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I have met many fantastic entertainers over the years! Magicians, Jugglers, Comedians, Mentalists, Acrobats, Unicyclists and more! For more information, click below. Or you can contact me, Big Ben the Funnyman at:ben@thebigbenshow.com(+852) 9667 8601http://thebigbenshow.comIf you are a magician, a juggler, a street performer; if you are interested in birthday party entertainment or in massive stage shows, then this podcast is for you! Big Ben the Funnyman interviews all kinds of entertainers ...
 
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For detailed notes on the names and resources mentioned in this podcast, just go to http://thebigbenshow.com/podcasts/
 
For detailed notes on the names and resources mentioned in this podcast, just go to http://thebigbenshow.com/podcasts/
 
For detailed notes on the names and resources mentioned in this podcast, just go to http://thebigbenshow.com/podcasts/
 
Some amazing insights and tips from Bernardo about Magic and Children's Parties. For full show notes, photos and video go thebigbenshow.com/podcasts
 
Talking to the great comedy juggler!For detailed show notes, photos and videos visit thebigbenshow.com/podcasts
 
Steve Rawlings!!For detailed notes on the names and resources mentioned in this podcast, just go to http://thebigbenshow.com/
 
For detailed notes on the names and resources mentioned in this podcast, just go to http://thebigbenshow.com/
 
Magician (and Carnie and Vaudevillian!)For detailed notes on the names and resources mentioned in this podcast, just go to http://thebigbenshow.com/
 
Talking to the great juggler, Niels Duinker. For more info and photos, visit http://thebigbenshow.com/podcasts/
 
The amazing story of Jeremy Pei, a hugely talented magician from Singapore
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah! !^^^%^@%^!!Talking to the wonderful Simon Wells. I knew him as an amazing unicyclist, but he actually makes his living as a balloon artist.Visit Simon on facebook at Simon the Balloon Man And for detailed episode notes, photos ...…
 
Getting to the gig on time, can sometimes be more difficult than doing the gig itself. Here are some tips, and some stories of woe!Contributors include: Andy Comic, Cassie Thomas, Jose Almenarez, Jamey Mossengren and Big Ben.For detailed episode notes, photos and links go tohttp://thebigbenshow.com/podcasts/…
 
Jon Heron runs fantastic circus and magic workshops in schools in Singapore. Some great tips for teaching people to unicycle, stilt walk, juggle and tight rope walk!Check out Jon athttp://magicacademy.sg/http://bigtop.sg/http://eventmagic.com.sg/ For detailed episode notes, photos and links go to my website:http://thebigbenshow.com/…
 
Writing Standup Comedy (particularly in Asia where there are not many open mics) can be tricky.Contibutors include:Scott MitchellSean HebertNick MilnesPaul OgataNoteswatches with a vibrating countdown alarm include:Casio G-Shock GD350I think mine is an old G-7510
 
Edmund Khong is a fantastic entertainer based in Singapore. Go to www.thebigbenshow.com to listen to this episode!
 
The wonderful comedy juggler from the USA: Bryson Lang!
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah! *#&^$%%^&Talking to the amazing Jason Tardy, American juggler and technology performer!
 
Talking to Paul Ogata about his life as a stand-up comedian.His shows in Hong Kong have been amazing! You can check him out at http://www.paulogata.comhttp://twitter.com/paulogatahttp://facebook.com/paulogataAnd apparently on thingsthatlooklikebuttholes.tumblr.com !My website is http://www.thebigbenshow.com CONTENTS:00:02:30 Early life00:05:40 ...…
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah! #*#@&^^@*my interview with the Mentalist Guy Bavli. Great stuff!For all my podcasts visithttp://www.thebigbenshow.comor subscribe athttps://itunes.apple.com/hk/podcast/meet-entertainers-on-big-ben/id947768911orhttp://bigbens ...…
 
Have you had a client who won't pay you, (even though you did a great show and fulfilled all your contractual obligations)?Here are some tips and stories about getting paid.
 
Kabir Khan is an amazing magician and psychic performer. Originally from Malaysia, he now performs all over the world. With great clarity of purpose, Kabir talks about how to be a success.For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601), or visit http://www.mysticoftheeast.com/ and http://www.kabirkhanmagic.com/ For more Podca ...…
 
Second part of my talk with great close-up magician Matt Owen! For more Podcasts and Videos visit http://thebigbenshow.com or Subscribe to my podcasts at: http://bigbenshow.podomatic.com/ or https://itunes.apple.com/hk/podcast/meet-entertainers-on-big-ben/id947768911 You can find Matt online at: https://www.matthewjowen.com/ And my website is h ...…
 
Talking to greatclose-up magicianMatt Owen!How he got started in Hong Kong..For more Podcasts and Videos visithttp://thebigbenshow.comorSubscribe to my podcasts at:http://bigbenshow.podomatic.com/or https://itunes.apple.com/hk/podcast/meet-entertainers-on-big-ben/id947768911This is a great story of how one guy got started in the business!You ca ...…
 
Garron Chiu is a fantastic standup comedian,currently based in Hong Kong.He also works an emcee for corporate events.We talk about doing standup comedy (especially around Asia), and being the host at corporate events. Enjoy!Check out Garron athttp://www.iamgarron.com/And visit my site:http://thebigbenshow.com/Random highlights: 00:45:00 You MUS ...…
 
