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Magic is the art of entertaining an audience by producing illusions of seemingly impossible acts by using purely natural techniques. A person who practices it is called a magician, an illusionist, or a conjuror.

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No,Love is not something that can be conjured,bought,sold or taken.Love is given freely between two people who care and respect one another.Don't waste you time or money on anything that tells you,you can get love from them.Marty  If you believe it works, it might make YOU love someone, but it…
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Answer You have to have a ***** ** *** ***** **** ** *** window. The magician hands the deck of cards to a person and says pick a card. Magician covers his eyes, says - show the card..... I'm not the person who originally posted the above answer, but I am modifying it. The rest of this explanat…
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levitation is impossible. The human mind is a amazing thing and is capable of more then you think. If it is possible, then certainly not to any demonstrable degree...the human mind and body certainly *can* do spectacular things, just look at some Parkour practitioners, if nothing else. however, …
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Similar trick Click on the link to your right for a similar trick. She starts off wearing three outfits each made of extremely thin material. Each outfit is convertible, meaning it can be changed quickly. For example you can have a short white skirt that is actually a long colored white dress bu…
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Some opinions Magic only exists and work for people who truly believe Yes. Although there is no recorded proof that magic is real, inside everyone's hearts we know it exist and that with enough belief we can maybe harness this mystical power. Magic is real and it is out there. They study the trick …
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Answer Theoreticly you have 12 hours until you can tell people, and it will come true. as said by most horoscopial masters.
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This collectible card game is played with two or more players. Each creates a deck of cards consisting of artifacts, creatures, sorcery's, Instants, enchantments, and planeswalkers and land (mana) that they use to fight the other individuals. Players follow a strict set of turn sequences. Each play…
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Love spells do work when cast properly. If you are looking to cast a love spell for the first time chances are its not going to work. The more experience that you have in casting love spells the better you will get at it. Also it helps to have others assist in the casting to ensure more energy goes …
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"You can not read minds. However, you can read body language to learn a person's personality." (first answer) (my response) Actually, you can read minds, you must first become immortal and live amongst the gods (only works if you believe in Greek mythology) and then you can possess any power you ch…
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According to the rules (page 15 of the v7.0 rulebook) when you use a Ritual Spell card you need all the necessary parts (including the Ritual Monster) to be in your hand, or on the field.
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NO there is not witches and wizards school. That stuff is all made up people may think that its real but its just really in your mind  Actually, A while back I heard about a witchcraft school in Canada, but I think it has since shut down due to a lack of students. Im not entirely sure what …
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Answer In Asia there are many and diverse traditions, you need to be more specific Eating seven dates in the morning daily will break the spells. or seven lotus leaves crush them and mix them in water enough to drink and bath this also breaks the spell. recite" there is no power or strength ex…
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No Chris Brown;s dad isn't dead he is still alive his father's name is Clinton Brown and is married to his mother Joyce Hawkins
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A Pagan PerspectiveMagic is the manipulation of naturally occurring powers by the hand and will of a studied practitioner. Magic is neither good nor bad (white nor black), it simple exists. It is the use it is put to that gives it its perceived polarity. Magic abounds, it is everywhere, in everythi…
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Magic Kingdom can hold at maximum 100,000 guests. At that point all arriving guests including Passholders and those staying at the resorts are all turned away. This is what is known as a "Phase 4".
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if your talking about a "trick" deck (magic deck) i would highly! recommend a svengali deck for beginners, for manipulation just some standard bicycle playing cards, or if your serious pick up some black tigers of some tally ho vipers , really nice decks :) btw the svengali deck is, the spectator c…
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Count de Grisley Count de Grisley was the first magician to perform the trick of sawing a woman in half when he did it in 1799.
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he wasnt on the dream team in 1996, so nothing, 92 is his only year. He retired but came back to play in the allstar game and later the Olympics with Larry bird. 1996 did see him come back as a shadow of himself for half a season with the lakers before Kobe or shaq.
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yes
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They record their voices in the studio and while acting they just lip sync. The recording process needs a lot of equipment in order that the output is clear, which cannot be done while acting.ya think?
