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Getting Ready for Penn & Teller: Fool Us! Part 3

Off to battle… The morning of the taping my incredible partner Leslie carried my table down to the theater so my hands wouldn’t get injured. In hindsight that was stupid of me. I should have just rung down for a bellhop. Whatever. I was escorted downstairs where I would meet the three other performers in…

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Getting Ready for Penn & Teller: Fool Us! Part 2

Let me quickly begin by saying, I’m sorry for the delay. I side effect of being on Fool Us is having the best winter season I’ve ever had. So instead of editing this blog post, I’ve been doing magic for people as well as releasing my effect Ultra Lucky Coin on Penguin Magic. Here is…

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Getting Ready for Penn & Teller: Fool Us! Part 1

January 10th of 2018 my life took a dramatic change. I was casually deleting junk e-mail when the sentence, “Hi Erik, Congratulations, we would like to officially book you to appear on Season 5 of Penn & Teller: Fool Us, filming this March at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas,” caught my eye. This was…

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I’m Going to be on Penn & Teller Fool Us!!!

Hey guys, I’ve been keeping a secret.   I AM GOING TO BE ON PENN & TELLER: FOOL US!!!!!   We filmed back in March and I have so many things to tell you, but I can’t until after it comes out. Stay tuned because I am going to have a big giant update on…

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IBM Gold Cups Close Up Competition 1st Place

I’m 80% Certain This Is A Dream The picture you see above was taken at 7:45 on July 7th of 2018. It’s the president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians awarding me first prize in the IBM Gold Cups Close Up Competition. I’m floored and humbled and beside myself and still can’t quite believe it’s…

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Now Critically Acclaimed

I have been having an absolute blast at the Cincy Fringe Festival. Please Shuffle The Cards has had some really incredible audiences and some really special moments. I’ve had couples on a first date, young magicians tell me they want to do a show like this, and just last night it turns out someone wanted…

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No Such Thing As Magic

I completely forgot to post this.  I wrote it last year, and a magazine published it. This essay was written during the lead up to a two week run of Please Shuffle The Cards. I’m in the middle of re-mounting that show at a bunch of theaters this very week. Read my essay, “There’s No…

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