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Genii Volume 60 (Nov 1996 - Oct 1997) by William W. Larsen

November 1996 - October 1997
Irene Larsen, Publisher and Erika Larsen, Editor

1024 pages Each issue starts with page number one - therefore, each page has an issue number and a page number.

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 1 - November 1996 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - Joel Hodgson
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Anniversary Waltz - Stanley Blumenthal
    • Richard Cohn
    • Anniversary Faults - Eugene Poinc
    • Plans for the Future - Molly Meyer
    • Wherever - Eugene Burger
    • T.M.W.K.T.M. - Max Maven
    • Artist Currently Known As - Hamlet Gervorkian
    • Sitting on a Barbed Wire Fence - George Marston
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Broadway Disappearer
    • And the Winner is
    • Notes from All Over
  9. Joel Hodgson - Cover Feature
    1. He Walks Among Us - John Carney
    2. Joel Hodgson Interview - John Carney
    3. Funny, Smart - Jim Steinmeyer
    4. Joel & Bunnyrat - in BrainWave Popcorn - Joel Hodgson
    5. Joel & Bunnyrat - in Indian Toilet Paper Trick - Joel Hodgson
  10. Ron MacMillan - The Man with the Golden Hands - Ali Bongo
  11. Barclay Shaw and His Circus of Illusion - Eugene Burger
    1. Some Final Thoughts
    2. Working Toward the Dream - Max Maven
  12. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Yule Tied!
  13. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • Eclipse Silk Vanish
  14. In Other Words - Mayr
  15. Bottle Up - Tom Stone
  16. Transposing a Dead Horse - Phil Goldstein
    • Equidox
    • Sequidox
  17. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Beginning in Mentalism - Bob Fellows
  18. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #22 Cross-Promotion
  19. From 3 to 103 - Bob Markwood
  20. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. Don't Give It Away, Sell It! - Tony Giorgio
  21. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  22. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Sixophone
  23. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  24. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Tullock: The Real Truth About Trade Show Magic and a Lot More! - Eddie Tullock
    • Card Stories - Ariel Frailich
    • The Art of Close-Up Magic, Volumes 1 and 2 - Lewis Ganson
    • The Baby Bag - Algonquin McDuff
    • Using Magic to Prevent Drug Abuse - Stan Davis
    • Darwin's Inexpensive Illusions - Gary Darwin
    • Miracle Material, The Close-Up Magic of Michael Kaminskas - Michael Kaminskas
    • The Magic of Micah Lasher - Micah Lasher
    • How to be a Fake Kreskin - The Amazing Kreskin
  25. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Mint Condition - MAK Magic
    • Sylvester The Jester's Makin' Sparks!
    • Micky Hades' Improved Finger Chopper
    • Steve Pennington's Caterpillar Love
    • Kellar poster - Lee Jacobs Productions
  26. Videodrome - Video Reviews - David Parr
    • Paul Gertner's Steel and Silver, Volumes Two and Three
  27. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  28. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  29. In Memorium
    • Stewart James - by Allan Slaight
  30. Free Classified Ads
  31. Fulminations #59 - Gary Ouellet
    • Skin Deep Magic

