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When David Blaine speaks, America listens.

Posted by djaspersen on Friday, November 22, 2013, In : Book Review 

SPOILER ALERT :: If you have not seen the special David Blaine: Real or Magic, you should. I discuss a few moments in it below. 

 
America flocked to the television the evening of Tuesday, November 19, 2013. 7.6 million people tuned to watch David Blaine’s latest special “Real or Magic.” Since that evening, twitter, facebook and the rest of the internet has been buzzing about it, with good reason. David Blaine reminded us, magician and layman alike, what real magic should l...

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Magic In The Rockies: Quick Reflections

Posted by djaspersen on Monday, September 10, 2012, In : Book Review 
Everyone has to nerd-out sometimes. Me? I’m a magician.

I spent this weekend at the best magic convention in the USA - Magic In The Rockies (MITR) in beautiful Fort Collins, CO. This was the 19th Annual, and my third year attending.

This year’s headliners included a living legend of magic, Johnny Thompson, one of the top sleight-of-hand artists on the planet, Armando Lucero, along with some of the brilliant young talented guys like Garrett Thomas, Christian Engblom and Paul Vigil. Rounding...

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THE REAL SHERLOCK HOLMES by Joe Riggs: Book Review

Posted by djaspersen on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, In : Book Review 
The Real Sherlock Holmes by Joe Riggs is a small 71 pages. Don’t let that deceive you. As a working mentalist, I was already familiar with the majority of the material covered. My performance experience has also lead to dozens and dozens of conversations with people from all walks of life who have questions about Psychics, Tarot readings, Witchcraft and Human Behavior. It is a fine line that we walk. One the one hand, I make my living employing the same methods as the psychics do, however, ...
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