Behind the Page: The Eli Marks Podcast

Behind the Page: The Eli Marks Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 209: Eagle Magic’s Larry Kahlow … and Chapter Nine of “The Bullet Catch”
May 09, 2022

Eagle Magic store owner Larry Kahlow talks about the history of the store, and we learn about his key connection to the Eli Marks mystery series … and then a reading of Chapter Nine of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Nine of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00

Episode 208: Michael Close talks about his work on “Penn & Teller Fool Us” … and Chapter 8 of “The Bullet Catch”
April 25, 2022

Magician Michael Close goes into depth about his work helping magicians do their best on “Penn & Teller Fool Us” … and then we jump into a reading of Chapter Eight of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Eight of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:39:33 LINKS The

Episode 207: Jon Armstrong on being a magic consultant … and Chapter Seven of “The Bullet Catch”
April 11, 2022

Magician Jon Armstrong talks about his work as a magic consultant and the connection between magicians and superheroes … and then a reading of Chapter Seven of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Seven of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:38:28 LINKS The Eli Ma

Episode 206: Jonathan Levit on what it’s like to be a magic consultant … and Chapter Six of “The Bullet Catch”
March 28, 2022

Magician Jonathan Levit offers some of his experiences as a magic consultant (“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” “Now You See Me,” “The X-Files”) … and then a reading of Chapter Six of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Six of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:

Episode 205: David Parr on storytelling in magic … and Chapter Five of “The Bullet Catch”
March 14, 2022

Magician David Parr on storytelling in magic … and then a reading of Chapter Five of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Five of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:40:45 LINKS The Eli Marks Mystery Series: http://www.elimarksmysteries.com/ Get yourself a Free E

Episode 204: Joshua Jay on Tragic Magic … and Chapter Four of “The Bullet Catch”
February 28, 2022

In this episode, Joshua Jay recounts a handful of tragic stories about when magic goes wrong … David Regal on “The Puppy Trick” … and a reading of Chapter Four of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Four of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:29:08 LINKS The Eli

Episode 203: Stan Allen on The Masked Magician … and Chapter Three of “The Bullet Catch”
February 14, 2022

Publisher, Magician and Convention Producer Stan Allen recounts the furor around the TV specials hosted by The Masked Magician and the reaction of the magic community to the trick-revealing programs… and then a reading of Chapter Three of “The Bullet Cat

Episode 202: Steve Cohen on performing The Bullet Catch … and Chapter Two of “The Bullet Catch”
January 24, 2022

Magician Steve Cohen talks about the dangers inherent to performing The Bullet Catch … and then a reading of Chapter Two of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter Two of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:18:53 LINKS The Eli Marks Mystery Series: http://www.elimark

Episode 201: Dennis Palumbo on panic attacks … and Chapter One of “The Bullet Catch”
January 10, 2022

Mystery writer and psychotherapist Dennis Palumbo talks about the panic attacks Eli is experiencing throughout “The Bullet Catch” … and then a reading of Chapter One of “The Bullet Catch.” Chapter One of “The Bullet Catch” starts at 00:30:12 LINKS The

Episode 124: Mike Super on corporate magic … and then a special reading of “The Invisible Assistant.”
December 27, 2021

Mike Super talks about the challenges of performing corporate events … and a special reading of “The Invisible Assistant.” The reading of the short story, “The Invisible Assistant,” starts at 00:37:33 LINKS Bonus video: Mike Super talks about doing magi