“Tomas Medina is one of the most underrated comedy magicians alive today! His magic is solid, he’s innovative and he never fails me to make me laugh.” -Diamond Jim Tyler
“Tomas is a hidden gem in the world of magic. He is one of the funniest guys I know, he's sharp as a tack and he has some very strong, cool magic that will both surprise and shock your audiences. And to top it off, he is a real world performer. There is A LOT to learn from the very clever, quirky, talented Tomas Medina.” -Richard Sanders
“A lot of people think they can perform magic. Tomas not only performs tricks, but, more importantly, he also knows how to entertain. He's one of the funniest performers I've seen in a long time, and his magic is wonderfully practical. He's my new favorite magician.” -Kainoa Harbottle
"When I first saw Tomas perform at the Magic Castle he blew me away with his comedic character, timing and style. He was not only funny but presented some very strong magic that fooled me. A true artist all around!" -Tony Clark
What did he teach?
World Famous Balloon Swallow
Learn the real work on this reputation making stunt. This trick alone is well worth the lecture admission price!
Tomas's Rope Routine
A short and very impressive FIVE phase rope routine
The Instant Deck
Make a deck of cards appear magically at your fingertips!
An easy sight gag that surprisingly fools people into thinking you're creepy
The Cardiologist Deck
The 2003 release is still popular today! Tomas will teach you how to make a Cardiologist Deck and reveal some of his favorite/slick card moves like:
Razor Blade and String
- Mullica Thumb Count Card Reversal
- Sploosh (a unique pop out move)
- Boomerang card catch in deck
- Guess-timation spread (slick card revelation)
- Timing Force
- Classic Force tips
Another reputation making opener.
Buns of Steel Soda Can
Hilarious sight gag.
Tomas will show you how to make your own Exchange, then teach you a variety of handlings.
Torn and Restored napkin/ball under shotglass
A well routined/multi-phase-mini restaurant act.
The condom Trick
Stupidly hilarious and guaranteed to bring the house down.
Bob Hummer Sugar Packet Trick
This one will FRY MAGICIAN'S BRAINS.
Tic Tac Trick
Another bizarrely awesome show-stopping reputation maker.
A perfect blend of magic and stupid. As seen on VH1's Celebracadabra!
Coin on Hand
A startling coin vanish/reappearance.
McDonald's Aces handling
Tomas tackles numerous vanishes and handlings of this classic card plot.
Who is he?
Tomás Medina leads a double life: he’s a professional magician, and part-time handsome person.
Tomas has been performing his quirky, engaging brand of comedy magic since the age of thirteen. A regular at Chicago nightclubs, restaurants and corporate events, he’s sworn to use his powers exclusively for the goodness of humanity. Occasionally he makes small buildings crumble, then combs the wreckage for office supplies. He stands three feet tall and is made of solid gold.
With the face of an angel and hands of a God, Tomás has traveled around the country performing a variety of mind blowing stunts with cigarettes, balloons, light bulbs, and even breath mints. Past credits include the opening for Nelly, Mya, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, The Faint,Velvet Revolver, Third Eye Blind, Mix Master Mike, the Ravonettes, and Joey’s eighth birthday (in Hinsdale , Illinois ).
Tomas' past corporate clients include Home Depot, BMW,Cadillac, Chrysler, Columbia College Chicago, Lewis University, The Magic Castle Hollywood, Robert Morris College, Illinois Institute of Technology, American Lung Association, USA Cable Network, Miller Genuine Draft, KIA, Anti Defamation League, Dyson, Playboy Magazine, Answers Media, Fox Television, WGN Television, Camel Cigarettes, McDonalds, Butterball Turkey, Cold Stone Ice Cream, BP, Babies R Us, Boy Scouts Of America, Infinity Radio, People Soft, TGI-Fridays, Verizon Wireless,BlackBoard.com, Max and Ermas, Bennigans, Absolute Vodka, and Johnny Walker to name a few.
Tomás’ talents have been featured on 9 instructional DVDs aimed at professional magicians. Other credits include work at Las Vegas’ famous Palms Hotel and Casino, -Al-lstate Arena, BB King’s (New York), and commercials for the USA Network. Not bad for a kid with glasses!
If you could ask ONE question to one of the world's most creative professional magicians, what would it be?
If you've never been to a magic lecture, theres never been a better time. Sunday June 8th at 7:00pm, we're live-streaming Tomas Medina LIVE in a spectacular 2-hour interactive online lecture. Watch, ask questions and learn things you won't find in any book or DVD.
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ATTENDING COULDN'T BE EASIER.
- Purchase the Tomas Medina LIVE product. This is your ticket.
- On Sunday June 8th, anytime before 7:00pm Eastern, click the MyPenguinMagic area at the top of the Penguin site. You'll see the livestream appear 1 hour before showtime. At 7pm sharp, Tomas will hit the stage and begin his JAM-PACKED professional lecture.
- Sit back and watch over 2 hours of DVD-quality live streaming magic from the comfort of your own home.
- Ask Tomas questions and discuss the tricks DURING the lecture.
DONT WORRY IF YOU MIGHT MISS IT.
Reserve your seat anyway. Within 24 hours of ending, you'll be able to download and/or watch the full lecture on-demand, and go over all the great routines and subtleties as many times as you want. Itll be waiting for you in your MyPenguinMagic area.
Magicians flock to see workers give talks. Why? Because these guys see and learn things that you wont find in any book or DVD. Yes, you'll be learning some incredibly powerful A-material, but the INVALUABLE stuff will be the insight you learn along the way.
This lecture is for everyone, from the beginner to the professional and for magicians and mentalists alike. Dont miss it!