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The "Nitty Gritty" (Part 1)

Joe’s Personally Speaking – January 2008 STAN KRAMIEN One of the last of the "Road Show" illusionists! He did it and so can you! Great information from a Pro! It’s a pleasure to post up an excellent column from our dear friend Stan Kramien, who made the famous the "No Show-No Dough" phrase and it […]


Personally Speaking – Mar09

Joe’s Personally Speaking – March 2009 Welcome to a new “Personally Speaking” article by my good friend Pete Biro, (One of the most knowledgeable magic guys I know) and a great supporter as well. Pete was very close to Ken Brooke and was instrumental in advising us in 1982 to pursue the “rights” to the […]


Personally Speaking – Aug06 2 – Part 3

Of course, there were lectures, close up shows going on all day besides the stage competitions, but there also was time to visit with old friends, and many that we only see every three years! The schedule featured many of our friends: Jeff McBride held his "Master Class" in the Houdini room. Paul Wilson had […]


Stan Kramien – The "nitty Gritty" (part 1)

Columnist: Stan Kramien So you want to have a Big Illusion Show? So you want to be recognized by your peers? You want more than anything else in the world to be in show business? So you want to eat, sleep and breathe the Magic Show biz? Read on, I’ll show you how it’s done. […]


Pete Biro – The Magic Place

Columnist: Pete Biro IMHO there is (was) only ONE Magic Place… and that was at 145 Wardour Street, London, W1-Ken Brooke’s Magic Place. On a recent trip to London, I had to go by 145 to see what was now at that location (Ken had passed on years ago and closed “The Place”). What I […]


Ian Adair – Voiceof Britain

Columnist: Ian Adair Voice of Britain Hi there! Another new year and hopefully a happy magical one to everyone who reads my reports. Thanks for the letters and encouragement over the years and it’s a pleasure bringing you news from little old Britain! During the winter months magic conventions flourish here, unlike over in your […]