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Answer This really is subjectional information... really your own Book of Shadows is your best book. AnswerJust dont practice black magic in the first place. You'll regret it, trust me. Ok, I believe someone may have tried to edit my last answer. If your interested in Black Magic there are coun…
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get a trick
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yes, the book is by criss angel. Laura morton only helped with the organization of the book. all chapters and mindfreaks were written and created by criss angel, and those whom he gave credit to in the "credits" portion of the book.
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To some, spells may be considered a demonic form of prayer originally used in witchcraft. Some religions believe that spells are evil and said to false gods, and are in no way related to hymns or prayers. In certain forms of paganism, spells are forms of prayer asking the divine for guidance and he…
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Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos (born December 19, 1967).
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The only thing, is to believe.
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Horoscope are just signs for us people to be motivated or inspiration or to be a guidance for our every day living.
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He is not really levitating -It is just an illusion. He has these wires inside of his outfit and when he puts hands up it make him float and as he puts his hands down he floats down. i heard he uses this thing that pulls him up from the sky because i watched this one episode and this thing appeared…
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Levitation is not possible. It is an illusion.Levitation is believed widely to be impossible, however there are some eastern medicinal practitioners and magicians who claim to have achieved this state. Among them are David Copperfield and several others who claim that supreme concentration allows th…
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Find someone who can teach you and show them that you truly want to learn for the sake of magic. Then practise constantly and build experience in doing the spell or trick.
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Magic: The Gathering is a collectible card game created mathematics professor richard garfield and introduced in 1993 by wizards of the coast Magic the Gathering, is a TCG (Trading Card Game) or also a CCG (Collectible Card Game). It is played by building a deck of cards, usually 60, and "dueling" …
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you take a pice of majic wax and put it on the end of some thred. tape the other end to your ere. put the majic wax side on a card then all you need to do is spinn the card with the thred inbwtween your fingers and there you have it
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Yes.Levitation can be achieved using magnetic fields, as with the maglev trains.
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Some people say he did because of some of his tricks. I can't speak for him personally, but just a hunch here, I think he's just an incredibly good innovative magician. you go girl or dude lol but no he never solled his sould to the devil he wears a croos and always prays every day before he does a …
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Franz Kafka, born in Prague in 1883, is usually stated to be the literary genre founder of magic realism. The first book which may come under the genre of magical realism, though it was written in 1915, before the term came into use, was Die Verwandlung, also know as The Metamorphisis.
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black magic is also called "Dark Magic" its doing for a selfish purpose and control the someone and their emotions like feelings etc.
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ONE QUICK NOTE. IF THEY PUT A CURSE ON YOUR HOUSE THEN THEY ARE NOT A WITCHYou could do a spell for yourself (the previous answer had some okay spells long but oaky) or you could get a "professional" witch to do it for you. Check out eBay (http://search.eBay.com/_W0QQsassZmoygo) *******************…
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By fairy dust. It's the only way. Wish upon fairy dust to have magical powers, and you will have them. If you don't have fairy dust, well then too bad.
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Answer Magic Acid's chemical formula is H2SO3F+, and is considered a "super acid" because of its strength (ie: it can dissolve a wax candle, something that even sulfuric acid cannot do). It can produce carbonium ions, and to prepare it you mix Antimony Pentafluoride (SbF5) and Fluorosulfonic Acid…
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Patrick Ewing,Bob Beyer,Steve Clifford,and Brendan Malone
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Criss Angel's levitation illusions are just that, illusions. Depending on how high he is appearing to levitate determines which illusion he uses. In a levitation "show" where he is multiple feet above the ground, he is most likely using a cable system. Other times, he may be using smaller props to c…
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Mozart
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Answer His 2 favorite colors red and black. Actually he prefers more of a lighter shade of red with a bit more tang to the collour and he likes to let the two blend in, in his spare time, I personally prefer white.
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Meditation, lots of it. Focus on your goal and meditate daily on wanting to move objects, practice on Psiwheels right after meditation, if you don't know what they are then google it.
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Well it's not real magic. It's all an illusion. Some of the illusions tho are pretty insane leading most people to believe that he is infact real. But he's not.
