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by Jim Martin
August 17th, 2017, 11:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hip Hip Replacement!
Replies: 11
Views: 597

Re: Hip Hip Replacement!

Sending good mojo from STL, Tom.
by Jim Martin
July 19th, 2017, 12:33 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: DaOrtiz a la Carte
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: DaOrtiz a la Carte

I also noticed that.
Great effect from Dani!
by Jim Martin
December 23rd, 2016, 11:04 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Orson Welles in Rome
Replies: 9
Views: 1350

Re: Orson Welles in Rome

There is also Orson Welles in Italy by Alberto Anile (IU Press, 2013).

Here are some preview pages:
https://books.google.com/books?id=3cyrAAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
by Jim Martin
November 20th, 2016, 12:53 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Midnight Shift- Draun
Replies: 16
Views: 2951

Re: Midnight Shift- Draun

Thanks for those insights, Steve. It is a lovely move to have in one's repertoire.
by Jim Martin
October 27th, 2016, 1:08 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Magic in Stockholm
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

Re: Magic in Stockholm

Yes and yes - have fun in beautiful Stockholm!
by Jim Martin
July 7th, 2016, 10:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: What Is It With Florida?
Replies: 7
Views: 3042

Re: What Is It With Florida?

This link to the full opinion issued by the court has more details on the 1943 "Think-A-Drink Hoffman" v. "Think-A-Drink Count Maurice" trial (pp. 6 - 10):
http://media.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions ... 0.cert.pdf
by Jim Martin
June 27th, 2016, 8:01 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 58
Views: 17447

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

Thanks for posting the contents, Richard.
I'm really looking forward to this book!
by Jim Martin
May 31st, 2016, 2:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Marble
Replies: 19
Views: 4751

Re: Marble

I like it, John; looks very clean.
Will you send out an email when it is ready to launch?
by Jim Martin
May 11th, 2016, 11:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Photo Gallery of Harry Lorayne's 90th Birthday Party
Replies: 11
Views: 2682

Re: Photo Gallery of Harry Lorayne's 90th Birthday Party

Fabulous in every way - thanks for posting photos from this beautiful event.
by Jim Martin
April 24th, 2016, 10:13 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Hokasen
Replies: 3
Views: 1935

Re: Hokasen

Jack Shalom wrote:
So let's see:

1) Disappearing/Re-appearing Fish

2) Fish: The Resurrection

3) No Thread, Wax, or Magnets Animated Fish

4) Fingertips Loach Across
by Jim Martin
April 20th, 2016, 12:46 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 48
Views: 14691

Re: The Secrets of So Sato

Fantastic news - thank you; really looking forward to this!
by Jim Martin
April 17th, 2016, 3:00 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 48
Views: 14691

The Secrets of So Sato

Thanks, Bob. I was working on So Sato's book, but based on your suggestion I'm going to take a nap instead! Your post prompted me to reread the So Sato entries in Tenyoism and then I started looking at his card magic online. Very elegant, and very different, in a great way. Will The Secrets of So S...
by Jim Martin
April 2nd, 2016, 1:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New rare Ricky Jay Uploaded today by Me!
Replies: 9
Views: 3342

Re: New rare Ricky Jay Uploaded today by Me!

These are fantastic - many thanks, Max!
by Jim Martin
March 5th, 2016, 6:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Complete Walton. Vol. 3
Replies: 5
Views: 1970

Re: The Complete Walton. Vol. 3

Great news today from Davenport's - Volume 3:

http://www.davenportsmagic.co.uk/acatal ... -4634.html
by Jim Martin
January 27th, 2016, 8:31 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: What Could You Do with These?
Replies: 1
Views: 1408

Re: What Could You Do with These?

A slightly twisted version of David Roth's 'Eraser'?
by Jim Martin
January 1st, 2016, 12:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2015 In Review
Replies: 16
Views: 4818

Re: 2015 In Review

Thank you, Dustin, for a spectacular review of '15.
Here's to a magical 2016!
by Jim Martin
December 22nd, 2015, 10:03 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Universities holding Magic Collections
Replies: 12
Views: 3507

Re: Universities holding Magic Collections

Library of Congress.

Here's a link to the Houdini collection:

https://www.loc.gov/rr/rarebook/coll/122.html
by Jim Martin
December 21st, 2015, 1:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!
Replies: 100
Views: 16557

Re: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!

Have Tracking Numbers been sent?
by Jim Martin
December 9th, 2015, 12:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tenyoism Update December 7
Replies: 5
Views: 1370

Re: Tenyoism Update December 7

Thanks you, Chief Genii.
by Jim Martin
November 14th, 2015, 1:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Groundbreaking new work on Edwin T. Sachs
Replies: 26
Views: 6129

Re: Groundbreaking new work on Edwin T. Sachs

This sounds great - please put me down for a copy.
I've also emailed you.

