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Re: the "pop" in decks

Un-popping a deck: Faro the deck together half face up, half face down. Put in card box and put in a tight card guard/clip. Place in freezer over night. (will work sans clip, butt, clip is better) The cold and moisture seems to work wonders. I have done this dozens of times. It even worked on an old...
by EdAndres
12/10/08 01:17 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: the "pop" in decks
Replies: 10
Views: 1879

Re: Pseudonyms

Jason England wrote:I liken internet pseudonyms to 21st Century CB handles. They're for morons.
Jason

That's a big 10-4 "Teddy Bear!"

This is "sole man"
over and out
by EdAndres
09/13/08 02:51 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Pseudonyms
Replies: 32
Views: 1736

Re: Who am I???

It's obvious... you are Paul Gordon. Nice try though.
by EdAndres
09/12/08 01:01 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Who am I???
Replies: 27
Views: 2320

Re: Olympic Gold

Speed Walking - Jeff Hobson
by EdAndres
08/26/08 03:46 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Olympic Gold
Replies: 20
Views: 1399

Re: Best Quote

Lemniscate wrote:(do a search for fruit salad and look for his name for the original post).


Now that's a quote! :grin:
by EdAndres
07/17/08 02:20 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Best Quote
Replies: 184
Views: 40273

Re: Definitions

by EdAndres
06/06/08 07:16 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Definitions
Replies: 9
Views: 872

Re: Ebay Auction Mnemonica Marked Deck

Since the Farrow shuffle is so important


does this use the Mia Farrow shuffle? Or the other Hollywood shuffle "the Faro Fawcett" shuffle.

ps.... x-acto knife. :crazy:
by EdAndres
04/27/08 02:36 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay Auction Mnemonica Marked Deck
Replies: 3
Views: 671

Re: Hooker Article

Matrix... Ambitious card... Zombie... Three :eek: fly...
by EdAndres
03/30/08 12:05 AM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Hooker Article
Replies: 58
Views: 12310

Re: All 4 Elmsley DVDs for a song

I thought you never watched the third one... but watched the first one twice.


(couldn't resist)
:D
by EdAndres
03/04/08 04:16 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: All 4 Elmsley DVDs for a song
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: Blackpool - Day Two

Craig,
Enjoying your reports/reviews. They are very refreshing and honest. Very Annemannesque.

Although when I think of Blackpool I think of Motorcycle racing. :D
by EdAndres
02/23/08 11:39 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blackpool - Day Two
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

Got the shop copies today.

Richard, we had always put our copies in magazine bags. Thanks for bagging them for us!!

eddy
by EdAndres
02/19/08 09:31 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 8375

Re: FISM 2009 Venue Change !

I know lots of magi use animals and such... but,

Link REMOVED.
by EdAndres
02/15/08 05:35 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2009 Venue Change !
Replies: 34
Views: 1925

Re: My Genii Routine

Look for the re-run... Wilbur takes Ed to a S.A.M. convention to enter the magic contest. Their act is silly T.V. comedy(no magic). They do show Blackstone Sr.(vanishing bird cage with repeat),Dick Zimmerman(Ring and string dancing thing) and Lou does a fast cups and balls. Very cool. Ed(Mr. if you ...
by EdAndres
02/08/08 09:37 PM
 
Forum: Columns
Topic: My Genii Routine
Replies: 21
Views: 5123

Re: Haunted Hank

Originally posted by Spellbinder: combining playing cards with Glorpy is pretty much out unless you're performing for older kids. I know a twelve-year old who still refers to the Club suit as "Puppy-dog Paws." But they generally can't recognize one card from another and when they pick a c...
by EdAndres
02/08/08 09:53 AM
 
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: Haunted Hank
Replies: 29
Views: 6739

Re: Angel ripped on Mad TV

by EdAndres
02/04/08 01:38 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Angel ripped on Mad TV
Replies: 19
Views: 929

Re: 10 VERY best you've ever seen

1 Dave
2 Tommy
3 Eddie
4 John
5 John
6 Derek
7 Jason
8 Mike
9 Bill
10 David

Eddy
by EdAndres
02/03/08 10:34 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: 10 VERY best you've ever seen
Replies: 78
Views: 8084

Re: John Carney is 50 today!

