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Easy Magic Trick: The Floating or Levitating Cup
Learn to float or levitate a cup. Once you know the secret, you can quickly alter a cup to make it happen. It's great for kids and beginners.

Performing the Floating or Levitating Cup
This is a first rate floating cup trick for beginners and kids. It all happens courtesy of a gimmicked cup that you can easily make and a bit of an illusion with your hands when you perform the trick. I offer instructions here.

Exposed View 2
Here's a trick that you can perform anywhere and at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. You can do the trick with corks, or any object (rolled dollar bills, chapsticks, and more) that are approximately the same size as corks. In this effect, two corks appear to pass through or penetrate each other.

Finish the Trick
Here's a trick that you can perform anywhere and at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. You can do the trick with corks, or any object (rolled dollar bills, chapsticks, and more) that are approximately the same size as corks. In this effect, two corks appear to pass through or penetrate each other.

Exposed View
Here's a trick that you can perform anywhere and at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. You can do the trick with corks, or any object (rolled dollar bills, chapsticks, and more) that are approximately the same size as corks. In this effect, two corks appear to pass through or penetrate each other.

Easy Magic Trick: The Pass-Through Corks
Here's a trick with corks that you can perform at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. The corks appear to pass through each other.

The Secret and Materials
Here's a trick that you can perform anywhere and at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. You can do the trick with corks, or any object (rolled dollar bills, chapsticks, and more) that are approximately the same size as corks. In this effect, two corks appear to pass through or penetrate each other.

Setting it Up
Here's a trick that you can perform anywhere and at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. You can do the trick with corks, or any object (rolled dollar bills, chapsticks, and more) that are approximately the same size as corks. In this effect, two corks appear to pass through or penetrate each other.

Easy Magic Trick: The Pass-Through Corks - Step 2
Here's a trick that you can perform anywhere and at anytime, once you study and practice the moves. You can do the trick with corks, or any object (rolled dollar bills, chapsticks, and more) that are approximately the same size as corks. In this effect, two corks appear to pass through or penetrate each other.

Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips
In the effect that's great trick for kids, a pair of paper clips mysteriously jump and link themselves. Just follow our step by step instructions.

Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips 2
This classic trick is great for young kids and just about every magician has played with it. In the effect, a pair of paper clips are attached to a dollar bill. After pulling the ends of the dollar bill, the paper clips link and jump from the dollar.

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Easy Magic Trick Jumping Paper Clips Kids Beginning Starting

Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips 4
This classic trick is great for young kids and just about every magician has played with it. In the effect, a pair of paper clips are attached to a dollar bill. After pulling the ends of the dollar bill, the paper clips link and jump from the dollar.

Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips 5
This classic trick is great for young kids and just about every magician has played with it. In the effect, a pair of paper clips are attached to a dollar bill. After pulling the ends of the dollar bill, the paper clips link and jump from the dollar.

Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips 6
This classic trick is great for young kids and just about every magician has played with it. In the effect, a pair of paper clips are attached to a dollar bill. After pulling the ends of the dollar bill, the paper clips link and jump from the dollar.

Easy Magic: The Jumping Paper Clips
This classic trick is great for young kids and just about every magician has played with it. In the effect, a pair of paper clips are attached to a dollar bill. After pulling the ends of the dollar bill, the paper clips link and jump from the dollar.

Basics of How to Make Balloon Animals
If you want to get into making balloon animals, here's everything that you need to know, as well as instructions on the best known balloon animals.

Basics of How to Make Balloon Animals
If you want to get into making balloon animals, here's everything that you need to know, as well as instructions on the best known balloon animals.

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How to Make a Car Balloon - Version 3
Learn to make a fun car that's constructed from balloons. This one features

Basic Effects of Magic - Magic Basic Effects
All of the effects that one can perform in magic can boil down to a select, basic few, many of which can be used in combination.

Choosing Magic Tricks - How to Choose Magic Tricks
Want to create the best magic show that you can? To do so, you'll need to select the tricks that work best for your audience, venue, personality, character, skill level and more. Here's everything that you need to know.

Beginning Juggling - Learn How to Juggle
Juggling is the age-old art of keeping a number of objects in the air by continually tossing and catching them with your hands. Here's how to learn to juggle.

Predictions
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Science Magic Tricks - Magic Tricks Based on Science
Science magic tricks are magic tricks that look like

Science Magic Trick - Vanishing Water
In this science magic trick, you cause some water that you have poured into a cup to magically vanish, as if into thin air.

Beginner's Guide to Card Flourishes
Card flourishes are flashy, attention-getting moves that magicians can perform as part of a card routine. Here's a good introduction to get started.

Learn How to Make the DIY Magic Set
You can easily purchase beginning magic sets at toy stores, but why not make your DIY magic set or kit? Using the many easy magic tricks taught here at Magic.About.com as a basis, we hand select those that would work great in a magic set for yourself or a kid. The tricks are easy to learn and perform, and you'll end up with a magic set of your own.

Two Tricks With Decks: Cold Case and Gone Deck
Here are reviews of two utilities for decks. Cold Case offers a prop to effectively switch decks. Gone Deck lets you make a deck vanish and reappear.

Two Tricks With Decks: Cold Case and Gone Deck
Here are reviews of two utilities for decks. Cold Case offers a prop to effectively switch decks. Gone Deck lets you make a deck vanish and reappear. Page 2.

Review of Fobulous by Steve Shufton
Fobulous, by Steve Shufton, offers a strong transposition with key fobs, those everyday objects used to hold your keys.

