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by JimW
December 21st, 2015, 1:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!
Replies: 100
Views: 12391

Re: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!

Thanks for the heads up about UPS My Choice. I signed up and saw that my book was going to be delivered while I'm out of town. As Chris said, I was able to reroute it to a UPS Store until I can pick it up. No tracking number needed, the system finds the shipment by the delivery address.
by JimW
September 23rd, 2015, 8:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Labyrinth is Coming!
Replies: 81
Views: 15798

Re: Labyrinth is Coming!

Deluxe edition arrived today in Burbank, CA.
by JimW
December 26th, 2014, 7:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What Magic Item did You Get for the Holidays?
Replies: 33
Views: 5260

Re: What Magic Item did You Get for the Holidays?

I got Steve Valentine's excellent "Cloth" triple DVD set. I'm only about halfway through it and I can't believe how much material he has already covered. Classic Correspondence From Egyptian Hall Vol. 2 was a pre-Christmas gift to myself, and after reading a few reviews I ordered The Verno...
by JimW
November 24th, 2014, 4:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2015 AMA awards show dates ?
Replies: 1
Views: 494

Re: 2015 AMA awards show dates ?

Sunday, May 17. The venue hasn't been announced yet.
by JimW
November 19th, 2014, 8:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Digital Edition of the December issue of Genii is Live
Replies: 10
Views: 1370

Re: The Digital Edition of the December issue of Genii is Li

Thanks, I see it now.
by JimW
November 19th, 2014, 7:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Digital Edition of the December issue of Genii is Live
Replies: 10
Views: 1370

Re: The Digital Edition of the December issue of Genii is Li

Nope, the most recent issue I see is November. I refreshed my browser but I still don't see December.
by JimW
November 19th, 2014, 6:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Digital Edition of the December issue of Genii is Live
Replies: 10
Views: 1370

Re: The Digital Edition of the December issue of Genii is Li

I'm logged into the site but I don't see the December issue yet.
by JimW
September 17th, 2014, 12:19 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection
Replies: 195
Views: 41627

Re: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection

All three DVDs have chapter breaks. They are not listed on the menu, but if you play the main video you can skip ahead to the next section/trick by hitting the "Next" (>>) button on your remote. It's an extra step, but not as inconvenient has having to fast forward to the section you want ...
by JimW
July 9th, 2014, 1:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 13675

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

That's great news, thanks. I'll call today.
by JimW
July 9th, 2014, 11:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 13675

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

Has the pre-publication discount ended already?
by JimW
April 30th, 2014, 4:37 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Real Secrets Bonus April
Replies: 14
Views: 2140

Re: Real Secrets Bonus April

Pickacard, I sent you a PM.
by JimW
April 30th, 2014, 3:26 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Real Secrets Bonus April
Replies: 14
Views: 2140

Re: Real Secrets Bonus April

PickaCard wrote:Has anyone received the surprise bonus to the exclusive item which was up for sale in limited quantities a little over a month ago?


There was another item in the envelope, which I assumed was the bonus. Is there something else?
by JimW
April 25th, 2014, 6:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Steal these Cervon Castle Notebooks again!
Replies: 18
Views: 2871

Re: Steal these Cervon Castle Notebooks again!

Brad,

One page in Volume 5 was accidentally printed twice, and another page was left out. You can download the missing page here: http://www.brucecervon.com/Pages/Notebooks.html
by JimW
April 6th, 2014, 1:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2014)
Replies: 15
Views: 2406

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (April 2014)

This year's Soapy Smith Night is Sunday, July 13.
by JimW
March 15th, 2014, 3:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The April issue Of Genii is Now Live Online
Replies: 25
Views: 3008

Re: The April issue Of Genii is Now Live Online

I was logging in from my PC. For an hour or two none of the extra content would play, but I tried again later in the day and everything was there. Sorry, I should have posted an update after everything was available.
by JimW
March 14th, 2014, 4:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The April issue Of Genii is Now Live Online
Replies: 25
Views: 3008

Re: The April issue Of Genii is Now Live Online

I'm not able to play any of the audio or video links.
by JimW
November 12th, 2013, 5:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mike Caveney on the Tonight Show
Replies: 11
Views: 1980

Mike Caveney on the Tonight Show

The Tonight Show
Tuesday, November 12th, 11:35pm E/P, NBC

Mike Caveney is set to perform during a segment titled "Delight Betty White" on tomorrow evening's broadcast.
by JimW
August 6th, 2013, 6:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets 17 Has Reached The Genii
Replies: 18
Views: 2684

Re: Real Secrets 17 Has Reached The Genii

The Real Secrets web page says you'll receive August's tricks if you subscribe now. There is a timer counting down the number of days you have to get the current offering, and you have until the end of the current month.

http://www.realsecrets.org/
by JimW
July 18th, 2013, 4:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The August Issue of the Digital Genii is Now Live
Replies: 35
Views: 3468

Re: The August Issue of the Digital Genii is Now Live

Arrived in Burbank, CA yesterday.
by JimW
June 5th, 2013, 3:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Latest Real Secrets
Replies: 31
Views: 4988

Re: Latest Real Secrets

Richard,

According to the latest email from Real Secrets, it's RS #15 plus a bonus item. Printed instructions for these items, as well as RS #14 and it's related bonuses, are on the way.
by JimW
March 21st, 2013, 4:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday
Replies: 72
Views: 7938

Re: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday

My copy arrived today in Burbank. I always check the digital version as soon as it's available. I don't have an ipad so the text is difficult to read, but I always read Genii Speaks and watch the videos. I was talking to Rob last night and he was not aware of your Rob Z Finger Puppet Dance video. I ...
by JimW
March 2nd, 2013, 7:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets - New Stuff 2-28-13
Replies: 35
Views: 2458

Re: Real Secrets - New Stuff 2-28-13

Mine arrived yesterday as well, along with a yet to explained bonus. Members should check the website. In addition to the 3 new postings, there is a new (limited supply) item available under the Products link.
by JimW
February 28th, 2013, 5:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is renewing Real Secrets?
Replies: 255
Views: 25477

Re: Who is renewing Real Secrets?

