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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: 442

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: 407

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: 544

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: 9461

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: 611

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: 2418

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: 2418

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: 1334

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: 1555

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: 1154

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: 1154

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: 1154

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: 1942

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: 1474

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: 5363

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: 6051

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: 2382

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: 16728

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: 16728

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: 430

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: 14504

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: 1332

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: 1011

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: 1221

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: 31598

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: 5140

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: 5140

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: 5140

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...
by Andres Reynoso
October 27th, 2015, 6:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vegas show "Believe"
Replies: 11
Views: 2504

Re: Vegas show "Believe"

Zed closed due to the economical troubles caused by the 2011 earthquake. And yes, it's incredible how the build now is unused.
by Andres Reynoso
October 26th, 2015, 3:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vegas show "Believe"
Replies: 11
Views: 2504

Re: Vegas show "Believe"

CdS has closed previously shows within a short run, most of them were "resident shows" As examples, Iris at the Dolby Theater was closed due the low ticket sellings. Some time ago I read that the theater was specially refurbrished for the show and even Los Angeles' goverment put money on t...
by Andres Reynoso
October 19th, 2015, 3:14 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 51
Views: 16136

Re: Genii Convention

As was said by others. Genni Convention was one of the betters. Congratulations to all the staff. It ran smoothly and the tech crew made a superb work. I must say that I have stayed at USA 4 times, and there are only 2 persons I have seen each of that times: Richard and Dustin. After the talks and l...
by Andres Reynoso
August 27th, 2015, 11:32 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Roommate for Genii Convention
Replies: 3
Views: 3046

Re: Roommate for Genii Convention

Hi Mike. I sent you yesterday a mail ... some days out of the forum and a problema with my login :mrgreen:

Yes I still looking for a roomate. I have a room at Red Roof, not the Florida hotel (too expensive if I can't find a roomie)from September 30th to October 6th
by Andres Reynoso
August 26th, 2015, 5:06 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: RG Location vs. Aronson's UnDo Influence
Replies: 12
Views: 4325

Re: RG Location vs. Aronson's UnDo Influence

I like the idea.
by Andres Reynoso
June 25th, 2015, 11:32 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Roommate for Genii Convention
Replies: 3
Views: 3046

Roommate for Genii Convention

Hello.

I'm looking for a roommate for Genii Convention at Orlando.
I'm planning stay one or two extra days after the convention.

Regards

Andrés Reynoso
México DF
arffup@hotmail.com
by Andres Reynoso
March 5th, 2015, 7:44 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: The smoke seller, animation short film
Replies: 0
Views: 942

The smoke seller, animation short film

Recently I discovered this short film made by animation students in 2012

http://youtu.be/GO8JsKWG58w

I remembered what Jonathan Pendragon wrote about "pipe dreams"
by Andres Reynoso
January 30th, 2015, 3:06 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Thank you Richard
Replies: 7
Views: 6430

Re: Thank you Richard

And I want to use this thread to thank Richard too.

This week I received Complete Works of Derek Dingle, Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi and Mastering the Art of Magic. My cyber monday purchase.

Thank you for these great material (as writer and/or publisher) and thank you for the deal.
by Andres Reynoso
January 23rd, 2015, 12:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel review
Replies: 8
Views: 2001

Re: Criss Angel review

A friend attended the show at Luxor in august 2013, just finishing Magic Live (thursday) I think these particular days are high season in Vegas. He told me he purchased seats on one section and was upgraded to a better seat due the low number of audience. We both went to P&T show the saturday be...
by Andres Reynoso
December 31st, 2014, 12:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where's Dustin????
Replies: 25
Views: 4803

Re: Where's Dustin????

Sorry to hear that.

It would upgrade my backup paranoia.
by Andres Reynoso
December 31st, 2014, 12:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last Day to Register at Early Bird Price is Dec.31!
Replies: 3
Views: 781

Re: Last Day to Register at Early Bird Price is Dec.31!

Thank you Richard. Odd. Doesn't shows for me.
Using Windows 7 with Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Explorer 11.0.9600.17501

I have now an email for the payment

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