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Big Change Starts with First Steps

JimPerryMagic.com is slowly changing. I am using the hiatus from performing to transform Jim Perry Magic. You will start seeing the changes on jimperrymagic.com, Facebook and Twitter. My performing partner…
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How Cheaters Cheat, Part II: Defending Against the Pre-Marked Deck

Today's discussion of the pre-marked desk (one that was purchased marked) reveals its very limited use to the card cheat. These decks have subtle markings worked into the back pattern…
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Entertaining Children with Magic Creates a Shared Magical World

I often entertain for young children. Recently I performed at a local school for children under 4 years old to the third grade. While preparing for that show, I tried…
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A Look at Costuming and Character

Recall the quote: "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society," which Merle Johnson attributes to Mark Twain in More Maxims of Mark. Does the…
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Youth

Not long, a friend of a Facebook friend posted a disparaging remark about “today’s young people.” I responded: “I quit being a tenured college professor to run and grow a…
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Photos from the Faescape Dress Rehearsal Field Trip to the Heart of the Hudson Bounty Festival Venue

[caption id="attachment_663" align="alignleft" width="5472"] Fiddlers Green[/caption][caption id="attachment_665" align="alignleft" width="5472"] Tada![/caption][caption id="attachment_664" align="alignleft" width="5051"] Faescape Cast Photo[/caption]
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