Thanks, Tom!
by Jim Martin
November 5th, 2015, 10:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Restoring a Blackstone lithograph ...
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Re: Restoring a Blackstone lithograph ...

Thanks for the post, Brad - fascinating.
Looking forward to seeing both Part One and Part Two.
by Jim Martin
October 31st, 2015, 10:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Martin Gardner's Impromptu PRINTED
Replies: 72
Views: 17004

Re: Martin Gardner's Impromptu PRINTED

..... I also hope that one day, Mr. Weber publishes his commentary on the book because I'd sure hate to see that valuable material lost forever. Thanks, Richard. I should just add my name to erdnasefile's post - I feel similarly. I'm excited to finally receive the book after preordering many years ...
by Jim Martin
October 23rd, 2015, 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 456
Views: 120393

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Thanks for the updated insert, Bob.
by Jim Martin
October 8th, 2015, 9:39 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: director Guillermo del Toro's House of Horrors
Replies: 3
Views: 1380

director Guillermo del Toro's House of Horrors

from the NY Times:

"The director of fantasy and horror films keeps his collection of books, gory props and mannequins where he can see, and be inspired by, them."


http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015 ... =arts&_r=0
by Jim Martin
July 21st, 2015, 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: David Copperfield Magic Museum Tour
Replies: 27
Views: 5877

Re: David Copperfield Magic Museum Tour

Rosebud-ish?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4mQqVqRB7I

Unlike Charles Foster Kane, from the videos I've seen, I think DC truly enjoys curating the collection.
by Jim Martin
July 21st, 2015, 7:28 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: The Blomberg Book
Replies: 6
Views: 4038

Re: The Blomberg Book

Here is the correct link to the interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieWRk6XbnBE
by Jim Martin
July 18th, 2015, 2:19 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB; Dead of Night by Andy Nyman Red back Bicycle
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

Re: WTB; Dead of Night by Andy Nyman Red back Bicycle

Before this post is removed, I have also been looking for an Alakazam 'Dead of Night' set (deck, DVD, booklet), if someone would have one for sale.

My email is (all lower case):

J am s TL (at sign) w EB st er (dot) edU

Many thanks,
Jim
by Jim Martin
June 30th, 2015, 8:19 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Babadook
Replies: 13
Views: 3138

Re: Babadook

We recently saw this and yes, YIKES!
by Jim Martin
May 29th, 2015, 9:01 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: contact information for Anthony Brahams
Replies: 2
Views: 891

Re: contact information for Anthony Brahams

Many thanks, John.

Jim
by Jim Martin
May 29th, 2015, 8:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: contact information for Anthony Brahams
Replies: 2
Views: 891

contact information for Anthony Brahams

I would appreciate contact information for Anthony Brahams.
(The email I have used isn't working.)

Many thanks,
Jim

j A m s T L AT w e b s T er DOT e d u
by Jim Martin
May 20th, 2015, 8:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 56
Views: 18548

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

David Ben wrote:I suppose that it is also a question of having so many projects, and so little time.


I like your projects,David.
Take your time :)
by Jim Martin
April 13th, 2015, 10:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: TCM Film Festival - The Grim Game
Replies: 23
Views: 5492

Re: TCM Film Festival - The Grim Game

This is on the TCM site and includes information that the live screening ..."will feature a World Premiere original score composed and conducted by Brane Živkovic."

http://filmfestival.tcm.com/programs/fi ... grim-game/
by Jim Martin
April 10th, 2015, 2:18 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Good wax for spreading double cards?
Replies: 7
Views: 2282

Re: Good wax for spreading double cards?

I've had good results using Harry Robson's Roughing Stick:

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic ... ing-stick/
by Jim Martin
April 7th, 2015, 11:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Don England
Replies: 11
Views: 3649

Re: Don England

Don was so very gracious and truly a brilliant innovator.
Rest in peace, Don England.
by Jim Martin
March 29th, 2015, 6:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bammo Goes BANG!
Replies: 12
Views: 3814

Re: Bammo Goes BANG!

My order goes in .........
NOW!
(Thanks for the reminder - cannot wait.)
by Jim Martin
March 23rd, 2015, 11:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 56
Views: 18548

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

This is very exciting news - and three volumes!
Thanks for the link.
by Jim Martin
February 17th, 2015, 2:26 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ricky jay new book
Replies: 19
Views: 8408

Re: ricky jay new book

Brad Jeffers wrote:....both are priced at $2432.64 + $3.99 shipping.

The shipping is always the deal breaker.
by Jim Martin
February 17th, 2015, 12:46 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ricky jay new book
Replies: 19
Views: 8408

Re: ricky jay new book

I received the same email from Amazon early this morning, Evan.

There is also nothing on the W.W. Norton site.

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