Sunday, 21 September 2014

  • David Blaine Astounds Manila In Live Show

    MANILA, Philippines - “Make the traffic disappear,” shouts one member of the audience during the Manila leg of musician-illusionist David Blaine's “Real or Magic” world tour at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday, September 12. The 41-year-old performer didn't do anything as extraordinary as the audience member's ...

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  • Dynamo Teaming Up With One Direction?

    Picture the scene - you’ve gone to see One Direction on tour, and they take to the stage looking a little different. Harry and Zayn are dressed in sequined leotards with feather headdresses, Louis is sawing Liam in half, Niall is trying his best to pull a meatball subway out of his snapback. This wonderful dream could soon ...

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  • First Magician To Win America’s Got Talent

    Mat Franco just pulled off his greatest magic trick ever, winning “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday night. Though dozens of magicians have competed on the NBC talent competition through its nine seasons, none of them have ever won -- until Franco. The 25-year old magician and comedian from Rhode Island won Season 9 of “Am ...

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  • Broken Wand : Philip R. Willmarth

    Philip Reed Willmarth, 83, of Durham, North Carolina, died September 16, 2014. He was International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, 2007-08, and prior to that was Assistant Editor for fourteen years (1978-1992) and Executive Editor for fifteen years (1992-2007), of The Linking Ring, the I.B.M.'s mon ...

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  • Mat Franco on AGT Finals

    Tonight’s performance is a big one for Rhode Island magician Mat Franco. Franco, 26, a graduate of Johnston High School and the University of Rhode Island, is one of six finalists in the NBC show “America’s Got Talent.” Franco and the other five finalists will perform live at New York’s Radio City Music Hall tonight, starti ...

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  • John Stessel on Wizard Wars

    John Stessel has kept a souvenir of his freshman year at Wayne Hills High School — a reminder of a magic-related infraction. "To this day, I still have a detention letter hung up in my house that says, ‘John has a Saturday detention for playing with cards in class.’ " What good, his teachers surely thought, could possibly c ...

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  • Tony Chris Wins Mentalism Medal

    CANADA : Tony Chris produced the ultimate in magic competitions last month: he pulled a silver medal out of his hat. And then a gold. For Chris, a professional magician who lives in Coquitlam, it wasn't an easy feat. The other acts at the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians were good, he says. So good that he assumed he ...

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  • Dynamo On Paul Daniels And TV Magic

    There’s excitement in the canteen at Radio Times Towers. Some 70 people from this magazine and beyond have gathered here this morning to have their eyes widened, brains teased and wits tested. They’ve come to meet the Magician Impossible. They’ve come to be blown away by an exclusive audience with Dynamo. What better excuse ...

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  • Paul And Debbie On Their Relationship

    HIS STORY Paul Daniels, magician, 76 We met thanks to the Ayatollah. Debbie was a ballerina, but had to escape his revolution. She managed to get out, leaving behind money, clothes, everything. She returned here and auditioned for Bernard Delfont, the huge theatrical group – it was a cattle market in those days. It probably ...

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  • David Blaine To Hit Kuala Lumpur Streets

    KUALA LUMPUR: It is not surprising that even in the midst of preparing for his show here, illusionist David Blaine would want to take to the streets – street magic is his first love. The 41-year-old American, who will put on his first live show at Stadium Negara at 9pm tomorrow, is set to astound unsuspecting folk with his ...

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A Cough and a Blink – Nick Lewin

At the age of thirteen I had been performing magic for a few years and felt very ‘at home’ doing it.  I was living near the South Coast town of Brighton and a proud member of the Sussex Magic Circle.  This was an oddball group of magicians who met every other Thursday in a small hotel on the waterfront. We swapped stories and tricks while generally indulging in our mutual love of magic. One of my favorite club members was a gentleman named Stan who performed as a mentalist or mind reader. I learned a very important lesson from him, whenever Stan was about to do the ‘dirty work’ or make the sec ...

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Spoken by Rus Andrews

A prediction is made and untouched from start to finish. The spectator is asked to think of a card. All done in their own mind without the use of any decks or extra props. The ...

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The Truth From A Liar DVD Set By Hannibal

Recognized by the International Brotherhood of Magicians with the People’s Choice Award for Close-Up Magic, this 20-year veteran of street magic, comedy clubs and banquet-styl ...

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The Opposite Of People by Michael Feldman

The Opposite of People is a collection of six routines culled straight from Michael Feldman’s regular performing repertoire: A Familiar Ring End For End Spectacle for the Eyes ...

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Card Cube By Perseus Arkomanis

“I love effects like this... where the spectator can see something truly impossible, and then gets to take it home with him!” - Michael Ammar “Excellent!” - Jean Pierre Vallar ...

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Creative Magic by Adam Wilber

Creative Magic has the formula YOU need to kick start your magic creativity AND career. This book is for the magician who wants to create magic and make money while doing it. ...

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The Last Prediction by Kneill X

A self working, insanely clean and utterly impossible Open Prediction! The magician writes a prediction and places it in full view of the audience. A spectator takes a freely ...

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The Switch By Shin Lim

From the creative mind of Shin Lim: THE SWITCH is the cleanest way to switch a folded card for a spectators signed card. Imagine placing a mystery card on a table, in someone’ ...

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Lubor’s Gift by Lubor Fiedler

You open up a stamped shipping carton and remove a colorful gift box --- and then, impossibly, you proceed to put the stamped shipping carton into the gift box. What was once ...

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Infamous Deluxe Set by Daniel Meadows & James Anthony

Plant a seemingly random word in your spectators minds ... then reveal exactly how you did it! Infamous is a book test like no other. Where other book tests end, you’re only j ...

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Defiance by Mariano Goni

With Defiance, you are able to harness the power to animate small objects in new and impossible ways. Each routine is modular, hard-hitting and contains multiple methods so yo ...

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Distorted Visions By Jack Curtis

The 1914 proudly presents DISTORTED VISIONS an instructional DVD by JACK CURTIS - author of the critically acclaimed underground mentalism book DISTORTED THOUGHTS. On this DVD ...

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Traveling Deck 2.0 by Takel

Now with a brand new second gimmick, not only are you able to vanish a pack of cards but the box as well! Hold a card box with you hand; instantly, in front of the spectator, ...

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