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Inconvenient truths about hiring entertainment:

Artists say they specialize, that they’re corporate professionals. Very often, they simply are not.  They make that claim because they believe money is to be made working with companies.  They’re just after another revenue stream.  I don’t think that’s what you want for entertainment. You need to hire a specialist, a Macgyver in the world o...

Free Corporate Entertainment Buying Resources

Here's the best worry free talent choices for your corporate function :You’ve had me perform my comedy magic show at your conference, convention, golf tournament or trade show last year and it’s too soon to bring me back again for another time with your group.  Its time to book entertainment for this year. I’d like to offer some suggestions based on my...

State of the Industry

I donated money tonight to a fellow comedians’ gofundme campaign, as I’ve consistently done for magicians and other artists. A lot of people need help of late. It strikes me that these campaigns are popping up with greater frequency. Health, living conditions and just plain cash. It’s all in short supply. A lot of acts later in their career really have a hard time of it...

Technology

I am often referred to as a luddite. In part because people who call me that don’t know what a luddite was. Still, it’s true I have an antipathy to technology; especially as it relates to my work onstage, I eschew all those technological marvels. That said, due to the love for a new piece in my show, and my lack...

Standing Ovations

8 weeks away, 12 countries, flights, hotels, crap ton of shows and one Demi Moore in St Elmo’s Fire type breakdown later; I’m finally....HOME!Here’s the thing. I LOVE performing for Holland America.  The theatres and tech crews are amazing, and they treat headli...

On The Road….Again…

The snow is falling here in Toronto. I leave Sunday for 2 months on the road performing on various Holland America cruise ships.  I have two corporate after dinner events to perform at this week here in the city and then swoosh, I’m gone. Comedian and Magician Matthew...