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by Tom Frame
September 3rd, 2015, 7:11 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Blomberg Laboratories + Blomberg Prop Kit
Replies: 3
Views: 1000

FS: Blomberg Laboratories + Blomberg Prop Kit

The book is in very good condition and the props have never been used.

$50.00 + $6.00 S&H

Domestic orders only

Send a check or money order to:

Tom Frame
527A 21st Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121

Or Paypal the funds to tomframe1@comcast.net
by Tom Frame
August 26th, 2015, 4:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller: Fool Us - Season 2
Replies: 145
Views: 39275

Re: Penn & Teller: Fool Us - Season 2

As Ristiharju mentioned, the effect is taught on Josh's Unreal DVD set. I just spoke with Josh, who has been a friend of mine since he was 8 years old. He stated that his method doesn't involve an index or pre-show work. I believe him. He also said that Vanishing Inc. will offer the effect for sale ...
by Tom Frame
August 20th, 2015, 9:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller: Fool Us - Season 2
Replies: 145
Views: 39275

Re: Penn & Teller: Fool Us - Season 2

Kostya's Triumph was terrific! I loved Penn's bombastic reaction.

I noticed a one card displacement and a pass, but I still don't have a clue how he did it.
by Tom Frame
August 13th, 2015, 5:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Mathematical Card Magic
Replies: 4
Views: 881

FS: Mathematical Card Magic

Mathematical Card Magic by Colm Mulcahy

Very good condition.

$25.00 + $5.00 S&H.

Domestic orders only.

You can mail a check or money order or send the funds via PayPal.







Tom Frame
527A 21st Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
tomframe1@comcast.net
415) 386-6840
by Tom Frame
July 17th, 2015, 6:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Jay, Card Sharp
Replies: 0
Views: 573

Allan Jay, Card Sharp

Prior to discovering this video, I hadn’t heard of Allan Jay. After witnessing this humbling move monkey medley, I will definitely remember his name and keep my eyes peeled for his future offerings.

Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIW8v9RV6xM
by Tom Frame
July 15th, 2015, 3:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Helsinki, Finland ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6604

Re: FISM 2018 - Helsinki, Finland ?

Richard Kaufman wrote:I cannot see a circumstance under which FISM would be held in the United States.


Richard, can you elaborate on why you believe that FISM couldn't/shouldn't/won't be held in the US?
by Tom Frame
July 14th, 2015, 8:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: An Honest Liar now on Netflix
Replies: 4
Views: 1346

Re: An Honest Liar now on Netflix

Au contraire. It's advertised on Netflix, but it's Expected Availability is "Unknown."

I've had it saved in my Netflix queue for months and I frequently check its availability. I'll keep you posted.
by Tom Frame
July 8th, 2015, 1:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM day 2
Replies: 6
Views: 3423

Re: FISM day 2

Craig,

Thanks for your entertaining, informative reports. Keep them coming!
by Tom Frame
June 13th, 2015, 9:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Manicures?
Replies: 9
Views: 2475

Re: Manicures?

Roger Klause sported manicured nails that were polished to a squint-inducing high gloss. I accused him of using them as shiners. He neither confirmed nor denied my allegation.
by Tom Frame
May 31st, 2015, 9:21 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tomas Blomberg's Film Can Be Seen Here!
Replies: 8
Views: 1781

Re: Tomas Blomberg's Film Can Be Seen Here!

Thanks Ian.

I'm sorry that Tomas was only able to boom the box for 2 seconds. Fortunately, there is an effective treatment for that condition.
by Tom Frame
May 30th, 2015, 11:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tomas Blomberg's Film Can Be Seen Here!
Replies: 8
Views: 1781

Re: Tomas Blomberg's Film Can Be Seen Here!

What a weird and wacky film. I dig it!

