Andy at the Jerx elaborates on a great way to set up a magic trick: "the peek backstage."
Magic is mostly just how good you are with your hands. Here are three really easy magic tricks that you can pull with just a pen: making it disappear, making it appear out of nowhere, and making it look super small. Oscar Owen break...
Do dogs react to magic? Watch as magician & mentalist Jose Ahonen vanished some dog treats under their noses. By the way, all the dogs got treats before and after the trick :) [Jose Ahonen | Via LS]
Oscar Owen has a nice tutorial for doing three different tricks with a standard Sharpie pen. [via]
Andy from The Jerx points out that the traditional conjurer's technique of tapping once, twice, thrice-and-VANISH is a fundamentally unsound way to do a vanish, because you're showing the audience what the tap looks like when you're...