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Scott Wells – The Approach

Columnist: Scott Wells By Scott Wells Have you ever approached someone to entertain him or her with magic only to be told that they were not interested in seeing your tricks? Is it your style, your manner of approaching them, your timing, your appearance, or perhaps the unwilling volunteer him/herself? It could be any of […]


Banachek – The Rose Affair

Columnist: Banachek The following is taken from Teller’s introduction in new book “Psychological Subtelties”, available from Joe Stevens or Scott Wells. It is a simple effect but one that gives us an interesting way to think about how to present mentalism. Imagine a mentalist who began: “There are no psychic forces – no vibes, no […]


Scott Wells – Showdown At High Noon

Columnist: Scott Wells “Hey Dave, show this guy that you can shove a cigarette through a quarter.” “Hey Mike, can you show these guys that one where you stick the card on the ceiling?” “Hey guys, watch Frank change this one dollar bill into a hundred. You CAN do it can’t you, Frank?” “OK everybody, […]


Scott Wells – Trix Are For Kids

Columnist: Scott Wells Are tricks just for kids? Why do people immediately associate magic with children? Is it because of our demeanor, our approach, our looks, our audience’s perception, our society, a combination of these, or is it something else? Perhaps it’s because that magic appeals to the child in each of us and transports […]