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by Dustin Stinett
April 25th, 2017, 2:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, April 24: The Close-Up Gallery David Forrest James Went Namsino (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Shane Cobalt Jimmy H. The Palace of Mystery Jon Armstrong Jody Baran & Kathleen W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) J...
by Dustin Stinett
April 17th, 2017, 10:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, April 17: The Close-Up Gallery Steve Silverman Astor Galambos (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Bob Gebert Hillel The Palace of Mystery Denny Haney Puck Scott Alexander W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Jeff Martin Th...
by Dustin Stinett
April 11th, 2017, 9:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

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

brianarudolph wrote:As a non-resident member, I like having your schedules a lot, Dustin, because your schedules show more weeks into the future ... Thanks for posting them!

You are welcome, and thanks for the kind words.
by Dustin Stinett
April 11th, 2017, 1:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Do You Use "The Collector's Marketplace"?
Replies: 0
Views: 450

Do You Use "The Collector's Marketplace"?

If you use the Collector's Marketplace, please read this: Amazingly, I have to remind everyone, including people who have been on this forum for years, that the Marketplace Rules are not mere guidelines, they are RULES. Violation of the rules result in deletions and bans if the violations continue. ...
by Dustin Stinett
April 11th, 2017, 12:20 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, April 10: The Close-Up Gallery Joe Skilton David Malek David Stryker (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Mark Paskell Kerry Ross The Palace of Mystery Chuck Jones & Company W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Mark Col...
by Dustin Stinett
April 9th, 2017, 3:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Card-Shark Warehouse Fire
Replies: 31
Views: 2847

Card-Shark Warehouse Fire

Our friend Christian Schenk of Card-Shark watched his warehouse go up in flames on April 8. He vows that The Phoenix WILL rise from those flame, and we all can help. To generate the cash flow he needs, he is offering discount vouchers in various denominations that can be used at the conventions he a...
by Dustin Stinett
April 6th, 2017, 9:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Heard some exciting news ...
Replies: 36
Views: 3114

Heard some exciting news ...

...Too bad it's not my place to spill it here. But it's exciting!
by Dustin Stinett
April 4th, 2017, 11:17 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: And the Winners Are ...
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: And the Winners Are ...

Maybe. But you'll have to read about it in the June issue. :)
by Dustin Stinett
April 3rd, 2017, 4:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: And the Winners Are ...
Replies: 2
Views: 701

And the Winners Are ...

To read who the winners and honorees at the AMA Awards are, please click
Here: viewtopic.php?f=10&t=49503&p=333977#p333977
by Dustin Stinett
April 3rd, 2017, 4:33 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

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

And the winners are … At the 49th Academy of Magical Arts Awards Show, the following are the winners and Fellowship honorees: Close-Up Magician of the Year: Mike Pisciotta Parlour Magician of the Year: Handsome Jack Stage Magician of the Year: Tommy Ten & Amelie van Tass Lecturer of the Year: R...
by Dustin Stinett
April 1st, 2017, 8:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 1008

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2017)

Bon Voyage AMA Members can receive a 15% discount off tickets to the annual “FantaSea” magic event aboard The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California on April 8. See the April Academy Newsletter or the AMA website (Member’s Calendar). Details and schedules for the day-long event are here: http://www.q...
by Dustin Stinett
March 31st, 2017, 8:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: H&R: Another Clearance (Clarence)
Replies: 0
Views: 301

H&R: Another Clearance (Clarence)

Even if your name's not Clarence, it appears that H&R Book is having another clearance of their used books. Almost half off!
https://www.magicbookshop.com/b/used-bo ... by=creator

(Unsolicited endorsement)
by Dustin Stinett
March 31st, 2017, 7:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: More Johnny Carson Notes (set the DVR!)
Replies: 28
Views: 5460

Re: More Johnny Carson Notes (set the DVR!)

