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Re: The Limited Protection of IP Law for the Variety Arts

"A dramatic work hasbeen defined as a performance that tells a story in a way that the
audience perceives the events as unfolding in front of them, rather than being described to them.63"
From the PDF
by Oddly Bent
04/29/13 11:09 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Limited Protection of IP Law for the Variety Arts
Replies: 97
Views: 2699

Re: The Limited Protection of IP Law for the Variety Arts

In the first paragraph of "I. VARIETY PERFORMERS AND THEIR WORK"
by Oddly Bent
04/29/13 11:02 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Limited Protection of IP Law for the Variety Arts
Replies: 97
Views: 2699

Re: Caution

Ohio Magic returns in a London Ervin thread.

http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/view ... &start=0#6
by Oddly Bent
04/28/13 04:57 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution

I doubt if Chaddkid is the same as Donald Ervin (London). Might be s copy cat though.
by Oddly Bent
04/18/13 02:23 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution

D**n, I keep forgetting that. Don Ervin was arrested for arson.

http://www.wect.com/story/21988347/poli ... erty-owner
by Oddly Bent
04/17/13 04:14 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution

by Oddly Bent
04/17/13 12:15 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Buy The Sphinx for only $50!

I got my CD today and did a bunch of searches. The print quality is extra fine for the Conjuring Arts set. And the search function works great. A lifetime of material...
by Oddly Bent
04/15/13 10:13 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Buy The Sphinx for only $50!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE

If this thread is going to be deleted I would suggest making a copy of the thread and saving it as a PDF for later use, if necessary. Do it now.
by Oddly Bent
04/13/13 01:39 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE
Replies: 50
Views: 3276

Re: Caution

New updates here, with names and email addresses:

http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/view ... tart=180#8
by Oddly Bent
04/13/13 11:10 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE

There is a big magic auction in Austin, Texas on the 20th of April, if he has books to sell he may show up there. Also, Ron Allesi previously listed a cupola names of people from Texas who were dishonest on his old website, but does not do so on his new website. Buyers may want to contact Ron for th...
by Oddly Bent
04/13/13 09:49 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE
Replies: 50
Views: 3276

Re: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE

6201 Grissom Rd. is an apartment complex. Buyers might want to google the sellers addresses before sending money to someone, especially if they are in a motel.
by Oddly Bent
04/12/13 03:39 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE
Replies: 50
Views: 3276

Re: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE

6625 Bandera Rd. is a motel, the phone number is cell, out of Georgia.
by Oddly Bent
04/12/13 03:31 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: USED MAGIC BOOKS FOR SALE
Replies: 50
Views: 3276

Is this true?

Richard Kaufman's personal copy of Greater Magic, going for big bucks.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/VERY-RARE-Great ... 2a2b6dd93e
by Oddly Bent
04/10/13 09:23 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Is this true?
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Caution

There are leads aplenty for those here on the Genii forum who have been burned, names, addresses and a whole boatload of theories and conjectures.

http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/view ... rum=78&111

Read it quick before it magically disappears.....
by Oddly Bent
04/08/13 04:47 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution Big Update

by Oddly Bent
04/04/13 07:31 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution

A post on todays thread at MC says the guy was a member there since 2008. So disregard the warning about newbies selling. Also, someone suggested he is moving around so he may have more than one account at the Café - and still selling.
by Oddly Bent
04/01/13 07:54 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution

"If anyone has gets a whiff of the [censored] on this Forum, please alert us immediately." The reason for my post. Watch out for newbies selling expensive books. You can make up all sorts of stage names and do this over and over. Lucky for the buyers, they bought through PayPal and, hopefu...
by Oddly Bent
03/31/13 04:52 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Caution

Sorry, I forgot you have to be a member of the Café with at least 50 posts to access the Marketplace buy and sell area. Anyway, the alleged culprit has been named.
by Oddly Bent
03/31/13 11:46 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Caution

A book and CD seller at the Café is having problems shipping what he is selling.

http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/view ... &start=0#8
by Oddly Bent
03/30/13 05:02 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Caution
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: Who is renewing Real Secrets?

email sent


PS: I will not be sending any links to anyone else.
by Oddly Bent
02/27/13 01:29 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is renewing Real Secrets?
Replies: 255
Views: 14804

Re: Who is renewing Real Secrets?

Now that the majority contents of last years Real Secrets has been tipped via the internet, I wonder who will sign up and/or continue?
by Oddly Bent
02/27/13 12:44 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is renewing Real Secrets?
Replies: 255
Views: 14804

Re: S.S.S.

JKeppel wrote:gee, when I saw the headline S.S.S. i thought it was going to be a discussion of the old Society of Stoned Sorcerers from Philly in the 80s


I can't remember if I was a member, was I?
Any leftovers?
by Oddly Bent
02/21/13 11:14 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: S.S.S.
Replies: 4
Views: 789

Re: Pulling a rabbit out of a hat?

