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by Joe Naud
January 29th, 2012, 8:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: HUGO and Georges Méliès
Replies: 69
Views: 10630

Re: HUGO and Georges Méliès

I could not agree more with the above post. I greatly appreciate your work Dodd and your website.

Joe
by Joe Naud
January 29th, 2012, 1:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Right Way to Practice
Replies: 17
Views: 2266

Re: The Right Way to Practice

UCLA basketball coach John Wooden was much more than a basketball coach, many of his philosophies can be applied outside of the sports world. I think the follow is something to apply to our art: Fundamentals before creativity: Coach Wooden believes the teaching of fundamentals, until they are all ex...
by Joe Naud
January 23rd, 2012, 9:24 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Any drink called for.
Replies: 33
Views: 17286

Re: Any drink called for.

I thought you might be interested in this item now on ebay: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.ebay.com/itm/Jeffrey-Atkins-MAGIC-KETTLE-Any-Drink-Called-For-/350526454071?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item519d013937#ht_925wt_1219">http://www.ebay.com/itm/Jeffrey-Atkins- ... 925wt_1219</...
by Joe Naud
November 17th, 2011, 8:01 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB-Antimony #15
Replies: 0
Views: 174

WTB-Antimony #15

If you have a copy of this you would like to sell please contact me at:
joseph.naud@baker-taylor.com

Thanks,Joe
by Joe Naud
October 25th, 2011, 10:49 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Calvert: His Magic
Replies: 2
Views: 446

Re: John Calvert: His Magic

Thanks Tom!
PS. The directtv ap rocks.

Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
September 15th, 2011, 11:52 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: JOhn Carney's Book of Secrets
Replies: 2
Views: 635

Re: JOhn Carney's Book of Secrets

I emailed you.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
September 3rd, 2011, 7:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last Chance to Buy "The Berglas Effects"
Replies: 15
Views: 4828

Re: Last Chance to Buy "The Berglas Effects"

Count me in as well. Very nice of you Richard. Christmas in September unless my wife gets to the mail first and makes me suffer.
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
August 31st, 2011, 4:30 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: The most sought-after out-of-print titles in America
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: The most sought-after out-of-print titles in America

89.98 for a copy Cards as Weapons according to the link above. Most go for around $100 from what I've seen. Happy hunting.
Peace, Joe.
by Joe Naud
August 22nd, 2011, 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Thanks to Mr Gunn
Replies: 34
Views: 5601

Re: Thanks to Mr Gunn

What did the Ace bunnies run you. There are no prices on the website. They are very nice looking!
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
July 17th, 2011, 11:58 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: INTERNATIONAL MAGIC AUCTION - Out-Of-Print, Scarce & Desirable Book Auction
Replies: 2
Views: 947

Re: INTERNATIONAL MAGIC AUCTION - Out-Of-Print, Scarce & Desirable Book Auction

When I click on view all nothing is listed. Is it just me?
Joe
by Joe Naud
July 11th, 2011, 2:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Houdini vs. Erdnase--Which to See
Replies: 2
Views: 510

Houdini vs. Erdnase--Which to See

All, as much as I hate to have to choose between the two of these events in the LA area I have to. I hoped to see Guy Hollingworth do his Erdnase show but wanted to see Houdini at the Skirball and now have budget constraints that make me have to choose. I'm sure I would love each of these events equ...
by Joe Naud
May 3rd, 2011, 10:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Book 'em, Dano!
Replies: 33
Views: 7517

Re: Book 'em, Dano!

Just a quick note about this seller. My package arrived with great protection and the items were in perfect shape.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
April 17th, 2011, 3:17 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Book 'em, Dano!
Replies: 33
Views: 7517

Re: Book 'em, Dano!

I sent you an email.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
February 3rd, 2011, 6:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic-Con Coming Up Soon!
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: Magic-Con Coming Up Soon!

Richard, any hint as to who the unannounced headliner might be? See you there.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
December 29th, 2010, 4:46 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Roberto Giobbi’s Column “On Practicing Magic”
Replies: 11
Views: 4999

Re: Roberto Giobbi’s Column “On Practicing Magic”

Without a full understanding of the text referenced in the article I was able to think on some of these concepts, but I'm sure there is much more to get out of this as you have explained above. I almost wish that Giobbi could have taken this further as he mentioned in the article, but he decided not...
by Joe Naud
December 24th, 2010, 10:35 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Collected works of Alex Elmsley Vol. 2
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Re: WTB: Collected works of Alex Elmsley Vol. 2

There is one on eBay.
by Joe Naud
December 23rd, 2010, 9:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Autographed Doug Henning Playbills, Copperfield Memorabilia, Le Grande David Posters
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Re: FS: Autographed Doug Henning Playbills, Copperfield Memorabilia, Le Grande David Posters

Harris III, would you please provide an email address since the PM function here continues to have issues?
Thanks, Joe.
by Joe Naud
December 22nd, 2010, 9:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Classic Conversations with Mike Caveney
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Classic Conversations with Mike Caveney

This is a great interview! My favorite line was, " How many Keller posters do you really need?". This was said in the context of the hoard that Caveney and a partner bought that helps make up the museum. Really great stuff !
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
December 11th, 2010, 8:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone Getting Magic Stuff for the Holidays?
Replies: 47
Views: 6598

Re: Anyone Getting Magic Stuff for the Holidays?

