What Would You Do?
I just watched the movie The Founder. It's the story of Ray Kroc and how he took one great hamburger stand and turned it into a billion dollar empire. The movie left me feeling inspired and disgust at the same time. Ray screwed over the McDonald brothers, broke a contract and didn’t treat them with honesty. How far are we willing to go to get what we want? READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
Rudolph Holiday Magic Trick
I made a special magic trick for the holiday season. The real meaning to the Rudolph story. Hope you enjoy!
People are People
After a college show this past semester one of the students on the activities board asked me, “What did you think of the audience? Most performers say we have a rough crowd.” I didn’t really think they were different than any other audience so I replied, “They were great.” Which they were. “People are people, once you give them a smile and let them know you are just a person like them, they smile back and put down their guard.”
Later driving to my hotel this interaction got me to thinking about a larger question. Are people really that different from one another? I think most people think so, but I have to disagree. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
8 Apps I can't Live Without
I’m busy doing magic shows, you’re busy doing your job, everybody is busy. That’s why we have technology to help us do everything we need to in less time. Here are 6 apps that I can’t live without, hopefully you’ll use your saved time for something more worthwhile than work…. like studying the curve of a wave while sitting on a beach. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
12 Travel Tips from a Touring Magician
I travel a lot for my job. Wherever anyone wants my magic show, colleges, corporate clients, theaters, I go. I’ve performed in 49 out of 50 states (still waiting of Hawaii). I’ve picked up a few things about travel that you can use when you travel. Travel is about being comfortable, saving time, and saving money. I hope you find some of these useful! Oh, tip number 12 is MY favorite:) READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
New Video For Summoning Spirits
Check out the promo video for Peter's latest creation! Want to bring this show to your campus or theater? Click HERE to make contact.
Summoning Spirits Opens Sept 14
Peter's brand new show opens at the St Lawrence Arts Center in Portland Maine.
Reach beyond the grave with an all new show that will make you scream! Summoning Spirits is a seance meets magic show designed to get your heart pumping with help from the other side! Written and performed by Peter, he brings to life old legends and haunted stories live on stage, for your delight… and fright. You are not going to want to miss this show, it's the Halloween event of the year! CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.
6 Effective Ways to Promote Your Student Activities Event
Getting people to your event is probably one of the hardest parts of putting on an event. Without people your event can shrivel and die a horrible death. I do a lot of magic shows for colleges and I’ve picked up a few great ways to help get the word out about the show. Here are 6 ideas for you to use to get people to your next event. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
4 Ways Not to Die of Stage Fright
Seinfeld has a joke, “People rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy.” I used to get really bad stage fright. Over the 20+ years of performing for strangers I’ve learned to control it. Here are 4 tips I use most often to help you NOT die next time you have to speak to a group. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.