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Re: New magic eperience in Bosie, ID

RK,

I will be there on and off, so not a full move as I still have my place in LA. Once we are up and running I will be in Boise less.

Anyway I can spell check a subject line? :)

George,
Thanks for passing the info on!!
by Jon Armstrong
01/06/10 05:33 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New magic experience in Boise, Idaho
Replies: 4
Views: 583

New magic experience in Boise, Idaho

Hey guys, I have been working on an amazing new magical dining experience in Idaho called Mystique, for the last few months. I have been waiting to invite all of you to come see what we have been working on for quite some time. Well, that day has arrived!! I am excited to announce the opening of our...
by Jon Armstrong
01/06/10 05:08 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New magic experience in Boise, Idaho
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: I'm Going to Disney World

Terry Ward is doing his street show at The Disney MGM Studio Park. He was doing the Diamond Horseshoe then they changed the show to a charater greating last year or so. Terry is a joy to watch and the reason I'm the magician I am today. His days off are Sunday, Monday and is there in the late moring...
by Jon Armstrong
01/20/05 01:52 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: I'm Going to Disney World
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: Visitng the Magic Castle.

Originally posted by Big Jeff: What is the best day to visit the Magic Castle? Jeff, That all depends on how you look at it. If you would like to be there during a slow time when you would be able to see all of the shows, then Monday or Tuesday would be the way to go. Wednesday night is mellow nigh...
by Jon Armstrong
12/11/04 05:51 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Visitng the Magic Castle.
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Jon Armstrong, My Hero

Originally posted by Sam Kesler:

As Jon's conversation has a habit of doing, the subject of comic books came up. He still seeks Batman Issue 1 (who doesn't!).
It's really Detective Comics 27 ( again I'm a big geek) but yeah I really want it. Thanks for the kind words.

Jon
by Jon Armstrong
12/07/04 03:40 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Jon Armstrong, My Hero
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Dyslexia trikcs

David, There is an often overlooked trick in Card Collage 3 called "Palindromic Cards" that might fit the bill. Basically it goes a little something like this... The 1-5 of any suit are counted one at a time into someone's hand but by the time you would reach 5 it has changed into the Ace ...
by Jon Armstrong
12/10/03 03:09 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dyslexia trikcs
Replies: 18
Views: 253

Re: Fundamentals

Doug: I'm a fan of the work I have seen of yours in print. Wonderful thinking I would say, if my opinion matters much. The guy in the dress must have been really good. Chambers: All of the above choices are must read (with maybe the exception of Magic for Dummies but I digress..). The only thing I m...
by Jon Armstrong
12/08/03 07:06 AM
 
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Fundamentals
Replies: 9
Views: 389

Re: Attention Dave & Busters Magicians

Trust me I know your pain. I being one of the casualties of Caesar's Magical Empire closing I know how it feels to lose a beloved gig. I moved to LA and have been doing a Sat night weekly at a D&B here in town. So far that is still going on and the place is jumping every time I've been there. Yo...
by Jon Armstrong
03/13/03 01:01 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Attention Dave & Busters Magicians
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Magic Book of The Month Club

Ok I say we all read Close Up Card Magic by Harry Lorayne and do a little book report compare notes on it. Who's with me?
By the way hey there Rick. Missed you for the rest of the convention.
Reading is so cool,
Jon
by Jon Armstrong
08/16/02 07:55 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Magic Book of The Month Club
Replies: 5
Views: 3181

Re: The Next Book

Here is an attempt to get back on topic..... I have been spending a lot of time at the new Denny and Lee shop in Las Vegas and have been able to read though tons of great tomes on magic both old and new. Some I want for the home bookshelf include... 21st Century card magic by Jim Swain I like the &q...
by Jon Armstrong
08/16/02 07:49 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Next Book
Replies: 22
Views: 327

Phoenix Gathering

I was wondering if anyone here was at the Phoenix Gathering. I was there just a bit ago and even though I felt there was a few bugs I enjoyed myself alot. So I would like to have your thoughts on the convention. What did you like? What didn't you like at all? Did you meet anyone that made you look a...
by Jon Armstrong
07/17/02 07:16 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Phoenix Gathering
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Best Kept Secrets

Other guys you have not heard of but should see if you can... Apollo Robbins - pickpocket and coin guy The only guy I ever seen get the same watch off of a guy 3 times and fool them each time. Also some of the coolest coin work you will ever see. Terry Ward - My mentor Has been Disney's magician in ...
by Jon Armstrong
07/17/02 06:51 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best Kept Secrets
Replies: 13
Views: 209

Re: Magic Book Quote

Thanks
:)
by Jon Armstrong
07/17/02 06:35 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Book Quote
Replies: 17
Views: 284

Re: Magic Book Quote

I Would also like to add videos filmed to that quote.

Jon
by Jon Armstrong
07/17/02 05:50 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Book Quote
Replies: 17
Views: 284

Re: Keeping a secret

Maybe it's just me but I belive with the flood of stuff on the market today secrets are just not as valued today as there were in the past at any price. I am not that old but I still remember back when you had to learn from books. Today I know so many guys that have never opened a magic book in ther...
by Jon Armstrong
07/17/02 05:37 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Keeping a secret
Replies: 3
Views: 148

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