Review of Steam 2.0 - Mentalism Impression Device
Steam 2.0 offers a powerful impression system for your mentalism effects. It's likely different from any method you already know. Here's my review.

How to Make a Balloon Fold Twist
Like the basic twist and lock twist, the fold twist is a fundamental twist in making balloon animals. You'll also use this to make balloon swords.

The Balloon Fold Twist - How to Make a Balloon Fold Twist
Like the basic twist and lock twist, the fold twist is a fundamental twist in making balloon animals. It is also the foundational twist to make a sword balloon animal.

Review of Senses by Christopher Wiehl
Senses offers a gimmicked souffle cup, the kind at fast food joints used to package sauces when you're taking home food. With it, you can do magic.

Is This a New Golden Age for Magic?
Is magic experiencing a new

Review of Infallible by Mark Elsdon and Alakazam Magic
Infallible offers a combination mentalism and card trick that offers a strong prediction. If you know the method, you'll find some innovations here.

Review of iLogo by Craig Squires
Here's a physical effect with an iPhone. With iLogo, you cause the Apple logo on the back of an iPhone to move about.

Review of Executive Wallet by David Penn
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Review of Bob Does Hospitality - Act 1 by Bob Sheets
Act 1 in Bob Sheets'

How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Making a weiner dog out of balloons just like making a basic dog balloon. It's all about proportions and here's where you can learn how.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Eight Mistakes of David Blaine and John Edwards
Escape artist and illusionist Lovell is criticizing David Blaine and psychic John Edwards. He lists eight mistakes by the performers.

How to Hire a Great Magician
This primer explains everything that they need to know to hire a magic professional. When potential clients have questions, send them to here.

Bar Bets and Tricks That You Can Do - All About Bar Bets and Tricks
Bar Bets are tricks that you play on your friends. They're actually more sucker bets than actual tricks, but they are a part of magic.

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Easy Magic Tricks: Disappearing Coin
Here's an easy coin trick that you can perform anytime and anywhere. But you must have a friend to help you.

Easy Magic: The Calendar Trick
Here's a trick with a calendar that you can perform at any time. It's a prediction effect that works with a monthly calendar.

Swallow Razor Blades - The Razor Trick
If you've always wanted to swallow razor blades and thread and bring it all back up, strung together, here are resources to get you started.

Review of Thought Wave - Mentalism
Here's a powerful double prediction effect and the gimmicked deck does most of the work. This one packs a wallop.

Reviews of Gimmickless Bill Changes
Are gimmickless bill changes that look like those based on the Pat Page gimmick better? They have their plusses, but I'm not convinced.

Reviews of Gimmickless Bill Changes: 400 Lux and Money, Money!
Are gimmickless bill changes that look like those based on the Pat Page gimmick better? They have their plusses, but I'm not convinced. Page 2.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 7.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 2.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 4.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here is a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 5.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 6.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 8.

Magic With Rubber Bands
Here are a collection of DVDs that will teach you tricks that you can perform with rubber bands. Also, look here for some of our easy magic tricks that we teach that employ bands. It's a complete resource for just about anything you can do with a rubber band. Page 3.

Reviews of Themed Packets: Screen Test and Deceased
These packet tricks use cards with themes. Screen Test is a mind reading trick that represents movie posters. Deceased offers a murder mystery.

Reviews of Themed Packet Effects: Screen Test and Deceased
Themed packet tricks are magic tricks with cards that are disguised to be something else. Screen Test offers a mind reading trick with cards that represent movie posters. Deceased offers a murder mystery. Page 2.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood
For magicians and muggles, the Harry Potter franchise has created an interest in magic. The boy wizard will now have his own area at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park. Here's my review of what you will find and expect. I think that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is immensely entertaining and may help to sustain and maybe even promote an interest in magic. Page 2.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Hollywood
For magicians and muggles, the Harry Potter franchise will have its own area at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park. Here's my review.

Launch the Playing Card
Learn how to float and spin a playing card in mid air and then cause it to rise up to your hand. Follow our easy instructions and you'll soon be performing this miracle.

Easy Magic Trick: Floating Card Trick
Learn how to float and spin a playing card in mid air and then cause it to rise up to your hand. Follow our easy instructions and you'll soon be performing this miracle.

Preparation for the Playing Card
Learn how to float and spin a playing card in mid air and then cause it to rise up to your hand. Follow our easy instructions and you'll soon be performing this miracle.

Launch the Playing Card
Learn how to float and spin a playing card in mid air and then cause it to rise up to your hand. Follow our easy instructions and you'll soon be performing this miracle.

Reviews of Reduction and Pocket Sansmind Sharpie
Reduction is a deck that compresses in size. Meanwhile, Pocket Sansmind Sharpie offers a moving ink effect that you can carry with you.

Reviews of Reduction and Pocket Sansmind Sharpie
With Reduction, a deck that compresses in size. Meanwhile, Pocket Sansmind Sharpie offers a moving ink effect that you can carry with you. Page 2.

Reviews of Magic Tricks and Instructional Media
Before you purchase that new magic trick or video, be sure to check out our reviews.

The Razor Blade Trick
If you've always wanted to swallow razor blades and thread and bring it all back up, strung together, here are resources to get you started. Page 3.

The Razor Blade Trick
If you've always wanted to swallow razor blades and thread and bring it all back up, strung together, here are resources to get you started. Page 4.

