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by Chaz Misenheimer
March 4th, 2006, 7:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cellini
Replies: 12
Views: 629

Re: Cellini

I learned to clog in the '60s when my brothers were in a bluegrass band.
Now I work as a roving magician at festivals in the southeast, often in character as a traveling medicine showman. I often throw in a few steps and kicks...draws a crowd and makes people smile.
by Chaz Misenheimer
February 27th, 2006, 2:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Don Knotts Passed Away
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Don Knotts Passed Away

Thanks for posting. I am a big Don Knotts fan. He created an absurd character and injected enough humanness to make it believable. He was a genius with details.
Hope you get to that walking trail soon!
All the best,
by Chaz Misenheimer
December 5th, 2005, 9:56 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Magic in Columbia South Carolina
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Magic in Columbia South Carolina

S.C.A.M looks like its going to be a good one.
John, what are the hours for the SC State Museum? I would like to catch the documentary of John Tudor's
Magic Theater.
All the best!
by Chaz Misenheimer
September 8th, 2005, 5:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Funny Japanese Magic (Cyril videos)
Replies: 20
Views: 2001

Re: Funny Japanese Magic (Cyril videos)

Dan...fantastic clip! Thanks for posting it.
by Chaz Misenheimer
June 23rd, 2005, 7:26 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Hanging out in Bristol, VA/TN
Replies: 13
Views: 1029

Re: Hanging out in Bristol, VA/TN

Jeff--Best of luck with everything in Bristol this weekend. Sounds like an excellent lineup. If any of your attendees are traveling home through Wytheville, VA on Sunday, June 26th, I invite them to stop by the Chautauqua Festival. I am performing {roving)in the park. Wytheville is about an hour fro...
by Chaz Misenheimer
January 7th, 2005, 5:33 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: multiple cards to pocket
Replies: 11
Views: 824

Re: multiple cards to pocket

The late George Vaughn did a first class rendition...ten cards, I think. They traveled one at a time from a packet in his hands to a pocket. I do not know if his version is published or recorded. George performed full time out of Raleigh, NC during the 70's and 80's, and ran the Magic Corner for a w...
by Chaz Misenheimer
December 3rd, 2004, 6:06 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Frank Everhart, Jr
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Frank Everhart, Jr

I lived in the Keys several years ago (Marathon). I don't remember a magic bar being there. When did Frank's open? Any idea where it is in Key West?
I may get down there this winter, and will try to look it up.
by Chaz Misenheimer
November 21st, 2004, 7:27 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Bowl of water production-- which one is this?
Replies: 9
Views: 3862

Re: Bowl of water production-- which one is this?

I may be wrong but I seem to remember a bowl (w/water) production from a mechanical table...described in Wonderful Routines of Magic by Ellison Poland (the first of two books). I lent the book to someone twenty years ago or I would look it up.
by Chaz Misenheimer
November 15th, 2004, 12:12 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 37024

Re: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)

I have seen the Demo DVD and want to say thank you to Mickey for sharing this work. WOW again! MSD921 says it well... I think that what really sets his vanish apart is the PERFECT coordination of SO many moves and subtleties. Mickey's work is more than one move, or two moves. It is a smooth combinat...
by Chaz Misenheimer
November 1st, 2004, 8:29 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Paul Green's The Classic Force on DVD
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Paul Green's The Classic Force on DVD

I purchased the tape version from Paul at a convention in Columbia, SC earlier this year. Its a wonderful learning tool and a great value!
by Chaz Misenheimer
May 10th, 2004, 6:36 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Visible Card Changes?
Replies: 68
Views: 3681

Re: Visible Card Changes?

Glad to be reminded of the Jose De La Torre color change routine. I saw him lecture years ago, and that routine was unbelievable. I checked and I found the routine in his book, Real Magic . It was really one of the most magical things I've ever seen. In the same book, was a color change by Steve Dus...
by Chaz Misenheimer
March 29th, 2004, 1:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Close-up opening effect
Replies: 37
Views: 1997

Re: Close-up opening effect

In Secrets and Mysteries for the Close-Up Entertainer, Eugene Burger discusses an opening sponge ball routine. Included are some really good thoughts about the opening scenario. You might also check out the Magic Menu (Jim Sisti) for a variety of approaches to openers.
by Chaz Misenheimer
January 31st, 2004, 7:20 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Must Perform Tricks ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1045

Re: Must Perform Tricks ?

Another mention for Magic With Cards by Frank Garcia and George Schindler. There are many good effects. A lot of bang for the buck.
by Chaz Misenheimer
January 7th, 2004, 9:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MagicTimes Calls it Quits
Replies: 43
Views: 3162

Re: MagicTimes Calls it Quits

My thanks to Meir Yedid for the great blows my mind to think of all that must of been involved. The new subscription option is working.
by Chaz Misenheimer
October 8th, 2002, 3:20 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Help/ Tony Giorgio story
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Help/ Tony Giorgio story

I am hoping to track down a story that I suspect originated in the Giorgio Letters in Genii. The story involves a scam in which the mob arranged for marked decks of playing cards to be distributed through retail outlets in one city. The distribution was followed by on onslaught of visiting gamblers ...
by Chaz Misenheimer
July 19th, 2002, 5:40 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: digital camera
Replies: 8
Views: 895

Re: digital camera

Thanks for the suggestions. Lots of help so far & I appreciate it.I am traveling and will answer about my specific price range and needs soon. I did email Pete Biro and he says his field is stills only. If anyone can suggest an expert, I will be happy to try to contact them. Thanks again.
by Chaz Misenheimer
July 17th, 2002, 5:03 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: digital camera
Replies: 8
Views: 895

digital camera

I am interested in buying a digital camera to get video for promotional use. Any ideas on a good camera choice. Most shots would be outside, street performance situations. Thanks for any input.

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