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by Fredrick
August 25th, 2016, 1:04 am
Forum: iGenii
Topic: iPad App
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

Re: iPad App

In my case it isn't the current issue, it's the previous ones. I'm using an iPad too. I've never had an issue up to this point

Thank you,
Fredrick
by Fredrick
June 12th, 2016, 1:29 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: One Hundred by Warlock
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: One Hundred by Warlock

Off hold and back on the market.

Thanks!
by Fredrick
June 7th, 2016, 7:52 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: One Hundred by Warlock
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: One Hundred by Warlock

On hold.
by Fredrick
June 5th, 2016, 10:36 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: One Hundred by Warlock
Replies: 2
Views: 699

One Hundred by Warlock

One Hundred by Warlock by Elizabeth Warlock
First Edition - Perfect condition
$50.00 - free shipping in US

Fredrick Turner
PO Box 2415
Bremerton Wa 98310
206-304-1088
Fredrick at blarg.net
by Fredrick
February 15th, 2016, 11:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: who knows about silks?
Replies: 1
Views: 1062

Re: who knows about silks?

Rather vague inquiry. But I'll bite - what do you want to know about your silks?
by Fredrick
October 18th, 2015, 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic and/or food in Phoenix?
Replies: 14
Views: 2707

Re: Magic and/or food in Phoenix?

Excellent question - I have only spoke to him in person at his booth at MagiFest. I just called him Andy.
by Fredrick
October 17th, 2015, 10:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic and/or food in Phoenix?
Replies: 14
Views: 2707

Re: Magic and/or food in Phoenix?

Book dealer, Andy Greget, is located in Scottsdale. He doesn't have a website or email so a phone call is required. Easely's Costume and Fun Shop is still in business I believe. The caveat is that it's magic section is small.

Yes - I concur with the others. There are many wonderful restaurants.
by Fredrick
August 29th, 2015, 4:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: WSJ article: Out of body experiences
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: WSJ article: Out of body experiences

Worked fine for me! Thanks for posting. Interesting article...
by Fredrick
July 23rd, 2015, 11:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: History of David Copperfield's Magic Underground Restaurant
Replies: 15
Views: 2783

Re: History of David Copperfield's Magic Underground Restaur

There's David Parr and Joe Diamond's Magic Cabaret that has been running since 2007 in Chicago. Benjamin Barnes and Robert Charles have been producing Magic Chicago since 2005. PT Murphy has a long running show in Galena Il. There's Magic Monday in Seattle that's been going for at least 15 years. Th...
by Fredrick
June 3rd, 2015, 11:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: M-U-M to be reduced to 10 issues each year.
Replies: 7
Views: 1894

Re: M-U-M to be reduced to 10 issues each year.

Its most likely an issue of cost control. SAM as well as many social organizations are struggling. Membership is aging. Younger people do not seem interested in club meetings. It would not be unexpected that at some point in the future clubs like IBM, SAM, Eagles, Elks, and others will vanish.
by Fredrick
May 18th, 2015, 9:27 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: question about mak bamboo milk chest
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Re: question about mak bamboo milk chest

Here's a link to Abbott's page for the trick. . There's a video demo. But fair warning it's 3:00 minutes you will never recover

http://www.abbottmagic.com/Bamboo-Chest ... -P2237.htm
by Fredrick
May 16th, 2015, 2:23 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magnetic Matrix
Replies: 15
Views: 3154

Re: Magnetic Matrix

Shawn Farquhar marketed a matrix effect that used steel core coins and a magnet years ago. But as Richard points out, it may not be worth the effort.
by Fredrick
April 30th, 2015, 8:48 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Gonzo "hands empty" move
Replies: 13
Views: 4701

Re: Gonzo "hands empty" move

The gimmick was a Ed Mellon Jim Swoger creation. I purchased one as a kid in the late 60's from Swoger's House of Enchantment. Swoger made it look like a miracle - thus the name, Miracle Money. I believe Meir credits them.
by Fredrick
April 18th, 2015, 1:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Removal of Thread Re the IBM and Lybrary.com
Replies: 1
Views: 1150

Re: Removal of Thread Re the IBM and Lybrary.com

Thank you Richard. This isn't the place for their "discussion."
by Fredrick
April 10th, 2015, 3:33 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: URI GELLER AT FISMITALY 2O15!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 5885

Re: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: URI GELLER AT FISMITALY 2O15!!!

