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Re: David Ben's Blog

David posted a review/analysis of Cowboys Full - The Story of Poker by James McManus
(McManus' first book, an NYTimes Bestseller, Positively Fifth Street told the story of his fifth place finish at the world poker series.)

Read the Article.
by James Alan
03/29/10 05:06 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben's Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2418

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Continuing his trip through England, Sid meets Will Goldston and shows him a thing or two in Smoking Goldston.
by James Alan
03/25/10 10:19 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Juan Tamariz, Mac King and Max Maven in Toronto

The Secret is Out! Magicana has been working closely with Luminato to bring four of the worlds master magicians Juan Tamariz , Mac King , Max Maven and Bob Sheets - to Toronto as part of the Festival. What a wonderful opportunity, particularly for the public who now has the chance to see these four ...
by James Alan
03/24/10 01:21 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Juan Tamariz, Mac King and Max Maven in Toronto
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

Re: Dai Vernon font

David Ben posted some background on how this font came to be in It's Amazing.
by James Alan
03/15/10 03:03 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Dai Vernon font
Replies: 20
Views: 2560

Re: MCA2010 :: who's going?

New information about the convention has been posted here:
http://magicol.wordpress.com/

There's information about the schedule for Thursday afternoon/evening and important food announcements... yum.
by James Alan
03/15/10 02:14 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: MCA2010 :: who's going?
Replies: 30
Views: 3758

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

The English always have the coolest names for places!

Follow Sid through Peckham and Lower Tooting and hear about the Ornum in Leadership by Leat. (Harry Leat)
by James Alan
03/10/10 04:47 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: David Ben's Blog

Now back to his regularly scheduled blogging with Igniting the Imagination.
by James Alan
03/08/10 03:53 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben's Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2418

Re: Jason England 's Canadian Lecture Tour Dates

The tour is off to a great start. Received some terrific feedback from Vancouver: Jason England's lecture here in Vancouver was very well received. His reputation preceded him and he succeeded in impressing every member of the audience with his skills and personality. I have to say he was quite amaz...
by James Alan
03/07/10 07:28 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jason England 's Canadian Lecture Tour Dates
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: MCA2010 :: who's going?

New updates about the convention schedule are up at the
MCA Blog
by James Alan
03/04/10 06:23 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: MCA2010 :: who's going?
Replies: 30
Views: 3758

Re: David Ben's Blog

After a small break, Tricks & Tweets is back.

David was briefly distracted by Olympic Hockey and few other winter events but he's back.

Read Keeping your cool.
by James Alan
03/04/10 04:02 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben's Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2418

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Sid is honoured with special performances from Owen Clark

You can also click through to read the cover story on Owen Clark from the June, 1904 issue of Staynon's Magic.
by James Alan
03/03/10 06:57 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Tony Eng Youth Fund Contest Winner

Magicana has announced the winner of the first Tony Eng Youth Fund CAM Contest . The winner, and her parent, will receive a free trip to the 2010 CAM Convention including registration, hotel and return airfare. Find out who the winner is... The contest was sponsored by: Kent Wong The Canadian Associ...
by James Alan
03/02/10 02:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tony Eng Youth Fund Contest Winner
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

It pays to be curious! The conjuror from Canada recounts meeting his first celebrity in England in
Leaping off the pages.
by James Alan
02/25/10 12:20 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

All tied up...
Now...back to Sids adventures on the high seas as he makes his way to England.
by James Alan
02/18/10 03:54 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: MCA2010 :: who's going?

We're slowly releasing information about the convention as we confirm the details through the MCA Blog . Jason England is speaking about gambling collectibles and also performing on the Friday night. Plus there are some other updates about the schedule which have just been posted. See you in May!
by James Alan
02/18/10 11:57 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: MCA2010 :: who's going?
Replies: 30
Views: 3758

Jason England 's Canadian Lecture Tour Dates

Magicana is pleased to announce dates for lectures and workshops with Jason England in five Canadian cities Vancouver - March 5-6 Edmonton - March 7-8 Regina - March 9-10 Calgary - March 11-12 Victoria - March 13-14 Lectures will focus on several of Jasons all-time favorite effects for both magician...
by James Alan
02/16/10 10:42 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jason England 's Canadian Lecture Tour Dates
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

And, the adventure begins...

