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by Joe Naud
May 18th, 2018, 3:02 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Mental Floss Website- Conjuring Arts Article
Replies: 1
Views: 298

Mental Floss Website- Conjuring Arts Article

Saw this today, some fun stuff from Conjuring Arts library.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/544005/i ... ry-houdini

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 13th, 2018, 1:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice
Replies: 47
Views: 4144

Re: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice

With all due respect Tom I don’t know how this can be interpreted any way other than thievery. He has our goods we know this by the photos he has supplied us of them sitting in his home. Unless those were somehow staged which I highly doubt. I guess you could term it dishonesty if you wish. I’m a pr...
by Joe Naud
May 9th, 2018, 10:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

This one on EBay goes in a couple of hours and is currently at $413!!

The Magic Of Johnny Thompson book, brand new and sealed https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3301830658

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 8th, 2018, 12:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice
Replies: 47
Views: 4144

Re: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice

Richard, I appreciate your comment very much and never really thought of that so thank you. I just wish we could hear that from someone connect to Dave. If in fact something like this happened and the money helped get them through a tough spot it’s $100 well spent. I’m not ready to get my tourch and...
by Joe Naud
May 7th, 2018, 6:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice
Replies: 47
Views: 4144

Re: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice

Totally understand Richard. I’m just grasping at straws at this point. The worst part is we have seen the finished goods sitting in boxes or at least what looks like finished goods. :(

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 7th, 2018, 5:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice
Replies: 47
Views: 4144

Re: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice

Richard, I guess you didn’t see my post from a while back checking on this guy? I was wondering how I even found out about this, now I know. Money gone and Kickstarter ruined for me and I’m sure many others. If you have any contact with the man we would appreciate an answer to what the deal is. Sinc...
by Joe Naud
May 4th, 2018, 5:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint
Replies: 29
Views: 1699

Re: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint

This is a great conversation. The difference is are these tools or are they treasures? I was in the book business for 30 years and have many cherished 1st editions, collecting magic books was just part of that frenzy. I wish I used what I have but like the hoarders on American Pickers to some extent...
by Joe Naud
May 3rd, 2018, 6:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

All, just to keep basic information about these fantastic books I got an email from Julie Eng confirming that the first print was 1500 copies. For you collectors out there, the reprint will have "First Edition, Second Printing" on the copyright page to designate the difference between the ...
by Joe Naud
May 3rd, 2018, 6:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint
Replies: 29
Views: 1699

Re: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint

Julie acknowledged to me that 1500 were indeed printed.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 3rd, 2018, 1:09 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint
Replies: 29
Views: 1699

Re: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint

Now $325. :o

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 2nd, 2018, 11:26 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books (magic & mentalism - some rare) for sale
Replies: 9
Views: 602

Re: Books (magic & mentalism - some rare) for sale

Sent PM and email.

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
April 27th, 2018, 12:41 am
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Professional Card Magic by Cliff Green
Replies: 8
Views: 1004

Re: Professional Card Magic by Cliff Green

Got mine off of eBay for a great price after Jamy Ian Swiss had this in his must have books list.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
April 25th, 2018, 7:55 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Michael Close's "The Paradigm Shift" Volumes One and Two Available Now
Replies: 21
Views: 3113

Re: Michael Close's "The Paradigm Shift" Volumes One and Two Available Now

Is there any information that can be passed along with the table of contents, page count, photo count and video count? Just curious. I’m about to jump into the pool but would like just a little more information.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
April 24th, 2018, 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?
Replies: 12
Views: 1231

Re: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?

To be honest I haven’t reached out to the credit card folks since this has been over a year ago and usually the card companies only give you 6 months. I’ve been holding out hope as well since I really want the item and I think all that is holding this up is funds to ship them out. Who knows. Peace, ...
by Joe Naud
April 23rd, 2018, 11:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

I would not say that Kickstarter is low risk. A bunch of us have pretty much given up on getting our paid for goods or our money back for a dice cup project. I don’t want to paint a bad picture about all such projects but this was my first experience and getting screwed has not been much fun. See th...
by Joe Naud
April 12th, 2018, 11:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?
Replies: 12
Views: 1231

Re: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?

I think all of us that participated in this campaign understand that things happen and for the most part are patient but that can only last so long. Given that we are several months past the due date and we have seen pictures of the boxes he has of our stuff and that all we are lacking is shipping i...
by Joe Naud
April 12th, 2018, 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?
Replies: 12
Views: 1231

Re: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?

Yes, this is for the dice cups that can be found here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/92 ... %20cups%20

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
April 11th, 2018, 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?
Replies: 12
Views: 1231

Do You Know Dave Forrest From Whitchurch UK?

If you happen to know Dave Forrest from Whitchurch UK and can reach out to him me and many other folks would be indebted to you. We all bought into a Kickstarter campaign for a product he created and have been waiting for many months for this project to be shipped. He has everything that was part of...
by Joe Naud
April 7th, 2018, 10:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

What carrier did you use? I feel like a kid who missed Christmas. I’ve been looking out my window all day long listing for a truck to pull up or the Mule team and nothing. It’s arrived to others in Los Angeles and I’m just north of there.

