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8 Amazing Magicians for Women’s History Month

Historically, women have often shied away from practicing magic… at least publicly. Mere rumors of witchcraft and sorcery were enough to get them shunned, or worse! Even in the early 20th century, it wasn’t particularly safe for women to travel the country on their own, as many professional magicians did. Today, the magic field continues …

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Mystique Dining is Back!

Way back in 2010, when I had only been a full-time professional magician for a few years, I spent six weeks performing nightly shows at an amazing magic venue in Boise, Idaho. It was an amazing experience! The venue was called Mystique, and it was one of the top magic venues in the world. It …

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MIND MAGIC: The Virtual Experience - Live on Zoom, March 28th, 2021

MIND MAGIC Tickets Available Now

Until now, my virtual magic show MIND MAGIC has only been available for client buyouts. Today, I’m finally launching the show as a limited ticketed event on Eventbrite. View the Eventbrite Ticket Page Here About The Show MIND MAGIC showcases elegant sleight-of-hand, impossible mind reading, and amazing magic that happens right in your own hands. …

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13 things you DIDN'T know about the Magic Castle

My Thrillist Article is a Hit!

2,500 likes and counting… My fun article about the Magic Castle was published on Thrillist LA last week. It’s gotten over 20k views and 2.5k likes! When Thrillist asked me to write the article, I immediately said yes. Why? Partly because I’m a 10-year Magic Castle member… but mostly because I wanted the article to …

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Magic on TV

TV Magic Makes a Comeback

When I was growing up, I LOVED magic. The problem was… Hollywood didn’t. Growing up in suburban Pennsylvania, the only magic that made it on primetime TV was the annual David Copperfield special. Aside from David (and the occasional Johnny Carson magician guest), network television ignored magic completely. Today we live in a completely different …

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Masters of Illusion on the CW

I’m Back on National TV!

Even the best professional magicians rarely appear on TV. That’s especially true for guys like me who specialize in corporate event entertainment. But I have HUGE news! I’ll be appearing in the new season of “Masters of Illusion!” Brand-new episodes air every Friday night at 8pm/7c on the CW Network. Series Details I was incredibly …

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Soho House Table

Soho House Magic Show

Last weekend I did a small VIP close-up show at a private 40th birthday party. The party was at Soho House, perhaps the coolest private club in the country. Honestly, I’ve performed at A LOT of private clubs, but Soho House is the only club I’d want to join. Great Venue – Narrow Room Unfortunately, …

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