David and Steve are joined this week by one of their favourite magicians Daniel Garica! Daniel Garcia has consulted for David Blaine, Dynamo as well as many other magicians. He is a creative force who always thinks outside the box, and his DVDs contain a wealth of magic gold.
David and Steve are joined by YouTube sensation Wes Barker to talk about magic, whiskey and a cruise ship disaster! Wes has performed all over the world, Both live and on TV. He has most recently appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, America's Got Talent, Wizard Wars, and MTV's Greatest Party Stories Ever.
Kayla Drescher, a Los Angeles magician, provides hilarious, clean, and interactive magic that will leave audiences with a lifetime of memories. Although based in LA, her award-winning magic can be seen at corporate events, colleges, cocktail hours, and celebrations all over the country. Kayla (@magicinheels) is also the host of the Shezam podcast which can be found here: http://www.shezampod.com
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Thomas Solomon is an award-winning magician and escape artist. Known as “TheThinking-Man’s Magician” and “The World’s Greatest Escape Artist”, his varied career in theatre, industrials and television has earned him numerous awards. Notable accomplishments include his network television specials on CH4 (Thomas Solomon, The Escape Artist), ITV (The Secret World of Magic and Magicians), BBC (The History of Magic) in Great Britain, NHK (Magic) in Japan and (THC) The History Channel and (THCI) The History Channel International (No Jail Can Hold Me) in the United States and overseas. He is the only escape artist to have entertained President Ronald Reagan and President George HW Bush at The White House where he escaped the handcuffs of the Uniformed Secret Service. https://www.thomassolomon.com/ #magic #podcast #deceivereality
In a world full of reality TV and lackluster entertainment, Bizzaro. The Optical Illusionist proves that "normal" is just the setting on a dryer. Bizzaro has performed in over a dozen countries and has appeared on FOX, NBC, America’s Got Talent, CWs Masters of Illusion and the Travel Channel’s Extreme Conventions. He is a regular performer at the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA.
Numerous network TV appearances. Including America’s Got Talent, FakeOff on TruTV, Masters of Illusion, and Penn & Teller Fool Us on the CW. Featured in Newsweek, Us Weekly, and People Magazine. Private performances for celebrities from Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp to Jennifer Lopez. Thousands of social media fans across the globe. Tours in over 20 countries and one of the most in-demand performers in the world… Joel Meyers is a man who believes that nothing is impossible, and this attitude shines through in each and every one of his captivating performances. Combining sleight of hand and original routines with larger than life personality and crowd winning charm, Joel specializes in taking audiences on what NBC calls “A roller coaster ride!” He’s an illusionist and a mentalist, a master of the stage, and a magician. He’s a performer who “will capture your imagination” (Newsweek), and he’ll win you over time and time again. Joel Meyers is simply a mystery; or as Al Pacino put it best, he’s “the coolest person ever.”
SHOW LESSPerforming internationally in over 300 shows per year and reaching more than half-a-million audience members annually, Andrew Basso is the powerhouse performer behind the success of the enormously popular Broadway smash-hit show, The Illusionists. Known as “World’s Greatest Escape Artist” and the “Rock Star of Magic”, Basso’s performance career has broken box office records and traversed the world’s preeminent stages: Broadway in New York City, Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre, The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., London’s West End, Sydney Opera House, Arena di Verona, Moscow’s Crocus City Hall, and Dubai’s World Trade Center.
Ali Cook is a historian of deception. He's a sleight of hand expert, a street magician, escapologist, stage illusionist and performer of thought control. "As well as escapology, Cook does jaw-dropping Derren Brown-style mind-reading feats, fabulously dextrous close-up magic, gruesome gross-out pranks and magic tricks the like of which you've never seen before" Steve Bennett, Chortle. Ali has written and starred in the television series Now You See It (BBC1),'Penn And Teller: Fool Us' (ITV1) 'Dirty Tricks' (Channel 4) and 'Monkey Magic '(Five), both nominated for the British Comedy Awards & the Golden Rose of Montreux. 'Psychic Secrets Revealed' with Derren Brown (Five), The Secret World of Magic (Sky 1), 'the Jerry @ Trick show' with Jerry Sadowitz (Five) & Greatest Magic Tricks in the Universe Ever (Channel 5). As well as guest slots on Le Plus Grand Cabaret du monde and The Slammer (CBBC). Ali’s irreverent persona and respected sleight of hand have made him one of the pioneers of the alternative magic scene. His 2010 live show, 'Pieces of Strange', was in the top 2% of best reviewed shows according to The British Comedy Guide. 2011 saw his third sell-out Edinburgh show, 'Principles and Deceptions', which was nominated for a 6 star award by broad way baby. Following these highly innovative live shows Ali has received the highest accolade by The Magic Circle with his promotion to Member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star joining HRH Prince of Wales, David Copperfield, Paul Daniels, Lance Burton and other elite names of magic around the world. Ali has taken a break from the Fringe to pursue his acting career. He played the lead in British Sc-Fi thriller The Call Up. He has also featured in Mr Selfridge (ITV1) and his feature film credits include: BAFTA nominated and BIFA award winning war drama ‘Kajaki’(2015) from the producers of ‘The Kings Speech’, ‘Get Lucky’ (Universal Pictures), ‘The Anomaly’ (Universal Pictures) and ‘The Messenger’ directed by BAFTA and Emmy Award winner David Blair.
