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by Dustin Stinett
December 5th, 2017, 3:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (December 2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 193

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: 1
Views: 193

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: 5418
Views: 1898227

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: 5418
Views: 1898227

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: 5418
Views: 1898227

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: 5418
Views: 1898227

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: 666

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: 2877

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: 297

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: 220

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 ...
by Dustin Stinett
November 21st, 2017, 2:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 666

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

Schedule Note The Magic Castle and the AMA offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 in celebration of Thanksgiving. The club and offices will be open for its normal hours (including lunch) on Friday. Now Playing The schedule, a week celebrating the Magic of Spain, which commenced on November...
by Dustin Stinett
November 19th, 2017, 5:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deanna Shimada - RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Deanna Shimada - RIP

Deanna Shimada died in the hospital on Saturday, November 18. She was reported to be in declining health and had pneumonia.
The Genii Forum sends its condolences to Luna, her family, and Deanna's countless friends.
by Dustin Stinett
November 13th, 2017, 11:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 666

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

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on November 13: The Close-Up Gallery Bill Goodwin John Steiner Frankie Foti (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Tim Ellis Anthony Blake The Palace of Mystery Pop Haydn Lucy Darling Dan Birch W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Alfon...
by Dustin Stinett
November 7th, 2017, 4:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 666

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

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on November 6, which is the AMA’s week-long salute to our veterans (the performers have all served in the US military): The Close-Up Gallery Jeff Bornstein Steve Ehlers The Phil Factor (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Doug Gorman ...
by Dustin Stinett
November 6th, 2017, 3:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: La Petite Auction - November 10-11
Replies: 1
Views: 285

La Petite Auction - November 10-11

Haversat & Ewing Galleries is conducting what they are calling their "La Petite Auction" on November 10 & 11. Only 100 lots. I see quite a few things I would consider "entry level" items for the budding collector. Moderate prices on nice items. Check out the online catalo...
by Dustin Stinett
November 2nd, 2017, 3:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 666

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (November 2017)

With Halloween Week behind us, November marks the beginning of the holidays and the parties that come with them. There are a few buyouts scheduled (so far). But members still have a lot of great stuff geared toward them, not to mention a boatload of great magic and lecturers. Honoring our Veterans T...
by Dustin Stinett
November 1st, 2017, 3:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dan Sperry on Megyn Kelly
Replies: 0
Views: 336

Dan Sperry on Megyn Kelly

Dan Sperry appeared on the Halloween episode of the Megyn Kelly television program yesterday. Of course everyone was dressed for the Halloween festivities. One thing Ms. Kelly—and Dan for that matter—failed to mention is that Danny always looks like that.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx9Pmq6p8EY
by Dustin Stinett
October 30th, 2017, 12:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fantasio - RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Fantasio - RIP

Fantasio (Ricardo Roucau) has died. Many tributes are appearing on Facebook (pun intended).
Our condolences to his family and friends.
by Dustin Stinett
October 23rd, 2017, 9:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (October 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 701

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

INVASION! A “close encounter of the third kind” is happening for the next nine days at The Magic Castle. The theme of this year’s Halloween Week (plus) is “INVASION!” so expect to see all manner of little green men and more throughout the clubhouse. Now Playing The schedule that commenced on Monday...
by Dustin Stinett
October 16th, 2017, 8:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (October 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 701

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

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, October 16: The Close-Up Gallery Jonathan Levit Hannibal Adam Wilber John Kippen (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Mike Pisciotta Jeki Yoo The Palace of Mystery Joseph Gabriel Michael Rayner W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to ...
by Dustin Stinett
October 14th, 2017, 6:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: DelGaudio TV sighting ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1070

Re: DelGaudio TV sighting ...

Oy ...
"Schedule is subject to change."

I hate it when it actually happens. I'll try to keep an eye on if he is rescheduled.


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by Dustin Stinett
October 14th, 2017, 6:51 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What is the story behind this printing of SOM?
Replies: 19
Views: 1388

Re: What is the story behind this printing of SOM?

Not a deluxe, but the first Tannens reprint.


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by Dustin Stinett
October 11th, 2017, 9:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel leaving Luxor
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: Criss Angel leaving Luxor

And the hotel as well as Cirque will have a gone away party after the fact.
by Dustin Stinett
October 10th, 2017, 2:08 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: DelGaudio TV sighting ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1070

DelGaudio TV sighting ...

