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Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

Thanks for sending out the copy. It reached me on March 8th.

Matt
by Matt Stevens
03/10/08 02:22 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 8367

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

I still have not recived my March copy. I startded the subscripion back in late January.

Matt
by Matt Stevens
03/02/08 03:40 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 8367

Re: "World Magic Awards" - Fox-TV ???

I think if they were compressed for time they should have taken away a couple of the acts and extened the rest. The chopped up acts were not very representitive, imho, of what magic should be.

Matt
by Matt Stevens
01/02/08 08:58 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: "World Magic Awards" - Fox-TV ???
Replies: 49
Views: 1799

Re: Great Clip of the Coney Island Fakir (aka Al Flosso)

I enjoyed the act very much. The act was very pitchman oriented, it appeared to be an act that was to help sell products from his store. If I were to see this today I would probably go visit his store and tell him how much I enjoyed the effects then probably buy a svengali deck or an egg bag. I also...
by Matt Stevens
06/25/07 03:51 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Great Clip of the Coney Island Fakir (aka Al Flosso)
Replies: 50
Views: 1260

Re: The Reformation

Another thought, I believe the Too Perfect Theory is only when performing for magicians. When performing for the general public, if someone has a thought in how a trick is done. They will believe they are right even after one may prove them wrong. Though the public will suspend their disbelief for t...
by Matt Stevens
04/16/07 10:32 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Reformation
Replies: 56
Views: 1183

Re: The Reformation

Too perfect or clean, I do not think it really matters. If one is surrounded by good company/food/drink and the person who is performing is personable then magic will happen. The problem w/ all these clips from youtube, is the lack of personality. Which, in my humble opinion, is going to turn away m...
by Matt Stevens
04/16/07 10:19 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Reformation
Replies: 56
Views: 1183

Re: The Reformation

Did kenner's version everget published? If so, what is the title of the book?

Matt
by Matt Stevens
04/13/07 04:07 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Reformation
Replies: 56
Views: 1183

Re: Bill Malone's Scarne's cutting the aces

This is unrelated but, I think, kinda funny. Did anyone notice that this thread was started in 2001.

Matt
by Matt Stevens
04/07/07 10:39 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Bill Malone's Scarne's cutting the aces
Replies: 40
Views: 9670

Re: Horrified and Appalled at Exposure

I don't think laymen really care too much, if they know and you present it well they will be impressed. If they don't know wave it front of them a couple times and have a chuckle.. :)
by Matt Stevens
03/07/07 09:40 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Horrified and Appalled at Exposure
Replies: 35
Views: 601

Re: Ricky jay

Martin Nash, Jamy ian Swiss, Bill Malone, Jon Racherbaumer, and Jerry Andrus, I think these would be the top 5 because they are all well known for there knowledge and handling of cards.
by Matt Stevens
04/22/05 04:03 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Ricky jay
Replies: 47
Views: 1345

August issue

I would just like to say that the August issue is one of the best issues I have seen in a long time.
Thanks and keep up the good work.
by Matt Stevens
07/15/04 08:06 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: August issue
Replies: 18
Views: 483

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