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The Amazing Mr. J performs magic for Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and the cast of Back to the Future! (November 2018):
https://www.trurodaily.com/living/truro-area-man-meets-back-to-the-future-cast-members-257943/

The Amazing Mr. J performs magic for a childhood hero, the man behind Sesame Street’s Big Bird & Oscar the Grouch, who is retiring after 50 years. (Caroll Spinney’s Dad is also from New Brunswick!) He gave me an actual Big Bird feather, a gift to treasure forever. (October 2018):
https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/halifax-magician-meets-childhood-hero-the-man-behind-big-bird-251498/
https://www.trurodaily.com/news/halifax-magician-meets-childhood-hero-the-man-behind-big-bird-251498/

The Amazing Mr. J writes a tribute to the music, and magic, of Stan Rogers (StanFest 20th Anniversary – June 2016):
http://www.trurodaily.com/news/local/2016/6/3/stanfest-it-really-is-magic-time-4548987.html

The Amazing Mr. J presents ‘Back to the Future’ Magic Party for Parkinsons! (Charity event – October 2015):
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/back-to-the-future-fundraiser-truro-1.3279619
https://www.facebook.com/events/510891619073396/
http://www.trurodaily.com/news/local/2015/10/18/how-time-mcflies-4313525.html
http://www.pressreader.com/canada/truro-daily-news/20151019/281539404802587

“Mike Robinson and The Amazing Mr. J show, hosted by Lenore Zann” (April 2015)

“Music & Magic fundraiser for Mental Health” (April 2015)

The Amazing Mr. J presents ‘Music & Magic for Mental Health’ (Charity event – April 2015):
http://www.trurodaily.com/living/2015/4/19/music-and-magic-for-mental-health-4117002.html

The Amazing Mr. J interviewed at Billy Joel concert (Québec City newspaper, front page, July 2014):
http://www.journaldequebec.com/2014/07/11/une-vingtaine-dheures-de-route-pour-voir-billy-joel

The Amazing Mr. J – CTV interview at Billy Joel concert (July 2014):
http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1910510   (The Amazing Mr. J interviewed at 2:14)

The Amazing Mr. J meets Prince Charles & Camilla (May 2014):
http://www.ngnews.ca/news/local/2014/5/19/pictou-countys-royal-showcase-3730739.html

The Amazing Mr. J – Houdini Séance performance, atop Citadel Hill, Halifax NS (Hallowe’en 2013):
Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW9Vknwm-dc

Mr. J’s Houdini Séance Articles:
http://www.thecoast.ca/TheScene/archives/2013/10/31/blinded-me-with-sance
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/harry-houdini-summoned-at-halifax-seance-1.2325688
http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/1163519-halifax-s-history-with-houdini-the-naked-truth
http://www.wildabouthoudini.com/2013/10/official-word-from-halifax-houdini.html

The Amazing Mr. J on CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den (2013)
Halifax audition: http://polargrizz.tumblr.com/post/45125821752/dragons-den-auditions-halifax-2013

Mr. J on CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den Articles:
http://thechronicleherald.ca/community/halifax/1130606-mister-j-and-the-dragons
http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/911242-truro-magician-to-practise-on-dragons
http://www.pressreader.com/canada/truro-daily-news/20130221/281762741663163
“Truro Resident on Dragons’ Den This Fall” (March 2013)
“Truro Man Auditions for Dragons’ Den” (February 2013)

Following a successful publishing deal with CBC Dragon Kevin O’Leary, you can read The Amazing Mr. J’s story in Kevin’s #1 International Bestselling Book- ‘Cold Hard Truth on Family, Kids & Money’ (pgs 123-133):
https://books.google.ca/books?id=uXnqAQAAQBAJ&pg=PT124&lpg=PT124&dq=David+Johnston+magician&source=bl&ots=r1k4nsmbQ-&sig=mPvyZh6q4I27QgODQGQeOanYsZA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiKpKaeg9XTAhVF7IMKHQcnBUk4ChDoAQgoMAE#v=onepage&q=David%20Johnston%20magician&f=false

The Amazing Mr. J (at 0:04)- Reveen TV commercial (November 2012):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hqmb3Jwlc-I

