Ray Matson

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How to Start a Career in Escapology - Roslyn Walker Interview

ROSLYN WALKER GIVES ADVICE ON A CAREER IN ESCAPOLOGY<p>One of the most spectacular, and frequently glamorous, types of magic act is escapology, the art …

How did David Blaine push a needle through his arm?

The magic shop is getting requests from people all over the world asking ‘How did David Blaine push a needle through his arm?’<p>David Blaine’s new TV …

Blog Archive » New Who Looks Like “A Cheap Magician”

<i>Doctor Who</i> is no stranger to magic, but the recently unveiled costume of the newest incarnation of everyone’s favorite Time Lord (right) is drawing …

The Illusion That Makes It Sound Like a Pitch Is Constantly Rising

Discovered by the same people who brought you the modern computer<p>I just found Meara O’Reily’s tremendous and long-running Tumblr of audio illusions. At the top is one of my favorite aural phenomena: The shepherd scale.<p>You can listen to an example here:<p>The Shepherd scale gives the sensation of a …

End of a Magical Era: Le Grand David Auction

This life size illusion measures ninety-five inches tall and has an estimate of $10,000 to $20,000.<p>Many fans and illusion practitioners are sure to …

Blog Archive » The Resurrection of PC Sorcar

<i>Michael Lauck is a columnist for iTricks. His work appears on Mondays. The first part of his look at P.C. Sorcar ran last week and you can read it</i> …

Blog Archive » Magic Meets Top Chef: Wizard Wars to Air on Syfy March 4th!

We just got word from creator Rick Lax that Wizard Wars, an Iron Chef-esqe hour-long magic reality competition will debut on Syfy March 4th.<p>The …

New Cover Page

Magic-Con is committed to elevating the perception of possibility and inspiring magical innovation through the showcase of illusion design and …

Blog Archive » For Our British Readers….

Magician Andrew James has been touched… and determines to use his skills to reunite Roy and Hayley.<p>Our British readers will probably get this and …

Art Exhibitions | Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Number cruncher turned comic conjurer reveals the magical world of Charles Dickens

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 12:00 26 January 2014<p>Ian has been a professional magician since leaving behind his career crunching numbers in 1990.<p>© hyde end studios<p>It’s …

Blog Archive » Chinese Magicians Concerned Over Intellectual Property

Taiwan’s Lu Chen (seen above in a promotional video for his appearance at last year’s Masters of Magic event at the Saint-Vincent Resort and Casino) …

Was Murray SawChuck Ripped Off?

Las Vegas Magician Murray SawChuck is justifiably peeved to learn his spectacular Steam Train effect has been appropriated by The Illusionists.<p>You …