Category Archives: magic

Why Magicians Don’t Get Second Dates

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Magic Shop Needs Help

To all my terrific customers! Just got this note from our pal David Oliver. I am asking every one of you as a favor to one who has always been a friend and mentor to all magicians, Denny Haney, to … Continue reading

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Cheating at Cards

From our very good friends at the Library of Congress, a .pdf facsimile of Harry Houdini’s personal copy of The Expert at the Card Table by S. W. Erdnase. [Erdnase, SW. Artifice Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table: A … Continue reading

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Royal Road

So there you are, with that new copy of The Royal Road to Card Magic that you found under the Christmas tree (or that old copy that you found in your stuff and dusted off because you’re finally ready to … Continue reading

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Setting a Magic Set

So, for some wild reason, you feel the need to put together a magic kit for someone you really like.   Rather than going out and laying down a couple of bills on an “executive magic kit” (as you can … Continue reading

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Where I’ll Be This Weekend

I ll be at the Nashua, New Hampshire Winter Holiday Stroll. Look for me (and other members of Granite State Magicians) at 30 Temple Street, Main Floor, on Saturday the 26th from 7:10 to 8:10 pm.

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He Finds Your Lack of Faith Disturbing

Lord Vader astounds everyone with his sorcerer’s ways.

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The Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver

  HARRISON’S THE DANDY. Air — “Yankee Doodle.” Cleveland took his hook and line and started off a-fishing. He fished for suckers all the day, but took it out in wishing. It seems the suckers all were off attending decoration, … Continue reading

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Magical Stuff

We went down to Merrimack last Saturday, and did indeed do magical things.  Here’s a live action shot (from Doyle’s phone):

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