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They are written for the one or two-person standup act.

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ARTICLE: Learn Magic and Get Your Show On the Road!   $13

Jeff McBride directs his serious beginning students to this article.  I wrote the first version in 2005 for my young assistant who was getting more serious about magic.  This all-in-one article is jam packed with lists upon lists of the most essential information and bits of wisdom to begin and get going:  Books, Magic Shops, Practice vs. Rehearsal, Feedback, Magic Schools, Magazines, Sound, Music Control, Lighting, Backdrops, Cases, Suggestions for Strolling Magic, Prop Management and books for advanced study of performance.  It’s about turning your magic into a show.

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ARTICLE: Finding an Ideal Commando Show Case   $10

The Commando Show is a concept created by genius magicians,  Penn & Teller.  The show is performed standup and contains highly visual magic.  The Commando Show sets up quickly in front of the audience, may be brought on stage as you’re introduced, and can be done “in the round” without worrying about angles.  It is carried in an “always-ready-to-go” case that packs light; qualifies as airline carry-on luggage; and moves fast between cars, trains and busses.  This article addresses these issues and suggests particular products.  One is surprisingly affordable.

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ARTICLE: Sound Tech   $10

An extensive series of articles rolled into one.  Speakers, Amplifiers, Microphones, Remote Music Control.  So many options.  It’s enough to make one dizzy and distracted!  We consider these things and suggest one particular solution that packs relatively light but includes everything the stand-up act needs to entertain hundreds of people.  Specific models in different price ranges are suggested.  How can you make it all more simple so you can focus on performing?  This richly detailed article is what you’ve wanted to know and were too afraid to ask!

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ARTICLE: A Practical Magician’s Table Road Case   $10

THIS IS THE ARTICLE on tables Jeff McBride recommends. While recognizing that everyone has different needs, this examines different categories and styles of magician’s tables for a one or two-person stand-up act. Also included are detailed designs for a practical, durable magician’s road case that can be checked as airline baggage; holds plenty of props for a 90 minute show; and divides into two side-tables for a spectacular stage, cabaret or stand-up show. VERY USEFUL.

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ARTICLE: Backdrops  $10

Why use a backdrop and when?  What height, framing, weight, styles, options, models and price ranges might you consider?  One excellent professional unit comes with an ULTIMATE LIFETIME REPLACE IT BY THE NEXT DAY warranty used in the corporate world.  The article also includes a very nice budget option, and the one material that can be crumpled in storage for months. But when hung, it looks luxuriously awesome without breaking the bank.

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ARTICLE:  Considering The Linking Rings   $10

Within we compare different sets and makes of linking rings; the qualities that make for excellent rings; suggested sizes and gaffes. While particular sets mentioned might be higher in price today or even no longer made, this article is about the “WHY” of the Linking Rings; what they’re all about and what characteristics matter most. Before you invest hundred$$$ of dollars on a professional set of linking rings, read this article that Jeff McBride calls “Excellent, in-depth information.”

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