Styles of card magic

I’ve been thinking about this recently – there are a few performers who have a very definite style to how they perform. There’s the crazy Juan Tamariz style, the messy Lennart Green style,smooth and sophisticated Guy Hollingworth etc. Magicians tend to try and imitate a performer they admire and end up mimicking them in an odd way. One style…

Trick of the month – January 2012

It’s back! Trick of the month was a feature I used to do when this blog was first started – I listed a favourite Roy Walton trick every month and gave a brief overview of the effect, why I liked it and where to find it. I’ve decided to start it again only this time…

Barry Solayme

Hilarious blog which I’ve just started reading  – http://barry-solayme.blogspot.com/, Make sure you check out the comments on each post – they’re brilliant. Apparently it’s a parody of a certain magic cafe frequenting so called magic legend. Can’t think who that could be 😉

Psychological forces

I’d never felt comfortable trying a the psychological stop force until watching disk 3 of Dani DaOrtiz’s DVD set UTOPIA. He breaks down the timing of the move and it explains it better than anyone I’ve read/seen before. I starting doing Dani’s “Numerical Match” routine and you really do start to get a feel for when…