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by MickNZ
April 3rd, 2013, 5:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanishing Tiles Video
Replies: 23
Views: 2916

Re: Vanishing Tiles Video

... wasn't the exact same prop on Doc Eason's "After All These Years" DVD?
by MickNZ
April 3rd, 2013, 5:39 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Copperfield Doing the Blaney Levi on the Today Show
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: David Copperfield Doing the Blaney Levi on the Today Sho

And here it is from the 1980s.


by MickNZ
December 26th, 2012, 9:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Alan Shaxon has Passed Away
Replies: 11
Views: 3020

Re: Alan Shaxon has Passed Away

Alan appeared on an episode of Mr Bean as magician Eddie Spangle, starts around the 17 minute mark.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqWe8gQice4
by MickNZ
October 27th, 2012, 5:32 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Effect with socks by Alì Bongo?
Replies: 24
Views: 8064

Re: Effect with socks by Alì Bongo?

I haven't seen it, but I think a similar thing with gloves is on one of Harlans Pack Small Play Big DVDs. With coloured gloves from memory, it's mathematical.
by MickNZ
October 9th, 2012, 8:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is the best ghost hunting iphone app?
Replies: 14
Views: 8715

Re: What is the best ghost hunting iphone app?

Don't look directly into the trap.
by MickNZ
September 19th, 2012, 6:23 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: The Magic Word podcast
Replies: 6
Views: 1152

Re: The Magic Word podcast

Good stuff Scott, thanks.
by MickNZ
September 2nd, 2012, 4:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: TV magician Dynamo faces driving ban after speeding at nearly 100mph
Replies: 4
Views: 1276

TV magician Dynamo faces driving ban after speeding at nearly 100mph

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by MickNZ
August 26th, 2012, 11:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Another sad loss for the magic community...
Replies: 2
Views: 1261

Re: Another sad loss for the magic community...

When I was a kid I dressed a set for a home video shoot based on a set from a Mumford bit on Sesame Street.
by MickNZ
August 24th, 2012, 2:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Gazzo & the Phantom
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: Gazzo & the Phantom

Hi Steve! Yes.. For anyone interested, the iTunes link is here: http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-magic-newswire/id277451149?mt=2 You can click on any of the iTunes links on the website as well for a direct link. If you know of anyone else that is having a problem,please share this info. The iTun...
by MickNZ
August 22nd, 2012, 9:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"
Replies: 17
Views: 5188

Re: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"

Thanks Brendan. There were also a couple of online-only clips on the Oprah site, he performed a booktest. They're watchable only in the US, unless you use a proxy. Anyone else surprised that he didn't actually do any magic with Oprah in the broadcast version? On the Oprah show proper in the 90s he d...
by MickNZ
August 22nd, 2012, 3:37 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Card tricks
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: Card tricks

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by MickNZ
August 22nd, 2012, 3:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Computer Help Needed w/YouTube - If Possible
Replies: 12
Views: 2518

Re: Computer Help Needed w/YouTube - If Possible

The FF plugins still work, I used one today :-)
by MickNZ
August 22nd, 2012, 3:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: America's Got Magic 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Re: America's Got Magic 2012

Thanks for the heads-up.
by MickNZ
August 22nd, 2012, 3:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"
Replies: 17
Views: 5188

Re: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"

A little bird told me the entire show is viewable here :

http://clicktoview.org/3r64ps7b95v6

At the time of writing, anyway.
by MickNZ
August 18th, 2012, 3:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Clown caught with late Steve Jobs' iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Clown caught with late Steve Jobs' iPad

Clown caught with late Steve Jobs' iPad GARANCE BURKE 18/08/2012 A professional clown who used an iPad pilfered from the home of the late Steve Jobs to play pop songs as he made balloon animals said Friday he had no idea his friend had snatched the tablet. Kenneth Kahn, who wears a curly rainbow wig...
by MickNZ
August 1st, 2012, 3:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Computer Help Needed w/YouTube - If Possible
Replies: 12
Views: 2518

Re: Computer Help Needed w/YouTube - If Possible

FF with Download Helper addon will do it with one click.

Also works great for auotmatically archiving online magic conferences before the DVDs are replicated :-)
by MickNZ
July 22nd, 2012, 5:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A question for professionals
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: A question for professionals

You're worrying about nothing. You're a professional, just as an electrician or any other service provider is. Do you think they finish a job and then feel awkward when they're getting paid and feel like they can't open an envelope to double-check the correct money is there? Don't be afraid to break...
by MickNZ
July 20th, 2012, 7:12 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Business cards on Bicycle Stock
Replies: 10
Views: 2332

Re: Business cards on Bicycle Stock

Every deck of Mandolin backs I've purchased for the past year or so has had an advertising card included for business cards printed on Bicycle stock, maybe that's what you're thinking of?
by MickNZ
July 17th, 2012, 3:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"
Replies: 17
Views: 5188

Re: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"

Those links only work in the US, hopefully the clips will show up elsewhere eventually.
by MickNZ
July 16th, 2012, 12:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - my experience.
Replies: 53
Views: 15384

Re: FISM 2012 - my experience.

