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by Richard Kaufman
January 20th, 2018, 12:05 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: The New Houdini Chronology (Wild About Harry)
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: The New Houdini Chronology (Wild About Harry)

What a massive project? Do you think you'll ever fill in all the years?
by Richard Kaufman
January 20th, 2018, 11:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: February Issue of Genii is Now Live Online
Replies: 0
Views: 117

February Issue of Genii is Now Live Online

https://i.imgur.com/lpxAh9U.jpg The February issue of Genii is now online and has been mailed to subscribers. Join us and subscribe at http://www.geniimagazine.com Max Maven has been a ubiquitous presence in the world of magic for 40 years. He is recognized as the world’s premier mentalist, and as ...
by Richard Kaufman
January 19th, 2018, 5:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 28
Views: 1804

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

It should.
by Richard Kaufman
January 15th, 2018, 8:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 28
Views: 1804

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

I believe, after numerous false starts, that Steve Reynolds is working on the Cervon book.
by Richard Kaufman
January 15th, 2018, 4:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain

I much prefer Toronto.
by Richard Kaufman
January 15th, 2018, 2:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain

I'd got to Quebec for FISM, but not my favorite city.
by Richard Kaufman
January 15th, 2018, 11:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 28
Views: 1804

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

Yes, DeLand (600 pages) and probably at least one other.
by Richard Kaufman
January 15th, 2018, 11:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain

Who's doing the one in Canada?
by Richard Kaufman
January 14th, 2018, 9:17 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 15
Views: 878

Re: Cy Enfield

I knew Cy. He wanted to do a book on card magic (all the things he'd come up with since the Entertaining Card Magic books). He died before we could get to it.
by Richard Kaufman
January 13th, 2018, 12:45 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Adam Gopnik
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Re: Adam Gopnik

Volume 2 has not been released, but Gopnik is likely referring to Volume 4 of The Vernon Chronicles (which is a bio) and Volume 1 of David Ben's bio of Vernon.
by Richard Kaufman
January 12th, 2018, 1:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Science of Magic (BBC Radio 4)
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Re: The Science of Magic (BBC Radio 4)

That's interesting!
by Richard Kaufman
January 12th, 2018, 1:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Recommend me a dove act!
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: Recommend me a dove act!

She worked in a strapless, sleeveless dress! The only thing I can imagine is that her bust was larger when the show started, and smaller when it ended.
by Richard Kaufman
January 11th, 2018, 12:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Recommend me a dove act!
Replies: 17
Views: 865

Re: Recommend me a dove act!

James Dimmare
Mon Dre
George Saterial
by Richard Kaufman
January 10th, 2018, 4:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blackpool Magic Convention 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Re: Blackpool Magic Convention 2018

See you there, Quentin!
by Richard Kaufman
January 9th, 2018, 3:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!
Replies: 40
Views: 2461

Re: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!

I think she will ride this wave for a while.
by Richard Kaufman
January 9th, 2018, 10:59 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Wanted - Miracle Factory CD "The French Magic History Collection"
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Re: Wanted - Miracle Factory CD "The French Magic History Collection"

Have you tried to order it from The Miracle Factory?
by Richard Kaufman
January 8th, 2018, 3:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!
Replies: 40
Views: 2461

Re: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!

She really needs to have longer hair for the Ringu thing to really stick. And, Sadako does not speak in Ringu. She just makes that damn vocalization that sends a chill down your spine.
by Richard Kaufman
January 8th, 2018, 12:29 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Credit Card To Wallet
Replies: 17
Views: 853

Re: Credit Card To Wallet

You can buy a Tenyo Devil's Hank on eBay.
by Richard Kaufman
January 8th, 2018, 10:23 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: "Poor Charlie" cards
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: "Poor Charlie" cards

You'll need to find someone to make a custom set for you. Have you tried Jeremy Hanrahan?
by Richard Kaufman
January 6th, 2018, 11:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chris Kenner's Totally Out of Control Has Shipped
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Chris Kenner's Totally Out of Control Has Shipped

All orders for Chris Kenner's Totally Out of Control have been shipped.

Please allow several weeks for the books to reach you, and a bit longer if you live outside the USA.

