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by Alan Bursky
June 15th, 2014, 6:33 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 13156

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

Keeps asking me to subscribe. Says my online account is active, but will not let me in.
I'm sure it will be fixed soon.

Bursky
by Alan Bursky
June 6th, 2014, 3:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bursky and Maron
Replies: 1
Views: 966

Re: Bursky and Maron

Thank you.
by Alan Bursky
May 28th, 2014, 1:57 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Jay Palmer and Magic Kettle Act?
Replies: 4
Views: 1993

Re: Jay Palmer and Magic Kettle Act?

Go to; ThinkaDrink.weebly.com
Everything you want to know about any drink called for.
by Alan Bursky
March 24th, 2014, 12:04 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Think A Drink
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Think A Drink

For sale. My new CD book. Think A Drink This is a CD, not a DVD. Alan Bursky PayPal ThinkADrink@aol.com $33.00 cd plus $2.00 PayPal fee Plus shipping. $2.50 continental USA $7.50 Canada & Mexico $9.50 Europe. First class shipping. So you can figure out the total depending on your location Thank ...
by Alan Bursky
February 27th, 2014, 7:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jeff Busby Passes Away
Replies: 58
Views: 9737

Re: Jeff Busby Passes Away

The truth is the truth, dead or alive.
by Alan Bursky
April 2nd, 2013, 6:09 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: So how deceptive is the balloon swallow, really?
Replies: 32
Views: 7393

Re: So how deceptive is the balloon swallow, really?

See Fielding West do it!
by Alan Bursky
March 29th, 2012, 4:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (March 2012)
Replies: 49
Views: 4555

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

I have been a regular member of the AMA for over 35 years. I never received a Genii subscription with my membership.
by Alan Bursky
January 30th, 2012, 8:53 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Want To Buy Rice Bowls
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Want To Buy Rice Bowls

I want to buy the AL BAKER Rice Bowls. Only interested in the Al Baker ones.

Thank you,

Alan Bursky

thebursk@aol.com
by Alan Bursky
January 24th, 2012, 3:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chris Kenner Lifetime Acievement Award
Replies: 21
Views: 1646

Re: Chris Kenner Lifetime Acievement Award

Chris has a lot more life left.
Vote for Jon Lovick for Board of Trustees of the AMA!
by Alan Bursky
October 2nd, 2011, 1:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I told you so!
Replies: 18
Views: 1465

Re: I told you so!

Good! Thanks Pete.
by Alan Bursky
October 1st, 2011, 1:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I told you so!
Replies: 18
Views: 1465

Re: I told you so!

Richard,
I'm done. Thank you.
by Alan Bursky
October 1st, 2011, 1:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I told you so!
Replies: 18
Views: 1465

Re: I told you so!

My post was about last year, Mark, George, and Dave tried to get me expelled from the Castle. I said they would be gone long before me. I thought everyone knew what I was talking about. Pete, I never said the Castle would close. I said Mark, Dave and George would be gone. I still say the rest of my ...
by Alan Bursky
September 30th, 2011, 2:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I told you so!
Replies: 18
Views: 1465

I told you so!

From my Magic Castle posts last year.... I was right!
by Alan Bursky
July 11th, 2011, 3:48 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Special Deal
Replies: 0
Views: 264

Special Deal

This deal is for someone who can meet me in the Hollywood Ca, USA area so I do not have to go to the Post Office, and mail this. Al Schneider Magic (Brand new book by L&L) retail $79,95 Plus World's Greatest Magic DVD Tenkai Pennies & Milliken's Transpositon Brand new. Never opened retail $1...
by Alan Bursky
July 9th, 2011, 11:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

Big difference with a new President of the AMA. NPH gave us the change we can believe in that Obama promised. Especially with replacing a hack treasurer, getting rid of the Executive Director that thought he didn't have to answer to anyone, and thought he knew better than anyone. The BOD's new direc...
by Alan Bursky
July 9th, 2011, 4:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

Not everyone was happy. The last 2 years were the biggest losses the Castle has ever had. They kept saying the Castle was doing great. The Castle was making money. Well now the truth is out, and Mark is gone. 2 down, 2 to go. Last year if you remember, Mark, Dave, and George tried to get me expelled...
by Alan Bursky
June 12th, 2011, 5:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

I see posts were deleted about the "lawyer". I will start putting my "lawyer" posts on my FaceBook page. He wants to sue me for libel, I will do what he does..... not show up in court!
by Alan Bursky
May 29th, 2011, 7:02 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Max Maven at the Skirball
Replies: 3
Views: 849

Max Maven at the Skirball

Last week Max Maven did a lecture at the Skirball about Jewish magicians. It was the first time he did this lecture. The theater was packed. Everyone thought it was a great lecture. Even me. I am pretty sure all of those Jewish magicians were reformed Jews, and Ashkenazis. OMG! the word Ashkenazi ha...
by Alan Bursky
May 29th, 2011, 6:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

