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by Andrew Martin Portala
November 6th, 2006, 8:35 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Merv Taylor
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Merv Taylor

A while ago I brought a box of magic.In it was Small lazy tong riveter it has a Merv Taylor stamp on it. It looks like it holds a playing card.
Can anyone tell me what it is?
Thanks.
by Andrew Martin Portala
November 6th, 2006, 3:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric Mead at The Magic Castle bar
Replies: 30
Views: 1158

Re: Eric Mead at The Magic Castle bar

How about Mullica ,Pete?
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 31st, 2006, 5:38 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Ron Wilson,Mark Wilson,Peter De Paula and............
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Ron Wilson,Mark Wilson,Peter De Paula and............

Wonder Woman!!!! Yep they're all In a corny,hokey and wonderful episode of Wonder Woman.Click on Diana's Disappearing Act to see it.
Enjoy
http://television.aol.com/in2tv/wonder_woman_tv
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 29th, 2006, 8:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Model Wife
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: Model Wife

I'm sorry to hear that.
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 26th, 2006, 6:33 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: if you need help from a multi award winning magician
Replies: 20
Views: 2498

Re: if you need help from a multi award winning magician

Mystify
The ocean is very deep.
There's so much to learn about this amazing art.
It take a little more than 5 years I'm sorry to say.
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 26th, 2006, 6:27 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Great juggling act
Replies: 7
Views: 575

Re: Great juggling act

Wow ! amazing very colorful.
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 25th, 2006, 10:00 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Bob haskell
Replies: 5
Views: 1085

Bob haskell

Here's Bob (split deck) Haskell doing a Gambling demo on You Asked For It. He performs Dai Vernon's "matching the cards". Click on Part four Enjoy :) <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://tesla.liketelevision.com/liketelevision/tuner.php?channel=781&format=movie&theme=hallowee...
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 21st, 2006, 5:48 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: A-Haunting We Will Go DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 361

A-Haunting We Will Go DVD

A -Haunting We Will Go is out on DVD. I love watching it on the late,late show when I was a kid. It has commentary by Scott MacGillvray who knows a great deal about Laurel and Hardy but very little about the art of magic.Because it fools him. When Dante was performing the Asrah ,MacGillvray said,&qu...
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 19th, 2006, 6:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: November Genii
Replies: 41
Views: 2207

Re: November Genii

I wish the "put and take move" on the DVD was shown last and the tricks first. Because the move really blew me away.
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 18th, 2006, 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: November Genii
Replies: 41
Views: 2207

November Genii

Got it today.
Found the DVD in Just Alan's beard :)
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 18th, 2006, 3:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jay Marshall in Chicago Magazine
Replies: 21
Views: 1643

Re: Jay Marshall in Chicago Magazine

Thanks guys
I just did a simple search and found it.
by Andrew Martin Portala
October 11th, 2006, 5:41 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Who was Professor Hoffmann?
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Who was Professor Hoffmann?

A.k.a Angelo Lewis.
T.A. Waters Magic and Magicians there's a little written about him. But not much.
Did he perform?
Why The name Professor Hoffmann?
I'm reading More Magic and just wanted a little bit more about the author. Thanks.
by Andrew Martin Portala
September 22nd, 2006, 6:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: October Issue of Genii in the Mail! Let me know when you get it and what you think!
Replies: 128
Views: 10090

Re: October Issue of Genii in the Mail! Let me know when you get it and what you think!

Got mine yesterday too. 9/21/06
Everything looks great!
The razor trick should be done backwards so with matches you can lite a candle to see yourself saving.
by Andrew Martin Portala
September 20th, 2006, 6:20 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Marco Tempest on the tonight show
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Marco Tempest on the tonight show

Check this out Jay Leno has clips from youtube.
Very Funny
http://youtube.com/watch?v=dLS_sP9_ceM
Enjoy
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 27th, 2006, 5:55 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Channing Pollock film on You Tube
Replies: 4
Views: 2787

Re: Channing Pollock film on You Tube

wow! That's magic
Thanks for posting
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 25th, 2006, 7:11 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Funny
Replies: 0
Views: 263

Funny

by Andrew Martin Portala
August 24th, 2006, 6:50 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: First magic shop
Replies: 21
Views: 2335

Re: First magic shop

WOW ! Fantastic ! You folks here at the Genii Forum are the best.
Thank you for all the info.
I told Eli he's very excited.
Thanks again!
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 24th, 2006, 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: September Genii
Replies: 48
Views: 2030

Re: September Genii

I'd love to hear from anyone who knows more about Heinemann or this curious book, THE DREAM THAT LIVES IN THE DUST... [/QB][/QUOTE] Richard give me a few days I'll find some more info. But I don't think it a book test. In the book Original Magic, Carlo Summers, the Publisher wrote"..and is espe...
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 24th, 2006, 12:56 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Do you have good Memory, CHECK THIS OUT!
Replies: 18
Views: 1069

Re: Do you have good Memory, CHECK THIS OUT!

