Vanishing Inc. Magic Blog - page 8

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

Fully Booked | Worlds Beyond

Fully Booked | Worlds Beyond

Harapan Ong - Saturday, January 18, 2020

Category: Fully Booked


Harapan tackles Curry's Worlds Beyond. Includes an exclusive video from Harapan.

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The Too-Obvious Theory

The Too-Obvious Theory

Dominic Twose - Friday, January 17, 2020

Category: Twose Company


There's a lot written about the "Too Perfect" theory. In this post, Dominic suggests a different approach.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Steve Faulkner

My Favorite Card Tricks: Steve Faulkner

Alex Robertson - Thursday, January 16, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


Steve Faulkner tells us his three favorite card tricks — a must-read for workers!

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How to listen to a magic podcast

How to listen to a magic podcast

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Category: Articles


Confused about exactly what a podcast is and how to listen to one? Here's everything you need to know.

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The Insider | David Williamson - Live

The Insider | David Williamson - Live

Damian Jennings - Monday, January 13, 2020

Category: The Insider


Well, this was fun. David Williamson agreed to do a live recording of The Insider at The Session. Here it is.

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Interview: Everything Cub Scouts with Brian Hoffman

Interview: Everything Cub Scouts with Brian Hoffman

Ben Young - Monday, January 13, 2020

Category: Articles


Ben Young interviews Brian Hoffman about the Cub Scout market.

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Card-a-Pick

Card-a-Pick

Jonathan Friedman - Sunday, January 12, 2020

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Anybody can pick a card. Only a select few can actually card-a-pick.

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Short ShowBiz Tip: Take a Photo!

Short ShowBiz Tip: Take a Photo!

Ben Young - Saturday, January 11, 2020

Category: Articles


Ben Young shares a short showbiz tip

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How to Get More Gigs

How to Get More Gigs

Andi Gladwin - Friday, January 10, 2020

Category: Articles


Andi discusses a solution to getting more gigs — and it's probably the complete opposite to what you'd expect.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: John Carey

My Favorite Card Tricks: John Carey

Alex Robertson - Thursday, January 9, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


John Carey tells us his three favorite card tricks — a must-read for workers!

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2019 Top Selling Magic Books

2019 Top Selling Magic Books

Vanishing Inc. - Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


We take you through our ten best selling books of 2019.

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The Insider | Henry Harrius

The Insider | Henry Harrius

Damian Jennings - Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Category: The Insider


He's young, he's incredibly talented, creative and successful. And he's even really nice too. Some people eh!

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Our New Year's Resolutions

Our New Year's Resolutions

Damian Jennings - Monday, January 6, 2020

Category: Articles


I asked the team to think about what their magic resolutions were for 2020. Here's what they came back with.

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Andi Gladwin - January 2020 Tour

Andi Gladwin - January 2020 Tour

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, January 4, 2020

Category: Articles


Andi Gladwin is hitting the road (well sky) to lecture across Canada. Want to see him? Here's how.

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My Favorite Card Tricks: Morgan and West

My Favorite Card Tricks: Morgan and West

Alex Robertson - Thursday, January 2, 2020

Category: My Favorite Card Tricks


Morgan and West tell us their three favorite card tricks — a must-read for workers!

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2019 Annual Letter to Our Customers

2019 Annual Letter to Our Customers

Andi Gladwin & Joshua Jay - Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Category: Articles


Every year we write a letter to our customers to give an honest appraisal of the good and the bad of the past year, and inform you of exciting milestones and upcoming projects.

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Frank Tarbeaux and the Cutlas Case

Frank Tarbeaux and the Cutlas Case

Andi Gladwin - Monday, December 30, 2019

Category: Articles


In this concluding part, Andi Gladwin shares a surprising end to Tarbeaux's story, where he became the defendant in a famous court case.

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Frank Tarbeaux and Wild Bill Hickok

Frank Tarbeaux and Wild Bill Hickok

Andi Gladwin - Saturday, December 28, 2019

Category: Articles


What really happened in that famous card game in Deadwood in 1876? Frank Tarbeaux was apparently there.

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Tarbeaux's Monte Script

Tarbeaux's Monte Script

Andi Gladwin - Friday, December 27, 2019

Category: Articles


In part three of this series, Andi shares Frank Tarbeaux's script from his Monte hustle.

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Arizona Frank’s Monte Scam

Arizona Frank’s Monte Scam

Andi Gladwin - Thursday, December 26, 2019

Category: Articles


Andi Gladwin's series on Frank Tarbeaux continues with a look at Tarbeaux's Monte scam, in his own words.

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Frank Tarbeaux: A Card Cheat You Never Knew

Frank Tarbeaux: A Card Cheat You Never Knew

Andi Gladwin - Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Category: Articles


In this five-part series, Andi Gladwin introduces us to a previously-unknown card cheat, Frank Tarbeaux, who was at the right place at the right time too often!

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2019 Holiday Opening Hours

2019 Holiday Opening Hours

Vanishing Inc. - Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


Find out when we'll be working over the holiday period this year.

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The Insider | Andi & Josh Holiday Special

The Insider | Andi & Josh Holiday Special

Damian Jennings - Monday, December 23, 2019

Category: The Insider


I should probably just put the timestamp for Josh and Andi freestyle rapping patter for hippity hop rabbits. But I'll make you listen to the whole thing. Cos I can.

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Fortune Cookies and Fame

Fortune Cookies and Fame

Jonathan Friedman - Sunday, December 22, 2019

Category: About Vanishing Inc.


This week's performance from The Magic of Jonathan Friedman: The Musical involves a chopstick, a fortune cookie, and well ... wait and see!

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