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by Andi
July 21st, 2014, 5:13 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Jim Bob
Replies: 5
Views: 7379

Re: Jim Bob

Chris Aguilar wrote:I really look forward to your video column. Will it contain video demos of all the effects in that months magicana?


That would be quite the undertaking. But all will be revealed soon.

--Andi
by Andi
July 20th, 2014, 4:43 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Jim Bob
Replies: 5
Views: 7379

Re: Jim Bob

Hi Scott, Thanks for reading the trick and sorry for the confusion. The write-up is correct, but I think I could have been clearer about how the selection is handled to clarify that the selection is actually switched along the way. After the selection is made, it is placed face down on the table sig...
by Andi
October 29th, 2012, 5:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Manuscripts in the Genii Bash Portfolio
Replies: 44
Views: 8022

Re: Manuscripts in the Genii Bash Portfolio

I couldn't finesse the link just a few moments ago. First, "Genii Bash-ers" are welcomed; you sign in, and no further assistance to access the Moser link. It's nice to be logged-in to buy all the good stuff Josh and Andi have to offer, but could not find the free Moser Monte download. Tip...
by Andi
August 24th, 2012, 4:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Columbus Magi-Fest is Back! -- Jan 24 - 26, 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1806

Re: Columbus Magi-Fest is Back! -- Jan 24 - 26, 2013

Thanks everyone! We're really excited to be able to bring back this historic event. Richard: the hotel is approximately twelve minutes farther from the airport than the Genii Convention hotel is to Orlando airport. It's not a big treck and I'm confident that we'll have enough help out there to make ...
by Andi
July 14th, 2012, 8:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Praise for Vanishing, Inc.
Replies: 5
Views: 1807

Re: Praise for Vanishing, Inc.

Thank you so much for your kind words and for sharing your nice comments with the Genii forum!

Best

--Andi (on behalf of the entire team here)
by Andi
August 17th, 2010, 3:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tom Stone Lecture Download
Replies: 16
Views: 1956

Re: Tom Stone Lecture Download

Hi Damian, Would you rather we did nothing and just allowed people to illegally download products that our customers have purchased? Or perhaps use DRM restrictions? You're the first to tell us that they feel "violated" by what we consider to be a great, customer-focused addition to downlo...
by Andi
August 17th, 2010, 11:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tom Stone Lecture Download
Replies: 16
Views: 1956

Re: Tom Stone Lecture Download

Thanks for mentioning Tom's download Richard! MrGoat: the download can be played online or downloaded in MOV format. The video isn't DRM protected, but we have developed a system that watermarks your name at the top corner of every frame of the download. It's a system that a lot of customers have pr...
by Andi
June 10th, 2009, 3:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Free Simon Aronson ebook
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Free Simon Aronson ebook

Hi all, As part of Simon Aronson Week at Vanishing Inc. we're giving away a free Simon Aronson ebook of his lecture notes Memories Are Made of This. Some of you would have seen this ebook before, however I urge you to download this new version as it has a brand new layout (by yours truly) and some b...
by Andi
April 23rd, 2009, 2:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanishing Inc. Magic - a new website
Replies: 11
Views: 2672

Re: Vanishing Inc. Magic - a new website

Wow - thanks for your positive feedback everyone! It really means a lot to hear so many kind words.

--Andi
by Andi
April 17th, 2009, 6:39 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanishing Inc. Magic - a new website
Replies: 11
Views: 2672

Vanishing Inc. Magic - a new website

There's been a little buzz over the internet about mine and Joshua Jay's joint project; Vanishing Inc. so I thought I'd take a moment to post a link here: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.vanishingincmagic.com">http://www.vanishingincmagic.com</a><!-- m --> The site features our initia...
by Andi
January 26th, 2009, 6:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kevin Fox R.I.P.
Replies: 11
Views: 3131

Re: Kevin Fox R.I.P.

This is very sad and unexpected news. Kevin was one of my favourite UK magicians to hang around with - his stories of Peter Kane and other Manchester magicians from that era were always a treat. Kevin was at The Session last weekend with his long-time friend Brian Glover and seemed in good shape, ma...
by Andi
May 12th, 2004, 8:50 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Need credit and where it is help...?
Replies: 13
Views: 1306

Re: Need credit and where it is help...?

I won't for one minute pretend I know all of the credits that you are looking for, or in fact that I can do all of the moves. I am a Pass fanatic myself though so since I've got a spare few minutes, I've written up thes ones I do know. I'm not at home at the moment, so sorry some credits are vague -...
by Andi
April 7th, 2004, 3:12 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Magic With A Kick
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: Card Magic With A Kick

Over the past few years, Luke has kicked me where it hurts far too often with his material. Every single effect on this DVD absolutely fries laymen and magicians.

You've not lived until you've experienced his Red Hot Mamma.

