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The Insider | Steve Cohen Two

The Insider | Steve Cohen Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 12, 2021

Category: The Insider


Magic, Malini, Music and Magifest.

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Jim Steinmeyer's Notebooks

Jim Steinmeyer's Notebooks

Roberto Mansilla - Sunday, July 11, 2021

Category: Articles


Roberto Mansilla talks about Jim Steinmeyer's notebooks.

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So Soo Me

So Soo Me

Ken Trombly - Friday, July 9, 2021

Category: The Art of Magic


Ken Trombly shares another amazing poster from his collection.

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The Insider | Tony Chang Part Two

The Insider | Tony Chang Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 5, 2021

Category: The Insider


The second part of our interview with Tony Chang. There are some amazing stories from Gabi that will help us all improve.

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The Insider | Chris Kenner [Bonus Episode]

The Insider | Chris Kenner [Bonus Episode]

Damian Jennings - Saturday, July 3, 2021

Category: The Insider


I know, it's not a Monday, but this is a special treat! Here's an hour with Chris Kenner! [Bonus episode of The Insider]

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The Insider | Tony Chang Part One

The Insider | Tony Chang Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, June 28, 2021

Category: The Insider


To kick off #TonyChangWeek, here's part one of a fascinating interview with the card legend himself.

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Just Ask

Just Ask

Sarah Bright - Sunday, June 27, 2021

Category: Homemade Trickery


Finally! A card trick. You wanted an interactive radio card trick, and now you have one.

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Derek Hughes Part Two

Derek Hughes Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, June 14, 2021

Category: The Insider


In part two, Derek and I discuss more about AGT, how to add humor to a trick, and his pivot into virtual shows. (Full video also available).

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My Favorite Magic Books: Caroline Ravn

My Favorite Magic Books: Caroline Ravn

Alex Robertson - Thursday, June 10, 2021

Category: My Favorite Magic Books


Caroline Ravn bestows on us her most treasured magic books.

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How a Urinal Inspired Kyle Littleton's Best-Selling Book

How a Urinal Inspired Kyle Littleton's Best-Selling Book "Shattered Porcelain"

Kyle Littleton - Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


While art might be subjective, nobody in the world of magic has ever tested these limits more than Kyle Littleton.

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The Insider | Derek Hughes Part One

The Insider | Derek Hughes Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, June 7, 2021

Category: The Insider


It's Derek Hughes! Join us for a chat about acting, learning lessons from teenagers, lessons from Eugene and AGT.

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Meaning Of Life

Meaning Of Life

Sarah Bright - Sunday, June 6, 2021

Category: Homemade Trickery


Another interactive audio podcast featuring ideas from Max Maven.

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Magifest is Back, Baby (And Don't Call Me Baby)

Magifest is Back, Baby (And Don't Call Me Baby)

Joshua Jay - Thursday, June 3, 2021

Category: Conventions


An update about the forthcoming Magifest from Josh.

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My Favorite Magic Books: Harapan Ong

My Favorite Magic Books: Harapan Ong

Alex Robertson - Thursday, June 3, 2021

Category: My Favorite Magic Books


Harapan Ong tells us his three favorite magic books, (and he sneaked in a fourth). We love this man.

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The Insider | John Carney Part Two (Plus Full Video)

The Insider | John Carney Part Two (Plus Full Video)

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 31, 2021

Category: The Insider


In part two of this interview, John and I discuss his new book, refinement, what excites him about magic today and more.

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Marvellous Magical Mosaics

Marvellous Magical Mosaics

Ken Trombly - Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Category: The Art of Magic


Ken Trombly generously shares another amazing poster from his collection. This time, it's a rare Chung Ling Soo lithograph.

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The Insider | John Carney Part One

The Insider | John Carney Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 24, 2021

Category: The Insider


Old magic books, Charlie Miller, Vernon and doing sleights left-handed.

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My Favorite Magic Books: Dominic Twose

My Favorite Magic Books: Dominic Twose

Alex Robertson - Thursday, May 20, 2021

Category: My Favorite Magic Books


Dominic talks about 3 magic books he thinks you should probably read in this funny blog post.

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The Insider | Vinny DePonto

The Insider | Vinny DePonto

Damian Jennings - Monday, May 17, 2021

Category: The Insider


Vinny and I chat about mentalism, meaning, magic and more.

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Choice and Chance

Choice and Chance

Damian Jennings - Sunday, May 16, 2021

Category: Homemade Trickery


Sit back, and spend three minutes or so in the company of Sarah Bright for an interactive audio trick.

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The Tyranny Of Notebooks

The Tyranny Of Notebooks

Roberto Mansilla - Saturday, May 15, 2021

Category: Magic Theory


The first in a series of blog posts about notebooks and their role in magic.

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Introducing Vanishing Inc. Wonders

Introducing Vanishing Inc. Wonders

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, May 15, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


An exciting new era for Vanishing Inc. has arrived.

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My Favorite Magic Books: Denis Behr

My Favorite Magic Books: Denis Behr

Alex Robertson - Thursday, May 13, 2021

Category: My Favorite Magic Books


Essential reading from Denis Behr, who explains his favorite magic books. And doesn't mention beer or swans. Weird.

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Feel The Glove

Feel The Glove

Matt Baker - Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Category: Mathemagical Themas


Matt Baker shares a brilliant Dan Harlan trick - and explains the math that makes it work.

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Jamy Ian Swiss Book Reviews