The Razor Blade Trick
If you've always wanted to swallow razor blades and thread and bring it all back up, strung together, here are resources to get you started.

The Razor Blade Trick
If you've always wanted to swallow razor blades and thread and bring it all back up, strung together, here are resources to get you started. Page 2.

Swallow Razor Blades - The Razor Trick
If you've always wanted to swallow razor blades and thread and bring it all back up, strung together, here are resources to get you started. Page 5.

The Balloon Fold Twist - How to Make a Balloon Fold Twist
Like the basic twist and lock twist, the fold twist is a fundamental twist in making balloon animals. It is also the foundational twist to make a sword balloon animal.

The Disappearing Coin - Step 2
An easy coin trick that you can perform anytime and anywhere. But you must have a friend to help you.

The Disappearing Coin - Step 3
An easy coin trick that you can perform anytime and anywhere. But you must have a friend to help you.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

Weiner Dog Balloon Animal - How to Make a Weiner Dog Balloon Animal
Twisting a weiner dog balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can twist a weiner dog. As it is with real life dogs, with balloons, it's all about proportions.

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Online Magic Tricks
Wanna see a trick right now? Here are some online tricks.

Easy Magic: The Calendar Trick
Here’s a quirky trick that relies on a little known fact. You show a spectator a piece of paper and ask them to name a month. After naming the month you refer to a yearly calendar, find the month’s page and select a column. You ask the spectator to add the numbers in that column. When the spectator opens the piece of paper, they find that their total matches the number that you have predicted.

Easy Magic: The Calendar Trick
Here’s a quirky trick that relies on a little known fact. You show a spectator a piece of paper and ask them to name a month. After naming the month you refer to a yearly calendar, find the month’s page and select a column. You ask the spectator to add the numbers in that column. When the spectator opens the piece of paper, they find that their total matches the number that you have predicted.

Easy Magic: The Calendar Trick
Here’s a quirky trick that relies on a little known fact. You show a spectator a piece of paper and ask them to name a month. After naming the month you refer to a yearly calendar, find the month’s page and select a column. You ask the spectator to add the numbers in that column. When the spectator opens the piece of paper, they find that their total matches the number that you have predicted.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Magic Venues-Where to See Great Magic
Want to see some great magic? Here are the world-class venues that present magic's best and brightest stars

Reviews of Gift Card and Force of Will
Gift Card offers a prop that resembles a store gift card but allows you to switch playing cards. I like the possibilities for themes. Meanwhile, Force of Will offers a short program to teach you how to force a card in the

Reviews of Gift Card and Force of Will
Gift Card offers a prop that resembles a store gift card but allows you to switch playing cards. I like the possibilities for themes. Meanwhile, Force of Will offers a short program to teach you how to force a card in the

Review of Contrast by Sansmind
Here's an effect where a card changes colors and a corner that was earlier torn from the card can either match the color changing card or maintain its original color. This is a great effect that's different and should connect with your spectators.

Reviews of Two Transformations: Pop Change and Imprint
Here are reviews of two transformations. Pop Change allows you change one soda can into another one in a visual and fast manner. Meanwhile, Imprint allows you to toss a small object onto a bill and it embeds itself as an image on the bill. Page 2.

Reviews of Two Transformations: Pop Change and Imprint
Here are reviews of two transformations. Pop Change allows you change one soda can into another one in a visual and fast manner. Meanwhile, Imprint allows you to toss a small object onto a bill and it embeds itself as an image on the bill.

Easy Magic: Call Out Card Trick
Here's a card trick that is strikingly different. Here, the spectator mixes and handles the cards. Yet, you're able to figure out the card that he selected.

Review of DVS by Mark Calabrese


What Do I Wear To Perform Magic?
So what should a magician wear to perform magic? Here's advice that has worked for me along with examples. I hope that this helps you come up with your look.

Easy Coin Magic Trick: Seeing With Your Fingers
Here's an offbeat easy magic trick that uses coins. You have a spectator randomly select a coin from several that are in a bag or bowl. With a marker, the spectator writes his initials on the coin. The spectator concentrates on the coin for a few seconds and places it with the others inside of the bowl. Without looking, you are able to immediately reach into the bowl and pull out the selected and marked coin.

Easy Magic Tricks: Seeing With Your Fingers - Easy Magic Tricks With Coins
Here’s an offbeat easy magic trick that uses coins. You have a spectator randomly select a coin from several that are in a bag or bowl. With a marker, the spectator writes his initials on the coin. The spectator concentrates on the coin for a few seconds and places it with the others inside of the bowl. Without looking, you are able to immediately reach into the bowl and pull out the selected and marked coin.

Easy Magic Tricks: Seeing With Your Fingers - Easy Magic Tricks With Coins
Here’s an offbeat easy magic trick that uses coins. You have a spectator randomly select a coin from several that are in a bag or bowl. With a marker, the spectator writes his initials on the coin. The spectator concentrates on the coin for a few seconds and places it with the others inside of the bowl. Without looking, you are able to immediately reach into the bowl and pull out the selected and marked coin.

Easy Magic Tricks: Seeing With Your Fingers - Easy Magic Tricks With Coins
Here’s an offbeat easy magic trick that uses coins. You have a spectator randomly select a coin from several that are in a bag or bowl. With a marker, the spectator writes his initials on the coin. The spectator concentrates on the coin for a few seconds and places it with the others inside of the bowl. Without looking, you are able to immediately reach into the bowl and pull out the selected and marked coin.

