Tag Archives: Don Alan


Personally Speaking – Aug 2 05 – Part 2

Craig Cole, (our stellar demonstrator, Mark & myself) thank the committee for having us and for their hard work. Go – To, Craig Cole There was great competition , and this year’s winning performers were: Stage Contest: 1st Place – Terry Elton – Shawnee, KS 2nd Place – Jason Andrews – Las Vegas, NV Close-Up […]


Personally Speaking – Sep08

Joe’s Personally Speaking – September 2008 “The Funny Side Of Magic"Part Twoby Tony Gerard With the good response that we had with the historical funny articles that Tony accumulated for years, we are issuing part two of his fine book that he printed, with title, “The Funny side Of Magic!” You will enjoy these articles […]


Mike Rogers – Selecting Material

Columnist: Mike Rogers Selecting Material by Mike Rogers I have been asked just how I go about selecting performing material. It seems the process might be simple. Just find the tricks you enjoy using and put them in the act. I have a feeling that’s exactly how many do it. There are thousands of effects […]


Mike Rogers – Flying Solowith Opinions

Columnist: Mike Rogers Flying Solo with Opinions Once or twice a year, for reasons that make little sense, I feel compelled to express a few opinions. Normally this drivel causes me more pain than pleasure. Every time I do it I end up wondering why I subject myself to so much flack. Alas, I still […]


Mike Rogers – Double Faced Helpers

Columnist: Mike Rogers Double-Faced Helpers Back in June 1986 I was honored for the second time by being the cover subject of the MUM magazine. It’s great for the ego, but I’m the first to admit that carrying a copy of that issue, combined with two bucks, will only get me a beer in any […]


Mike Rogers – Del Tree

Columnist: Mike Rogers by Mike Rogers When I attend magic functions I frequently make brief notes of things I wish to remember or research upon returning home. Quite often these memory joggers are little more than scratchy lines on the inside of matchbook covers, paper napkins, and even the inside of the flap on card […]