Magic

Homage to Aleister Crowley by Paul Brook

Paul Brook (web) presents an homage to Aleister Crowley from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKdqJkMNS1I . . . very nicely done. All the best,Brian COMPREHENSIVE CORE SKILLS HYPNOSIS DVD COURSEhttp://www.briandavidphillips.net/store  Upcoming Shows: HYPNOHOT: Risque Hypnosis Comedy Club, Taipei, Taiwan (25 Oct. 2008, 10pm)HYPNOKOOL: Comedy Hypnosis Comedy Club, Taipei, Taiwan (25 Oct. 2008, 8pm)  :Course Sign Up NOW! :  …

Street Magic . . . the life of a street performer

Nice little documentary . . . the life of a street magician . . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noGJhM0AxWA . . . worth watching. All the best,Brian COMPREHENSIVE CORE SKILLS HYPNOSIS DVD COURSEhttp://www.briandavidphillips.net/store   Sign Up NOW! :  TAROT SIMPLIFIED Taipei, Taiwan (24 Aug. 2008) SPEED HYPNOSIS TECHNIQUES India (August 30-31, Sept. 3-4, 6-7 2008)   LEARNING ENHANCEMENT HYPNOSIS…

Amazing Pickpocket Skills

Bob Arno demonstrates just why he is so well respected as a pickpocket magician (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1_BpNAeeX0).  My daughter was studying stage pickpocket skills about a year ago (she was thirteen).  While she got better with practice, she didn’t quite reach Arno’s level . . . but then again, he’s devoted a lifetime to the craft. All…

SÉANCE HYPNOTIC . . .
Ghost Festival Supernatural Hypnosis Show
15 August 2008, Taipei

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: S É A N C E : H Y P N O T I C :Ghost FestivalSupernatural Hypnosis Show 招 魂 會 催 眠 秀鬼月特別場 恐怖的喜感 催眠秀 Hypnosis Show 羅狼仁現場催眠秀 Event Info Name: SÉANCE HYPNOTIC : Ghost Festival Supernatural Hypnosis Show Tagline: A Trancing Good Time Spooky Comedy Event for Ghost Festival Time: Friday,…

When Artistic Trance Becomes Art . . .

Sometimes hypnosis helps artists to create art . . . http://briandavidphillips.net/2008/06/coldplay-goes-h.html . . . and sometimes hypnosis is the art, or at least a major part of it. On 22 April 2008, Raimundas Malasauskas once again ventured into the world of the paranormal . . . well, supposed paranormal . . . to date, his…

Understanding Tarot . . . 13 July 2008

UNDERSTANDING TAROT Fact and Fiction . . . . . . History and Method Brian David Phillips, Ph.D., C.H.   For correspondence, information in Chinese, or for questions regarding Chinese interpetation, please contact Lorraine Yuk-Lan Law Phillips here. DATES: July 13, 2008 LOCATION: Taipei, Taiwan (Venue Announced After Registration Finalization) COURSE HOURS: 7 hours (one…

TAROT TRANCE . . .
. . . with Brian David Phillips . . .
. . . May 25, Taipei

On May 25, I will be conducting a three-hour workshop on TAROT TRANCE in Taipei (actually on the Keelung side of Shijr, very convenient to the Shijr train station). The Tarot Trance workshop will teach participants a number of processes for directly accessing the archetypes of the Tarot within the subconsious for introspective mediative learning…

The Joys of Hypocrisy . . .
. . . Criss Angel and Jim Callahan
. . . ideological bigotry?

After reading a scathing review of the television program Phenomenon by Craig Browning at Visions (here), I followed the link to a controversial youtube regarding the attack made by Criss Angel on performer Jim Callahan after a Seance presentation in which Angel broke with the format of the show and attempted to put Callahan on…

Bookstore Now Online

We’ve added a bookstore to our webpages.  You can go directly there via the pages at http://astore.amazon.com/shakespeareeclec or just click on the bookstore link in the sidebars here or at our main pages at http://www.briandavidphillips.com for convenient access. Not a lot there right now, but we will be adding new products and categories over time…

David Blaine . . . parody

PART ONE PART TWO Those are some amazing tricks.  Snarfed from David who is often very snarfable. All the best,Brian Sign Up NOW!Hypnosis Shows, Sessions, Training . . . and MORE!See http://www.BrianDavidPhillips.com for details! Brian David Phillips, PhD, CH [phillips@nccu.edu.tw]Certified HypnotherapistPresident, Society of Experiential TranceAssociate Professor, NCCU, Taipei, Taiwanhttp://www.BrianDavidPhillips.com

Smoothini . . . street magic

Smoothini (http://www.myspace.com/smoothini) performs some street magic. All the best,Brian Hypnosis Shows, Sessions, Training . . . and MORE!See http://www.BrianDavidPhillips.com for details! Brian David Phillips, PhD, CH [phillips@nccu.edu.tw]Certified HypnotherapistPresident, Society of Experiential TranceAssociate Professor, NCCU, Taipei, Taiwanhttp://www.BrianDavidPhillips.com

Roles, Power, and Influence . . .
Milgram, Zimbardo, and Derren Brown

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Does our inate response to authority shut off our ethical sense or responsible behavior?  There are a lot of studies on this very question and the bulk of them point to a rather disapointing and resounding yes.  It seems people are often pretty much sheep or more aptly lemmings. Once again, crossposting from the Hypnosis…