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Re: Tony Giorgio Has Died

RIP Mr. Giorgio.
by BrianB2
02/01/12 02:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tony Giorgio Has Died
Replies: 23
Views: 3862

Re: Any drink called for.

The old and the new.

Brian
by BrianB2
01/31/12 01:52 PM
 
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Any drink called for.
Replies: 33
Views: 8630

Re: The juiced deck.

by BrianB2
01/31/12 12:56 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The juiced deck.
Replies: 58
Views: 4153

Re: The really odd things one finds on the Cafe

"Vlad" is among the Internet's most reliably tiresome blowhards, always quick to make an insipid observation about the subjectivity of opinion or to advertise his soft-toned sensitivity. He sounds like a middling student halfway through a master's degree in dumbed-down philosophy at a thi...
by BrianB2
01/12/12 02:20 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The really odd things one finds on the Cafe
Replies: 38
Views: 5699

Benzais Cop

I have been reading a thread on another forum (which, BTW, I am banned from) that has mention of the Benzais Cop. After reviewing Marlo's variant of the sleight in Advanced Fingertip Control , I see that Marlo said that in his first meeting with Persi Diaconis, Diaconis claimed that the sleight was ...
by BrianB2
01/12/12 01:55 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Benzais Cop
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Best rising card gimmick?

by BrianB2
10/11/11 03:22 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best rising card gimmick?
Replies: 36
Views: 5280

Re: ERDNASE

FYI...Mr. Erdnase is the VIP this week in a certain green site. He is available for questions until the 31st.

Brian
by BrianB2
08/26/11 11:33 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 2746
Views: 1319589

Re: Dribble Force reference?

Philippe Billot wrote:[snip]

Jonathan, why do you give the game ?
Now, everybody knows Marlo was a temporal traveler.



Ah, but now we are in the realm of the temporal paradox!


Brian
by BrianB2
08/16/11 05:47 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dribble Force reference?
Replies: 25
Views: 2250

Re: Dribble Force reference?

Note that my reference was a reply to Pete McCabe's post. Not a reply to the OP!
by BrianB2
08/16/11 01:42 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dribble Force reference?
Replies: 25
Views: 2250

Re: Dribble Force reference?

Pete McCabe wrote:Try a thick card for the dribble force. Very natural, dead easy, and the spectator can overhand shuffle the deck without being wise.



See Steve Bedwell's Thick Schtick booklet, page 17 - The TC Dribble Force.
by BrianB2
08/15/11 12:06 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dribble Force reference?
Replies: 25
Views: 2250

Re: Original Card Control to the Top

2 cents on BrianB2s comments. Your feedback is perfect for my variation on the Bluff Pass. What I am doing is controlling a selection to the top with deck in same sequence order. Unlike the Bluff Pass, the selection has to be removed to be bluffed at least 2nd from the top. With my control, there i...
by BrianB2
07/24/11 06:10 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Original Card Control to the Top
Replies: 65
Views: 6710

Re: Original Card Control to the Top

Well, I will revise my comment. When done expertly, and I have seen Frank Thompson do his bluff pass, granted many years ago in my youth, I will state that any expertly done bluff pass is far superior to this technique. Howie Schwarzman also has an expert bluff pass technique, complete with sound ef...
by BrianB2
07/24/11 04:07 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Original Card Control to the Top
Replies: 65
Views: 6710

Re: Original Card Control to the Top

And, Richard, when done expertly, the same illusion is accomplished with the Marlo-Thompson pass.
by BrianB2
07/24/11 03:43 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Original Card Control to the Top
Replies: 65
Views: 6710

Re: Original Card Control to the Top

Looks more like an inferior variation of the Marlo-Thompson Bluff Pass to me.
by BrianB2
07/24/11 03:10 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Original Card Control to the Top
Replies: 65
Views: 6710

Re: Guy Hollingworth & Erdnase

Who is Erdnaise?

Did you mean Erdnase?
by BrianB2
07/16/11 09:27 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Guy Hollingworth & Erdnase
Replies: 14
Views: 1963

Re: ...and now what is the best ACAAN ?

Alen wrote:Simone,
I collect ACAAN effect over 40 years
Alen



Since the effect first appeared in The David Berglas File No. 1, in 1976, 35 years ago, how could you be collecting over 40 years?
by BrianB2
07/06/11 07:19 PM
 
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: ...and now what is the best ACAAN ?
Replies: 141
Views: 21517

Re: Various editions of Erdnase for sale

And that email address would be?
by BrianB2
05/17/11 03:43 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Various editions of Erdnase for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 888

Re: WTB: old style Himber wallet

I have an original Johnson Products wallet with this feature.

Message me for more info.
by BrianB2
11/23/10 04:59 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: old style Himber wallet
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: WTB Johnson Products Himber Wallet

I believe there were two versions of the Johnson Himber.

Are you looking for the first version that had the flap?


Brian
by BrianB2
10/02/10 04:55 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Johnson Products Himber Wallet
Replies: 6
Views: 875

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