All About Stripper Deck Magic Cards
A stripper deck is a trick deck of magic cards that is gimmicked so that any card that's lost in the deck can be immediately found. The gimmicking is fairly subtle so the decks may be examined by spectators.

Balloons for Balloon Animals
If you want to use the balloons that the pros use, which will reduce popping and be able to withstand the stress necessary to construct balloon animals, here's important information.

Review of Impossible Predictions by Daniel Ka
Here's a strong prediction effect with playing cards. Impossible Predictions is self-working, involves three spectators and the parameters are freely named. It's a great mentalism effect with playing cards for close-up and intimate settings

Review of Luxury Linking Ropes by Daniel Ka
Here's something different for your stand-up act. Daniel Ka's Luxury Linking Ropes offers a high quality prop. Learn this routine and you won't be performing the Chinese Linking Rings like every other magician on the planet.

Call Out Card Trick - Learn an Easy Magic Card Trick
Here's an unusual card trick that is notable because you somehow find a spectator's card without touching the cards. The spectator does all of the work for you.

Call Out Card Trick - Learn an Easy Magic Card Trick
Here's an unusual card trick that is notable because you somehow find a spectator's card without touching the cards. The spectator does all of the work for you.

Call Out Card Trick - Learn an Easy Magic Card Trick
Here's an unusual card trick that is notable because you somehow find a spectator's card without touching the cards. The spectator does all of the work for you.

Stage & Stand-Up Magic
Stage & Stand-Up Magic. Magic & Illusion.

Profile of Magician Doug Henning
In the 1970s and 80s, Doug Henning was not only the best known magician in the world, he is often credited as reviving magic as a popular theatrical art form. Sadly, he left magic at the height of his career and died in 2000 at the age of 52.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Ladybug Balloon Animal Bracelet
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist. This one is ultra cute and is sure to be a hit at any event.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Las Vegas Magic Shows - Reviews
If Las Vegas is the magic capital of the world, here's where you can read reviews about the hottest shows in town.

How to Make a Basic Balloon Hat
Here's how to make a basic balloon hat. This hat forms the foundation of many other types of balloons hats and you're free to add balloons to make any creation that you can imagine. Of course, we'll also show you a few variations and add-ons to start.

Basic Balloon Hat - Inflate the Balloon
The first step to make a basic balloon hat - inflating the balloon.

Basic Balloon Hat - Start the Hat
Here's the first step in making the Basic Balloon Hat.

Basic Balloon Hat - The Loop
Here's where you make the loop that fits around the head for the Basic Balloon Hat.

Basic Balloon Hat - Finish the Hat
Here's where you finish the basic balloon hat.

Easy Card Magic Tricks - The Prediction Card Magic Trick
In this easy card magic trick, you lay an envelope down onto the table and explain to spectators that there is a prediction written inside. After a spectator selects a card, you show that your prediction inside of the envelope is correct. You'll find that the technique that you learn and employ here will serve you well in other magic card tricks.

Learn How to Levitate or Float a Pencil
In this easy magic trick, you place a pencil into a bottle and it mysteriously levitates on its own. There's some preparation involved, but you should have fun with this one.

Easy Magic Trick: The Film Prediction
Here's a great prediction with a movie theme. You ask several people to name a movie. Each is written on a slip of paper, folded and thrown it into a bowl. You write the name of one of the films on a final slip and set this prediction aside in plain view. Another spectator reaches into the bowl and pulls out a movie title, which is read aloud. And your prediction turns out to be the very same film.

Basic Magic Effects: Prediction
Magicians often perform predictions where they successfully predict a freely named parameter given by an audience member, or correctly determine the outcome of a random event ahead of time.

World's Best Easy Close Up Trick - Greatest Close Up Trick for Beginners
I've looked at a lot of easy close up tricks for beginning magicians and I think that this one is the best. The trick can be done in three phases - it’s a real routine. It only uses a couple of rubber bands that you can easily carry with you to perform the trick. If you don’t have rubber bands, you can always use almost any band that you find or borrow. It just may be the greatest, easy close up magic trick.

World's Best Easy Close Up Trick for Beginners
I've looked at a lot of easy close up tricks for beginning magicians and I think that this one is the best. The trick can be done in three phases - it's a real routine. It only uses a couple of rubber bands that you can easily carry with you to perform the trick. If you don' have rubber bands, you can always use almost any band that you find or borrow. It just may be the greatest, easy close up magic trick.

World's Best Easy Close Up Trick - Greatest Close Up Trick for Beginners
I've looked at a lot of easy close up tricks for beginning magicians and I think that this one is the best. The trick can be done in three phases - it’s a real routine. It only uses a couple of rubber bands that you can easily carry with you to perform the trick. If you don’t have rubber bands, you can always use almost any band that you find or borrow. It just may be the greatest, easy close up magic trick.

World's Best Easy Close Up Trick - Greatest Close Up Trick for Beginners
I've looked at a lot of easy close up tricks for beginning magicians and I think that this one is the best. The trick can be done in three phases - it’s a real routine. It only uses a couple of rubber bands that you can easily carry with you to perform the trick. If you don’t have rubber bands, you can always use almost any band that you find or borrow. It just may be the greatest, easy close up magic trick.

Reviews of Two Penetrations: Souvenir and Sweet Penetration
Here are reviews of two marketed penetration effects: Souvenir and Sweet Penetration. Souvenir allows you link a playing card onto a wine glass and it leaves an impossible situation. Meanwhile, Sweet Penetration allows a coin to pass into a sealed sugar packet, which changes the standard signed coin into packet effect. Page 2.

