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Magic Magazine 1996

by Stan Allen
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Magic Magazine 1996 by Stan Allen
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Volume 5, Number 5 - Volume 6 Number 4
January 1996 - December 1996
Stan Allen & Associates
Stan Allen, Editor

1259 pages (1 double page)

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 5 - January 1996 - 104 pages
  2. Cover - The Blue Room
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Here's Mine
  5. About The Cover Photo - Bill Taylor
  6. Letters
  7. Parallax - Max Maven
    • Happy New Jeer
      • Going Bust
      • Screen Dour
      • Ashes To Ashes
  8. Questions - Paul Gertner
    • Evideolution
  9. On The Road
    • Magna Charter - Dan Stapleton
  10. Hmmmmmm - Kees Schoonenberg
    • Lectures
  11. Stronger Magic - Darwin Ortiz
    • Logic And Drama
  12. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Unsung Heroes
      1. Sorcerer's Halloween Observance Weekend - Simon Lovell
      2. Abbott's Triple Play Lecture Day - Michael P. Lair & Gordon Miller
      3. The Inn Event - Lee Freed
      4. Weerd! Weekend IV - Steve Shaw
      5. Convention News
      6. Convention Calendar
  13. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Daniel Turcotte & Claire Holman - married
      • Ward Thomas - died
      • Peter Warlock - died
  14. World's Greatest Magic II - Jon Racherbaumer
  15. Magic And The Movies: Part 1 - Bill McIlhany
  16. Cover Story - The Blue Room - Mike Caveney
  17. The Los Angeles Conference - The Net Of Magic History - Stephen Minch
  18. Magie et Illusionisme - Charles Reynolds
  19. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Technicolor Torn Card - Walt Rollins
    2. Cardtoon, Too - Mark Elsdon
    3. Okito Concealment - Reinhard Müller
    4. Simplex Follow-The-Leader - Bob Longe
    5. Ubiquity - Jean-Jacques Sanvert
  20. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. E-Z Steal - Hiro Sakai
  21. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • The Third Scam ... A Column To Honor Martin Gardner
      • Irwin Stern Calls Flim-Flam's Bluff
      • Debruijn Doublets
      • Hustler TH, Mark HH
      • Hustler XX, Mark YY
      • It's Triplets, Mr. Farmer
      • The Secret Formula
  22. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • The Mysterious Balloon
  23. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  24. Product Reviews - Mike Close & Mac King
    • Winter Wonderland
      • Carter The Great - Mike Caveney - book
      • Simply Simon - Simon Aronson - book
      • The Discoverie of Witchcraft - Reginald Scot - book, new edition
      • After Craft - J. K. Hartman - book
      • Eugene Burger's Gourmet Close-Up Magic - Eugene Burger - video
      • Magic with Rubber Bands, Volumes 1-3 - Dan Harlan - videos
      • Magic, Mystery, and You: The Michael Ammar Lecture '95 - Michael Ammar - video
      • The A-1 All-Stars Video Series, Volume 2 - video
      • Pocket Power - Jarle Leirpoll - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  25. Who's Where
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  26. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  27. Advertisers Index
  28. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 6 - February 1996 - 96 pages
  2. Cover - Sarmoti
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Airdates!
  5. Letters
  6. Stronger Magic - Darwin Ortiz
    • Doin What Comes Naturally
  7. Questions - Paul Gertner
    • Trading Secrets
  8. Parallax - Max Maven
    • Brother, Can You Spare A Paradigm?
      • Jocular Ocular
      • Why There Are More Close-Up Workers Than Mentalists
  9. Hmmmmmm - Kees Schoonenberg
    • Daydream
  10. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Quality Control
      1. Ron & Martin MacMillian's International Magic Convention - Elizabeth Warlock
      2. Magic Effects Convention - Kevin Bird
      3. Convention Calendar
  11. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Bill Cosko - died
      • Waldemar "Walter" J. Gydsen - died
      • Ted Carrothers - died
  12. Magic And The Movies: Part 2 - Houdini Goes To The Movies - Bill McIlhany
  13. 1995 - A Special Year! - Rory Johnston
  14. Cover Story - Sarmonti - Stan Allen
  15. Attracting Attention - Self-Promotion for the Working Pro Michael Diliberto
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Invisible Signature Location - Eddie Fields
    2. Medium, Well-Done - Simon Aronson
    3. Attribution Retribution - re: Okito Concealment in January Issue
    4. Jazz Aces Re-Jazzed - Mike Gallo & Lou Gallo
  17. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. A Magical Journey In The Year 2001, With Professor Kazoo - cartoon - Silk Socks - Kazu Katayama
  18. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Marathon Scam
      • Chicago Nontransitive Authority
  19. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • A Square That Ain't There
  20. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  21. Product Reviews - Mike Close & Mac King
    • Acclimation
      • Free Fall - Steve Brooks - effect
      • Strangers' Gallery - John Bannon - effect
      • Infinity and Beyond - Martin Nash - two videos
      • Renaissance Rope - Dick Barry - effect
      • Cardian Angel Video - Mike Maxwell - video
      • The Reformation - Guy Hollingworth - effect
      • Bill Goldman's Magic Bar and Grill - Bill Goldman, editor - magazine
      • The Magic Box - David Stashower, editor - ephemera
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  22. Who's Where
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  23. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  24. Advertisers Index
  25. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 7 - March 1996 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - Charles Greene III
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • On-Line ...
