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“Handsome Jack is a serious-minded, clever, and hilarious magician that I highly recommend you go see if you get the chance. His show goes far beyond good.” - Jamy Ian Swiss in Genii magazine
What will he teach?
His lecture focuses on material that can be done both in close-up and stand-up/parlour settings, and are all routines right out of his working repertoire.
Items he will be teaching include:
Who is he?
John Lovick lives in Los Angeles, where he works as a performer, writer, and theater director. His secret alter ego, Handsome Jack, performs regularly at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, where he has been nominated eleven years in a row as Parlour Magician of the Year (which means he has lost eleven years in a row!)
John is perhaps best known in the world of magic as the author of SWITCH: Unfolding the 100 Bill Change. He is also known for his product reviews and performer profiles that have appeared in MAGIC and Genii magazines.
He is the creator of “The Reparation”, a popular Torn and Restored Card handling that has been a best selling item for the last fifteen years. He is the co-author of Aaron Fisher’s The Paper Engine and wrote Experience, and MAYHEW, books about the magic of Jon Allen and Steve Mayhew, respectively.
He has performed throughout the United States and has lectured to magic organizations in Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia.
If you could ask ONE question to one of the world's most creative professional magicians, what would it be?
If you've never been to a magic lecture, theres never been a better time. Sunday September 21st at 7:00pm, we're live-streaming John Lovick LIVE in a spectacular 2-hour interactive online lecture. Watch, ask questions and learn things you won't find in any book or DVD.
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Reserve your seat anyway. Within 24 hours of ending, you'll be able to download and/or watch the full lecture on-demand, and go over all the great routines and subtleties as many times as you want. Itll be waiting for you in your MyPenguinMagic area.
Magicians flock to see workers give talks. Why? Because these guys see and learn things that you won't find in any book or DVD. Yes, you'll be learning some incredibly powerful A-material, but the INVALUABLE stuff will be the insight you learn along the way.
This lecture is for everyone, from the beginner to the professional and for magicians and mentalists alike. Dont miss it!
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Customer Reviews (showing 1 - 9 of 9)4 of 4 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on September 21st, 2014
John Lovick took the stage and hit a home run on the first swing in what is one of the finest lectures you'll ever see.
He performed AND taught pieces right out of his Professional Act! And he was FUNNY!
1) John's incredible Bottle Production ( it can be produced ANY time during your act, no matter what style jacket you wear ).
2) A funny McCombical-Deck routine.
3) A clever, spooky, FUNNY Confabulation routine.
4) Card to impossible location ( can be signed )
5) Cards to pocket transposition ( card scan be signed )
6) John gives DETAILED lessons on the use of Equivoke.
7) Torn and Restored Newspaper using a 3-fold flyer from his Handsome Jack show.
8) A Max Maven prediction effect with a Rich Marotta ending ( What Your Future Holds ).
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 6th, 2016
I live in North East England but missed attending the South Tyneside convention a few years ago when they had Jon Booked. I knew ofhim thro'Bill switch Book , handsome Jack T&R card, blank thought of card trick etc & was a fan. Wish i could have attended convention as his lecture is fantastic. He talks the talk but walks the walk. Very entertaining & knows how & why to do things a certain way.
Even more of a fan now & i am a very knowlegeble working pro. Going to get the Handsome Jack book as well.
This lecture is worth much more than the asking price.
Jon & Penguin keep up the fantastic work.
Mike Donoghue N.E. england
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 7th, 2016
John Lovick did a great job. This was a fun lecture to watch with some very good material.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 25th, 2015
Really excellent-filled me with inspiration....!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 14th, 2015
I'm always impressed his works - his writing ("Switch" and "Experimence" are well-written books), his marketed items("I Dream of Mindreading" and his torn and restored card are winner), his published works (Especially, his works on Labyrinth published by Stephen Hobbs are REALLY great.). And I also really impressed his "Handsome Jack" act - His skill and style are well-balanced and his materials are top-notch.
Now, he teaches some his materials (straight from his "Handsome Jack" act) here. Frankly, I can't believe we can learn great original materials from this seasoned professional. Whenever I learn from seasoned professionals, I just sit up straight and listen to their words carefully. You'll amaze how small details improve performance dramatically .
His performance is always great (make you laugh and baffled) and his teaching style is really clear.His talk session with Mr. Dan Harlan is also really great.This is the lecture I want to not tip other magicians.
You have to make these great A++ materials into your own pieces, but he gives us good advice on it.
Mr. Lovick just announced he will release all his "Handsome Jack" act in book form. I can't wait next chance to learn his materials directly from him.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 18th, 2014
What a great lecture! Before this lecture I knew very little of JL or HJ but the preview appealed to me. Wow I was right. John is funny, has great presentation and the magic is very strong. Most of the tricks here are for parlour but as John stated, the majority can be done in closeup situation. His act is very polished and the tips and sit down section are real gems. Dan was also a great host.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 1st, 2014
Loved it, it was packed from appetizer to dessert! One thing you will bring away from this lecture is that you not only saw a seasoned performer but also someone who can really put magic and the reasoning behind it in perspective, your perspective. I got so much from this lecture. He taught not only some cool tricks but more-so the behind the scenes thinking (scripting, premise, etc.) that proved to be invaluable. If you want to perform for others then just get this lecture, you won't be disappointed, I'll buy ya a drink if you are! :)
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on September 24th, 2014
Not only were the tricks that John explained very good, but his advice on scripting, equivoke, and a number of other thing were very good. His work on building a character is fantastic.
If you are looking for good stand up material, good advice on being a better performer, and good material on how to make tricks "your own," this is the lecture for you.
A fine way to spend a few hours, and the watch it again.
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