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by Adrian Kuiper
May 6th, 2009, 5:10 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Riffle Shuffle Work Using The Triumph Shuffle
Replies: 352
Views: 74683

Re: Riffle Shuffle Work Using The Triumph Shuffle

I once worked with a woman who had that nasty habit of illustrating her quotes with her two hands....a most annoying habit.

Jon, your pickup was amazing!! You've earned the right to coin the word.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
March 8th, 2009, 12:54 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rogers’ The Traveling Magician
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Re: Rogers’ The Traveling Magician

He has another also....this one in pewter selling for $480.00.....If I had the money, I'd be hard-pressed to decide between this and "Comin' Through the Rye"....fortunately, I don't have the money so it's a non-issue!!! <grin>

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
March 6th, 2009, 1:24 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: The Great Buck Howard
Replies: 15
Views: 4653

Re: The Great Buck Howard

Below is a link to Cindy Adam's column in todays Page Six regarding the Buck Howard movie and Kreskin <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.nypost.com/seven/03062009/gossip/cindy/buck_starts_here_in_amazing_story_158217.htm?page=0">http://www.nypost.com/seven/03062009/go ... htm?page=0</a><...
by Adrian Kuiper
March 1st, 2009, 11:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: getting cheated buying online
Replies: 40
Views: 4842

Re: getting cheated buying online

I don't recall ever ordering from Hocus-Pocus and here's why: They state that their "sale price" will be calculated when the invoice is written and the charge card is processed. That's too late. I want to see and approve the invoice before the sale is finalized. They should really join the...
by Adrian Kuiper
February 22nd, 2009, 3:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Another Youtube magician With No Ethics
Replies: 54
Views: 4863

Re: Another Youtube magician With No Ethics

Jonathan Townsend wrote:Anyone ask him why he's selling a work by a living magician where the item is still available from its publisher?


My guess is he's selling to his "exclusive" circle of friends and taking the credit for the effect.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
February 15th, 2009, 2:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CRISS ANGEL ONCE IN A LIFETIME DEAL - BETTER JUMP ON IT!
Replies: 28
Views: 4170

Re: CRISS ANGEL ONCE IN A LIFETIME DEAL - BETTER JUMP ON IT!

"We're not happy until you're not happy"....

Imus via Kinky via Willie????

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
February 9th, 2009, 12:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dutch Magician needed for some translation help
Replies: 2
Views: 1025

Re: Dutch Magician needed for some translation help

Mission accomplished .....Thanks to all.

Again, sorry for misappropriating the Forum for a personal
issue.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
February 8th, 2009, 1:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dutch Magician needed for some translation help
Replies: 2
Views: 1025

Dutch Magician needed for some translation help

First, I apologize to all who are upset at my submitting something that is so totally off-thread, but I don't know where else to go. I recently discovered a letter in my late-father's file from someone in Holland, and dated 1952. I have NO idea what it says but would like to. Anyone willing to help ...
by Adrian Kuiper
February 5th, 2009, 10:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: World's Greatest Potential Sleight of Hand Artist Just Born
Replies: 15
Views: 2215

Re: World's Greatest Potential Sleight of Hand Artist Just Born

Richard Kaufman wrote:Somewhere out in the world in the next few years a little girl is going to be born and develop into a "shrimper." If we can just get the two of them hooked up, they'll be in heaven.


Richard.....you've been watching too much Discovery Channel...

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
February 5th, 2009, 10:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Unreal Work DVD
Replies: 14
Views: 3450

Re: Unreal Work DVD

Sebastien L. wrote:I imagine Adrian might have been able to find the DVD... in the 4 years since he initially posted.


Yep....4 days after the initial post

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
February 3rd, 2009, 12:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carney on Two and a Half Men?
Replies: 14
Views: 2108

Re: Carney on Two and a Half Men?

I look at it this way:

He made more $$$$ than I did last night!!! (or when it was taped)

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
January 29th, 2009, 6:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carney on Two and a Half Men?
Replies: 14
Views: 2108

Re: Carney on Two and a Half Men?

What's even funnier is reading Chuck Lorre's Vanity cards. You can pause them as they appear at the end of the show or go to ChuckLorre.com

They're all there from all the different shows....Dharma and Greg, Will and Grace, Two and a half men and Big Bang Theory.

