Author(s): Allen, Stan
Publication Summary: 2002
Trixie Bond graces the cover with Charlie Randallís story of this "Party Gal" and her continually busy schedule. Alexander was "The Man Who Knows," but who knew Alexander? David Charvet peers into a surprising life behind the posters. Phelston Jones combines magic with showmanship, but gets just as much attention off-stage for his award-winning photography. Mark Mitton reports on Broadway ís latest magic success, "Ricky Jay: On the Stem." Sid Fleischman gives the lowdown on how to cut and restore water, and other magic parodies. James Swain explains his life of magic and gambling, both real and fictional, "In His Words." "Talk About Tricks" features not only card effects, but marshmallow magic as well, plus Larry Jennings on the Erdnase Break. Mike Bent helps David Kaye "Turn It Around" with a Harry Potter mystery. And, as always, Mike Close reviews a slew of books, videos, and tricks.