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"Hey, Hey, Hey! It's YOGI BEAR and MR. J!"Performing this Saturday Night at JELLYSTONE PARK CAMPGROUND!(Secret confession: Waaaaaaay excited about this...) 😉So, if YOU'RE a'campin' in Kingston, bring your 'Pic-a-nic basket' to the Magic Show! All the fun starts at 7:00pm. (Even Ranger Smith says we can make all the noise we want!) 🙂Plus, you can sleep in late Sunday AND Monday morning too..."it's longer than the AV-ER-AGE Weekend!"Wishing YOU a YOGI-Tastic LONG Weekend, Magic Friends!#Magic #Magician #AmazingMisterJ #DavidJolly #Birthday #LiveAnimals #Balloons #YogiBear #BooBoo #RangerSmith #JellystonePark #Campground #Resort #MagicFunMR. J WEBSITES:www.misterj.ca www.amazingmisterj.ca www.halifaxmagwww.halifaxmagician.caYOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOLa5EKW2ZrAx2-Y2EdSqATWITTER: twitter.com/AmazingMisterJINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/theamazingmisterj/TIKTOK: tiktok.com/@theamazingmisterj/LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/in/theamazingmisterj/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Wonderful (and very kind) endorsement of The Amazing Mr. J, from the super-talented Rebekah Higgs: Canada's DIY MOM! (You can catch the Fifth Season of the hard-working handywoman's inspiring, Nation Wide Show here: tv1.bell.ca/fibetv1/shows/diy-mom) Super fun to perform on Rebekah's beautiful back deck...which she created, of course! Amazingness abounds here in Canada. May YOUR new week also be full of MAGIC! ❤ (Y)#magic #magician #amazingmisterj #davidjolly #birthday #liveanimals #balloons #handywoman #doityourself #rebekahhiggs #diymom MR. J WEBSITES:www.misterj.ca www.amazingmisterj.ca www.halifaxmagician.ca YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOLa5EKW2ZrAx2-Y2EdSqATWITTER: twitter.com/AmazingMisterJINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/theamazingmisterj/TIKTOK: tiktok.com/@theamazingmisterj/LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/in/theamazingmisterj/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Magic for Rebekah Higgs, the Famous and Talented DIY MOM!❤👍 (Daughter Lennon's 9th Birthday😊🎂) You talk about a Magician, Rebekah's the Real Deal...her Nation Wide Show is now in its 5th (!) Season: tv1.bell.ca/fibetv1/shows/diy-mom Super fun to perform on her beautiful back deck...which she created, of course! Amazingness abounds here in Canada! May your new week also be full of Magic. <3 (Y)#Magic #Magician #AmazingMisterJ #DavidJolly #Birthday #LiveAnimals #Balloons #HandyWoman #RebekahHiggs #DiyMom MR. J WEBSITES:www.misterj.ca www.amazingmisterj.ca www.halifaxmagician.ca YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOLa5EKW2ZrAx2-Y2EdSqATWITTER: twitter.com/AmazingMisterJINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/theamazingmisterj/TIKTOK: tiktok.com/@theamazingmisterj/LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/in/theamazingmisterj/ ... See MoreSee Less
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How's this for a Wild Weekend?? Performing SIX Magic Shows, and get this: two of 'em are for long-time childhood friends (hiring me for their own children, which always feels very special), one for a big Hotel event, and one is for a CELEBRITY! (Who? Stay tuned!)HERE's the THING: Do you know who is the BIGGEST CELEBRITY of all? EVERY CHILD. At every show. Special Shining Stars, reminding us how to see Magic in everything.May YOU also see the same Joy. 😉Wishing you a Weekend of WONDERMENT, Magic Friends! (Photo credit: John Ratchford, Ratchford Photographic, North Sydney, NS)#magic #magician #amazingmisterj #davidjolly #birthday #liveanimals #balloons #ratchfordphotographic #ratchfordstudio #capebretonphotographer #innocence #childhood #joy #fun #beyourself #lifeismagicMR. J WEBSITES:www.misterj.ca www.amazingmisterj.ca www.halifaxmagician.ca YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/channel/UCTOLa5EKW2ZrAx2-Y2EdSqATWITTER: twitter.com/AmazingMisterJINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/theamazingmisterj/TIKTOK: tiktok.com/@theamazingmisterj/LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/in/theamazingmisterj/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Mother's Day, to all our AMAZING MOMs. <3They are The Greatest Magicians of All. (Y)#Magic #Magician #AmazingMoms #Love #HappyMothersDay ... See MoreSee Less
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YOUR MAGICIAN to the STARS!

The Amazing Mr. J performs for celebrities at VIP events, and loves sharing stories! He’s faced the Dragons on Dragons’ Den, entertained for CBC’s Peter Mansbridge, Gerry Dee (Mr. D), Lionel Richie, Natalie MacMaster, NHL stars, Hulk Hogan, Stan Lee, and many more!

“HOW the heck did you do THAT? That… was… amazing!” – Stan Lee, Toronto, August 2010