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One Coin Magic

Magic with coins is my favorite expression within the performance art of Close-Up Magic.  I have worked with this particular “One Coin” routine for approximately 35 years.  75 more words


I've read HOW MANY #books this year? Holy cow! And this is how I #review them

Goodreads offered up a review of my reading year, and I was astounded to discover I’ve read 31 books (6910 pages) this past year, and I will finish at least one more before the year is out. 478 more words

Book Reviews

Master Magician, Steven Paul Carlson

You are entering a world of magic and illusion where anything is possible… pick a card… any card.  ;-)

This is my new magic promo poster, I had lots of fun creating it, I hope you enjoy it.


VIDEO: One routine from my show

So I didn’t foist my one-man show, A Brief History of Deception–onto the public for the first time so I could also be equally-traumatized with the logistics tied in with filming a show.   20 more words


Cardini: The Suave Deceiver


Richard Pitchford, better known by his stage name, Cardini, was a master of sleight of hand. But extraordinary as his manipulation was, what elevated him to the top of his art was the creation of his unique character, a tipsy ne’er-do-well who has trouble keeping reality in focus. 128 more words


Very quick update

Progress with projects

I have the audio for Wild Card. Once I’ve listened to it all the way through (nearly done), and any errors are fixed, I click buttons on ACX/Audible and it disappears into their process. 196 more words


ik 267 for November 2015 wp

ik 267
(Collom Lune)
“Brain Games”

illusions show us
how some connections are made,
sleight of hand

or depth perception,
our minds rev into gear… 156 more words