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COVER: Mark Kornhauser - Seriously Funny
By Jaq Greenspon
He's had a long and varied career, with numerous successes in a number of guises, yet Mark Kornhauser still finds it necessary to be bad. His trial-and-error approach to comic magic ultimately results in plenty of laughs, but the path to comedy enlightenment is rarely a direct route.
Secrets in Service: The Deceptive John Mulholland
By Ben Robinson
In his day, John Mulholland was one of the best-known magicians throughout the world. A master at keeping secrets, his knowledge of illusion and deception ranged farther than people knew, his activities for the CIA only recently coming to light.
Masters of Illusion, Take Three
By Mark Nelson
Over sixty magicians were drawn to Hollywood for the taping of a new television series of Masters of Illusion. Premiering this month, the thirteen hour-long episodes will showcase a marathon of magic.
Andrew Goldenhersh: Minimalist Magician
By Mark Nelson
He produces live butterflies off his arm and rabbits from his hair. Andrew Goldenhersh is a close-up magician who is not only making a name for himself, but clients have successfully found him just by describing the act.
A Trio By Trost
By Nick Trost
The late Nick Trost released hundreds of effects over the past fifty years, and left notes for many more that have yet to be published. Here are three card tricks from one of the forthcoming volumes of Trost's material.
When I'm Gone
By William Pack
Hailed throughout the globe as a leading practitioner and famed character in magic, the now-legendary Max Malini never shied away from keeping his name before the public. Yet in death, he seems to have disappeared with hardly a trace.