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by Paul Cummins
May 1st, 2013, 2:36 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Death of Ernest Earick
Replies: 14
Views: 3343

Re: Death of Ernest Earick

Really, really sad. Ernest didn't lecture much, but I am happy to say I was at two of his lectures - at the ONYX Convention and at "52". Both were outstanding. He had a touch with the pasteboards that I can only hope to emulate someday. RIP Ernie.
by Paul Cummins
December 24th, 2012, 8:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bill Miesel Has Died
Replies: 12
Views: 1014

Re: Bill Miesel Has Died

Gentle. Friendly. Humorous. Great guy. RIP Bill.
by Paul Cummins
October 7th, 2012, 7:32 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Symphony of Richard Kaufman
Replies: 18
Views: 2369

Re: The Symphony of Richard Kaufman

The convention was... EPIC.
by Paul Cummins
July 30th, 2012, 7:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tricks of my Trade, the magic of Doug Conn - available again
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Tricks of my Trade, the magic of Doug Conn - available again

I have just received a second print run of the book I wrote a dozen years ago about Doug Conn's magic. The book has been out of print for quite some time and (in my biased opinion) it is a great one! I don't have it available on my web site just yet, but email me at <!-- e --><a href="mailto:pcummin...
by Paul Cummins
July 11th, 2012, 4:24 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Michael Weber Lecture Notes
Replies: 4
Views: 636

Re: WTB: Michael Weber Lecture Notes

I have, I think, four of them. Email me at pcummins@fasdiu.com.
by Paul Cummins
January 24th, 2008, 11:27 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: John Carney is 50 today!
Replies: 26
Views: 2589

Re: John Carney is 50 today!

Happy Birthday to both Jon and John (22nd and 23rd); and I'm 52 today (24th) - one year for each card in a deck!
by Paul Cummins
February 25th, 2006, 2:00 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone at the World Magic Seminar
Replies: 73
Views: 2846

Re: Anyone at the World Magic Seminar

by Paul Cummins
October 30th, 2005, 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Side Steal DVD
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: Side Steal DVD

Just a final reminder that tomorrow (10/31/05) is the last day of the 25% off special on the side steal DVD. Orders have been plentiful, for which I am grateful!

Best,

Paul

www.fasdiu.com
by Paul Cummins
October 24th, 2005, 11:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Side Steal DVD
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: Side Steal DVD

I'm just back tonight from the Buffalo Get-Together (flight cancelled, stayed an extra night) and the Side Steal DVD's are here. So, I'll be shipping them all this week. The 25% discount special ($10.00 off), is still in effect for orders received (or postmarked) in October. Go to www.fasdiu.com for...
by Paul Cummins
October 17th, 2005, 11:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Has Dr. Hofzinser Arrived at your House Yet?
Replies: 95
Views: 4513

Re: Has Dr. Hofzinser Arrived at your House Yet?

Jax, FL - Oct. 17th
by Paul Cummins
October 9th, 2005, 3:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Side Steal DVD
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: Side Steal DVD

Thank you one and all for the kind words...

Paul
by Paul Cummins
October 7th, 2005, 9:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Side Steal DVD
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: Side Steal DVD

Jeff Pierce has put together a quick promo for the SSDVD. If you're interested, go to www.fasdiu.com and look for the link in the middle of the home page or navigate to the Side Steal DVD page and find the link there.

Thanks,

Paul
by Paul Cummins
October 4th, 2005, 1:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Side Steal DVD
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Re: Side Steal DVD

The Side Steal DVD is now orderable through the secure ordering page at www.fasdiu.com at the special pre-publication price.

Paul
by Paul Cummins
October 4th, 2005, 12:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Side Steal DVD
Replies: 16
Views: 928

Side Steal DVD

Today I received the master to the side steal dvd, and I'll be shipping it off for replication tomorrow. This should mean that I'll have shipable product by around October 20th. The dvd is all about Ed Marlo's Deliberate Side Steal as published in The Side Steal, by Mr. Marlo. The handling described...
by Paul Cummins
August 26th, 2005, 2:38 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Bars For Bar Magic
Replies: 14
Views: 1383

Re: Bars For Bar Magic

Originally posted by Mark Collier:
I used to perform bar magic and have a couple of suggestions.
Having just started my 6th year (this time) as a bartender who does magic, your post is right on the (expletive deleted) money! Outstanding.

