A Quick, Quirky, Corky Trick

By Tom Interval

When I was about 14 or 15, my father, Jerry Interval (1923–2006), taught me an amusing, if not amazing, little trick with two corks. I’m not 100 percent sure who taught it to him, but I suspect it was Pittsburgh magician Jack Gottlob (pronounced “got-lobe”), whom I met once in my father’s photography studio but haven’t seen or spoken to since. Memories fade, but I recall Jack being a super-nice guy. He gave or sold my father an old five-volume set of the Tarbell Course in Magic, and he spoke with me for a while about our fine craft. I put together a short video tutorial of the cork trick. If you like to learn easy tricks, it doesn’t get much easier than this. You can preview the tutorial below or directly on YouTube and watch the full video on my Patreon or new Rokfin page.


About Interval Magic

Magician Tom Interval, owner of San Diego-based Interval Magic, provides magic entertainment and training to private and corporate clients locally and throughout the United States. A member of the Academy of Magical Arts (AMA), International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM), and Society of American Magicians (SAM), Interval has captivated tens of thousands of people at numerous venues, including Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he performed as a medieval conjurer, trained employees of the magic shop, and promoted the park on several local TV talk shows along the East Coast. As an entertainer, business owner, and former marketing communications professional, Interval understands that the success of any event depends on how satisfied his clients' guests are. Whether it’s a trade show or 50th wedding anniversary, Interval is dedicated to providing his audiences with a highly visual, interactive, mind-boggling magic experience they’ll remember and talk about for years to come. To learn more, please visit www.intervalmagic.com.
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