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by Jim S.
May 27th, 2010, 7:58 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Favorite Discrepancy?
Replies: 23
Views: 4320

Re: Favorite Discrepancy?

I have never had a problem with the "Business Card Prophecy" move. I use it in 2 routines and have never been busted. I've seen the "never been busted" claim before (at least twice in this thread) and I'm always curious: how do you know? Do you poll every spectator? Do you belie...
by Jim S.
January 17th, 2010, 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How did you get interested with magic?
Replies: 26
Views: 6031

Re: How did you get interested with magic?

Doug Henning.
by Jim S.
January 17th, 2010, 6:18 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: My Show Name (Tom Stone's challenge from his February column)
Replies: 43
Views: 25816

My Show Name (Tom Stone's challenge from his February column)

Per Tom Stone's challenge in his "Lodestones" column in the February issue I am posting my [current] show name. The working title of my show is, "What Color Is The Sky In My World?" I picked that from among several I developed in a brainstorming session: The Evil That Men Do The ...
by Jim S.
January 13th, 2006, 4:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: An Idea About Posts
Replies: 20
Views: 1561

Re: An Idea About Posts

Originally posted by Al Schneider:

<snip> However, my bag of marbles rests here for now.

Al Schneider
I'm glad your marbles rest here. I seem to have lost mine...
by Jim S.
March 11th, 2004, 9:32 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Satanic Booktest now SHIPPING!
Replies: 53
Views: 6963

Re: Satanic Booktest now SHIPPING!

Hello Brad, I was one of those who asked you to release that fine routine to the public. When I heard that you priced it at $50 I was incensed. How dare you put out such a wonderful product at such a paltry sum! What's next? Lecture notes that masquerade as a real book for $25? A brilliant book on c...
by Jim S.
October 8th, 2002, 6:21 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: card man hell eh?
Replies: 41
Views: 4280

Re: card man hell eh?

Cap, With all due respect, I think you are in danger of adopting the very position you choose to discredit. You state that a hard line against flourishes is wrong (and I agree). However, you seem to be stating that a hard line *for* flourishes is ok. You cite several magicians who use flourishes as ...

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