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by Andres Reynoso
January 10th, 2014, 6:08 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: arabian middle age magicians?
Replies: 1
Views: 2940

arabian middle age magicians?

Hi I'm looking for information about the figure of magicians during arabic middle age or something like jugglers or mistrels (not exactly musicians) We heard about witches, sorcerors in the catholic side of Middle Age but I haven't found anything about the arabic side. If we are asked about a wizard...
by Andres Reynoso
December 27th, 2013, 11:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 6000

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

December issue received yesterday. Complete with DVD and in good shape.
by Andres Reynoso
December 23rd, 2013, 11:15 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Magic of Alan Wakeling
Replies: 10
Views: 2306

Re: The Magic of Alan Wakeling

I purchased the hardback copy one or two years ago. I don't remember but I think I payed $65 including s&h to Mexico city.
by Andres Reynoso
December 10th, 2013, 12:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 6000

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

Regularly I receive the magazine in good shape. I think only the Imam issue was torn on the spine as it was folded broadwise. I haven't needed a replacement copy since September 2012 (Actually was a little frustrating to watch it at dealers room -Woody Aragon issue- and Woody himself at Genii Bash a...
by Andres Reynoso
December 9th, 2013, 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 6000

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

Hi Richard. Thanks for ask. The first month with the new company the magazine arrived faster than ever. Each month takes more time but in acceptable frame. October had greater delay than previous and Novemeber much more. I think now this is the same time that took to the previous company. With that ...
by Andres Reynoso
December 9th, 2013, 11:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Science Behind the Ghost reprint (hardcover edition)
Replies: 1
Views: 611

Re: The Science Behind the Ghost reprint (hardcover edition)

I have the spiral bound edition. Really a gem. I was glad when read the advertisement in Genii about the reprint of this work.
by Andres Reynoso
December 6th, 2013, 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 6000

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

November issue received day before yesterday in Mexico City
by Andres Reynoso
November 27th, 2013, 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mr. Stone's Latest Column
Replies: 3
Views: 2823

Re: Mr. Stone's Latest Column

This slideshow was just hanged on Yahoo Mexico. There are really good images and others not at all. I have watched several ads on the floor like these ones and never produced the 3D effect. The photos was shoot in a very special angle than in "real life" I think is difficult to achieve. As...
by Andres Reynoso
October 21st, 2013, 1:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Esquire and Criss Angel's New Haircut
Replies: 5
Views: 1349

Re: Esquire and Criss Angel's New Haircut

About the link Jonathan posted:

Identic, like two water drops.

Into the same link states: "Want to look like a star?" maybe that was the reason for the haircut? Does Angel want to look like a star?
by Andres Reynoso
October 21st, 2013, 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: October 2013 Issue with Eugene Burger
Replies: 31
Views: 8027

Re: October 2013 Issue with Eugene Burger

Arrived in Mexico City on October 18th.
by Andres Reynoso
October 7th, 2013, 6:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel's new Road Show "The Illusionists" ... er, NOT!
Replies: 19
Views: 5298

Re: Criss Angel's new Road Show "The Illusionists" ... er, N

Besides Nathan Burton is his show team: Armando Vera and a comedian I can't remember his name. They three do the Nathan's show at Planet Hollywood.

I was told that in the lineup there are two persons that are dog traineers
by Andres Reynoso
October 7th, 2013, 12:34 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Over 210 Magic tapes for $200
Replies: 7
Views: 2354

Re: Over 210 Magic tapes for $200

I have a functioning VHS player (I think even two of them).
I have $200.
But I live far away from Arlington. :?
by Andres Reynoso
September 24th, 2013, 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: September Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 4870

Re: September Issue

September issue arrived on September 21st in Mexico City
by Andres Reynoso
August 20th, 2013, 1:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6756

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

Finally I visited the Castle last weekend and despite I said I will lodge at Highland, I stayed at the Orange Drive Hostel just across Franklin Avenue. Is a nice place. I asked for a private "en-suite" room. (private room with its own private bathroom) so It wasn't a hostel experience at a...
by Andres Reynoso
August 20th, 2013, 12:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2013)
Replies: 14
Views: 2236

