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Spy Before You Buy

Spy Before You Buy

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The Bullet Catch

The Bullet Catch

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Instagram Youtube Vimeo The Great Magic Hall presentsThe Bullet Catch The earliest documentation of the Bullet Catch appeared in 1586 and throughout the 18th century, variations of the Bullet Catch were developed by many...

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Hot News

Hot News

New sessions weekly, new complete classes in a kit are coming out monthly and new courses are launched every quarter. The course coming next to Theatre Magic is The Card Conjurer. A 13 week course for anyone who wants to develop card magic. If you are slightly...

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Exotic

Exotic

Magic is exotic. Sometimes magic is of foreign origin or alien in character; not native. Magic can be introduced from abroad like “Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you, “The Mysterious Sands of King Tut’s Tomb”. Magic can be strikingly unusual or strange in...

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Reflections

Reflections

Without deep reflection, one knows from daily life, that one exists for other people. Albert Einstein Magic is all about other people. The magician is the one that brings, gives, shares and demonstrates what is possible. As I reflect on the purpose of the magician, my...

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Incomprehensibilities

Incomprehensibilities

We define incomprehensible as “impossible to comprehend or understand,” and this expanded version of the word seems like a pretty practical word to use when it comes to Theatre Magic. The moment someone watches a magic effect and the impossible takes place right...

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Back To Basics

Back To Basics

Back to basics for great card magic is not a grueling task. Back to basics is a time for improvements, understanding and major growth. You could get your greatest learning going back to learn the basics. Anytime you re-visit the basics you would be coming...

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Discover Magic

Discover Magic

What have you recently discovered? Please put it in the comments.  I would love to hear what you have recently discovered. I’m curious.  Discovery is like magic. Magic is a discovery. It’s so cool, so much fun, even learning simple, clever methods. There...

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Celebrate

Celebrate

What have you recently celebrated? Very interested to hear from you.  Comment below.  There is so much to celebrate. I love a celebratory atmosphere. A Wedding, a birthday…The Super Bowl! People getting together for the purpose of celebrating can be some...

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Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors

This manner of speech refers to the performances of stage conjurers who used actual smoke and mirrors to mesmerize their audiences.  Magicians still use these techniques but have widened the category to more than just actual smoke and mirrors to mask what is real by...

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Icon

Icon

“There’s no crying in baseball !!!” An iconic quote from actor Tom Hanks playing the part of Jimmy Dugan in the movie “In A League Of Their Own”. So many Iconic quotes from film, politics and historical people. Magic has many Icons. Hoffsinzer Houdin...

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Magic Shop Memories

Magic Shop Memories

Magic Shop Memories Memories of wandering through a magic shop stocked with variety. There are still brick and mortar magic shops with some of the old school features that allows you to browse through the displays, collections and selections of the trade...

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Magical Treasures

Magical Treasures

What is your latest find? There are so many wonderful effects that will amaze generation after generation because of simplicity, storyline and structure. I remember when I opened my first shop in St Augustine, Florida almost 20 years ago and had an Adams...

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08/20/2018 Special

08/20/2018 Special

The Monday Night Magic Special 08/20/2018 bit.ly/weeklymagicspecial (landing page special changes weekly) Number one I've got a great giveaway, number two I got a selection of specials, number three we're going to get into some details that make a...

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Who is Claude Conlin?

Who is Claude Conlin?

Claude A. Conlin

(June 30 1880 – August 5, 1954)

Know as Alexander “ The Man Who Knows”

A popular and highly paid mentalist.

A vaudeville magician who specialized in mentalism and psychic reading acts, dressed in Oriental style robes and a feathered turban, and often used a crystal ball as a prop.

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Three Card Monte

Three Card Monte

THREE CARD MONTE  Con Games & Conjuring – Don't Bet on It! Three Card Monte I love the Monte! It is seemingly an honest game of chance but is, in fact, a con game where those who unwittingly are suckered into placing a bet have almost no chance at winning. The...

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The Kardtoon Kid

The Kardtoon Kid

KARDTOON KID Kardtoon Kid is the perfect card trick for people who think they hate card tricks. It is one of those novel almost self-working tricks that is so unique, your audiences will have a hard time believing what they are seeing. Kardtoon Kid is...

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Max Malini

Max Malini

Max Malini (October 3, 1875 - October 3, 1942) Born Max Katz on the border of Poland and Austria in 1873 in the town of Ostrov. Migrated with his family to the United States in 1888. Started busking at an early age in saloons working for tips juggling and...

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Get The Conversation Going

Get The Conversation Going

This is a classic routine that is easy to learn and fun to perform. This can be done with any deck at anytime but works really well when you structure it into a set of three effects that use the same four cards. I have several video tutorials to choose...

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The Front Thumb Palm

The Front Thumb Palm

Front Thumb Palm The Front Thumb Palm is a foundational palm position in executing effective coin magic. There are some great sleights that utilize this palm position that are very convincing and are great basics in learning coin magic. The Front Thumb Palm can also...

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The Dancing Hank

The Dancing Hank

The Dancing Hank has a rich history and is still dazzling the audience every time the hank hits the dance floor. Its origin starts around the 1870’s and there are a few stories tied to its beginning, but most history accounts John Nevil Makelyne for being the creator...

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The Rising Cards

The Rising Cards

The Rising Cards The photo depicts the simple, handling detail of a total impromptu version of this now timeless classic. When performed correctly, at the right time and in the proper context it can baffle and grab interest and attention. Rising Cards (also known as...

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Running The Cards

Running The Cards

  Running The Cards   This is a tutorial on the proper technique of handling the playing cards when running the cards from hand to hand. This method opens the doors to furtherease and continued learning in proper card handling techniques in card shuffling,...

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The Riffle Shuffle

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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