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by Andres Reynoso
October 4th, 2018, 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: goodby and welcome
Replies: 7
Views: 510

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: 533

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: 149

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: 1745

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: 1278

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: 584

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: 2596

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: 1592

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: 1511

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: 1093

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: 1093

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: 389

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: 860

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: 43
Views: 4301

Re: Greater Magic to Become Even Greater

AJM wrote:Great - I was keen on purchasing the following pages:-
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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: 502

"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: 860

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: 12229

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: 16929

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: 16929

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: 465

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: 937

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: 937

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: 2280

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: 2280

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: 855

"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: 3801

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: 3801

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: 8054

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: 7173

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: 7173

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: 7173

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...
by Andres Reynoso
September 13th, 2017, 1:16 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Re: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

Hello Gamolo,

The room now is full, I will share it with Luis, the other person on this thread.

Best regards.
by Andres Reynoso
August 25th, 2017, 2:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Slipcases and Books
Replies: 15
Views: 1763

Re: Slipcases and Books

Caveney Wonders it's a book I bought on eBay and received it with a paper wraping the slip case. I have kept the paper in order to continue protecting the case. I have the books on the floor bellow the bookcase (the shelves aren't high enough for them) I bought on a bargain sale a Taschen book about...
by Andres Reynoso
August 21st, 2017, 6:19 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Re: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

Hello Luis, great, I have just mailed you.

Best Regards
by Andres Reynoso
August 21st, 2017, 11:39 am
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Re: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

You are right Mac :shock: I'm sorry. Is October 4-8 (last day booked is 7th but check out is 8th)
Thank you very much
by Andres Reynoso
August 16th, 2017, 5:03 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention
Replies: 6
Views: 2063

Sharing room at Red Roof for Genii Convention

Hello,

I have booked a room at Red Roof and I'm looking for a roommate.
The reservation is October 4th - 7th. Total ammount is 296.30 tax included. So splitting between two persons is 148.15

Any interested can contact me here in the forum or by PM

Best regards
by Andres Reynoso
August 11th, 2017, 7:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78
Replies: 46
Views: 8139

Re: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78

I met Eugene Burger two times: at both Genii Conventions. We crossed few words each time but I remember very well that moments. First time I met him, I introduced myself and told him I'm from Mexico and he visited my country some years ago for a convention, lamentably I didn't know about the convent...
by Andres Reynoso
July 12th, 2017, 1:07 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Also looking for the Genii Convention
Replies: 3
Views: 1574

Re: Also looking for the Genii Convention

Hello Mr Gilbert.

I have a room at Red Roof and looking for a mate to split expenses.
I have booked from October 4th to 8th. The total account is 296.30 tax included. 148.15 each one.
If you are interested please let me know.

Best regards
by Andres Reynoso
June 26th, 2017, 1:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Harris Joins the Lineup for the Genii Convention in October
Replies: 3
Views: 984

Re: Paul Harris Joins the Lineup for the Genii Convention in October

WHAAAT!!!!

Its a great notice! As in the past Genii Conventions a great lineup
by Andres Reynoso
May 24th, 2017, 7:52 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Dr Rosenkranz article
Replies: 0
Views: 1344

Dr Rosenkranz article

On March issue was featured the article about "The Rosenkranz Mysteries" I was amazed to read Dr. Rosenkranz regularly visited Mago Chams' store during his travels to México. The store is a well known store for the mexican magicians, I think there is no magician in Mexico City and surround...

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