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SWITCHBOARD CLIPBOARD - PRO-SERIES - $20.00
In this version of a Rising Card in picture the re-set only takes seconds. This is perfect for trade shows, private parties and those jobs where you don't have the time for much resetting between performances.
This book is a step by step instruction on how to make up this amazing effect with items you can buy anywhere.
NOTE: The e-book version of this routine includes VIDEO files with original instructions by Wayne Rogers as well as Paul Romhany step by step video on how to make one up - this is included ONLY in the e-version. To get this version click INSTANT DOWNLOADS.
COLOR CHANGE HANKY - PRO-SERIES - $20.00
The Color Change Hanky is the perfect opening routine as it can set up the performer's personality, and show they have incredible skill. In this 74 page book Paul Romhany shares several hilarious professional scripts that take this classic effect to new levels, and includes some original twists that will unexpected by your audience.
Professional Comedy Writer and Magician Hal Spear shares some of his professional routines that are perfect for comedy clubs, cruise ships and stand-up performances.
There is a chapter with step-by-step photographs showing Paul's handling for his own routine that has been a staple of his comedy act for the past twenty years. It also includes a unique handling by Wayne Rogers that does away with having to use two dye-tubes to do the surprise half-and-half McComb finish.
Bruce Johnson contributes a chapter on how to color your own silks, and add words and pictures - opening up some great ideas and routines for trade-shows, school shows and themed shows.
The book also covers the various dye-tubes on the market, and some insight in to preparing your silks to make your own unique routine.
The ultimate book for anybody who wants to do, or already performs and is looking for something fresh and different for a Color Change Hanky Routine.
MULTIPLYING BOTTLES BOOK - PRO-SERIES - $15.00
This long awaited book includes many variations of the multiplying bottles including Paul Romhany's classic Multiplying Bottle routine. This book comes from over twenty years of experience performing this classic effect.
Paul gives this classic effect new twists that will help enhance any act including sections on:
For anybody who performs, or wants to add the multiplying bottles to their act this book is the ultimate source.
WORLD LECTURE NOTES - $15.00
These lecture notes contain six of Paul Romhany's favorite routines that he has performed over the past twenty years. They range from stand-up to stage and even a little close-up ditty using business cards. There is something in here for every type of performer.
Duck Call Gag
Business Card Switcharoo
Poor Magician's Confabulation
Newspaper Umbrella Trick
Bearly Impossible Solo
ORANGE EGG LEMON AND CANARY -$15.00
Orange, Lemon, Egg, Canary
By Paul Romhany & Friends
122 pages - over 60 photos with guest contributors.
An effect that is over 100 years old, and become a signature routine of some of the world’s most talented magicians including David Copperfield, Tommy Wonder and Richiardi.
For the first time, a dedicated book on this famous routine that has been in Paul Romhay’s act for over twenty years.
This book takes a look at how to perform this routine without any special tables, how to prepare the fruit, the use of real and artificial fruit, canary vs parakeet plus Paul’s own handling of this routine with the vanish of the fruit happening in the hand. Also includes are variations on vanishes of the fruit.
Included is a professional routine by James Holguin in which he explains his unique method and presentation where he sits down for the performance. This is one of the most moving performances of this effect, and gets him a standing ovation every time! Included are photos of the special gimmick Jamie uses to vanish the canary, egg and lemon.
PLUS an essay by Bryan Gilles who opens his illusion show with his version of this classic. He offers some insights that will help get the applause from your audience this effect deserves.
MENTALISM FOR YOUNG MINDS VOLUME 2 - $35.00
PERFORMING MENTALISM FOR YOUNG MINDS VOLUME 2
By Paul Romhany
Volume 2 is LARGER and has MORE ROUTINES, TRICKS and ADVICE than volume 1. This has OVER 55 routines direct from professional performer's repertoires. Everything from walk-about to stand-up shows. Many with props you can make yourself, or have in your cupboard.
