This week's Take Two features one of the greatest illusionist magic has known, Richiardi, Jr. Born Aldo Izquierdo Colosi—third generation magician of a Peruvian family, and the third to take on the stage name of “Richiardi.”
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In the December Lyon's Den feature, Jamy Ian Swiss reviews The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi by Stephen Minch, and explores the innovative methods, clever sleight-of-hand, and magical plots created by the Italian maestro of close-up magic, Vanni Bossi.
In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss explores the work of an “engaging, memorable, riveting, hilarious and amazing” performer: the master, Bob Cassidy.
In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss puts focus on the creative, comical and magical genius of his dear friend, Steve Spill.
This week for Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss spotlights one of the last of the great nightclub-era magicians, Roy Benson. Discover why Benson was so influential and what made him extraordinary.
It's time to Take Two and this week, Jamy Ian Swiss pauses to reflect on Eugene Burger, one of the most influential performers, writers, lecturers and teachers, of and about close-up magic in the past thirty years.
In this month's book review for the Lyons Den, Jamy Ian Swiss offers a thorough and candid review of The Jerx, Volume One.
Welcome to the debut of Take Two! Every Friday, Jamy Ian Swiss will be posting a pair of magic performance videos, accompanied by commentary. Here is the first post which looks at the Torn & Restored Cigarette Paper.
Jamy Ian Swiss kicks off his first review for the Lyons Den with an in-depth look at The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc.