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Re: Greatest magic books ever written

Anyone gonna speak up for Ralph Adams? Around 1970 I cut high school and wandered into Ralph Adam's Photography Studio in located in Santa Maria, Ca. He presented a classic C&B routine.Well this just blew my little mind! Time well spent away from school. I did'nt know who he was, but he introdu...
by Riversky
04/20/15 Yesterday 09:50 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Greatest magic books ever written
Replies: 14
Views: 1060

Re: Greatest magic books ever written

Not from Genii, but here a great list: This site was created to summarize some of the most important books in the field of magical entertainment. We asked a few prominent magicians to list the top-ten magic books they would take to the desert-island. The magicians were not allowed to select their ow...
by Riversky
04/20/15 Yesterday 01:10 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Greatest magic books ever written
Replies: 14
Views: 1060

World`s Greatest Dick

Third Rock From The Sun - S2 - E08

10 Nov. 1996
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ID9bY0vnC-Q
by Riversky
04/10/15 10:52 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: World`s Greatest Dick
Replies: 0
Views: 286

Re: Post Prestidigitatical Depression

I've been feeling pretty "down" lately about magic

What are the symptoms of magic "down" feelings?
by Riversky
11/09/14 12:33 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Post Prestidigitatical Depression
Replies: 5
Views: 1233

Re: 300 + Magiaican Collectibles for sale !

I found a complete German made Magic Set at a swap meet which has the same photo on the box as your home page. Who is the artist?
by Riversky
11/08/14 02:25 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: 300 + Magiaican Collectibles for sale !
Replies: 6
Views: 1021

Here's a library for anyone interested in deception and card

Acquiring the esoteric knowledge necessary to become a good magician has never been easy. Some magicians only share their techniques with their protégés. Others take their secrets and tricks with them to their graves.... http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-11-05/heres-library-anyone-interested-deception...
by Riversky
11/05/14 10:12 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Here's a library for anyone interested in deception and card
Replies: 0
Views: 497

Re: New App Issues

Thanks Richard for informing me that if subscription to Genii magazine is not renewed,
previous digital downloaded versions can not be viewed and password is no longer valid.
I'll re-order with the Skinner Tapes bargin.
Nice to talk with you.
by Riversky
10/29/14 04:21 PM
 
Forum: iGenii
Topic: New App Issues
Replies: 32
Views: 5009

Re: Thumb Tip Magic

Much obliged for your suggestions and ideas. The Patrick Page video has high reviews. Is Patrick Page's Book of Thumb Tips recommended? L & L's World Greatest Magic Thumb Tips has some outstanding teachers on it. I've come across other resources like: Darwin's Encyclopedia of Thumb Tips 3 DVD Da...
by Riversky
10/18/14 02:14 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Thumb Tip Magic
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: 34 Years of Back Issues Uploaded for Digital Genii Reade

Groovy,
Out with the old and in with the new (Tecnavia)
But I forgot my password and attempting to reset it I get an error message with office contact.
Where to now Skipper?
by Riversky
10/04/14 05:23 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 34 Years of Back Issues Uploaded for Digital Genii Readers
Replies: 18
Views: 1577

Re: 34 Years of Back Issues Uploaded for Digital Genii Reade

I lost all the digital iGenii download data on my iPad.
The "reset all" did not restore any digital copies of Genii magizine.
Only the empty app still exists.
Does anyone have suggestion?
by Riversky
10/04/14 04:18 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 34 Years of Back Issues Uploaded for Digital Genii Readers
Replies: 18
Views: 1577

Walter Gibson's Encyclopedia of Magic & Conjuring

Looking for reviews of Walter Gibson's Encyclopedia of Magic & Conjuring.
Thanks
by Riversky
09/10/14 12:38 AM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Walter Gibson's Encyclopedia of Magic & Conjuring
Replies: 2
Views: 3496

Re: iGenii not showing all issues

Richard Green wrote:Nevermind...I think I found my answer.


