Tuesday, 21 October 2014

  • Christian Cagigal’s ‘Obscura’

    Christian Cagigal, a storytelling magician whose sly charm and soothing voice can be hypnotic in a quietly creepy way, prefers not to reveal the overarching narrative of “Obscura,” the intimate evening of theater and magic he performs Oct. 15 through Nov. 2 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. But he can describe it in genera ...

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  • Young Magician Thrilled By Audience’s Gasps

    The audience of two was amazed when 5-year-old Trent James — inspired by seeing a magician perform at his preschool — made two handkerchiefs change color. “I was hooked,” the Brookfield resident said. “That little reaction and surprise is what all magicians go for.” The 17-year-old has been making magic ever since —and not ...

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  • “The Illusionist” Set For TV Adaptation

    The CW television network will be taking on the TV adaptation of "The Illusionist," a feature film in 2006 starring Edward Norton, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written and directed by Neil Burger, the movie was drawn out from Steven Millhauser's short story, and follows the tale of a magician who relies on his abili ...

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  • Magician : The Astonishing Life and Works of Orson Welles

    Cohen Media Group, now a major force in U.S. classics restoration, distribution and overseas sales, will unveil three new sales titles at Mipcom and Lyon Lumière Fest’s Classic Films Market: “Magician: the Astonishing Life and Works of Orson Welles,” “Nurse Edith Cavell” and “Steamboat Bill Jr.” Bowing Monday, the Lumiere F ...

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  • China Conjures Magical Future Better Than Vegas

    CHANGPING, China — And for its next trick, China's ruling Communist Party plans to save the magic industry worldwide and silence dissent among magicians everywhere. A massive venue will arise next year near Beijing for magic shows starting in 2018 that officials say will be better than Vegas, while pirated products, the sco ...

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  • John Bundy’s Spooktacular In Its Twenty-First Year

    John Bundy and Morgan present SPOOKTACULAR - a haunting evening of Halloween illusions at Resorts International Casino in Atlantic City. The performance in the Super Star Theatre is on October 25, tickets on sale at Ticketmaster. This marks an incredible twenty-one years of Halloween fun. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Spoo ...

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  • Latest Magic Viral Video : Rob Anderson

    Street magician Rob Anderson, known on his YouTube channel for stunts like pulling zombie pranks on people or free beer magic experiments, explains in one of his latest videos that he wanted to check out a homeless veteran that people were telling him about, and who just wanted to make people smile without expecting anythin ...

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  • Nicole Richie Turns Magic Assistant

    Fans of Nicole Richie's video series #CandidlyNicole will be pleased to hear she's back with a brand new series. In episode one, Nicole visits the famous Magicopolis in Hollywood, where she becomes a magician's assistant. "Do you have to sleep with the magician?" ponders Nicole before she chats to Joel Ward, the only blonde ...

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  • Teller Awarded $545,000 in Magic Fight

    LAS VEGAS (CN) - A federal judge ordered a Belgian magician to stop selling a magic prop that infringes on a trick created by Raymond Teller, of Penn & Teller, and awarded Teller $545,000 in damages and costs. Teller prevailed in a copyright case that accused Gerard Dogge of stealing his "Shadows" magic trick and sellin ...

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  • Vanish International Magic Magazine Edition 16

    Vanish International Magic Magazine Edition 16 Our cover is Mat Franco - the worlds hottest and latest million dollar magician. In this issue we feature Mat and his mentor and teacher Jeff McBride opens up about his thoughts and views on Mat's incredible winning performance. There is no question that Mat has changed magic a ...

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Ray Johnson – The Experience : Nick Lewin

In my opinion, one of the most awesome forces in British magic ever to be underestimated is Roy Johnson. While my meetings with this remarkable magician are less dramatic than others, his effect upon my understanding of magic is enormous. Most magicians familiar with Ken Brooke and his “Magic Place” are aware of Roy as one of the background figures behind Ken’s success. His carefully detailed routines were the backbone of the magic that Ken presented to the magic community. The thorough and detailed edge to Roy’s routines allowed you to start your own work on the tricks light years ahead of wh ...

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Deflect By Skulkor

Deflect is portable, self-contained on the case and doesn’t affect your everyday card use. The performer draws something on cellophane of the playing card case. And before the ...

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Pocket Change By SansMinds

Pocket Change includes 5 pocket change miracles that are not only fun to learn, but gets crazy reactions. It’s great for sleight-of-hand enthusiasts or anyone who’s just getti ...

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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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