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by AJM
September 18th, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Shipping to the United States
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Re: Shipping to the United States

About time.

Will perhaps give folks an idea of the outrageous costs the rest of us mere mortals have to suffer when shipping from the US.

Andrew
by AJM
September 6th, 2019, 6:21 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Giant Consignment Sale TOMORROW! (Friday 9/6/2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: Giant Consignment Sale TOMORROW! (Friday 9/6/2019)

Brent

It’s been a long journey however I should be there in around 4 hours - don’t close up the store until I get there.

I have cash!

Andrew
by AJM
September 5th, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Giant Consignment Sale TOMORROW! (Friday 9/6/2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: Giant Consignment Sale TOMORROW! (Friday 9/6/2019)

I’ll be there!

Along with the other 99.9% of Forum members who live nowhere near Studio City.

:D
by AJM
August 8th, 2019, 2:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aspergers and Magic?
Replies: 80
Views: 5494

Re: Aspergers and Magic?

Ha ha - The Wheeltappers.

'Thank you please - we've just 'ad a meeting of the committee and we've passed a resolution...'
by AJM
August 8th, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aspergers and Magic?
Replies: 80
Views: 5494

Re: Aspergers and Magic?

How many MPs does it take to block Brexit.

All of them.

A bit of political satire there.

You’ve been a great audience.
I’m here all week.
Try the veal.
Goodnight
by AJM
July 12th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shoving a Straw Through a Potato
Replies: 14
Views: 1468

Re: Shoving a Straw Through a Potato

One of the risks of not having plastic straws...

https://www.msn.com/en-my/news/national ... ar-AAE7CqX
by AJM
July 9th, 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Handing the spectator a knife question
Replies: 4
Views: 851

Re: Handing the spectator a knife question

Do you think a chainsaw would be acceptable then?
by AJM
July 6th, 2019, 9:01 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB - JOE BARRY FIFTY + Any Other Material
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: WTB - JOE BARRY FIFTY + Any Other Material

I often wonder if these requests are for your own library or if you have a buyer waiting in the wings.

Andrew
by AJM
July 3rd, 2019, 5:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is Revizzit still working?
Replies: 11
Views: 1590

Re: Is Revizzit still working?

I resolutely refused to buy any product that used the Revizzit platform.

Andrew
by AJM
June 30th, 2019, 5:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine overreaches in Europe ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3286

Re: Blaine overreaches in Europe ?

It was in the first half in Edinburgh.
by AJM
June 15th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Flash Deck Switch
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Flash Deck Switch

Would anyone on the Forum be able to advise where I might obtain the instructions for the above please? This is the original version of the gaff created by Shin Lim and Rich Piccone. I've obviously had this for some time but never used it - the gimmick is in a very stylish presentation box however I...
by AJM
June 6th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine overreaches in Europe ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3286

Re: Blaine overreaches in Europe ?

David Blaine received a well deserved standing ovation from the Edinburgh crowd last night following the opening show of his 7 date UK tour. I did have my doubts beforehand about Mr Blaine's ability to perform in a theatre setting however these were swiftly blown away as he came across as having a v...
by AJM
May 30th, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic on TV
Replies: 8
Views: 1744

Re: Magic on TV

Thanks Tom - it was Paul Dabek (The Trickster) and Yu Ho-Jin (The Manipulator) who featured on The One Show.

Last night's show should be available on BBC's iPlayer for those who have access.

Andrew
by AJM
May 29th, 2019, 4:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic on TV
Replies: 8
Views: 1744

Magic on TV

There's has been a little bit of a magic theme on TV here in the UK this evening. The One Show on BBC (nightly chat show type format) featured a few of the The Illusionists who will be performing in London throughout the summer. The 'MC' of The Illusionists show did a 'bill in banana' effect for the...
by AJM
May 27th, 2019, 10:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blaine overreaches in Europe ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3286

Re: Blaine overreaches in Europe ?

Mrs AJM and I will be going to see DB in a week or so when his UK run kicks off in Edinburgh. I had a look at the booking site at the weekend and see that there still appears to be a plentiful supply of good tickets available for the Edinburgh Playhouse show which has a capacity of 2800. The Eventim...
by AJM
May 15th, 2019, 2:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident
Replies: 68
Views: 9046

Re: THR Story Re: Roy's Accident

Manhunter is ruined as a result of Michael Mann’s soundtrack.

(Note to Directors - stick to directing)

Andrew
by AJM
May 3rd, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last magic shop in New England closes
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Re: Last magic shop in New England closes

They may have to reconsider at some point.

