Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog - page 6

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

The Session 2019

The Session 2019

Damian Jennings - Saturday, October 20, 2018

Category: Conventions


The Session is coming … we can’t believe it either, but there are only 84 shopping days left until The Session 2019.

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Magifest Youth Scholarship 2019

Magifest Youth Scholarship 2019

Damian Jennings - Friday, October 19, 2018

Category: Conventions


Vanishing Inc. Magic is proud to announce that our Magifest Youth Scholarship Program is running again in 2019.

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Book of the Week | Jon Allen

Book of the Week | Jon Allen

Damian Jennings - Thursday, October 18, 2018

Category: Book of the Week


This week, it’s Josh’s turn to do Book of the Week. Here he is talking about Experience – The Magic of Jon Allen.

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Graduate from Card College

Graduate from Card College

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 15, 2018

Category: Products


Damian discusses our new project: Card Magic Masterclass by Roberto Giobbi.

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Tim on Glance

Tim on Glance

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 15, 2018

Category: Products


Tim is proving such a hit on our social media, it’s time he came to the blog too. Here are his thoughts on the excellent magazine test, Glance.

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Book of the Week | Faro Exposed

Book of the Week | Faro Exposed

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Category: Book of the Week


This week, Andi talks about a book you’ve probably not heard of: Faro Exposed by Alfred Trumble.

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The Insider | Steve Thompson

The Insider | Steve Thompson

Damian Jennings - Monday, October 8, 2018

Category: The Insider


Welcome to the first episode of our new magic podcast, The Insider. This is a short, 20-minute chat with Steve Thompson, creator of Glance.

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Book of the Week | Del Ray

Book of the Week | Del Ray

Damian Jennings - Thursday, October 4, 2018

Category: Book of the Week


Welcome to the first of a new feature we’ll be running on the blog called Magic Book of the Week. Each week, one member of the VI team will talk about a book they love. This week, Andi chats about Del Ray - America's Foremost.

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Learn To Code with a Pair of Time Travellers

Learn To Code with a Pair of Time Travellers

Damian Jennings - Friday, September 21, 2018

Category: Company Updates


This is amazing. A two-disc set which not only teaches you all the real work on Morgan and West’s stunning code work, but also will teach you how to teach anyone to be able to code in a matter of seconds.

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The Impossibility Process

The Impossibility Process

Ian Flinn - Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


The Impossibility Process explores the progression of the magician. The feeling of impossibility surrounds the craft of magic, and magicians are the conduits for those moments.

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Derek DelGaudio - Invisible Dialogues

Derek DelGaudio - Invisible Dialogues

Art of Magic - Sunday, December 24, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


Derek DelGaudio is one of the few fine artists of conjuring - elevating the performance of tricks into the manifestation of Magic.

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Review: IMPOSSIBLE

Review: IMPOSSIBLE

Ian Flinn - Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


When people think of magic and magicians, Las Vegas immediately springs to mind. Though many of the innovators and masters in magic are located in the Desert of Dreams, a place with equally as much innovation and as many deep traditions of magic is New York City.

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South Africa Magic Lab

South Africa Magic Lab

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


We have a vision of building a creativity lab for young magicians. Can you help?

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New Magifest Scholarship Update

New Magifest Scholarship Update

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


Learn how we're changing how we grant scholarships at Magifest!

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We Built a Theater!

We Built a Theater!

Vanishing Inc. - Friday, June 30, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


Vanishing Inc. Magic Fund builds a new theater at the College of Magic in South Africa.

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Young People Shine at the Columbus Magifest

Young People Shine at the Columbus Magifest

Vanishing Inc. - Thursday, June 29, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


How we're helping students from Gahanna Lincoln school with their passion for magic!

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Magic Workshop Scholarship Awarded

Magic Workshop Scholarship Awarded

Vanishing Inc. - Thursday, June 29, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


We awarded a scholarship place to a young magician and his parent to Ben Earl's London workshop.

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Feeling Pretty Cull Today

Feeling Pretty Cull Today

Ricky Smith - Saturday, May 13, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


Art of Magic's very own Ricky Smith gives us his top tips for learning the Hofzinser Spread Cull.

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"The Greatest Popover in the World" with Ricky Smith

Ricky Smith - Saturday, May 6, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


Ricky Smith shares a an anecdote regarding some shenanigans in Las Vegas with Lee Asher and Aaron Fisher.

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"Owning it" with Ricky Smith

Ricky Smith - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


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

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Benefit Show in NYC

Benefit Show in NYC

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


Vanishing Inc. Magic Fund stages a benefit show in NYC, starring Colombian magicians.

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Alberto de Figueiredo's ONE

Alberto de Figueiredo's ONE

Art of Magic - Friday, April 21, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


Alberto de Figueiredo presents ONE, a collection of six marvelous pieces of card magic. As one of the premier magicians in Spain, Alberto has applied his thousands of hours of performing experience to create incredible magic moments that are perfect for formal close-up presentations.

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Excerpt from 'Take Two' by Jamy Ian Swiss

Excerpt from 'Take Two' by Jamy Ian Swiss

Art of Magic - Thursday, March 16, 2017

Category: Art of Magic


We're happy to share an excerpt from a recent Take Two, Magicana.com's weekly blog written by acclaimed author and renowned magician, Jamy Ian Swiss, which discusses the Cardistry community and a bit about the divide between magic and cardistry. Read the whole article on Magicana.com.

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Welcoming Joe Diamond

Welcoming Joe Diamond

Vanishing Inc. - Friday, February 10, 2017

Category: ShareMagic


Joe Diamond has joined the Vanishing Inc. team to help facilitate the Magifest youth scholarship program.

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