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - February Issue - photo credit on page 43 & Max Maven overlooked in the 1995: A Special Year article
  7. Questions - Paul Gertner
    • Trading Secrets II
  8. Parallax - Max Maven
    • Less Is Morose
      • Num-er
      • And A Hardy Place
  9. Guest Editorial - Dear Gospel Magicians ... - Christopher Mortika
  10. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Friedships Are Golden
      1. Magic Hands Fachkongresse - Bruce Sandercock
      2. Williard The Wizard 10oth Birthday Celebration - Scott Wells
      3. Markwoods' Professional Performers Workshop II - George Weiss
      4. Magi-Fest - Scott Wells
      5. Convention Calendar
  11. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Vernet (Roberto Vergoneane) - died
      • Winifred Posgate - died
      • Ted Carrothers - more on his death
  12. Magic And The Movies: Part 4 [sic] - The Medium Is The Message - Bill McIlhany
  13. Lance Burrton: The Legend Begins - Stan Allen
  14. Stars Of Illusion - Tim Ellis
  15. Cover: To Market, To Market! - re: Charles Greene III - Steve Cohen
    • Thoughts From A Corporate Magician
  16. Ray's Place: A Visit To The Mini-Museum Of Magic - Bob Schoof
  17. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Fee-Fol-Lay Vanish - Joe Rindfleisch
    2. Tom-Poolery - Brick Tilley
    3. Stinger Monte - Don May
    4. Hey, Chewed - Aaron Fisher
  18. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. The River Styx - Ichiro Moriya
  19. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Making A Killing In Las Vegas
      • Thugs & Tugs
      • A Ship In A Bottle
      • A Cut Of The Cash
  20. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Pool Hustler Scam
  21. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  22. Product Reviews - Mike Close & Mac King
    • Martin Gardner To Rubber Chickens
      • The Rubber Chicken Book - Klutz Press
      • Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic - Martin Gardner - book
      • Flicker - Mike Powers - effect
      • Baffle Bat - Terry LeGerould - effect
      • Ice Cream Schtick - Terry LeGerould - effect
      • Tahoe File - Terry LeGerould - manuscript
      • Time Ahead - Victor and Marcelo Contento - effect
      • Trade Show Torn and restored Newspaper - Joel Bauer - video
      • Ropey Rope - Mark Leveridge - effect
      • Diary of a Nobody - Mark Leveridge - effect
      • Solutions - Mark Leveridge - booklet
      • Casino Royale - Larry Becker - effect
      • Cheating at Blackjack Squared - Dustin D. Marks - book
      • Carney's Torn and Restored - John Carney - manuscript
      • Magazine Miscellenea
        • The Conjuror - Simon Coward & David Jones - monthly
        • The Young Magician - The Magic Circle's Young Magician's Club
        • Little Egypt Gazette - Steve Bryant - webzine
        • The Altar Flame
      • Unclear On The Concept Department - joke book from Magic Books by Post
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  23. Who's Where
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  24. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  25. Advertisers Index
  26. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 8 - April 1996 - 108 pages
  2. Cover - Jeff Hobson
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Good Morning!
