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by Andres Reynoso
December 13th, 2017, 1:07 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Magic Books 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1683

Re: Magic Books 2017

For me, great acquisitions this year were Secrets of So Sato and Super Sized Silly at bargain price at Genii Convention, Thanks Richard. (ok, these aren't 2017 books) Illusions: The Art of Magic is a great and luxury book. I would like to visit the exhibition, but I will conform with the book. As Te...
by Andres Reynoso
October 23rd, 2017, 6:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 46
Views: 5011

Re: Genii Convention

Richard Kaufman wrote:They used to be softer than Bicycle Rider backs. That was a long time ago! 35 years.


I feel Tally-Ho softer than Standard Bicycle.
by Andres Reynoso
October 23rd, 2017, 2:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 46
Views: 5011

Re: Genii Convention

Anybody has the name of the cards dealer from Ohio? Are you referring to the cards dealer in the far corner? That was 52 & Jokers. Can be contacted at 52andjoker@gmail.com Yes, the cards dealer in the far corner. Entering into the room, far corner on the right. Thank you very much. Glad you had...
by Andres Reynoso
October 18th, 2017, 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 46
Views: 5011

Re: Genii Convention

For me was a great convention. I enjoyed more the past two conventions, in this one I felt so tired, but maybe the problem was me with a lot of work in previous days. I enjoyed a lot Theme and Variations, The No Show, Mike Caveney lecture, the closing gala, Pepper's Ghost lecture, close-up show, The...
by Andres Reynoso
September 13th, 2017, 1:16 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

Hello Gamolo,

The room now is full, I will share it with Luis, the other person on this thread.

Best regards.
by Andres Reynoso
August 25th, 2017, 2:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Slipcases and Books
Replies: 15
Views: 1393

Re: Slipcases and Books

Caveney Wonders it's a book I bought on eBay and received it with a paper wraping the slip case. I have kept the paper in order to continue protecting the case. I have the books on the floor bellow the bookcase (the shelves aren't high enough for them) I bought on a bargain sale a Taschen book about...
by Andres Reynoso
August 21st, 2017, 6:19 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

Hello Luis, great, I have just mailed you.

Best Regards
by Andres Reynoso
August 21st, 2017, 11:39 am
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

You are right Mac :shock: I'm sorry. Is October 4-8 (last day booked is 7th but check out is 8th)
Thank you very much
by Andres Reynoso
August 16th, 2017, 5:03 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

Hello,

I have booked a room at Red Roof and I'm looking for a roommate.
The reservation is October 4th - 7th. Total ammount is 296.30 tax included. So splitting between two persons is 148.15

Any interested can contact me here in the forum or by PM

Best regards
by Andres Reynoso
August 11th, 2017, 7:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78
Replies: 46
Views: 6594

Re: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78

I met Eugene Burger two times: at both Genii Conventions. We crossed few words each time but I remember very well that moments. First time I met him, I introduced myself and told him I'm from Mexico and he visited my country some years ago for a convention, lamentably I didn't know about the convent...
by Andres Reynoso
July 12th, 2017, 1:07 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Also looking for the Genii Convention
Replies: 3
Views: 959

Re: Also looking for the Genii Convention

Hello Mr Gilbert.

I have a room at Red Roof and looking for a mate to split expenses.
I have booked from October 4th to 8th. The total account is 296.30 tax included. 148.15 each one.
If you are interested please let me know.

Best regards
by Andres Reynoso
June 26th, 2017, 1:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Harris Joins the Lineup for the Genii Convention in October
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: Paul Harris Joins the Lineup for the Genii Convention in October

WHAAAT!!!!

Its a great notice! As in the past Genii Conventions a great lineup
by Andres Reynoso
May 24th, 2017, 7:52 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Dr Rosenkranz article
Replies: 0
Views: 739

Dr Rosenkranz article

On March issue was featured the article about "The Rosenkranz Mysteries" I was amazed to read Dr. Rosenkranz regularly visited Mago Chams' store during his travels to México. The store is a well known store for the mexican magicians, I think there is no magician in Mexico City and surround...
by Andres Reynoso
March 24th, 2017, 8:38 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Report on Tapalpa Magik
Replies: 0
Views: 911

Report on Tapalpa Magik

On March 10th-12nd was held at Tapalpa, Jalisco, Mexico, the fifth edition of Tapalpa Magik, a close up magic convention organized by Javier Natera and Dani DaOrtiz. This is the second time I attend and I heard each year there are more participants. This year maybe 40-50 persons. The activities begu...
by Andres Reynoso
March 7th, 2017, 4:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians Documentary
Replies: 90
Views: 11527

