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by CraigMitchell
April 20th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 50
Views: 6774

Re: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

Now thats funny!
by CraigMitchell
April 20th, 2019, 11:40 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 50
Views: 6774

Re: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

Criss Angel has just interestingly announced the cancellation of all 930 pm performances. He blames his injured shoulder - but such an enormous reduction of ticket capacity ( so soon after opening ) and for the indefinite future - would appear that he, too, may be unable to sustain demand for two pe...
by CraigMitchell
April 11th, 2019, 3:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 50
Views: 6774

Re: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

On the developing entertainment landscape - Caesars are also overhauling the Colosseum following Celine's departure https://www.reviewjournal.com/entertainment/entertainment-columns/kats/makeover-coming-for-colosseum-at-caesars-on-las-vegas-strip-1637739/ Interestingly they are removing the fixed se...
by CraigMitchell
April 10th, 2019, 3:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 50
Views: 6774

Re: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

To play devils advocate - they are thronging to the night clubs and are "required to stand there the whole time" ;-)
by CraigMitchell
April 9th, 2019, 8:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 50
Views: 6774

The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

Good article on the state of Vegas entertainment ...

https://vegasunfiltered.blog/2019/04/08 ... HPVRaAxiD0
by CraigMitchell
April 7th, 2019, 7:08 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ehrlich Brothers - Wembley Arena UK
Replies: 7
Views: 1042

Re: Ehrlich Brothers - Wembley Arena UK

A few pics on Twitter et al - it's a massive production including the production of a Monster Truck! Comments seeming to be mostly positive all round: "@EhrlichBrothers interval - it’s completely OTT - completely cheesy- completely camp - I’m loving it! " https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3gCMZ...
by CraigMitchell
April 1st, 2019, 10:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ehrlich Brothers - Wembley Arena UK
Replies: 7
Views: 1042

Ehrlich Brothers - Wembley Arena UK

Can anyone in the UK shed light on the Ehrlich Brothers playing the Wembley Arena ? It's a 10000 seat arena ... they've reduced that to half-capacity, the show is on Saturday and there are hundreds of seats still available to buy. I'm assuming no one in the UK knows who they are ( compared to their ...
by CraigMitchell
March 30th, 2019, 5:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident
Replies: 60
Views: 6048

Re: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident

The full USDA report - which contains multiple eye-witness and staff accounts - was extensively covered in 2005: https://www.today.com/news/why-did-tiger-attack-roy-horn-2D80555372 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/roy-horn-tiger-mauling-case-closed/ There is very little difference between this "new...
by CraigMitchell
March 30th, 2019, 3:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident
Replies: 60
Views: 6048

Re: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident

No Richard, the allure of the imaginary cover-up certainly has the press excited. It's a non-event. @Leo - "Siegfried & Roy trainer blames showman for tiger attack: 'Roy’s not the only one that suffers'" is distasteful. 16 years post fact you run the TV show circuit and attempt to garn...
by CraigMitchell
March 30th, 2019, 1:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident
Replies: 60
Views: 6048

Re: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident

This happened in 2003 - 16 years ago. How this is somehow "news" is bizarre ... and more specifically, what this animal handler stands to gain after all this time besides the salacious allure of a "cover-up" ... No one conclusively knows what caused the tiger to go off script. An...
by CraigMitchell
March 30th, 2019, 12:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine UK Tour
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

Re: David Blaine UK Tour

The show is INCREDIBLE. Go see it!
by CraigMitchell
March 17th, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Any Blackpool Highlights ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2553

Re: Any Blackpool Highlights ?

@Angelo - thanks so much for sharing! That looks fantastic!
by CraigMitchell
March 10th, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hugo Wei passes
Replies: 0
Views: 327

Hugo Wei passes

FB is reporting the passing of Hugo Wei ... Hugo was a mainstay behind the scenes during the World Magic Seminar days.

Does anyone have any confirmed details?

So many people leaving us.
by CraigMitchell
February 24th, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Caberet opens
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Re: Magic Castle Caberet opens

Here's a fun one:

"Magicians Randy Pitchford, Gene Urban, and Jordan Gold (owner of Genii magazine)"
by CraigMitchell
February 23rd, 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanish Magazine / The Goat Award
Replies: 14
Views: 1883

Re: Vanish Magazine / The Goat Award

Thanks Andrew ... I've NEVER heard of the expression before. Seems to be most popular in the US ...
by CraigMitchell
February 23rd, 2019, 7:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanish Magazine / The Goat Award
Replies: 14
Views: 1883

Vanish Magazine / The Goat Award

Really Vanish Magazine ? You called your award the Goat Award ? "Greatest of all Time Award" ... out of all the imaginary awards you can conjure up - that was the best title you could think of ? Unless of course this is just a big inside joke at Vanish? ( on a side note - i have heard good...
by CraigMitchell
February 19th, 2019, 2:49 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Any Blackpool Highlights ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2553

Re: Any Blackpool Highlights ?

Thanks Ian!

Angelo's latest creation sounds intriguing!
by CraigMitchell
February 18th, 2019, 2:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Any Blackpool Highlights ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2553

Re: Any Blackpool Highlights ?

>I take it you're not there?

As appealing as winter in Blackpool is - couldn't get the schedules to align this year ;-)

Interested if there were any standout performers or dealer items that had everyone abuzz ... ( besides the wristbands :D )
by CraigMitchell
February 17th, 2019, 4:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Any Blackpool Highlights ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2553

Any Blackpool Highlights ?

Any Blackpool highlights this year?
by CraigMitchell
January 1st, 2019, 2:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2018 In Review
Replies: 11
Views: 1079

Re: 2018 In Review

Dustin - as always, your "year in review" is a much awaited highlight to finish off the year.