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 2 - December 1996 - 88 pages
  2. Cover - Paul Harris
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Continuing a Tradition - Roger Linden
    • E-asier - Tanadi Santoso
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Notes from All Over
    • FISM Forecast
  9. DC in NYC
  10. Magic Returns to the Palladium
  11. Let's Get Cosmic with Paul Harris - Cover Feature
    1. The Vision - Mike Maxwell
    2. Paul Harris Interview - Jack Carpenter
    3. Astonishment is Our Natural State of Mind - Paul Harris
    4. Fizz Master - Paul Harris
    5. The Shape of Astonishment - Paul Harris
    6. Seductive Switch - Paul Harris
    7. Tunnel Vision - Paul Harris & Eric Mead
  12. The Locked Room - Gordon Bean
    • The Effect ... is You! - Steve Valentine
    • Ins and Outs
  13. It's Magic - reviewed by Irene Larsen
  14. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • The Passing Zone
  15. The Magic Hands Fachkrongresse - End of an Era - Hank Moorehouse
  16. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • Tearaway Snowflake
  17. In Other Words - Mayr
  18. Zestest - Phil Goldstein
  19. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • A Holiday Book List
      • Programmes of Famous Magicians - Max Holden
      • Greater Magic - John Northern Hilliard
      • Inside Magic - George Boston with Robert Parrish
      • The Magic of Matt Schulein - Phil Willmarth
      • The Secrets of Karl Germain - Stuart Cramer
      • Germain the Wizard and His Legerdemain - Stuart Cramer
      • Verbal Control - Phil Goldstein
      • Thayer Instruction Sheets - Glenn Gravatt, compiler
  20. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #23 Keeping It Simple
  21. From 3 to 103 - Bob Markwood
  22. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. Less Is More - Tony Giorgio
  23. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  24. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Answer to - Last Month's Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • This Month: Numb and Number
  25. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  26. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  27. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Houdini!!! - The Career of Erich Weiss - Ken Silverman
    • Notes to Houdini!!! - Ken Silverman
    • The Great Raymond - William Rauscher
    • Dai Vernon's Inner Card Trilogy - Lewis Ganson
    • Classic Sampler - Michael Skinner
    • P.S. - The Abracadabra Kip - Sid Fleischman
  28. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Victor & Marcelo Contento's Time Ahead
    • Alan's Multi-Changing Card
    • R. Bromley's card Thru Card
    • Guy Townsend's The Shy Card
  29. Videodrome - Video Reviews - David Parr
    • The Rope Magic of Tabary
    • Volume II: Magic with Knots & More
  30. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  31. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  32. In Memorium
    • Daniel S. Dew
    • Roberta Griffin
  33. Free Classified Ads

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 3 - January 1997 - 84 pages
  2. Cover - Lisa Menna
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Joel Hodgson's Brain Exposed! - Tony Brent
    • The Devil Exposed! - Cordy Donally
    • Lashing Lasher Review - David Grand
    • Gerald Deutsch
    • Marc DeDouza
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
    • Greetings, Friends - poem - Steve Bryant
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • The Best of Times - The Worst of "Times"
    • Close Encounters of the Lance Burton Kind
    • Harvey Houdini
    • Politricks
    • Notes from All Over
  9. Magic Castle Schedule -
  10. Lisa Menna - Cover Feature
    1. Lisa Menna - Magician and Free Spirit - Danny Orleans
    2. Lisa Menna: Q & A - Danny Orleans
    3. Lunch Money at the Beach - Lisa Menna
    4. Chick Tricks - Lisa Menna
    5. Coin Throgh the Neck - Lisa Menna
  11. Success and Seminars - Joe Stevens Reaches Convention #20 - Pete Biro
  12. Dreams and Nightmares on Broadway - review by Charles Reynolds
  13. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Passe Passe Chairs
  14. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • Color Warp
  15. In Other Words - Mayr
  16. Waving the Aces - Guy Hollingworth
    • Notes on Performance
  17. Foundown - Phil Goldstein
  18. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Advice for a Young Magician
  19. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
  20. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #24 Giveaways
  21. Modem Operandi - James C. Brown
  22. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. Beyond the Instructions [re: Dave Madden] - Tony Giorgio
  23. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  24. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Radio Activity
  25. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  26. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  27. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Miracles with Cards - James Swain
    • The Art of Astonishment, Books 1, 2 & 3 - Paul Harris
    • The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser - Ed Brown
    • The Restaurant Worker's Handbook - A Practical Guide to Restaurant Magic - Jim Pace & Jerry MacGregor
  28. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
  29. Videodrome - Video Reviews - David Parr
    • Farewell
  30. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  31. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  32. Free Classified Ads

