David Britland

Some great David Britland neo-classics over at Lybrary.com. Nobody ever talks about these booklets but they are some of my all-time favourites. Amazing ideas throughout. If you want a fun time then go and check out DECKADE and CARDOPOLIS by David Britland. You can get them as ebooks over HERE. I searched high and low…

Funny!

Just saw this comment whilst watching a card trick on YouTube. Your close-up pad needs cleaning. There is enough lint, hair, and biological residue for a CSI Team to link you to the Kennedy assasination.

From the world’s worst card trick to the world’s best?

I have always enjoyed the principle underlying MIRASKILL by Stewart James. Whilst I admit the effect isn’t an incredible one – the principle is durable enough that it is handy when performing under stringent conditions. Borrowed deck, hands being burned and so on… Now – I quite enjoy MIRASKILL – but at the same time…

Competition update

Closing date for entries is the 19/03/2011 so hurry if you want to win the booklet!

Magic Quotes #4

Do not be put off by friends telling you it’s not worth the effort to learn a second deal, as it has very little use in card magic, it is a sleight of considerable power which has not been used extensively, simply because not many people do it. It’s not that they cannot do it,…

PERDUP

Maybe I should give away more of my booklets because I’ve just had a quick flick through “Cards at Bay” – the booklet which is being given to the winner of the Double Deal Competition and there’s some real gems inside. The first trick in the booklet – “PERDUP” is a great little trick –…

Competition

That’s right! I’m feeling very generous and thought it’d be fun to have a little competition and give away a booklet as a prize. The competition is based around the Intros from “Stuff the White Rabbit”, a magic show which ran on BBC2 in the early 90’s. It was, in my opinion, the perfect way to present…

Magic Quotes #3

There’s no way that you can put two cards down on the table as one….unless you’re working for people who just can’t see. Peter Kane