"When Paul asked me to contribute to volume 2 I jumped at the chance .So here we are with another volume chock full of advice, tips, scripts, routines and tricks to entertain children and families with. Use them well." Bill Abbott
This completes the two volume set for performers who want to add some mentalism in to their show. Anybody who has purchased Volume 1 will tell you that mentalism CAN and IS being performed by magicians and mentalists for younger minds around the world.
David D. LaRue
MENTALISM FOR YOUNG MINDS VOLUME 1 - $35.00
PERFORMING MENTALISM FOR YOUNG MINDS By Paul Romhany
265 pages - 8.5" x 8.5" -
One of the most anticipated books in magic and mentalism has now arrived!!
Paul Romhany has produced the most comprehensive collection of material for the performer who wants to add mentalism in their show from pre-schoolers to high school students. Everything from walk-about routines to birthday party routines to parlor and even stage routines for the family entertainer. Over 265 pages which include a collection of essays on how to perform mentalism for children, plus over forty effects from performers around the world including:
Mark Strivings, David Kaye, Tim Mannix, Paul Romhany, Richard Webster, Andrew Gerard, Wayne Rogers, Tony Binarelli,Bev Bergeron, Him Kleefeild, Keith Field, Danny Archer, Andrew Gerard, Jack Dean, Greg Arce, Anthony Lindan, E. Raymond Carlyle, Professor Spellbinder, Matthew Johnson, Tony Chris, Cris Johnson, Reg Blackwood, Ken Ring, ChristopherTaylor, Chrisotpher Berry, TC Tahoe, Ozzy D, Magical Michael, Magic George, Ken Dyne, Jasper Blakeley, Ray Roch.
This book covers performing mentalism for pre-schoolers to teenagers, even adults will be fooled and entertained by the routines in this book. A treasure trove of effects, essays and advice from real world performers who make their living by entertaining family audiences. This book is destined to become a classic in both the magic and mentalism field.
If you ever wondered if mentalism can be performed for young minds then this book will show you it can, and how to do it.
“The essays in this book are worth the price of the entire book, and more!! The rest of this book is a treasure trove of fascinating mental effects that your young – and not so young – audiences will enjoy. These wonderful effects are so good that I’m tempted to dust off my old Riccardo outfit and start performing again. I know you’ll enjoy this book, and will come back to it again and again in the future. If you have any doubts whatsoever about performing mentalism for children, try one or two of the effects in this book. I know you’ll change your mind. Thank you, Paul, for compiling and publishing this valuable book.“ -Richard Webster
"When magicians and mentalists think of 'kids' they think of kids 3-4 years old. This is rarely the case, even for regular kids entertainers. People do not give kids enough credit for being smart. They get mentalism and mindreading, even at the age of five and six. It can be done, and I have done it. They certainly understand when Harry Potter gets a psychic image.” - Banachek
Preface by Richard Webster
Introduction by Paul Romhany
Performing for Children an essay by Paul Romhany
Parade of Children Prediction Trick by Tim Mannix
World Cup Routine by Paul Romhany
Cereal Box Prediction Larry Mahan and Robert D. LaRue, Jr.
