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David Ben's Blog

Postby James Alan » February 10th, 2010, 4:28 pm

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.


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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby mai-ling » February 10th, 2010, 8:57 pm

when is guess who coming back?
i really enjoyed that!
you will remember my name
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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby Julie Eng » February 12th, 2010, 2:16 pm

Guess Who's back!
http://bit.ly/cwYNoH

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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby James Alan » March 4th, 2010, 3:02 pm

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.



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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby James Alan » March 8th, 2010, 2:53 pm

Now back to his regularly scheduled blogging with Igniting the Imagination.



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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby James Alan » March 29th, 2010, 5:06 pm

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.



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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby Magicana » April 13th, 2010, 11:42 am

Inspired by a recent NY Times column from Alina Tugend, David Ben's latest "Tweet" expands on the notion of deliberate practice (a term coined by Professor K. Anders Ericsson).

He offers advice on the subject from Ross Bertram and highlights some of the dangers that come from excessive practice.

Read the full article: http://bit.ly/byGszS

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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby Magicana » May 26th, 2010, 10:28 am

Can I still see Juan Tamariz in Toronto even if I don't speak French?

Where can I go to see a musical with magic in it?

What's a "floatee"?

and

Why is a blog like a diet?

The answers to all these important questions (and a few others) have now been posted at Tricks & Tweets - the Latest Installment

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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby Magicana » June 7th, 2010, 4:33 pm

What's a "fabulous monster" doing in Toronto next week?

Read more about Max Maven's one-man show "Thinking in Person" and why he was chosen to be part of Luminato, the Toronto Festival of Arts + Creativity.

Go to the latest installment of Tricks & Tweets: http://bit.ly/byAojz

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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby Magicana » September 9th, 2010, 4:14 pm

There is going to be some magic at the TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival).

David Ben explains how he became involved in creating some unusual card magic for the film Yesno being screened this weekend in Toronto.

Read Tricks & Tweets: Yesno

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Re: David Ben's Blog

Postby Magicana » October 13th, 2010, 10:08 am

Where do ideas come from?

David discusses Stewart James' "Idea Kindlers" and the way he navigated his own imagination to produce new ideas the same way that a magician might produce a coin or an automobile out of thin air.

Read Homing Hopper


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