Daniel Jaspersen Magician@Play

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Congrats to Aiden Sinclair

Posted by djaspersen on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, In : Stories from the Trenches 
Once upon a time … I was a hard working magician based in Cheyenne, WY. One day, I saw a poster for another magician’s show at a popular venue in town. Confused, curious and a little defensive, I contacted this magician to see if he wanted to meet for a drink. 

I remember that night very well. We met a brew pub on a freezing cold evening in February. We sat and swapped stories of shows that we’d done, books we’ve read and magicians we admired. Turned out, we had a lot in common. 

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Mommy, where does magic come from?

Posted by djaspersen on Tuesday, March 13, 2012,
The following is a semi-true story. 

I didn't get into magic as a kid. When I was 11 years-old I told myself how to juggle. From then on I was a juggler. There is a difference between knowing how to or being able to and being a juggler. I live, breathed, slept and occasionally ate juggling. (So far, its all true)
When I was in college, I was working a store in the Mall of America called Air Traffic. They sell high-end strategy games, stunt kites and juggling gear. I was 20 and a resident juggle...
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