Michael has published fifteen books of original material for magicians. The Workers Series books have been hailed as modern classics. In addition, he was at the forefront of magic ebooks – instructional books that combined text, photographs, and videos in a way that has been often imitated, but never surpassed.
In addition to writing, performing, and lecturing, Michael is in high demand as a consultant and coach. He is a magic consultant for the highly acclaimed show, Penn & Teller: Fool Us. He lives in The Great White North.