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Re: John Calvert has Died

Nice to see Mr. Calvert (and magic in general) get some nice press on MSN's home page today: http://t.entertainment.msn.com/magician-and-actor-john-calvert-dies-at-102-1 I assume many people see this MSN "News" page and I'd think his family (of both blood and brotherhood) will be happy to ...
by Doug Conn
09/28/13 07:14 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Calvert has Died
Replies: 9
Views: 1913

Re: John Rocks

well, that explains the message welcoming me home!

see ya Monday ;)
by Doug Conn
09/28/13 07:09 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: John Rocks
Replies: 6
Views: 1099

Re: R.I.P. David L. Bendix

Sorry to hear that :(
David Bendix was one of the few locals that supported our "Big Easy Magic Co" he stopped in bout once a month, always bought something & always humored my interest in the "old days" ;)
Seemed like a very nice guy.
RIP Mr Bendix
by Doug Conn
08/09/13 04:35 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: R.I.P. David L. Bendix
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

Kar arrived this a.m.
Great price, fast shipping, superb packaging. I'm quite pleased with my new toy! Thank you Richard for recommending the above seller. Couldn't be more pleased
by Doug Conn
08/05/13 11:51 AM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

Mr Koornwinder , thanks taking the time to add your input. I'd definitely plan on using a car sticker (for red hot mama or a dream card effect) your idea has the grey matter churning I've seen the demo w/the destination cards that Tenyo includes I like how this gets away from the standard card revel...
by Doug Conn
08/03/13 09:24 AM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

This is a nice bonus by the creator himself ;)

http://youtu.be/8ekoQ4f2SVI
by Doug Conn
08/02/13 01:47 PM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Re: Looking for: Odd Quad Instructions by Daryl

Isn't it simply a bunch of flushtration counts? Knowing that & a trip to YouTube should provide all the knowledge you need.
Watch his demo
Learn the (easy) count
Good luck in your quest
by Doug Conn
08/02/13 09:56 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for: Odd Quad Instructions by Daryl
Replies: 4
Views: 444

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

Bill that last line is gold!

Ill be using that all night ;)
Thanks
by Doug Conn
08/01/13 09:00 AM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

Thanks for all the help. **I went ahead and purchased it from the EBay seller u suggested. Love the idea of doing it with misc car choices (it looks like the Magic Geek demo showed this with various "destination" cards (that I assume Tenyo includes?)) The car idea is much Better for this g...
by Doug Conn
07/31/13 07:54 PM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

Well, that's a strong vote! Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts! Ill await another hour or two before shipping off my cash to... Uh, I'm also open on best places to buy Tenyo ? Maybe SEO magic? Also: Any 2nd opinions? (I did read some "grumblings" at the green place. But figu...
by Doug Conn
07/31/13 03:48 PM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

I'm working for a car dealership in Houston next week... I'm not one to quickly add material to my repetoire, but the guy (who's paying me well ;) specifically mentioned doing something with cars (if I could.) I have some passable ideas, but was thinking: I've always wanted to try the Koornwinder ca...
by Doug Conn
07/31/13 02:10 PM
 
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 2685

Re: Hit Double Lift source

Thanks for that "tip" Richard
That's a nice finesse that reads like butter. Ill enjoy toying with the technique (I'm not a fan of the hit/strike, but I think it might have other used: especially with small packets) anyway; tx
by Doug Conn
07/29/13 05:41 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Hit Double Lift source
Replies: 35
Views: 9442

Re: TAOM Dallas - Aug 30 - Sept 2 News

Outstanding!
by Doug Conn
07/16/13 11:49 PM
 
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: TAOM Dallas - Aug 30 - Sept 2 News
Replies: 16
Views: 2299

Re: Pinky Swear by Doug Conn

Thank you both (specially Tom for the nice review! Glad ya liked the work.) Now. Please pardon me while I take this opportunity to segue into mention of "Bulit to Last - by Doug Conn" which is a full two disk DVD Set that covers 20+ of my ideas over 3 1/2 hours of video. Disc 1 is all card...
by Doug Conn
07/05/13 11:09 PM
 
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Pinky Swear by Doug Conn
Replies: 2
Views: 856

Re: Connocopia

PS: this replaces the now defunct "Conn's Classroom" that I had online many moons ago. I know some people had links to this (old) "Class" ... If you could update the reference,it would be most appreciated. Thanks & Yo: Happy Father's Day to Geniimeister (Hey Richard!) & t...
by Doug Conn
06/16/13 09:39 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Connocopia
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Second Dealing Effects?

