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by Justin Fraser
April 13th, 2016, 11:00 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Marlo's Convincing Control
Replies: 39
Views: 7849

Re: Marlo's Convincing Control

Another interesting read from Denis Behr's website Conjuring Credits.

http://www.conjuringcredits.com/doku.ph ... ng_control
by Justin Fraser
November 2nd, 2015, 5:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Labyrinth is Coming!
Replies: 81
Views: 15836

Re: Labyrinth is Coming!

I note that people in the US started to receive their copy of Labyrinth around August 18th. Can I assume the regular edition of Labyrinth was shipped to Canadian customers around the same date? I don't mind being patient, and will, but if the book was mailed out over 2 months ago to Canada how long...
by Justin Fraser
May 30th, 2014, 10:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lecture by Norman Gilbreath
Replies: 11
Views: 2943

Re: Lecture by Norman Gilbreath

The gilbreath book is now available for pre-order.

http://www.magicbookshop.com/product_in ... s_id=17501
by Justin Fraser
January 4th, 2014, 5:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Return of Stephen Hobbs!
Replies: 35
Views: 9699

Re: The Return of Stephen Hobbs!

Week 2 material is up! This is fantastic stuff, I will most definitely be checking in each and every week thus year!
by Justin Fraser
November 6th, 2013, 5:24 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LF Gamblers Palm Revisited
Replies: 0
Views: 316

LF Gamblers Palm Revisited

Looking to track down a copy. You can pm me here or email me at justinfraser@shaw.ca if you have one for sale.

Thank you!
by Justin Fraser
June 8th, 2011, 5:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great blog on getting better at close-up magic
Replies: 4
Views: 1140

Re: Great blog on getting better at close-up magic

This is my favorite part. "1)You need to learn at least a 20 minute impromptu card routine using any deck of cards. 2)Learn 10-15 minutes worth of impromptu magic with money. 3)Learn 15-20 minutes worth of impromptu magic with random stuff. 4)Spend some time learning mentalism." ONE really...
by Justin Fraser
March 18th, 2011, 6:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Martin Nash Book
Replies: 20
Views: 3299

Re: New Martin Nash Book

I think Martin talks about the sale of the booklet in the infinity & beyond dvd
by Justin Fraser
March 3rd, 2011, 5:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Merlin Awards Banquet
Replies: 80
Views: 12203

Re: Merlin Awards Banquet

Some more info posted on the green monster by Luke Dancy. "I was present last night for the IMS awards here in Las Vegas. This was a private event held by the IMS and out of the 40 or so folks in attendance about 30 were true stars of magic. Because of this I'm not sure the word would get out a...
by Justin Fraser
March 3rd, 2011, 5:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for contactinformation of Al Schneider
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

Re: Looking for contactinformation of Al Schneider

it's als@alschneider.com to the best of my knowledge.
by Justin Fraser
January 18th, 2011, 4:24 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Stewart James Robot Deck
Replies: 1
Views: 942

Stewart James Robot Deck

As I slowly work my way through the all three of the stewart james books, this is the one that really caught my eye. Is there any other examples of this type of stack, to which I find utterly fascinating. I have started work on my own "stack", which is up to three effects as of yesterday. ...
by Justin Fraser
December 28th, 2010, 5:35 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Thanks to Zarrow
Replies: 0
Views: 289

WTB Thanks to Zarrow

Looking to pick up a copy.
by Justin Fraser
September 26th, 2010, 6:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What Magic Book or DVD are you Reading/Watching Now?
Replies: 37
Views: 4083

Re: What Magic Book or DVD are you Reading/Watching Now?

