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The slow death of magic as we know it or just another change in art?

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016, 8:08 pm ♦ Comments Off on The slow death of magic as we know it or just another change in art?

http://gallery.calvin.edu/Banachek

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Saturday, October 15th, 2016, 8:03 am ♦ Comments Off on http://gallery.calvin.edu/Banachek

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When time stood still

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Friday, June 24th, 2016, 8:06 pm ♦ Comments Off on When time stood still

The year was 1972. The place was Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The destination was the drive-in movie theater close to Marist Brothers where I would go to school for a year (Marist Brothers that is, not the drive-in theat [...]

What does the word mentalist mean?

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Friday, August 7th, 2015, 8:04 pm ♦ Comments Off on What does the word mentalist mean?

As with anything there are those who want to play semantics with words and some will misinterpret the word mentalist to mean what they want it to mean

Banachek predicts Toronto Newspaper Headlines

Posted in: Latest News, Uncategorized ♦ Monday, June 11th, 2012, 5:59 am ♦ Comments Off on Banachek predicts Toronto Newspaper Headlines

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New Years Card Trick For You

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Friday, December 30th, 2011, 8:02 pm ♦ Comments Off on New Years Card Trick For You

This my version of an old Eddie Joseph effect. I love his thinking. I once posted it elsewhere, and sent a copy on to Teller,(the silent half that brilliant duo), he liked it enough to put his own presentation together for his book, How To Play In Traffic. I gave them a few other things for the b [...]

Banachek on nightline this Wednesday

Posted in: Latest News, Uncategorized ♦ Monday, August 15th, 2011, 6:42 pm ♦ Comments Off on Banachek on nightline this Wednesday

Beyond Belief:  Banachek on Nightline [caption id="attachment_629" align="alignleft" width="550" caption="One of the tests for nightline"][...]

How to raise a heart rate in a baby

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Thursday, May 27th, 2010, 8:00 pm ♦ Comments Off on How to raise a heart rate in a baby

At the time I w [...]

Bats, echolocation and amazing people

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Friday, May 21st, 2010, 7:56 pm ♦ Comments Off on Bats, echolocation and amazing people

During my last years of high school and after I graduated from high school, I worked three jobs, one was at Washington Hospital, Washington, PA. My first job there was as a dish-washer, I had to clean food off plates that sick people had been eating off. Not a nice job. I remember one time my boss m [...]

Keep a Baby Picture in Your Wallet If You Want It Returned

Posted in: Uncategorized ♦ Monday, May 10th, 2010, 7:52 pm ♦ Comments Off on Keep a Baby Picture in Your Wallet If You Want It Returned

Back in the 1990's I coached a kids soccer team; St. Theresa's in Memorial Park, Houston, TX.  I was very proud that I took the last place team and moved them up to the finals.  Despite all of that there is one thing that always stood out during that time. When I started to work with the team [...]