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by Glen Guldbeck
March 5th, 2009, 1:05 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Brother John Hamman's Interplay
Replies: 58
Views: 17295

Re: Brother John Hamman's Interplay

Outstanding routine. Just worked through it. Thanks David and Richard. This one's a keeper!!!!

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
January 28th, 2009, 6:32 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Geoffrey Latta
Replies: 47
Views: 15408

Re: Geoffrey Latta

Wow...I never had the pleasure of seeing Mr. Latta perform. After reading this poignant tribute, I now know I missed one of the great ones.

GG
by Glen Guldbeck
January 21st, 2009, 12:30 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Tension, Focus and Design
Replies: 10
Views: 4236

Re: Tension, Focus and Design

Not to mention the fact that Aaron is one of the nicest guys in magic. Congrats on a great new column making the greatest magic magazine even better!!!

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
November 21st, 2008, 10:02 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Chris Capehart
Replies: 11
Views: 6406

Re: Chris Capehart

I saw Chris Capehart perform last night in the Parlour. He was on fire!!! He performed Losander's floating table and Losander was sitting in the audience. It looked friggin' amazing. He got actress Neve Campbell up to help him and was a riot with her. Honestly, I don't think he had a clue who she wa...
by Glen Guldbeck
November 4th, 2008, 7:32 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Roberto Giobbi Genii Session
Replies: 24
Views: 17561

Re: Roberto Giobbi Genii Session

Thanks for the news Mats!! I can't get enough of Mr. Giobbi's insight...
by Glen Guldbeck
October 26th, 2008, 2:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SPECIAL OFFER: Get one Year of Genii Free When You Subscribe by Dec.31
Replies: 32
Views: 6375

Re: SPECIAL OFFER: Get one Year of Genii Free When You Subscribe by Dec.31

Hi Richard, Thanks for a great offer. Just signed up for two years a few minutes ago. Picked up the Ramsay issue yesterday at Magic Apple in CA and thought to myself "why the he** did I let my subscription lapse a few years ago???". Your comments in "Genii Speaks" worked...lol. A...
by Glen Guldbeck
April 11th, 2005, 9:37 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy
Replies: 1
Views: 1283

Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy

Hello Richard, I'm currently re-reading Jennings '67 and was curious as to what the status of the other two books in the trilogy was? Earl Nelson absolutely fried me with "Search and Stop" a few months back and as a result, I'm re-reading the entire book. Thanks for this timeless work and ...
by Glen Guldbeck
March 9th, 2005, 7:24 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Now Let's Try: Best GAFFED Packet Tricks
Replies: 120
Views: 30183

Re: Now Let's Try: Best GAFFED Packet Tricks

I've enjoyed performing "Gypsy Curse" over the years...Derek Dingle's routine in particular.
by Glen Guldbeck
February 23rd, 2005, 11:17 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Cogitations - A review
Replies: 13
Views: 1347

Re: Cogitations - A review

Hello Steven, I signed up for Cogitations a couple of weeks ago. After signing up, I realized that my old e-mail address was on my PayPal account. You probably sent me a password to that one. My new e-mail address is <!-- e --><a href="mailto:gguldbeck@adi-dist.com">gguldbeck@adi-dist.com</a><!-- e ...
by Glen Guldbeck
October 10th, 2003, 12:06 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Fred Kaps
Replies: 0
Views: 633

Fred Kaps

I was in the Castle library last night and watched the footage of Fred Kaps performing for Brother John Hamman. WOW!!! Brother John's reaction to the Floating Cork was classic. He looked pretty dumbfounded. Kaps then went on to perform a short-change routine, the card in box, and his amazing cups an...
by Glen Guldbeck
October 10th, 2003, 12:00 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Penumbra
Replies: 27
Views: 3092

Re: Penumbra

Yes Ernest! What Matt said.

Glen Guldbeck
by Glen Guldbeck
October 9th, 2003, 8:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: H & R Magic
Replies: 30
Views: 2594

Re: H & R Magic

Earlier last year I was in Houston on business for a couple of days. Unfortunately, my work seminar ran late and I thought I'd miss my opportunity to visit H&R. Richard, gentleman that he is, actually kept the shop open for me. Talk about feeling like a five-year old walking into FAO's for the f...
by Glen Guldbeck
September 15th, 2003, 1:58 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Marlo videos
Replies: 6
Views: 936

