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A Recommended DVD

Over the years we all hear of moves which are performed so well by certain magicians that their name becomes synonymous with the sleight or routine: Albert Goshman – Spellbound Don Alan – Chop Cup Ken Krenzel – Classic Pass Chris Capehart – 3 Ring Routine Slydini – Lapping Steve Brooks – His Jabba the …

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It Is A Magic Show After All!

Recently, I’ve been inundated by actors turned magicians and their clone lectures. Basically, they all have the same premise: you can take the lamest piece of shit imaginable and through good staging and a well developed character you can have a great performance piece. Well, if you do this you know what you’ve got? A …

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What the hell is a "parlor"

Parlour (or parlor), from the Fr. parler (“to speak”), denotes an “audience chamber,” but that is not the import of the Hebrew word so rendered. It corresponds to what the Turks call a kiosk, as in Judg. 3:20 (the “summer parlour”), or as in the margin of the Revised Version (“the upper chamber of cooling”), …

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New Videos Possibly Worth Consideration

I see L & L is announcing 2 new video sets: Richard Osterlind’s Mind Mysteries Too Mind Mysteries Too continues on from the high-water mark set by the first Mind Mysteries series, one of the best-selling video sets in magic history. Transcending the boundaries of traditional mentalism and magic, Mind Mysteries Too completes the circle …

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A General Mailaise

It’s pretty easy to project ones own feelings on the rest of the world. Is it just me, or is the country in a deep, deep funk? Between that stupid war that G2 gave us, the hurricanes and the reaming we’re getting from the oil companies, there doesn’t seem much to get up for. It …

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