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Magic Magazine 2012

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Magic Magazine 2012 by Stan Allen
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Volume 21, Number 5 - Volume 22 Number 4
January 2012 - December 2012
Stan Allen & Associates
Stan Allen, Editor

1160 pages

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 5 - January 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - Pit Hartling
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • C's & G's
  5. Letters ...
  6. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Welcome to the Underbelly
  7. Viewpoint - YouTube - David Rowyn
  8. Magic Update
    • A Magical Nutcracker
    • Gary Darwin Tribute
    • Marco Tempest, You're Next
    • Mother Goose and Doc
    • Comings & Goings
    • Peter Elliott - died
    • A Moment With ... Matt Field
  9. Cover - Pit Hartling - Richard Hatch
    • You Don't Know Pit!
  10. Inducing Challenges - Pit Hartling
  11. Four Decades of 4F - Charles Randall
    • Hybrid Coin - Steve Dusheck, Jr.
    • The Saxon Card Rise - Harry Franke
    • Dracula Goes Wild - James Krenz
    • That Would Be Eddie - Dick Cook
    • Prefiguration - David Lederman
    • The Matching Color Mates - Obie O'Brien
  12. My So-Called Busking Career - Rick Lax
  13. Welcome to Ron's ... The International Magic Convention - Peter McLanachan
  14. Michael Carbonaro: The Tonight Show's Magic Clerk - Mark Nelson
  15. Social Media For Magicians - Rachel Stoll Armstrong & Tiffany Hindman
    • Part 2: Facebook and Twitter
      • A Few Favorites
      • Twitter Vocabulary
  16. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Best of 2011
      1. Rune Toss - Pablo Amira
      2. Cash Card - Adam Wilber
      3. Tear Change - Brandon Williams
      4. Watch Palm - Rob Gardner
      5. Watch Stop - Rob Gardner
      6. Connecting Columns
        • October 2011 - Charis Congreave's Signature Interlude - inspirational sources
  17. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Frankenstein and Radium
  18. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #1, Making an Entrance
  19. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Out for the Count
  20. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Transcendence - Leon Deo Scott - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Noted - Gary Jones - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Masters of Mystery: The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle & Harry Houdini - Christopher Sandford - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Panini - Lee Asher - effect by download - reviewed by Will Houstoun
    • Urban Illusion - J. C. Sum - book - reviewed by Gregory Gleason
    • If an Octopus Could Palm - Dave Buck - book - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • The No Way Bottle Production - Iñaki Zabaletta - effect with DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Ring Master - David Jay - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Classics - The Psychic Mafia - Lamar Keen - book - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - Magic Made Easy - Carl March - book - re-viewed by David Parr
    • Behind the Illusion - J.C. Sum & Magic Babe Ning - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Gregory Gleason
    • The Lives of a Showman - Mark Lewis - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • INK - Mickael Chatelain - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Commentary - Convention Fatigue - Gabe Fajuri
    • Sharp Impression - Richard James - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • How to Live to be a Hundred - John Calvert - book
    • Michael Claxton
    • Sweet! & Birthday Card - Diamond Jim Tyler - 2 effects on DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • European Coin Magic Symposium, Volumes 1 & 2 - various artists - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Miracle Signed Card in Envelope - Roger Curzon - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Blood on the Tricks Volume 1 - Roger Curzon - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
  21. Subscription Information
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 6 - February 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - John Bannon
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Heart and Soul
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Nostalgia Isn't What It Used To Be
  7. Magic Update
    • De Matos' Tour is Chaos
    • The Magicians
    • Vegas Magic Theatre
    • A Moment With ... David Bull
    • Runaway Magician Returned Home
    • Mark Nelson (1953-2012) - died
  8. Cover - John Bannon: All In - John Bannon
    • Five Things You May Not Know about John Bannon
    • Bannon At The Sidebar - Raj Madhok
  9. Oh, the Payne! The Payne! - Rory Johnston
  10. Kirk Kirkham: For the Love of Magic - Gary R. Frank
    • Remembrances
      • Norm Nielsen
      • Johnny Thompson
      • James Hamilton
      • Mike Caveney
      • Richard Kirkham
  11. Social Media For Magicians - Rachel Stoll Armstrong & Tiffany Hindman
    • Part 2: Creating Interesting Content
      • Social Media Vocabulary
