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Re: Sheets of Dollar Bills

You want the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which handles paper money; the US Mint is in charge of coins only.

Here's a direct link to the page on their site for purchasing uncut bills: Uncut Bills

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
03/04/08 03:03 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Sheets of Dollar Bills
Replies: 2
Views: 890

Re: Magic Map

Originally posted by Joe Pecore:
I was trying to do something similar for magician gravesites as part of MagicPedia.

Map of gravesites
Nice, Joe. I've added Nate Leipzig to the list.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/27/08 06:45 PM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic Map
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Re: Phenomenon Phenomenal

Originally posted by Brad Henderson:
Just wanted to thank everyone for their kids words.
My kid's words sound something like "lalalalalalpppphhhhhbbbbtttttlalalaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA".

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/25/08 01:20 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Phenomenon Phenomenal
Replies: 15
Views: 3895

Re: Project F.O.R.K.

Great stories, Lance. Thanks to both you and Roger for sharing them!

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/25/08 09:28 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Project F.O.R.K.
Replies: 23
Views: 3717

Re: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian

Originally posted by Brandon Hall:
At the time (before his demise) there was ONLY Strategic Grill Locations, with the original cover, of course.
"Mitch All Together" came out in 2003, two years before his death. Either way, the guy was brilliant. :)

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/22/08 03:32 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian
Replies: 8
Views: 722

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

The issue arrived here in NJ yesterday.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/21/08 01:20 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 8366

Re: magic in new york

See my post here for information on Cafe Rustico and Maui Taco (the two Saturday hangouts) as well as Tannen's and Monday Night Magic. In addition, you can also check out Fantasma Magic at 421 Seventh Ave. on the second floor. Tannen's also has a good list of NY happenings on their site . -Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/21/08 11:56 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: magic in new york
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Re: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian

Originally posted by Brandon Hall:
I've got his CD...it's great
Strategic Grill Locations or Mitch All Together?

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/21/08 11:47 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian
Replies: 8
Views: 722

Re: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian

Mitch Hedberg was absolutely brilliant -- I was very sad when I heard about his death three years ago.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/21/08 09:17 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian
Replies: 8
Views: 722

Re: Magic of Ascanio Vol. 3?

Excellent! Thank you Rafael!

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/20/08 08:14 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Magic of Ascanio Vol. 3?
Replies: 27
Views: 7243

Re: Magicol #166

Originally posted by John LeBlanc:
There's this great scene with Dark Helmet on the bridge... :)
Hey now! Play nice!

;)

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/17/08 09:23 PM
 
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Magicol #166
Replies: 11
Views: 3780

Re: Coins....what next?

Originally posted by Spellbinder: That is a worthy quest for any coin magician to follow, and is often neglected in the private world of coin magicians who don't see anything unusual in walking up to a group of people and pulling out (or producing) some coins that most laymen haven't seen for many ...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/17/08 07:28 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Coins....what next?
Replies: 32
Views: 2579

Re: Link Question

There's is nothing preventing a lurker from clicking on any links in the posts here, so the answer is yes.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/16/08 08:10 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Link Question
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Re: another interesting video from japan

Originally posted by Jonathan Townsend: Is that Japanese for "yes man"? Not too far off, it seems... And from here: Another deceptive term is So desu ne, which literally means, Yes, thats right or That is so. In a culture where harmony is praised and confrontation something to be avoided,...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/12/08 07:26 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: another interesting video from japan
Replies: 28
Views: 2300

Re: Remembering Doug.