Slide Thru Card Switch by Wayne Rogers
Perform For The Children! by Kyle Peron
A TRIP ROUND THE WORLD IN 8 MINUTES ! byTony Binarelli and “Jules Verne”
Phantom Artist Halloween Card Routine by Professor Spellbinder
Bonus Effect –
The Phantom Artist by Ted Annemann and Professor Spellbinder
Clip-Lit Sports by Jim Kleefeld
Psychic Santa by Matthew Johnson
Judge, Jury and Executioner by Reg Blackwood
The Mental Corridor by Cris Johnson
Teaching Someone to Read Minds by Cris Johnson
Mental Monopoly by Danny Archer
Time Warp by Paul Romhany
Mind Reading to Africa by Ken Ring
The News in Total by Ken Ring
ESPompoms by Ken Ring
King Book Test by Christopher Berry
Guessin’ Gumballs by Jack Dean
Child’s Play by Bev Bergeron
Emoti- Con by TC Tahoe
BIRTHDAY PRESENT by Richard Webster
Pointilism by Greg Arce
Cookies Fortune by TC Tahoe and Paul Romhany
Safety Mentalism Routine by Paul Romhany
Younger Persons Version Reverse Q & A by Anthony Lindan
Prized Balloon by Ozzy D
The Fortune Teller by Paul Romhany
Puzzled by Magical Michael
Pin the Tail on the Donkey by Andrew Gerard
Mystery Ball by Paul Romhany & Hal Spear
Spot the Pole by Wayne Rogers
The Mind Reading Hat Routine by Magic George
The Magic Square by Dal Sanders
Gift Wrapped By Kennedy
Magicians Choice By Keith Fields
P.S.I Fari by Tony Chris
Scrabbled by Jasper Blakeley
Balloon Bank Night by Wayne Rogers
Last One Standing by Anonymous
SPOON BEND by Ray Roch
Drawing On The Imagination by Christopher Taylor
RING OR WATCHES? by E. Raymond Carlyle
Mentalism for Preschool Kids by Mark Strivings
Performing Mentalism for Children by David Kaye
The Precognitive Phinger Puppet by Mark Strivings
SIX CARD REPEAT BOOK - PRO- SERIES - $15.00
The Six Card Repeat is a staple of many professional magicians. For many it has taken years of practice to acquire the skill necessary to perform. Paul Romhany has designed a gimmick that requires no skill, yet makes you look like you've been practicing for years. Paul's gimmick is a very unique design, which enables moves and variations that are not possible with the standard 'gimmick' six card repeats.
The classic routine where six cards are shown, three are tossed aside and six still remain. This continues and each time the magician finds he still has six cards remaining. The Six Card Repeat is a perfect opening routine where you want to get your personality across to the audience, and at the same time show them you have skill.
This comes complete with:
Step by step instructions on how to make your own gimmick cards. Perform this with regular cards or jumbo cards - both work well. Full stand-up comedy routine Paul has uses for years in comedy clubs, cruise ships and corporate shows.
Paul's original handling and routine for his famous Five Card Bunny Repeat - a variation that is perfect for the family entertainer. Photographs showing the handling and mechanics of this routine making it VERY EASY to learn and perform.
CARD ON BLUE STAKE - PRO SERIES - $15.00
A COMPLETE eight minute stand-up comedy routine from Paul Romhany & Wayne Rogers. If you are looking for a hilarious routine that is innovative, original and funny then look no further. The book goes in to detail on how to make all the props needed for this hilarious routine. Created by Wayne Rogers for his own professional act, and used by Paul Romhany on cruise ships this routine has everything that makes it a strong commercial effect.
"Forget the card sword routine everybody else is doing - this is a novel and fresh approach to a great card on sword routine". TC Tahoe
Effect: A card is signed by a spectator and placed inside the deck. The performer picks up a brown string shopping bag and has the spectator drop the cards in to it. He then explains that he has seen other magicians throw cards in the air and catch a card on the end of sword. Unfortunately the magician doesn't have a gleaming sword, so instead bring out a thick wooden stake, which is banged on the floor. One end of the stake has been sharpened to a point. The cards in the bag are given a shake. The spectator names their card and the performer thrusts the stake down in to the open paper bag with such force that it penetrates right through the bottom.
The stake is pulled back out, and impaled on it is a card. Due to the large size of the stake, only a narrow boarder of card remains. The performer pulls the remains of the card off the stake, holds the empty frame towards the audience and proudly announces the name of the chosen card!
After the laughter comes the climax where the performer taps the side of the stake and out of the blunt end he shakes out the chosen and signed card minus it's border!! He shows it to the spectator who confirms it is their signed card and applause follows.
A very strong magic routine complete with gags upon gags making this routine a highly commercial and solid effect.
