Severing Ahead

Seth Illusions#Magic Life

Hey guys! Are you ready for another blog post about a death defying act that has haunted the history of magic? Well that would be convenient since that is what I want to talk about today. The stage illusion is simply known as, The Guillotine. This illusion in it’s simplistic form deals with the dismemberment of a human head, or appendage when being performed. When performed on stage, the magician demonstrates the functionality of the … Read More

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Agoura Magica

Seth Illusions#Magic Life

Hey guys! For those of you currently here in Las Vegas, is it me or is it getting hotter as the summer progresses? It was 104° yesterday and the forecast just keeps climbing into this next week. Speaking of hot, this coming September I will be bringing all the entertaining hotness of Las Vegas, to the Agoura Hills Canyon Club for an epic magic performance. Agoura Hills is just northwest of downtown Los Angeles. This … Read More

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Of Risking & Tricking

Seth Illusions#Magic Life

Happy August everybody! I hope that this month brings all of you a fresh flood of wonder and excitement, as much as you can take in. So, for the last few months while I have been traveling around the country. I have been getting a surprising amount of requests to do the bullet catch trick. I had however just recently, performed a compound bow and arrow catch, for an archery convention. Does that count? If … Read More

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Falling For The Magic

Seth Illusions#Magic Life

Hey guys! How was your weekend? Are you set to rev this new week into high gear? Well, this week I wanted to briefly talk about an illusion that gives most people chills. It is the fabled illusion called, The Table of Death. This illusion starts out with a large table attached to an even larger contraption which is holding and suspending numerous long sharp metal spikes or swords above the table. There is usually … Read More

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The Rabbit’s Chapeau

Seth Illusions#Magic Life

Hey everybody! Welcome to a new week of wonderful possibilities. In this blog post I wanted to address a particular illusion that has seemingly spanned the stage magician’s history from the beginning of entertainment. It is quite possibly the visual pinnacle of what most people identify a stage magician or illusionist, to be. Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you, the hat trick. No I am not going to talk about hockey or even cricket. Ever … Read More

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The Magic I Saw Through

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Hey guys! I hope this coming week is a spectacular one! I have been in the studio rehearsing non stop and almost forgot to write this blog post. I wanted to briefly talk about one of the most classic illusions magicians have been known for. The old, saw the woman in half trick! Back in the 1850’s this wondrous idea was in it’s infancy, an impractical mystery woven in a memoir to entertain the masses, … Read More

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The Astounding Mr. Potter

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Hey guys! Did all of you have a spectacular Independence Day in the states?!? Being that this last weekend was a celebration of our nation’s independence as a new nation by the signing of our cherished Declaration of Independence in 1776. I wanted to briefly talk about our nation’s first born magician! Born in Massachusetts in 1783, Richard Potter, the son of an English tax collector (his father) and an African serving maid (his mother), … Read More

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Into The Precognition

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Hey guys! In this blog post I am going to be briefly talking about the all mysterious and mystifying skill of mentalism. Oracles, seers, psychics, mediums, soothsayers, mystics and spiritualists have been around for more than a millennia. As far back in history as the Old Testament in the Bible, there have been men and women predicting and revealing unknowable secrets to the masses. However, the earliest known “entertainment performance” of a mentalist act was … Read More

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The Unstoppable Force Of Will

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Hey guys! In this blog post I am going to sit down and level the playing field with you. I want to talk about the notion of manifesting ones own destiny. Destiny or fate in of itself, is very finite. It’s a preordained path that has already been laid out for you without your input or state of will. And that, can seem pretty harsh. To not be in control of how your life turns … Read More

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A Coin Toss Into Wonder

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Hey guys! This last week has been a roller coaster ride and it is not stopping anytime soon. This week is going to be even more challenging. I do however have a few hours to spare here and there for some fun and relaxation. A BBQ here, a street performance there. You can’t work all the time you know. For this blog post I want to talk about another bread and butter illusion all magicians … Read More

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