Maybe I am missing something but if there is an act or event at a convention one doesn't want to see, then simply skip that event. Or choose not to attend the convention. Last I checked there are no magic police rounding people up and making them attend. :)
by Fredrick
April 5th, 2015, 11:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: They Might Be Giants Magic Music Video
Replies: 2
Views: 808

Re: They Might Be Giants Magic Music Video

Good catch Richard. Thanks!

Here's a link to Mark Mitton's site: http://www.markmitton.com/index.html
by Fredrick
April 5th, 2015, 10:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: They Might Be Giants Magic Music Video
Replies: 2
Views: 808

They Might Be Giants Magic Music Video

The band, They Might Be Giants, feature some uncredited card work in this week's video release, I'm A Coward.

http://youtu.be/BJ1aOACfYQE
by Fredrick
March 3rd, 2015, 11:06 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 29634

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

JHostler wrote: I nominate Miller!


Charlie, Jack or Mitch?
by Fredrick
February 19th, 2015, 3:18 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Alaskan Poker by Ricky Jay
Replies: 154
Views: 23740

Re: Alaskan Poker by Ricky Jay

Good idea Richard. A build on that would be to differentiate between full time, part time and hobbyist. I have professionals at all levels of magic.
by Fredrick
February 16th, 2015, 11:00 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Alaskan Poker by Ricky Jay
Replies: 154
Views: 23740

Re: Alaskan Poker by Ricky Jay

Paraphrasing Elliot.... Immature magicians imitate; mature magicians steal; bad magicians deface what they take, and good magicians make it into something better, or at least different. The good magician welds his theft into a whole feeling which is unique, utterly different from that which it was t...
by Fredrick
January 23rd, 2015, 10:06 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection
Replies: 195
Views: 51253

Re: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection

Non responsive customer service is not terribly surprising as I am not convinced that the twins really want to sell magic to magicians. Looking at the ad on the back cover of the December Genii and their online catalog, they are selling an image of a card handler. They feature $350 close up pads, $1...
by Fredrick
December 26th, 2014, 6:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What Magic Item did You Get for the Holidays?
Replies: 33
Views: 6970

Re: What Magic Item did You Get for the Holidays?

I did well this year...

The Vernon Companion (Michael Perovich)
The Wizards Way (Tobias Beckwith)
Old Ideas (Leonard Cohen) - not magic but quite magical.
by Fredrick
December 21st, 2014, 2:03 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Tommy Wonder on Tom Stone
Replies: 63
Views: 16542

Re: Tommy Wonder on Tom Stone

Joe, you sound like you'd be interested in Robert E. Neale's book, "The Sense of Wonder," which was recently published by The Theory & Art of Magic Press. Just a head's up in case you're not aware of it. About 400 pages exploring this very topic. Excellent recommendation. However base...
by Fredrick
August 10th, 2014, 5:37 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: iGenii not showing all issues
Replies: 17
Views: 7543

Re: iGenii not showing all issues

I'm a little disappointed about not having actual access to 'all back issues'. To be more specific I'm wanting to look at the section on the Orange slow-mo effect used in 'The Illusionist' Movie. if anyone can help with this it would be much appreciated. Many thanks, Matthew Matthew Instead of comp...
by Fredrick
June 16th, 2014, 9:53 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: are there any books and dvds on how to make illusions
Replies: 8
Views: 2380

Re: are there any books and dvds on how to make illusions

You might want to check the illusions section of the Mark Wilson Course. If memory serves, all are easy to build.
by Fredrick
June 14th, 2014, 4:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Smoothini on AGT
Replies: 58
Views: 11805

Re: Smoothini on AGT

What I saw was a polished performer who has performed in the real world for real people. It was a very well executed set. Yes, it was fast but the conditions dictate it. The performance also had punch which the conditions also dictate as one needs to get and hold the audience and judges attention - ...
by Fredrick
June 14th, 2014, 3:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 17289

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

I was able to log in with Safari 7.0.4 with no problems. The main page displayed the last 7 issues with additional years available through the Search.

