100-WHAAAAAT!
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by Kayla Drescher
10M ago
Not sure how we made it here, but we did it! Please enjoy episode 100 and this rare appearance by our audio producer, Chris Combs! Thank you so much for listening. We couldn’t have done the last 100 episodes without you. Please continue to share Shezam with your friends, suggest guests, give us feedback, and ..read more
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099-The Magic Circle’s Megan Swann!
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by Kayla Drescher
10M ago
Being the president of a magic club is tough stuff. Being the president of an international magic organization…woah! Oh, and also be the first woman to do it! What is that experience like? Join Megan Swann, the first woman to be president of the Magic Circle, for an amazing conversation about her rise in the ..read more
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097-Speak Up with Your Voice, Literally, with Tris!
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by Kayla Drescher
11M ago
As entertainers, we use our voices all of the time. But what if your voice doesn’t fit who you are? Join us for this conversation with Tris all about how the voice is a much more powerful tool than most of us have thought about. And head to the Shezam socials (@shezampod) to see some ..read more
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096-The Book We’ve Always Wanted with Amy Kimlat
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
Happy Holidays! Our guest this week has written not only an amazing children’s book about magic, but one that features diversity like not seen before. The book focuses on key elements of becoming a good magician while inspiring the reader, regardless of who they are. In a world where representation is key, Hocus Pocus Practice ..read more
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095-SISTERHOOD! With Rosemary Reid
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
Decks of cards have been the same since…well…forever. Rosemary Reid, a Canadian magician, has not only created a deck of cards centered around sisterhood, not only created a deck of cards that “handles like a dream”, but has also snuck in some important statistics about the experience of women in the magic industry. During the ..read more
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0.93-The Greenwolfs, ‘nough Said
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
We’re so happy to have these two professional entertainers and all-around amazing humans join us for a deep conversation on so many things. Show Links Celtic Magic Show  Magic Camp-the Documentary  Unpacking Whiteness Book List   Unpacking Whiteness PDF  Become a Patron Penguin Magic Podcast Eli Marks Mystery Series Kevin Kareckas Jonah’s Twisters ..read more
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092-When Facebook Goes Wrong with Meadow Perry
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
Ever post something important on Facebook that just shouldn’t be controversial but it instead sparks a giant discussion? Haven’t we all? Join Meadow in discussing her experience with just this and how she handled it. Head to our Instagram to see a photo of Meadow’s original post. Show Links Meadow Perry Bubble U GLOMM List ..read more
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074-Leah Orleans on How Circus and Magic Compare
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
Leah Orleans is a contortionist, entertainer and fitness instructor currently based out of St. Petersburg Florida after the Covid-19 pandemic grounded her tour. She is one half of the comedy acrobatic duo, Acrobatrix! that tours cruise ships, renaissance festivals, and universities. Growing up in the theater scene of Chicago, raised in a family of magicians ..read more
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091-Historical Research Issues with Margaret Steele
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
Ever wonder why it’s hard to find accurate historical information about diverse magicians?  How hard is it to write a book when information is difficult to find?  Returning guest, Margaret Steele, walks us through much of this information and more! Show Links Margaret Steele’s Publications  Acts of Violet An Interview with Margarita Montimore Become a ..read more
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090-Entertainment Director BEN BARNES
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by Kayla Drescher
1y ago
Join Ben Barnes for an enlightening discussion on booking diverse performers and creating an inclusive environment. Show Notes Ben Barnes Chicago Magic Lounge IDM Con How to Pronounce Indian Names Become a Patron Penguin Magic Podcast Eli Marks Mystery Series Kevin Kareckas Jonah’s Twisters ..read more
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