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by jerry lazar
July 28th, 2010, 8:44 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Complete Works of DEREK DINGLE (R. Kaufman)
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Re: Complete Works of DEREK DINGLE (R. Kaufman)

Lowering price to $45 postpaid to US.
by jerry lazar
July 27th, 2010, 2:46 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Complete Works of DEREK DINGLE (R. Kaufman)
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Complete Works of DEREK DINGLE (R. Kaufman)

So nice I bought it twice ... Misplaced first purchase magically reappeared soon after second arrived!... It's one of the greatest magic books ever, chockablock with first-class material by a legendary artist, as afficiandos well know (all hail Richard!) ... But even with two eyes I only need one co...
by jerry lazar
October 20th, 2008, 3:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Apple
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Re: Magic Apple

AND ... hats off to Brent for a super new prop: COFFEE BREAK ... Ordinary looking cup sleeves with a half-dozen terrific card and mentalist revelations/predictions innocuously printed on them... CLEVER STUFF!... You will definitely use this!...
by jerry lazar
August 25th, 2008, 12:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: HUGE MAGIC PARTY and sale
Replies: 9
Views: 1060

Re: HUGE MAGIC PARTY and sale

BIG THANX for a great shindig, Brent!... It's true, the stars were out in style, as well as all the other regulars who make the Apple such a happening place EVERY week...and who owe YOU a debt of gratitude for providing great merchandise, fantastic lectures & workshops, and an ideal environment ...
by jerry lazar
August 20th, 2008, 2:04 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: A Deck Even Ellusionist Doesn't Carry
Replies: 2
Views: 852

A Deck Even Ellusionist Doesn't Carry

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/08/20/cards.cold.cases/index.html">http://www.cnn.com/2008/CRIME/08/20/car ... index.html</a><!-- m --> TROY, New York (CNN) -- While inmates in jails across New York pass the time by playing card games -- poker, gin rummy and solitai...
by jerry lazar
August 16th, 2008, 2:18 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Military wants to study mind-reading
Replies: 14
Views: 2255

Military wants to study mind-reading

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/08/15/mind.reading.ap/index.html">http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/08/15/mind.r ... index.html</a><!-- m --> Military wants to study mind-reading LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Here's a mind-bending idea: The U.S. military is paying scientist...
by jerry lazar
July 7th, 2008, 9:03 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Angel Courts Death Live on A&E
Replies: 2
Views: 876

Re: Angel Courts Death Live on A&E

I know, and who can forget that memorable lo-o-o-ng uncut tracking shot, leading back to ... well, don't want to give it away , for those not yet fortunate enough to have seen... (available on DVD!)... Tough act to top!...
by jerry lazar
June 11th, 2008, 12:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: SONATA * JUAN TAMARIZ * OOP * CLASSIC!

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=320260074015">http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0260074015</a><!-- m --> Last day! Tamariz Perpendicular Control, Anti-Ambitious, Double Ambitious, Anti-Faro, Mexican Turnover, Peruvian Turn...
by jerry lazar
June 10th, 2008, 12:35 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: SONATA * JUAN TAMARIZ * OOP * CLASSIC!

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=320260074015">http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0260074015</a><!-- m --> Only 1 day left, and still only about $100. (I've seen it go for double that.) Masterwork by master magician. Thanks ...
by jerry lazar
June 9th, 2008, 5:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: youtube goes interactive
Replies: 6
Views: 860

First Interactive YouTube Video: The Princess Card Trick

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbEei0I3kMQ">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbEei0I3kMQ</a><!-- m --> True, the Princess Card Trick has been a staple of "interactive" online magic -- but this is the first video that incorporates 2 new YouTube features: an...
by jerry lazar
June 8th, 2008, 2:53 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Brainwaves: Real Life Trumps Sci-Fi
Replies: 1
Views: 399

