Dying to Change
- Larry Hass tells the story of how he transformed from Philosophy Professor to Professional Magician.
- Detailed lessons about what is required to be a full-time magician in the world today.
- Volume 4 of the celebrated book series, ASTONISHING ESSAYS, from Vanishing Inc. Magic.
In 2006, Dr. Lawrence Hass did the unthinkable. He left his job as a tenured professor to pursue magic as a full-time profession. Against the odds, his magic career is thriving, and his is overjoyed with his second career.
"I've learned a lot through this life change, about myself certainly, but also about magic as a pursuit and a profession," Larry says in his introduction to Dying to Change. "I have ideas to share about what magic is as an entertainment and as an art form, and about what is required to perform it successfully."
Magic books usually deal with card stacks and finger positions for sleights. Dying to Change is about magic, but it is also about life.