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by Mr. Charming
April 2nd, 2019, 12:41 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Removing glue from a card case
Replies: 10
Views: 944

Re: Removing glue from a card case

Try with fire
by Mr. Charming
March 9th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Dusheck Passes
Replies: 16
Views: 2448

Re: Steve Dusheck Passes

I'm sorry to hear this, Mr. Dusheck was a favorite magician and inspiration
by Mr. Charming
March 9th, 2019, 8:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Thompson Passes
Replies: 20
Views: 3583

Re: Johnny Thomson Passes

Ouch!!

I JUST read minutes ago an article were it said that the "Thompsoni" act was inspired in Tom Palmer's "Sham" Cigarette Act...

RIP MR. Thompson
by Mr. Charming
January 11th, 2019, 3:18 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Untouched
Replies: 38
Views: 2226

Re: Untouched

Ryan Shlutz has a method to perform this effect where at the end the spectator can chose what card points the "value" and what card points the "suit"
by Mr. Charming
January 11th, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Untouched
Replies: 38
Views: 2226

Re: Untouched

The most common way I've seen people blow this type of effect is by showing their thinking. That is: the one hitch in Daryl's routine is the occasional need to do a card displacement, which isn't always dealt with well by inexperienced performers. (In a lecture one time, Daryl said that if it happe...
by Mr. Charming
January 11th, 2019, 2:36 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Untouched
Replies: 38
Views: 2226

Re: Untouched

The trick was also published in the first issue of "pabular" with the name "Spectator Magician" by Tony Faro
by Mr. Charming
December 31st, 2018, 11:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Howie Schwarzman's Uri Geller Tape
Replies: 4
Views: 846

Re: Howie Schwarzman's Uri Geller Tape

Richard Kaufman wrote:Howie has dementia.


So sorry for him RS
by Mr. Charming
December 25th, 2018, 2:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Howie Schwarzman's Uri Geller Tape
Replies: 4
Views: 846

Howie Schwarzman's Uri Geller Tape

In the "letters" section of Magazine (March 1992) Howie Schwarzman claims he video recorded Uri Geller when he appeared in Channel 13 in Baltimore. According to him, there was a "flash" in the cameras where one could see Geller bending a spoon. He claims he gave the VHR to Randi....
by Mr. Charming
December 16th, 2018, 3:11 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Review: Street Hot Rod (Magic Makers)
Replies: 30
Views: 3760

Re: Review: Street Hot Rod (Magic Makers)

I also didn't know what it was, although I certainly heard the name many times. I just never cared to know.
by Mr. Charming
December 16th, 2018, 12:02 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Review: Street Hot Rod (Magic Makers)
Replies: 30
Views: 3760

Re: Review: Street Hot Rod (Magic Makers)

To force the red color: There is a type of joke/puzzle partially well known in spanish culture; I don't if there is the same thing in english culture. Basically, you ask a person in a more or less rapid pace: "What's the color of the snow? What's the color of clouds? What's the color of cotton?...
by Mr. Charming
December 15th, 2018, 9:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 24 hours of close up from Spain - live streaming
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Re: 24 hours of close up from Spain - live streaming

Incredible

Not all the performers are FROM Spain, though (not that it makes a difference)
by Mr. Charming
December 7th, 2018, 4:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: In memory of President Bush, magic enthusiast
Replies: 5
Views: 841

Re: In memory of President Bush, magic enthusiast

Fascinating, thank you gentleman
by Mr. Charming
December 7th, 2018, 4:27 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Steve Palmer¡s Void - Review by Tom Frame
Replies: 0
Views: 771

Steve Palmer¡s Void - Review by Tom Frame

Dear Mr. Tom Frame,

you mention in your review several sources and variations of this effect, I would be interested to know more about them.

Thank you very much.
by Mr. Charming
October 27th, 2018, 9:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What's Up With Docc Hilford?
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: What's Up With Docc Hilford?

I heard it yesterday, very nice. I can’t believe you were with DH and only did one hour (AND you spoke for half the time)!
by Mr. Charming
October 14th, 2018, 11:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Getting Paranormal with Paul Voodini
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Re: Getting Paranormal with Paul Voodini

Nice!
by Mr. Charming
September 17th, 2018, 3:38 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Large Collection of Marlo Personal Archives for Sale Ebay
Replies: 5
Views: 975

Re: Large Collection of Marlo Personal Archives for Sale Ebay

How did you got all this stuff in the first place??
by Mr. Charming
August 26th, 2018, 3:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Secret Has Two Faces
Replies: 4
Views: 827

Re: A Secret Has Two Faces

The book is a marketing stratagem by the authors. What better can be than putting yourself in a situation where you are, seemingly, “equal” to, say, Marina Abramovic? That, for a guy who deals seconds and bottoms, can’t be any better.
by Mr. Charming
July 29th, 2018, 11:55 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: A.Bandit
Replies: 23
Views: 2738