Unless there are other details you want, here's the episode guide:
http://affiliate.zap2it.com/tv/johnny-c ... =antennatv
by Dustin Stinett
March 28th, 2017, 12:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 728

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, March 27: The Close-Up Gallery Pop Haydn Johnny Ace Palmer Bill Goodwin (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation George Schindler John Carney The Palace of Mystery Michael Finney Shoot Ogawa Dimmare W.C. Fields Bar (Monday to...
by Dustin Stinett
March 20th, 2017, 2:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 728

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, March 20: The Close-Up Gallery Andrew Goldenhersh Matt Vizio Steve Friedberg (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Chris Capehart Tim Shegitz The Palace of Mystery Kalin & Jinger W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Rich...
by Dustin Stinett
March 13th, 2017, 4:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 728

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, March 13: The Close-Up Gallery David Groves Eric Jones Migz (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Eric Buss Robert Baxt The Palace of Mystery Bruce Gold Chris Randall David & Dania W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Bo...
by Dustin Stinett
March 9th, 2017, 11:58 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 7639

Re: Magicians Documentary

I have edited a couple of posts for content. Let's cool off, boys and girls. I think we all can agree that child porn is bad. I find it fascinating that this thread has been hijacked by the subject of Rouven. That is one of the several reasons the producers didn't put in a tag: they didn't want the ...
by Dustin Stinett
March 7th, 2017, 10:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 7639

Re: Magicians Documentary

Several things led the filmmakers to the choice they made in regard to Rouven. First, the film was finished well before Rouven was arrested. Second, the film had been shown at a festival very shortly after Rouven was arrested. The only thing that could be in a "tag" was his arrest: which i...
by Dustin Stinett
March 7th, 2017, 1:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 7639

Re: Magicians Documentary

You've said that to me many times, but have never explained what that agenda is. And now I'm curious about what is not factual in this film. I have spent considerable time with Ms. Hume. As I see it, her only agenda was to show that artists—of any stripe—make personal sacrifices in order to make a l...
by Dustin Stinett
March 7th, 2017, 1:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 7639

Re: Magicians Documentary

One of the things that became apparent to me after watching this film in a venue filled with mostly non-magicians, and listening to the questions posed to the filmmakers afterward, is that (as Marcie Hume said to me during one of our interviews) the laity and magicians do not receive this film the s...
by Dustin Stinett
March 6th, 2017, 11:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 728

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, March 6: The Close-Up Gallery Michael Rangel LUIS Tom Frank (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Rmax Franco Pascali The Palace of Mystery Lady Mystina Murray Hatfield & Teresa W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Steve...
by Dustin Stinett
March 6th, 2017, 7:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: More Johnny Carson Notes (set the DVR!)
Replies: 28
Views: 5460

Re: More Johnny Carson Notes (set the DVR!)

It's been a while that I've been able to tell you to set your DVR: Michael Ammar on the "Here's Johnny" rerun on the March 9 airing (Antenna TV, check your local listings).
by Dustin Stinett
March 6th, 2017, 6:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 7639

Re: Magicians Documentary

Robert77 wrote:I may have seen this Ricky Jay movie...is this the one that ends with him exploding in anger at one of the filmmakers who doesn't follow instructions?

No. That was a television movie called Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay that aired in the UK in 1996.
by Dustin Stinett
March 6th, 2017, 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Access questions about digital vers. of Genii
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: Access questions about digital vers. of Genii

All I can say is that I access it on my PC through the website (http://geniimagazine.com/) using Google Chrome and it works and looks great.
by Dustin Stinett
March 6th, 2017, 1:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 7639

Re: Magicians Documentary

I am going to say that—in my mind— Tim's Vemeer doesn't count because of its subject matter. There are many "magical" movies that are not magic . And if we consider those made by magicians, or even with appearances by magicians, then we must add Aristocrats . As much as I enjoyed the film,...
by Dustin Stinett
March 3rd, 2017, 10:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: H&R Used Book Sale...
Replies: 2
Views: 554

H&R Used Book Sale...

Our friend Marshall Petersen at H&R Books is running a 20% discount sale on all used books.
The sale runs through March 10.*
Time to plug those holes in the library!
https://www.magicbookshop.com/b/used-books

Dustin
*An unsolicited endorsement
by Dustin Stinett
March 2nd, 2017, 11:40 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2017)

Going Green Yes, the green beer will be flowing on St. Patrick’s Day at The Magic Castle. And with that day falling on a Friday, you best have your reservations already. It is highly recommended that walk-ins show up early. Monitor your Castle Text Alerts for capacity and parking warnings. Text Ale...
by Dustin Stinett
February 28th, 2017, 12:21 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 867

