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Re: Jeff Busby Passes Away

Richard Kaufman wrote:He was interesting as long as he didn't owe you money.


That would be a pretty short list, then...
by Jim Sisti
02/18/14 07:12 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jeff Busby Passes Away
Replies: 58
Views: 6873

Re: Jeff Busby Passes Away

Is there any truth to the rumor that Bob Farmer will be speaking at the memorial service?
by Jim Sisti
02/18/14 12:58 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jeff Busby Passes Away
Replies: 58
Views: 6873

Re: Vanishing Tiles Video

John Rogers makes a beautiful version of this effect that he calls the Winston Freer Tile Puzzle. Extremely well made...but not cheap!

http://www.woodencigars.com/wftp.html
by Jim Sisti
04/02/13 07:58 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanishing Tiles Video
Replies: 23
Views: 855

Re: Dai Vernon Interview

Eugene Burger alert at about 10:00 into the clip...
by Jim Sisti
02/25/13 02:30 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Dai Vernon Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: "Now You See Me" magicians in movie - and trailer link

I had to sign a release as one of the books that I published was apparently used as set decor. That was more than a year ago and I wondered what had become of the project.
by Jim Sisti
11/25/12 12:17 PM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: "Now You See Me" magicians in movie - and trailer link
Replies: 7
Views: 862

Re: L&L Publishing eBooks

mrgoat wrote:I think one area we cold possibly agree on, Stove, is that every other forum is full of idiots and teenagers.


Why do you keep referring to Steve as "Stove"? You've done this several times now in this thread.
by Jim Sisti
05/29/12 12:03 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: L&L Publishing eBooks
Replies: 274
Views: 21850

Re: Ammar's Complete Cups and Balls Collector's Edition available

AJM wrote:
Brad Henderson wrote:
If they love it, they'll come again, and again.


Which is why Damien is so successful with his 'day job'...


Best. Post. Ever.
by Jim Sisti
05/25/12 11:51 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ammar's Complete Cups and Balls Collector's Edition available
Replies: 112
Views: 7527

Re: Dick Clark is off the air at age 82.

Another connection between Dick Clark and our little backwater of the entertainment world is that Richard Robinson, creator of the popular All Magic Guide and Magic Show sites and a performer in his own right, was the co-author of Clark's biography "Rock, Roll & Remember." <!-- m --><a...
by Jim Sisti
04/18/12 06:11 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dick Clark is off the air at age 82.
Replies: 6
Views: 601

Re: Google+ [off topic]

Hi Damian:

Yes, please - jimsisti at comcast.net

Thanks!
by Jim Sisti
07/11/11 05:20 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Google+ [off topic]
Replies: 23
Views: 2032

New Al Schneider book coming soon!

I had a chance to look through the new Al Schneider book and all I can say is, "Wow!" Great theory and a wonderful assortment of effects, all extensively illustrated with photographs. Some of the material has never seen print before and what has ("Matrix," for example) has been t...
by Jim Sisti
05/20/11 05:15 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Al Schneider book coming soon!
Replies: 8
Views: 2086

Re: TABBY CRABB, AKA TABMAN HAS LEFT US

Tabby was a master craftman, a passionate person in every one of his endeavors both musical and magical, and most of all, he was a good and loyal friend.

I am deeply saddened.
by Jim Sisti
04/18/11 04:49 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: TABBY CRABB, AKA TABMAN HAS LEFT US
Replies: 19
Views: 2975

Re: Tony Corinda RIP

ps...I wonder if R. Osterlund had permission to do Or even sent him any of the Royalities from the DVDs ?...Just curious. I don't know how anyone could even imagine that a release of that magnitude would be done without gaining the proper permissions. Not only was Corinda's blessing obtained but pe...
by Jim Sisti
07/03/10 08:48 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tony Corinda RIP
Replies: 18
Views: 1467

Re: Well, This Will Be Interesting ...

by Jim Sisti
06/25/10 12:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Well, This Will Be Interesting ...
Replies: 94
Views: 5325

Re: Credit for Calculator Force

I believe that Richard Osterlind, who taught this force on a DVD, gave the credit to John Cornelius.
by Jim Sisti
06/20/10 11:26 PM
 
