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Raleigh Housing Authority Head Uses Comp Time to Support Magic Hobby

Raleigh Housing Authority Head Uses Comp Time to Support Magic Hobby

The newsobserver.com is running an article that seems to make fun of magic – and one of it’s foremost practitioners. Steve Beam is the director of the Raleigh Housing Authority, and if you are familiar with card magic, one of the leading writers/performers/lecturers in our craft. I have met Steve a number of times, and know beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is highly competent in whatever he pursues – professionally or recreationally. I also thoroughly understand politics…

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truTV Puts the Trick in Magic Tricks with New Series “Undercover Magic” (working title)

truTV Puts the Trick in Magic Tricks with New Series “Undercover Magic” (working title)

[via press release from truTV] truTV Puts the Trick in Magic Tricks with Hilarious New Series “Undercover Magic” (working title)¬†.. New Show Starring Comic Magician Michael Carbonaro¬† Set To Premiere in Summer 2014.. What happens when you combine a mind-blowing magician with an insatiable practical joker? truTV has the answer in magician/prankster Michael Carbonaro, star of the brand new series Undercover Magic (working title), which has just been greenlit by the network. truTV has ordered 12 episodes of the hilarious…

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Is Free Will a Magic Trick?

Is Free Will a Magic Trick?

Detailed article by Melissa Burkley, Ph.D, for the Huffington Post. The premise of this article is based on the TEDtalk given by Apollo Robbins. Watching Apollo Robbins’ TED talk is highly entertaining, but it also gives us important glimpses into the nature of the human mind. Apollo is a skilled artist, not because he can steal a watch from under someone’s nose but because he is able to direct the attention of his “victim” (and the audience) to exactly where…

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