David Ben takes you on a tour through Illusions: The Art of Magic at the McCord Museum 2017
Chantatachán gives a behind the scenes look at how American magician Christopher Hart became "Thing", the disembodied hand on The Addams Family feature film.
The Magic of Johnny Thompson, co-authored by Johnny Thompson and Jamy Ian Swiss, is now available. Thank you to Penguin Magic for crafting this special trailer with appearances by Penn & Teller, Mac King, Lance Burton, David Williamson, Mike Pisciotta and David Ben.
Micky Hades was a Guest of Honour (along with William Kalush) at the 44th Magic Collectors Weekend, held May 25-27, 2017 in Montreal, Canada. Unable to attend in person due to health concerns, this special recording was prepared with the assistance of Brent Smith and Scott Imler in Calgary, Alberta.
A summary of the 44th MCW can be found in issue No. 193 of Magicol.
This documentary was produced to explore the life and magic of Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner, 1894-1992), the most influential magician of the twentieth century—possibly of all time.
Directed by Daniel Zuckerbrot
Narrated by Patrick Watson.
Featuring interviews and performances by (in order of appearance) Max Maven, Derek Verner, Jackie Flosso, Herb Zarrow, David Ben, Edward Verner, Ricky Jay, John Carney, Persi Diaconis, Steeve Freeman.
This performance was recorded by Larry Thornton at the PCAM conference in Victoria, British Columbia.
He explains how he got started in magic and performs several pieces of silent close-up magic.
Read Jamy Ian Swiss' profile of Michael Skinner in Take Two #26 in the Lyons Den.
This performance was recorded by Larry Thornton at the IBM Convention in San Diego, CA