crimp change crimp palm

Crimp Changes with the Crimp Palm

The Crimp Palm is a truly versatile palm that is a good replacement for the classic palm for the coin magicians who want to avoid the cramped classic palm.  Vinny Marini introduced me to the Crimp Palm and Marion Boykin provided additional insight on the application on the Crimp Palm for a series of crimp […]

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Slydini Coin Magic

Coins Through Table

If you’re lucky, there is a local magic group, assembly or ring in your metro area.  My weekly magic hangout is at Camp Ticonderoga in Rochester, Michigan where the local magi all come out to eat, chat and share the latest trick or two. Tonight’s session was with Ming Louie – Ming the Maginficent and […]

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Rice Krispies Vanish

Rice Krispies Vanish

In Magic  circles, fellow magicians often scoff at the “demonstration” videos and “secrets revealed” found on YouTube.  Fortunately, if you look hard enough, you can find some real gems that can actually improve your sleight of hand and knowledge in coin manipulation.  One of these gems is Vinny Marini’s Rice Krispies Vanish.  Vinny is a […]

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Eric Jones Pergrination Coins Across

Learn Eric Jones Coin Magic Trick – Peregrination

Eric Jones Coin Magic – Peregrination I like coin magic.  Better yet, I like free coin magic.  Even better, I like free coin magic that is actually good coin magic.  On the Internet (and especially YouTube), free coin magic and entertaining coin magic don’t always coincide.  Fortunately, I found a great tutorial on Eric Jones’s […]

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Coin Waltz

Coin Waltz

I had the opportunity to review and work with Alex Pandrea’s Coin Waltz.  I’ve always liked the Anniversary Waltz Card effect and its refreshing to see a coin magic twist on this classic card effect.  The basic effect is two signed quarters and merged into a single coin in a visual manner.  If you liked […]

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New York Coin Magic Seminar Volume 14 Review

New York Coin Magic Seminar – Methods, Presentations and Performances In a magic market wrought with one-trick DVDs, its refreshing to find products well worth the price and the variety of material.  The New York Coin Magic Seminar series continues to provide value and a variety of coin magic material that is well worth the […]

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Dr Michael Rubinstein

New York Coin Magic Seminar Interview with Michael Rubinstein

I had the opportunity to chat with Michael Rubinstein regarding the latest Coin Magic Seminar and the release of Volumes 14,15 and 16. What prompted the theme of methods, performances and presentations for the last seminar? Knowing Bob Fitch’s focus on presentation and performance, how did adding him to the line up affect the types […]

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New York Coin Magic Seminar

Coin Magic Spotlight: New York Coin Magic Seminar

The first time I ever experienced that magic “moment” was when I met Dr. Andy at the hospital where my mom worked and he pulled a coin out of my ear, threw it away and made it reappear.  I think I was maybe 6 or 7 years old and that was one of the moments […]

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