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Feature Interview - Philippe Petit Part 2:Philippe shows John Lovick the wire used to walk between the Twin Towers, and talks about how producing a dove was nearly his downfall.
Feature Interview - Philippe Petit:Philippe talks to John Lovick about how the lessons he's learned as an aerialist, juggler, pickpocket, street performer, and bullfighter have informed his magic and his art.
Feature Interview - Rob Zabrecky: Rob Zabrecky talks to John Lovick about the importance of embracing your inner weirdo, taking risks, and not being afraid to shed a few "art tears." Columns: Jon Armstrong - Small Things, Big Difference Jon returns to Reel Magic with a fun, off-beat way to do a simple two-card transposition, using his popular Tiny
Feature Interview - John Carney: John Carney tells John Lovick about how Dai Vernon taught him the importance of simplicity, punctuation, and the pursuit of natural movement. Columns: Doc Eason - Behind the Bar Doc and Garrett Thomas discuss the proper length of a show. Tyler Erickson - Stronger Magic Tyler continues his discussion on Spatial Relat
Feature Interview - Jon Dorenbos: Mike Miller talks to the Pro Bowl long-snapper about how magic rescued a young boy from tragedy and changed his life forever. Columns: Doc Eason - Behind the Bar Doc and Garrett Thomas discuss acknowledging your environment. Tyler Erickson - Stronger Magic Tyler continues his series on the False Transfer, discussin
Feature Interview - Brian Gillis: Garrett Thomas talks to Johnny Carsons favorite magician about how mastering his material helps him connect to his audience. Columns: Doc Eason - Behind the Bar Doc and Kozmo discuss Openers. Tyler Erickson - Stronger Magic Tyler demonstrates the importance of Motiviated Action and the Center Line. Kainoa Harbottle
Feature Interview - Francis Menotti: Peter Pitchford talks with Francis about the power of "finding the metaphor" and that theres always something new to be discovered in magic. Columns: New! Tyler Erickson - Stronger Magic In his inaugural segment, Tyler discusses the benefits of Wand Cover during a false transfer. Doc Eason - Behind the Bar Doc a
Featuring John Gaughan:John Lovick gets a tour of legendary illusion designer John Gaughan's workshop, including his collection of historical pieces and some of his most famous illusions!
Feature Interview - Andi Gladwin: Josh Jay talks with Andi about switching careers, the ethics of stealing magic, and what makes him unique.
In this issue: Feature Asi Wind John Lovick sits down with Asi Wind to talk about art, magic and creating an impossible moment. Columns Bill Wisch - OnSlydini Bill shows us an S.O.C. trick! Kainoa Harbottle - Coin U Kainoa talks about how "A Whack on the Side of the Head" helped him get creative with a coin move. Christian Painter - Mindtripping C
Chris Capehart Chris talks with Kozmo about honing his skills on the street and making a living doing childrens magic. Columns: - Bill Wisch - on Slydini Bill shows us a rubber-band trick thats a snap to do. - Kainoa Harbottle - Coin U Kainoa talks about the "Visual Dictionary of Architecture" and related magic. - Christi
Jim talks with John Lovick about working with Doug Henning and the importance of learning the classics. Columns include - Bill Wisch - Wisch on Slydini, Simon Lovell - Ask Simey!, Christian Painter - Mindtripping, Doc Eason and Garrett Thomas - Behind the Bar. Reviews from David Regal ,Wayne Kawamoto and Tricks include Cameron Francis - "Compact S
Feature Interview - Apollo Robbins: Apollo talks with John Lovick about the science connecting magic, pickpocketing and mentalism. Columns: Kainoa Harbottle - Coin U: Kainoa and Conjurer Dick discuss "Patter". Simon Lovell - Ask Simey: A special "Ask Simey!" from Magi Fest. Christian Painter - Mindtripping: A great trick to redirect an interruption
