Author: Tetro

Desert Companion Magazine Feature

Profile: A Conjurer of Magicians Jeff McBride is more than a skilled performer of magic. He’s also perhaps its best teacher The master dresses in a flowing black robe. There’s a subtle showmanship to the way he points a finger or flicks a wrist, his delivery marked by expectant pauses, the way he fixes you with those penetrating brown eyes. Remember, though, don’t linger on his face — that’s just what Jeff McBride wants. Keep an eye on...

Las Vegas Magic Stars Completes First China Tour!

The cast, which included McBride, Gleason, Ariann Black, Dean Gunnarson, Bill Cook, and Will Bradshaw was the largest touring illusion show in Asia during the summer of 2017. The tour was produced in association with Hoaka Entertainment, a company led by popular Chinese producer Kwun Li and partner, Thomas Sun. Plans are underway to send the tour back to China, and to open a branch of the renowned McBride Magic & Mystery School in...

FISM Award Winner

Jeff was recently awarded one of the magic world’s most prestigious awards, the International Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques (FISM) award for Theory & Philosophy. This award gives tribute to a person who has approached magic from a viewpoint that is analytical, academic, perhaps even spiritual. Prior recipients: Tommy Wonder (Netherlands), Juan Tamariz (Spain), Eugene Burger (United States), and Roberto Giobbi...

Jeff McBride Fools Penn & Teller

Jeff McBride appeared on the hit TV show Penn & Teller's FOOL US where he completely fooled Penn & Teller with his water bowls routine called "The Rainmaker." Check out the video to see the...