This page features an online archive of previously published articles and manuscripts.
These are complete texts with the exception of Brief Analysis and Simulation. The former was part of a manuscript by Roger Crosthwaite called The Saga of the Twenty-One Card Trick, while the latter was the first chapter of a booklet featuring a dozen or so effects.
To view articles, click on book titles below to open in a new window, or copy & paste URLs into your browser and click ‘Enter’.
1. ALL HANDS ON DECK!
2. WEST END CARD SESSION
3. TRUE MAGIC VIA OBJECTIVITY
4. A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE TWENTY-ONE CARD TRICK AND RELATED EFFECTS
5. THE SIMULATION OF MIRACLES [PART ONE]
For the magician engrossed in the worlds of technique, secrets, the latest book, convention, or lecture, not to mention performing, it is all too easy to overlook certain fundamental issues regarding the nature of magic itself, and in so doing miss the essential point of the art which lies so close, yet so far, from his or her heart.