move...
by David Corsaro
09/25/11 10:29 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2 new items from Doc Dixon
Replies: 0
Views: 199

New column on "worker" magic

My new weekly column on "worker" magic just started over at itrick.com <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://itricks.com/news/2011/09/are-you-a-worker/">http://itricks.com/news/2011/09/are-you-a-worker/</a><!-- m --> It will be tips and suggestions on worker material, mostly coming fr...
by David Corsaro
09/23/11 10:24 PM
 
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: New column on "worker" magic
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Time to be Awesome 28 – Bruce Kalver and the coolest Magic App

If you are a working magician and you have an iPad or an iPhone, then you NEED to watch this episode of Time to be Awesome. Bruce Kalver talks about the best magic app available for the working magician. If you do not have a compatible system for this app, listen to the other advice Bruce has for or...
by David Corsaro
09/18/11 11:29 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 28 – Bruce Kalver and the coolest Magic App
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Time to be Awesome 28 – Scott Robinson and the Carolina Close-up Convention

In this episode of Time to be Awesome we spend 10 minutes talking to Scott Robinson about what it takes to arrange and coordinate one of the coolest magic conventions around, the Carolina Close-Up Convention. Learn about the behind the scenes work in putting together an event like this and what Scot...
by David Corsaro
07/29/11 10:22 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 28 – Scott Robinson and the Carolina Close-up Convention
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Time to be Awesome 27 – The Geoff Williams Interview

In this episode of Time to be Awesome we spend 15 minutes interviewing one of the funniest magicians working today, Geoff Williams Listen to Geoff talk about how to add just the right amount of comedy to your magic performances and the best ways to develop your character. Watch Geoffs interview here...
by David Corsaro
06/16/11 11:28 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 27 – The Geoff Williams Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Mark Zacharia lecture - Dec 19 - Delaware

If you have not seen Mark's lecture, then you are missing out on some practical, real-world magic. His newest lecture, titled "793.8: A Library of Practical Magic" (for those of us who remember that 793.8 was the place in the library where you would find books on magic) is awesome. I hoste...
by David Corsaro
11/23/10 11:19 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Zacharia lecture - Dec 19 - Delaware
Replies: 0
Views: 220

Time to be Awesome: Oscar Munoz

After a quick word from our sponsor, I sit down with Oscar Munoz, one of the top family-show magicians in the country. Not only has Oscar won awards from some of the top magic groups, but he performs over 500 shows a year. If you perform family or kids shows, then you need to watch this episode and ...
by David Corsaro
10/31/10 10:50 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome: Oscar Munoz
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Re: Time to be Awesome 24 – The Jon Allen Interview

Hey everyone ! Time is almost up. If you want to learn how to get 20% off anything on Jon Allen's website during the month of October, watch this quick interview I did with him at: <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeawesome.com</a><!-- w --> Thanks David ...
by David Corsaro
10/18/10 10:17 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 24 – The Jon Allen Interview
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Time to be Awesome 24 – The Jon Allen Interview

In this episode of Time to be Awesome we interview the one and only, Jon Allen . Watch Jon Allen talk about: How he avoids magic becoming mundane and boring Why he is tipping his award-winning IBM act His opening line that he uses when he approaches people at a restaurant And finally, Jon will tell ...
by David Corsaro
10/12/10 02:42 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 24 – The Jon Allen Interview
Replies: 1
Views: 327

The Magic of David Corsaro DVD Contest

ITricks is running a contest and giving away 3 copies of my new DVD " The Magic of David Corsaro " Just post a clip of the first magic routine that you thought was "awesome" (thanks to itricks for connecting their contest to my webshow "Time to be Awesome.") iTricks wil...
by David Corsaro
08/19/10 09:25 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic of David Corsaro DVD Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Time to be Awesome 23 – Shawn Farquhar

After a quick message about The Magic of David Corsaro DVD, Shawn Farquhar sits down with us to talk about tips for Trade Show Magicians (in part 1 of our interview) and then Shawn gives the inside information on doing magic on television (in part 2) referencing his recent appearance on Ellen Watch ...
by David Corsaro
08/11/10 10:14 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 23 – Shawn Farquhar
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Time to be Awesome 22 – Doc Dixon discusses comedy and magic

After a brief hiatus (during which my wife gave birth to twin baby boys), TIME TO BE AWESOME is back and this week we talk about comedy and magic with an expert on the subject, Doc Dixon . Listen to Doc discuss some of the finer points when interjecting humor into your magic and doing so in a respec...
by David Corsaro
06/10/10 04:29 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 22 – Doc Dixon discusses comedy and magic
Replies: 0
Views: 129

Time to be Awesome 21 – The Michael Ammar interview

This weeks interview is with one of the biggest names in close-up magic, Michael Ammar . Michael discusses his thoughts on audience management and treating volunteers with respect. Go to http://www.timetobeawesome.com to watch the interview with Michael as well as past episodes of Time to be Awesome...
by David Corsaro
12/02/09 12:35 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 21 – The Michael Ammar interview
Replies: 0
Views: 361

Time to be Awesome 20 – The Jason Messina interview

This weeks episode of Time to be Awesome features an interview with magician Jason Messina, the creator of Tube, Wi and operator of the Astonishment Project website with Paul Harris. Jason talks about how to be creative in magic and breaking away from traditional thought to make your magic personal ...
by David Corsaro
11/06/09 04:45 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 20 – The Jason Messina interview
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Time to be Awesome 19 – Mike Rubinstein and worker coin magic

