Tag Archives: Magic History

Bill Trotter

Bill Trotter – A Passion For Antiquity

Stevens Magic is proud to showcase the collection of our dear friend and advisor – Bill Trotter. You can enjoy the video link presentation of his collection here.         Bill Trotter became the curator for Joe’s collection in 2001; however, his relationship with the Stevens family began over thirty years ago. Bill […]



Stevens Magic is excited to announce a partnership with Thomas Blacke, the President of The International Association of Escape Artist. Thomas is also the editor of “Escape Masters Magazine,” which is published quarterly and mailed all over the world. We would like to welcome Thomas Blacke to our family of GeMiNi (Greater Magic Network) contributors […]


Personally Speaking – Mar09

Joe’s Personally Speaking – March 2009 Welcome to a new “Personally Speaking” article by my good friend Pete Biro, (One of the most knowledgeable magic guys I know) and a great supporter as well. Pete was very close to Ken Brooke and was instrumental in advising us in 1982 to pursue the “rights” to the […]


Personally Speaking – Mar07 – Part 8

Rich Bloch, Bob Rossi, Susan Bloch and Joe Stevens – having a little “pre-pow-wow” before the events start. Then later in the Awards Show, Siegfried and Roy paid their respects to Joe and Martha when Roy went on a funny tirade about how Joe should take Martha on a long, long cruise and dig deep […]


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 Three: HOKEY POCUS What follows will of necessity be something of a […]