I understand I try to be careful that any (well, most any) kickers I add have some synergy to the effect... & Ill argue that in Diamond Mine, I hit the mark (the effect stays true; cards transform during a deal) Now, if I added a four ace production or some weird collectors, then well, I would a...
by Doug Conn
06/16/13 09:33 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Second Dealing Effects?
Replies: 14
Views: 1149

Re: Connocopia

Free magi-crap is online at Dougconn.com Look for the "MagiClass" Link *password is: marlo (All Lowercase) *Just in case you're not a "cardician" You'll discover Some ebooks Some tricks Theory Reviews And other crap... All for free (ya get what ya pay for... ;) Take a sec & s...
by Doug Conn
06/15/13 01:27 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Connocopia
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Second Dealing Effects?

Brad (*with all due respect **which after your quaint jab is waning) I've never performed my effect (nor Elmsley's) for the laity. Apparently you feel his simple direct "piece" is good as is. IMHO; One's working rep deserves to consist of much higher standard (& yes I know who I'm spea...
by Doug Conn
06/15/13 12:53 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Second Dealing Effects?
Replies: 14
Views: 1149

Re: NPH Did Us Proud at the Tonys

FYI: I watched it on YouTube
by Doug Conn
06/13/13 09:27 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: NPH Did Us Proud at the Tonys
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

Re: NPH Did Us Proud at the Tonys

Watching that clip (6-7 times) yesterday was the highlight of my day Inspire that kid! indeed We were that kid (chills) I don't think a stronger piece of live stagecraft has been or will be equalled. The magic was perfectly performed (lighting , deception, speed) Heh, my daughter got the feeling the...
by Doug Conn
06/13/13 09:26 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: NPH Did Us Proud at the Tonys
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

Re: Second Dealing Effects?

I have versions of both 'Call to Colors' ("Long Distance Call") and 'Diamond cut Diamond' ("Diamond Mine: 2 versions) Many pro/card guys have told me these are their preferred handlings (both pack a strong punch / climax other versions lack: for example: in the Elmsley effect: then ca...
by Doug Conn
06/13/13 09:21 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Second Dealing Effects?
Replies: 14
Views: 1149

Re: Caution

The gentleman in question was one of the guys involved with posters stolen from Bill Brewe and sold to Norm Neilsen. Some the principles in this affair spent time in jail. This person did not. Bill actually forgave this guy and left his sizeable estate to him. I have bought things off him without a...
by Doug Conn
04/15/13 12:48 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2189

Re: Nest of Boxes

Nobody?
Anything?
by Doug Conn
04/10/13 05:35 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Nest of Boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Nest of Boxes

Here's a pic of the thing:

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p220 ... bc46e2.jpg

Any info would be appreciated
by Doug Conn
04/09/13 04:01 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Nest of Boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Nest of Boxes

So, I was gifted a used , but nice, smallish red metal nest of boxes To make a long story short; I have no idea where these came from (manufacturer, etc.)  They're metal about 3" square with notches on the sides of the tops of the six tightly boxes. If anyone could tell me , the maufactor, what...
by Doug Conn
04/09/13 02:01 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Nest of Boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Connocopia

8-) An endorsement from the head Genii! ( & thought I might be in trouble for magi-prostitution!) The former is more gooder than the latter! Thanks Richard! PS: I think AG picked something of mine to use in your zine. Genii is the one place Ive never had a trick in print... Well overdue! PSS: in...
by Doug Conn
03/16/13 01:04 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Connocopia
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Connocopia

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p220/connjurer/43DBF7E7-E092-456D-9CAA-DE3EC0D934CD-363-0000000B6EEB7E13_zps927166ad.jpg Doug Connocopia Package includes: Built to Last DVDs (^BTL = hot new 2 disk set <~ great reviews in Genii & elsewhere) Pinky Swear DVD  (ditto above) Connspiracy Notes  Co...
by Doug Conn
03/16/13 12:05 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Connocopia
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Louisiana Magic Weekend

Is shaping up to be a killer con this year: Pop Haydn Chad Long Harry Allen Nathan Kranzo Mike Dardant Ken Scott Oh yeah... And me Doug Conn! April 12 & 13 Check it out here: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.louisianamagicweekend.com/">http://www.louisianamagicweekend.com/</a><!-- ...
by Doug Conn
02/20/13 10:35 AM
 
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Louisiana Magic Weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 330

Re: Magifest 2013

If I say thanks (just to bump this thread) will that be "shizzy" of me? (that's a rhetorical question :)) But really: Thanks! (really) In other news, my goal of trying to get something into print in Genii (aside from a product review) seems to be aligning with the rest of the stars. *I rec...
by Doug Conn
01/31/13 07:53 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magifest 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Magifest 2013

