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What is a Manhattan Magician? Houdini is a Good Example

It would seem that any prestidigitator who resided, resides or even performs in the Big Apple is a Manhattan Magician. But in actuality a Manhattan Magician is a symbol. It’s a symbol of the magic art, yes, but it also represents a way of life. This way of life is to reach for the stars.

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Magic in Manhattan

Manhattan the Big Apple has a long relationship with the art of magic and its special connection with Broadway, Off...
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Your Magic Vision

Do you want to make your magic vision a reality? Do you have a conjuring goal you desire to achieve...
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Magic Numbers: Manhattan Magician Asks How Many People Does it Take to Make a Community?

The Concept of Community Through History "How many people does it take to make a community?" The idea of community...
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“Manhattan Magicians are Looking at AI But Does that Mean they will Use it in Their Acts?”

1. Manhattan's Historical Magic Landscape Manhattan has been a hub for magicians and their craft for generations. The bustling city,...
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Will Having a Stage Name Like “Manhattan Magician” Help You Make Happen Your AI Prompt Engineer Dream?

The allure of the stage name "Manhattan Magician" in the realm of prompt engineering conjures images of creativity, innovation, and...
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Manhattan Magician: a Testament to the Transformative Power of AI in Marketing

The "Manhattan Magician" stage of the AI Audience Understanding Quest builds upon the lessons learned from the "Manhattan Coronavirus" phase,...
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Making Magic Real in Manhattan: AI and the Power of Storytelling

Although we have "magically" made our way into Manhattan Magician's site, we are not making fun of him with the...
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Is AI Magic and What Does Incentivizing an Audience Have to Do with Anything?

I am Not Manhattan Magician Most of the Time Except When Incentivizing an Audience! The part human and part AI...
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Manhattan Magician Answers Questions About Becoming a Professional Magician and Ultimately having a Place on the Wall of Fame

It is Hard Enough Becoming a Professional Magician, but if You want to Eventually be a Famous Conjuror that Seems...
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Secrets No Longer Secrets?

Is a Secret being Secret Important? Looking for an audience? Want to give your business that extra "Magic?" Manhattan Magician...
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Pushing Through the Stress of the Pandemic to the “Magic of Magic”

Passing Through Walls Salutations. It has been too long. It has been several months since I last reached out to...
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Manhattan Magician asks his Fellow Conjurers to Consider Giving eCommerce a Green Light

Is eCommerce the Mystical Income Stream Manhattan Magician has been Searching for? Being “Manhattan Magician” here in NYC is not...
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Marketer Magician

Will the Real Manhattan Magician Please Stand Up!

Many with the Name Manhattan Magician The Manhattan Magician is just one of the customers who benefits from big tech...
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Yianni Stamas is Interviewed by the Manhattan Magician

Hello. I am Manhattan Magician and am proud to be interviewing performer/entrepreneur Yianni Stamas in a brief discussion about ways...
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A Magician’s Guide to “Success”

Occasionally we get the input from you that you would like more posts about the process of becoming "Successful" as...
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USA Magician

Something We all Want to Make Disappear

Yes. I'm still living in Manhattan despite all those who are leaving in droves. So, technically I continue to be...
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Magicians are Marketers and Managers

By now you must know, Houdini is my idol. He is one magician who did it all, prestidigitation and running...
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Making Things Float

Different Goals These days when I make things float I do so more as a mentalist. A mentalist is a...
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Love and the Magician

Love and the Magician

Opening Act A problem that my pal Marketer Magician has is reigning in the use of illusion sometimes to make...
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New Normal

The Real Manhattan Magician

The Problem with Copycats I never thought this day would come, when not only do I have copycats who pretend...
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Perception of Magic

Looking into the Crystal Ball of Magic Entertainment

Symbolic Instrument Getting back into legerdemain at this late point in my life has caused me to stare into the...
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Perception of Magic

If You’re Not Careful, Magic Can Blow Up in Your Face

A Double Edged Sword Magic is a double edged sword. On the one hand it is good entertainment and people...
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Society of American Magicians

Manhattan Magician Versus Marketer Magician

Manhattan Magician Versus Marketer Magician Ever since my last post, I have been being asked "What is the difference between...
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Your Magic Within

Manhattan Magician Returns Forlorn

Sorry all, for this confession. An Impulse Sat Upon This is going to be brief. I guess I should have...
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Your Magic Within

A Possible New Persona for Manhattan Magician!

