Performance: Metamorpho Spots

METAMORPHO SPOTS
A fun effect when you can call children from the audience to assist.

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Kuda Bux, Man With X-Ray Eyes



KUDA BUX
Enjoy this performance of "The Man With the X-Ray Eyes"...

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Musical Interlude: Mozart's Sonata In C Major

MOZART'S SONATA IN C MAJOR
I hope you enjoy listening to this piece as much as I enjoy playing it.

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Performance: Levi Tate - Color Changing Bicycles

LEVI TATE
Our customer and friend, the very talented Levi Tate performs his own quicker-than-the-eye Color Changing Bicycles!

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The Monticup Gargoyles

THE MONTICUP GARGOYLES
Did you know that gargoyles are actually good luck protectors?
Take a look at some of the many guardians of the Monticup house...

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Performance - Spookshow

SPOOKSHOW

In 1983, I created a full evening theater show loosely based on the old spookshows, with campy "creepy" magic performed by Dr. Bizarre (me!) and my crazy crew of magical assistants.
Here is the full version of my Creepy Thriller Chiller...

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Copperfield in TERROR TRAIN



TERROR TRAIN
This long-forgotten Canadian slasher film from 1980 features a 24-year-old David Copperfield playing a magician (no surprise!) who actually has a pivotal role in the plot of the movie...

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Performance: Kazar's Zombie Skeleton

A magician for over sixty years, Kazar creates most of his own effects and also builds props for other magicians.
Watch Kazar's spooky ZOMBIE SKELETON routine!

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The Ghost Bird

THE GHOST BIRD
Just in time for Halloween, the story of The Ghost Bird.
This is our own ghost story, a real event from back in the day...

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Musical Encore: Funeral March Of a Marionette

A very appropriate Halloween song!
Hope you enjoy it...

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Showmanship Tips: Non-Magic Essentials Kit

BUILD A NON-MAGIC ESSENTIALS KIT

Your magic props are not the only things you need when you do a show!
Let me give you a checklist for building your own essentials kit...

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The Big Hand

THE BIG HAND
Yes, you have to HAND it to us!
We have the most unique greeter in the business...

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Magic History 101: Mystery Clocks



MYSTERY CLOCKS
Have you ever seen a Mystery Clock?
These are clocks whose hands move seemingly without any clockworks moving them.
How do they work?
Let me show you two Mystery Clocks from my collection...

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Performance: Dave Osborn Coin Effect #2

DAVE OSBORN COIN EFFECT #2
Our very good friend, the very talented Dave Osborn, performs another clever coin effect!

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Carson's Copper Clapper Comedy Routine



MY FAVORITE COMEDY ROUTINE
Johnny Carson and Jack Webb perform a hilarious routine with impeccable timing...

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Performance: Dave Osborn Coin Effect #1

DAVE OSBORN COIN EFFECT #1
Our very good friend, the very talented Dave Osborn, performs a clever coin effect!

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Music With Monticup: Misty


MISTY

I enjoy playing this one...

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Need Your Opinion: Magi-Card

HOW DO YOU LIKE THIS TRICK?

Ready to give your input again?

MAGI-CARD
This is a clever and different effect, and I hope it startles you.
It will be available in the shop next week.
Let me show you the effect...

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Showmanship Tips: Simple Card Spread and Fan

SIMPLE CARD SPREAD AND FAN

Let me show you my easy technique for making a nice looking card spread and a card fan...

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Magic History 101: Magic Shop Stories



MAGIC SHOP STORIES
Sideshow Steve and I reminisce about visiting the famous New York City magic shops back in the 1970s...

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Performance: Levi Tate - Gutz Cut

LEVI TATE
Our customer and friend, the very talented Levi Tate performs his own clever one hand card rotating GUTZ CUT!

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Promo for Wistia

WISTIA PROMO

An early promotional clip for Wistia, the company that was hosting our online videos at the time...

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Senor Wences- Ed Sullivan



Señor Wences
Señor Wences was a Spanish ventriloquist and comedian who made many appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show in the 1960s with his characters Johnny and Pedro...

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On the Road Again Geese

GEESE ARE ON THE ROAD AGAIN
One of the many flocks of geese who make a stopover at the Monticup pond every autumn.
They sure make a racket, but they have so much fun splashing around.
Wonder where they are going?...

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Music With Monticup: Desperado


DESPERADO

One of my wife Jackie's favorite songs, so I had to learn it!
Enjoy and mellow out as you listen...

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