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by Elliot Gorton
November 3rd, 2008, 8:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Copperfield TV Special
Replies: 103
Views: 12050

Re: New Copperfield TV Special

What's wrong with showing support for DC?
You Go Boy!
by Elliot Gorton
August 16th, 2008, 4:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MIRRORS movie released today.. and Diamond Jim's part
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Re: MIRRORS movie released today.. and Diamond Jim's part

I love horror movies of all kinds and cannot wait to see Mirrors!

Congratulations Diamond Jim!
by Elliot Gorton
August 6th, 2008, 12:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Re: Creativity and the Digital Age

You know what we need is some type of Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative. That would protect everyone. Copyright owners and creative "derivative artists." Yeah, some type of Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative. That might just be the ticket. Sorry, I digress. What ...
by Elliot Gorton
July 31st, 2008, 8:13 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Re: Creativity and the Digital Age

Elliott -- you have just learned an important lesson in starting an interenet thread. If you don't know what kind of answers you are going to get, don't ask the questions. It is very difficult to put the fertilizer back into the cow. Then why ask questions at all, right? I posted here because I fou...
by Elliot Gorton
July 31st, 2008, 5:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Re: Creativity and the Digital Age

I'm not sure I like where this is headed. I have not seen the numbers on this, but I would imagine that most people are not to terribly concerned about copyright law when they're watching a video like the one above or those referenced in Lessig's lecture. Yes, youtube does advertise. Perhaps youtube...
by Elliot Gorton
July 31st, 2008, 8:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Re: Creativity and the Digital Age

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rykTElDjFN4">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rykTElDjFN4</a><!-- m --> One Action Figure One Copyrighted Character One Copyrighted 80's Pop Standard And a dance number lifted move for move and rendered in stop motion! I hope the "...
by Elliot Gorton
July 30th, 2008, 1:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Re: Creativity and the Digital Age

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-13556_3-9823336-61.html">http://news.cnet.com/8301-13556_3-9823336-61.html</a><!-- m --> The article linked above is one of a few helping me to more clearly understand the argument. I look into this topic a little more each day. It's an i...
by Elliot Gorton
July 27th, 2008, 12:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Re: Creativity and the Digital Age

I know nothing about the man. I have no copyrighted material to steal so I suppose that I am commenting from the point of view of a layman. I didn't think he was suggesting creative people work for free in this lecture, but I can see how that may be the natural course of things(many pros have to com...
by Elliot Gorton
July 27th, 2008, 10:39 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Creativity and the Digital Age
Replies: 23
Views: 1716

Creativity and the Digital Age

For your consideration:

Larry Lessig: How Creativity is being strangled by the law

(20 mins)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q25-S7jzgs

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by Elliot Gorton
July 18th, 2008, 9:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine Special on ABC Sept 24
Replies: 13
Views: 1612

Re: Blaine Special on ABC Sept 24

He seems to get lots of attention every single time he does one of his "sideshow stunts". Millions of viewers and thousands of gawkers show up so somebody wants to see it. Yep, and everybody slows down to look at the car accident too. Gord Now it's reality t.v.! http://www.speedtv.com/pro...
by Elliot Gorton
July 17th, 2008, 7:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine Special on ABC Sept 24
Replies: 13
Views: 1612

Re: Blaine Special on ABC Sept 24

He seems to get lots of attention every single time he does one of his "sideshow stunts". Millions of viewers and thousands of gawkers show up so somebody wants to see it.
by Elliot Gorton
June 16th, 2008, 6:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lives of a Showman
Replies: 20
Views: 2455

Re: Lives of a Showman

I was disappointed when Mark Lewis got banned from the Genii Forum because he seemed to have some solid thinking about magic and pitching. He also cracked me up! I'm looking forward to the new book!

Congratulations Mark Lewis!

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by Elliot Gorton
June 11th, 2008, 9:48 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Some idiot on www.youtube.com revieled Fantasio cane!
Replies: 24
Views: 7315

Re: Some idiot on www.youtube.com revieled Fantasio cane!

thinking about it.. he runs google adsense on his site... under the terms of google adsense you may not use adsense on sites that (amongst other requirements) feature : "Any other content that is illegal, promotes illegal activity, or infringes on the legal rights of others" I would sugge...
by Elliot Gorton
June 9th, 2008, 10:49 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The REAL Secrets of Magic ! ! !
Replies: 12
Views: 1754

Re: The REAL Secrets of Magic ! ! !

It's all deceptive and salesman-y. Not trying to ruffle any feathers but, I guess I'm just sick of sales letters. I mean I'm almost certain that it produced some results and me posting here is probably going to get a couple of hits on the link. Fine and good. Capitalism rules, but... I would have ch...
by Elliot Gorton
June 3rd, 2008, 12:37 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: World Magic Seminar 2006
Replies: 17
Views: 4203

Re: World Magic Seminar 2006

Susans my middle name. :grin:
by Elliot Gorton
June 1st, 2008, 11:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Biro's birthday!
Replies: 13
Views: 1362

Re: Biro's birthday!

Happy birthday to you, Mr. Biro!
by Elliot Gorton
May 29th, 2008, 9:12 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Magic Video Site
Replies: 22
Views: 2614

Magic Video Site

Check out Abratube!
www.abratube.com
by Elliot Gorton
May 28th, 2008, 6:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fake Jerry's Nugget cards ???
Replies: 11
Views: 2898

Re: Fake Jerry's Nugget cards ???

Awesome...now there's an expose I can get behind!
by Elliot Gorton
May 20th, 2008, 2:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine Interview
Replies: 15
Views: 3317

Re: David Blaine Interview

I'll tell ya what I'll do...I'll give you a FREE copy of my new report "How To Sell Forum Subscriptions To The I-Want-It-For Free-Internet Culture Without Spending A Dime On Advertising."
If you give me a free subscription to Genii!
by Elliot Gorton
May 19th, 2008, 9:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine Interview
Replies: 15
Views: 3317

Re: David Blaine Interview

I believe you. Thank you sir.

(Also thanks for letting us "subscription runner outers" back into the forum.)

peace,
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by Elliot Gorton
May 19th, 2008, 6:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine Interview
Replies: 15
Views: 3317

Re: David Blaine Interview

Does anyone know when the next Blaine special will air? I mean aside from Blaine.

peace,
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by Elliot Gorton
May 17th, 2008, 6:55 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Does this still have value?
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Does this still have value?

I have a first edition copy of The Dance by Brad Henderson. I understand that the book has been reprinted and was curious if the book still has the same high monetary value. It is one of my favorite books on cold reading, however I get the impression that it's past high ticket price had more to do w...
by Elliot Gorton
March 31st, 2008, 5:03 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: TaroTutor -- A Simple Tarot Practice Tool
Replies: 9
Views: 4813

Re: TaroTutor -- A Simple Tarot Practice Tool

Awesome tool...and a great way to stay on top of one's game.
Thank you.

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