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by Rick Maue
April 16th, 2008, 11:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Commentary on the Andre Kohl Show
Replies: 29
Views: 6817

Re: Commentary on the Andre Kohl Show

Let's see... Here is the definition from the online Merriam-Webster Dictionary for "proselytize" intransitive verb: 1: to induce someone to convert to one's faith 2: to recruit someone to join one's party, institution, or cause transitive verb: to recruit or convert especially to a new fai...
by Rick Maue
March 15th, 2008, 1:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Rick Maue Lecture Tour
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: Rick Maue Lecture Tour

Greetings Bob, At this point, I have no immediate plans for a West Coast tour--although I will be working in Vegas in June and November. However, there is a chance that I may be setting something up for the West for early next year. I will make sure that we get word out as soon as things are in plac...
by Rick Maue
March 14th, 2008, 8:12 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Rick Maue Lecture Tour
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Rick Maue Lecture Tour

Greetings everyone, For those that may be interested in checking out my current lecture tour, here is the basic info: March 16 - Columbus, Ohio March 17 - Henderson, Kentucky March 18 - Indianapolis, Indiana March 20 - Peoria, Illinois March 21 - Chicago, Illinois - Midwest Magic March 24 - Stickney...
by Rick Maue
February 20th, 2008, 8:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Possible Lecture Stops in Late March
Replies: 0
Views: 461

Possible Lecture Stops in Late March

Greetings everyone, In March I will be heading out on a ten-city lecture tour that will end on the 29th in Oklahoma City. I was wondering if there are any folks out there that may be interested in booking the lecture on my journey back from Oklahoma City to Pennsylvania. The route back is flexible s...
by Rick Maue
February 16th, 2008, 5:01 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: HauntedMagick Special Edition
Replies: 0
Views: 288

HauntedMagick Special Edition

Greetings everyone, Back in December of 2000, I released The Book Of HauntedMagick. To my surprise, it sold like crazy, and it continues to sell very well today. For all of that, I want to say thanks to everyone that has purchased it, and also to those that have said such nice things about it over t...
by Rick Maue
January 17th, 2008, 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back, Friends ...
Replies: 105
Views: 19124

Re: Welcome Back, Friends ...

Since I had to register a second time today, does that mean that now I have to get a second subscription to Genii? :)

Keep the change,
Rick
by Rick Maue
January 17th, 2008, 9:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome Back, Friends ...
Replies: 105
Views: 19124

Re: Welcome Back, Friends ...

Hi. My name is Rick and I am an alcohol

Oh waitthat is the wrong introduction

Greetings everybody, its good to be back. And Richard, thanks for all of your hard work on the Forum, and on the best magazine in magic.


Keep the change,
Rick
by Rick Maue
November 25th, 2007, 10:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: (insert title here) -- David London in Philadelphia
Replies: 6
Views: 469

(insert title here) -- David London in Philadelphia

Greetings, I wanted to take a moment to let you all know about a project that I have been working on for the last several months with my good friend David London. Many of you may know David from his magazine, Beyond The Smoke and Mirrors, as well as from his lectures and appearances at several recen...
by Rick Maue
October 20th, 2007, 1:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Western PA Events -- Jay Scott Berry & Jon Armstrong
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: Western PA Events -- Jay Scott Berry & Jon Armstrong

Greetings once again, We have received several requests to change the date of the Jay Scott Berry lecture, and so we have talked with Jay (and with the people that are registered) and we are going to give it a try. And so, in an effort to avoid conflicts with Halloween parties, we are moving the lec...
by Rick Maue
October 17th, 2007, 9:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Western PA Events -- Jay Scott Berry & Jon Armstrong
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Western PA Events -- Jay Scott Berry & Jon Armstrong

Greetings, For our friends in and around Western Pennsylvania, we have three special events coming up before the end of the year. First, on October 27th, we will be hosting the NEW Pure Magic lecture from Jay Scott Berry. You may have seen Jay before, but you have NOT seen this wonderful new lecture...
by Rick Maue
September 23rd, 2007, 8:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Harry Anderson: Magical Without Tricks
Replies: 4
Views: 359

Re: Harry Anderson: Magical Without Tricks

Greetings Jon, This sounds like a very fascinating evening--considering that one of my heroes is the late Spalding Gray, and I am also a big fan of Harry's work. Since Spalding is usually credited with creating the autobiographical monologue, there is always a hint of him in such performances. With ...
by Rick Maue
September 23rd, 2007, 7:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 9
Views: 713

Sad News

In my travels, I am often asked who is the best magician that I have ever seen. Well, there are simply too many styles of magic to pick just one. However, I can certainly tell you who was the most magical performer that I have ever seen. Without a doubt, Marcel Marceau. He created the most convincin...
by Rick Maue
September 10th, 2007, 9:48 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: MINDvention Update July 2nd, 2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1253

Re: MINDvention Update July 2nd, 2007

Greetings, Please note, for those that may be planning to see Gerry McCambridge's Saturday show at 6:00, we have pushed my Saturday lecture at Denny & Lee's from the original start time of 8:00 to 8:30. That should give people more than enough time to get there. I hope to see some of you in Vega...
by Rick Maue
August 1st, 2007, 12:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rare?
Replies: 20
Views: 662

Re: Rare?

