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by DanZ
November 16th, 2019, 8:24 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Mindreading kit on Kickstarter
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Mindreading kit on Kickstarter

https://bit.ly/2CR7H5n From Brad Christian at Ellusionist. The copy on Kickstarter starts: WHAT DO I GET IN THE KIT? How To Read Minds is a “first of its kind” KIT that allows ANYONE to truly READ MINDS (for entertainment purposes only). NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED NO SKILLS REQUIRED The SECRETS insi...
by DanZ
October 7th, 2019, 7:10 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Genii 2019 Convention
Replies: 27
Views: 4301

Re: Genii 2019 Convention

Now that I'm home and (almost) over my jetlag, I wanted to thank Richard and his crew for putting on a really great convention.


I second that Chris
by DanZ
September 21st, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: not magic but
Replies: 0
Views: 745

not magic but

An online article about a kind of sideshow -- The Oddities and Curiosities Expo
https://tinyurl.com/y6eguujz


Daniel Zuckerbrot
by DanZ
September 14th, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Nigerian magician Babs Cardini
Replies: 0
Views: 519

Nigerian magician Babs Cardini

From BBC a video Nigerian magician Babs Cardini: 'I want to be the best' Magician Babs Cardini wows audiences by performing tricks on the streets of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. The 19-year-old has been a fan of magic since the age of five, but only started practising at 16. He tells BBC Pidg...
by DanZ
July 31st, 2019, 10:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Golden Age of Magic Emerges in Toronto
Replies: 1
Views: 480

Re: The Golden Age of Magic Emerges in Toronto

Hi Dustin. Right on all counts. Those who saw the poster exhibt at the McCord Museum during the Magic Collector's meeting in Montreal know what kind of treat this show will be (thanks once again to David Ben and co).
https://www.musee-mccord.qc.ca/en/?s=magic
by DanZ
July 24th, 2019, 9:07 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: science of coin through rubber sheet
Replies: 16
Views: 1792

science of coin through rubber sheet

searching for something completely unrelated I came across this article on the math and physics of the coin thru dental dam. I don't understand the science behind it but found it an interesting curiosity.
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1509.06232.pdf

daniel zuckerbrot
by DanZ
July 16th, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 500 Episodes! Uri Geller - Not Bending the Truth
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: 500 Episodes! Uri Geller - Not Bending the Truth

Congratulations. 500 is an amazing accomplishment. Here's to 500 more!
by DanZ
June 16th, 2019, 2:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reviews on books regarding Mnemonics
Replies: 23
Views: 2777

Re: Reviews on books regarding Mnemonics

The Yate's and Carruther's books are historical and academic. Foer's book is both very readable and instructive. If you were only to read one, read that one.
by DanZ
June 16th, 2019, 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reviews on books regarding Mnemonics
Replies: 23
Views: 2777

Re: Reviews on books regarding Mnemonics

To supplement those already suggested. The Art of Memory by (Dame) Francis Yates. This covers the developments in mnemonics ancient Greece and the European renaissance. The Craft of Medieval Memory by Mary Carruthers. This deals with the develpments between ancient Greece and the European renaissanc...
by DanZ
April 29th, 2019, 8:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A new book on Annemann - The Miracle Factory
Replies: 35
Views: 7757

Re: A new book on Annemann - The Miracle Factory

Steve Bryant wrote:" Thanks. I had trouble finding it myself. It is in the section near the bottom titled RECREATIONAL MAGIC, and most of it is below the La Physique Amusante image.


Got it thanks. I have the older version but....
by DanZ
April 28th, 2019, 7:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A new book on Annemann - The Miracle Factory
Replies: 35
Views: 7757

Re: A new book on Annemann - The Miracle Factory

Todd has never lost my trust. Fortunately, as I explained in my review of the Gardner book http://littleegyptmagic.com/magic_november2015.html I never positioned myself to suffer disappointment. Just lucky in this case. Todd's books, including the Gardner, are among the favorites in my library, and...

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