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by Andy Hurst
April 8th, 2002, 11:22 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Signing Objects
Replies: 7
Views: 1034

Re: Signing Objects

I think like so many issues in magic and mentalism, there are times where doing something one way is right. In the case of signing things for mentalists. Having someone sign a seal on an envelope adds to the authenticity of your claim that you could not have tampered with it. In the instance of borr...
by Andy Hurst
April 5th, 2002, 3:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Pabular
Replies: 42
Views: 14581

Re: Pabular

I didn't think Martin Breese would do anything he shouldn't.

So basically Jerry Sadowitz is complaining but he doesn't have any right to even if the material in the book is his.
by Andy Hurst
April 4th, 2002, 8:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Pabular
Replies: 42
Views: 14581

Re: Pabular

Originally posted by Steve Bryant: It is also true that Card Zones, with material by Duffie and Sadowitz and published by Martin Breese, is not being carried by some dealers because Sadowitz has objected to the volume being published. I heard that. I don't know the deal, but if thats true, Breese i...
by Andy Hurst
April 3rd, 2002, 1:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Compilation Cop
Replies: 32
Views: 2385

Re: The Compilation Cop

Originally posted by Jim Maloney: I was very pleased to see at least two major online dealers (Earth's Largest Magic Shop - www.elmagicshop.com and Charlie's Electronic Magic Shop - www.magicstore.net) post notices about the print version of Pabular, saying that they immediately stopped selling the...
by Andy Hurst
April 3rd, 2002, 7:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Compilation Cop
Replies: 32
Views: 2385

Re: The Compilation Cop

Something else that's interesting here. Ammar compiles other peoples work, puts it on DVD, it turns out he didn't get permission to do it all. Almost 30 posts in no time. Mostly saying 'it isn't right'and what an outrage this is. Elsewhere on Genii, the issue of Rabbi Sam Gringrass's bound print ver...
by Andy Hurst
April 2nd, 2002, 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Compilation Cop
Replies: 32
Views: 2385

Re: The Compilation Cop

Originally posted by Joe DeStefano: Something to think about: How do we know for sure that a person who says he/she originated something - really did? Does being the first to publish something mean that person is the originator? We don't know, at some point you have to take someone on their word. I...
by Andy Hurst
April 1st, 2002, 3:21 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Derren Brown Vs. Max Maven
Replies: 7
Views: 1268

Re: Derren Brown Vs. Max Maven

I like them both, for different reasons.

But then you knew that, this is the mentalist section after all :)
by Andy Hurst
April 1st, 2002, 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SAM or IBM membership
Replies: 12
Views: 817

Re: SAM or IBM membership

Right on Paul! I joined SAM when I moved to the US. I walked into a local assembly meeting one night and was welcomed as a guest. I was not asked anything really and at the end of the night was offered a signed membership agreement to mail off with my $$$. I'm not renewing though. $50 for MUM magazi...
by Andy Hurst
April 1st, 2002, 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HAS ANYONE RECEIVED THE APRIL ISSUE YET?
Replies: 61
Views: 4862

Re: HAS ANYONE RECEIVED THE APRIL ISSUE YET?

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: Andy, the version Jim fooled me with did not use equivoque, but was the second handling with the four prepared boxes. I suggest you go try the effect on some of your friends and watch their faces! Hi Richard, I tried it on some friends over Easter. It gets an o...
by Andy Hurst
April 1st, 2002, 2:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Compilation Cop
Replies: 32
Views: 2385

Re: The Compilation Cop

Originally posted by Ryan Matney: There is no question these videos are damaging. We are all the target audience. Surely we could be the ones to change things. Ryan Hi Ryan! I agree with all you said. But the last part about us being the ones to change it... By that you are saying "if we don't...
by Andy Hurst
March 29th, 2002, 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a new forum for the mentalist and the bizarre etc?
Replies: 12
Views: 1521

Re: a new forum for the mentalist and the bizarre etc?

Yeah I agree too. At the moment I have to go to a horrible site elsewhere for a mentalism forum.
by Andy Hurst
March 28th, 2002, 10:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HAS ANYONE RECEIVED THE APRIL ISSUE YET?
Replies: 61
Views: 4862

Re: HAS ANYONE RECEIVED THE APRIL ISSUE YET?

I picked up my copy of the April Genii today. I am frankly puzzled over the Jim Swain effect "Royal Departure" which I had looked forward to seeing in print having seen Richard Kaufman's posts on this forum that said it was "one of the best tricks he has ever published" and that ...
by Andy Hurst
March 9th, 2002, 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Beautiful Day
Replies: 10
Views: 917

Re: A Beautiful Day

I had bran for breakfast.

