Monthly Archives: January 2024

When The Room Is Shaped Like A Barbell

I posted this on my personal Facebook page a few days ago: For Magicians:At a country club gig tonight.People seated to right and left, no one in front.What’s this mean?Gonna be a good post at Dixon Magic. And this is … Continue reading

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Nearly 40 Years Of Classic Passing

Recently a magician friend posted a performance video online that used the pass in a visual way. By visual way, I mean the selection was placed face up in the middle of the deck and visually arrived on top. I … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Comedy Anchor?

What’s a comedy anchor? I can definitively answer this. Why? Because I made up the term. HA! Yes, making up words and then using them like they are an established “thing.” This kind of evil genius is usually confined to … Continue reading

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The Value Of Schmaltz, Plus The Greatest Valentine’s Day Trick & 2nd Greatest Wedding Trick

Schmaltz is a delightful Yiddish word. Webster defines it as “excessive sentimentality.” I would reply to that definition by saying, “Excessive? Not if the audience loves it!” I spent a good portion of my holiday season performing Christmas themed shows … Continue reading

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