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Re: the Magic Touch - first issue

What nail?....they are worn down from all the typing :-)

Thanks Opie
by Merlina
11/16/09 02:56 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: the Magic Touch - first issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: the Magic Touch - first issue

Sir? Out of respect for you kind sir....although off print you will always be Opie my good friend. Working on quite a few things such as: 1. A mailing list just for The Magic Touch - currently it is shared by those who receive the weekly Have you heard? and perhaps not everyone wants to be on both l...
by Merlina
11/15/09 10:11 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: the Magic Touch - first issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: the Magic Touch - first issue

Yes sir, have thought of that. Once there are several issues we will have to look into a website to have the issues for download.

Thank you to those who submitted articles and effects today for TMT, the second issue is shaping up quite nicely!

Until next time, keep a dream in the making
by Merlina
11/14/09 07:31 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: the Magic Touch - first issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: the Magic Touch - first issue

Thank you both again for your words. Good or bad, pro or con, I am very open to all input and I would love to receive all "quips, tips, ideas, etc" that anyone is kind and generous enough to send. And so, the subscriptions continue to come in, I continue to receive comments of gratitude fr...
by Merlina
11/14/09 10:57 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: the Magic Touch - first issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: the Magic Touch - first issue

Greetings, thank you Opie for your words. Yes, this is a publication about magic friends share with magic friends. I am amazed each day by the growing number of requests for subscription that I am receiving since that first issue went out. We're on our way with the second one and all contributions a...
by Merlina
11/13/09 09:46 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: the Magic Touch - first issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: the Magic Touch - first issue

Greetings, thank you Grandpa Chet for your words. The Magic Touch was distributed to the mailing list of those who receive the monday (weekly) updates called "Have you heard?" which covers news of magic happenings, good and welfare, birthdays, broken wands, and other tidbits of information...
by Merlina
11/12/09 08:06 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: the Magic Touch - first issue
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: Miami area

Greetings, the IBM Ring 45 meets the 2nd tuesday of every month at the South Miami Elks and SAM 280/Magic City Conjurers meets the third wednesday of the month at the same location. On March 1 there will be a 1 day mini convention held at the Elks club. Events will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and in...
by Merlina
02/18/09 06:46 PM
 
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Miami area
Replies: 2
Views: 671

Re: Jerry Somerdin contact info?

Hi Tom, by now you have received an e-mail from Jerry. I saw your post and phoned him letting him know you were trying to reach him rather than posting his information on the forum for privacy issues.

Great reading a post from you....best always
by Merlina
01/07/09 07:36 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Jerry Somerdin contact info?
Replies: 2
Views: 783

Larry White passed away

It is with great sadness that I report on the passing away of Larry White. He fought a valiant fight, but he lost that fight to cancer early this morning. Larry was a past editor of the M.U.M., the official publication of the Society of American Magicians; he was co-editor with David Goodsell, PNP o...
by Merlina
12/21/08 01:56 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Larry White passed away
Replies: 0
Views: 288

Re: Levi Magnets

Greetings, you can now order the magnets from Rachel Wild...they just went on sale at a very good price. You can see them at http://www.wildcolombini.com.
by Merlina
12/05/08 07:20 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Levi Magnets
Replies: 5
Views: 1434

Re: Sam Schwartz passes

Greetings, thank you Richard for that input. OOPS, I should have thought about that. Here is a link to the page where you can see a photo of him for those who have asked <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.magician.org/portal/en/node/580">http://www.magician.org/portal/en/node/580</a><!--...
by Merlina
11/18/08 04:16 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Sam Schwartz passes
Replies: 11
Views: 3178

Re: Sam Schwartz passes

A photo of Sam Schwartz appears on the home page of the IBM Website - The Portal - with a copy of the e-mail I sent out yesterday with regards to his passing. You can see the photo at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.magician.org">www.magician.org</a><!-- w -->. Not sure how to post a ...
by Merlina
11/18/08 08:38 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Sam Schwartz passes
Replies: 11
Views: 3178