George Juarez threatened Richard with a lawsuit because of a joke I made about the Magic Castle lawyer. I find this funny because when Channing Pollack's widow sued George, he didn't even bother to show up in court. You can look this up in the Nevada state court records. George Jaurez is in default ...
by Alan Bursky
May 29th, 2011, 6:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jim Steinmeyer play: The Card Trick
Replies: 20
Views: 2497

Re: Jim Steinmeyer play: The Card Trick

I saw the play last performance, last night. It was wonderful. The cast was terrific, the play was terrific. The card trick that Houdini performs in it is GREAT! Jim Steinmeyer really is a genius.
by Alan Bursky
May 26th, 2011, 2:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

I am UNDERCUT!
by Alan Bursky
May 26th, 2011, 12:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

Tommy KIrk?
by Alan Bursky
May 24th, 2011, 10:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

West,
One time expenditures 2 years in a row.
by Alan Bursky
May 24th, 2011, 10:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

Thomas Mitchell, Alan Hale, Frank Morgan, & Ida Lupino.
At least I know who Houdini's Ghost is.
by Alan Bursky
May 24th, 2011, 8:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

Richard,
I was absent that day. As for the Castle, it just needs new management, and a lawyer who charges less [deleted] . I am confident that those things will happen.
by Alan Bursky
May 16th, 2011, 10:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 49830

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

I hate when people do not tell you who they are! Hiding is for cowards.

Alan Bursky
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 8:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

Dustin,
I am going to take a nap.
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 7:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

Dear Dustin,
Anytime you want your fortune told, I will give you a free reading. Knows all. Sees all.
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 7:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

Richard,
No, they will not. Great choice. By the way, I LOVE THE NEW GENII IPAD APP! WOW! I was given an IPad for Xmas as a gift. Really didn't use it at all. Thought of it as a toy. Your Genii app made me love my IPAD!
Now back to the BOD AMA. Great choice.
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 6:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

LOL! They went with someone who is NOT going to be pushed over!
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 1:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

I hope Trident's numbers are better than the AMA.
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 11:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

To Undercut, There is only one BOD member who is a performing magician, Rich Cowley. On top of that, Rich isn't even a full time professional. Here is the rundown as far as I know it. BOD members as of right now. The magician BOD members. Neil Patrick Harris, is a star. Erika Larsen, is in theater, ...
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 10:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

About the new BOD member. My prediction is Randy Sinnot, Max Maven, or Jim Steinmeyer. I think it will be one of them. I wanted Chris Kenner to apply.
by Alan Bursky
April 28th, 2011, 10:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

Maybe certain BOD members, and management think China will cover the deficit.
by Alan Bursky
April 24th, 2011, 5:47 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Jerry's Nugget & DVD's
Replies: 3
Views: 778

Re: Jerry's Nugget & DVD's

It's $140.00 & $185.00

It is a 1 not a !
by Alan Bursky
April 24th, 2011, 5:20 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Jerry's Nugget & DVD's
Replies: 3
Views: 778

Jerry's Nugget & DVD's

Jerry's Nugget original playing cards Red backed deck never opened sealed with stamp no cellophane. $140.00 Blue backed deck opened in excellent condition. $30.00 " " " " " " " missing one joker. $27.00 " " " " " " " missing both ...
by Alan Bursky
April 7th, 2011, 4:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS
Replies: 181
Views: 25879

Re: The President of the Academy of Magical Arts RESIGNS

I decided it is such a long story. Complicated. I promised to stay out of it. It comes down to this Robert L. has a life and a very successful business that was starting to take a back seat to AMA business. I always said being the Prez of the AMA is a full time job. If magic is your life, and the Ca...
by Alan Bursky
March 16th, 2011, 8:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: L&L DVD's For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 195

L&L DVD's For Sale

Darwin Ortiz Nothing But The Best Vols. 1,2 ,&3 Brand New never opened, sealed. Retail $99.00 All 3 vols. $69.00 Shipped first class, continental United States only! The Dr. Is In. The New Coin Magic of Dr. Sawa All 6 volumes. Brand new. Never opened, sealed. Retail $180.00 All 6 vols., $109.00 ...
by Alan Bursky
March 13th, 2011, 5:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: History Week at The Magic Castle
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

Re: History Week at The Magic Castle

It was a great Palace Show!
by Alan Bursky
March 13th, 2011, 5:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sad to report: Jack Ferero dies at the age of 81
Replies: 9
Views: 2227

Re: Sad to report: Jack Ferero dies at the age of 81

Jack was always great to me when I was a stock boy at Tannen"s. They were all great Lou, Irv, Tony. The demo guys were Mitch, John, Presto, there was the Latin guy who's name I forgot. I am sorry. That was about 42 years ago.

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