Andy Hurst.
Too much for most magi?
by Andy Hurst
March 9th, 2002, 5:53 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Phone Effects
Replies: 18
Views: 5372

Re: Phone Effects

There's a couple of nice ones in Peter Duffies book "Deck-Direct". He has it available in e-book format for $12 at:

NeoTronic - Ebooks by Peter Duffie

Hope this helps.

Andy.
The Foo Can - Not for the feint hearted magician.
by Andy Hurst
March 6th, 2002, 8:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Pabular
Replies: 42
Views: 14581

Re: Pabular

Originally posted by Andrew Wimhurst: Still, I wish Breese would put out a complete bound reprint. A book beats a crummy CD anyday. I guess this comes down to personal preference. Having spent some time back in the mid 1990's supporting electronic document storage systems, I guess I became a fan of...
by Andy Hurst
February 17th, 2002, 12:49 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For Sale: Dusheck Magic Series Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 5
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: For Sale: Dusheck Magic Series Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 5

Theres a full set on ebay at the moment with 2 days left to go and the bidding isn't too high yet. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1073922870">http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dl ... 1073922870</a><!-- m --> This isn't my auction, so...
by Andy Hurst
January 15th, 2002, 9:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WANTED: Semi Automatic Card Tricks #1
Replies: 0
Views: 412

WANTED: Semi Automatic Card Tricks #1

If you've got a copy of Steve Beams "Semi Automatic Card Tricks" (the first one), and would like to sell it - let me know.

Thanks

Andy
by Andy Hurst
January 10th, 2002, 9:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blue
Replies: 16
Views: 1645

Re: Blue

Originally posted by crimper:
My votes go to:

Professors Nightmare (size; length)


I think Gumby Turnip, the guy who works with Mark Mason got that gag in on his version of Professors nightmare on their video demo at www.jbtv.co.uk

Andy.
by Andy Hurst
January 10th, 2002, 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blue
Replies: 16
Views: 1645

Re: Blue

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman:
And where is he now?


OK, I give up - WHERE?

Andy Hurst.
by Andy Hurst
January 4th, 2002, 7:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Harry Lorayne
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: Harry Lorayne

Originally posted by Chris Bailey:
He seems to really enjoy complaining about not getting credit for routines that were in Apocalypse first


POT....KETTLE.... HARRY!
by Andy Hurst
November 9th, 2001, 10:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New E-Zine
Replies: 10
Views: 1227

Re: New E-Zine

Originally posted by Tom Cutts:
Call me old fashioned but the concept of ten year old stoners blows.


OK. You are old fashioned.

How was that?

Andy.
by Andy Hurst
November 6th, 2001, 5:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magician vs. Gambler
Replies: 15
Views: 2034

Re: Magician vs. Gambler

Yeah, sorry. In a moment of weakness I was being nice :eek:
by Andy Hurst
November 6th, 2001, 5:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magician vs. Gambler
Replies: 15
Views: 2034

Re: Magician vs. Gambler

Thanks Richard.

I was curious as I know that Frank Garcia took some flack for not crediting at some point.

It doesn't really surprise me that Lorrayne stole it.. errr.. I mean published it without proper credits.
by Andy Hurst
November 6th, 2001, 4:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magician vs. Gambler
Replies: 15
Views: 2034

Re: Magician vs. Gambler

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman:
Frank published the original Daley handling in one of his books.


Did Frank credit Daley in his book?

Andy Hurst
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by Andy Hurst
November 6th, 2001, 1:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New E-Zine
Replies: 10
Views: 1227

Re: New E-Zine

Andy Hurst, Foo Can co-editor replies... If you've been wondering why no response from Ryan or myself, we wanted to hear the feedback and not get into some defensive position. Love Foo Can, or hate it, we are proud of the work. Having said that, we asked for feedback so we could make it better. So w...
by Andy Hurst
November 3rd, 2001, 11:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Uri Geller & Michael Jackson
Replies: 4
Views: 1422

Re: Uri Geller & Michael Jackson

Originally posted by John Blaze:
There. Now you can all rest better.


Gee thanks.
by Andy Hurst
November 3rd, 2001, 11:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Harry Lorayne Repertoire
Replies: 9
Views: 1343

Re: Harry Lorayne Repertoire

Personally I prefer Simon Aronsons "Shuffle Board" to Harry's 'Equalizer'.


