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Gems in the Most Unlikely Places

Some magicians think they know everything and need no more input from other performers. Worse, they are so set in their ways of doing things that even if they see value in other people’s views they are no longer willing to change. 135 more words


IMC 20th Anniversary Show: Opening Act

Many magicians in the audience thought we did a Steinmeyer illusion.

That’s partly correct.  Only the well-posted Bob Dureza got it right. It was Jarett’s 21-Person Cabinet from Jim Steinmeyer’s the  506 more words


Buyer Beware

A birthday party is a live celebration.  When something bad or unexpected happens, one can’t rewind the flow of events and start over.

Some parents, though, get lost in the shuffle and opt to hire the cheapest performer. 131 more words

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Come Up with Your Own Funny Magic Words

To get extra laughs, or at least elicit smiles from the audience, stop using hocus pocus or abracadabra as magic words.  They are well worn-out and awfully not funny. 393 more words


Performing for Sick Children

Many of my friends may have noticed it already. I rarely attend charity shows when the audience comprises terminally ill children.

Contrary to rumors, I am a human being. 266 more words


Clichés in Magic Performances

Coming up with a sparkling patter to go with a magic performance is difficult. That explains why many stage magicians would rather perform in pantomime. 457 more words

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How to Shut Up the Noisy Kids?

Dear Leodini,

Yesterday I performed magic at a boy’s seventh birthday party. I kept forgetting my script and the flow of my tricks, because the kids were super noisy. 243 more words

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