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by Steve V
January 28th, 2011, 1:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Book!
Replies: 72
Views: 14562

Re: Mark Lewis Book!

I have a brilliant idea. People can go to <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.marklewisentertainment.com/h">http://www.marklewisentertainment.com/h</a><!-- m --> ... cians.html and get the book or Mr. Kaufmann can consider this idea. Richard, you offer great deals on books for those that ...
by Steve V
September 27th, 2010, 7:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cold Reading Workshop, London, Oct. 10th
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: Cold Reading Workshop, London, Oct. 10th

Nice! I'm tired of England producing good mentalist and magicians by the way, I'm going to have to start saying 'whilst' just to be a contender.
by Steve V
September 27th, 2010, 5:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cold Reading Workshop, London, Oct. 10th
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: Cold Reading Workshop, London, Oct. 10th

I don't see any dates unless they are in the clickys. I know that there is the multi date lectures by Mark Lewis in London coming up around Oct 6th through 10th (don't hold me to that) that Ron McMillan (sp?) is sponsering. It is more costly but then again the Lewis lectures cover two nights per lec...
by Steve V
September 12th, 2010, 7:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Infamous Psychic tours the UK!
Replies: 10
Views: 1721

Re: Infamous Psychic tours the UK!

I believe so.
by Steve V
September 12th, 2010, 6:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Infamous Psychic tours the UK!
Replies: 10
Views: 1721

Re: Infamous Psychic tours the UK!

The word is he will be taping it for a DVD, does 'taping it' apply if it is for DVD? I think heckling would be great if done well....
by Steve V
September 12th, 2010, 6:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Infamous Psychic tours the UK!
Replies: 10
Views: 1721

Re: Infamous Psychic tours the UK!

What if Mark said you were the sexiest man in the world, could be quote him then cuz it would be true? Gotta say one thing, Mark does know his stuff and approaches the readings with a possitive and very customer oriented way. He isn't one of those "death card....well, might be to late to save y...
by Steve V
June 23rd, 2010, 10:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: It's Magic Time on America's Got Talent Again
Replies: 17
Views: 2166

Re: It's Magic Time on America's Got Talent Again

Magic Mike Stroud is an excellent magician. He was a clean cut corporate guy and has gotten more theatrical over the years but he knows what he is doing and it is too bad he fell. I did think it was a great vanish until I realized he went off the stage.
by Steve V
February 18th, 2010, 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4937
Views: 1824508

Re: ERDNASE

Yes! Seriously they used it for all kinds of stuff, they thought it could restart a heart after a heart attack.

One thing about Erdnase, there are a lot of poker players here in Nevada who don't care about magic who read the book.
by Steve V
February 18th, 2010, 12:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4937
Views: 1824508

Re: ERDNASE

Cayenne pepper is considered an herbal cure and preventive for a lot of things.
by Steve V
February 17th, 2010, 12:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: It Turns Out that Criss Angel is distantly Related to Dai Vernon
Replies: 44
Views: 6152

Re: It Turns Out that Criss Angel is distantly Related to Dai Vernon

I'm not sure you could convince me Criss Angel is related to Criss Angel.
by Steve V
January 15th, 2009, 11:32 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Super Mini Chop Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 683

Super Mini Chop Cup

Super Mini Chop Cup Equipment for effect $19.95 (hand crafted by Bob Solari, only 100 produced) <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.bobsolarimagic.com">www.bobsolarimagic.com</a><!-- w --> Let me start by saying if you can find a smaller working chop cup than this Id be very surprised. Wh...
by Steve V
January 12th, 2009, 4:51 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: ENIGMA CARD by Bob Solari
Replies: 0
Views: 679

ENIGMA CARD by Bob Solari

ENIGMA CARD by Bob Solari Card effect $25.95 (Limited to 350 units) <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.bobsolarimagic.com">www.bobsolarimagic.com</a><!-- w --> The basic effect using the Enigma Card would be two cards being shown, say an ace of spades and a seven of clubs, almost instant...
by Steve V
January 12th, 2009, 4:48 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Double Barrel by Bob Solari
Replies: 0
Views: 778

Double Barrel by Bob Solari

Double Barrel by Bob Solari Card Trick $20.00 (hand crafted by Mr. Solari) <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.bobsolarimagic.com">www.bobsolarimagic.com</a><!-- w --> Double Barrel is a routine where the spectator freely picks a card, no force is used, and the magician tells them the nam...
by Steve V
January 12th, 2009, 4:45 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Major Development by Bob Solari
Replies: 3
Views: 1268

