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"It's like an amazing candy store, but for playing card enthusiasts!" - Chris G.

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One at a time, four aces revolve face-up then face down again, delighting your audience each time it happens. As a finale, all the aces perform an about-face in a stunning fashion. Borrow four cards if you'd like -- you have to see it to believe it!

"I have watched the Asher Twist performance endlessly, easily over 100 times. I have never been so touched or moved by magic. This is a symphony of honesty, purity, and motion. Thank you for sharing." - George M.

PRICE: $19.95

Available as an Instant download or DVD


The Losing Control technique does not rely on packets transposing under the cover of heavy misdirection or sweeping hand gestures. The method is effective, bold and economical. Therefore, if you are someone who wants to master a slick and efficient card control, without spending a lifetime pursuing it - the Losing Control is for you.

"So simple, yet so brilliant!" - David K.

PRICE: $13.99

Available as a PDF download or printed booklet


This routine influenced the Buck Twins style of card magic and spawned a new generation of young magicians performing visual close-up magic. Not for the faint of heart, this robust routine challenges your skill, agility and endurance!

"For three new moves that you can either use separately or together in this routine, this is a great video for an excellent price." - John

PRICE: $5.95

Available only as an instant download // Length: 20+ min.


Each time they play three card monte with you, the audience falls into bright traps you've set. Thanks to you, they get an authentic lesson on the con game that isn't a game at all.

"Much more than a mere gambling expose, Catch 33 is almost an act in itself!" - Guy G.

PRICE: $19.95

Available as an instant download // Size: 2mb./ 30+ pages


Picture bringing your hands together, in front of you, and an ace magically appears between them. Without hesitation, you take this newly-produced card, and effortlessly split it into two aces. The third and fourth ace materialize right out of thin air - at your fingertips.

I haven't purchased magic for myself in years. Thunderbird was my first online purchase, and all I can say is WOW!" - Dan M.

PRICE: $14.99

Available as an instant download // Size: 1mb.


A flourish can be much more than a beautiful exhibition of skill. This highly stylized, full-deck, false cut is suited for beginners and designed to emphasize the power of the routine it's used in.

"This flourish is fantastic, especially for beginners!" - Ben

PRICE: $3.95

Available as an instant download // Length: 6+min.


The four King are shown and placed into your back pocket. The remainder of the deck is spread cleanly, then it happens. The deck instantly vanishes in your hands -- leaving only four cards. The cards are shown to be Kings. And where's the rest of the pack? In your back pocket. No sleights. No funny moves.

"The reactions I get from PANIC make me feel like David Blaine!" - Eric O.

PRICE: $19.95

Available in red or blue


Learn to make the Ace of Spades magically transform into a signed selection. Simple, direct and a lots of fun to show around.

"The effect is so increadily easy to learn & with the great crystal clear instructions, you can perform this trick within minutes of learning it." - Dominick

PRICE: $5.95

Available as an instant download // Length: 10+ min.


Join Ben Train and Chris Mayhew on their quest to learn one of magic's best kept secrets. Along the way, you'll meet underground magicians, avoid sadistic card collectors, and laugh at the entire crazy misadventure - all while learning how to perform eight powerful routines.

"Huge oozing buckets of awesome. Huge, Effin' Huge." - Kent G.

PRICE: $39.99

Available as a 2-Disc DVD Set + 40 pg. Booklet / Zone 0


The real secrets of professional magicians are not their routines! If you want to be a pro, you don't need another book of tricks, you need a guide through the world of professional close-up magic! Learn the real secrets of magic from David Stone, one of the best in the business.

"This book is an entertaining way to provide you with the magic BEHIND the magic." - Steve B.

PRICE: $28.95

Available as an softback book // 393 pages


Charlie Frye teaches you numerous offbeat sleight of hand routines and juggling stunts that simply astound. Whether you're an experienced entertainer or a dedicated enthusiast, the fun and challenging material presented in the Eccentricks series will have your audiences laughing and applauding all at once. Three volumes available: Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3

"Charlie Frye inspires me like no other! I'm a better magician because of these DVDs." - William S.

PRICE: $34.95

Available as a DVD / Zone 0 Universal Play


Many famous professional magicians are switching over and using the basic version of the Diving Board Double in place of their regular double lift. If used properly, the Diving Board Double will make you look like an expert on the double lift around any magician.

"This method sets the bar." - Ken M.

PRICE: $19.95

Available as an instant download // Size: 2mb./ 55+ pages


Award winning creator Mathieu Bich teaches you fun and amazing techniques that allow you understand how to modify a basic effect. Mathieu's style of teaching turns the entire process into an exercise that will develop your imagination, and your trick-inventing skills. This DVD feeds your creativity!

"Mathieu Bich is a true genius!" - Greg F.

PRICE: $29.95

Available as a DVD / Zone 0 Universal Play


Keith Fields new book will teach you the art of self defence against hecklers. His extensive experiences with audiences are jam packed it into 120 mind-blowing pages of solid advice, notes, and effective put-downs (over 200!).

"You'll learn how to turn imminent disaster into instant success!" - Duncan T.

PRICE: $32.95

Available as a softback book // 120 pages


Three different colored poker chips begin in the right hand, spread at the fingertips. Without any fast movements or flashy distractions, the chips begin traveling across magically to the left hand – one at a time! They visually appear at your fingertips.

"The colored poker chips add so much to this routine that I will neve go back to using silver coins again." - Allan A.

PRICE: $25.00

Available as a manuscript // includes necessary chips


Have you ever noticed that card tricks aren’t as easy as they look? You see, most who sell sleight of hand don’t tell you what’s really required to become a great card magician. Aaron Fisher's book the Paper Engine does.

