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Re: $550 book

As an addendum to this thread, I thought I'd post the video for Babel, a new DVD which contains a few more effects from the book.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgsxSLiJrlA
by Chris Philpott
11/29/14 02:28 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: $550 book
Replies: 43
Views: 6214

Re: $550 book

Maybe you're right, Ted. But I've heard Max pull arcane precedents out of thin air so many times that I've started to believe just about anything is possible. In any event, if you do a google image search of "distance illusion", you'll get a pretty broad collection of images stretching bac...
by Chris Philpott
09/12/14 01:52 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: $550 book
Replies: 43
Views: 6214

Re: $550 book

Thank you, Roger.

I feel for you, AJM. Hopefully not all is lost.

How intriguing, Max... I'd love to get my hands on that collection!
by Chris Philpott
09/11/14 08:04 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: $550 book
Replies: 43
Views: 6214

Re: $550 book

Thanks for the kind comments, erdnasephile, Richard, Roger and everyone else. Richard, it was not an easy decision to release the book now -- I felt it was either that or publish it in several years by which time I think it would be too late. I've already received dozens of emails saying "you c...
by Chris Philpott
09/10/14 02:46 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: $550 book
Replies: 43
Views: 6214

Re: $550 book

Ooh, there’s a lot of talk about my book! Let me see if I can answer any of your questions. Erdnasephile: “550! Wow...that's a lot of cash.” Yes it is. I consulted a number of people about what I should charge for this before releasing it and got a wide range of suggestions, including $899 from a ma...
by Chris Philpott
09/09/14 01:27 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: $550 book
Replies: 43
Views: 6214

A cool opener for 12-year-olds

Hey guys: I thought people on this forum might find this interesting: before I was going to perform for 12-year-olds, I was warned they can be a tough crowd for magic -- this is the routine I came up with and it got great results (with props most magicians have). Hope you like it! <!-- m --><a class...
by Chris Philpott
04/21/12 08:35 PM
 
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: A cool opener for 12-year-olds
Replies: 1
Views: 1136

Re: Chris Philpott's "Incandescence" Book Test

A belated-thank-you for the nice reviews (I'm just signing onto the forum now).
by Chris Philpott
04/21/12 08:16 PM
 
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Chris Philpott's "Incandescence" Book Test
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

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