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French master magician Gaëtan Bloom performs magic with invislble (!) bananas. He also performs a classic card stab using a paper bag — a method devised by Milborne Christopher and popularized by Don Alan

Luna De Verano was a television program produced in spain for Canal Sur in 1990. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available. 

Submitted Fri, 11/02/2018

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.

Submitted Tue, 04/24/2018

In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss looks at the legendary Don Alan and his influence on close-up magic.

Submitted Fri, 11/11/2016

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