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by Ted M
November 24th, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Maas of David & Dania Passes Away
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: David Maas of David & Dania Passes Away

ESPN noted his passing with this article:

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/303 ... david-maas
by Ted M
November 20th, 2020, 9:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Here's Johnny (Carney) on the December Issue of Genii
Replies: 7
Views: 667

Re: Here's Johnny (Carney) on the December Issue of Genii

Genii online and in my mailbox on the same day!
by Ted M
November 19th, 2020, 10:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Uri Geller Game
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: Uri Geller Game

See also the pendulum-based Kreskin games: Kreskin's ESP (1967): https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/5116/kreskins-esp The Amazing Kreskin's Celtic Oracle Game (1999): https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/246682/amazing-kreskins-celtic-oracle-game ..and Uri Geller's Strike! (1986): Players compete mo...
by Ted M
November 18th, 2020, 12:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: IN & OF ITSELF Streaming Now
Replies: 16
Views: 1395

Re: IN & OF ITSELF Streaming Now

Wow, just watched this.

That's the most satisfying twelve bucks I've spent on anything magic-related in a long, long time.

Don't miss it. It only runs through Thursday.

The link again, for convenience: https://www.docnyc.net/film/in-of-itself/
by Ted M
November 10th, 2020, 12:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A New Edition of Greater Magic is Coming
Replies: 56
Views: 10579

Re: Greater Magic

This is the big thread for suggesting content for the book:

https://www.forums.geniimagazine.com/vi ... hp?t=51504

Probably best to add ideas there, so they're all grouped together.
by Ted M
October 29th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Charlie Miller Book
Replies: 56
Views: 9651

Re: Charlie Miller Book

My blue sack has arrived - I've had a fun few hours looking through it. Thank you, Liz! Out of interest, why did you not include the later Magicanas? Was it quality deterioration, or are you planning Magicana 2? ('Just when you thought it was safe it get out your cards again') Richard answers this ...
by Ted M
October 22nd, 2020, 6:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week

Just had my first exposure to Perseus Arkomanis and was very impressed. He's really thoughtful, serious about scripting, has real chops, and constructs his magic artfully. He wants it to have purposeful impact. Somebody in chat asked him if he does ACAAN, and he answered that he doesn't, because he ...
by Ted M
October 22nd, 2020, 1:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week

This is excellent, and open to all.

This morning I've enjoyed Boris Wild, who taught two good tricks, and Andy Nyman, who gave a director's perspective on magic.
by Ted M
October 20th, 2020, 1:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week

It's a free will donation fundraiser for young magicians, with 100 hours of content featuring hour-long lectures from... Dani DaOrtiz Hector Mancha Boris Wild Axel Hecklau R Paul Wilson Max Maven Topas Karl Hein Richard Hatch David Kaye Sos & Victoria Franz Harary Simon Pierro Michael Vincent Ri...
by Ted M
October 19th, 2020, 10:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Crazy 4-day round-the-clock online magic event this week

Here's a big 4-day, round-the-clock online magic event starting this Thursday (Wed evening in the US):

http://www.unitedmagiciansfortheworld.com/

I just chipped in some euros. This looks pretty crazy.
by Ted M
October 19th, 2020, 5:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Pieces of Strange
Replies: 25
Views: 3095

Re: Pieces of Strange

Sounds like the Feng Shui trick from Real Secrets?
by Ted M
October 14th, 2020, 2:59 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Another magic and Psychology article but this time... animal psych,
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: Another magic and Psychology article but this time... animal psych,

Footage of the act: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH1yNVqOUcM And some further reading... "Gali Gali appeared at a convention in Houston, Texas, back in the 1950's. He was ejected from the hotel because he stopped up the plumbing with the chicks after the act was over." https://www.thema...
by Ted M
October 6th, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mendoza Tribute and interesting news
Replies: 5
Views: 802

Re: Mendoza Tribute and interesting news

I presume CARC will be making them available as PDFs?
by Ted M
October 1st, 2020, 1:12 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Charlie Miller Book
Replies: 56
Views: 9651

Re: Charlie Miller Book

Arrived today in Madison, WI.

Lovely!
by Ted M
September 16th, 2020, 7:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Search engine
Replies: 8
Views: 1184

Re: Search engine

Unfortunately, the Genii archive's own search function remains nearly unusable. This requires creating a free account, but I end up using the Magic Knowledge Base Search page at Lybrary.com: https://www.lybrary.com/account_knowledge_base.php That gets me to the right (or a promising) page, and then ...
by Ted M
September 2nd, 2020, 9:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP/QEPD Gabi Pareras
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: RIP/QEPD Gabi Pareras

I lack access to adjust it, so please edit as appropriate!
by Ted M
September 2nd, 2020, 4:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP/QEPD Gabi Pareras
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: RIP/QEPD Gabi Pareras

https://www.elperiodico.com/es/barcelona/20200830/obituario-mago-gabi-pareras-8093136 via Google Translate: OBITUARY Gabi Pareras: Mind, heart and hands The world reference of the art of close up magic dies at 55 Josep Garcia SUNDAY, 08/30/2020 The reader will probably not know the protagonist of th...
by Ted M
September 1st, 2020, 7:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Interupption of Service on Monday August 31
Replies: 13
Views: 1279

Re: Interupption of Service on Monday August 31

Everything I had noticed has been fixed.

Hooray!

