Of Sleights and Men
Jeki Yoo - Quick Change Artist, Close Up Magician and World Record Holder

Jeki Yoo - Quick Change Artist, Close Up Magician and World Record Holder

April 29, 2022

Jeki Yoo is really someone who can do anything and everything. 

From breaking the world record for the number of quick changes performed in 30 seconds, to performing stunning close-up coin magic - this man can really do it all! 

Check out his Kickstarter project here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jekiyoo/oh-my-jeki-yoo-playing-cards

Rick Holcombe - Coin Magician, Artist and Father

Rick Holcombe - Coin Magician, Artist and Father

April 14, 2022

Today I was joined by none other than Rick Holcombe - we discussed a variety of things, from Rick's most recent project to the invaluable lessons Rick has learned as a stay-at-home father. 

Rick is a prolific creator and hugely revered in the coin magic world. 

(he also has a really cool voice...) 

Check out more of his work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0szk53WtMtw&ab_channel=RickHolcombe%7CCoinMagic

Rory Adams - Writer, Producer and Innovator

Rory Adams - Writer, Producer and Innovator

February 16, 2022

Rory Adams was one of the funniest guests we've ever had on the podcast! 

He's intelligent, innovative, and working on some of the most interesting projects in the magic world (and out of it.) 

If you want to see more from him, head here: https://www.oneahead.club/

WOJ Magic - How to get 21+ MILLION views on TikTok

WOJ Magic - How to get 21+ MILLION views on TikTok

December 23, 2021

In this episode, we interview Chris Wojtowich/WOJ Magic about how he blew up on TikTok with his revolutionary Laserdisc magic. 

This was a really fun podcast, and an incredible insight into the digital world of magic we often overlook! 

If you'd like to get your hands on more from Chris, you can head over to this link: 

https://thedailymagician.com/woj-magic

 

 

PigCake - Youtuber, Creator and Comedian

PigCake - Youtuber, Creator and Comedian

October 20, 2021

If you've been around in magic as long as we have, you've probably heard of PigCake at some point. 

He's infamous for his satirical take on magic, and provocative videos that have often had the magic community 'up in arms.' 

Personally, we find him to be a MASSIVE breath of fresh air when you've got a little too deep into magic and massively loved having him on our podcast. 

We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed recording it, check out PigCake's Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/PigCakee

Dan Ulin - Genii Columnist, Mentor, and Magic Castle Board Member

Dan Ulin - Genii Columnist, Mentor, and Magic Castle Board Member

October 13, 2021

Dan Ulin is one of our favorite magicians...

...as you might know, everything we do at The Daily Magician is about helping magicians think differently, and when it comes to said task, there's no one who does it better than Dan.

Dan Ulin has decades of experience in magic and is connected to some of the greatest magicians on earth. 

We loved this podcast, and hope you will too! 

Ryan Plunkett - Modern Magic, Classic Style

Ryan Plunkett - Modern Magic, Classic Style

September 11, 2021

If you haven’t heard about him, here are a few things you should know: 

  • Ryan Plunkett is a Chicago-based magician who has been performing for the past two decades. 
  • Ryan is a founding ensemble member as well as a regular performer of the Chicago Magic Lounge.
  • Ryan has published three books on the art of magic and is a regular performer at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.

Pretty much, 5 days a week, 8 hours a day, Ryan Plunkett performs professional magic. 

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s REALLY like to be a professional performer, listen below! 

Check out his website here: https://ryanplunkett.com/

John Gaspard - A Very Magical Author Indeed…

John Gaspard - A Very Magical Author Indeed…

August 24, 2021

John Gaspard is the author of the Eli Marks mystery series which features a magician as the protagonist. 

While John is by no means a professional magician, I think it's safe to safe he's OBSESSED with magic by way of an occupational hazard. 

This was an amazing podcast, as we love both magic and literature--and John combines the two perfectly.

Check out his books and podcast here: https://www.elimarksmysteries.com/

 

Ken Dyne - Exceptional Mentalist and Expert Marketer

Ken Dyne - Exceptional Mentalist and Expert Marketer

August 6, 2021

Ken Dyne is a British mentalist who’s been performing for over 17 years.

And just ONE of his claims to fame is he has one of the most bought Penguin Magic lectures—ever.

Ken also has a client list that includes people like Yahoo, Proctor, and Gamble, and his book Bairn was named Best Mentalism Product of 2014.

To learn more about him go here: https://shop.mentalunderground.com/

Matt Baker - Math Whiz and Magic Mastermind

Matt Baker - Math Whiz and Magic Mastermind

July 30, 2021

Matt Baker is a Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean at Georgia Tech College of Sciences.

He has won awards for his use of magic in the classroom and was voted greater Atlanta area magician of the year.

He's very inventive and his ideas have been published in many major publications such as Genii.

He is also the author of the incredibly successful magic book: The Buena Vista Shuffle Club. 

You can check out his website here: https://www.mattbakermagic.com/

 

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