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Magifest 2023 Preview: Paul Gertner

Magifest 2023 Preview: Paul Gertner

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, December 3, 2022

Category: Magifest


For the first time in two decades, Paul Gertner returns to Magifest this January.

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A Classic Stock Poster

A Classic Stock Poster

Ken Trombly - Thursday, December 1, 2022

Category: The Art of Magic


What did the Average Joe magician do for promotional posters in the Golden Age of magic?

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When do you know it’s time to quit on an idea? (Giving up the Ghosts)

When do you know it’s time to quit on an idea? (Giving up the Ghosts)

Joshua Jay - Saturday, November 26, 2022

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Joshua Jay reflects on one of the toughest decisions he had to make during the run of his NYC show Six Impossible Things.

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The Insider | Craig Petty Part Two

The Insider | Craig Petty Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 21, 2022

Category: The Insider


Craig Petty wants to travel back in time to meet Vernon. Find out why in part two of this amazing interview.

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The Session 2023 Preview: Alex Romanoff

The Session 2023 Preview: Alex Romanoff

Vanishing Inc. - Sunday, November 20, 2022

Category: The Session


Alex Romanoff explores how examining magic's past can help us better shape its future.

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Magifest 2023 Preview: Erik Tait

Magifest 2023 Preview: Erik Tait

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, November 19, 2022

Category: Magifest


Learn more about Erik Tait ahead of his highly-anticipated performance of his FISM act at Magifest.

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Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Playing Cards

Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Playing Cards

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, November 19, 2022

Category: Black Friday 2022


It's Black Friday. Time to stock up on some playing cards. Let's see what the team recommends.

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Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Accessories

Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Accessories

- Friday, November 18, 2022

Category: Black Friday 2022


Let's see what accessories the VI team recommends this Black Friday sale.

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Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Downloads

Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Downloads

Vanishing Inc. - Thursday, November 17, 2022

Category: Black Friday 2022


Here's the team's recommendations for Magic Downloads available in our Black Friday sale this year.

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Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Books

Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Books

Vanishing Inc. - Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Category: Black Friday 2022


Let's see what magic books the VI team recommends this Black Friday.

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Creating Six Impossible Things

Creating Six Impossible Things

Joshua Jay - Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Joshua Jay shares how just one small tweak can be the catalyst for something special.

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Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Tricks

Black Friday 2022 | Team Picks - Magic Tricks

VI Team - Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Category: Black Friday 2022


Here are the magic tricks the VI team recommend for Black Friday 2022.

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The Insider | Craig Petty Part One

The Insider | Craig Petty Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 14, 2022

Category: The Insider


Part one of Craig Petty on the show. The most honest and open interview we've had.

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The Session 2023 Preview: Arthur Benjamin

The Session 2023 Preview: Arthur Benjamin

Vanishing Inc. - Sunday, November 13, 2022

Category: The Session


Dr. Arthur Benjamin is joining us at The Session to prove how magic and math can work together in exciting ways we never thought possible.

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Magifest 2023 Preview: Mark Calabrese

Magifest 2023 Preview: Mark Calabrese

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, November 12, 2022

Category: Conventions


Multiple incredible bar magic sets and an exclusive workshop, Mark Calabrese is gearing up for an epic Magifest.

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The Insider | Dr Arthur Benjamin

The Insider | Dr Arthur Benjamin

Damian Jennings - Monday, November 7, 2022

Category: The Insider


Math genius Dr Arthur Benjamin talks about magic squares, James Randi and even does a trick on your host!

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The Session 2023 Preview: Steven Bridges

The Session 2023 Preview: Steven Bridges

Vanishing Inc. - Sunday, November 6, 2022

Category: The Session


Steven Bridge's fascinating talk at the session about the harsh reality of being a professional card counter can't be missed.

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Magifest 2023 Preview: JunWoo Park

Magifest 2023 Preview: JunWoo Park

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, November 5, 2022

Category: Magifest


JunWoo Park will be bringing his must-see act to Magifest this January. Until then, let's play two truths and a lie.

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The Insider | Max Maven

The Insider | Max Maven

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Category: The Insider


We thought it fitting to re-upload this 2019 interview with Max. Let's remember what he gave us.

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Magifest 2023 Preview: Margalit Fox

Magifest 2023 Preview: Margalit Fox

Vanishing Inc. - Sunday, October 30, 2022

Category: Magifest


An author's going to tell you Two Truths and a Lie...

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The Session 2023 Preview: Jeki Yoo

The Session 2023 Preview: Jeki Yoo

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, October 29, 2022

Category: The Session


It's Jeki Yoo's turn to play Two Truths and a Lie.

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What Is Theatrical Pickpocketing?

What Is Theatrical Pickpocketing?

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 24, 2022

Category: Articles


What is theatrical pickpocketing? Let's find out.

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The Insider | Homer Liwag Part Two

The Insider | Homer Liwag Part Two

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 24, 2022

Category: The Insider


Find out what Homer Liwag's favorite movie is, and a whole bunch more.

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Magifest 2023 Preview: Shoot Ogawa

Magifest 2023 Preview: Shoot Ogawa

Vanishing Inc. - Monday, October 24, 2022

Category: Magifest


Shoot Ogawa shares two truths and one lie. Can you spot the fib?

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