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Calculator Force
Replies: 14
Views: 2719

Re: Bottom Feeders Hurt the business

Of course, if you can't make the Philip and Henry cut, you can always be a "budget magician."

http://www.budgetmagicians.com/
by Jim Sisti
06/17/10 02:04 PM
 
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Bottom Feeders Hurt the business
Replies: 10
Views: 2207

Re: rabbit advice

I had the honor of sharing a stage with Dick Christian a couple of weeks ago and he closed his set with the rabbit from hat production. I must disagree with the contention that the apparatus doesn't matter. The audience, including the adults, in what was a large auditorium were clearly stunned by th...
by Jim Sisti
04/22/10 07:56 PM
 
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: rabbit advice
Replies: 7
Views: 1433

Re: Collector's Cups - for sale here

Don Alan Chop Cup (25th Anniversary Edition)

SOLD!

I will entertain reasonable offers on the other items before they're off to eBay at jimsisti@comcast.net.
by Jim Sisti
02/21/10 04:17 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Collector's Cups - for sale here
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Collector's Cups - for sale here

I am selling four items, all RNT2. 1) Working Professional's Cups - Copper (see photo here ). These were the first ones off the line when Jake re-issued my cups. They are unused and pristine and come with a special embroidered bag with tassled drawstrings and a special commemorative brass tag with m...
by Jim Sisti
02/20/10 04:16 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Collector's Cups - for sale here
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: Should [censored] Stay or Go?

espermachine wrote:[censored] is an institution...


I was about to agree with this but then discovered I had read it incorrectly...
by Jim Sisti
01/23/10 09:45 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Should [censored] Stay or Go?
Replies: 101
Views: 7807

Re: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!

It made it to Canada...but not to Connecticut...
by Jim Sisti
01/21/10 04:24 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!
Replies: 65
Views: 8101

Re: Bert Reese lecture at Richard Osterlind's workshop in February

The latest news on the MIND MYSTERIES Seminar can be found here.
by Jim Sisti
01/20/10 05:17 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bert Reese lecture at Richard Osterlind's workshop in February
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!

Richard Kaufman wrote:Oh--Jim, definitely signed yours and mailed it myself.


Thanks, Richard. Looking forward to seeing it!
by Jim Sisti
01/18/10 12:52 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!
Replies: 65
Views: 8101

Re: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!

No problem at all...just wondering. Looking forward to seeing a copy.
by Jim Sisti
01/16/10 06:38 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!
Replies: 65
Views: 8101

Re: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!

Richard Kaufman wrote: We'll start shipping out the copies ordered from me directly on Monday.


Have these shipped yet?
by Jim Sisti
01/16/10 04:08 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Knack Magic Tricks has Arrived!
Replies: 65
Views: 8101

Re: The Lives of a Showman

Hey Jim: I think you mean that you couldN'T care less. Or do you really mean you COULD care less - which means that you DO care, and you could care less. Why do I have the feeling that what you really mean is that you couldN'T care less? Sorry; back to topic now. HL. You are quite correct, Harry. I...
by Jim Sisti
12/21/09 03:16 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Lives of a Showman
Replies: 23
Views: 2655

Re: The Magic Menu

Richard Kaufman wrote:Walter has made conflicting statements, but that doesn't make him bi-polar. Just inconsistent.


I agree...but that's not as funny...
by Jim Sisti
12/13/09 10:06 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Magic Menu
Replies: 185
Views: 30108

Re: The Magic Menu

I just noticed the line up of contributors. Christopher Lyle? Scott Guinn? Paul Gordon? ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha !!!!!!! They should see if they can get James Munton on staff too. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha !!!! Christopher Lyle as a contributor. That's rich, I'll...
by Jim Sisti
12/13/09 12:14 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Magic Menu
Replies: 185
Views: 30108

Re: A Good Cause...