Oh freaking yea. I bought a Nu-Power Card Rise and a Johnson Products coin wand for my wife to give me via John Mendoza and eBay. The tough part is they are in their postage boxes sitting in the garage with "do not open until Xmas" written all over them. Ugh. I only wish I could be 12 agai...
by Joe Naud
December 1st, 2010, 4:10 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Books & LE Mandrake the Magician Statue
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: FSH: Books & LE Mandrake the Magician Statue

Mark, I PM'd you.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
November 18th, 2010, 2:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Book List
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Re: Book List

Matt is new modern coin magic still available? I will be in Temecula this weekend. Can I pick it up to save postage?
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
November 12th, 2010, 5:35 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Smaller hands and flourishes
Replies: 5
Views: 2107

Re: Smaller hands and flourishes

Muse M, You had mentioned that you were interested in hand strengthen exercises or at least I thought I saw something like that. Check out "The Grip Master" by prohands. You should be able to do a search in Google and find them. I bought mine at a sporting goods store, but Dan and Dave hav...
by Joe Naud
November 9th, 2010, 10:17 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Smaller hands and flourishes
Replies: 5
Views: 2107

Re: Smaller hands and flourishes

Malini is said to have very small hands and was a master of palming. I would recommend the DVD put out by John Carney as a very valuable resource on palming. If you search "palming" I'm sure you will find an old thread that will give you much more advice by people much more experienced tha...
by Joe Naud
November 7th, 2010, 3:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Obscure magic stuff surfing/bidding withdrawl.
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Re: Obscure magic stuff surfing/bidding withdrawl.

John is on a binge of late listing all kinds of great stuff. Martinka has even been kind of slim picking of late in my opinion.
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
October 26th, 2010, 8:44 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Great Magic Auction
Replies: 21
Views: 5210

Re: Great Magic Auction

Leonard, I PM'd you.
Joe
by Joe Naud
October 25th, 2010, 4:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Where's the magic?
Replies: 12
Views: 1776

Re: Where's the magic?

I don't think I understand the argument. It seems as though things are clearly labeled so you don't have to look at Marketplace items if you don't want to. I for one am interested in both types of listings. If you want to make sure you don't miss an interesting topic open the threads up to 48 hours....
by Joe Naud
October 20th, 2010, 8:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Deck From Conjuring Arts!
Replies: 10
Views: 1976

Re: New Deck From Conjuring Arts!

The indestructible erdnase is also available to nonmembers now.
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
October 18th, 2010, 11:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: CNN: Will Physical Books be Gone in Five Years?
Replies: 21
Views: 3350

Re: CNN: Will Physical Books be Gone in Five Years?

Satellite radio will be the end of Terrestrial radio. We all heard that, what ten years ago. TV will eliminate radio, the same prediction decades ago. Has anyone listened to the radio lately? I have worked in publishing and retail books selling for over 25 years and the prediction of the books demis...
by Joe Naud
October 17th, 2010, 1:44 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas
Replies: 704
Views: 284397

Re: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas

Richard, Any idea on the cost of the delux edition? Will it be slipcased or have a special type of binding? Thanks in advance for the information.
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
September 29th, 2010, 10:48 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DVDs FS: Maven, Carney, Simon, Benatar, WGM
Replies: 9
Views: 1660

Re: DVDs FS: Maven, Carney, Simon, Benatar, WGM

Check is in the mail.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
September 28th, 2010, 1:49 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DVDs FS: Maven, Carney, Simon, Benatar, WGM
Replies: 9
Views: 1660

Re: DVDs FS: Maven, Carney, Simon, Benatar, WGM

I pm'd you.
Thanks, Joe
by Joe Naud
July 21st, 2010, 11:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Golden Gate Gathering
Replies: 20
Views: 2138

Re: Golden Gate Gathering

I'm in. Seriously, my car my gas, I'll even throw in snacks for the drive. My wife will be happy to provide a list of home made goodies for you both to choose from. Can't wait!!
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
July 21st, 2010, 1:29 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Golden Gate Gathering
Replies: 20
Views: 2138

Re: Golden Gate Gathering

I know you guys don't know me, but I will be happy to pay for the gas if you save me a place in the back seat. I'm sure the banter would be worth the price.
Peace, Joe
by Joe Naud
July 16th, 2010, 10:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: New here
Replies: 20
Views: 3709

Re: New here

Card College will keep you busy for the rest of your life as will Bobo's New Expanded Coin Magic. The folks here could go on and on about what is best, but it sounds like you are just getting started on your magical career so I gave you a couple of books that would be a good foundation for anyone. A...
by Joe Naud
July 14th, 2010, 10:42 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Alex Ramon and the elephants
Replies: 16
Views: 5140

Re: Alex Ramon and the elephants

My family has been in circus for most of the last thirty years and there are trainers that use excessive force and trainers that don't. What do you think gets the publicity. Like all arguments it is easy to paint with very broad strokes. While my experience has been mostly with primates, I can promi...
by Joe Naud
June 28th, 2010, 4:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Information Needed Regarding Lassen Coin Boxes
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: Information Needed Regarding Lassen Coin Boxes

I'm trying to see if anyone here can answer my question. I made a recent purchase and want to see if I got a good deal. On a separate note my wife looks at these purchases with a fine tooth comb and email could be potentially dangerous. Haha.
Thanks, Joe

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