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 4 - February 1997 - 80 pages
  2. Cover - Gustavo Lorgia
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Play MST for Me - Cheryl S. Bulbach
    • As a Matter of Fact - Mike Caveney
    • Backlasher - Henry Collins
    • William Bernstein
    • Glen Goldstein
    • The Ploy of Sex - Matthew Field
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Vegas Variations
    • Public Tragedy in Secret Garden
    • His Honor, The Meir
    • Notes from All Over
  9. Gustavo Lorgia - Cover Feature
    1. The Toast of Colombia! - Sonny Fontana
  10. The Locked Room - Gordon Bean
    • Five-Cornered Scarf - Mark Haslam
    • Ins and Outs
  11. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Bachelor Party
  12. Donors to T.A. Magic Benefit Fund
  13. The Simplest Steal of Them All - Jarle Leirpoll
  14. Tony Clark's Phantasy - review by Erika Larsen
    • Tony Clark Q & A
  15. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • Orb Warp
  16. In Other Words - Mayr
  17. Locuetion - Phil Goldstein
  18. Aldo Colombini and Friends - Aldo Colombini
    • Gypsy's Monte - R. Paul Wilson
  19. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Performing for Friends and Relatives
  20. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
  21. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #25 Using Your Environment
  22. From 3 to 103 - Bob Markwood
  23. Modem Operandi - James Chantler Brown
  24. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  25. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. Diamond Exchange - Tony Giorgio
  26. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  27. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Vice Squad
  28. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Volumes XI, XII and XIII
    • The Complete Dungeon - Anthony Owen, editor
    • The Illustrated History of Magic - Milbourne and Maurine Christopher
    • The Abracadabra Kip - Sid Fleischman
  29. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Dean Dill's Blizzard
    • Pete Peddicord's ... The Sharpie We Use!!
    • Anthony Owen's Superstarsign
    • Danny Archer's Alien Invasion
  30. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  31. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • discussion of criteria
    • Don Alan - The Greater Magic Video Library, Volume 28
  32. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  33. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  34. Conventions Coming
    • Blackpool Convention - Blackpool, England
    • Desert Seminar - Las Vegas, NV
    • Winter Carnival of Magic - Gatlinburg, TN
    • Abbott's Close-Up Convention - Colon, MI
    • Cavalcade of Magic - Eureka Springs, AR
    • Hank Lee's Magic Conclave - Cape Cod, MA
    • East Coast Magic Spectacular - Pine Hill, NJ
    • Florida State Magic Convention - Daytona Beach, FL
  35. In Memorium
    • Bill Derman - by Bev Bergeron
    • Lyle F. Laughlin - by Robert Laughlin
  36. Free Classified Ads

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 5 - March 1997 - 84 pages
  2. Cover - Stephen Minch
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Perfect Fit - David Callahan
    • Poinc Taken - Eugene Poinc
    • The Case of the Missing Monument - Peter D. Blanchard
    • Those Who Can't Do, Expose - Dan Garrett
    • Abb Dickson
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Lance Burton: The Encounter with the Ratings
    • Why No, Mr. Bond - I Expect You to Pick a Card
    • What's in a Name?
    • The World's Wildest Magic
    • Notes from All Over
  9. Stephen Minch - Cover Feature
    1. Stephen Minch - The Man Behind the Words - Genii Interview by Max Maven
    2. Stephen Minch: A Bibliography
    3. Just a Little Shaver - Stephen Minch
    4. Fortunes of a Wise Fool - Stephen Minch
    5. The Match Monster - Stephen Minch
    6. Halfway to Hell - Ken Krenzel & Stephen Minch
    7. Cognitive Dissonance - Max Maven & Stephen Minch
    8. Santa Claus, Lipograms and Other Problems of Publishing a Magic Book - Stephen Minch
  10. Lance Burton Master Magician: The Encounter - a review by Max Maven
  11. The Story of The Pendragon's Command Performance for the President of the United States - Jonathan Pendragon
  12. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • The Atlantischest!
  13. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • John Carney Speaks to Beginners
  14. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #26 Playing the Host
  15. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
    • New Dog Old Tricks
  16. From 3 to 103 - Bob Markwood
  17. DMS #20 - Desert Magic Seminar - Jim Krenz
  18. Intermagic 97 Colombia - Erika Larsen
  19. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  20. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Forward For Word
  21. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Gambler's Book Club
    • Sharps and Flats - John Nevil Maskelyne
    • Phantom of the Card Table - Eddie McGuire
    • Setting Up Exercises - Karl Fulves
    • McGuire, Blocking Off (Riffle Shuffle Controls, Part Two) - Karl Fulves
    • Visualizing Information: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative - Edward Tufte - reviewed by Stephen Hobbs
  22. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Ton Onosaka's Tall Tale
    • The Double edges Knife Case - Phil Varricchio & Michael Weber
    • Ickle Pickle's Spring-Loaded Crystal Clear Magic Cube
    • Andy Nyman's & Anthony Owen's Miracle Monte
  23. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  24. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • Ascanio - The Greater Magic Video Library, The International Series, Volume 55
    • The A-1 All-Stars Volume 1
  25. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  26. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  27. Free Classified Ads

