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Re: Harper's Magazine

It's also clear that there are exteme gaps in his knowledge, as Max alluded to. It angers me because there were two acts at the FISM Close-up competition that, as an American, and a member of the IBM and the SAM, caused me to cringe. But by far, the act that Alex Stone presented was the worst. He ad...
by Gene Taylor
06/27/08 12:13 AM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Harper's Magazine
Replies: 30
Views: 4856

Re: Harper's Magazine

This article should get more attention from magicians. Particularly close-up magicians. Perhaps the readership of Harper's doesn't intersect greatly with the magic community. It should be of specific interest to anybody who attended FISM and actually SAW the Close-up competition. Over three pages of...
by Gene Taylor
06/24/08 10:35 PM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Harper's Magazine
Replies: 30
Views: 4856

Re: Penumbra

I have to agree with Richard on both his "It's tough to run a magazine" and "labor of love" comments.

But, because I'm feeling the love, I'd like to mention that ANTINOMY #13 is now available.

And it was tough...
by Gene Taylor
04/23/08 10:57 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Penumbra
Replies: 28
Views: 3794

Re: ACES PRODUCTION

Philippe, This is the procedure John Bannon uses to get the three required cards in play for "Strangers Gallery" without showing their faces. It is uncredited in the write-up in "Smoke and Mirrors." Presumably it is his? This was my first encounter with the procedure. Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
04/03/08 11:32 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: ACES PRODUCTION
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: What am I missing about booking lectures?

Are you receiving responses from all clubs that you send emails to? If you're not, then they may not even be getting your emails.
by Gene Taylor
02/28/06 08:23 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What am I missing about booking lectures?
Replies: 14
Views: 225

Re: 4 Sale 4 Dean Dill (Here)

Dustin, I'll take the whole package for Dean. Thanks for making the offer.

I'll email you as well.

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
12/13/05 08:34 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: 4 Sale 4 Dean Dill (Here)
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: Reference for Hurricane Change

"The Hurricane Change"
Harry Levine

The Trapdoor
Issue 42, 1992
by Gene Taylor
12/04/05 08:13 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Reference for Hurricane Change
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Dean Dill injured in car crash

Please keep us updated! I'm so sorry to hear this.

I wish Dean and his family well through this difficult time.
by Gene Taylor
11/29/05 02:32 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Dean Dill injured in car crash
Replies: 43
Views: 16131

Re: Early Info on ANTINOMY #4 and CD-ROM Annual

Evan, thanks for your order!

Yes, you will receive Issue 4 and the CD Annual with your purchase.

We have all the product and your order should go out by tomorrow.

Gene Taylor
editor & publisher
Antinomy
by Gene Taylor
11/17/05 06:52 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Early Info on ANTINOMY #4 and CD-ROM Annual
Replies: 12
Views: 3121

Antinomy #4 and CD Annual

These will be available for shipping on or before Nov. 15th. I've overhauled the website at Antinomy Magic and added info on Issue 4 and the CD Annual. Issue Four info here. Info on the CD annual is here. I've also added some packages for anyone who still wants to get in on Antinomy from the very be...
by Gene Taylor
11/08/05 08:17 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antinomy #4 and CD Annual
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Re: Originator of card move

"Single Card Exchange" Marlo's Magazine Volume One, 1976
by Gene Taylor
11/07/05 11:32 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Originator of card move
Replies: 15
Views: 3386

Re: Has Dr. Hofzinser Arrived at your House Yet?

Arrived in Allenton, MI today, Oct. 24th. Looks great!
by Gene Taylor
10/24/05 12:07 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Has Dr. Hofzinser Arrived at your House Yet?
Replies: 95
Views: 4433

Re: Got a question...