Sam Schwartz has passed away

Dear friends, my heart is sad and heavy this afternoon as I send this e-mail to report the passing of my friend Sam Schwartz. A legend in his own time, Sam is a terrible loss to the magic world and to me and my family. Sam was an attorney and had been the attorney for Lou Tannens. He was a very clos...
by Merlina
11/17/08 06:38 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Sam Schwartz has passed away
Replies: 1
Views: 614

Re: Cuban Magic

Greetings, I have a copy of the original poster which was produced for Magicana in Havana and if someone would like me to e-mail it to them, please drop me a line at <!-- e --><a href="mailto:merlina17@aol.com">merlina17@aol.com</a><!-- e --> and I will gladly send it. Warren Kaps, Past National Pre...
by Merlina
10/20/08 03:23 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cuban Magic
Replies: 10
Views: 1109

Re: Adieu, S.A.M.

Greetings Richard, thank you for your input of support to the S.A.M. I believe if you read Grandpa Chet's original post on this thread, he is not down on the S.A.M., he is down on the current administration and their perceived "damn the torpedoes full speed ahead" attitude which is what is...
by Merlina
09/19/08 08:35 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Adieu, S.A.M.
Replies: 8
Views: 751

Re: Women In Magic

Greetings Naphtalia Magicana from New Zealand had, I believe it was last year, an issue with Lisa Mena on the cover and large article on her. The MUM also had a cover and story featurning Jania Taylor. A good source of information for you would be Celeste Evans who is now living here in Florida near...
by Merlina
09/18/08 06:02 AM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Women In Magic
Replies: 30
Views: 5129

Re: Geno Munari's Son Passed Away

A sad day indeed, one no parent should ever have to face. Deepest condolences both to the Thompson and to the Munari families.

Respectfully
by Merlina
08/12/08 03:03 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Geno Munari's Son Passed Away
Replies: 10
Views: 3889

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings, seems there have been quite a few posts since I was last on the forum. I'm just returning from a GREAT convention -- the Midwest Magic Jubilee, the talent was super, the camaraderie was terrific and the weekend was superb! More importantly, nobody missed their tech rehearsal cues and ever...
by Merlina
08/11/08 04:02 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings Mr. Townsend, to reply to your question, yes, the forum is still down. The biggest part of the questions being raised are because it was closed at the end of the combined I.B.M./S.A.M. Convention and although the S.A.M. National Council was convened in Louisville, they were not consulted w...
by Merlina
08/06/08 10:57 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings,

thank you Opie for pointing out that the SAM is bigger than any one individual.

Thank you also for pointing out that Manon is a hard worker and that she is trying to get all the files updated and organized.

Keep a dream in the making

Maria Ibanez
by Merlina
08/06/08 08:37 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings, my guess would be that you went to yahoogroups to try to read the 3 or 4 messages that are seen which will be in the digest tomorrow morning. Getting that message is often times a temporary glitch with Yahoo and is quite common, in fact sometimes it has been down a day or two. I also hope...
by Merlina
08/02/08 06:02 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings, thank you all for your posts and comments with regards to the closing of SAMtalking. This morning's digest of SAMtalk has a post by Bruce Kalver stating that he is stepping down for a year while he serves as National President. He has appointed Vinny Grosso to serve as moderator in his st...
by Merlina
08/01/08 12:58 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings -- My dear Glenn....thank you for your post and input. Anyone who knows you and knows your background and the immesurable experience you have with the internet, wireless communications and ship to shore, etc. knows that you speak from the voice of experience. I too feel as you do, even if ...
by Merlina
07/30/08 02:22 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings and good morning, Jack, you are posing an interesting question... "Or do the powers that be just don't want to hear and consider it dead?" The fact is that none of the officers have responded either here or on the Magic Cafe although both the President Elect and the 1st Vice Pres...
by Merlina
07/30/08 08:18 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

Re: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING

Greetings everyone, Thank you each and everyone for your input and feedback with regards to the closing of SAMtalking. Joe, just to clarify things, SAMtalking was one of the many benefits of membership of the SAM and it was presented that way to the membership and was offered to those who were inqui...
by Merlina
07/29/08 06:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CLOSURE OF SAMTALKING
Replies: 169
Views: 20524

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