Andy Hurst
---------- http://www.foocan.com - Free Issue for limited time only!
by Andy Hurst
November 1st, 2001, 6:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A-1 Magicalmedia
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: A-1 Magicalmedia

Originally posted by Andy Hurst:
Someone told me Maxwell has filed Chapter 11 bankrupcy. Is that true?


Hmmm no comments LOL
by Andy Hurst
November 1st, 2001, 2:38 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: A Question to the card guys
Replies: 15
Views: 1578

Re: A Question to the card guys

If you don't like using new cards you can buy all my old worn out decks off me. I really trash em up good. $5 a deck plus s&h

[Some cards might be signed, torn or missing] :p
by Andy Hurst
October 24th, 2001, 3:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A-1 Magicalmedia
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: A-1 Magicalmedia

Someone told me Maxwell has filed Chapter 11 bankrupcy. Is that true?
by Andy Hurst
September 27th, 2001, 1:23 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: A Famous Actor
Replies: 8
Views: 1197

Re: A Famous Actor

So if magician Ryan Matney gets caught in a photo, he's got no chance of a mention since he is only a bit-part actor. :confused:
by Andy Hurst
September 27th, 2001, 1:21 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Finding Tom Mullica
Replies: 18
Views: 2228

Re: Finding Tom Mullica

I think I saw David Blaine in "Family Man", but it might have just been a tree.
by Andy Hurst
September 7th, 2001, 1:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lorayne
Replies: 25
Views: 3223

Re: Lorayne

Originally posted by Jon Racherbaumer:
......One could do worse...and I often do.
Onward...


If you smell l l l l l l what the Rock.... is cookin'


;)
by Andy Hurst
September 7th, 2001, 12:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lorayne
Replies: 25
Views: 3223

Re: Lorayne

Originally posted by John Blaze:
i'm so happy we don't have to wait til then..and it probably would have been ANDY driving the bus! steve, tell us more about this effect you use...


Yes I am driving the bus. Look it's the little yellow short bus - quick John, get on!
by Andy Hurst
September 7th, 2001, 12:44 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lorayne
Replies: 25
Views: 3223

Re: Lorayne

Originally posted by John Blaze: but do you REALLY feel that way? and please, enlighten us...WHY? Yes I really feel that way. Yes it's my opinion. Why? I could write pages on this, but let's just take "Close up Card Magic", in which Harry steals a ton of material and either fails to credi...
by Andy Hurst
September 1st, 2001, 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Denny's Ad on the September back cover
Replies: 71
Views: 7515

Re: Denny's Ad on the September back cover

Originally posted by Joe M. Turner:
I've only answered the question honestly and am frankly surprised at the reaction that my response has generated.


It sure has been surprising - but fun to discuss, debate and joke about all the same :-)

Respectfully,

Andy Hurst
by Andy Hurst
September 1st, 2001, 4:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Denny's Ad on the September back cover
Replies: 71
Views: 7515

Re: Denny's Ad on the September back cover

Originally posted by Bill Duncan: I was pretty annoyed by Logitech's "get naked for Xmas" and "peeing baby" ads and stopped recommeding their mouse and trackball products so I can certainly see your point. I told my wife to stop buying underwear from Victoria secrets. Their ads ...
by Andy Hurst
August 31st, 2001, 7:11 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Newer videos vs. Older, More Mature Videos
Replies: 12
Views: 2242

Re: Newer videos vs. Older, More Mature Videos

I'll say this again, "You get what you pay for." [/QB] Sadly with magic videos that isn't the case. You get what you get. There are some excellent videos, with great production quality and well explained effects that retail for $25 or so. Then there's videos that cost $35 and not only hav...
by Andy Hurst
August 31st, 2001, 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Denny's Ad on the September back cover
Replies: 71
Views: 7515

Re: Denny's Ad on the September back cover

Originally posted by Joe M. Turner: Or, one could aspire to be remembered for having class and intelligence. Some things are so good that they don't have to shout for attention; they command it by virtue of their quality. JMT Advertising is all about shouting for attention. If you're not gonna shou...
by Andy Hurst
August 30th, 2001, 11:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lorayne
Replies: 25
Views: 3223

Re: Lorayne

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: Harry Lorayne has been a major figure in our field for over 40 years and he deserves the indepth cover story that will appear in Genii in November, particularly since his new book Personal Collection (which may actually be his last book since he's now 75 years ...

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