Reviews of Two Penetrations: Souvenir and Sweet Penetration
Here are reviews of two marketed penetration effects: Souvenir and Sweet Penetration. Souvenir allows you link a playing card onto a wine glass and it leaves an impossible situation. Meanwhile, Sweet Penetration allows a coin to pass into a sealed sugar packet, which changes the standard signed coin into packet effect.

Review of Misbehavin' by Kainoa Harbottle
Here's a great coin routine by Kainoa Harbottle. Misbehavin' is a multiple coin production and vanish routine that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. And this title is practically a master class on effective coin magic.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

Balloon Animal Ladybug Bracelet - Ladybug Balloon Animal
Here's an easy balloon animal, a ladybug made of balloons that may be worn on the wrist.

The Cut and Restored String - How to Magically Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

Easy Magic Trick: How to Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

The Cut and Restored String - How to Magically Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

The Cut and Restored String - How to Magically Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

The Cut and Restored String - How to Magically Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

The Cut and Restored String - How to Magically Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

The Cut and Restored String - How to Magically Cut and Restore a String
Here's a classic trick for beginners, a variation on the cut and restored plot, which involves shearing a string in half as it resides in a straw and then restoring the string so it's whole again. Even though the string is inside the straw and you've cut the straw in half, the string is somehow untouched.

Easy Magic Trick: The Unlinking Safety Pin - Unlinking Safety Pin - An Easy Magic Trick
In this easy trick, you clearly link two safety pins together by opening one, inserting it through the other and closing the first pin. In seemingly no time, you pull the safety pins apart, but both are still closed. This is a trick that I did a lot when I was a kid.

Easy Magic Trick: The Unlinking Safety Pins
In this easy trick, you clearly link two safety pins together by opening one, inserting it through the other and closing the first pin. In seemingly no time, you pull the safety pins apart, but both are still closed. This is a trick that I did a lot when I was a kid.

Easy Magic Trick: The Unlinking Safety Pin - Unlinking Safety Pin - An Easy Magic Trick
In this easy trick, you clearly link two safety pins together by opening one, inserting it through the other and closing the first pin. In seemingly no time, you pull the safety pins apart, but both are still closed. This is a trick that I did a lot when I was a kid.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Levitating Pencil - Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
In this easy magic trick, you place a pencil into a bottle and it mysteriously levitates on its own. There's some preparation involved, but you should have fun with this one.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Levitating Pencil - Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
In this easy magic trick, you place a pencil into a bottle and it mysteriously levitates on its own. There's some preparation involved, but you should have fun with this one.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Levitating Pencil - Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
In this easy magic trick, you place a pencil into a bottle and it mysteriously levitates on its own. There's some preparation involved, but you should have fun with this one.

Easy Card Magic Tricks - The Prediction Card Magic Trick
In this easy card magic trick, you lay an envelope down onto the table and explain to spectators that there is a prediction written inside. After a spectator selects a card, you show that your prediction inside of the envelope is correct. You'll find that the technique that you learn and employ here will serve you well in other magic card tricks.

Easy Card Magic Tricks - The Prediction Card Magic Trick
In this easy card magic trick, you lay an envelope down onto the table and explain to spectators that there is a prediction written inside. After a spectator selects a card, you show that your prediction inside of the envelope is correct. You'll find that the technique that you learn and employ here will serve you well in other magic card tricks.

Easy Card Magic Tricks - The Prediction Card Magic Trick
In this easy card magic trick, you lay an envelope down onto the table and explain to spectators that there is a prediction written inside. After a spectator selects a card, you show that your prediction inside of the envelope is correct. You'll find that the technique that you learn and employ here will serve you well in other magic card tricks.

Easy Card Magic Tricks - The Prediction Card Magic Trick
In this easy card magic trick, you lay an envelope down onto the table and explain to spectators that there is a prediction written inside. After a spectator selects a card, you show that your prediction inside of the envelope is correct. You'll find that the technique that you learn and employ here will serve you well in other magic card tricks.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Film Prediction - Easy Magic Tricks With Predictions
You ask several people to name a movie. Each is written on a slip of paper, folded and thrown it into a bowl. You write the name of one of the films on a final slip and set the prediction in plain view. Another spectator reaches into the bowl and pulls out a movie title, which is read aloud. And your prediction turns out to be the very same film.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Film Prediction - Easy Magic Tricks With Predictions
You ask several people to name a movie. Each is written on a slip of paper, folded and thrown it into a bowl. You write the name of one of the films on a final slip and set the prediction in plain view. Another spectator reaches into the bowl and pulls out a movie title, which is read aloud. And your prediction turns out to be the very same film.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Film Prediction - Easy Magic Tricks With Predictions
You ask several people to name a movie. Each is written on a slip of paper, folded and thrown it into a bowl. You write the name of one of the films on a final slip and set the prediction in plain view. Another spectator reaches into the bowl and pulls out a movie title, which is read aloud. And your prediction turns out to be the very same film.

Easy Magic Tricks: The Film Prediction - Easy Magic Tricks With Predictions
You ask several people to name a movie. Each is written on a slip of paper, folded and thrown it into a bowl. You write the name of one of the films on a final slip and set the prediction in plain view. Another spectator reaches into the bowl and pulls out a movie title, which is read aloud. And your prediction turns out to be the very same film.

