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by Dustin Stinett
February 12th, 2018, 11:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 336

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2018)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on February 12: The Close-Up Gallery David Parr Luis Carreon Brian Markenson (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Stan Gerson Mark James The Palace of Mystery Mark Haslam Yuji Yamamoto & Mariko Dale Salwak W.C. Fields Bar (Thursda...
by Dustin Stinett
February 12th, 2018, 3:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Neil Caesar - RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 360

Neil Caesar - RIP

Neil Caesar died last night after a short illness. Our sincere condolences to his wife, Courtney, his family and many friends.
by Dustin Stinett
February 12th, 2018, 3:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Walter Graham - RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 308

Walter Graham - RIP

Jim Canaday of The Magic Portal writes: Walter Graham of Omaha passed at the age of 94. If you are not familiar with Walter, he had quite a history. When he was a young man doing magic, he worked with a ventriloquist by the name of Johnny Carson (yep, that one). They remained close right up to the t...
by Dustin Stinett
February 3rd, 2018, 2:33 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The John Daniel Collection Potter & Potter Auction
Replies: 1
Views: 334

The John Daniel Collection Potter & Potter Auction

The catalog for the March 3 auction of John Daniel's magic collection is now available for order and download. Lots and lots great stuff! https://potterauctions.com/auctions/upcoming?utm_source=Potter+%26+Potter+E-Newsletter&utm_campaign=3c6a50d833-Catalog+Now+Online+%E2%80%A2+Fine+Books+%26+Man...
by Dustin Stinett
February 2nd, 2018, 4:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 336

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2018)

Newsletter Notes In celebration of Black History Month, the members-only Academy Newsletter is pleased to have been given the opportunity to reprint Ice McDonald’s sneak peek at his documentary, Quiet Masters – The History and Relevance of the Black Magical Artist. Members should check it out as it...
by Dustin Stinett
January 30th, 2018, 2:36 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on January 29: The Close-Up Gallery Garrett Thomas John Carney Mark Furey (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Kozmo Nathan Kranzo The Palace of Mystery Tina Lenert Ardan James Zabrecky W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Terry Lunce...
by Dustin Stinett
January 25th, 2018, 9:23 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: THE CRIMP, Jerry Sadowitz
Replies: 40
Views: 19050

Re: THE CRIMP, Jerry Sadowitz

Joe, I moved your post from the topic it was in to this one because it was woefully off-topic, unless you know something about The Crimp being published as a book, in which case say so and we'll move it back. I didn't want to delete it altogether, hence moving it here. Even though this is "Coll...
by Dustin Stinett
January 23rd, 2018, 12:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on January 22: The Close-Up Gallery Armando Lucero Mark Matsumoto Steve Silverman (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Shawn McMaster John Lenahan The Palace of Mystery Kerry Pollock Mat Ricardo Joseph Tran W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday t...
by Dustin Stinett
January 18th, 2018, 8:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Gaughan's Original Chamber of Secrets
Replies: 3
Views: 502

John Gaughan's Original Chamber of Secrets

Huell Howser was an institution in California television, with several programs on PBS stations visiting every manor of interesting sites, businesses, landmarks, and more. One of those was John Gaughan's shop. This is the first one I visited, along with Richard Kaufman, before John moved to another ...
by Dustin Stinett
January 18th, 2018, 7:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Set Your DVR ...
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Set Your DVR ...

Our pal John Cox over at http://www.wildabouthoudini.com/ is reporting that the Monday, January 22 episode of the Strange Inheritance television program (Fox Business Network) will include a segment on the "Houdini Brooch" that Milt and Arlene Larsen sold at auction a couple years ago (or ...
by Dustin Stinett
January 18th, 2018, 10:39 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Erdnase Scroll, Tommy Wonder Encyclopedia of Impromptu, Tenyo Coin and Glass, Menta-Marvel, Sidetrack andDevil's Disk
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Re: Erdnase Scroll, Tommy Wonder Encyclopedia of Impromptu, Tenyo Coin and Glass, Menta-Marvel, Sidetrack andDevil's Dis

Hi Herman,
This is perfect. This is a single ad with multiple listings; exactly how it is supposed to be done.
Thanks and good luck.
Dustin
by Dustin Stinett
January 16th, 2018, 5:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on January 15: The Close-Up Gallery Lawrence Hass Bill Cook Benjamin Barnes (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Ross Johnson Ricardo Rosenkranz The Palace of Mystery Jeff McBride & Abigail Spinner-McBride W.C. Fields Bar (Thursda...
by Dustin Stinett
January 12th, 2018, 8:04 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Hofzinser-Non Plus Ultra-Magic Christian
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Re: Hofzinser-Non Plus Ultra-Magic Christian

