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The Little Magical Touches The Little Magical Touches

To perform magical illusions to any successful degree, it is important to be in command... 

Selling A Magic Trick Selling A Magic Trick

Illusion may not carry the same aura of fascination that is inherent in “magic”... 

The Use Of The Word “Magic” The Use Of The Word “Magic”

Half the time, when we use the word magic, we are not actually referring to anything... 

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Skepticism In The World Of Magic Skepticism In The World Of Magic

Many people are skeptical about magic, particularly stage magic. However, there are... 

When Shall We Three Meet Again? When Shall We Three Meet Again?

Although anyone with an appreciation for the author’s craft would have to be... 

Magic In The World Of Entertainment Magic In The World Of Entertainment

Part of the difficulty of being a stage magician in this day and age comes from the... 

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Magic Tricks

The Magician’s Starter Kit – Props You Will Need The Magician’s Starter Kit – Props You Will Need

If you are planning to perform illusionist tricks, there is only so much you can do just using sleight of hand. Items borrowed from audience members and simple stage accoutrements can get you some of the way, but the audience will expect certain stalwart parts of the show which can only be achieved with the use of some props. The old image of the magician... [Read more of this article]

Hocus Pocus – The Mystery of Magic Hocus Pocus – The Mystery of Magic

If you want to impress people with magic, or illusion, you need to make sure that you draw their attention in a way which makes the trick all the more individual. Being an illusionist of average talent is not all that difficult – enough practice and we could all perform certain tricks. It is how you hide and mask the tricks that really makes the show.... [Read more of this article]

Magic Is All About The Show Magic Is All About The Show

Performing magic – or illusion – is really about more than just the trick that you do. There are certain magic tricks which, with the right amount of practice, we could all perform relatively easily. However, making a magic show is about a lot more than that. To really make it fly, you’ve got to be a showman as well. This should not be taken... [Read more of this article]

What Is Magic, And What Isn’t? What Is Magic, And What Isn’t?

Magic, for some people, will always be a good way of explaining the seemingly unexplainable. At least, there will always be an impulse to put these things down to supernatural forces. There may be countless more believable explanations if one looks deep enough and if one has the full facts at hand, but for the sake of brevity, magic or illusion are... [Read more of this article]

Magic, Illusion And Our Minds Magic, Illusion And Our Minds

When you are a child, one question that you are sure to be asked is “Do you believe in magic?”. You are almost conditioned from that point to not believe in it, because answering “yes” is more likely to result in the mockery of older children than it is to bring any positive results. After a certain time, we are not going to believe in magic... [Read more of this article]

How Magic Has Changed Through The Years How Magic Has Changed Through The Years

It is often felt that the best possible punishment for a bad illusionist would be to send them back in time to the Salem witch trials or any other historical arena in which witches and wizards were subjected to harsh punishment. Indeed, there was a time when people who showed anything that could be interpreted as “magical powers” were burned, drowned... [Read more of this article]

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