Re: Marlo videos

Mr. Racherbaumer, I'll look forward to the DVD. Out of curiosity, the Prime Time Marlo video sleeve includes the "wrist turn pass". Is it indeed in the tape and I simply missed it? I love that pass and would enjoy seeing Marlo execute it(or not as is probably the case). Thanks again, Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
September 15th, 2003, 11:54 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Marlo videos
Replies: 6
Views: 936

Re: Marlo videos

Mr. Racherbaumer,

I just purchased Prime Time Marlo at Aladdin Books in CA last Thursday. Watched it yesterday for the first time. What a great tape. Plan on watching it this evening as well. Thank you for a wonderful record of such an icon.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
September 8th, 2003, 9:53 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Las Vegas
Replies: 23
Views: 1798

Re: Las Vegas

Please see Michael Close!! It will be worth the entire trip. I had the pleasure of seeing Michael perform for the first time last Wednesday night. I had three co-workers with me (laymen). They talked about him for two days. An utterly charming and mystifying performance. It was certainly the highlig...
by Glen Guldbeck
April 28th, 2003, 2:50 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Sadowitz Material
Replies: 22
Views: 2367

Re: Sadowitz Material

I met a gentleman a few weeks ago at the Castle swapmeet you lives in the UK. He was telling me about Sadowitz' one man close-up show he is currently performing in London. Sounded like a very formal setting with intermissions, special lighting, tiered seating, etc. He told me that Sadowitz abosolute...
by Glen Guldbeck
April 27th, 2003, 5:06 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Bro. Hamman News
Replies: 19
Views: 1963

Re: Bro. Hamman News

Richard,

What a gross misunderstanding! Thank you Jeffyz for eloquently stating what I was attempting to write. Richard...the Hamman book is amazing. I meant no offense to your work.

Please re-read Jeffyz post.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
April 26th, 2003, 12:46 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Bro. Hamman News
Replies: 19
Views: 1963

Re: Bro. Hamman News

Thanks so much Geno! I just recently purchased a used copy of Hamman's book. What a goldmine! The thought of seeing him perform and explain his routines will turn his book into the ultimate set of lecture notes. I can't wait.

Glen Guldbeck
by Glen Guldbeck
April 22nd, 2003, 10:42 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Kelly bottom placement
Replies: 18
Views: 4109

Re: Kelly bottom placement

I spent some time with Bill Goodwin at the Castle last week and he told me that Roy Walton does the move beautifully. Nothing cramped or awkward to see. Just placing the upper half on to the lower half of the deck.
by Glen Guldbeck
April 22nd, 2003, 8:44 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Kelly bottom placement
Replies: 18
Views: 4109

Re: Kelly bottom placement

Thank you both for the references. I really appreciate it!

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
April 21st, 2003, 10:17 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Kelly bottom placement
Replies: 18
Views: 4109

Kelly bottom placement

Hello all!

Can someone out there point me to a written description of the Ovette Master move aka Kelly bottom placement?

Thank you in advance.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
April 17th, 2003, 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: May Genii in the mail on Friday April 11th!
Replies: 67
Views: 4664

Re: May Genii in the mail on Friday April 11th!

Received mine today (4/17) in Chatsworth, CA. Just keeps getting better and better!!! Thanks Richard.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
April 10th, 2003, 10:44 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Anyone got any ideas how to accomplish this effect?
Replies: 10
Views: 1057

Re: Anyone got any ideas how to accomplish this effect?

Hi all,

Richard...just picked up a copy of Bob Read's "Thanks to Pepys..." at the Castle swapmeeet last weekend. What a find! Can't wait until it appears in the mag.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
February 7th, 2003, 10:18 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Kenner's Rubberband Trick
Replies: 19
Views: 2355

Re: Kenner's Rubberband Trick

About a year ago, Joel Bauer was in Hollywood Magic showing everyone in the shop how to do the "boomerang" rubberband. It's pretty damn impressive. I don't recall the size rubberband he was using, but it returned some thirty feet and all were blown away!! He apparently uses it quite freque...
by Glen Guldbeck
February 6th, 2003, 6:16 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Homing Card Routines
Replies: 35
Views: 8699

Re: Homing Card Routines

Thanks Pete!

Thanks Pete!
by Glen Guldbeck
February 6th, 2003, 12:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!
Replies: 58
Views: 3619

Re: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!

