ABRACADABRA: What I Speak Is What I Create

By Andrew Bennett

Everywhere I go around the world, the word Abracadabra is recognized as the universal magical incantation (except in Asia, and I don’t know why), but most people have no idea what Abracadabra means, including probably 99% of magicians. Abracadabra’s history...

It’s Not All About You

By Andrew Bennett

Take a good look at this poster of legendary British magician David Devant. Compare this to Devant’s colleagues… Most magicians shined the spotlight on themselves. Thurston called himself, “World’s Famous Magician,” Blackstone, “World’s Master Magician,” and Kellar “The Great Magician.”...

From Pain In the Ass to Purpose

By Andrew Bennett

Driving along the beautiful waterfront in Tacoma, Washington I noticed a guy up a ladder watering flower baskets. His truck had a Metropolitan Park District emblem on its door so I decided to pull over because Metro Parks had just...