A Sudoku a Day Exercises the Brain

A Sudoku a Day Exercises the Brain

If you listen or watch the news, most of what we see or hear is negative in nature. And let’s face it. Many negative issues are associated with addiction. Drug abuse, excessive drinking, and even too much gambling are all negative activities that are highly addictive....
The Psychology of Poker

The Psychology of Poker

In some ways, being a magician and being a poker player use similar skills. Magicians use skills honed by thousands of hours of practice. They use what is called misdirection, and they certainly use a certain amount of psychology in creating a memorable performance....
The Magic of Broadway

The Magic of Broadway

As a professional magician, I love to entertain. But I also love being entertained. And one of my favorite forms of entertainment is the theatre, especially Broadway. Now Broadway shows refer to the most premium form of theatrical performance (both musicals and plays)...
Book Review of How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay

Book Review of How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay

I’d like to talk today about a book about “Magic”.  Now, this is a little bit different type of book. While Magicians will love it and find it very worthwhile, it is not a book that teaches tricks or talks about magic in a way typically found in...
The History of “Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat”

The History of “Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat”

When you think of a Magician what comes to mind? For many, it is the famous image of a Magician pulling a rabbit out of hat?  As a person who is a lover of animals and has many pets, including two rabbits (who appear in some of my shows), I thought it would be...