TMI Richard... TMI.

Ed(nearing 50). :eek:
by EdAndres
01/23/08 07:41 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: John Carney is 50 today!
Replies: 26
Views: 2539

Re: Anyone know the name of this effect?

In my copy of "Dai Vernon's Ultimate Card Secrets" by Lewis Ganson Vernon's Variant is on page 226. The magic from Ireland section.

Ed
by EdAndres
01/17/08 05:00 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Anyone know the name of this effect?
Replies: 32
Views: 3263

Re: Welcome Back, Friends ...

It's like getting back into the bottle :genii:
by EdAndres
01/17/08 03:04 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back, Friends ...
Replies: 105
Views: 12287

Re: Welcome Back, Friends ...

I'm selling all my ... just kidding, Thanks Richard.
by EdAndres
01/16/08 10:08 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back, Friends ...
Replies: 105
Views: 12287

Re: Video Critique

when the song say's "F***-em and their laws!" I think it was refering to the laws of good magic....
by EdAndres
08/18/05 09:57 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 312

Re: Turner's review of Bairefoot's DVD

...unless he IS DRACULA!
by EdAndres
08/14/05 09:31 PM
 
Forum: Columns
Topic: Turner's review of Bairefoot's DVD
Replies: 44
Views: 7481

Re: Arranging your magic library

All my Kaufman books on one shelf. All Marlo on another. Old rare cool on another( like 1st edition Shhh it's a secret). paperback shelf. asst hard back shelf. related arts shelf (gambling, juggling, comedy, ) por* in box under there .... at least this month. My book shelves are my happy rubik's cub...
by EdAndres
04/14/05 06:58 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Arranging your magic library
Replies: 24
Views: 683

Re: Help... where can I find The Mcmillan Switch

Comming into this discuccion way late but... I recently ran into Dan MacMillian (correct spelling) and well he seemed a little befuddled that his switch was in "Shade"... He's a very quirky secretive guy. I will say this. The only two people (other than Dan) I have seen do this switch with...
by EdAndres
03/30/05 09:20 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Help... where can I find The Mcmillan Switch
Replies: 31
Views: 7685

Re: Too many ads in Genii!

I just read a copy of "Adbusters" today. What a weird magazine. I did notice MANY advertisments for their web site and themselves... so it's "no adds ...unless of course they are for us."
:whack:
by EdAndres
11/29/03 01:01 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Too many ads in Genii!
Replies: 50
Views: 934

Re: Annemann's Russian Roulette

Annemann didn't do a Russian roulette. He did a bullet catch. There IS a difference. It wasn't explained in the Annemann issue of Genii(Vol.56, number 1 Nov. 1992). It(the bullet catch) was explained in Orville Meyer's "Magic in the Modern Manner" I asked Orville about this one day... he j...
by EdAndres
09/16/03 11:20 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Annemann's Russian Roulette
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: favourite illustrations

.... like a rubber glove. ;) :p
by EdAndres
05/04/03 10:25 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: favourite illustrations
Replies: 58
Views: 3067

Re: Wily Jon?

I think he is the curator of a lost almost mythical cardician art gallery. "the Marlovian Institute of Pasteboard Studies". Well worth the price of admission.

:cool: ;) :cool:
by EdAndres
10/13/02 12:39 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Wily Jon?
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: What is your favorite opener?

