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by Linds
July 18th, 2008, 8:58 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Jon Racherbaumer's Card you took before you picked the one you chose
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Re: Jon Racherbaumer's Card you took before you picked the one you chose

Philippe

I first saw it in New Pentagram Vol 16 Number 1 of March 1984. It is the lead article in that issue.
by Linds
January 18th, 2008, 11:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back, Friends ...
Replies: 105
Views: 14625

Re: Welcome Back, Friends ...

Hi all

Just a test post to see my new number and thank Richard for the help in sorting out the strange glitch that happened on my first re reg. :)

Linds
by Linds
November 28th, 2005, 9:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: December Genii
Replies: 15
Views: 784

Re: December Genii

Arrived in Melbourne, Oz today. This is the first time in a few years that I've had my copy before the start of the cover month. If Genii's distribution is going to be this punctual from now, it will have been worth the pain of the schmozzle with the August and September issues while PB got their ac...
by Linds
November 8th, 2005, 4:23 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Tarbell Course In Magic Volume 8
Replies: 4
Views: 1997

Re: The Tarbell Course In Magic Volume 8

I believe volumes 1 through 6 were edited by Ralph Read, volume 7 by Harry Lorayne. Hi Richard For what it's worth, I've just remembered that Vol 6 was edited by Bruce Elliot. I guess Harry did Vol 7 as a result of Bruce's unfortunate accident and untimely demise. The complete series is a marvellou...
by Linds
May 14th, 2005, 3:25 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Author of Book
Replies: 7
Views: 394

Re: Author of Book

Just to muddy the water a little more, I have a paperback edition of a work entitled Houdini's Spirit World Dunninger's Psychic Revelations . It is 202 pages and has a 16 page signature od B&W photos tipped in. It is published byTower Publications Inc., 185 Madison Ave, New York, New York. The c...
by Linds
March 3rd, 2005, 11:15 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Ship Date for Seriously Silly?
Replies: 17
Views: 2329

Re: Ship Date for Seriously Silly?

For what it is worth mine arrived yesterday (03/03) here in Australia.

It is well worth the wait.

Thanks to David for tipping so much real work and to Richard for publishing it.

Regards
Lindsay
by Linds
February 12th, 2005, 3:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Quality of Genii
Replies: 21
Views: 822

Re: The Quality of Genii

Many of the subscribers like me and those older than me don't see as well as we did when we were 21 I second that motion. Personally, I'm on the cusp as I can manage the b/w text without the readers, but need their aid for the features. I find those pages a treat to look at but hard to read without...
by Linds
September 14th, 2004, 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: History of a Stack
Replies: 5
Views: 804

Re: History of a Stack

John T A Waters in the credits for his Trionic Deck (pp 84, 85, Mind, Myth and Magick ) traces the origin of the multi-bank deck back to Edward Bagshaw in 1924. He also includes a tantalising reference to something similar that may have been used by Hofzinser. There is much more there, including fur...
by Linds
June 14th, 2004, 6:30 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Kaufman & Co. Trick Marks
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: Kaufman & Co. Trick Marks

Edwin, Richard The only Trick Mark that I have, came with Gaffed To The Hilt! (2nd Ed) It's number two in the series and deals (appropriately in the context) with a modification by Jon Racherbaumer of the gimmick used in the routine "Another Departure" from French Pasteboards by Bernard Bi...
by Linds
July 22nd, 2003, 4:46 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Cardshark
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Cardshark

Hi Steve I was in the same spot as you until our Chief Genii had his recent garage sale that included a number of copies. I am satisfied with the price I paid Richard. You might keep an eye on ebay and also search for Darwin Ortiz on abe.com from time to time. I have turned up some very useful finds...
by Linds
July 2nd, 2003, 4:41 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Trick and Presentation Names
Replies: 20
Views: 1861

Re: Trick and Presentation Names

Pete

I waited a while on this one to see what was posted.

Swadling Swindle = gaffed coins. Harry Stanley had a talent for this sort of thing. ;)

Cheers
Linds
by Linds
June 19th, 2003, 12:03 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rare Kaufman and Company Books for sale
Replies: 175
Views: 10012

Re: Rare Kaufman and Company Books for sale

Richard

One copy of the Cardshark deluxe unnumbered editions please.

email addy
lindsay.carroll@bigpond.com.au

Thanks
Lindsay
by Linds
May 13th, 2003, 4:00 am
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: Strong Magic
Replies: 53
Views: 24512

Re: Book of the Month: Strong Magic

Yes there was. It's on page 52 of the June 2001 issue. An interview by Steve Bryant of Bodine Balasco.
by Linds
May 5th, 2003, 12:57 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: clipboards
Replies: 37
Views: 2757

Re: clipboards

In MIND, MYTH, AND MAGICK, T.A. Waters describes a clipboard (...) Forget what it's called, because the names are so capriciously chosen. You know there were comments like this on another thread about T.A.'s imaginative choice of names for his booklets, effects, etc. I don't want to start a flame w...
by Linds
February 26th, 2003, 9:55 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magnetic wand
Replies: 9
Views: 408

Re: Magnetic wand

Rink also has a cups and balls routine with a magnetic wand and a magnetic ball published. It may be in one of the volumes of The Art of Close Up Magic. Randi I don't think it is in Close Up Magic. There is a Book called Rink's Magic from Holland, I think that's the title. (Can't check: I'm at the ...
by Linds
February 25th, 2003, 6:27 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magnetic wand
Replies: 9
Views: 408