Thanks alot. WOW!
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 24th, 2006, 9:01 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: First magic shop
Replies: 21
Views: 2335

Re: First magic shop

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman:
In what country?
Here in the states.Thanks.
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 24th, 2006, 8:06 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: First magic shop
Replies: 21
Views: 2335

First magic shop

Yesterday my son ,Eli, was wondering what was the first magic shop . I told him I don't know .
Any ideas?
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 24th, 2006, 7:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: September Genii
Replies: 48
Views: 2030

Re: September Genii

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: Yes, it did. But you really had to see that one live. Ah Man, I wish I could. I would have love to seen The Witch,the Sailor and the Enchanted Monkey performed. Because my old boss when I worked at his shop many years ago ,Ted Carrothers had the Original.He alw...
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 23rd, 2006, 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: September Genii
Replies: 48
Views: 2030

Re: September Genii

Originally posted by Steve Bryant: What a pity to not have similar footage of the Hooker rising cards, the Blue Room, and other exhibitions from this conference. Keep it up! Didn't the The Blue Room illusion that they perform at the conference appeared on a NBC magic special about 9 or 10 years ago?
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 22nd, 2006, 12:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bob McAllister on video
Replies: 3
Views: 264

Re: Bob McAllister on video

Thanks a lot!
The Napkin was wonderful!!
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 20th, 2006, 4:07 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Challenge: Magic for Chinese kids in hospital
Replies: 9
Views: 401

Re: Challenge: Magic for Chinese kids in hospital

D'lite-It's a great trick for a hospital . some kids might have what they call in the hospital the E.T. finger.You can remove the light from their finger..Also you you don't have to talk . Small Coloring Book Rainbow streamer with Thumb tip- is very good then a plain silk, it very colorful. It looks...
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 12th, 2006, 10:02 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Racing home from school
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Racing home from school

http://youtube.com/watch?v=2wzbtKQrTMc
Here you are for those who raced home from school to see if a magician was on a talk show like Merv Griffin.
Enjoy
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 11th, 2006, 2:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mike Douglas Passed Away
Replies: 42
Views: 2725

Re: Mike Douglas Passed Away

Man ,I 'm sad too! It was great to come home from school and watch him. I remember one time the whole show was about magic . All I can think who was on the show was Mark Wilson,Blackstone Jr. And Tom And Sherrie. Tom and Sherrie had a great Dove from Fire. It was so cool or should I say Hot! And The...
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 11th, 2006, 4:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David and Dania Quick change artists
Replies: 62
Views: 10293

Re: David and Dania Quick change artists

Brachetti is Unbelievable!!
He is really nice guy too!
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 10th, 2006, 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Go see That!!
Replies: 64
Views: 7227

Re: Please Go see That!!

Originally posted by Michel Huot:
Richard...how about an interview for Genii???
It would be fun to hear what SHE has to say. Wait. I can hear you say : she doesn't deserve it. Well she got more than 60 posts right here.

wo! just got an image of what she could do with a D'lite...
That's funny
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 10th, 2006, 2:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David and Dania Quick change artists
Replies: 62
Views: 10293

Re: David and Dania Quick change artists

Did anyone see David and Dania last night. The british judge called David dumb and stupid for not changing their act . It was not nice.
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 10th, 2006, 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Go see That!!
Replies: 64
Views: 7227

Re: Please Go see That!!

Oh BTW didn't Bill Goldman just write a little booklet about her,"My week with a Stripper"? :D
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 10th, 2006, 1:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please Go see That!!
Replies: 64
Views: 7227

Re: Please Go see That!!

Well like Vernon who once said,"I don't care what it is,just do one trick well and better than anyone else!" There you go. But I'm joking. However, I think she rip off the act from someone else . About 6 months ago I was web surfing and found a video of a guy from europe doing the same thi...
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 8th, 2006, 5:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Belinda Sinclair?
Replies: 94
Views: 10850

Re: Belinda Sinclair?

"Keep so busy improving your own act that you won't have time to criticize the other guys( or girls)"
-Karrell Fox
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 7th, 2006, 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Chris Angel
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Chris Angel

:D :D :D
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 6th, 2006, 9:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Home Schooled Winner
Replies: 5
Views: 329

Re: Home Schooled Winner

Great Job Pal !!
Andrew
:D
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 5th, 2006, 7:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Debacle of an Awards Show - FISM 2006
Replies: 59
Views: 5003

Re: A Debacle of an Awards Show - FISM 2006

Yep!!
Thank you
Thank you
Thank you!
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 4th, 2006, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Close-up Grand Prix Finalists
Replies: 8
Views: 529

Re: FISM Close-up Grand Prix Finalists

Go Rick Go !!
by Andrew Martin Portala
August 1st, 2006, 9:08 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Update - 1 Aug
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: FISM Update - 1 Aug

Thanks Craig!!!!

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