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MAX MAVEN On this Special Edition of the Magic Newswire, we spend some time with a  legend in the magic community, Max Maven. Max is a renowned  author, creator, performer, lecturer and teacher of the magical  arts. In addition to his role in arranging acts for the Magic Castle, Max is one of the judges in the new VH1 Magic Themed Reality  show which will premier on Sunday (April 27th) at 9PM. (Photo Credit : Damon Webster)   Click the PLAY button below to listen to our interview with Max Maven.     JEFF MCBRIDE As we continue along the path leading us to the premier of the VH1 Celebrity Magic Series "Celebracadabra," we grab some time with internationally recognized magician and teacher Jeff McBride. Over the course of his career, Jeff has been honored by the Magic Castle and the Academy of Magical Arts as Magician of the year. He has been  featured on televisions shows around the world and is a well  respected teacher of magic having founded the Mystery School, a teaching retreat for magical performers, and the Master Class which he hosts with Eugene Burger. Readers might also be interested in a written interview with Jeff at Matt Stevens' Wand Online discussing the show.   Click the PLAY button below to listen to our interview with Jeff McBride.   JONATHAN LEVIT In our Second Interview, we sit down with Magician and Host   Jonathan Levit. Jonathan is in a unique position as the only judge that was on set daily while the celebrities were learning their routines in that he saw them progress from conception to the finished product. Jonathan appeared on the television show "The  X Files" with Ricky Jay and is a regular performer at the Magic Castle.      Click the PLAY button below to listen to our interview with Jonathan Levit.    CHRIS MARTIN In the first of our multi part series of interviews, we feature Magic  Castle member and Celebra Cadabra Executive Producer Chris Martin. Chris was the initial producer to pitch the idea of a celebrity reality show focused around the art of magic and illusion. In this interview, he'll take us through the complete magical journey from inspiration to execution.      Click the PLAY button below to listen to our interview with Chris Martin.   (Subcribe to the "Magic Newswire" via iTunes HERE.)  

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