Magic Trick Review: Shadow Thief by Bizarro

This is a short and sweet review of a brand new product from Vanishing Inc. Shadow Thief is the brainchild of Bizarro that introduces a practical, easy-to-do method of manipulating a shadow. Here’s the breakdown of one version of the effect. Two cards are selected and lost in the deck. The magician removes his cell phone. holds it face down, …

Magic eBook Review: Magicseen Magazine

Magicseen Magazine is a European magic publication that launched in 2005. It comes out six times a year and is available in print or online format. I had heard good things about it, so I wanted to check it out for myself. I ordered the March 2009 issue with Pete Firman on the cover. The magazine has a nice design which translates nicely to PDF format. I …

Magic Trick Review: Switchblade by Dan Harlan

There are certainly no shortage of gaffed Three Card Monte routines in the magic marketplace. From the classic Skinner routine to flap cards and rough and smooth, it seems as if everything has been done. So why in the world am I reviewing yet another one? Well, because Switchblade is cool… that’s why! Switchblade is a precision made utility gimmick …