Two magician hosts talk about the latest magic news and discuss important topics for magicians and fans of the art.
In this episode, hosts Ryan Joyce and Graeme Reed talk about magician's soundtrack choices, complicated decisions for modern performers, magic injuries are back in the news, rumors on Reddit about Dynamo, show failures, worst moments on stage and the essentials of promotional videos for magicians. Watch or listen now:
Magicians Talking Magic | Touring Tricks Podcast
Topics Covered: Magic rumors, Magic News, Danger Magic, Failures on Stage, Worst show ever, promotional videos for magicians | *PG-13 Adult Language
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Table of Contents
01:45 | Magician Soundtracks "Sum up magic from the nineties with this one song"
02:40 | Complicated choices for modern performers
03:40 | Graeme's pop culture question for a magic trick
05:45 | The other Will Smith
06:25 | Magician crossbow accident in South Africa (Newsweek)
07:04 | Danger in Magic
07:46 | Death Defying Escapes. Is it magic or endurance sports?
09:48 | Magic rumors - Dynamo as a BGT Judge?
12:15 | Reddit Magic Question "Card Magic on Stage"
16:04 | Settling into your own stage personality
16:50 | Failures! Stage tricks going south
23:18 | Worst show ever
26:20 | What is stage freight and why it impacts the first moments of your show
27:37 | Promotional videos for magicians
34:10 | Free video editing software : openshot.org
35:36 | Should you have separate websites and material for different services?
37:00 | Curve ball question: Would you ever shake-up your career?
40:00 | Big takeaways for magicians promo videos
Links & Resources
Free video editing software: openshot.org
OWOW Magic Festival (magicfestival.ca Ontario Week of Wonder)
Reddit: Dynamo Judge BGT https://www.reddit.com/r/Magic/comments/cank32/what_are_your_thoughts_on_dynamo_possibly/
Canva (canva.com online design utility)
Wix (wix.com start creating your site for free)
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Videos Mentioned in this Episode
Andrew Grasso from Illusionists Tour
We went to see the illusionist
Matt Johnson - Will he ESCAPE? Life-threatening act
What are your thoughts on Dynamo possibly becoming a BGT Judge?
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I Paid Artists on FIVERR to Finish My Drawing...
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