The vernon touch book

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Leonard Hevia » December 4th, 2016, 9:07 pm

Richard Kaufman wrote:I don't think so. It's a very expensive book to print: heavy enamel paper, a big page count, and a full color dj.
Richard Kaufman wrote:Good book. We should reprint it!


All right, now which is it?

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 4th, 2016, 10:44 pm

Genii has a new owner, and more capital for these kinds of projects.
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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Leonard Hevia » December 5th, 2016, 11:41 pm

A number of errors crept in this book, especially the photo captions. A reprint with the corrections?

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 5th, 2016, 11:49 pm

Probably no corrections. We're working from the pdfs of the original InDesign docs, and it's not possible to change stuff and have it match.
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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Orlan » December 6th, 2016, 11:47 am

What if you could make simple text changes directly into a pdf? ;)
https://smilesoftware.com/pdfpen

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby erdnasephile » December 6th, 2016, 3:48 pm

Did the errors in the captions appear in the original Vernon Touch columns?

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 6th, 2016, 4:00 pm

I thought we had corrected all the errors before printing.
The book that I know has errors in the photo captions is my reprint of Greater Magic, because Jay Marshall marched over to me and handed me a list!
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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Joe Mckay » December 9th, 2016, 7:56 pm

Richard - do you have any books out in the run up to Christmas?

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 9th, 2016, 9:57 pm

Nothing new. Do you already own The Secrets of So Sato, Super-Sized Silly, and Tenyoism? Labyrinth?
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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Joe Mckay » December 10th, 2016, 10:55 am

Great books. Maybe it is time I pick up a copy of Labyrinth.

Cheers, Richard!

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Chris Aguilar » December 10th, 2016, 1:56 pm

Joe Mckay wrote:Great books. Maybe it is time I pick up a copy of Labyrinth.

Cheers, Richard!

You really should, it's fantastic. And the So Sato book has rapidly become one of my favorite card magic books. It's so great having the DVD so you can enjoy the routines before learning them. I hope Richard is able to do that more often for his future books.

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 10th, 2016, 5:09 pm

Thanks, Chris. I have several new books in the works and hope to be able to include a DVD of performances in as many as possible.

In my mind, including a DVD of performances is now the best possible way to present a book.
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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby magicfish » December 14th, 2016, 5:40 pm

I can see why including a DVD would appeal to a new generation of "readers". It's unfortunate for me as I shudder when I see a DVD included with a book and in fact, can deter me from purchasing the book.

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 14th, 2016, 5:47 pm

Why in the world would seeing a DVD included with a book deter you from purchasing the book? No one is going to force you to watch the DVD.
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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby performer » December 14th, 2016, 7:04 pm

I don't shudder when seeing a DVD included in a book. And it is probably a good thing to include. However, I do have a few books for several years which included DVDs and I haven't even glimpsed at them! I did make an exception for the Berglas book for his cigarette routine which I always liked but that is about it.

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Rick Ruhl » December 15th, 2016, 12:20 am

Hint, Jennings? 2017 ;)

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Re: The vernon touch book

Postby Jorge Betancourt » December 15th, 2016, 9:21 am

Rick Ruhl wrote:Hint, Jennings? 2017 ;)


That would be great! Can't wait for the Jennings' books :D


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