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by John Smallie
September 8th, 2008, 1:27 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Jennings 67
Replies: 86
Views: 34838

Re: Jennings 67

I recently picked up this book. It was wonderful to get a glimpse into Mr Jennings creative process. One trick that particularly interested me was Ogudogo twist. I've worked on it for some time and feel fairly comfortable with the mechanics. I was wondering if any one else had worked on it and if th...
by John Smallie
July 19th, 2005, 10:18 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Top 3 favorite Vernon routines
Replies: 45
Views: 4861

Re: Top 3 favorite Vernon routines

For me it would have to be "given the Slip in Vernon chronicles #3. I't quick, clean and visual, with a certain elegance. Its only real drawback is that it is head on only.
by John Smallie
July 5th, 2005, 10:46 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Cigarette magic?
Replies: 28
Views: 5932

Re: Cigarette magic?

In Richmond Virginia I have yet to have a problem performing cigarette magic in resturants, bars or outside. I don't smoke myself, but have always thought that cigarette magic has a certain elegance. I can take a cigarette through quarter to almost any performance with the knowledge that I will be a...
by John Smallie
September 17th, 2004, 10:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Curtis Kam in Richmond
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: Curtis Kam in Richmond

It is with regret that I announce that Curtis Kam's lecture scheduled for Sept. 18 at Divine Magic and Novelty will not take place. It is ours and Mr. Kams intention to reschedule the event as soon as is possible. We apoligize for any inconveinence.
by John Smallie
September 4th, 2004, 5:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Curtis Kam in Richmond
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Curtis Kam in Richmond

If your in Richmond Va. the 18th of September(Saturday, 7:30PM) please join us for a lecture by Curtis Kam at Divine Magic (5409 LAKESIDE AVE. 804-262-4170). Mr. Kam is the author of Palms of Steel I & II as well as several other books and DVDs. One routine that stands out in my mind is his coin...
by John Smallie
August 18th, 2004, 10:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kainoa Harbottle in Richmond
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Kainoa Harbottle in Richmond

Kainoa Harbottle and his coins will be coming to Richmond for a lecture at Divine magic & novelties, this coming Saturday the 21st at 7:30 PM. His coins from the nostrils routine, and his take on the spider vanish are both outstanding and can bee seen on Curtis Kam's Fists of fury This may well ...
by John Smallie
July 26th, 2004, 10:43 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Paul Wilson Ace Cutting hit the road DVD
Replies: 6
Views: 778

Re: Paul Wilson Ace Cutting hit the road DVD

I saw this on Hit the Road and thought it was the most striking effect on the disc. I looked up volume three of the VC learned what was there. If anyone could let me know wich issue of the Crimp contains the opening used by Paul wilson I would much appreaciate it. I have two methods one from VC, the...
by John Smallie
July 26th, 2004, 10:28 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: The Longest Long Salt Pour. . .
Replies: 32
Views: 3205

Re: The Longest Long Salt Pour. . .

If popcorn salt is unavailable you might wish to try pickling salt. It's just as fine and usually cheaper.
by John Smallie
July 17th, 2003, 9:40 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Strolling ... vs... Stationary
Replies: 26
Views: 2144

Re: Strolling ... vs... Stationary

One advantage I find to the table approach is that it allows the use of a cervante. A cervante not only greatly facilitates ditches, but can also aid, in productions by keeping the items to be produced close at hand until the last possible moment. A table might also be useful for introducing magnets...

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