Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog - page 4

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

From The Trenches | Responding To Enquiries

From The Trenches | Responding To Enquiries

Dan Farrant - Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Category: From The Trenches


Busy London magician Dan Farrant talks about how you should respond to enquiries. This is a must read.

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The Insider | Steve Cohen

The Insider | Steve Cohen

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 25, 2019

Category: The Insider


Steve Cohen chats with us about his graphic novel, how to put on a magic show in your own home town and, of course, lasagne.

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The Vanishing Inc. Aesthetic

The Vanishing Inc. Aesthetic

Joshua Jay - Monday, February 25, 2019

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Joshua Jay talks about how something happened that wasn't really planned to happen.

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February 2019 Piracy Update

February 2019 Piracy Update

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, February 23, 2019

Category: Company Updates


Andi tells us about how we have protected Vanishing Inc. products against piracy ... and how we're taking magic pirates to court!

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The Magic Rainbow: 10,000 Days of Undying Anticipation

The Magic Rainbow: 10,000 Days of Undying Anticipation

Jim Krenz - Thursday, February 21, 2019

Category: Products


Vanishing Inc.'s Jim Krenz talks about The Magic Rainbow.

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Meet The Team - Kyle

Meet The Team - Kyle

Damian Jennings - Thursday, February 21, 2019

Category: Meet The Team


Today's Meet The Team introduces you to Kyle Littleton. He runs our warehouse in Sacramento.

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Book of the Week - Bound To Please

Book of the Week - Bound To Please

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


It's Book of the Week time again. Where a member of the VI team talks very briefly about a magic book they love. Today, Josh talks about Aronson's classic Bound To Please.

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Twose Company - Fred Robinson's Colour Changes

Twose Company - Fred Robinson's Colour Changes

Dominic Twose - Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Category: Twose Company


Dominic Twose is the latest guest blogger to join the ranks here at Vanishing Inc. He was taught by Fred Robinson. In this new series of posts, Dominic rememberers Fred.

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The Insider | Steve Faulkner

The Insider | Steve Faulkner

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 18, 2019

Category: The Insider


Steve Faulkner talks about what's important in a magic review show, how to deal with haters online and his Desert Island Tricks.

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The Origin of The Astonishing Essays

The Origin of The Astonishing Essays

Joshua Jay - Monday, February 18, 2019

Category: Articles


Joshua Jay explains how our new collection of magic books, Astonishing Essays, came into being.

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Fully Booked - The Essential Stewart James

Fully Booked - The Essential Stewart James

Harapan Ong - Sunday, February 17, 2019

Category: Fully Booked


In today's Fully Booked, Harapan shares his love for The Essential Stewart James. The post also contains two videos of Harapan performing tricks from the book.

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4 Ways To Perform Glance

4 Ways To Perform Glance

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, February 16, 2019

Category: Articles


Our very own Andi Gladwin loves performing Glance. Here are some performance tips and ideas on how you could perform it.

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Meet us at Blackpool 2019

Meet us at Blackpool 2019

Damian Jennings - Friday, February 15, 2019

Category: Conventions


Learn about all our new releases at our stand; the biggest dealer stand at Blackpool 2019!

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Meet The Team - Nathan

Meet The Team - Nathan

Damian Jennings - Thursday, February 14, 2019

Category: Meet The Team


In the second edition of Meet The Team, it is Nathan's turn. Nathan works in our warehouse in Sacramento and is an expert at deck designs.

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Book of the Week | Magic With Faucett Ross

Book of the Week | Magic With Faucett Ross

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


Josh and Andi chat about Magic with Faucett Ross. Not actually *with* him, just about the book of that name.

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Take The Stage | Preparing For The Stage

Take The Stage | Preparing For The Stage

Ian Kendall - Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Category: Take The Stage


Ever wanted to learn how to move from close-up magic to performing on a stage, at a comedy club or in a parlour setting? Ian Kendall is a full-time professional magician in Edinburgh and he's going to help you just do that. Read the first instalment of his new series on the blog now.

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The Insider | Rob Zabrecky

The Insider | Rob Zabrecky

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 11, 2019

Category: The Insider


He's creepy and he's kooky, mysterious and spooky, he's altogether ooky... It's Rob Zabrecky.

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How to Study The Magic Rainbow

How to Study The Magic Rainbow

Andi Gladwin - Monday, February 11, 2019

Category: Products


The Magic Rainbow is a large book - almost daunting in size. So, Andi Gladwin has shared a few notes that he made during his first reading of the book we're sure you'll find useful.

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Producing Balance - A Documentary

Producing Balance - A Documentary

Joshua Jay - Sunday, February 10, 2019

Category: Products


Making Balance was the most complex challenge that our team has ever undertaken. We documented the entire process on film and you can see it all here.

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Full Performance Video of Collard 2

Full Performance Video of Collard 2

Damian Jennings - Saturday, February 9, 2019

Category: Products


Forget flashy trailers that don't show you anything. Here's a full performance of Collard 2 by John Archer.

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Meet The Team - George

Meet The Team - George

George Luck - Thursday, February 7, 2019

Category: Meet The Team


Welcome to another new series on the blog. This one is called Meet The Team. Guess what's going to happen in it? Uh-huh, that's right. You're going to meet the team at Vanishing Inc. We're starting off with our overly tall, but delicious General Manager, George Luck.

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Book of the Week | One Degree

Book of the Week | One Degree

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


Would you like to vastly improve your magic with only a little bit of effort? This episode of Book of the Week will tell you how you can.

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Making Collard 2 Your Own

Making Collard 2 Your Own

John Archer - Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Category: Articles


BAFTA award-winning John Archer has joined the Vanishing Inc. blog to share some hints and tips. Today he's writing about how to make Collard 2 your own.

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The Insider | Andi Gladwin

The Insider | Andi Gladwin

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Category: The Insider


Vanishing Inc.'s own Andi Gladwin talks about Edward G. Brown.

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