This book comes complete with diagrams and photos showing how to make this yourself PLUS additional ideas showing how to make the stake in to a table. All the moves are very easy to perform and loading the card in stake could not be easier.
BILL TO CAN - PRO SERIES - $15.00
In this book Paul presents two different versions of his famous Bill To Can routines. His original bill to can routine lead to a two year run on a regular TV show in New Zealand. This comes with instructions and photographs on how to gimmick your own can as well as the word for word script Paul has used in his professional career over 20 plus years.
For the past 12 years Paul has featured this on high end cruise ships in almost every show, and during his professional career performed this in several thousand shows. What you have here is a solid, ten minute comedy act that is gauranteed to get laughs AND have a kicker ending.
Ideal for magicians how perform comedy clubs, cabaret, cruise ships, corporate or street shows
BEARLY IMPOSSIBLE - PRO-SERIES - $15.00
This has been the opening routine for Paul's Mentalism show for corporate events and cruise ships. Included are two different methods, one for stage and the other for the solo performer.
Includes diagrams of props, the complete script and full instructions.
The magician shows a gift box, and talks about how he bought this gift for his four-year-old niece for her upcoming birthday. He then talks about ‘coincidences’ and wants to try an experiment. Audience members are asked to call out any color, any amount of money, a ladies name and a ‘gift’ is selected. The selections are written on a whiteboard. The lady is invited on stage and SHE TAKES OUT of the gift box a birthday card addressed to the magician’s niece whose name matches the one called out … coincidence ONE. She then takes out a gift certificate for the EXACT amount that was called out … coincidence TWO … she then reaches in and takes out the gift which matches her choice AND it is the exact color that was called out.
The color, money, name and gift ALL MATCH 100%. Also, the SPECTATOR takes out the items from the gift box.
LUNCH IS SERVED - $20.00
Sixty routines by twenty one magicians based on the Out To Lunch principle. There are routines for every type of performer in this book, ranging from mentalism, close-up, kids magic to comedy magic and stage. 188 pages of solid, commercial magic which includes a link so you can print the graphics used in many of the routines. Never before has anybody compiled such a massive book using this under-used principle by some of magic's most creative thinkers.
A list of contributors and routines include:
Routines by PAUL ROMHANY:
SPOON & FORK
MOOD SWING REPEAT
MELTING AND BENDING SPOON
BURNT BILL TO ANYWHERE
THE 8 BALL
COIN ON CARD
SLEIGHT OF HAND
HOLE IN ONE
AMAZING COLOR CHANGE INK
Routines by TC TAHOE:
LOOK MA, NO BANDS
THE ARTISTS WAY
I O U
CAREFUL HOW YOU WALK
OVER THE RAINBOW
WINTER OF MY CONTENT
FROSTY THE SNOWMAN
BEHIND THE MAGIC EIGHT BALL
LOST LUGGAGE - REG DONNELLY
LUNCH WITH THE SPIRITS - WAYNE ROGERS
CHANGING CARDS - CARL ANDREWS
GLORPY IDEA - CARL ANDREWS
LUNCH IN YOUR POCKET - CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR
OUT OF THIS WORD - IAN DUNFORD
NEWSPAPER PREDICTION - GERARD
OUT TO ZOO - JEFF BROWN
OUT TO THE ISLAND - JEFF BROWN
IT'S ALL IN YOUR MIND - MARK EDWARD
OUT TO LUNCH POSTCARD - RAY ROCH
LOVE IS ETERNAL - RICHARD WEBSTER
R248 THE STARS - BANACHEK
ROUTINING OF MEMORY LOSS - GREG ARCE
EXPLODING LIGHT BULB - STEVE HOCEVAR
HYP OTL AND NAME FORGETTING - KENTON KNEPPER
FORECASTING WEATHER WET OR DRY - KEN RING
THE SOUL OWNER - JOE GIVAN
MEETING THE CHALLENGE - DON CALDWELL
MOUTH TO LUNCH - BRAD MANUEL
ADD AND FORGET - DALE A. HILDERBRANDT
DUAL DINNER - DALE A. HILDERBRANDT
PRINTED DIE BOX - DALE A. HILDERBRANDT
AURA CARD - DALE A. HILDERBRANDT
WISHING WELL WISHES - DALE A. HILDERBRANDT
BIRTHDAY CAKE - DALE A. HILDERBRANDT
"TC Tahoe and Paul Romhany have contributed to and gathered a wealth of inventiveness and presented the material in a manner that is crisp, to the point, and loaded with potential - I cannot imagine a magician reading this book without finding a trick he wants to put in his wallet and have ready to go whenever magic is called for. It's like carrying a loaded weapon." -- DAVID REGAL
EXTREME MAGIC MAKEOVER - $25.00
Extreme Magic MakeOver is filled with brand new, funny, original, COMPLETE ROUTINES for some of magic's most popular and widely performed effects.
