Category Archives: magic

Nashua, This Weekend

The Nashua Holiday Stroll will take place this coming Saturday, 25 November 2017. So why do I care?  I live at the entire other end of the state from Nashua.  Well, because Granite State Magicians will appear (poof!) at 30 … Continue reading

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Magic in Vermont

Where to find me this weekend:   Friday I’ll be in Bradford, Vermont, for the Midnight Madness.  I’ll be doing street magic from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Saturday and Sunday I’ll be doing walk-around at the Vermont Steampunk Expo … Continue reading

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Keep Watching the Skies

This coming Wednesday, November the 1st 2017, from 8:00-10:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time, I’m going to be a guest on Podcast UFO. The subject is going to be Betty and Barney Hill.  Those who want to prepare might read this … Continue reading

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From my mail

My connection with this group: Sometimes I do magic for them. —- I’m proud to announce that the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua’s Camp Mariposa has been selected as one of 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Wizard

And so things come full circle (of magic).  The first novel that Doyle and I wrote together was the (still unpublished) Ice Cream Wizard.  A fantasy/SF crossover with some great bits — including the Secret Origin of Doc and Beka … Continue reading

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Make Friendship an Action Figure

Help convince Mattel to make Friendship the Magician from RAW (it’s pro wrestling) into an action figure for their upcoming  Festival of Friendship series.  Sign the petition! Mattel is producing a Festival of Friendship set as part of their Epic … Continue reading

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The Magicians’ Marching Song

(To the tune of The Caissons Go Rolling Along)   Over hill, over dale, Catching rabbits by the tail Magicians go strolling along! Classic force, side-steal too, I’ve got your card inside my shoe Magicians go strolling along! Then it’s … Continue reading

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The Magic Contest

The results of the first annual Granite State Magicians’ New England Magic Contest, held last Sunday in Peabody, MA: In first place, Jude Giordano of Agawam, MA. In second place, Tristan James of Kingston, RI. In third place, Brad Beady … Continue reading

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In-Door Amusements

My friends, I invite your attention to Modern pastime, or, In-door amusements including ventriloquism–parlour magic–elementary gymnastics–billiards–fun, and flirtation, forfeits, etc., etc. published by Frederick Warne in 1871. If you turn to page 30, the opening of the section on Parlour … Continue reading

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Royal Road To Card Magic – A (Returning) Beginner’s Advice – Part 2: OH Shuffle Progression And An Introduction To Theory (sorta)

Guest post by Jack Viktor. Originally posted on Reddit r/magic Ok, so you did everything in Part 1!? Good. You’ve now over-practiced a move that you will now use for the rest of your life,  especially in walk-around performances. Be … Continue reading

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