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Santa Rosa Magicians Club

There's really no questions about it. If you want to be a great magician, you need to hang out with other magicians.

My friend Ken Garr in Santa Rosa constantly provides me with useful feedback about my magic show. Sometimes great advice surrounds the smallest details. Ken might tell me to pause for one more second before delivering the punchline. Sometimes that makes all the difference in the world.

So how do you join a mastermind group of other magicians to hang out with? Join ourSanta Rosa Magicians

1 Trick for Free Coffee

There are a lot of benefits to performing magic. People like you because of it, they tell you how much they enjoy your tricks, and sometimes they give you free stuff.

One of those free things you can count on is coffee. Let me explain.

I was coming home from a visit with a friend of mine in Sacramento. I stopped at a Starbucks on the way back for a cup of liquid energy. The guy behind the counter happened to notice a shirt I was wearing from the Mostly Magic Shop in Santa Rosa, CA.

After explaining to him that I was a magician, he asked if I could show him and his co-workers a trick.

Having Fun With Magic

THIS IS NOT A MAGIC TUTORIAL. More of a fun story I would like to share with you about the practical uses of magic.

I don't know if you the reader have ever seen me to the trick where I "cough" or "throw up" cards out of my mouth. If you haven't seen it, it's pretty funny looking. So I went to the doctors office and I was playing with a deck of cards. When I practice in public people always give me weird stares wondering what in the world I'm doing.

When I get to the examining room the nurse asks me what is wrong.

The Magic Shops Are Dead! Long Live eBay!

People ask me all the time where they can buy magic supplies. It didn't use to be like this. Back when the Mostly Magic Shop supplied all of Santa Rosa's magicians with their needed tricky gear. But ever since the magic shop closed, a lot of people don't realize that there tons of online magic stores with even better prices than the original magic shops had. Although make sure to buy from a shop that is trustworthy. 

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A mathemagical card trick

For all of you who love mathematical card tricks, this is it. If you present in the right manner it is a show stopper. I learned this from my friend and Santa Rosa magician Ken Garr. But this trick is form Scarne's Magic Tricks. It's a great book for beginners and professionals alike. So without further ado YOUTUBE LINK

Great books for new magicians

Hey it's Julian here. For those of you who are just getting into magic I've got a few book recommendations for you:

-Now you see it, now you don't by Bil Tarr: This was my first ever magic book. It contains lessons in basic sleight of hand and teaches you everything you need to know to jump right into the world of magic. I still reference that book from time to time. 

-101 Easy-To-Do Magic Tricks by Bill Tarr: Another one of my first books on magic. This is the perfect book if you are trying to put together a stand up magic show.

The Amazing Restored Sting In Straw

I grew up in a city called Santa Rosa. I used to perform magic for random people at the mall. Now I wasn't always good at sleight of hand. Just like everyone else I had to start small. The trick you are about to learn from this video was one of the first ten tricks in my repertoire. It's nice because all you need is a straw and a piece of yarn (not very hard to find). Oh and let's not forget about the scissors. Here's the video!

The secret to becoming a great performer

Remember that if a trick doesn't go well for you the first time, IT DOES NOT MATTER! Don't give up. Every magician needs a certain amount of time spent performing before they can become comfortable and smooth with their magic. The first time you get up to perform you aren't going to act like a seasoned pro. I used to do close up magic at the Santa Rosa farmer's market. The experience taught me many valuable lessons about performing. So the point is perform as much as possible and you can only get better and better.

Make your business card appear out of thin air!

This is for the business people. Or anyone who has a business card. People will remember you for a long time and will not throw away your card if you make it appear magically! As a Santa Rosa magician I find that this tactic has greatly increased my business. I hope it does the same for you.


Easy to do yarn magic

This is a great trick to do for your mom/wife while they are knitting. Or just show your friends for fun. I learned this from Sonoma County magician Ken Garr. It has never failed to get a reaction because of it's visibility. I hope you enjoy and without further delay, click here for the video!

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