Hal Spear and Paul Romhany have put together a book all magicians can use - complete FULL, ORIGINAL patter for the following effects:
Torn and Restored Newspaper - three different routines
Bowl-A-Rama by Kevin James - two comedy routines for this amazing effect - no longer just an opening routine
Six card Repeat and Six Bill Repeat - three routines
Snowstorm in China - two different routines that are original
Mental Epic - three very different comedy routines
Half-Dyed Hank - three original routines (note: these routines are for white/red hankies and different than the black/red in CSI:The Case of the Half-Died Hanky)
Professors Nightmare - two versions including an adult version for the comedy club performer.
Pages 82 - Softcover
"This book is a wonderful addition to any comedy magicians library. Created by a magician and also a fine comedian it gets to the heart of thinking, writing and performing strong material. Highly recommended." -Nick Lewin, Las Vegas
"Hal "Chickie" Spear is one of the most respected Comedy Writers in the Business, and a knowledgeable Magician as well. This book is more than a "Makeover" , it's more like a" Comedy Collagen Injection from a Comedic Cosmetic Surgeon. " Like a Playtex Living Bra, Hal "Lifts & Separates" these tricks with his Comedy so that they become "Standouts with Hard Little Nipples" ....in a word...Succulent !"- Paul Kozak, Las Vegas
"If you're looking for a way to give your act a face-lift without doing all the heavy lifting yourself, then it's time to take a nice big swig of Hal Spear's Comedy Elixir. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face, and more importantly, your audience's." - Charlie Frye, Las Vegas
MENTAL EPIC COMPENDIUM - $40.00
MENTAL EPIC COMPENDIUM by Paul Romhany - Pages 360 Size 8 x 10" - Price $50 US
Mental Epic is one the most powerful effects in the mentalist's repertoire. Compiled and edited by Paul Romhany, Mental Epic Compendium, is packed with over fifty-four routines and ideas for this classic effect. Hen Fetsch invented the board in 1954, and over the past five decades it has undergone many different variations, however most magicians and mentalists still own an original Hen Fetsch board.
This book covers routines for the standard Mental Epic prop and it’s modern variations, as well as One-Ahead routines that can be performed close-up and impromptu using post-it notes, business cards and index cards.
Banachek, Kenton Knepper, Bob Cassidy, Larry Becker, Dan Garrett, Kostya Kimlat, Sean Taylor, Richard Webster, Bev Bergeron, Alan Shaxon, TC Tahoe, David Regal, Gerard, James Biss, Danny Archer, Bill Abbott, Paul Alberstat, Whit Haydn, Patrick Kuffs, Vanni Pule, E Raymond Carlyle, Tony Binarelli, Mick Ayres, David Seebach, Professor Spellbinder, Bob Tripp, Hal Spear, John T Sheets, Dr. Bill Cushman, Rob Domenech, Ken Dyne, Charles Gauci, Dave Lord, Nathan Grange, Wayne Rogers, David J O'Connor, Ken Ring, Adrian Saw, Jonathan Royle, Christopher Berry, Jheff. Bill Cushman, Chuck Hickok, Peter Arcane and several routines by Paul Romhany
The Mental Epic Compendium is the definitive work on this classic of magic and mentalism, and is destined to become a classic in mentalism literature!
