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

Edward Marlo Study Guide

Edward Marlo Study Guide

Andi Gladwin - Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Andi Gladwin has put together the ultimate guide to how to study the work of Edward Marlo.

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Want to know a secret?

Want to know a secret?

George Luck - Friday, November 1, 2019

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Discover the secret that we kept quiet for two years. How we made shipping costs disappear.

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Schrödinger's Tie

Schrödinger's Tie

Andi Gladwin - Friday, October 25, 2019

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One of the most talked about effects from Blomberg Laboratories. Watch a video from Madison Hagler.

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Zen and the Art of Expanded Shell Repair

Zen and the Art of Expanded Shell Repair

Jim Krenz - Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Our resident magic support expert, Jim Krenz, teaches us how to repair expanded shells - and the method may surprise you!

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How Do I Get a Trick Released With Vanishing Inc. Magic?

How Do I Get a Trick Released With Vanishing Inc. Magic?

Joshua Jay - Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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The five commandments for people who wish to submit tricks to Vanishing Inc.

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Cy Endfield’s Entertaining Card Magic

Cy Endfield’s Entertaining Card Magic

Michael Vincent - Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Michael Vincent discusses Cy Endfield’s Entertaining Card Magic and his meeting with the author.

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Jerry's Nugget - Printing Update

Jerry's Nugget - Printing Update

Vanishing Inc - Sunday, October 20, 2019

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Now that the Jerry's Nuggets are at print, we're sharing all the info we have about this deck rerelease!

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Shrunken heads and cheesecake

Shrunken heads and cheesecake

Eric Richardson - Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Very pleased to announce the start of a new series of blog posts from Eric Richardson. Enjoy the first instalment.

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What I Carry - Joshua Jay

What I Carry - Joshua Jay

Joshua Jay - Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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Ever wanted to know what a professional magician carries when he's going out with friends?

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The Other Brothers on Stasis

The Other Brothers on Stasis

Vanishing Inc - Saturday, October 5, 2019

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We asked The Other Brothers five important questions about their latest release.

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Going Pro: Offline and Online

Going Pro: Offline and Online

Andi Gladwin - Friday, October 4, 2019

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Andi continues a productivity idea from Going Pro with an additional technique: identifying what can be done on and offline.

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Adapt Your Own Magic for Halloween

Adapt Your Own Magic for Halloween

Ricky Smith - Thursday, October 3, 2019

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A collection of card tricks to perform this Halloween. From the Haunted Deck to Rising Card, Ricky Smith offers insightful feedback to a few of his favorite tricks featuring an "October-esque" presentation.

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Three Subtle Ways To Improve Any Trick

Three Subtle Ways To Improve Any Trick

Andi Gladwin - Monday, September 23, 2019

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Andi shares three notes that will make a big impact on every trick you do.

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Restarting Six Impossible Things

Restarting Six Impossible Things

Joshua Jay - Friday, September 20, 2019

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Six Impossible Things is coming back!

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Jiro's Dream

Jiro's Dream

Andi Gladwin - Monday, September 16, 2019

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Andi recently shared what we can learn about magic from an egg restaurant, and now he's sharing the thoughts of a master sushi chef. Is there a new trend to his thinking?!

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Trade Show Magic

Trade Show Magic

Alex Robertson - Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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VI team member, Alex Robertson, shares some great tips on how to get more trade show magic work.

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The Wrong Question

The Wrong Question

Joshua Jay - Thursday, August 29, 2019

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New magicians often ask this question, and I have a better one to ask instead

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The Greatest Popover in the World

The Greatest Popover in the World

Ricky Smith - Monday, August 26, 2019

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Ricky Smith shares a an anecdote regarding some shenanigans in Las Vegas with Lee Asher and Aaron Fisher.

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Some Magic Makes No Sense

Some Magic Makes No Sense

Kyle Littleton - Friday, August 23, 2019

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Kyle Littleton talks about why it's okay to do magic that makes no sense.

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Feeling Pretty Cull Today

Feeling Pretty Cull Today

Ricky Smith - Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Underground card legend, Ricky Smith, gives us his top tips for learning the Hofzinser Spread Cull.

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Vanishing Inc. - The Startup

Vanishing Inc. - The Startup

Andi Gladwin - Thursday, August 8, 2019

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At ten years old, Vanishing Inc. is hardly a startup. But Andi tells us when we try to maintain a startup feel.

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The Largest Magic Survey In History?

The Largest Magic Survey In History?

Marc Kerstein - Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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WikiTest creator Marc Kerstein shares some amazing research.

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"Owning it" with Ricky Smith

Ricky Smith - Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Ricky Smith shares an anecdote and discusses the ethics of owning the material that you perform.

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The Secret to Great Action Photos

The Secret to Great Action Photos

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, July 20, 2019

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How do you get great photos from gigs? Andi is happy to share his two insider secrets!

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