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by IrishMagicNews
April 1st, 2016, 4:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Daniels Has Passed Away
Replies: 11
Views: 2880

Re: Paul Daniels Has Passed Away

Paul's funeral service was today and reported on by The Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... offin.html
by IrishMagicNews
September 11th, 2015, 6:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Marketing Magic: A Guide to Getting the Gigs - Book & DVD
Replies: 8
Views: 1247

Re: Marketing Magic: A Guide to Getting the Gigs - Book & DV

Is there a chapter in the book on not performing while wearing sunglasses?

https://youtu.be/JLvfuUy8gCA
by IrishMagicNews
July 13th, 2015, 6:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fism day 6 and off to Korea
Replies: 12
Views: 4355

Re: Fism day 6 and off to Korea

Craig, That was wonderful, thank you. Couple of things that particularly resonated with me were - Communication. Tell us if there is a problem and acknowledge the inconvenience it causes. Apologise and update on how you are trying to sort it. - What's in it for the delegate - in my small experience ...
by IrishMagicNews
July 12th, 2015, 5:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Day 5
Replies: 51
Views: 17639

Re: FISM Day 5

I agree with Brad. The main problem is each FISM has a different producer and it seems no handover manual.
by IrishMagicNews
July 11th, 2015, 8:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Day 5
Replies: 51
Views: 17639

Re: FISM Day 5

Craig,

Thank you for taking the time to update everyone. It's difficult to piece everything together from Twitter and Fb so your lengthy updates are much appreciated.
by IrishMagicNews
July 11th, 2015, 12:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fism day 6 and off to Korea
Replies: 12
Views: 4355

Re: Fism day 6 and off to Korea

Well it seem that was all a load of balls. Not surprised
by IrishMagicNews
July 10th, 2015, 12:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Day 5
Replies: 51
Views: 17639

Re: FISM Day 5

Nothing surprises me with FISM. Imo it's never about the talent. I bet any money the tea/coffee/drinks/refreshment room for FISM officers is the smoothest running thing there. From my limited brief experience in the whole FISM thing they were all much more conceded with their own hospitality area th...
by IrishMagicNews
July 7th, 2015, 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Charlie Frye's Favourite Magicians
Replies: 14
Views: 4326

Re: Charlie Frye's Favourite Magicians

Carl was magical…and as far as I know, nobody duplicated his act to the magical degree Carl did. And lets hope no one ever tries to duplicate his act. Rather, lets hope that people like Bill Irwin (who is himself a master) continue to mine the same veins of physical comedy, developing their own sty...
by IrishMagicNews
June 18th, 2015, 6:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Manicures?
Replies: 9
Views: 1893

Re: Manicures?

Tom Frame wrote: I accused him of using them as shiners. He neither confirmed nor denied my allegation.

Ha. That actually made me laugh out loud
by IrishMagicNews
May 5th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lennart Green
Replies: 19
Views: 4774

Re: Lennart Green

My Dear Friend Lennart, Best wishes for a speedy recovery to full health from all of us here in Ireland. Looking forward to many more sessions of mischief, fun and frolics, puzzles and amazements and of course friendship. Cheers from Ireland John Bowden. Echoing John's sentiments. Lennart has been ...
by IrishMagicNews
February 4th, 2015, 12:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: YOUR Input Needed for Genii Convention
Replies: 19
Views: 3732

Re: YOUR Input Needed for Genii Convention

For what is is worth - at Shenanigans this year we went out and bought an iPad mini. We sold tickets for the one raffle prize at €10 each. We more then covered the cost of the iPad, it was a great prize for someone to bring home. It also had the bonus effect of not having to sit through a more often...
by IrishMagicNews
January 12th, 2015, 7:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Nudity in Magic
Replies: 58
Views: 10802

Re: Nudity in Magic

Fairy nuff. I've only seen her do the one act, and no one I know (and I know a fair number of people in the industry) have ever seen her do anything else. I would wager that if you mention the name Ursula Martinez, you'll get more responses about this act than any of her others. However, she does m...
by IrishMagicNews
November 11th, 2014, 5:34 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: New magic podcast
Replies: 4
Views: 1950

Re: New magic podcast

I caught a small part of the Graham Jolly interview. Sounds hysterical.
by IrishMagicNews
March 13th, 2014, 8:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: If You Want to Compete at FISM in 2015, Please Read This
Replies: 14
Views: 1893

Re: If You Want to Compete at FISM in 2015, Please Read This

Richard Kaufman wrote:Intérieure pont VENISE 4 563 €

Q - How much is a cab for one person ?
A - It is ADORA Travel which sells cabins. But their price would be increased by 80 % for those occupied by one person.