--Andi
by Andi
March 1st, 2004, 2:24 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: One handed palm
Replies: 30
Views: 2480

Re: One handed palm

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: Seriously, I have NEVER been able to do the One-Hand Top Palm. And, though Hugard claims to have invented it, Vernon told me that it really belonged to Judson Cole. Richard... You'll almost certainly know this (Grandmother... meet eggs), but I thought I'd throw...
by Andi
February 15th, 2004, 3:31 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Reference Help
Replies: 26
Views: 4031

Re: Reference Help

Originally posted by pchosse: Andi, Are you referring to the unpublished notes transcribed by Frank Csuri when you mention "The Magic of Charles Earle Miller"? If so, that is where the reference by Jon comes from. Those notes ARE the correspondence from Charlie to Faucett.[/QB] Thanks for...
by Andi
February 14th, 2004, 2:55 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Reference Help
Replies: 26
Views: 4031

Re: Reference Help

Originally posted by RoatC:
However, I know of Fechter's effect, which is different from the one about which I was asking.
I noticed that as I re-read my post and edited it (just before you replied). I jumped ahead of myself on that one!

--Andi
by Andi
February 14th, 2004, 2:40 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Reference Help
Replies: 26
Views: 4031

Re: Reference Help

1. Where was Ed Marlo's handling of Charlie Miller's "A Novel Sleight", the cascade control, published? This originally appeared in The Magic Of Charles Earle Miller (1961). In Card Finesse II, Racherbaumer mentions that Miller shared it in a letter to Fawcett Ross in 1936. Edit: Sorry......
by Andi
January 4th, 2004, 2:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Marlo's Magic ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1187

Re: Marlo's Magic ?

Originally posted by ZafMagic: Again, please excuse my ignorance: "behind the counter"? At a magic shop? A bar? Is this how Marlo earned his living before he started writing? It couldn't have really been said that Marlo earned his living as a writer. Quite often, Marlo would simply make n...
by Andi
August 17th, 2003, 3:54 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: BRo. John Hamman DVDs from Houdini Corp.
Replies: 14
Views: 1149

Re: BRo. John Hamman DVDs from Houdini Corp.

I just got mine and its a really nice collection of DVDs. Except of course for the spelling mistakes in Racherbaumer's first and last name on the back of the box set; "John Rocherbaumer." :D

--Andi
by Andi
July 7th, 2003, 3:34 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Swiss on Gazzo
Replies: 48
Views: 4424

Re: Swiss on Gazzo

Originally posted by David Groves: After his stroke around '93, he complained bitterly about not being able to perform his old sleights. Did the dexterity ever fully return? David... As Pete mentioned, Gazzo does admit that he doe have problems with his left hand/arm, but it really doesn't show in ...
by Andi
June 27th, 2003, 3:17 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Swiss on Gazzo
Replies: 48
Views: 4424

Re: Swiss on Gazzo

Gazzo showed me a lot of his gambling material when I spent some time with him in Boston. It is absolutely amazing! You think you know how to handle a pack of cards and then Gazzo beats you to a pulp! Especially with his Monte. Make sure you see Gazzo's show if it comes to town! Especially if you've...
by Andi
June 16th, 2003, 3:21 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Sticky Situation praise
Replies: 10
Views: 974

Re: Sticky Situation praise

For those looking for more information on Andy's excellent effect, check out Andy's and my website; http://www.asquaredproductions.com

End plug!

--Andi
by Andi
June 13th, 2003, 1:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: David Copperfield to impregnate spectator !
Replies: 50
Views: 3310

Re: David Copperfield to impregnate spectator !

Originally posted by Tomas Blomberg: The whole show was filled with fooling and great magic. One of the best shows I have ever seen. Amen Tomas! Its an incredibly fooling show with some really great routines. Just seeing Tomas's reactions to most of the effects made the show for me (again thanks BJ...
by Andi
June 10th, 2003, 3:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tricks With Cell Phones
Replies: 11
Views: 625

Re: Tricks With Cell Phones

My buddy Liam Montier has several effects using mobile phones and has fooled me with each and every one of them. They're not published right now, but if you want some info David, drop me an e-mail and I'll put you in touch with him as I'm almost certain that he'll share. He's kind like that. --Andi ...
by Andi
April 27th, 2003, 2:19 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Bro. Hamman News
Replies: 19
Views: 1655

Re: Bro. Hamman News

Sign me up too! I can't wait to sink my teeth into these. Thanks Geno!

--Andi
by Andi
March 3rd, 2003, 3:45 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Tamariz routines
Replies: 8
Views: 547

Re: Tamariz routines

Tamariz's Oil & Water appeared in an issue of Pabular (I can look up the reference) and a large number of his other methods were printed in his book, The Magic Way.

--Andi
by Andi
February 27th, 2003, 5:08 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Cardman, coinman and mentalist jokes.
Replies: 29
Views: 1592

Re: Cardman, coinman and mentalist jokes.