Happy reading.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
January 28th, 2009, 5:06 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Probably wishful thinking but....
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: Probably wishful thinking but....

Is it the routine from the Lewis Ganson column, "Teach-in on Fabian's Easy Oil and Water" in the January 1976 issue of Magigram (Vol. 10)? Could very well be. I just realized in the early 80's I was not getting the "current" issue of Magigram, but back issues that I was able to ...
by Adrian Kuiper
January 28th, 2009, 12:13 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Probably wishful thinking but....
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Probably wishful thinking but....

Way back in the early to mid 80's, I learned an Oil and Water routine that appeared in the Magigram. It was as honest and straightforward a routine as I'd ever seen. I showed it to Connie Bush, a perfectionist if ever there was one, and he too loved it. Now, for some strange reason, I'd like to do t...
by Adrian Kuiper
January 25th, 2009, 3:29 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Coin gaff set combo deal here
Replies: 27
Views: 2220

Re: Coin gaff set combo deal here

Mike ...

Sorry....if you notice I JUST edited my original comment to include the Hee-Haw info.

Sorry if you were upset!

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
January 25th, 2009, 3:25 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Coin gaff set combo deal here
Replies: 27
Views: 2220

Re: Coin gaff set combo deal here

Mike Vance wrote:Ray,

I'm not sure what you mean by trying BR-549.



Some folks jist don't git to watch that there intellecial TV
(Still on RFD-TV btw!!!)

BR-549 was Junior Samples phone # on the show Hee-Haw....


Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
January 8th, 2009, 5:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Nathan Coe Marsh at New Port Richey Theater
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Nathan Coe Marsh at New Port Richey Theater

I had the pleasure yesterday of seeing Nathan Coe Marsh, a fellow Genii Forum member, in performance at the Suncoast Theater theater in New Port Richey Florida. The theater itself is quite oldbuilt probably in the 20s, but beautifully restored and maintained. I recall he opened with a Billiard Ball ...
by Adrian Kuiper
December 23rd, 2008, 11:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Josh Jay
Replies: 205
Views: 75402

Re: Josh Jay

Well....that's one of Carlins 7, just 6 to go.

Actually, Mark Harmon used the "S" word on a Chicago Hope episode some years back.

This clip shows just how good Josh is.....

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
December 21st, 2008, 11:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fascinating item through email...
Replies: 7
Views: 1159

Re: Fascinating item through email...

Thanks Chris for pointing out my lack of research....

I knew you would come through in your usual fashion.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
December 19th, 2008, 12:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fascinating item through email...
Replies: 7
Views: 1159

Fascinating item through email...

Read this first: Click on the link below and a playing card will appear on your screen...wait a few moments for it to load, then scroll down below the card and you will see a line that has a little red slider bar in it. Move the slider gradually to the right and stop and watch the show take place, t...
by Adrian Kuiper
December 3rd, 2008, 12:00 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: The Fringe 12/02/08
Replies: 12
Views: 2429

Re: The Fringe 12/02/08

I've been watching the show since it started and every time I see Walter, I think "Jerry Andrus"....

It's a fun show!

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
November 28th, 2008, 12:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: World Magic Awards
Replies: 45
Views: 6459

Re: World Magic Awards

The first guy on.....don't recall his name....merely went from one box to another, producing all kinds of things with nary an effort at a reason or anything else. Get me the box, let's cover it, then uncover and....WOW a wild animal or a female. Next. Roxanne (hope I have the name right), the pretty...
by Adrian Kuiper
November 28th, 2008, 10:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ckeck this
Replies: 2
Views: 1104

Re: Ckeck this

I'd hesitate to use the word "develop"....more like "ripped-off" from Bill Schmelk and Wellington Industries. 'course, your version looks a lot crappier than the beautiful apparatus Bill makes. You have a helluva nerve posting the above. All the bad luck in the world with your ri...
by Adrian Kuiper
November 17th, 2008, 12:52 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: What deck is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 2397

Re: What deck is this?

Philippe Billot wrote:See The Book of John (1978)


Wouldn't it have been easier to just identify the brand?

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
November 1st, 2008, 12:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel Believe Buzz
Replies: 446
Views: 131518

Re: Criss Angel Believe Buzz

The shows single most memorable image involves a giant severed bunny head that rolls over and tap dances on its ears.



