Tag Archives: Magic Castle


The Real Secrets Of The Chinese Linking Rings – Pete Biro

T Exclusive – A Quick Look – Pete Biro. The orders are coming in FAST for Pete’s latest release – for good reason. We here at Stevens Publishing are very excited to work with Pete Biro, on his newest and exceptionally detailed and equally impressive book – titled – The Real Secrets of the Chinese […]


The Story of Marvyn Roy

The Story of Marvyn Roy – by Deana Murray By Deana MurrayThree major things in Marvin Levy’s life converged… His love of magic which evolved and revolved around a few light bulbs. His love of the perfect woman, Carol… who finally said “yes” to his proposals of a ‘magical life’. And a booking for their […]


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 – May 2010

ROCK ON#4May – 2010 Old-timers are told they have too much free time. The chide goes something like this: “After all, how long does it take to refill prescription drugs, walk your dog, locate misplaced objects, restring a yo-yo, read your local Ring Report in The Linking Ring, and reconstruct the 21-Card Trick?” They are […]


Personally Speaking – Jon Racherbaumer – Jan. 2010

ROCK ON – Jon Racherbaumer I am very proud and fortunate to have my good friend and respected magician/author – Jon Racherbaumer, providing contributions for Stevens Magic Emporium. Jon and I have a long, rich history and I have always admired his sharp mind and wit. The man is exceptionally well read and equally talented […]


Feature Story September 2009 – 3

Mark and Tony took advantage when huge groups of whales were beaching themselves and the U.S. Navy’s research in low frequency sonar was extensive. The hoaxsters managed to get a 5-page article in “Fate Magazine” about their premise. “It was pure science fiction, but it brought in a boatload of publicity and lectures on telepathy,” […]


Feature Story September 2009

Meet Mark Edward Your Guide To Psychic Entertainment By Randall K. SchostagFeature Writer Just in time for Halloween, Stevens Magic is pleased to feature in this catalog Mark Edward, who worked the renowned Houdini Séance Room at Hollywood ‘s Magic Castle for 14 years. He is one of only five performers trained as a medium […]


The "Nitty Gritty" (Part 1)

Joe’s Personally Speaking – January 2008 STAN KRAMIEN One of the last of the "Road Show" illusionists! He did it and so can you! Great information from a Pro! It’s a pleasure to post up an excellent column from our dear friend Stan Kramien, who made the famous the "No Show-No Dough" phrase and it […]



MILT LARSEN’S FAMILY ALBUM by Deana Murray If you opened up MILT LARSEN’S Family Album…it would be full of theaters and magicians. Much like opening the doors of the family home, “Brookledge” in Santa Barbara in which Milt and his brother Bill grew up. The portraits of most magicians in the album are distinguished by […]


Harary Part 2

Q: Do you have a favorite illusion? A: Whichever one I am developing on at any given time. I don’t like to get bored, and challenge myself to create new illusions. Q: Why do you perform escapes in your show? A: It is important to create some dynamic tension in your show using risk and […]