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by PapaG
October 11th, 2017, 1:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: The Jerx Year Three

performer wrote:You only have to read it.


Come on, you can't get off that lightly.
by PapaG
October 11th, 2017, 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: The Jerx Year Three

performer wrote:Yes. Fascinating nonsense. This guy knows very little about magic or how to go about doing it. Sorry.



What's your issue with the findings?
by PapaG
October 11th, 2017, 8:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: The Jerx Year Three

Absolutely fascinating material on today's Jerx post.
by PapaG
October 7th, 2017, 2:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: The Jerx Year Three

Joe Mckay wrote:Andy made a joke about upping the prices for next year to a thousand bucks. To keep the blog exclusive to die-hard fans.

I thought for a couple of seconds - and said, 'Yeah - I can go to that level'. Alas, it was a joke.




Please don't tempt him.
by PapaG
April 6th, 2017, 2:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Steranko
Replies: 24
Views: 3710

Re: Steranko

I wonder how he feels about people coming up to him and talking magic.
by PapaG
March 27th, 2017, 10:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Daryl's Death at The Magic Castle
Replies: 180
Views: 31376

Re: Daryl's Death at The Magic Castle

I think it was a decent thing he did by changing the name. We no longer live in the age where something from another country is de facto 'other' and automatically qualifies as not of this world. The times have moved on. In some ways.
by PapaG
February 24th, 2017, 2:56 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Larry Jennings New Book?
Replies: 168
Views: 78296

Re: Larry Jennings New Book?

Nice one.
by PapaG
February 24th, 2017, 12:14 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Larry Jennings New Book?
Replies: 168
Views: 78296

Re: Larry Jennings New Book?

Really? No more information? At least tell us if it was a breakthrough or a further setback...
by PapaG
February 17th, 2017, 8:21 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Larry Jennings New Book?
Replies: 168
Views: 78296

Re: Larry Jennings New Book?

Richard Kaufman wrote:An interesting development this evening ...


Tease...
by PapaG
February 5th, 2017, 8:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6723

Re: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017

I sympathise with what has happened to the Jennings books but, bloody hell, what a tragic waste.
by PapaG
February 3rd, 2017, 6:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6723

Re: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017

Jennings??
by PapaG
January 21st, 2017, 3:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Steve Vai on How to Unlock Your Unique Creative Potential
Replies: 1
Views: 765

Re: Steve Vai on How to Unlock Your Unique Creative Potential

Inspirational stuff. Thanks for posting.
by PapaG
November 11th, 2016, 3:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

Magicians should really get behind Andy. He is one of the real bright sparks in our field and it would be more than a real shame to see The Jerx disappear. The subscription rate is something extremely affordable and, for those who do subscribe, there will be exclusive content. I really think we're l...
by PapaG
October 26th, 2016, 12:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Stephen Minch - Hermetic Press - Closed?
Replies: 24
Views: 6724

Re: Stephen Minch - Hermetic Press - Closed?

Talking of slow boats from China, is the So Sato book making its way to shops in the UK? I'd like to get a copy from my local store before Brexit achieves dollar/pound parity...
by PapaG
July 11th, 2016, 4:59 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 58
Views: 18629

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

But please, only after the release of the Jennings books.
by PapaG
July 11th, 2016, 2:54 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 58
Views: 18629

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

As long as the £ pulls out of this fatal nose dive...
by PapaG
June 7th, 2016, 5:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New release of Cervon Notebooks
Replies: 85
Views: 14167

Re: New release of Cervon Notebooks

If there are no issues of bad faith, why is this new, let's call it 'trove'... being sold for half the original asking price?
by PapaG
June 6th, 2016, 2:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New release of Cervon Notebooks
Replies: 85
Views: 14167

Re: New release of Cervon Notebooks

These books (full sets...) are now popping up in stores all over the place.

What an absolute p!ss take by the publisher.
by PapaG
June 5th, 2016, 5:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Copperfield being sued (and his illusion exposed)
Replies: 18
Views: 5604

Re: Copperfield being sued (and his illusion exposed)

The Daily Mail is an appalling rag that has absolutely no regard for truth or morality. It was (in)famously a supporter of Hitler and the Third Reich and it hasn't changed much since.
by PapaG
October 22nd, 2015, 7:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

You had to be a subscriber.
by PapaG
October 21st, 2015, 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

Bill, the misinterpretations continue - I thought you meant I was being obsequious ...
by PapaG
October 21st, 2015, 10:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

I think PapaG used the double negative accidentally, making his statement, "I am a fan of the Genii Forum." Unless he meant otherwise, which he's free to tell us. I meant the double negative - I am a fan of the Genii forum. I did logic as part of my degree years ago but you've got me thin...
by PapaG
October 21st, 2015, 9:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

Well done you.
by PapaG
October 21st, 2015, 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

I don't think you can compare an open forum with a site which comprises one person's ideas and thinking (produced at a rate of knots...).

