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by Richard Tremblay
August 1st, 2018, 8:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!
Replies: 15
Views: 1572

Re: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!

1370 early bird registrations for a convention that will be held in three years from now!

I think it's a new record!
by Richard Tremblay
July 30th, 2018, 10:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: H.G. Wells wrote a magic book
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Re: H.G. Wells wrote a magic book

Thanks!

Love H.G. Wells but didn't know about this story.
by Richard Tremblay
July 12th, 2018, 1:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!
Replies: 15
Views: 1572

Re: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!

PickaCard wrote:How is seating assigned? Will I get a better seat if I register early?


From the website:
"Register as soon as possible to get the best seats in the house!"
by Richard Tremblay
July 11th, 2018, 7:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!
Replies: 15
Views: 1572

Re: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!

by Richard Tremblay
January 15th, 2018, 12:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: FISM 2021 - Canada or Spain

https://www.fismquebec2021.com/

The organizers have also organized the Quebec Magic Festival for around 7 years.
by Richard Tremblay
January 15th, 2018, 12:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 47
Views: 7272

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

Tom Gilbert wrote:Anyone have any inside info on the Tim Conover book. Doesn't appear that the website has been updated for a while.

...and this one too!!!
by Richard Tremblay
January 15th, 2018, 12:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 47
Views: 7272

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

Terry wrote:Waiting for Geoff Latta's book announcement.

I'm really looking forward to that one!
by Richard Tremblay
December 28th, 2017, 6:51 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Devil's Playthings from Magicana
Replies: 2
Views: 1539

Re: Devil's Playthings from Magicana

Thanks!
by Richard Tremblay
November 12th, 2017, 4:38 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Magic Books 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 8811

Re: Magic Books 2017

Ted M wrote:Less Is More by Ben Earl...


I second.

...
Richard
by Richard Tremblay
October 1st, 2017, 2:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Book releases scheduled at the Genii Convention
Replies: 1
Views: 783

Book releases scheduled at the Genii Convention

Is there any new book releases scheduled at the Genii Convention that you know of?

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Richard
by Richard Tremblay
May 28th, 2017, 9:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Two rules I won't violate again
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

Re: Two rules I won't violate again

Shawn Farquhar has the best of both worlds I think (although I think he switched for online instructions recently). I bought his Sheer Luck routine. I got the instructional DVD AND a registration number. You get to register your trick on his website. Then, if he adds something or find a way to impro...
by Richard Tremblay
May 24th, 2017, 10:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Heard some exciting news ...
Replies: 47
Views: 9555

Re: Heard some exciting news ...

Any news on these exciting news? I'm curious.
by Richard Tremblay
May 3rd, 2017, 8:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Penny punch
Replies: 46
Views: 7750

Re: Penny punch

Mine has #1981 !!! ;) :lol:
Should be a lot of fun!
by Richard Tremblay
March 8th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What is your Unicorn Magic Book?
Replies: 27
Views: 4603

Re: What is your Unicorn Magic Book?

I'd love to see a book about the magic of David Gripenwalt.

Many years ago, Gregory Wilson wrote in Magic Magazine that he was working on this project (he and Mr. Gripenwalt are friends).

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Richard
by Richard Tremblay
December 14th, 2016, 6:11 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine
Replies: 57
Views: 8725

Re: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine

Ian Kendall wrote:Many years ago Mark Leveridge put out a Chop Mug that used the carry bag as a close up mat on the spectator's hand.

I see that his routine appears in one of the British close-Up Symposium. I'll see if I could put my hand on it. Thanks.
by Richard Tremblay
December 14th, 2016, 6:09 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine
Replies: 57
Views: 8725

Re: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine

Richard Kaufman wrote:I have a question: if you are doing a Chop Cup on a person's hand, how do you misdirect away from the heavier "put down" required to make the ball appear?

Peter Rosengren shakes the cup to "make the sound appear", explaining that when you hear the ball, you can feel the ball.
by Richard Tremblay
December 14th, 2016, 6:05 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine
Replies: 57
Views: 8725

Re: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine

Ian Kendall wrote:Also, I have the Magic index up to 2011, and there's nothing in there. Sorry.

Thanks Ian.
by Richard Tremblay
December 14th, 2016, 6:04 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine
Replies: 57
Views: 8725

Re: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine

Ian Kendall wrote:The Peter Rosengren routine?

Yes.
by Richard Tremblay
December 13th, 2016, 7:59 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine
Replies: 57
Views: 8725

Re: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine

Thank you all. I'll have a look at Dennis Loomis routine. Tom Stone pointed me toward another version printed in Genii in 2002.
by Richard Tremblay
December 12th, 2016, 5:03 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine
Replies: 57
Views: 8725

In-the hand cups and balls routine - MAGIC Magazine

I've been told that an in-the-hand cup(s) or chop cup routine appeared in MAGIC magazine some time ago. I'm on the look out for a routine that I could perform in the spectator's hand in strolling situation. If anybody could point me in the right direction, I'd appreciate. Magic magazine used to have...
by Richard Tremblay
October 20th, 2016, 10:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Gertner's Account of "Fool Us"
Replies: 15
Views: 2502

Re: Paul Gertner's Account of "Fool Us"

Richard Kaufman wrote:If you want to do the trick with no Faro Shuffles...

Then, where's the fun of doing it? ;-)

-Richard
by Richard Tremblay
June 12th, 2016, 5:30 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Now You See Me 2 scene
Replies: 3
Views: 1519

Re: Now You See Me 2 scene

Got invited to perform magic at the premiere in my city. My two sons came with me. Since then, they're throwing cards everywhere in the house...

