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by Joe Pecore
February 5th, 2015, 5:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Half Half Man ... Your Thoughts?
Replies: 105
Views: 20415

Re: Half Half Man ... Your Thoughts?

I wonder if people will notice the 'non transferable rights' and realise that they cannot sell the book to anyone else (theoretically). It would be a sting to pay 120 dollars for the book, read it and realise that the routine would not suit your performance, and then be unable to sell it second han...
by Joe Pecore
February 5th, 2015, 4:09 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Kickstarted magic movie
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Re: Kickstarted magic movie

Did you see the updates posted on the site https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ma ... tary/posts
by Joe Pecore
February 5th, 2015, 2:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Half Half Man ... Your Thoughts?
Replies: 105
Views: 20415

Re: Half Half Man ... Your Thoughts?

It took me a while to find it, but here is The Performance Rights Agreement . I missed this on my first reading of it, but it appears you need to pay additional money if you want to perform it on TV: "All the rights to record or broadcast Crescendo belong exclusively to the author and can be p...
by Joe Pecore
February 5th, 2015, 12:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Half Half Man ... Your Thoughts?
Replies: 105
Views: 20415

Re: Half Half Man ... Your Thoughts?

And there are plenty of customers for Helder's limited edition very expensive book, which will likely sell out because so few are being printed. It looks like to me the price includes "performance rights" (which you must agree to when purchasing): * The author guarantees that rights to pe...
by Joe Pecore
January 31st, 2015, 4:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MagicPedia hits 8,000 articles!
Replies: 1
Views: 780

MagicPedia hits 8,000 articles!

Thanks to all the recent contributors, the free encyclopedia dedicated to preserving the history of magic, MagicPedia , has reached 8,000 pages of content! This includes over 3,200 short biographical sketches of people related to magic. There are still lots of topics and biographies missing, so join...
by Joe Pecore
January 21st, 2015, 1:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cannibal Cards bibliography: request for help
Replies: 26
Views: 10268

Re: Cannibal Cards bibliography: request for help

A lot of work has been done on http://geniimagazine.com/magicpedia/Cannibal_Cards
As anyone can edit, feel free to add any updates you have.
by Joe Pecore
December 28th, 2014, 10:10 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Who invented the water in newspaper trick?
Replies: 4
Views: 2042

Re: Who invented the water in newspaper trick?

Advertisements for "Absorbing News" by Max Andrews (A glassful of any liquid is poured into folded newspaper. Paper opened and shown both sides—liquid has vanished without a trace) can be seen in the early 1940s in The Magic Wand.
by Joe Pecore
December 27th, 2014, 11:35 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Valda The Great Magician Statue Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1011

Re: Valda The Great Magician Statue Question

I see references that Rhett Bryson may have published something about it in one of his "wee books".
by Joe Pecore
November 21st, 2014, 9:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic set for kids...
Replies: 24
Views: 6543

Re: Magic set for kids...

My 10 year daughter really liked the schoolastic magic sets a few years ago: http://magic.about.com/od/magicconventi ... agic-Sets/
Not sure if they are sold anymore, but I thought they were nice too.
by Joe Pecore
November 21st, 2014, 8:24 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: The Genii compilations
Replies: 2
Views: 5500

Re: The Genii compilations

Would be easy to collaborate and compile these lists using MagicPedia. Like was done for http://geniimagazine.com/magicpedia/Phi ... n_in_Genii
by Joe Pecore
November 19th, 2014, 11:50 am
Forum: iGenii
Topic: Token authentication error on iPad
Replies: 6
Views: 5328

Re: Token authentication error on iPad

"Token Authentication" error reminds me of an error message from the old genii app.

Make sure it's not the old "Blue Toad" Genii app you are installing?
by Joe Pecore
November 10th, 2014, 7:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bobby Bernard R.I.P.
Replies: 16
Views: 4689

Re: Bobby Bernard R.I.P.

Dustin Stinett wrote:That's Joe Pecore. He must have just added it, as there was no date of death yet.