Originally posted by Rennie: Originally posted by Jerry Harrell: [b] That Yoda guy? What Yoda guy? I heard it was that Mahareshi or whatever his name was that Doug was working on that Vadaland (I think thats the name )with that died. I think he did more damage to Doug than anything else, I believe ...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/08/08 12:09 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Remembering Doug.
Replies: 61
Views: 4749

Re: 10 VERY best you've ever seen

Originally posted by Sal Perrotta:
Good one Gordon! I am surprised you left out: "I heard it through the grapevine" by the M & M guys..... :D
I think you mean the California Raisins. :)

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/08/08 08:57 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: 10 VERY best you've ever seen
Replies: 78
Views: 7983

Re: Haunted Hank

Eugene Burger also sells some nice ones, in maroon and black (completely solid color).

Max Maven has an nice spirit writing effect in one of the Color series booklets (and, naturally, in Prism as well).

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/08/08 07:25 AM
 
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: Haunted Hank
Replies: 29
Views: 6491

Re: Magic Takers

Originally posted by Bob Farmer: Mr. Magic is bakc. Check this out, he even uses my own ad copy: eBay link I will file an intellectual property infringement complaint through Ebay's Vero program, something I'm familiar with through my work with bootleggers of unauthorized Rush merchandise. What's r...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/06/08 08:47 PM
 
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Magic Takers
Replies: 50
Views: 6862

Re: ERDNASE

Originally posted by Gangrini: Gord, try using the code to reduce that URL to a hot link next time. Otherwise it throws off the page settings and makes it a pain in the ass to read the thread. Can a mod please tidy that up? Thanks. It appears that we've having some issues with the URL tag. I'm goin...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/04/08 05:50 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 2746
Views: 1318535

Re: Angel ripped on Mad TV

Originally posted by David Alexander: Blaine and Angel are creatures of television. Their product is given away for free. Their preceived value is that they can attract an audience that is attractive to certain advertisers. It has yet to be demonstrated that either are a theatrical attraction that ...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/03/08 11:58 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Angel ripped on Mad TV
Replies: 19
Views: 927

Re: Monte Carlo Fire

Some info on the cause of the fire, from CNN : A fire at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas last week was likely caused by flying molten metal from a cutting torch being used by construction crews, the Clark County Fire Department said Thursday. ... At the time the blaze began, workers o...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/01/08 02:15 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Monte Carlo Fire
Replies: 11
Views: 268

Re: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time

Originally posted by Chris Aguilar: Aren't we talking about a sleight (Zarrow Shuffle) created for primarily magical purposes in a magazine devoted primarily to magic? :) Do Herb Zarrow's intentions for the shuffle matter when measuring the impact? Why should we ignore a segment of the population s...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/01/08 10:58 AM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 11106

Re: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time

About the "what's more widely used" argument: if we're basing "importance" purely on numbers, then the debut albums of both the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears are more important than "Sgt. Pepper".

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/01/08 10:53 AM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 11106

Re: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time

Originally posted by Tom Frame: I'd wager that total number is likely smaller than those who use other sleights like the Elmsley Count. Chris, Please, oh please, give me one scenario in which a crooked gambler would use the Elmsley Count, "under fire" during a cash game. I await your enli...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/01/08 10:46 AM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: The Best Magic Magazine Of All Time
Replies: 58
Views: 11106

Re: Shimmed expanded half dollar shell?

Originally posted by tomg:
Someone was showing me that there is now a magnetic paint. I'm not sure who makes it or
where it can be purchased.
You can find out about it here: MagnaMagic .

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
02/01/08 07:21 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Shimmed expanded half dollar shell?
Replies: 13
Views: 1408

Re: Shimmed expanded half dollar shell?

You may find the PK Putty from Magic Depot to be useful.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/31/08 04:41 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Shimmed expanded half dollar shell?
Replies: 13
Views: 1408

Re: Vernon's "Mental Control"

"Magnetic Mental Control" was marketed by Ralph W. Hull in the mid-30's. I'm guessing that Vernon and Horowitz improved on this in some way, though I don't know any details. From the advertisements, it sounds like Vernon worked it out so the two decks could be handled/shuffled by spectator...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/31/08 08:05 AM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Vernon's "Mental Control"
Replies: 9
Views: 1095

Re: Radio spot pokes fun at magicians

Yes, it's H&R Block -- just heard the commercial again this morning on my way in to work.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/31/08 07:29 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Radio spot pokes fun at magicians
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Re: The Genii Session

I enjoyed this month's Genii Session as well and would definitely welcome more columns with this type of material.

