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Larry Brodahl

(16 August, 1954 - )

Born in South Dakota, but raised in Iowa. Started in magic at the age of 5 when a neighbor borrowed a magic book from the public library and needed an assistant. He didn't actually see a live magician until late 1960's. He performed closeup for a living during the late 1970's in the Omaha Nebraska area after serving in the Air Force. He's contributed material to John Novak's Escape magazine but has kept a low profile other than that. He specializes in banquet performances and has invented/improved several tricks such as Brody's Choker, Solution 6 and VANCAN. He has served as the President of the Omaha Magical Society and has lectured to several magic clubs in the MidWest. Currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife and 2 dogs.

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Scripted #23: vanishing wand (shell) by Larry Brodahl

An breakdown in script format and full handling on making real magic with the Vanishing Wand using the Shell. Full construction details on making your own shells included. Performance video included.

Anyone that's ever read Tarbell has run into the Shell Wand.

An exact duplicate of a wand made from paper. But, you probably have questions.

  • What do you do with it?
  • Can you fool people with it?
  • How do you build the duplicates?
In this chapter of the Scripted series, you'll get an easy routine and script that entertains and fools your audience, as well as a detailed explanation of how to...
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Scripted #22: vanishing figure 8 knot by Larry Brodahl

How to tie a vanishing figure 8 knot and a script that makes the process more enjoyable and entertaining.

Everyone probably knows how to vanish an overhand knot, or even a Chefalo knot. But how many know how to vanish a figure 8 knot?

How to tie a true figure 8 knot as well as the false figure 8 knot are both shown and are virtually identical. The script provided shows how it can stand on it's own, but it would also fit nicely into a routine with knots. An audience member can even help you tie the knot, and they'll be none the wiser.

Best of all, it's free.

1st edition 2018, 20 pages....

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Scripted #21: Add a Number by Larry Brodahl

A routine and script that (with an assist from Mel Mellers), transforms a rather dry piece of mentalism into a fun and entertaining piece of magic.

The plot of the Add-A-Number effect doesn't lend itself to the magical performer, as the audience knows that they're watching tricks, not psychic phenomenon, which means that the presentation of "seeing the future" isn't as effective as it could be.

Plus, the method is closely tied to the revelation. How could you predict a number unless you somehow knew what everyone would write or you switched the numbers?

This script - with a huge...

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Scripted #20: Linking Rings by Larry Brodahl

A routine, script, and performance video of the Linking Rings that restores the mystery and magic to this classic trick while still being entertaining. All of the rings are examined! Includes a performance video.

  • Preface
  • Effect
  • Methodology
  • Moves, Sleights, and Subtleties
  • Script
  • Analysis of the trick
  • Script Insights
  • Modified Handlings
  • Performance Notes
  • Credits
  • An Additional Service
  • Final thoughts

1st edition 2018, PDF 48 pages, performance video 4 min 35s.

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Scripted #19: Sidewalk Shuffle by Larry Brodahl

For all performing venues, the classic monte style trick, scripted in two different ways to allow the trick to be performed at any time in your parlor/stage routines.

Note: The trick is not fully explained. You MUST own the trick to be able to perform this.

For all performing venues. The classic monte style trick, scripted in two different ways to allow the trick to be performed at any time in your parlor/stage routines. The scripts also removes any "sting" for the spectators, simplifies the handling, and fools the spectators while giving the trick an understandable, clear, and amusing...

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Scripted #18: A Study in Scarlet and Sable by Larry Brodahl

3 scripts - 3 different effects - 2 impromptu - for all performing venues. A fun exploration of the GILBREATH principle that not only entertains, but also hides the methodology.

For all performing venues.

Most mathematical tricks suffer from a multitude of challenges, and the Gilbreath principle is no different.

Issues include:

  • why you can't examine the deck/packet
  • why the cards aren't shuffled
  • what the point of the trick is
  • how to hide when the cards change columns
Well, the author of How To Write A Script shows how he used his methodology to write 3 different scripts that successfully explains...
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Scripted #17: Ognib by Larry Brodahl

Stage, parlor and impromptu scripts, handlings, and a spreadsheet calculator for the Magic Matrix. A devilishly clever was to force numbers.

"Ognib" is "Bingo" in reverse, is a method also known under the name "Magic Matrix" (see Martin Gardner).

A complete script, handling, and a spreadsheet calculator. Handlings included for stage, parlor and impromptu.

The magician shows a handful of printed numeric grids. The magician then has 4 spectators decide on one of the grids. Using the chosen grid, they then pick 4 numbers from the grid. The 4 numbers that were chosen - when added together - totals up...

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Scripted #16: Zodiac and Mom's Favorite by Larry Brodahl

A parlor or stage trick with a single method, but two vastly different scripts using totally different props. Fun and fooling.

Two tricks in one. Each with nearly identical handling but widely different effects.

In ZODIAC, you show a spectator pictures, one at a time, letting the spectator say "stop" whenever they wish. Their selection turns out to have been predicted in a message hanging in full view of the audience.

In MOM'S FAVORITE, you show the spectators playing cards, one at a time, again letting a spectator say "stop". Their selection turns out to have been predicted in a message...

2018 / 1 / 6
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Scripted #15: cut and restored ribbon by Larry Brodahl

A free e-manuscript that explores an age old method to show the power of scripting and analysis.

One of the joys of magic is going through old and dusty ideas and actually finding usable material. This is one of those.

An old, old trick - routined, and scripted - that will fit into a parlor or stage act with almost no difficulty. A trick that - while not a world-beater - will still fool and entertain your audience. A trick that you can keep in your act for those days where you need just a couple of minutes more material.

This ebook gives you every line, joke, piece of timing, setup,...