Jonathan Goodwin (born 20 February 1980) is a Welsh escapologist and daredevil. Career He first appeared on Channel 4 TV programme Dirty Tricks and has subsequently appeared in TV specials The Seven Stupidest Things to Escape From, and Deathwish Live as well as Discovery Channel's One Way Out and How Not to Become Shark Bait in which he allowed himself to be attacked by a Caribbean reef shark. Goodwin returned to Discovery Channel in 2009 for a ten-part series of One Way Out which also starred engineer Terry Stroud. He also appeared in an episode of the Channel 4 program Balls of Steel with his dad helping him with a stunt. On 11 September 2012, it was announced that Goodwin would be appearing in his own series on UKTV's Watch, entitled The Incredible Mr. Goodwin. The show included a wide variety of stunts, from free climbing skyscrapers to "extreme planking", and started airing in early 2013. It was also shown on UKTV's Dave and on BBC America, as Dangerman: The Incredible Mr. Goodwin, beginning in July 2013. On 9 March 2013, he appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show and performed the stunt of lying on a single nail and having a breezeblock broken on his chest with a sledgehammer. In April 2019, he appeared on the 13th series of Britain's Got Talent, made it to the finals performing "buried alive" the first time this stunt had ever been attempted on a stage. In 2020, he appeared on America's Got Talent.
Shawn Farquhar is a Canadian magician and illusionist notable for his title as the "Grand Prix World Champion of Magic" from the International Federation of Magic Societies. His awards include being the only magician in history to win First Place at the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) for both Stage and Sleight of Hand, twice Canadian Association of Magicians Magician of the Year, First Place at the Society of American Magicians annual magic convention competition, three Silver (2nd Place) awards, and a First (World Championship) in Card Magic and the Grand Prix World Championship for Close Up at FISM, the "Olympics of Magic". In August 2009, he won his most prestigious prize at the FISM World Championship of Magic in Beijing. On May 1, 2010, the Canadian Association of Magicians once again named him Canadian Magician of the Year, making him the only two-time recipient of their most prestigious award. Living in British Columbia, Farquhar travels the world extensively performing and lecturing for magicians and consults for TV shows and motion pictures. He has appeared on the cover of the largest magic publications in Asia, Europe and North America. He has appeared on stages all over the world, including the Riveria, Las Vegas, Opera House, Blackpool and Orpheum, Vancouver. He performed for Elizabeth II on her visit to Charlottetown, PEI and traveled to Bermuda at the request of The Princess Royal. He is a Past President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Canadian Association of Magicians and Pacific Coast Association of Magicians.
New York mentalist Tommy Burnett joins David Peace and Steve Spade to talk about his love of magic and mentalism and how it gave him confidence when he was yoinger with cerebral palsy. Slight audio issues throughout but we hope your agree that the content is worth it! #mentalism #deceivereality #tommyburnett
Today we are joined by Mentalist Nicholas Kin to talk about magic, mentalism, escapes and tarot. Right after a gig Nicholas sits down with us in the hotel we talk about the thing we love: magic and mentalism!
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Interview with the legend Michael Ammar! Find out about his thoughts on magic and tiktok as well as a story about how he almost got arrested for doing magic in the airport!
Michael Ammar (born June 25, 1956) is an American close up magician. He is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest living magicians.
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Interview with magician, actor and stuntman Will Roberts. David Peace and Steve Spade talk to Will Roberts about his stunt work, magic and gun slinging. A unique guy with a unique set of skills makes an incredible interview
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The good, the bad and the ugly for decks of cards! David Peace and Steve Spade discuss their favourite decks as magicians to use. Catch up with 2 Irish Magicians talking about the thing they love most in the world; magic, mentalism and escapology