Category Archives: Card Tricks

Upcoming show

A self-described “renaissance hack, raconteur, and all-around tricky person,” Ron Giesecke knows his way around a deck of cards. His one-man show,  A Brief History of Deception, bridges the gaps that divide the sleight-of-hand artist from the crass and subversive … Continue reading

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Local Celebrity Status: Moderate

It would seem that a local magazine, Enjoy, got some notion that my constantly-evolving diversity would be interesting, so they did a story on me. As a pre-emptive measure, I’d like to say to those that actually take the time … Continue reading

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VIDEO: One routine from my show

So I didn’t foist my one-man show, A Brief History of Deception–onto the public for the first time so I could also be equally-traumatized with the logistics tied in with filming a show.  But Peter, my sound tech, was kind … Continue reading

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With Apologies To Dickens

In 2002, I published what is to date, my only book.  Don’t get excited, I didn’t get all hyfie in the ISBN numbering anteroom, I just self-published. I could tell you all about that 22-page manuscript, that, while not some … Continue reading

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Do I think I can fool Penn & Teller? No idea

I’m not even sure that is really the idea of anyone thinking they can beat the premise–and some manage to do it. I’ve been kicking around the idea of going on that show just to say I did it.  Just … Continue reading

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Card Trick in front of my favorite bookstore

I get it.I have a face made for radio. I also have no explanation for what kind of spastic, contortive facial-flap I do at :40.  Just move along and try not to be distracted by Captain Visage:

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A small look

With permission from her family, here’s a little glimpse at one of yesterday’s moments.  Sort of an “in between crowds” performance for a little girl that thinks this old dude is pretty cool. 

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Performing for crowds–and enjoying what I do

I’ve been performing sleight-of-hand in some professional capacity for nearly 20 years now.  It really doesn’t seem like it. I don’t do it every day anymore, but I’m still perfectly adept at it–and while recent videos would probably convince you … Continue reading

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A brief history of aloofness.

Note: This article first appeared on a completely different blog that I have mothballed. It hardly saw any light. Thus, I redirect. -R.G.(M.O.N) It seems that every few years, I’ll go through a puritanical phase of faux elitism. In the … Continue reading

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I’m about ready to go all David Copperfield up in here

  One thing I have learned by picking up this blogging thing at full cadence and with a committed-and-purchased web address is this: There are a LOT of us out there. If the attention of the average reader and fellow blogger … Continue reading

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