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by kkelly
May 7th, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Marlo's Reverse Drop Sleight
Replies: 34
Views: 1254

Re: Marlo's Reverse Drop Sleight

thank you philippe!
by kkelly
May 7th, 2020, 5:43 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Marlo's Reverse Drop Sleight
Replies: 34
Views: 1254

Re: Marlo's Reverse Drop Sleight

bob, I can't locate the description I the carney book. (I know, I should keep looking!) help!
by kkelly
May 4th, 2020, 5:27 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best McDonald's Aces Routine
Replies: 160
Views: 7757

Re: Best McDonald's Aces Routine

i hope it's appropriate to post this here instead of starting a new thread. there is a four ace trick by stan lobenstern advertised in the august '67 issue of genii, page 509. i wanted to include a snap shot (from an original magazine) but do not know how. it contains all the hyperbole you would exp...
by kkelly
April 18th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Check the Magic Nook Calendar for Cancelled Events
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: Check the Magic Nook Calendar for Cancelled Events

just heard from the organizers of the new convention, the seniortour2020, in st. louis. it is scheduled for the end of june. they have not cancelled yet and are staying hopeful that they will not have to. we shall see.
by kkelly
April 17th, 2020, 9:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ne Plus Ultra Vol. 3
Replies: 8
Views: 1088

Re: Ne Plus Ultra Vol. 3

thanks for the update!
by kkelly
April 17th, 2020, 12:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ne Plus Ultra Vol. 3
Replies: 8
Views: 1088

Ne Plus Ultra Vol. 3

Has anybody heard what the status is for the 3rd Hofzinser book? The email that I have for Stephen Minch no longer works.

Thanks!
by kkelly
April 6th, 2020, 2:01 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best McDonald's Aces Routine
Replies: 160
Views: 7757

Re: Best McDonald's Aces Routine

back in the mid '80's I performed a hofzinser act in the close-up room at the magic castle. in the act i used daryl's psychological assembly with piatnik blank cards and the multi-colored jokers ( i know, i know... "that's not a hofzinser method!)". it played very well. later i incorporate...
by kkelly
April 4th, 2020, 7:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Take a Deep Breath
Replies: 16
Views: 1178

Re: Take a Deep Breath

Don England has a fun version called "the cannibals eight too much". it can be found in his book Don England's Paradox.
by kkelly
February 13th, 2020, 5:34 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Top Change Effect
Replies: 37
Views: 4272

Re: Top Change Effect

David Solomon has a wonderful switching routine involving the spectator pinching the AS in his 1983 lecture notes, Solomon's Mind, called "Which Switch".
by kkelly
February 13th, 2020, 5:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Royal road to card magic
Replies: 211
Views: 59886

Re: Royal road to card magic

mark,

are there plans for a physical book?
by kkelly
February 3rd, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7600
Views: 2321064

Re: ERDNASE

I wonder if the hands pictured on karr's cover of the book can be compared to the hand of hilliard on cover of the lost notebooks.
by kkelly
January 29th, 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcement regarding new Steve Forte book
Replies: 158
Views: 22056

Re: Announcement regarding new Steve Forte book

does anyone know if the books will be available through any dealers?
by kkelly
January 29th, 2020, 8:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Whose Hands are These?
Replies: 35
Views: 4071

Re: Whose Hands are These?

seems like the quality of the pic is too good for Vernon or Bertram. the background might provide a clue if one could get a good look at it without the watermark.
by kkelly
January 24th, 2020, 8:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcement regarding new Steve Forte book
Replies: 158
Views: 22056

Re: Announcement regarding new Steve Forte book

Bill Mullins wrote:I think mostly it is the 10 Card Poker Deal.


I wish there was a "LIKE" button !!
by kkelly
February 15th, 2019, 5:07 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ambitious Card Ending
Replies: 73
Views: 9616

Re: Ambitious Card Ending

Do you provide the audience with a reason for suddenly bringing in a different deck? why not magically produce the different deck? maybe pull it out of the original card case or... perhaps this could be a good use for doug edwards criss-crossed cases. kevin Doug Bennet. And I’m not sure it would wo...
by kkelly
February 14th, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ambitious Card Ending
Replies: 73
Views: 9616

Re: Ambitious Card Ending

Richard Kaufman wrote:Do you provide the audience with a reason for suddenly bringing in a different deck?


why not magically produce the different deck? maybe pull it out of the original card case or... perhaps this could be a good use for doug edwards criss-crossed cases.

kevin
by kkelly
January 21st, 2019, 8:10 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: wallet origins?
Replies: 5
Views: 1109

Re: wallet origins?

gentlemen,

it appears that my contact info for tony miller is out of date. could someone please help with a PM ?

thank you!

kevin
by kkelly
January 17th, 2019, 4:50 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: wallet origins?
Replies: 5
Views: 1109

Re: wallet origins?

thanks guys!
by kkelly
January 16th, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: wallet origins?
Replies: 5
Views: 1109

Re: wallet origins?

ok, I see that the pictures that I thought I attached are nowhere to be seen. I clicked the attachments tab and added the files but obviously I need to do something else...perhaps a tutorial is in order?
by kkelly
January 16th, 2019, 5:44 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: wallet origins?
Replies: 5
Views: 1109

wallet origins?

gentlemen, I was hoping that someone would be able to tell me who the originator of this wallet is. it is a hip pocket style that has the card loading behind a plastic window in a snapped compartment. it also has a himber type feature where the bills would be kept. I used blue cards to highlight tha...
by kkelly
June 16th, 2018, 5:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Videos of All 6 New Tenyo Items for 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 3358

Re: Videos of All 6 New Tenyo Items for 2019

it does look really good in person. i've enjoyed showing it to magic friends. getting into it requires a bit of practice and you do have to be selective as to what is on your screen at the time. there is some background camouflage required. but there is plenty of opportunity to get creative with it....
by kkelly
June 15th, 2018, 9:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Videos of All 6 New Tenyo Items for 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 3358

Re: Videos of All 6 New Tenyo Items for 2019

i purchased the silk thru phone about 18 months ago from seomagic-usa.com.
by kkelly
May 12th, 2018, 1:17 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Wanted-"By Forces Unseen"
Replies: 1
Views: 1655

Re: Wanted-"By Forces Unseen"

PM sent !
by kkelly
January 9th, 2018, 6:34 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic Book Collectors Suggestions ??
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Re: Magic Book Collectors Suggestions ??

john's website is..

aladdinbooks.com
by kkelly
April 7th, 2015, 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Don England
Replies: 11
Views: 4484

Don England

I am very sorry to have to report the passing of Don England today. Don had been dealing with some severe health issues in the last two years and was not able to sustain the fight. He passed peacefully in his sleep during the night.

Sad Times.

Kevin Kelly
by kkelly
March 9th, 2015, 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cannibal Cards bibliography: request for help
Replies: 26
Views: 10483

Re: Cannibal Cards bibliography: request for help

don england has a version, "the cannibals eight too much". it can be found in Don England's Paradox (2001) by kevin kelly.

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