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you cannot really levetate but you can make an illusion of levetating by making your left foot go up only a little then your right foot goes up all the way. this will make the illusion of levetating
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Mark Wilson's Course in MagicBlack book with guy in a suit on the cover, magic written in color.Has very good basic tricks, self-working, and everything a great magician should know before venturing into extremely hard magic. Some tricks require you to have gimmicks and stuff, 1/2 of which can be ac…
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Penn is the larger, louder half of Penn & Teller. He loves talking about his wife and kids.Teller is the quieter half of Penn &; Teller. He has always preferred to keep his private life private and I think we owe him that respect.
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Actually, as long as you believe in and are focused on the spell and the power of magick you can cast a spell... There are spells you can find online with detailed instructions. Try Google searching things like witchcraft. Most things you could want to cast a spell for can be found online. I also r…
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The initialism pronounced wiffum is likely WIIFM (What's In It For Me?).The other used of the term is the slurred form of "with 'em" (with them).
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Answer Yes, he is dating Sandra again.Not anymore ~
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We don't exactly know. Like all good magicians, Criss doesn't reveal certain tricks to the public.
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VMK IS NO LONGER A GAME. Bummer :*(
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Criss Angel (Christopher Sarantakos) is 49 years old (birthdate: December 19, 1967).
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Theologically speaking: NO! The Bible makes no distinction between so-called White or beneficial supernatural magic and Black or the demonic kind. All supernatural occult activity (I am not talking about divine miracles) are roundly condemned a major problem with Disney and other films that push th…
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He and his ex-wife JoAnn got divorced in 2006.
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With a pen, a Sharpie, or a pencil, usually. Some say he even uses paper lol wow that was good he uses mostley sharpie and he just signs his name and in the corner he draws his sign
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Multiple methods can be found easily on youtube. Criss Angel released a video on youtube at the "Criss Angel" link listed below. The Balducci method can also be found on youtube which is commonly used as a street levitation technique. It's simple to do and easy to learn. Just takes a bit of balance …
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Criss Angel was born on December 19, 1967.
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David Blaine is a much more talented magician. The way he performs his tricks leaves you wondering if he really is able to defy the rules of the Universe as we know them. The way Criss Angel does them is in a way that you know there's some sort of trick or gimmick to them. Also as far as the physica…
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Camera tricks
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Well, a lot of old time spells are most likely to work because some of them are used for healing and have been proved that they work. I suggest you don't try any spells unless you are wiling to give up some of your normal life. I never tried any spells except for one that I thought was just a coinc…
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Point blank: Criss Angel is an ILLUSIONIST!! That is basically saying "Yes, it's fake and just make to look real!!" They do stuff like this on tv and in movies all the time. Do you think the kid that got ripped in half in "Final Destination 3" on the roller coaster was real?? Also all the people on…
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Yes (as of Feb 2009). In November 2008, Angel began dating Hugh Hefner's former girlfriend Holly Madison. The relationship ended in February 2009.
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Faith in magic is very important and it is what influences all your magic activities. Its like those who believe in christianity, Islam etc, without faith you can't believe and if you don't believe that means you can't practice magic.
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yes! Criss is the hottest person on the frickin' face of the earth!and he is single...! Hes not single for long!! (ME AND HIM!!) (Leave a message on my message board if you know what i mean)CRISS ANGEL IS THE HOTTEST GUY IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD HE IS 43 YEARS OLD AND I WOULD DO HIM EVERY SINGLE D…
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he lifts up 1 leg and keeps the other 1 on the ground then stands on his toes and at a surtain angle it looks like hes floating
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. magic its simple want a storm to come step outside laugh then say storms of magic come this day to my home and stay a while
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Card tricks are all sleight of hand. Take this video for example (youtube video clip here-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7Xq2BmEm3s / don't worry about the video name - the video is about Justin miller performing a card trick with the black tiger gaff deck of cards, now as said it is all sleight…
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Yes. There really are angels, though being spiritual beings you will never see one.
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Criss Angel was born on December 19, 1967 in Hempstead, New York.
