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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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At the Crossroads of common literary decency with Acoustic Guitar Magazine

There is a common literary technique accompanied by a lesser-known phrase, known as the In medias res—a latin phrase for “in the middle of things.” The tactic is used to suck a reader in to the main vortex of a … 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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Proving my abject uselessness on the weekend

Not completely worthless.  I have to head out to the Happy Valley Strawberry Festival and hector that masses with my card tricks.  Somehow, for the last few days, I’ve felt like someone took a broomstick and shoved a rolled-up sock … Continue reading

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