And now, the second half of, “A Rave of Reviews.” Jamy Ian Swiss covers two books and one essay series highlighting three parts from that series. Needless to say, there is much to discuss, so without any further delay…
Jamy Ian Swiss
For an epic near-end-of-year column, Jamy Ian Swiss gives wonderfully succinct, but deeply insightful reviews in “A Rave of Reviews.” In fact, there is so much to talk about, we are breaking the giant article into two parts. Check out this jam-packed first half, which covers five titles alone!
In this installment of Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss takes a slightly different approach and introduces you to his long-time friend and collaborator, Eric Mead—a man who performs beautiful magic, and a man with a lot of ideas.
Steve Spill is a very funny guy and now, a serious writer. What did our reviewer think about Spill’s latest book? “I simply don’t know of a better book of real-world counsel on what it takes to perform professionally...”
Meet one magic’s favorite sons: a veteran pro, a tremendously talented sleight-of-hand artist, and a magicians’ magician, John Carney.
What did reviewer Jamy Ian Swiss think of it? “The Magic Rainbow is the most profound, extraordinary, and essential works of conjuring literature that I have read in a very long time.”
There is no other magician quite like Rocco. Learn more about this unusual and creative performer as Jamy Ian Swiss introduces you to the Rocco Experience.
In this week’s Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss showcases one of magic’s all-time greats—Juan Tamariz. Tamariz has had a profound influence on more than one generation of magicians. Find out what makes him so especial.
In this week’s Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss takes a look back at the uniquely inventive magician, the late John Cornelius.
A new edition of an old book—that even comes with its own handbook! Discover the double value hidden inside The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown by Trevor Hall and the Study Guide by Andi Gladwin in this review by Jamy Ian Swiss.