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Teaching magic series now on you tube

If you are interested in learning magic that is teachable and fun to do for others check out my YouTube channel

Learn the art of Magic from Mr. Zap  subscribe for free and hopefully the magic there will help you spark the imagination of someone you know and get them encouraged about learning magic.

Posted by Bob Durante on February 21, 2021 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

Kolb Web Incorporated's Holiday Offer

Happy Holidays,

    Julie and I are offering her latest published books on our website.  During the holiday season and while the pandemic  continues, simply pay what you want.  Here is the link to our Website, Kolb Web Incorporated:

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!



Posted by Anthony Ray Kolb on December 6, 2020 at 3:15pm


Fellow Magicians,

Hope all is well.

Attached is the link to the latest Museletter, Good things come in green bags:



Posted by Anthony Ray Kolb on December 6, 2020 at 3:10pm

Request for Information in Vicinity of Oklahoma City

Fellow Magicians,

     Looking for information on the Magician's Community in the vicinity of Oklahoma City, OK.  Any info will be appreciated.

Assemblies, Book Stores, Groups, Magic Shops, Performers and Rings.  Please send  any information to:

Respectfully Submitted,



Posted by Anthony Ray Kolb on October 11, 2020 at 8:18pm

Museletterm - Lots of October Events

Fellow Magicians,

   Enjoy the latest edition:

Respectfully Submitted,


Posted by Anthony Ray Kolb on October 11, 2020 at 5:49pm

Museletter- Discovering the Mantle go Magic

Fellow Magicians,

     Here is the latest edition of the Museletter from our cohorts at the McBride's Magic and Mystry School:

Respectfully Submitted,


Posted by Anthony Ray Kolb on September 19, 2020 at 6:37pm — 1 Comment


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Echo The Budding Magician Cups And Balls

There are two things I really dig: classics of magic and seeing the next generation come up. Meet six year old Echo, who got into magic during the pandemic and has been posting videos for his grandparents to enjoy. Guess what, Echo? Magic fans everywhere are going to enjoy your performance!

What’s In The Close Up Case?

Steven Blair shares what he keeps in his “minimalist” close up magic case.

From Street Addict To Britain’s Got Talent

The Plymouth Herald features Magick Stephens and his journey from a drug addict on the streets to magician appearing on television shows such as Britain’s Got Talent.

Weekend Busking With Bootstrap Bill Fry

Video of Bill Fry busking in Wichita, KS last Saturday. I am not sure what the temperature was Saturday, but I drove through Wichita yesterday and Monday and each time my car said it was about 100 degrees… and that is a sticky, ugly, heat too!

Stan Sussman’s Clear Sub Trunk

South Africa’s Stan Sussman has recently joined YouTube with this video, which he suggests might be the world’s fastest clear sub trunk illusion.

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    SAM Podcasts!

    16: Two Elephants, One Donkey, and Lyn

    Illusionist Lyn Dillies has done some large scale illusions but nothing as big as this. Lyn talks about the times she got to work with Elephants. There’s a donkey thrown in for good luck.  Watch the illusions at

    Backstage S.A.M. is hosted by Bruce Kalver and presented thanks to a grant from The Society of American Magicians Magic Endowment Fund. Support the podcast by joining the S.A.M. at

    Have an idea for a podcast episode? Please let us know at

    15. Serious Fooling with Michael Close

    Michael Close is an accomplished magician, a coach and mentor to many, and the sole judge on Penn & Teller Fool Us. With him,  we go behind the scenes of the show and see that presenting magic on tv and trying to fool Penn & Teller is serious business.

    Support the podcast by joining the Society of American Magicians - visit today!

    Have an idea for an episode? Email us at 

    Produced by Bruce Kalver for Top Hat Productions. Associate Producer John Sturk. 

    14. Ching Ling Foo - SUPERSTAR

    Although Chung Ling Soo is known by many as the original Chinese Conjurer, that is not true. First came Ching Ling Foo who was a hugely popular magician at the beginning of the 20th Century. Samuel Porteous has authored a definitive history of America’s first Chinese Superstar.

    Support the Society of American Magicians by joining us! Visit to sign up. Now, try our trial membership program. 

    Have an idea for a podcast? Email us at 

    13. Catching a Bullet

    Dorothy Dietrich is a premiere magician who has performed some very dangerous illusions. Her most dangerous was Catching as Bullet. In an interview from 2016, Dorothy tells us all the “behind the scenes” details of what it takes to perform this illusion. The interview is from February of 2016.

    Support the podcast by joining the Society of American Magicians at

    Have an idea for an episode? Let us know at

    12. Houdini In Walls

    John Cox is not a Houdini collector of props. Rather, he is a collector of Houdini information. His blog, is chock full of everything Houdini. Learn about the man behind the blog. But first, a grand discovery of rare Houdini posters hidden behind a wall since 1926.

    Want to support the podcast? Join the Society of American Magicians today at

    Have an idea for an episode? Email us your idea at



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