Tom... You're absolutly correct. I guess it's easy for us all to forget about people going thru a rough time b/c you don't actually see it going on day to day. However, with my young friend, I am seeing how hard he has it and it breaks my heart. Poor Kid! Thanks to everyone thus far who has donated...
by Jim Sisti
12/07/09 07:12 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: A Good Cause...
Replies: 40
Views: 5038

Re: The Magic Menu

For those who asked, we've now put up a short clip on The Magic Menu website showing what Daniel Greenwolf's Ghost Card move is supposed to look like. Daniel was nice enough to stop by this afternoon so we could shoot it. It's performance only but those who have the new issue will be able to see the...
by Jim Sisti
11/11/09 07:40 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Magic Menu
Replies: 185
Views: 30108

Re: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !

erdnasephile wrote:As long as the "horse" referenced remains unnamed and/or has no documented predictive track record, there is no rational, evidence-based, way to assess the credibility of the information proffered.


Exactly!
by Jim Sisti
11/04/09 07:32 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !
Replies: 53
Views: 7944

Re: The Lives of a Showman

We were probably better off off-topic...

Jonathan Townsend wrote:Robert Fripp/Adrian Belew fans?

I never liked the Belew incarnation of King Crimson. Their last great album (for me) was Islands.
by Jim Sisti
11/04/09 02:38 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Lives of a Showman
Replies: 23
Views: 2655

Re: The Lives of a Showman

I could care less about this proposed book but I do love King Crimson. A man after my own heart. When my daughter was a crawler, she started crying for reasons she couldn't communicate. It turned out she was terrified by the LP cover of In the Court of the Crimson King. Dustin [image]http://www.rob...
by Jim Sisti
11/04/09 01:16 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Lives of a Showman
Replies: 23
Views: 2655

Re: The Lives of a Showman

Mark Collier wrote:
Confusion will be my epitaph (lyric trivia).


I could care less about this proposed book but I do love King Crimson.
by Jim Sisti
11/04/09 11:06 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Lives of a Showman
Replies: 23
Views: 2655

Re: List of books - Mentalism and Magic

Hermetic Press has reprinted the Curry book:

http://www.hermeticpress.com/Books/WorldsBeyond.html

Just sayin'...
by Jim Sisti
10/28/09 05:23 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: List of books - Mentalism and Magic
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: 13 Steps To Mentalism on DVD - Coming Soon

Thanks for pointing that out, Andrew. I should have said "wouldn't have proceeded..."

Good luck with your book...
by Jim Sisti
09/25/09 06:47 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 13 Steps To Mentalism on DVD - Coming Soon
Replies: 7
Views: 1150

Re: 13 Steps To Mentalism on DVD - Coming Soon

Actually, Robbins owns the U.S. rights; Martin MacMillan of International Magic in the UK owns everything else in connection with this book. Paul Fried of D. Robbins was kind enough to send us in Martin's direction when we first inquired about doing this project. So the short answer is yes, arrangem...
by Jim Sisti
09/25/09 05:28 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 13 Steps To Mentalism on DVD - Coming Soon
Replies: 7
Views: 1150

Re: New Vernon book, poor indexing

Daaaad...he started it... :)
by Jim Sisti
07/18/09 05:11 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: New Vernon book, poor indexing
Replies: 55
Views: 4227

Re: New Vernon book, poor indexing

Since you're being a bit anal rententive here, it's grammar, actually, not spelling. You didn't misspell "chock" - you simply used an entirely different (and incorrect) word. Pot...meet kettle.

Nice try, though. Buy a clue, OK?
by Jim Sisti
07/18/09 03:30 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: New Vernon book, poor indexing
Replies: 55
Views: 4227

Re: New Vernon book, poor indexing

Hmmm...that's strange. Several that I've corresponded with via e-mail concerning this thread have encountered no difficulty with my meaning. Also, if you're going to reduce this discussion to matters of punctuation, etc, you might want to check out the following link with regard to your earlier post...
by Jim Sisti
07/18/09 02:18 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: New Vernon book, poor indexing
Replies: 55
Views: 4227

Re: New Vernon book, poor indexing

(I also wouldn't for a second accept at face value that Mr. Ben or Mr. Minch "approved" this design or layout without hearing that statement directly from each of them...) And no one is suggesting that they did. If you'll re-read my initial post more carefully, you'll discover that I was ...
by Jim Sisti
07/18/09 11:13 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: New Vernon book, poor indexing
Replies: 55
Views: 4227
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