Hello Pete, It was great meeting you as well. I love that count. Played with it when I got home and this morning as well. You're right, the key is being really loose and tension free. I'm finding I don't even really need to bring the card to the left as I'm displaying the third card shown. Thanks so...
by Glen Guldbeck
February 6th, 2003, 12:18 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Homing Card Routines
Replies: 35
Views: 8699

Re: Homing Card Routines

Thank you Peter. I was not familiar with his expanded release. I'll look it up and check the Castle library as well. Brad, thanks for the info. I'm in San Diego in two weeks. I would love to see that footage. I'll buy you a Carl's Jr. Famous Star (with cheese...that's how much I want to see Kaps). G...
by Glen Guldbeck
February 6th, 2003, 11:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!
Replies: 58
Views: 3619

Re: MARCH GENII ON ITS WAY TO YOU!

Richard,

I just subscribed last week. Love the magazine. Keep up the great work.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
February 6th, 2003, 11:32 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Homing Card Routines
Replies: 35
Views: 8699

Re: Homing Card Routines

Anthony,

I looked up the Fechter book regarding a "Homing Card" routine. Couldn't find it. Is there a different Mentzer book on Fechter's magic other than "Magician Nitely"?

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
February 6th, 2003, 11:11 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Homing Card Routines
Replies: 35
Views: 8699

Re: Homing Card Routines

Hello Pete, Was talking to Gordon Bean last night at the Castle. The subject of Homing Card came up and he raved about Bob Sheets routine as well. I can't agree more with you regarding your ability to act surprised with each reappearance of the ace. I feel that your ability to be as perplexed (if no...
by Glen Guldbeck
January 25th, 2003, 9:50 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Take a look at your library
Replies: 37
Views: 2798

Re: Take a look at your library

Sam, Sorry it took me so long to reply. Earl Nelson and Mike Caveney are re-publishing "Variations" and Simon's book "Versatile Card Magic". Earl is also releasing a DVD of "moves" from the Simon book. According to Earl, both books are identical in terms of layout, size...
by Glen Guldbeck
January 12th, 2003, 11:52 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Take a look at your library
Replies: 37
Views: 2798

Re: Take a look at your library

Great thread GetJet!! I regularly perform six effects from Earl Nelson's "Variations". 1. Reset, Reset 2. Between You Points of Departure 3. Pass The Sandwich 4. Sleeve Aces 5. Clifton's Ring Move 6. Earl's Ring Move So much great material! The other effect that I've seen performed, but ha...
by Glen Guldbeck
January 10th, 2003, 7:41 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Slow Motion Coin Vanish References?
Replies: 38
Views: 2279

Re: Slow Motion Coin Vanish References?

Hell Jim,

Check out "Slow Motion Coin Vanish" on page 155 of "The Complete Works of Derek Dingle". Wonderful handling I use all the time for an impromtu routine.

Enjoy!

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
December 29th, 2002, 10:49 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Color changing silk
Replies: 35
Views: 3206

Re: Color changing silk

Thank you Brad. I will check out the video.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
December 28th, 2002, 11:02 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Ring and rope routines
Replies: 19
Views: 2635

Re: Ring and rope routines

Thanks John and Mike, I've heard about the DeCamps routine. I'll check it out. Thanks for the tip on the harness ring. I have a ring from a small set of linking rings. The "weld" spot bothers me. Even if a spectator examines it, it wouldn't surprise me that they would somehow associate the...
by Glen Guldbeck
December 27th, 2002, 3:06 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Ring and rope routines
Replies: 19
Views: 2635

Re: Ring and rope routines

Thanks so much Curtis!! I love this forum!!!!!
by Glen Guldbeck
December 27th, 2002, 2:04 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Ring and rope routines
Replies: 19
Views: 2635

Re: Ring and rope routines

Hello Curtis, Thanks for the reply. I apologize for the lack of clarification regarding ring size. I am referring to a larger ring. Williamson's second video is hard to come by from what I understand. I'll check it out at the Castle library. Do you know where Flip's material is print? Thank you Curt...
by Glen Guldbeck
December 27th, 2002, 1:56 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Color changing silk
Replies: 35
Views: 3206

Re: Color changing silk

Hello Brad,

Where is the Carl Cloutier routine? It wasn't listed on his sleeving vid. Wasn't sure if he has lecture notes out there or not. Thanks in advance.

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
December 27th, 2002, 1:34 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Ring and rope routines
Replies: 19
Views: 2635

Re: Ring and rope routines

Hello Mike,

Thanks for the lead on Wilmarth. This morning I stumbled across a routine in Peter Samuelson's book as well. I appreciate the feedback.

Happy holidays!

Glen
by Glen Guldbeck
December 27th, 2002, 1:20 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Ring and rope routines
Replies: 19
Views: 2635

Re: Ring and rope routines

Hey Gene,

Thanks for the info. I'll check both routines out at the Castle. How's the golf game?

Glen

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