"The Paper Engine is one of the best books of card magic that I have ever read." - Mike C.

PRICE: $24.95

Available as a softback book // 120 pages


Order all five lecture manuscripts for one low price.

PRICE: $40.00

Available as a manuscripts // 5-note set


This is link mentalism 101. You're about to be given the power of divination. And the best part is, this routine is simple, effective, versatile, and designed for everyone from the beginner to the advanced professional.

"After reading Nu Sense, I went and tried it a few times. Believe it or not, I was asked to do a paid show! Thanks for letting me learn it!" - Jim J.

PRICE: $24.95

Available as an instant download // Size: 3mb.


In The Five Points in Magic, Juan Tamariz teaches magicians that it is not the hands alone that deceive, but also the feet, the body, the eyes and the voice. It is only through a full understanding of all five of these tools of nature and communication that the conjurer can spin a complete web of illusion that traps and then transports his audiences into the astonishing realm he has prepared for them.

"Buy this book if you're a beginner looking for a clear path to becoming a better performing magician." - Steve H.

PRICE: $36.95

Available as a hardback book // 94 pages


One at a time, four blue backed cards visually turn into four red backed cards. Your audience suspiciously eyes your four, red, face-down cards and you know what they are thinking; "The cards have two backs!" You smile slyly, slowly turning over the red-backed cards to reveal a four of a kind!

"Back Twist is a phenomenal piece. I'm not one for buying tricks as such but I will certainly be buying this one! I think you should too!" - Peter M.

PRICE: $29.99

Available as a DVD // Zone 0 Universal Play + USPCC Gaffs


The Hochman Enyclopedia of American Playing Cards allows collectors to finally develop a general understanding of the history, beauty and relative rarity of a wide range of different types of American cards. In so doing, this book provides a system for cataloging the cards and bringing order to this hobby.

"If you have any interest in card collecting, then you must own this book. It's simply the best resource available!" - Nathan L.

PRICE: $44.99

Available as a softback book // 332 pages


This effect, by Aaron Fisher, is simple and strong. A selected card melts upward through the deck in three stages. The slow motion Ambitious Card plot has proven a favorite among the coterie of advanced sleight of hand men

"I'm suprised how easy The Graduate is compared with previous versions of this plot. This has to be the best I've seen." - Peter D.

PRICE: $22.95

Available as an instant download or hard copy


Have you ever wanted to peek inside one of my printed booklets? Instantly download an Adobe Acrobat file (PDF) and learn five hand-picked routines -- one from each of my five most popular printed booklets...all with the click of a button.

"I don't buy a lot of instant downloads. The quality of yours rocks compared to other downloads. Don't get me started!" - Joey M.

PRICE: $6.95

Available as an instant download // Size: 1mb.


The deck moves across the table, crawling out from under the hand of the spectator. It then levitates UP while the spectator presses down on it. They can see clear through underneath the deck while it rises and can see no visible means of support as the deck pushes up and out of it's cellophane wrapper.

"The spectator touching the deck, as it wiggles out of the cellophane, will actually feel a great deal of pressure - like a force pushing the box out. I was literally clueless!" - Mike K.

PRICE: $19.99

Available as a DVD // includes necessary props


Aaron Fisher, of Panic and Paper Engine fame, started with a classic self-working effect by Dai Vernon and combined it with a powerful visual transformation. The result: MACHINE. Many dub this routine the strongest color changing deck available on the market. MACHINE requires very little skill. If you can hold a deck of cards you can start amazing your friends in minutes.

"...it's been my favorite closer. I especially like it as a follow up to Panic. thanks again for another miracle!" - Frank S.

PRICE: $19.99

Available as instant instructions // includes necessary props


One of the most powerful weapons in the arsenal of a card-worker is the pre-arranged or "stacked" deck. When performing with a stacked deck, the entertainer is usually free from worries about sleights that might go wrong or a gimmick that won't 'do its thing' at the proper moment.

"It has always been part of my philosophy of card magic to perform an easy, almost non-sleight-of-hand routine and make my audience think I was the most fanstastic card handler they've ever seen." - Harry L.

PRICE: $19.98

Available as an instant download // Size: 4.9mb.


Mathieu Bich creates a number of truly original concepts and routines, most of them relying on new methods - even some with new principles. You can ONLY get this PDF directly from Mathieu, or from here at LeeAsher.com.

"Absolutely amazing. I love Mathieu Bich and his wicked way of thinking!" - Gerry K.

PRICE: $9.95

Available as an instant download // Size: 3mb.


Imagine taking a borrowed coin (signed) and magically penetrating it through a sealed can of soda. The can is opened, contents poured out and trapped inside - the initialed coin. Sinful can be performed anywhere, anytime with no props, no switches, no gimmicks, and no setup.

"In all my years I wish magic would be more like this - practical and incredibly effective." - John T.

PRICE: $32.95

Available as a softback book // 40 pages + performance DVD


Keith Pascal will walk you step by step through methods of stealing a coin from a participant's hand and leaving another in its place. The participant won't even know a switch was made. No matter how fast the hand closes, it won't be fast enough to beat you.

"There's no stronger moment than when something magical apparently happened in your own hand. this book is filled with that!" - Nathan K.

PRICE: $29.95

Available as a hardback book // 214 pages


Picture sticking your thumb through a hole, between two red cards stapled face to face. A blue card is then thrust between the red cards - right through your thumb.

"Blows me away how someone could dream up something like this and get it to work so well, you know. I can't wait to make one." - Mike C.

PRICE: $6.95

Available as an instant download // Size: 1mb.

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