Bangor? I Hardly Know ’er!

Originally Posted on 2/14/08 Had a great trip up to Bangor, ME this week. it’s pronounced Bang-gore, the locals will tell you. But it’s fun to hear them say in a thick New England accent “Bangah? Hahdly Know Eh!” I performed at Husson College. Husson sits right next to the Bangor airport, so I didn’t get to see a great deal of Bangor, but flying in, it was beautiful. I’d never seen so many pine trees! I hope I get to go back sometime and see a bit more of the area. Bangor is the hometown of Stephen King. My … Read more

A High School and Hogwarts!

Originally Posted on 2/11/08 This last week of shows brought me to Fairfield Career Center. It’s a vocational-type school for Juniors and Seniors in high school. They had me come in and do my normal hour long show as the end to a day full of special events. At first, I didn’t know what to expect. I don’t perform for high school students very often. My relaxed attitude and laid-back style of performing is understood by college students, but I never know if high schoolers are going to “get it.” They totally did. There were something like 350 students in … Read more

Valparaiso University and Illinois College

Originally Posted on 2/8/08 So I just got done performing at Illinois College and Valparaiso University before that. Had a great time at both. Valpo was a sibs weekend. Those are always fun and unpredictable. It’s amazing to me how much kids like my act, especially since I don’t do your typical magic act. In this particular show, I asked for a $20 from the audience and a 11 or 12 year old girl, Serenity, had one and wanted to be part of the show. Her reactions were PRICELESS and had the entire audience rolling. I had to stop for … Read more

January Update! Shows, Magazine Interview and More…

Originally Posted on 1/19/08 Hey! I haven’t written anything in awhile, so let me just tell you about some of the things going on lately. The month of December was great – lots of fun corporate gigs. Sorry I don’t put more info about corporate gigs on my site. It’s just kind of my policy to not disclose the names of the corporations when they book me for a gig. Had another great one last weekend in Columbus. Before that gig, I met with Slapstik Magazine for a quick interview. We had a good time laughing and talking before my … Read more