I do have a question... Why does it have to be "killer"? How about amazing, wonderful, magical,mysterious. At a recent convention all I heard was "killer, this kills, this slays them, This punches them in the face slaps them around and spanks their a$$... ok I made up the last one... ...
by EdAndres
10/09/02 09:44 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What is your favorite opener?
Replies: 20
Views: 337

Re: The Book of the Month: The Amateur Magician's Handbook

A hidden treasure: Cigarette Magic! I purchased my copy from a library sale of used books in 1976. I was in the 8th grade, living in Germany. The weird part is, someone removed the whole chapter on cigarette magic! Those censors! I finally found a copy at a different library and was thrilled to lear...
by EdAndres
10/03/02 03:53 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: The Book of the Month: The Amateur Magician's Handbook
Replies: 54
Views: 17706

Re: Dan Huffman??

That would be a big change of pace... from the two parades... I always wondered what became of this guy too.

The nose looks a little different, but ya never know. Maybe he worked out a way to do Le Petomaine the Sunday school version! :p :confused: :p
by EdAndres
10/03/02 03:07 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dan Huffman??
Replies: 12
Views: 266

Re: card man hell eh?

1st to Cap: I think if you made your point in less words it may have made more sense....? I personally think there is a place for flourishes in magic... to what extreme is up to each person. Those who don't are not wrong, they just have a different point of view. Also you said: for the inventors and...
by EdAndres
10/02/02 02:44 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: card man hell eh?
Replies: 41
Views: 1486

Re: What's in your pockets?

Richard said:
A deck of ordinary playing cards has resided in my front trousers pocket since the age of 14
Is that the same deck after all those years? It must look like one of Jerry Andrus' decks!

I always have a deck and a dollar size batman coin! cuz I ain't buyin' the drinks :p .

Ed
by EdAndres
10/01/02 11:55 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What's in your pockets?
Replies: 35
Views: 893

Re: Leipzig, Skinner and you!

Oddly I had just (re)read that issue today. It was an excellent issue. I would add people love being fooled by a gentleman who loves magic, and who isn't afraid to call him or herself a magician.

ed
by EdAndres
09/25/02 07:21 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Leipzig, Skinner and you!
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Mentalism publications

I think the JINX was a good one. It had it all mentalism(was it even called that then?) angst, honest reviews of other magicians and CARD tricks... yea baby! :p :p
by EdAndres
09/21/02 09:08 PM
 
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Mentalism publications
Replies: 111
Views: 7348

Re: Splitting a Card

here is the learning curve...

Tap, tap, tap.... peel, peel.... crap!

Tap, tap, tap.... peel, peel.... crap!

Tap, tap, tap.... peel, peel.... sh*t!

Tap, tap, tap.... peel, peel.... $#%*!!

Tap, tap, tap.... peel, peel, peel...YES!
One down... now repeat.
by EdAndres
09/20/02 09:12 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Splitting a Card
Replies: 20
Views: 4550

Re: Criss Angel Escapes!

It was weak theater at best. His call out challenge to "other" magicians was even more squishy than his water soaked hands. On the other hand I did enjoy the Good Morning America guy's reaction to the cloudy seemingly urine mixed water.... ewh! Then they went back to the studio where it wa...
by EdAndres
08/27/02 03:13 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel Escapes!
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: One Non-Card Trick

I would do the trick in the "Our Monthly Telephone" column. On page 401 from the September, 1907 issue of "The Wizard" Vol.3-no.25.

It uses 4 little pieces of paper and kills!

:genii: :cool:
by EdAndres
08/23/02 11:16 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: One Non-Card Trick
Replies: 20
Views: 1052

Re: half dollars no longer good?

How sad. A perfectly good chance for a bunch of great coin magic, and you have to ruin it by bringing out a deck of cards.
Or vice/versa! ;) ;)
by EdAndres
08/20/02 05:13 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: half dollars no longer good?
Replies: 46
Views: 969

Re: half dollars no longer good?

O.K. Here is a real radical idea! Use NEW 2002 half dollars. That's right folkerinos they still make 'em. Go buy a big fat roll and use them to buy stuff..... Start USING them... for everyday stuff. You could be real cutting edge and say "Hey LOOK did you know they still made these coins?"...
by EdAndres
08/19/02 10:50 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: half dollars no longer good?
Replies: 46
Views: 969
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