Luke Jermay has always been one of my favorite thinkers and performers. The way our art moves through him and the depth of his understanding has consistently remained light years ahead of what most others were thinking, feeling and doing
Quite often I’m asked how does a magician come up with new and fresh ideas to make their magic exciting enough to keep an audience captivated. I’m not going to say its easy all the time, however, personally I find I have times when I find it easier than other times. My analysis of this […]
I’d never heard of Michael Muldoon before, but people kept talking about him so we thought it was about time to review his new DVD, 6 by Six. This is an all-cards DVD with a number of new takes on some ‘classics’ and one or two of his own effects. So let’s get straight down […]
As I perform at lots of weddings, I have been making the times on the watches match the time that the Bride and Groom got married! This is a fantastic way to make a magical effect really appeal on an emotional slant as well as a magical one.
Why is another ‘Bank Night’ type routine needed? That is a question John Archer poses in the instructions to this effect without providing an answer. But one thing is for sure, he has come up with an excellent addition to the range in this effect.
In effect, two cards are selected by a spectator, the rest of the pack is mixed up – face up and face down. Then the pack instantaneously rights itself leaving a single suit face up revealing the identity of the first chosen card. In a flash the cards change so that a second suit is […]
Well I’ve settled down into the comfy reviewing chair in a new home at Magic Direct – and I thought it only fair to cast my eye over one of their new Blackpool releases to start with.
Preparing for Blackpool Magic Convention is always one of the busiest times of the year for us. The work that goes into getting the stand designed and the products ready is immense. Although we release products throughout the year, it is typical that we will try to release a few at the convention to give […]