What accounts for the longevity of this classic? A recent survey has been touted that suggests that the public supposedly dislikes the classics of magic. The results of this survey mean—well, absolutely nothing to me, because the survey simply measures participants’ preconceived notions about magic. I, for one, have no interest in creating art based on random surveys or focus groups; I’ll leave that to lousy summer blockbuster movies.
Believe it or not, we are just a couple of copies away from selling out of The Magic of Johnny Thompson!
The Magic of Johnny Thompson—the epic 663-page, two-volume slipcased set featuring seventy-eight routines with nearly 1,100 images, drawn from a lifetime of magic—is finally bound and sealed … and now signed.
In depth interviews with Johnny Thompsona and Jamy Ian Swiss. Exciting television appearances from Jorge Blass and Darcy Oake.
The long awaited book devoted to the magic of one of the field's most revered performers, creators and mentors is now available for pre-order.
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.
Johnny arrived in the morning and we started to work immediately on his suggestions and ideas.
It was an emotional and difficult time for both of us as we came to the realization that this was our final day with Johnny.