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by Pete Biro
January 7th, 2015, 7:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: DEAN DILL FUND
Replies: 0
Views: 542

DEAN DILL FUND

DEAN DILL IS QUITE ILL WITH STAGE 4 INOPERABLE CANCER

A fundraiser has been established to help his family with medical expenses, etc.

Whatever help you can give will be appreciated

Here is the link

https://www.youcaring.com/HelpDeanDill
by Pete Biro
April 7th, 2013, 8:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame
Replies: 5
Views: 547

Re: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame

That's right, the roast. Offensive would be putting it lightly. Thanks for posting the link so others can see what I'm still upset about. :evil:
by Pete Biro
April 7th, 2013, 2:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame
Replies: 5
Views: 547

Re: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame

Sorry, I still don't forgive P&T for the low class, raunchy stunt they pulled at the WMS some years back. :evil:
by Pete Biro
March 12th, 2013, 11:02 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Triumph - Dai Vernon
Replies: 14
Views: 1935

Re: Triumph - Dai Vernon

Having written a compilation book on Triumph (which lists most of the many versions in print) doesn’t necessarily qualify me to say anything authoritative on the subject. However, I’ve performed most of the variations over the years for an eclectic bunch of people. Versions that have many face-up/f...
by Pete Biro
February 16th, 2013, 7:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What can be done about counterfeit magic?
Replies: 39
Views: 3493

Re: What can be done about counterfeit magic?

The Chinese rip-off dealers have stolen a great number of my creations, made by Joe Porper, as well as his stuff. It is almost impossible to tell even looking at the instructions. Their pricing is insanely low. One check is measure the instructions... if they are not exactly 8 1/2 x 11 sheets they ...
by Pete Biro
September 14th, 2012, 2:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jonathan Pendragon busy time
Replies: 14
Views: 2362

Re: Jonathan Pendragon busy time

I saw your show (JP) last night. This is "the resurection"-- OUTSTANDING IN MANY WAYS... Magical, funny, witty, intellectual and a fooler... Three of the PERFECT co-performers. Good on you olde pal.
by Pete Biro
September 14th, 2012, 2:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Please Post Your Get-Well Wishes for Michael Weber Here
Replies: 55
Views: 7183

Re: Please Post Your Get-Well Wishes for Michael Weber Here

Michael: You will be fine, your friends all love you and are sending strong thoughts and prayers.
by Pete Biro
September 14th, 2012, 1:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2012)
Replies: 16
Views: 2243

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2012)

Saw JP last night... this is the greatest NEW PENDRAGON... strong, magical, intellectual, witty and a fooler. His three co-performers all ROCK big time. So glad to have seen this amazing performance.
by Pete Biro
September 5th, 2012, 12:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dr. Gene Matsuura
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

Re: Dr. Gene Matsuura

I think a book of Matsuura's notes would be INCREDIBLE.... he is one of the greatest unknown's in magic.
by Pete Biro
September 5th, 2012, 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Of Tenkai - Richard Kaufman
Replies: 20
Views: 2745

Re: Magic Of Tenkai - Richard Kaufman

and a clever performer.
by Pete Biro
September 1st, 2012, 12:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2012)
Replies: 16
Views: 2243

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2012)

I heard Neal Patrick Harris will be directing and producing Helder and Derek at the Geffen Theater. WOW... IS THAT GOOD NEWS, OR WHAT.
by Pete Biro
August 28th, 2012, 3:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay in NYC
Replies: 32
Views: 4442

Re: Ricky Jay in NYC

Used to be????
by Pete Biro
August 28th, 2012, 3:02 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Information needed ...please help
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: Information needed ...please help

I lived across the bay in Oakland and only visited Golden Gate Magic a few times. Emile Clifton and Steve Shepherd were frequent visitors. One Saturday that I was there Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh came in on a trip promoting the Houdini film. One of their buddies, Sammy Davis Jr. was along with them...
by Pete Biro
August 17th, 2012, 6:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine Performs for Phelps
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: Blaine Performs for Phelps

I've heard that Blaine works upscale NY parties for serious money.
by Pete Biro
August 17th, 2012, 6:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Poll: With which magician would you like to spend an evening talking magic?
Replies: 82
Views: 9558

Re: Poll: With which magician would you like to spend an evening talking magic?

thanks for all your kind words.... Come by most Wednesday's at Dean Dill's shoppe and let's chat.
by Pete Biro
July 21st, 2012, 7:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 155
Views: 31014

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy

Aha.... cool
by Pete Biro
July 20th, 2012, 5:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 155
Views: 31014

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

The Dali Lama wouldn't get in the Castle in the evenings.
by Pete Biro
July 19th, 2012, 11:19 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: S.A.M. 2012 Convention - Las Vegas
Replies: 66
Views: 10629

Re: S.A.M. 2012 Convention - Las Vegas

Cab from hotel to airport is easy.
by Pete Biro
July 19th, 2012, 11:18 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: S.A.M. 2012 Convention - Las Vegas
Replies: 66
Views: 10629

Re: S.A.M. 2012 Convention - Las Vegas

Richard is right about the cab lines. I hate 'em.
by Pete Biro
July 19th, 2012, 2:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: An Open Letter to Derek Lever from Wittus Witt
Replies: 32
Views: 8352

Re: An Open Letter to Derek Lever from Wittus Witt

When I was a member of a FISM jury, we got NOTHING, NADA, ZIP.
by Pete Biro
July 19th, 2012, 2:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 155
Views: 31014

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

MICRO magic also mean NO CARDS
by Pete Biro
July 16th, 2012, 11:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - my experience.
Replies: 53
Views: 11522

Re: FISM 2012 - my experience.

