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This Take Two reflects on the contributions of the influential close-up card magician, Daryl. 

Submitted Fri, 01/27/2017

With great sadness, we report the passing of Suley Fattah, beloved husband of Julie Eng. Suley passed away Monday due to complications from a heart attack. He died peacefully at Toronto General Hospital surrounded by his family.

Submitted Wed, 01/25/2017

Jamy Ian Swiss posts a pair of videos on one of magic's most eccentric, hilarious and experienced magicians, Denny Haney, of Denny & Lee’s Magic Studios.

Submitted Thu, 01/19/2017

Do magicians get fooled? They might if they're watching Brit sleight-of-handster Ben Earl. 

Submitted Sat, 01/14/2017

Nominations are now being accepted for work completed in 2016 for the Allan Slaight Awards. Each year the ASA awards a total of $50,000 recognizing outstanding achievements in the pursuit of the impossible.

Submitted Wed, 01/11/2017

A new blog dedicated to promotional cards thrown out into the audience by magicians of yesteryear. 

Submitted Mon, 01/09/2017

Is the internet taking down the art of magic…. Or inspiring it? Read this week’s Take Two as Jamy Ian Swiss takes on this fascinating debate.

Submitted Fri, 01/06/2017

This week's Take Two features one of the greatest illusionist magic has known, Richiardi, Jr. Born Aldo Izquierdo Colosi—third generation magician of a Peruvian family, and the third to take on the stage name of “Richiardi.” 

Submitted Fri, 12/30/2016

In the December Lyon's Den feature, Jamy Ian Swiss reviews The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi by Stephen Minch, and explores the  innovative methods, clever sleight-of-hand, and magical plots created by the Italian maestro of close-up magic, Vanni Bossi. 

Submitted Sun, 12/25/2016

In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss explores the work of an “engaging, memorable, riveting, hilarious and amazing” performer: the master, Bob Cassidy. 

Submitted Fri, 12/23/2016

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