Books: Experts Portfolio
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic Part 1

Videos: Michael Weber Lecture DVD
Rafael Benatar's Elegant Card Magic Vol.1
by Justin Fraser
August 7th, 2009, 1:29 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Robert Bengal
Replies: 12
Views: 2164

Re: Robert Bengal

You can also find a bunch of his work in Apocalypse.
by Justin Fraser
February 9th, 2009, 9:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Wyrick's looking for a new Grandma
Replies: 19
Views: 2930

Re: Steve Wyrick's looking for a new Grandma

I suggest going for the upgrade!
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by Justin Fraser
January 29th, 2009, 3:20 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: M.U.M Ref to ditching in Trouser's pocket, please?
Replies: 5
Views: 1763

Re: M.U.M Ref to ditching in Trouser's pocket, please?

How would you compare it to Pitch and Ditch from Gregory Wilson? Or are these seperate applications for using the pocket.
by Justin Fraser
January 27th, 2009, 8:05 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Penumbra
Replies: 9
Views: 3635

Re: Penumbra

I was just going over issue ten again and realized that it's been almost three years since the issue arrived at my door step. It doesn't feel that long ago that it arrived. Any chance of a new issue sometime down the pipeline?
by Justin Fraser
January 27th, 2009, 3:44 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Penumbra
Replies: 9
Views: 3635

Re: Penumbra

Any update?
by Justin Fraser
January 9th, 2009, 8:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CRISS ANGEL LEAVING BELIEVE?
Replies: 47
Views: 8752

Re: CRISS ANGEL LEAVING BELIEVE?

by Justin Fraser
January 7th, 2009, 9:02 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ace Location when lost into a giant fan.
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Re: Ace Location when lost into a giant fan.

After pouring though dozens of books, i've yet to come across any control like what is posted in the video.

It looks nice and convincing that those's aces are lost.
by Justin Fraser
September 18th, 2008, 3:46 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Marlo/Benzais Poker Deal Handling
Replies: 79
Views: 6383

Re: Marlo/Benzais Poker Deal Handling

Maybe Benzais added the second deal to the Marlo/Gardner/Benzais/Sid/Marty/Kroft Poker Deal. None of this works without the Witchiepoo slop shuffle. And don't forget the good old Hofzinser slop shuffle second deal cull stack palm reverse tilt shift pull through cut...........without it the trick wo...
by Justin Fraser
August 28th, 2008, 1:30 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question about Dean Dill's Explosion
Replies: 8
Views: 2824

Re: Question about Dean Dill's Explosion

Hi Geoff,

You would be correct. It's mentioned in the article in Apocalypse, i should have mentioned that in my last post.
by Justin Fraser
August 26th, 2008, 3:14 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question about Dean Dill's Explosion
Replies: 8
Views: 2824

Re: Question about Dean Dill's Explosion

If you don't want to shell out 1000 bucks, check out Dean's routine called coin explosion.It can be found in the March 1994 Apocalypse Vol.17 No.3 on page 2331. It starts as a standard chink a chink routine with a backfire, finishing off with a 9 coin production. I should say that there are nine coi...
by Justin Fraser
August 17th, 2008, 10:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric Mead Lecture in Toronto Sunday Aug 17 @ 2.30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519

Re: Eric Mead Lecture in Toronto Sunday Aug 17 @ 2.30 PM

So how was the lecture? Who all showed up to guest lecture? I'm so jealous of those who were able to attend.
by Justin Fraser
July 15th, 2008, 6:56 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Brainwave...would this work
Replies: 18
Views: 2064

Re: Brainwave...would this work

Oops! Sorry misread what you wrote. Yes you are indeed correct Jonathan.
by Justin Fraser
July 15th, 2008, 5:46 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Brainwave...would this work
Replies: 18
Views: 2064

Re: Brainwave...would this work

Does the box change during the routine as a follow up effect. Or is it a double sided case.
by Justin Fraser
July 15th, 2008, 5:18 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Brainwave...would this work
Replies: 18
Views: 2064

Re: Brainwave...would this work

amp wrote:B'wave is great trick without adding anything to it.


