Tag Archives: Show Business


Milliard Grubb – A Man of Many Talents.

UPDATED! NOW – FINALLY AVAILABLE FROM STEVENS MAGIC – IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP! Free with every purchase of “Conversations With Magicians” is Milliard Grubb’s Halloween Show – he has made $$$THOUSANDS$$$ performing! YOU CAN GO DIRECTLY TO THE PRODUCT PAGE – CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS! For those of you that are subscribed to […]

Stan Kramien's – Illusion Show Business

Stevens Magic Exclusive Stan Kramien’s Illusion Show Business Now you can read one of the most requested books from the Stan Kramien collection – completely free – only at Stevens Magic Emporium. The Illusion Show Business is a book that has sold in the thousands and it contains something for everyone. If you’re like me […]

About Us

Our Mission – What Sets SME Apart? Stevens Magic Emporium (SME) has enjoyed over 40 successful years working in the magic business catering to the working professional magician and hobbyist. SME was started by Joe and Martha Stevens. Initially, Joe started selling collectable magic in the 60’s; which turned out to be the springboard that […]


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 […]


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 […]


Stan Kramien – The "nitty Gritty" (part 1)

Columnist: Stan Kramien So you want to have a Big Illusion Show? So you want to be recognized by your peers? You want more than anything else in the world to be in show business? So you want to eat, sleep and breathe the Magic Show biz? Read on, I’ll show you how it’s done. […]


Mike Rogers – The Pitch

Columnist: Mike Rogers The Pitch THE PITCH: Opinion by Mike Rogers In the overall of magicdom this is not of extreme importance, yet it does deserve some discussion. I’m talking about the patter lines we magicians use when performing card magic, or what we call in the trade show business “the pitch.” First, let’s admit […]


Mike Rogers – The Insider

Columnist: Mike Rogers Editor’s Note: This week Mike provides good natured fun at the expense of himself and the infamous “magic conventioneer.” We hope you’ll enjoy this lighthearted article. By Mike Rogers In my opinion one of the most evil gadgets to ever invade and interfere with the art of conjuring is the computer. Almost […]