Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

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Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 28th, 2012, 1:37 pm

I'm thrilled beyond words to announce that the world's most famous mystifier, Uri Geller, will present a lecture at Genii's 75th Anniversary Birthday Bash.

Uri will mesmerize you in his first EVER appearance at a magic convention in the United States.

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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Brian Marks » June 29th, 2012, 1:46 am

Odd, the spoon in my room is bent.

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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Matthew Field » June 29th, 2012, 4:47 am

This is great news. I saw Uri receive the Berglas award at the International Convention a few years ago and he was delightful, and very candid.

I'm really looking forward to this.

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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Marco Pusterla » June 29th, 2012, 8:09 am

Uri Geller was recently at the Masters of Magic Convention in Italy and he did a very good lecture/demonstration where he was very honest with his skills and where he talked about the importance of the mystery.

I had the pleasure to interview him again: http://www.mastersofmagic.it/2012/05/uri-geller-2/ (the first time was in 1997!)

I'm sure the attendees to the Genii Convention will be in for a spectacular threat! Well done, Richard!
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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby mrgoat » June 29th, 2012, 9:01 am

Did he admit to being a magician and having no 'powers' in Italy?

If he did a "OK, I admit it" lecture that would be worth seeing...

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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby mehtas » June 29th, 2012, 9:30 am

mrgoat wrote:
Did he admit to being a magician and having no 'powers' in Italy ?




Looking at the first few minutes of that interview, I doubt he will EVER admit it.

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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 29th, 2012, 9:35 am

He is never going to call himself a magician. What he has to teach is extraordinarily valuable. And since you didn't see the lecture in Italy, Damian, I suggest you hold your opinion until you see it in Orlando.
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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Tom Gilbert » June 29th, 2012, 11:20 am

Boy Richard, you're making it really tough not to show up. Unfortunately my wallet is saying otherwise.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » June 29th, 2012, 11:26 am

Layaway plan? :)
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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Marco Pusterla » June 29th, 2012, 12:28 pm

mehtas wrote:
mrgoat wrote:
Did he admit to being a magician and having no 'powers' in Italy ?




Looking at the first few minutes of that interview, I doubt he will EVER admit it.


Geller is a Magician (capital "M"), but not he's the first to affirm he's not a conjurer, and his opinions are very clear on the subject. I would suggest you check him out at the Genii Convention where I predict will give the same talk (maybe a little longer as he won't need translation...).
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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Evan Shuster » June 29th, 2012, 4:58 pm

The funny thing is... I was happy to register when you first announced the birthday bash. That was months ago with a much more modest line-up. The fact is, that this has now grown into the most anticipated event of the last decade(s), and when it sells out (and I have no doubt that it WILL sell out) I can only imagine the remorse felt by those who waited too long to give in to temptation.

Ahh... by the way... "Thank you, Richard!"

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Postby Richard Kaufman » June 29th, 2012, 6:16 pm

Just like Walt Disney, I always aim to EXCEED expectations.
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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Doug Thornton » June 29th, 2012, 11:47 pm

Marco Pusterla wrote:
I'm sure the attendees to the Genii Convention will be in for a spectacular threat! Well done, Richard!


I'm NOT making fun, Marco. I know you meant "treat"! (Although "threat" conjures up some interesting interpretations.) ;)
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Postby Marco Pusterla » June 30th, 2012, 3:22 am

LOL: you're quite right, Doug! It's one on that serendipitous things that happen (when one doesn't read before submitting...) and gives a completely new meaning to a phrase. But, yes, you're right, I meant "treat". Mysteries of the English language! :D
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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Larry Horowitz » June 30th, 2012, 8:12 pm

OK Richard, Uri was the tipping point. Rather then wait, I have just registered for the convention. Now I can't wait!

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Re: Hold Onto Your Hats: URI GELLER Booked for the Genii Convention!

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 30th, 2012, 8:47 pm

Thanks, Larry, and see you in Orlando. Don't forget to book your hotel room.
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