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In Their Hands

In Their Hands

Luke Jermay - Saturday, February 6, 2021

Category: Magic Theory


How can mentalists use the idea that magic that happens in the spectator's hands is stronger? Jermay discusses this idea.

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The Inevitable Surprise

The Inevitable Surprise

Joe McKay - Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Category: Magic Theory


Joe McKay shares an incredible essay around Weber's notion of The Inevitable Surprise.

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Crafting Creativity

Crafting Creativity

Jim Krenz - Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Category: Magic Theory


Jim Krenz asks if one can craft creativity.

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Realizing Magic | Scripting Counts Part 2

Realizing Magic | Scripting Counts Part 2

Pete McCabe - Friday, July 3, 2020

Category: Magic Theory


In part 2, Pete talks about how to apply the theatrical blocking to false counts he mentioned last week to Twisting The Aces.

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