LIGHTHOUSE [ˈlaɪt.haʊs]
A tall building near the coast or shore with a flashing light at the top to warn ships of rocks and other dangers. (—Cambridge Dictionary)
Useful to navigate through the Tsunami of information overload and not lose orientation.

  • The Key to Success
    Here we have an older routine of mine, which I used extensively in my table-hopping times. A simple and amazing ...
  • The Pickpocket
    Jay Sankey has come up with many good presentation ideas and variations on the ...
  • The Profiler
    This is a version of the “Chicago Opener” in combination with the Card To Wallet trick. I use a modified ...
  • Blundering
    Joe Burke is one of my heroes on the button box. He is a beast. This recording of him dealing ...
  • Piracy
    I have been thinking for a very long time now about the subject of piracy. Only recently have I discovered ...
  • Pumping Iron
    This has nothing to do with the movie, but with the way to structure practice. It is a suggestion. You ...
  • The Rolling Stone
    When I compare music and magic, one thing strikes me. In bass, we have tons of complicated, difficult to master ...
  • The Close-up Pad
    Almost all close-uppers seem to use a close-up mat (or pad) in some form. These days, we have excellent close-up ...
  • Color Schemes For Magicians
    Using colour schemes is common amongst designers (industrial and artistic). So why not using these in magic? Still too often, ...
  • The Lighthouse
    Now that the end of the old year and the beginning of the new year are nearing, I would like ...
  • Bag And Purse Organizers
    This is one of the most useful hacks I ever encountered. These organisers are meant to be used in handhabgs ...
  • Buffalo Shells
    Do we need more sets for the Three Shell Game? Certainly! We always welcome a good new set. Micha Stehle, ...
  • Stock Market Crash
    In magic, I find we have motions similar to a stock market. A sudden trend often causes a bubble-and-crash or ...
  • The Scorpio
    Here is a presentational angle on the “Omni Deck” (the clear plastic deck of cards block). I bought one with ...
  • Deep Work
    I have been asked how I managed to publish six thick books in German in such a short time (roughly four ...
  • Google vs. Books
    We live in a time where we don’t actually need a good memory anymore. When we want to know something, ...
  • Simple, Easy and Right
    “The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge; it is always simple and direct.”– Calvin Coolidge This is one of ...
  • Take Action
    “Actions speak louder than words.“ We all know that saying, and it is true. Especially for magicians. In too many ...
  • Motivation for Magicians
    Sometimes, we suffer from being de-motivated, and see no reason to create this or that. This happens to me more ...
  • 5,000 Writing Plots
    When trying to find new ideas to create a script or screenplay for a magic routine, the beginning is, most ...
  • The Brexit Trick
    I have been doing my version of the silk and purse routine (I first learned it from Patrick Page) for ...
  • The Art Of Missing Out
    There is a trend contrary to the “be more productive, informed, on top of all, etc.” It is called the ...
  • Eisenhower Matrix Applied To Magic
    I am sure you are familiar with the famous “Eisenhower Matrix”, a productivity system developed by the president of the ...
  • Ockham’s Razor Blade
    In the 14th century, William of Ockham published his principle: “Entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity”. There are books ...