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'''John Carney''' (b.1958) is widely acknowledged as one of the top sleight of hand magicians. He has performed in casinos in Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas, as well as made appearances on The Jerry Seinfeld HBO Special and CBS Magicians Favorite Magicians. Carney also performs as his alter ego character, '''Mr. Mysto''', a bumbling magician.  
  
He has served as spokesman for MasterCard, performing magic for their national television commercials.
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== Biography ==
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He has served as spokesman for MasterCard, performing magic for their national television commercials.  
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Carney has won numerous [[Magic Castle]] awards.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1982 October]]</ref><ref>Cover [[Genii 1993 September]]</ref><ref>Cover [[Genii 1999 April]]</ref><ref>http://www.carneymagic.com/</ref>
  
John has won numerous Magic Castle awards.
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== Books and Videos==
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*''[[Carney Knowledge]]'' (1983)
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*''[[Carneycopia]]'' written by [[Stephen Minch]] (1991)
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*''[[The Book of Secrets]]'' (2002)
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* Magic by design (2010)
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* Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy (2012)
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* Carney on Ramsay - Lesson in Misdirection  - DVD (2003)
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* Chicarnery  - DVD (2006)
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* Classic Carney  - DVD (VHS 1993)
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* Commercial Carney  - DVD (VHS 1997)
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* The Video of Secrets Vol. 1 - Lesson for Progressive Conjuring - DVD (2003)
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* The Video of Secrets Vol. 2 - Lesson for Progressive Conjuring - DVD (2003)
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* Greater Magic Video Library Vol. 8 John Carney - DVD (VHS 1985)
  
== External Links ==
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{{References}}
http://www.carneymagic.com/
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{{Wikipedia|John Carney (magician)}}
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 66, No. 9, September 1986, Memoirs Of A Magician's Ghost, WITH CARNEY IN CONJURINGLAND, page 60
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* [[Genii 1993 September|Genii, Vol. 56, No. 11, September 1993]], John Carney Issue
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* Magicana, Vol. 57, No. 344, August/September 2010, MAGICANA TALKS WITH JOHN CARNEY, page 22
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Latest revision as of 14:15, 22 February 2014

John Carney

Cover of Genii (1982)
BornJohn Jerome Carney
January 23, 1958
Des Moines, Iowa

CategoriesBooks by John Carney

John Carney (b.1958) is widely acknowledged as one of the top sleight of hand magicians. He has performed in casinos in Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas, as well as made appearances on The Jerry Seinfeld HBO Special and CBS Magicians Favorite Magicians. Carney also performs as his alter ego character, Mr. Mysto, a bumbling magician.

Biography

He has served as spokesman for MasterCard, performing magic for their national television commercials. </ref> Carney has won numerous Magic Castle awards.[1][2][3][4]

Books and Videos

  • Carney Knowledge (1983)
  • Carneycopia written by Stephen Minch (1991)
  • The Book of Secrets (2002)
  • Magic by design (2010)
  • Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy (2012)
  • Carney on Ramsay - Lesson in Misdirection - DVD (2003)
  • Chicarnery - DVD (2006)
  • Classic Carney - DVD (VHS 1993)
  • Commercial Carney - DVD (VHS 1997)
  • The Video of Secrets Vol. 1 - Lesson for Progressive Conjuring - DVD (2003)
  • The Video of Secrets Vol. 2 - Lesson for Progressive Conjuring - DVD (2003)
  • Greater Magic Video Library Vol. 8 John Carney - DVD (VHS 1985)

References

  1. Cover Genii 1982 October
  2. Cover Genii 1993 September
  3. Cover Genii 1999 April
  4. http://www.carneymagic.com/
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  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 66, No. 9, September 1986, Memoirs Of A Magician's Ghost, WITH CARNEY IN CONJURINGLAND, page 60
  • Genii, Vol. 56, No. 11, September 1993, John Carney Issue
  • Magicana, Vol. 57, No. 344, August/September 2010, MAGICANA TALKS WITH JOHN CARNEY, page 22
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