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A devastating loss... master magician, Johnny Thompson (aka The Great Tomsoni) passed away on March 9, 2019 at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Pamela Hayes Thompson.

Submitted Mon, 03/11/2019

Two words for this week’s Take Two: Channing Pollock. Jamy Ian Swiss discusses the often-imitated dove worker who’s inimitable performance set the standard for excellence... in fact, one dares to say, perfection. 

Submitted Tue, 03/05/2019

How amazing? Jamy Ian Swiss declares this to be “a book of coin magic that reflects genuine innovation, useful sleights, and beautiful magic routines—a substantial and unarguably important addition to the literature of coin magic.”

Submitted Wed, 02/27/2019

To accompany his latest download on the Card on Ceiling, Jamy Ian Swiss provides this essay as “liner notes” to explore the powerful impact of this classic effect. He shares personal insights, observations... and some great stories.

Submitted Tue, 02/12/2019

Join Jamy Ian Swiss as he casts a look back at the work of Larry Jennings, a technical innovator with “monster chops,” and an amateur magician who left a substantial impact on the world of sleight-of-hand magic.

Submitted Mon, 02/04/2019

Nominations for the Allan Slaight Awards are now open! Each year $50,000 in prize money is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements in the pursuit of the impossible.

Submitted Wed, 01/23/2019

Happy Holidays! Binge watch and brush up on your Spanish with these new releases in The Screening Room from Juan Tamariz. Feliz navidad!

Submitted Fri, 12/21/2018

Passing the My Magic Hands magic wand to a new group of magicians with Camp Oochigeas.

Submitted Tue, 12/11/2018

Bidding is now open in the latest auction from Haversat & Ewing Galleries. 

Submitted Fri, 11/30/2018

The cheerful ironic distance, the stellar sleight of hand, the palpable intellect behind the sesquipedalian banter... Jamy Ian Swiss pays tribute to magic legend Ricky Jay.

Submitted Tue, 11/27/2018

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@sharingwonder Johnny Thompson, a Magician’s Magician, Is Dead at 84 https://t.co/ljFE3TBXAW
March 18, 2019 9:55 pm
@sharingwonder We are devastated by the loss of our dear friend, Johnny Thompson. He was a great magician, mentor, and most of all… https://t.co/6jzLHwzuUn
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