Turley has appeared on NBC’s Today Show. His antics have been mentioned on ABC News and he has been featured in the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. He has performed for royal families and has done five command performances at the White House. Turley has been honored to perform for children of America ’s leading journalists, government officials, and grandchildren of Presidents and Supreme Court Justices. He has performed in Europe and Japan .
The best-selling children’s book Woodrow the White House Mouse features a “Turley Party” at the White House. Turley's articles on party planning are published in parenting magazines. Washington Families Magazine proclaimed Turley the "Best Kid's Party Entertainer."
A native of St. Paul , Minnesota, he received a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas in Philosophy and did graduate study at Maryland . He studied comedy and acting in New York City with Bob McAllister, host of the television programs Wonderama and Kid’s Are People Too. Turley is the past president of the Washington ’s Assembly of the Society of American Magicians. The International Brotherhood of Magicians has inducted him into the prestigious “Order of Merlin.” When Larry King asked him how he got into magic Turley replied, “I was tricked into it!”