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by Andres Reynoso
May 17th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chen-Kai passed away
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Chen-Kai passed away

Today in morning I knew mexican magician Chen-Kai has passed away. He was a well known magician in Mexico who worked in theaters, tv and night clubs. He developed dove techniques, some of them were published in Ian Adair’s Encyclopedia of Dove Magic. Lance Burton’s dove routine includes some of his ...
by Andres Reynoso
April 7th, 2019, 12:46 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 178
Views: 41911

Re: DeLand

Andres Reynoso wrote:I was notified a tube arrived by mail, it can just be the uncut sheets. (and a a magazine arrived too)

Yes, April issue arrived and a tube with 4 uncut sheets but 3 decks :o maybe customs lost the mystery and madness deck :|
by Andres Reynoso
April 4th, 2019, 7:19 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 178
Views: 41911

Re: DeLand

I was notified a tube arrived by mail, it can just be the uncut sheets. (and a a magazine arrived too)

I will have some magic to play with on weekend
by Andres Reynoso
January 6th, 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Death by Magic - DMC
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Re: Death by Magic - DMC

I just finished to watch the 10 episodes. It seems much better than other similar series but it remains that sensation of all of this is settled, nothing is spontaneous and there is a lot of camera / editing help. A lot of the final illusions have similar structure: something going terrible wrong ju...
by Andres Reynoso
January 6th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: DeLand
Replies: 178
Views: 41911

Re: DeLand

I am posting this late. I'm sorry. I received the book on December 20th in Mexico City, just in time for Chrstmas, the box remained on the tree until 25th morning. The package, the cushion material, the inner box, the slipcase, the book, the deck ... all are gorgeus. Very fine book, a lot of interes...
by Andres Reynoso
January 6th, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: "Dealt" on Netflix in UK
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Re: "Dealt" on Netflix in UK

Not in Netflix Mexico :( but they made available some Derren Brown shows
by Andres Reynoso
November 27th, 2018, 1:59 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Asi Wind's Repertoire Second Printing Now Available 11_22_2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1509

Re: Asi Wind's Repertoire Second Printing Now Available 11_22_2018

I bought one second hand first edition here at the forum :-)
by Andres Reynoso
October 26th, 2018, 5:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Set of Four DeLand Decks and Uncut Sheets Now Available: Only 100!
Replies: 17
Views: 2818

Re: Set of Four DeLand Decks and Uncut Sheets Now Available: Only 100!

I suspected that since nobody has commented anything and I always receive US packets later.
Thank you Richard.

So, I have no idea what is in the mail waiting for me.
by Andres Reynoso
October 26th, 2018, 12:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Set of Four DeLand Decks and Uncut Sheets Now Available: Only 100!
Replies: 17
Views: 2818

Re: Set of Four DeLand Decks and Uncut Sheets Now Available: Only 100!

I was notified that arrived at home an unusual big envelope saying I have a packet that could not be delivered. Maybe Mr DeLand or his decks are earlier than expected.
That, or flyers left door by door are on a new presentation. Or is not really for me.
by Andres Reynoso
October 4th, 2018, 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: goodby and welcome
Replies: 7
Views: 944

Re: goodby and welcome

Best wishes to Margret. A nice person always attending requests on e-mail. A pleasure to met her at 3 Genii Conventions and a well deserved Genii Award.
by Andres Reynoso
October 4th, 2018, 5:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: He's Baaaack ...
Replies: 6
Views: 845

Re: He's Baaaack ...

Welcome back Dustin. I've similar problems with forum. So the problem are cookies ;) thank you
by Andres Reynoso
October 1st, 2018, 2:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Trick Road tv show
Replies: 0
Views: 484

The Trick Road tv show

I recently found in Netflix "The Trick Road" by Adam Trent. I haven't heard about the show before. There are 10 25-minutes episodes where Adam travels in Europe. The idea is to conect with people from other cultures, demostrating magic is an ice-breaker and lenguaje barrier is surpased wit...
by Andres Reynoso
August 20th, 2018, 2:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Request for MAGIC Live 2018 Updates please
Replies: 15
Views: 2066

Re: Request for MAGIC Live 2018 Updates please

Thanks, Scott--look forward to your reports! (FWIW, I just found out that MAGIC Live overlaps for a day with the Creation Official Star Trek Convention at the Rio: https://www.creationent.com/cal/st_lasvegas.html --sounds like Geek heaven in LV...) Yes erdnasephile, it was heaven :D I arrived earli...
by Andres Reynoso
August 16th, 2018, 11:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: USPS The Art of Magic Stamps & More
Replies: 14
Views: 1580

Re: USPS The Art of Magic Stamps & More

After Magic Live I went to Los Angeles a couple of days and asked in two post offices but they didn't know the stamps. I think was too soon to have them at the offices. I was looking for the kit with deck.
On Sunday I returned to Mexico so I would search it in other channels :P
by Andres Reynoso
July 30th, 2018, 11:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jonathan Friedman to Take Over "Magicana" in February 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 687

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

For a moment I thought David Ben's Magicana :lol:
by Andres Reynoso
July 25th, 2018, 11:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Two
Replies: 22
Views: 3024

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Two

Just curious. How are selected FISM judges? What profile must they have?
by Andres Reynoso
July 10th, 2018, 1:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Be Natural. What did Vernon mean?
Replies: 29
Views: 2190

Re: Be Natural. What did Vernon mean?

