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.
BY JAMY IAN SWISS | Welcome to Take Two. Every Friday I'll be posting a pair of magic performance videos, accompanied by commentary—in essence a projection of curation—with a goal to pen 52 posts. I encourage non-magicians to enjoy these clips along with the magic community, as I intend to avoid outright discussion of methods. All this is subject to some adjustment over time and experience, but these are the goals at the start.
Do magicians get fooled? They might if they're watching Brit sleight-of-handster Ben Earl.
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.
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.”
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.
In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss puts focus on the creative, comical and magical genius of his dear friend, Steve Spill.
This week for Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss spotlights one of the last of the great nightclub-era magicians, Roy Benson. Discover why Benson was so influential and what made him extraordinary.
It's time to Take Two and this week, Jamy Ian Swiss pauses to reflect on Eugene Burger, one of the most influential performers, writers, lecturers and teachers, of and about close-up magic in the past thirty years.
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.