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Why are Bicycle Playing Cards so Popular?

Why are Bicycle Playing Cards so Popular?

Discover how Bicycle Cards became the most commonly used playing cards in the world for card games and card magic.

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What Are Mesika Elastics and Magic Loops?

What Are Mesika Elastics and Magic Loops?

Yigal Mesika has been developing revolutionary magic for more than two decades. Join us for an exclusive look at the man behind some of the most iconic magic props ever made.

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Invisible Thread or Magic Loops?

Invisible Thread or Magic Loops?

Learn the difference between Yigal Mesika’s Loops and standard Invisible Thread, and how to choose the right one for your performance.

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How to Animate and Levitate Items

How to Animate and Levitate Items

The ability to animate or levitate objects is one of the most powerful magic tricks a magician can perform. We'll teach you exactly what you need to perform that miracle!

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The Haunted Deck

The Haunted Deck

Learn the history and best versions of one of the best card tricks of all time: the Haunted Deck.

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Why Young Magicians Are So Important At Our Magic Conventions

Why Young Magicians Are So Important At Our Magic Conventions

Here’s why Vanishing Inc. Magic is so committed to supporting the next generation of magicians.

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How To Make The Most Of Jamming at a Magic Convention

How To Make The Most Of Jamming at a Magic Convention

Regular convention-goers will often tell you the best part of any convention is jamming with other magicians. Here’s how to take advantage of these impromptu meetups.

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What To Expect At Your First Magic Convention

What To Expect At Your First Magic Convention

A helpful how-to guide for making your first magic convention a major success.

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How We Make Our Magic Conventions Work So Well

How We Make Our Magic Conventions Work So Well

Discover why our annual events have garnered a reputation as some of the best in the industry.

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How To Learn At A Magic Convention

How To Learn At A Magic Convention

Magic conventions pack a lifetime’s worth of information into a few days. Here’s how to make the most of it.

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Our Favorite Magic Conventions

Our Favorite Magic Conventions

All magic conventions are different. Here’s our helpful guide to finding the magic conventions that are best for you.

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10 Books Every Magician Should Read

10 Books Every Magician Should Read

With centuries of material published, it can be overwhelming deciding which magic book to read. Here are the 10 books every magician should read.

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Magic Conventions

Magic Conventions

An essential how-to guide for making the most of magic conventions.

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The Retreat - So Much More Than A Magic Convention

The Retreat - So Much More Than A Magic Convention

While creating a magic convention in “paradise” was a daunting task, here’s why it proved to be such an important endeavor.

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How to Get Started in Cardistry:  A Beginners' Guide to Card Flourishes

How to Get Started in Cardistry: A Beginners' Guide to Card Flourishes

Jump headfirst into the exciting world of cardistry and card flourishing.

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Learn Card Tricks

Learn Card Tricks

We’ve sorted through all the top resources for card magic and have compiled a list of the best ways to learn card tricks.

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Sleight of Hand for Magicians

Sleight of Hand for Magicians

Want to elevate yourself from “someone who knows a few card tricks” to a true magician? It’s time to learn some sleight of hand.

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12 Essential Sleight of Hand Moves

12 Essential Sleight of Hand Moves

While there is an endless amount of sleight of hand available, here are 12 sleights that every magician should learn.

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What are popular sleight of hand magic books?

What are popular sleight of hand magic books?

Magic books are the best way to learn magic tricks and we’ve put together a list of our favorites.

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Ten Quick Tips to Improve Your Sleight of Hand

Ten Quick Tips to Improve Your Sleight of Hand

While there is no shortcut to learning magic tricks, here are 10 simple techniques you can use to improve your sleight of hand practice.

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Recommended Resources for Beginners in Card Magic

Recommended Resources for Beginners in Card Magic

Want to learn card magic? Here’s a helpful how-to guide for ways to start amazing your family and friends with card tricks right away.

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Sleight of Hand

Sleight of Hand

Check out this dedicated resource guide for learning sleight of hand and improving your manual dexterity.

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Where Can I Learn Easy Card Tricks?

Where Can I Learn Easy Card Tricks?

Discover a variety of easy card tricks that are simple to learn and a ton of fun to perform. Many of them are even free!

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Why Kids Should Learn Magic Tricks

Why Kids Should Learn Magic Tricks

From boosting self-confidence to fostering creativity, here’s 11 reasons kids should learn magic tricks.

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