Michael's favorite Magician of all time is Harry Houdini, the master escape artist, who often signed his autographs with the inscription "My mind is the key that sets me free." This poster is 16" x 20" on glossy paper. It features Houdini chained up in a jail cell, getting ready for one of his famous escapes. During Magician Michael's magic classes, he loves to tell secret stories about Houdini. Then Michael passes out an actual key once owned by Houdini, so magic class students can make a personal connection with the legend. Cost $15 (including shipping)
Magician Michael Photo
Get you own souvenir of San Diego's magic legend, Magician Michael E. Johnson, with a personally autographed photo. The photo, size 8 1/2" x 11", black and white, was taken by renowned magician's photographer Anne White. Cost $10 (including shipping)
Criss Angel "Mindfreak Halloween"
This exciting DVD features Criss Angel at Hollywood's famous Magic Castle, where Magician Michael is a member. There are also performances in New York City. A highlight of the DVD is Criss's Halloween escape, where he is shackled, handcuffed and nailed into a pine casket. As the casket is stuffed into a BioChipper, Criss risks life and limb to escape as his friends a family look on in horror. Viewer discretion is advised on this DVD, which was broadcast on the A&E network around 2005. Cost $25 (including shipping)
Nani Darnell Wilson
Everyone knows that Mark Wilson is the father of modern television magic, but did you know that his wife, Nani Darnell Wilson, the most famous Magician's assistant in the world, grew up around the San Diego area? This rare program, created by Magician Magician, was distributed during a special award presentation in 2007 sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Magicians. You'll learn about Nani's fascinating local history; there are also incredible photos from her youth. This copy was personally autographed by Nani as well. Cost $25 (including shipping).
Bob Elliott Tribute
Here's a rare collectible program honoring one of the world's most famous amateur Magicians, Bob Elliott, who mentored everyone from David Copperfield to Criss Angel. Bob formerly lived in New York, where he hosted Tannen's Magic Camp and set up lectures for the who's who in the magic world. Today, he resides in Oceanside, California, and often helps Magician Michael with tricks and routines. This program was distributed during an award ceremony sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with comments from everyone including Copperfield, Angel, Michael Ammar, Steve Dacri, Alan "Ace" Greenberg, George Schindler and dozens more. Cost $20 (including shipping)
Marked Deck of playing cards with standard bicycle design, absolutely sneaky cards that let you read each card from a secret marking on the backs; can be handled and examined by the audience; for entertainment purposes only; includes instructions; $20 (including shipping)
Svengali Deck of playing cards with standard bicycle design, my favorite trick deck with hundreds of trick possibilities; includes instructions; $15 (including shipping)
Crooked Deck of playing cards, an actual deck of cards cut in a crooked design; $6 (including shipping)
Round Deck of playing cards, an actual deck of cards cut in a circular design; $6 (including shipping)
Miniature Deck of playing cards, an actual deck of cards about 1" big; $2 (including shipping)
Magic Wand, black wand with silver tips, about 8" long; $5 (including shipping)
Magic Coloring Book, about 16 pages, with pictures to color and 12 trick secrets revealed; $3 (including shipping)
Mark Wilson's Cyclopedia of Magic: A Complete Course, an excellent little paperback book with more than 600 pages of tricks and clear illustrations; covering card magic, money, ropes, silks, impromptu, mentalism, sponges, betchas, make-at-home tricks and even illusions; $15 (including shipping)
How To Order
Send checks or money orders payable to "Michael Johnson", 197 Woodland Pkwy., Ste. 104 PMB 492, San Marcos, CA 92069-3020. Or you can pay by PayPal to the account of firstname.lastname@example.org.