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Rambles | Mentor

Rambles | Mentor

Steve Faulkner - Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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

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Coins Across In The Seance Room

Coins Across In The Seance Room

Luke Jermay - Friday, July 24, 2020

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Jermay takes a David Roth classic and turns it into something really eerie!

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Appear on Fool Us

Appear on Fool Us

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Casting for Penn & Teller: Fool Us is now open and here's how you can apply.

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Hofzinser's Vigil

Hofzinser's Vigil

Luke Jermay - Saturday, July 18, 2020

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Jermay shares an unusual take to the Ace Assembly plot, using a candle and scorched cards.

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Where Coins Come From

Where Coins Come From

Luke Jermay - Friday, July 10, 2020

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In the first of a series of new blog posts, Luke Jermay shares a charming presentation for the classic coin from ear effect.

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Rambles | Stuck

Rambles | Stuck

Steve Faulkner - Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Faulkner rambles about getting stuck, and what to do to get unstuck.

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Ever wondered how free shipping works?

Ever wondered how free shipping works?

George Luck - Friday, July 3, 2020

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A behind the scenes look at how UPS and VI work together.

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Realizing Magic | Scripting Counts

Realizing Magic | Scripting Counts

Pete McCabe - Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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Pete McCabe shares a video teaching how to make your Elmsley count better using simple theatrical blocking.

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How to Learn Anything or The Learning Process, And Why You Need To Know It.

How to Learn Anything or The Learning Process, And Why You Need To Know It.

Steve Faulkner - Thursday, June 11, 2020

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In today's Rambles, Faulkner talks about how we all learn. And how he learnt to breakdance.

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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

Jamy Ian Swiss - Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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Jamy Ian Swiss, the "must-read, must-fear Michiko Kakutani of magic publishing" shares some thoughts about his eighteen years as a book reviewer.

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Rambles | Self-Belief

Rambles | Self-Belief

Steve Faulkner - Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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A beautifully honest Ramble from Steve Faulkner about self-belief.

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Performing the AmazeWands in a Virtual Show

Performing the AmazeWands in a Virtual Show

Ben Young - Sunday, May 17, 2020

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Find out how to perform the AmazeWands in a virtual show.

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Rambles | Flow

Rambles | Flow

Steve Faulkner - Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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Steve gets stuck into his Rambles today, talking about "Flow".

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The Evolution of Magic Mail

The Evolution of Magic Mail

Joshua Jay - Friday, May 1, 2020

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Find out how Magic Mail was born and how it was produced.

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Rambles | Intro

Rambles | Intro

Steve Faulkner - Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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Here's an introduction to a new series of blog posts from Steve Faulkner.

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Three Tips for a Successful Virtual Show

Three Tips for a Successful Virtual Show

Ben Young - Saturday, April 25, 2020

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3 simple tips for a successful virtual show

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Social Distancing Wildcard

Social Distancing Wildcard

Ben Young - Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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Fraser Gould shares a wildcard routine to highlight social distancing!

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Daniel Lusk Offers Virtual Magic Shows

Daniel Lusk Offers Virtual Magic Shows

Ben Young - Saturday, April 4, 2020

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Daniel Lusk makes the local news with virtual magic shows.

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No-Touch Baffling Blocks

No-Touch Baffling Blocks

Ben Young - Sunday, March 29, 2020

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2 "no-touch" ideas for Baffling Blocks

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Introducing the Vanishing Inc. Magic School

Introducing the Vanishing Inc. Magic School

Joshua Jay - Friday, March 27, 2020

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Here's some more good news. We've launched a totally free Magic School!

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A Close-Up Pad Tip

A Close-Up Pad Tip

Andi Gladwin - Thursday, March 26, 2020

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Andi shares a practice hack that will allow you to practice for a few extra hours a day with no impact to your daily schedule!

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All art is autobiographical.

All art is autobiographical.

Eric Richardson - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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The second instalment of Eric Richardson's Wand & Pen series of blog posts. Is all art autobiographical?

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Jason Ladanye

My Favorite Card Tricks: Jason Ladanye

Alex Robertson - Thursday, March 12, 2020

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Jason Ladanye tells us his three favorite card tricks — a must-read for workers!

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"No Sense" makes perfect sense

Joshua Jay - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Find our why Josh loves No Sense. It's a coin trick with a big difference.

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Jamy Ian Swiss Book Reviews