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 6 - April 1997 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - FISM - A History
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Genii CyberPals
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Notes from All Over
    • Encounter of a Different Kind
    • That Championship Season
    • Notes from Underground
  9. The Academy of Magical Arts 29th Annual Awards - Tony Giorgio
  10. A History of FISM - Max Maven
    1. Part One: The Convention That Never Was
    2. Part Two: From Out Of The Ashes
    3. Part Three: The Growth Of A Federation
    4. Part Four: A Bridge Across The Ocean
    5. Part Five: The Yanks Are Coming
    6. Part Six: Approaching The Millenium
    7. Part Seven: The Future Looms Near
  11. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Ms. Fixit
  12. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • The Master Thread
  13. In Other Words - Mayr
  14. The (W)Hole (Money) in the Purse - Thomas Fraps
  15. Public Notice of Copyright Violation of Christopher's Houdini: The Untold Story
  16. Call Weighting - Alex Elmslay & Phil Goldstein
  17. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Twinge
  18. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Enthusiasm and Restraint
  19. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #27 Special Occasions
  20. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
  21. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  22. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Ken Krenzel's Ingenuities - Stephen Minch
    • A Candle in the Dark - Thomas Ady
  23. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • The Golden Penetration Frame - Circle Magic
    • Abbott's Long John Wand
    • John Kennedy's Mystery Box
    • The Book of Imagination - Kymystical Magic
  24. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • T.A. Waters - Mind, Myth & Magic - The Greater Magic Video Library, Volume 54
    • Smoke & Mirrors - The John Bannon Video, Volume II
  25. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  26. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  27. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  28. Free Classified Ads
  29. Fulminations #60 - Gary Ouellet
    • Sartorial Splendor