  12. A Magical Reawakening - re: Antonio Esfandiari - Sean Chaffin
  13. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Magicians and Muppets
      1. Dermovision - Pablo Amira
      2. Sub-Conscious - John Carey
      3. Impossible with a Twist - Cyrille Savelief
      4. Half Twins - Joe Diamond
      5. Snapshot - Alexandre Denis
      6. Expertalk - Tim Cacciolo on the Erdnase Color Change: The Tidal Change
  14. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • No Juice Dupe
  15. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #2, Structure
  16. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • 24-Karat Fold
  17. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Utopia - Dani DaOrtiz - 4 DVD set - reviewed by Jason England
    • Curtain Call - Barrie Richardson - book - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Quick Change Transformation, Part 1 & 2 - Sos & Victoria - 2 books - reviewed by Alan Howard
    • Stand Up Monte - Garrett Thomas - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Minotaur (Final Issue DVD set) - Dan Harlan & Marv Leventhal - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • More Power To You: The Best of David acer - David Acer - book - reviewed by Will Houstoun
    • Tranz Deck - Bob Solari - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Ultimate Card Control Utility - Jeff Kaylor & Michael Ammar - gimmick and DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • SpeakEasy - Dan Harlan - DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Classics - Latter Day Tricks - August Roterberg - book - re-viewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Classics - Our Mysteries - various artists - book - re-viewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Inside Jon - Cameron Francis - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Aperture - Cameron Francis - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Notion - Harry Monk - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Tommy Cooper's Secret Joke Files - John Fisher - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Commentary - The Best First Trick - Gabe Fajuri
    • Adelaide Herrmann: Queen of Magic - Adelaide Herrmann - book - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Trapdoor Vol. 2 - Steve Beam - book - reviewed by Jason England
    • Sly News Tear - Tony Clark - DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Web Test - Pete McCabe - book test by PDF download - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Enigma - Paulino Gil - effect with DVD - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Fantastique Cards - Dan and Dave Buk - designer deck - reviewed by Brad Henderson
  18. Subscription Information
  19. Advertisers Index
  20. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
    • Magic and Novelty Outlet
    • Amerio Costumi
  21. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 7 - March 2012 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - Fielding West
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Chills
  5. Letters ...
  6. Errata - February 2012 - credit for "Finally" photo
  7. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Me Me Me Me
  8. Magic Update
    • Illusion Fusion
    • Houdini Lives on in Death
    • After the Fire
    • Seen in Session
    • Francis B. Martineau (1922-2012) - died
    • Tony Giorgio (1923-2012) - died
  9. Cover - Chasing Funny - re: Fielding West - by Alan Howard
    • Six Things You Might Not Know About Fielding West
  10. A League of Illusionists - Alan Howard
  11. Lost At Sea - Mago Martin
  12. Social Media For Magicians - Rachel Stoll Armstrong & Tiffany Hindman
    • Part 3: Social Bookmarking and Other Social Networks to Consider
      • Social Media Vocabulary
  13. The Coolest Person in the Room - re: Mike Douglas - by Shawn McMaster
  14. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Even Better Reactions
      1. Divorce - Chris Randall
      2. Web Software Update - David Blatter & Leeman Parker
        • The Web - Jeff Prace
      3. Getting Lucky - Anders Moller
      4. More Aces in Court - Donald Carlson
      5. Zorba - Alexandre Denis
      6. Expertalk - Mark Southworth on the Action Palm
  15. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Gold from Good Air
  16. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #3, Scripting & Performance
  17. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • ChapSchtick
  18. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Magic Page by Page - Patrick Page - book - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Practical Magic - Harry Anderson - effect with book - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Magic to Mentalism - Max Gordon - e-book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Art of Restaurant Gigs - Benji Bruce - e-book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Restored Credit - David Regal - effect with DVD - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • The Minotaur (Final Issue DVD set) - Dan Harlan & Marv Leventhal - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Where's Tom? - Harry Anderson - effect - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Baby Back - Harry Anderson - effect - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • FourFit - Rueben Moreland - Effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Classics - Tarbell's Hindu Rope Mystery - The Tarbell Course in Magic Vol. 5 - Harlan Tarbell - book - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - A Bibliography of English Conjuring 1581-1876 - Raymond Toole-Slott - 2 volumes - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • X Ray - Ben Harris & Steve Shufton - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Pure Smoke - Jason Brumbalow - effect - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • iContact - Chris Congreave - DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Enigmaths Vols. 7, 8 & 9 - Werner Miller - 3 e-books - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Commentary - Dress to Impress - Gabe Fajuri
    • Essential Magic Classics - Danny Archer - 2 DVD set - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Complete Works of Wolfgang Riebe - Wolfgang Riebe - book or e-book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Transformed Knives - Roger Lovins - knife set - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • A Little R&B - Dan Harlan - cards and DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Nazi Séance - Arthur J. Magida - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Canned Card - Bazar de Magia - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Pop Coin - David Ethan - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Vertigo - Rick Lax - effect with DVD - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Clue & A - Max Gordon - e-book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
  19. Subscription Information
  20. Advertisers Index
  21. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
    • Mingus Magic Shop
    • Big Guy's Magic
  22. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 8 - April 2012 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - Steve Cohen
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Convention News
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Newton's First Law of Emotion
  7. Magic Update
    • Le Grand David Turns 35
    • Magic for a Cause
    • Positive Magic in Kuwait
    • Substitute Magicians in the UK
    • Magia de Madrid
    • Ken Krenzel - died
    • Martin Breese (1937-2012) - died
  8. Cover - Zen [Steve] Cohen - Jon Racherbaumer
    • Less Than a Million Things You Might Not Know About Steve Cohen
    • A Postscript from Steve Cohen
  9. Ghost: The Musical, The Magic - Ryan Oakes
    • A Few Words with the Screenwriter
  10. A Follow-up Visit with the Show Doctor - Jeff McBride & Lawrence Hass
    • Heads Down Syndrome - Jeff McBride
    • Shiva's Mudra - Lawrence Hass
  11. David Merry: Gags, Gambling, and Golf - David Peck
  12. Conventions At a Glance
    • More Than Before? - Scott Wells
  13. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Pick Your Words, Any Words
      1. One Card Monte - Justin Higham
      2. Joons Control - Sung Won Kim
      3. The Hucko/Miller One-Hand Double Color Change - Richard Hucko
      4. Zombieland - Cameron Francis
      5. Color Changing Fan - Vitaly Shevtsov
      6. Expertalk - Vitaly Shevtsov on the Injog
  14. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Angel Angle
  15. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • $4, Performance Notes
  16. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • The Scoop
  17. Real-World Methods - Ken Weber
    • Magicians and Money (Now You See It, Now You Don't)
  18. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Revelations 30th Anniversary Commemorative Boxed Set - Dai Vernon, Michael Ammar, Gary Ouellet & Steve Freeman - 11 DVDs & 2 booklets - reviewed by Jason England
    • The Prodigy - Alex Geiser - DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Erdnase Unmasked - David Ben, compiler - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • The Master Pushoff - Andi Gladwin - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Jason England
    • Two Coin Trick - Bob Solari - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Squeek Technique - Jeff McBride - DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • 3 - Eric Ross - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Empty - Marcus Eddie - Effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Classics - Wild Tigers and Tame Fleas - Bill Ballantine - book - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - Hugard's Magic Monthly - Jean Hugard - digital and print magazine - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • René Lavand: Maestro - René Lavand - 4 DVDs - reviewed by Jason England
    • Harry Lorayne's Special Effects - Harry Lorayne - book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • OutStanding - Roberto Mansilla - effect on DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Commentary - Not Available in Stores - Gabe Fajuri
    • The Davenport Story Volume Four - Fergus Roy - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Haunted - Peter Eggink - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • 7-7-7 - Jon Racherbaumer - book - reviewed by Francis Menotti
  19. Subscription Information
  20. Advertisers Index
