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He's the "close-up kinda guy" who's the creative mind behind some of the most popular books and effects in magic. Paul Harris is a mysterious personality, yet his good friend, Eric Mead, got Paul to reveal his lifetime of magical experiences and insights.
The 38th annual gathering of the Magic Collectors Association featured the auction of hundreds of items from the magic collection of Jay Marshall. While 240 people showed up in Chicago, countless more arrived by phone and the Internet.
When a biography of Claude Alexander Conlin went to print several years ago, it was assumed that would be the last word on the subject. But then Alexander's family unearthed a treasure trove of new material and insights.
Murdered before he could stage his grand opus, Lester Tiband was poised to become one of the greatest magicians of his generation. Today, Brett Daniels' new sleight-of-hand stage show is a magical puzzle crafted around this fictional conjuror.
Giovanni "Roxy" Pasqua considers any magic book written in the 19th century to be "new." Immersed in antiquarian tomes, he searches out references that give a taste of magicians of days long gone, and how the world received them.