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by Amos McCormick
May 31st, 2007, 10:11 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: New Kaufman and Company Reprints Coming Soon!
Replies: 26
Views: 7900

Re: New Kaufman and Company Reprints Coming Soon!

...or eBay it quickly, before the reprint comes out...
by Amos McCormick
May 26th, 2007, 12:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: June issue of Genii Should Start Arriving Soon
Replies: 89
Views: 4818

Re: June issue of Genii Should Start Arriving Soon

MS today.. Quickest ever.
by Amos McCormick
May 17th, 2007, 6:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic Books For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 265

Re: Magic Books For Sale

Did you get my e-mail?
by Amos McCormick
May 9th, 2007, 6:24 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Babcock Mini Square Circle
Replies: 4
Views: 174

Re: FS: Babcock Mini Square Circle

How large is this?
by Amos McCormick
May 9th, 2007, 3:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Dick Williams Injured
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Dick Williams Injured

Dick Williams, long-time magician in Memphis, Tennessee and the Mid-South was recently injured in a fall and needs our help. Dick was the host of the long-running Magicland TV show on WMC-TV in Memphis as well as an author. His wife and partner, Virginia, passed away this past New Year's Day. They w...
by Amos McCormick
May 5th, 2007, 1:42 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Jay Marshall Auction
Replies: 28
Views: 990

Re: Jay Marshall Auction

Magic of Robert Harbin - $2750 Genii cover caricature - $1700 Fechner's Soirees Fantastiques - $2000 And to think I believed I really had a shot at some of these... Maybe it's time for me to get rid of some stuff. Then again, I'm not Jay Marshall. ;) Here's the entire list: Jay Marshall eBay Auction
by Amos McCormick
May 5th, 2007, 11:37 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Come on then Roth, Tenkai this bad boy...
Replies: 9
Views: 975

Re: Come on then Roth, Tenkai this bad boy...

...and you'd better get two, because you never know when you might accidentally leave one at home...
by Amos McCormick
May 4th, 2007, 12:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Sand Frames
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Sand Frames

After watching Spider-Man 3 today, I'm kind of afraid who might be living in the frame...

;)
by Amos McCormick
April 30th, 2007, 11:25 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Lesbian (Gay) Civil Partnership
Replies: 55
Views: 1739

Re: Lesbian (Gay) Civil Partnership

I say hold the door open just to make 'em mad!

:D
by Amos McCormick
April 28th, 2007, 4:44 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Wanted: Kuma Tubes
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: Wanted: Kuma Tubes

I'm not familiar with Tommy Cooper's version, but here is a metal set. I know nothing about them, though... <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.markworgan.co.uk/magicstore/products.asp?id=5">http://www.markworgan.co.uk/magicstore/ ... s.asp?id=5</a><!-- m --> Also, here's a beautiful set ...
by Amos McCormick
March 31st, 2007, 5:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Cafe Deletes Posts?
Replies: 42
Views: 8086

Re: Magic Cafe Deletes Posts?

Regardless of what you think about the Cafe, the fact remains that it's Steve Brooks' "baby" and, as such, he can do with it as he sees fit. Personally, I have made friends on the Cafe, bought lots of nice stuff at good prices and, most important, learned and shared a lot about magic. I ha...
by Amos McCormick
March 30th, 2007, 12:31 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: More proof that I have no life...
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: More proof that I have no life...

Ooookaaayy!?!?
by Amos McCormick
March 30th, 2007, 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Comments on the April Issue of Genii?
Replies: 42
Views: 2002

Re: Comments on the April Issue of Genii?

No arrivo yet in Mississippi, but I am looking forward to it...
by Amos McCormick
March 30th, 2007, 6:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tommy Wonder DVD question
Replies: 10
Views: 504

Re: Tommy Wonder DVD question

If I remember correctly, there was a post a while back on the Magic Cafe (themagiccafe.com) from someone who was making up some Tamed Card sets, complete with beeper. A search of the Cafe should turn up contact information for him. I'm sure he could answer all you questions. Start here: Tamed Card H...
by Amos McCormick
March 18th, 2007, 1:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Copperfield revealed
Replies: 24
Views: 1311

Re: David Copperfield revealed

He uses W*R*S?!?! How shameful!!!
by Amos McCormick
March 7th, 2007, 5:10 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: New Orleans
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: New Orleans

Jon Racherbaumer and others used to get together every week at Bennigan's, but I'm not sure when or if they even do this anymore following Katrina.

E-mail Jon and he can tell you, I'm sure.
by Amos McCormick
March 5th, 2007, 7:18 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Unbelievable Prices for New Magic Japan and Five times Five Japan
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: Unbelievable Prices for New Magic Japan and Five times Five Japan

This is just the "flavor of the day" right now, much like the Siegfried and Roy bio was a few years ago and the Juan Tamariz books are right now. They are excellent books, but if you are in the "magic books as an investment" business, now's the time to unload. IMHO, you understan...
by Amos McCormick
March 1st, 2007, 12:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Aladdin Books shop closing
Replies: 15
Views: 1359

Re: Aladdin Books shop closing

John, When a friend and I visited Los Angeles several years ago Aladdin Books (along with Dean's Shoppe, Hollywood Magic, the Magic Castle, and Owen) was one of our must-see landmarks. We spent hours (and waaay too much money), not just in the magic section, but all over the place. Sadly, the demise...
by Amos McCormick
February 27th, 2007, 6:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Two Cover Genii Magazine
Replies: 10
Views: 406

Re: Two Cover Genii Magazine

So that's the Genii Wrap rap!
by Amos McCormick
February 22nd, 2007, 7:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best Book Ever Written
Replies: 43
Views: 2281

Re: Best Book Ever Written

John, thanks for answering his question and getting the discussion back on-topic. I feel for the guy, because there is such a huge amount of material out there, and such a small percentage of it that is really exceptional. I have read your recommendations before, but I enjoyed seeing them again.
by Amos McCormick
February 6th, 2007, 9:13 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Custom Silks?
Replies: 6
Views: 1605

Re: Custom Silks?

