Updated: Nov 7, 2021
Our first episode of Late Night Magic Touch with Michael Paul with special guests Jeff Hobson, Matt Marcy & Alex Ramon. Watch full episode here!
Hosted by Michael Paul
Jeff Hobson is one of the most in-demand comedy magicians working today. His refreshing and clever mix of comedy and magic has brought him back for repeat performances all over the world.
His television appearances include HBO, Showtime's Comedy Club Network, Fox's Masters of Illusion, NBC's World's Greatest Magic as well as the star of Thames Television's Magic Comedy Strip a 16 week television series in England. In December of 2013, he appeared on the top-rated U.K.'s iTV with The Illusionists as well as a 2016 prime-time NBC special of the same name.
Hobson introduction to Las Vegas started with an audition at the famed comedy club, Catch a Rising Star at Bally's Casino. This audition turned into numerous return, headline engagements. In 1993, Hobson joined the cast of Spellbound at Harrah's Casino. This run lasted over four years including being the only act held over by request of casino management during a mid-contract show change . After a three-year hiatus that took Hobson to Reno to produce and star in the critically-acclaimed magic production show called, Carnival of Wonders, he came back home to become the "Host of Las Vegas". Since then, he has starred in his own, one-man show, Money and Madness and been the Master of Ceremonies for countless special events and production shows including the World's Greatest Magic Show and V-The Ultimate Variety Show. Hobson's most recent accomplishments include the creation of The Illusionarium, a one-of-a-kind, immersive, magical-dining entertainment experience aboard Norwegian's Cruise Line's newest ship, The Getaway. He just completed a 7-year tour with The Illusionists, the highest-grossing magic show of all time with appearances across the U.S., Europe and two record-breaking seasons on Broadway.
Magician Matt Marcy
Matt Marcy has spent the last 15 years performing around the world as a comic-magician, keynote speaker, and emcee. With more than 3,000 performances under his belt, he’s entertained everyone from Hollywood celebrities to CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies to royalty.
Matt has made a name for himself by combining his unique style, quick wit, and completely original magic and illusion, and is a regular entertainer for corporate events & private parties, as well as for theaters, hotels, clubs, casinos, colleges, and cruise ships. He is also a favorite at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, the most prestigious venue for magicians in the world, having performed more than 1,000 shows at the exclusive clubhouse.
In addition to his comedy-magic performances, Matt is fast becoming in-demand on the speaking circuit with his one-of-a-kind inspiring keynote presentation, How to Think Like A Magician and Do The Impossible, and he's taken the art of magic in entirely new directions with his groundbreaking web series Disillusioned. The series, which blends magic and storytelling to explore the life of a magician, won the “Best Comedy Web Series” award at the prestigious Hollyweb Festival.
Magician Alex Ramon
Alex Ramon has mesmerized millions around the world with his magic, which has been described as, “Mystifying” by The New York Times and “Mind-Bending” by the Los Angeles Times. For over 2 years Alex headlined his show ‘Illusion Fusion,’ at the Horizon Resort Casino in South Lake Tahoe. His show became the #1 attraction in Tahoe on both YELP and TripAdvisor.
Alex is a recipient of the Milbourne Christopher “Illusionist Award” becoming 1 of 20 magicians in history with this recognition. He was the “Magical Zingmaster” for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, and is the first magician to be the star of The Greatest Show on Earth. Alex toured the globe as the star of Disney Live! “Mickey’s Magic Show” performing on 4 continents in 14 countries. At age 18 Alex Ramon received the coveted Lance Burton Award and was named “National Stage Magic Champion” by the World Magic Seminar in Las Vegas. He’s been seen on the CW’s “Penn & Teller Fool Us” and has made Whoopi Goldberg levitate on ABC’s “The VIEW.”
Alex worked with Grammy Award Winner Taylor Swift creating a piece of magic featured in Taylor’s ground-breaking world premiere performance of “Blank Space” on the American Music Award’s. This piece of magic was featured on HollywoodReporter.com, Eonline, and BuzzFeed’s top moments of the AMA’s! Recently, internet celebrity and social media superstar Logan Paul was trained by Alex on an epic underwater escape for his web series “Logan Paul Vs.” The episode had millions of views within a day.
Alex Ramon is recognized for his contagious energy and innovative approach, which have reinvented the art of magic, bringing it to new audiences and devoted fans the world over.