Like me, you’ve probably had situations where you’ve thought, “that was lucky!” but what if we look at that from a different angle? Perhaps it wasn’t luck but simply good preparation. In this episode, we’ll explore that idea, plus how to perform a show / event pre-mortem!Read More
Occasionally when people contact me they ask if I “just do card tricks?” This is often said (I think) negatively, and I believe they ask it because they’ve seen someone perform a series of boring card tricks.
Are card tricks boring?
In and of themselves, it’s not the card tricks that are boring, it’s the person performing them.
As a professional close up magician, and expert in card magic, I feel I am well placed to offer advice on this question.
In fact, I give this advice to the magicians that I mentor too. Sometimes they say to me, “my audiences don’t like card tricks.” That seems crazy to me.Read More
One of the best ways to learn magic is from books. Magic books are a great purchase not only because they offer fantastic value for money, but also because they teach magic in a way that other methods can’t match.Read More