2017 / 11 / 25
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Scripted #14: The Penrose Knot by Larry Brodahl

The Penrose knot has never been clearly explained until now. A strange effect that is not only made fun by the supplied script, but an "in the hands" tying method is revealed.

The magician ties a rope into a chain of 30 knots. Each knot appears identical.

The spectator grabs one of the knots. The magician now pulls on the ends of the rope, and every knot dissolves - except - the knot the spectator selected. That knot proves to be a common overhand knot.

The Penrose knot was published in Karl Fulves' Self Working Rope Tricks, but the description was less-than-clear, and the effect is quite strange. ...

2017 / 10 / 8
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Scripted #13: The Dictionary Trick by Larry Brodahl

Parlor and stage magic updated. Includes a version of the 6 Card Repeat that has an actual climax as well as a Vanishing Candle you can perform within inches of the audience.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts - of any sort. And explaining why someone is picking a word from a dictionary so that you can read their mind is - at best - difficult.

Well, the author of How To Write A Script used his methodology to write a script that successfully explains - and conceals the secret - to performing the dictionary test. He even explains the method he used to gaff the dictionary...

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Scripted #12: Color Changing Silks by Larry Brodahl

A script and performance video that is based on the work of Ron Wilson and makes the Color Changing Silks a practical and mysterious trick, loaded with laughs.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts – of any sort. And the color changing silks, using the hand dye tube, makes it even more intimidating since there are multiple steals, hand to hand transfers to make, etc. All without getting caught!

But, coming up with a script that makes sense of the handling, preserves the mystery, gets laughs, and is a perfect opener...well, that's really difficult. ...

2017 / 7 / 8
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Hints and Tips by Larry Brodahl

Hints and tips covering everything from "The needle through Balloon" to "how to transport your act".

Have you ever done the "Needle Through Balloon" and had the balloon pop prematurely? No more - not even if you use Dollar General Balloons!

Have you ever struggled to transport your act? Here's help. Do you want a more visible and deceptive shuffle to use with the sidwalk shuffle? Gotcha covered! In this free ebook, Larry Brodahl - the author of the Scripted! Series gives you:

  • a method to never again pop a balloon during the Needle through balloon
  • handling to make the what's next trick...
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Scripted #11: Rising Card by Larry Brodahl

A script and method for the Rising card trick where the spectator goes through the deck and selects the card to rise. Can be done within inches of the audience with no sleight of hand.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts - of any sort. A script that highlights the magic while still being relatable to the audience.

The effect is that the magician shuffles and then hands the spectator the deck of cards, while explaining that he's going to do a trick onehanded. The spectator HIMSELF removes one card and puts it face down on the table, and then gives...

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Scripted #10: Brody's Choker by Larry Brodahl

This is a complete script and revised handling for the Grandmother's Necklace principle, which not only fools people, but entertains them.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts - of any sort. Especially with a trick that is old and tread worn, like Grandmother's Necklace. This is a complete script and revised handling for the Grandmother's Necklace principle, including a variation in how the trick works.

The effect is that the magician, using 2 volunteers from the audience, causes 2 differently colored ropes to completely pass through the spectators'...

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Scripted #9: Serendipity Deck by Larry Brodahl

Imagine being able to control coincidence. Where the time and location of two events determines the outcome of the events. This script and full instructions explains how.

Imagine being able to control coincidence. Where the time and location of two events determines the outcome of the events. Now you can!

The magician removes a BLUE backed card from his pocket as he talks about coincidence, and how coincidence is decided by two factors: physical proximity and time. He has someone sit on the card. He then removes a RED backed deck from his pocket, and spreads the cards out front and back...

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Scripted #8: Counting on Lothar by Larry Brodahl

This is a complete script and revised handling for the COUNTING ON LOTHAR trick, perhaps one of the strangest and mystifying card tricks around. It allows the magician to predict the past, the present, and even the future.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts – of any sort. Especially a script that has to account for dealing and counting processes, unusual display processes, and a trick that has no climax. This is a complete script and revised handling for the COUNTING ON LOTHAR trick, perhaps one of the strangest and mystifying card tricks around....

2016 / 11 / 6
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Scripted #7: Solution 6 by Larry Brodahl

A reworking of the 6 Card Repeat like none other. Using no gimmicked cards, the trick has a funny and visual plot, and for once a true climax.

Are you looking for a methodology and script for the 6 Card Repeat that steps outside the usual plot of "I saw a guy count 1,2,3,4,5,6 cards, throw away 1,2,3 and he still had 6 cards"?

Because let's face it, the story is silly, doesn't have any spectator 'hook' nor does it have a recognizable climax beyond the weak ending of "And I still don't know how he did it."

Well, the author of How To Write A Script shows you how he used his methodology to adapt a script...

2016 / 10 / 1
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Scripted #6: Lie Detector with 4 Objects by Larry Brodahl

Imagine a self working trick that uses 4 objects and only three questions that allows you to determine which object or objects the spectator(s) are thinking of. Now add fun, misdirection, and a performance video.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts - of any sort. Especially a routine where you have 1 or more audience members mentally select any of 4 objects and then answer 3 questions with either lies or the truth. And you identify the truthtellers -vs- the liars, and you discern which object they were thinking of.

How do you explain to an audience,...

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Scripted #5: Lie Detector by Larry Brodahl

Nick Trost's Automatic Lie Speller turned into two different scripts complete with by-play, jokes, and mystery.

One of the more difficult tasks facing magicians is coming up with scripts - of any sort. How do you explain to an audience in a reasonable manner how and why a deck of cards can detect and correct lies? Well, the author of How To Write a Script shows you how he used his methodology to write a script that successfully explains the power of Nick Trost's Automatic Lie Speller.

There are actually two scripts given. One is for groups where you want to involve more than one person, and whispering would...

2016 / 7 / 31
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