In this, the seventy-first and final installment of the Take Two series by Jamy Ian Swiss, we get a glimpse of the prolific and ever-mysterious cardician, Ed Marlo.
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Here is another jam-packed full book review by Jamy Ian Swiss, this time covering two new releases: Interpreting Magic and Eugene Burger: From Beyond.
“In 1976, I saw ten minutes of close-up magic that would, literally, change my life.” In this week’s Take Two, discover more about Jamy Ian Swiss’s friendship with Peter Samelson and how that association of more than forty years has born fruit in countless ways.
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…
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.”