Tag Archives: United States

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Bob Rossi – Gongs In The New Year!

Bob Rossi – A Case Study of a Collector By Deanna Murray – Columnist Sometimes the distance between the past and the present is not a straight line. Neither is the distance between any two points in the lifeline of a magician. Bob Rossi has found a way to connect the dots like no other […]

A Tribute to a Friend – Julio Lipan (By Mark Stevens)

A Tribute to a Friend – Julio Lipan (Mark Stevens) November 4, 2009 was not a good day for anyone that called Julio Lipan Sr., a friend; this was the day of his passing. Immediately upon hearing this news I did a retrospective, and it is one I would like to share with my friends […]

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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,” […]

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Voit

Harold Voit Defining Moments By Deana Murray Harold Voit stands under a banner that says, ” Zauberzentrale Munchen, ” which means Magic Central, Munich (Germany). He and his wife, Angelika , and their good friend, Hartmut Koll were selling magic at the 2006 FISM Convention in Stockholm, Sweden, where we were introduced. Over the next […]

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Personally Speaking – Mar05 – Part 2

Truly the most emotional and powerful highlight of the Seminar came at the awards show when Rich Bloch introduced Seigfried and Roy, and the curtains parted and there they stood – the sponsors’ of the World Magic Seminar standing center stage. Master of ceremonies – Rich Bloch. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house. […]

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Ted Lesley – Psuedo-psychometry

Columnist: Ted Lesley Psuedo-psychometry is an eftect popularized by Theodore Annemann, who presented it with great success in his shows. Through the years many magicians and mentalists have explored the possibilities inherent in this effect. Dozens of versions are available on the market, hundreds are in the literature. The effect, as I’m sure you know, […]

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Ted Lesley – Black Magic 2

Columnist: Ted Lesley Over the many years since I came up with “Black Magic,” (pp. 89-92), I have found it extremely useful in many contexts. Here is how I apply it to Pseudo-psychometry. People are always fascinated by the ancient mathematical curiosity known as magic squares–if they are presented quickly and smoothly. Intelligent audiences are […]

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