Dan Harlan – Penguin Live Lecture 3 (July 29th, 2018)
“Truly a creative genius, Dan Harlan’s personal instruction provides a rare opportunity to acquire the essential tools that will last a lifetime.” -Jeff McBride
“I’ve been in magic my entire life… I’ve also been International President of the I.B.M., so I’ve seen a lot… and this is the best I’ve ever seen.” -June Horowitz
“Great to have you back for another lecture. Such an amazingly wide variety. In a word – wow!” -Gene Anderson
What will he teach?
L.O.V.E.- Four simple cards go through many changes before revealing their hidden, charming message.
Hold It, Buster!– Structure, scripting, and a secret kicker ending transform a trick into an engaging signature piece.
Rising Dough- An ambitious copper coin melts its way up through a stack of silver.
Push- Get inside another person’s mind to remove one thought and replace it with a completely different one.
Win/Win- A game between two spectators results in point totals revealing both their cards… and everyone comes out a winner.
Harlan Hookup- A practical, versatile hook-up for animating and levitating a variety of objects.
Psychic Paper- A blank piece of paper can only be read by one helper to reveal the thoughts of others.
There’s Waldo!- Two ways to find the notoriously elusive Waldo with very little effort.
Card Antenna- A twisty antenna reveals a thought-of card.
Right Brain, Left Brain- A devious secret allows you to know what someone is thinking simply by the way they tear a piece of paper.
Who is he?
As you know, Dan Harlan is the host of Penguin Live and mastermind of the Tarbell, Every Trick in the Book series.
He’s also one of the most prolific creators in the world of magic with an extensive background in theater.
One of the most innovative modern magicians, Harlan’s cutting-edge miracles are coveted by discerning connoisseurs of fine magic done well.
Harlan travels the globe performing and teaching incredible magic. Performing, writing, teaching, consulting, creating and lecturing, Harlan does it all.
Dan Harlan created Hover-Card, All-Seeing Eye, Stash, Vortex, SpeakEasy, The Awakening, Card-Toon, Crazy-8, Color-Mixer, Hold It Buster, Hot Crossed Ones, Missing, Think, My Word!, Red Rover, Royal Oil, Switchblade, etc. His incredible routines include Cheez Wiz, The World’s Saddest Trick, Starcle, Tight Rope, Burnt to the Core, Horror Matrix, Now U Z It, Rising Dough, and of course… countless rubber-band effects.
Harlan has consulted for top professionals including: Kevin James, Jeff McBride, Keith Barry, David Copperfield, etc.
And in this, his third Penguin Live lecture, he introduces you to a few fascinating concepts and obscure principles underlying some of his work.