Marlo Mondays Video Podcast

Thanks to my friend Vincent for tipping me off to this, the first of a weekly video podcast from Steven Reynolds and Dartagnan on the card magic of Ed Marlo.

Inspiration

If you ever get one of those times when you just don’t feel into cards – read Marlo. “Estimations” has brought me back from a brief period of zero card magic. I remember magicians I’ve met in the past saying that there were times when they felt they needed a break from magic – at…

"Traveling Card" – Ed Marlo

Was recently flicking through The Cardician and stumbled upon a brilliant Marlo trick called “Traveling Card”. For those of you that do Marlos method for the 21 card trick (made once again popular by Bill Malone’s Marlo DVD set) this would make a perfect closing effect. The magician shuffles a packet of 21 cards and…

Control Fake-Outs – Ed Marlo

While I was away I really enjoyed reading Joe’s contributions to this blog. Looking through the archives has made me think about Magician Foolers – see here and here. It reminded me of  a very clever jog shuffle control fake-out from The Hierophant which I’ve been using for quite a while now. Whenever you perform…

Ed Marlo Speaks…

Click here I honestly didn’t know what to say after seeing this. What a pathetic way to try and con some money out of people.

The Cincinnati Force – Ed Marlo

This Marlo force can be found in Racherbaumer’s “Card Finesse” and was allegedly developed after Marlo saw a flourish from the movie “The Cincinnati Kid”. The move is used to force a face down card in a table spread. Basically the cards are spread face down on the table and the spectator selects anyone –…

An Underused Move #2 – Visual Retention Change

Part two of this series focuses on an excellent change by Ed Marlo, which can be found in the pages of The Hierophant (page 239). The move is used to switch a card(s) on the top of the deck (or a packet)  in the action of casually tossing the card(s) onto the table. The viusal…