Category Archive: Magic News

Owner of Hank Lee’s Magic Factory Charged with Credit Card Fraud

    Breaking news today announced the unimaginable. Hank Lee, owner of Hank Lee’s Magic Factory, was charged with allegedly stealing $561,000 through credit card fraud. He has been accused of making 134 false credit card transactions between 2009 and 2011. If found guilty, Hank could face up to 20 years in prison.  

A Call to Action: Magicians & Scientists Unite!

James Randi, of the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF), wrote an article for Wired Science talking about why magicians are a scientist’s best friend. In the article, he talks briefly about his passionate journey in exposing mediums and those that take advantage of people’s belief in the supernatural and how it’s grown into what it …

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NPH on NPC (NerdistPodCast)!

This just in! Neil Patrick Harris (NPH) was featured on the Nerdist podcast. @magiccastle tweeted out the following announcement: Our President @ActuallyNPH talks about magic and the Magic Castle on the @nerdist podcast. You can listen to it here: — Magic Castle (@magiccastle) March 20, 2012 So there you have it! Go follow the …

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Epic Rap Battle: Gandalf vs Dumbledoor

Here’s a very humorous video depicting the two most epic wizards battling it out! You’ll just have to watch it. You’ll thank me.

Hans Klok—Now Magic Circle Gold Star Member!

We would like to be one of the first to congratulate Hans Klok on being awarded the prestigious Gold Star Membership to the Magic Circle! So, congratulations! Klok tweeted the breaking news this morning. Breaking news! Hans has been awarded the prestigious Gold Star membership to The Magic Circle. He joins David… — Houdini …

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Main Street Magic—a Thriving Brick and Mortar Magic Shop

A recent article surfaced today in the Pegasus News from Dallas and Fort Worth, TX about Main Street Magic in McKinney, TX. The article paints what seems to be a picture from the past: a traditional magic shop where magicians hang out, magic is taught, bought and wonder abounds keeping a fading tradition alive. Read …

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Calling All Magicians—Magic Competition Reality Show

A “major network reality show” is casting for a magic competition in which the winner gets their own Vegas show! Casting closes on 5/16/12, so if you think you have what it takes to “be on the BIG stage,” submit your magic video to them. After all, they’re looking for the next big magician that …

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A Magic Theater Show Shrouded in Mystery

San Francisco theatrical magician, Christian Cagigal will be putting on a theatrical magic show that he can’t talk about! How weird is that? According to his press release, he will “unleash his special brand of creepiness for 13 days—and his audiences are sworn to secrecy.” His show, The Collection, will run every night from April Fool’s …

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Derek DelGaudio hace trucos de cartas en la televisión!

Derek DelGaudio recently performed a couple segments of magic on a television show in Madrid called El Hormiguero. I don’t understand what was said, but the magic speaks for itself. Great job Derek! Oh, and just for fun, I ran the captions for the videos through Google Translate and included them untouched for your entertainment. …

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Tough Audience: Youth Killed for Boring Card Trick

According to a very short article that comes from the Vietnam, a young man, Nguyen Chung Tinh, 21, died from stab wounds after performing “uninteresting” card tricks on Friday, January 20. Apparently Tinh and a few friends ran into some other acquaintances including Nguyen Thanah Tu, 18, at a local park where Tinh proceeded to perform …

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