Reviews of Compress and Pierce
Here are reviews of two products from Sansmind: Compress and Pierce. Compress is a visual effect where bills seem to shrink in size. Meanwhile, Pierce offers a penetration of a water bottle cap with a drinking straw. Will these close-up effects work for you? Read my reviews and find out. Page 2.

Compress and Pierce
Here are reviews of two products from Sansmind: Compress and Pierce. Compress is a visual effect where bills seem to shrink in size. Meanwhile, Pierce offers a penetration of a water bottle cap with a drinking straw. Will these close-up effects work for you? Read my reviews and find out.

Review of The Pantera Wallet by Outlaw Effects and Alakazam Magic
Here's a great peek wallet that can serve you well in your mind-reading and other mentalism effects. The wallet is effective, easy to use, and instantly resets. Furthermore, there's an option that allows you to do the dirty work right in front of spectators.

Performing Magic in the Internet Age
Is the internet killing magic? And what about those pesky smartphones that allow audiences to immediately

Monte Reviews: Scarlet Monte and The Hustle
Two marketed effects,

Monte Reviews: Scarlet Monte and The Hustle
Two marketed effects,

How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Twisting a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Twisting a Giraffe Balloon Animal - How to Twist a Giraffe Balloon Animal
Making a giraffe balloon animal is very similar to making the basic dog balloon. In fact, a giraffe, in the balloon world, is pretty much just a dog balloon with a long neck. If you can already twist a basic dog balloon, you can make a giraffe.

Review of Magic for Coffee Houses: Wishbone and Coffee Shot
Here are reviews of two products that fit right in at a coffee house. Wishbone offers an amazing metaphysical transformation that works with wooden coffee sticks. Coffee Shot offers a penetration effect with a paper coffee cup.

Coffee Shot Review by Chris Web for Coffee Houses
Check out this review of the Coffee Shot, a trick that offers a penetration effect with a paper cup, and be ready to entertain at your local coffee shop. Page 2.

Reviews of Impromptu Magic: What Tha and On/Off
Here are reviews of two fast, impromptu effects.

Review of On/Off
Take the old pull off your thumb trick to the next level and pull off your pinky finger. Learn more with this review of On/Off. Page 2.

Review of Murray Celebrity Magician at Las Vegas' Tropicana Laugh Factory
Las Vegas has first rate comedy magic. Check out my review of the city's funniest and best comedy entertainment.

Review of Laughternoon Starring Adam London
Check out this review of Laughternoon Starring Adam London, a family-friendly Las Vegas comedy magic show. Page 2.

Easy Magic Trick: Card Prediction - Second Method
Learn a foolproof way to predict the card your spectator will select with this easy tutorial.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

Easy Magic Tricks: Butter Knife Through Napkin - About Easy Magic Tricks for Close Up
Here's an easy magic trick that you can do after dinner with just a napkin and a butter knife. You drape a napkin over your hand and a butter knife appears to pass right through the napkin. It's an impromptu effect that requires no gimmicks. Once you know the secret can perform this easy trick with a pencil or pen, but it's traditionally performed with a butter knife.

How to Make a Basic Balloon Hat - the Helmet
Here's how to make a helmet, a basic balloon hat. You can use this hat as the foundation for fanciful, more detailed hats. You are only limited by your imagination.

Start the Helmet Balloon Hat
Here's the first step in making the Helmet Balloon Hat.

Finish the Helmet Balloon Hat
Here's the final step in making the Helmet Balloon Hat

Beginner’s Magic Demo: Cups & Balls
While professional magicians perform stunning, advanced versions of this classic, beginning magicians can purchase simple, pre-packaged versions that result in a mystifying sequence.

Beginner’s Magic Demo: Cups & Balls
While professional magicians perform stunning, advanced versions of this classic, beginning magicians can purchase simple, pre-packaged versions that result in a mystifying sequence. In the basic version, balls seem to fall or pass through the solid bottoms of the cups.

Beginner’s Magic Demo: Cups & Balls
While professional magicians perform stunning, advanced versions of this classic, beginning magicians can purchase simple, pre-packaged versions that result in a mystifying sequence.

Beginner’s Magic Demo: Cups & Balls
While professional magicians perform stunning, advanced versions of this classic, beginning magicians can purchase simple, pre-packaged versions that result in a mystifying sequence.

Beginner’s Magic Demo: Cups & Balls
While professional magicians perform stunning, advanced versions of this classic, beginning magicians can purchase simple, pre-packaged versions that result in a mystifying sequence.

Beginner’s Magic Demo: Cups & Balls
While professional magicians perform stunning, advanced versions of this classic, beginning magicians can purchase simple, pre-packaged versions that result in a mystifying sequence.

Review of Anniversary Waltz by Garrett Thomas and Doc Eason
If you've always wanted to learn Anniversary Waltz, one of the best cards tricks ever, you'll like this kit. Doc Eason and Garrett Thomas teach their own routines for free, and if you want to perform the trick, you can purchase reasonably priced gaffed cards that were specially made for the routine.

Review of Rise by Sean Scott
Here's an effect that's a crushed and restored can of Red Bull, This one is great for performance in casual situations on the street. The magic occurs thanks to a well made gimmick. Read my review to find out whether this effect will work for you

Reviews of Corner Restorations: "Space Shifter" and "Skyline"
Two products:

Reviews of "Skyline" by Danny Weiser and Blue Crown
Considering the Skyline gimmicked playing card? Check out this review to see if it's right for you. Page 2.