From Wikipedia article on Top Hats "Top hats are associated with stage magic, in particular the hat trick. In 1814, the French magician Comte became the first conjurer on record to pull a white rabbit out of a top hat[17] though this is also attributed to the much later John Henry Anderson.&quo...
by Oddly Bent
02/15/13 04:51 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Pulling a rabbit out of a hat?
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: Perverse Magic

Mr. Deutsch, tried to send this as a PM but it did not work. I am thoroughly enjoying this thread and I am always looking for resources for 'something going wrong' magic. I ordered George Blake's book today and am wondering if you knew of any other books in a similar vein? I have the Clutterhouse bo...
by Oddly Bent
02/14/13 02:39 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Perverse Magic
Replies: 276
Views: 89025

Re: The Top 10 Reasons a Magician has the Tarbell Course in Magic on His Bookshelf

1. Mom got it for him to take his mind off the porn collection stashed under his bed

That didn't work either...
by Oddly Bent
02/14/13 12:11 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Top 10 Reasons a Magician has the Tarbell Course in Magic on His Bookshelf
Replies: 20
Views: 2565

Re: The Top 10 Reasons a Magician has the Tarbell Course in Magic on His Bookshelf

#11 Got tired of hearing Lorayne whining about how he was the author of Vol. 7 just to shut him up.

P.S. It didn't work...
by Oddly Bent
02/14/13 12:08 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Top 10 Reasons a Magician has the Tarbell Course in Magic on His Bookshelf
Replies: 20
Views: 2565

Re: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"

Who is Criss Angel and what does he do?
by Oddly Bent
02/04/13 10:46 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is the next "Criss Angel?"
Replies: 17
Views: 1062

Re: Was this challenge ever accepted?

Not everyone here has access to the April 2008 issue of Genii. Are you going to give us the answer? Wow. This forum is provided by Genii, which provides free online access to the complete Genii archive to those who support the magazine by subscribing. You could consider subscribing, or at least con...
by Oddly Bent
01/30/13 10:54 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Was this challenge ever accepted?
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: Teral Garrett Perpetual Lists -- Question for the Old-Timers and Collectors

The Checklist of Conjuring Catalogs by Burton Sperber, has six entries of the perpetual list. Aug.15, 1964, 303 pgs. Dec. 1, 1964, 304 pgs. Sept.30, 1966 321 pgs. Nov. 25, 1966 325 pgs. March 25, 1968 329 pages an issue with ND 314 pgs. The issue with no date follows the March 25th date in the Sperb...
by Oddly Bent
01/29/13 05:02 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Teral Garrett Perpetual Lists -- Question for the Old-Timers and Collectors
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Was this challenge ever accepted?

Not everyone here has access to the April 2008 issue of Genii. Are you going to give us the answer?
by Oddly Bent
01/29/13 04:53 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Was this challenge ever accepted?
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: Who is renewing Real Secrets?

I renewed. I like getting a surprise each month, ... Never bought, won't renew. I get a surprise every month when I review my credit card statements. Besides, I probably get more out of my yearly contribution to the Conjuring Arts Org.($95), from which I can access almost every magic periodical eve...
by Oddly Bent
01/26/13 02:52 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who is renewing Real Secrets?
Replies: 255
Views: 14804

Re: Selling rare books from my fathers collection

And we never heard from Ms. Stanton again. Must have been turned off by the responses. Too bad....
by Oddly Bent
01/23/13 01:09 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Selling rare books from my fathers collection
Replies: 9
Views: 1505

Re: Stan Musial, Magician

Stan Musial, a real American baseball hero who did it without drugs....RIP
by Oddly Bent
01/20/13 08:08 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Stan Musial, Magician
Replies: 19
Views: 1527

Re: Restaurant workers - any Olive Garden experiences?

Great food but the one here is very close quarters with people running helter skelter, maybe too busy for someone who might get in the way.
by Oddly Bent
01/12/13 05:40 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Restaurant workers - any Olive Garden experiences?
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Is the PM system working

I received a PM from a member and tried to reply but got no response. I sent him an email with my answer.
Is the PM system working? Strange I can receive PMs but cannot respond. Thank you.
by Oddly Bent
01/12/13 03:44 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Is the PM system working
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Looking for The Invisible hand and Third Hand Magic by Cloutier

asked by member where I got it. got it from a MC member. still looking for the Cloutier DVD
by Oddly Bent
01/12/13 03:38 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for The Invisible hand and Third Hand Magic by Cloutier
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Magic. 1400s - 1950s

The UK ad says it includes the orginal French and German. I have ordered mine to be sent to my daughter in Chester.
by Oddly Bent
01/06/13 08:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic. 1400s - 1950s
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: FINALLY! All Genii Back Issues Can Now Be Accessed Individually

Will any of the issues ever be downloadable?
by Oddly Bent
01/04/13 07:15 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FINALLY! All Genii Back Issues Can Now Be Accessed Individually
Replies: 35
Views: 1550

Re: Magic. 1400s - 1950s

My edition has about 650 pages. I bet they have reduced the posters and other illustrations. Thought about selling mine but Ill hold off until I see the new edition. Anyway, Andrew, do they consider Scotland in the free shipping offer? Good grief, $400 to $800 for the current edition on Amazon. I pa...
by Oddly Bent
01/04/13 07:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic. 1400s - 1950s
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Magic. 1400s - 1950s

That is about $45 American add $20 for postage - that is a good deal..

apparently there was a edition by this same company in 2009. I'm going to order and have them sent to my daughter in Chester
by Oddly Bent
01/04/13 06:57 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic. 1400s - 1950s
Replies: 5
Views: 712
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