Setec Astronomy

Towel and Geek Pride Day

Frist. Happy Towel Day AND Geek Pride Day !I'm bringing a towel to Costco this morning, so I can wrap it around myself for warmth as I bound across the cold moons of the frozen foods section.Now, on to matters at hand.....I still write most of my material on ...

I Will Not Go Quietly

The last time I stepped onstage to perform for a real live audience was March 1st 2020 at Marvyn’s Magic Dinner Theatre in Palm Springs California. I was working with The Evasons, friends  and arguably the best two person mentalist...

Mr. Saturday Night

There's a scene in Mr. Saturday night when Billy Crystal tells his brother what its like on stage when you're really killing, and things are amazing " It broke my heart you never knew what...

Magic Magazine Cover

Some bands want to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. Some people want to be on the cover of GQ. Growing up I always thought the Linking Ring would be the cool cover to be on. The International Brot...

Cautionary Tale

“ You can tell a lot about a magician by the way they hold a pack of cards” Herb Morrissey“Some people are just beautifully wrapped boxes of shit”I...

Virtual Magic Shows

The name of this blog is Setec Astronomy; an anagram for Too Many Secrets. Magic has sec...

Isolation

Its week four of isolation.  The business of being a comedian and a magician has still haulted.  Stagnation isn’t good for the performing arts, but then again, neither is a pandemic. I miss the stage so much.  I’ve never had this much time off since I was 16 years old starting out in showbusiness.  There isn’t even a conference or convention that nee...

Covid Comedy?

I came back from performing in California at Marvyns Magic theatre March 2nd.  LAX airport was a mess then, I can only imagine what travel is like now. My suspicion is travel these days would be akin to a cross between the Hunger Games and Fight Club, but who knows.I’m not sure where all this is going, or when anyone will be performing again.  The c...

Innovation Time

The covid-19 virus is here in Toronto.  Its destroying the travel and leisure industries worldwide. Cruise ships, Disney, concerts, conventions, schools, you name it, they’re all closed.  It seems pretty bleak for us who make our living entertaining large groups of people. For once I’m more hopeful than others, and think things will improve sooner, rather than ...

Marvyn’s Magic Theatre

Wall at the famous Marvyn's Magic Theatre in La Quinta CaliforniaNew magic venue...