Brainwaves: Real Life Trumps Sci-Fi

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/08/technology/08novel.html">http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/08/techn ... novel.html</a><!-- m --> Once again, truth is stranger than fiction -- you can now play videogames sans joystick... Just concentrate and transmit your thoughts.....
by jerry lazar
June 6th, 2008, 7:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP

Thanks for clarifying, Rafael! All beautiful stuff, as they'd say in Madrid or Caracas or New York! A treasure, by any other name.
by jerry lazar
June 6th, 2008, 12:12 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP

Sorry, not sure what happened... Here's what I was trying to say, and then I got error message saying I couldn't edit, or somesuch. I was trying to get rid of the original EBAY LINK, since it doesnt work... Guess I can't do that?... Well, let me add this info then: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href...
by jerry lazar
June 5th, 2008, 12:56 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP

Indeed it did, Richard! I just got home, and got an email from Ebay saying that I violated their policy by using the words "Like New" to describe the book... Through some twisted logic, they feel that's deceptive to buyers who search the word "New" -- since it's NOT a new book, b...
by jerry lazar
June 4th, 2008, 8:06 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP
Replies: 11
Views: 1883

Re: Juan Tamariz * Sonata * For Sale * OOP

Only 3 days left -- still under $100! A wealth of incredible material from one of the greatest masters.
by jerry lazar
June 4th, 2008, 2:23 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)

Artifice, Ruse & Subterfuge The Expert at the Card Table 7 DVDs
SOLD!
by jerry lazar
June 2nd, 2008, 11:35 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)

John Carney's The Video of Secrets Vol. 1 & 2 ON HOLD! All others still available... and if Glenn Farrington can improve on his bestest finalest offer, so can I, by golly (if not as hilariously). It's a sunny day, I'm in a good mood, life is short, I love you guys, so go ahead and knock another ...
by jerry lazar
June 1st, 2008, 10:59 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)

PRICES SLASHED -- JUST THIS ONCE, AND THEN TO EBAY: John Carney's The Video of Secrets Vol. 1 (DVD) Five routines from The Book of Secrets. This DVD contains John's practical handling of the cigars from the purse, two little known linking ring moves, his take on the classic miser's dream, a humorou...
by jerry lazar
May 31st, 2008, 11:10 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)
Replies: 3
Views: 731

DVDs For Sale Here: New, Shrinkwrapped (Free Postage in US)

John Carney's The Video of Secrets Vol. 1 (DVD) Five routines from The Book of Secrets. This DVD contains John's practical handling of the cigars from the purse, two little known linking ring moves, his take on the classic miser's dream, a humorous ball routine using grapes, and variations on one o...
by jerry lazar
May 17th, 2008, 7:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Unseen Hands of John Gaughan
Replies: 12
Views: 1321

NY Times: John Gaughan

Profile of John Gaughan in NY Times

(WHY is HTML disabled?)
by jerry lazar
May 5th, 2008, 8:33 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Teacher Fired for Toothpick Trick
Replies: 16
Views: 2672

Teacher Fired for Toothpick Trick

Even when you think you're using your powers for good, it can backfire!

http://www.tampabays10.com/news/local/a ... ryid=79533
by jerry lazar
May 1st, 2008, 1:57 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Breathtaking
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Breathtaking

by jerry lazar
April 9th, 2008, 5:52 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: "Crazy-8" routine
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Re: "Crazy-8" routine

Yes it's terrific, as is his presentation... He used it as his opener in Magic Castle Closeup room, and it killed... At last weekend's Hank Lee Cape Cod Conclave, the wonderful Sean Farquhar introduced a $20 marketed effect that relies on same principal, using a photo of his own daughter (tho you ca...
by jerry lazar
March 13th, 2008, 2:02 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Name of rubberband trick
Replies: 23
Views: 2748

Re: Name of rubberband trick

It goes by the cryptic name "Broken and Restored Rubber Band"... It's on his Rubber Band dvd, available at ammarmagic.com ... Have fun!...
by jerry lazar
March 13th, 2008, 2:07 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: New Yorker article
Replies: 16
Views: 2800

