Book Review by John Philip Machniak The Art of Fortune Telling – How to Predict the Future for Fun and Profit by Jonathon Royle 473 pages If you’ve ever wanted to learn “psychic belly button reading,” “tree slapping,” “pawology” (palm reading of dogs’ paws) and “psychic tree reading,” this is the book for you. But, […]
On this month’s cover, Andrew Martin shows that he is a proud card carrying member of the Ann Arbor Magic Club just before performing a rousing rendition of the Francis Carlyle Homing Card for club members. Inside, Club President John Russell asks “who do you know?” and “are you ready?”. Last but not least, Club Secretary and Ex Libris author, Joaquin Ayala, Ph.D., introduces us to the works of his friend and mentor Maestro Ascanio.
Hello fellow Magi and welcome to the Ex Libris article for the month of May, 2015! This month being our first foray into this article, I thought it most appropriate to start with what many consider to be a foundational book, among one of the first comprehensive books written on conjuring, The Discoverie of Witchcraft […]
AAMC ~ ARCANUM – May 2015
ar•ca•num – (ɑrˈkeɪ nəm) n., pl. -na (-nə). – [1590–1600; < Latin, neuter (used as n.) of arcānus arcane] 1. a secret accessible only to the few; mystery. 2. a powerful remedy; elixir. Welcome Theurgists! Please note that this is the inaugural column dedicated to: Retrieving – Retaining – Reveling …in the History of the AAMC!