In Pursuit of Magic

Would You Know It When You Find It? For me, there is very little difference between magic and art. To me, the ultimate act of magic is to create something from nothing: It’s like when the stage magician pulls the rabbit from the hat. ~Alan Moore The rabbit was in the hat the whole...

Effect First Thinking

When a magician is creating something new, there are 2 parts of the equation. The Effect: What do I want the audience to experience? The Method: How am I going to make that happen? In a good show, the magician puts most of his time into answering the first question as clearly as possible,...

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