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by Scotto
February 11th, 2013, 12:58 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Jonny Cates Holdout
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Re: FS: Jonny Cates Holdout

Dan, Per policy please update your post to keep it from being deleted. 1. You MUST insert your full name, address, phone number, and e-mail address into your post along with the list of the items you want to sell.* Also, you MUST state a price for each item. Failure to do either of these will result...
by Scotto
October 30th, 2012, 3:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Castle Movie
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Re: The Magic Castle Movie

Some more info on the Magic Castle Movie Dont confuse this with Magic Kingdom, Disneys Night at the Museum-style film in which a Disney theme park comes to life at night. No, Magic Castle or whatever this film may be called is based on a private nightclub in Hollywood housed in a century-old buildin...
by Scotto
October 30th, 2012, 12:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Castle Movie
Replies: 1
Views: 512

The Magic Castle Movie

Just saw this, Not a lot of news but looks like we should keep an eye on it.
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=96480
by Scotto
October 30th, 2012, 12:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cupcake Wars
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Re: Cupcake Wars

I got to taste 2 of the three winning cupcakes. I have to say that there were indeed some of the best I have ever had.
by Scotto
October 1st, 2012, 2:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Show in Santa Monica
Replies: 0
Views: 282

New Show in Santa Monica

Albie Selznick (of the MUMS) has a fun show called Smoke and Mirrors at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica, CA The show will run from now thru Dec 16th on Saturday (8:00pm) and Sunday (7:00 pm) with a special 8:00 pm show on Halloween Use the code "Magic" to get discount tickets. <!--...
by Scotto
September 28th, 2012, 5:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Magic Castle Cards
Replies: 34
Views: 5264

Re: New Magic Castle Cards

Just a couple of things about the "new" Magic Castle cards I was asked to post regarding questions that were raised here; 1. Brookledge Corporation(owned by Milt Larsen) has the cards made and supplies them to the AMA to sell at The Magic Castle. 2. We asked Steve Mitchell to do the design...
by Scotto
September 17th, 2012, 5:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Magic Castle Cards
Replies: 34
Views: 5264

Re: New Magic Castle Cards

Leonard Hevia wrote:Are the faces standard Bicycle 808s for this updated version? The last version of the Castle cards did not carry this feature. The court cards looked cartoonish.


With the exception of the Jokers and Ace of Spades. The faces are the same as standard Bicycle.
by Scotto
September 17th, 2012, 1:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Magic Castle Cards
Replies: 34
Views: 5264

Re: New Magic Castle Cards

Someone asked about the art work, I believe that Ex-Trustee Steve Mitchell did the artwork on these cards. I have a few decks and they are very good quality.
by Scotto
July 30th, 2012, 5:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CALIFORNIA LECTURES
Replies: 8
Views: 1691

Re: CALIFORNIA LECTURES

Idan,
Beside the Magic Castle that has lectures every Sunday, but you must be a magician member to get in.
The Magic Apple has this
Boris Wild Lecture August 2nd 7:00pm

August 2nd 7:00pm $25 per Person
by Scotto
July 25th, 2012, 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CALIFORNIA LECTURES
Replies: 8
Views: 1691

Re: CALIFORNIA LECTURES

California is a big state, what area will you be in. Southern California (Los Angeles, San Diego) Bay Area (San Francisco)

The Magic Apple in Los Angeles has lectures, not sure of the dates right now.
by Scotto
July 24th, 2012, 7:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle at Sea
Replies: 7
Views: 1762

Re: Magic Castle at Sea

Has there been an announcement from The Magic Castle on this? Would love to hear more about it. This was posted in the Castle Forums Crystal Cruises has formed a partnership with Magic Castle in Hollywood to perform magic shows at sea. The magic shows begin July 23 on Crystal Symphony and Aug. 6 on...
by Scotto
July 16th, 2012, 6:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Helder and Derek are returning to the Magic Castle
Replies: 6
Views: 1606

Re: Helder and Derek are returning to the Magic Castle

This is a wonderful show.
I'm planning on going back
by Scotto
May 30th, 2012, 12:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What's the best magic book you've found at a bargain books store?
Replies: 29
Views: 5171

Re: What's the best magic book you've found at a bargain books store?

