Tag Archives: Larry Jennings


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 […]


Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – January 2011

Tony Slydini consults with a young Jon Racherbaumer Some gimmicked cards have a sporadic life. They come on the scene, arouse interest for a time, and then fade from view. Such a gimmicked card is the Acrobatic Card, a card with a tensile, longitudinal half-flap that folds over from side-to-side. It is like the spring-flap […]


Personally Speaking – Aug 2 05 – Part 2

Craig Cole, (our stellar demonstrator, Mark & myself) thank the committee for having us and for their hard work. Go – To, Craig Cole There was great competition , and this year’s winning performers were: Stage Contest: 1st Place – Terry Elton – Shawnee, KS 2nd Place – Jason Andrews – Las Vegas, NV Close-Up […]


Personally Speaking – Dec05 – Part 8

Coffee Cup Mystery — a magical science effect that is sure to please (perfect gift item!) Charles Gauci’s "Mystic Vibrations" – a clever piece of mentalism good for stage or parlor (what a fooler!) Larry Jennings DVD release – natural magic at its best! PSI Sharpie – an eerie effect where the marker moves spiritually! […]


Paul Cummins – Beating The Heat

Columnist: Paul Cummins In Workers 5, Mike Close describes a diabolical method for performing the venerable Invisible Deck routine with a non-gaffed deck of cards. Within his typically terrific description of the routine he references Alan Ackerman’s “Impromptu Ultra Mental” from Here’s My Card. He also mentions that Mr. Ackerman’s cites, in Las Vegas Kardma, […]


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 […]


Mike Rogers – Hypertime

Columnist: Mike Rogers by Mike Rogers (with thanks to Larry Jennings) Earle the Cyber Jock is sitting in an airport terminal bar at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport enjoying an imported beer while reflecting on the many new high-tech gadgets he had seen at the recent COMDEX trade show. Having just attended the show he […]