Houdini’s Big Break

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...
BrainWave deck

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...
“Dime Museum Harry”

“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...
Svengali

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,...

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...