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by Dave Buck
March 13th, 2011, 2:15 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Magic-Con 2011 Schedule
Replies: 14
Views: 3065

Magic-Con 2011 Schedule

With Magic-Con less then 2 weeks away, we've decided to finally announce the schedule of events. Although not all the specifics have been revealed, and there are certainly more surprises in store, this general overview of who's speaking when will give you a good idea of what to expect. View and down...
by Dave Buck
September 24th, 2010, 12:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic-Con 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Re: Magic-Con 2011

I should also mention we're very honored to have the support of the Genii himself, Richard Kaufman, who through The Genii Corporation, is a sponsor of Magic-Con 2011.

We have many more exciting announcements coming up. It's going to be a great year and we hope you can join us.
by Dave Buck
September 24th, 2010, 12:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic-Con 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Magic-Con 2011

[size:17pt] Magic-Con 2011 raises the bar...again! [/size] [img:right]http://gallery.mailchimp.com/2713d2f121ae174063ba5a2e8/images/early_registration_sticker.png[/img] [color:#333333]Our inaugural conference brought together the smartest and most talented magicians alive, including: David Blaine, D...
by Dave Buck
December 1st, 2009, 11:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor
Replies: 35
Views: 7092

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor

You can view the announcement here.

I hope to see many of you in March!
by Dave Buck
November 30th, 2009, 4:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor
Replies: 35
Views: 7092

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor

View the latest video testimonials from Michael Weber, and Bill Kalush at www.Magic-Con.org.

On December 1st (tomorrow), we will announce our very special Guest of Honor.

Register at www.Magic-Con.org/Registration
by Dave Buck
November 21st, 2009, 8:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor
Replies: 35
Views: 7092

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor

Then I don't think I can answer that question Richard :) I can say he will amaze us all though.
by Dave Buck
November 19th, 2009, 11:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor
Replies: 35
Views: 7092

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor

We will be adding new testimonials daily to our Vimeo account here: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.vimeo.com/magiccon">http://www.vimeo.com/magiccon</a><!-- m --> with subtle clues to who the Special Guest is. Will you be able to figure it out before we announce him on December 1st? ...
by Dave Buck
November 18th, 2009, 12:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor
Replies: 35
Views: 7092

MAGIC-CON 2010 Special Guest of Honor

It has been a dream come true for us in assembling the line-up for Magic-Con 2010 . We started out with a wish list of our favorite magicians and to now see those names on the Magic-Con website as actual presenters of the conference is unbelievable. There is one name we have not announced, and to sa...
by Dave Buck
October 28th, 2009, 11:24 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Reflections by Bill Goodwin
Replies: 34
Views: 10220

Re: Reflections by Bill Goodwin

The trailer has been posted. WATCH IT NOW!
by Dave Buck
October 28th, 2009, 6:20 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Reflections by Bill Goodwin
Replies: 34
Views: 10220

Reflections by Bill Goodwin - Effect Descriptions

Reflection represents an exquisite selection of eleven ingenious effects from one of our eras finest card magicians, Bill Goodwin. Included is material culled from his hard to find lecture notes as well as several effects never before published. This is the first time a collection of his secrets ha...
by Dave Buck
October 20th, 2009, 6:48 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Reflections by Bill Goodwin
Replies: 34
Views: 10220

Re: Reflections by Bill Goodwin

Dan and I recently sat down with Bill Goodwin to record a podcast. Listen in as Goodwin talks about his history in magic, favorite books and creators and the new material on Reflection - his new DVD available this Halloween.
by Dave Buck
October 20th, 2009, 3:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

Unbelievable day for Magic &#9733; Con. Thank you everyone for helping us reach our goal of 100 registrations. We surpassed it and in under 12 hours! Still more exciting news to come. And for those who missed out on the opportunity to register for only $199, you are still eligible for our contes...
by Dave Buck
October 17th, 2009, 2:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: november issue
Replies: 44
Views: 9334

Re: November Issue of Genii - Roberto Giobbi

Richard, GREAT COVER! One of my new favorites. Is it a Ken Knowlton?
by Dave Buck
October 17th, 2009, 2:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