Re: A.Bandit

He is talking about someone, that’s for sure. Now that I have re-read your quote I now understand he is talking about Jeff McBride. In any case, I don’t care much about Teller’s comments (although I did like some of what he said). I respect his knowledge but I don’t think he has talent and/or a valu...
by Mr. Charming
July 29th, 2018, 2:08 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: A.Bandit
Replies: 23
Views: 2738

Re: A.Bandit

For a $60 difference I wouldn’t mind missing a little editing
by Mr. Charming
July 29th, 2018, 12:17 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: A.Bandit
Replies: 23
Views: 2738

A.Bandit

1) In the Art of Magic website they sell the book, it costs $95. In Amazon they are selling it for $40. Someone in the reviews says it's not an authorized version of the book. Any information about this? 2) Is Teller talking about Kenton Knepper? If not, about whom? (page 79 of the magazine, first l...
by Mr. Charming
July 28th, 2018, 11:07 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: GENII column Alexander de Cova
Replies: 17
Views: 6347

Re: GENII column Alexander de Cova

Dear Mr. De Cova,

Your column is excellent, please continue!
by Mr. Charming
July 28th, 2018, 11:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jonathan Friedman to Take Over "Magicana" in February 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: Jonathan Friedman to Take Over "Magicana" in February 2019

Thank you best news of the year can’t wait
by Mr. Charming
July 11th, 2018, 9:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simon Aronson's question
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Re: Simon Aronson's question

Very interesting; thank you for sharing.

Can I know your real name erdnasephile?
by Mr. Charming
July 5th, 2018, 11:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cool stuff in the in box today
Replies: 5
Views: 643

Re: Cool stuff in the in box today

How can I receive M.C. newsletter?
by Mr. Charming
July 2nd, 2018, 11:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP Brian Gillis
Replies: 7
Views: 1755

Re: RIP Brian Gillis

So sad to hear the news. He was one of my favorite magicians.
by Mr. Charming
June 25th, 2018, 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: When Groucho Met Houdini
Replies: 7
Views: 1186

Re: When Groucho Met Houdini

Can you please tell me what word he says when Houdini asked him what do you see in there? I speak english but it's not my native language, so I missed this word. Anyways is there a way to verify that it's a true story? Maybe he was telling this "memory" in a way that sounded much more funn...
by Mr. Charming
June 25th, 2018, 2:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review
Replies: 9
Views: 1580

Re: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review

The use of misdirection is totally overrated
by Mr. Charming
June 21st, 2018, 10:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review
Replies: 9
Views: 1580

Re: Misdirection Does Not Exist - review

The content is different from that of "The Books of Wonder"?
by Mr. Charming
June 13th, 2018, 11:54 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Alice's Revenge
Replies: 4
Views: 1573

Re: Alice's Revenge

In the A.R. instruction booklet, page 5.
by Mr. Charming
June 12th, 2018, 5:55 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Alice's Revenge
Replies: 4
Views: 1573

Re: Alice's Revenge

I have it, purchased it a few months ago and like it.

I couldn’t bring myself to perform the change of cards, maybe someone can comment on that to motivate me to do it? Is it convincing?
by Mr. Charming
May 14th, 2018, 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Theodore Deland
Replies: 94
Views: 16098

Re: Theodore Deland

An aproximate price? To start saving
by Mr. Charming
April 30th, 2018, 1:37 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Jim Ryan Lecture May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1873

Re: The Jim Ryan Lecture May 2018

Nice!
by Mr. Charming
April 30th, 2018, 1:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Curry - The Sliding Knot
Replies: 29
Views: 2947

Re: Paul Curry - The Sliding Knot

Great effect, thanks
by Mr. Charming
April 8th, 2018, 1:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: DelGaudio's Quiz
Replies: 4
Views: 2161

Re: DelGaudio's Quiz

by Mr. Charming
April 8th, 2018, 12:43 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Magic Without Indices
Replies: 4
Views: 1955

Re: Card Magic Without Indices

Hi Mahdi,

I will write you through FB.
by Mr. Charming
March 25th, 2018, 4:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Michael Weber's "Do Your Homework"
Replies: 39
Views: 10678

Re: Michael Weber's "Do Your Homework"

Just received Scarne's Magic Tricks. Looks awesome. Thanks for the heads up.
by Mr. Charming
March 25th, 2018, 4:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Richard Himber - GENII issue?
Replies: 48
Views: 4119

Re: Richard Himber - GENII issue?

Richard Kaufman wrote:At this point, I don't think a cover story on Richard Himber would be of sufficient interest to most readers to justify the work involved.


So Richard Himber is not of "sufficient interest" to most readers but a random dude from the Magic Castle administration is?
by Mr. Charming
March 25th, 2018, 2:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: U.F. Grant - a creative genius!
Replies: 63
Views: 6468

Re: U.F. Grant - a creative genius!

In the introduction to "Scarne's Magic Tricks", Scarne gives thanks to Grant for contributing many effects to the book.
by Mr. Charming
March 9th, 2018, 4:55 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay

LOL didn't realize!
by Mr. Charming
March 9th, 2018, 2:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: R Paul Wilson PREDATOR WALLET on eBay

The link doesn't work

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