Tag Archives: Dai Vernon

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Scott Wells – Are We That Important

Columnist: Scott Wells Are We That Important? I recall hearing Marvyn “Mr. Electric” Roy say something to the effect that regardless how good you become, a magician will never be more than a “middle” act. That is to say that you could open for “big name” entertainers or be somewhere else on the bill, but […]

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Roger Klause – Between The Lines

Columnist: Roger Klause BETWEEN THE LINES GeMiNi Column Roger Klause April 1, 1997 "To understand the importance and monumental contribution to the advancement of sleight of hand with playing cards, one must read between the lines." … Dai Vernon re: THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE –Erdnase "It is just as important to consider the […]

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Mike Rogers – Those Strange Bulldogs

Columnist: Mike Rogers by Mike Rogers I’m often asked about the peculiar back design on the cards I use in my professional career. They are BULLDOG SQUEEZERS, a deck sold almost exclusively in the Cajun country of Louisiana. Much of what I’m about to relate has been gleaned from various sources, including tid-bits of information […]

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Mike Rogers – The Cups

Columnist: Mike Rogers by Mike Rogers Everyone who knew Dai Vernon could relate an anecdote. Here’s another. When entering into a conversation about the Cups and Balls it is difficult not to include something about Dai Vernon. For some it’s even more difficult to have any magic conversation without including something about Cups and Balls. […]

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Mike Rogers – Brilliant

Columnist: Mike Rogers By Mike Rogers On February 8, 2000 the phone lines everywhere were jammed with the recent sad news in magic. The Internet was a beehive as magicians around the world related the news, expressed sorrow, and grieved in numerous missives. Doug Henning left this life the previous day. This column is not […]

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Ian Adair – The Magicofa Book

Columnist: Ian Adair The Magic of a Book Ian Adair There seems to be more and more books on magic these days than we can actually afford! Certainly in my younger days, I couldn’t afford the quantity of books that are available today. A little book from the normal bookshop was all I could spend […]

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