The Yankee Magic Collector, Issue #17 is the companion publication for Yankee Gathering 16. This beautiful issue contains 194 pages, 167+ total images, most in color.
The New England Magic Collectors Association is proud to announce that the Yankee Gathering XVII Guest of Honor will be Mike Caveney, internationally-known performer, collector, magic historian, author, and lecturer.
This photo from the March, 1985 club meeting at Magic Art Studio is a Who’s Who of New England magic collectors: Chet Karkut, H. Adrian Smith, Ray Goulet, Dr. Grossman and many others.
Judge Gary Brown, Tom Ewing, and Gary Frank have collaborated to create an an entertaining and thoughtful blog dedicated to the art and history of Throwing Cards.
For more than a century, magicians have dazzled audiences by throwing playing cards with remarkable power, speed and precision. Some conjurers propelled cards to showcase their extraordinary skill and dexterity, bouncing cards against the rear wall of the theater, sailing them into the balcony or landing them in the laps of specific spectators. Visit Propelled Pasteboards to learn more about this amazing specialty.
Honoring Norm and Lupe Nielsen
By Frank Dudgeon
Photos by William Radner