  21. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
  22. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 9 - May 2012 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - Marco Tempest
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • The Answer
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. Errata - April 2012 - location of Ghost: The Musical
  7. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • The Artist Formerly Known as $
  8. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • Five Little Words
  9. Viewpoint - The Case of the Vanishing Conventions - Scott Wells
  10. Magic Update
    • Magic in Michigan
    • Miracles and Magic
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • The Houdini Experience
    • Henry H. Fields (1927-2012) - died
    • Barbara Hudson-Katicich - died
    • Dorothy Jansen Haines - died
    • Frank W. Dailey (1919-20122) - died
    • Cesareo Pelaez (1932-2012) - died
  11. Cover - A [Marco] Tempest at TED - David Britland
  12. It Wasn't Really Telepathy - Barry Wiley
  13. Stefan Vanel: Stepping Forward - Alan Howard
  14. Music To My Ears - Soma
    • Part 1: Good and Bad
      • 6 Tips
  15. A Night at the AMA Awards - Stan Allen
    • A Few Words with the Producer [Max Maven] - Shawn McMaster
  16. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. The Last Era of the Magic Shop
      1. Scanners - Jack Carpenter
      2. Risers Are Red - Bill Goodwin & J.K. Hartman
      3. TNR Toothpick - Adam Rose
      4. Remainder - Brandon Williams
      5. Pointer Sandwich - Vitaly Shevtsov
      6. Expertalk - John Carey on the Shuffling Lesson
  17. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Got Reptiles
  18. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #5, Charisma & Likeability
  19. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Coaster Cash
      • Top-of-My-Head Thousand-Timers
  20. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Malestrom - Tom Stone - book - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Vulcan - Romanos - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Electric Wireless Whiteboard - Cobra Magic - utility device - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Detach - Rick Lax - effect with DVD or video download - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Elmsley Count Project - Liam Montier - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Card on Tie - Lex Schoppi & Manuel Muerte - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Food for Thought - Wayne Dobson - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • iPredict - Rostami Magic - smartphone app - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • The Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Vols. 1-3 - Paul Fleming - books - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Replay - Richard Hucko - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Bionik - David Penn - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Uncle Moe's ESP Cards - The Magic Warehouse - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Jumbo B'Wave - Meir Yedid - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Dunes Day Prophecy - Meir Yedid - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Jumbo Quick Monte - Meir Yedid - effect - reviewed by Bard Henderson
    • Commentary - Ending, Changing, and Winning - Gabe Fajuri
    • Old School Kranzo - Nathan Kranzo - DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Jinx Companion - Craig Conley, Gordon Meyer * Frederick Turner - book - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
  21. Subscription Information
  22. Advertisers Index
  23. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 10 - June 2012 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - Jay Sankey
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Two Five Zero
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Expect the Expected
  7. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • Building Creativity
  8. Magic Update
    • Cut a Petal in Belgium, Feel the Effects in Las Vegas
    • Women of Magic
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • Comings & Goings
  9. Cover - Jay Sankey: Let's Get It On - Jamie D. Grant
    • Nine Things You (And Even Jay) Might Not Have Realized About Jay Sankey
  10. Cards, Coins, and More - A Sampling of Sankey - Joshua Jay & Andi Gladwin
    • Traveling Expenses
    • Madelaine's Mystery
    • Carbon Paper
    • Penny Ante
  11. Music To My Ears - Soma
    • Part 2: Types of Music
      • 6 Tips
  12. Jarrow, The Humorist Trickster - David Charvet
    • Jarrow's Opening Trick
  13. Parallel Parking - Rory Johnston
    • The Best of Times, The Worst of Times - Ben Ulin & David Garrity
  14. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Masahiro Yanagida One-Man Issue
      1. Money Monte - Masahiro Yanagida
      2. One-Handed Aces to Kings - Masahiro Yanagida
      3. Mental Triumph - Masahiro Yanagida
      4. Asymmetrical Oil & Water - Masahiro Yanagida
      5. Too Many Kings- Masahiro Yanagida
  15. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Seen Yet Unseen
  16. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #6, Have I Made Myself Clear?