Paul
by Paul Cummins
August 15th, 2005, 3:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: September Genii arrived
Replies: 48
Views: 1144

Re: September Genii arrived

Hey Richard,

Genii arrived here in Jacksonville, FL on 8/14. Nice seeing you in St. Louis this weekend; wish we'd had found more time to talk...

Best,

Paul
by Paul Cummins
July 25th, 2005, 11:01 pm
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: BoM: Fusillade by Cummins and Eason
Replies: 6
Views: 5222

Re: BoM: Fusillade by Cummins and Eason

Originally posted by once a magician: Paul Cummins' work on the Side Steal gets a lot of favorable comments. Dustin's review above may give some the impression that Paul gives details on his handling (which is based on Marlo's "The Deliberate Steal"), but this is not so. There is nothing ...
by Paul Cummins
July 18th, 2005, 11:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: August Genii arrived.
Replies: 19
Views: 501

Re: August Genii arrived.

Richard,

7/18/05, Jacksonville, FL

Paul
by Paul Cummins
July 12th, 2005, 10:50 am
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Tap A Lack
Replies: 10
Views: 3925

Re: Tap A Lack

Thanks for the kind words, gentlemen.

Paul
by Paul Cummins
June 20th, 2005, 11:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: July Issue of Genii Mailed--Have you Received It?
Replies: 94
Views: 5121

Re: July Issue of Genii Mailed--Have you Received It?

Jacksonville, FL - 6/20
by Paul Cummins
May 12th, 2005, 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: UPDATE: Jay Marshall has died
Replies: 73
Views: 17884

Re: UPDATE: Jay Marshall has died

Having just lost my wife on Mother's Day, I know exactly how Mr. Marshall's family is feeling at the moment. They are in my thoughts... I met Mr. Marshall on a few occasions, not the least memorable was when I lectured at Magic, Inc. a few years ago. One of the guys behind the counter asked if I had...
by Paul Cummins
February 12th, 2005, 12:10 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: A message to Anthony Brahams
Replies: 9
Views: 1107

Re: A message to Anthony Brahams

When I saw Derek Dingle perform this effect at a Tannen's Jubilee in the late '70's, he backclipped the two copper/silver coins, one in each hand, and let the four oriental coins slide off his palms onto the table. Very effective, and the way I've done it ever since...

Paul
by Paul Cummins
December 23rd, 2004, 11:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Schedule
Replies: 10
Views: 235

Re: FASDIU Lecture Schedule

Originally posted by Kjellstrom:
Do you have any stuff that we can buy?
You bet, Mats!
by Paul Cummins
December 23rd, 2004, 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Schedule
Replies: 10
Views: 235

Re: FASDIU Lecture Schedule

Richard, Steve, and Bill - thanks for the kind words...

And yes, Steve, my wife knitted me a scarf, so I should be fine. :)

Paul
by Paul Cummins
December 23rd, 2004, 7:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Schedule
Replies: 10
Views: 235

FASDIU Lecture Schedule

If there are any Genii Forum members near the following cities that can make it to a lecture, please introduce yourself! January 14th - Stockholm, Sweden 16th - Goteborg, Sweden 17th - Oslo, Norway 18th - Bodo, Norway 19th - Trondheim, Norway 20th - Bergen, Norway 21st - Stavanger, Norway 23rd - Mal...
by Paul Cummins
December 22nd, 2004, 12:29 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Help me PLEASE !!!
Replies: 14
Views: 187

Re: Help me PLEASE !!!

Originally posted by Steven Youell: Penguin Magic is offering to buy this effect because they're ignorant. Any CardGuy could duplicate it within an hour. Not to hurt your feelings, but if you sell this then your reputation will be hurt by it. Trust me-- don't rush into selling or publishing. I alwa...
by Paul Cummins
November 9th, 2004, 11:56 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: New John Bannon book
Replies: 4
Views: 514

Re: New John Bannon book

It's a GREAT book, and will surely be a best-seller.

