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by Bob Postelnik
July 4th, 2012, 9:45 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: History of Edward Victor's Bat Trick
Replies: 6
Views: 1050

Re: History of Edward Victor's Bat Trick

There are a few "Bat" routines by Victor in the chapter titled "Classic Routines - All those Bats" starting on page 29 in the book The Magic of Edward Victor's Hands by Rae Hammond.
by Bob Postelnik
November 15th, 2011, 6:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tony Clark, Meir Yedid and Johnny Thompson
Replies: 7
Views: 727

Re: Tony Clark, Meir Yedid and Johnny Thompson

Congratulations Brent on another fantastic Day of Lectures. It was way beyond my initial expectations and the day went by way too fast!
by Bob Postelnik
November 15th, 2011, 6:01 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Day of Lectures 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Re: Day of Lectures 2011

Tru dat Mista K. It was a very enjoyable day, Brent did a great job scheduling the lectures because they complemented each other and the transition was seamless. The connecting thread was Slidini since both Tony and Meir were students of this great magician, and Johnny Thompson did a hilarious imita...
by Bob Postelnik
May 12th, 2011, 12:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Axel Hecklau
Replies: 0
Views: 263

Axel Hecklau

Well, you did it again Brent! Axel's lecture was one of the best in your series of lectures. Everything he performed was a winner and that doesn't happen at lectures very often. His "Newsflash" newspaper tear drew the most astonishing reaction that most magicians can only hope to generate!...
by Bob Postelnik
November 9th, 2009, 5:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Day of Lectures
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Day of Lectures

Brent will have a tough time next year when he begins to assemble his speakers for the Day of Lectures 2010. The line up this year was stupendous; all three lecturers seemed to be attempting to top the previous speaker to the delight of all in attendance. It was a full house and the accommodations w...
by Bob Postelnik
March 2nd, 2009, 12:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carney's Wonders in LA
Replies: 10
Views: 1707

Carney's Wonders in LA

All I have to say is don't miss it, there are just three more performances left this month. What a great show in a great venue, all of the right ingredients for a perfect Sunday of entertainment. Classic Carney!
by Bob Postelnik
February 14th, 2009, 3:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Studio City's FIRST Lecture of 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 998

Re: Studio City's FIRST Lecture of 2009

I don't think I have ever seen a technical lecture blended so well with a funny and fast paced performance demonstration of those techniques. Arthur is a great guy and as previously stated, a deep, deep thinker! If you wanted to go and didn't, you sure misssed a GOOD ONE! Great lecture, thanks Brent!
by Bob Postelnik
January 29th, 2009, 10:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Murphy's Magic "new advertising policy" or how to encourage price fixing
Replies: 58
Views: 6682

Bricks and Mortar

B&Ms must take every advantage to make their nut daily, weekly and monthly. Walk a mile in their shoes and you too will look for every opportunity to make the rent and the payroll. It will be politically obvious that the "Stimulus Package" will not trickle down to the hard pressed owne...
by Bob Postelnik
January 4th, 2009, 12:37 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Johnson Cups & Balls, Chop Cup, and Wand
Replies: 4
Views: 1186

Re: Johnson Cups & Balls, Chop Cup, and Wand

How about just the chop cup, I have the cups and the wand?
by Bob Postelnik
December 23rd, 2008, 2:35 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Penumbra #1
Replies: 0
Views: 178

WTB Penumbra #1

Does anyone have this issue for sale?
by Bob Postelnik
December 14th, 2008, 12:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carney and Carne Holiday Party!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1305

Carney, Carny and Carne Holiday Party!!

