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by Steve Cobb
May 29th, 2015, 3:48 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Tenyo Books
Replies: 10
Views: 7740

Tenyo Books

Good Day! What is the best way to reserve a copy of the new Tenyo books? Will they be available through dealers or what is the best course of action to make sure I get a copy?
by Steve Cobb
November 8th, 2014, 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hello from Florida
Replies: 8
Views: 3878

Re: Hello from Florida

Good Day To You!
by Steve Cobb
June 12th, 2014, 1:06 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Looking for name of effect
Replies: 1
Views: 1028

Looking for name of effect

I am looking for the name of the effect where the Magician has the spectator select one of several books or magazines. The Magician then riffles through the pages and the spectator has him stop on a page and remember it. Then the Magician has the spectator sit on the book or place it somewhere. A sh...
by Steve Cobb
April 21st, 2014, 5:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WANT TO BUY: Barber expanded shell
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Re: WANT TO BUY: Barber expanded shell

You might want to try Mark Mason of jb magic. I purchased a
Expanded Morgan from him last year when he was in Chicago for the Magic Road Show.
by Steve Cobb
April 18th, 2014, 6:27 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Page 79
Replies: 5
Views: 3537

Page 79

There once was a large egg named Mabel,
Who tried to stand but wasn't able.
But her problem, you see.
Could be solved One, Two, Three,
If you first sprinkle salt on the table. :D
by Steve Cobb
April 11th, 2014, 3:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sam the Marketer
Replies: 5
Views: 1338

Re: Sam the Marketer

I was just there and the women are all gorgeous as well! :D
by Steve Cobb
September 14th, 2013, 6:30 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Help Us!
Replies: 66
Views: 18058

Re: Help Us!

The Energizer Wallet
by Steve Cobb
September 12th, 2013, 2:18 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Help Us!
Replies: 66
Views: 18058

Re: Help Us!

Rosie,

The Transporter Wallet
by Steve Cobb
June 25th, 2013, 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii digital content
Replies: 16
Views: 5594

Re: Genii digital content

Richard: I understand what a super deal it is to subscribe to Genii, its the best magazine of it's kind in the world. All I'm suggesting is perhaps with the purchase of an individual issue, if it would make sense to provide them the extra digital goodies for that month only. Not the whole archive an...
by Steve Cobb
June 25th, 2013, 6:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii digital content
Replies: 16
Views: 5594

Re: Genii digital content

I don't have a problem subscribing. I was comparing and contrasting how Magic does it. You prove that you purchased that specific month's issue and like Magic you gain access to the digital content. Maybe Genii can entertain a similiar thought. The real reason I buy at the shops is it gives me a rea...
by Steve Cobb
June 25th, 2013, 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii digital content
Replies: 16
Views: 5594

Genii digital content

I went to the Magic shop today and purchased Genii and Magic like I normally do.I thought about the digital content extra that Genii provides for their subscribers. This content is unavailable to me through Genii, unless I am a subscriber. I go to my local magic shop every month and buy the issue. W...
by Steve Cobb
April 30th, 2013, 5:41 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Question about Tenyo Billscape
Replies: 16
Views: 2662

Question about Tenyo Billscape

I have been watching Billscape currently on ebay for crazy prices. I own Billscape but I lost the pin that comes with the trick. I believe it had a loop on the end. Does anyone know if this is a regular pin or a special Tenyo pin? Thank you for your help.
by Steve Cobb
March 28th, 2013, 11:19 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Incredibly Stinky Burt Wonderstone?
Replies: 60
Views: 8105

Re: The Incredibly Stinky Burt Wonderstone?