A.
by AJM
May 3rd, 2019, 9:47 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last magic shop in New England closes
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

Re: Last magic shop in New England closes

In this neck of the woods Department Store chains are falling like dominoes - if these large business are unable to sustain a bricks & mortar offering then I’m not surprised small independent ‘niche’ shops are similarly challenged.

Regards

Andrew
by AJM
April 20th, 2019, 1:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 57
Views: 9602

Re: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

I fondly remember the days when I could perform twice nightly however I’ll perhaps leave those stories for another time...

Suffice to say that these days it’s more like once yearly, nearly.

A
by AJM
April 12th, 2019, 4:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...
Replies: 57
Views: 9602

Re: The Vegas dream is crumbling ...

Hear, hear...
by AJM
April 8th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 187
Views: 48601

Re: DeLand

A separate package containing the Dollar Deck was delivered to AJM Headquarters earlier today.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
April 7th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 187
Views: 48601

Re: DeLand

Got around to opening mine today - all decks present and correct.

Andrew
by AJM
April 5th, 2019, 10:05 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 187
Views: 48601

Re: DeLand

Large tube arrived at AJM Towers this afternoon - although will unable to crack it open for a few days.

Thanks

Andrew
by AJM
April 1st, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ehrlich Brothers - Wembley Arena UK
Replies: 7
Views: 1193

Re: Ehrlich Brothers - Wembley Arena UK

A quick search at Ticketmaster reveals a single date - Saturday, 6th April. https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/search?q=ehrlich+brothers Can’t be cost-effective to bring an entire show overseas for a single date. Maybe they were hoping to tap into the Easter Holiday market as some schools start their Ea...
by AJM
March 29th, 2019, 11:17 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Great magic shops - Past and present
Replies: 46
Views: 14128

Re: Great magic shops - Past and present

Thanks for the heads up Kent.

Think I’ve got it now.

If I hit the water, I’ve gone too far.

If I hit the water again, I’ve definitely gone too far.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
March 29th, 2019, 6:39 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine UK Tour
Replies: 7
Views: 1193

Re: David Blaine UK Tour

Many thanks all - tickets now booked for Edinburgh.

Andrew
by AJM
March 28th, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine UK Tour
Replies: 7
Views: 1193

David Blaine UK Tour

I see David Blaine will be visiting these shores with his Real or Magic Tour. He will be in Edinburgh on June 5th.

Would welcome thoughts on whether this is a show worth seeing.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
March 28th, 2019, 1:34 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Great magic shops - Past and present
Replies: 46
Views: 14128

Re: Great magic shops - Past and present

Kent

I will need to try and take a trip out to Cocoa in October.

The Magic Dove defintely sounds far more exciting than Ron Jon’s.

Andrew
by AJM
March 26th, 2019, 5:38 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DeLand's Wonder Deck (original 1915 printed) for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1043

Re: DeLand's Wonder Deck (original 1915 printed) for Sale

I saw that earlier - interesting.
by AJM
March 25th, 2019, 4:34 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 187
Views: 48601

Re: DeLand

Thanks Richard.

Andrew
by AJM
March 25th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 187
Views: 48601

Re: DeLand

Richard

When are the Deck Sets due to ship?

Regards

Andrew
by AJM
March 18th, 2019, 4:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Guy Hollingworth - The Expert At The Card Table
Replies: 4
Views: 1106

Re: Guy Hollingworth - The Expert At The Card Table

Surely you mean ‘cover person’.

A.
by AJM
February 23rd, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanish Magazine / The Goat Award
Replies: 14
Views: 2037

Re: Vanish Magazine / The Goat Award

I think you’ll find GOAT to be a fairly popular acronym which signifies sporting greatness however agree perhaps not a term which was envisioned to apply to magicians, irrespective of their ‘greatness’.

https://www.taschen.com/pages/en/search/goat

Andrew
by AJM
February 18th, 2019, 9:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Any Blackpool Highlights ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2733

Re: Any Blackpool Highlights ?

Nice to hear of Fred Davies again. He turned out to be a fine actor latterly. Last I heard he lived in Perth.

Andrew
by AJM
February 12th, 2019, 1:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Rainbow
Replies: 88
Views: 10684

Re: The Magic Rainbow

Excellent post Mr E.

Andrew
by AJM
February 11th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Rainbow
Replies: 88
Views: 10684

Re: The Magic Rainbow

This has the potential to be a great topic. So many factors to consider. Is a magic book all that different to any other book? All books cost money to produce. All books have an abitrary value based on what is contained between the covers - entertainment, information, education, great writing etc. T...
by AJM
February 7th, 2019, 1:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Georges Melies
Replies: 5
Views: 2238

Re: Georges Melies

Melies features heavily in the Martin Scorsese film ‘Hugo’.

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