Not that I am not a fan of the Genii forum.
by PapaG
October 20th, 2015, 7:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 47837

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

The Jerx is hands down the best new magic content on the web. Andy's thinking and presentations are leaps ahead.

And the blog is as funny as f@@@.
by PapaG
September 5th, 2015, 12:49 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books on Riffle culling/stacking
Replies: 13
Views: 2474

Re: Books on Riffle culling/stacking

The real work on this has never been printed. I saw Jennings cull and stack four Aces from a shuffled deck with no suspicious fiddling and quickly and casually. Well bloody well publish it then please! Will this find its way into the Jennings books? And, the perennial question, how close are they t...
by PapaG
June 10th, 2015, 9:22 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: This is utterly brilliant
Replies: 21
Views: 5690

Re: This is utterly brilliant

Jonathan Townsend wrote:+1 to the columnist notion

Still reeling from the Elmsley Count observation. All four cards? Just four cards? Still face down?



What was the Elmsley Count observation?
by PapaG
May 19th, 2015, 6:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 56
Views: 18741

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

It's the first of three volumes? Can you give us a rough overview of how the books are going to be divided?

On a side note, is the Dad Stevens book still in the long grass or will some of that material make it into these volumes?
by PapaG
March 26th, 2015, 3:57 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection
Replies: 195
Views: 55209

Re: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection

[censored] is Bansky a common thief.
by PapaG
March 7th, 2015, 10:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cups and Balls ala Count Arthur Strong
Replies: 9
Views: 2155

Re: Cups and Balls ala Count Arthur Strong

Going to see his stage show in a few months. Off topic but I think Linehan has really emasculated Delaney's creation. The radio show is/was pure genius.
by PapaG
March 3rd, 2015, 12:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lennart Green is Seriously Ill
Replies: 8
Views: 4333

Re: Lennart Green is Seriously Ill

Indeed it is.
by PapaG
January 1st, 2015, 12:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Love for Magicians?
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

Re: No Love for Magicians?

Very interesting read. Thanks for posting.
by PapaG
November 2nd, 2014, 9:31 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What Say You? JP Vallarino's Wild Card
Replies: 53
Views: 12905

Re: What Say You? JP Vallarino's Wild Card

I never tire of hearing laymen say 'do that again!'.
by PapaG
November 2nd, 2014, 9:11 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What Say You? JP Vallarino's Wild Card
Replies: 53
Views: 12905

Re: What Say You? JP Vallarino's Wild Card

Do you think that is a magician or layman's point of view?
by PapaG
August 27th, 2014, 12:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Get Out Your Money: The Hollingworth Collection is Here!
Replies: 127
Views: 18182

Re: Get Out Your Money: The Hollingworth Collection is Here!

Of all the products to accuse of overhype and it is what is in effect the collected works of Guy Hollingworth that gets singled out as an example....

Would still like a list of actual new content though.
by PapaG
August 2nd, 2014, 10:00 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller's Fool Us -- US broadcast
Replies: 10
Views: 2733

Re: Penn & Teller's Fool Us -- US broadcast

I can't stand it. Reduces magic to a puzzle.
by PapaG
July 6th, 2014, 1:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lennart Green is Seriously Ill
Replies: 8
Views: 4333

Re: Lennart Green is Seriously Ill

Lennart's breathtaking card magic was what got me hooked.

Wishing Lennart a speedy recovery.

Mark
by PapaG
June 18th, 2014, 2:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Smoothini on AGT
Replies: 58
Views: 12326

Re: Smoothini on AGT

@shattererdorbit
Quite. Intentional or not, it definitely all added to the impact.
by PapaG
June 18th, 2014, 11:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Smoothini on AGT
Replies: 58
Views: 12326

Re: Smoothini on AGT

Approaching the judges at their desk was a really smart thing to do. It brought an intimacy that would have been completely lacking if a spectator had been asked up onto the stage (which would look a bit hokey and 'here we go again, another bloody magician'....) It also put Smoothini on the same lev...
by PapaG
June 16th, 2014, 10:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 16307

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

Any further details on the contents of the discs?

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