Studio52 Presents

The M-Word

Join magician and creative artist Ben Earl as he takes you on a deeply personal journey to explore meaning, mastery and magic.

#1 - A Strange Buzz

In our First Episode, Ben finds himself battling with a buzz, laying the groundwork for the community and contemplating the realisation that starting something isn't as easy as it seems.

#2 - Zombie Attack

In this episode Ben discusses the 'why' behind the 'what', meaning, connections, candles and communicating with zombie apocalypse survivors.

#3 - Duelling With Wands

In this episode Ben discusses Blackpool, ghosts, pigeon fanciers, broken dreams, kindness and the possibility of building something new.

#4 - Obsessed With Pigeons

In this episode Ben discusses the ultimate question, Coronavirus, hot water bottles & drugs, becoming a gorilla and the magic of ambiguity.

#5 - Like A Fox Eating Popcorn

In this episode Ben talks about deep basics, the Corona monster, survival skills, grey men, Jedi’s, cards as weapons, Steph Curry, Zen, bad metaphors and drums up support to help an elderly friend

#6 - Community is Everything

In this episode Ben talks about bunkering down, film, TV, strange sex noises, turning it up to eleven, banishing jugglers, greatness, kindness and chorizo with lime.

#7 - Think, Examine & Question

In this episode Ben talks about filming gorillas, Friday nights, Ryan Gosling, love, practice, architecture, design, movement, puppetry, archery, flow, handrails and Google helps him to pronounce a name.

#8 Too Many Bananas

In this episode Ben discusses dancing to Footloose, producing a swan, deep-rooted insecurity, ‘Art’, happiness, Bourbon biscuits and the Groundhog Day effect.