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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.
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!
Alex Robertson - Thursday, April 1, 2021
Category: My Favorite Magic Books
These two spiffing chaps share which tomes of magic tickle their proverbial fancy.
Joshua Jay - Tuesday, March 30, 2021
An inspiring and heartwarming account of how magic transcends borders in remarkable ways.
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.
Damian Jennings - Monday, March 22, 2021
Fire eating, balloon modelling, crowd work. Part 1 of a fascinating interview with Carisa Hendrix focusing on her early days in entertainment.
Joshua Jay - Sunday, March 21, 2021
Magritte and magic? Josh talks about one of his favorite artists.
Alex Romanoff - Friday, March 19, 2021
Ready for a new mini-documentary? Us too! Friend of the site, Alex Romanoff turns his attention to Harry Kellar.
Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Category: About Vanishing Inc.
If you're performing virtual magic shows, here are the tricks you must have!
Damian Jennings - Monday, March 15, 2021
Chris Power chats about Vernon, Coins Through Silk, Opus and more.
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.
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.
John Archer - Wednesday, March 10, 2021
John Archer has been colorizing photos of old magicians. He's kindly letting us share some in this new series.
Damian Jennings - Monday, March 8, 2021
Jane Fonda, virtual magic and how to deal with a kid that thinks you're so funny, they pee themselves.
Alex Romanoff - Friday, March 5, 2021
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!
Dominic Twose - Wednesday, March 3, 2021
In this post, Dominic discovers Dr Daley's Last Trick was neither his trick, nor his last trick.
Damian Jennings - Monday, March 1, 2021
The Mystics, Owen's, Long Tricks and a Copperfield story you've not heard before.
Joshua Jay - Sunday, February 28, 2021
Josh talks about sleight-of-mouth...
Joshua Jay - Saturday, February 27, 2021
Magicians aren't first-responders. We didn't develop the vaccine. So what is our purpose?
Joe McKay - Saturday, February 27, 2021
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.
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.
Joshua Jay - Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Don't be scared to delegate things that aren't your area of expertise.
Damian Jennings - Monday, February 22, 2021
The second part of our rare interview with the amazing Doug Dyment. Magic squares, readings, stacks and mentalism books.
Joshua Jay - Saturday, February 20, 2021
Joshua talks about how he selects material for a virtual show.