Archive for the 'cups and balls' Category

Echo The Budding Magician Cups And Balls

Posted by Michael on July 29th, 2021

There are two things I really dig: classics of magic and seeing the next generation come up. Meet six year old Echo, who got into magic during the pandemic and has been posting videos for his grandparents to enjoy. Guess what, Echo? Magic fans everywhere are going to enjoy your performance!

Joaquin Matas Presents The Cups And Balls

Posted by Michael on July 8th, 2020

This is in Spanish, but don’t let that throw you off if you do not speak the language. Joaquin Matas recently shared his take on the classic effect taken from an online show.

Matthew Furman Gives Us A Little Classic Magic

Posted by Michael on April 23rd, 2020

Matthew Furman is known for his out in the street viral videos, but in this new piece he stays at home (like everyone else) and presents the aristocrat of magic: the cups and balls.

Tony Leoni’s Single Cup And Balls

Posted by Michael on December 19th, 2019

Tony Leoni (aka Tony Klusmeyer) posted this clip of his version of the cups and balls using a single cup, miniature baseballs and a bat as a wand.

Dr. Peter Diamond’s Cups And Balls

Posted by Michael on December 19th, 2019

The cups and balls effect is, in many ways, “The Aristocrats” of magic. It is classic, it is timeless and it incorporates so many skills necessary to a magician that it is used as a barometer of a magician’s skill and talent. So imagine our delight in discovering two new cups and balls performances on YouTube! This is the first, from Dr. Peter Diamond at Tampa’s Magic Emporium using a beautiful set of custom cups.