I didn't see Tomas listed in the credits. Which character did he purportedly play?
by Tom Frame
May 29th, 2015, 10:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Return of a Controversial Blog
Replies: 255
Views: 58115

Re: Return of a Controversial Blog

This is my first exposure to Andy's work. I really dig it! He's coarse, funny and he calls it like he sees it. I look forward to future installments. Bravo, Andy!
by Tom Frame
May 14th, 2015, 10:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: a modern black art act
Replies: 1
Views: 631

Re: a modern black art act

They are terrific!

Thanks Brad.
by Tom Frame
May 12th, 2015, 9:32 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Have a Little Art with Your Magic
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: Have a Little Art with Your Magic

What a lovely film!
by Tom Frame
May 9th, 2015, 10:08 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Diss-Illusioned
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Diss-Illusioned

I enjoyed the article. Good stuff!

Thanks P.T.
by Tom Frame
April 13th, 2015, 6:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Create My Cover Art!
Replies: 1
Views: 932

Create My Cover Art!

Hi guys, My forthcoming book, Framework , is finished and is being assembled by Charlie Randall and company at H&R. But the book still needs cool cover art. While I savor compelling, evocative artwork, I have neither visual imagination nor artistic aptitude. Thus, I'm requesting the assistance o...
by Tom Frame
April 8th, 2015, 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Don England
Replies: 11
Views: 4467

Re: Don England

It’s a sad day indeed. Don was an ingenious creator, a smooth performer, a gentle man and a friend. I treasure the time that I was able to spend with him. I was honored that Don asked me to write his next book. Sadly, the project never reached fruition due to his declining health. We are fortunate t...
by Tom Frame
March 31st, 2015, 11:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Justin Willman's Sleight of Mouth
Replies: 1
Views: 936

Justin Willman's Sleight of Mouth

Justin Willman's Sleight of Mouth, billed as a "comedy magic special event," airs on Comedy Central on Monday, April 6. Check it out!


Tom
by Tom Frame
March 5th, 2015, 7:06 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

Thank you, Scott.
by Tom Frame
March 5th, 2015, 8:38 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

Thanks for your positive feedback, Andrew.
by Tom Frame
March 4th, 2015, 3:35 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

You're welcome, Tom. I'm happy to hear that my reviews were helpful.
by Tom Frame
March 3rd, 2015, 11:55 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

Thanks Richard, Joe, Matt, Erdnasephile and AJM!
by Tom Frame
March 2nd, 2015, 8:35 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

You're welcome, Chris. Thanks for your kind words.
by Tom Frame
March 2nd, 2015, 3:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ed Alonzo on The Late Late Show
Replies: 0
Views: 548

Ed Alonzo on The Late Late Show

Ed Alonzo will be performing on The Late Late Show on Friday, March 6th on CBS. Check him out!
by Tom Frame
March 2nd, 2015, 3:34 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

Hi Michael, Thanks for your interest in Framework. I've finished writing the book and all of the photographs are done. I've placed my order for 15,000 gaffs for one of my effects. I'm currently waiting to get the manuscript back from one of my proofreaders. Once I receive it, I'll give it one final ...
by Tom Frame
March 2nd, 2015, 2:47 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum
Replies: 96
Views: 45899

Re: Welcome to Our New Online Review Forum

Writing obsessively detailed product reviews takes considerable time and doesn’t leave me with much cognitive bandwidth or energy to focus on my own creative pursuits. It’s become a chore and it’s just not much fun anymore. So, after 6 years and 215 reviews, I am resigning from my role as product re...
by Tom Frame
February 28th, 2015, 12:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Do NOT Download Any Files from "Genii"!
Replies: 5
Views: 1937

Re: Do NOT Download Any Files from "Genii"!

I'm another unhappy recipient of the Max Maven Weight Loss Scam Spam.
by Tom Frame
February 28th, 2015, 12:49 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: pouring tea
Replies: 5
Views: 2197

Re: pouring tea

What a skillful, lovely, hallucinatory performance! Thanks Bill.
by Tom Frame
February 17th, 2015, 4:13 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Alaskan Poker by Ricky Jay
Replies: 154
Views: 30588

Re: Alaskan Poker by Ricky Jay

I don't care for Ammar's presentation. It makes a fine bit of sleight of hand seem like a sporting event or a contest. I haven't watched the clip, but after the Aces roll out, that's when you spread the deck to show that the cards are now facing all one way. Then, after a pause, is when you spread ...
by Tom Frame
February 15th, 2015, 2:42 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The SS Adams Vanishing Half Dollar & their other classics
Replies: 30
Views: 6280

Re: The SS Adams Vanishing Half Dollar & their other classic

I.M.:

Mine is brass, and it sports a lovely patina gained through decades of use.

