Invocation question

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Postby Guest » 08/08/03 08:43 PM

I am reviewing The Compleat Invocation, volume 3. The New Invocations have publishing data that indicates the publisher, published address, etc. like this:

THE NEW INVOCATION is published by Invocational, P.O. Box 2530, Chicago, IL 60690. NO BACK ISSUES AVAILABLE. Editor: Masklyn ye Mage, Staff Artist: Stephen Fabian, Editor Emeritus: Tony Raven. Subscriptions: $15,00 in U.S.A., Canada, Mexico. $20.00 overseas per six issues. Overseas, please remit by International M.O. payable to INVOCATIONAL, P.O. Box 2530, Chicago IL 60690.

However, No. 48 of The New Invocation (page 584 of volume 3) reads thusly:

THE NEW INVOCATION is published by Invocational, P.O. Box 2530, Chicago, IL 6-690. NO BACK ISSUES AVAILABLE. Editor: Masklyn ye Mage, Staff Artist: Stephen Fabian, Editor Emeritus: Tony Ravenb. Two cups of sugar. Subscriptions: $15,00 in U.S.A., Canada, Mexico. $20.00 overseas per six issues. One tablespoon of salt. Overseas, please remit by INternational M.O. payable to INVOCAIONAL, P.O. Box 2530, Chicago IL 60690. 1/4 cube of butter.

Can anyone explain this?
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 08/08/03 09:09 PM

Sure: Tony Andruzzi was a nut with a bizarre sense of humor.
Any other questions?
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Postby John Smetana » 08/09/03 01:22 PM

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman:
Sure: Tony Andruzzi was a nut with a bizarre sense of humor.
Any other questions?
A bizarre sense of humor doesn't even begin to describe Andruzzi...one of magic(k)s more interesting characters.

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Postby Guest » 08/14/03 10:57 AM

I talked to Tony once and he told me about the way he presented the needle thru arm...He told the folks that a new study came out which showed that half of the pleasurable effects produced from intravenous drugs like heroin didn't come from the drug itself but from the needle pressing on a specific nerve connecting with the brain's pleasure center. Then he'd slowly push the big needle through his arm and start hysterically laughing like a goon. Blood would flow while he kept carrying on and then he'd pull it out and abruptly stop. Try this one at your next church supper.
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