In this month's book review for the Lyons Den, Jamy Ian Swiss offers a thorough and candid review of The Jerx, Volume One.
David Ben shares insight on how being accused of appropriating culture spawned new ideas for an old trick for the forthcoming December show at Soulpepper, Hocus Pocus.
Take Two takes a turn to reflect on a man who is universally acknowledged to be the finest coin magician (yes, there is such a thing!) of our time, David Roth.
David Ben shares the lineage and evolution of a pure sleight-of-hand piece (originated by master “Palmist and Prestidigitateur,” T. Nelson Downs) which he will feature in the forthcoming show, Hocus Pocus, at Soulpepper Theatre on stage Dec 10.
It's a special Take Two this week as Jamy Ian Swiss reflects about the impact his friend and master magician, Lance Burton, has made on the world of magic.
It's all about perspective. David Ben explains how dismantling the past allows him to “recreate history” in order to discover new possibilities for Hocus Pocus.
In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss looks at the legendary Don Alan and his influence on close-up magic.
Magicians have always had a symbiotic relationship with cinema. Discover out how the Silver Screen drives creative thinking for Hocus Pocus.
In the second instalment of Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss compares two videos of grand illusions, large-scale magic that involves the human body.