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The Insider | Jamy Ian Swiss (Part 1)

The Insider | Jamy Ian Swiss (Part 1)

Damian Jennings - Monday, April 12, 2021

Category: The Insider


Jamy Ian Swiss is back for his second appearance on the show. We talk about all things skeptical...

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The Boy Who Cried Magic Documentary

The Boy Who Cried Magic Documentary

Joshua Jay - Monday, April 12, 2021

Category: Magic Books


To celebrate Andi's book being back in stock, here's a behind-the-scenes film about the book.

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How a Magician Gained More Than 1 Million Followers in a Year

How a Magician Gained More Than 1 Million Followers in a Year

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, April 10, 2021

Category: Articles


Social media sensation @royalpainisme shares helpful tips for boosting your social media presence and growing your audience.

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Developing the Feather Deck

Developing the Feather Deck

Joshua Jay - Friday, April 9, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Joshua Jay shares a behind-the-scenes look at our stunning new deck and the insecurities he had to overcome to bring it to life.

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A Rare Horace Goldin Poster

A Rare Horace Goldin Poster

Ken Trombly - Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Category: The Art of Magic


A new series of blog posts looking through the magic poster archives of longtime collector and friend of ours, Ken Trombly.

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The Insider | Steve Thompson & Will Houstoun

The Insider | Steve Thompson & Will Houstoun

Damian Jennings - Monday, April 5, 2021

Category: The Insider


A special episode of the show with Steven Thompson and Will Houstoun talking about their amazing Video Chat Magic project that has contributions from Jim Steinmeyer, Max Maven, Richard Wiseman, Larry Fong and many others.

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Doing it French Style

Doing it French Style

Dominic Twose - Saturday, April 3, 2021

Category: Twose Company


Dominic has unearthed an amazing fact about the history of the Cups and Balls. And gives you a gift that isn't his to give.

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Alexander Herrmann - Born To Be A Magician

Alexander Herrmann - Born To Be A Magician

Alex Romanoff - Friday, April 2, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


Alex Romanoff is back with another amazing mini-documentary. This time he's tackling Herrmann The Great!

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My Favorite Magic Books: Morgan & West

My Favorite Magic Books: Morgan & West

Alex Robertson - Thursday, April 1, 2021

Category: My Favorite Magic Books


These two spiffing chaps share which tomes of magic tickle their proverbial fancy.

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Ernesto's Story

Ernesto's Story

Joshua Jay - Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Category: Articles


An inspiring and heartwarming account of how magic transcends borders in remarkable ways.

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The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 2

The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 2

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 29, 2021

Category: The Insider


Part 2 of our interview with Carisa Hendrix where we talk about Lucy Darling's first ever time on stage, material selection, and more.

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The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 1

The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 1

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 22, 2021

Category: The Insider


Fire eating, balloon modelling, crowd work. Part 1 of a fascinating interview with Carisa Hendrix focusing on her early days in entertainment.

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This Is Not A Magic Show

This Is Not A Magic Show

Joshua Jay - Sunday, March 21, 2021

Category: Articles


Magritte and magic? Josh talks about one of his favorite artists.

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Harry Kellar - Stealing The Show

Harry Kellar - Stealing The Show

Alex Romanoff - Friday, March 19, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


Ready for a new mini-documentary? Us too! Friend of the site, Alex Romanoff turns his attention to Harry Kellar.

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The Best Virtual Magic Tricks to Perform Online

The Best Virtual Magic Tricks to Perform Online

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


If you're performing virtual magic shows, here are the tricks you must have!

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The Insider | Chris Power

The Insider | Chris Power

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 15, 2021

Category: The Insider


Chris Power chats about Vernon, Coins Through Silk, Opus and more.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Ollie Mealing

My Favorite Card Tricks: Ollie Mealing

Alex Robertson - Thursday, March 11, 2021

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


The three favorite card tricks of Ollie Mealing. Make sure you read to the end and watch the video.

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What Day Is It?

What Day Is It?

Matt Baker - Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Category: Mathemagical Themas


During the pandemic, sometimes it's hard to know what day it is. Luckily Matt Baker has the answer.

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Archer's Art | Devant & Boy

Archer's Art | Devant & Boy

John Archer - Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Category: Articles


John Archer has been colorizing photos of old magicians. He's kindly letting us share some in this new series.

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The Insider | Ken Scott

The Insider | Ken Scott

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 8, 2021

Category: The Insider


Jane Fonda, virtual magic and how to deal with a kid that thinks you're so funny, they pee themselves.

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The True Story of The Rabbit Trick

The True Story of The Rabbit Trick

Alex Romanoff - Friday, March 5, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


He's back! Our favorite animated magic documentary maker has treated us again. This time it's the true story of the history of the rabbit from a hat!

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Daley's Last Trick

Daley's Last Trick

Dominic Twose - Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Category: Twose Company


In this post, Dominic discovers Dr Daley's Last Trick was neither his trick, nor his last trick.

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The Insider | Mike Caveney

The Insider | Mike Caveney

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 1, 2021

Category: The Insider


The Mystics, Owen's, Long Tricks and a Copperfield story you've not heard before.

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The Miracle Berry

The Miracle Berry

Joshua Jay - Sunday, February 28, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Josh talks about sleight-of-mouth...

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Jamy Ian Swiss Book Reviews