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Cover – This is Not a Pen - By Adam Rubin
Inventor Mark Setteducati has brought magic and puzzles to the shelves of toy stores the world over. He is aided in his endeavors by over 10,000 pens — tools for writing, teaching, and inspiring.
Criss Angel BeLIEve: Two Years Later
By Rory Johnston
The Las Vegas collaboration of Criss Angel and Cirque du Soleil opened to less-than-favorable reviews. After two years of changes and a recent major revamp, what can audiences at the Luxor expect now?
Ken Scott: Lessons in Library Legerdemain
By Mark Nelson
He performs up to 350 birthday party shows each year, yet says that eighty percent of his work lately has been library programs. Atlanta’s Ken Scott is a busy magician, for good reason.
Close-Up Magic From Far Away
By Alan Howard
How would you demonstrate an interactive television technology that lets your family and friends into your home without leaving theirs? The Cisco company chose magicians to help market their new product
South For The Winter
By Rory Johnston
At nineteen years old, Sterling Dietz is starring in his own show in the tourist mecca of San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. There were setbacks along the way, but now Sterling believes, “This is where I belong.”
Dead In the Water
One hundred and fifty-eight registrants for David Sandy’s third Magic Cruise boarded the Carnival Splendor on Sunday, November 7, to enjoy a seven-day cruise and conference on the Mexican Riviera — Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Cabo San Lucas, plus fine dining and luxurious accommodations, along with magic shows, magic lectures, and magic camaraderie. Well, for the most part, the shows and lectures happened, and for sure there was plenty of time for camaraderie, but the rest of the party didn’t quite materialize