Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen

By Jon Allen and John Lovick
Add to cart
Free shipping Free shipping to USA
Add to wishlist

Get 350 VI Points for this purchase.

Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen

34.99 usd

Book or download by Jon Allen and John Lovick (Book $34.99 or download for $26.24)

In stock.
Add to cart
“Stunning effects and jaw-dropping magic!”
Jeff McBride, Creator of the Magic & Mystery School
“Jon Allen’s magic is so strong and yet so offbeat. And what sets this collection apart is the amount of parlor material he includes. Anyone working on their close-up or stand-up acts would benefit greatly from Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen.”
Joshua Jay, Trick Editor at MAGIC Magazine

Out of print for over two years and now back in stock! After dozens of requests, one of our best sellers, Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen is finally back in print and at half its original cost.

Jon Allen is a man of many talents: he is a first place winner in close-up magic at both the International Brotherhood of Magicians and The Magic Circle. He is also the creator of “The Silent
Treatment,” one of the best-selling and most innovative stand-up magic effects marketed in the last decade. And he is one of the busiest magicians in the United Kingdom.

For the first time ever, Jon Allen is tipping his most prized routines, and ideas—fifty effects packed into more than 200 pages of polished, performance-ready magic. More than 400 photos are included to make your learning experience a pleasurable one. Written with the inimitable style and wit of John Lovick, this important book will challenge and delight any lover of magic.

Learn the brand of magic that Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander called “Brilliant”:

  • Jon’s full Competition Act: including a solid two-foot cigarette from jacket and the show-stopping borrowed ring in sealed party popper.
  • Freddy’s Dead: Jon’s devastating version of Professor’s Nightmare brings many new developments to this classic plot; suitable for close-up or stand-up.
  • The Wedding Trick: destined to become the definitive wedding trick for happy couples around the world.
  • A full rubber band routine: finally a routine to showcase all the best effects possible with elastic bands.
  • Schrödinger’s Card: Jon’s controversial card effect that leaves participants with an impossible object and a memory they will never forget.
  • And dozens more! You’ll learn five stand-up effects, suitable for large crowds and even theater work—all of which pack in your pockets.

Within these covers you will learn professional routines honed over thousands of performances. And you will learn ways to improve the experience of magic for your audiences.

Experience the magic of Jon Allen.

“This book is the work of a man who thinks. Like many, Jon Allen thinks about method (and the results can be insidious)... but unlike many he also, blessedly, thinks of more than method. Turing a page of this book is like opening a present on Christmas day. And I say this as a Jew.”
David Regal
"There is a marvelous elegance and economy to Jon's work as a performer and as a creator. Experience does an extremely good job of capturing both!"
Jay Sankey

View full book contents.

Add to cart

Customer reviews for Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen



This is a book I have been looking for awhile. It was hard to find. Jon Allen is an outstanding thinker and routiner of magic. I would recommend his material to anyone. I do not see him at a lot of conventions, but have known of him based on reputation. VI does a great job with every thing they handle. I think customer service is better than ever since Andi's 4 year old son took over.
Gregg Lancaster
magic and Merlot
Bryan, Texas



Jon Allen is fantastic and this book offers something for everyone. I had the privilege of seeing Jon lecture at Tannens Magic Shop a few years ago and instantly became a fan. This book is the icing on the cake to continue learning from him. I can’t wait to start diving into this material because Jon is a true full time worker. Get it before it sells out!



Great writing of an experienced performer showing some great emotional intelligence
Jon explains how to execute magic performances with the understanding of how the public perceive and react to magicians.
The ring in party popper is a super revelation of a vanished and found object and the animated bill is a super routine, totally understanding the power on animation over levitation.
If you do not get something great from this book the you need to read it again and yes the destination box in now in my close up act !



The most unique book of magic you will every buy. You'll wish no one else had access to this material.



Such a fun book! My favorite is the ring to party popper! Jon's magic is really well thought out and you can tell he's a real worker!



Great, great read. The trick with the envelope, Schrodinger's Revenge, worth the entire price of the book for me.



Very glad to see this coming out again in soft cover. Everyone was talking about it but it was out of print before I could buy a copy. I'm REALLY looking forward to this arriving in my mailbox as I do the Pain Game and Silent Treatment, and I want to know more about John's clever magic.



This just came in the mail. STUNNING book, and I actually really like the soft cover. Makes for easy traveling. I can't believe I missed this book the first time around. Glad I found it!


Community questions about Experience: The Magic of Jon Allen

Have a question about this product? It's possible others do too. Ask here and other Vanishing Inc. Magic customers will be able to respond with assistance! Alternatively, email us and we can help too.

Ask a question