I'm glad I did not show them Ricky Jay in action...
by Richard Tremblay
May 2nd, 2016, 9:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Your First " WOW " Factor With Magic ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2834

Re: Your First " WOW " Factor With Magic ?

My first encounter with magic that I can recall was Marshall Brodien selling magic on TV. I was 5 and that's what got me hooked to this wonderful form of art. One of my most memorable real life experience with magic was a performance of David Roth's Portable Hole by a local magician. I still remembe...
by Richard Tremblay
April 1st, 2016, 12:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New rare Ricky Jay Uploaded today by Me!
Replies: 9
Views: 3567

Re: New rare Ricky Jay Uploaded today by Me!

The bugs are a really small price to pay to enjoy these videos. Thanks!
by Richard Tremblay
February 19th, 2016, 8:47 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: John Carney´s books
Replies: 1
Views: 817

Re: WTB: John Carney´s books

John Carney's books are amongst the last I would part with. They all worth the time you spend looking for them.

Good news: Carney is currently writing another book which is due in 2016! I can't wait!
http://carneymagic.com/product/johns-ne ... -practice/
by Richard Tremblay
February 17th, 2016, 8:37 am
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: New book on mechanical movement for puppets and automata
Replies: 9
Views: 8067

Re: New book on mechanical movement for puppets and automata

Wow! The book looks amazing.

As a mechanical engineer and magician, this is a real treat for my eyes!

It's going to be on my wish list.

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Richard
by Richard Tremblay
July 26th, 2015, 8:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Guy Hollingworth Book
Replies: 14
Views: 2926

Re: New Guy Hollingworth Book

The link to purchase the book via Paypal is good. However, the link on the name of the product "Renovations" brings us to the description of Once Upon A Time.
by Richard Tremblay
January 10th, 2014, 12:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How long to finish/master Card College series?
Replies: 37
Views: 21452

Re: How long to finish/master Card College series?

Doomo wrote:What Pete said. That is how I approached the Kama Sutra.

If there was a "LIKE" function as on Facebook, I would have liked your comment!

Richard
by Richard Tremblay
October 29th, 2013, 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic in Italy?
Replies: 10
Views: 4358

Re: Magic in Italy?

Richard Kaufman wrote:Postpone it to 2015 and go to FISM!

Hum... That's a great idea!
by Richard Tremblay
October 29th, 2013, 10:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic in Italy?
Replies: 10
Views: 4358

Re: Magic in Italy?

Thank you all. I had to postpone my trip to Italy to April 2014 but your information will certainly be helpful.

Richard
by Richard Tremblay
October 3rd, 2013, 10:54 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Who invented What's Next?
Replies: 30
Views: 8678

Re: Who invented What's Next?

erdnasephile,

You're right. I saw DC doing his routine 20 years ago and I recall that it was really good. I often use this as an example when I tell people how David Copperfield is a great magician and that he can take a common magic store item and make it much better than anyone else.
by Richard Tremblay
September 20th, 2013, 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic in Italy?
Replies: 10
Views: 4358

Magic in Italy?

Anyone knows of any magic shops or anything magic in either Rome, Amalfi, Venice?

I'll be in Italy from October 19th to November 4th. If you have suggestion in any other city, let me know just in case.

Thanks.

Richard
by Richard Tremblay
September 4th, 2013, 8:59 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Anyone perform this little masterpiece?
Replies: 8
Views: 2776

Re: Anyone perform this little masterpiece?

Practiced it when I got Carneycopia (20+ yeard ago ?) but never performed it in front a people. Maybe it's time for me to give it a shot?
by Richard Tremblay
April 19th, 2013, 12:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Centerfolds of Magic
Replies: 40
Views: 7330

Re: Centerfolds of Magic

Looks interesting... As for the magic: I don't care.
by Richard Tremblay
April 8th, 2013, 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: R.I.P. Peter Reveen
Replies: 0
Views: 1429

R.I.P. Peter Reveen

Peter Reveen has died at the age of 77.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-bruns ... -obit.html
by Richard Tremblay
February 22nd, 2013, 11:33 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: A new Magical way to hand out your business card
Replies: 23
Views: 4024

Re: A new Magical way to hand out your business card

Damian,

Any plan in doing a Android version?

Richard
by Richard Tremblay
February 12th, 2013, 3:38 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Mona Lisa McComb
Replies: 0
Views: 720

FSH: Mona Lisa McComb

[size:14pt] Mona Lisa McComb [/size] Long unavailable. I'm willing to part with my Mona Lisa McComb trick. High quality made by Todd Karr, only 1000 were available (around 2008 if I'm not mistaken). Excellent condition: has never been used... Comes with the original ungimmicked artist's portfolio to...
by Richard Tremblay
December 2nd, 2012, 8:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Magazine index
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Re: Genii Magazine index

Thanks!
by Richard Tremblay
November 25th, 2012, 9:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Super deal on 24K Gold-Plated Playing Cards
Replies: 1
Views: 821

Super deal on 24K Gold-Plated Playing Cards

It might be interesting for some of you. Delivery within Canada only. Sorry for my US friends. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.tuango.ca/en/deal/quebec/39-for-a-deck-of-24k-goldplated-playing-cards-value-of-119-1">http://www.tuango.ca/en/deal/quebec/39- ... e-of-119-1</a><!-- m --> Ri...

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