(Now is probably not the time to re-raise the years-old issues with the archive search feature...)
by Ted M
September 1st, 2020, 11:50 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Interupption of Service on Monday August 31
Replies: 13
Views: 1279

Re: Interruption of Service on Monday August 31

Posts are not just present or blank. The links have vanished from the first post in the 3MW thread: https://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=52899#p363485 And, as we can see in Richard's post at the top of this very thread, Richard's signature has been truncated. It now reads simply,...
by Ted M
September 1st, 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Interupption of Service on Monday August 31
Replies: 13
Views: 1279

Re: Interruption of Service on Monday August 31

The Erdnase thread is a good piece of test data.

Even its oldest and newest pages, 17 years apart, contain blank posts.

Some posts by a given author are blank, while others by the same author are fine.
by Ted M
August 23rd, 2020, 9:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free
Replies: 18
Views: 1669

Re: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free

Here's a bump, since this starts in 20 minutes.

http://www.magiccastle.com/awards
by Ted M
August 23rd, 2020, 12:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What happened to Black Fox Magic and Trading Company?
Replies: 24
Views: 7522

Re: What happened to Black Fox Magic and Trading Company?

Speaking to the question, Popovich was definitely still alive in March 2020 when his appeal in the case was denied.

Full details of the incident, investigation, claims, and trial are here:

https://www.leagle.com/decision/incaco20200310033
by Ted M
August 23rd, 2020, 12:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What happened to Black Fox Magic and Trading Company?
Replies: 24
Views: 7522

Re: What happened to Black Fox Magic and Trading Company?

I hope your wife is able to leave you safely, and that this post is useful to her as evidence for court protection.
by Ted M
August 21st, 2020, 4:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Re: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo

Nice trick!

Tom, thanks for the working links -- and for all your writings.
by Ted M
August 20th, 2020, 8:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Re: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo

The links were all somehow uppercased in their journey to publication. Alas, hyperlinks are case-sensitive.

Thanks Tom!

Do you also have a working link for “Help From the Joker” by Emiliano Martinez Santamaria, also in the Turnantula review?
by Ted M
August 20th, 2020, 2:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Re: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo

Tom Frame's links all need serious help. https://www.lybrary.com (misspelled as library) https://www.lybrary.com/turnantula-p-922491.html (upper/lower case fixed) The instagram links in the Farmer review are beyond my available time to figure out, as Instagram uses upper/lower case randomly. Maybe T...
by Ted M
August 20th, 2020, 2:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Sept 2020 Genii: Jeremiah Zuo

The link to Jeremiah Zuo's performances on p 74 in Tom Frame's book review is totally worth following, but it is broken. To fix it, replace "SHOWCASE" (upper case) with "showcase" (lower case). Or just click here, and enter the password as supplied on p. 74: https://vimeo.com/sho...
by Ted M
August 19th, 2020, 11:07 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Last few days on eBay
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: Last few days on eBay

For Dani DaOrtiz fans: see the low-priced Fat Brothers and Fat Brothers 2 DVD sets.
by Ted M
August 16th, 2020, 2:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free
Replies: 18
Views: 1669

Re: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free

Thanks Dustin!
by Ted M
August 16th, 2020, 2:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free
Replies: 18
Views: 1669

Re: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free

In the original post, non-members -- who wouldn't have seen or voted on any of the nominees -- were invited to watch.

So far it's not sounding very exciting to this non-member.
by Ted M
August 16th, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free
Replies: 18
Views: 1669

Re: Watch The Magic Castle Awards Show For Free

The thrust of his question remains intact:

Were the nominees publicly announced? If so, who were they?

Hint: The list of nominees builds anticipation and interest in an award event.
by Ted M
August 15th, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for books by Colin Cloud
Replies: 7
Views: 866

Re: Looking for books by Colin Cloud

I have Divine, though I'd sell for an exorbitant price. With patience, you could do better elsewhere.

A copy of Epiphanies just popped up on eBay yesterday. I saw a copy of Contributions float by fairly recently. The rest don't often appear.
by Ted M
August 14th, 2020, 10:17 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for books by Colin Cloud
Replies: 7
Views: 866

Re: Looking for books by Colin Cloud

Yep. He now performs as Colin Cloud. It's ethereal and mystical, not a bad fit for a mentalist.

I haven't inspected his passport, but I expect it still identifies him as Colin McLeod.
by Ted M
August 14th, 2020, 9:42 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for books by Colin Cloud
Replies: 7
Views: 866

Re: Looking for books by Colin Cloud

"Colin McLeod" is not the pseudonym here.
by Ted M
August 14th, 2020, 10:09 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: In Prison, Learning Magic by Mail
Replies: 4
Views: 503

In Prison, Learning Magic by Mail

In Prison, Learning Magic by Mail

A deck of cards cut from milk cartons. A wand made with medical tape. How a group of inmates learned “the magic of magic.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/14/arts ... rison.html
by Ted M
August 14th, 2020, 12:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New David Blaine Event
Replies: 42
Views: 3646

Re: New David Blaine Event

by Ted M
August 12th, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feedback on playing cards - vouchers available for raffle!!
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Re: Feedback on playing cards - vouchers available for raffle!!

Question 9 is broken for folks who do not follow either forum.
by Ted M
August 8th, 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Michael Carbonaro is on the Cover of the August Genii
Replies: 9
Views: 937

Re: Michael Carbonaro is on the Cover of the August Genii

This issue reached Madison, WI in today's mail (Aug 8).

Is my late delivery aberrant, or is this a display of 45's sabotage of the USPS?
by Ted M
August 3rd, 2020, 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic at wakes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1777

Re: Magic at wakes?


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