I interpret "be natural" as movements don't look contrieved. The thing of make the false transfer as if you were really transfering it. If you are loading something doing it without being noticed flawlessly. This kinf of things. Oh, and logic in the movement. Why he took the cards, pass th...
by Andres Reynoso
July 10th, 2018, 12:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!
Replies: 15
Views: 1789

Re: FISM 2021 goes to Canada!

FISM has never been so near. Very tempting
by Andres Reynoso
July 6th, 2018, 1:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Different magicians officialy performing the same
Replies: 21
Views: 1348

Re: Different magicians officialy performing the same

Theater and dance are group endeavors, where the individual is only a component and is subordinated to the greater good and success of the company, cast or troupe. Magic is almost universally an individualistic pursuit ("The Illusionists" being one prominent exception). Thus, with magic, ...
by Andres Reynoso
July 5th, 2018, 4:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Different magicians officialy performing the same
Replies: 21
Views: 1348

Different magicians officialy performing the same

I want to ask your opinion in this topic. On stage arts like dance and theater is completly normal that a work be played by different performers, even works originally staged for a specific performer could be played later by another one. Is it valid in magic? I not mean copycats or "everybody p...
by Andres Reynoso
June 22nd, 2018, 11:49 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: A History of Magic in India
Replies: 5
Views: 830

Re: A History of Magic in India

There is an article here by Richard Wiseman and Peter Lamont

http://www.richardwiseman.com/resources/ropeJSPR.pdf

Maybe is a first aproach to the book by Lamont.

By the way, any references to the "Hindu jugglers" ?
by Andres Reynoso
June 20th, 2018, 7:15 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Visiting Magic Castle as Genii suscriber
Replies: 4
Views: 1602

Re: Visiting Magic Castle as Genii suscriber

Thank you Richard.

At first attempt in reservations didn't know about visiting with Genii subscription, but on subsequent call I booked.
by Andres Reynoso
June 15th, 2018, 1:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Greater Magic to Become Even Greater
Replies: 45
Views: 7014

Re: Greater Magic to Become Even Greater

AJM wrote:Great - I was keen on purchasing the following pages:-
22
36
89
90
91
92
151
201
365
I guess that’s out of the question too.

Just my luck.


AJM: I think you MUST offer for that pages and the ones in the back of the same page
by Andres Reynoso
June 14th, 2018, 2:24 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: "Assistants: their care and feeding"
Replies: 2
Views: 1036

"Assistants: their care and feeding"

I really enjoyed Jonathan Pendragon's article in April 2018 issue and I agree with him. Assistants are important persons into the show and not a side thing to enhance my image in front of the audience. Each assistant is valuable unique as each person is unique. Some years ago I had the fortune to sh...
by Andres Reynoso
June 1st, 2018, 11:21 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Visiting Magic Castle as Genii suscriber
Replies: 4
Views: 1602

Visiting Magic Castle as Genii suscriber

I'm planning to visit the Magic Castle using my subscription. How is the dynamic? Do I call the castle and give ... name, any subscription number? For the "one visit yearly" policy, how is counted the year? calendar year (january - february) subscription year (reseting the count when renew...
by Andres Reynoso
May 17th, 2018, 5:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Theodore Deland
Replies: 94
Views: 15928

Re: Theodore Deland

So interesting thread! I remember a gaff deck by Ellusionist that included some rider back cards where the corner's angels move to one corner. I have never thought before to insert gaffs into an odd backed deck. It sounds interesting, I'm sure it can work. I not see the necesity to include a Maiden ...
by Andres Reynoso
April 20th, 2018, 7:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 22154

Re: New John Thompson Book

Just read on GeniiOnline Magicana has said the books are officially sold out :o

By the way, the packet which arrived home it's the book
by Andres Reynoso
April 18th, 2018, 1:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 22154

Re: New John Thompson Book

I have just received a phone call from house. A post man with a mule commitive knocked the door. Yes, it must be a book. They said they didn't think it is a book because is a packet so heavy. Well, if has my name on the label just can be a book or Genii magazine, but Genii never comes in box neither...
by Andres Reynoso
March 23rd, 2018, 8:56 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Yann Frisch on an Opera Paris shortfilm
Replies: 0
Views: 1126

Yann Frisch on an Opera Paris shortfilm

In the 3e Scene website, part of Opera Paris, was just released the short NE ME REGARDE PAS (Don't look at me) with Phantom of the Opera theme. In this short could be seen Yann Frisch performing fragments of Baltass act. https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/3e-scene/ne-me-regarde-pas-dont-look-at-me The f...
by Andres Reynoso
March 8th, 2018, 5:32 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: iGenii redirecting to My account page
Replies: 2
Views: 1772

Re: iGenii redirecting to My account page

When I wrote the original post I tried with Android app and could sign in perfectly.