Re: Magicians Documentary

I haven't watched the majority of this documentaries. I have to check if they are available in Netflix Mexico. Just want to say that people seems to be offended with another "extrange" person enter their niche. I remembered when Burt Wonderstone was released and magicians exploded. As an a...
by Andres Reynoso
February 21st, 2017, 11:14 am
Forum: iGenii
Topic: problem accessing on desktop
Replies: 4
Views: 987

Re: problem accessing on desktop

Anyone else having problems accessing issues on the desktop? I can read back issues on my tablet, but when I click on a cover on the desktop (Mac, using both Chrome and Safari), I'm redirected every time to the account page. I access with desktop, Windows using Chrome and no problem. Maybe a Mac is...
by Andres Reynoso
January 27th, 2017, 4:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Did Mr. Minch foresee the future?
Replies: 22
Views: 2908

Re: Did Mr. Minch foresee the future?

So, in terms of my 3rd question: Does the condition of the current marketplace make you more careful with your magic dollars? Or is the opposite true: are you spending a lot more freely on magic than you did 20 years ago? And why? 20 years ago I only had access to Patrick Page (uncredited) and Bob ...
by Andres Reynoso
January 26th, 2017, 6:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Did Mr. Minch foresee the future?
Replies: 22
Views: 2908

Re: Did Mr. Minch foresee the future?

I'm 33, enjoy reading since child and I'm systems programmer. I use a lot the computer but continue prefering printed books. Last year I purchased a Kindle and have just read the instructions (as e-book of course) I haven't yet used it really. My shelves are filled with a lot of books waiting to be ...
by Andres Reynoso
January 19th, 2017, 7:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The February Issue of Genii is Now Live Online!
Replies: 11
Views: 1505

Re: The February Issue of Genii is Now Live Online!

Genii Speaks summary looks very interesting. I'm sure a great issue.
Thanks Richard
by Andres Reynoso
December 13th, 2016, 11:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Denny's Magic Shop in Las Vegas Has Changed Hands
Replies: 11
Views: 1771

Re: Denny's Magic Shop in Las Vegas Has Changed Hands

In 2013 I was in Vegas to attend Magic Live, the day after the convention ended, two friends and me tried to visit Denny's Magic, we wanted to see a B&M store different to Houdini's stores in the casinos. We arrived and the store was closed despite the schedulle in the door said by the time it m...
by Andres Reynoso
December 6th, 2016, 11:13 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Tezuma, japanese magic
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Re: Tezuma, japanese magic

Thank you very much Mr. Maven.
by Andres Reynoso
December 5th, 2016, 3:54 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Tezuma, japanese magic
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Re: Tezuma, japanese magic

Here is a video from TEDx with Kohtaro Fujiyama using the term "Tezuma"

https://youtu.be/Ns-O_GX8QTk

The word Wazuma has appeared more times in Genii, including some videos in May issue when was published Hokasen.
by Andres Reynoso
December 5th, 2016, 1:08 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Tezuma, japanese magic
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Tezuma, japanese magic

Last weekend there was “Art Mix Japan” here in Mexico City organized by Japan Foundation, a festival with cultural performances and sell of Japanese products. One of the activities was a demonstration of Tezuma, a traditional form of Japanese magic. I haven’t heard before the term. The performance/l...
by Andres Reynoso
November 30th, 2016, 11:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: DC & Angel = Fake Twitter FOllowers
Replies: 12
Views: 2211

Re: DC & Angel = Fake Twitter FOllowers

The article indicates Angel's real followers are WWE fans, female milennials, moms, magic fans, etc. About Copperfield only indicates "real followers" It would be interesting to know in which subgroups it divides.
by Andres Reynoso
November 18th, 2016, 2:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The December Digital Issue of Genii is Now Online and in the Mail
Replies: 11
Views: 1708

Re: The December Digital Issue of Genii is Now Online and in the Mail

Hi JimW.

If I click over a video button without zooming in (I mean, when the screen shows both pages) I receive the grey screen with X button.
If I zoom in and then click over the video button I can play it.

Using Chrome 54.0.2840.99 m over Windows 10
by Andres Reynoso
October 10th, 2016, 5:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Norman Beck's Column in Oct MUM: Opinions?
Replies: 37
Views: 6118

Re: Norman Beck's Column in Oct MUM: Opinions?

When I was a teenager, at a local convention, the organizer produced a stamp album with the photos of every attendant interested on pay for printing his stamp. There was the first time I asked for some autographs, to some magicians I didn't known before but impresed me his work at the convention. Se...
by Andres Reynoso
August 11th, 2016, 11:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Stephen Minch - Hermetic Press - Closed?
Replies: 24
Views: 6855

Re: Stephen Minch - Hermetic Press - Closed?