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 7 - May 1997 - 80 pages
  2. Cover - A Farewell Tribute to Ascanio
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Conventions Coming
    • Mystery School - New York, NY
    • Christian Clowning & Juggling - Bloomfield, NJ
    • S.A.M. Annual Convention - Springfield, MA
    • I.B.M. Annual Convention - Minneapolis, MN
    • Christian Magicians Conf. - Grand Rapids, MI
    • FISM - Dresden, Germany
    • Abbott's Magic Get-Together - Colon, MI
    • Midwest Magic Jubilee - St. Louis, MO
  6. picture - Aloha Harry
  7. Letters
    • Transcending International Politics - Turk Pipkin
    • Exposing the Exposer - Daniel Daniels
    • Covering Our Tracks - chris Bromley
    • But Not Forgotten - Michael Edwards
    • Max Maven
  8. Guide to Advertisers
  9. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  10. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Taking it to the Street
    • Hot Stuff
    • More TV Topics
    • Visions of Vegas
    • Meanwhile, Back in New Jersey
  11. London Calling - Opus - reported by Max Maven
  12. Farewell Tribute to Spain's Legendary Ascanio - Cover Feature
    1. A Few Words - Ramón Riobóo
    2. It Continues With Us - Juam Tamariz
    3. He Died with ... A Deck of Cards in His Hands - Jim Krenz
    4. Ideas de Ascanio - Jim Krenz
      1. Paréntesis de Olivido
      2. Paréntesis Anti-Contrastante
      3. Soltura Despistante
      4. Acciones In-Tránsito
      5. Idea Obnubilante
  13. The Women-In-Magic Conference - Suzanne Sinclair & Lisa Menna
  14. The Locked Room - Gordon Bean
    • Session in Sacramento - with Lee Asher & Aaron Fisher
    • Ins and Outs
  15. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Ballz!
  16. The Asian Transfer - Pit Hartling
  17. Aldo Colombini and Friends - Aldo Colombini
    • The Horizon Move - Eric Roissard
  18. Attrack - Phil Goldstein
  19. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  20. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • The Proofreader's Nightmare
  21. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • A Conversation with Martin Nash
  22. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #28 Comfort Zones
  23. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
    • Gollum's Question
  24. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. Hidden Talent [re: James Dimmare] - Tony Giorgio
    2. Dimmare's Mechanical Gloves to Dove
  25. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  26. Hank Lee's Cape Cod Conclave - Erika Larsen
  27. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Everything is Funnier with Monkeys - Doc Dixon
    • The Stack Attack - L. R. Brooks
    • Growing in the Art of Magic - Eugene Burger
    • Magic of the Renaissance - Tom Crowl
    • The Magicians Yearbook 1997 - Anthony Owen, editor
    • William L. Lindhorst, 1890-1954 - Roger Edgar Linden
  28. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Disk Stoner's Las Vegas Glasses and Spectator Spectacles
    • The Hofzinser Transparent Card by Gary Plants
    • Super Rope - Malek Enterprises
  29. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  30. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • The Art of Hopping Tables, Parts 1 & 2 - Mark Leveridge Magic
    • Pocket Power The Video - Jarle Leirpoll
  31. Obituaries
    • Howard Bamman - by Max Maven
    • Jim Hooper - by Geoffrey Durham
  32. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  33. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  34. Free Classified Ads
  35. Fulminations #61 - Gary Ouellet
    • Cyber-Magic

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 8 - June 1997 - 88 pages
  2. Cover - Harry Blackstone, Jr.
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Mighty Max - John Pezzullo
    • Jack Kodell
    • Best Boast
    • Junior Champion - Robert Dorian
    • More Genii CyberPals
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • 'First Lady' Has First Special
    • Fit to Print
    • Still More TV Stuff
    • Hyping Hypereality
    • Who Says Magic Ain't Got Class!
    • The Big Apple Get a Magical Core
  9. Conventions Coming
    • Abbott's Magic Get-Together - Colon, MI
    • Midwest Magic Jubilee - St. Louis, MO
    • 60th British Ring Convention - Southport, England
    • Magic on the Beach III - Miami Beach, FL
    • Tannen's Magic Jubilee - Monticello, NY
    • The Inn Event - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
    • MacMillan's 26th International Convention - London, England
    • Desert Magic #21 - Las Vegas, NV
  10. Harry Blackstone, Jr. - Cover Feature
    1. The Blackstone Legacy
    2. A Visit to the Big Show - Jack Ryan
    3. Harry Blackstone in His Own Words - Interview with Eugene Burger
    4. Thoughts About Harry - Charles Reynolds
  11. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • The Trap Wall
  12. Quicker Than the Eye - A Novelette - Part One - Bill Pronzini & Michael Kurland
  13. Sarmoti - Glimpse Inside Siegfried and Roy's Secret Garden - Erika Larsen
  14. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • Off Again, On Again
  15. In Other Words - Mayr
  16. Action Fan Palm - Helge Thun
  17. The Perfect Watch - Christian Fidi
  18. Going Bananas! - Tom Stone
  19. Collusive Colors - Meir Yedid
  20. Farococo - Phil Goldstein
  21. Kitty [Zella] Kontest
  22. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Counter-Activity
  23. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Frames
  24. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #29 A Horror Story (Part One)
  25. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
  26. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. Magician's Magicians - Tony Giorgio
  27. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  28. The 27th Annual Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic - David Drake
  29. East Coast Magic Spectacular IX - Beth C. Sheligo
  30. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • The Art of Deception - The Affinity Between Conjuring and Art - Chuck Romano
    • Hocus Pocus Junior
    • A Price Guide to Magic Books: 1639-1990 - Michael Canick
    • Catalog #44 from Mario Carrandi, Jr.
    • List #16 from H&R Magic Books
    • Diamond Jubilee Memories: Magic All the Way - Mark Raffles
    • Swami/Mantra - Sam Dalal
  31. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Fred Hagar's Blown Away
    • Don Wayne's Animated ATM Wallet
    • The No. 2 Pencil - The MagicSmith
  32. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  33. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • Lessons in Magic by Juan Tamariz, Tapes 1, 2 & 3
  34. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  35. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  36. Free Classified Ads
  37. Fulminations #62 - Gary Ouellet
    • Inflato