Just posted my 2 cents on the Magifest over @ <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://connjure.blogspot.com/">http://connjure.blogspot.com/</a><!-- m --> forgot to mention: it was a pleasure seeing ya Richard! (I hope the lil segment ya shot makes the cut for March. ) Thanks for the Freebie Feb i...
by Doug Conn
01/29/13 01:14 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magifest 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Ready, Set, GuastaferrO by John Guastaferro

I'll vouch for that... in fact, of all the tricks I saw/learned, that may be THE one I end up doing the most: stand-up, in the hands, spec's involoved ALL killer stuffs. GREAT effect.
by Doug Conn
01/29/13 01:09 PM
 
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Ready, Set, GuastaferrO by John Guastaferro
Replies: 4
Views: 1891

Re: "Built To Last by Doug Conn" DVD's

> "Are you going to be selling your DVD's at The 'Fest or just hanging out." Both! (hopefully) I'm bringing some sets to sell. My main goal is to relax and enjoy some good magic! I'm coming to hang out and have a good time. That said, I'll be in the lobby, sessioning / jamming as much as p...
by Doug Conn
01/18/13 11:05 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: "Built To Last by Doug Conn" DVD's
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: Our Culture's Venue?

Jackson Square / Bourbon St...
Busk it!
When they stop and watch, you know you got it down!
by Doug Conn
01/15/13 05:44 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Our Culture's Venue?
Replies: 13
Views: 798

Re: "Built To Last by Doug Conn" DVD's

These DVD's are finally hitting your favorite dealer and on that note, I'd like to mention, you can still order them from the creator (hey, that's me ;) <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.connmagic.com">http://www.connmagic.com</a><!-- m --> is my website and I'm currently offering free ...
by Doug Conn
01/15/13 05:16 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: "Built To Last by Doug Conn" DVD's
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: Bruce Cervon Video Notes

To envision the magic (via the printed Page) and then bring it to life without the influence of Cervons video / performance is the main advantage of the written word... Just my opinion Maybe the powers that be will see fit to release some sort of combo set I know one thing: I'm looking forward to th...
by Doug Conn
12/19/12 09:28 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Video Notes
Replies: 21
Views: 1186

Re: "M.O.I." Lecture Tour Countdown

Bump And repeat It's been awhile since I've done one of these tours Your support means alot. Tell a friend (or if you don't like me &/or what I do: tell an enemy!) Thanks! 3 days... <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://connmagic.com/wordpress/?page_id=181">http://connmagic.com/wordpress/?p...
by Doug Conn
11/07/12 09:15 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: "M.O.I." Lecture Tour Countdown
Replies: 3
Views: 401

Re: Hank Lee's to Close

I found this old photo (apparently from the 1994 Cape Cod Conclave) interesting: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/13036_1138903832387_4288989_n.jpg">https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos- ... 8989_n.jpg</a><!-- m --> _________________________ Richard, ...
by Doug Conn
11/02/12 12:53 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hank Lee's to Close
Replies: 38
Views: 6000

Re: Advanced Fingertip Bluff....(control and force)

This is a great move... having seen it live (without the expose) I can vouch for the complete deceptiveness of the idea.

It's probably best suited for 'intimate' situations, but, that's fine.

Was great watching some of your work & look forward to seeing you at another monday gathering.
by Doug Conn
11/02/12 12:39 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Advanced Fingertip Bluff....(control and force)
Replies: 6
Views: 757

"M.O.I." Lecture Tour Countdown

10...9... oh, So, I'm @ the 9 day countdown to the "MOI" (MOI M ichigan O hio I ndy) Lecture Tour You'll find me at one of these places over the next few weeks: *Nov 11th: Indianapolis , IN 2pm @ Irv-Church. 30 North Audubon Road *Nov 12th: Columbus OH 7:30 @ Dr Tims 1199 Glenn Ave. Grandv...
by Doug Conn
11/02/12 12:30 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: "M.O.I." Lecture Tour Countdown
Replies: 3
Views: 401

Re: Conn-copia (includes first edition TOMT)

Someone is interested... Thanks (Awaiting payment) If anything wonky happens I'll let ya know For the time being, consider this lot sold Reminder to interested parties: Fasdiu.com (Paul Cummins) has the second edition volumes available Trcky.com has gobs of good stuff (in addition to my DVDS , mucho...
by Doug Conn
10/16/12 12:46 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Conn-copia (includes first edition TOMT)
Replies: 1
Views: 275
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