Daniel Jaspersen Magician@Play

Browsing Archive: December, 2013

Dear Magicians, most of your stuff isn't magical

Posted by djaspersen on Monday, December 9, 2013, In : Magic and the Magician 

Deep down, people love magic. I’m not talking about kids. Adults love magic. Grown men and women, love magic. They do. Unfortunately, most of them don’t know it because they’ve not experienced the real deal.

There is a confusion of terms that is primarily the fault of “magicians” today. You see, simply being able to have a card selected, shuffled back into a deck and subsequently found in some seemingly impossible way DOES NOT equate to magic. (Nor does the linking of a couple of ...


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Dear Magicians, You're creepy.

Posted by djaspersen on Friday, December 6, 2013, In : Magic and the Magician 

I had a wonderful little gig recently for a very respectable organization. As the cocktail hour was winding down, my job was finished and I chatted with the woman who had booked me to perform. She was very complimentary regarding my style, professionalism and the quality of the magic. At one point she leaned a bit closer and lowered her voice as she gave me very real feedback about my profession.
She had shopped around and looked at several different magicians in this region. To use her word...


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