Reviews of Card Trick Endings: The Phantom Deck and Mullica Wallet
Here are reviews of two products that can create stunning endings to your card tricks:

Card Trick Endings: The Phantom Deck and Mullica Wallet
Looking for a stunning end to your card trick? Check out this review for the Mullica Wallet and see if it's right for you. Page 2.

New Magic Products
If you have a new magic trick, DVD or book that you are selling to other magicians, here's a section where you can describe your product and let others know about it.

Spooky Magic
Want to create a spooky theme with your magic? Perhaps a few spirits dwelling around to help you with your magic? Here are commercial effects and instructional materials that will help you do so.

The Las Vegas Illusion Shows
Las Vegas is practically home to the large-scale illusion show. Here are reviews of the latest magic and illusions productions.

Las Vegas Illusion Shows
Check out this review of Tommy Wind Musical Illusionist in Las Vegas. Page 2.

Easy Magic Trick: Card Prediction - Second Method
An easy method to predict a card that your spectator is going to select.

Easy Magic Trick: Card Prediction - Second Method
An easy method to predict a card that your spectator is going to select.

Easy Magic Trick: Card Prediction - Second Method
An easy method to predict a card that your spectator is going to select.

Making a Flower Balloon Animal - Introduction
Learn how to make the stem for a flower balloon animal.

Flower Balloon Animal - How to Make a Flower Balloon Animal
Flower Balloon Animal - The First Leaf

Flower Balloon Animal - How to Make a Flower Balloon Animal
Flower Balloon Animal - The Second Leaf

Flower Balloon Animal - How to Make a Flower Balloon Animal
Flower Balloon Animal - Finish the Balloon

Flower Balloon Animal - How to Make a Flower Balloon Animal
Flower Balloon Animal - Attach the Stem to the Petals

How to Make Heart Balloons
Here's a cute heart that's made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine's Day or that special occasion. You can hand this one out or use it as a decoration. Also, the heart has lots of possibilities to add other sculptures. You are free to use your creativity. Think of this sculpture as a foundation for more detailed balloons.

Heart Balloon Animals - How to Make Heart Balloon Animals
Here's a cute heart that's made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine's Day or that special occasion. You can hand this one out or use it as a decoration.

Heart Balloon Animals - How to Make Heart Balloon Animals
Here's a cute heart that's made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine's Day or that special occasion. You can hand this one out or use it as a decoration.

Heart Balloon Animals - How to Make Heart Balloon Animals
Here's a cute heart that's made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine's Day or that special occasion. You can hand this one out or use it as a decoration.

Heart Balloon Animals - How to Make Heart Balloon Animals
Here's a cute heart that's made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine's Day or that special occasion. You can hand this one out or use it as a decoration.

Heart Balloon Animals - How to Make Heart Balloon Animals
Here's a cute heart that's made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine's Day or that special occasion. You can hand this one out or use it as a decoration.

Review: Idiot's Guide to Street Magic by Tom Ogden
Tom Ogden has created a great book that teaches how to learn and perform magic with an emphasis on close-up and impromptu magic.

Learn Sleight of Hand Card Magic Tricks - The Overhand Shuffle for Card Magic Tricks
The Overhand Shuffle is legitimate shuffle that mixes the cards in a deck as well as a sleight of hand move that can maintain the order of part of the deck or control a playing card. In this lesson, you'll learn how to perform the Overhand shuffle, both in step-by-step instructions and via video.

Learn the Overhand Shuffle for Card Magic Tricks
The Overhand Shuffle is legitimate shuffle that mixes the cards in a deck as well as a sleight of hand move that can maintain the order of part of the deck or control a playing card. In this lesson, you'll learn how to perform the Overhand shuffle, both in step-by-step instructions and via video.

Learn Sleight of Hand Card Magic Tricks - The Overhand Shuffle for Card Magic Tricks
The Overhand Shuffle is legitimate shuffle that mixes the cards in a deck as well as a sleight of hand move that can maintain the order of part of the deck or control a playing card. In this lesson, you'll learn how to perform the Overhand shuffle, both in step-by-step instructions and via video.

Learn Sleight of Hand Card Magic Tricks - The Overhand Shuffle for Card Magic Tricks
The Overhand Shuffle is legitimate shuffle that mixes the cards in a deck as well as a sleight of hand move that can maintain the order of part of the deck or control a playing card. In this lesson, you'll learn how to perform the Overhand shuffle, both in step-by-step instructions and via video.

Learn Sleight of Hand Card Magic Tricks - The Overhand Shuffle for Card Magic Tricks
The Overhand Shuffle is legitimate shuffle that mixes the cards in a deck as well as a sleight of hand move that can maintain the order of part of the deck or control a playing card. In this lesson, you'll learn how to perform the Overhand shuffle, both in step-by-step instructions and via video.

Making a Spectator Select a Card - Version 1
Some card tricks rely on a technique that makes a spectator think that he has a free choice of selecting any card in the deck, but actually has a choice of only a single card. This technique makes use of a count and a clever switch of the positions of the cards. You can use this technique to predict a card or simply read a spectator's mind and tell him the card that he selected

Making a Spectator Select a Card - Version 1
Some card tricks rely on a technique that makes a spectator think that he has a free choice of selecting any card in the deck, but actually has a choice of only a single card. This technique makes use of a count and a clever switch of the positions of the cards.

Making a Spectator Select a Card - Version 1
Some card tricks rely on a technique that makes a spectator think that he has a free choice of selecting any card in the deck, but actually has a choice of only a single card. This technique makes use of a count and a clever switch of the positions of the cards.

