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by Eric Rose
February 10th, 2002, 4:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best Okito Box and Routine...Your opinion?
Replies: 147
Views: 49937

Re: Best Okito Box and Routine...Your opinion?

I don't imagine many will see this since I've come in so late in the thread, but I happened across a nice impromptu okito box last week. Several coffee shops now carry hi-intensity mints in Clik-Clak boxes ( I got mine at a Borders Bookstore coffee shop). This is a small round metal box with a uniqu...
by Eric Rose
February 10th, 2002, 4:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magicians & Airport Security
Replies: 18
Views: 1845

Re: Magicians & Airport Security

I haven't had any problems post-9/11, but I will admit that I stopped carrying my color changing knife set. I always alert a person at the checkpoint that "You'll probably want to search this bag - there's a lot of odd things in it that will show up on your screen. I'm a magician." To date...
by Eric Rose
February 2nd, 2002, 1:57 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.
Replies: 21
Views: 2342

Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Richard, thank you. I just received my shipment in record time and spent the first couple minutes checking out the condition of the books to see just how scratched and dented they were. The worst thing I could find was a 1/4" round white mark on the back of a black dustcover. Other than a littl...
by Eric Rose
November 24th, 2001, 2:30 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Paul Curry's World's Beyond
Replies: 10
Views: 2374

Re: Paul Curry's World's Beyond

I'm absolutely in agreement with you, Mr. Bonhiem. Too often we search for an audience so that we can do the magic WE want to do, regardless of what the spectator wants. Part of the presentational maturity you mention is learning what the spectators think is amazing, even when its not as technically...
by Eric Rose
November 24th, 2001, 2:39 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Paul Curry's World's Beyond
Replies: 10
Views: 2374

Re: Paul Curry's World's Beyond

The New Generation magicians may not know Curry's name, but I watched Jules Lenier fry a couple of them last month with his variation of a Curry trick. There's something to be appreciated in magic that fools without fifteen-fingered sleights. Maybe - just maybe - some kid out there will pick up this...

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