Man....that's enough to make me pack up my oxygen...hop on a bus and get to Vegas before the show ends!!!

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
October 23rd, 2008, 5:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Another Use for your Sharpie
Replies: 14
Views: 1497

Re: Another Use for your Sharpie

I had cataract surgery on my eyes about 2 years apart but at different local surgery centers. The first marked the eye to be worked on with an "X". The second wrote the word "Yes" above the eye being fixed. I asked why and the answer was: "X has two meanings....it could mean...
by Adrian Kuiper
October 21st, 2008, 1:09 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson
Replies: 29
Views: 5618

Re: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson

Last year I bought a 4 video tape set of The Best of Ernie Kovacs. It's awesome to watch and see how far ahead of the rest of the TV world he really was. Some ---or many--- of his bits border on genius, especially the Eugene bit with the thermos bottle. Another who left us too early. Adrian (Now.......
by Adrian Kuiper
October 20th, 2008, 5:14 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson
Replies: 29
Views: 5618

Re: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson

Thanks for that reference....I now know the last Tonight show I will watch is May 29th 2009.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
October 20th, 2008, 10:19 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson
Replies: 29
Views: 5618

Re: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson

As for the Tonight Show, Johnny was it. Period. However, a shout-out is due Ernie Kovacs. Not only for Matzo Hepplewhite, but also for being the first host of the show that became The Tonight Show. DV Ernie Kovacs appeared numerous times on the Tonight Show and even "guest hosted" it, but...
by Adrian Kuiper
October 2nd, 2008, 4:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Mark Lewis Book!
Replies: 62
Views: 6942

Re: New Mark Lewis Book!

How will this new book differ from "The Wit And Wisdom Of Mark Lewis" which was sold as a PDF download about a year and a half ago?

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
September 30th, 2008, 11:24 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Vernon's Ace Cutting Routine
Replies: 46
Views: 4401

Re: Vernon's Ace Cutting Routine

Back around '75 or so I was in Tannens trying to decide which of two books to purchase. Bob Elliot had shown me an effect from each. He was leaning towards "Stars" so he told me: "What I'm going to show you now....will make you buy the Stars Of Magic". He had already shown me &qu...
by Adrian Kuiper
September 26th, 2008, 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magicians on Sullivan
Replies: 47
Views: 10329

Re: Magicians on Sullivan

I had the good fortune to see Richard Ross do the Rings and the Clock routine in 1976 or 1977. If I had never seen the rings after that, it would've been OK.

His was a masterful performance.

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
September 26th, 2008, 9:52 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Rollover Aces
Replies: 15
Views: 3822

Re: Rollover Aces

Here's an idea....

Why not do "Flush Brush"....it's a Killer!!!

Adrian
by Adrian Kuiper
September 25th, 2008, 3:19 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson
Replies: 29
Views: 5618

Re: Magic on the Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson

Funny....I must be older than you guys. When I hear "Tonight Show" I think of Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Carson. Each were great in their own way, but Carson wins. I like Leno and will continue to watch him wherever he goes.... Adrian (Betcha NBC is trying to figure a way out of THAT deal!...
by Adrian Kuiper
September 25th, 2008, 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magicians on Sullivan
Replies: 47
Views: 10329

Re: Magicians on Sullivan

I had inquired of the company a couple years ago about a "specialized" set of Magician performances and was told that it was being considered....as well as "other" compilations. It has not yet been produced and frankly, I'm doubtful that it ever will. I recently bought two sets o...
by Adrian Kuiper
September 25th, 2008, 10:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine - Death Dealer
Replies: 101
Views: 14091

Re: David Blaine - Death Dealer

I was switching back and forth between Blaine and re-runs of "Cops", but I did get to see the "Dive of Death".

More correctly "The Bungi-Jump of Death".
by Adrian Kuiper
September 24th, 2008, 9:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Words that a Magician Should Never Utter in Front of Laymen
Replies: 78
Views: 7189

Re: Words that a Magician Should Never Utter in Front of Laymen

Henley wrote:"and EVEN
the ace of clubs."


And NEVER NEVER...

"and EVEN
the ace of puppy feet"
by Adrian Kuiper
September 24th, 2008, 9:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine - Death Dealer
Replies: 101
Views: 14091

Re: David Blaine - Death Dealer

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