The Magic Newswire ( podcast)

Join us for the first ever Magic Newswire Meet-up on May 23rd at IMX 2011!  Rudy Coby, Brian Brushwood, Banachek, Danny Garcia, Michael Ammar, CJ Johnson, Tim Ellis, Craig Mitchell, David Kaye, Cameron Ramsay,  Scott Wells, Michael Ammar and more will meet you there! You can win any number of prizes including an Anything s Possible bottle from Jamie D Grant,  yet to be released Erdnase cards from Conjuring Arts, copies of Jay Sankey's "Bending the Real", The new Tarbel Course from Trickshop Magic, Rudy Coby's complete Magic Experience, a free pass to the upcoming Essential Magic Conference and so much more! Even if you don't attend you can win!

Direct download: themagicnewswire-280916-05-15-2011_pshow_435166.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

Scott Wells brings Magic Newswire listeners to the 41st edition of Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic with daily interviews and reporting from the original closeup conference.  In this episode he talks with people like Allen, Pinner, Wild, Saterial, Joshua Jay, Andi Gladwin, Yumi, Obie O'Brien, Stone, Beam, Shawn, McDonald, Bargetze and more. 

Direct download: themagicnewswire-279801-05-06-2011_pshow_433875.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 5:09pm EDT

Brothers Dan & Dave Buck launced an all new magic conference in 2010 and called it Magic-Con.  Their vision was to launch an interactive conference for those serious about the art of magic, where you can share ideas, insight, and a common experience while working together towards the advancement of an artform.  The goal of the annual Magic-Con is to  provide a platform for magic’s smartest thinkers, greatest visionaries, and top performers and to introduce an intellectual mentality behind the art, science and technology of magic.  The Magic Newswire was very fortunate to have two roving reporters on site to being us a taste of the experience. Thanks to Alejandro Portela, aka "The Cuso" and Doug McKenzie for helping with this episode of the podcast!


 

Direct download: themagicnewswire-275824-04-06-2011_pshow_431077.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 9:10pm EDT

On this episode of the Spirit of Magic podcast I am thrilled to have as my guest one of the most creative minds in magic, Jay Sankey.   Among many other topics, we discuss the impending release of his latest project "Bending the Real."  Jay originated the 'bending movement' in the fall of 2009 and because of his unique performance style, this has become Jay's most anticipated project ever! 'Bending the Real' is an inspired collection of 'low sleight' deceptions, each designed to mess with human minds from a different sensory or rational angle.  


Direct download: themagicnewswire-274797-03-28-2011_pshow_430312.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

On June 28th, the International Brotherhood of Magicians will gather together for their 83rd annual convention in Dallas, Texas.  Chase Goforth, Scott Wells, David Sandy, Lance Rich, Roger Miller and I get together to talk about why you should care. Are big conventions relevent? If so, why? If you have to choose one convention to attend this year, why would it be this one?  Remember that it you regsiter for this year's IBM before April 1st, you'll get a $50 discount on the total price of registration!

Direct download: themagicnewswire-273897-03-21-2011_pshow_429744.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 9:50pm EDT

We've all been hearing about the catastrophe in Japan in the news, but on this episode of the Magic Newswire's Magic Newscast it gets a bit more personal.  Aaron Jones is a Canadian magician living in Japan who offers a personal perspective on the disaster and  how it is impacting the magic community in Japan. In addition, James L. Clark joins us before heading off to Japan to assist in search and rescue efforts there. Find out more about Aaron by visiting AaronJonesMagic.com. To support James in his efforts, visit BootsOnTheGround.org

Direct download: themagicnewswire-272976-03-15-2011_pshow_429023.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

We've all been hearing about the catastrophe in Japan in the news, but on this episode of the Magic Newswire's Magic Newscast it gets a bit more personal.  Aaron Jones is a Canadian magician living in Japan who offers a personal perspective on the disaster and  how it is impacting the magic community in Japan. In addition, James L. Clark joins us before heading off to Japan to assist in search and rescue efforts there. Find out more about Aaron by visiting AaronJonesMagic.com. To support James in his efforts, visit BootsOnTheGround.org

Direct download: themagicnewswire-272977-03-15-2011_pshow_429024.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Criag Mitchell, Banachek, Wayne Houchin, Cameron Ramsay and I get together to talk abou the first ever "International Magic Experience."  With over 20+ of magic’s finest stars descending on Las Vegas from the 23rd – 25 May – IMX 2011 is one event that you cannot afford to miss!  In addition, Magic Newswire fans will have a chance to get together where we'll they can hang out with some of the biggest names in magic and win prizes like the complete Banachek DVD PSI series, 10 DVDs from Danny Garcia, Michael Ammar's "Magical Arts Journal,"   the complete Tarbell Course from TrickshopMagic.com,  a year's subscription from MagicMagazine.com, Wayne Houchin's "Sinful" and "Thread through Eye," and much much more!  In addition, if you head over to the IMX Facebook page and comment today, you might just win an all expense paid trip to IMS 2011 in Las Vegas!

Direct download: themagicnewswire-272693-03-12-2011_pshow_428792.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

Jason England is one of magic's leading experts on all things Erdnase. Recognized as an authority on casino gambling,  specifically, cheating with cards. He has some of magic's most dangerous hands.  Influenced by Steve Forte, Richard Turner, Dai Vernon, and Darwin Ortiz, Jason is an amazing resource.  This interview was recorded just over eighteen months ago, I had thought that this interview had been lost in a hard drive crash. I'm thrulled to have been able to breathe new life into it and share it with you today.

Direct download: themagicnewswire-271629-03-03-2011_pshow_427950.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 8:06pm EDT

On this episode of This Week in Magic, Cameron Ramsay, Scott Wells and I get together with Dan Sperry and Jeff McBride to talk about the upcoming World Magic Seminar.  What began as the Desert Close-Up Magic Seminar featuring the great Tony Slydini, with less than 100 attendees in 1978, has now become the premier annual magic event, the World Magic Seminar, with over 1000 attendees, and Las Vegas has become the “Magic Capitol of the World”!  The memories made in the past give the Seminar its reputation, but it’s the memories to come that make it exciting.  

Direct download: themagicnewswire-269818-02-18-2011_pshow_426537.mp3
Category: Podcast -- posted at: 8:57pm EDT