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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“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 Houdini Magic...
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 props,...
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 rack of 56...
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. An American spiritual author born in Alexandria, South Dakota. A vaudeville magician who specialized in mentalism and psychic reading...

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