Then again, as others have said, this is one of my favorite columns and it's always one of the first things I read when I get the magazine.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/30/08 08:54 AM
 
Forum: Columns
Topic: The Genii Session
Replies: 13
Views: 4546

Re: February Issue of Genii Now Arriving!

Got mine today -- looking forward to digging into the Zarrow article.

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/29/08 07:47 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: February Issue of Genii Now Arriving!
Replies: 94
Views: 12446

Re: EBook Review

I picked this up a few weeks ago based solely on David's recommendation. The e-book is excellent, and Tom describes the techniques very well. I don't really have much to add to what David said and since he's a more experienced performer anyway, I think his review would carry more weight than anythin...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/29/08 11:26 AM
 
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: EBook Review
Replies: 35
Views: 5899

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Originally posted by Ryan Matney:
The wording sounds to me like Rakinakis showed the cut to Vernon and Vernon thought it was the best cut ever.
Which would be the exact opposite of what is stated in the Vernon Chronicles...

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/29/08 10:42 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58669

Re: Elmsley Count three cards as four?

While not exactly what we're looking for here, I did locate the following "three-as-four" count in the April, 1920 issue of "Stanyon's Magic", pg 53. It relies on a false take rather than an add back. 10.-The False Count (Second Method)- Suitable for counting three cards as four....
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/29/08 07:54 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Elmsley Count three cards as four?
Replies: 21
Views: 1728

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: There are ambiguities with some of the crediting in the Castle Notebooks. Sometimes there is a name, sometimes two names, sometimes no names. You can also see that things have been erased and written over in some spots. I understand that it may not be perfect -...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/28/08 08:49 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58669

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Originally posted by Gordon Springstead: Jim - I see that Mallakite had had earlier posted: "PS: There's a really good false cut called the Rakanakus Cut by Vernon on page 71 that keeps the whole deck in the same order, I fooled myself when I first did it" Going from memory, Vernon's name...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/28/08 11:45 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58669

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Can anyone with the Cervon Notebooks clear up this question re: The Rakiniakis Cut/The Vernon Multiple False Cut? Originally posted by Jim Maloney: Here's my question: from the discussion on this thread, it would seem that the technique was devised by Rakinakis. However, the Minch description credit...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/28/08 07:16 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58669

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Originally posted by Gordon Springstead: I noticed that one of the first entries from December 1964 records Marlo's name and a description of what I believe is Marlo's Miracle Aces. Does the description and the timing match the publication of Faro Controlled Miracles? (I do not own) "Faro Cont...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/28/08 07:13 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 262
Views: 58669

Re: new mandrake info

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: Interesting that there were two competing versions--hadn't read that before. That's because it's not true. There's only one movie -- Johnathan Rhys Meyers is Mandrake, Chuck Russell is directing, Criss is designing the magic, and will also be playing Mandrake's...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/26/08 07:39 PM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: new mandrake info
Replies: 3
Views: 498

Re: Product Reviews in Genii

Originally posted by Dustin Stinett: We know when the box arrives that there is no way we can possibly review all of them in any substantive manner in the magazine, so we have to go through our selection process. This is the real problem here -- in addition to space issues in the magazine (which co...
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/24/08 02:34 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Product Reviews in Genii
Replies: 44
Views: 2831

Re: Product Reviews in Genii

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman:
"Mongolian Coins by Baboo Jenkins: Avoid this junk."
"For a full review, visit the Genii Forum."

-Jim
by Jim Maloney_dup1
01/24/08 12:56 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Product Reviews in Genii
Replies: 44
Views: 2831
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