Different prices for up front seats are common in the real world theater.
by Pete Biro
July 15th, 2012, 1:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 155
Views: 31014

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

MIKE CLOSE... MUNDAKA WOULD HAVE BEEN A HIT THERE
by Pete Biro
July 14th, 2012, 7:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 155
Views: 31014

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

YOU CAN SEE YANN FRISCH'S ACT AT www.pete-biro.com
Clik on my favorite videos and scroll down.
by Pete Biro
July 12th, 2012, 1:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Final Piece of the Genii Convention Puzzle: GUY HOLLINGWORTH JUST BOOKED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2020

Re: The Final Piece of the Genii Convention Puzzle: GUY HOLLINGWORTH JUST BOOKED!

I forget the year, but Ricky performed at a table for famed actor, David Niven, at I believe FISM in Paris. I know, because I advised him on some of the material.
by Pete Biro
July 11th, 2012, 1:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Rip-off at FISM 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1801

Re: Rip-off at FISM 2012

Glad you nailed him there, now how to stop ripoffs on internet sales.
by Pete Biro
July 9th, 2012, 8:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day One
Replies: 36
Views: 15043

Re: FISM 2012 - Day One

Great reports, Craig... thanks
by Pete Biro
July 5th, 2012, 2:40 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shipping Personal Belongings to Spain
Replies: 1
Views: 413

Re: Shipping Personal Belongings to Spain

OH BOY... I HAD AN OUTFIT BUT FORGET THEIR NAME.
I WILL ASK ENRIQUE, THE COUNSEL GENERAL (MY NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR).
WHERE IS THE STUFF AND HOW MUCH IS THERE? WILL YOU COME HOME TO SUPERVISE?
by Pete Biro
July 3rd, 2012, 6:08 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Collector's Set Cups and Balls
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Collector's Set Cups and Balls

I'm selling these beautiful sets of cups and balls for a mere $130.00. For photo and details go to www.petebiro.blogspot.com
by Pete Biro
July 3rd, 2012, 6:06 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: I.B.M. 2012 Convention - Norfolk, VA
Replies: 7
Views: 2264

Re: I.B.M. 2012 Convention - Norfolk, VA

It's worth going to just see Dani d'Ortiz
by Pete Biro
June 21st, 2012, 1:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 11
Views: 1934

Re: A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Congratulations and well wishes from an old friend of your Father.
by Pete Biro
June 9th, 2012, 3:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone in Boise? Maybe You Can Go Say Hello to ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1207

Re: Anyone in Boise? Maybe You Can Go Say Hello to ...

How do you know this is his place?
by Pete Biro
June 8th, 2012, 11:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paper balls over the head
Replies: 22
Views: 1855

Re: Paper balls over the head

Thanks for the SPILL link. I did it with a coke bottle once. And another time tossed stuff out an open window from a third floor hotel room. Like cups and saucers after the bread rolls.

Look see if you can find a clip of Armando Lucero.
by Pete Biro
June 5th, 2012, 12:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Speaking Of Knock-Offs
Replies: 66
Views: 4455

Re: Speaking Of Knock-Offs

One of the dealers at Kramien's told me he figured they would eventually steal one of his items, but was really upset when they stole his video demo and DVD instructions.

How can this be stopped? Everyone, lawyers inluded, tell me "No way."

Arrgggghhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!
by Pete Biro
June 4th, 2012, 11:49 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Extreme Vegas
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Extreme Vegas

George: Sorry you weren't there. It was a great event. I just got home. Hope you feel better soon.
by Pete Biro
June 4th, 2012, 11:47 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Speaking Of Knock-Offs
Replies: 66
Views: 4455

Re: Speaking Of Knock-Offs

And many more of Porper's and my creations, and many others.
by Pete Biro
May 30th, 2012, 1:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: BLATANT RIP-OFF
Replies: 121
Views: 10935

BLATANT RIP-OFF

MAD HATTER MAGIC is selling what they call a "generic" version of Dean's Box. The price is ridiculously low, so it it probably made in China. The owner tells me "I'm just giving buyers a choice to buy a generic version." I guess he doesn't understand intellectual property. He's a...
by Pete Biro
May 28th, 2012, 2:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Legionnaires disease hits Vegas
Replies: 10
Views: 1710

Re: Legionnaires disease hits Vegas

Good? Good? He's freakin' AMAZING... nobody I know is even close.
by Pete Biro
May 26th, 2012, 2:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What's the best magic book you've found at a bargain books store?
Replies: 29
Views: 3065

Re: What's the best magic book you've found at a bargain books store?

I found a Green on Gambling worth hundreds and go it for 50 bucks.
by Pete Biro
May 17th, 2012, 3:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Charlie Miller Bio?
Replies: 17
Views: 1527

Re: Charlie Miller Bio?

Charlie worked cruises because he like to dance.

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