All my previous downloaded iGenii's are not showing.
So what's the answer?
by Riversky
09/06/14 01:05 PM
 
Forum: iGenii
Topic: iGenii not showing all issues
Replies: 17
Views: 3347

Re: Looking for magic quotes

I don't recall just where I copied this one sometime ago, but I found it had meaning for me... Beautiful quote by S.H. Sharpe: "Words on Wonder" (1984):''The underlying purpose of Magic in its many aspects,is not to deceive people, but to encourage them to approach Life and the Cosmos in a...
by Riversky
02/11/14 01:03 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for magic quotes
Replies: 46
Views: 7026

Re: Examples wanted ... Cutting edge / fresh approach to mag

Magician Christian Cagigal performs mix of Magic and Theatre.
Hey remember newspapers?
Here's a little story involving one of them...
[url]Christian Cagigal, Magician, 2004- a tiny vignette[/url]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCZ3mFxQteI
by Riversky
08/10/13 02:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Examples wanted ... Cutting edge / fresh approach to magic
Replies: 19
Views: 1945

Re: The Magic Box

Thank You Joe...
Happy Illusions!
by Riversky
04/28/13 10:38 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Box
Replies: 24
Views: 9394

Re: The Magic Box

Will someone please tell me what is the name of the song played throughout this video?
Thank you.
by Riversky
04/28/13 06:51 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Box
Replies: 24
Views: 9394

Re: The Magic Box

What is the title of the background music?
by Riversky
04/28/13 12:01 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Box
Replies: 24
Views: 9394

"Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat"...

"Nothing up my sleeve...Presto!"
Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show
(animated television series: 1959–1964)

Video Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRW7pITY5Cg


Man,I need to get a Life...
(or a Wife)
by Riversky
04/20/13 02:36 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: "Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat"...
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Deceptive Practice...

When people talk about movie magic, they rarely mean card tricks. They're talking about digital wizardry and special effects. But a new documentary called Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay is all about card tricks — and a man who has devoted his life to them.... Listen Now: ...
by Riversky
04/18/13 03:12 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Deceptive Practice...
Replies: 0
Views: 323

Female Magicians, The First Trick Is Being Accepted...

NPR All Things Considered Weekend Edition features Dorothy Dietrich as pioneer magician in the field. Discusses being a women in show business, agents, her career Houdini, and The Houdini Museum. ...That was a clip from the movie "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." And it shows us something...
by Riversky
04/01/13 10:09 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Female Magicians, The First Trick Is Being Accepted...
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Re: Rice Silk Magic 1, 2, + 3 Here

Is Rice's Encyclopedia of SilK Magic Voilumes 1, 2 + 3. still available at $ 80.00?
by Riversky
02/13/13 01:13 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rice Silk Magic 1, 2, + 3 Here
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Johnson/Bobo Sun and Moon Routine

After a performance of Hopping Half, the shells got stuck together in my pocket and I had to send all the coins to Johnson for separation with out charge.
Has anyone else experienced this and any suggestions on how to prevent this issue from happening in the future?
Happy Illusions
by Riversky
02/13/13 12:26 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Johnson/Bobo Sun and Moon Routine
Replies: 12
Views: 1106

Re: Johnson/Bobo Sun and Moon Routine

I only have
Bobo, J.B., Modern Coin Magic (not "The New")
Are there any other book resources for routines of the Sun and Moon coin which came with Johnson Hopping Half.
Thanks
by Riversky
02/05/13 11:22 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Johnson/Bobo Sun and Moon Routine
Replies: 12
Views: 1106

Johnson/Bobo Sun and Moon Routine

The Johnson Hopping Half instructions mention "The Sun & Moon routine described in Bobo's Modern Coin Magic can be performed using this coin". I don't see Sun & Moon in the index. Can someone please tell me what page this is on?
Happy Illusions!
by Riversky
02/04/13 01:45 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Johnson/Bobo Sun and Moon Routine
Replies: 12
Views: 1106

