Tag Archives: Gemini – Mike Rogers

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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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Mike Rogers – The Insider

Columnist: Mike Rogers Editor’s Note: This week Mike provides good natured fun at the expense of himself and the infamous “magic conventioneer.” We hope you’ll enjoy this lighthearted article. By Mike Rogers In my opinion one of the most evil gadgets to ever invade and interfere with the art of conjuring is the computer. Almost […]

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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 […]

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Mike Rogers – Reflecting

Columnist: Mike Rogers REFLECTING By Mike Rogers Reflecting on my years in magic I look back upon what I expected to happen vs. what has actually happened. As a kid growing up in a small Wyoming town there were no other magicians. When I finished high school I had probably seen a total of ten […]