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The best magic is not about a clever gimmick but telling a really good story.
AL COHEN, D.C. MAGIC SHOP PROPRIETOR WHO KNEW ALL THE TRICKS, DIES AT 94MATT SCHUDELDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I’m not in favor of a regional transportation plan that’s filled with gimmicks and somehow manages to maintain the status quo.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: BLAKESPEAR LAYS OUT SANDAG GOALSKAYLA JIMENEZDECEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Once considered a collegiate gimmick that hid some quarterback weaknesses, the offense has recently produced a bevy of NFL starters, including Kyler Murray, Baker Mayfield and Jared Goff.
TYREEK HILL ONCE THOUGHT PATRICK MAHOMES WAS ‘TRASH.’ NOW THEY’RE THE NFL’S DEADLIEST DUO.CINDY BOREN, NEIL GREENBERGDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Part of the selling point, beyond just the gimmick of the hologram’s next-level verisimilitude, is its interactivity.
PORTL HOLOGRAM RAISES $3M TO PUT A HOLOGRAM MACHINE IN EVERY HOMEJONATHAN SHIEBEROCTOBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The messaging company has implemented a couple of internal automated games and gimmicks, like a bot that reminds people twice a day to check in on a game called Animal Crossing, fostering connections between employees.
‘INTEGRATORS’ AND ‘SEPARATORS’: HOW MANAGERS ARE HELPING THE TWO TYPES OF REMOTE WORKERS SURVIVE THE PANDEMICJEN WIECZNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
It's the gimmick that makes rich Spaniards fuel and hide submarines in the Caribbean—you know that for a fact yourself.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
Everyone had a little sideline, a gimmick, to put one over on whoever was gullible enough to swallow it.
THE HOUSE FROM NOWHEREARTHUR G. STANGLAND
I nodded, looking for the gimmick that made this a paying proposition for good old Tangiers Mutual.
THE RISK PROFESSIONDONALD EDWIN WESTLAKE
You're going to keep up with me, drink for drink, until I can eyeprint that gimmick of yours—or else I stop drinking.
THE EGO MACHINEHENRY KUTTNER
This gimmick makes it possible for citizens to raise and decide issues directly.
THE VARIABLE MANPHILIP K. DICK
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