Magic Is Dead: My Journey into the World's Most Secretive Society of Magicians

Magic Is Dead: My Journey into the World's Most Secretive Society of Magicians
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Magic Is Dead: My Journey into the World's Most Secretive Society of Magicians

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In the capillary of Neil Strauss' The Video game as well as Joshua Foer's Moonwalking with Einstein comes the fascinating story of one male's vivid, mystical, as well as individual journey into the globe of magic, as well as his unlikely invitation into an underground secret culture of revolutionary magicians from around the world.Magic Is Dead

is Ian Frisch's head-first study a surprise globe full of extraordinary characters as well as extremely protected tricks. It is a tale of imagination, deception, as well as art that spotlights today's most great young magicians-- a mysterious club called the52, that are transforming an ancient artform under the rule Magic Is Dead.Ian brings us with him as he not only learns more about this fascinating globe, but likewise ends up being an indispensable component of it. We fulfill the52's founding members-- Laura London, Daniel Madison, as well as Chris Ramsay-- as well as discover their individual demons, expert goals, as well as what drew them to their craft. We join them at personal gatherings of one of the most extraordinary magicians working today, follow them to magic conventions in Las Vegas as well as England, as well as discover several of the very best techniques of the profession. We likewise experience David Blaine; hang out with Penn Jillette; fulfill Dynamo, the U.K.'s most renowned illusionist; as well as go behind the scenes of a Netflix magic show. Magic Is Dead is likewise a chronicle of magic's rich background as well as how it has transformed in the net age, as the young weapons welcome social media sites as well as move far from the old-school take on the craft.As he informs the story of the52, as well as his function as its most unlikely participant, Ian discloses his very own link with hoax as well as fraud as well as how he initially discovered the elements that make magic job from his poker-playing mother. He remembers their adventures in card rooms as well as casinos after his dad's premature death, as well as shares a touching minute that he had, as a working reporter, with his childhood years idol Shaquille O'Neal."Magic-- the romanticism of the strange, the awe as well as adoration of the unanticipated-- is an underlying pressure in how we

watch the globe as well as its myriad opportunities,"Ian composes. As his journey continues, Ian not only ends up being an entertainer as well as creator of magic-- also deceiving the late Anthony Bourdain during a chance encounter-- he likewise seals a brand-new league, as well as starts to recognize his relationship with his dad, fifteen years after his fatality. Composed with emotional acuity as well as an eager eye for detail, Magic Is Dead is a gripping story full of wonder as well as surprise.

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