“You only have to look at the list of contributors to know this book is special. I’m thrilled to find that they all love this effect as much as I do. I don’t think a book paying so much attention to a single effect has ever been published before.” Richard Webster
BRIEFCASE ILLUSION PLANS - $25.00
This very commercial prop will be a valuable addition to any stage show. Perform it completely surrounded under any working condition - the ultimate production of a person and perfect for product launches.
Simple to customize by attaching company or product signage to the sides of the Truck. Remove product from the interior before producing the magician's assistant.
Think of the possibilities . . .
THE IDEAL WAY TO LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS!
Wayne Rogers' Production Truck Illusion book comes complete with full color working plans by Las Vegas illusion builder Tim Clothier. Plus detailed photographs of each individual part that makes up this extremely commercial illusion.
A Special Bonus is included to help make this illusion even easier to construct. It's the ideal illusion for a magician to build at home.
"I have known Wayne Rogers for over 30 years, and his creativity is something I have always admired about him. He has a skill not only in design but also in building quality props. Everything he releases on the market has been tested throughout the years in almost every possible performing situation. The Production Truck Illusion is a good example of this. He still uses the very first one he built. Over time he made slight modifications, and the end result is a highly practical and impossible production of a person. Wayne has performed this in pretty much every possible situation, and it's perfect for trade-shows, production launches and general cabaret shows."
KEYNOTE SPEAKING FOR MAGICIANS - $30.00
Romhany shares everything in this book including how to get in to the market, how to get booked on cruise ships as a speaker, selling products, how to write speeches, how to make money from this, putting together an entire package, incorporating magic in to your presentations, PLUS it includes Romhany's own presentation that he has made his living from both on land and at sea. As a bonus he has also included all of his research notes to do with his own topic "Laugh Yourself Well".
As any magician/speaker will tell you, the biggest benefit of doing this is not only the difference in fee you can charge but the contacts and networking that come out of giving a key note address. This is where 99% of corporate work comes from - as well as back of room sales. It's all in this 250 page book.
Those who purchased and are using Romhany's speaking package have this to say:
"This is a must read for anybody who wants to break in to the very lucrative After Dinner and Key Note speaking market - and for any magician who wants to increase their income"! - Richard Webster - author/keynote speaker
"This is without a doubt the clearest and most inspiring book that has ever been sold on this subject". Justin (Bro) Gilbert - Professional magician and TV consultant for Chris Angel
"I can honestly think of no better system for a magician wanting to break into the Public Speaking arena then this book. Hell, I've been doing it for years and after going over your material I have found several ways to improve my performance. Thanks Paul, I never fail to be inspired by you."
- TC Tahoe professional magician and key-note speaker
"If you are a magician and want to take your performance and career to the next level and enter the world of motivational speaking, Paul Romhany has literally paved the way for. The information and research that he has done is matched by real world performing experience and insight. The script alone is worth every penny!" - Randy Charach - author Secrets Of A Millionaire Magician
ENTERTAINING ON A CRUISE SHIP - $25.00
The most comprehensive book ever produced for entertainers who want to work in the cruise ship industry. No stone is left unturned as Paul shares the inside secrets in to becoming a guest entertainer on board a high-end luxury cruise liner, and more importantly how to keep your job.