Get them Jonathan. I know that you would enjoy them a lot.
by Dustin Stinett
January 9th, 2018, 12:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on January 8 (and note that the "Sneak Peek" has been updated as well): The Close-Up Gallery R. Paul Wilson Douglas Cameron Bjorn Hanson (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Bob Gebert Jeff Black The Palace of Mystery Larry ...
by Dustin Stinett
January 8th, 2018, 1:14 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Credit Card To Wallet
Replies: 17
Views: 1067

Re: Credit Card To Wallet

Bob Farmer wrote:...anyone know who can make a good double hank? My prototype needs work.

Contact Lynetta Welch (http://www.fabricmanipulation.com/).
She is in Las Vegas and her work is superb.
by Dustin Stinett
January 2nd, 2018, 12:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2018)

Happy Anniversary … Every January is an anniversary for The Magic Castle, but 2018 is a milestone: 55 years. January 2 is Founders Day, and it kicks off at 3PM with speeches from local dignitaries (including LA Mayor Eric Garcetti) and, of course, members of the Founding Family, the Larsens, includ...
by Dustin Stinett
January 1st, 2018, 3:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2017 In Review
Replies: 13
Views: 1452

Re: 2017 In Review

Rose Marie was an active supporter of the Castle in its early years. And for many years she was a presenter at the AMA Awards Shows. Even after she stopped appearing on stage, she attended the ceremonies.

Thanks for the kind words everyone.
by Dustin Stinett
December 31st, 2017, 6:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2017 In Review
Replies: 13
Views: 1452

2017 In Review

The Genii Forum’s 2017 In Review Heaven forbid I should let down my fan, so here we are, again, looking back at yet another year here on the Genii Forum. I cannot believe it. I cannot believe I finished it in time. I know I'm actually early, but I figure that I will let our European friends have it...
by Dustin Stinett
December 28th, 2017, 6:05 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Devil's Playthings from Magicana
Replies: 2
Views: 942

Re: Devil's Playthings from Magicana

A Boxing Day Treat. Thank you!
by Dustin Stinett
December 27th, 2017, 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1512

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Correct. I should have been clearer. Mike is selling the second edition of the book. At least I think that (2nd ed) is the case.
by Dustin Stinett
December 27th, 2017, 1:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)

Schedule Notes The Magic Castle and the AMA Offices will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2018 in observance of New Year’s Day. Now Playing The schedule that commenced on December 26: The Close-Up Gallery Bodine Balasco Robert Ramirez Adam Wylie (5-7 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigi...
by Dustin Stinett
December 27th, 2017, 1:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1512

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Ted M wrote:Caveney or CARC edition?

I got mine through Caveney, and it is (I believe) technically considered a second edition.
by Dustin Stinett
December 26th, 2017, 2:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1512

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Al Monroe's Magical Miscellany.
by Dustin Stinett
December 21st, 2017, 3:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Slaight Chair for the Conjuring Arts
Replies: 34
Views: 2053

Re: Allan Slaight Chair for the Conjuring Arts

Excellent news for magic and its legitimacy as an art form. David, do you have an idea how long the search for the Chair holder will take?
Thanks,
Dustin
by Dustin Stinett
December 18th, 2017, 9:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)

Five Fridays Friday Lunch will be held Monday through Friday this week. Mangia tutti! Schedule Notes The Magic Castle and the AMA Offices will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 in observation of Christmas. Now Playing The schedule that commenced on December 18: The Close-Up G...
by Dustin Stinett
December 16th, 2017, 12:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ammar's Fab Fruit Available Again!
Replies: 31
Views: 2454

Re: Ammar's Fab Fruit Available Again!

Ever been disappointed by that soggy burger that in no way resembles the succulent beef-fest portrayed in the picture? I always thought that this could have been a possible premise for an episode of "Seinfeld." Imagine Kramer's outraged antics after receiving some flat burger that looks n...
by Dustin Stinett
December 14th, 2017, 11:39 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hofzinser Seminar in Madrid on November 18th
Replies: 26
Views: 2245

Re: Hofzinser Seminar in Madrid on November 18th

Dick Hatch: We would love to hear how the seminar went (and who the "mystery guest" was)!
Thanks!
Dustin
by Dustin Stinett
December 13th, 2017, 2:51 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Magic Books 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 5172