Major Development by Bob Solari

Major Development by Bob Solari Close Up Effect <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.bobsolarimagic.com">www.bobsolarimagic.com</a><!-- w --> Major Development is a chop cup style routine that is creative and makes sense. Im actually surprised Ive not seen this idea before. The basic routi...
by Steve V
January 12th, 2009, 4:42 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Mind Whisper by Bob Solari
Replies: 0
Views: 652

Mind Whisper by Bob Solari

Mind Whisper by Bob Solari Card Trick $24.95 <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.bobsolarimagic.com">www.bobsolarimagic.com</a><!-- w --> The effect is as follows. Two spectators are used on stage and stand apart from each other. One spectator thinks of a card and tells you, the magician,...
by Steve V
January 12th, 2009, 4:39 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Bunny Hop by Bob Solari
Replies: 0
Views: 701

Bunny Hop by Bob Solari

Bunny Hop Close up effect $17.95 <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.bobsolarimagic.com">www.bobsolarimagic.com</a><!-- w --> This is an interesting chop cup style routine that makes use of a small top hat with a final load being a toy rabbit. I like the routine and used it for a table wi...
by Steve V
December 29th, 2008, 11:57 pm
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: Jolly Roger on You Tube!
Replies: 25
Views: 6337

Re: Jolly Roger on You Tube!

Pretty nice Roger. I see you like costumes and all that.
I really neve got into them myself but you have some
that are really nice. How often do you go elf? Is that
your Christmas thing or do you sell characters?
by Steve V
December 29th, 2008, 11:44 pm
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: Mark Lewis on You Tube!
Replies: 27
Views: 8081

Re: Mark Lewis on You Tube!

Don't worry Joe, while your comment has cleared the heads of these other folks I got it....
by Steve V
December 29th, 2008, 9:55 pm
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: Mark Lewis on You Tube!
Replies: 27
Views: 8081

Re: Mark Lewis on You Tube!

I'd have to say Roger is wrong, Mark does not show promise in the field of childrens entertainment, he's already an accomplished childrens entertainer. Mr Vamer, I cannot see how you can have a problem with Marks performance unless you are among those that don't get Mark and you are flailing away.
by Steve V
October 22nd, 2008, 6:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Another Use for your Sharpie
Replies: 14
Views: 1999

Re: Another Use for your Sharpie

Why not just have them write on the ceiling?

(PS: John...last time I saw you weren't you moving to New Jersey? You back in San Jose?)
by Steve V
October 22nd, 2008, 12:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A possible starting point to prevent exposure
Replies: 58
Views: 5640

Re: A possible starting point to prevent exposure

Christian, in reference to those that believe they don't need to worry about their own exposure of magic in performance because it isn't important to do it well since they are so darn good.
by Steve V
October 21st, 2008, 8:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What do people really think of FISM?
Replies: 38
Views: 4740

Re: What do people really think of FISM?

I've always been more impressed with people winning the academy of magical arts awards. FISM is one of those contest where one tends to hear so and so did better than the winner but the judges thought a gimmicked card was used etc.. Just doesn't do anything for me I'm afraid.
by Steve V
October 21st, 2008, 8:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A possible starting point to prevent exposure
Replies: 58
Views: 5640

Re: A possible starting point to prevent exposure

If no one wants to know they don't watch? No one wants trains to wreck either but most slow down to check it out. The simple point is exposure is wrong. So far no one has come up with a valid reason but have come up with nonsensical ones. For example that if one watches the show they will soon forge...
by Steve V
October 21st, 2008, 2:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: So...what is a magician?
Replies: 43
Views: 5590

Re: So...what is a magician?

I just saw the question about Jinger and Char. Both of these women are very talented and while I've had contact with both I have spent more time with Jinger. She, Jinger, is not an assistant but, as is Char, considered a partner in the act. That being said Jinger has always described herself as a 'd...
by Steve V
October 21st, 2008, 2:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: So...what is a magician?
Replies: 43
Views: 5590

Re: So...what is a magician?

I just saw the question about Jinger and Char. Both of these women are very talented and while I've had contact with both I have spent more time with Jinger. She, Jinger, is not an assistant but, as is Char, considered a partner in the act. That being said Jinger has always described herself as a 'd...
by Steve V
October 21st, 2008, 1:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A possible starting point to prevent exposure
Replies: 58
Views: 5640

Re: A possible starting point to prevent exposure

Well said David. Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? Exposing magic doesn't lead folks to magic, seeing well done magic and kids wondering how it does leads them to it. What gets me is I know there has to be a few magicians behind this and I wonder what happened to respect? I respect...
by Steve V
October 20th, 2008, 6:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A possible starting point to prevent exposure
Replies: 58
Views: 5640

Re: A possible starting point to prevent exposure

I'm not scared....I have a homeless gay man living in my house, until someone can trump that I'm okay. By the way, my homeless gay guy told me the MM set of his gaydar and asked me if I knew who it was. I have no idea but if any of you all know tell me cuz I need my couch back.
by Steve V
October 20th, 2008, 4:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A possible starting point to prevent exposure
Replies: 58
Views: 5640

Re: A possible starting point to prevent exposure

Magic is not simply performance it must have the additional attribute of mystery. If you do not give a darn about the secret and think you are such a dynamic performer that it doesn't matter then don't do magic, become a stand up or join your community theater and just be the best you you can be, wh...
by Steve V
October 20th, 2008, 3:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Diamond Jim wants to lecture in CO, UT, WY, NM. Can U help?
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: Diamond Jim wants to lecture in CO, UT, WY, NM. Can U help?

Well, you Portland and Utah people can come here. We have a casino and a great magic club. It is called The Steve V Magic Club and I am president, secretary, and the only member. We don't have a hotel so bring a tent.
by Steve V
October 20th, 2008, 1:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Diamond Jim wants to lecture in CO, UT, WY, NM. Can U help?
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: Diamond Jim wants to lecture in CO, UT, WY, NM. Can U help?

I'm very much looking forward to you lecturing here in Northern Nevada. So when is it scheduled or are ya against us?
by Steve V
October 18th, 2008, 2:17 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Wife Swap again I hope
Replies: 37
Views: 8644

Re: Wife Swap again I hope

I have to vote for Andrews wife again dang it....I think she should get her own talk show.
by Steve V
October 16th, 2008, 10:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Breaking the Magician’s Code
Replies: 91
Views: 24837

Re: Breaking the Magician’s Code

I noticed that too, dirty nails. I TiVo the dang thing and watch it later, the scripting and the host, who has returned to his nastiness, need a smacking.
by Steve V
October 16th, 2008, 5:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Breaking the Magician’s Code
Replies: 91
Views: 24837

Re: Breaking the Magician’s Code

Okay...which of you magic shop operators sold a bunch of effects to the production company behind this? I've been watching and there are clues to the identity....first, the magician is very flouncy, he may actually be a stocky woman but most stocky women are not as femmy in movement. Second, he is w...
by Steve V
October 15th, 2008, 1:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Draper Lectures at Fantasma: Thursday, Oct. 30 @ 7
Replies: 1
Views: 494

Re: Paul Draper Lectures at Fantasma: Thursday, Oct. 30 @ 7

Cool! I love Paul...not sure if he is one of the best mentalist working but he knows his stuff. Do me a favor, tell him I knew the answer to that question he missed on the game show he was on, can't remember the name, and it seems I was the only one who watched it!
by Steve V
October 15th, 2008, 1:46 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Cameron Francis' REHAB
Replies: 16
Views: 4304

Re: Cameron Francis' REHAB

See, Tyler knows it was me.
by Steve V
October 13th, 2008, 7:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bob Brown Passed Away this morning
Replies: 28
Views: 6591

Re: Bob Brown Passed Away this morning

You should be able to get the thumb cuff routine with cuffs from Magic Inc..
by Steve V
October 10th, 2008, 1:36 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Wife Swap again I hope
Replies: 37
Views: 8644

Re: Wife Swap again I hope

I've not seen the show you were on but taking into consideration the ones I've seen they yes you likely are crazy, either that or your family is, if not you wouldn't have been on the show in the first place. I can assure you of one thing, you were not picked to be on that show because you had jack s...
by Steve V
October 9th, 2008, 1:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Breaking the Magician’s Code
Replies: 91
Views: 24837

Re: Breaking the Magician’s Code

Gee, that was clear as mud. Sticking your neck out? Wow, saying exposure is wrong isn't exactly standing under the gallows is it? You are more accurate when you say the network or producer will just use any protest to promote the show ant it will serve no purpose. I don't think complaints would have...
by Steve V
October 8th, 2008, 8:55 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Wife Swap again I hope
Replies: 37
Views: 8644

Re: Wife Swap again I hope

I'm going to vote for you Andrew, it was ordained by the powers of the future. I've a question and maybe you can answer this though your family is a bit different. I've been watching the show cuz of all this and found that virtually all the women involved range from sleightly deranged to full blown ...
by Steve V
October 8th, 2008, 8:47 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Vote for the Silver Family
Replies: 5
Views: 1726

Re: Vote for the Silver Family

Say, where did you get your PhD? Since you are a psychic you already know who wins and as such the future cannot be altered unless there is a Delorean involved thus wouldn't our votes be already either made or already preordained and thus we would not be able to change the future vote because since ...

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