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by Ted M
June 9th, 2009, 12:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Why do people think it's okay to upload magic DVDs?
Replies: 454
Views: 101825

Re: Why do people think it's okay to upload magic DVDs?

Practically speaking, preventing copying in the digital age is pretty much hopeless, massively expensive and impractical without the apparatus of a totalitarian police-state. Is anyone familiar with an alternative business model for publishing which acknowledges that published works will be endlessl...
by Ted M
December 10th, 2008, 4:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fred Robinson book update
Replies: 32
Views: 7421

Re: Fred Robinson book update

I just visited Martin Breese's website and found that the Robinson book pre-publication deal has been extended through this Friday, Dec 12.

Thought folks might like to know.

http://www.martinbreese.com/
by Ted M
July 28th, 2008, 9:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: IBM SAM Day 6
Replies: 34
Views: 8800

Re: IBM SAM Day 6

...Wayne Dobson [...] did not connect with the laypeople in the audience at all... Insulting the woman from the audience who volunteered to loan him a pen was a rude act of unprovoked bullying. Insulting her a second time only magnified that abuse of power. Small wonder that the lay audience might ...
by Ted M
July 13th, 2008, 7:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Why You Should Subscribe to Genii if You Want Us To Stay in Business
Replies: 70
Views: 10913

Re: Why You Should Subscribe to Genii if You Want Us To Stay in Business

I thought it was unfortunate that the Genii Forum lost so much history when all the user accounts were reset. So many old posts are now attributed only to Anonymous. The Erdnase thread, Derek Verner's memories, etc.

Digital information is perilously fragile.
by Ted M
May 30th, 2008, 1:06 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Unusual modern Houdini posters -- not classic reprints
Replies: 3
Views: 1429

Re: Unusual modern Houdini posters -- not classic reprints

Yes, new works, newly drawn. I don't think I indicated otherwise. Artists often draw from models -- live, photographic or other. I was intrigued that I recognized the exact photograph employed as model for Houdini's body in the first poster... http://sondryfolk.net/kinbote/misc/hh/houdini-photo-lock...
by Ted M
May 29th, 2008, 7:55 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Unusual modern Houdini posters -- not classic reprints
Replies: 3
Views: 1429

Unusual modern Houdini posters -- not classic reprints

Today I stumbled across this gigposter prominently featuring Harry Houdini advertising a show by a band called the Detroit Cobras at the Majestic Theater in Detroit where, the designer says, "Harry Houdini played his final show at the Majestic Theatre (not the Garrick) in Detroit." This se...

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