Sid travels to Montreal to board the ship to England. Before arriving in Montreal, however, he stops to visit Joseph Ovette, inventor of the famed Master Move...
by James Alan
02/10/10 08:34 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

David Ben's Blog

David Ben is blogging again. This time it's something to do with Max Malini and Hockey...

Tricks & Tweets: I Believe

If you missed any of the old blog posts, you can view the archive here.
by James Alan
02/10/10 05:28 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben's Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2418

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

On the brink of his overseas adventure, Sid steps back in time to remember his father.

Memories of Father
by James Alan
02/03/10 02:46 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog

Harlan Tarbell, Karl Germain, Paul Fox and Michael Skinner in
Eye of the Beholder
by James Alan
02/02/10 06:54 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog
Replies: 16
Views: 2182

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Discover how a milk campaign puts Sid on the road back to England:
Milk & Honey
by James Alan
01/27/10 06:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog

Here he goes again... letting secrets slip about Magicana's plans to reprint A Grade Expos
by James Alan
01/25/10 12:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog
Replies: 16
Views: 2182

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Still more memories of Dunninger in Mentalist, Magician... or, both?
by James Alan
01/20/10 03:40 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: MCA: Who's Next at Bat?

The new MCA website is up and running:


www.magicana.com/mca
by James Alan
01/19/10 08:57 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MCA: Who's Next at Bat?
Replies: 70
Views: 6049

Re: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog

New post:
Size Matters

Please post witty retorts in the space below...
by James Alan
01/19/10 11:37 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog
Replies: 16
Views: 2182

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

This week, Sid has more memories of Dunninger, in particular what he had to say on the subject of exposure.

Exposure?
by James Alan
01/13/10 06:59 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Juan Tamariz, Mac King and Max Maven in Toronto

A little birdie tweeted this a few minutes ago:

Save the Dates!
by James Alan
01/11/10 06:41 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Juan Tamariz, Mac King and Max Maven in Toronto
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Sid is back!
In his first tweet of 2010 he remembers seeing Dunninger perform in the 1920s.

Remembering Dunninger

Follow on Twitter
by James Alan
01/06/10 12:46 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog

He's blogged again!
"Setting the Stage"

-Planning a convention
-A book of one handed cuts
-A reprint of an 1880s Card Artifice book
-A certain 1902 publication

... and a big surprise in June.
by James Alan
01/06/10 11:46 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog
Replies: 16
Views: 2182

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

by James Alan
12/16/09 11:02 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog

He did it again:
Playing by Ear
by James Alan
12/15/09 01:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tricks & Tweets - New Blog
Replies: 16
Views: 2182

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Sid's back doing magic, this time on stage as an assistant to "Mystic Frekensal".
Watch And Learn

He's got some really bad luck when it comes to tables!
by James Alan
12/10/09 04:06 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Social networking in the 1920s:
From pen pals to fast friends.

And Sid is still Tweeting at http://twitter.com/sidlorraine
by James Alan
12/03/09 11:05 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Sid's back doing magic again:

Hook, Line and Sinker

The moral of the story is either look after your magic table, or don't share the bill with a clog dancer... not sure which.
by James Alan
11/26/09 12:01 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Guess Who Contest

Ok, maybe it was too tough. The deadline for the photo has been extended to November 26. We've also added a few hints. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://sharingwonder.blogspot.com/">http://sharingwonder.blogspot.com/</a><!-- m --> (click on the right side-bar) Only correct guesses will be e...
by James Alan
11/20/09 04:34 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Guess Who Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 660

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

The Apprentice

"Sids artistic talents get him noticed and he moves up from delivery to errand boy...."
by James Alan
11/19/09 11:27 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Guess Who Contest

Ok, we admit it... that last one was too easy.

This one's much tougher. Try to get all seven:

http://www.magicana.com/exhibition-guess.php?vSec=exh
by James Alan
11/13/09 04:05 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Guess Who Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 660

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

Now that I'm thinking of it, does anyone know where I can get streetcar tickets at that price?
by James Alan
11/11/09 02:33 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: Sid Lorraine Blog

He's at it again...

Nice Work... If you can get it.

Out of school and looking for his first job at fourteen.
by James Alan
11/11/09 02:31 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sid Lorraine Blog
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Guess Who Contest

Magicana has posted a new photo for the guess who contest here:
http://www.magicana.com/exhibition-guess.php?vSec=exh

Fill out the form for a chance to win a prize.
by James Alan
11/06/09 01:09 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Guess Who Contest
Replies: 2
Views: 660
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