Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog

The latest magic tricks, interviews, articles, essays and hints and tips from Vanishing Inc. Updated daily.

What Should I Say?

What Should I Say?

Joshua Jay - Sunday, September 27, 2020

Category: Articles


Josh offers his thoughts on what we should say.

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Realizing Magic | Some Classic Advice That Might Be Wrong

Realizing Magic | Some Classic Advice That Might Be Wrong

Pete McCabe - Thursday, September 24, 2020

Category: Magic Tips


Pete McCabe asks if we've been given the wrong advice...

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We're Listening

We're Listening

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


In our recent customer survey, some of you asked for things we already have! So here's some common comments and our responses.

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What to do When your Magic is Pirated

What to do When your Magic is Pirated

Andi Gladwin - Sunday, September 20, 2020

Category: Articles


Andi shares three important ways that magic creators can protect themselves from piracy.

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The Stony Stare

The Stony Stare

Ben Harris - Friday, September 18, 2020

Category: Articles


Ben identifies a common problem of modern day performers and provides a simple, but extremely effective tip.

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Never Lose your Instructions Again

Never Lose your Instructions Again

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Announcing a new way to make sure you never lose a magic instruction link again.

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Magifest 2021 is Happening: It's What We All Need

Magifest 2021 is Happening: It's What We All Need

Joshua Jay - Monday, September 14, 2020

Category: Magifest


Josh talks about our plans for Magifest 2021.

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Vanishing Inc. Playing Cards 1,000 Deck Giveaway!

Vanishing Inc. Playing Cards 1,000 Deck Giveaway!

Vanishing Inc. - Monday, September 14, 2020

Category: Articles


Learn how you can win a free deck of cards all week long!

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Find what you're looking for

Find what you're looking for

Damian Jennings - Thursday, September 10, 2020

Category: Articles


You asked us to make it easer to search for items, so we have.

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CATO (Part 1 of 2)

CATO (Part 1 of 2)

Matt Baker - Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Category: Mathemagical Themas


Professor of Mathematics and Magician, Matt Baker's teaches a brilliant trick using the CATO principle.

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Hallway Practice

Hallway Practice

Brian Watson - Thursday, September 3, 2020

Category: Articles


Brian Watson, from our UK team, gives an excellent tip for learning to practice any sleight.

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Scripting Magic for Zoom

Scripting Magic for Zoom

Pete McCabe - Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Category: Articles


Pete McCabe kindly shares a full script and trick perfect for performing on Zoom.

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Howard Schwarzman: Wishes Fulfilled

Howard Schwarzman: Wishes Fulfilled

Jamy Ian Swiss - Thursday, August 27, 2020

Category: Articles


Jamy Ian Swiss reflects on his friend Howard Schwarzman and his magic.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Michal Kociolek

My Favorite Card Tricks: Michal Kociolek

Alex Robertson - Thursday, August 27, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


This is the man behind the amazing artwork you see at Vanishing Inc... he also does card tricks.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Kyle Littleton

My Favorite Card Tricks: Kyle Littleton

Alex Robertson - Thursday, August 20, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


By day, he's the Vanishing Inc Warehouse Manager... but at night, he's an International Man of Mystery. Kyle Littleton shares his 3 favorite card tricks.

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Devant and Maskelyne on iDrop (Almost!)

Devant and Maskelyne on iDrop (Almost!)

Andi Gladwin - Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Category: Articles


Amazingly, David Devant and Nevil Maskelyne's advice from 1911 applies as much now as it did when they first wrote it.

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Einstein's Dream

Einstein's Dream

Luke Jermay - Friday, August 14, 2020

Category: Articles


Jermay messes with time itself in the concluding post in this series.

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The Red-Black Relationship Principle

The Red-Black Relationship Principle

Matt Baker - Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Category: Mathemagical Themas


Hey! What's this? A new series of blog posts about mathematical principles and magic? Sounds like something Matt Baker would write. Oh wait, he did.

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Pick a Card Poker

Pick a Card Poker

Luke Jermay - Friday, August 7, 2020

Category: Articles


Jermay shares an impressive gambling routine that doesn't reply on the spectators knowing anything about poker!

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Harapan Ong

My Favorite Card Tricks: Harapan Ong

Alex Robertson - Thursday, August 6, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


Harapan Ong tells us his three favorite card tricks. And plugs Principia a couple of times. Why not, eh?

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The Insider | Teller - Full Video Interview

The Insider | Teller - Full Video Interview

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Category: The Insider


What? An hour long video interview with Teller? Oh yes please!

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Going Nowhere

Going Nowhere

Luke Jermay - Friday, July 31, 2020

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Ever been nowhere fast? Jermay shares a trick in which you can do exactly that with a spectator.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Caleb Wiles

My Favorite Card Tricks: Caleb Wiles

Alex Robertson - Thursday, July 30, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


Caleb Wiles tells us his three favorite card tricks.

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Rambles | Mentor

Rambles | Mentor

Steve Faulkner - Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Category: Articles


Faulkner rambles about mentors and what to do if they're absent from your life.

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Jamy Ian Swiss Book Reviews