Check out this thread:

P&A Silks Post
by Amos McCormick
February 6th, 2007, 7:49 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Earl Nelson - Lost Tapes
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: Earl Nelson - Lost Tapes

I'm amused by all the "lost" stuff that has recently been "found".
by Amos McCormick
February 5th, 2007, 5:52 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Tommy Wonder clip
Replies: 18
Views: 855

Re: Tommy Wonder clip

For what it's worth, I have seen that clip posted on websites selling the DVDs. That doesn't make the posting "right", but I don't think it's going to knock the Earth off its axis, either. Dave, if Louis sells another DVD because of you, you need to ask for a marketing fee. ;) I haven't wa...
by Amos McCormick
January 31st, 2007, 11:13 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Videos of Effects from New Magic of Japan and Five Times Five Japan
Replies: 6
Views: 3958

Re: Videos of Effects from New Magic of Japan and Five Times Five Japan

Just curious - is this a commercial video, or just a homemade one that he did simply because he wanted to?
by Amos McCormick
January 25th, 2007, 12:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Prodigy
Replies: 52
Views: 1604

Re: Magic Prodigy

Originally posted by once a magician:
just let me say that Saturday marks the 251st anniversary of his birth.

...but on the 251st anniversary of his birth, he will be 250 years old...
by Amos McCormick
January 25th, 2007, 9:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Prodigy
Replies: 52
Views: 1604

Re: Magic Prodigy

I agree with Stuart about not understanding the need to work. My daughter is a gymnast, and a pretty gifted one. Problem is, she still sees gymnastics as more of a social gathering, and hasn't come close to achieving her potential. Once she develops a bit more maturity, I think the desire to work ha...
by Amos McCormick
January 25th, 2007, 7:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Prodigy
Replies: 52
Views: 1604

Re: Magic Prodigy

Originally posted by Bill Palmer:
No, he will be 261 on Saturday.[/QB]
He was born January 27, 1756. He will be 250, but I would have missed the day. I hate it when that happens. It's almost too late to mail a card.
by Amos McCormick
January 23rd, 2007, 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Prodigy
Replies: 52
Views: 1604

Re: Magic Prodigy

Originally posted by Bill Palmer:
[By the time Mozart was ninety, he had been dead for 55 years. [/QB]
WOW! That means that next Monday he will be 250!
by Amos McCormick
January 21st, 2007, 10:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr. Racherbaumer!
Replies: 9
Views: 465

Re: Happy Birthday Mr. Racherbaumer!

Amen, brother...

WHO DAT!?!? (What a birthday present that would be!)
by Amos McCormick
January 16th, 2007, 12:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is magic getting down to this...........
Replies: 22
Views: 736

Re: Is magic getting down to this...........

Looks like the women on the cover are more interested in one another than in the magician...
by Amos McCormick
January 13th, 2007, 4:29 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Huntsville's Newest Magician
Replies: 15
Views: 798

Re: Huntsville's Newest Magician

Congratulations, Bill. I'm glad that everything went well. There's nothing like a child to rearrange your life (in the best way imaginable, of course). Just remember, as they're growing up, kids eat bugs, dirt, and all manner of other unspeakable things, but they survive it all to become old, useles...
by Amos McCormick
December 31st, 2006, 5:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upside-down titles
Replies: 17
Views: 692

Re: Upside-down titles

They also drive on the wrong side of the road...
by Amos McCormick
December 30th, 2006, 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upside-down titles
Replies: 17
Views: 692

Re: Upside-down titles

Originally posted by Earle Oakes:
If one tilts their head to the right at a bookcase the "American" titles read properly.Tilt one's head to the left and the "European" titles read properly.
Sort of like a one-way force deck?

:p
by Amos McCormick
December 21st, 2006, 4:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: JANUARY ISSUE OF GENII IS IN THE MAIL: New Staff and win $250 BUCKS!
Replies: 38
Views: 2071

Re: JANUARY ISSUE OF GENII IS IN THE MAIL: New Staff and win $250 BUCKS!

I still haven't received my December issue. When should I expect it?
by Amos McCormick
December 19th, 2006, 10:29 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: HOLY JESUS, IT'S ZANTHOR
Replies: 32
Views: 2338

Re: HOLY JESUS, IT'S ZANTHOR

From the looks of things, a very bored nut with lots of time on his hands. This is the perfect example of a useless thread.
by Amos McCormick
December 14th, 2006, 6:45 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Death Sentence
Replies: 16
Views: 978

Re: Death Sentence

I've heard of dying onstage, but I've never heard of being killed because you were onstage...

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