Feature Interview - Dan Sperry: Dan talks with Kozmo about why magic isnt cool and his experience on Americas Got Talent. Columns: Kainoa Harbottle - Coin U Kainoa talks about the 4th dimension and performs what he calls an "easy coin routine." Explanation included! Simon Lovell - Ask Simey! Simon answers, "What do you think about performing mental
Jon Armstrong - The Kaufman Sessions, Part 3 In part 3 of the Session with card master Richard Kaufman, an Unnatural Color Change. Doc Eason - Behind the Bar Doc Eason and Eddie Goldstein talk about routining the evening. Kainoa Harbottle - Coin U! Kainoa teaches us how to steal like an artist. NEW! Mindtripping with Christian Christian teaches an
Feature Interview - David Copperfield: David Copperfield talks with Stan Allen about daring to make mistakes and his continuing quest to elevate the art of magic. Columns: Jon Armstrong - The Kaufman Sessions pt. 2 Part 2 of the Session with card master Richard Kaufman - Triumph. NEW! Doc Eason - Behind the bar What you need to know to get started
Feature Interview - David Stone: David Stone talks to Kozmo about being influenced by the film "Rocky" and doing the impossible. Columns: NEW! Jon Armstrong - The Kaufman Sessions pt. 1 Part 1 of the Session with card master Richard Kaufman. NEW! Social Media School Rachel Armstrong and Tiffany Hindman tell you how to make your social media work fo
Feature Interview - Losander: Losander talks with Kozmo about his creative influences and the development of the floating table. Columns: NEW! - Bill Wisch on Slydini Bill Wisch tells a story and teaches a trick from Slydini. Garrett Thomas - Try This at Home Part 2 of Garrett and Mathieu Bich duscusing CRITICISM! Simon Lovell - Ask Simey! Simon an
Feature Interview - Josh Jay: Josh Jay talks with Adam Ruben about the creativity, selling magic and working with HBO. Columns: Jon Armstrong - Sessions, Las Vegas Pt. 4 The last Las Vegas Sessions is a double feature with both Hank Miller and Carl Hein. Garrett Thomas - Try This at Home Garrett and Mathieu Bich duscuss how to take CRITICISM! Simon
Feature Interview - Armando Lucero: Armando Lucero talks with John Lovick about the value of secrets and earning knowledge. COLUMNS: Jon Armstrong - Sessions, Las Vegas Pt. 3 Giovanni Livera shows the guys a fun routine with a couple coins and a glass. Silly Billy - Reel Comedy segment premier! Silly Billy talks to famous magicians at Magic Live! a
Feature Interview - Wayne Houchin: Wayne Houchin tells Kozmo that hanging upside down in a straightjacket can really change your perception on life! COLUMNS: Jon Armstrong - Sessions, Las Vegas Pt. 2 Watch Terry Ward "kill" Jon Armstrong and the rest of the sessions group with his version of an old trick. Silly Billy - Reel Comedy segment premier!
Feature Interview - Dave Penn & Craig Petty: Kozmo talks with David Penn and Craig Petty about their show as well as the failed "magic-off" with Justin Miller. Columns: Jon Armstrong - Sessions, Orlando Pt. 3 Michael Eaton shows us a better way to do card on ceiling. Simon Lovell - Ask Simey! Simon answers your questions, this issue - bizarre m
Feature Interview - Paul Gertner: Wayne Kawamoto talks to Paul Gertner about the development of his Steel & Silver routine and performing for Johnny Carson Columns: David Kaye - Kid Show FUNdamentals David Kaye says USE WITH CAUTION! Jon Armstrong - Sessions, Orlando Pt. 3 Michael Eaton shows us a better way to do card on ceiling. David Roth -
Features: Eric DeCamps talks with Andrew Pinard about creating a modern magic show. Russ Stevens of RSVP magic talks with Kozmo about making and marketing magic. Columns: Jon Armstrong - Sessions, Orlando Pt. 2 Kostya Kimlat discusses a new "cigarette" move. Garrett Thomas - Try this at home Tries something new with the Svengali deck David Kaye - K