Tag Archives: Ron Wilson


Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – July 2010

Connectivity is one of today’s ruling buzzwords. By the time you read this installment, the Essential Magic Conference will be history. This will have been an explosive experiment in “connectivity” and will usher in a new era in how magicians will learn, share, and collaborate. This of course should not suggest that the old-style magic […]


SME History

Jay Marshall performing with "Lefty" Jay Marshall performing Amy Stevens, Martha and Joe Stevens Stevens Magic Dealer’s Table at World Magic Seminar in Las Vegas Erika Larsen & Buma Joe & Martha Stevens John Saline, Jay Marshall, Gene Rump, Paul Stone, Billy McComb, Roger Crabtree, Ron Wilson, Joe & Karrell Fox. Photo taken at WMS. […]


Fred Becker – Cest Magique

Columnist: Fred Becker Cíest Magique Only twice in my cruise ship career have I had the pleasure of watching another magician(s) on the ship I was working. The first was the ìMagic Theme Cruisesî on NCL. Our own Ron Wilson produced these weeks of magical entertainment at sea. There were about twenty professional magicians providing […]


Mike Rogers – Selecting Material

Columnist: Mike Rogers Selecting Material by Mike Rogers I have been asked just how I go about selecting performing material. It seems the process might be simple. Just find the tricks you enjoy using and put them in the act. I have a feeling that’s exactly how many do it. There are thousands of effects […]


Fred Becker – Entertainingat Sea

Columnist: Fred Becker Entertaining at Sea Occasionally, I hear magicians speak poorly about those that work on cruise ships. This attitude surprises me. The fact is, much of our kind of show business has moved out to sea. The cruise industry continues to grow, with new fully equipped showrooms that need entertainment nightly. Nearly all […]