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - March Issue - The Legend Begins
  7. Parallax - Max Maven
    • Nonsense And Nonsensibility
      • Wind In The Sales
      • Feverity
      • Oral Robbers
  8. Guest Editorial - Deep Concerns - Duane Laflin
  9. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Rudy Coby and Denise Howard - married
      • Paul Cooke and Wendy Callister - married
      • Steve Botamer and Stephanie Kline - married
      • Randy Pryor and Laney Howell - married
      • Ludwig Hanemann (Punx) - died
  10. Lafayette, The Last Act 85 Years Later - Brian Lead
  11. Here's To The Tower - Twenty Magical Years! - Eric Mead
  12. Magic And The Movies: Part 4 - Dante's Movie Career - Bill McIlhany
  13. Spring Convention Guide - Scott Wells
    1. In The Wee Small Hours
      1. Convention at the Capital - Simon Aronson
      2. Komedy Kid-Show Klinic - Dal Sanders
      3. Nemcom XV - Kat Lovell
      4. Hawaii Womderworker's Workshop - Charlie Randall
    2. cartoon - Convention Delusions - by Morgan
    3. Convention Calendar
    4. Utopian Magic Convention - Scott Wells
    5. cartoon - Convention Delusions - by Morgan
  14. Cover: The Politically Incorrect Hobson - Rory Johnson
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. A Tribute To Charlie Miller - Charlie Miller
    2. Hands Off Hofzinsser - Peter Duffie
    3. The Incomplete Faro - Edward Marlo
  16. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. Ground Up - Yuji Wada
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Tony Forgio
    • Farmer's Dead
      • The Real Secret Of Cheating At Cards
      • Did Vernon Ever Cheat?
      • The Real Secret Of Cheating At Dice
      • Erdnase Don't Know Nothin'
      • Words You Gotta Know
      • Arrividerci
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Zombie Glass
  19. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  20. Product Reviews - Mike Close & Mac King
    • Hello, I Must Be Going
      • Roberto Giobbi's Card College, Volume Two - book
      • The Looking Glass - Richard Kaufman, Jon Racherbaumer & Stephen Hobbs, editors - periodical
      • Wonder Words, Volume One - Kenton Knepper - 4 audio cassettes
      • Astro Diary - Barry Govan & Graham Etherington - effect
      • The Houdini Bolt - Viking Manufacturing - effect
      • The Magic of It All! - Rand Woodbury & Steve Wiliford - music CD
      • Good Stuff From Sacramento [Convention at the Capital]:
        • The Ultimate Thread Reel Video, Volume Three - Sorcery Shop
        • The Zeus Pad - Jerry Camero
        • The Limited Edition - Gordon Bean - effect
        • Gary Kurtz "Stuff"
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  21. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  22. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  23. Advertisers Index
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 9 - May 1996 - 96 pages
  2. Cover - Indian Rope Trick
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Control
  5. Letters
  6. Parallax - Max Maven
    • Hippity-Hop Rabid
      • For Their Britches
      • Outfitness
  7. Questions - Paul Gertner
    • Trading Secrets III
  8. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • What Snew
      1. Blackpool Magicians Club - Elizabeth Warlock
      2. Winter Carnival of Magic - Tom Vorjohan
      3. Glass City Conjurers Conclave - Simon Lovell
      4. Abbott's Close-Up Convention - Bob Rees
      5. Convention Calendar
  9. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Nicholas Night and Kinga Czira - married
  10. 'Hunting Trophies' - Victor Cephas (victor & Diamond)
  11. Magic And The Movies: Part 5 - David Bamberg's Film Career - Bill McIlhany
  12. Extreme Magic? - Stan Allen
  13. A Few Words With ... Robert Gallup - Interview by Mark Kornhauser
  14. Tahoe Madness - Stan Allen
    • Mystique
    • Melinda
    • Phantasy
  15. Cover: The Koh-I-Noor of Magic - John Booth
    • Still Hot
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Four-Bits Bounce Bit - Doug Conn
    2. Power Game - Gavin Ross
    3. Prophetic Post-It - Derek Parfit & J.G. Thompson, Jr.
    4. Found In Bermuda - David Harkey
  17. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. Any Century Silk - Kazuyuki Hase
  18. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • The Resurrdecktionist
      • Jiggery Pokery
      • Reverse Jiggery Pokery
      • Jiggery Pokery In Two Hands
      • The Contest
  19. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Transporting An Olive
  20. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  21. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Rom[ul]us Or Re(a)mus?
