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Inside Symmetry & Parity (Part 2)

Inside Symmetry & Parity (Part 2)

Ben Harris - Thursday, September 15, 2022

Category: Articles


Ben Harris shares part two of his deep dive into the thinking behind deconstructing established ideas in magic.

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The Retreat: Western Adventure - A Diary

The Retreat: Western Adventure - A Diary

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Category: Articles


Our podcast host and CMO, Damian Jennings, shares his diary of The Retreat: Western Adventure.

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Inside Symmetry & Parity (Part 1)

Inside Symmetry & Parity (Part 1)

Ben Harris - Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Category: Articles


Ben Harris discusses how to take off our "blinders" when it comes to established methodology.

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The Insider | Pete McCabe Part One

The Insider | Pete McCabe Part One

Damian Jennings - Monday, September 12, 2022

Category: The Insider


Pete McCabe knows a thing or two about scripting magic. He shares some huge valuable insights in this fascinating interview.

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Team Retreat: Vegas 2022

Team Retreat: Vegas 2022

Damian Jennings - Friday, September 9, 2022

Category: Articles


What happened in Las Vegas during the VI Team Retreat? Let's find out...

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The Spirit Dealer - An Unpublished Vernon Trick

The Spirit Dealer - An Unpublished Vernon Trick

Dominic Twose - Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Category: Articles


Dominic Twose shares his reconstruction of an unpublished Vernon effect.

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The Insider | Harry De Cruz

The Insider | Harry De Cruz

- Monday, August 29, 2022

Category: The Insider


He made tea for Dynamo, and now is a consultant and performer in his own right. Hear his story.

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Two Kinds of Classics

Two Kinds of Classics

Joshua Jay - Sunday, August 28, 2022

Category: Articles


What's the difference between a classic and a Classic? Let's find out.

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Who Was Dai Vernon?

Who Was Dai Vernon?

Damian Jennings - Saturday, August 27, 2022

Category: Articles


It was 30 years ago this month that The Professor passed away. But, who was Dai Vernon?

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You Need One Piece Set Entirely to Music

You Need One Piece Set Entirely to Music

Joshua Jay - Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Category: Articles


Joshua thinks everyone needs at least one routine set to music. What do you think?

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How Accurate is Magic in the Movies?

How Accurate is Magic in the Movies?

Ben Seidman - Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Category: Articles


Ben Seidman reviews how authentic the magic and sleight of hand is in some of the biggest movies ever made.

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My Experience at FISM 2022

My Experience at FISM 2022

Gaia Rossi - Friday, August 19, 2022

Category: Articles


Gaia Rossi takes a look back at the world championship of magic.

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The Insider | John Bannon

The Insider | John Bannon

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 15, 2022

Category: The Insider


The legendary John Bannon shares 30 minutes with us to talk about card tricks, the state of magic today and more.

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The 5 Best Card Tricks With a Shuffled Deck

The 5 Best Card Tricks With a Shuffled Deck

Timothy Woodbridge - Monday, August 15, 2022

Category: Articles


Timothy Woodbridge returns to take a look at the best magic tricks you can do with an ordinary deck of cards.

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The Insider: Jack Parker Special with Andi Gladwin

The Insider: Jack Parker Special with Andi Gladwin

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 1, 2022

Category: The Insider


Andi Gladwin sits down to chat about his friend Jack Parker and what makes him and his magic so remarkable.

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Preparing for FISM

Preparing for FISM

Gaia Rossi - Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Category: Articles


Ever wondered what it feels like to compete at FISM?

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Meeting Jack Parker

Meeting Jack Parker

Andi Gladwin - Sunday, July 24, 2022

Category: Articles


Andi tells the story of how he met Jack Parker, and describes how he lived in the real life The Office.

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My Top Five Masterclass Moments

My Top Five Masterclass Moments

Andi Gladwin - Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Category: Articles


Andi picks his top five moments from two years of VI Masterclass sessions.

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, June 18, 2022

Category: Articles


I am, because we are. Andi writes about how he feels about magic.

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Just Hanging Around

Just Hanging Around

Ken Trombly - Friday, June 17, 2022

Category: Art of Magic


Herrmann marketing material from c.1872. Stunning. Must see.

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Our recent trip to The College Of Magic, South Africa

Our recent trip to The College Of Magic, South Africa

Andi Gladwin - Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Here are some pictures from our recent trip to The College Of Magic.

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The Making Of A Masterclass

The Making Of A Masterclass

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, June 11, 2022

Category: Articles


Andi explains what went into making his VI Masterclass.

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Our Guide To Jamming At Magic Conventions

Our Guide To Jamming At Magic Conventions

Damian Jennings - Saturday, May 28, 2022

Category: The Session 2022


With The Session just a few weeks away now, here's a guide on jamming at magic conventions.

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We're Back From MAGIC Live

We're Back From MAGIC Live

Joshua Jay - Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


We're back from MAGIC Live. What a blast we had. Pics inside --->

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