Holy shizer.... €230 + €563 + 80% of €563 = a whole shed load of money and a bloody expensive convention.
by IrishMagicNews
March 2nd, 2014, 6:48 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magic for a 14 YO?
Replies: 5
Views: 1115

Re: Magic for a 14 YO?

The very best book in my opinion for a young guy starting out in the magic world is Under Over by Josh. It is free from Vanishing Inc. I have thanked Josh personally many times for writing this. It is my go to recommendation for families when a new younger member joins our local club. http://www.van...
by IrishMagicNews
February 12th, 2014, 3:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke
Replies: 31
Views: 6086

Re: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke

Go gentle, gentle giant, go gentle.
by IrishMagicNews
February 11th, 2014, 6:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke
Replies: 31
Views: 6086

Re: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke

As if the last few years have not been tough enough on Rachel and Aldo. Last year, at a convention in Belfast, Northern Ireland both Aldo and Rachel were so full of love life and spirit. It was pretty infectious. How very very sad that this should happen now. Sometimes you feel as is life is a basta...
by IrishMagicNews
December 25th, 2013, 6:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Merry Christmas from The Chief Genii
Replies: 10
Views: 1418

Re: Merry Christmas from The Chief Genii

Just in time here in Dublin to wish Richard and everyone on the forum a very merry Christmas.

Nollaig Shona Dhuit, as we in Gaelic.
by IrishMagicNews
November 28th, 2013, 7:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mike Caveney's new book
Replies: 98
Views: 29092

Re: Mike Caveney's new book

NCMARSH,

I had never seen Wayne's version before. Thank you. it was wonderful.
by IrishMagicNews
November 25th, 2013, 6:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Walter "Zaney" Blaney's JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theory
Replies: 17
Views: 3159

Re: Walter "Zaney" Blaney's JFK Assassination Conspiracy The

This is a fascinating read.
by IrishMagicNews
November 18th, 2013, 8:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Only in Blackpoo...
Replies: 4
Views: 1206

Re: Only in Blackpoo...

What? Like burglaries don't happen anywhere else on the planet?
by IrishMagicNews
November 6th, 2013, 11:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shenanigans with Tamariz in Dublin
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: Shenanigans with Tamariz in Dublin

Delighted to announce that we have added forum member Quentin Reynolds and Morgan & West to the line up. Registrations are selling fast (€120 and include Sat Dinner and Sunday Lunch) If you ever needed an excuse or a tax detectable reason to come to Ireland on vacation you surely have it now. We...
by IrishMagicNews
September 3rd, 2013, 8:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shenanigans with Tamariz in Dublin
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Shenanigans with Tamariz in Dublin

We are thrilled to announce that Juan Tamariz and John Archer will be joining us in Dublin next May for the Irish Magic Convention, Shenanigans. http://irishmagicnews.squarespace.com/storage/Shenanigans%20Postcard.jpg Have you ever wanted to visit Ireland and needed an excuse. Well now you have one....
by IrishMagicNews
July 17th, 2013, 5:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Seeking names of famous people who were once magicians
Replies: 20
Views: 4229

Re: Seeking names of famous people who were once magicians

While I have never known him to perform mage per se I do think Bono is quite a fan. I have performed for him and he was very interested. I know David Stone has performed for him in the South of France and he recently booked Keith Barry for his birthday party. Also he references "slight of hand ...
by IrishMagicNews
May 27th, 2013, 5:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: OUR MAGIC
Replies: 8
Views: 2021

Re: OUR MAGIC

Thans for the heads up Tom. I just backed. Unfortunately all the $100 places were gone as i would have loved a bottle but hey ho.
by IrishMagicNews
May 24th, 2013, 6:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Woody Harrelson - does a book test
Replies: 17
Views: 1925

Re: Woody Harrelson - does a book test

Keith Barry consulted on this and is name checked by Woody in the following Youtube video.


by IrishMagicNews
May 16th, 2013, 7:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: To the Guy Who Makes All This Possible ...
Replies: 23
Views: 2136

Re: To the Guy Who Makes All This Possible ...

