For more than ten years, from 1990 through 2001, The Magic Menu was a continuing and trusted source of practical information for close-up magicians, particularly those who performed in restaurants, bars and night spots. Each issue brought real-world advice, information, reviews of the latest magic and audience-tested effects from some of...
This 31 page booklet contains 5 essays, each including a trick that uses the effects as examples to illustrate the various concepts.
One Two Twos Sandwich, Hold the Selection Please - A sandwich effect with a twist, and a beautiful flourish that teaches why a show of skill is not always a hint to method!
40 years in the making. This effect is based on the Milbourne Christopher classic.
When Wayne was 18, he came up with a routine for what is known as the Sign, or Magic Compass. At the time he felt he was too young to perform it as the patter didn't suit his age. Wayne forgot about it and went on to become a superstar! After a...
Mixing It Up is a fantastic collection of commercial routines from the working repertoire of Matthew Johnson. In this book Matthew serves up a unique blend of close-up and stand-up magic using everything from cards to ropes and ring flights to flash paper. The book comes complete with an 11X17 full color sheet that includes all...
Monkeyshines Volume 1
by Doc Dixon
PART I: CLOSE-UP MAGIC FOR STROLLING & THE TABLE
About ten cards are cut off the deck. The face card of the packet is shown and the packet is immediately tabled. This is done four times. The four packets have indifferent cards at their faces. When the packets...
Imagine if you could perform powerful mentalism anywhere, just with a few borrowed objects. Imagine no more.
Mysteries Anywhere is a compendium of solid mental experiences that you can perform in any situation, without prior preparation.
1. Perfect Coin,maybe: A miracle...
A new masterwork from Kenton.
Over 100 full size pages on the secret principle of Association and how Kenton and students use this long ignored and mysterious factor.
We simply cannot say enough about it, or what it will do for you.
Using association causes spectators to stop being spectators. Association...
Nine Uneasy Pieces is the brand-new book by the master of magical storytelling, Robert E. Neale.
Assembled in collaboration with the editor, Lawrence Hass, and published by Theory and Art of Magic Press, Nine Uneasy Pieces includes nine previously unpublished routines, each one with a complete script:...
In this brand new audiobook Losander gives you some simple tools that will show you how you can improve your existing magic and bring it to a new level of entertainment.
Build security and confidence, don't try to play a magician, become one and live it 24/7.
Audio Book on CD.
Running Time Approximately:...
Three Routines in One Book
This book has three very strong mental routines that will get you noticed whenever and for whomever you perform. Want to be in total control of your audience? Then these routines are for you.
The Nostrum Newspaper Test
What sets this newspaper test apart from all others is its impromptu...
Doug Edwards is known throughout the world for his straightforward approach to card magic. You will find all sorts of surprises and gems with a pack of cards, but the biggest surprise in Nukes is the non-card material included. Doug has finally released his work on magic with ropes, coins, pens, spoons, and more, giving Nukes...
Ouija by Fraser Parker and Ross Tayler
As close to real billet-less name guess.
Imagine... In the course of a routine, during a close up performance, you get the spectator to focus on the name of someone close to them. They name a few random letters, including letters from the name. The name is not written down anywhere and...
You've seen the raves on the internet, and read the reviews. Now available by DEMAND as a beautifully printed booklet to add to your library.
PSI-POKER is the latest creation from Ben Harris (co-creator of 2010's hit "X-RAY").
This new effect is TOTALLY SELF-WORKING, requiring no skill or gaffs. The secret is ancient,...
Paths To Enchantment
by Malcolm Yaffe
Most children's magicians depend on props to entertain their audiences. Readers of books on the subject of children's magic expect to find detailed accounts of tricks and routines. While Paths to Enchantment has plenty of these, its central purpose is to set out...
The Legend of Poker Sam
This is the story of the very last hand.
Played by the gambler no one could stand.
Everyone called him Poker Sam.
His winnings were legend, his arrogance the same.
Poker Sam always played a perfect game.
All the players consipred to give Sam his comeuppance.
But they settled on payback...
Populate - An illusionary appearance of a small crowd.
Introduction by Eric Olsen of EDF Magic
This is the first in a series of single illusion publications by renowned Illusion designer Mark Parker, author of illusion books 'Vivify' & 4E Illusion Design.
Populate is Parkers take on the Guy Jarrett...
by Dee Christopher
A collection of effects and routines straight from the underground.
Dee Christopher is making a name for himself in the magic 'underground' with his brand of mental and visual magic. Proximity Effects is a collection of powerful card routines that range...
Kenton's manuscript on cueing is due soon and includes marketed effects such as "My Mind/Your Mind Box", "Kenton's Kube" and "Sharpie Sense".
Kenton has been fooling many people with his subtle and devious methods of cueing spectators secretly. Kenton breaks it all out here in easily understood terms: From the set-up, follow-through...
Quickfire - Five 'Hit and Run' effects for the close up performer!
Four quick, visual and impromptu card effects with an ordinary deck plus a 'SIGNED BILL TO MARKER CAP' effect that is as easy as it is practical. These are effects that YOU WILL USE!
5 Predictions For All Occasions - The Complete Collection
Jack Kent Tillar continues his acclaimed series covering more than five decades in the world of mentalism. This collection includes all of his classic prediction effects for television, stage, parlor, and close-up
-- and for those important promotion or publicity...
Reel Magic Magazine - Episode 6 (Dean Dill)
Caught on Tape
Kozmo gets his hair cut by Dean Dill who shares what it was like to perform on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
Andrew Pinard - Continuum
legendary performer Johnny Thompson and Andrew sit down for Part...
Repertoire Volume 2 is quite unsurprisingly my second instalment of my Repertoire series. Expect more workable routines that suit pretty much any environment. Here is a list of the effects that will be unleashed!
POPOMOWA - PoPoMoWa stands for pocket, pocket, mouth, wallet. This is a face paced misdirectional card routine...
by Jim Pace & Jerry Macgregor
Make Money Doing Restaurant Magic!
Jim Pace's "The Restaurant Worker's Handbook shows you how!
Jim Pace makese a very successful living performing Restaurant Magic. Now, in this "Handbook for Restaurant Workers," Jim shares the secrets that have taken him years to learn....
Steve Reynolds is a card technician of the finest caliber, and in this anticipated collection, you will learn his finest original material, sought after by experts for years. Reynolds' effects are elegant, clean and extremely clever, and this collection is full of material you will use professionally.
"Steve Reynolds is one of...
"The whole process is incredibly clean and works like a charm. It's a great step forward in prop-less mentalism..."
- Marc Paul
"Wow, what a tome you've created! I never imagined that this could lead to so many things..."
- Greg Arce
Banachek was certainly spot on the money when he said:...