This weeks episode of Time to be Awesome features an interview with magician Mike Rubinstein and a discussion of worker coin magic. Visit <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeawesome.com</a><!-- w --> and enjoy the interview. Feel free to leave comments bel...
by David Corsaro
10/15/09 10:41 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 19 – Mike Rubinstein and worker coin magic
Replies: 0
Views: 149

Time to be Awesome 18 – The Eric Jones Interview

This weeks episode of Time to be Awesome features an interview with magician Eric Jones. Eric is easily one of the most exciting young magicians on the scene today and he has some great advice for you when it comes to pacing and timing of a magic routine. Visit <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="ht...
by David Corsaro
09/16/09 06:31 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 18 – The Eric Jones Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 599

Time to be Awesome 17 – The Asi Wind Interview

This weeks episode of Time to be Awesome features an interview with magician Asi Wind. You may know Asi as one of the stars of the VH1 series Celebracadabra as well as his many appearences at Monday Night Magic. Visit <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeaw...
by David Corsaro
08/25/09 01:00 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 17 – The Asi Wind Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 119

Re: Phyllis Zarrow Passes

At least she is with Herb and they are both happy.

RIP Phyllis.....we'll always have the "cream and sugar"
by David Corsaro
08/20/09 09:33 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Phyllis Zarrow Passes
Replies: 9
Views: 1551

Time to be Awesome 16 – The Ray Kosby Interview

This weeks episode of Time to be Awesome features an interview with one of my favorite magicians, Ray Kosby. Visit <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeawesome.com</a><!-- w --> to hear Ray talk about how he develops material and his thoughts on creativity....
by David Corsaro
07/27/09 11:34 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 16 – The Ray Kosby Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Re: Time to be Awesome 15 – The Joshua Jay Interview

Scott - It's funny you mention that. We have worked with itunes and finally got approval to get formatted for ipod downloads.

Just a few more details to work out and then you should be able to download each episode.

Thanks
David Corsaro
by David Corsaro
07/07/09 10:47 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 15 – The Joshua Jay Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Time to be Awesome 15 – The Joshua Jay Interview

This weeks episode of Time to be Awesome features an interview with Joshua Jay. Visit <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeawesome.com</a><!-- w --> to hear Josh talk to us about his column in MAGIC magazine and his new website, Vanishincmagic.com Feel free...
by David Corsaro
07/07/09 11:27 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 15 – The Joshua Jay Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Re: Time to be Awesome 14 – The Steve Beam Interview

Thanks for watching the episode Greg. I could not agree with you more.....Steve is a great guy and it was fun hanging out with him at 4F and hearing the history / future about the Semi Automatic Series. <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeawesome.com</a><!...
by David Corsaro
06/04/09 02:29 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 14 – The Steve Beam Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Time to be Awesome 14 – The Steve Beam Interview

The newest episode of "Time to be Awesome" is online and we are talking to the onethe only Steve Beam . Steve Beam is the creator of the very popular Semi-Automatic Card Trick series of books. Steve talks to us about how this series got started and what plans the future holds. Plus, Steve ...
by David Corsaro
06/02/09 04:26 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 14 – The Steve Beam Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Time to be Awesome 13 – The Boris Wild Interview

The newest episode of "Time to be Awesome" is online and we have a very special guest. This week, I interview world champion magician and FISM winner Boris Wild . Boris talks to us about what it felt like to be honored at the FFFF convention in 2008 and how he put together his FISM winning...
by David Corsaro
05/12/09 10:33 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 13 – The Boris Wild Interview
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Time to be Awesome 12 - Behind the scenes of the new Joe Rindfleisch DVD

The newest episode of " Time to be Awesome " is online and it is a GREAT one. We go behind the scenes of the new Joe Rindfleisch DVD called "Jumper." If you have not seen "Jumper" yet, get ready to watch one of the coolest rubber band routines since "Crazy Man's Ha...
by David Corsaro
04/23/09 10:08 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 12 - Behind the scenes of the new Joe Rindfleisch DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Time to be Awesome 9 – Backstage at “Monday Night Magic”

Episode 9 of my weekly web show for magicians, Time to be Awesome is online at http://www.timetobeawesome.com This week I interview 2 of the producers of New York Citys longest running magic show, Monday Night Magic . Michael Chaut and Todd Robbins talk about the history of Monday Night Magic and th...
by David Corsaro
12/31/08 12:24 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 9 – Backstage at “Monday Night Magic”
Replies: 0
Views: 181

Time to be Awesome 8 – Mentalism with Allen Zingg

Episode 8 of my weekly web show for magicians, Time to be Awesome is online and ready for your viewing pleasure at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.timetobeawesome.com">www.timetobeawesome.com</a><!-- w --> This week I talk mentalism and naturalness with Allen Zingg. If you want to kno...
by David Corsaro
12/10/08 02:40 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 8 – Mentalism with Allen Zingg
Replies: 0
Views: 182

Re: Time to be Awesome 7 – Talking with Jeff Hobson

Thanks for the kind words Mark. I am glad you are enjoying the episodes. I have a "Monday Night Magic" episode coming up that will actually be a 2 (maybe a 3) part episode. It should go live in mid-December. Up next week, a talk about mentalism with Allen Zingg. David Corsaro <!-- w --><a ...
by David Corsaro
11/29/08 02:47 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 7 – Talking with Jeff Hobson
Replies: 2
Views: 381
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