WOW, what a bash! Thanks Brent for the exceptional venue to hob nob with some of the many new faces in magic, and seeing old friends again in the perfect environment to share a common interest. You are giving the magic community a great opportunity to promote the art of magic based on the demographi...
by Bob Postelnik
October 28th, 2008, 12:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: NICK TROST
Replies: 23
Views: 15528

NICK TROST gambling routine

Hi Roger, I have the Card Magic of Nick Trost book, would you share the name of the routine you described in the above thread? Thanks! Bob
by Bob Postelnik
October 11th, 2008, 5:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Maritess: Queen of Magic October 26th NYC
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Maritess: Queen of Magic October 26th NYC

It would help if you could tell us the name of the city/town and/or state where you are performing. Thanks
by Bob Postelnik
October 9th, 2008, 1:40 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Great magic shops - Past and present
Replies: 32
Views: 9001

Re: Great magic shops - Past and present

Does anyone remember Magic FX on Glendale Avenue in Glendale, CA. It was run by Peter Louis who, beside being a magician, was also an actor who had small parts in a number of popular TV programs at the time; Babylon 5, Seinfeld, etc. Peter was a big guy, over six feet tall, bald and about 300 pounds...
by Bob Postelnik
September 10th, 2008, 12:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Apple
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Magic Apple

If you are in the neighborhood, stop by the Magic Apple and see the "new look" that Brent has magically created over the week end. I have it from several good sources that he and a few friends spent Sunday, supplemented with a Reno's Jumbo Chicken and Jalopina pizza, and a few adult bevera...
by Bob Postelnik
August 25th, 2008, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: HUGE MAGIC PARTY and sale
Replies: 9
Views: 994

Re: HUGE MAGIC PARTY and sale

"...and grab a bottle of water!" What a great idea, maybe you should market that, I bet most of those visiting and sipping didn't notice what they had in their hands! I forgot to grab one on my way out so if you have any left over please save one for me on my next visit. Congratulations Br...
by Bob Postelnik
August 23rd, 2008, 1:32 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: HUGE MAGIC PARTY and sale
Replies: 9
Views: 994

Re: HUGE MAGIC PARTY and sale

"...tomorrow David Regal will be signing his new book too!"

HOLD ONE FOR ME!
by Bob Postelnik
August 20th, 2008, 10:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: September Issue of Genii About to be Mailed
Replies: 35
Views: 3159

Re: September Issue of Genii About to be Mailed

A preview on who will grace the next few covers, please!
by Bob Postelnik
August 19th, 2008, 11:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Michael Ammar lecture is OVER
Replies: 12
Views: 1587

Michael Ammar lecture

What a great evening it was with Michael Ammar... Ditto on that! It was a fantastic night, the time flew by and it was a great lecture in a packed venue with an enthusiastic audience. Michael was so patient with the twits who asked the obvious questions or belabored a topic that was already covered...
by Bob Postelnik
June 22nd, 2008, 11:55 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Favorite Lectures You Have Attended
Replies: 43
Views: 3202

Steve Dusheck

I always cary one of his effects with me - magic I can perform


Can you share with us which effect that would be? Thanks!
by Bob Postelnik
June 19th, 2008, 3:37 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Where can I learn this card trick?
Replies: 13
Views: 1402

Re: Where can I learn this card trick?

I have it in Dai Vernon's "Inner Card Trilogy" in chapter three called Hanging by a Thread - the Rising Cards, page 27.
by Bob Postelnik
June 19th, 2008, 2:58 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: The Collected Almanac
Replies: 6
Views: 1898

The Collected Almanac

I have an obscure reference to a version of the Professor's Nightmare that is in Richard's Collected Almanac, but I have been unsuccessful in locating anything related to it in the book. I have slowly leafed through the book twice without finding the article. I did not find it in the cumulative indi...
by Bob Postelnik
June 6th, 2008, 11:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Encyclopedia of impromptu magic, for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: Encyclopedia of impromptu magic, for sale

Bob,

I'm interested.

Bob
by Bob Postelnik
May 28th, 2008, 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: June Genii arrived in mailbox
Replies: 34
Views: 3889

Re: June Genii arrived in mailbox

IGM
by Bob Postelnik
May 17th, 2008, 1:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Birthday Richard Kaufman!
Replies: 42
Views: 2997

Re: Happy Birthday Richard Kaufman!

