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by Jim Martin
April 24th, 2016, 10:13 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Hokasen
Replies: 3
Views: 477

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: 4
Views: 799

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: 4
Views: 799

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: 2041

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: 1265

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: 689

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: 1848

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: 1412

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: 9544

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: 779

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: 3618

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: 507

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: 10385

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: 450
Views: 87691

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: 678

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: 3898

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: 2581

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: 748

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: 2082

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: 476

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: 476

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: 14073

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: 3657

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: 1380

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: 2576

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: 2787

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: 14073

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: 5579

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: 5579

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.
by Jim Martin
February 3rd, 2015, 9:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Frank Garcia on David Susskind
Replies: 25
Views: 3999

Re: Frank Garcia on David Susskind

Thanks for posting this, Max!
by Jim Martin
January 16th, 2015, 10:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay on American Masters
Replies: 19
Views: 4070

Re: Ricky Jay on American Masters

Thanks for posting the summation of the evening - it sounds like a fantastic event.
Bravo!
by Jim Martin
October 18th, 2014, 9:42 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Capehart's THE RINGS
Replies: 7
Views: 2813

Re: Capehart's THE RINGS

http://www.kozmomagic.com/product/chris ... the-rings/

It appears to be a new release. The link includes the trailer.
by Jim Martin
October 15th, 2014, 9:36 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989
Replies: 5
Views: 1242

Re: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989

Thank you for posting these, Frank (and for Dick and Tom making us aware of them).

They are fabulous in every way and help us to re-experience the visionary thinking of Tommy Wonder.
by Jim Martin
September 23rd, 2014, 5:25 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Zarrow tip in Doug Edward's "Nukes"?
Replies: 9
Views: 2507

Re: Zarrow tip in Doug Edward's "Nukes"?

Vanishing Inc. has a download of Doug Edwards doing the Zarrow:

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic ... -shuffle/#
by Jim Martin
July 7th, 2014, 8:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Impressions of IBM/SAM 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5652

Re: Impressions of IBM/SAM 2014

Thank you for such a detailed, clearly written perspective of the convention.

¡Viva Espana!

(Very excited to hear of Dani's forthcoming book with Richard. Cool cool cool!)
by Jim Martin
June 27th, 2014, 12:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Oldest Trick in the Book by Bob Read
Replies: 36
Views: 4606

Re: The Oldest Trick in the Book by Bob Read

I'm in - sounds great Richard.
by Jim Martin
May 17th, 2014, 1:14 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: 3 Coins and a Shotglass
Replies: 37
Views: 13642

Re: 3 Coins and a Shotglass

It is a lovely routine (and I also like the larger video format - very nice.)
by Jim Martin
May 15th, 2014, 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally
Replies: 14
Views: 2956

Re: Finally

Break a leg, Damian!
Congrats on the show.

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