As a reoccurring feature of the Magic Messenger we will highlight a member and ask them to answer a few questions about themselves. This month the "Spotlight" is on John Smith who goes by the stage name Johnny New York.
Where did you grow up / where have you lived?
Grew up in Detroit; lived during college years in Boston, MA and Connecticut
How did you get started in magic?
Always loved watching it; started dabbling in it in 2009 - now an "ALL IN" guy!
What type of magic do you perform?
Close Up (especially cards, some coins, some mentalism)
What is your favorite magic book?
Close Up Card Magic, Harry Lorayne (that's the book that got me started...)
Who is your favorite Magician of all time?
Do you have any words of wisdom for newer magicians?
Learn from everyone, practice, and have fun!