I recently saw the movie, It was all right but could have been much better. For an excellent Magician buddy movie check out Magicians with Alan Arkin, a much better movie in my opinion.
by Steve Cobb
December 7th, 2012, 1:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking to buy credit card fraud
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Looking to buy credit card fraud

I am looking for an old effect called "Credit card fraud" by Brad Manuel. If anyone has one for sale please contact me at scobb@ameritech.net Thank you!
by Steve Cobb
June 11th, 2012, 7:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Wanda Sykes
Replies: 14
Views: 2618

Re: Wanda Sykes

I agree with all your comments almost 100% But, why is this? I've heard most of the answers... You have to admit that Letterman has given Magicians a break...Its been a long time since he had on Kaymar or whatever his name is "The Discount Magician" As you know he has had a couple of "...
by Steve Cobb
August 5th, 2011, 12:16 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Greater Magic - Kaufman edition
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: WTB: Greater Magic - Kaufman edition

Dan,
There is presently a copy on ebay with 2 1/2 days left to go. Its about $104.00 right now.
by Steve Cobb
July 19th, 2011, 6:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Classic Pass...
Replies: 46
Views: 5493

Re: The Classic Pass...

Harry, Which of your books is that described in?
by Steve Cobb
July 14th, 2011, 12:12 am
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: How much does the average Magician make annually?
Replies: 48
Views: 20083

Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Thank you all for your answers. I was looking for a realistic ballpark range of income but realize my question was too broad. My thinking was it would be extremely difficult in the current economic climate for someone wanting to start out in say "trade shows" From my perspective there just...
by Steve Cobb
June 30th, 2011, 5:11 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: How much does the average Magician make annually?
Replies: 48
Views: 20083

How much does the average Magician make annually?

I know this is a loaded question, but one I have been thinking about for a long time. With the exception of David Copperfield, Criss Angel,P&T, Derren Brown and the handful of other superstar Magicians. Is their anyone out there who can give me a realistic number. I will even narrow it down to l...
by Steve Cobb
April 7th, 2011, 8:44 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Last Week's The Mentalist
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Last Week's The Mentalist

Did anyone catch last week's The Mentalist? On one of the last scenes Patrick Jane is showing the Coroner who unfortunately is in his last minute of his life a coin trick. Patrick is telling him to watch the coin and he makes it disappear with one hand a couple of times. He does it with one hand onl...
by Steve Cobb
March 10th, 2011, 3:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: On-line Genii for magic shop customers
Replies: 6
Views: 1496

Re: On-line Genii for magic shop customers

Thank You! I understand now that I am a analog Magician in a Digital world.
by Steve Cobb
March 9th, 2011, 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: On-line Genii for magic shop customers
Replies: 6
Views: 1496

On-line Genii for magic shop customers

I know that Genii just went on-line in a digital format. If you are a Genii subscriber in North America, my understanding is you receive the printed issue along with the digital version with all the extra goodies. My question is what about all the loyal Genii readers who purchase their issue monthly...
by Steve Cobb
October 19th, 2010, 10:50 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Jack Parker's Traveling without Moving
Replies: 5
Views: 1842

Jack Parker's Traveling without Moving

Good Day! I have rediscovered the June 2006 Magicana section. That issue was fantastic by the way. I am working on the effect Traveling without moving. I have my work cut out for me, but my question is on the last Ace, I would like to do it the way Jack did it on his video, which is a little differe...
by Steve Cobb
October 8th, 2010, 2:55 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ambitious card where you bend the card
Replies: 6
Views: 1511

Ambitious card where you bend the card

Was wondering if anyone knows who came up with the idea of bending the card in an Ambitious card routine, where it comes to the top. I think David Blaine did this way back when on one of his specials. Was this published anywhere? Thank you in advance!
by Steve Cobb
July 29th, 2010, 5:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flash unit ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1339

Re: Flash unit ?

mrgoat: Not sure what you mean? I do not have an ipad, but I assume you want to be able to use the thumb tip flash unit instead of your finger. You might want to contact Steven's magic.
by Steve Cobb
July 29th, 2010, 1:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Flash unit ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1339

Re: Flash unit ?

You might want to check out the new Stevens catalog. They are introducing a new product called a thumb tip flash that is really state of the art.
by Steve Cobb
July 8th, 2010, 1:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Create a Hollow Penny!
Replies: 19
Views: 1908

Re: Create a Hollow Penny!

