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Gregory Edmonds

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Gregory Edmonds
BornGregory Bishop Edmonds
December 9, 1957
North Carolina

Gregory Edmonds, co-founder of Wonder Arts, Incorporated started performing mentalism and illusions under the name Desmond Acardi in 1977.


He created MindSet a limited-edition mentalism series and Retractable Thumb Writer He edited "Vibrations," Official Journal of Psychic Entertainers Association. and published the book, Psicles, an exclusive publication for the PEA.

Contributing Editor, International Brotherhood of Magicians Linking Ring Magazine and publisher, Editor In Chief of Ars Praestigium Books.

He has been a consultant with magicians and mentalists internationally.

Honors and Awards

  • Two "One Man Parades" in The Linking Ring Magazine
  • Two Linking Trophies in "Best Mental Effect" category
  • IBM Plaque for "Best Close-up";


  • Cover of the last issue of THE LINKING RING to be published in the "saddle stitched" (stapled) format.
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 72, No. 3, March 1992, Greg Edmonds, Hocus Pocus Parade, by Phil Willmarth, page 74
  • Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 73, No. 2, February 1993, Hocus Pocus Parade, The Greg Edmonds One Man Parade, by Phil Willmarth, page 65
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