Paul
by Paul Cummins
October 18th, 2004, 8:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lou Gallo Died
Replies: 18
Views: 698

Re: Lou Gallo Died

There was a short, sweet, and heartfelt memorial service for Lou in Buffalo this last Saturday. At the end of the service Dan Block and Vic Trabucco went through the Broken Wand Ceremony. A sad occasion, but a moving memorial. Rest in peace, Lou, and keep faking the bluff.

Paul
by Paul Cummins
September 19th, 2004, 3:13 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: history channel special
Replies: 11
Views: 504

Re: history channel special

Tabby,

About 8 of us went and saw WGM last week and it is a GREAT show. Kozak rocked as MC; hadn't seen him live for almost 10 or 15 years. You'll dig it.

Paul
by Paul Cummins
September 15th, 2004, 6:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Roc
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Roc

Originally posted by Rick Schulz: Speaking of surviving storms, has anyone heard from Lance Pierce or Bill Malone in Boca Raton? That area sustained some damage a week ago from Hurricane Frances, and I was wondering if anyone had heard from either of them. :eek: I was with Lance and Bill this week ...
by Paul Cummins
June 6th, 2004, 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Up In Smoke on DVD
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Up In Smoke on DVD

Thanks, Matt...

Paul
by Paul Cummins
June 5th, 2004, 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Up In Smoke on DVD
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Up In Smoke on DVD

To those who can do it, please move this post to the proper section of the Forum if this is the wrong section - thanks. Also, please accept my apologies in advance if you've read this message or one like it on another magic web site as I've made the announcement on a few of them... Back in 1999 I pr...
by Paul Cummins
May 31st, 2004, 11:19 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: card shark ortiz
Replies: 12
Views: 628

Re: card shark ortiz

Paul Cummins teaches it in his "Up in Smoke Video" I believe. At least that's where he referred me when I asked him about it. Just to clarify: I do not teach the Stuart Gordon Double Lift on the Up In Smoke video. The only sleight that I usually mention as being taught on that video is the...
by Paul Cummins
May 21st, 2004, 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Tour
Replies: 18
Views: 312

Re: FASDIU Lecture Tour

Originally posted by Rick Schulz: How about Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas? See if Scott Wells can set up the DFW - Austin - San Antonio - Houston lecture circuit. Love to do that tour again, Rick. I talked to Scott at FFFF, but about other things. Would you mind sending me Scott's email address at pcu...
by Paul Cummins
May 10th, 2004, 9:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Tour
Replies: 18
Views: 312

Re: FASDIU Lecture Tour

Originally posted by Jim Maloney: Paul -- I'd love to see you if you're going to be up in the Northern NJ and/or NY area. Doesn't look like you'll be up that far on this trip, though. Keep us updated on future plans. Thanks! -Jim Actually, I should be at Michael Canick's bookshop on the 24th of May...
by Paul Cummins
May 5th, 2004, 4:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Tour
Replies: 18
Views: 312

Re: FASDIU Lecture Tour

Jeff and Pete:

Thanks for the vote of confidence!

Paul
by Paul Cummins
May 5th, 2004, 2:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: FASDIU Lecture Tour
Replies: 18
Views: 312

FASDIU Lecture Tour

Hi all, I'm embarking on a quick lecture tour and hoping to meet those of you I haven't yet and catch up with those of you I have.. 5/10 Smyrna, TN 5/11 OPEN 5/12 Muncie, IN 5/13 Bloomfield Hills, MI 5/14 Cincinnati, OH 5/15 Flint, MI 5/16 Toledo, OH 5/17 OPEN 5/18 OPEN 5/19 Henderson, KY 5/20 Atlan...
by Paul Cummins
April 1st, 2004, 11:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: April Genii mailed last Monday: who's received theirs?
Replies: 71
Views: 1730

Re: April Genii mailed last Monday: who's received theirs?

Jacksonville, FL, 3-31
by Paul Cummins
February 3rd, 2004, 8:17 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Shamus Card
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: The Shamus Card

2) Also, Is there a memorized system for learning what amount each card spells. So you know by looking at the card that one card spells with 13 letters when you drop the "of", so you have to use the shamus card in the spelling or that this particular card has 10 letters, so use "the&...

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