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Well, that depends on what you mean by your question. If you mean 'Were the Illusions performed by Edward Norton real, and actually performed by Edward Norton?" Then the answer is No. If you mean, 'Were the illusions displayed in the movie, actual illusions, performed by real illusionists at one tim…
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Many, but not all, people who follow Neo-pagan faiths practice some form of magick that they may call Witchcraft (particulary Wiccans) or that may be considered the result of the faith's ritual and prayer. However, not all Neo-pagans include "magic" in any form in their belief system.The magic used …
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Well if you want to be like David Blaine then that's easy just find out all these tricks on the Internet. Because that's how others discover it, But to be like Criss Angel I quite clearly do not have a clue just try it if they then still don't work you are going to have to ask Criss Angel Himself be…
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You know, just because he wears a cross around his neck doesn't mean he's Christian, just like putting a ring around my finger doesn't mean I'm married. Some people just do it for the looks. Also Catholic and Christian are not the same thing, you don't have to be Catholic to be a Christian. By thei…
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Yes ,you can,I levitate things all the time.I even levitated a spoon(and made it feed me) my friend, and myself!How to levitate things:stare at the object you wanna levitate.think of horrible things that happenned to YOU!look at it. it should be up in the air by now.This doesn't work at all.
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Does wishes come true
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His father died of stomach cancer. his father died at the age of 60 in 1998 from stomach cancer
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I am afraid it is not that simple. You don't know until you try to figure it out and truly believe it happens. Not think things as a coincidence. (This is coming from a person whose emotions affect th weather in the immediate area.) I'd suggest you try to see if there is anything strange that occurs…
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age old question they put metal under where they are going to perform they illusion and put very high strength magnets in there shoe.there whole shoe has manets all over it.(Actual Levitation) Alternative: Fold your arms, close your eyes, and float gently off the ground. Until you have mastered the …
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The Easter bunny and the Easter eggs Both eggs and rabbits have to do with fertility. Spring festivals tend to be about fertility and rebirth. This is a tradition that is older than Christianity and was coopted by Christianity when it was becoming a popular religion. As a recent religion, Christiani…
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Binding spells are spells that stop a specific person from causing you and themselves harm. It stops them from doing anything negative to you and anyone else. These spells are to be used as a last resort when all else has failed and should NEVER be used to harm the other person.AndThe above answer i…
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I think he lives at the luxor in las Vegas That's correct,he lives in the penthouse suite when he's not back home in New York.
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yes. you cannot do it freely, but if you use EM radiation, or vacuums, you can. (airplanes and whirlybirds use vacuums)a whirlybird has a huge propeller on top, and when it sucks the air under it, over it is a vacuum. something has to fill this vacuum. thus, the whirlybird is the closest thing to t…
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The box is actually two boxes with a small space in between. Generally the magician's assistant will tuck his/her legs into the left half and when the magician saws the box half he/she doesn't come near the assistant's legs.
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The correct spelling is fulfill.
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His "levitation" uses very thin wires and a tall crane. Against a bright sky, looking into the sun's glare, the wires cannot be seen. The "observers" are paid assistants who can see the wires from most angles.
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i think its 10 dollars
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It's called "jumping gemini." Read Ortiz's Card Shark at the Table.
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No. Spells do not work. They are not real.
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He's no more a fake than any other illusionist. Yes, a lot of his tricks involve, well, trickery, but he uses no camera manipulation and minimal plants in the audience. criss angel is really good at making it look real. He uses camera manipulation all the time just youtube it. I watched a vide…
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Easy! Give me your email and I'll lend you some in PDF format :P
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try reading Harry Potter, it should give you some advice on that.
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Criss Angel most admires Harry Houdini. He has said in many episodes of Mindfreak that Houdini inspires him to do most of his stunts. He has redone and beat many of Houdini's stunts over the years. Even Though Criss admires H. Houdini, his father is his greatest hero today, as said when the Drum set…
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AnswerYouTube is a good source, and also www.learnmagictricks.org Another great source is the site at http://wwww.MagicWorks.co.uk where John Gordon, the Master Magician, teaches and coaches beginners and international magicians and holds workshops and has a newsletter with cool magic in you can do.…
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180lbs
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nope! Another Perspective Magic - to those of us who practice it as part of our personal spiritual path - is the manipulation of naturally occurring forces/powers by the will and hand of an ethical (hopefully) practitioner. Two old adages that are quite relevant would best answer the question: Su…
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Criss Angel is a magician/illusionist who performs out his "home base," the Luxor Hotel and Casino. He had a show on A&E that showcases his extreme stunts, illusions, and tricks called "Criss Angel: Mindfreak." . Living up to the word he made up himself to describe his trade, Angel uses his exte…
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