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Check out Reed McClintock's dedicated magic in this month's Genii! So dedicated, many of his tattoos work their way into his hip routines! Street or stage, Reed McClintock has determined to make his mark in the magic world. Plus he shares four of his 'gems' he has held onto until now!
Luna Shemada has been around magic all her life. Now married to Dirk Losander, and mother of two, this magical mom brings to the stage her best work yet in Slightly Unmasked. This elegant routine graces the stage bringing Luna into the spotlight.
Jim Steinmeyer gives us a handwritten biography sent by Harry Kellar to his friend and finds there's always more between the lines. He also memorializes John McKinven, 1920-2006, Illusionist extraordinaire.
Light From the Lamp
Books Reviewed by Mike Close
• Hauntiques: The Bizarre Magic of Christian Chelman by Christian Chelman
• Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volumes 6 and 7 by Steve Beam
• Sleightly Magical by Dan and Dave Buck
• A Modern Trade Show Handbook by Seth Kramer
• How to Handle Hecklers by Keith Fields
• The Long and the Short of It by Mark Lewis
• The World-Famous Bowl Routine by Lance Pierce
Videos Reviewed by Joe M. Turner
• Prohibition by Charlie Justice
• The Tapestry of Deception: A Lecture By Michael Vincent
• The Tapestry of Deception, Part 2: The Power of Assumptions by Michael Vincent
• Easy Card Magic by Will Royal
• The World’s Greatest Magic by the World’s Greatest Magicians:
The Secrets of Metal Bending
The Secrets of Scotch & Soda, Dime & Penny, C hinatown Half
The Secrets of Ring on Rope by Various Artists
• Extreme Card Magic; Volumes 1 and 2 by Joe Rindfleisch
• Trickery by David Forrest
Tricks Reviewed by David Regal
• “Blindsight” by Devin Knight
• “Psi-Kalc” by Banachek & Gene Protas
• “Ghost Spoon” by Kikuchi Magic
• “TelePad” by Russ DeSimone & Ed Bedrick
• “Heartless” by Simon Lovell
• “Chaos 2” by Mark Elsdon
• “Dual Cyclone” by Paul Knight
• “Khameleon Deck” by Kenton Knepper
• “Mythos” by Diamond Jim Tyler
• “Corradin’s Box” by Anton Corradin
• “Ring Case” by Joker Magic
• “Production Deck” by Joker Magic
• “KAOS” and ”Indecent” by Daniel Garcia and Wayne Houchin
On the Slant this month features Racherbaumer's picks for literature outside of magic. He covers a book on the scientific reasons people make certain decisions. Another book is aimed at improving your business, and another on winning the crowd.
Don't miss Osborne Illusions: Magic on the Midway by Paul Osborne! This month is an idea for a fortune teller mannequin from the Midway comes to life when the quarter is cranked.