Inside Out

Book by Benjamin Earl
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Inside Out

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Book by Benjamin Earl ($79.95)

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Ben Earl's Inside Out is a deeply personal book filled with radical new approaches for creating powerful magic. It will alter your thinking, challenge your assumptions and offer a whole new meaning to the concept of audience involvement.

Using stories and beautiful imagery, Inside Out offers a different type of reading experience for a different type of magic.

In total, there are 16 effects and techniques taught including an impromptu invisible deck routine, torn & restored card effect, a brilliant approach to the classic cross-cut Force and so much more. Of course, each one is bursting with those classic Ben Earl touches and subtleties that help take effects to new heights.


"Let's Play Triumph"

A completely re-imagined handling of Triumph that takes the approach of a "game" instead of just a "trick".

"Probably Impossible"

A sandwich effect using genuine randomness and clever misdirection to create a perfect 'in the hands' miracle.

"Mr Invisible"

An impromptu handling of the Invisible Deck that not only looks impossibly clean, but will recalibrate your understanding of this classic effect.

"The Secret"

After seeing an amazing piece of magic, the spectator has the chance to find out how it is done... but their decision will radically alter their experience and their understanding of 'secrets'.

"Lucky Deal"

An impossible demonstration of skill and control which is done entirely by the spectator!

"Restoring The Past"

A Torn & Restored card effect which also restores a moment in time.

"The Unreal Transposition"

An amazing transposition that is entirely psychological and literally takes place in the mind of a spectator.

"Hidden Ambition"

This might be one of the most subtle and beautiful handlings of the Ambitious Card. It is so simple and clean, that it appears to be something else entirely.

"The Vanishing"

Possibly the most amazing coin vanish you will ever perform. This is not a move, but a profound, interactive effect designed to live forever in the mind of the spectator.


A transformation which takes place in a different realm.

"Why Me?"

A baffling prediction of any freely named card.

"A Universal Presentation"

A devious piece of presentational psychology specifically designed to add conceptual depth and nuance to any effect.

"The Gift"

An effect designed to be performed for one person on a special occasion. But to make it more special, they decide what effect is created... and if it ever finishes.

"Conjuring With Wonder"

An effect designed to take place once the performance is over; one which cannot be known by the performer!

"New Theory: Cross-Cut Force"

Ben's approach to this wonderful move is explained in detail with many additional ploys, touches and handlings.

"New Theory: French Drop"

Ben's approach to this classic coin magic sleight elevates it to new levels of deceptiveness.


Community questions about Inside Out

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  • Richard asks: How many pages long is this book?

    • 1. Henri answers: 134 pages :D
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  • Tony asks: Is it all incredibly difficult to do?

    • 1. Henri answers: Contrary to some of Ben's earliest work (past midnight etc) all of the tricks are relatively easy to execute. The attention to detail in this book mainly comes from the additional thinking Ben has applied to the routines rather than needlessly complex sleight of hand. To put it simply, sleight wise there is nothing you won't find in Royal road of Bobos.
    • 2. Robert answers: "Royal Road Of Bobos," Ha, Ha, Ha. I got a good laugh over the typo for Or.
    • 3. Neal answers: Yup! That’s a good chuckle.??
    • 4. Neal answers: Yup! That’s a good chuckle!
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Customer reviews for Inside Out


Mr P

I love the premise of this book. I’m thoroughly enjoying it. Ben takes a fresh approach to teaching. He contextualises the tricks by weaving his practical explanations of method into a wider narrative—describing an evening BBQ with friends, for example, and what preceded the effect, how it was introduced, and how he adapted his style to that specific situation. It’s very compelling.

Ben is demonstrating how to look at magic as more than “performing a trick”. He is sharing a way of performing that is tuned to the environment, mood, emotion, etc. of the people you’re with. Those people—your audience—are co-creators in the magical moment. And it’s the group’s shared emotional investment that will create these deeply moving and memorable experiences.

It compliments the Vanishing MasterClass from Luke Jermay. If you enjoyed that, then you’d definitely get a lot from Ben’s writing here.