Blog 2018-11-27T16:14:38+00:00



Read our blog for stories of our events, spotlights on our amazing performers, a peak into the Magicorp team, corporate event and travel tips, and more…

Performer Spotlight: The Evasons

May 23 2019|

This Performer Spotlight is all about the amazing mentalism and mind-reading duo, The Evasons. Get to know Jeff and Tessa, and why they’re so great for corporate events! How did you get into magic? Jeff: As a young boy I was always fascinated anytime I saw magic on television. The first live magician I saw was when I was 14 [...]

Dai Vernon: The Most Influential Close-Up Magician Of The Last Century

May 14 2019|

Close-up magic—small, intimate tricks with cards and coins—has always existed, but no one made a living from it until the 20th century. Magicians made money from performing in theatres, nightclubs, cruise ships, trade shows, circuses, or busking outdoors. As close-up magic became a viable profession it also developed as a legitimate art form unto itself. And one man influenced the [...]

Performer Spotlight: Ben Seidman

May 1 2019|

As a magician, it can sometimes be a little tricky (and fun) to answer the question, "So, what do you do for a living?". We polled some of our performers to see how they usually answer this question, and we love this response from the talented Ben Seidman. Take a look below at this spotlight of Ben's magic (and personality) [...]

The World’s Most Dangerous Magic Trick

Apr 11 2019|

“Death by Misadventure” was the coroner’s conclusion after Chung Ling Soo died onstage at the Wood Green Empire in London on March 23, 1918 performing what is certainly the world’s most dangerous trick. The trick is called “The Bullet Catch” and as you can probably guess from the name, it’s a trick in which a gun is fired at the [...]

7 Magic Tips for Beginners

Apr 4 2019|

So, You Wanna Learn How To Do Some Magic… Magic is a great hobby. It’s a good way to meet people. It’s a great ice-breaker. It increases confidence. It improves hand/eye coordination. It stimulates creativity. And most of all, it’s just plain fun. If you’re interesting in learning magic, here is some advice about how to go about it. 1. [...]

The Mysterious Death of Harry Houdini

Mar 12 2019|

It’s almost impossible to overstate how famous magician and escape artist Harry Houdini was. He died almost 100 years ago, and he is still the most famous magician who ever lived. One of the reasons why his fame has endured for over a century is the boost he received from the 1953 movie, Houdini, in which Tony Curtis played the [...]

Bill Herz’s Top 5 Favorite Magic Performances

Feb 26 2019|

I've had the privilege of performing for literally thousands of corporations over the years and I always love performing for those groups, but I've been asked over and over if I have any favorite non-corporate shows or groups that I've performed for, so here's a short list of my 5 favorites (so far). 1. An old Hollywood A-List Dinner - [...]