      • Inside Magic - Houghton Mifflin Interactive - CD-ROM
      • Learn the Art of Magic with Jay Alexander - Brøderbund Software - CD-ROM
      • Secrets of Magic with Dikki Ellis - CD-ROM
      • Magic An Insider's View [Harry Anderson & Marc DeSouza] - HarperCollins Interactive - CD-ROM
      • Past Magicians Screen Saver - two computer disks
      • Heart Transplant - Doc Dixon - effect
      • Change of Mind - Doc Dixon - effect
      • Fortuneteller's Book of Days - Paul Green - effect
      • Mind Scan 2 - Kenton Knepper & Gene Urban - effect
      • The Lost Card Predictions of Nostradamus - Kenton Knepper & Gene Urban - effect
      • Siamese Coins - Mike Gallo - effect gaff/booklet/video
      • The Minotaur - Marv Leventhal & Dan Harlan - periodical
      • The Warpsmith Returns - Tom Stone - book
      • Darwin Ortiz Cardshark: The Video Series Volumes 1-3 - Darwin Ortiz - three videos
      • My Favorite Martin Moment - Bolt from the Blue - Martin Lewis - effect
      • Double Bar
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  22. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  23. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  24. Advertisers Index
  25. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 10 - June 1996 - 96 pages
  2. Cover - Max Maven
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Thinkn'
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - March 1996 Columbus Magi-Fest & April 1996 Dante's Movie Career
  7. Questions - Paul Gertner
    • The Part-Time Pro
  8. Parallax - Max Maven
    • Hope Stings Eternal
      • Critical Mash
      • Birth Right
      • Roomers
  9. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Spring Quartet
      1. Magic Collectors' Weekend - Claude Crowe
      2. Desert Magic Seminar - Jon Racherbaumer
      3. Hank Lee's Cape Cod Conclave - Fr. Stephen A. Fernandes
      4. Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic (F.F.F.F.) - Scott Wells
      5. Convention Calendar
  10. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
    • Caesars Magical Empire
  11. Magic And The Movies: Part 6 - Hollywood's Magical Crime Fighters - Bill McIlhany
  12. Truly A-May-Zing: No, Really! - Part One - Stan Allen
  13. Five Steps to Better Kid Shows - David Kaye
  14. Cover: Max Maven: A Point Of View - Interview by Rory Johnston
    • The Max Factor
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Okito Twist - Reinhard Müller
    2. Ounce Bounce - Joe Rindfleisch
    3. Conn-Fusion Rules - Doug Conn
    4. Hefty Oil & Water - Larry Jennings
  16. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. Para-Sight - Tooru Suzuki
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • The Undertaker's Daughter
      • Undertaker
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Somersault Shell
  19. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  20. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • The Thrill Is Back
      • The Books of Wonder - Tommy Wonder & Stephen Minch - 2 books
      • Mouse Magic - Alex Elmsley - manual and CD disk with effects
      • The Butterfly Box - Todd Karr - effect
      • Fried Thrice - Jon Racherbaumer - effect
      • The Stockholder - Greg Wilson - utility device
      • Devano Style Rising Cards - Douglas-Wayne Illusioneering - effect
      • Cabaret Calculus - Mark Leveridge - effect
      • Virus Card - Mark Leveridge - effect
      • Cigarette Through Chip - Mark Leveridge - effect
      • Outrageous Bets You Always Win - John Greene - video
      • The Genii Vase - Dick Williams - effect
      • Good Stuff From D.M.S.
        • The Perfect Packet Trick - John Cornelius - effect
        • Spark's Bullet Catch 22 - G. Sparks - effect
        • Jumbo Card Magic - John Novak - book
        • Las Vegas Glasses - Dick Stoner - comedy prop
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  21. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  22. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  23. Advertisers Index
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 11 - July 1996 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - Mystic Dreams [The Long Beach Mystics]
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Undercover
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - June 1996 Inside Magic & May 1996 - David Harkey's address
  7. Parallax - Max Maven
    • How I Spent My Summer Vexation
      • Meow Mix
      • I Of The Needle
  8. Guest Editorial - Use The Force - Bill Goldman
  9. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Too Much, Too Early?