I got a copy of the "The Magic Castle Walls of Fame" on eBay for $9.95, it said that the binding wasn't in the best shape but I wanted a copy. No one else bid on it as the shape was less than perfect. On arrival I opened it up to find about 40 autographs, including The Professor, Kuda Bux,...
by Scotto
May 17th, 2012, 8:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jack Kodell - RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: Jack Kodell - RIP

Aloha Jack
by Scotto
May 14th, 2012, 7:27 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rainbow Deck
Replies: 41
Views: 6104

Re: Rainbow Deck

Don't let these get away!
Mine arrived today and I couldn't be happier.
This is "The Rainbow Deck!"
by Scotto
April 16th, 2012, 11:35 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Jules Fisher
Replies: 4
Views: 1036

Re: Jules Fisher

Jules is also the LD (Lighting Director) that is famous for the dancing hands in "Pippin" Magic To Do He has attended several of the Magic History conferences and lectured a few years ago. He used tractor lights in the floor to throw a beam of light that the actors could move their hands i...
by Scotto
April 13th, 2012, 7:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Rose by Any Other Name? Not if you're Teller
Replies: 34
Views: 11136

Re: A Rose by Any Other Name? Not if you're Teller

Here is a link to the "Courthouse News" about the story

http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/04/13/45593.htm
by Scotto
April 13th, 2012, 7:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Rose by Any Other Name? Not if you're Teller
Replies: 34
Views: 11136

A Rose by Any Other Name? Not if you're Teller

It's the greatest crime in the magic community -- revealing the secret behind another magician's illusion -- and now, Teller (from Penn & Teller) is suing ... claiming he's a victim of the malfeasance. Teller -- who legally changed his name to just "Teller" -- filed the lawsuit in Neva...
by Scotto
April 11th, 2012, 7:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Birthday Mark Wilson!
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Happy Birthday Mark Wilson!

Happy Birthday Mark!
by Scotto
March 21st, 2012, 5:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Has Hollywood Magic Vanished?
Replies: 42
Views: 14872

Re: Has Hollywood Magic Vanished?

My understanding is the Greg St. Pierre has all the inventory that was in the store. He is /was planning to open a new store in the Southern California area as soon as possible. I'll try to get in touch with him
by Scotto
February 17th, 2012, 3:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Looking for the email address of Dave Cox
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Re: Looking for the email address of Dave Cox

Hi Richard,
Sent to you
by Scotto
November 30th, 2011, 3:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magical new film from Martin Scorsese - Hugo
Replies: 20
Views: 4217

Re: Magical new film from Martin Scorsese - Hugo

MaxNY wrote: Never did find out what happened to the notebook...

I believe Copperfield bought it :D
by Scotto
November 21st, 2011, 12:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Los Angeles Magic History Conference
Replies: 34
Views: 6627

Re: Los Angeles Magic History Conference

I agree with everyone on the highlights of the conference. Though my favorite had to be visiting Brookledge and watching Marvyn Roy perform some of the effects he demonstrated back in the early 1940's when he worked for Thayers. He was having way to much fun and it was wonderful to watch. Can't wai...
by Scotto
October 25th, 2011, 7:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Daniel - RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 1161

Re: John Daniel - RIP

Very sad news
by Scotto
May 31st, 2011, 3:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 58997

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

undercut wrote: If, as reported, NPH will be the host of the AA's this year, the stars could align.


NPH is hosting the Tonys this year. They are in New York, it's a long commute.
by Scotto
April 12th, 2011, 1:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 31788

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

Richard Kaufman wrote:The scuttlebutt is that Erika Larsen will be appointed interim president until the next election.