Looking forward to the iOS app next week. Excellent start!
by Fredrick
March 23rd, 2014, 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Copentro
Replies: 17
Views: 5312

Re: Copentro

Sadly, his best-ever showcase was within Laurel & Hardy's worst-ever film. Anyone here have suggestions about seeing him in a better light on film? I knew someone who kinda knew him and, unfortunately, was not very complimentary. Dante is featured on two DVDs from Miracle Factory. He has two sp...
by Fredrick
December 22nd, 2013, 10:15 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Magic of Alan Wakeling
Replies: 10
Views: 1848

Re: The Magic of Alan Wakeling

Greed perhaps but if they didn't believe that someone somewhere would pay, they would be priced differently. There is plenty of fault on both sides of the transaction. A potential buyer has to take some level of responsibility to research the value and availability of any product. Reacting and purch...
by Fredrick
December 13th, 2013, 3:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Mnemonica by Juan Tamariz
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Re: WTB: Mnemonica by Juan Tamariz

New copies are available from the publisher and all around good guy Stephen Minch at the Hermetic Press. http://www.hermeticpress.com. He ships international too!

~ fredrick
by Fredrick
April 29th, 2013, 12:26 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Box
Replies: 24
Views: 11485

Re: The Magic Box

Wonderful! A great piece of movie making.

Thank you
by Fredrick
January 4th, 2013, 5:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Linking Finger Ring Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Re: The Linking Finger Ring Project

I concur with Nick Lewin's assessment. The Linking Finger Ring Project is an amazing package. I can only imagine the conversations David had with his vendor to create the rings.

Thank you David!
by Fredrick
May 10th, 2012, 1:41 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Larry Hass Lecture - Seattle 5/16/12
Replies: 1
Views: 779

Larry Hass Lecture - Seattle 5/16/12

Larry Hass will be lecturing in Seattle on May 16th. He will be presenting his lecture Two Deep Secrets That Will Improve Your Magic.

Lecture begins at 7:00 PM at Ballard NW Sr Center, 5429 32nd Ave., NW, Seattle, WA 98107. Cost is $25.00.
by Fredrick
March 20th, 2012, 3:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Columbus Magi-Fest is No More
Replies: 24
Views: 4109

Re: The Columbus Magi-Fest is No More

Add the NW Magic Jamboree to the list of conventions. Stan Kramien is holding one more NW Magic Jamboree and then pulling the plug.
by Fredrick
December 30th, 2011, 5:26 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: Past Issues Digital Files
Replies: 2
Views: 1426

Re: Past Issues Digital Files

Thanks Richard!
by Fredrick
December 29th, 2011, 12:47 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: Past Issues Digital Files
Replies: 2
Views: 1426

Past Issues Digital Files

How long will the links to digital content in past issues be active? I am referring to the links to videos and audio files attached to a column or feature.

Thanks in advance,
~ Fredrick
by Fredrick
July 7th, 2010, 3:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Now Live! Free Digital Issues!
Replies: 38
Views: 4328

Re: New Genii Website Now Live! Free Digital Issues!

I concur with Craig. This is very cool. It is easy to navigate and read compared to a simple PDF.

Thanks!
by Fredrick
May 20th, 2009, 3:42 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Tom Stone Column
Replies: 30
Views: 7203

Re: Tom Stone Column

Tom's articles are a wonderful addition to the Genii line up. Each piece nicely builds on the former.

Many thanks to Richard and Tom.
by Fredrick
October 1st, 2008, 3:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Christ The Magician?
Replies: 17
Views: 2141

Re: Christ The Magician?

The idea of Jesus as a magician has been around for about 30 years. Biblical scholar, Morton Smith, published Jesus the Magician: Charlatan or Son of God? in 1978. It is well worth reading but if you do, seek out the original, unabridged edition.

~ Fredrick
by Fredrick
April 15th, 2008, 11:25 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Patrick Martin Feature
Replies: 12
Views: 5258

Patrick Martin Feature

I have not finished the entire feature yet, but I wanted to post my gratitude for the focus on Patrick and his work. He is a wonderful magician and human. I had the opportunity to spend a couple of hours talking to him about his work at the Legends of Magic Conference in 2001. It was one of the high...

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