Now I tried one more time in desktop and works fine. :D

I haven't yet contacted Margret.

Thnak you Richard.
by Andres Reynoso
March 8th, 2018, 1:29 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: iGenii redirecting to My account page
Replies: 2
Views: 1772

iGenii redirecting to My account page

I discovered yesterday that each time I click over a cover I get redirected to my account page (manage your address, etc)
I am using Chrome, today try with Explorer. Windows 10 Desktop.

It seems like a new bug :o

Thanks
by Andres Reynoso
February 8th, 2018, 1:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Most Issues of MAGIC Magazine are Now Live in the Genii Archive
Replies: 25
Views: 2546

Re: Most Issues of MAGIC Magazine are Now Live in the Genii Archive

I have tried with my Android Smartphone and seems to work fine with Magic Magazine, but in desktop continues hidden the menu to switch between Magic and Genii. I see it when viewing from app on my Kindle, but haven't checked from desktop yet. It could be read on a Kindle? What kind of Kindle? I stil...
by Andres Reynoso
February 7th, 2018, 2:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Most Issues of MAGIC Magazine are Now Live in the Genii Archive
Replies: 25
Views: 2546

Re: Most Issues of MAGIC Magazine are Now Live in the Genii Archive

Great news, but as Q. Kumber I couldn't locate them (on a desktop) Some days ago, clicking over "issues" button opened the window with all the Genii issues and at the left was visible the names Genii and Magic. There I could switch between both magazines and select some Magic covers, but i...
by Andres Reynoso
February 6th, 2018, 12:47 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: "A ghost story" movie with Zabrecky and Kopf
Replies: 1
Views: 1491

"A ghost story" movie with Zabrecky and Kopf

Last week checking the cinema schedule, I discovered "A ghost story" that lists in its cast Rob Zabrecky and Jared Kopf. It was enough for me and attended to the movie. Directed and written by David Lowery, IMDB says the film premiered on January 22nd, 2017 at Sundance festival and in a li...
by Andres Reynoso
January 29th, 2018, 10:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Your opinions wanted: what do new magicians need to know about the history of magic?
Replies: 50
Views: 4229

Re: Your opinions wanted: what do new magicians need to know about the history of magic?

Andres? About the Sands of the Desert trick. Did you ever see Andy's take on it. It is a version of the trick that you may have overlooked in since it is buried away on a blog: http://www.thejerx.com/blog/2016/3/7/the-sweetness-in-water Thank you Joe, yes I had read it. In some post here at Genii F...
by Andres Reynoso
January 26th, 2018, 2:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Your opinions wanted: what do new magicians need to know about the history of magic?
Replies: 50
Views: 4229

Re: Your opinions wanted: what do new magicians need to know about the history of magic?

The screening Room in Magicana http://www.magicana.com/screening-room?keys=&field_show_tid[]=965 has a lot of oldie videos, very interesting bits of history. (sorry, not 16:9, UHD 4K, 5.1 sound :P ) I think is important to know the history. Maybe audience didn't knows if the performer knows hist...
by Andres Reynoso
December 13th, 2017, 1:07 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Magic Books 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 10723

Re: Magic Books 2017

For me, great acquisitions this year were Secrets of So Sato and Super Sized Silly at bargain price at Genii Convention, Thanks Richard. (ok, these aren't 2017 books) Illusions: The Art of Magic is a great and luxury book. I would like to visit the exhibition, but I will conform with the book. As Te...
by Andres Reynoso
October 23rd, 2017, 6:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 46
Views: 8311

Re: Genii Convention

Richard Kaufman wrote:They used to be softer than Bicycle Rider backs. That was a long time ago! 35 years.


I feel Tally-Ho softer than Standard Bicycle.
by Andres Reynoso
October 23rd, 2017, 2:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 46
Views: 8311

Re: Genii Convention

Anybody has the name of the cards dealer from Ohio? Are you referring to the cards dealer in the far corner? That was 52 & Jokers. Can be contacted at 52andjoker@gmail.com Yes, the cards dealer in the far corner. Entering into the room, far corner on the right. Thank you very much. Glad you had...
by Andres Reynoso
October 18th, 2017, 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 46
Views: 8311

Re: Genii Convention

For me was a great convention. I enjoyed more the past two conventions, in this one I felt so tired, but maybe the problem was me with a lot of work in previous days. I enjoyed a lot Theme and Variations, The No Show, Mike Caveney lecture, the closing gala, Pepper's Ghost lecture, close-up show, The...

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