Plus I've also heard that Erika has be doing a wonderful job on the Board so far. I think she can do a good job filling in the position until the next election.
by Scotto
February 9th, 2011, 11:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Castle Review on Huffington Post
Replies: 53
Views: 9857

Re: Castle Review on Huffington Post

I agree, woman tend to love the Castle for the whole Castle experience. The building, the getting dressed up, the feeling of being someplace that not everyone can go to. I love to look for couples or groups of people that seem to be first time guests. Spending 5 or 10 minutes with them, doing a few ...
by Scotto
January 11th, 2011, 1:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Broken Wand :: Terry Seabrooke
Replies: 26
Views: 5291

Re: Terry Seabrooke Has Died

RIP Terry,
Thanks for making me feel like a long lost friend when I met you the first time at the Castle. The laughs never stopped.
by Scotto
December 22nd, 2010, 5:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Billy McComb has Died
Replies: 80
Views: 25191

Re: Billy McComb has Died

Me Too!
by Scotto
December 18th, 2010, 5:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ron Wilson Has Died
Replies: 31
Views: 7699

Re: Ron Wilson Has Died

I was honored to have several dinners and just nights hanging out with Ron. His stories were wonderful and he always had an insight that that let you see things from a different point of view. Here is a toast to you with the Dewars and water.

R.I.P. my friend
by Scotto
December 7th, 2010, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MacPherson Loses Yamashiro Fight, Court Rules in Favor of Family
Replies: 3
Views: 835

MacPherson Loses Yamashiro Fight, Court Rules in Favor of Family

Read about it HERE The Magic Castle is back in the hands to the Glovers and the story is that they are not planning to re-list the property as a package again. "...there has long been talk of splitting up the hill, of selling the Magic Castle to the Academy of Magical Arts (who currently rent t...
by Scotto
November 19th, 2010, 3:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kalin & Jinger, Chris Capehart, Eric Buss at the Magic Castle
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Kalin & Jinger, Chris Capehart, Eric Buss at the Magic Castle

Is it true that the kitchen has a special in honor of Kalin & Jinger?

Crab meat and Spam on a Pop Tart Brioche
by Scotto
September 16th, 2010, 12:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Copperfield on AGT Tonight
Replies: 15
Views: 2782

Re: Copperfield on AGT Tonight

Wow DC was at top form,
It was a joy to watch
by Scotto
July 27th, 2010, 3:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Larsen Legacy
Replies: 296
Views: 44296

Re: Magic Castle Larsen Legacy

I don't understand it completely and I'm sure someone can explain it better but there is a significant and legal distinction between the Magic Castle and the Academy of Magical Arts. The AMA is a not for profit organization that uses the Magic Castle as it's clubhouse. There is also a business(MFB)...
by Scotto
July 27th, 2010, 12:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Is Magic A "Red Flag" When You're Dating?
Replies: 26
Views: 2788

Re: Is Magic A "Red Flag" When You're Dating?

I met my fiance at The Magic Castle, We got engaged at the L.A. Magic History Conference (On Stage) We will be wed, OK not someplace that has to do with Magic, but 2 out of 3.
No red flag there.
by Scotto
June 2nd, 2010, 1:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bursky
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Re: Bursky

Alan,
Good to know. I'll plan on seeing you in the Pellar.
by Scotto
May 24th, 2010, 2:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Luigi
Replies: 15
Views: 1963

Re: Luigi

From Dana's Facebook page "It's with a broken heart that I share with you the passing of my little friend and partner Luigi the Psychic Parrot. He died of natural causes yesterday back stage at the Magic Castle in my arms. Luigi was 29 years old and has been in my family for past 28 years. I ha...
by Scotto
April 6th, 2010, 3:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: AMA "Magic Castle" New boards
Replies: 26
Views: 4389

Re: AMA "Magic Castle" New boards

Would someone call the TSA, this thread has been hijacked!
:)
by Scotto
March 30th, 2010, 4:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: AMA "Magic Castle" New boards
Replies: 26
Views: 4389

Re: AMA "Magic Castle" New boards

mai-ling wrote:These are the people who will be considering
my father (and anyone else) for the
Honorary Lifetime Membership...

...interesting



That would be Board of Trustees

Irene Larsen
Max Maven
David Regal
Mark Wilson
Mark Nelson
Jon Armstrong
Joan Lawton
by Scotto
March 30th, 2010, 12:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: AMA "Magic Castle" New boards
Replies: 26
Views: 4389

AMA "Magic Castle" New boards

The Board of Directors Neil Patrick Harris - Vice President Robert Lamoureux - President Rich Cowley Erika Larsen Jean Boyle - Treasurer Danny Robinson Maurice Newman - Secretary Board of Trustees Irene Larsen Max Maven David Regal Mark Wilson Mark Nelson Jon Armstrong Joan Lawton

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