Making a Spectator Select a Card - Version 1
Some card tricks rely on a technique that makes a spectator think that he has a free choice of selecting any card in the deck, but actually has a choice of only a single card. This technique makes use of a count and a clever switch of the positions of the cards.

Liar's Lair - The Secret
Here's how to perform the Liar's Lair trick

Easy Magic Tricks: Liar's Lair
With this logic trick, you can guess who is holding what, despite the fact that one person is lying and the other is telling the truth.

Liar's Lair - Materials
Materials for the Liar's Lair trick

Beginner's Magic Demo: Svengali Deck
A Svengali deck is a well known and popular trick card deck that allows you to easily perform some seemingly amazing feats and it's a great trick for beginners of almost any age. In this story, we take you on a virtual demo of what the deck can do.

Beginner's Magic Demo: Svengali Deck
A Svengali deck is a trick card deck that allows you to easily perform some seemingly amazing feats and it's a great trick for beginners of almost any age. We take you on a virtual demo of what the deck can do.

Beginner's Magic Demo: Svengali Deck
A Svengali deck is a trick card deck that allows you to easily perform some seemingly amazing feats and it's a great trick for beginners of almost any age. We take you on a virtual demo of what the deck can do.

Beginner's Magic Demo: Svengali Deck
A Svengali deck is a trick card deck that allows you to easily perform some seemingly amazing feats and it's a great trick for beginners of almost any age. We take you on a virtual demo of what the deck can do.

Easy Magic Tricks: A Dicey Book - Easy Magic Tricks with a Book
You somehow predict a word on a randomly selected page in a book.

A Dicey Book - The Secret
The secret to perform a Dicey Book

A Dicey Book - Steps
Here's how to perform A Dicey Book

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

How to Make a Poodle Balloon Animal - Balloon Animal Poodle
The poodle balloon animal is a cute, crowd-pleasing balloon animal that is for those with some experience twisting balloons. Here's you'll find advanced, streamlined instructions.

Easy Magic Trick Vanishing a Coin - Vanishing a Coin
In this easy magic trick, you make a coin vanish right before spectators' eyes.

Easy Magic Trick Vanishing a Coin - Vanishing a Coin
In this easy trick, you make a coin vanish right before spectators' eyes.

Easy Magic Trick Vanishing a Coin - Vanishing a Coin
In this easy magic trick, you make a coin vanish right before spectators' eyes.

Easy Magic Trick Vanishing a Coin - Vanishing a Coin
In this easy magic trick, you make a coin vanish right before spectators' eyes.

Easy Magic Trick Vanishing a Coin - Vanishing a Coin
In this easy magic trick, you make a coin vanish right before spectators' eyes.

Review of Victorian Coins and Glass by Kainoa Harbottle
Here's a great coins across routine that employs a glass. And Harbottle's routine is particularly open and allows spectators to handle the coins. With such handling, there's lots of audience management, but this is one great excellent routine.

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Easy Magic Trick - Bill Through Bill
Here's a great trick where you cause one folded bill to pass through another folded bill. It relies on a gimmicked bill that you can easily make and always have with you so you can perform the trick for your friends and family. Learn the trick by following our step-by-step instructions.

Review of Street Thief by Paul Harris
If you're intrigued with the possibility of being an apparently accomplished pick pocket, Paul Harris'

Review of the SansMinds Wallet
SansMinds has created two new wallets that can act as your magic wallet, but can also work as

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How to Make a Race Car Balloon
Here's a fun and sporty race car that you can make out of balloons. This one is sure to be a hit at a party or event, especially among the kids. This one is rather involved to make. The body is a variation of a three-balloon push through but the wheel assemblies are time consuming to make. If you like, you can customize this race car with a marker or even use a white balloon to add

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Magic Tricks for Cub Scouts
If you're looking for Cub Scout magic tricks, you can find them here. To help cub scouts meet their requirements, here are some easy magic tricks that we explain here on Magic.About.com that are simple and only require household items, can fulfill the requirements.

Review of Tricks That Influence Spectators: Indigo and Three-Way Force Bag
Here are reviews of two products that influence the free choice of spectators. Indigo offers an innocent looking card that can, at your beckoning, display four different outcomes. The Three-Way Force Bag, on the other hand, is a prop that can support your mentalism and prediction routines. Will they work for you? Read my reviews. Page 2.

Review of Tricks That Influence Spectators: Indigo and Three-Way Force Bag
Here are reviews of two products that influence the free choice of spectators. Indigo offers an innocent looking card that can, at your beckoning, display four different outcomes. The Three-Way Force Bag, on the other hand, is a prop that can support your mentalism and prediction routines. Will they work for you? Read my reviews.

How to Add Comedy to Your Magic Act - Adding Comedy to Magic
Every performer who does comedy or kid shows wants more laughs in the act. You also want to set yourself apart from the pack of magicians doing the same old lines. This is done by filling your act with creative and original comedy material. Here's how, from a magic pro.

Card to Impossible Place - Pierced and Insight
Here are two effects that follow the

Card to Impossible Place - Pierced and Insight
Here are two effects that follow the

Card Magic Tricks: The Basic Effects
Here's an article that talks about the basic effects in card magic. Just as the art of magic has basic effects, so too does card magic.

Five Simple Steps to a Better Magic Show - How to Perform Better Magic
Here are five secret steps that will help you to be a better magician. When you know the secrets to making your magic performance more fun to watch, your magic will be far more entertaining.