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by Jim Martin
November 5th, 2015, 10:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Restoring a Blackstone lithograph ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1036

Re: Restoring a Blackstone lithograph ...

Thanks for the post, Brad - fascinating.
Looking forward to seeing both Part One and Part Two.
by Jim Martin
October 31st, 2015, 10:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Martin Gardner's Impromptu PRINTED
Replies: 72
Views: 19912

Re: Martin Gardner's Impromptu PRINTED

..... I also hope that one day, Mr. Weber publishes his commentary on the book because I'd sure hate to see that valuable material lost forever. Thanks, Richard. I should just add my name to erdnasefile's post - I feel similarly. I'm excited to finally receive the book after preordering many years ...
by Jim Martin
October 23rd, 2015, 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 457
Views: 142743

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Thanks for the updated insert, Bob.
by Jim Martin
October 8th, 2015, 9:39 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: director Guillermo del Toro's House of Horrors
Replies: 3
Views: 1662

director Guillermo del Toro's House of Horrors

from the NY Times:

"The director of fantasy and horror films keeps his collection of books, gory props and mannequins where he can see, and be inspired by, them."


http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015 ... =arts&_r=0
by Jim Martin
July 21st, 2015, 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: David Copperfield Magic Museum Tour
Replies: 27
Views: 6857

Re: David Copperfield Magic Museum Tour

Rosebud-ish?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4mQqVqRB7I

Unlike Charles Foster Kane, from the videos I've seen, I think DC truly enjoys curating the collection.
by Jim Martin
July 21st, 2015, 7:28 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: The Blomberg Book
Replies: 6
Views: 6554

Re: The Blomberg Book

Here is the correct link to the interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieWRk6XbnBE
by Jim Martin
July 18th, 2015, 2:19 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB; Dead of Night by Andy Nyman Red back Bicycle
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Re: WTB; Dead of Night by Andy Nyman Red back Bicycle

Before this post is removed, I have also been looking for an Alakazam 'Dead of Night' set (deck, DVD, booklet), if someone would have one for sale.

My email is (all lower case):

J am s TL (at sign) w EB st er (dot) edU

Many thanks,
Jim
by Jim Martin
June 30th, 2015, 8:19 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Babadook
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Babadook

We recently saw this and yes, YIKES!
by Jim Martin
May 29th, 2015, 9:01 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: contact information for Anthony Brahams
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Re: contact information for Anthony Brahams

Many thanks, John.

Jim
by Jim Martin
May 29th, 2015, 8:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: contact information for Anthony Brahams
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

contact information for Anthony Brahams

I would appreciate contact information for Anthony Brahams.
(The email I have used isn't working.)

Many thanks,
Jim

j A m s T L AT w e b s T er DOT e d u
by Jim Martin
May 20th, 2015, 8:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 22868

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

David Ben wrote:I suppose that it is also a question of having so many projects, and so little time.


I like your projects,David.
Take your time :)
by Jim Martin
April 13th, 2015, 10:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: TCM Film Festival - The Grim Game
Replies: 23
Views: 6103

Re: TCM Film Festival - The Grim Game

This is on the TCM site and includes information that the live screening ..."will feature a World Premiere original score composed and conducted by Brane Živkovic."

http://filmfestival.tcm.com/programs/fi ... grim-game/
by Jim Martin
April 10th, 2015, 2:18 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Good wax for spreading double cards?
Replies: 7
Views: 2691

Re: Good wax for spreading double cards?

I've had good results using Harry Robson's Roughing Stick:

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic ... ing-stick/
by Jim Martin
April 7th, 2015, 11:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Don England
Replies: 11
Views: 4345

Re: Don England

Don was so very gracious and truly a brilliant innovator.
Rest in peace, Don England.
by Jim Martin
March 29th, 2015, 6:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bammo Goes BANG!
Replies: 12
Views: 4279

Re: Bammo Goes BANG!

My order goes in .........
NOW!
(Thanks for the reminder - cannot wait.)
by Jim Martin
March 23rd, 2015, 11:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 22868

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

This is very exciting news - and three volumes!
Thanks for the link.
by Jim Martin
February 17th, 2015, 2:26 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ricky jay new book
Replies: 19
Views: 11282

Re: ricky jay new book

Brad Jeffers wrote:....both are priced at $2432.64 + $3.99 shipping.

The shipping is always the deal breaker.
by Jim Martin
February 17th, 2015, 12:46 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: ricky jay new book
Replies: 19
Views: 11282

Re: ricky jay new book

I received the same email from Amazon early this morning, Evan.

There is also nothing on the W.W. Norton site.
by Jim Martin
February 3rd, 2015, 9:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Frank Garcia on David Susskind
Replies: 25
Views: 6509

Re: Frank Garcia on David Susskind

Thanks for posting this, Max!
by Jim Martin
January 16th, 2015, 10:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay on American Masters
Replies: 18
Views: 6417

Re: Ricky Jay on American Masters

Thanks for posting the summation of the evening - it sounds like a fantastic event.
Bravo!
by Jim Martin
October 18th, 2014, 9:42 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Capehart's THE RINGS
Replies: 7
Views: 4416

Re: Capehart's THE RINGS

http://www.kozmomagic.com/product/chris ... the-rings/

It appears to be a new release. The link includes the trailer.
by Jim Martin
October 15th, 2014, 9:36 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989
Replies: 4
Views: 2081

Re: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989

Thank you for posting these, Frank (and for Dick and Tom making us aware of them).

