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by SaSha
December 30th, 2008, 1:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel on Larry King Live!
Replies: 18
Views: 2744

Re: Criss Angel on Larry King Live!

Larry did... Larry did... he briefly talked about my Uncle Jimmy's phenomenal card masterstrokes after Criss's typical card thingy. How sad Criss did not acknowledge my Uncle Jimmy nor the brilliance and genius he had with cards. Card for card my Uncle Jimmy would make Criss look like he was doing c...
by SaSha
October 17th, 2008, 9:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: JIMMY GRIPPO
Replies: 30
Views: 22888

Re: JIMMY GRIPPO

CORRECTION: Where I typed Benny [in two posts] as one of Jimmy's siblings, it should read Henry. He [Henry] was the youngest brother of the family. My bad... my apologies. For some reason, Henry's name escaped me confusing him with Benny. So sorry. Note to self: Do not post when brain cells are chas...
by SaSha
October 10th, 2008, 8:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: JIMMY GRIPPO
Replies: 30
Views: 22888

Re: JIMMY GRIPPO

Hi Max- Sadly, no one from the original Grippo family is alive. The only address still associated with them is a house on Vine Street where the original Grippo clan lived for some years. A sister-in-law, Millie, lives alone in that house now. When Vita Grippo was alive, everyone was welcomed in thei...
by SaSha
October 9th, 2008, 4:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: JIMMY GRIPPO
Replies: 30
Views: 22888

Re: JIMMY GRIPPO

We was born to Vita and Rocco Grippo who came to America on a boat with Jimmy from Italy in the late 1890s. One of his eight siblings was famous as well, my Uncle Jan Grippo. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0342518/">http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0342518/</a><!-- m --> Hi...
by SaSha
October 9th, 2008, 2:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: JIMMY GRIPPO
Replies: 30
Views: 22888

Re: JIMMY GRIPPO

Jimmy Grippo was my beloved Uncle. He came to Beacon, New York from Italy at the age of two. The book mentioned in is The Magic of Jimmy Grippo by Jimmy Grippo collaborated by Geno Munari. Geno Munari was Jimmy Grippo's best friend until my Uncle's death in January 1992. He lived an extraordinary li...

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