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You like playing cards. I like playing cards.
So I sat down and finally decided to try my hand at designing my own deck. Apparently sometime...
There are also a handful of tricks involving matchboxes. The first one that comes to mind is a penetration trick where a needle or coin clearly...
Well, Hank Lee himself just got thrown in jail for a couple years for $500k worth of credit card fraud. The store is still going, but I can't...
Spades Hearts Clubs Diamonds
"is a new era magician, illusionist, master of sleight of hand and simply a person, who performs things that a trully MAGICAL! "
I think you...
Been some time since I did one of these. I've just recently been getting back to magic - I'm starting slow, rereading Mastering the Art of Magic...
I managed to find a copy of Expert Card Technique, 3rd Ed, in decent condition for 10 bucks. It was a good day.
1. Mountain Lion
I love Everywhere and Nowhere, but I find Michael Vincent's take on it pretty boring. Tommy Wonder's however, is excellent....
Not sure about Expert at the Card Table. It is definitely in Hugard and Braue's Card Manipulations compilation, and in the 3rd edition of Expert...
This is something I've always wanted to ask.
What makes you want to flourish? I guess more specifically - Do you get to perform your flourishes,...
2 things: I did a trick where the back of the card changes from blue to red, and while my friend (a normally very logical person) didn't buy the...
Jack of Diamonds
Baby powder works wonders in the summer for sweaty hands.
My goal was to be able to deal seconds, bottoms, and tops smoothly from a single grip.
Could use improvement, but a good start I...
Expert Card Technique is only minimally laid out to be read in order. I don't have my copy on hand, but I know the early chapters focus on...
What if, at a bar, you took bottle caps and arbitrarily turned them into coins? You could run a light patter about how you like collecting...
If you're going to see cirque, skip Believe and see something guaranteed to be incredible, like 'O'.