The Ultimate Business Book for Illusionists

I recently received a token from the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 115 for being a member for more than 20 years. It is...

Why an Illusionist Cannot Sell Like a Regular Magician

In a previous article, I highlighted the differences between an illusionist and a magician. I expound on this point further from a business perspective...

Top 3 Most Read Magic & Illusions Posts in 2015

If you don’t have time and want to read the best of the best, check out the most read posts for 2015. These are...

J C Sum on The Dave Attwood Show Podcast

Check out my interview on episode 110 of The Dave Attwood Show where I talked about my new iFrame act, illusion innovation & performance....

J C Sum LIVE & UNCUT! The Solo Illusion Show

Welcome to a brand new year and I sincerely hope that 2016 will be a great year for you. I wanted to kick off the...

A Case Study in Illusion Design & Modification

This is the first post of its kind that I have made on my illusion design process. It is a case study in illusion...

Making a VIP Magically Appear for a Show or Event

If you are a working magician, making a VIP magically appear for a show or event will be a common request. If you are a corporate...

New Miser’s Dream Bucket – The Perfect Coin Pail 2.0

I'm really happy to be able to offer a new Miser's Dream Bucket - The Perfect Coin Pail 2.0! While this is not an illusion,...

Project ONE: The Solo Illusionist NOW AVAILABLE!

I'm really thrilled to announce that Project ONE: The Solo Illusionist is now available. This is a project I have been working on for more...

Solo Illusions for Magicians and Illusionists

One of the most sought after but elusive feats in illusions is finding good solo illusions for magicians and illusionists that can be performed by a...

How to Improve Your Magic Illusion Performance

This article explores how to improve your magic illusion show and make quantum leaps as a performer and entertainer. First, it is important to recognize...

Crystal Substitution Trunk from Kokubunji Studio

I'm pleased to announce that Kokubunji Studio from Japan is the official builder for the "Crystal Substitution Trunk", a see-through Sub Trunk based on my "Crystal Metamorphosis"...