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Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – January 2011

Tony Slydini consults with a young Jon Racherbaumer Some gimmicked cards have a sporadic life. They come on the scene, arouse interest for a time, and then fade from view. Such a gimmicked card is the Acrobatic Card, a card with a tensile, longitudinal half-flap that folds over from side-to-side. It is like the spring-flap […]


Ian Adair – SME Columnist

Ian Adair has one of the most creative and prolific minds in magic! He was instrumental in the success of the Supreme Magic Company, being the creative think tank behind amazingly commercial effects. His mind is like the vault at Fort Knox, because it contains precious ideas. He is also an accomplished writer, whom I […]


PS – Joe Stevens

And now, I introduce my good friend, and someone we are very proud to feature in the value added content area of Stevens Magic’s website – Jon Racherbaumber. Jon has a tremendous “Rock On” contribution this month in both content and variety, including a value added routine for Masuda’s WOW available at Stevens Magic. Stevens […]


Personally Speaking – Jon Racherbaumer – Jan. 2010

ROCK ON – Jon Racherbaumer I am very proud and fortunate to have my good friend and respected magician/author – Jon Racherbaumer, providing contributions for Stevens Magic Emporium. Jon and I have a long, rich history and I have always admired his sharp mind and wit. The man is exceptionally well read and equally talented […]


Feature Story September 2009

Meet Mark Edward Your Guide To Psychic Entertainment By Randall K. SchostagFeature Writer Just in time for Halloween, Stevens Magic is pleased to feature in this catalog Mark Edward, who worked the renowned Houdini Séance Room at Hollywood ‘s Magic Castle for 14 years. He is one of only five performers trained as a medium […]

About Us

Our Mission – What Sets SME Apart? Stevens Magic Emporium (SME) has enjoyed over 40 successful years working in the magic business catering to the working professional magician and hobbyist. SME was started by Joe and Martha Stevens. Initially, Joe started selling collectable magic in the 60’s; which turned out to be the springboard that […]


Piatt Part 6

Caper Case Book I – (Click the name of the product to visit the product page) From Ray Piatt…Volume I contains the original handling for Caper-Case plus five additional effects and additional ideas. $22.50 Ray: Yeah, some weird stuff – but–they made sense to him. SM: (Laughing) Ray: There was no rhyme or reason to […]


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. […]