Jamey Mossengren - Unicyclist, USA, AustraliaTalking to 7 times unicycle world champion Jamey Mossengren! Unicycling, Street Shows, Festivals, 12 foot high unicycles!For more Podcasts and Videos visithttp://thebigbenshow.comorSubscribe to my podcasts at:http://bigbenshow.podomatic.com/or https://itunes.apple.com/hk/podcast/meet-entertainers-on- ...…
 
Controlling kids (and adults!) at birthday parties!How many ways can a birthday party go wrong?! Kids hitting each other; fathers throwing things at their kids; Mums pointing at the entertainer and saying “I’ve seen you naked!” It’s all here, plus tips on how to deal with it! Enjoy!Contributors: Max Marshall, Jose Almenares, Mike Abott, Vivian ...…
 
This week amazing magician, Rob Neal blows my mind with some close up magic. For the full (hour long) episode, just go to www.thebigbenshow.com
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah!)@(#*&$&Turner Sparks is a wonderful comedian. He helped establish the standup comedy scene in Asia (especially in China), and is now based in the US. For more info, visit http://www.turnersparks.com/ , or contact me at ben@the ...…
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah!*@&*!(Jessie Jing is wonderful dancer based in Hong Kong. Her career also includes fire performances, writing, producing, teaching (dance) and now, angle grinding! For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 966786 ...…
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah!*&$@^*@^$*&Chris Johnson is a brilliant mentalist from Australia. For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601), or visit http://www.thementalist.com.au/
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah! ^$^#^$^%***!!!!Shea is a fantastic entertainer based in the US. His skills include juggling, magic, balloons, unicycling and much more! For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601), or visit http://freelo ...…
 
Jan Preece no longer works full time as a performer, but when he did, he was one of the most popular children's entertainers in Hong Kong. Skills include juggling, clowning and balloons. For more information about Jan, please contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601)Visit http://thebigbenshow.com/ for this episodeNames mentioned inclu ...…
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah! (*&^%Brian Herman is a fantastic entertainer. He mainly works in the US, but often visits Hong Kong. Skills include balloons, magic and juggling.For more information about Brian, please contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+85 ...…
 
Ever wondered about how much time an entertainer spends on the road?Hi. I am Ben (Big Ben) Matthews, full time professional clown since 1997. You can subscribe, follow and like at:http://thebigbenshow.com/ andhttps://www.facebook.com/BigBenTheFunnyman/http://bigbenshow.podomatic.com/https://itunes.apple.com/hk/podcast/meet-entertainers-on-big-b ...…
 
Accidentally making some extra money at a carnival show Names mentioned:Ciaran Love as heard on episode 44 and 56 of this podcastthe AIA Great European CarnivalTony Vera (Busker)"Drawing a circle in the Square," by Professor Sally Harrison-PopperVideo of my AIA show, including the trick with the $10 bills:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw3Mb2KtXU0…
 
For more Podcasts and Videos visithttp://thebigbenshow.comorSubscribe to my podcasts at:http://bigbenshow.podomatic.com/or https://itunes.apple.com/hk/podcast/meet-entertainers-on-big-ben/id947768911Had a chance to talk to the great UK juggler and unicyclist: Lucas JetYou can find Lucas online at: http://www.ukjuggler.comAnd my website is http: ...…
 
Ciaran Love is a wonderful entertainer based in Hong Kong. His skills include juggling, magic, balloons, and much more! For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601), or visit http://www.nonamehk.com/For more Podcasts and Videos visithttp://thebigbenshow.comorSubscribe to my podcasts at:http://bigbenshow.podomatic.com/or ht ...…
 
Talking to the amazing J C Sum who has carved out a fantastic career as Asia’s international illusionist.Wow! J C Sum has some great thoughts and advice for the long term, professional entertainer! Lots of fascinating insights into positioning yourself in the market, and maintaining/increasing your income decade after decade!You can find J C Su ...…
 
This episode is currently not available here, but you can still listen to it at www.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts Oh yeah!@#$%^&Talking to wonderful stand-up comedian, Kevin Berrey!He runs a comedy show called Dope in New York, and has made a full length documentary called “Shadow of a Bout.”You can find Kevin online at:http://kevinplease.com http ...…
 
Steve Lee – “the only Chinese disabled professional comedian!”This amazing story takes in the rise of communist China, the Cultural Revolution, and ends up with Steve Lee, “the only Chinese disabled professional comedian!”You can find Steve Lee online at:http://steveleecomedy.comtwitter @steveleecomedyFacebook: steve lee comedyAnd my website is ...…
 
Go to wwww.thebigbenshow.com/podcasts for this episode! Oh yeah!$##^%^$^$$Caught up with Scott Mitchell while he was in town for the Hong Kong Comedy Festival.You can find Scott Mitchell online at:https://www.facebook.com/comedianscottmitchell/https://twitter.com/comedianscottAnd my website is http://www.thebigbenshow.com (I love it when people ...…
 
Bond Lee is one of the top magicians in Hong Kong. For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601), or visit http://www.bondlee.comTalking to the hugely talented and award winning Hong Kong magician, Bond LeeYou can find Bond Lee online at:http://www.bondlee.com And my website is http://www.thebigbenshow.com (I love it when p ...…
 
Mike Brooks is a great actor/entertainer based in Hong Kong! For more info, contact me at ben@thebigbenshow.com (+852 96678601)Kids parties with Mike Brooks!
 
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