John Archer complains that for years he has been ignored as a potential Magicseen cover star, and because we hate to see the big man cry, we’ve finally put matters right. John is one of the busiest pro performers that we know, so it’s hardly surprising that it’s taken 13 years to catch up with him! Also in this issue we talk again with Dutch maestro Fritz Alkemade after an absence of 4 years, and we are also delighted to welcome for the first time bar magic legend Doc Eason to our pages.
Do you have a website? Thought so. When was the last time you looked at it critically? Ah ha. Well in 10 Key Things To Have On Your Website we put together, in conjunction with web expert Nigel Wilkinson, a check list of suggestions for things that you need to have if you want to regularly convert visitors to bookers.
Magicseen is renowned for its fun approach, and resident comedian and Deputy Editor Graham Hey has dropped into issue 79 plenty of funny bits for you to enjoy. Jay Fortune takes a comic look at magic show posters and in Double Speak, you’ll discover that often what magicians say is possibly not what they really mean.
Plus....we offer comments and musings on The Event and The Session, a whole slew of latest releases are analysed by the review team, we have letters, a Masterclass offering two effects for you to try out, and In The Phonebox we get to speak for a few minutes with Chelsea soccer star David Luiz who, it turns out, is an amateur card magician!