Oh Joe ...!

typo fixed, thanks to Philippe Billot
by Joe Pecore
November 7th, 2014, 2:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New book: The Vernon Companion
Replies: 96
Views: 23185

Re: New book: The Vernon Companion

Oh, I do hope "Into Thin Air" reappears somehow ... I think I would be in paradise if that was somehow resurrected! Sadly, I think it never will be. It would have been more than 50 years ago. Perhaps some persistent researcher with TV connections could dig it up from the archives. I think...
by Joe Pecore
November 4th, 2014, 4:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New book: The Vernon Companion
Replies: 96
Views: 23185

Re: New book: The Vernon Companion

This thread has me thinking about the possibilities of a magic family tree where teachers and students are identified showing how they influence and were influenced. This could take the form of a poster alone, or possibly combined with a digital version that would allow viewers to choose a name for...
by Joe Pecore
October 31st, 2014, 2:19 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Final Houdini Seance of 1936
Replies: 3
Views: 1679

Re: Final Houdini Seance of 1936

Looks like he left off the last letter "l": http://www.wildabouthoudini.com/2014/10 ... eance.html
by Joe Pecore
October 23rd, 2014, 9:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Android App for iGenii Coming Soon
Replies: 14
Views: 2370

Re: New Android App for iGenii Coming Soon

Had a short time with the new app during my lunch hour. I strongly recommend completely uninstalling the previous version, then installing the new one fresh. Intially allowing Android to do the update seemed to give me some login issues. A clean install fixed that. Responsiveness is much improved, ...
by Joe Pecore
October 18th, 2014, 7:58 am
Forum: iGenii
Topic: App for android tablets
Replies: 82
Views: 30330

Re: App for android tablets

Richard Kaufman wrote:All back issues should now be up for the Android App. Good news 1.

I confirmed on my Android App that I can see those older back issues now.
by Joe Pecore
October 1st, 2014, 5:28 am
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Question about 1989 M.A.E.S Convention...
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Re: Question about 1989 M.A.E.S Convention...

I was not there, but I found this report in the January 1990 Linking Ring. Does not answer your question, but hope it may help: NO. 179, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Meets 3rd Wed. each month JIM SCHUYLER, President 2218 Gaylawn Drive. Baltimore, MD 21227 JIM CONNER, Secretary-Treasurer 1315 Pleasant Valley ...
by Joe Pecore
August 21st, 2014, 3:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Wizard Wars on March 4 on SyFy
Replies: 10
Views: 1659

Re: Wizard Wars on March 4 on SyFy

But who in the hell is Christen Gerhart? She is billed as a famous magic critic. I’ve been an obsessive student of magic for 41 years and I’ve never heard of her. Zero hits for "Christen Gerhart" in AskAlexander. I've seen her as a host on the Theory 11 video series Expose: http://media.t...
by Joe Pecore
August 2nd, 2014, 8:56 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Henry "Box" Brown
Replies: 8
Views: 2720

Re: Henry "Box" Brown

Ricky Jay has a page on him in his book Extraordinary Exhibitions ( http://www.amazon.com/Extraordinary-Exh ... 1593720122 ) which includes a picture of a playbill of a show he was in.
by Joe Pecore
August 1st, 2014, 7:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 18515

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

Tracks from CD 5 through CD 10 are done and uploaded
So now the entire set of 10 CDs should be ready for downloading.

If anyone has problems, let me know.
by Joe Pecore
August 1st, 2014, 8:00 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 18515

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

Tracks for CD 3 and 4 have been uploaded to Gracenote.
by Joe Pecore
July 28th, 2014, 9:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 18515

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

As I slowly go through downloading them to my own iTunes, I'll try to remember to commit them back up. The listing of topics don't quite line up to the tracks. Some tracks have multiple topics, some topics cross into multiple tracks and sometimes you have to back up to the previous track to find ou...
by Joe Pecore
July 28th, 2014, 5:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 18515

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

Worked perfectly when I loaded mine to iTunes. Thanks Joe!! Awesome. As I slowly go through downloading them to my own iTunes, I'll try to remember to commit them back up. The listing of topics don't quite line up to the tracks. Some tracks have multiple topics, some topics cross into multiple trac...
by Joe Pecore
July 27th, 2014, 12:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 18515

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

PickaCard wrote:Thank you Joe, but I was referring to the Vernon audio CD lectures that were included in the re-release of Vernon Revelations DVDs.

