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by jerry lazar
November 19th, 2007, 12:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay: Paul Curry, Worlds Beyond
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: Ebay: Paul Curry, Worlds Beyond

You just have to check the box for the seller's Completed Listings... in which case you'd see the winning bid was GBP 60.65 (approximately US $124.21)...
by jerry lazar
August 21st, 2007, 12:17 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: NYTIMES.com: 'SLEIGHTS OF MIND'
Replies: 0
Views: 132

NYTIMES.com: 'SLEIGHTS OF MIND'

NEW YORK TIMES: SLEIGHTS OF MIND Interesting report on Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness meeting... "After two days of presentations by scientists and philosophers speculating on how the mind construes, and misconstrues, reality, we were hearing from the pros: James (The Am...
by jerry lazar
August 17th, 2007, 8:45 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books from McComb collection
Replies: 10
Views: 1326

Re: Books from McComb collection

email still bouncing fri. morn... capital letters do NOT make any difference in email addresses... again, i'm guessing one letter is wrong in spelling of her name???... (or her email address does not include full name, or includes middle initial, or ___????)... and again, very interested in regal's ...
by jerry lazar
August 16th, 2007, 8:21 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books from McComb collection
Replies: 10
Views: 1326

Re: Books from McComb collection

Hey John, I just sent an email but it bounced; can you doublecheck address please? As you know, unlike USPS it's unforgiving -- one wrong letter and you're screwed... I'm vitally interested in Regal's Star Quality... Many thanks... Jerry
by jerry lazar
July 11th, 2007, 12:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Contact information needed
Replies: 56
Views: 9000

Re: Contact information needed

Gents, it's a complicated two-tiered system, and you almost have it correct -- but it's a conversation more worthy of a legal forum... Yes, in short, video chains pay a LOW price to buy certain titles in exchange for sharing revenue with wholesaler/producer (who may or may not be contractually bound...
by jerry lazar
July 9th, 2007, 9:48 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Blizzard by Dean Dill
Replies: 53
Views: 4393

Re: Blizzard by Dean Dill

Another consideration (delivered here as a purchaser, user, huge fan of Dean's Blizzard) -- even if you told another magician exactly how it worked , said magician is more likely (and wiser) to just buy the marketed product... What do you think he's going to do -- try to replicate it and build it hi...
by jerry lazar
July 4th, 2007, 10:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Williamson Lecture/Workshop
Replies: 13
Views: 825

Re: David Williamson Lecture/Workshop

I can vouch for fact that Dave's Magic Apple lecture was sensational -- entertaining, informative, great material, and big fun... Question for Dave's (ahem) agent: will this lecture overlap substantially with the Apple lecture? Or mostly new?... We didn't spend much time with Aunt Mary at Apple, so ...
by jerry lazar
June 29th, 2007, 12:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Contact information needed
Replies: 56
Views: 9000

Re: Contact information needed

What is right or fair or ethical or optimal for DVD producers (copyright holders) may or may not overlap with what is legal or defensible in a courtroom... Anyone interested in these legalities should first familiarize themselves with the First Sale Doctrine in all its complexity, which is daily bei...
by jerry lazar
June 28th, 2007, 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Thurmaturge lack of response
Replies: 10
Views: 2021

Re: Thurmaturge lack of response

Guys, I believe Mr. Simon is a well intentioned and ambitious TEENAGER, and a member of the Magic Castle's junior program, who has a great love and passion for magic, and wanted to communicate that to the community. For his publication, he personally sought out and conducted interviews with such lum...
by jerry lazar
June 26th, 2007, 10:38 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Contact Info Please for Matzoh Hepplewhite..
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Re: Contact Info Please for Matzoh Hepplewhite..

re: Nairobi trio: the head gorilla in middle (w/conductors baton or banana, and cigar) was kovacs himself... the gorilla on the keyboard was his wife, edie... the standing gorilla with the timpani mallets was variously played by kovacs' pals, including jack lemmon and frank sinatra... re: matzoh hep...
by jerry lazar
June 18th, 2007, 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: JULY Genii Mailed--Get Sleeved!
Replies: 69
Views: 4638

Re: JULY Genii Mailed--Get Sleeved!

Arrived in sunny L.A. today (Mon. 6/18); can't wait to read it, watch DVD!
by jerry lazar
June 16th, 2007, 11:30 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Items for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Items for sale

hi william...
i just emailed you re: paintcan surprise...
thanks,
jerry
by jerry lazar
June 13th, 2007, 1:33 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: deja vu effect
Replies: 8
Views: 466

Re: deja vu effect

Jay Sankey's version of Triumph
"Back in Time" -- but it's not mentalism... (per thread category)...
by jerry lazar
June 8th, 2007, 9:54 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Patter for Sam the Bellhop
Replies: 21
Views: 1684

Re: Patter for Sam the Bellhop

See Bill Malone's "Sam the Bellhop" video (or his "On the Loose" DVD series). Or David Regal's Constant Fooling book for an original twist. Good luck!
by jerry lazar
May 30th, 2007, 11:37 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?
Replies: 13
Views: 11162

Re: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?