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 9 - July 1997 - 92 pages
  2. Cover - David Regal and His Interesting Friends
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • FISM Footnotes - Max Maven
    • Video Feedback - Thomas Grant
    • Bruce Barnett
    • Credit Due
    • More Genii CyberPals
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Scraping fro Scandal
    • Vandals Terrorize Las Vegas!
    • WGM Goes for Four
    • Notes from All Over
  9. David Regal - Cover Feature
    1. Regal Splendor - Amy Stevens
    2. Logical Assembly - David Regal
    3. Found Money - David Regal
    4. Halo Again, Royally - Harry Lorayne
    5. For Marlo - David Regal
    6. Spot Remover - David Regal
  10. Mystery School - David Parr
    1. Shrouded In Mystery - Gary R. Brown
  11. S.A.M. - Springfield, MA - Donald Desfor
  12. I.B.M. - Minneapolis, MN - Steve Burton & Mona Santos
  13. FISM - Dresden, Germany - Erika Larsen with Max Maven, et. al.
    1. Stage Contest
    2. Close-Up Contest - Beth Sheligo
  14. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Lady Nevermore
  15. Quicker Than the Eye - A Novelette - Part Two - Bill Pronzini & Michael Kurland
  16. Quotidian Liturgy - Phil Goldstein
  17. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • An Interview with Just Alan
  18. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  19. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #30 A Horror Story (Part One)
  20. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
    • The Shallow Pool
  21. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. A Tribute to Dunninger - James Swain
  22. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  23. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Effortless Card Magic - Peter Duffie
    • Charles Bertram: The Court Conjurer - Edwin A. Dawes
    • Dai Vernon's Symphony of the Rings - Lewis Ganson
    • Jean Hugard - James B. Alfredson
  24. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Doug Edwards' The Frequency Deck
    • Dennis Marks' The Invisible Eye
    • Mike Pedro's The Sign of a Great Magician
  25. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Alphabit
  26. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • Magic of Alex Elmsley - The Tahoe Sessions, Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4
    • Max Maven's Videomind, Phases 1, 2 & 3
  27. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  28. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  29. Free Classified Ads
  30. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  31. In Memorium
    • Jack Birnman - by Harry Levine
  32. Fulminations #63 - Gary Ouellet
    • A Force to Frye