  17. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Neat Freak
  18. Real-World Methods - Robert E. Kabacy
    • Magicians, Travel, and TSA
  19. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • David Penn Presents Roy Roth's Executive Wallet - David Penn - utility prop with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Badger - Anthony Miller - wallet - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Mind Ball - David Regal - effect with DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Attic Is In My Chest - Dominique Duvivier - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Time Traveler - Tony Chris - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Hollywood Opener - Tony Chris - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Shared Dreams - Marcelo Insúa - effect - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Basic Training - Ian Kendall - book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Tru Test - Nathan Kranzo - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Classics - It's Fun to Be Fooled - Horace Goldin - book - re-viewed by Michael Claxton
    • Classics - Marvellous Méliès - Paul Hammond - book - re-viewed by Michael Claxton
    • Six Steps To An Organic Presentation (Learning Patter) - Ron Guttman - book - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Figurine - Lennart Green - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Psychic Pad Folio - Banachek - effect with DVD - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Commentary - Room for Reality? - Gabe Fajuri
    • Card Artistry - Justin Flom - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Keymaster Reloaded - Craig Petty - effect - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Comedy Helper 1 & 2 - Stéphane Bourgoin - 2 books - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Best of British - Magicseen Magazine - book - reviewed by Francis Menotti
  20. Subscription Information
  21. Advertisers Index
  22. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 11 - July 2012 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - Mike Bent
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Simmer Until Ready
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Can't Sing, Can't Dance, Can't Act, Seeking Fame.
  7. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • The Ten Percent Solution
  8. Magic Update
    • Magic at the Movies
    • A Moment With ... Paul Gertner
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • Edward "Edd" S. Patterson - died
    • Jack Kodell - died
    • Cherie Jay Sanders - died
    • Tony Blanko - died
    • Ray Bradbury - died
  9. Cover - Yes, He's [Mike] Bent - Rory Johnston
    • 9 Bent Things You Might Not Know About Mike Bent
  10. Music To My Ears - Soma
    • Part 3: Discovering Your Music
      • 9 Tips
  11. 5 & Counting - re: Zubrick Magic & Illusion - by Rory Johnston
  12. Preserving and Sharing - Alan Howard
  13. Remembering Jack Kodel - John Ekin
    • November 4, 1927 - May 17, 2012 - Marvyn Roy
  14. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Psychic Numbing and Cognitive Schemata
      1. Daley's Dream - Kyle MacNeill
      2. Cash Quicker - Cody Nottingham
      3. Rattled - Mark Zelinger
      4. Interactive Torn & restored - Eric Hu
      5. Expertalk - Brandon Williams on Flip Hallema's Stick Move
  15. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Radioactive Fog
  16. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #7, Strength Training
  17. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Shirt Happens
    • Folding a Shirt
  18. Real-World Methods - Nick Lewin
    • Opening up the Cruise Market
  19. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Reflections - Helder Guimarães - book - reviewed by Jason England
    • Risky Bet - Henry Evans - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Back Twist - Mathieu Bich - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Fast and Loose - Harry Anderson - book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Burn Notice - Christopher Wiehl - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Yaya - Jesse Feinberg - holdout with DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Pentacle 2000 - Craig Petty - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Cereal Brainwave - Steve Hollifield - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Mousetrap - Steve Hollifield - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Classics - Card Cheats-How They Operate - Floyd Moss - book - re-viewed by Jared Kopf
    • Classics - Robert Harbin Magicassette Interview - Robert Harbin & Martin Breese - MP3 download - re-viewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Spiral Principle - Stephen Leathwaite- DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Animate & Restore - Jesse Feinberg - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Anti-Faro - Christian Engblom - download - reviewed by Jason England
    • Everything I Know About Marking Magic - Maxwell Murphy - book - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Commentary - Giving It Away - Gabe Fajuri
    • Trigger - Valdemar Gestur - effect - reviewed by Jason England
    • Thirty-Five Years of Sustained Wonder - Le Grand David - book - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Artifice, Ruse & Erdnase - Hurt McDermott - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Ray Goulet: Recollections of a Renaissance Man - Frank Dudgeon - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
  20. Subscription Information
  21. Advertisers Index
  22. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
  23. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 21, Number 12 - August 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - Neil Patrick Harris
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Goodwill Hunting
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Lessons From the Hairy Chest Contest
  7. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • Is This The End?
