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Magician Life
August 5, 2021

Magician or Cardist

Los Angeles Magician Explains Cardistry Have you seen a magician cut a deck of cards with one hand? Have you seen her spring the cards from hand to hand? These card flourishes have been around for a hundred years or more but in the past 20 years they’ve advanced further…
Magician Life
July 14, 2021

Magic Competitions

Around the world, magicians, mentalists, and illusionists compete against each other in formalized competition settings. For comparison, think of something you consider nerdy, and then up the nerd factor by 10. Some competitions are held annually and locally in regional organizational chapters, others, like FISM, the world’s most important magic…
Magician Life
June 8, 2021

Documentaries about Magicians

I’m not a big fan of movies about magicians or mentalists, but I definitely appreciate the occasional documentary. Movies tend to distort the world of magic and though I can have fun with it every now and then, most often I can’t help but think, “That’s not how it is.”…