suggest you visit Norm Niesen's great website,
where magic posters - both original, rare works of art, and
high-quality reproductions are offered to collectors and magic
enthusiasts, with emphasis on fast, efficient service and
the world's largest collection of posters, along with unique
magic props and the famous NN bottles.
THAN AIR? If you would like to float yourself, and you need
a new method, try "The
FInal Word in Self-Levitation" which is what they
call Aaron Paterson's "Icarus Effect".
James has yet another version of the famous SNOWSTORM effect.
He haqs created what I believe is the absolute best one ever.
No sound (unless you are sitting on the stage), and the snow
really shoot up high. Looks like an ordinary napkin holder
sitting on a very thin table. Check
Trickery claims to
have over 3,000 items for magicians, and who are we to count?
Their site has plenty of online demonstrations to watch and
their customer service is great, I've been told. Check them
you are like me, you have loads of props and junk that needs
to have a home. There is always a need for another trunk,
right? Here's a great looking "Magic
History Trunk", decorated with classic magic posters,
and beautifully cloth-lined interior. I have one of these
babies sitting in my office, it's a great looking piece, and
it holds a lot of junk. Available in 2 sized, I just went
for the largest one, which is only $5 more than the smaller
one. Check this
check out Scotty York's new effect, "QUINTUPLICATE
COINCIDENCE" which is better than it sounds. A GREAT
effect, full of entertainment value and one that you will
use. Looks like extremely difficult sleight of hand, but it
is truly self-working. Comes with beautifully-made custom
cards, and full routine. Available only from Denny
Falanga and the gang at L&L
Publishing have released a number of truly incredible
and highly noteworthy products. They have the largest, and
the most extensive library of instructional DVD programs,
and they have tgruly outdone themselves with the latest batch
of discs. Of particular note, the "Royal Road to Card
Magic" is a 3 DVD set that covers everything the original
book (my first card magic book) and more. Can't recommend
this one enough, if you love card magic, no matter what skill
level, this will be a great addition to your library and your
check out the Steve Dacri 3 DVD set
(available right here on our very own site, of course) and
the new Max Maven set.
great series, "Sessions
with Simon" contains blockbusters that are not knuckle
busters from the brilliant mind of Simon Aronson. Get all
3 DVD's, they are priceless if you want to perform killer
from L&L Publishing,
the "World's Greats Magic by the World's Greatest Magicians"
is a multi-volume collection that covers every aspect of the
art of magic. The latest volume released is "Sponge Balls"
which features the classic routines of such luminaries of
the sponge ball magic world as Frank Garcia (my teacher),
Flip, Albert Goshman, Daryl and yours truly, to name a few.
The also just released "Thumb Tip Magic" which is
destined to be another best seller.
Dreyer has opened the finest magic shop in the world, in downtown
Magic" which features the entire line of Fantasma,
plus exclusive props and items from top craftsmen all over
the world. Magic Sets, books, DVD's gifts, and priceless magic
illusion displays, plus performers siuch as David Roth and
SImon Lovell are on staff to make this the ultimate magic
shopping experience. Magic Collections and props are made
for all ages, and this line of high-end setstricks and sets
make great gifts for any age or skill level. One of the finest
magic sets is called the Legends of Magic, which contains
great tricks, and a DVD with rare footage of Houdini, Blackstone,
Slydini and others. Avaliable online, too, from Fantasma
has an every changing array of magic for all enthusiasts,
and they have great service dispensed by an efficient staff.
Joe Porper, known
the world over for his craftsmanship and original products,
offers the latest close-up props, made from real casino chips.
Shells, folding, sliding, flipper coins, all made with poker
chips. Amazing workmanship.
More next month...any suggestions? Drop
me a note.
out more of our previous
is very excited to annouce that beginning next month. we will
be hosting a monthly auction. We will also provide you with
up to the minute information and links to other magic auctions
on the Internet.