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by Andres Reynoso
August 11th, 2016, 11:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Stephen Minch - Hermetic Press - Closed?
Replies: 12
Views: 1320

Re: Stephen Minch - Hermetic Press - Closed?

:o Hermetic Press site had been active but not working for several months, now I see that is completly shut down. It's a shame, really saddens me that Mr Minch is not any more owning Hermetic Press. When I ordered from him I received a really good service and they had a politic of free shiping to Me...
by Andres Reynoso
August 10th, 2016, 3:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Something magic manufacturers have in common with academic book publishers
Replies: 14
Views: 986

Re: Something magic manufacturers have in common with academic book publishers

My wife is taking some advanced nursing courses and was able to rent the texts. Years ago looking for cheaper texts, after a lot of searching, found a place with good prices. A couple of weeks later a package from the Philippines showed up with brand new books. I remember a case some years ago. I d...
by Andres Reynoso
July 29th, 2016, 11:40 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 55
Views: 7356

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

Hello Joji,

Yes, he introduced himself as Yota :D

I had no idea he have wrote lecture notes!!

Regards
by Andres Reynoso
July 27th, 2016, 11:42 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 55
Views: 7356

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

Jorge, you can bet it's a great book. I met So Sato at Genii Convention and his work is superb. I met too a young man from Japan, who is studying in New York and attended the convention in Orlando, just to see So Sato. Although both are japanese, he hadn't had the oportunity to see him perform in Ja...
by Andres Reynoso
July 25th, 2016, 6:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Illusionists 1903 in Mexico - review
Replies: 0
Views: 211

Illusionists 1903 in Mexico - review

Last Sunday was the season’s end of Illusionists 1903 in Mexico City, after two weeks run. I attended the show last thursday. The magicians are: Kalin & Jinger, Gaetan Bloom, Andrew Basso, Thommy Ten and Amelie Van Tass, Ben Blaque, Charly Frye and Justo Thaus. Kalin and Jinger performed their s...
by Andres Reynoso
July 19th, 2016, 12:28 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: My Show Name (Tom Stone's challenge from his February column)
Replies: 43
Views: 9827

Re: My Show Name (Tom Stone's challenge from his February column)

He reffers to Middsumer's Night by Shakespeare. Oberon is the King of fairies. The play ends with the wedding of three human couples and reconciliation between Oberon and Titania. Maybe the magic show is about "what happened after the play" ... after the weddings? all the fairies and misch...
by Andres Reynoso
July 13th, 2016, 6:51 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Michael Ammar in Mexico (convention)
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Re: Michael Ammar in Mexico (convention)

You are forgetting Neo, one of the few mentalists in Mexico
by Andres Reynoso
April 18th, 2016, 2:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The May Issue of Genii is Now Live Online and In the Mail!
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: The May Issue of Genii is Now Live Online and In the Mail!

A great issue, I started to discover the treasures in Hokasen.

Thank you very much for sharing. Max Maven, Dan Sherer and Ton Onosaka has made a wonderful job.
by Andres Reynoso
April 18th, 2016, 2:28 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Hokasen and Sands of the Desert
Replies: 0
Views: 692

Hokasen and Sands of the Desert

Today I checked the new Genii issue. What interesting cover. Reading Genii Speaks I learned the main feature is about an antique japanese book complete published here on Genii pages :o and it talks about Sands of the Desert. I am researching about the trick, so finding a new source made me jump dire...
by Andres Reynoso
April 4th, 2016, 12:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mike Caveney's new book
Replies: 98
Views: 28007

Re: Mike Caveney's new book

By this time, near 3 years later, I could acquired a second-hand set. I have just look trough them and read some lines. At first sight it looks as great as I imagined. Particularly I was interested in Conference book, but now I see Wonders is too a hugh source of resources. I need a lot of time to r...
by Andres Reynoso
March 9th, 2016, 2:19 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Steinmeyer's poles levi
Replies: 17
Views: 3325

Re: Steinmeyer's poles levi

It's a terrible illusion in the hands of BAD magicians. In the hands of a GOOD magician (Doug, DC, S and R and as you mentioned Mark and Jinger) it's a great illusion or none of us would have spent the time and money on it we did. One more time, Illusions do not make the man, but a great illusion n...
by Andres Reynoso
March 1st, 2016, 12:24 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Steinmeyer's poles levi
Replies: 17
Views: 3325

Re: Steinmeyer's poles levi

No, she is not misremembering the facts: Jinger in fact takes her hand off the second pole, though she never moves it away and always keeps it in front of it. Yes Dustin, after I wrote the post I thought ... actually Jinger released the second pole ... My magician's tainted mind took more notice ab...
by Andres Reynoso
February 29th, 2016, 6:09 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Steinmeyer's poles levi
Replies: 17
Views: 3325

