Author(s): Allen, Stan
Publication Summary: July 2009, 98 pages
Cover story on Dirk Arthur by Jaq Greespon, an article on Magic in North Korea by Dale Salwak, an article on dealing with hecklers by Rory Johnson, a profile of Jon Allen by Andi Gladwin and Joshua Jay, a feature on the 100th Salute to Magic show by Dexter Lane, plus four pages of news stories covering: Lance Burton’s accident that shut down the show at the Monte-Carlo, as well as the latest rumor about his possible extension; magic in the movies, including Love & Mortar, Death Defying Acts, Magic Man, and Mandrake the Magician; a Magic Circle show for the Royal Free Hospital; plus fond farewells to Earl “Presto” Johnson, Arlene (Mrs. De Yip Loo) Louie, and Mahka Tendo.
Talk about Tricks features a gambling routine by Matthew Dowden, two tricks with dollar bills, and finesse on the mercury card fold. Columns by Jeff McBride, Joanie Spina, etc.
The following 14 products are reviewed this month by Peter Duffie, Jason England, Gabe Fajuri, Brad Henderson, John Lovick, and Charles Reynolds.
H.C.E. by Paul Vigil
Levent’s Ultimate Guide to the Miser’s Dream
Ghost Tag by Peter Eggnik
The Little Egypt Book of Ghosts by Steve Bryant
Cash Vault by Mark Southworth
Killer Gaft Magic by Cameron Francis
Blackout by Brian and Mike Platt
Thought Transmitter by John Cornelius
Misled by Timothy Wenk
Deep 3 by Bro. Gilbert
Quarantined by Craig Petty
Pre-prepared Object to Wallet Envelopes by David Bonsell
Malone Meets Marlo starring Bill Malone
The London Palladium: The Story of the Theater and its Stars by Chris Woodward