'Twas the day after Black Friday and the office was pooped.
Customers acted fast and DVDs they scooped.
The orders were processed as fast as could be.
The were boxes shipped out - very promptly.
I looked at the mess that lay on the floor.
Boxes, tape, and packing material galore.
I said, "Should we clean up, this mess from today?"
The staff said, "Why bother? Cyber Monday is hours…
Posted on November 27, 2010 at 11:04am
“Now I say the magic word I learned in church.....Bingo!”
I’m sure you’ve heard that old line at some point in magic. It’s one of those perennial chestnuts that may sound wildly corny - but still gets a laugh. Though you may have heard it many times, I’d be willing to bet you’re not familiar with its origins.
The line was written by one of my favorite comedy magicians of the past - the late, great Sid Lorraine. Sid was a very funny magician and he created vast amounts…Continue
Posted on November 15, 2010 at 6:30am
It’s very common to have customers ask how they can make there magic better. While there is no carved in stone formula, there are some practical steps you can take to improve your magic. Here are five ways I regularly recommend...
1) Thoughtful Practice: Good magic requires practice. To master magic you will have to acquire skills...period. More than you would believe, people proudly tell me things like, “I’ve been doing magic twenty years, but I never do anything that requires…Continue
Posted on October 6, 2010 at 9:33am
Stick with me a bit. Trust me, this post is about magic....
Many of my readers may be surprised to learn that I have been long time student of philosophy. I have always had a particular interest in eastern thought. One of my favorite Soto Zen stories involves Master Dogen’s travels to China in search of true wisdom. Here is the story in its briefest form:
"It was summer, and…Continue
Posted on September 15, 2010 at 6:00am — 2 Comments