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And how it can change yours too.

Social media magicians. To many, we’re deemed collectively as the arch-nemesis of the beautiful art of deception. If you’re online in any way shape or form, then you’ll have stumbled across us. 

With the tactics of clever clickbait, proper lighting (and often over the top reactions), we’re very hard to miss.

My name is Joel M. I now work full time as a magician, performing primarily at corporate events, and collaborating with brands online. We’ve just finished shooting season one of my first TV show, ‘Life is Magic,’ and as of yesterday, I surpassed 1 million social media followers...

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Your Pad or Mine? Organic SvenPad® Insider Tips 

Partnering with Nobody Knows to create their uniquely perfect vision for their Organic SvenPad® was cool because I loved their idea of taking something great and making it even better. I was a customer and big fan of their beautiful TW (I own two), and I was gob-smacked that they chose SvenPads® as their first Essential! There is a hell of a lot of innocent force power under the hood of these little hand-made bad boys, and genuine SvenPads® are considered by pros to be the best in the world. So here I share with you some top insider tips that I’ve learned over the last 5 years...

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A Magician in the world of VFX 

Do you ever go to the movies and see something that makes you go “how the heck did they do that?” Well, I know how they did it. For those of you who don’t know me, Hi! I’m Josh Janousky, I’m an animator currently working and living in Montreal. I’ve been lucky enough to work on some pretty amazing films that you may have heard of. I’ve wanted to be an animator since I was 5 years old, so it still blows my mind each day that I get to wake up animate characters for blockbuster movies...

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Notes on uncertainty. 

We are living in a future history lesson; an unprecedented time in which we have never been more physically isolated from each other in the name of safety and survival. However, maybe in this space, we can bring ourselves closer together than proximity would ever allow.

Magic has always had a tendency to be a solitary pursuit, with all roads leading back to the individual. Perhaps the current climate will reveal something far more special to us than a trick, a method or a secret for ‘me’—perhaps we will see how valuable our community is and how starved of oxygen it has become...

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Lick stranger's faces and hope for the best. 

Scary times, isn't it? And It probably will be for a while. I don’t know about you, but I lost all my shows for the next three months in less than 48 hours. Devastating and unreal.

For years I've been procrastinating and told myself I don't have time for some things, especially admin. Now, I see many of my fellow magicians and performer friends not knowing what to do, so I thought I’d try to help you all with some ideas of what I’ll be doing during the next couple of weeks/months to stay on top of things...

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