Thumbtipedia is a very good DVD that teaches you quick and to the point thumb tip routines. Among the 31 routines that are taught, you will learn how to fool a magician, vanish sugar and turn it into candy, how to vanish a lit cigarette, how to vanish a sponge ball, hot to restore a… Continue Reading Thumbtipedia by Vernet Magic
Main Event: The Knockout Magic of Caleb Wiles is a strong 2 DVD set with 16 tricks all of which are performed and explained by Wiles. Vanishing Inc. seems to have developed a knack for putting out great magic projects and this is no exception. There are some really amazing tricks on these 2… Continue Reading Main Event: The Knockout Magic of Caleb Wiles by Vanishing Inc.
Sansminds released Sharpshooter after Jonathan Wooten submitted it to them as a trick. Well, they bought it and it is a good one. In a nutshell, a spectator picks a card. It is lost in the deck and the magician places the squared deck on a flat surface. He then stretches a rubber band around… Continue Reading Sharpshooter by Jonathan Wooten and Sansminds Presents
REVIEW: Decisions by Mozique and Alakazam Magic RATING: 7 out of 10 LINK TO REVIEW: FULL REVIEW: Decisions by Mozique and Alakazam Magic is an interesting trick with a cool gimmick. Imagine being able to predict the answer to any Yes-or-No question that a spectator answers. Well, with Decisions you can do it and be… Continue Reading Decisions by Mozique and Alakazam Magic
This is one of the few products that I would score higher than a 10, if I could, but I can’t. I rate magic products on a scale of 1 through 10 so let it suffice to say that Magic on Tap by Denis Behr and Vanishing Inc. would get an 11 (or 12 or… Continue Reading Magic on Tap by Denis Behr and Vanishing Inc.
The Omen by Chris Congreave and Alakazam Magic is a great trick that utilizes a gaffed deck. With Omen, the spectator displays a deck of cards and asks a spectator to name any card in the deck. They do so out loud. Let’s say in this case they named the Four of Clubs. Then the… Continue Reading The Omen by Chris Congreave and Alakazam Magic
There is a booklet called D’Angelo’s Touch that I am about to write about. It is 6 inches by 8 inches and has a picture of its author, Rafael D’Angelo on the cover. The pages are not numbered, so I counted. There are 28 (including the foreword by Dee Christopher and a few pages of… Continue Reading D’Angelo’s Touch by Rafael D’Angelo
This is one of the most exciting books I have read in a while. The Memory Arts by Sarah and David Trustman and Vanishing Inc. will teach you how to easily memorize things in a way that makes it effortless. It is really amazing. I have read a few of my friend Harry Lorayne’s books… Continue Reading The Memory Arts by Sarah Trustman + David Trustman and Vanishing Inc.
Infinitas Playing Cards by Rian Lehman and Murphy’s Magic delivers something new to playing cards. Minimalist in color, the design is unique and with only 5,000 deck printed and at a $9.95 price point, they may go fast, real fast. The ad copy states: Creativity is boundless, endless, unlimited. A world of possibilities. The Infinitas… Continue Reading Infinitas Playing Cards by Rian Lehman and Murphy’s Magic
Alpha = Omega is a great trick by Woody Aragon and released by Murphy’s Magic as part of its “The Vault” series. It is self-working and can be done with a borrowed and shuffled deck. Basically, the spectator selects a card by a certain procedure. The performer then deals the cards into two piles and… Continue Reading Alpha = Omega by Woody Aragon – The Vault Series by Murphy’s Magic