Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog - page 4

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

The Vanishing Inc. Culture

The Vanishing Inc. Culture

Andi Gladwin - Monday, August 19, 2019

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


What is it like working for Vanishing Inc.? Andi sums up our culture and explains that culture works differently here to other companies.

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Hidden Gem 18

Hidden Gem 18

Mark Elsdon - Saturday, August 17, 2019

Category: Hidden Gems


Jerry Sadowitz showed Mark Elsdon a hidden gem created by Jackie McClements and now he's passing it onto you!

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Real Magic Review | Anarchy

Real Magic Review | Anarchy

Damian Jennings - Thursday, August 15, 2019

Category: Real Magic Review


A new variation of Triumph with a kicker. Is it worth a look?

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Joshua Jay UK Lecture Tour

Joshua Jay UK Lecture Tour

Joshua Jay - Thursday, August 15, 2019

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Get all the scoop on Josh's upcoming UK lecture tour.

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Magifest 2020: Two Magic Convention Secrets

Magifest 2020: Two Magic Convention Secrets

Joshua Jay - Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


What's the secret to a great magic convention? We have many - and we're ready to share two of them!

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Feeling Pretty Cull Today

Feeling Pretty Cull Today

Ricky Smith - Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Category: Articles


Underground card legend, Ricky Smith, gives us his top tips for learning the Hofzinser Spread Cull.

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The Insider | Short PSA

The Insider | Short PSA

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 12, 2019

Category: The Insider


Just a very short PSA...

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Hidden Agenda | Hofzinser's Glove

Hidden Agenda | Hofzinser's Glove

Roberto Giobbi - Friday, August 9, 2019

Category: Hidden Agenda


An interesting idea about giving power to your spectator...

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Magic Convention Schedules

Magic Convention Schedules

Andi Gladwin - Friday, August 9, 2019

Category: Conventions


Andi tells us his bugbears with most magic convention schedules, and how Vanishing Inc. have worked to fix them!

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Vanishing Inc. - The Startup

Vanishing Inc. - The Startup

Andi Gladwin - Thursday, August 8, 2019

Category: Articles


At ten years old, Vanishing Inc. is hardly a startup. But Andi tells us when we try to maintain a startup feel.

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Magic Audiobooks

Magic Audiobooks

Vanishing Inc. - Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Category: Products


The world needs more magic audiobooks! We share details about the two that we have produced.

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The Largest Magic Survey In History?

The Largest Magic Survey In History?

Marc Kerstein - Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Category: Articles


WikiTest creator Marc Kerstein shares some amazing research.

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The Insider | David Regal

The Insider | David Regal

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 5, 2019

Category: The Insider


Find out about Rug Rats, secrets, onions on pizza and what's wrong with the hot rod force.

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Real Magic Review | Socks

Real Magic Review | Socks

Damian Jennings - Monday, August 5, 2019

Category: Real Magic Review


Steve reveals his thoughts on "Socks".

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In Clenched Fist

In Clenched Fist

Jonathan Friedman - Thursday, August 1, 2019

Category: Jonathan Friedman The Musical


Jonathan's three-phased coin transposition is one of the stand-out items in his book - watch a full performance of it!

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Real Magic Review | Euna from Sans Minds

Real Magic Review | Euna from Sans Minds

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Category: Real Magic Review


Do we need slightly-bigger-than-a-dollar "speed" coins? Let's find out...

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"Owning it" with Ricky Smith

Ricky Smith - Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Category: Articles


Ricky Smith shares an anecdote and discusses the ethics of owning the material that you perform.

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The Insider | Mike Pisciotta

The Insider | Mike Pisciotta

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 29, 2019

Category: The Insider


10,000 performances at The Magic Castle has to teach a thing or two. Let's find out what.

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Hidden Agenda | The Last Cigarette

Hidden Agenda | The Last Cigarette

Roberto Giobbi - Friday, July 26, 2019

Category: Hidden Agenda


Roberto shares a great presentational idea for a trick... all you have to do is think of which trick you could apply it to.

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Junior Mint

Junior Mint

Jonathan Friedman - Thursday, July 25, 2019

Category: Jonathan Friedman The Musical


Proving that he's not just good at creating tricks, but also naming them, this week Jonathan shares his "Junior Mint."

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Meet The Team - Alex

Meet The Team - Alex

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Category: Meet the Team


Let's meet another member of the VI family...

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Real Magic Review | No Sense

Real Magic Review | No Sense

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Category: Real Magic Review


We sneaked an advance copy of "No Sense" to Faulkner. Let's see what he thought.

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Take The Stage | Blocking

Take The Stage | Blocking

Ian Kendall - Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Category: Take The Stage


Upstage, downstage, stage left, stage right? Yeah, it's confusing. But if you're stepping away from a close up mat and onto a stage, here's a breakdown of the fundamentals of blocking.

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The Insider | Pit Hartling

The Insider | Pit Hartling

Damian Jennings - Monday, July 22, 2019

Category: The Insider


He's German. He likes card tricks. He's not Denis Behr. That's right, it's Pit Hartling!

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