Tag Archives: Channing Pollock

Ian Adair – SME Columnist

Hi there! – One way to keep young is to mix with young magicians. For the past thirty years or more I’ve been associated with Junior clubs, conventions for young magicians as well as writing monthly columns for their very own magazines. I even donated a cup called the Abracadair Cup for the most promising […]


World Magic Seminar 2011 – Summary Review

World Magic Seminar XXXIV – 2011 A very special thanks to all who attended the 2011 World Magic Seminar – February 27th – March 2nd, 2011 at the Orleans Hotel. This was the 34th consecutive year, by no means a record, but certainly entitled to respect for achieving this amazingly consistency. This year’s primary highlight […]


Ian Adair – SME Columnist

I hope Ian will forgive me (Mark Stevens) for hijacking the intro for another one of his excellent contributions. In my book, Ian Adair is one of the best writers in the business, not only due to his encyclopedic knowledge of the art of magic, but also because he has worked with the greats! Ian […]


SME History

Jay Marshall performing with "Lefty" Jay Marshall performing Amy Stevens, Martha and Joe Stevens Stevens Magic Dealer’s Table at World Magic Seminar in Las Vegas Erika Larsen & Buma Joe & Martha Stevens John Saline, Jay Marshall, Gene Rump, Paul Stone, Billy McComb, Roger Crabtree, Ron Wilson, Joe & Karrell Fox. Photo taken at WMS. […]


Personally Speaking – Apr08

Joe’s Personally Speaking – April 2008 “The Funny Side Of Magic" I take great pleasure in presenting this column, properly titled, “The Funny Side Of Magic.” The history of magic is very important as we know. Tony Gerard has compiled precious historical funny “true” stories of magic worlds past great legends and those who are […]


Ian Adair – All In A Day

Columnist: Ian Adair Some magicians ask me “Ian, what do you do in your day now that you are no longer active in the famous and original Supreme Magic Company of which you have been associated with for more than thirty five years?” Granted, things are not so busy and there’s not the money coming […]