Noshing With Greg Bordner – July 29, 2021

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Owner, Abbott’s Magic Company & the 83rd Abbott Magic Get Together (August 4-7)

This week, Ira spoke with Greg Bordner, owner of Abbott’s Magic Company and the 83rd Abbott Magic Get Together (August 4-7). In this magical episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Greg talks about the history of the venerable Abbott’s Magic Company, which has been making tricks since 1934; the magic get together in the town of Colin, Michigan; why veteran magicians such as Lance Burton and Mac King return to be part of the annual Get Together; why Greg calls the event, “Vegas Comes To Mayberry”; celebrities who have visited Abbot’s (including Muhammad Ali); why he’s optimistic about the future of magic; and why “Life is too short to watch bad magic.”

*The first Abbotts Magic Get Together was Saturday, Sept. 15, 1934 and was attended by 80 magicians.

*During World War II, Abbotts Magic was granted a “Vital Industry status” by the U.S. Government. Abbotts routinely supplied the Army books on sleight of hand for the troops recreation.

*Harry Blackstone Sr. performed the “Dancing Hankerchief” at the 1961 Abbotts Get Together.

*The Bordner Family has been sole owners of Abbotts for more than 50 years.

https://www.abbottmagic.com

https://www.magicgettogether.com

https://www.facebook.com/AbbottMagic

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