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by Jim Martin
November 15th, 2012, 9:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Double Anniversary Issue
Replies: 68
Views: 10674

Re: Double Ani Issue

Double Issue arrived in St. Louis today - November 15.

Spectacular!
by Jim Martin
October 29th, 2012, 10:49 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Card Trimmer Assortment Update 10/26/12
Replies: 13
Views: 2841

Re: Card Trimmer Assortment Update 10/26/12

Thanks Jim - all of your posts are very informative and beautifully done.
by Jim Martin
October 19th, 2012, 2:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Larry Jennngs book
Replies: 7
Views: 1171

Re: WTB: Larry Jennngs book

camron wrote:Jim, there is a TOC on the larry jennings.com website in the bibliography section.
Thanks camron. For some reason I missed that section of the site.

Even more anticipation for 'Takes It Easy'!
by Jim Martin
October 19th, 2012, 10:53 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Larry Jennngs book
Replies: 7
Views: 1171

Re: WTB: Larry Jennngs book

Any status updates for that?
(Not that you've been busy or anything.........)
by Jim Martin
October 19th, 2012, 9:12 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Larry Jennngs book
Replies: 7
Views: 1171

Re: WTB: Larry Jennngs book

Richard - Do you know why this book hasn't been translated into English? Is there a TOC? from Wikipedia: In 1969, Jennings traveled with Dai Vernon on his lecture tour of Japan. Here he met Hideo Kato, who acted as their interpreter. In 1970, a second set of notes were published for a special lectur...
by Jim Martin
October 3rd, 2012, 1:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carson and Diaconis in the NYTimes
Replies: 1
Views: 658

Re: Carson and Diaconis in the NYTimes

23 it is.

I remember having to do that birthday problem proof in a high school probability class - it's good to revisit it.

(The Carson show links are a real find - thank you Dick!)
by Jim Martin
September 28th, 2012, 9:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Charles Reynolds Collection Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 3024

Re: Charles Reynolds Collection Auction

Thanks for posting - who knew that "Roy Bensons
Salt Pour Gimmicks were sometimes made from metal film canisters." ?
by Jim Martin
September 22nd, 2012, 10:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Let Me Know if Your October Issue of Genii Has Arrived!
Replies: 73
Views: 10996

Re: Let Me Know if Your October Issue of Genii Has Arrived!

Arrived Friday the 21st in STL.
by Jim Martin
August 31st, 2012, 9:02 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’

A Labor Day price reduction for Sidney W. Clarkes The Annals of Conjuring': $369.99, terms as above Here's a link to The Miracle Factory site with info on this important work on the history of conjuring: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://miraclefactory.net/zenstore/index.php?main_page=produ...
by Jim Martin
August 24th, 2012, 7:27 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’

A bump of this offer, terms as above with a price reduction to 390.00

Please email for availability - thanks!
by Jim Martin
August 6th, 2012, 5:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Most Anticipated Event at the Genii Bash
Replies: 19
Views: 2954

Re: Most Anticipated Event at the Genii Bash

Tommy will be busy, but Peter is on it.
by Jim Martin
July 20th, 2012, 6:53 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’

For those who might have missed this post from earlier this week, a bump.
by Jim Martin
July 19th, 2012, 8:10 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’

Price reduction to $425.00, as listed above.

Thanks -
by Jim Martin
July 17th, 2012, 4:27 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

OOP For Sale: The Miracle Factory ‘The Annals of Conjuring’

Sidney W. Clarkes The Annals of Conjuring was released by The Miracle Factory in 2001 and is out of print. This copy is still sealed in the factory-original plastic wrap and is unread. It is in the same condition as when it left the factory in 2001. Here is a link to the site (table of contents, rev...
by Jim Martin
June 30th, 2012, 11:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Max Maven – Off Broadway
Replies: 26
Views: 6195

Re: Max Maven – Off Broadway

Here's a clip from an earlier incarnation of the show (2007):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fa_KdFzogm8

See it.
by Jim Martin
May 26th, 2012, 4:04 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rainbow Deck
Replies: 41
Views: 7087

Re: Rainbow Deck

Yes and yes.
by Jim Martin
May 22nd, 2012, 6:32 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rainbow Deck
Replies: 41
Views: 7087

Re: Rainbow Deck

They arrived today Leo - really, really fine work. Bravo!

Because of your guidelines in assembling the decks, I am reworking some routines to take advantage of the innocent face-up condition.

Thanks very much.

P.S. Grab 'em before they're gone.
by Jim Martin
May 21st, 2012, 3:59 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Trying to track down a Michael Skinner routine
Replies: 8
Views: 2122

Re: Trying to track down a Michael Skinner routine

Actually it is by Gerald Kosky: pp. 84 - 85 Transpose and Follow - thanks Richard.
by Jim Martin
May 20th, 2012, 4:31 pm
Forum:
Topic:
Replies: -1
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Re: Tony Slydini

Merci Christian!
Wonderful - thank you for sharing.
by Jim Martin
May 5th, 2012, 1:45 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: We Need Some Tricks for Magicana!
Replies: 31
Views: 25646

Re: We Need Some Tricks for Magicana!