Q: What do you call a magician without a girlfriend?

A: Homeless

--Andi
by Andi
February 14th, 2003, 1:46 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What's the best Top Cover Pass?
Replies: 17
Views: 878

Re: What's the best Top Cover Pass?

Originally posted by Jim Molinari: I think Jon Racherbaumer had something of Marlo's in Card Finesse called the Tan Hock Chaun Pass. It is one of the best around. It's been awhile, hopefully somebody can verify this. Jim Marlo's variant of originally appeared in Hierophant I believe, as part of a R...
by Andi
January 20th, 2003, 1:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ellusionist
Replies: 148
Views: 18523

Re: Ellusionist

Originally posted by obop: Please don't lump everyone who owns an ellusionist product or participates in Brad's forum into the class of "move monkeys" or "followers" It is extrmemly judgmental and totally unwarranted. If it continues I will be forced to lump all genii forum memb...
by Andi
January 20th, 2003, 12:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ellusionist
Replies: 148
Views: 18523

Re: Ellusionist

Originally posted by happytrickster: Originally posted by Andi Gladwin:[b] Can you teach people to do that with your downloads, or is it just about breeding a new pack of move monkies? Is that what everyone who downloads from Ellusionist becomes - nothing more than "move monkies"? HappyTr...
by Andi
January 20th, 2003, 8:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ellusionist
Replies: 148
Views: 18523

Re: Ellusionist

Originally posted by Danny_Hustle: I have a better idea. Why dont you take your sorry backside down to Florida and go show for show with Gazzo on the street. After all you are billing yourself as Mr. Street Magic. [/QB] You're a hard man Dan... I like it! I absolutely agree. Anyone who bills themse...
by Andi
September 30th, 2002, 5:18 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: NEED HELP WITH A CREDIT CHECK
Replies: 13
Views: 1011

Re: NEED HELP WITH A CREDIT CHECK

In the Linking Ring Parade that I compiled for the members of the Second Deal website, Nate Kranzo published a Sandwich effect based on the Ben Harris move where the card was placed into the front of the deck. I can't remember the date off hand, but believe it was around June/July 2001. After using ...
by Andi
September 12th, 2002, 1:20 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Stephen Tucker reference needed?
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Stephen Tucker reference needed?

I MAY be able to help but don't have access to my Tucker books right now. If you e-mail me, it'll serve as a good reminder for me to check up for you.

--Andi
by Andi
September 2nd, 2002, 1:48 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Underground Change - Any good ?
Replies: 8
Views: 891

Re: Underground Change - Any good ?

As a happy purchaser of the Underground Change, I'd like to make a few comments. Firstly, I spoke to Allan about this a while back and he was more than happy to say that it was Jamie's idea and not the Curry centre that Matt Field and others insisted it was. Surely that should have set the whole deb...
by Andi
August 6th, 2002, 4:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Penumbra Issue 2
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: Penumbra Issue 2

Check out Walton's Sandwich effect - it really is a killer item!

--Andi
by Andi
August 6th, 2002, 4:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bill Malone Videos?
Replies: 3
Views: 659

Re: Bill Malone Videos?

Mine arrived earlier today and I can simply tell you this... GET THEM. I've only watched the performances so far, but they're by far the best magic videos/DVDs I've ever seen.

--Andi
by Andi
August 2nd, 2002, 3:36 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Most Valuable Time Spent
Replies: 41
Views: 2039

Re: Most Valuable Time Spent

Originally posted by Joey Corpus: The Racherbaumer manuscript and the Wesley James description in Epilogue (both date from 1976) describe the sleight that way. I think Pete means that no-one seems to use the originally described short end grip, but instead opt for the so called, Marlo Vertical Asca...
by Andi
July 30th, 2002, 1:50 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Most Valuable Time Spent
Replies: 41
Views: 2039

Re: Most Valuable Time Spent

Originally posted by Pete McCabe: This aspect of showing each of the cards is critical to making the count look natural, but you see maybe one in a hundred magicians who does it. Some excellent advice there from Pete! I wrote an essay on the move a year or so ago and if anyone wants to take a look,...
by Andi
July 19th, 2002, 5:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Penumbra Magazine and 51 Faces North
Replies: 11
Views: 1050

Re: Penumbra Magazine and 51 Faces North

I've performed 51 Faces North quite a few times now and it goes down excellently and is a really strong item. It takes some work masking the fact that its a mathematical "trick," but when fully covered it makes a really nice effect.

--Andi
by Andi
July 19th, 2002, 3:08 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Acer on Vernon
Replies: 23
Views: 2433

Re: Acer on Vernon

Originally posted by Lisa Cousins: I tried the game and got a score of 20 out of 100. Which is an odd coincidence, because I also tried the Mental Force on everybody who dared to cross my threshold yesterday (five persons), and my success rate was IDENTICAL to my Acer-Whacker score. Lisa... That ha...

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