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Wonderful Magic stirs the soul

I love to see wonderful magic performed. Every once in a while there is a trick, illusion or mystery that simply makes my soul feel better… like a smile that starts deep inside.  This is something I try to impart in my own work as a magician. This past August Marco Tempest, a Swiss magician living in New York, created a spectacular bit of magic mixed with technology and presented it at...

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gene urban performs magic at realty event

I just got an email saying I was tagged by social media guru Jeff Turner. I was a guest at the grand opening of a new real estate brokerage in Scottsdale last Thursday. As often is the case, I was asked to do a bit of close-up magic. Jeff pulled out his IPhone and caught some impromptu card magic and posted it on YouTube. It was a fun party and got to catch up with some old friends and meet many...

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magician and mentalist gene urban body talk

magician and mentalist gene urban body talk

In the late 1990’s magician and mentalist Gene Urban joined several of the country’s top mentalists to film the Desert Brainstorm series. Gene, along with Larry Becker, Kenton, Docc Hilford, Mark Strivings, Lee Earle and Christopher Caldwell traveled to Sacramento California to tape the first instructional video on the subject of mentalism. Body Talk is one of three mentalism effects Gene...

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gene urban performing intuition times two

gene urban performing intuition times two

Several years ago a few magician/mentalists were asked to produce a training video for others in the magical arts community. The result was a 3 DVD set called the Desert Brainstorm Series. I was honored to be included in this group of some of the country’s top performers including Larry Becker, Docc Hilforld, Kenton, Lee Earle, Mark Strivings and Christopher Caldwell. Each of us created two...

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