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Mat Franco rises

Mat Franco has lived on this tiny ball of water and rock for thirty years. During that brief time, he’s developed a reputation as a man of focus and deception. A man who performs. A man of magic. A magician.   He was performing last night. Having spent the last hour demonstrating feats of cunning and dexterity, the America’s …

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America’s Got Talent winner, Mat Franco, to venture outside of Las Vegas this August

Ever since he became the first, and thus far, only, magician to win America’s Got Talent, quirky sleight-of-hand illusionist Mat Franco has been hammering out nightly shows at The Linq Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.   Fortunately for those of you who don’t live in the state of Nevada, other venues have managed to lure Franco out …

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Welsh one man play A Regular Little Houdini makes NYC debut in December

Welsh stage play A Regular Little Houdini has been touring the UK for years, but has only been shown stateside a handful of times during the Hollywood and San Diego Fringe Festival in back in 2016. In a couple months, the play will be coming back to the United States, making its New York City debut at …

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Why should you be a magician? Magic Romil has ten reasons

If you’re reading GeniiOnline, then you already know that magic is amazing and one of the most fun and fascinating hobbies around. But for the people in your life who need convincing about why you spend your time and resources on magic, here are ten great answers to rely on. The young UK-based performer Magic …

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YouTube’s new policies have changed this young magician’s definition of success—and he couldn’t be happier

For the past year or so, video streaming platform YouTube has been in a state of constant flux. A number of policy changes have affected creators both large and small, most recently with the way they’ve prevented channels with fewer subscribers and view counts from monetizing their videos. This can be incredibly demoralizing, especially to …

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Glean wisdom for Alex Pandrea on the latest Discourse in Magic podcast

After you watch some old Magic Castle performances, perhaps your lazy Sunday could use a little audio treat. If so, check out the latest episode of Discourse in Magic. Jonah and Tyler are joined by special guest Alex Pandrea of Blue Crown Magic.  Pandrea is the epitome of a self-made artist. He’s taught himself many …

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Add a little magic to your home decor with a levitating light bulb

Lamps are boring. I mean, the science of electricity is so impressive as to be inherently magical, but most lamps lack that certain pizzazz that fans of magic like us crave. If you want the book-reading light in your house to be more whimsical, then you should take a look at Flyte. Using the power …

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Weekly Puzzle: Fish and Whiskey

Welcome to GeniiOnline’s Weekly Puzzle, powered by Art of Play! We’ll bring you a new puzzle every Monday, then publish the solution on Tuesday. Tom finds himself at a speed dating event. There are several tables arranged in a row. Each table is a different color and has one woman sitting behind it. Each of …

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52Kards monkeys around with a tutorial from PigCake

52Kards has a new tutorial on their YouTube channel, but this one doesn’t actually come from the 52Kards crew. The latest instruction is a guest video from PigCake, a fellow YouTuber with a decidedly off-kilter sense of humor. It’s a multi-part sandwich effect called Monkey On Top. This trick is all about the quick fingers, …

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Dave’s Killer Magic Shop wants to keep brick-and-mortar magic shops alive in the Pacific Northwest

Brick and mortar magic shops are a rare breed, so when we spot a profile or video of one online, we like to share it with the world. Recently, Northwest Boomer & Senior News interviewed Dave Lemberg, owner of Dave’s Killer Magic Shop in Vancouver, WA, about how opening his store has been a “dream …

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