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A quarterly magic magazine by [[Richard Kaufman]], [[Stephen Hobbs]], and [[Jon Racherbaumer]].
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A quarterly magic magazine written and edited by [[Richard Kaufman]], [[Stephen Hobbs]], and [[Jon Racherbaumer]], published by Richard Kaufman. Four issues were released between early 1996 and the end of 1998 before the magazine ceased publication because of Kaufman's duties as editor and publisher of the newly-purchased [[Genii]]. '''The Looking Glass''' contained new and novel close-up magic of the kind that elevated [[Richard's Almanac]] more than a decade earlier, as well as reviews and discussions on books, videos and marketed tricks of the day.
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==Issue #1: Winter, 1996==
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*The Dyslexic Psychic by [[Jack Birnman]] (cards)
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*Poker 101 by [[Phil Goldstein]] (cards)
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*The Ghost by [[Michael Rubinstein]] ([[Okito Box]], coins)
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*Confusing Dye by [[Bro. John Hamman]] (cards)
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*Witness to Yesterday: Sleeving Techniques of [[Emil Jarrow]] and [[Ross Bertram]] by [[David Ben]] (wand, finger ring, misc)
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*The Mid-Show Card Trick by [[Geoff Latta]] (cards)
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*The Jabberwock Way by [[Jon Racherbaumer]] (treatise on The Hotel Mystery)
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**Let Om: Two Approaches (Jon Racherbaumer) (cards)
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**Double Backing to Motel Six (Jon Racherbaumer) (cards)
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**Stealing the Hotel Tao by [[Bob Farmer]] (cards)
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**Select Bibliography
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*Hookers and Cowhands by [[Larry Jennings]] (cards)
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*The Mad Hatter's Tea Party (three views on [[Paul Harris|Paul Harris']] ''The Art of Astonishment'' videotape (Hobbs, Kaufman, Racherbaumer)
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*Strip Tease by [[Justin Hanes]] (cards)
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*The Rational Response by [[Stephen Hobbs]]
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**On magic periodicals
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**On [[CardShark]] by [[Darwin Ortiz]]
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**On [[Paul Harris]]
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**On ''How to Tame a Moose'', lecture notes by [[Allan Ackerman]]
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**On NBC's ''The World's Greatest Magicians II''
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*Dear Mr. Busby by [[Richard Kaufman]]
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**On starting a new magic periodical
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**On [[The Limited Edition]], a marketed [[packet trick]] by [[Gordon Bean]] and [[Larry Jennings]]
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**On [[Gourmet Close-Up Magic]], a lecture video by [[Eugene Burger]]
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**On [[Mouse Magic]], by [[Alex Elmsley]]
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**On [[Jeff Busby]], [[The Braue Notebooks]], [[Epoptica]], and [[Arcane]]
  
Four issues were published before the magazine ceased publication because of Kaufman's duties as editor and publisher of the newly-purchased [[Genii]], The Conjurors' Magazine.
 
  
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Revision as of 16:55, 8 May 2010

A quarterly magic magazine written and edited by Richard Kaufman, Stephen Hobbs, and Jon Racherbaumer, published by Richard Kaufman. Four issues were released between early 1996 and the end of 1998 before the magazine ceased publication because of Kaufman's duties as editor and publisher of the newly-purchased Genii. The Looking Glass contained new and novel close-up magic of the kind that elevated Richard's Almanac more than a decade earlier, as well as reviews and discussions on books, videos and marketed tricks of the day.

Issue #1: Winter, 1996