The fourth in our series of podcasts on MAGIC-CON , an intellectual and interactive conference for magicians in San Diego, California, has been posted. This podcast features one of the most respected and creative minds in magic, Chris Kenner . Listen in as he speaks about the art of magic, what make...
by Dave Buck
October 12th, 2009, 10:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

Remember registration opens next Monday, October 19th, at 12pm EST . The first 100 people to register pay only $199 - registration is then raised to $299. Additionally, out of the first 200 to register, 11 will be randomly selected for special VIP treatment including exclusive access to the receptio...
by Dave Buck
October 6th, 2009, 6:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

Earlier this week, we recorded the third in a series of podcasts about Magic-Con . This third edition is the longest of the three, and will be split up into a few different parts. The first of which has been released today. This podcast features one of magic's most respected thinkers and creators - ...
by Dave Buck
October 5th, 2009, 2:13 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Reflections by Bill Goodwin
Replies: 34
Views: 10220

Re: Reflections by Bill Goodwin

The DVD master and artwork have been sent to the printer! With every project, we aim to step up our game and Reflection is no exception. It's one of our most professionally produced DVDs to date. Reflection represents an exquisite selection of eleven ingenious effects from one of our eras finest car...
by Dave Buck
October 3rd, 2009, 1:52 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Reflections by Bill Goodwin
Replies: 34
Views: 10220

Reflections by Bill Goodwin

A few months ago we partnered with Bill Goodwin to bring you Siamese Twins , a DVD featuring an underground version of Card Warp. The effect was not only strong and visually stunning, Goodwin was able to provide the complete history behind the effect as well as go into expert instruction by applying...
by Dave Buck
September 29th, 2009, 7:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

To be 100% clear, we are NOT saying that conventions such as TAOM, Magic Live, and WMS are not desirable or helpful. In fact, we believe that any gathering of the minds within this industry is a positive event. The goals, mission, and intent of those conventions, however, are not the same as that of...
by Dave Buck
September 29th, 2009, 6:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

Hi Mr. Ben, It is a bold statement to say "the first" in any respect and Escorial is an excellent example of another conference for magicians that is both "intellectual" and "interactive". Your own conference, 31 Faces North, is both intellectual and interactive when br...
by Dave Buck
September 29th, 2009, 3:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

Last night, we recorded a special podcast - the second in our series - discussing MAGIC-CON , the very first intellectual and interactive conference for magicians (March 2010). MAGIC-CON will be held March 18th - 21st in San Diego, California. For more information about Magic-Con and for a full list...
by Dave Buck
September 27th, 2009, 10:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

What a great series of books those conferences produced too!

Richard, would have been great to have you there. It's our intention to make this an annual event though.
by Dave Buck
September 27th, 2009, 1:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: MAGIC-CON 2010

A new blog post regarding registration information has been posted to http://www.magic-con.org. We have some exciting promotions going on, so please check it out and make sure you're one of the FIRST to register. We also have new podcasts scheduled for Eric Mead, John Lovick, Derek DelGuadio and Mic...
by Dave Buck
September 15th, 2009, 8:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MAGIC-CON 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

MAGIC-CON 2010

Hello everyone, Dan and I ( dananddave.com ) are involved in the design of a new type of conference for magicians. We're calling the event Magic-Con and it will take place March 2010 in San Diego, CA. About: Magic-Con is an interactive conference for those serious about the art of magic, where those...
by Dave Buck
August 28th, 2009, 9:01 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: I.Q. Card Magic
Replies: 5
Views: 1148

I.Q. Card Magic

Who is Irving Quant? Irving Quant is a young magician with a wealth of knowledge and skill. His gusto has earned him apprenticeship with the great Ren Lavand . And Dan and I can say firsthand that his methods are devious and have fooled us badly. Irvings interest and skill goes beyond his supreme l...
by Dave Buck
August 28th, 2009, 8:49 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Howard Hamburg
Replies: 1
Views: 1068

Howard Hamburg

Howard Hamburg was the highlight of the 2009 GGG convention in San Francisco. The "D" Notes were printed in a very limited edition for that convention and immediately sold out. They have been positively reviewed all over the internet and have become highly sought after. We are pleased to a...

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