Greetings,

Take the book in question and cut it with a knife. If it's pink in the middle, it is rare.


Keep the change,
Rick Maue
"A proud member of the smart-ass community since 1959"
by Rick Maue
May 25th, 2007, 5:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Rick Maue
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Rick Maue

Hello, This is Tammy, Rick's wife. At the moment, he is unable to work at the computer. I just wanted to pass along that Rick is scheduled to have some rather serious neurological surgery on Tuesday morning (May 29th), although we are having some possible problems that are concerning his cardiologis...
by Rick Maue
May 7th, 2007, 1:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Genii print and digital subscriptions
Replies: 95
Views: 15739

Re: Genii print and digital subscriptions

Having said that, this thread is not about print versus digital, because under my proposal you would still get your printed Genii for the same price as usual. Yes Chris, I realize that. And that is exactly why I stated in my post: "I know that this thread is about having a choice between print...
by Rick Maue
May 6th, 2007, 9:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Genii print and digital subscriptions
Replies: 95
Views: 15739

Re: Genii print and digital subscriptions

Greetings, I am a huge fan of Genii, and as I have said before, since Richard has been in the driver's seat, many of the issues are actually more valuable than a number of the obviously higher-priced books on my magic/mentalism shelf. But with all of that said, I will admit that it is possible that ...
by Rick Maue
May 5th, 2007, 8:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Shoot Ogawa in Pittsburgh - May 7, 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Shoot Ogawa in Pittsburgh - May 7, 2007

Hello Everyone; For anyone near the Pittsburgh area, I just wanted to pass along information for the upcoming Shoot Ogawa lecture sponsored by The Cuckoo's Nest Magic Shop. The lecture will be held at the Days Inn on Banksville Rd this Monday, May 7 2007 at 8:00pm. The cost is $15.00. For more infor...
by Rick Maue
April 25th, 2007, 9:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: May Genii Table of Contents
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: May Genii Table of Contents

Greetings, I know how I feel when a mistake gets past me in print--so Richard, what I am going to say may not make you feel much better. But I still have to say it. Forget about the small problems with the page numbers. After all, the Berglas issue is better than some of the $65-$75 books that I hav...
by Rick Maue
April 23rd, 2007, 1:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Max Maven to Undergo Heart Surgery Monday
Replies: 133
Views: 35382

Re: Max Maven to Undergo Heart Surgery Monday

Greetings Max,

I look forward to hearing about how well everything goes with your surgery. Take care my friend, and I promise to pass along some reading material for your recovery.

Keep the change,
Rick
by Rick Maue
April 19th, 2007, 7:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Arthur Trace Lecture in Chicago
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Arthur Trace Lecture in Chicago

Greetings, I was talking with my good friend (and past Genii cover story) Arthur Trace, and he told me that he will be lecturing in Chicago at Midwest Magic on Thursday, April 26th. If I wasn't already scheduled to head to Baltimore that day, I would have traveled from Pittsburgh to see Arthur. I do...
by Rick Maue
April 19th, 2007, 7:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: May Issue of Genii in the Mail Today! Let's Track it!
Replies: 180
Views: 17161

Re: May Issue of Genii in the Mail Today! Let's Track it!

Greetings, The May issue arrived here in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday--I just was having problems getting online, so I couldn't report it until today. Like I said in an earlier post, it would have taken about 2-3 weeks longer for the magazine to get here if I wasn't using the four-digit extension on my...
by Rick Maue
April 10th, 2007, 6:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: May Issue of Genii in the Mail Today! Let's Track it!
Replies: 180
Views: 17161

Re: May Issue of Genii in the Mail Today! Let's Track it!

Greetings, I am not sure if this will help all of you or not, but I was able to speed up the delivery for just about every one of my different magazine subscriptions by about 2-3 weeks by simply using the four-digit extension on my zip code. Like I said, it may not help everyone, but it may be worth...
by Rick Maue
April 1st, 2007, 10:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Taking Magic Further - Criss Angel & Cirque - LVRJ
Replies: 14
Views: 795

Re: Taking Magic Further - Criss Angel & Cirque - LVRJ

Serge Denoncourt, director of the upcoming show, promised to "bring to Vegas a different magic show, and I would say it's about time." Here, here. "I think that magicians have been relying on the same old, age-old kind of tricks and the way to present them. They haven't thought out o...
by Rick Maue
March 4th, 2007, 9:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jerry Andrus Terminally Ill
Replies: 57
Views: 4126

Re: Jerry Andrus Terminally Ill

Greetings, I have had the very good fortune to spend some time with Jerry Andrus at The Amazing Meetings. Obviously, I had known about him for many years, and it would certainly be an understatement to say that meeting him for the first time was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. And af...
by Rick Maue
February 20th, 2007, 1:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best Book Ever Written
Replies: 43
Views: 2606

Re: Best Book Ever Written

The best book ever written? That's easy...