Hey, Rosie. I think the Sankey effect is closer to "card in box" than "card in wallet," since the place where the card is going to end up is in view the entire effect. This isn't true of (most) card to wallet effects. Not sure if that's what you're askin', but that's what I'm ans...
by Gene Taylor
10/24/05 12:05 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Got a question...
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: CHANNEL ONE MAGAZINE

Actually, what I meant was that "you should ask (yourself) whether the email got there," and I'm not saying posting on the forum isn't a valid way to communicate. It is. I was just trying to make the point that email isn't a reliable way to communicate. I face the same problem, but when I ...
by Gene Taylor
10/23/05 09:48 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CHANNEL ONE MAGAZINE
Replies: 15
Views: 302

Re: CHANNEL ONE MAGAZINE

I think it's wrong for people to assume that the lack of response to an email is the fault of the (supposed) recipient. Sending an email does not guarantee delivery and this is especially true in today's SPAM-ridden world. If you don't get a response to an email, you should be asking whether it even...
by Gene Taylor
10/23/05 03:24 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CHANNEL ONE MAGAZINE
Replies: 15
Views: 302

Re: Early Info on ANTINOMY #4 and CD-ROM Annual

Thanks for your support, Richard. And I have to agree with you on both points!
by Gene Taylor
09/29/05 03:44 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Early Info on ANTINOMY #4 and CD-ROM Annual
Replies: 12
Views: 3121

Early Info on ANTINOMY #4 and CD-ROM Annual

Currently Scheduled for Issue 4 ⋅ Stephen Bargatze with “A Little Lie” – Not one, but two presentations for the same card trick. ⋅ Everett Chapman with “A Misrepresentation of Vision” – One coin multiplies to three, the...
by Gene Taylor
09/27/05 05:52 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Early Info on ANTINOMY #4 and CD-ROM Annual
Replies: 12
Views: 3121

Re: Jon and the Hurricane

Thoroughly seconded!

Be well.

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
08/29/05 06:38 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Jon and the Hurricane
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Re: Antinomy #3 will be out August 15th

I picked up Issue 3 from the printer this weekend. Copies will start shipping on Monday, August 15th as promised.

And a belated thanks to Danny and Justin for your support!

Info on Issue 3 is available on the Antinomy Magic Website.

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
08/14/05 07:40 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antinomy #3 will be out August 15th
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Antinomy #3 will be out August 15th

For a look at the lineup go here:
Preview of Issue 3

Thanks!

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
07/19/05 06:14 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antinomy #3 will be out August 15th
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: IBM trick

Ask Eric Buss. It's his trick.
by Gene Taylor
07/18/05 06:15 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: IBM trick
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: ANTINOMY #2 is now available

David, thanks for the kind words. I very much enjoyed our conversation at Michigan Magic Day. Sorry most of your time was taken up going to and from lunch. Also thanks for screaming at me in the middle of a busy road. A highlight of the convention for me. Bob, thank you as well. I think The Hole Mon...
by Gene Taylor
05/26/05 05:14 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY #2 is now available
Replies: 12
Views: 935

Re: ANTINOMY #2 is now available

Jeff,

Glad to hear it arrived safe and sound.

Gene
by Gene Taylor
05/17/05 07:04 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY #2 is now available
Replies: 12
Views: 935

Re: ANTINOMY #2 is now available

Glad you liked it, Sam. Thank Jon for the Hofzinser bibliography.

Please do say "Hi" at LVMI. I look forward to meeting you.

Gene
by Gene Taylor
05/15/05 05:04 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY #2 is now available
Replies: 12
Views: 935

Re: ANTINOMY #2 is now available

Hey, Brandon. Glad you liked it. I give Issue 2 the edge over Issue 1, but they're both pretty darned good. You're on your own as far as the use of the English language in ANTINOMY. No plans for a dictionary so far. I should point out that Brandon has a pretty cool Ace production in Issue 2 called &...
by Gene Taylor
05/13/05 12:40 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY #2 is now available
Replies: 12
Views: 935

ANTINOMY #2 is now available

Let's see, it's been three months since Issue #1 came out. That means it's time for Issue 2. It also means Issue 2 is on schedule. We're stuffing envelopes and subscriber copies will be going out over the next few days. I'd rather you would subscribe, but you can buy a copy of Issue #2 if you prefer...
by Gene Taylor
05/07/05 07:57 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY #2 is now available
Replies: 12
Views: 935

ANTINOMY Issue #2 is almost here!

