(* The Magic Roadshow and Magic News have directed many a reader to Mike’s articles in LVRJ. We have always appreciated his work. Best of Luck in your new endeavors..) By Mike Weatherford – Las Vegas Review-Journal June 24, 2017 – 10:14 am I came to the Review-Journal at the end of one era of
Criss Angel certainly has the resources to deliver what he promised: “The most mind-blowing, revolutionary magic show ever to be performed live.” But rival magicians are asking if he has a different goal: to be magic’s ultimate cover band. Rick Thomas paraphrases the letter he says he sent Angel: “Your success in Vegas is huge.
By Mike Weatherford – Las Vegas Review-Journal Magicians like to turn things inside out, and two of them are doing just that to the conventional rules of working one’s way up the Las Vegas ladder. Mike Hammer demonstrates that you don’t have to move to move up. And Dirk Arthur proves he belongs on a
The odds are in Mat Franco‘s favor for a long run as the Strip‘s next resident magician. DENISE TRUSCELLO/COURTESY PHOTO By Mike Weatherford – Las Vegas Review-Journal Ah, that smile. Mat Franco could sell snow to Eskimos. Musical instruments to a boys band in River City. New Coke. Shares in Enron. Or Bernie Madoff’s securities