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, February 27: The Close-Up Gallery Norman Beck John George Chef Anton (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Jon Stetson Mark Shortland The Palace of Mystery Greg Otto Kyle & Mistie Knight W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sund...
by Dustin Stinett
February 26th, 2017, 5:43 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Keeping my Eye on "The Eye"
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Keeping my Eye on "The Eye"

I have always enjoyed short-take news/trivia/historical bits of information in a publication. As such, Todd Karr's "The Eye" has become one of my favorite sections in Genii. The April issue will mark the one-year plateau for the column. I am glad that Richard Kaufman took the gamble of inc...
by Dustin Stinett
February 26th, 2017, 3:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Daryl's Death at The Magic Castle
Replies: 180
Views: 24427

Re: Daryl's Death at The Magic Castle

There's no closet or "dressing room" with a door in the Parlour. There is a curtain behind which is a dressing area. That's where he was found ... More information will likely come out. Just to be clear, there is a door—with the performer's name on it—that leads to the corridor outside th...
by Dustin Stinett
February 20th, 2017, 11:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 867

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

2016 AMA Awards Nominees Announced The list of showroom and lecturer of the year nominees can be seen here: http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=49370 Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, February 20: The Close-Up Gallery Bodine Balasco John Steiner Adam Wylie (5-7...
by Dustin Stinett
February 20th, 2017, 11:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Academy of Magical Arts Awards Nominations Announced
Replies: 1
Views: 469

Academy of Magical Arts Awards Nominations Announced

The Academy of Magical Arts has announced the nominees for the outstanding performances and lecture during 2016 at The Magic Castle. The Awards Show will be held at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles on April 2. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster and include the after party to be held at the Cas...
by Dustin Stinett
February 14th, 2017, 2:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 867

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, February 13: The Close-Up Gallery David Regal Jamy Ian Swiss Jack Medlevine (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Stan Gerson Mark James The Palace of Mystery Rich Marotta Scott Land Arthur Trace W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to...
by Dustin Stinett
February 7th, 2017, 1:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 867

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, February 6: The Close-Up Gallery Ice McDonald Marcus Eddie Misty Mew (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Mark Gibson Sean Masterson The Palace of Mystery John Carney Johnny Fox Dan Birch W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday...
by Dustin Stinett
February 5th, 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What is your Unicorn Magic Book?
Replies: 27
Views: 2420

Re: What is your Unicorn Magic Book?

Jon Racherbaumer once hinted that he was working on a comprehensive history of close-up magic. That is something I would like to read.
by Dustin Stinett
February 1st, 2017, 4:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (February 2017)

Love is in the Air The Magic Castle will have multiple Valentine-centric events this month, three on Valentine’s Day. One for singles (Singles Awareness Day, or “S.A.D.”), another for couples (“Puppy Love” dinner), and another for those who enjoy a little creepy to go along with the romance (‘Til D...
by Dustin Stinett
January 25th, 2017, 7:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Multiple Ads Still Not Allowed
Replies: 0
Views: 872

Multiple Ads Still Not Allowed

I would like our sellers to please remember that they are allowed only ONE ad running at any given time that--and this is key-- appears on the "Active Topics" list. So please do not "bump" more than one ad. You will just get the bump post deleted. And if you continue to not follo...
by Dustin Stinett
January 24th, 2017, 2:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Magician TV Series Bill Bixby Playing Cards
Replies: 6
Views: 616

Re: The Magician TV Series Bill Bixby Playing Cards

It's a replica (he does say that). I have a deck. The source is/was a gentleman in L.A., with whom I am acquainted, named John Parnell. I cannot vouch for the "legality" of these cards--I suspect that if Paramount really wanted to, they could have said something--but I can vouch for their ...
by Dustin Stinett
January 23rd, 2017, 11:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2017)
Replies: 12
Views: 1087

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

Now playing The schedule that commences on Monday, January 23: The Close-Up Gallery Ferdinando Buscema Glenn Farrington Harrison Lampert (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Chris Funk Ron Saylor The Palace of Mystery Jeff McBride & Abigail W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to ...
by Dustin Stinett
January 23rd, 2017, 4:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Julie Eng's Husband Suley Has Died
Replies: 15
Views: 1594

Re: Julie Eng's Husband Suley Has Died

So sorry to hear this. My thoughts are with you, Julie.


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