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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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We Need Your Help!

We Need Your Help!

Vanishing Inc. - Saturday, February 20, 2021

Category: Articles


What does the future of virtual magic look like? Take our short survey for a chance to win a gift card!

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How Spiritualists Reacted To Magic

How Spiritualists Reacted To Magic

Alex Romanoff - Friday, February 19, 2021

Category: Art of Impossible


Our favorite short magic documentary maker is back!

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Stage Invasion

Stage Invasion

Joe McKay - Thursday, February 18, 2021

Category: Articles


Joe McKay asks a question we all should have an answer to.

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The Insider | Doug Dyment

The Insider | Doug Dyment

Damian Jennings - Monday, February 15, 2021

Category: The Insider


A very rare interview with the incredible Doug Dyment.

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Six Impossible Things Program

Six Impossible Things Program

Joshua Jay - Sunday, February 14, 2021

Category: Articles


Josh tells the story of when Uri Geller bent a fork for him.

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The Cull Switch

The Cull Switch

Luke Jermay - Saturday, February 13, 2021

Category: Articles


Jermay shares a a very clever idea we think will fool you.

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Meaning Is The Best Misdirection

Meaning Is The Best Misdirection

Joe McKay - Friday, February 12, 2021

Category: Articles


Joe McKay shares another thought-provoking essay. This time, concentrating on meaning and misdirection.

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Mathe-match-ics

Mathe-match-ics

Matt Baker - Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Category: Mathemagical Themas


This month, Matt Baker teaches an amazing trick, based on Alex Elmsley's work.

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Where You Are

Where You Are

Andi Gladwin - Sunday, February 7, 2021

Category: Articles


Andi extends on a comment by Tom Stone to help make your own magic better.

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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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Paul Le Paul's Solution for Skip's Trick

Paul Le Paul's Solution for Skip's Trick

Dominic Twose - Saturday, February 6, 2021

Category: Twose Company


Dominic is back to offer Paul Le Paul's solution to Skip's Trick from last month.

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