Happy Birthday chief.
by IrishMagicNews
May 15th, 2013, 5:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shenanigans, May 2014 Dublin
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Shenanigans, May 2014 Dublin

Hi all, Some of you know I co-produce the Dublin magic convention every 3 years. I know it is way off but we are in the early planning stages for the next Shenanigans. If you like a great line up, unbelievable value, a superb hotel, a fine welcome, word class magic and plenty of Shenanigans you shou...
by IrishMagicNews
May 14th, 2013, 5:55 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: David Blaine performs au natural
Replies: 1
Views: 599

Re: David Blaine performs au natural

Was very impressed with David on EMC this year. He seems like a lovely bloke.
by IrishMagicNews
May 11th, 2013, 7:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel - this is a tad embarrassing NSFW
Replies: 6
Views: 1598

Re: Criss Angel - this is a tad embarrassing NSFW

Here is the full report on this fiasco.

http://www.magicleaks.com/?p=126

It is freaking hysterical.
by IrishMagicNews
May 8th, 2013, 10:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mr. Goat Got Married
Replies: 22
Views: 2737

Re: Mr. Goat Got Married

Congrats Damian
by IrishMagicNews
April 18th, 2013, 5:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New U.K. TV Series with Benjamin Earl
Replies: 9
Views: 1563

Re: New U.K. TV Series with Benjamin Earl

As far as I am aware those outside the Uk (like I am in Dublin) can watch these on 4OD (Channel 4 On Demand)

I know it certainly worked for me when I viewed some of Derren's shows after the fact. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/derr ... ecials/4od

Just a heads up.
by IrishMagicNews
April 7th, 2013, 4:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Re: Penn & Teller Star on Walk of Fame

Pete Biro wrote:Sorry, I still don't forgive P&T for the low class, raunchy stunt they pulled at the WMS some years back. :evil:


Pete, please do elaborate for those who know not of what you talk.
by IrishMagicNews
March 23rd, 2013, 4:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Derren Brown Interview
Replies: 4
Views: 629

Re: New Derren Brown Interview

Thanks Richard, I really enjoyed that.
by IrishMagicNews
March 19th, 2013, 3:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Infamous - A Review
Replies: 62
Views: 6927

Re: Derren Brown - Infamous - A Review

Was just about to post that John. It is as if he knew this debate was happening, either that or he is a mind reader, oh wait....
by IrishMagicNews
March 19th, 2013, 5:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Infamous - A Review
Replies: 62
Views: 6927

Re: Derren Brown - Infamous - A Review

I don't think it is strange at all.

Surely Derren and/or his producers wish for the show, given the type of show it is, to remain a surprise for audiences is honourable.

It is not like the show is going to be crap and they area afraid word of that will get out.
by IrishMagicNews
March 18th, 2013, 5:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Infamous - A Review
Replies: 62
Views: 6927

Re: Derren Brown - Infamous - A Review

Would I have read the review had it been allowed here? probably yes. Will I see the show? Yeah, when it hits Dublin next year. Am I glad Richard took it down? Yes. I do know Derren, in his previous shows, asks the audience not to tip the content online. I imagine he probably does the same this time....
by IrishMagicNews
March 16th, 2013, 6:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hans Moretti Has Died
Replies: 12
Views: 1545

Re: Hans Moretti Has Died

Jonathan Pendragon wrote:When I walked on the set I was likewise assaulted by Hans who laughed, "How did you keep that secret, I thought I had lost you." He never did and he never will, i will keep him alive in my heart for as long as I live.


How beautifully put!
by IrishMagicNews
March 13th, 2013, 6:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hans Moretti Has Died
Replies: 12
Views: 1545

Re: Hans Moretti Has Died

Very sad. He was one of the first acts I remember seeing as a youngster getting interested in magic. He was so unique and different looking he was very hard to forget. RIP
by IrishMagicNews
March 6th, 2013, 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here
Replies: 81
Views: 4780

Re: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here

Perhaps it is just because it is all new and I cannot see it but the feature of having "new posts since last visit: was something I liked and used.

Is it a feature here I am missing somehow?

I love the new look. Nice and modern looking and congrats to all involved.

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