Very entertaining, thanks for posting.
by MickNZ
July 15th, 2012, 2:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Six ...fism 2015 goes to italy
Replies: 155
Views: 38636

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Six

Yeah, Dave is a good kid's entertainer. What did he perform to get booed?
by MickNZ
July 13th, 2012, 7:19 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - Day Four
Replies: 43
Views: 12704

Re: FISM 2012 - Day Four

Thanks for the updates. Would love to see video of some of those oddball entries ...
by MickNZ
July 4th, 2012, 2:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 1452

Re: Newbie

Good luck, that's a bot.
by MickNZ
July 4th, 2012, 2:50 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"
Replies: 17
Views: 5188

Re: David Copperfield on Oprah Winfrey's Show "Next Chapter"

His "Oprah Meets ..." special from 1995-ish was excellent.

All he needed to do was jump up and down on the couch :)
by MickNZ
June 24th, 2012, 4:19 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: More EMC speakers announced
Replies: 2
Views: 745

More EMC speakers announced

From Luis de Matos : Five more headliners announce this week to join the very growing list of high profile magicians for this year's EMC. David Britland David Britland is a television writer and consultant specializing in magic and deception. He co-created The Real Hustle and has worked on many Brit...
by MickNZ
June 14th, 2012, 11:30 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Panic by Aaron Fisher
Replies: 17
Views: 4891

Re: Panic by Aaron Fisher

His monte routine is very strong.
by MickNZ
June 6th, 2012, 7:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic's Most Prolific Writer
Replies: 33
Views: 4307

Re: Magic's Most Prolific Writer

Touche'.
by MickNZ
June 6th, 2012, 7:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Time to be Awesome 31 – Hannibal
Replies: 1
Views: 474

Re: Time to be Awesome 31 – Hannibal

Always enjoy these.
by MickNZ
June 4th, 2012, 10:04 pm
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: New Trick from Silly Billy
Replies: 4
Views: 4457

Re: New Trick from Silly Billy

Good man.
by MickNZ
June 4th, 2012, 10:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Vanish Magazine, issue 2
Replies: 0
Views: 507

Vanish Magazine, issue 2

The second issue of Vanish Magazine has just been released, it's a free download. Here are the details : FREE Download magazine from http://www.vanishmagazine.com Over One Hundred Pages - and it's ALL FREE! The magic magazine everybody is talking about. This is truly an international magic magazine ...
by MickNZ
May 29th, 2012, 8:46 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Can you identify this effect?
Replies: 3
Views: 1483

Re: Can you identify this effect?

Sounds like The Wizard had to get a job.
by MickNZ
May 29th, 2012, 8:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Broken Wand : Tony Blanco (Fresno)
Replies: 4
Views: 1133

Broken Wand : Tony Blanco (Fresno)

Tony was quite well known, he worked at HP for a while. Fresno magician Tony Blanco has died Sad news for the Fresno local performing arts community: Tony Blanco, a local magician who performed all over town, from Chaffee Zoo to the Rogue Festival, died Monday. Blanco came to Fresno after a career o...
by MickNZ
May 29th, 2012, 8:39 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Walk around thoughts
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: Walk around thoughts

Don't you need a surface to do Twisted Sisters? Colour-changing knives (or USB sticks, Chad Long has a nice new version), lots of in-the-hands versions of Triumph around, rope stuff, gypsy thread, non-gimmicked hopping halves, sponges ... If you do card tricks for god's sake keep it SIMPLE and comme...
by MickNZ
May 29th, 2012, 8:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic's Most Prolific Writer
Replies: 33
Views: 4307

Re: Magic's Most Prolific Writer

Are you speaking just about magicians who write books for magicians? Not all of his books are written for magicians or mentalists, but search Amazon for "Richard Webster" and you may be surprised, he's written over 100 books and been translated into 29 languages. He's sold more than ten mi...
by MickNZ
May 25th, 2012, 6:56 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Alan Watson's Secrets of Success - free videos
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Alan Watson's Secrets of Success - free videos

Several years ago my friend Alan Watson released a DVD entitled "Seven Secrets to Success". Alan is a regular performer at the Magic Castle and has won countless New Zealand entertainment awards. In 2002 Alan and his talented wife Michele were awarded the prestigious DRAGON Award from the ...
by MickNZ
May 25th, 2012, 6:53 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Interesting Jack Ripper theory
Replies: 13
Views: 2242

Re: Interesting Jack Ripper theory

... that's a new one ...
by MickNZ
May 25th, 2012, 6:51 am
Forum: Children's Entertainment
Topic: New Trick from Silly Billy
Replies: 4
Views: 4457

Re: New Trick from Silly Billy

Did you ever do another podcast Brendan? I thoroughly enjoyed your talk with Kimmo and David Kaye.

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