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Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog - page 8

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

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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Fully Booked - Prism

Fully Booked - Prism

Harapan Ong - Monday, February 4, 2019

Category: Fully Booked


Harapan talks about Max Maven's Prism, and performs two tricks from the book.

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From the Trenches

From the Trenches

Dan Farrant - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Category: From The Trenches


Dan Farrant talks about approaching a group at a close-up gig.

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The Insider | John Guastaferro

The Insider | John Guastaferro

Damian Jennings - Monday, January 28, 2019

Category: The Insider


This week’s episode of The Insider features a fascinating chat with John Guastaferro about marketing and magic, business and magic, music and magic and, of course, magic.

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Book of the Week | Drawing Room Deceptions

Book of the Week | Drawing Room Deceptions

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


Andi Gladwin talks about one of his favourite magic books: Drawing Room Deceptions.

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The Session 2019 photos

The Session 2019 photos

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Category: Company Updates


View hundreds of great photos from The Session 2019!

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The Insider | The Trustmans

The Insider | The Trustmans

Damian Jennings - Friday, January 18, 2019

Category: The Insider


Sarah and David Trustman changed how the world memorizes things. Especially magicians. Especially stacks. In this week’s episode of the show, I chat with them both about how and why they turned mnemonics upside down with their amazing graphical system.

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Book of the Week | The Magic of Johnny Thompson

Book of the Week | The Magic of Johnny Thompson

Damian Jennings - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


This week Andi Gladwin reviews the biggest book of 2018: The Magic of Johnny Thompson.

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Book of the Week | A Book In English

Book of the Week | A Book In English

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


This week’s magic Book of the Week is A Book In English - and you'll hear why Andi Gladwin returns to it often.

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The Insider | DMC

The Insider | DMC

Damian Jennings - Monday, January 7, 2019

Category: The Insider


This week's episode of the podcast stars Drummond Money-Coutts, or DMC as he is more popularly known as. He chats about his Netflix series Death By Magic, the use of stooges and a massive rabbit.

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Book of the Week | Seriously Silly

Book of the Week | Seriously Silly

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Category: Book of the Week


What can a kids' magician teach us about magic? Joshua Jay and Andi (kinda) find out.

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The Insider | Marc Kerstein

The Insider | Marc Kerstein

Damian Jennings - Monday, December 31, 2018

Category: The Insider


David Blaine? Check. Derren Brown? Check. Troy? Check. This guy has worked on some of the most high profile magic shows and made some of the best iOS magic apps on the market. He's also really, really, nice. Let's get to know him. It's Marc Kerstein.

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The Insider | John Archer

The Insider | John Archer

Damian Jennings - Monday, December 24, 2018

Category: The Insider


This week’s episode of The Insider stars BAFTA award-winning comedy magician, John Archer.

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Book of the Week | The Memory Arts

Book of the Week | The Memory Arts

Damian Jennings - Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Category: Book of the Week


Andi tells us how and why he uses The Memory Arts principles outside of magic!

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The Insider | Morgan & West

The Insider | Morgan & West

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Category: The Insider


In today’s episode of our podcast, we chat with Morgan & West. They talk about character, writing, development, kids’ magic and more!

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