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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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If Dr. Seuss Ran A Party Business

If Dr. Seuss Ran A Party Business

Mitch Zeltzer - Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Mitch Zeltzer shares a Dr. Seuss style poem with us about our job!

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Magic Scratchers

Magic Scratchers

Ben Young - Monday, July 15, 2019

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Learn this unique trick for free, from Danny Orleans.

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Think Different

Think Different

Damian Jennings - Thursday, July 11, 2019

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Why you should "think different" when it comes to tricks you may have passed on when they came out.

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A Balloon Gone Wrong

A Balloon Gone Wrong

Ben Young - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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What happens when a customer thinks your balloon animal looks like something different altogether?!

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Fundamentals in Card Magic

Fundamentals in Card Magic

Ricky Smith - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Learn the fundamentals in card magic through a collection of books curated by Ricky Smith.

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The Wrong Question

The Wrong Question

Joshua Jay - Sunday, July 7, 2019

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Josh takes some time to help a young magician out.

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Congratulations Carissa

Congratulations Carissa

Ben Young - Thursday, July 4, 2019

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We’re so proud of her! Carisa truly is a rising star, with many talents to boot!

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10 Tips for Constructing Original Material

10 Tips for Constructing Original Material

Ricky Smith - Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Ten tips for constructing original material from methods and techniques that you may already know, as well as developing new sleights or methods.

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Cartamundi & USPCC

Cartamundi & USPCC

Vanishing Inc. - Friday, June 14, 2019

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Cartamundi are to buy the United States Playing Card Company this year. What does this mean for magic? We think it'll be all good!

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The Case for Invisibility

The Case for Invisibility

Daniel Prado - Thursday, June 13, 2019

Category: Articles


Daniel Prado takes you through how he developed his hit gambling routine, BURN.

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"That is such a beautiful trick"

George - Monday, June 10, 2019

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Check out this full performance of FACT on Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

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Difficulty in Magic

Difficulty in Magic

Andi Gladwin - Friday, June 7, 2019

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Want to know how difficult the latest trick is? We can't tell you that. But Andi can tell you what you should be asking instead.

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"Debajo": Love at First Sight

Joshua Jay - Sunday, June 2, 2019

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Josh tells you about a remarkable effect called "Debajo".

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Anthony Owen on

Anthony Owen on "The Venue"

Vanishing Inc. - Friday, May 31, 2019

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We reflect on Anthony Owen's thoughts that social media is a perfect medium for magic.

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What Is A Magic Podcast, Anyway?

What Is A Magic Podcast, Anyway?

Damian Jennings - Thursday, May 30, 2019

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Damian, the host of our podcast, The Insider, explains what this whole podcasting thing is about.

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You Can't Steal My Act

You Can't Steal My Act

Mark James - Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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Magician Mark James tells us why you can't steal his act - and why he believes that it's his fault if you do.

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My Career Started at the Library

My Career Started at the Library

Danny Orleans - Sunday, May 19, 2019

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How a library changed the life of one of our own.

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The Importance of Lists

The Importance of Lists

Joshua Jay - Saturday, May 11, 2019

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Joshua shares some list tips he has picked up from doing his one man show.

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May 2019 Website Updates

May 2019 Website Updates

Vanishing Inc. - Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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Our site is updated every day. Here are a few of the changes we've made this month.

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Owning The Toystore

Owning The Toystore

Joshua Jay - Saturday, May 4, 2019

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Sometimes, when you get what you dream of, it doesn't work out how you thought it would. Josh talks about owning the toy store.

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How You Can Stop Magic Piracy

How You Can Stop Magic Piracy

Andi Gladwin - Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Category: Articles


Andi gets to the heart of magic piracy and shares five simple ideas that you can do to help the industry.

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