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August 2008 • Volume 71 • Number 8

38 Dai Vernon’s Secret Mentor by Karl Johnson
52 Reminiscences in Sleight of Hand with Dai Vernon
by Richard Kaufman
54 On his Book Revelations and The Spread
56 Continuing with Revelations
56 On The Double Palm Change
56 The French Shift
57 The French Shift Color Change
59 Skinning the Hand with The French Shift
60 On the Erdnase One-Hand Color Changes
61 “Covertly” and Reading Erdnase Closely
61 Vernon on Many Modern Sleights
61 On Elliott’s Riffle Pass
61 On Being Natural
62 On the Charlier Cut
62 The Diagonal Palm Shift
65 The Erdnase Bottom Palm
68 John Ramsay and the True Secret of Magic
68 In Conclusion
24 Alakazam: The Business of Peter Nardi by Richard Kaufman

10 Genii Speaks by Jim Steinmeyer
12 On the Slant by Jon Racherbaumer
13 Now Performing at The Magic Castle and in Las Vegas
15 Max Maven’s Monthly Inquisition
18 Genii Session: Vernon’s Wisdom, Part 3 by Roberto Giobbi
22 Osborne Illusions: Fred Astaire’s Closet
81 Top 10 Best-Selling Products

Light From the Lamp
80 Books Reviewed by Eric Mead
80 Paths to Enchantment by Malcolm Yaffe
81 666 Mentalism by Howard Adams
82 Shalosh: Stage Work by Nimrod Harel
83 To Lure With Spectacle by Jimmy Talksalot
84 Tricks Reviewed by Danny Orleans
84 Panic by Aaron Fisher
85 Big Money by Harry Anderson
85 UFB by Jason Palter
85 Zero Gravity by Jay Sankey
86 Twister by Jay Sankey
86 CoinVexed by David Penn
87 The ProPick by Steve Dick
87 Chez Louisa by Steve Cantwell
88 Accuracy by Andrew Gerard
88 Videos Reviewed by Joe M. Turner
88 Levent’s Ultimate Guide to the Miser’s Dream by Levent
89 Magic at the Edge by Jeff McBride
90 Partytime with Magic Dave and Bish Bash Bosh by Dave Allen
91 Explicit Footage, Episode 1: Tome and
Explicit Footage, Episode 2: Benz by Sean Fields
96 Subscription Information/Advertisers Index

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