Re: Steinmeyer's poles levi

I would say the pole levitation (in fact a suspension) is a trick never appealed me since I thoght the method was obvious. Then in a gala at a magic convention I saw a poorly constructed version that not only "flashed" the method. It show it completley. When street performes (in Mexico act...
by Andres Reynoso
October 27th, 2015, 6:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vegas show "Believe"
Replies: 11
Views: 2065

Re: Vegas show "Believe"

Zed closed due to the economical troubles caused by the 2011 earthquake. And yes, it's incredible how the build now is unused.
by Andres Reynoso
October 26th, 2015, 3:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vegas show "Believe"
Replies: 11
Views: 2065

Re: Vegas show "Believe"

CdS has closed previously shows within a short run, most of them were "resident shows" As examples, Iris at the Dolby Theater was closed due the low ticket sellings. Some time ago I read that the theater was specially refurbrished for the show and even Los Angeles' goverment put money on t...
by Andres Reynoso
October 19th, 2015, 3:14 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 51
Views: 11741

Re: Genii Convention

As was said by others. Genni Convention was one of the betters. Congratulations to all the staff. It ran smoothly and the tech crew made a superb work. I must say that I have stayed at USA 4 times, and there are only 2 persons I have seen each of that times: Richard and Dustin. After the talks and l...
by Andres Reynoso
August 27th, 2015, 11:32 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Roommate for Genii Convention
Replies: 3
Views: 2356

Re: Roommate for Genii Convention

Hi Mike. I sent you yesterday a mail ... some days out of the forum and a problema with my login :mrgreen:

Yes I still looking for a roomate. I have a room at Red Roof, not the Florida hotel (too expensive if I can't find a roomie)from September 30th to October 6th
by Andres Reynoso
August 26th, 2015, 5:06 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: RG Location vs. Aronson's UnDo Influence
Replies: 12
Views: 3658

Re: RG Location vs. Aronson's UnDo Influence

I like the idea.
by Andres Reynoso
June 25th, 2015, 11:32 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Roommate for Genii Convention
Replies: 3
Views: 2356

Roommate for Genii Convention

Hello.

I'm looking for a roommate for Genii Convention at Orlando.
I'm planning stay one or two extra days after the convention.

Regards

Andrés Reynoso
México DF
arffup@hotmail.com
by Andres Reynoso
March 5th, 2015, 7:44 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: The smoke seller, animation short film
Replies: 0
Views: 779

The smoke seller, animation short film

Recently I discovered this short film made by animation students in 2012

http://youtu.be/GO8JsKWG58w

I remembered what Jonathan Pendragon wrote about "pipe dreams"
by Andres Reynoso
January 30th, 2015, 3:06 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Thank you Richard
Replies: 7
Views: 5418

Re: Thank you Richard

And I want to use this thread to thank Richard too.

This week I received Complete Works of Derek Dingle, Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi and Mastering the Art of Magic. My cyber monday purchase.

Thank you for these great material (as writer and/or publisher) and thank you for the deal.
by Andres Reynoso
January 23rd, 2015, 12:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel review
Replies: 8
Views: 1652

Re: Criss Angel review

A friend attended the show at Luxor in august 2013, just finishing Magic Live (thursday) I think these particular days are high season in Vegas. He told me he purchased seats on one section and was upgraded to a better seat due the low number of audience. We both went to P&T show the saturday be...
by Andres Reynoso
December 31st, 2014, 12:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where's Dustin????
Replies: 25
Views: 3349

Re: Where's Dustin????

Sorry to hear that.

It would upgrade my backup paranoia.
by Andres Reynoso
December 31st, 2014, 12:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last Day to Register at Early Bird Price is Dec.31!
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: Last Day to Register at Early Bird Price is Dec.31!

Thank you Richard. Odd. Doesn't shows for me.
Using Windows 7 with Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Explorer 11.0.9600.17501

I have now an email for the payment
by Andres Reynoso
December 31st, 2014, 11:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last Day to Register at Early Bird Price is Dec.31!
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: Last Day to Register at Early Bird Price is Dec.31!

Hi Richard.

When I try to use paypal is not shown the amount to pay.
Is there any email address from Vanishin Inc I could use?

I will send you an e-mail with other concern.

Thanks
by Andres Reynoso
November 6th, 2014, 11:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Is Amazon allowed to print the books it sells?
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: Is Amazon allowed to print the books it sells?

Yes Gordon. I can imagine Tobias Beckwith's book is a print on demand one as names CreateSpace. But Milorad Pavic's is not a CreateSpace book, is a Vintage book, division from Random House and is advertised as first edition 1991, not as a print on demand book. I have heard in Europe Amazon is having...
by Andres Reynoso
November 5th, 2014, 5:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Is Amazon allowed to print the books it sells?
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Is Amazon allowed to print the books it sells?