Re: Magnetic wand

Also, if you have access to Harry Stanley's 'The Gen' from the early 60's you may be able to find where Rink wrote up a coin routine using a magnetic wand. Naturally, he used a Dutch issue of coinage that was ferrous based. I understand some US and Canadian coins are also attracted by a magnet. Othe...
by Linds
February 23rd, 2003, 2:39 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magnetic wand
Replies: 9
Views: 408

Re: Magnetic wand

The idea (...) was originated by Bill Zavis and published in his book "Diverse Deceipts" That's the title, published by Goodliffe, in 1973. And, I suspect, long out of print. Chapter one has his work on the magnetic wand, including one ball and three ball routines with a single cup as wel...
by Linds
February 21st, 2003, 12:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!
Replies: 58
Views: 1747

Re: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!

Arrived in Oz on 21 March. Simply Stunning. Top this one Richard: I dare you.
by Linds
February 13th, 2003, 10:01 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Kaps, the person and the magician
Replies: 61
Views: 2349

Re: Kaps, the person and the magician

There is also a wonderful casette tape put out by Martin Breese called "It's So Simple" that's marvelous. I beleive this was a lecture for the Magic Circle that was taped. This is quite corrct. I bought a copy some time ago from Magic Books by Post in the UK. It is accompanied by a partia...
by Linds
February 6th, 2003, 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!
Replies: 58
Views: 1747

Re: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!

I second the comments about the quality and timeliness of Genii. I've renewed the sub for yet another year as it just keeps getting better.

More power to your arm Richard.

Lindsay
by Linds
February 5th, 2003, 8:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Regal photos in LL Publishing Catalog
Replies: 21
Views: 1257

Re: David Regal photos in LL Publishing Catalog

While we're on the subject of David's deviousness. I tracked down some low tac double sided tape and tried some of the effects described in Constant Fooling. I'm having a ball with this material. I particularly liked the ideas he gives for getting the gaffus into and out of play with a deck that has...
by Linds
January 29th, 2003, 10:52 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dr Daley' Last Trick
Replies: 45
Views: 8685

Re: Dr Daley' Last Trick

Me again. Heading towards seniors moment....

I meant to include that Darryl performs the effect standing over a table on the video. However, there is nothing stopping you from using the spectator's hand as per earlier posts.

I'll try not to be so quick on the trigger in future.

Linds
by Linds
January 29th, 2003, 10:48 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dr Daley' Last Trick
Replies: 45
Views: 8685

Re: Dr Daley' Last Trick

On one of the Fooler Dooler DVDs Darryl does DDLT using Brother Hamman's Gemini Count and a novel presentation. I had been doing this as per Ganson's write up in the Dai Vernon Book until I tried this. It uses one Gemini Count move followed by one double turnover from the bottom of the packet. Using...
by Linds
January 14th, 2003, 10:01 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Tell me where I'm wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Tell me where I'm wrong

I resemble that remark! Yesterday I walked into the local magic store and remarked to the clerk: "I see the new Genii's in." "Yep I haven't read it yet." "Let me show you a cute bit in Magicana." Carroll opens issue to the aforementioned par. Clerk reads it and looks ve...
by Linds
January 14th, 2003, 9:41 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Seeking a Genii citation
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Seeking a Genii citation

It's on page 605 of the September 1979 issue. The article is an extract from Joe's Lecture Notes and was written up by John Fedko.

I know - I should get a life! :rolleyes:

Linds
by Linds
January 12th, 2003, 7:47 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Ted Lesley's DVD'd
Replies: 6
Views: 558

Re: Ted Lesley's DVD'd

Yes I have both. I would agree that the Caberet Mentalism is the stronger, but there are some very strong items on the second, just not as many <g>. I became aware of Ted via Billy McComb's Magigram column in the seventies(?) On the strength of that write up, I bought Paramiracles and when L&L r...
by Linds
January 6th, 2003, 9:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: January Genii, Celebrating The Magic Castle, went in the Mail December 12
Replies: 42
Views: 3033

Re: January Genii, Celebrating The Magic Castle, went in the Mail December 12

My copy arrived in the antipodes Jan 06. It usually gets here earlier than that but I guess the holidays intervened.
by Linds
December 29th, 2002, 11:10 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: YOUR HELP NEEDED ON THE GENII INDEX!
Replies: 25
Views: 1164

Re: YOUR HELP NEEDED ON THE GENII INDEX!

Originally posted by Dave Egleston The (problem?) is as I enter the info - I find myself reading the whole article. - Takes about an hour per issue! Yes, indeed. Those old issues didn't have an issue index: you just have to page through them to list the contents. But to accentuate the positive, I h...
by Linds
December 29th, 2002, 1:52 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: YOUR HELP NEEDED ON THE GENII INDEX!
Replies: 25
Views: 1164

Re: YOUR HELP NEEDED ON THE GENII INDEX!

If just posted half a dozen from the late forties and early fifties. My collection from that time is not complete by any means, but it was interesting to trawl through these old issues again - much of interest. I'll keep them coming over the next few weeks. Thumbs of the covers are next. Regards Linds

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