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Doing it French Style

Doing it French Style

Dominic Twose - Saturday, April 3, 2021

Category: Twose Company


Dominic has unearthed an amazing fact about the history of the Cups and Balls. And gives you a gift that isn't his to give.

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Alexander Herrmann - Born To Be A Magician

Alexander Herrmann - Born To Be A Magician

Alex Romanoff - Friday, April 2, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


Alex Romanoff is back with another amazing mini-documentary. This time he's tackling Herrmann The Great!

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My Favorite Magic Books: Morgan & West

My Favorite Magic Books: Morgan & West

Alex Robertson - Thursday, April 1, 2021

Category: My Favorite Magic Books


These two spiffing chaps share which tomes of magic tickle their proverbial fancy.

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Ernesto's Story

Ernesto's Story

Joshua Jay - Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Category: Articles


An inspiring and heartwarming account of how magic transcends borders in remarkable ways.

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The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 2

The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 2

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 29, 2021

Category: The Insider


Part 2 of our interview with Carisa Hendrix where we talk about Lucy Darling's first ever time on stage, material selection, and more.

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The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 1

The Insider | Carisa Hendrix Part 1

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 22, 2021

Category: The Insider


Fire eating, balloon modelling, crowd work. Part 1 of a fascinating interview with Carisa Hendrix focusing on her early days in entertainment.

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This Is Not A Magic Show

This Is Not A Magic Show

Joshua Jay - Sunday, March 21, 2021

Category: Articles


Magritte and magic? Josh talks about one of his favorite artists.

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Harry Kellar - Stealing The Show

Harry Kellar - Stealing The Show

Alex Romanoff - Friday, March 19, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


Ready for a new mini-documentary? Us too! Friend of the site, Alex Romanoff turns his attention to Harry Kellar.

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The Best Virtual Magic Tricks to Perform Online

The Best Virtual Magic Tricks to Perform Online

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


If you're performing virtual magic shows, here are the tricks you must have!

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The Insider | Chris Power

The Insider | Chris Power

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 15, 2021

Category: The Insider


Chris Power chats about Vernon, Coins Through Silk, Opus and more.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Ollie Mealing

My Favorite Card Tricks: Ollie Mealing

Alex Robertson - Thursday, March 11, 2021

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


The three favorite card tricks of Ollie Mealing. Make sure you read to the end and watch the video.

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What Day Is It?

What Day Is It?

Matt Baker - Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Category: Mathemagical Themas


During the pandemic, sometimes it's hard to know what day it is. Luckily Matt Baker has the answer.

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Archer's Art | Devant & Boy

Archer's Art | Devant & Boy

John Archer - Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Category: Articles


John Archer has been colorizing photos of old magicians. He's kindly letting us share some in this new series.

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The Insider | Ken Scott

The Insider | Ken Scott

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 8, 2021

Category: The Insider


Jane Fonda, virtual magic and how to deal with a kid that thinks you're so funny, they pee themselves.

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The True Story of The Rabbit Trick

The True Story of The Rabbit Trick

Alex Romanoff - Friday, March 5, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


He's back! Our favorite animated magic documentary maker has treated us again. This time it's the true story of the history of the rabbit from a hat!

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Daley's Last Trick

Daley's Last Trick

Dominic Twose - Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Category: Twose Company


In this post, Dominic discovers Dr Daley's Last Trick was neither his trick, nor his last trick.

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The Insider | Mike Caveney

The Insider | Mike Caveney

Damian Jennings - Monday, March 1, 2021

Category: The Insider


The Mystics, Owen's, Long Tricks and a Copperfield story you've not heard before.

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The Miracle Berry

The Miracle Berry

Joshua Jay - Sunday, February 28, 2021

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Josh talks about sleight-of-mouth...

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My Purpose in the Pandemic

My Purpose in the Pandemic

Joshua Jay - Saturday, February 27, 2021

Category: Articles


Magicians aren't first-responders. We didn't develop the vaccine. So what is our purpose?

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The Great Zucchini

The Great Zucchini

Joe McKay - Saturday, February 27, 2021

Category: Articles


The Great Zucchini is a fascinating performer and the subject of a Pulitzer Prize winning article. Joe McKay finds out more about him in this essay.

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Learning To Navigate

Learning To Navigate

Ben Harris - Friday, February 26, 2021

Category: Hands On Deck


How do you navigate the growing world of playing cards? Ben Harris shares what he does.

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Tech and Teams for Virtual Show

Tech and Teams for Virtual Show

Joshua Jay - Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Category: Articles


Don't be scared to delegate things that aren't your area of expertise.

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The Insider | Doug Dyment Part 2

The Insider | Doug Dyment Part 2

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 22, 2021

Category: The Insider


The second part of our rare interview with the amazing Doug Dyment. Magic squares, readings, stacks and mentalism books.

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Material Selection For Virtual Shows

Material Selection For Virtual Shows

Joshua Jay - Saturday, February 20, 2021

Category: Articles


Joshua talks about how he selects material for a virtual show.

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