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Kickstarter Cards With Carter: March 26th, 2018

Kickstarter Cards with Carter is our regular column about the latest playing card Kickstarter campaigns. Remember, Kickstarter pledges are not pre-orders and results are not guaranteed.  Sakura (printed by HCPC) Designer Francis Garcia’s claim that Sakura is the first completely pink deck isn’t quite true, but his cherry blossom themed cards are striking nonetheless. Decked entirely …

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Syrian magician Sobhi Shaker impresses the Asia’s Got Talent judges with a balloon and a deck of cards

Before Sobhi Shaker escaped to Malaysia, he spent his nightly curfews in Syria playing card games and teaching himself tricks from videos he found on the internet. Now he wants to make a name for himself and his country, and has arrived on Asia’s Got Talent to prove himself. To do so, he brought along …

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US Postal Service to produce five stamps inspired by “the Art of Magic” in 2018

Magic fans who still enjoy sending mail the old-fashioned way, take note: the United States Postal Service has unveiled their custom line of 2018 stamps, and five of them are inspired by the “art of magic”. From the report on USPS.com: The Postal Service celebrates the art of magic with this pane of 20 stamps …

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Fans of sweet tea and hot chicken, rejoice: Nashville is getting a magic theater in April

Nashville has a well-deserved reputation as America’s Music City, but in a few months, perhaps that moniker will be adjusted to Music and Magic City. Tennessee’s capital is getting its first dedicated magic venue, the House of Cards, which is scheduled to open on April 9. The space is underneath the Johnny Cash Museum and …

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Live Show US: Here’s a magical discount for the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Cabaret in NYC

The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is returning to New York City with an exciting new production featuring, among others, multi-talented magician The Great Kaplan. Fortunately, your pals here at GeniiOnline have got the inside line on a swank discount for the show’s opening night. Pre-booking seats for the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Cabaret at The Cutting Room would normally …

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The Illusionists’ Colin Cloud on being “The Deductionist”

In The Illusionists – Live From Broadway, Colin Cloud is billed as “The Deductionist.” A fitting handle given his unique brand of “forensic” mentalism.  Cloud started his life-long career in deduction at the tender age of 16, when he started studying forensic investigation at Glasgow Caledonian University. Learning how to analyse grisly murder scenes quickly led him …

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Fundraiser for launch of Dick Van Dyke Foundation for the Performing Arts to include an evening of music and magic featuring Naathan Phan

Legendary Hollywood entertainer (and crime-solving doctor) Dick Van Dyke is hosting a fundraiser November 4, 2017 to benefit the launch of the Dick Van Dyke Foundation for the Performing Arts. Lucky attendees will be treated to an evening of music, magic, and general whimsy at the Garner Holt Productions animatronic factory in San Bernadino, California. …

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Murray SawChuck teaches the Pawn Stars a little about automatons

Pawn Stars is the show that makes you wish your grandparents had an enormous attic, as it frequently features folks who find some intriguing tidbit lurking forgotten in the dust, only to discover it’s worth a small fortune. Such is the case when Murray SawChuck introduces Eric, his showroom manager, to the guys. Eric found …

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Get 25% off all of Alakazam Academy’s online lectures for the month of March

If you’re looking to up your magic game on a budget, then you should check out this deal from Alakazam Academy. The magic shop/online lecture site is hosting a sale for all of its upcoming March courses, giving a 25% discount off the list price. March courses include: Card magic with John Carvey on March …

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The Outlaws Vault contains two decks of gorgeous, premium playing cards—you just have to figure out how to open it

UPDATE: The $50-off presale pricing on the new Outlaws Vault is scheduled to end Saturday at midnight… so you’ve got just over 48 hours if you want in on that. Tick, tock, people! Scam Stuff has been making tricky, hand-crafted puzzle boxes for years, and this one might be their most diabolical yet. Made of ornate …

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