:x

Peace, joe
by Joe Naud
March 30th, 2018, 12:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

I inquired about this book with Julie yesterday and received thus response: “Sorry for the constant holding pattern answers, but that is where I am. We are on a holiday here in Canada, but I know that the books have arrived to the USA to our distribution centre. But they need to accept the books in ...
by Joe Naud
February 25th, 2018, 12:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

Has anyone heard anything about a ship date? It’s early 2018. Dying to read this.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
January 1st, 2018, 6:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

Is it early 2018 yet?

Happy New Year!

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
November 1st, 2017, 7:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 15026

Re: New John Thompson Book

I have seen many beautiful magic related book plates over the years, none would I call a gummed label, but tiny works of art. One could be created for such a worthy subject as this and would be even more icing on the cake so to speak. I for one would love to have this as part of the package and it w...
by Joe Naud
June 1st, 2017, 2:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine Tickets Santa Barbara FREE
Replies: 2
Views: 876

Re: David Blaine Tickets Santa Barbara FREE

These have been spoken for.

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 31st, 2017, 1:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine Tickets Santa Barbara FREE
Replies: 2
Views: 876

David Blaine Tickets Santa Barbara FREE

All, I have 2 tickets to the David Blaine show this Friday 6/2 at 8:00PM in Santa Barbara that I am giving away to the first person to send me a PM. I had a friend back out on me so his loss is your gain. They are balcony seats row K seats 101 and 102, $140 value. Parking is on you.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
May 29th, 2017, 5:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: How to pronounce _____ ?
Replies: 49
Views: 6768

Re: How to pronounce _____ ?

How about Fulves?

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
April 30th, 2017, 10:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Roy Benson, Pure Effect, Berglas Effects, Caveney Wonders
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Re: FSH: Roy Benson, Pure Effect, Berglas Effects, Caveney Wonders

Jeff, I'll take the Caveney Wonders if you still have it available. Should payment be made via PayPal?

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
March 28th, 2017, 11:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Blaine Live Tour
Replies: 21
Views: 3351

Re: David Blaine Live Tour

I was curious about the venues as well. I'm not far from Santa Barbara but strange he's not doing LA proper. Riverside? Who goes there? Must be getting a bigger piece of the gate I would suspect.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
February 2nd, 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Okito boxes
Replies: 24
Views: 6319

Re: Okito boxes

Richard Kaufman wrote:Craig Ousterling makes great Okito boxes: they were selling like crazy at the Magi-Fest.


Does anyone have contact information for Craig? I did a google search but came up empty trying to find how to order boxes.

Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
December 24th, 2016, 3:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ho Ho Ho from The Chief Genii
Replies: 5
Views: 1264

Re: Ho Ho Ho from The Chief Genii

Genii like the jelly of the month club is the gift that keeps on giving the whole year long. And less sticky.

Merry "your holiday here" to you all. Be safe I your travels.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
November 13th, 2016, 2:35 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Estate List. Magic and mentalism
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Re: Estate List. Magic and mentalism

I don't need any of these items but would like to help this hero even in a small way if that is s possibility. Is there a way we could make a donation to his care?

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
November 1st, 2016, 5:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Halloween you Bunch of Coconuts from The Chief Genii
Replies: 10
Views: 2155

Re: Happy Halloween you Bunch of Coconuts from The Chief Genii

Another reason to love the Cheif Genii.

I thought bananas came in bunches, don't coconuts come in s passel?

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
October 5th, 2016, 11:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Conjuring Arts Book Club
Replies: 113
Views: 17255

Re: Conjuring Arts Book Club

For the Roth class will there be any kind of recording done for those that take the class to review after completing the class?

Thanks,Joe
by Joe Naud
May 8th, 2016, 4:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derek Delgaudio LA Times Art & Books Section
Replies: 0
Views: 796

Derek Delgaudio LA Times Art & Books Section

Derek Delgaudio was on the cover of the Arts & Books section today. His shows is a mystery but knowing his talent it should be interesting. Here's a link:

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/ar ... story.html.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
March 6th, 2016, 6:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Collected Works Of Alex Elmsley [two volume set] on Ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 1254

Re: The Collected Works Of Alex Elmsley [two volume set] on

I'm curious as to why you would list this in the regular book section and not in the collectibles/magic/ books section?

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
February 4th, 2016, 10:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 365 DAYS OF MAGIC
Replies: 4
Views: 2100

Re: 365 DAYS OF MAGIC

4 down 361 to go Dustin.

Peace,Joe
by Joe Naud
January 27th, 2016, 7:22 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: What Could You Do with These?
Replies: 1
Views: 1559

What Could You Do with These?

I just saw these from a company that emails me called "Touch of Modern". Check out the coin items towards the middle and to the end of this page. There has to be something you could use these for, anyway I thought they were cool regardless. https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/master-artisa...
by Joe Naud
January 22nd, 2016, 7:04 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ross Bertram Welcome Mat
Replies: 7
Views: 2778

Re: Ross Bertram Welcome Mat

Many of you will remember Tabman, he made some wonderful stuff including close up performing surfaces. His included Maii pool table felt. I created a few of these myself and can vouch that they are a fantastic surface to work on. They don't pill like many do. Here is a link: http://www.amazon.com/Ma...

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