Tag Archives: Gemini – Banachek


Banachek – The Rose Affair

Columnist: Banachek The following is taken from Teller’s introduction in new book “Psychological Subtelties”, available from Joe Stevens or Scott Wells. It is a simple effect but one that gives us an interesting way to think about how to present mentalism. Imagine a mentalist who began: “There are no psychic forces – no vibes, no […]


The Hoy/banachek Principle

Columnist: Banachek Not too long ago I wrote an article about some funny episodes in the lives of magicians for the GeMiNi network. Amongst these tales I mentioned an offbeat prank played by the late David Hoy on Walter Blaney. It involved the four letter “F” word. Funny enough, few magicians know that mentalist/psychic David […]