Many times spambots will glean those address combinations that use the '@'.
by Jim Martin
April 28th, 2012, 1:54 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Tupac Shakur conjured by Pepper's Ghost
Replies: 0
Views: 709

Tupac Shakur conjured by Pepper's Ghost

NY Times review of Coachella Valley Music Festival which included an apparition of Tupac, via John Henry Pepper: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/20/opinion/tupac-live-and-onstage.html?ref=music">http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/20/opini ... ?ref=music</a><!-- m --> I...
by Jim Martin
April 21st, 2012, 4:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Reporting mesidal problems
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: Reporting mesidal problems

Hello Anthony,

Here's every best wish for both you and your wife so that both of you are up and about very quickly.

All the best,
Jim
by Jim Martin
April 12th, 2012, 9:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Genii May 2012 ... In my mailbox!
Replies: 11
Views: 2009

Re: Genii May 2012 ... In my mailbox!

Also in St. Louis on April 11.
by Jim Martin
March 23rd, 2012, 9:49 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Derek Dingle, John Scarne
Replies: 52
Views: 8158

Re: Derek Dingle, John Scarne

Emailed you.
by Jim Martin
March 23rd, 2012, 8:02 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Derek Dingle, John Scarne
Replies: 52
Views: 8158

Re: Derek Dingle, John Scarne

Richard Kaufman wrote:I just pulled Wesley's book off the shelf and read the description on p.189. This is NOT what Dingle did. Not at all. And you can't load a wallet quickly the way it's described.

How does the Card To Wallet write-up in 'DDs Last Notes' by Lovell/Marotta compare to your viewings?
by Jim Martin
March 15th, 2012, 1:46 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ross Bertram - A Very Sensitive Thumb
Replies: 11
Views: 2215

Re: Ross Bertram - A Very Sensitive Thumb

Re-sensitizing a thumb?
by Jim Martin
March 12th, 2012, 7:48 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Greater Magic Kaufman Edition
Replies: 7
Views: 1702

Re: FS Greater Magic Kaufman Edition

PSA:

Buy this book.
Buy this book.
Buy this book.
by Jim Martin
March 8th, 2012, 9:51 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: History of This "Coin Shooter"
Replies: 23
Views: 3204

Re: History of This "Coin Shooter"

Do you still have the page to re-post?
by Jim Martin
March 8th, 2012, 9:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Castle notebooks for sale again
Replies: 38
Views: 6604

Re: Castle notebooks for sale again

Richard Kaufman wrote:They're probably not selling copies of volume 1.
Nor Volume 3, apparently.
by Jim Martin
March 6th, 2012, 11:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Robert Sherman – RIP
Replies: 7
Views: 1152

Re: Robert Sherman – RIP

There is an extra feature on the soundtrack to 'Mary Poppins' CD that has the Sherman Brothers discussing/singing/giving demos of the songs. The dummy/working lyric for "Chim Chim Cheree" was "One Chim-i-nee, Two Chim-i-nee, Three Chim-i-nee Sweep." Great article here: <!-- m -->...
by Jim Martin
February 18th, 2012, 2:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jack Carpenter's Card Work
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Re: Jack Carpenter's Card Work

I didn't - thanks for the post.

'Wow' is right :)
by Jim Martin
February 17th, 2012, 12:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Digital Version of Genii's March Issue is Now Live Online
Replies: 30
Views: 3360

Re: The Digital Version of Genii's March Issue is Now Live Online

Not working for me. I've never had problems in the past, but when I click on the image it opens up a new window like it's about to display the magazine, and then all I get is a blank window with a small oval button at the top left corner that says "View Publication - Token Submit". Nothin...
by Jim Martin
February 12th, 2012, 8:01 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ken Krenzel Passes
Replies: 76
Views: 17621

Re: Ken Krenzel Passes

Thanks for that post Leonard - I need to find that release.
by Jim Martin
February 11th, 2012, 10:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ken Krenzel Passes
Replies: 76
Views: 17621

Re: Ken Krenzel Passes

@ Richard and Paul re: Big Hands/Small Hands. Magicians are not alone in this dilemma. As we patiently wait for Jennings II and III, check out this post (ffw to 00:30 and 1:00). "Rachmaninoff had BIG hands": <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifKKlhYF53w">ht...
by Jim Martin
February 1st, 2012, 11:49 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Unknown (until now) Fred Kaps footage!
Replies: 1
Views: 839

Re: Unknown (until now) Fred Kaps footage!

That's fantastic - great fun, Dick. Thanks for posting.

Where did you find that film?
by Jim Martin
January 28th, 2012, 2:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Larry Jennings Auction Catalog
Replies: 11
Views: 2586

Re: Larry Jennings Auction Catalog

Here's a link to the live feed:
http://www.liveauctioneers.com/bidapplet27864
by Jim Martin
January 10th, 2012, 9:54 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Arturo de Ascanio and Pepe Carroll
Replies: 3
Views: 765

Re: Arturo de Ascanio and Pepe Carroll

Thanks for posting this link, Marty - what a great site.

I hadn't seen several of the Pepe Carroll excerpts.
He has a beautiful fluidity of motion.

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