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Performing Arts

Mark James chats to the world’s greatest magicians about the material in their shows. You have an audience of 200 people, perfect conditions, tell me what you do…

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August 7, 2020

Bill Abbott

Bill is a man who needs no introduction and is as well known for his hilarious standup magic shows as he is for his incredible product releases to the magic community.

Mark and Bill chat about everything from the Five Card Box and the No Brainer to Bill In Lime and Smart Ass. It's a terrific chat with all the info on Bill's signature effects.

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Episode sponsored by MagicBox.uk.com

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July 31, 2020

Tom Crosbie

Tom Crosbie is not a comedian, but he will leave you laughing. He's not a magician, but he will leave you scratching your head. He's not a juggler, but he will leave you with your jaw on the floor. 

Mark and Tom sit down to discuss Tom's Edinburgh show 'Nerd Times A Charm' and all things Rubik Cube shaped. 
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July 24, 2020

Nick Diffatte

Nick Diffatte is quickly becoming one of the most talked about and in demand young comedians working today. His unique brand of entertainment seamlessly blends dry humor, quick wit, and incredible skill. His performances are presented with perfect comedic timing far beyond his years and a deadpan delivery that will has audiences  laughing uncontrollably from beginning to end. 

Mark and Nick sit down for a HUGE TWO HOUR chat about all things comedy and magic. 
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July 17, 2020

Thom Peterson

Thom's hilarious dry humour and inventive original magic have made him a hit in almost every market available to magicians. He recently moved back to the USA and we caught up to talk about his show. Thom is one of my favourite people to hang out with and this chat is super fun. 

Shout out to Chris Stewart & Conrad Colon who just became show producers by subscribing to my Patreon. Info on how you can do it too and get extra content in every episode.
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Episode sponsored by MagicBox.uk.com

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July 10, 2020

Matt Marcy

Matt is a highly original comedy magician based in California. He's a TV regular and consulted for Walt Disney's Imagineering on their theme parks. He's performed on Penn & Teller Fool Us and was the opening act for The Amazing Johnathan in the Sahara & Golden Nugget hotel's in Las Vegas.

Find out about Matt's original and hilarious show in this week's Talking Shtick!

Next week's guest is Thom Peterson.

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July 3, 2020

Taylor Hughes

Mark James sits down with Taylor Hughes to chat about his show. Taylor's brand new special is now available on Amazon Prime. Search for Chasing Wonder to see it!
 I also spoke to Taylor for 'Past Masters'. This episode is available at www.Patreon.com/markjamesmagician where he chose the Dante. 

This episode is sponsored by www.MagicBox.uk.com Head over their website to check out the latest magic effects. Make sure you use the code SHTICK when completing your purchase to get a 10% discount on your purchase and to let them know we sent you. 

Next weeks guest will be Matt Marcy.

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June 26, 2020

Arthur Trace

Mark James sits down with Arthur Trace, the Artful Deceiver to chat about his show. We talk about magic and artistry as well as the methods behind the creative process. Arthur has an incredibly unique show and this interview perfectly showcases his offbeat look at magic. I also spoke to Arthur for 'Past Masters'. This episode is available at www.Patreon.com/markjamesmagician where he chose the manipulator, Cardini.

This episode is sponsored by www.MagicBox.uk.com Head over their website to check out the latest magic effects. Make sure you use the code SHTICK when completing your purchase to get a 10% discount on your purchase and to let them know we sent you. 

Next weeks guest will be Taylor Hughes.

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June 19, 2020

Ken Dyne

Mark James sits down with Ken Dyne to discuss the routines in his show. We talk about billet work, how to structure a mind reading show and work our way through Ken's set list. I also spoke to Ken for 'Past Masters'. This episode is available at www.Patreon.com/markjamesmagician where he chose the mentalist Anneman.

This episode is sponsored by www.MagicBox.uk.com Head over their website to check out the latest magic effects. Make sure you use the code SHTICK when completing your purchase to get a 10% discount on your purchase and to let them know we sent you. 

Next weeks guest will be Arthur Trace.

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June 12, 2020

Jamie Raven

Mark James sits down with Jamie Raven to discuss the routines in his show. We talk about Jamie's use of the camera for his live tour, how to create an organic duplicate, multiplying bottles among other effects and much much more. 

I also spoke to Jamie for 'Past Masters'. This episode is available at www.Patreon.com/markjamesmagician Jamie chose the magician Fred Culpitt and we have a great conversation about his inventions and show. 

This episode is sponsored by www.MagicBox.uk.com Head over their website to check out the latest magic effects. Make sure you use the code SHTICK when completing your purchase to get a 10% discount on your purchase and to let them know we sent you. 

Next weeks guest will be Ken Dyne. 

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June 5, 2020

What is Past Masters?

In this 2 minute episode I talk about Past Masters. Every week I'll also ask my guests to chose a 'past master' from the book Programmes Of Magicians by Max Holden from 1937. This content is exclusive to Patreon. Check out www.patreon.com/markjamesmagician for more details. 

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