  8. Viewpoint - Keeping Secrets - Paul Gertner
  9. Magic Update
    • The Evanswood 4,000
    • IBM 2012 in Norfolk
    • The Circus Magician
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • Marcelo Contento - died
    • Comings & Goings
  10. Cover - Neil Patrick Harris: Actor, Magician, President - Shawn McMaster
  11. The NPH Scrapbook
  12. History on Display - Conjuring Up Chicago's Past - Gabe Fajuri
    • A Gilded Age on the Hudson
  13. Mind Over Matter in Toronto - Alan Howard
  14. Music To My Ears - Soma
    • Part 4: Silence as Music
      • 8 Tips
  15. Helder & Derek - re: Helder Guimarães & Derek DelGaudio - by Mike Caveney
    • 10 Things You Didn't Know About Derek and/or Helder
  16. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. A Doug Conn One-Man Issue
      1. Psychic RPS - Doug Conn
      2. Flush Brush - Doug Conn
      3. Whallit? - Doug Conn
      4. All Men Dream of Cheating - Doug Conn
      5. Seasonal Aces - Doug Conn
  17. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Mug Shot
  18. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #8a, The Assistant
  19. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Song and Chance
  20. Real-World Methods - Joe Romano
    • Creating Strong School Shows
  21. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Word(s) - David Stone - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Xpand - Brandon David & Christyrious - effect with 2 DVDs - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Performing Magic - Tony Middleton - book - reviewed by Alan Howard
    • Compresses - Bob Solari - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Pirate's Booty - Bob Solari - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The World's Greatest Magic: Oil & Water - L & L Publishing - DVD - reviewed by Jared Kopf
    • The FFFF Book - H&R Magic - book - reviewed by Jared Kopf
    • Classics - Panorama of Magic - Milbourne Christopher - book - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - Spectacular Finale - Abbott's Magic - illusion - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Lethal Weapons - Stephen Leathwaite - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Building Your Own Illusions - Gerry Frenette - 5 DVDs - reviewed by Greg Gleason
    • Roulette - Christopher Rawlins - e-book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Commentary - The Drawer and More - Gabe Fajuri
    • Phantom Knife - Richard Osterlind - effect - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Think-a-Drink Jr. - Jeffrey Bloom - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Keylicious - Jeff Prace - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • First Hand and Freedom Change - Justin Miller - 2 effects with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Dean's Beads - Dean Dill - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Solitary - Cameron Francis - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Nine of Diamonds - Mark Beecham & Neil Stirton - book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Charles Dickens: Conjurer, Mesmerist, and Showman - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
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  25. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 22, Number 1 - September 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - Derek Hughes
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Twelve (long) Seconds
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. Finally Feedback
  7. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • No, no - an aesthetic, not anesthetic!
  8. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • Is it ever "EZ"?
  9. Magic Update
    • SAM 2012 in Las Vegas
    • EMC 2012
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • It's a Dry Heat
    • Warning
  10. Cover - Not Famous Yet - re: Derek Hughes - by Adam Rubin
    • 9 Things You Might Not Know About Derek Hughes
  11. FISM 2012: The Greatest Show on Earth? - Darren John
    • The Winners
    • Q&A - Derek Lever
  12. Mumdo: Bringing Magic to the Middle East - Jaq Greenspon
  13. A Family Reunion: Abbott's 75th Annual Get-Together - Dale Salwak
  14. Grand-Scale Close-Up - Rory Johnston
  15. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Excitation Transfer
      1. Stress Production - Harapan Ong
      2. Catguring - William Kahn
      3. Suits You - Raj Madhok
      4. Pandora Transposition - Micah Johnson
      5. Breathless Control - Anders Mollen
      6. Shaw Control - Steve Shaw
      7. Connecting Columns
        • February 2012 - Pete McCabe's comments on Cyril Savelief's Impossible with a Twist
  16. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Tripend
  17. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #8b, The Assistant
  18. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Missing Dollar Swindle
  19. Real-World Methods - Ken Kelly
    • Creating Effective Web Pages
