Tag Archives: Ed Marlo

tmb_pmx.jpg

BIG & little (Pierre Mayer) – By Deana Murray

The world, according to Pierre Mayer, is enamored with BIG and GRAND. It plays well on stage. But Pierre has often felt that behind these extra-large illusions could be versions of something you could hold in your hand. So, in the span of the somewhat recent years of his “retirement,” Pierre has taken the lead […]

tmb_TERRYandME.jpg

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 […]

tmb_marlogroup.jpg

Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – July 2010

Connectivity is one of today’s ruling buzzwords. By the time you read this installment, the Essential Magic Conference will be history. This will have been an explosive experiment in “connectivity” and will usher in a new era in how magicians will learn, share, and collaborate. This of course should not suggest that the old-style magic […]

tmb_BILL_9r.jpg

Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – March 2010

Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer March 2010 Borgesian Nightmare: When I dreamily fell down the “rabbit hole” of magicland at the age of fourteen, the number of seminal books on the bookshelves in magic shops occupied a 12-foot shelf. Supplementing these substantial volumes were lots of flimsy booklets providing tips with thumb tips, ways to […]

tmb_osegravestn2.jpg

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 […]

tmb_cummins.jpg

Paul Cummins – Beating The Heat

Columnist: Paul Cummins In Workers 5, Mike Close describes a diabolical method for performing the venerable Invisible Deck routine with a non-gaffed deck of cards. Within his typically terrific description of the routine he references Alan Ackerman’s “Impromptu Ultra Mental” from Here’s My Card. He also mentions that Mr. Ackerman’s cites, in Las Vegas Kardma, […]

tmb_rogers.jpg

Mike Rogers – Edi Bull

Columnist: Mike Rogers EDI BULL by Mike Rogers Here’s a trick. I can call Magic, Inc. from any location in the country and I’ve never known their phone number. Curious? Read on ……. My last offering in this series of columns for GMN discussed a cell telephone effect called High Tech Wizard. The idea came […]

tmb_rogers.jpg

Mike Rogers – Double Lift Downs Change

Columnist: Mike Rogers Double Lift-Downs Change Mike Rogers Does magic literature really need more drivel devoted to the Double Lift? Perhaps not, but here goes. What I’m about to describe has two extremely strong points in its favor. First, though there is a get-ready action this motion is done well in advance and is invisibly […]

tmb_rogers.jpg

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 […]

Quantcast