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.
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.
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.”