Thanks very much.
by Richard Kaufman
January 5th, 2018, 12:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Walt Disney World Magic
Replies: 15
Views: 1601

Re: Walt Disney World Magic

I only know of Terry Ward (as "Jack Diamond") at the Disney Hollywood Studios. He's the best.
by Richard Kaufman
December 31st, 2017, 11:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy New Year from The Genii to You
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Happy New Year from The Genii to You

Here's hoping you all have a great 2018! (Hard to believe it's now 18 years since the millennium.)
by Richard Kaufman
December 28th, 2017, 9:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: I see the guy has lowered his price on his Andruzzi collection.
Replies: 9
Views: 793

Re: I see the guy has lowered his price on his Andruzzi collection.

These sellers who have things posted at crazy prices are not interested in you as a customer.

They are waiting for that one uneducated buyer who comes along once every five or ten years.
by Richard Kaufman
December 27th, 2017, 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1300

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Caveney is not the publisher of the book. CARC published the book.
Caveney laid it out for CARC.
by Richard Kaufman
December 25th, 2017, 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1300

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Ben Earl's book is very good.
by Richard Kaufman
December 25th, 2017, 4:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1300

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Yes, three, all by Jonathan Rigby.
American Gothic, European Gothic, and I can't remember the third!
by Richard Kaufman
December 25th, 2017, 2:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1300

Re: Christmas loot description thread

No magic under the Genii's Christmas tree, but lots of books on other subjects!
by Richard Kaufman
December 25th, 2017, 11:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Theodore Deland
Replies: 28
Views: 7035

Re: Theodore Deland

You'll have to read my book. :)
by Richard Kaufman
December 24th, 2017, 11:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Fox dead at 64 :(
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Johnny Fox dead at 64 :(

Johnny died weeks ago. A great pity.
by Richard Kaufman
December 24th, 2017, 1:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel ends Luxor Show in Oct
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Re: Criss Angel ends Luxor Show in Oct

ZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz.
by Richard Kaufman
December 24th, 2017, 1:36 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!
Replies: 40
Views: 2461

Re: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!

I can tell that Mark has not read his David Berglas.
by Richard Kaufman
December 23rd, 2017, 10:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!
Replies: 40
Views: 2461

Re: The greatest female magician I have ever seen!

Total commitment to character. And she reads David Berglas, too.
by Richard Kaufman
December 22nd, 2017, 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Eugene Burger videos per Genii Speaks?
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Eugene Burger videos per Genii Speaks?

Just moved some stuff around. Got rid of a bunch of stuff. Behind me now are souvenirs from the Tokyo Disneyland Resort.

Downsizing ... comes with age.
by Richard Kaufman
December 22nd, 2017, 5:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Slaight Chair for the Conjuring Arts
Replies: 34
Views: 1810

Re: Allan Slaight Chair for the Conjuring Arts

Bama's definitely artist, as was Basil Gogos.
by Richard Kaufman
December 22nd, 2017, 2:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Slaight Chair for the Conjuring Arts
Replies: 34
Views: 1810

Re: Allan Slaight Chair for the Conjuring Arts

This is true for all of the "arts." Most practitioners are not artists--that designation applies only to a select few. Using the example of Albert Goshman, given above, I can make a good argument that he was an artist (as a magician). Slydini was an artist. Rene Lavand was an artist. Juan ...
by Richard Kaufman
December 22nd, 2017, 11:46 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Trick with the Strongest Reaction from Laymen
Replies: 47
Views: 2790

Re: The Trick with the Strongest Reaction from Laymen

The answer is simple and obvious: spongeballs. From the moment they were invented, the answer has always been spongeballs.
by Richard Kaufman
December 20th, 2017, 5:43 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 56
Views: 21086

Re: DeLand

The book is laid out: 600 pages. It's been waiting for me to write all the captions to the images (a large undertaking). Things keep getting in the way of my time!

Out in 2018, hopefully the first half of the year.
by Richard Kaufman
December 19th, 2017, 2:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dynamic Breakfast
Replies: 4
Views: 601

Re: Dynamic Breakfast

Invented by Theodore DeLand in 1914.
by Richard Kaufman
December 18th, 2017, 1:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Paul Daniels Magic Show
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

They only make DVDs of TV shows that people will buy.

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