Maybe my problem was I used Apple Cider Vinegar. I just checked it and it looks like some of the inner core has been eaten through, but its been over a week now. It turned the penny almost black. Thanks guys for the suggestions, I will try these.
by Steve Cobb
July 3rd, 2010, 10:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Create a Hollow Penny!
Replies: 19
Views: 1908

Re: Create a Hollow Penny!

T. Baxter: What do you mean by a bit longer. My penny has not floated for 3 days. I really wanted to do this and vinegar is not working. What commercial product has HCL in it? I thought I knew, but my old hardware store looks like it went belly up. Now what??
by Steve Cobb
June 3rd, 2010, 4:57 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night
Replies: 28
Views: 4487

Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

No that wasn't it. It was sort of a Twilight Zone Flashback to the 1970's. The one guy had a shirt he wore from like 1971 and he did a Zombie ball routine and for the first 15 seconds his partner?? did something I can't even describe. The whole segment was like 94 seconds long. I can honestly say it...
by Steve Cobb
June 3rd, 2010, 2:57 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night
Replies: 28
Views: 4487

Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Was Wondering if anyone saw the "Magicians" last night on Craig Ferguson. They were so bad, I don't even know where to begin. What did you guys think?
by Steve Cobb
February 16th, 2010, 9:10 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Kaufman's "The Book"
Replies: 2
Views: 1596

Re: Kaufman's "The Book"

Richard: Yes I did, sorry I goofed up and put it in the wrong section.
by Steve Cobb
February 16th, 2010, 7:13 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Kaufman's "The Book"
Replies: 2
Views: 1596

Kaufman's "The Book"

Help please! Was working through an effect over the weekend from Kaufman's "The Book" or Don't forget to point" Good book by the way. In the effect "If worse comes to worse" I simply cannot get the trick to work. The authors state that it is the strongest trick in the book. ...
by Steve Cobb
February 15th, 2010, 2:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help with trick from "The Book"
Replies: 0
Views: 811

Help with trick from "The Book"

Help please! Was working through an effect over the weekend from Kaufman's "The Book" or Don't forget to point" Good book by the way. In the effect "If worse comes to worse" I simply cannot get the trick to work. The authors state that it is the strongest trick in the book. ...
by Steve Cobb
February 9th, 2010, 12:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Value your Magic
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: Value your Magic

Is that coins across routine published anywhere else besides Bob's lecture notes? Perhaps in Apocalpyse...
by Steve Cobb
November 23rd, 2009, 5:01 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Any improvements yet with your shows from the bad economy?
Replies: 8
Views: 2645

Re: Any improvements yet with your shows from the bad economy?

My opinion is things are pretty bad for at least trade show magicians. I live in Chicagoland and used to attend at least half a dozen trade shows a year at places like McCormick Place, Rosemont convention center etc. At these shows I would routinely run into guys working the show like Danny Orleans,...
by Steve Cobb
November 14th, 2009, 5:26 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Home Video of Gary Ouellet on Youtube
Replies: 7
Views: 2181

Re: Home Video of Gary Ouellet on Youtube

Thats what I love about this forum. When I saw the original post, I remembered that I had seen that book at my local magic shop... I think it was sitting on their shelves since the summer of '42.... I bought it today and found out it even came with a VHS videotape showing how the moves and routines ...
by Steve Cobb
August 28th, 2009, 12:08 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Keith Barry on Conan last night
Replies: 9
Views: 3134

Keith Barry on Conan last night

Did anyone catch Keith Barry on the Tonight show with Conan O'Brien last night? He did a pretty cool book test trick and the page that Conan and Mike Tyson looked at ended up in a pillow that Keith shipped to Conan a few days earlier. I believe he did a very similar effect on his TV special a couple...
by Steve Cobb
May 13th, 2009, 1:41 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Vanni Bossi Pencil through bill
Replies: 19
Views: 6615

Re: Vanni Bossi Pencil through bill

Bill: Good Day! Thanks for your help. I contacted Stevens and they do have some of these left in stock.

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