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The Flash Silk Production

The Flash Silk Production This is a method for a visual appearance of an 18- 24 inch silk instantly at the magicians fingertips. The magician seems to merely reach into the air and in a blink, a silk appears amazingly in a very visual manner. Over the years, magicians...

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Remembering Eugene

Remembering Eugene by Michael Matson, 2017 On the morning of August 9th, 2017, the magic community was largely unprepared for the crushing news that was to come. Within a few short hours, via the magic of modern technology, news spread to all parts of the globe...

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The Riffle Shuffle

The Riffle Shuffle is easy to learn and requires a basic skill to execute properly. There are variations to performing this shuffle and once you get it down you can learn methods of controlling cards in certain positions, while giving the appearance of shuffling the...

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The Back Palm

The Back Palm To Perform this basic move with a single card is easy to pick up, but once you begin to add multiple cards, the move begins to require much more dexterity and will involve many, many more hours of practice.   This technique is mostly used by stage...

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Packet Tricks

Packet tricks ( Free Shipping Code At Bottom Of The Post ) Packet tricks are very popularly used by magicians because they take little room to carry, contain a plot that is fun, easy to follow and is usually a multi-phase routine packed with very cool effects of...

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The Handcuff Challenge

"The Handcuff Challenge" In 1899, The Grand Opera House at 110 S. Main Street in Los Angelos, California was the home of the Orpheum vaudeville circuit performers, booked by the entertainment agency of Martin Beck. Beck had just discovered a new talent, Harry Houdini...

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“Houdini King Of Handcuffs”

"Houdini King Of Handcuffs" Harry and Bess arrived in San Francisco June 2,1899. To get everyones attention and make them all aware of his appearance of their opening night performance at the prestigious Orpheum Theater in San Fransisco, the birthplace of vaudeville...

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Houdini’s Big Break

On March 14, 1899 Houdini received this telegraph posted here from Martin Beck who had seen Houdini appear at the Palm Garden Beer Hall in St. Paul, Minnesota. Houdini opened on March 26th at the Creighton-Orpheum Theater in Omaha, Nebraska and was held over for a...

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BrainWave deck

Brainwave By Mike Matson Now that you've had the chance to experience the power of the Invisible Deck, allow me to introduce you to a similar effect that operates on much the same principle yet provides you with an amazing kicker ending that will completely stun your...

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“Dime Museum Harry”

"Dime Store Harry" Houdini was not an overnight success. This record of his early struggles and how everything unfolded for him, is a great reminder to us all to never give up on our dreams, to keep moving forward, to continue forward, focus on the good and maintain...

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Svengali

Svengali by Mike Matson This Svengali Deck is THE quintessential “trick” deck of cards. It was, in fact, the first specially gaffed deck that I purchased when I started learning magic at seven years old. If you've been studying magic for any period of time, chances...

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The Invisible Deck

INVISIBLE DECK By Mike Matson The invisible deck is a devastating effect and one of the most powerful weapons in the magician's arsenal of card magic! If you are not performing it, you are missing out on one of the most amazing demonstrations you can offer an...

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