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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
04/07/13 08:05 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame
Replies: 5
Views: 330

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
04/07/13 02:47 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame
Replies: 5
Views: 330

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
03/12/13 11:02 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Triumph - Dai Vernon
Replies: 14
Views: 1271

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
02/16/13 08:43 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What can be done about counterfeit magic?
Replies: 39
Views: 2359

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
09/14/12 02:06 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jonathan Pendragon busy time
Replies: 14
Views: 2058

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
09/14/12 02:02 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Please Post Your Get-Well Wishes for Michael Weber Here
Replies: 55
Views: 6150

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
09/14/12 01:58 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2012)
Replies: 16
Views: 1941

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
09/05/12 12:15 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Dr. Gene Matsuura
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Magic Of Tenkai - Richard Kaufman

and a clever performer.
by Pete Biro
09/05/12 12:13 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Of Tenkai - Richard Kaufman
Replies: 20
Views: 2068

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
09/01/12 12:05 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (September 2012)
Replies: 16
Views: 1941

Re: Ricky Jay in NYC

Used to be????
by Pete Biro
08/28/12 03:03 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay in NYC
Replies: 32
Views: 3708

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
08/28/12 03:02 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Information needed ...please help
Replies: 13
Views: 1856

Re: Blaine Performs for Phelps

I've heard that Blaine works upscale NY parties for serious money.
by Pete Biro
08/17/12 06:54 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine Performs for Phelps
Replies: 3
Views: 566

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
08/17/12 06:53 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Poll: With which magician would you like to spend an evening talking magic?
Replies: 83
Views: 8189

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

Aha.... cool
by Pete Biro
07/21/12 07:54 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 153
Views: 25712

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

The Dali Lama wouldn't get in the Castle in the evenings.
by Pete Biro
07/20/12 05:43 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 153
Views: 25712

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

Cab from hotel to airport is easy.
by Pete Biro
07/19/12 11:19 PM
 
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: S.A.M. 2012 Convention - Las Vegas
Replies: 66
Views: 8488

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

Richard is right about the cab lines. I hate 'em.
by Pete Biro
07/19/12 11:18 PM
 
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: S.A.M. 2012 Convention - Las Vegas
Replies: 66
Views: 8488

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
07/19/12 02:16 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: An Open Letter to Derek Lever from Wittus Witt
Replies: 32
Views: 6112

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

MICRO magic also mean NO CARDS
by Pete Biro
07/19/12 02:14 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 153
Views: 25712

Re: FISM 2012 - my experience.

Different prices for up front seats are common in the real world theater.
by Pete Biro
07/16/12 11:23 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - my experience.
Replies: 53
Views: 10323

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

MIKE CLOSE... MUNDAKA WOULD HAVE BEEN A HIT THERE
by Pete Biro
07/15/12 01:28 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 153
Views: 25712

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
07/14/12 07:50 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 153
Views: 25712

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
07/12/12 01:42 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Final Piece of the Genii Convention Puzzle: GUY HOLLINGWORTH JUST BOOKED!
Replies: 18
Views: 1738

Re: Rip-off at FISM 2012

Glad you nailed him there, now how to stop ripoffs on internet sales.
by Pete Biro
07/11/12 01:06 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Rip-off at FISM 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1661

Re: FISM 2012 - Day One

Great reports, Craig... thanks
by Pete Biro
07/09/12 08:51 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day One
Replies: 36
Views: 11856

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
07/05/12 02:40 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shipping Personal Belongings to Spain
Replies: 1
Views: 315

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
07/03/12 06:08 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Collector's Set Cups and Balls
Replies: 0
Views: 197

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

It's worth going to just see Dani d'Ortiz
by Pete Biro
07/03/12 06:06 PM
 
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: I.B.M. 2012 Convention - Norfolk, VA
Replies: 7
Views: 1774

Re: A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Congratulations and well wishes from an old friend of your Father.
by Pete Biro
06/21/12 01:03 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 11
Views: 1631

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

How do you know this is his place?
by Pete Biro
06/09/12 03:18 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone in Boise? Maybe You Can Go Say Hello to ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1005

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
06/08/12 11:43 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paper balls over the head
Replies: 22
Views: 1352

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
06/05/12 12:18 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Speaking Of Knock-Offs
Replies: 66
Views: 3638

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
06/04/12 11:49 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Extreme Vegas
Replies: 6
Views: 540

Re: Speaking Of Knock-Offs

And many more of Porper's and my creations, and many others.
by Pete Biro
06/04/12 11:47 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Speaking Of Knock-Offs
Replies: 66
Views: 3638

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
05/30/12 01:03 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: BLATANT RIP-OFF
Replies: 121
Views: 9133

Re: Legionnaires disease hits Vegas

Good? Good? He's freakin' AMAZING... nobody I know is even close.
by Pete Biro
05/28/12 02:03 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Legionnaires disease hits Vegas
Replies: 10
Views: 1507

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
05/26/12 02:25 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What's the best magic book you've found at a bargain books store?
Replies: 29
Views: 2408

Re: Charlie Miller Bio?

Charlie worked cruises because he like to dance.
by Pete Biro
05/17/12 03:24 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Charlie Miller Bio?
Replies: 17
Views: 1251

Re: Shoot Ogawa To Lecture!

ADDED EVENT B4 LECTURE, My new book is available, and will do a book signing there.
by Pete Biro
05/10/12 07:32 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shoot Ogawa To Lecture!
Replies: 5
Views: 595
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