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GENII OFFICE

301-652-5800 EDITOR

Richard Kaufman ART DIRECTOR

THE CONJURORS’ MAGAZINE

Elizabeth Kaufman

VOLUME 75

NUMBER 2

FEBRUARY 2012

PHOTOGRAPHERS

COLUMNISTS

David Acer David Britland Al Cohen Aaron Fisher John Gaughan Roberto Giobbi Peter Lamont Max Maven Jon Racherbaumer Jim Steinmeyer Tom Stone REVIEWS David Britland Eric Mead David Oliver Danny Orleans David Regal Dustin Stinett Jamy Ian Swiss Joe M. Turner ONLINE MANAGER

by David Britland

by Dustin Stinett

72 The Old and The New

COLUMNS 10 12 14 16

Genii Speaks by Richard Kaufman On the Slant by Jon Racherbaumer Now Performing In Memoriam Sidney Radner, 1919-2011

by Kenneth Silverman

by John Gaughan

by Jim Steinmeyer

The Break, Part II by Aaron Fisher

48 Daley + 2 by John Gelasi 50 Easy Go by David Neighbors 52 BiP MiC Book Test by Quentin Reynolds

21 Lost Horizons Double Feature by Max Maven 22 The Chamber of Secrets The French Writing Desk

PUBLISHERS

Richard Kaufman Elizabeth Kaufman Daniel Solomon Jane Solomon Printed in memory of William Larsen, Sr. & William Larsen, Jr. Publisher Emerita Irene Larsen Editor Emerita Erika Larsen

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32 Aaron Fisher Teaches Card Magic

CONSIGLIERE

R.A. Farmer

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24 Conjuring “One Fortune” Think-of-a-Card

40 Lodestones Notebook Nuggets by Tom Stone 48 Magicana by David Acer

Brad Aldridge

Photo by Vanessa Viana

Margret Daham

Photo by Hocus Pocus Focus

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FEATURES 58 Maestro: René Lavand

Photo by Isabelle Gaumont

Zakary Belamy Kari Hendler Damon Webster

LIGHT FROM THE LAMP 78 Books Reviewed by David Britland

78 Adelaide Herrmann Queen of Magic Edited by Margaret Steele 79 Tricks of the Trade by Graham M. Jones 80 Special Effects by Harry Lorayne 81 The Open Prediction Project by Thomas Baxter

81 Videos Reviewed by Joe M. Turner Genii: The Conjurors’ Magazine, Volume

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www.geniimagazine.com Cover Photo by Miguel Muñoz Lázaro

81 Utopia by Dani Da Ortiz 82 Essential Magic Classics by Danny Archer 83 Old School Kranzo by Nathan Kranzo 84 A Little R&B by Dan Harlan

84 Tricks Reviewed by Danny Orleans

84 85 85 86 86 87 87

Enigma by Paulino Gil 3 by Eric Ross Sly News Tear by Tony Clark Photoshop by Will Tsai Redemption by Chris Ballinger Customized Million Dollar Bill by Magic Management Diversity Circus School Show by Doug Scheer

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