Re: Magic Books 2017

I'm going to put Ryan Matney's Spoiler Alert, Bob Farmer's Gaffus Maximus, and Jim Steinmeyer's latest in his Impuzzibilities series on this list. If you like good card magic, these books fall into the "must have" category.
by Dustin Stinett
December 12th, 2017, 5:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on December 11: The Close-Up Gallery Doc Eason Jared Kopf Mike Elkan (5-7 p.m. Monday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Arthur Benjamin Arthur Trace The Palace of Mystery Misty Lee Michael Finney W.C. Fields Bar (Monday to Sunday) Tom Frank The Pelle...
by Dustin Stinett
December 11th, 2017, 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Storing Magic Periodicals
Replies: 21
Views: 1286

Re: Storing Magic Periodicals

Check out what the Container Store has. It's what I use. They have everything from cheap cardboard to pricey wood:

https://www.containerstore.com/s/office ... olders/123
by Dustin Stinett
December 5th, 2017, 3:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)

Schedule Notes The Castle will be closed to guest passes on Tuesday, December 5 for the Members Only Holiday Party. The Castle will be closed to reservations, guest passes, and walk-ins on Thursday, December 7 for a buyout. Now Playing The schedule that commenced on December 4: The Close-Up Gallery...
by Dustin Stinett
December 2nd, 2017, 1:47 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)

December … wait, WHAAAAT?!? December is here and once again we are mere weeks from another year being behind us. We spent the day at the Castle Lunch and it was, as always, excellent. Enjoyed good company with Alan Bursky, Nelson Fu, and (Alan, correct us if we’re wrong) Claire Schwartz. Jonathan a...
by Dustin Stinett
November 29th, 2017, 11:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 5542
Views: 1946290

Re: ERDNASE

You know, Mark, I actually appreciate this. When I wrote it, I had three different "reports" on three different acts of name calling, two of which by people who subsequently name called. Then, to top it off, in one we (Richard and I) were accused of giving Wasshuber a "bully pulpit&qu...
by Dustin Stinett
November 29th, 2017, 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 5542
Views: 1946290

Re: ERDNASE

Did anyone here know my reference was to Roger except for Roger until he pointed it out? First of all, I did delete the passage he whined about. So much for him checking that first. Second, this thread had adults on it at one time. We didn't need to hover over it. Apparently we were wrong. The child...
by Dustin Stinett
November 29th, 2017, 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 5542
Views: 1946290

Re: ERDNASE

Some of you have noticed that I am unhappy. How unhappy? I am seriously considering making you all take a timeout by temporarily locking this thread. How well would that go over with you? Yeah, I didn't think so, so play nice, please! Neither Richard nor I have the time to read every word of this. W...
by Dustin Stinett
November 29th, 2017, 4:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 5542
Views: 1946290

Re: ERDNASE

I am NOT a school yard referee. ALL of you, including those who have complained about the name calling—and then name called—need to grow up and debate the issue: or ignore it. I am not here to clean up sh!t or measure d!cks.
PLEASE KNOCK IT OFF, ALL OF YOU!
by Dustin Stinett
November 28th, 2017, 3:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on November 27: The Close-Up Gallery Justin Willman Siegfried Tieber Akinobu Mitsui (5-7 p.m. Monday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Arthur Trace Scott Alexander The Palace of Mystery Dana Daniels The Clairvoyants W.C. Fields Bar (Monday to Sunday)...
by Dustin Stinett
November 24th, 2017, 3:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Max Maven's new DVDs
Replies: 14
Views: 3323

Re: Max Maven's new DVDs

There will be a full review in the January issue of Genii. I am sorry to say that Richard is incorrect (unless someone else is doing it, even though I am working on the DVD reviews for the January issue). I have not received this set. I suspect that Richard is thinking I have Max's set when, in fac...
by Dustin Stinett
November 23rd, 2017, 1:01 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Richard Ross 'Blue box'
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Re: Richard Ross 'Blue box'

Richard,
The one ad rule (#5) is why I deleted your second ad. Please follow the rules in the future.
Thanks,
Dustin
by Dustin Stinett
November 21st, 2017, 2:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Potter & Potter Winter Auction
Replies: 0
Views: 344

Potter & Potter Winter Auction

Potter & Potter's Winter Auction catalog has been posted: https://potterauctions.com/auctions/upcoming?utm_source=Potter+%26+Potter+E-Newsletter&utm_campaign=9b0058fef3-Catalog+Online+•+Winter+Magic+Auction&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_484842372b-9b0058fef3-323579337 The auction will ...

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