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Inspector Lewis and Mystery of Paper Formats

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Inspector Lewis and Mystery of Paper Formats

I was watching a bizarre magician when I was a kid (well, about 20, but it feels like that now) and, as always, I threw myself into it.  I don't need to 'suspend my disbelief' - I love getting absorbed into a story, plot, book, movie or album, and if I'm paying attention, it's going to get 100% However, that doesn't mean that I can't be snapped out of it, and sometimes by the smallest details.  After explaining how he had found an ancient 'ritual' inked on a old piece of paper in his great grandfathers loft, the mage slowly...

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Where There's Smoke - Jack Tighe

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Where There's Smoke - Jack Tighe

  By Jack Tighe  Recently, while I was engaged in one of my altogether too frequent 4am YouTube marathons, I came across this video of Chris Pratt doing a simple card trick for Will I Am and Jennifer Lawrence. My reaction was not a favourable one, at least initially. The trick seemed to take forever, the handling was dull, ugly and unsophisticated and there was no attempt at an interesting presentation. Yet, at the end, Jennifer Lawrence reacted like she’d seen real magic. What gives? At first I was, like many magicians who saw that clip, scornful...“Pfft. If she thought...

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Psycho-Matic Deck Routine!

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Psycho-Matic Deck Routine!

The Psycho-Matic Deck is probably the best force I've ever come across, and if you are on the mailing list then you will know about my adventures in trying to find a stack of them.  (Spoiler alert - in the end, I had Stee Short from Gafftastic MAKE me a bunch, and we now carry them on the site.  They are AMAZING!) Anyway, I typed up some instructions for them, and included some killer ideas.  However, I totally forgot to include this, which is actually how I used the deck years ago when I used to demo it in the...

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