  20. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Thinking the Impossible - Ramón Riobóo - book - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • Celebrity Presage - Mike Maione - effect - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Now Look Here - Chad Long - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Tricks That Work & Jokes That Work - Moses Silbermintz - book - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • The Door - Michael Murray - effect - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Threesome - Jason Dean - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Disposable Deck - David Regal - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Knock 'em Dead II - Peter Nardi - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Classics - Copenetro - effect - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - Nickels to Dimes - effect - reviewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Drawn In - Oliver Meech - book - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Peter Pit Memories - The Miracle Factory - DVD - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Missing - Charlie Frye - effect - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Commentary - The Back Room - Gabe Fajuri
    • GT Speedreader DVD - Garrett Thomas - DVD - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • Smoke and Mirrors - Mike Costa, Jon Armstrong & Ryan Browne - comic book 5-issue miniseries - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Sudden Deck 3 - David Regal - effect with DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
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  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 22, Number 2 - October 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - David Copperfield
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Mr. C
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. Finally Feedback
  7. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • They Are Not Us
  8. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • The Blind Spot
  9. Viewpoint - Thoughts on An Evening with Guimarães & DelGaudio - Chris Philpott
  10. Viewpoint - Reality - Allison Williams
  11. Magic Update
    • Magic Competition in Chicago
    • Hank Lee Sentenced
    • By Art of Magic
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • Fabrini: Mortale
  12. Cover - David Copperfield In Conversation - Interview by Stan Allen
  13. Dunninger Rediscovered - Joseph Atmore
  14. Fantastique! - Rory Johnston
  15. Marvin Berglas: Magician and Entrepreneur - Alan Howard
    • Nine Things You Might Not Know About Marvin and Marvin's Magic
  16. Knight Magic - re: Kyle and Mistie Knight - Jaq Greenspon
  17. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. The Atfor Dilemma
      1. Las Vegas Street Lemon - Adam Flowers
      2. Memento - Bobby Hasbun
      3. Double Glass Production - Aliaz Son
      4. Double Open Prediction - Jason Dean
      5. Deckatch - Stuart Lightbody
      6. Peel Change - Glenn Claxton
      7. Connecting Columns
        • September 2011 - Curtis Kam's Lemon Summer is similar to Pete McCabe's Fruit Cup
        • August 2012 - suggestion for Doug Conn's Psychic RPS
  18. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #9, Elements of Staging
  19. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Bang for Your Book
  20. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Super Sight
  21. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • iLoGo - Craig Squires - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Show Doctor - Jeff McBride & Larry Hass - book - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Al Koran's Secrets - Graham Jolley & Martin Breese - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Ethereal - Iñaki Zabaletta - Effect with DVD - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • Quarterly Returns - David Eldridge - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Dual Edge - Rus Andrews & Mark Bendell - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Amazing Harry Keller, Great American Magician - Gail Jarrow - book - reviewed by Michael Claxton
    • Inside Comedy - Paul Kozak - DVD - reviewed by Farrell Dillon
    • Classics - 50 Tricks You Can Do, You Will Do, Easy To Do - W.F. Rufus, compiler - book - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - Leaves from Conjurers' Scrapbooks - H.J. Burlingame - book - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Sanchez Fly - David Gabbay - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Subterfuge Magic System - Kenneth Sanders - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Wings - Matthew Mello - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Commentary - Design in Mind - Gabe Fajuri
    • Chardshark - Daniel Chard - DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • David Penn's Bottle Production - David Penn - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • A Material - Allan Ackerman - 2 DVD set - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
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  25. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 22, Number 3 - November 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - What's Going on in Korea?
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • Mileage May Vary
  5. Letters to the editor
  6. Finally Feedback
  7. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • A Personal Letter To My Millionaire and Billionaire Friends
  8. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • The Play's the Thing
  9. Viewpoint - MAGIC: Tiger Beat for Finger Flingers? - Larry Wilson
  10. Magic Update
    • Electrified
    • Lost Magic Decoded
    • NFL Magic
    • Celebrating Three-Quarters of a Century
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • Convention Buzz
    • K Lai - died
    • Melba Dew - died
    • Joe Lefler - died
    • Luke Wilson - died
    • Tom Gallo - died
  11. Cover - Korea: Community of Magic - Gregory Bracco
  12. Bernstein's Unreal - Gabe Fajuri & Bruce Bernstein
    • Pad Switch - Bruce Bernstein
