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So Jim Macdonald and I were sitting around the office this afternoon, and – as happens with writers – we fell to discussing Dashiell Hammett’s Red Harvest, and how Hammett had managed to come up with one of the handful of infinitely reusable plots. Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is one; likewise Chaucer’s “Pardoner’s Tale” and […]
malkingrey | Recent Entries Autumn begins early, up here in far northern New Hampshire. That’s the maple at the foot of our driveway, which is always one of the first trees in town to turn. We’re supposed to have night-time temperatures in the forties (Fahrenheit) all weekend.
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Albacon (one of our favorite cons) has been postponed due to Corona Virus. But do not despair! The nice folks who run Albacon are hosting Albacon Afternoon this Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Doyle and I will do a reading, and maybe a bit of discussion. Alas, the Ice…
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Royal Road To Card Magic – A (Returning) Beginner’s Advice – Part 2: OH Shuffle Progression And An Introduction To Theory (sorta)
Guest post by Jack Viktor. Originally posted on Reddit r/magic Ok, so you did everything in Part 1!? Good. You’ve now over-practiced a move that you will now use for the rest of your life, especially in walk-around performances. Be … Continue reading
So there you are, trying to memorize a deck of cards. Not just any deck, a stacked deck. Not so easy as it looks, eh? Help is on the way! A flashcard program for some of the more common stacks: … Continue reading
Not for the last time did Irene regret buying that magic set for Bill all those years before.
From our very good friends at the Library of Congress, a .pdf facsimile of Harry Houdini’s personal copy of The Expert at the Card Table by S. W. Erdnase. [Erdnase, SW. Artifice Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table: A … Continue reading