      1. International Battle of Magicians - Richard Hughes
      2. Mexican Mentoring Workshop - Michael Presswood
      3. U.S./Canada Convention - Ron Zollweg
      4. Northwest Magic Jamboree - David Charvet
      5. Opus Isle Of Man International Magic Congress - Anthony Owen
      6. Bob Little's Super Sunday - Mike Miller
      7. World Magic Summit IV - Charlie Randall
      8. Convention Calendar
  10. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Vito Scotti - died
      • Litzka Raymond Gibson - died
      • Anne Warlock - died
      • Marguerite Johnson - died
    • Harry Houdini and David Copperfield
  11. Magic And The Movies: Part 7 - Not Larger Than His Life - Bill McIlhany
    • Calvert Films On Video
  12. A Very Magical Evening - re: Share The Magic - David Kaye
  13. Truly A-May-Zing: No, Really! - Part Two - Stan Allen
  14. Cover - The Long Beach Mystics - Stan Allen
    • I Was A Teenage Gang Member - Mike Caveney
    • From The 20th Row - Kevin James
  15. Answering The Sydney Press - re: David Copperfield - Brian McCullagh
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Inverse Crash Link - Edward Marlo
    2. Transparency Twister - Dominique Duvivier
    3. Stealth Dump - Charlie Justice
  17. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. Nari Change - Masahiro Narita & Yuji Yasuhara
  18. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Big Money In Mime and Balloon Animals
      • A Virtual Shuffle And a Real Scam
      • The Shuffle
  19. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • An Illusion Of Weight
  20. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  21. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Lag Time
      • The Video Encyclopedia of Card Sleights - L&L and Daryl - first 3 video tapes (of 6 to 7)
      • Review Policy
      • Séance - Scott Moore-Davis, editor - bound volumes
      • Lou Gallo: The Underground Man - Richard Kaufman & Mark Phillips
      • Short Course on Kid Shows - Samuel Patrick Smith - audio cassette
      • Ghost Card - Burling Hull & Samuel Patrick Smith - effect
      • Poof Ball - James Swoger & Samuel Patrick Smith - effect
      • Delusion Therapy - Gary Ward - lecture notes
      • Doing Trade Shows with Confidence - Gary Ward - lecture notes
      • The International Magic Yellow Pages - Wittus Witt - book
      • Bertram on Slight of Hand - reprint - Lee Jacobs Productions
      • Mario Manzini Tribute to Houdini Poster - Lee Jacobs Productions
      • Thread Boss - Sorcery Shop - prop
      • Tooned Out - Sorcery Shop - effect
      • The London Collection - Guy Hollingworth - video
      • Let's Do It Again - Rodney King - effect booklet
      • Mirrorcle - John Derris - effect
      • The Perfect Pen - John Cornelius - effect
      • Origami Corner
        • Brilliant Origami - David Brill - book
        • Mythological Creatures and the Chinese Zodiac in Origami - John Montroll - book
        • Origami, Plain and Simple - Robert Neale - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  22. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Wondering The Web
      • All Magic Guide
      • The Little Egypt Gazette
      • Magic Show
      • Andrë Kole
      • Dimmare's Dungeon
      • Hank Lee's Magic Factory
      • Fearsons Magic World
      • Louis Tannen Inc.
      • Spooky Stuff Ltd.
  23. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  24. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  25. Advertisers Index
  26. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 5, Number 12 - August 1996 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Caesar's Magical Empire
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Changes
  5. Letters
  6. Parallax - Max Maven
    • An Apartment In Samarra
  7. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Fountains Of Youth?
      1. Florida State Convention - Bruce Sandercock
      2. Magiconn - Kat Lovell
      3. Wizard's Weekend - Randall Eaton
      4. Convention Calendar
  8. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Ivor "Rovi" Parry - died
      • Harry Eng - died
  9. IBM/SAM Reviews - Moments from Norfolk and Vegas - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. 68th Annual I.B.M. Convention [Norfolk]
    2. 68th Annual S.A.M. Convention [Las Vegas]
    3. Epilogue
  10. A Century of 'Tall Grass' Showmen Bringing Magic to the Small (and not-so-small) Towns across America - David Charvet
    1. 1900-1950
      1. Mc Donald Birch
      2. Virgil
    2. 1950-1975
      1. Ken Griffin
      2. Stan Kramien
      3. A Day On The Road With A Touring Illusion Show
    3. 1975-1996
      1. Mark Evans
  11. Lance Burton Opens The Monte Carlo! - Stan Allen
  12. Cover: Caesars Magical Empire - Rory Johnston
  13. David Ben Is ... The Conjuror - Rob Allen
    • The Players - Ken McCreedy
  14. Magic And The Movies: Part 8 - Side Show: The Magical Cinema of Tod Browning - Bill McIlhany
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. The Classic Farce - Mark Jenest
    2. Snap Pop-Pluck - Gregory Wilson
    3. Copdiddle Count - Mac King & Mark Aspiazu
    4. Roll Control - Jean-Pierre Vallarino
  16. Theory In Practice - Stand-Up Japan - Steve Cohen
    1. Water Monte - Hiromasa Fukai
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Non-trance-sitivity
      • Chased
      • And The Winner Is
      • A Book You Should Buy
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • The Cartesian Matches
  19. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  20. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • The Reader's Digest Version
      • Magie Duvivier - Jon Racherbaumer - book with props
      • The Looking Glass, Spring 1996 - Kaufman, Hobbs, and Racherbaumer - magazine (second issue)
      • Miracle Material - Michael Kaminskas - book
      • The Art of Close-Up Magic, Volumes 1 and 2 - Lewis Ganson, compiler - two books
      • Without the Net - Gary Norsigian - notes
      • Expert Coin Magic Made Easy, Volumes 9, 10 and 11 - David Roth - three videos
      • Classics of Magic - Aldo Colombini - video
      • Direct Hits - Aldo Colombini - lecture notes
      • On The Ropes - Aldo Colombini - lecture notes
      • Finally - re: Trade Show Torn and Restored Newspaper
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  21. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Se Perd Dans La Nuit Des Temps
      • Magical Past-Times
      • Martin's Magic Curiosities
      • Alma Conjuring Collection
      • Houdini!