Alec, when Richard Kaufman posted on your forum to clear up some factual errors, he was met with more accusations and name calling. When he responded, you replied with "A bucket with bigger depth, holds more water. At present you don't hold much water. Please don't fall into the trap that your ...
by JimW
February 27th, 2013, 2:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is renewing Real Secrets?
Replies: 255
Views: 25477

Re: Who is renewing Real Secrets?

Richard, I cut and pasted your post on the Cafe. The thread is in the Latest And Greatest forum.
by JimW
February 20th, 2013, 2:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Digital Version of the March Issue of Genii is Now Live
Replies: 32
Views: 2394

Re: The Digital Version of the March Issue of Genii is Now Live

My copy arrived in Burbank, CA yesterday.
by JimW
February 1st, 2013, 12:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is renewing Real Secrets?
Replies: 255
Views: 25477

Re: Who is renewing Real Secrets?

I just received the latest installment today, so watch your mail in the next few days if you are still waiting. Kelly, are you waiting for January or February?
by JimW
January 3rd, 2013, 6:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2013)
Replies: 16
Views: 1827

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (January 2013)

The celebration continues Thursday and Friday nights.


Cocktail Reception: 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Complimentary Appetizers, Soft Drinks & Champagne (Inner Circle)

Presentation: 7:00 p.m. (Inner Circle)
by JimW
November 20th, 2012, 3:01 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The BIG DOUBLE 75th Anniversary Issue of Genii is On its Way to YOU
Replies: 55
Views: 4703

Re: The BIG DOUBLE 75th Anniversary Issue of Genii is On its Way to YOU

Reading it now in Beautiful Downtown Burbank. Well done and worth the wait!
by JimW
September 19th, 2012, 7:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Let Me Know if Your October Issue of Genii Has Arrived!
Replies: 73
Views: 7266

Re: Let Me Know if Your October Issue of Genii Has Arrived!

Mine arrived today in Burbank, CA
by JimW
September 6th, 2012, 2:55 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: Redactions
Replies: 5
Views: 1652

Re: Redactions

You don't need to download it again, that page looks the same in the physical magazine. I'd assumed it was some kind of puzzle but I can't figure it out.
by JimW
April 9th, 2012, 7:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets Trick of the Month Club...
Replies: 429
Views: 70324

Re: Real Secrets Trick of the Month Club...

You should have received an email from Real Secrets last Friday. Your new username is at the bottom of the email.
by JimW
March 9th, 2012, 2:58 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Castle notebooks for sale again
Replies: 38
Views: 3991

Re: Castle notebooks for sale again

None of the books were signed, but they were numbered. The copies L&L are selling now are not numbered. Here is the description of the books from today's email. They are listed as "Publisher's Comp & Overrun Sale" This sale entails a very limited supply of publisher's overruns and ...
by JimW
February 28th, 2012, 1:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets Trick of the Month Club...
Replies: 429
Views: 70324

Re: Real Secrets Trick of the Month Club...

There is a longer thread in the Latest And Greatest section. It covers the ground as the replies to the PM, but it's nine pages long (so far). <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?topic=454768&forum=218&255">http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/v...
by JimW
December 10th, 2011, 2:31 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Weirdest request ever! (probably not)
Replies: 8
Views: 1693

Re: Weirdest request ever! (probably not)

Budweiser caps are easy. They twist off, no bottle opener required so the caps won't be bent. Pick up a 6 pack, enjoy (or not) and you'll have the caps you need plus two to spare.
by JimW
September 27th, 2011, 10:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The October Issue of Genii says "BOO"!
Replies: 29
Views: 2522

Re: The October Issue of Genii says "BOO"!

My copy arrived today in Burbank, CA
by JimW
July 12th, 2011, 11:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle difficulties
Replies: 277
Views: 50537

Re: Magic Castle difficulties

Adding to what Richard said, the announcement on the Castle members page also says "You do not need to submit questions in advance or in writing." I'm pretty sure this is a first, and it means we can ask follow up questions. I'm optimistic.
by JimW
July 11th, 2011, 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Houdini vs. Erdnase--Which to See
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Houdini vs. Erdnase--Which to See

Admission to the Skirball is free on Thursdays, if that helps. It's $12 the rest of the week. The "Masters of Illusion" exhibit is excellent, and since all the items came from private collections this is probably going to be your only chance to see them all in one place. "Expert At Th...
by JimW
June 29th, 2011, 6:15 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas
Replies: 704
Views: 239068

Re: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas

Deluxe Edition received in Burbank, CA just minutes ago!
by JimW
June 28th, 2011, 5:25 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas
Replies: 704
Views: 239068

Re: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas

John Signa wrote:Woo Hoo! :)


What he said. That's great news, thanks for the update!
by JimW
May 28th, 2011, 1:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jim Steinmeyer play: The Card Trick
Replies: 20
Views: 2639

Re: Jim Steinmeyer play: The Card Trick

I saw the show last night (Friday) and Derek opened and closed with a short set of magic. Was he not part of the benefit performances? I thought it was a great show.

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