Daniel Jaspersen Magician@Play

Browsing Archive: January, 2014

3 Creative tips with your smartphone

Posted by djaspersen on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, In : Magic and the Magician 





I (like many people) spend a lot of my time on the go. And also like most people, my trusty smartphone is almost always with me. I’ve had to learn to record my creative ideas while out and about. Here are a few ways to capture that muse before it slips away.

1) Talk to yourself while you’re driving? I do...a lot. Use the voice memo app to record all those genius ideas. I always label the voice memos as I start it. Then it’s all a free flowing conversation with the empty chair next ...


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A lesson from Michael Bay at #CES2014

Posted by djaspersen on Thursday, January 9, 2014, In : Magic and the Magician 

Let Michael Bay’s flop at the Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2014) be a lesson to anyone who takes any stage. If you haven’t seen it yet, watch it now.


Here is the basic gist of the problem. Bay’s teleprompter failed on him. So, valiantly, he decided to try to wing it. He crashed and burned worse that any disaster he’s created on the big screen.

He was being asked to speak about his action scenes. His work. His style. He couldn’t deliver a simple message regarding his own artis...


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