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- January 7th, 2011, 12:54 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: review of 'The Illusionist'
- Replies: 2
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"the Illusionist" looks wonderful, a trip to a world most all of us wish we could have lived in, for a little while anyway. If you're in New York or LA, see it now. The rest of us will have to wait until it makes its way across the country to a reasonably local theater in February and Marc...
- July 25th, 2008, 5:17 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: August Issue of Genii has been Mailed
- Replies: 71
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Arrived in Northwest Metro Atlanta today, 7/25. What a lovely cover! Great pose and excellent texturing, coloring and contrast. I'd like to have a copy of the cover picture sans type to frame and hang with my other photos, posters, etc. Thanks for another memorable issue!
I'm afraid that, although Savannah is a most magical town, there's not much there for magicians. I think the nearest club is an IBM ring around Hilton Head, a fur piece from Savannah. No shops, not even a magic shelf in the joke shops anymore... just take some great books with you and create your ow...
- January 22nd, 2008, 8:59 pm
- Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
- Topic: Geoffrey Durham's Professional Secrets
- Replies: 3
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Having just received my copy of Geoffrey Durham's new book, I must say that it is already one of my top ten favorites! The tricks and routines are wonderful, but the real gold is in the thinking behind the performances. BUY THIS BOOK and read it with an open mind. You will be a more entertaining per...
I just received Geoffrey Durham's book, Professional Secrets (a FABULOUS book btw) and he alludes to "the Great Masoni's beautiful little prop for the trick, formerly sold by Supreme..." Could this be one of the Masoni gimmicks? I also use the Red Tape Thumb Tie and have found that using p...
The New Yorker Magazine has posted quite a long video interview with Steve Martin. He details his beginnings in comedy and magic, a very interesting and entertaining clip. Check it out at <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.newyorker.com/online/video/festival/2007/MartinMorrison">http://w...
- September 27th, 2007, 4:38 pm
- Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
- Topic: Visiting Manhattan.........
- Replies: 7
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Assembly 1 of the S.A.M. meets at the Hotel Edison (an inexpensive hotel on Broadway, BTW). <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.sampa1.com/magictable.htm">http://www.sampa1.com/magictable.htm</a><!-- m --> The Magic Table meets on Fridays between 12 PM and 2 PM at the Caf Edison, Edison H...
I saw Lance Burton do that very stunt in the Folies back in the day. It was his curtain call. He walked off stage wearing his top hat. He stopped just at the proscenium and leaned back on stage. He grabbed his hat and sailed it in a circle over the heads of the showroom crowd, caught it in one hand,...