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The summer is heating up, and so is MAGIC Magazine! Don't miss this month's issue (July 2007)! This month features current acts, with detailed interviews with those performing them. Plus your usual array of tidbits keeping you up to speed on everything going on in our magic community.
Anthony Reed, "Overnight Success"
American magician Anthony Reed has had a highly successful career for many years, yet few in his home country know him. That lack of recognition is changing, as Reed's talent and showmanship make him far more visible on the US magic scene this summer.
The Mr. Mysto Follies
Stan Kramien's 20th annual Northwest Magic Jamboree featured a one-time-only event. A wild, spur-of-the-moment extravaganza by some of the finest names in comedy magic.
Once she learned some magic tricks in order to keep her job as a cashier, Jade was hooked. Since then, she has toured the world, winning applause and acclaim for her mixture of traditional Chinese conjuring and modern Western magic.
Tricks, Books, and Videos Reviewed this month:
• Signature Sketch Pad Card Rise by Martin Lewis
• Cutting Up Touches by David Avadon
• Ultimate Coin Purse by Rodger Lovins
• 3D Paradox by Shufton
• Conjunction by Joshua Quinn
• Decisions by Mozique
• Alexander, The Man Who Knows by David Charvet
• Kerry Pollock's Kate & Edith
• Collard by John Archer
• Hauntiques by Christian Chelman
Joshua Jay brings you The Magic of Joel Givens this month. He shares a number of tricks, two you can use at the dinner table tonight! Plus some new ideas with a flipper coin, drinking straw, and cellophane.