:o Hermetic Press site had been active but not working for several months, now I see that is completly shut down. It's a shame, really saddens me that Mr Minch is not any more owning Hermetic Press. When I ordered from him I received a really good service and they had a politic of free shiping to Me...
by Andres Reynoso
August 10th, 2016, 3:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Something magic manufacturers have in common with academic book publishers
Replies: 14
Views: 2701

Re: Something magic manufacturers have in common with academic book publishers

My wife is taking some advanced nursing courses and was able to rent the texts. Years ago looking for cheaper texts, after a lot of searching, found a place with good prices. A couple of weeks later a package from the Philippines showed up with brand new books. I remember a case some years ago. I d...
by Andres Reynoso
July 29th, 2016, 11:40 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 58
Views: 18995

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

Hello Joji,

Yes, he introduced himself as Yota :D

I had no idea he have wrote lecture notes!!

Regards
by Andres Reynoso
July 27th, 2016, 11:42 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 58
Views: 18995

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

Jorge, you can bet it's a great book. I met So Sato at Genii Convention and his work is superb. I met too a young man from Japan, who is studying in New York and attended the convention in Orlando, just to see So Sato. Although both are japanese, he hadn't had the oportunity to see him perform in Ja...
by Andres Reynoso
July 25th, 2016, 6:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Illusionists 1903 in Mexico - review
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Illusionists 1903 in Mexico - review

Last Sunday was the season’s end of Illusionists 1903 in Mexico City, after two weeks run. I attended the show last thursday. The magicians are: Kalin & Jinger, Gaetan Bloom, Andrew Basso, Thommy Ten and Amelie Van Tass, Ben Blaque, Charly Frye and Justo Thaus. Kalin and Jinger performed their s...
by Andres Reynoso
July 19th, 2016, 12:28 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: My Show Name (Tom Stone's challenge from his February column)
Replies: 43
Views: 16256

Re: My Show Name (Tom Stone's challenge from his February column)

He reffers to Middsumer's Night by Shakespeare. Oberon is the King of fairies. The play ends with the wedding of three human couples and reconciliation between Oberon and Titania. Maybe the magic show is about "what happened after the play" ... after the weddings? all the fairies and misch...
by Andres Reynoso
July 13th, 2016, 6:51 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Michael Ammar in Mexico (convention)
Replies: 3
Views: 1668

Re: Michael Ammar in Mexico (convention)

You are forgetting Neo, one of the few mentalists in Mexico
by Andres Reynoso
April 18th, 2016, 2:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The May Issue of Genii is Now Live Online and In the Mail!
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: The May Issue of Genii is Now Live Online and In the Mail!

A great issue, I started to discover the treasures in Hokasen.

Thank you very much for sharing. Max Maven, Dan Sherer and Ton Onosaka has made a wonderful job.
by Andres Reynoso
April 18th, 2016, 2:28 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Hokasen and Sands of the Desert
Replies: 0
Views: 1435

Hokasen and Sands of the Desert

Today I checked the new Genii issue. What interesting cover. Reading Genii Speaks I learned the main feature is about an antique japanese book complete published here on Genii pages :o and it talks about Sands of the Desert. I am researching about the trick, so finding a new source made me jump dire...
by Andres Reynoso
April 4th, 2016, 12:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mike Caveney's new book
Replies: 98
Views: 32475

Re: Mike Caveney's new book

By this time, near 3 years later, I could acquired a second-hand set. I have just look trough them and read some lines. At first sight it looks as great as I imagined. Particularly I was interested in Conference book, but now I see Wonders is too a hugh source of resources. I need a lot of time to r...
by Andres Reynoso
March 9th, 2016, 2:19 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Steinmeyer's poles levi
Replies: 17
Views: 5818

Re: Steinmeyer's poles levi

It's a terrible illusion in the hands of BAD magicians. In the hands of a GOOD magician (Doug, DC, S and R and as you mentioned Mark and Jinger) it's a great illusion or none of us would have spent the time and money on it we did. One more time, Illusions do not make the man, but a great illusion n...
by Andres Reynoso
March 1st, 2016, 12:24 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Steinmeyer's poles levi
Replies: 17
Views: 5818

Re: Steinmeyer's poles levi

No, she is not misremembering the facts: Jinger in fact takes her hand off the second pole, though she never moves it away and always keeps it in front of it. Yes Dustin, after I wrote the post I thought ... actually Jinger released the second pole ... My magician's tainted mind took more notice ab...
by Andres Reynoso
February 29th, 2016, 6:09 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Steinmeyer's poles levi
Replies: 17
Views: 5818

Re: Steinmeyer's poles levi

I would say the pole levitation (in fact a suspension) is a trick never appealed me since I thoght the method was obvious. Then in a gala at a magic convention I saw a poorly constructed version that not only "flashed" the method. It show it completley. When street performes (in Mexico act...

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