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by Andy
January 11th, 2020, 2:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Oakland Lecture
Replies: 5
Views: 844

Re: Oakland Lecture

I would send Jeffrey's comment. Brad is a superb lecturer who really has something to say about magic and its presentation.
by Andy
August 9th, 2017, 7:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78
Replies: 46
Views: 10715

Re: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78

It is very sad. The last time I spent time with Eugene was at the home of James Hamilton who just passed away from cancer also. It was a Sunday afternoon where we learned, watched, and got feedback. I was one of the lucky ones who got feedback not only from Eugene but the other magicians in attendan...
by Andy
January 7th, 2016, 5:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Framework
Replies: 41
Views: 15360

Re: Framework

I have always liked Tom and his magic. All of this is in his book include his snappy patter- entertaining and bold in these times of being politically correct. What is especially impressive are his references for sleights, moves etc. - the man knows his stuff for sure. My best book for 2015 - althou...
by Andy
February 19th, 2010, 12:43 am
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: graduation thesis
Replies: 7
Views: 2039

Re: graduation thesis

My doctoral dissertation was on "Piagetian Theory and Its Relationship to Magic." I measured the children's level of operation (preoperational, concrete, or abstract) and then showed them a series of magic tricks - tricks defined using Helms theory, e.g. vanish, transposition etc. I then u...
by Andy
September 14th, 2001, 11:44 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best Ace Assembly
Replies: 53
Views: 14917

Re: Best Ace Assembly

I love the four ace assembly of Bill Okal's which is published in his manuscript Classics of Magic". It is a sleight of hand version with strong psychological presentation (misdirection). Regards, Andy Pojman

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