Derek DelGaudio is scheduled to appear on Stephen Colbert 's Late Show television program this Friday the 13th. Sounds lucky to me ...
by Dustin Stinett
October 10th, 2017, 1:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (October 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 701

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

Now Playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, October 9: The Close-Up Gallery Ondřej Pšenička Adam Wilber John Accardo (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Ben Seidman Reynold Alexander The Palace of Mystery Mark Haslam Shintaro Fujiyama Kenji Minemura W.C. Fields Bar ...
by Dustin Stinett
October 8th, 2017, 6:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ray Goulet
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Re: Ray Goulet

Phil told me and several others here yesterday. It was expected, but that doesn't make it any less gut wrenching. Ray was a wonderful man, and his was a life well lived. One of the great days of my life--not just my magic life; my life --was the day spent driving Ray around Las Vegas. My heart goes ...
by Dustin Stinett
October 2nd, 2017, 12:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (October 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (October 2017)

Work It, Work It … The Magicians Only Workshops have returned, this time with Rich Cowley at the helm. These are free to Magician Members Only, are held in the Peller, and appear to be held during the first week of the month, though that is likely flexible. Bring whatever you wish to work on, accep...
by Dustin Stinett
September 28th, 2017, 2:58 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Attention Magicians & Psychic Entertainers - New from Steve Spill
Replies: 0
Views: 699

Attention Magicians & Psychic Entertainers - New from Steve Spill

Hi everyone. My pal Steve Spill (see the May 2015 issue of Genii ) emailed me last night with this offer. It's a limited release item. As I do not perform, I asked if I could share it here and he said I could (but remember, since he hand-makes these, it is limited). This piece comes from his show at...
by Dustin Stinett
September 26th, 2017, 12:38 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 816

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

The schedule that commenced on Monday, September 25: The Close-Up Gallery Jimmy Ichihana Jean-Jacques Sanvert Mark Furey (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Randy Gastreich Brett Schneider The Palace of Mystery Lorenzo Clark Mickey O'Connor David Zirbel W.C. Fields Bar (Thu...
by Dustin Stinett
September 19th, 2017, 8:46 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Bill Bixby The Magician
Replies: 23
Views: 3436

Re: Bill Bixby The Magician

I finally got these, and binge watched them over the weekend. These are the complete episodes. It was a delight to see Dai Vernon, Peter Pit, Nino, Mark Wilson, a very young Greg Wilson, Nani Darnell, Larry Anderson, and several others back in the show. And by the way, that is the normal speed of th...
by Dustin Stinett
September 19th, 2017, 2:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 816

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

The schedule that commenced on Monday, September 18: The Close-Up Gallery Ryan Plunkett Eric Jones Bob Bolivar (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation John Carney ALAN The Palace of Mystery Lady Mystina Ice McDonald W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Rich Cowley The Peller Th...
by Dustin Stinett
September 12th, 2017, 3:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 816

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

The schedule that commenced on Monday, September 11: The Close-Up Gallery Paul Green Brian Ochab Ken Baker (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Martin Lewis Rory Johnston The Palace of Mystery Tom Burgoon David Sandy Dale Salwak W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Tim Wise ...
by Dustin Stinett
September 7th, 2017, 4:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Michael Close Workshop/Retreat
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

Re: Michael Close Workshop/Retreat

Hi Michael,
Can you tell us a little about the accommodations at the retreat (other than its expected luxury) as well as the area? What else is in and around Owen Sound? Thanks.
by Dustin Stinett
September 6th, 2017, 12:37 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 816

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

The schedule that commenced on Tuesday, September 5: The Close-Up Gallery Lion Fludd Johnny Ace Palmer Greg Otto (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Jheff Oscar Muñoz The Palace of Mystery Fielding West Keith West W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday to Sunday) Scott Tokar The Peller ...
by Dustin Stinett
September 2nd, 2017, 12:10 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Bill Bixby The Magician
Replies: 23
Views: 3436

Re: Bill Bixby The Magician

Yes, for the first time ever, this is an authorized collection. EVERYTHING else, regardless of the source, has been unauthorized. I am saving my shekels to get my copy, and when I do, I will let everyone know if this is truly complete. We know all of the episodes as well as the pilot are there, but ...
by Dustin Stinett
September 1st, 2017, 10:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2017)

Schedule Note: The Magic Castle and the AMA offices will be closed on September 4 in observance of Labor Day. Work it … WORK IT! Magicians’ Workshops return to the Castle. This is an opportunity to workshop a piece of magic and get feedback, or be challenged by host Rich Cowley and the subject of t...
by Dustin Stinett
August 29th, 2017, 2:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 871

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, August 28: The Close-Up Gallery Bill Cook Zabrecky Dave Champagne (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation Aye Jaye Harrison Greenbaum The Palace of Mystery Harry Maurer Christopher Hart Luna Shimada W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday t...
by Dustin Stinett
August 24th, 2017, 11:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 871

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

Here is a nifty little piece, penned by a new Magician Member, on his experience during his audition for membership in The Academy of Magical Arts:
http://www.slashfilm.com/my-magic-castle-audition/
by Dustin Stinett
August 22nd, 2017, 5:17 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 871

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

Now playing The schedule that commenced on Monday, August 21: The Close-Up Gallery Johnny Thompson Paul Vigil Robb Weinstock (5-7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday) The Parlour of Prestidigitation John Archer Michael Ammar The Palace of Mystery Mike Caveney Tina Lenert Henry Vargas W.C. Fields Bar (Thursday ...

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