Thank you for putting this together.
by CraigMitchell
December 29th, 2018, 2:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Berglas MBE
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Re: David Berglas MBE

An incredible accomplishment and honour! What a fitting tribute to the international man of mystery.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... nours-list
by CraigMitchell
December 25th, 2018, 6:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dave Williamson reaps praise in Circus 1903
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Dave Williamson reaps praise in Circus 1903

'But the heartbeat of the show is David Williamson’s ringmaster Willy Whipsnade engages with the audience as well as his young volunteers in a manner that is warm, inviting, spicy, spiky and hilarious. He has the voice and charisma of US actor Sam Elliott. There is no higher praise." https://ww...
by CraigMitchell
December 12th, 2018, 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AMA FISM club number
Replies: 9
Views: 1079

Re: AMA FISM club number

Brad,

You need the FISM card membership number ... not your AMA number in order to qualify for the reduced registration.
by CraigMitchell
December 12th, 2018, 12:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: AMA FISM club number
Replies: 9
Views: 1079

Re: AMA FISM club number

Hi Brad

You need to sign up for a FISM membership card. See here:

https://fism.org/fism-card/fism-card-request/
by CraigMitchell
December 4th, 2018, 7:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cruise Ship Entry-level fees
Replies: 0
Views: 593

Cruise Ship Entry-level fees

Hi all

Can anyone give some current benchmarks on what the entry level weekly salaries are for cruise-ship magicians ?

Thanks
by CraigMitchell
December 1st, 2018, 2:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Death by Magic - DMC
Replies: 2
Views: 800

Death by Magic - DMC

DMC's Death by Magic series is now streaming on Netflix ...

https://www.netflix.com/title/80191074
by CraigMitchell
November 25th, 2018, 4:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Richard Robinson Death
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Richard Robinson Death

Richard Robinson - one of the early pioneers of magic online - has also passed.

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytim ... fVJgIXqS2Q
by CraigMitchell
November 10th, 2018, 9:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: My Box Of Magic - creators needed :-)
Replies: 2
Views: 626

Re: My Box Of Magic - creators needed :-)

If you haven’t watched the Kickstarter video - do so. Nicholas has assembled some great fresh ideas here - I hope the concept takes off.
by CraigMitchell
October 27th, 2018, 7:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Josh Jay on Fallon Tonight
Replies: 14
Views: 2568

Re: Josh Jay on Fallon Tonight

by CraigMitchell
August 17th, 2018, 5:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ivan Amodei - New Show
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Ivan Amodei - New Show

Ivan Amodei has a new stage show coming out ... visuals look amazing

http://secretsandillusions.com/

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by CraigMitchell
August 7th, 2018, 2:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2018 MAGIC Live Day One Update
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: 2018 MAGIC Live Day One Update

Thanks Scott!
by CraigMitchell
July 25th, 2018, 5:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Genii Online mystery tweet
Replies: 1
Views: 588

Genii Online mystery tweet

Genii Online tweets:

“I'm sad to announce that due to circumstances beyond our control, Genii Online will be going silent for a while.

But don't fret. Every vanishing act ends with a reappearance. We'll be back some day.

In a puff of smoke.”

Any further details ?
by CraigMitchell
July 22nd, 2018, 8:21 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Simon Painter vs Brett Daniels
Replies: 0
Views: 421

Simon Painter vs Brett Daniels

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/hollywood-docket-feuding-magicians-were-netflix-kendrick-lamar-v-vara-1128692 https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4614056-Daniels.html "Simon Painter, producer of The Illusionists, has failed in a bid to vacate a $2.6 million arbitration award to ma...
by CraigMitchell
July 15th, 2018, 4:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Final thoughts
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Re: FISM 2018 - Final thoughts

Thanks Dustin!

I hope you’ll come join in the FISM fun in Quebec!
by CraigMitchell
July 15th, 2018, 12:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Final thoughts
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

FISM 2018 - Final thoughts

FINAL FISM 2018 THOUGHTS How is FISM history going to consider Korea 2018 ? Very very well. Casa and his amazing team of staff pulled of a fantastic event ( and even more miraculous when you consider that all of this was accomplished in 6 months after picking up the pieces from the prior organizers ...
by CraigMitchell
July 14th, 2018, 8:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Six
Replies: 18
Views: 2041

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Six

Did something happen in Grand Prix finals?!? Cheung had over 90 points and yet a Eric Chien from 82 points came and won?!?! :o In all honesty only way that should be able to happen is that Cheung messed up or his act didnt stand 2nd viewing since over 90 points in FISM is really really really reall...
by CraigMitchell
July 14th, 2018, 11:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Six
Replies: 18
Views: 2041

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Six

by CraigMitchell
July 14th, 2018, 10:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Six
Replies: 18
Views: 2041

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Six

H About the awards: In Lisbon 2000, 1st place comedy wasn't rewarded to any act, Scott and Muriël were in that category, didn't win a prize, but they were announced Worldchampions. Has that changed in the next FISMs? Is the new Worldchampion of Magic also a first prize winner in their category? To ...
by CraigMitchell
July 14th, 2018, 7:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Six
Replies: 18
Views: 2041

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Six

FISM Korea 2018 - Final Result <Stage> [Grand Prix] Miguel Munoz - Spain [Manipulation] 1st An Ha Lim - Republic of Korea 1st Florian Sainvet - France 2nd Nestor Hato - France 3rd Yukihiro Katayama - Japan 3rd Yuki - Japan [General Magic] 1st Miguel Munoz - Spain 2nd Read Chang - Republic of Korea 3...
by CraigMitchell
July 14th, 2018, 6:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Six
Replies: 18
Views: 2041

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Six

Grand Prix
Eric Chien - Taiwan
Miguel Munos - Spain

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