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'''Mac King''' is a comedy magician. He has his own family-friendly show, "The Mac King Comedy Magic Show," at the Harrah's Las Vegas.
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'''Mac King''' is a comedy magician. He has his own family-friendly show, "The Mac King Comedy Magic Show," at Harrah's in Las Vegas.
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On the NBC [[The World's Greatest Magic]] specials, King taught the audience a simple effect before and after each commercial in segments referred to as the Mac King School of Magic. He is the only magician to be in all five of the network's specials.
  
On the NBC [[The World's Greatest Magic]] specials, King taught the audience a minor effect before and after each commercial in segments referred to as the Mac King School of Magic. He is the only magician to be in all five of the network's specials.
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In addition to the TV specials and Harrah's performances, King performs at more than 60 private corporate events each year. Some of his better-known effects involve goldfish, Fig Newtons, and a yellow raincoat he claims is a magic cloak of invisibility. King has also launched a uniquely designed line of magic tricks produced by Fundex Games called "Mac King's Magic in a Minute."
 
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In addition to the TV specials and Harrah's performances, King performs at more than 60 private corporate events each year. Some of his better-known effects involve goldfish, Fig Newtons, and a yellow raincoat he claims is a magic cloak of invisibility.
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==Personal life==
 
==Personal life==
King was born December 2, 1959 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He was a student at the J. Graham Brown School.  He has a wife of over 20 years, Jennifer Sils,  whom he met when she was an audience participant at one of his shows. In his younger years he performed with fellow  Kentuckian [[Lance Burton]] over the summers they had off between college semesters.
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King was born December 2, 1959 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He was a student at the J. Graham Brown School.  He has a wife of over 20 years, Jennifer Sils,  whom he met when she was an audience participant at one of his shows. In his younger years he performed with fellow  Kentuckian [[Lance Burton]] during the summers they had off between college semesters.
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== TV Shows and Specials ==
 
== TV Shows and Specials ==
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* ''[[Late Show with David Letterman]]'' (2008)
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* ''[[Just for Laughs]]'' (CBC television in Canada, 2003)
 
* ''[[An Evening at the Improv]]''
 
* ''[[An Evening at the Improv]]''
 
* ''[[Comic Strip Live]]''
 
* ''[[Comic Strip Live]]''
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King's home was also featured on HGTV.
 
King's home was also featured on HGTV.
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==Books==
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* ''[[Tricks with your Head]]'' (co-authored with [[Mark Levy]]) (2002)
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==References==
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* Cover [[Genii 2002 January]]
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
*[http://www.mackingshow.com/ King's official Page]
 
*[http://www.mackingshow.com/ King's official Page]
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*[http://www.magicinaminute.com/ Official Website for "Magic in a Minute" line of tricks]
 
*[http://www.lvol.com/bios/e44.html Las Vegas Online: Review of his show]
 
*[http://www.lvol.com/bios/e44.html Las Vegas Online: Review of his show]
 
*[http://www.vegas.com/searchagent/event/SearchResultView.do?id=177 Vegas.com: Eeview]
 
*[http://www.vegas.com/searchagent/event/SearchResultView.do?id=177 Vegas.com: Eeview]

Revision as of 10:11, 21 January 2011

Mac King is a comedy magician. He has his own family-friendly show, "The Mac King Comedy Magic Show," at Harrah's in Las Vegas.

Mac King
BornPaxson McCormick
December 02, 1959
Hopkinsville, Kentucky

On the NBC The World's Greatest Magic specials, King taught the audience a simple effect before and after each commercial in segments referred to as the Mac King School of Magic. He is the only magician to be in all five of the network's specials.

In addition to the TV specials and Harrah's performances, King performs at more than 60 private corporate events each year. Some of his better-known effects involve goldfish, Fig Newtons, and a yellow raincoat he claims is a magic cloak of invisibility. King has also launched a uniquely designed line of magic tricks produced by Fundex Games called "Mac King's Magic in a Minute."

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Personal life

King was born December 2, 1959 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He was a student at the J. Graham Brown School. He has a wife of over 20 years, Jennifer Sils, whom he met when she was an audience participant at one of his shows. In his younger years he performed with fellow Kentuckian Lance Burton during the summers they had off between college semesters.


TV Shows and Specials

King's home was also featured on HGTV.

Books

References

External links

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