Magician's Restaurant Workers Secrets - Top 35 Tips
Working restaurants can be an excellent way for magicians and balloon artists to generate extra cash and build their own performance skills and reputation. Here are some ideas, tips, and suggestions for the restaurant performer:
What Does It Take to be a Mentalist?
What Does It Take to be a Mentalist? Now, there’s a question. This is something that a lot of the younger magicians ask my fellow mentalists and me. We try to answer the question the best that we know how, but the answers never seem to be said correctly and as it should be. The young magicians find it hard to follow or understand what we try to say. We have pondered, considered and brainstormed this question and it is hard to understand. We have tried to put it in a recipe form, a scientific equation, and even in a formula; nothing seems to make a dent in the process. After, many years of thinking and many man-hours of struggling with the question, I am attempting to formulate a universal answer or at least a start to the answer.
Repair and Maintenance of your Magic Tricks and Apparatus - Part 2
This is the second installment of repairing your own magic props. I think I forgot to mention in volume 1 that I do have a lot of experience in repairing, refinishing, refurbishing, and building magic props. I have a little over 40 years of doing the repairs, building, and etc. on magic props. My father was a master wood worker and an Industrial Arts professor. I learned from him and he was my building partner and consultant for years.
Del Ray: The Greatest Magician You've Never Heard Of!
If you're under the age of thirty, here's someone you've probably never heard of. But that's about to change. Del Ray was born Delbert Raymond Petrosky in 1925 in the quiet little town of Hubbard, Ohio. At the age of three, he entered an orphanage in the nearby city of Warren. It was there, long before thoughts of puberty ever entered his mind, that he saw a professional magician for the first time ever. And he was hooked.
On Why Illusions are Expensive: The Artist, the Engineer & the Illusioneer
From a note posted elsewhere, I thought these were strong and sound words so I thought I should share it with you.