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2013)

Hi Dustin, yes I went on friday to the castle to close a big magical week. The Castle is a great place, at first glance is like a labyrinth, but later you can move on like a fish on water. It has a lot of curiosities in every corner, even on the restrooms!!! I arrived at 5:30 and the magic started w...
by Andres Reynoso
August 19th, 2013, 5:08 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: MAGIC Live 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 11800

Re: MAGIC Live 2013

And how I could forgeet to mention Tina Lenert and Mr Mopman. I never imagined I could watch live this masterpiece
by Andres Reynoso
August 19th, 2013, 5:04 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: MAGIC Live 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 11800

Re: MAGIC Live 2013

This was my first Magic Live. It had a lot of dealers but this time I didn't buy so much. The convention was ... unconventional in the sense the lectures were more like panels, interviws and chats than about tricks as is used in other conventions. Mi higlights was Lubor Fiedler, Yann Frsich team (as...
by Andres Reynoso
August 8th, 2013, 12:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2013)
Replies: 14
Views: 2236

Re: Magic Castle Happenings – The Good Stuff (August 2013)

I will visit the Castle for first time next week.
I'm very excited about it, meanwhile I'm reading your reports Dustin, thanks for constantly post information.
by Andres Reynoso
August 7th, 2013, 5:52 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Now you (can) see first few minutes
Replies: 26
Views: 7511

Re: Now you (can) see first few minutes

Finally last friday Noy You See Me was premiered in Mexico. I watched it the first day at nigth, nearly sold out. There were some free seats in the fisrt two rows, where nobody want to seat, too near the screan. As the cinema uses numbered tickets, when you were purchasing, the vendors was advising ...
by Andres Reynoso
July 30th, 2013, 11:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: "Now You See Me" on Blu-ray
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Re: "Now You See Me" on Blu-ray

On Blu-ray pre-sale now? Gee! here in Mexico just will premier this weekend on movie theaters
by Andres Reynoso
July 24th, 2013, 2:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: How to butcher Interlude on national television
Replies: 31
Views: 8928

Re: How to butcher Interlude on national television

Jonathan Pendragon wrote:
what is a great illusion without a great presentation? I never saw a prop get applause by itself.


Wise words
by Andres Reynoso
July 8th, 2013, 11:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: The July Issue of Genii is on Its Way to You!
Replies: 43
Views: 11884

Re: The July Issue of Genii is on Its Way to You!

July issue arrived on saturday 6th here in Mexico City.
Never before so fast!
by Andres Reynoso
June 28th, 2013, 2:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii digital content
Replies: 16
Views: 6144

Re: Genii digital content

Maybe we must see the extra content as a price to the subscriptors


Sorry, ortographic error. I want to say "Maybe we must see the extra content as a priZe to the subscriptors"

Price isn't the same than prize
by Andres Reynoso
June 26th, 2013, 11:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Genii digital content
Replies: 16
Views: 6144

Re: Genii digital content

I was subscribed to another magazine for 4 years (not magic one) I used to receive my paper issue and gradually I started to find into the articles "to learn more..." "more content..." "watch photos...." "...go to the digital edition". Digital is only for andr...
by Andres Reynoso
June 24th, 2013, 11:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday
Replies: 72
Views: 12270

Re: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday

On Saturday 22nd arrived April issue. Wellcome Mr. Zabrecky! This one was the last in arrive, but now it seems we are in normal schedulle.
by Andres Reynoso
June 20th, 2013, 1:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do's and Don'ts for a competition act?
Replies: 3
Views: 1695

Re: Do's and Don'ts for a competition act?

Hi Elliot Maybe I'm not the correct person to give advice because I haven't been on a competition but basing on contest I have watched I can say the following (and not only in a contest, performing magic in general) - Specially in close-up. Do the magic for the audience, not for the table. We tend t...
by Andres Reynoso
June 20th, 2013, 12:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Incredibly Stinky Burt Wonderstone?
Replies: 60
Views: 9547

Re: The Incredibly Stinky Burt Wonderstone?

