Instructions for appearing Magic Wands

Appearing Wands

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Instructions for DVD Hypno Wheels

DVD Hypno Wheel

Make sure to watch the DVD before using as a hypno wheel
as it may get scratched when spinning making it unplayable!

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Instructions for Metal Hypno Wheel


Metal Hypno Wheel

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Ventriloquism in The Laughter Lounge

A couple of quick clips of ventriloquism in The Laughter Lounge and Sugar Club in Dublin, Ireland..

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Trust me ... I'm Magic!

I told him to rip up his own money ... and he actually did!! 

He got it back in the end but if you want to find out how...well, you'll have to book the show.

(Videod by Daire O Suilleabhain - guywithredbeard@gmail.com. Thanks Daire)

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The greatest pleasure as a Magician...

The greatest pleasure as a Magician is the reaction from unsuspecting onlookers.
Here's a video clip taken by a guest last month when I was booked to perform my stage magic show  in The Celtic Manor in South Wales.

Before the show, I performed close up magic for some of the guests and practiced a little pickpocketing! Check out this gentlemens reaction...

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A famous Irish magician who was virtually unknown in Ireland!

Born in Belfast, Billy McComb trained to be a doctor but soon swapped his scrubs for the bright lights of London’s West End.Read More....

An optical illusion - when your mind plays a magic trick on you!

Over the years performing magic shows for family audiences I've often noticed a strange thing - young kids can be often more difficult to fool with magic tricks than adults.
Logic would lead us to believe that it should be the other way around!
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Bearded Ladies, Human blockheads and mighty Midgets

As a kid I was fascinated by carnivals, circuses but most of all by the Sideshow.
Reading about the bizarre acts used to make hair on the back of my neck stand up.
It inspired me to learn sword swallowing.

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Booking a Magician or Comedian as party entertainment?

A belated but massive thanks to all the companies who booked me to perform my magic show as part of their Christmas party entertainment.My heart often goes out to the poor individual who has to organise an office party entertainment! Its one hell of a job so I decided to put together a list of hints and tips to make it less excruciating -

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So you think Sword Swallowing is a Magic trick ...

There are sixty known sword swallowers in the world  - that's 1 in a 100 million people who practice this ancient and very dangerous art! Audiences often suspect a  trick sword (particularly if you are a Magician) but the trick isnt in the sword, the trick is in your head! 
But for those of you who dont believe its the real deal check out what happened to this poor guy -



Photo: Tuoi Tre - The sword swallower is being treated at Cho Ray Hospital

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