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 10 - August 1997 - 80 pages
  2. Cover - Doug Henning
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • More Memories - James Hamilton
    • New Friends - Dr. Caroline Feller Bauer
    • Genii Flashback - Dave Shafer
    • Just a Note - Stephen Minch
    • Still More Genii CyberPals
  6. Results of the Kitty Kontest!
  7. Guide to Advertisers
  8. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  9. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Presenting the Past
    • Fit to Print
    • The Cult of Copperfield
    • Great Scot!
    • The Sincerest Form of Flattery
    • Houdini Sings!
  10. Doug Henning: Then and Now - Cover Feature
    1. The Magic Show - Michael Edwards
    2. Remembering Douglas - Charles Reynolds
    3. Doug Henning: A Tue Believer - Gary Brown
    4. Teller on Henning - Teller
    5. Dancing with Doug - Peter Pit
    6. Doug Henning: Fresh Air - Jim Steinmeyer
    7. A Letter from Doug Henning to Magic Friends Everywhere
  11. WGM 4 [World's Greatest Magic] - A Sneak Preview - Erika Larsen
  12. Cave of Wonders - Jay Scott Berry
    • The Changing of the Card
  13. In Other Words - Mayr
  14. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • Ghost
  15. Jelly-Bear Penetration - Jörg Willich
  16. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Smoking Section
  17. Zodiaxis - Phil Goldstein
  18. Royal Town - Briar Tyson
  19. Odd Lot - Marty Kane
  20. Quicker Than the Eye - A Novelette - Part Three - Bill Pronzini & Michael Kurland
  21. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Magical Hands
    • Three at FISM
  22. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #31 "Teach Me a Trick"
  23. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
    • Wearing the Dog Suit
  24. Magicana - A Magazine Within A Magazine - Tony Giorgio, editor
    1. A Lawyer's Trick - Luke McKissack
  25. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
  26. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 - Jack Carpenter
    • Simon Says: The Close-Up Magic of Simon Lovell - Simon Lovell
    • The Card Magic of Nick Trost - Nick Trost
    • John Carney Presents Al Baker's Lightning Pull - John Carney
    • Cellini: The Royal Touch - A Guide to the art of Street Magic - E. M. McFalls
  27. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Bob Kohler's Aces in Their Faces
    • Tommy Wonder's Levitation System
    • Mike Bent's Zero Gravity
    • Andrew Mayne's Pocket Levitator
  28. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • Jim Pace - Tricks from My Lecture (Video Lecture Notes)
    • John Carney's Commercial Carney, Volume Three
  29. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  30. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  31. Free Classified Ads
  32. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  33. Fulminations #64 - Gary Ouellet
    • Ready for the Big Time

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 11 - September 1997 - 80 pages
  2. Cover - The Napoleons
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Transistions - Bill Woodfield
    • Source Spot - Bob Farmer
      • Fishing for Three Cards
    • The Error of His Ways - Max Maven
    • For the Record - Abb Diskson
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
    • Sarmoti - poem - Heidi Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Lance Burton Gives 'em the 'Razzle Dazzle'
    • Great White North
    • Get Down, Ricky Jay
    • The Rubles Racket
    • Just Imagine - More Magic in Vegas!
    • Media Musing
    • It's Magic - It's Back
  9. A Tribute to Red Skelton - Tom Mullica
  10. Trade Show Scrapbook - Danny Orleans
  11. Rap Sheet - T.A. Waters
    1. Prolog
    2. The Little Foxes
    3. The Rapscallions
  12. Hypereality - Franz Harary in Atlantic City - reviewed by Beth C. Sheligo
  13. Illusions - Paul Osborne and Associates
    • The Christmas Castle
  14. 25 Years Ago in Genii
  15. 50 Years Ago in Genii
  16. The Napoleons - Cover Feature
    1. Teamwork - Steve Cohen
      • Layer One
      • Layer Two
      • Layer Three
    2. Cosmic Combo - The Napoleons (translated by Steve Cohen)
    3. Heavy Digit - The Napoleons (translated by Steve Cohen)
  17. Puzzle - Jörg Alexander
  18. A Four-tunate Choice - Gary Plants
  19. The McComb Removal of Deck from Box - Billy McComb
  20. Ghostic - Peter Duffie
  21. Astrogami - Tomo Maeda
  22. Smoke Signals - Dai Vernon & Paul Rosini (described by Max Maven)
  23. Quicker Than the Eye - A Novelette - Part Four - Bill Pronzini & Michael Kurland
  24. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Questions
  25. My Side of the Table - Jim Sisti
    • #32 The Care and Handling of Props
  26. Walk Talk - Kirk Charles
    • Card Tricks
  27. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Digital Effects, The Magic of Joe Mogar - Steve BEam
    • The Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields - Jon Racherbaumer
    • The Six-Hour Memorized Deck - Martin Joyal
    • The 101 Most Asked Questions About Las Vegas & Casino Gambling - George Joseph
    • Levante: His Life, No Illusion - Kent Blackmore
  28. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Bill Goldman's The Magic Shoes
    • Bill Goldman's The World's Greatest Card Trick
    • John Derris' Mirrorcle
    • Chris Baccuus' Low Main Deck
  29. Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
    • Swedenouement
  30. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • Alain Nu Close-Up Sketches, Volume One
    • The Dungeon Video - Anthony Owen, John Lenahan, Marc Paul & Daniel Buckler
  31. Free Classified Ads
  32. Answer to - Braintwister of the Month - Mel Stover
  33. Fulminations #65 - Gary Ouellet
    • I want to Live Forever

