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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 […]


Bob Rossi – Gongs In The New Year!

Bob Rossi – A Case Study of a Collector By Deanna Murray – Columnist Sometimes the distance between the past and the present is not a straight line. Neither is the distance between any two points in the lifeline of a magician. Bob Rossi has found a way to connect the dots like no other […]


Adams Part 4

The fixed support of the Super X and the chair suspensions are in a class by themselves. What makes them interesting is that they use an object to facilitate the levitation. Going all the way back to the Indian rope trick, there is something attached to the floating person. We have all seen the flying […]


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 – Jan07 – Part 3

Spider Folding Table 4 Without question the most universally recognized product Spider manufactures. Sleek in design, compact, durable and secure-these are the perfect prop tables for the working performer. Whether purchased individually, or to accentuate other Spider products. Either way, they will serve you well. The tables are constructed by frame aluminum and feature translucent […]


Personally Speaking – Feb05 – Part 3

Lee Delano – Joe Stevens – Paul Green – Photo Lee Delano – who worked and toured with Sid Ceaser playing Sid’s stright man for many years, poses with my ole’ man and another one of the Pro’s in the BIDNI. We invite you to view Lee Delano’s website where you will see a tremendous […]


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 […]