Edgy Coin Assembly by Yuji Wada

Is there a Youtube version of Yuji Wada routine of the "Edgy Coin Assembly"
Thanks Richard, for the Yuji Wada Video from Genii on line.
by Riversky
01/24/13 10:02 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Edgy Coin Assembly by Yuji Wada
Replies: 11
Views: 854

Scotch and Soda gimmick

I'd like to purchase a Scotch and Soda gaffed coins.
Any suggestions for a quality make, model or brand?
Thanks.
by Riversky
01/04/13 04:04 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Scotch and Soda gimmick
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Re: BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series

I'm still looking for the BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series DVDs.
Any one else know where I might find some more information?
Thanks
by Riversky
12/30/12 03:04 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Insane Cups and Balls Routine

I saw a funny silent crazy one CB routine video on the net where the performer throws the balls away and they keep returning with a splash of water in his face from the cup at the end.
If someone has seen this, can you please direct me to the link?
Thanks.
Happy Illusions!
by Riversky
12/22/12 04:19 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Insane Cups and Balls Routine
Replies: 4
Views: 799

Re: BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series

Thanks...
I'll give it a try.
by Riversky
12/20/12 11:10 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series
Replies: 4
Views: 649

BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series

Can someone direct me to a source where I may purchase the BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series DVDs
Thanks.
by Riversky
12/17/12 01:03 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: BBC - History of Magic Documentary Complete Series
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Thumb Tip Magic

I'm looking for any suggestions or references for story patter script for a simple Thumb Tip silk vanish and reappearance presentation.
Thanks
by Riversky
10/11/12 12:14 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Thumb Tip Magic
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: Newbie

Can someone direct me to a thread on Thumb Tip presentations and patter suggestions.
Thanks
by Riversky
10/10/12 11:23 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 749

Re: Gaffs, gimmicks, fekes and...?

Thanks Richard,
I just downloaded a Kindle version of Sef-Working Table Magic
by Riversky
09/15/12 07:32 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Gaffs, gimmicks, fekes and...?
Replies: 17
Views: 2191

Re: Gaffs, gimmicks, fekes and...?

Does anyone have recommended reading material for close up performances using everyday common objects? Or threads I can refer to?
by Riversky
09/15/12 06:59 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Gaffs, gimmicks, fekes and...?
Replies: 17
Views: 2191

Re: Book of the Month: Greater Magic

I'm sorry, I ment to say Our Magic by Maskelyne and Devant.
by Riversky
08/23/12 01:23 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: Greater Magic
Replies: 117
Views: 41132

Re: America's Got Talent - Rudy Coby and Puck tonight

What exactly do this performers win on this show...
what is the prize.
And why are there always a British judge on American "Reality"shows.
by Riversky
08/23/12 11:43 AM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: America's Got Talent - Rudy Coby and Puck tonight
Replies: 10
Views: 1420

Re: Cups and Balls

I recommend Ammar's book/DVD on the subject, but I don't recommend his routine (other than his opening sequence). His loads, in my very, very humble opinion, are done on the wrong beat. There is no misdirection when he sequentially loads each cup. None. There are some nice moments in the routine, h...
by Riversky
08/22/12 08:57 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Cups and Balls
Replies: 23
Views: 6262

Re: Book of the Month: Greater Magic

I'm currently reading "More Magic".
Can anyone direct me to threads about this old nugget?
I did a search but no luck.
Thanks.
by Riversky
08/22/12 07:16 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: Greater Magic
Replies: 117
Views: 41132

Re: Book of the Month: Greater Magic

I'm currently reading "More Magic".
Can anyone direct me to threads about this old nugget?
I did a search but no luck.
Thanks.
by Riversky
08/22/12 12:37 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: Greater Magic
Replies: 117
Views: 41132

Re: Book of the Month: Greater Magic

Awesome, That' what I thought.
Some great personal insight to a great magic book.
I bought my 4th. edition copy for the orginal price of $10.
Thanks,
Happy Illusions!
~Joe
by Riversky
08/19/12 05:05 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: Greater Magic
Replies: 117
Views: 41132
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