Archive for the 'Advice' Category

Gift Buying Guide For Magicians

Posted by Michael on December 8th, 2021

Need to find a gift for a magician? Be honest… is that magician you? Well, either way, Cavan Booth has a guide to the best magician gifts this holiday season.

Abbott’s Magic Get Together 2021 Is Live!

Posted by Michael on August 5th, 2021

The Abbott’s Magic Get Together is going on right now in Colon, Michigan. There are plenty of big name guests (huge names, actually) but it caught my attention Joel Hodgson, from Mystery Science Theater 3000, is listed not as a lecturer but a performer. That would be a live show I have always wanted to see. If you are in Colon, by the way, here is a story from The Daily Reporter on some of the local churches opening up their kitchens this week.

What’s In The Close Up Case?

Posted by Michael on July 29th, 2021

Steven Blair shares what he keeps in his “minimalist” close up magic case.

Fine Books Tours Leo Behnke’s Magical Library

Posted by Michael on July 19th, 2021

In an article originally from autumn of 2019, Fine Books and Collections tours the magic library of Leo Behnke. Leo was one of the original Disneyland magicians, mentoring Steve Martin and managing the park’s magic shop. Leo even wrote a couple of books himself, including titles in the Magic Castle Library series.

I could not find any footage of Leo performing, so instead we are sharing Erudite Magic’s video on why you need a large magic library!

Three Card Monte Is A Sucker’s Bet

Posted by Michael on June 8th, 2021

Daniel Roy breaks down three card monte, particularly why you can not win, in this video from earlier this year which was recently featured on the website BroBible.

Magicians And Face Masks

Posted by Michael on February 26th, 2021

Let’s tie up a day of advice for magicians from the podcast Magicians’ Advice.

How To Start Getting Gigs

Posted by Michael on February 26th, 2021

In this clip from The Magic Guys Podcast the magic guys dispense a little wisdom on how to turn magic from your hobby to a paying prospect.