    • Picture Duplication #1 - Bruce Bernstein
    • Presentation Excuses The Method - Bruce Bernstein
  13. Jan Rouven: The Man With 9 Lives - Rory Johnston
    • 6 Things You Might Not Know About Jan Rouven
  14. Ta-Da! The SAM Hall of Fame Reappears - Alan Howard
  15. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Joshua Logan One Man Issue
      1. Baller Change - Joshua Logan
      2. Ambitious Looy - Adam Flowers
      3. Back to the Future Reverse - Joshua Logan
      4. Cell Band - Joshua Logan
      5. Freak Out - Joshua Logan. John Bodine & Brain Hart
      6. Logan Swivel - Joshua Logan
  16. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • An Ancient Game
  17. Bent on Deception - Mike Bent
    • Shameless Promotion Paper Tear
    • One More Thing
  18. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #10, Let There Be Light
  19. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Defaced
  20. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • Random - Peter Nardi - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • The Big Revelation - Wayne Dobson - routine with DVD - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Childsplay - Chris Congreave - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Repair Bill - Bob Solari - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Making the Cut - Ryan Schlutz - book - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Monster - Mott-Sun - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Element 80 - Jason Reed - effect with DVD - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Classics - Tricky Bottles - U.F. Grant - effect - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Classics - Wunderbar - Steve Duscheck - effect - re-viewed by Gabe Fajuri
    • Hole - Mickael Chatelain - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Visions from Vegas - Steve Gore - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Poor Man's Cups & Balls - Stephen So - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Commentary - New Beginings - Gabe Fajuri
    • Show Cues - Carl Andrews - iPhone/iPad app - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Recall - Tom Crisbie - 2 DVDs - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • Noteworthy: A Magic Lecture - David Gabbay - book - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Enigma Card - Bob Solari - effect - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Sticky - Kevin Schaller & Oliver Smith - effect with DVD - reviewed by Brad Henderson
    • Professional Children's Magic - Tony Clark - DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • The Perfect World - Mago Migue - effect with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
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  23. Magic Magazine's Recommended Retailers
  24. Finally

  1. Magic - Volume 22, Number 4 - December 2012 - 100 pages
  2. Cover - 50 Years at the Castle & Milt Larsen
  3. Contents
  4. From The Editor - Stan Allen
    • In With The Old, Out With The New
  5. Letters ...
  6. Finally Feedback
  7. For What It's Worth - Mark Kornhauser
    • Coca-Cola and the Fourth Dimension
  8. Paynefully Obvious - Payne
    • A Fool's Errand
  9. Magic Update
    • Magic Circle Awards
    • Houdini Returns to the Silver Screen
    • Harmonic Houdini Convergence
    • Happy Valley Magic
    • A Moment With ... James McKinlay
    • Magic at the End of the Earth
    • Conventions At A Glance - Scott Wells
    • Three Magic Festivals in One Month
    • Comings & Goings
    • Alan Shaxon (1933-2012) - died
  10. Cover - Open Sesame? - 50 Years at the Castle - Milt Larsen
  11. Marcel: Prince of Nightmares - Jaq Greenspon
  12. Road Trip! - Jason England
  13. Twelve Magical Months - Alan Howard
  14. Talk About Tricks - Joshua Jay
    1. Best of 2012
      1. Match Mender - Walt Lees
      2. Back to '89 - Justin Higham
      3. One Step Further - Chris Piercy
      4. Double Slip Production - Harapan Ong
      5. Miraculo Production - Wasseem Mohammed
  15. Loving Mentalism - Ian Rowland
    • Navigate To Icy
  16. Bent on Deception - Mike Bent
    • The Overly Complicated Simplex Bill in Lemon
    • One More Thing
  17. Directions - Joanie Spina
    • #11, Music, Maestro
  18. The Almighty Dollar - Gregory Wilson
    • Taken For Granted
  19. Marketplace - Gabe Fajuri, editor
    • The Definitive Sankey - Andi Gladwin & Joshua Jay - 3 books - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Unreal - Bruce Bernstein - book - reviewed by Arthur Trace
    • The Bumblebees - Wood Aragon - effect with DVD - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • In the Frame - Mark Elsdon - effect - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • The Essential Sol Stone - Stephen Hobbs - book - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • TKO 2.0 - Jeff Kaylor - utility device with DVD - reviewed by Peter Duffie
    • Lincoln's Best Boon - Lincoln - gimmick - reviewed by Francis Menotti
    • Classics - The Complete Walton, Volumes 1 & 2 - Roy Walton - 2 books - re-viewed by Peter Duffie
    • Carey On - John Carey - DVD
    • The Money Card - Shaun Robinson - effect with DVD - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • Stitched - Alexander Kölle - effect - reviewed by Jared Brandon Kopf
    • Commentary - Wish List - Gabe Fajuri
    • Chill - Tom Wright - effect with DVD - reviewed by Francis Menotti
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  23. Finally
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