Richard Osterlind offers an invaluable treasure trove of information for any mentalism or mystery performer.
Throughout the years, Richard has helped shape the theory and practice of magic and mentalism with a variety of tremendous titles from The Osterlind Trilogy to The Principles of Magic, The Principles of Mentalism, and The Professional Mentalist's Field Manuals series. Inside the Mind though is his richest work yet, going well beyond the reach of those other texts into the deepest depths of our art.
Richard has gone on record stating that this is very likely going to be the last book of this kind he ever produces. He's left nothing on the table. The material within these pages is priceless to any mentalist, or really any magical performer. It's absolute gold that is sure to change the way you approach your performances.
Besides offering incredible performing insights, Richard discusses just what magic and mentalism is in today's changing world and why the fundamentals of our art will never become obsolete. You'll get the real work on how to truly entertain and mystify an audience, while simultaneously pleasing those who are booking and paying you for the performance.
One of our favorite chapters offers a detailed look at Richard's background as a performer, explaining how he rose to prominence as one of the most successful corporate entertainers in the country. If this is the only chapter you read, you'll still get your money's worth.
This culmination of Richard's revolutionary thinking can't be missed. Combined with a variety of previously unpublished photos from his illustrious career, Inside My Mind by Richard Osterlind is a worthy addition to the library of any serious mentalist or magician.
98 Pages | Perfect Bound