Learn how to go about working in the cruise industry, life on board a ship, what to expect, how much money you can earn, how to get your DVD in front of the right agent or cruise line, and a bonus chapter of some of Paul’s pet magic routines from his act. Learn facts about ships and ship life and details about day-to-day life as a Guest Entertainer on a ship (the good times … and the not-so-good times). Plus, in a further effort to share the richness that a career in cruise ship entertainment might offer, Romhany has included beautiful photos from around the world, and even excerpts from his very own personal journal --which draw the reader into this fascinating world and illustrates the author’s very own life on board ship in ways which most other authors might not be willing (able) to share. Included are up-to-date web addresses, a glossary of ship terms and cruise ship contact information that will surely accelerate the learning curve for those that have the true spark, desire, and talent to pursue launching their career as a successful cruise ship entertainer. For more seasoned entertainers, this guide should also prove both interesting and informative.
This 270 page book is also packed full of photographs and stories from Paul’s career as one of the most sought after cruise ship magicians, giving you a true insight in to the real world of this type of work. The book is also interlaced with stories and advice from other veteran cruise line entertainers and valuable lessons they have learned.
"What you have here is the Definitive Work on working in the Cruise Industry." – TC Tahoe
“This is the type of book that contains the "Top Secrets" you will need to know to be part of this great entertainment lifestyle. Name a question about working Cruise Ships and it is answered in this massive book. His section on Do's and Don'ts is worth the price of this incredible book.” –Tony Blanco
"This book is AWESOME!! Paul has done the leg work for you. He has assembled the latest information through his professional sea legs experience. Buy this book, digest its material and you cannot go wrong! Paul's book is way under-priced!" - Matthew Fallon, FallonMAGIC – Cruise ship magician
"The information in this book is worth thousands of dollars to ANYBODY wanting to perform on cruise ships...I wish I had this book when I was trying to get in to the cruise ship industry!" -- Den West, Cruise ship entertainer
“With more than 20 years of experience and knowledge gained both on land and while entertaining audiences afloat, Paul Romhany has created a wonderful resource and story-telling guide. In short --Great read, informational, and inspirational!” – Jonathan Levey
“Every magician knows that great feeling they get when they buy a magic dvd or book and find a piece of advice or a new effect which enhances their show - that piece of gold that we all look for. Every page of Paul's book has wonderful golden moments in it. Thanks Paul for sharing your secrets of success with us.” - Jim Gray – purchased this book and is now working on cruise ships
HEADLINE PREDICTION - PRO-SERIES - $10.00
HEADLINE PREDICTION (Pro Series) By Paul Romhany & Cris Johsnon
As any seasoned professional performer will tell you, performing a headline prediction is one of the BEST ways to get major publicity. Tony Corinda said it best in 13 Steps To Mentalism, “the headline prediction almost always gets results in getting a story in print, because it is personal to the newspaper.” Every time Romhany takes his one man show to a new city he gets FREE newspaper publicity because he involves a local celebrity AND a local newspaper.
It is also a great sell to corporate clients as you explain to them they will become involved by being sent something that will be a feature in the show.
in this book Paul shares his version, which has been in his professional act for over twenty years. It includes step by step instructions and photos that will show you exactly how to make this up.
Effect: The magician posts a sealed envelope to the client a week prior to the show.
At the show the client confirms it is sealed, and has not been tampered with. The performer brings out three different daily newspapers, and a spectator is given a choice of one. The spectator takes the newspaper with sealed envelope, and sits down for the remainder of the show. For the finale, the magician asks the spectator to bring the newspaper and envelope on stage. The spectator opens up the sealed envelope, and reads out the letter, which not only predicts which newspaper the spectator would choose, but also the daily headlines, and certain results of things that happened during the show.
BONUS - Cris Johnson also shares his favorite Headline Prediction routine called, ‘ConFab Headline Prediction.’ This is the exact routine and method that Cris performs in his professional corporate show that uses headlines from the daily papers that are chosen by the audience.
Effect: A sealed FedEx envelope is handed out to someone at the beginning of the program. At the end of the program, several local newspapers are handed out to audience members. At the appropriate part of the show, the performer encourages the audience to select their own headlines, phrases or even individual lines of an article out. Upon opening the sealed FedEx envelope the spectator finds another sealed envelope and inside is an index card that has all of the audience-selected material on it in as much detail as the performer cares to have.