Re: New Yorker article

Welcome Scott... You beat me to it... I just got home , was listening to NPR "Talk of the Town" terrific interview with Gopnik and Swiss... Here's a link to an NPR blog entry about magic (including Cups & Balls, Al Cohen, and more). Here's a link to a synopsis of Gopnik's New Yorker pi...
by jerry lazar
March 7th, 2008, 11:55 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Bachelor-party stripper card revelation
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Bachelor-party stripper card revelation

BACHELOR-PARTY STRIPPER CARD REVELATION ... "Is that your card?" ... Sophomoric, and NSFW, but, um, original!... Gives new meaning to "stripper deck!"... (Female version of card to zipper???)...
by jerry lazar
March 6th, 2008, 6:45 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Mind-reading Computers = Reality!
Replies: 4
Views: 1667

Mind-reading Computers = Reality!

KEEPING UP WITH SCIENCE... Scientists have developed a computerised mind-reading technique which lets them accurately predict the images that people are looking at by using scanners to study brain activity. The breakthrough by American scientists took MRI scanning equipment normally used in hospita...
by jerry lazar
January 28th, 2008, 9:52 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: AGELESS MEMORY
Replies: 21
Views: 2761

Re: AGELESS MEMORY

Dedades ago, in the Jewish newspaper, The Daily Forward, there was a story about a 97-year old man who was divorcing his 95-year old wife. He was asked why, why after over 70 years of marriage. His answer: "SHOYN GENUG!" HL Alternate translation: "Your honor, we were waiting for the ...
by jerry lazar
January 17th, 2008, 6:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CELEBRACADABRA
Replies: 214
Views: 45633

Re: CELEBRACADABRA

OK, OK, perhaps I spoke prematurely, and with Regal involved, I'm encouraged and willing to be surprised, and even happy to be wrong!... True, Jason Alexander was phenomenal in his Castle debut, but for him it was the culmination of a lifelong passion, not a hurriedly prepared lark... If prepped and...
by jerry lazar
January 17th, 2008, 2:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CELEBRACADABRA
Replies: 214
Views: 45633

CELEBRACADABRA

VHI has greenlighted Celebracadabra, in which seven TV and film stars vie for the title of Best Celebrity Magician."

The apocalypse is nigh.
by jerry lazar
January 16th, 2008, 11:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: "Kiss the Magician" Card Trick
Replies: 5
Views: 1329

Re: "Kiss the Magician" Card Trick

Not sure whether this is constructive, but since it hits on a personal pet peeve -- having witnessed dozens of 'kiss the magician' themed effects, at the Magic Castle and elsewhere, I can assure you that, while they may appeal to the (self-deluded) performer, the audience uniformly finds them "...
by jerry lazar
January 1st, 2008, 11:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Conventions 2008 & 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Conventions 2008 & 2009

Having had the pleasure of watching Paul perform AND lecture at the Castle, and having thoroughly enjoyed and benefited from his DVDs and writings, I know I am not alone when I say that any magic convention planner would be foolish to not leap at the opportunity to showcase him at their next event.....
by jerry lazar
December 13th, 2007, 9:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Calvert at the Magic Castle
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: John Calvert at the Magic Castle

Inspiring Castle show!... Usually the Palace features 3 magicians, 15 min. each, but Calvert filled the entire 45 minute set, 3 per night (back to back), 7 nights... Energetic, dapper, charming, funny, entertaining, and magical!... Opened with multiplying cigarette production sequence that would cri...
by jerry lazar
December 8th, 2007, 8:34 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ambitious Card
Replies: 37
Views: 2540

Re: Ambitious Card

Out of all the card routines I perform there is only 1 other routine that gets a better response from my spectators.
Which is...????... Spill!...
by jerry lazar
November 19th, 2007, 12:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay: Paul Curry, Worlds Beyond
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: Ebay: Paul Curry, Worlds Beyond

You just have to check the box for the seller's Completed Listings... in which case you'd see the winning bid was GBP 60.65 (approximately US $124.21)...

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