(Chad Juros • March/April) The power of the media is indeed a magical tool. I was approached to be part of Criss Angel's Mindfreak television show on A&E. Criss wanted to show the world how when everything in life is so chaotic he always felt it was magic that calmed him down and brought him peace. While expressing his desire to have a show about this subject matter Johnny Thompson and Lance Burton shared with Criss that they knew someone whose true life story depicted that exact scenario, me. When I was three I was diagnosed with cancer… (read more)
The Benefits of Going to Magic Camp
The following are two articles written by campers who attended The Sorcerer’s Summer Camp in Canada. Here in their own words are the wonderful benefits, the fun and lessons learned from going to camp. The first is from Kelvin Kwong and the second is from Aidan
(By Josh Routh, St. Louis MO.)
In Saint Louis Missouri there is a movement of young people away from traditional after school activities. Many kids who only had sports as an after school option are now finding the variety arts are being taught in their school. Instead of soccer, football and basketball many kids are making their way to a classroom to learn magic, circus and comedy. This is exciting because now it has moved beyond the classroom and into the world of magic societies.
(Matt McCoy • Jade - The Beauty of Magic ) Magic and men; these two words have been associated together for hundreds of years. It seems most of today's audience, magicians and laymen alike still haven't torn down the wall that separates stereotypes of sexes to magic. When people see a woman pull up to a hotel with magic tricks pillowing out of the vehicle the first question she gets is, "are you the assistant?"…