Exactly. Both are fine stand alones, just combining them the effects to to closely similar.
by Justin Fraser
July 15th, 2008, 4:54 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Brainwave...would this work
Replies: 18
Views: 2064

Re: Brainwave...would this work

Wouldn't the effect be weakend by repeating the exact same effect? My preferance would be just do the brainwave after some effects with a regular deck and switch decks somewhere during my set. Also it should be noted that Max Mavens effect is called B'Wave.
by Justin Fraser
July 7th, 2008, 4:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Revelation has landed
Replies: 123
Views: 35867

Re: Revelation has landed

The book arrived in Winnipeg,Canada today. This is one of the most beautiful produced books,I can't wait to start tackling the material. Excellent job to Mr. Caveney for all his hard effort.
by Justin Fraser
May 27th, 2008, 3:36 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Out of Position Elmsley Count(OPEC)
Replies: 19
Views: 2374

Re: Out of Position Elmsley Count(OPEC)

I always found the OPEC looked a little odd,taking the first card off the bottom always left me cold.
by Justin Fraser
May 16th, 2008, 3:29 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question: Larry Jennings - Thoughts on Cards (Special Edition)
Replies: 20
Views: 4041

Re: Question: Larry Jennings - Thoughts on Cards (Special Edition)

Thanks alot for the effect Richard!! I completely forgot about that method of producing a card from pocket. I'm going to have to try this effect out.
by Justin Fraser
May 6th, 2008, 11:05 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Magicians Week on Letterman
Replies: 42
Views: 7796

Magicians Week on Letterman

This week is Magicians week on Letterman, Tonight Mac King performs. Missed last night with Lance Burton. Below is a link to see who's appering for the rest of the week. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow/show_info/pants/">http://www.cbs.com/latenight/lateshow/...
by Justin Fraser
April 23rd, 2008, 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Penumbra
Replies: 28
Views: 4495

Re: Penumbra

I have faith in bill goodwin and gordon bean.....good things take time
by Justin Fraser
March 15th, 2005, 1:23 am
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 3273

Re: Antimony is HERE!

items for the next issue are up, can't wait for it to arrive on my doorstep!

http://antinomymagic.com/upcoming.htm
by Justin Fraser
February 22nd, 2005, 11:19 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Three-Coin Vanish
Replies: 20
Views: 697

Re: Three-Coin Vanish

Just to toss out a few ideas:

-Canadian quarters + wax + magnet (i.e. Raven)

-Use Sankey's Himber count with some wax,then muscle pass into breast pocket ala Shoot Ogawa.His was a one coin vanish on Cultural Exchange 1
by Justin Fraser
October 15th, 2004, 11:53 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Rub 'N Tug
Replies: 24
Views: 1235

Re: Rub 'N Tug

Just picked up my copy of MAGIC and I like what i see. I too would love to see some applications to the move. Good job Tyler!
by Justin Fraser
October 7th, 2004, 11:38 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Rub 'N Tug
Replies: 24
Views: 1235

Re: Rub 'N Tug

Well I look forward to see your handling in this months issue. All the best.
by Justin Fraser
October 7th, 2004, 11:25 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Rub 'N Tug
Replies: 24
Views: 1235

Re: Rub 'N Tug

Sankey published his handling for the face up rub a dub I believe for the first time in Stephen Minch's book Spectacle back in 1990.
by Justin Fraser
October 7th, 2004, 10:54 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Rub 'N Tug
Replies: 24
Views: 1235

Re: Rub 'N Tug

Maybe my mind's a little cloudy, but i think Jay Sankey had a handling of the face up rub a dub. Just can't remember in the pleathora of Sankey material published.
by Justin Fraser
August 4th, 2004, 8:21 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: 'Queens' by Bill Goodwin
Replies: 5
Views: 623

Re: 'Queens' by Bill Goodwin

Well the new issue of Penumbra showed up today and WOW :eek: , that's all i can say. The handling is a thing of beauty, so clean looking but will take time to master it.

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