OK, here's an update... First, big thanks to all who shared their experiences with Mental Epic whiteboards and offered useful tips and sage advice ... Much appreciated!... Though both the Mikame and Lefler get uniformly high marks as well constructed quality props, I lucked into an eBay bargain on t...
by jerry lazar
May 2nd, 2007, 8:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For Sale -- Some Mentalism Items
Replies: 12
Views: 565

Re: For Sale -- Some Mentalism Items

hi dennis... i emailed you ... thanx... jerry
by jerry lazar
May 2nd, 2007, 12:10 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Twisted: A Balloonamentary
Replies: 0
Views: 304

Twisted: A Balloonamentary

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/film/reviews/article_display.jsp?&rid=9129">http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/fil ... ?&rid=9129</a><!-- m --> Twisted: A Balloonamentary Bottom Line: Doc about pro balloon twisters has amateur production values but to...
by jerry lazar
April 27th, 2007, 12:19 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Pam Anderson -- Magician's Assistant!
Replies: 1
Views: 386

Pam Anderson -- Magician's Assistant!

<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/features/people/e3i04586234b5de407c01632da151ddb5e4">http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/con ... a151ddb5e4</a><!-- m --> Anderson to replace Electra in Vegas magic show Associated Press April 28, 2007 LAS VEGAS ...
by jerry lazar
April 25th, 2007, 12:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Postal Rate Hikes Coming--YOU Can Do Something About It
Replies: 31
Views: 3031

Re: Postal Rate Hikes Coming--YOU Can Do Something About It

Done -- I'm guessing that perhaps not everyone who signs is reporting they've done so here...
by jerry lazar
April 23rd, 2007, 11:11 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?
Replies: 13
Views: 11162

Re: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?

It can be found on my site under Gerrish's Hardboard and Duct Tape Magic Show Book 1. Don't be modest! I checked out the site -- http://www.magicnook.com -- and oh my goodness, what a treasure house! ... Dozens and dozens of effects that the handier among you can construct yourself, including a fun...
by jerry lazar
April 19th, 2007, 4:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Gallo Style Ball Vase
Replies: 7
Views: 280

Re: Gallo Style Ball Vase

Height? Hole in bottom for silk? Price? When available?
by jerry lazar
April 18th, 2007, 12:42 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?
Replies: 13
Views: 11162

Re: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?

Whit Hayden sold one too. Yes, thanks Brad... But I think Whit's (OOP?) "Killer Epic" is a very nice but conventionally-operated Epic whiteboard, and you're paying a lot extra for his (terrific) routine... I've got my own routine, just need the whiteboard... AND am curious about others' e...
by jerry lazar
April 18th, 2007, 11:22 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?
Replies: 13
Views: 11162

Mental Epic whiteboard -- which is best?

I'd appreciate input from those who've tried and/or use: 1) Joe Lefler's Supreme Slate of Mind 2) Mikame Mental Prediction Board 3) any other Mental Epic dry-erase board (NOT chalkboard) I want to upgrade from chalboard to dry-erase, and am intrigued by the fact that #1 is "no force" and #...
by jerry lazar
April 5th, 2007, 8:43 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Pockets Full of Miracles VHS (was $50, now 5 bucks)!!
Replies: 9
Views: 298

Re: Pockets Full of Miracles VHS (was $50, now 5 bucks)!!

Thanks, Jim! Great stuff! Creative and useful! Incredible price! Such a bargain!
by jerry lazar
March 25th, 2007, 5:17 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: More NW Magic for Sale!
Replies: 54
Views: 1934

Re: More NW Magic for Sale!

hi steve... i'll grab wiseguy, thanks... jerry
by jerry lazar
March 17th, 2007, 10:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: TOP O' THE MORNIN'!
Replies: 0
Views: 111

TOP O' THE MORNIN'!

Just a St. Patty's shoutout to Lennart, Paul, and all the great magical Greens today, as well as an "in memorium" lifting of the suds to our own favorite world's largest leprechaun... May we all find our four-leaf clovers of magical inspiration!... Cheers!...
by jerry lazar
March 12th, 2007, 9:27 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mathematical Principle
Replies: 6
Views: 5070

Re: Mathematical Principle

Kruskal concept also works for words ... in any passage, in any book!... Check it out, you'll fool yourself!... http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%2 ... tnG=Search
by jerry lazar
March 8th, 2007, 6:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mindfreak book
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: Mindfreak book

So what are some of the tricks? Spill!
by jerry lazar
February 15th, 2007, 7:32 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Regal Color-Changing Deck
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: The Regal Color-Changing Deck

David, let me be among the first to say that your "Color Changing Deck" is pure genius... Clever as hell, easy to learn, and a joy to perform -- all the qualities we've come to expect from your marketed goodies (along with clear, amply photo-illustrated instructions) ... It takes the Curry...
by jerry lazar
February 13th, 2007, 3:14 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: TODAY IS 43rd ANNIVERSARY!
Replies: 7
Views: 504

Re: TODAY IS 43rd ANNIVERSARY!

