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Re: Sylvia Browne - Real or Fake?

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Ryan Matney: [QB] Does nobody else find her 'readings' more dangerous than others? Brown has the habit of naming specific information to people that are despretely seeking it. And I don't mean comforting grieving loved ones. I think your right on with this. Her readings d...
by Chris Bruce
11/11/04 08:50 PM
 
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Sylvia Browne - Real or Fake?
Replies: 106
Views: 6842

Re: Scarne's aces

My two cents on this - There was only one prepared deck, the one that was used. Doesn't seem odd that out of all the decks to be picked (there were many brands there) he recieved red bikes? - the ones we use most commonly. Plus it would be so easy to do it this way in that setting. Great effect and ...
by Chris Bruce
10/30/04 07:21 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Scarne's aces
Replies: 20
Views: 9980

Re: Torn and Restored

The only 'logical' presentation for the T&R Plot I've encountered is Darwin Ortiz's great effect called 'The Marker' which is in his book Cardshark. It isn't a piece by piece restoration but you could perhaps modify elements from his presentation to fashion a more logical and motivated handling ...
by Chris Bruce
07/21/04 06:52 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Torn and Restored
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Coins Across

A good and perhaps overlooked coins across is Larry Jennings' Peripatetic Coins (pg. 24, The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings.) It is similar to Roth's Shell Coins Across and Gertner's A Familiar Ring. However, I'd wager that most of the coins across being performed today is in the 3-Fly/fingertip st...
by Chris Bruce
10/17/03 06:36 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Coins Across
Replies: 29
Views: 488

Re: Book of the Month: The Book of Secrets

Great discussion - as was the thread on Strong Magic. After eagerly awaiting and reading The Book of Secrets my thinking is this - the book was good, but not as great as all the hype. I actually liked Carneycopia better. I realize that I may have a dissenting view here, (& expect to get slammed)...
by Chris Bruce
06/16/03 05:29 PM
 
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book of the Month: The Book of Secrets
Replies: 30
Views: 7679

Re: A question that needs....

One effect that I perform all the time that is 'impromptu' is Banachek's Psychokinetic Time. All you need to do is borrow a watch and you are set to go, anytime.
by Chris Bruce
04/10/03 06:28 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: A question that needs....
Replies: 20
Views: 370

Re: Card Production in "Daredevil"

The magic consultant for the Daredevil movie was Thomas Baxter.
by Chris Bruce
03/27/03 06:50 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Card Production in "Daredevil"
Replies: 29
Views: 365

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