How it All Started I was offered a possible slot as a magician in a multi magician magic show. I...
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Marketing Magic

PewDiePie’s Wedding and What Magicians Can Learn from It

The Conjurer Connection As you may have heard PewDiePie, of YouTube fame, married his long time girlfriend Marzia Bisognin in...
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Manhattan Magician Meets Harry Potter

Magicians Deserve Respect Magicians of the tricks kind (not fictional characters like Harry) are not always given the respect they...
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Mystical Illusion Arts

Who is Manhattan Magician?

Manhattan Magician: Mystic of the Mind There are those who claim he is an authentic oracle. But he says he...
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Marketing Magic

Magically Speaking Don’t Do What I Do

Breaking the Rules? It is a magician's rule to never reveal their secrets. In fact, it's a pledge you have...
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Society of American Magicians

Magic Show this Saturday

  Houdini on My Birthday For my recent birthday my wife and our 10 year old daughter gave me a...
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Marketing Tip and Magic News

Marketing Tip First it's this week's ArtisticPreneur.com Marketing Tip and then hey presto, it's magic show news. And now here's...
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Marketing Magic

Create your own online course and promote it using the “Online Course Method” and “Internet Guerrilla Marketing”

Greetings fellow ArtisticPreneurs. Are you a magic learner? Do you believe that learning is like magic in the way it...
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Society of American Magicians

Update on the Manhattan Magician

A Few Words About M.M. This is an update on what the Manhattan Magician has been up to for the...
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Society of American Magicians

So You’re a Magician Who Wants to Join the Society of American Magicians?! Here’s the Manhattan Magician’s Story on this Journey

Why Join the Society of American Magicians? In response to the question "Why join?" there are many benefits and perks...
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Magic History

Manhattan Magician’s Top 10 Favorite Magicians of All Time

Manhattan Magician's Top 10 Favorite Magicians of All Time are the conjurers who were in the magic books he read...
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Manhattan Magicians

Manhattan Magician’s List of 5 Manhattan Magicians Who All Perform in, Where else, Manhattan, NY, New York City, The Big Apple, NYC, also known as The City that Never Sleeps.

Introducing our 5 magicians including (top row) 1. Steve Cohen, 2. Dan White, 3. Madeleine The Magician as well as...
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Houdini Marketing Magic

Harry Houdini: the Ultimate ArtisticPreneur

Harry Houdini's primary residency was in the Harlem neighborhood of the Big Apple, making him likely the most famous Manhattan...
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The Irony of Being a Manhattan Magician

Manhattan Magicians are people of integrity because a Manhattan Magician makes it known that what they are doing are actually “tricks” and no claim is being made that it is real magic. Or to put it a different way, Manhattan Magicians dislike fraudulent psychics who use the toolbox of the Manhattan Magician to fool people and convince them that they actually have mystical powers.

World of Magic Imagination

A Manhattan Magician recognizes that the performances they do are for entertainment purposes only. There are no claims as to the work being real magic. But ironically, if we let ourselves suspend our disbelief the mere tricks of a Manhattan Magician can transport us to another world, a world of imagination. This world of imagination is the creative place that Manhattan Magician creators create from.

The Art of Being a Manhattan Magician

The art of the Manhattan Magician actually borrows from other art forms. The Manhattan Magician is in a sense an actor playing the role of a magician per an idea by Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin. The words that are spoken by a Manhattan Magician are often written by the performer themselves which makes the person doing so a writer. Additionally, the Manhattan Magician is a director who assesses and directs themselves by practicing in front of a mirror.

Manhattan Magicians and Other Vocations

The fact that a Manhattan Magician is really an actor/writer/director is why magicians have been known to explore other aspects of show business and are successful doing it. Some of the most famous and respected writer/director/actors such as Orson Welles were also Manhattan Magicians.