Tag Archives: John Gaughan


World Magic Seminar

World Magic Seminar 2009 The 32nd World Magic Seminar by Mark Stevens We recently returned from WMS 2009 – and wanted to share some photos and convention buzz. This years Seminar honored respected illusion builder John Gaughan and featured an incredible array of talent. Also 2009 honored Siegfried and Roy’s 50th anniversary working together. In […]


L A Historical

The 10th L.A. Historical Magic Conference February 8 – 10, 2007 Hosted By Jim Steinmeyer, Mike Caveney, John Gaughan, Frankie Glass & Joan Lawton Beverly Garland Holiday Inn North Hollywood, California Entertaining Facts & History Of Our Art! Can you imagine a gathering of magicians that does not include card tricks, coin tricks or close-up […]


Personally Speaking – Jun09

Joe’s Personally Speaking – June 2009 A fantastic article written almost 15 years ago by one of magic’s most brilliant writers! It is so good and still timely and will still be timely years later than 2009! T. A. Waters had a terrific insight into our art and hobby and he could always “Lay the […]


Personally Speaking – Apr09

Joe’s Personally Speaking – April 2009 32nd WMS Program honoring my friend John Gaughan. “One of the best Seminars in years!” The talent, acts, contests, teen programs and spirit of this year’s event were – fabulous! Over 600 in attendance and all who attended had a good time. Martha Stevens, Deana Murray, Siegfried and Cilene […]


Personally Speaking – Dec05 – Part 3

THE VENICE EXPERIENCE Then on to Venice and a splendid three days after both events. You don’t need to see any magic in Venice, as the area itself is all magic! Joe & Martha enjoy coffee at San Marcos Square THE L.A. CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE Back home for one week and I made my two-year trek […]


T.A. Waters – Columnist T.A. Waters

Columnist: T.A. Waters ON THE WATERS FRONT a column of information and opinion by T. A. Waters THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THIS COLUMN ARE THOSE OF THE WRITER, AND MAY NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF THE STEVENS MAGIC EMPORIUM OR GEMINI. Column Four: HOBBY WHORES HOBBY is usually defined as “…a pursuit or interest […]