It has to be Webster's Dictionary--after all, it has all the other books in it.


Keep the change,
Rick
by Rick Maue
January 7th, 2007, 10:11 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Reading minds
Replies: 55
Views: 3017

Re: Reading minds

Over 30 bizarre posts by one person in a single thread...

Maybe the forum has attracted the son of another famous deceased magician.


Keep the change,
Rick
by Rick Maue
October 31st, 2006, 11:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: An Apparent Thief
Replies: 4
Views: 2103

An Apparent Thief

Greetings, Back in October 2005, a one-day convention was held in Northeast Pennsylvania and the line-up was myself, Francis Menotti, and Docc Hilford. Because of almost no promotion, the event was poorly attended--but that is no reason for the checks that the producer paid us with to bounce. For th...
by Rick Maue
August 14th, 2006, 9:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I received a letter today ...
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: I received a letter today ...

I hear that the Larsen's mail is always late, but always great...


Keep the change,
Rick Maue
Deceptions Unlimited
by Rick Maue
May 24th, 2006, 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Chicago Lecture
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Chicago Lecture

Greetings, This is just a reminder that I will be lecturing in Chicago on May 30th, and in Milwaukee on the 31st. And then it is off to work in Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas (at LVMI), Los Angeles (at The Magic Castle), and finally Orange County. I hope to see some of you along the way. Keep the change, Rick
by Rick Maue
April 27th, 2006, 8:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Chicago Lecture
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Chicago Lecture

Greetings everyone, After a long break from touring, I will be hitting the road in May and June and heading to a number of places, including New Jersey, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. In addition, we also have a special lecture planned for Chicago. While in the Wind...
by Rick Maue
April 14th, 2006, 11:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Reverend Jamy Ian Swiss
Replies: 49
Views: 2783

Re: Reverend Jamy Ian Swiss

Minister Swiss???

Rev. Stetson???

Did anyone else notice the ice that is beginning to form here in Hell?


Keep the change,
Rick
by Rick Maue
January 23rd, 2006, 12:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: another ebay rip-off
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: another ebay rip-off

Greetings, Brad, it is good to hear from you. I hope all is well my friend. As for the ebay stuff, they just pulled the listing a few minutes ago. But I still have a few different people searching to find out what we can about the seller. I will let you know if we find anything interesting. Keep the...
by Rick Maue
January 23rd, 2006, 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: another ebay rip-off
Replies: 2
Views: 199

another ebay rip-off

Greetings, Does anyone know anything about an ebay seller in Chicago by the name of "distinctive-merchandise"? This person's "Magic Trick Store" is selling 1000 copies of my effect FATE. The funny thing is that I only wholesaled about 500 copies. (All of which went to Murphy's an...
by Rick Maue
August 5th, 2005, 1:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mindfreak I and II
Replies: 189
Views: 24283

Re: Mindfreak I and II

Banzai, I must respectfully disagree with you completely because you missed the entire point of my post when you said: "As for performers...well...there may be a few clients who think *MAGIC* as a result of Mindfreak, but not all that many. Especially corporate clients. They're too skittish. Cr...
by Rick Maue
August 5th, 2005, 10:25 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mindfreak I and II
Replies: 189
Views: 24283

Re: Mindfreak I and II

Clay, If you need an explanation as to why these shows are pure gold I will take a few minutes to pass along just a few minor points. The thoughts written below are based in many years of my successful real-world experiences, and they are not unfounded conceit as you stated. Instead, what follows is...
by Rick Maue
August 4th, 2005, 9:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mindfreak I and II
Replies: 189
Views: 24283

Re: Mindfreak I and II

Greetings, Due to reasons beyond my control, my time spent reading on-line forums is very limitedbut that doesn't bother me much. After all, as I have stated in the past, in many ways, I believe that the internet has changed the face of magicit has made it frown. (Fortunately, the level of discussio...
by Rick Maue
June 30th, 2005, 10:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Affecting Our Art Form
Replies: 4
Views: 429

Affecting Our Art Form

Last evening I received an illegal PDF file that contained the first part of my release, The Book Of Spirits Sance. It is being shopped around by one of the folks that ordered it from me within the last two weeks. The way that I know when it was purchased is that we code every batch that we produce,...
by Rick Maue
May 18th, 2005, 11:38 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ordering from Bob Cassidy
Replies: 19
Views: 2688

Re: Ordering from Bob Cassidy

Spinnato,

I am glad that we cleared everything up. Thanks for the nice words, and I hope everything works out for you.


Keep the change,
Rick Maue
Deceptions Unlimited
by Rick Maue
May 18th, 2005, 6:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ordering from Bob Cassidy
Replies: 19
Views: 2688

Re: Ordering from Bob Cassidy

Greetings again, Spinnatto, please understand that my post was simply to offer a possible explanation, and also encouragement that what you ordered would be good. It was certainly not intended to offend you or to give you any "heat." I am very sorry if you took it that way. I do not know B...

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