“How do you even begin to review The Magic of Johnny Thompson Volumes I and II? First, I suppose, you drive down to the word store and load up on superlatives. Every aspect of these books is first rate, and their contents constitute a graduate course in close-up and platform magic.”—STEVE BRYANT
“For a live theatre event that the whole family will enjoy, look no further than David Ben’s Hocus Pocus.” —CHRISTOPHER HOILE , Stage Door
“ ... an instant classic and earns my rarely given 'Must Have in Your Library' status.” —ROLANDO SANTOS
"Packed with curiosity, wonder and wow, this jam-packed show full of illusions is sure to leave you pondering."—Nick Catania
"It goes without saying that his genial personality makes Tricks that much more inviting. David Ben is a classy con, elegant guile, and a cultured shenanigan." "David Ben proves the hand isn’t just quicker than the eye, it’s mischievously alluring." NNN Recommended, memorable scenes.
"No mere annotation, The Experts gives Erdnase a complete overhaul. ... And by the time the reader turns the final page, the only conclusion is that this book is the work of a sincere student of Erdnase and one of the finest sleight-of-hand artists alive."—JARED KOPF
"Beautiful book, and a great way to look at Erdnase in a whole new light." "It's shocking how many editions of Erdnase have been released, yet it took 113 years for one to be truly accessible." What are they all talking about?
"This book is a pleasure to page through, and is an important and welcome addition to Erdnasiana. It deserves all the praise it is already getting, and will surely create rabid anticipation for the next two volumes in the trilogy."— JOHN LOVICK
"...David has made the once-daunting material more accessible than ever. For my first time, I read the text cover to cover, and it all made sense. Previous attempts with the original caused my eyes to glaze over."—STEVE BRYANT
"...if you have some card technique under your belt and if you’ve wanted to plunge into the Erdnase pond, this is a great way to experience the material – demonstrated and organized by a man who has spent his life studying it."—MICHAEL CLOSE