Ah. Well if anyone else can try it with the Skinner tapes, let me know if it works and I'll try to do the rest of them.
by Joe Pecore
July 26th, 2014, 3:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes
Replies: 61
Views: 18515

Re: New from Kaufman and Company: The Skinner Tapes

Thank you for checking. When imported into iTunes there were several tracks (like 40) but no album name. As such I could not find a practical way to add them to my iPod without renaming each track. It was not worth the hassle. I just submitted the tracks for CD 1 to GraceNote. See if you can add it...
by Joe Pecore
July 16th, 2014, 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: David Acer - question - 'More Power To You'
Replies: 2
Views: 1467

Re: David Acer - question - 'More Power To You'

I'm fairly sure they should be the same size, and that most coffee shops only have one size for all.
by Joe Pecore
June 21st, 2014, 8:02 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: ThomasMoore Wrapped Illusion INFOS
Replies: 5
Views: 4204

Re: ThomasMoore Wrapped Illusion INFOS

He probably stumbled on this page http://www.thomasmoorecreative.com/index.php?aid=33 (which I did searching for it).
by Joe Pecore
June 16th, 2014, 4:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Chris Aguilar wrote:I do miss the ability (from the previous web app) to flip pages with the arrow keys. Requiring continual mouse clicks gets a little tedious.

PageUp/PageDown keys seem to work for me (if you click on the page first)
by Joe Pecore
June 15th, 2014, 1:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Bug Report: I tried the search function on Chrome. Like IE, it gives the search results, but when I click on the search results, I move to the top of the search results, but the result itself does not open. All security, popup blockers, etc. are turned off. Me too. I'm seeing javascript errors when...
by Joe Pecore
June 15th, 2014, 7:19 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Keeps asking me to subscribe. Says my online account is active, but will not let me in. I'm sure it will be fixed soon. Bursky This mostly likely means your email address in the old system is different then the one Genii currently has on file for you. Not the email you use for this forum, but the o...
by Joe Pecore
June 15th, 2014, 2:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Reset my password and the system still insists that I don't have a subscription. Did you try logging in with a different email address? I bet Genii has a different one then one registered with CARC. Yep, tried multiple addresses to absolutely no effect. At this point, I'm ready to give up on workar...
by Joe Pecore
June 15th, 2014, 1:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Chris Aguilar wrote:Reset my password and the system still insists that I don't have a subscription.

Did you try logging in with a different email address?
I bet Genii has a different one then one registered with CARC.
by Joe Pecore
June 14th, 2014, 11:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Just did a test. If you are able to login and cannot see the issues try this. Login with your email address, NOT username. If error comes back that there is no user with that email, try another email address that it could be until you get an error that the password is wrong. Now select Lost Password...
by Joe Pecore
June 14th, 2014, 10:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

I would assume they are now using genii to get your subscription information, which is tied to the email they have on file, not what may have been transferred over from CARC (and could have been updated after initial setup). I would still suggest users try the lost password with an alternate email a...
by Joe Pecore
June 14th, 2014, 8:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

I'm guessing the email address for AskAlexander is different then the email address that Genii has on file.

You could try the "Lost my password" with other email addresses and see if you get back anything.
by Joe Pecore
June 14th, 2014, 8:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live
Replies: 114
Views: 20806

Re: New Genii Website Up and New Digital July Edition Live

Chris, Are you signing in with your username or email address? Try using your email address, that worked for me. And if that does not work, you might want to see if the email address for AskAlexander is the same one registered with Genii. And if not, then I would try using the "Lost my password...

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