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Magic Collectors Expo: August 19 – 21, 2021 – Part 2 of 2

Magic Collectors Expo: Second Day – Friday, August 20, 2021 – Afternoon and Evening Sessions Continuing my summary of the Magic Collectors Expo – Part 2. Click here to read about the First Day of the Magic Collectors Expo: Part 1. What can I say… In my report of this.

Magic Collectors Expo: August 19 – 21, 2021 – Part 1 of 2

Magic Collectors Expo 2021 was my first LIVE Convention of the year Magic Collectors Expo 2021 Whew! For the most part, life and other priorities have gotten in the way, and it has been a long time since I have written in this blog.  As you know, Las Vegas was.

I Am Back and Still Making Magic Products

I am back! I know it’s been some time since I’ve written about all the magical props and projects I’ve been working on. My hands have been a bit full over the past few months and I’d like to share with you now a little of what I’ve been dealing.

Carter Beats the Devil – Stone Lithograph Magic Poster Window Card

Magic Posters: Original Vintage, Rare & Modern Day Since 1990 Nielsen Magic has been buying, selling, and trading magic posters for thirty years. Since 1990, Norm Nielsen started amassing one of the largest vintage magic poster collections in the world, part of which was auctioned off a few years ago,.

In search for The Magic Rainbow

Magic Entertainment During Pandemic Times Trying to stay positive during these pandemic times requires quite a bit of effort. Misinformation, bias and negativity in the news are abundant, so I have consciously decided to turn off the television. Although, I do watch an hour or so here or there to.

Building a Marionette – Making a Marionette Controller

Keeping a strict schedule and routine is what kept me sane while taking care of Norm in the last five years he suffered dementia. My caretaking duties fine tuned my time-management skills. The drawback is that things can get boring with the same type of work all the time. Along.

Making Magic Tricks for Nielsen Magic is the Best Therapy

Norm’s passing during the 2020 pandemic, has completely changed my life. You see, we had a 25 year relationship, out of which the final five years were those living with Alzheimer’s. Luckily, Norm had a very sweet temperament. Norm never really complained, he never developed a mean streak or aggressive.

Missing My Best Friend: Norm Nielsen Passed Away Today

The last time I posted in this blog, was about Norm’s recent admittance in a memory care facility. Due to the quarantine procedures from the Wuhan Coronavirus, I have not seen Norm in exactly two and half weeks. I’m sorry to report to all my friends and fellow magicians that.

Alzheimer’s Decline in the Age of Coronavirus

The last two weeks have been the longest days of my life. If you have known Norm Nielsen, you know that throughout his life he was one of the most vibrant and active persons I have known. To the very day that he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s nearly five years.

Okito’s Tools

I have always said, you can tell a lot about a person by the things they hang on their wall. In our office we have this framed picture of Okito and his tools: It is a portrait of Okito with a letter that he wrote to Norm along with various.