Hi everybody. I heard that Amazon wants to print the books that are unavailable at its warehouses. some like "if the provider doesn't supplies me more, then I can manufacture them" I just purchased "Beyond deception V2" by Tobias Beckwith, advertised with "Publisher: Triple ...
by Andres Reynoso
October 31st, 2014, 12:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Live magic is on the rise ... the Supernaturalists
Replies: 48
Views: 8692

Re: Live magic is on the rise ... the Supernaturalists

observer wrote:It used to be fairly common in US usage to refer to the South American country just left of Venezuela as "Columbia". Nowadays it is rather an archaic practice.


Thank you observer.
by Andres Reynoso
October 30th, 2014, 4:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Live magic is on the rise ... the Supernaturalists
Replies: 48
Views: 8692

Re: Live magic is on the rise ... the Supernaturalists

my goal is to redefine magic touring It seems like he wants to "redefine" using a proved concept. I think Krystyn is Lambert, but to state she starred in the documentary “Make Believe” ... ejem Out of them I have no idea. “The Dog Whisperer Of Magic” Johnny (Columbia) Is 'Columbia' a coun...
by Andres Reynoso
September 25th, 2014, 6:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Video and Audio Now Added to Some 2013 Back Issues
Replies: 8
Views: 1657

Re: Video and Audio Now Added to Some 2013 Back Issues

Richard Kaufman wrote:Will someone do me a favor and take a nap for me? I don't have the time.


I can do it Richard! In fact I need one.
by Andres Reynoso
September 2nd, 2014, 3:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Charlotte Pendragon's World of Illusion
Replies: 81
Views: 12608

Re: Charlotte Pendragon's World of Illusion

I showed the video to a friend not related with magic. He doesn't know who are Jonathan, Charlotte or The Pendragons. He neither knows about floating balls, Sub Trunks or dancing canes. His comments were: It's a bad promo video, it seems low budget and unprofessional, doesn't convince to contract th...
by Andres Reynoso
August 15th, 2014, 12:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shocking magic episode on AGT?
Replies: 54
Views: 6961

Re: Shocking magic episode on AGT?

magicians pick on women and children because they more easily feel powerful over them. Other men are a threat. Brad I remember a column written by you on Magic Magazine. I think it entitles "women and children first" When I read it was so enlightening. But jerks continue wanting to feel p...
by Andres Reynoso
July 24th, 2014, 2:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Reporting The Illusionists 2.0 in Mexico
Replies: 1
Views: 891

Re: Reporting The Illusionists 2.0 in Mexico

Update: Today Ticketmaster offers 2x1 for 5 performances: one today, two tomorrow and two on saturday. Valid for all seats, purchasing online just today. Exempt from the offer one performance on saturday and two on sunday. I think the total run will be 20 shows. It seems it doesn't selling as well a...
by Andres Reynoso
July 23rd, 2014, 2:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Brilliant Chinese Ballet Magician
Replies: 8
Views: 1977

Re: The Brilliant Chinese Ballet Magician

Several years ago, maybe in 2002, I watched at "El toque mágico" convention (the magic touch) in Mexico City a female magician appearing doves wearing a ballet costume: pointe shoes and tutu. She participated in the contest and won first place and well deserved, then performed at a local m...
by Andres Reynoso
July 22nd, 2014, 3:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Brilliant Chinese Ballet Magician
Replies: 8
Views: 1977

Re: The Brilliant Chinese Ballet Magician

Ballet and magic: my two passions. Thank you for sharing. I would like less camera jumps.
by Andres Reynoso
July 21st, 2014, 5:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Reporting The Illusionists 2.0 in Mexico
Replies: 1
Views: 891

Reporting The Illusionists 2.0 in Mexico

The Illusionsits 2.0 actually is runnig in Mexico City. The venue is the Auditorio Nacional, a huge building that is’n my favorite one. It has a full capacity for 10000 persons. Season is July 16 – 27, with 1, 2 or even 3 performances daily. I’m not sure how many shows will be held but maybe 18. Sea...
by Andres Reynoso
July 21st, 2014, 5:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Seriously ? The Revollusionists ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2074

Re: Seriously ? The Revollusionists ?

Kevin James performed in Latin American original tour and is working now in Illusionists 2.0 in Mexico.
by Andres Reynoso
July 15th, 2014, 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: iGenii problem
Replies: 31
Views: 6264

Re: iGenii problem

Richard Kaufman wrote:Issue raised earlier is now fixed as suggested. Thank you.


Thank you Richard
by Andres Reynoso
June 17th, 2014, 7:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 13567

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

I'm using chrome 35.0.01916 on Windows XP (yes I know is now discontinued) It's really dificult to change pages, sometimes the next, previous rows disapear and seems like I need have the original zoom in order to watch them. I have tried with PageUp/pageDown keys as suggested previously, some times ...

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