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Help your audience see options and make informed decisions that can change
their life and yours forever! At gosphel, corporate, kid’s shows, trade
shows, weddings, banquets, and a whole lot more!
Way back in 2007 Magic Broadcast ran a contest that included over $6,000.00 in Prizes! Sponsors included: Hocus Pocus, Magic City, Grand Illusions, Magic Depot, When you Wish Magic, Nathan Kranzo and editor, Magi-Ken.
The object of the contest was to come up with original routine(s) with the theme "Message Magic". All entries would present a trick or series of tricks with a routine that conveys a positive and truthful message about a value, concept, moral, religious teaching, product/service, or which warns against some danger the audience can choose to avoid.
Magi-Ken Morrison, general contributing editor:
with original routines by:
• John Teo --from Singapore
• Kevin Manning --from Pennsylvania
• Kif Anderson --from California
• Jim Kleefeld --from Ohio
• Rob Tarry --from New York
• Mark Crabtree --from Virginia
• Dr. Fred Reisz, Ph.D. --from South Carolina
• and Ken Morrison --from Michigan
After a few hundred entries were weeded out for content and rules, the rest were judged and the winning entries are now here in this book in the order of rank in which they won.
Table of Contents:
The Origins of this Work
Editorial: What is Message Magic? - Ken Morrison
Editing the Winning Entries - What to expect
Top Ten Prize Winning Entries:
Grand Prize - First Place Winner
Fruit of the Spirit - by John Teo
Magic with a Message: Drugs, Alcohol, & a Piece of Rope
- by Kevin Manning
Live a Life of Love - by John Teo
1) Having the Right Stuff - by Kif Anderson
2) To Each His Own - by John Teo
3) S.A.F.E. to the End - by Jim Kleefeld
4) The Road Less Traveled - by Robert Tarry
5) Three Way - by Mark Crabtree
6) Seven Deadly Sins - by Dr. Fred Reisz
7) The Lost Ring - by Jim Kleefeld
Appendix A: Official Contest Guidelines & Rules
Appendix B: Editor’s Final Comments
Appendix C: Editor’s Personal Sample Routine:
The Widow’s Oil - by Ken Morrison
How to use magic to give meaningful messages that put mere patter to shame.
Five distinguished judges all experienced in magic were:
• Ed Jarvis
• Steve Harmer
• Steve Varro
• Steve Johnson
• Ken Morrison
85 Pages Spiral-Bound
11 great tricks explained