      • Houdini Museum in Scranton, PA
      • Spectrum Biography - Harry Houdini
      • Picture Place: Magic and Magicians in Movies
      • The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia
      • Spider Network
      • The Library of Congress
  22. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  23. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  24. Advertisers Index
  25. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 1 - September 1996 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Jim Steinmeyer
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Editor's Choice
  5. Errata - August 1996 - I.B.M. Convention First Place Stage
  6. Letters
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • Magic Pitch Man
    • The Lizard Wizard
    • In The News
    • How I Spent My Summer Vacation - re: Mac King
    • cartoon - Us & Tem - Wiley Miller & Susan Dewar
  8. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • The Case Of The Disappearing Dealers
      1. The 25th Australian Convention of Magicians - David Jones
      2. Las Vegas Close-Up Classic II - Jim Surprise
      3. World of Wizards '96 - Lee freed
      4. Convention Calendar
  9. A Jewel Among Rings - 60 Years Of British Ring Conventions - Elizabeth Warlock
  10. Magic And The Movies: Part 9 - From Chatrand to Chandu: Edmund Lowe as Magician - Bill McIlhany
  11. Impissibottles! - Stan Allen
  12. Stocks Are Up! [stock posters] - Ken Trombly
  13. Cover: Jim Steinmeyer: Deviser Of Illusions - T. A. Waters
    • Jim Steinmeyer: IN His Own Words - interview by Bill Taylor
  14. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. D'struction - Tom Stone
    2. Copycat Cards - Jon Racherbaumer
    3. Han Ping Rollins - Walt Rollins
    4. Greek Ancestor - Dai Vernon
  15. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Ugly Incident Mars Flim-Flam Convention
      • Squeeze Play
      • Three To One
      • Soaking The Mark
  16. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • The Biased Penny
  17. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  18. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • The Buddy System
      • The Society of American Magicians
      • S.A.M. Newsletter
      • The International Brotherhood of Magicians
      • F.I.S.M. '97
      • The Magic Castle
      • Magic Castle Page
      • New Zealand Society of Magicians
      • Club Magico Pugliese
      • Der Magische Zirkel van Deutchland
      • Univ. of Tokyo Magician's Circle
      • Bristol Society of Magic
      • The HOTCHPOTCH
      • The Modern Mystic League
      • Pacific Northwest Magic
      • E-Mail Magicians Database
      • The Greatest Magic Page On Earth
  19. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • I Never Inhaled ...
      • Expert Cigarette Magic Made Easy - Tom Mullica - video
      • Workers #5 - Michael Close - book - reviewed by Mac King
      • Snakey-tized II - Jay Sankey - video
      • Illusionworks Video Workshop #1: Steps and Bases - Rand Woodbbury - video
      • Zapped! A Complete Performance Guide to te Electric Chairs - Ricki Dunn - book
      • The Book of Aleister Crowley - Larry Baukin - book
      • The Magician's Yearbook 1996 - Anthony Owen, compiler
      • The Sticky Blue Book - Anthony Owen - book and glue
      • Corporate Punishment - Nigel McCullagh - booklet
      • The Ecology of Trash - Steve Trash - book
      • Phil Goldstein's Giant B'Wave - Meir Yedid - effect
      • Where Does the Music Go? - Jonathan M. - effect
      • Strange Magic - Peter Louis - effect
      • The Ultimate Pickpocket - Mike Maxwell - effect
      • The Expositor: Or Many Mysteries Unravelled - William Frederick Pinchbeck - book facsimile edition
      • Magifax 1995 - Kevin King - Faxed magazine collection
      • Eye Exam - Danny Archer - effect
      • 911 Bunnies - A-1 MultiMedia - effect
      • Max is Mum - letter to Max Maven
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  20. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 2 - October 1996 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Houdini
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • From The 'Stuff' File
  5. Letters
  6. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • Escaping Vandalism
    • The Women of Caesars!