They are fabulous in every way and help us to re-experience the visionary thinking of Tommy Wonder.
by Jim Martin
September 23rd, 2014, 5:25 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Zarrow tip in Doug Edward's "Nukes"?
Replies: 9
Views: 3805

Re: Zarrow tip in Doug Edward's "Nukes"?

Vanishing Inc. has a download of Doug Edwards doing the Zarrow:

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic ... -shuffle/#
by Jim Martin
July 7th, 2014, 8:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Impressions of IBM/SAM 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 9269

Re: Impressions of IBM/SAM 2014

Thank you for such a detailed, clearly written perspective of the convention.

¡Viva Espana!

(Very excited to hear of Dani's forthcoming book with Richard. Cool cool cool!)
by Jim Martin
June 27th, 2014, 12:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Oldest Trick in the Book by Bob Read
Replies: 36
Views: 8047

Re: The Oldest Trick in the Book by Bob Read

I'm in - sounds great Richard.
by Jim Martin
May 17th, 2014, 1:14 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: 3 Coins and a Shotglass
Replies: 53
Views: 32605

Re: 3 Coins and a Shotglass

It is a lovely routine (and I also like the larger video format - very nice.)
by Jim Martin
May 15th, 2014, 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally
Replies: 14
Views: 4157

Re: Finally

Break a leg, Damian!
Congrats on the show.
by Jim Martin
April 17th, 2014, 8:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: University for swedish magicians
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Re: University for swedish magicians

Congrats Tom and Johan - very exciting. via Google Translate: In this course , you get the opportunity, individually or in groups , develop and challenge your skills in magic. We will work magic and even experimenting with the use of other arts. In this course we focus on three parts with which its ...
by Jim Martin
April 8th, 2014, 7:01 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lumainto 2014: Card Table Artifice and Bullet Catch
Replies: 2
Views: 767

Re: Lumainto 2014: Card Table Artifice and Bullet Catch

This looks like a great collaboration. Here is a 4:53 link of Gavin Bryars discussing (and with some performance excerpts of his 2008 performance of "A Man in a Room, Gambling") his musical collaboration with the artist Juan Muñoz. http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/gavin-bryars-...
by Jim Martin
March 7th, 2014, 10:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Wonderball
Replies: 125
Views: 24962

Re: Wonderball

These look very nice - bravo Jim.
What is the approximate weight?
by Jim Martin
March 7th, 2014, 10:41 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Phil Goldstein's Para-Sight
Replies: 5
Views: 889

Re: FSH: Phil Goldstein's Para-Sight

Yet another reason to support Genii and this site.
Thanks Max!
Max Maven wrote:One.
by Jim Martin
January 1st, 2014, 10:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2013 in Review
Replies: 12
Views: 6887

Re: 2013 in Review

Thank you, as always, for a spectacular write up, Dustin.
It allows me to catch up on several items I missed.

Bravo and Happy 2014!
by Jim Martin
December 30th, 2013, 2:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: HUGO and Georges Méliès
Replies: 69
Views: 10421

Re: HUGO and Georges Méliès

John S - thanks for the notice about the 12 Days app and the HUGO download.
Happy holidays!
by Jim Martin
November 13th, 2013, 12:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mike Caveney on the Tonight Show
Replies: 11
Views: 2887

Re: Mike Caveney on the Tonight Show

Bravo Mike - you made it look effortless.
"The Pro's Pro" (... aka "The Barista's Barista")
Congrats!
by Jim Martin
October 26th, 2013, 2:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay for $2
Replies: 8
Views: 2099

Re: Ricky Jay for $2

Thanks Dustin!
(How did you find this?)
by Jim Martin
October 13th, 2013, 12:16 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Handcrafted Close-Up Magic Stages for Sale
Replies: 10
Views: 2664

Re: Handcrafted Close-Up Magic Stages for Sale

These look great, Joe - congratulations.

What are the dimensions?
by Jim Martin
October 5th, 2013, 9:13 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Inside the Brain of Lubor Fiedler--Amazing Video!
Replies: 12
Views: 3078

Re: Inside the Brain of Lubor Fiedler--Amazing Video!

Thanks for posting this.
I love his smile/chuckle/smirk.

Will this be a part of a longer release?
by Jim Martin
September 14th, 2013, 3:26 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Help Us!
Replies: 66
Views: 20710

Re: Help Us!

Bob Farmer wrote:Wouldn't it be the Area 52 Wallet?....

I was being a purist.
by Jim Martin
September 14th, 2013, 9:12 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Help Us!
Replies: 66
Views: 20710

Re: Help Us!

A "card to wallet" wallet with a built in index and more?
Here are three:

Monty's Python Wallet
Roswell's Area 51 Wallet
Transmigration Wallet

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