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A State of Mind - Mentalism by Dennis Hermanzo

A State of Mind - Mentalism by Dennis Hermanzo

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A State of Mind is in the same style as what he has become known for with his other books... making memorable mentalism by using classical principles with audience-tested routines from his own repertoire! In other words, stuff that works in the "real world!"
This book will teach you 19 powerful, direct, hard-hitting and high-impact mentalism routines using classic props and everyday items. These routines are meant for the working, performing mentalist whose goal is to project a powerful impact on his audience!

It also contains four longer essays in which Dennis goes deeper into his views on how to become a better performer, how to overcome stage fright and much more.
If you are a fan of Dennis's previous work, we are sure of that you will love this book!

The book is full of creative and diabolical material accomplished with a minimum of props or sleights. All in classical mentalism style with the adaptations of simple, classic proven methods designed to "kill" lay people on stage and close-up.

Hardbound featuring 296 pages chock full of illustrations, images, photos and content. Edited by: Bill Trotter.

Here are some of the contents:
  • Foreword by Steve Drury
  • Head, Heart, and Imagination (Essay)
  • A Few Special Ones (A great opening piece that gets everyone involved, with a fun demonstration of psychology - it ends with a killer prediction.)
  • The Lying Truth (A lie detector routine that you can do anytime and anywhere.)
  • The Psychic Wife (Mind reading from afar!)
  • The Mind of a Rose (Three women, four roses and one finale with an emotional connection!)
  • No Hands, Just the Mind (A sweet demonstration of mind reading & then mind control, using a blindfold and two bottles of soda.)
  • A Question, an Answer... Let's Post it (A Q&A/message reading act for just a few spectators.)
  • Piece of Mind (Essay)
  • Til Death Do Us Part (A shocking "one out of two" effect.)
  • The Chairman of Power (A chair routine with only one chair that is actually fun for the spectators to watch!)
  • Intuition vs Poker Face (A demonstration of how a woman's intuition always wins over a man's poker face. This is one of Dennis's favorite pieces that he has ever performed!)
  • Easy Card Calling (An easy card-calling effect using an ungimmicked deck of cards.)
  • Full of Emptiness (What type of person is she? The mentalist always knows!)
  • The Right State of Mind (Essay)
  • Crush the Spider (A "danger effect" without any gimmicks whatsoever.)
  • The Number of the Beast (Numerology linked to a borrowed bill.)
  • The Psychic Hotline (A book test over the phone for stage performers.)
  • Siblings (A simple routine with three playing cards, but with a strong impact!)
  • Passion or Fear (A killer prediction effect.)
  • Cheers/Mark II (A diabolical script so well thought out. No matter what the spectator chooses, the mentalist does and says exactly the same, and it will have the same outcome!)
  • Homage to Bob Cassidy
  • The Art of Russian Roulette (Dennis's alternative version of Bob Cassidy's masterpiece with a completely different climax using spray cans.)
  • The Artful Diary (Bob Cassidy's Diary Book Test the Hermanzo way.)
  • ???? (Essay)
  • The End

NEW, Hardcover, 296 pages. FIRST Edition


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