Thanks for letting me know that I didn't purchase it from Adams.
by Tom Frame
February 15th, 2015, 10:50 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The SS Adams Vanishing Half Dollar & their other classics
Replies: 30
Views: 6280

Re: The SS Adams Vanishing Half Dollar & their other classic

Back in 1973, the Adam's Finger Chopper is the first magic prop that I bought, at the tender age of 13. A couple of years later, I decided that I was "too cool" to use it and sold it for a buck at some magic club auction. I still hate myself for that impulsive, narcissistic decision. I pur...
by Tom Frame
February 7th, 2015, 9:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Justin Flom on The Late Late Show
Replies: 0
Views: 527

Justin Flom on The Late Late Show

On Tuesday, February 10th, Justin Flom will perform on The Late Late Show. The episode airs at 12:35 a.m. Pacific time on CBS. Check it out!
by Tom Frame
February 6th, 2015, 4:57 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Now Taking Orders for the Tenyo Book
Replies: 47
Views: 22292

Re: Now Taking Orders for the Tenyo Book

Richard,

What a delightful surprise to hear that Alan Parsons contributed an essay! Very cool!

How is the deluxe edition different than the regular edition, and how much does it cost?
by Tom Frame
February 2nd, 2015, 1:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Manipulation Game
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

The Manipulation Game

Tonight at 7:00 pm, the Discovery Channel airs The Manipulation Game with Derren Brown. In this episode, Derren attempts to make a whole town lucky, whatever that means. Another episode airs next week at the same time. In that installment, Derren attempts to persuade someone to confess to a murder t...
by Tom Frame
January 31st, 2015, 10:22 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Bob Cassidy Drunk Train Wreck
Replies: 44
Views: 17130

Re: Bob Cassidy Drunk Train Wreck

Richard Kaufman wrote:I also note that Mr. Cassidy has not denied the main issue.


Perhaps he is in denial of the main issue.
by Tom Frame
January 26th, 2015, 9:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: This Thursday on SyFy
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

This Thursday on SyFy

On Thursday the 29th, we’ll be treated to not one, but two magic programs on the SyFy channel. First up, at 7:00 Pacific time, is the premiere episode of the second season of Wizard Wars , with Penn and Teller and Company. At 8:00, we have the premiere of Close Up Kings . To paraphrase the promo, th...
by Tom Frame
January 22nd, 2015, 5:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Birthday Jon Racherbaumer
Replies: 6
Views: 1496

Re: Happy Birthday Jon Racherbaumer

Happy birthday Jon! I hope your day is brimming with mirth and magic.


- Boswell
by Tom Frame
January 22nd, 2015, 9:05 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection
Replies: 198
Views: 82674

Re: One Man's View of The Hollingworth Collection

Well done, Leonard!
by Tom Frame
January 14th, 2015, 3:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Troy: Street Magic
Replies: 1
Views: 851

Troy: Street Magic

Troy: Street Magic premiered on the Syfy channel last night. I recorded the episode but I haven’t had a chance to watch it yet. The eponymous Troy is a twenty-something Brit named Troy Von Scheibner. I’ve never heard of him. The series was originally broadcast on BBC channel 4 from February 11, 201...
by Tom Frame
January 9th, 2015, 3:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Neil Patrick Harris on Freakshow
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Re: Neil Patrick Harris on Freakshow

So, what did you think of the episode? I thought it was very good. Neil’s character is a delightfully disturbing addition to the show. His creepy conjoined carnal coupling brings new meaning to the term double-header!

Your thoughts?

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