The movie has not yet shown in Mexico and it seems not future plans to do it. Maybe the studio's expactations are so low that they decided is not worth to translate it to other lenguages. In the other hand I watched Oz in regular 2D. I enjoyed it all the run. 130 minutes seems too long for a "c...
by Andres Reynoso
June 14th, 2013, 10:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday
Replies: 72
Views: 12270

Re: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday

Today arrived May and June issues in Mexico City

April stills absent.
by Andres Reynoso
May 27th, 2013, 11:40 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Illusionists UK Tour
Replies: 1
Views: 373

Re: The Illusionists UK Tour

It's a great show. I was one of the 42,000 spectators in Mexico City. I think since Copperfield toured we hadn't have a show that caliber visiting the city. By those days the illusionists were: Dan Sperry – The Anti Conjurer Kevin James – The Inventor Andrew Basso – The Escapolgist Mark Kalin – The ...
by Andres Reynoso
May 23rd, 2013, 4:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6756

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

Wellcome back Mr. Goat and thanks for your review.

It seems the winner will be the Highland.
by Andres Reynoso
May 20th, 2013, 3:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6756

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

Tom, $129 last Friday?
Great ;) this is a good season to visit the Hollywood Hills
haaaaa this is the bad about travel on peak season. :?
by Andres Reynoso
May 20th, 2013, 2:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6756

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

Thank you very much to everybody giving advise. As I mentioned I will travel on August, peak season. Answering to Richard, the rates for that dates, for single room are: Liberty: $99 (room) Highland Gardens: $129 (room) Hollywood Hills: $144 (studio hillside view - cheaper option) Celebrity Hotel $1...
by Andres Reynoso
May 17th, 2013, 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here
Replies: 147
Views: 32545

Re: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here

I'm not sure :? D'oh I remember I used both, with and without quotations. I'm not sure when I received that message. In this moment I can't replicate it. I receive "no suitable match was found" that is a legitime answer when I use quotations and there isn't any registry matching. Yesterday...
by Andres Reynoso
May 17th, 2013, 12:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6756

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

Resurrecting and old topic. I'm planning to visit the Castle in August (peak season, higher prices, I can't move the date) I have read reviews on trip advisor and my options are closing on between Liberty Hotel (in front of Celebrity) and Highland Gardens. General comments indicates both are old and...
by Andres Reynoso
May 15th, 2013, 5:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here
Replies: 147
Views: 32545

Re: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here

When I perform a search with 3 words, sometimes (no always) I receive a message asking to use less than 10 words in my search parameters
by Andres Reynoso
April 25th, 2013, 11:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday
Replies: 72
Views: 12270

Re: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday

Tonight when I arrived at home I found the March issue.

Margret told me by e-mail some about the problem that Richard explains. So ... wait a little more for the April issue and hope May is normal. :roll:

What a mess with these people that not told you the maneuvers they had.
by Andres Reynoso
April 25th, 2013, 12:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday
Replies: 72
Views: 12270

Re: The April Issue will be Mailed on Monday

Richard Kaufman wrote: The clear plastic printing plate has an old-style $10 bill on it. You can't really use a new bill--the designs don't match. I actually had to buy old-style $10 bills on eBay. Cost me $20 each! My God!! I had some oldie bills and I spent them last year when visited the USA. An...
by Andres Reynoso
April 22nd, 2013, 6:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Max and Magic Movies
Replies: 13
Views: 2107

Re: Max and Magic Movies

Yes, I think a lot of people listen and enjoy Max's audio column. I am included. I enjoyed both The Prestige and The Illusionist, but definitely The Illusionist is much better. I haven't watched the animated Illusionist. Another film that I enjoyed a lot and produced some buzz here at the forum some...
by Andres Reynoso
April 11th, 2013, 11:27 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: About visiting the Magic Castle
Replies: 8
Views: 1579

Re: About visiting the Magic Castle

Yep I think is time I try Skype
by Andres Reynoso
April 10th, 2013, 2:31 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: About visiting the Magic Castle
Replies: 8
Views: 1579

Re: About visiting the Magic Castle

Thank you everybody I will continue investigating

Brad, Do you have the castle's email? The website only displays phone and fax and they aren't my first options for international communication ;) But maybe it is the only option.

Regards

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