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Scott Wells is a full time professional magician who has traveled around the world where he has met, worked with and become friends with some pretty cool people. Enjoy listening to these podcasts with magicians talking about their magic, magic conventions and what's going on in the magic scene today.

The Magic Word Podcast Scott Wells

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    • 4.7 • 163 Ratings

Scott Wells is a full time professional magician who has traveled around the world where he has met, worked with and become friends with some pretty cool people. Enjoy listening to these podcasts with magicians talking about their magic, magic conventions and what's going on in the magic scene today.

    690: Jen Kramer - The Royal Road to Las Vegas

    690: Jen Kramer - The Royal Road to Las Vegas

    Jen Kramer is currently the only one-woman magic show on the Strip in Las Vegas. But not only that, she just celebrated her 500th performance and nearly concurrently, her 30th birthday! What an accomplishment for any young person…or older person for that matter! Jen started with the Society of Young Magicians (a group within the S.A.M.) in New York, later attended Tannen’s Magic Camp, went to Yale, then moved to Las Vegas and soon had her own show at the Westgate Hotel.





























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    689: Jeff Scanlan - Thinking Inside the Bottle

    689: Jeff Scanlan - Thinking Inside the Bottle

    While at MAGIC Live! this year, one of the dealers was Jeff Scanlan who puts things in bottles. How he does it is a trade secret, but the results are pure art that many people have put on their shelves as oddities and conversation starters. Jeff is a full time professional magician who was a student and friend of the late Eugene Burger. So although this episode is shorter than most, it contains two different themes: impossible bottles and Eugene Burger.





























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    In this week’s episode, Jeff not only talks about his impossible bottles, but also passes on a lot of advice he learned from Eugene Burger. You get free information passed down from the “master” at no cost to you, but I’m certain that it will be knowledge that you will think about, enjoy, and help make your magic stronger, too.









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    688: Losander - Master of Levitation

    688: Losander - Master of Levitation

    From Germany, Dirk Losander has contributed to the zeitgeist of magic with his “Floating Table” that will forever remain in our history of brilliant creations. Losander is well-known in the magic community as a magic creator, dealer, and performer. Many magicians personally know Losander having met him at conventions and seen him perform on stage and heard his creative lectures, too. Living now in Las Vegas, Nevada, Losander and Luna Shimada operate the Las Vegas Magic Theater where they perform and often feature other international magicians on their stage.





























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    In this week’s episode, we talk a bit during the early part of our chat about his theater and how it was developed. There are many clubs and magic performing venues popping up across the country and perhaps some of Losander’s advice might help those seeking to open their own venue. We also talk about how his fascination with levitations and how he thinks and creates magic.









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    687: Luis Carreon - La Bestia ("The Beast")

    687: Luis Carreon - La Bestia ("The Beast")

    Luis Carreon has been a regular performer at the Chicago Magic Lounge for over a decade. He “earned his bones” by working at magic shops as a demonstrator and has parlayed his chops into performing for nightclubs (like Nashville’s “House of Cards” and Hollywood’s “Magic Castle” among others) and also for corporate events. He currently is a demonstrator for Magic, Inc. in Chicago and will soon have a “residency” at the Chicago Magic Lounge.





























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    Luis talks about the importance of performing whenever and wherever you can to develop your skills. He also talks about being a Spanish speaking magician. We also go into some detail about what performers can and can’t say in today’s “sensitive” environment like nightclubs. He even talks about the workshops taught at the Chicago Magic Lounge and how to talk with your volunteers and audience. He also talks about the importance of scripting but being able to improvise, too. He also tells a horror story about a problem with a volunteer.









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    686: Master Payne - On Point

    686: Master Payne - On Point

    “Master Payne” Fifield is a multidimensional renaissance character. A member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Payne (as he likes to be called) is one of the instructors at Jeff McBride’s “Magic and Mystery School” in Las Vegas. He is also a regular performer at the “Moisture Festival” and other medieval fests throughout the greater northwest. As his website says, “Seattle’s Premier Prestidigitator.” But many magicians who attend MAGIC Live! know him as the master of the PowerPoint with his clever and witty presentations at their events.





























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    685: Puck - Getting to Know You

    685: Puck - Getting to Know You

    Malcolm “Puck” Puckering traveled with Denny (Haney) & Lee for years assisting in their many college shows. Puck is one of the three who were “acolytes” of Denny, the other two being Scott Alexander and Alain Nu, both of whom have been featured in previous podcast episodes here. So, it is about time that we sit down to chat with Puck about his experience with Denny plus his many other ventures aboard cruise ships and on stages for Monday Night Magic, corporate events and so much more.





























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    Join your podcast host as we get to know Puck along with you as we find out more about his life, his magic and his career.









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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
163 Ratings

163 Ratings

morrispsych ,

Great podcast hosted by an outstanding person!

I have listened to this podcast for some time and have always enjoyed it. This past weekend, I had an opportunity to meet the creator in person at an auction. Class act guy, and super funny!

srsplato ,

What an awesome magic podcast!

I love your interviews! It’s great because of your amazing years in magic. Met you at the last two Magifests. Keep on Poding!

MagicDoug ,

Brilliant!

I rarely get free time to listen undisturbed to The Magic Word Podcast but today, I did and... WOW! The interview with John Pullum was full of interesting stories, helpful knowledge and advice and kept my attention during the entire 70 minutes. I plan on listening on my drive back home tomorrow to more. Thank you Scott for making this available to us! Doug Anderson ~ Oklahoma

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