Day 45—Mated For Life

February 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

An exercise in different scripting for an effect I learned as a teenager from an Ellusionist DVD. I always thought the ‘HEAT’ presentation was a bit odd. I’ve always been fascinated by animals who mate for life. So yeah, here it is.

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Day 44—Cash Back

February 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

A weird idea using a coin and a credit card. No matter how much money you burn through you can get so me cash back. Lately there has been a wide use of this gimmick, but I haven’t seen a presentation like this.

Day 43—Pop-Pop

February 28, 2012 § Leave a comment

On Sunday morning my Pop-Pop passed away. My fascination with playing cards definitely started long before I was performing magic, on the back porch of his Ocean City house. He and I played cards and ate mixed nuts every summer. He taught me a lot of games over the years, but the one we played most was WAR. Here’s a magic plot based off our favorite game. I love you and miss you Pop-Pop, and I know we’ll play again some day.

Day 42—Shuffle, Cut, Deal

February 26, 2012 § Leave a comment

Brittany shuffles, cuts, and deals my prediction. Awesome effect by Jay Sankey.

Day 41—Caps Off Please

February 26, 2012 § Leave a comment

While visiting friends in Savannah we were playing some board games and I decided to bust out one of my favorite effects, Jay Sankey’s Paperclipped. Low-res quality due to the iPhone upload, enjoy!

Day 40—Schaeffer Under Glass

February 24, 2012 § Leave a comment

Quick transposition effect I recorded in my hotel room in Savannah. Method-wise, this effect is dead simple, but I keep looking for ways to improve the standard two card transpo with little touches. This is mainly due to starting to perform Jay Sankey’s Walking Wounded, an effect I thoroughly enjoy. It also gets insane reactions. Cheers.

Day 39—Cards At The Dinner Table

February 24, 2012 § Leave a comment

Fun dinner magic with my dear SCAD friends during my weekend trip to Savannah. I missed this town a lot and it was pretty fitting to do magic in it after such a great day.

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