    • In The News
    • Overseas Adventures
    • Milestones
      • Dan Allen - moved to retirement Community
      • Harry Mitchell (Devano) - died
      • Wyman Baker - died
      • J.B. Bobo (of Texas) - died
      • Geoffrey Buckingham - died
    • Boo!
  7. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Where Are The Magic Stars?
      • David Copperfield: Deepak Humar's Homepage
      • David Copperfield International Fan Club News /a
      • David Copperfield Message Board
      • Die Magie des David Copperfield
      • The Magic of David Copperfield: Fouchi
      • The Magic of David Copperfield
      • The Magic of David Copperfield: Gandhi
      • Welcome from David Copperfield
      • Doug Henning's World of Magic [unofficial]
      • Harry Blackstone: The Magician
      • Paul Daniels
      • The Unofficial Jeff McBride Web Page
      • Le Grand David and his Spectacular Magic Company
      • Rudy Coby Jump Point
  8. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Now Is The Time For All Good Men ...
      1. Abbott's Magic Get Together - Mike Powers
      2. Pacific Coast Association of Magicians - Bruce Sandercock
      3. International Festival of Children's Magicians - David Kaye
      4. Texas Association of Magicians - Scott Wells
      5. Ballarat Close-Up Convention - Barry Govan (The Bandit)
      6. Convention Calendar
  9. Magic And The Movies: Part 10 - Usually Behind The Camera: Magical Movie Consultants - Bill McIlhany
  10. Architectural Magic At The Larcom - William V. Rauscher
  11. Carve 'Em Up! - Stan Allen
  12. Cover: Houdini!!! - Kenneth Silverman - book excerpt
    • Ken Silverman: Biographer Extraordinaire
  13. Eddie Tullock: Trade Show Pioneer - Paul Gertner
    • Robert M. Snodell [agent] - Mike Rogers
  14. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. No Tell Hotel - Doug Canning
    2. Sleeve Change - Rick Todd
    3. Self-Demotion - Mark Jenest
    4. Micro-Macro Finale - Don England
  15. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Ten Cards Up The Sleeve
  16. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Marxism & Magic
      • Methods For Marxism
      • The Farmarx System
      • The Juice Deck
  17. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • The Puzzling Quarters
  18. cartoon - Grand Delusions - by Morgan
  19. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Bookbinder's Pastime
      • Steel and Silver Video Series, Volumes 2 and 3 - Paul Gertner - 2 videos
      • The Rope Magic of Tabary, Volumes 1 and 2 - Francis Tabary - 2 videos
      • The Video Encyclopedia of Card Sleights, Volumes 4, 5 and 6 - Daryl - 3 videos
      • We Remember Lee Grabel - Joel Ray - video
      • Magic - Ellis Stanyon - bound magazine
      • One Card Link - Sixten Beme - effect booklet and video
      • Improved Finger Chopper - Mickey [sic] Hades - effect
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  20. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 3 - November 1996 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Joseph Gabriel
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Big Sis
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - September "Who's Where; Las Vegas Close-Up Classic & Martin Gardner's Corner
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • Inspiration Magic
    • In The News
    • Milestones
      • Daniel W. ("Danny") Dew - died
      • Dota C. Brown - died
      • Roberta Griffin - died
    • ... By The Year!
    • From Illusion To Reality
  8. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • Virtual S & R
      • Siegfried & Roy: Home Page
      • Magical Past-Times
  9. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • Pick A Number, Any Number
      1. The Eastern Alliance of Eastern States - Beth C. Sheligo
      2. British Ring Convention (60th) - Elizabeth Warlock
      3. Convention Calendar
  10. Magic And The Movies: Part 11 - Legends Of Magic And The Movies: Orson Welles & Channing Pollock - Bill McIlhany
  11. Professional Performer's Workshop = Ryan Oakes
  12. Big Apple Circus - Mark Phillips
  13. A Gifted Amateur's Final Bow - re: Geoffrey Buckingham - Jon Racherbaumer
  14. Cover: Broadway Joe: Joseph Gabriel Stan Allen
    • The Story ...
