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Mike Rogers – Brilliant

Columnist: Mike Rogers By Mike Rogers On February 8, 2000 the phone lines everywhere were jammed with the recent sad news in magic. The Internet was a beehive as magicians around the world related the news, expressed sorrow, and grieved in numerous missives. Doug Henning left this life the previous day. This column is not […]

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Mike Rogers – Those Strange Bulldogs

Columnist: Mike Rogers by Mike Rogers I’m often asked about the peculiar back design on the cards I use in my professional career. They are BULLDOG SQUEEZERS, a deck sold almost exclusively in the Cajun country of Louisiana. Much of what I’m about to relate has been gleaned from various sources, including tid-bits of information […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mike Rogers – The Pitch

Columnist: Mike Rogers The Pitch THE PITCH: Opinion by Mike Rogers In the overall of magicdom this is not of extreme importance, yet it does deserve some discussion. I’m talking about the patter lines we magicians use when performing card magic, or what we call in the trade show business “the pitch.” First, let’s admit […]

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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 […]

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