The Orbit Spread

It is rare I see a flourish I feel like learning. I was raised at a time when people warned about showing too much skill when performing. Nevertheless I am seriously considering this one. Click HERE

Close Up Card Magic – Harry Lorayne

This was knocking around a few years ago. And it is well worth reading. It is a wonderfully detailed (and entertaining) review of CLOSE UP CARD MAGIC by Harry Lorayne. Great book – great review. Click HERE.

Good blog…

A nice blog here – just stumbled across it. fuckyeahactionpalm.tumblr.com

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…

Gaming The Lottery!

Thanks to Chris Aguilar for the pointer. Just want to spread the word on this since it is the best thing I have read in years. Not magic related – but totally fascinating anyway… Click HERE to read about the mathematician who spotted a flaw in the lotto scratchards. Great information throughout the article by…

The Magic Cafe

I am not the world’s biggest fan of ‘The Magic Cafe’. But – it is so vast that there are some useful aspects to the site. Anyway – that has all changed since the search function went down on the cafe. I dunno’ why it is taking so long to fix – but in the…