The new issue will be at the printer any day now. It will be available the middle of May. I've posted a sneak peek at some of the pages here: Get a look at Issue 2! Subscribe before May 1st and we can still start your subscription with Issue #1. After that, subscriptions will automatically begin wit...
by Gene Taylor
04/22/05 06:38 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY Issue #2 is almost here!
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Re: Antimony is HERE!

I appreciate both the comments about the issue and about the mailing. We do have a stamp we'll be using, but I don't think this is any guarantee that any given postal person won't crease the darned thing. We're considering other mailing options. For anyone who may have tried to access the Antinomy M...
by Gene Taylor
03/08/05 07:31 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Antimony is HERE!

Thanks to you both. Glad you got your issues!

Gene
by Gene Taylor
03/04/05 03:41 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Antimony is HERE!

To "magichands808" I sent you an email on this, but haven't heard from you. Just want you to know your copy of Issue #1 mailed First Class on Feb. 16th so you should've gotten it by now. To everyone else, thanks for all the positive feedback. I'll be posting highlights on my website of wha...
by Gene Taylor
03/01/05 07:02 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Abbott's Close Up- March 11

Always a good time. I'll be there.

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
02/18/05 09:47 AM
 
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Abbott's Close Up- March 11
Replies: 2
Views: 978

Re: Antimony is HERE!

Thanks, John. All the positive comments have been very gratifying.

Just wanted to mention that people can still start their subscriptions with Issue #1 if they sign up soon.

Gene
by Gene Taylor
02/17/05 09:03 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Antimony is HERE!

Thanks, Dustin. I hope the inside lives up to the outside. I've had one other person compare it to holding an LP in their hands. Except for a few outstanding new subscriptions, all copies of Issue #1 have mailed at this point. The remainder should go out today. I wanted to mention that I am now set ...
by Gene Taylor
02/10/05 11:32 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Barrie Richardson

Barrie Richardson told me at Magi-Fest that this was in the works. I believe it will be "Theatre of the Mind II."

Unfortunately, no info on when...
by Gene Taylor
02/09/05 01:45 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Barrie Richardson
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Antimony is HERE!

All International subscription copies have been mailed. Domestic copies will all be mailed within the next few days.

Thanks!

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
02/06/05 02:15 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Antimony is HERE!

Robert, I'm sorry I didn't get a chance to respond more quickly to your question. Luckily, Richard has pretty much nailed the answer here. I am trying to do something that hasn't been done before in terms of the quality. I hope to maintain a high standard, both in terms of production and content. I'...
by Gene Taylor
02/04/05 06:16 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Re: Antimony is HERE!

Richard, thanks for your comments. Glad you liked it. Bob, my wife and I (mostly my wife) are working through the mailing list and all subscriptions should be mailed by the end of next week, probably sooner. I appreciate your patience as we get it all together. My goal was to get them all mailed by ...
by Gene Taylor
02/03/05 07:00 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Antimony is HERE!
Replies: 31
Views: 2383

Sneak Peek at ANTINOMY Issue #1

Check out this link: A look at Issue #1

Thanks,

Gene Taylor
by Gene Taylor
01/03/05 02:46 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Sneak Peek at ANTINOMY Issue #1
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Re: ANTINOMY: Announcing a new magic magazine

There's still time to subscribe to Antinomy at the pre-publication price of $60. Subscribe by the end of the year and you'll always receive 10% off any future Antinomy purchases, including subscription renewals. The Issue #1 lineup 1. The Artful Ledger from Jon Racherbaumer. An exploration of the &a...
by Gene Taylor
12/28/04 10:14 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY: Announcing a new magic magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 456

Re: ANTINOMY: Announcing a new magic magazine

Nathan, You're setting a pretty high standard. But Issue #1 is shaping up nicely, so hopefully you won't be disappointed. I latched onto ANTINOMY because of the inherent contradictions in Magic. There are many, but the most basic one is that what is perceived is not actually what transpires. Bill, I...
by Gene Taylor
12/12/04 09:28 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ANTINOMY: Announcing a new magic magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 456
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