Both versions are practical and can be used under any working condition from intimate settings to stage work.
ANOTHER BONUS ROUTINE
Finally Paul Romhany shares a unique version using a prediction rolled up inside a poster tube, that can be used for a headline prediction or any type of prediction effect. This was used by Paul and his wife on board cruise ships for the past twelve years, as well as for solo headline prediction style routines. This unique method uses something most magicians own but Paul uses it in a very different way.
WINNING NUMBERS - PRO-SERIES - $15.00
WINNING NUMBERS (Pro-Series Vl.1) - a Stand Up Mentalism Routine by Paul Romhany
The idea of predicting raffle ticket numbers, chosen at random by audience members, can be found in 13 Steps to Mentalism. However, the original method required an offstage assistant. For the past twenty years, Paul has been developing, and performing his version of this amazing effect, without the need for an offstage assistant.
This one person routine is easy to perform, and like all of Paul's work, is taken from real-world working situations. The method is highly practical, and so easy to perform, you can put this to your act straight away.
Paul explains THREE different versions of this routine that he has been performing on cruise ships, private functions and trade shows. Additional tips are included by Wayne Rogers and TC Tahoe, both of whom have now added Winning Numbers to their own repertoire.
Effect One: A prediction is handed out to an audience member at the beginning of the show. At anytime during the performance, a bowl of two hundred tickets are handed out, with three spectators each choosing their own ticket. The prediction is then read out, and the winning numbers match the ticket numbers chosen by the spectators.
Effect Two: A prediction with three raffle tickets inside is given to an audience member to hold. A bowl of raffle tickets is handed out and three different audience members each take one ticket. The three prediction tickets match the numbers of the three random tickets chosen by the spectators.
Effect Three: A large envelope is hanging on stage. A bowl or raffle tickets is passed through the audience with five people each taking one out, and looking at the numbers on their tickets. The envelope is opened by an audience member, and a large piece of paper with raffle ticket numbers is read out, they match the ticket numbers chosen by the five spectators.
*Practical methods for all working conditions
*Perfect for stage, cabaret, corporate and private house parties
*Easy to perform
*Packs small, plays big
*Uses everyday, common items
*Extremely commercial and unique
THE REAL DEAL - $25.00
This book has been in the making for over 25 YEARS!
450 pages and 52 contributors from all over the world.
"Anyone who want's to be a pro worker and learn from one of the best, this is the bible and you won't get better.Paul has covered everything in detail from A to Z. This is one of the finest books of its kind.Wish this was out when I started as a performer. Highly recommended a must in everyone's library get it before they run out."- Neal Scryer
"A book EVERY SINGLE magician should own, this contains the REAL secrets to making a living as a magician"- Andrew Gerard
"A practical, comprehensive book on how to be prepared and deal with all the mishaps and disasters that all entertainers experience. A book I couldn't put down."- Richard Webster
For the past 25 years Paul Romhany has been traveling the world working every gig you can imagine. From a headline act on cruise ships, television to trade-shows and close-up in restaurants. This book contains the REAL SECRETS to making a living from performing magic. It is FILLED with hints, tips and stories on every subject you can imagine. It also contains anecdotes from some of his travels that have happened to him during his amazing and illustrious career. During the very early part of his career Paul was fortunate enough to tour with some legends of magic who shared advice that has remained with Paul since. From these experiences to his present day travels where in the first three months of 2012 he flew over 200 hours to perform around the world, Paul reveals the REAL DEAL when it comes to making a living as a magician.
This is a book that contains information that is worth more than ANY book you'll buy on tricks. An essential book for every entertainer. If you study this book you'll be prepared for any eventuality.
This book also contains stories and advice from other professionals including:
DR. P MAGIC
David J Greene
James M. Ridner
George F. Ledo
Diamond Jim Tyler
Pages: 451 - 6" x 9" - PDF format