Richard,

No matter how hard you press on the brakes of life, it doesn't slow down from now on...

Happy Birthday!
by Bob Postelnik
May 17th, 2008, 1:32 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: David Regal's "Approaching Magic"
Replies: 89
Views: 34050

Re: David Regal's "Approaching Magic"

I'll be dare...for sure...
by Bob Postelnik
May 17th, 2008, 1:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best Quote
Replies: 184
Views: 43004

Re: Best Quote

Pick a card, any card...boring Magician
by Bob Postelnik
May 3rd, 2008, 4:43 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: David Regal's "Approaching Magic"
Replies: 89
Views: 34050

Re: David Regal's "Approaching Magic"

David,

Are you going to have a book signing at the MagicApple soon?
by Bob Postelnik
April 17th, 2008, 10:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: I need your help/vote!
Replies: 15
Views: 1855

Re: I need your help/vote!

Done!
by Bob Postelnik
April 16th, 2008, 3:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dan Harlan's Lecture Schedule
Replies: 17
Views: 2542

Re: Dan Harlan's Lecture Schedule

Hail to the cheese...and the never ending puns!
by Bob Postelnik
April 13th, 2008, 11:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dan Harlan's Lecture Schedule
Replies: 17
Views: 2542

Re: Dan Harlan's Lecture Schedule

I wish Brent would lay off the continual promotion of his store and products here on the forums. Brent is providing an extra level of service at his Brick and Mortar store by sponsoring events and scheduling lectures of contemporary magicians on a regular basis. The Genii forum is an excellent plac...
by Bob Postelnik
April 3rd, 2008, 12:29 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Best Rope Trick Book available?!
Replies: 4
Views: 1703

Re: Best Rope Trick Book available?!

"Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks for Magicians," compiled by Stewart James
by Bob Postelnik
April 3rd, 2008, 12:10 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: 10 VERY best you've ever seen
Replies: 78
Views: 9465

Re: 10 VERY best you've ever seen

I believe David Ben will be releasing a book based on Del Ray's magic soon!
by Bob Postelnik
April 2nd, 2008, 11:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A book signing you can't miss
Replies: 19
Views: 3501

Re: A book signing you can't miss

It was great and I was able to get autographed copies of both of the limited edition books, although I had to promise not to reveal the identity of the secret author/magician.
by Bob Postelnik
March 21st, 2008, 12:52 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What is this card "move" called?
Replies: 9
Views: 1333

Re: What is this card "move" called?

It is called the "Double Prediction," and is routine number 59 in Scarne on Card Tricks by John Scarne, 1950. It is a very deceptive move; I currently have a routine marketed as the "Devil's Doorway" that features this move.
by Bob Postelnik
March 20th, 2008, 4:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Website Easter Egg Contest in Current Genii
Replies: 11
Views: 2179

Re: Website Easter Egg Contest in Current Genii

Richard - Before the nit-pickers start to complain after I have won the entire pile of prizes, your "Official Contest Rules" may have a slight error in them, unless you are purposely trying to misdirect some of us out here in subscription land. The "Official Contest Rules" includ...
by Bob Postelnik
March 19th, 2008, 11:43 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic Tricks in Make Magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 2295

Re: Magic Tricks in Make Magazine

Try calling: 866-289-8847
by Bob Postelnik
March 19th, 2008, 12:04 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Online Mental Trick
Replies: 9
Views: 3749

Re: Online Mental Trick

I just tried it and it worked for me too.
by Bob Postelnik
March 18th, 2008, 11:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dr. Hooker is Coming!
Replies: 68
Views: 7587

Re: Dr. Hooker is Coming!

Mine arrived in sunny CA today, looks great!
by Bob Postelnik
March 16th, 2008, 11:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Forum is Back Online!
Replies: 65
Views: 5999

Re: Genii Forum is Back Online!

Hey Brad, Whatever you did - THANKS! My text is left justified now. Much Better!

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