    • Ten Questions With ...
    • The Show ...
    • The Lamb's Theatre
  15. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Catch The Terrorist - Mitsunobu Matsuyama
    2. Swing-Flip False Cut - Ray Patrick
    3. Nickel-Dime Dazzler - Jim Burns & Mike Rogers
  16. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • Dowsing and Divining
  17. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • Using Plants
      • The CADD Force
      • Russian Poker Roulette
  18. Martin Gardner's Corner
    • Roly-Poly Folder
  19. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • With A Little Help ...
      • Houdini!!! The Career of Erich Weiss - Kenneth Silverman - book - reviewed by David Charvet
      • Houdini - Gene M. Gamache & Kirk G. Carter video - reviewed by David Charvet
      • Magic of Micah Lasher p Micah Lasher - book - reviewed by Jon Racherbaumer
      • How to Be (A Fake) Kreskin - The Amazing Kreskin - book
      • Makin' Sparks! - Sylvester the Jester - prop
      • The Web - Jim Pace - effect
      • It's Not Magic, But - The City on the Edge of Forever - Harlan Ellison - book
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  20. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 6, Number 4 - December 1996 - 112 pages
  2. Cover - Hermann The Great
  3. Contents
  4. From the Editor - Stan Allen
    • Can't ...
  5. Letters
  6. Errata - October - Conventions
  7. Inside Magic
    • Television
    • In The News
    • Underground David
    • Milestones
      • Señor Wences - 100th year
      • Margo Tucker and Jim Timon - married
      • Stewart James - died
      • Lyle F. Laughlin (Carlyle) - died
  8. All Magic Guide - Richard Robinson
    • A Rabbit In Every Hat
      • Paul Daniels
      • Rebekah Yen: Dynamic Illusionist
      • Magique Moderne
      • Mis-Magic's House
  9. Conventions - Scott Wells
    • 'Tis The Reason
      1. Weerd Weekend V - Billy "Enigmar" Godfrey
      2. Magic on the Beach - "Gentleman Jim" Heuser
      3. First Meeting of The Mages Convention - Andy Nyman
      4. New York and Canada Conclave (NYCAN) - Richard Kaufman
      5. The Workshop - Mullet
      6. Magic in the Rockies - Robert D. LaRue Jr.
      7. The Gathering - Brittany Malatesta
      8. Magic Sunday - Jeff Horton
      9. Convention Calendar
  10. Magic And The Movies: Part 12 - Miscellaneous Moments Of Movie Magic: Addenda and Corrigenda - Bill McIlhany
  11. Cover: Herrmann The Great: A 100th Year Tribute - James Hamilton
    • The Herrmanns - A Magical Dynasty
    • Alexander Herrmann and the Bullet Catch - Mike Caveney
  12. More Magic Sets Than Ever! - Richard Kaufman
  13. The World's Greatest Magic III - Stan Allen
  14. Danny Dew - John Moehring
  15. It's Magic! - Tamara Marotta
  16. Theory In Practice - Inside Out - Jon Racherbaumer
    1. Noose-Thru - Marcelo Contento
    2. Hostile Takeover - Gregory Wilson
  17. Theory In Practice - Conjuring - Jim Steinmeyer
    • The Psychic Trust
  18. Theory In Practice - Flim-Flam - Bob Farmer
    • There Ain't No Sanity Clause
      • Dirty Dealing
      • The Devil's Dominoes
  19. Marketplace - Michael Close
    • Yes, Virginia ...
      • The Art of Astonishment, Volumes 1-3 - Paul Harris - 3 books
      • Miracles with Cards - James Swain - book
      • Card Stories - Ariel Frailich - book
      • Tullock: The Phantom Founder of Trade Show Magic - Eddie Tullock with Gene Urban & Kenton Knepper - book
      • You Can Learn Magic - Vivid Interactive Media - CD-ROM
      • The Puzzle Arcade - Jerry Slocum - book
      • It's Not Magic, But - Chuck Reducks: Drawing From the Fun Side of Life
      • Details - about the items and addresses
  20. Who's Where
    • Parks
    • Restaurants/Bars
    • Lectures
    • Cruising
    • Comedy Clubs
    • Nightclubs
    • Resorts
  21. Where To Find Magic Magazine
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Finally

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