Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

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Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Steve Cobb » June 3rd, 2010, 2:57 pm

Was Wondering if anyone saw the "Magicians" last night on Craig Ferguson. They were so bad, I don't even know where to begin. What did you guys think?

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby DrDanny » June 3rd, 2010, 4:44 pm

Do tell.....

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Brad Henderson » June 3rd, 2010, 4:46 pm


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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Brad Henderson » June 3rd, 2010, 4:46 pm

My bad - I see this was posted 15 months ago.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Steve Cobb » June 3rd, 2010, 4:57 pm

No that wasn't it. It was sort of a Twilight Zone Flashback to the 1970's. The one guy had a shirt he wore from like 1971 and he did a Zombie ball routine and for the first 15 seconds his partner?? did something I can't even describe. The whole segment was like 94 seconds long. I can honestly say it was the worst piece of Magic?? that I have seen in my life. I Tivo'd the segment just to make sure I wasn't having a nightmare. Before they came on, Craig said they had an upcoming show at a hotel in Vegas in the fall. "The Horror" Leave NOW!! The call's coming from inside the house......

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Brad Henderson » June 3rd, 2010, 5:54 pm

Jamy Swiss is on tonight I think.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Pete McCabe » June 3rd, 2010, 6:18 pm

I think we can say with confidence that Jamy will not be doing the Zombie.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Dustin Stinett » June 3rd, 2010, 10:50 pm

I just watched it on my DVR. My reaction is, "WTF???"

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby DrDanny » June 4th, 2010, 12:13 am

Oh, come on! That was FUNNY!

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby TCG » June 4th, 2010, 1:41 am

Avast ye mateys!
That is one puffy shirt!

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby mrgoat » June 4th, 2010, 3:57 am

Wow. That was brilliant! The poofy (sic) shirt chap looked like a young Oliver Reed.

[img:left]http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/conservation/exhibitions/bestdressedmen/graphics/large/oliver-reed.jpg[/img]

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 4th, 2010, 7:02 am

Larry and Rafael are there names. They have a big illusion show opening at the Hilton in Vegas. I think they have a website, and they might be hooked up with Siegfried and Roy in some way.
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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby DrDanny » June 4th, 2010, 8:45 am

Yes, "hooked up with" is the correct phrase, I think.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Jonathan Townsend » June 4th, 2010, 9:18 am

Brad Henderson wrote:Jamy Swiss is on tonight I think.


Any reviews or feedback on his appearance?

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby CraigMac » June 4th, 2010, 9:29 am

Richard Kaufman wrote:Larry and Rafael are there names. They have a big illusion show opening at the Hilton in Vegas. I think they have a website, and they might be hooked up with Siegfried and Roy in some way.


A website? Indeed they do. And what a cracker it is:

http://larafmagic.com/laraf.swf

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby CraigMac » June 4th, 2010, 9:31 am

Jonathan Townsend wrote:
Brad Henderson wrote:Jamy Swiss is on tonight I think.


Any reviews or feedback on his appearance?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXK1MV-f0Us

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Seuss » June 4th, 2010, 11:25 am

This Ferguson kid is really unfamiliar with the proper way to showcase a magician. He actually spoke to the guest and let him show he is a human with a personality? Shocking stuff.

In all seriousness loved Jamy's performance
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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Bob Farmer » June 4th, 2010, 12:59 pm

Jamy was great -- his decision NOT to do the Zombie routine was sound.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Eric Fry » June 4th, 2010, 3:26 pm

He did bold effects that will leave the imitative duffers in the dust. It was good to see a master. He may have been a bit nervous but it came across as good energy.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Jeff Haas » June 4th, 2010, 3:58 pm

Bob, he could have used a puffy shirt. Just sayin'.

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Curtis Kam » June 4th, 2010, 5:19 pm

Bravo Jamy, great performance, and the first (recently) in which the magician had an actual dialogue, if not a conversation, on a talk show. What a concept. It was nice to see someone treat the host like an average enthusiastic layman, and the magic as if it naturally deserved to be on television.

And of course, Mr. Ferguson's card choices were sweet. I guess Vernon's claim that for some strange reason, nobody picks the nine of diamonds just isn't true anymore. :)

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 4th, 2010, 7:41 pm

Very nice for a change, this whole suddenly-developed style of sitting next to the hosts desk and just working.

The best I've ever seen Jamy!
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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Michael Kamen » June 4th, 2010, 10:55 pm

Convincing proof that card magic can be as exciting a genre as any we have. Jamy was wonderful!
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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Frank Yuen » June 4th, 2010, 11:27 pm

TCG wrote:Avast ye mateys!
That is one puffy shirt!


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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Michael Kamen » June 5th, 2010, 4:14 pm

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Silly Walter » June 5th, 2010, 5:17 pm

I watched Jamy's clip and he did a great job. It seems like Jamy had planned on ending with the card to pocket watch but actually got a two trick encore. I think even Jamy was surprised but that was a great segment and a lot of fun to watch.
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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby Brian Morton » June 5th, 2010, 5:25 pm

Curtis Kam wrote:I guess Vernon's claim that for some strange reason, nobody picks the nine of diamonds just isn't true anymore.


Let us recall that for a Scot, historically the Nine of Diamonds is not your ordinary card.

And yes, Jamy kicked ass. :)

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Re: Magicians?? on Craig Ferguson last night

Postby James Cotton » June 6th, 2010, 6:05 am

It's the best I've ever seen Swiss. Normally he's hard to like, but he seems to have mellowed.


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