  1. Genii - Volume 60, Number 12 - October 1997 - 84 pages
  2. Cover - Paul Osborne - The Architect of Illusion
  3. Contents
  4. The Genii Speaks - Erika Larsen
  5. Letters
    • Henning - Nancy Kilpatrick
    • Tom Vorjohan
    • Ain't That a Shane? - Carl Williams
    • Seeing Red - Walter Zaney Blaney
  6. Guide to Advertisers
  7. A Word From Our Publisher - Irene Larsen
  8. Genii News - Magic News - compiled by Erika Larsen
    • Notes from All Over
    • TV Round-Up
  9. In Memory of Larry Jennings - Obituary - by Ron Wilson
  10. Farewell to Jack Chanin - Obituary - by Max Maven
  11. Tips & Bits - T.C. Tahoe and Friends
  12. Paul Osborne - Paul's 200th Anniversary - A Special Issue
    1. The East Coast Osbornes - Ben Robinson
    2. The West Coast Osbornes - Louan Gideon
    3. Osborne Unbugged - A Genii Interview
    4. The Most Popular Illusion in History - David Charvet
      • The Doll House
    5. 5 Tips to Consider when Designing an Illusion - Alan Wakeling
    6. Protect Your Props - Tom White
      • Do I Need Cases?
      • What Kind?
      • Options:
      • What is Under the Foam?
      • To Roll or Not to Roll?
      • Shipping
    7. You Rae a Bad Illusionist if You ... - Paul Osborne
    8. Gone! - Rand Woodbury
    9. Spot Can - Andre Kole
    10. Bubble Gum Babe - Steve Wyrick
    11. The Final Dimension - Paul Osborne
    12. David Copperfield's Fun Book - David Copperfield & Paul OSborne
    13. Genii Builders
    14. Thank You! - Paul Osborne
  13. New York's Monday Night Magic - The Previews - Gary Brown
  14. The Giorgio Letters - Tony Giorgio
    • The Cabalistic Divination - Larry Jennings
  15. The Locked Room - Gordon Bean
    • Deltonic - Fenik
    • Ins and Outs - On the Night That Would See Larry Jennings Lose His Last Break
  16. The Gift of the Magi - Marty Kane
  17. Blackjack of All Trades - Phil Goldstein
  18. Beginner's Corner - Eugene Burger
    • Wizards Exposing
  19. Light from the Lamp - Jamy Ian Swiss
    • Folding Money Fooling - Robert E. Neale
    • Penn & Teller's How to Play in Traffic
    • David Harkey, Eric Anderson, AH-Ha!
  20. Productivity - product reviews - Danny Orleans
    • Anthony Miller's BMK Wallet
    • Mark Jenest's Magicard
    • Juan Carlos Rodarte's Miracle Maker
    • John Altpeter's Mastering System
  21. VideOpinion - Video Reviews - Jim Krenz
    • Gregory Wilson Off the Cuff
    • Rafael Benatar, Elegant Card Magic, Volume 1
    • Rafael Benatar, Elegant Card Magic, Volume 3
    • Rafael Benatar, Cups & Balls, Volume 3
  22. Free Classified Ads

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