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Penn & Teller over 30 years ago

In 1985 Penn & Teller made their first ever television special for the American PBS network. With their ever growing popularity thanks to their hit show ‘Fool Us’, we thought you might like to see some of their earlier work.  
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Magic For Humans – on Netflix NOW!

The latest TV magic series to hit our screens is arguably the best ever produced. Justin Willman has created an incredible mix of charm, whimsy, and absolutely astonishingly fresh magic. More importantly, he has created magic you can care about. The six episode series has just...
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Old School Derren Brown

Here’s a great clip from one of Derren Brown’s earliest shows – how does he do it?  
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Shin Lim – Fool Us

If you saw him in The Unbelievables last week and were blown away – take a look at how he fooled Penn & Teller.. TWICE!  
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Yif – The Art of Magic

This is Yif on live TV in China. Astonishingly visual magic  
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Tim Mason on The Morning Show

On September 10, Tim Mason, the very first Australian Junior Champion of Magic, will perform in The Victorian State Schools Spectacular at The Hisense Arena in Melbourne. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Not only is he featured in this massive show, but he was chosen to promote the event...
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Did Simon Coronel fool Penn & Teller?

It aired just a few days ago in the USA but Simon Coronel became the first Australian ever to appear on the hit TV show ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’. Simon performed his version of ‘Three Fly’ which Penn declared not just “a version of Three...
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Magic dominates on AGT Grand Final

We’re all excited to see GENTLEMEN OF DECEIT representing magic in the Grand Final of Australia’s Got Talent, but just to make Sunday night TV even more appealing, COSENTINO (The Grand Illusionist and Patron of The Melbourne Magic Festival) will be making a special...
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The Piff Podcast

Piff the Magic Dragon appears on Nicholas J Johnson’s latest SCAMAPALOOZA PODCAST and it’s well worth your time! Piff talks about his path to success, how he created his Magic Dragon character, and his journey on America’s Got Talent which lead to his own Vegas...
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Junior Champion on KidsWB

Lachlan Wilde, the winner of both the Stage and Close Up Australian Junior Championships of Magic for 2015 filmed a special guest appearance on KIDSWB on Friday. Resident magician Magic Tony introduced Lachlan to the hosts Shane Crawfor and Lauren Phillips who were then totally...
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Penn & Teller Fool Us – Interview

Vanity Fair Magazine sat down to chat with Teller about the success of the TV series ‘Penn & Teller Fool Us’ and why Teller thinks it’s okay to reveal the secrets of magic. Do you agree? Definitely worth a read because, as you know, Teller rarely...
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Close Up Kings – Magic on TV

For the next few weeks SBS2 has a new magic series on TV from the USA called CLOSE UP KINGS. “Close Up Kings follows the adventures of three best friends who happen to be some of America’s best magicians. In each episode, Magick Bailey, Loki and Johnny Blaze travel from...
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An amazing new interview with Copperfield by Oprah

Oprah sat down with David Copperfield and his fiance for a very detailed and revealing interview that’s a must watch for all fans of magic.
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Houdini – Just in time for The Melbourne Magic Festival!

Coming to Channel 7 next Tuesday night at 8.40pm is the History Channel’s two part series on HOUDINI! (Followed by an old episode of Dynamo: Magician Impossible – everyone is getting ready for The Magic Festival! But how much “history” is there mixed in...
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Cosentino interviewed on ONE PLUS ONE

An in depth interview with AIM member Cosentino about his early childhood, the challenges he faced, and the huge success he’s earned with his grand illusions. To watch the full 28 minute interview CLICK HERE
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