December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

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December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Danny Archer » November 17th, 2007, 2:51 pm

David Regal did a fantastic job with his interview of Johnny and Pam... there were so many fascinating stories (and pix) about his career and his ups and downs and his wonderful friends...

I'm sure the article could have been five times as long and Johnny would still have tales left to tell...

hats off to all who helped bring this great story to the pages of Genii...
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 17th, 2007, 6:48 pm

Yes, it's true: people are starting to receive the December issue already. Perhaps the mail service will be better this month?

In addition to a nice long piece on John Thompson, there's also a preview of all the 2008 Tenyo items, a story on magic jewelery, and more.
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Terry » November 18th, 2007, 10:46 am

Once again, the article was too short.

Kudo's to David Regal and Genii for the Thompson interview.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 18th, 2007, 11:04 am

Maybe they could do what Jamy Ian Swiss did when he interviewed Derren Brown. Jamy put the whole interview, including the parts that didnt make that issue of Genii magazine, on his website. It was a great interview. I even printed it out and put it in magic book collection. Maybe Johnny Thompson could put parts of the interview that didnt make Genii on his website. Just an idea.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Frank Dudgeon » November 18th, 2007, 11:20 am

My copy arrived this past Thursday. Congrats to Mr. Regal and Genii for a marvelous interview. I too would have liked it to go on for much longer.

An extended interview with Pam Thompson would also, methinks, be a delight.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 20th, 2007, 1:28 pm

Just received my copy of Genii today. I can't tear myself away from the Johnny Thompson (and Pam) article. Another fantastic issue!!!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Pete Biro » November 20th, 2007, 1:43 pm

Grreat stuff on JT. Regal strikes again.
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 20th, 2007, 2:51 pm

Loved the Johnny Thompson interview and the Tenyo product review.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Bill Wells » November 21st, 2007, 7:51 am

The December Tomsoni and Pam issue arrived on Monday in Fairfax County! Great Issue!!
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Eric DeCamps » November 21st, 2007, 8:01 am

I picked up my copy yesterday and David Regal did a wonderful job of catching Johnny's spirit on the printed page.

Thanks for sharing John, you are amazing!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Bill McFadden » November 21st, 2007, 10:14 am

December arrived here on 11/20/2007, reminding me to give devout thanks for people such as John and Pam for helping counterbalance this absurd world. Thanks also to RK and Mr. Regal . . .

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Rick Ruhl » November 21st, 2007, 11:09 am

Wow, two of my friends on the cover, first Pete and now Johnny.

Thanks for 9 years of Genii on time or early Richard. While I do miss the west coast/Larsen diaries, Genii is in good hands until we get old and gray.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 21st, 2007, 11:46 am

Is anybody else missing pages 81 through 88? Richard? Should I email the office for a replacement copy?

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 21st, 2007, 4:16 pm

it has arrived at the Magic APple too!!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Jeff Eline » November 21st, 2007, 4:23 pm

Got it here in Baltimore today. Loved Roberto's article on the Histor of Cards.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 21st, 2007, 6:25 pm

Received issue and loved the Thompson story. Very nice job David. Nice relaxed flow to it and read almost like being there having the conversation with Johnny.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 22nd, 2007, 10:34 pm

To Charles Spector: My copy is also misssing pages 81 to 88...AND ALSO pages 41 to 51!!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 23rd, 2007, 4:23 pm

I would appreciate it if anyone who has received an issue that's missing any pages please contact the office at genii@geniimagazine.com.

We'll replace all the screwed up copies.
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 24th, 2007, 8:31 am

December 2007 issue arrived this day, Nov. 24, 2007 in Germany.
Thanks for a wonderful informative issue with a great cover story.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Jon Allen » November 26th, 2007, 4:27 am

My copy arrived about four days ago and I pay for snail mail to the UK! Looking forward to receving January's issue next week.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby David Linsell » November 26th, 2007, 6:40 pm

As we used to say, Always late, always great-December issue just arrived here in Chicago!

But now it's the US Post Office's fault!

I can't wait to dig in,

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 26th, 2007, 6:55 pm

It's November--nothing is late. :)
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 27th, 2007, 4:40 am

Arrived in Houston 11/26 , Kudos to Richard, David, & Co. for another outstanding issue!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 27th, 2007, 10:27 am

Arrived in Roseville, CA on 11/23 or 11/24. I didn't get to the mailbox until Sunday 11/25. This is a new record for early arrival. Way to go Richard!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 27th, 2007, 11:49 am

Stan Allen tells me that, in his experience, second class mail usually moves more quickly in late November and December than in the preceding months.
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 27th, 2007, 7:02 pm

What a great issue. David Regal really did a wonderful job wringing some terrific stories out of a master. What Johnny probably thinks was his mundane, day to day life as a professional performer is just fascinating. He has been a success in so many facets of show business, more than most of us can even aspire to. How soon can you do a follow up? We want more stories!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » November 29th, 2007, 1:42 am

Genii arrived yesterday morning here in Houston. What a wonderful issue! Johnny and Pam -- two of my favorite people of all. The interview was terriffic. It captured the essence of Johnny Thompson.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Roy McIlwee » November 30th, 2007, 7:14 pm

David Regal's review of Steve Dushecks Copper Silver Transposition was great!! Thank you, Roy McIlwee Scranton, Penna.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Matthew Field » December 1st, 2007, 2:10 am

December Genii arrived in England's Herne Bay in Kent yesterday.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Ian Kendall » December 1st, 2007, 6:02 am

Arrived in Edinburgh this morning. Given that's two months in a row, I'm somewhat happy...

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » December 1st, 2007, 7:54 am

December Genii arrived in Japan yesterday.
I'm not found any missing pages.
David Regal's interview with Johnny Thompson was teriffic!!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby George Olson » December 1st, 2007, 12:03 pm

Am I missing something, or is Davids hearing defective when Mr. Thompson refers to Palos Park Illinois as "Payless?"

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 1st, 2007, 2:07 pm

Could be--that's why we let the subject go over the interview and fact check it. If it's in there, you can blame that one on Johnny, not David. :)
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » December 1st, 2007, 2:20 pm

What an excellent article on Johnny and Pam. It felt like Johnny was right there relating his life directly to the reader. Thanks Scott B.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby George Olson » December 1st, 2007, 6:04 pm

I've now gone through the article for the third time and each reading opens up another new nuance and word of wisdom.

Thanks again!

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Steve Bryant » December 1st, 2007, 9:03 pm

In addition to how informative the interview is, it's high entertainment. I was laughing out loud at David's amusement at the popularity of harmonica music. And there were bits I'd love to have heard more about, such as 1. Lance's son is into magic? and 2. There exists a video of Les Sorcery? Love to see it.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 1st, 2007, 10:04 pm

The original interview was about 10,000 to 11,000 words longer than what we published in Genii. Regal and I cut it down to what we felt was a good size--one that you could read without looking ahead to see how many more pages there are to go.
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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » December 1st, 2007, 10:08 pm

Richard, is there anyway you could post the full interview before it was trimmed for magazine length? I would love to read it. I can never get enough of Johnny Thompson. David Regal is a great interviewer.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » December 2nd, 2007, 3:56 am

I'll second that request. Post it here, put it on the website, heck print part two next month! I'd love to hear more stories.

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Re: December Issue of Genii with John Thompson Cover Now Arriving

Postby Guest » December 5th, 2007, 8:31 pm

I still haven't gotten the December issue. My mailman must read them and re-seal before he decides to finally hand it over.


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