Fred Kaps was never in the Sullivan theater on that same historic Beatle night. His performance was taped True, hence the deafening silence surrounding his act, in stark contrast to the hysterical shrieks of the live studio audience... Although, no disrespect to the legendary Kaps, alas it would've...
by jerry lazar
February 9th, 2007, 7:55 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: TODAY IS 43rd ANNIVERSARY!
Replies: 7
Views: 504

TODAY IS 43rd ANNIVERSARY!

Hey, does everyone remember what happened on this day exactly 43 years ago?... Let me give you a hint: ED SULLIVAN!.... Yep, that's correct!... History was made... A record-breaking American television audience gathered in their living rooms to watch an incredible cultural phenomenon from across the...
by jerry lazar
February 6th, 2007, 10:36 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Dr. Suess
Replies: 9
Views: 686

Re: Dr. Suess

Um, yeh, my recommendation is to spell SEUSS correctly, or the kids'll bust ya... (Little known irony: Geisel's own pronunciation rhymed with "choice," not "juice")... Other than that, no Seuss is bad Seuss... Tho my personal fave is Yertle the Turtle, only because that's the fir...
by jerry lazar
January 26th, 2007, 3:26 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Ricky Jay LIVE on the Tube.
Replies: 54
Views: 2698

Re: Ricky Jay LIVE on the Tube.

ARGH, not only is it gone, but so is another dailymotion RJ clip I saw this morn and intended to share here... RJ's cups and balls ... BUT there is another fantastic RJ clip still there -- Triumph with aces (as a poker deal). Dare I jinx it by posting URL? ... Quick: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" hr...
by jerry lazar
January 15th, 2007, 9:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A veritable miracle
Replies: 4
Views: 361

Re: A veritable miracle

Hey Pete, I thought I recognized you at Dupars!... That kid was my son, Jonah, age 10. You've seen him at Magic Apple. The "tattoo" was the Bruised freebie from current Genii. He's been getting a lot of mileage out of it! ... What you missed (or couldn't see from your booth) was when he mi...
by jerry lazar
November 30th, 2006, 11:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: chinese towers
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: chinese towers

OK, that's some good thinking... I was contemplating a holiday gift exchange idea, wrapping and sending presents... ALTHOUGH it begs for a "magician in trouble" premise -- with audience expecting simple two-way trade, but then EVERYTHING changes places... and it seems that RICE should be f...
by jerry lazar
November 30th, 2006, 10:42 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Hackneyed Bits
Replies: 93
Views: 13268

Re: Hackneyed Bits

Can you keep a secret? ... So can I... It's OK, I've seen this trick... Careful, it's a little Sharpie... Um, I don't recall giving you a speaking part... ... AND THEN ALL THE PITIFUL PLEAS FOR APPLAUSE: I was so astonished when I first saw this that I, too, forgot to clap... No, no, let it build......
by jerry lazar
November 30th, 2006, 12:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: chinese towers
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: chinese towers

Actually this is not a bad question. The effect is obviously Checkers, Rice, Orange. I've got the apparatus, handed down from my dad. I'm aware that it's essentially a three-way "passe passe" transposition -- each object ending up under a different cylinder than where it started. BUT I, fo...
by jerry lazar
November 8th, 2006, 9:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bill Tarr has Died
Replies: 24
Views: 2828

Re: Bill Tarr has Died

I'd love to see an All-Time Best-Seller List for magic books (and DVD/videos), but alas because of lack of central distribution and data collection, we're not likely to anytime soon... However, I will share that my boyhood hero Mark Wilson recently revealed in a lecture that, with the Russian public...
by jerry lazar
November 3rd, 2006, 5:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants
Replies: 11
Views: 367

Re: Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

From whence this info? Nothing to be found in the logical corners of the Web...
by jerry lazar
November 3rd, 2006, 10:48 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric Mead at The Magic Castle bar
Replies: 30
Views: 1166

Re: Eric Mead at The Magic Castle bar

I saw Thurs. nite -- Eric soared, crowd sucked. Couldn't even get them to order a drink! At a bar!... But -- the mark of the consummate pro -- Eric forged ahead with great humor and spirit, and , yes, extraordinary talent and presentations... If any consolation, it was a dead night throughout the jo...

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