Zoom the image with the mouse
i
i
i
i
Shipping
Worldwide
Secure Shopping
Guarantee

Offbeat by Nick Diffatte - Book

In stock
BK-DIOF
$54.95
"Nick Diffatte is a rare breed. Clever, funny—a total badass."—Chris KennerExecutive Producer for David Copperfield Take sixteen road-tested, audience-proven routines from one of the funniest magicians on stage today, combine with nine essays, hundreds of stylized color photos, fresh & original art, and a worker's perspective on the way to...
$54.95

"Nick Diffatte is a rare breed. Clever, funny—a total badass."
—Chris Kenner
Executive Producer for David Copperfield

Take sixteen road-tested, audience-proven routines from one of the funniest magicians on stage today, combine with nine essays, hundreds of stylized color photos, fresh & original art, and a worker's perspective on the way to make your work your own, and what do you get? 

Offbeat.

Nick Diffatte's first hardbound collection is not jam-packed with oodles of tricks.

What fills its pages are deceptive, engaging, real-world routines devised and developed by one of the hardest-working, laugh-provoking, multi-talented performers in magicdom.

From tricks with balloon animals, rope, and handcuffs suitable for the largest stages (that's three different routines, not one!), to close-up miracles with contact lenses, sticks of gum, and playing cards, each effect is presented in crystal clear detail, with accompanying lines, sleights, and insight developed in the trenches.

These are amazing, doable, and practical tricks. Offbeat is a book of magic you will do - because it's been done, thousands of times, in the real world, by a working pro. Are there difficult sleights required? Not really (though you'll find a few underground secrets buried in the book's pages). Prep-work? Some. But the end result is well worth the time required.

The effects themselves are complemented by essays on comedy magic, presentation, how to be bad and stage (and why that's OK), and a host of Diffatte's other hard-won thoughts.

A 190-page 7 x 10" deluxe cloth bound hard cover book with original art by Vernon James and photographs by Brett Loudermilk, and a foreword by Mac King.

"Offbeat sizzles with strong, novel, and commercial magic while presenting a genuine mood-altering experience in the form of thought-provoking and funny essays, deft photos, and whimsical illustrations. It’s a richly appointed banquet of visual thinking. Simply put, Diffatte is a talent to watch, and Offbeat is clever from cover to cover."  
—Joel Hodgson
Creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000

Returns Policy

In the world of magic, the secret is told when the trick is sold. Accordingly, Magic Inc. has a strict no-refund policy. Thus, once you receive an item, you have access to the secrets included, and that is not something that we can get back from you. For this reason, we do not issue refunds and we do not exchange product that is in working order. However, if the merchandise should be defective, we will gladly replace it with a non-defective version of the same trick. No exceptions.

Shipping Info

Domestic Shipping

Merchandise to shipped to customers in the continental United States is shipped via United States Postal Service (USPS) or United Parcel Service Ground (UPS), whenever possible. Merchandise to customers in Alaska and Hawaii is shipped via USPS. Overnight shipping may be requested. You will be charged for the exact cost of the shipping and a small handling fee.

Our website gives you a shipping quote based on the cost of your purchase. We normally adjust the shipping charges to more accurately reflect the cost of shipping, as long as we can ship your purchase for an amount smaller than that quoted.

International Shipping

For shipping outside the United States, charges for international orders are based on the weight and size of your order and will be calculated at the time of shipping. You will be charged the actual postage, plus a small handling fee. Merchandise to international customers is shipped via United States Postal Services (via International Priority Mail).

Offbeat by Nick Diffatte - Book
Cart cart 0
You have successfully subscribed!
x