Creator: Paul Gordon
MSRP: $ 46
Skill Level: All
DVD Run time: 58 minutes
Type of effect: Diary prediction effect
Manufacturer's Write Up: The Gordon Diary Trick is, in our opinion, the best diary effect ever. The great news is you can perform it with absolutely no memory work at all!
The Gordon Diary Trick has long been a favorite with the pros. It has gained recognition from some of magic's great performers. The Gordon Diary Trick is an effect you will perform regularly. It's easy to do, yet gets amazing reactions!
Your package comes complete with:
Gorgeous custom-printed diary, full instructional DVD and custom-printed crib card that eliminates all the memory work!
How accurate is the ad copy? No deception
What's in the box? DVD, the pre-printed diary, and a red backed crib card
How are the production values: Good, Alakazam makes good DVDs
Is it well made: Nice pre-printed diary, very professional looking and USPCC crib
Is it well taught: Peter Nardi and Paul Gordon go over everything, including multiple ways to perform to arrive at the solution
Storage? Does it "pack flat?" All you need is a deck of cards and the diary.
Does it "play big?" Mentalism can always have a huge effect
Difficulty / Skill level required: This is taught so that you can use the diary provided OR make your own, of course you can make the trick "your own" by adding your favorite forces and equivocate.
How much arts and crafts are involved? none (unless you want to make your own diary)
How practical is this in the real world? (can it really be done?) Absolutely
Overall score: let's toss out the traditional score of 1-10 and make this something that we all can appreciate and understand.
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My thoughts I would have appreciated an option to purchase the diary without the entries, that way I could write it in my own handwriting or language.
+ Hey do you want to see my full review with even more of my opinions and ideas? Visit this link for my video review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gxqoqo0-6cc