The Power of Magic Books (!)

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The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Daniel » March 5th, 2006, 2:04 am

An interesting link:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/4775532.stm

I wonder what books he was actually after.

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Jonathan Townsend » March 5th, 2006, 4:28 am

Originally posted by Daniel Lander:
An interesting link:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/4775532.stm

I wonder what books he was actually after.
Even more odd when you look at the quotes attributed to a Magic Circle member.
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Matthew Field » March 5th, 2006, 8:56 am

Jonathan -- why is The Magic Circle quote surprising? The Circle has always encouraged the serious study of magic. They are against exposure, not teaching.

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Bob Farmer » March 5th, 2006, 10:45 am

Not revealed in the article are the materials the crazed murderer requested. I can reveal now that they were my marketed manuscripts, TSUNAMI and DEJA VOODOO, as well as the BAMMO CARD WALLOPER and the BAMMO MONTE MONSTER, as well as back copies of GENII magazine containing my Flim-Flamagic column.

I get so many requests from inmates for my stuff, that I have now set up a special website, WWW.MAGICCON.COM.

Matt: say hello to David Beckley for me, I haven't spoken with him for years (there are no phone privileges here at this facility).

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 5th, 2006, 2:28 pm

We have lots of inmates subscribing to Genii and buying books from me. They have time to practice.
Subscribe today to Genii Magazine

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Guest » March 5th, 2006, 2:36 pm

David Acer has a funny story in Random Acts of Magic about an order that a dealer, I think it was Phil Matlin, took from an inmate. He can probably tell it a lot better than I can.

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Bob Farmer » March 5th, 2006, 2:58 pm

Richard, please consider an all-inmates MAGICANA issue.

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby John Pezzullo » March 5th, 2006, 6:21 pm

Richard, please consider an all-inmates MAGICANA issue.
I'll be happy to contribute my variation of Tommy Wonder's wonderful opening effect.

My variation is called 'The Ring, The Watch, The Wallet, The Cell Phone, The Credit Card, The Necklace, The Shoes, The Cufflinks, The Briefcase, and The Car'.

Regards,


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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby David Alexander » March 5th, 2006, 11:43 pm

About time Clay started to make sense.

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby David Acer » March 6th, 2006, 4:19 pm

Originally posted by Dan Millstein:
David Acer has a funny story in Random Acts of Magic about an order that a dealer, I think it was Phil Matlin, took from an inmate. He can probably tell it a lot better than I can.
Phil Matlin (the owner of Perfect Magic in Montreal) once received an order from an inmate at a nearby prison for a series of books by John Novak called The Art of Escape. On top of that, the order was signed by the warden!
Now tweeting daily from @David_Acer

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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Bill Palmer » March 6th, 2006, 11:30 pm

A follow-up to this article revealed that the inmate actually wanted books on escapology.
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Re: The Power of Magic Books (!)

Postby Bill Palmer » March 6th, 2006, 11:30 pm

A follow-up to this article revealed that the inmate actually wanted books on escapology.
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