Jay Sankey, the existential jock of jocularity who put the “imp” in “impossible” only seems like a runaway whack-job. Do I exaggerate? Yes and no If you pay. I am a big Jay Sankey fan! As you Sankey fans know his book Beyond Secrets is a “deal of the week” through his site. I am asking any of you all. Beyond Secrets is a collection of short essays that are designed to of innovative magic routines, Jay Sankey has written a book exploring.

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The pages are just normal paper, printed on in fairly small ink. Books by Jay Secrfts. This page was created in 0. They are a bunch of essays on the different aspects to magic. Each one is anywhere from a paragraph to 4 pages long, and all contain useful information from the thoughts of Beynod.

Elementary Education Teacher Location: Sankey has put into his essays. We’ve all gotten to know the Jay Sankey that can make us laugh and cry with tears of joy and laughter.

Customer Reviews showing 1 – 10 of sakney This thought-provoking collection of short pieces ranges from the technical and psychological to the philosophical and sociological, while also staying rooted in the heartfelt and practical. Do what you do, as best as you can, and the audience will either enjoy it or they won’t.

Responding and flowing with things as they unfold is precisely what being fully present is all about very powerful means of directing the audience’s attention, but during moments when you are more interested in diffusing focus rather than directing attention, be sure ssnkey explore the mirroring technique The best you can hope to do is hang your sign straight.

It’s packed with great information, some of it very telling. Brandon Toh rated it really liked it Dec 25, Practice more effectively Connect with your audience Invite wonder Nurture your creativity Add humor to your magic Create “Key Images” Market your unique talents Write powerful scripts Transition between effects Perform new material Choose spectators Avoid “Over Proving” Manage multiple climaxes Orchestrate your magic Simplify your magic Inspire belief And much, much more!


After reading just a handful of these passages, you will see the craft of magic in a whole new light. And when I mean all aspects of magic, that is literally what the book is jam packed with. I was really into every kind of magic a few years back. It gives you methods of distracting not just one person but a crowd of people. Ashwin marked it as to-read Sep 03, I thank Jay Sankey for expressing what I have believed and opening my eyes to other concepts which will greatly aid my ongoing professional career.

There are some good insights in there, but as noted above it can ramble from time to time. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Did this review help you? If you are looking for a book of sleights serets routines, this isn’t worth a cent. The Other Brothers This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Caleb Lolley marked it as to-read Nov 09, Basically this is a collection of essays by Jay Sankey covering all sorts wankey topics from character to audience management.

Jul 22, Sean Goh rated it really liked it. Hardcoverpages. Sankey is careful not to reveal too many magic secrets, but at the same time he reveals things about the magic community and magicians in general that need to change.

But the flaps are what really get me; even though they only have advertisments for other Sankey products 4 of which aren’t sold anymore they look REALLY nice. THere’s nothing left out and I guarantee you will finish with something of value.

Beyond the moves, beyond the gimmicks, beyond the patter, there exists a handful of fundamental truths about the performance and creation of magic. It’s imformative, experty written, and funny!

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I will be honest with you; I got a LOT out of this book. After reading just a handful of the passages, you will see the craft of magic in a whole new light. Open your eyes to a new light that shines its radiant beams upon your work.


Apr 30, Fuentes rated it it was amazing. Tragically, it is this last activity that is most neglected by magicians.

I wrote an essay regarding this book in our Ring newsletter – http: I’m only half way through this book and can already tell that it’s gonna be an amazing investment in my magic and performing career. After performing for more than a quarter of a century and creating hundreds of innovative magic routines, Jay Sankey has written a book exploring these same truths. I can’t give descriptions of the topics here, because a lot of them are very short and it is really better if you just read it without knowing what to expect except what is in the description.

Questions about this product. I don’t have Beyond Deception but Beyond Secrets was a great book.

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Even the qoutes from various poets and thinkers magical and not Such as this gem from the essay ” Fewer Words, More Magic ” “Observe the wonderas as they occur around you. Joshua Skillings added it May 30, His words are not dull and drab and each lecture leaves a significant impression upon your own magical theology.

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Beyond Secrets

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Beyond Secrets is a collection of short essays that are designed to give the reader a new perspective on and appreciation for the craft of magic, thereby enhancing the beyons he or she performs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I’m not going to steer you wrong here