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There don't seem too be many podcast listeners on the forum, so I thought maybe some of you missed this:

Harry Lorayne is this week's guest on Scott Wells' weekly podcast, The Magic Word. There's over on hour and twenty minutes of vintage Lorayne. It's a good listen.

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It's a great interview - here's a link to where you can find it:

https://www.themagicwordpodcast.com/scottwellsmagic/566-harry-lorayne

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566: Harry Lorayne Remembers

Named by MAGIC Magazine as one of “The 100 most Influential Magicians of the 20th Century.”, Harry Lorayne is a name that is respected and renown throughout generations of card magicians. He has several books and videos on magic, though in the world outside of magic he is best known as a memory expert who taught his course throughout the globe. He popularized his books, “Secrets of Mind Power” and “How to Develop a Super Power Memory” during his appearances on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and many globe trotting tours.

Today, we’ve managed to book, without exaggeration, the world’s foremost expert on memory and memory training: Harry Lorayne.

Harry tells us about how Al Hirschfeld drew his picture, how he developed his incredible memory, performing on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, his relationship with Jerry Lucas, the development of his books and the 20 years of Apocalypse, some of his favorite tricks, and he also gives us a short course in mnemonics and memory.

BTW, in the early part of this episode we talk about Al Hirschfeld’s representative being a former agent for Max Malini. I was corrected by Richard Hatch who reminded me that it was NOT Max Malini but Kuda Bux that she handled.


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Gosh, if only someone had posted that sooner [eek]
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Named by MAGIC Magazine as one of “The 100 most Influential Magicians of the 20th Century.”

100!?

Oh, come on!

I think we can shorten this quantity at least to 50! ; - )

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Gosh, if only someone had posted that sooner [eek]


If only they had [rolleyes]

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If only they had [rolleyes]


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https://www.themagiciansforum.com/post/the-magic-word-podcast-episode-566-harry-lorayne-remembers-10611330

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Just messing around. Look at the first entry on this thread. I was surprised no one mentioned it.

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Just messing around. Look at the first entry on this thread. I was surprised no one mentioned it.


I was just messing around as well. This isn't important.

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It’s quite enlightening. Scott Wells is a very good interviewer and his subject is outstanding. Fascinating stories.
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      Just saw this...nice!

ALL of us have pivotal moments in our hobby/career that define what we now do and what we now are.

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In 1976 I won (in a raffle) Harry Lorayne's Close-up Card Magic. Although I'd already been into magic for nearly ten years prior, THIS is the pivotal moment for me in my career. If it wasn't for Harry, his book, his magic and his teachings I wouldn't have fallen in love with card magic. I owe Harry a huge debt and am ALWAYS grateful to him and I will NEVER forget my magic roots. Since then, I've contributed to Harry's publications (of which I'm hugely proud) and have kept in contact ever since. On his 90th, I flew to New York for an afternoon party and flew straight back afterwards. That's how much I love him. Harry says, "It's nice to receive bouquets whilst one is still around to smell them." Isn't that the truth. Thanks Harry for my hobby, my career, my ability to write/teach and for all the non-magic things it's afforded me. PG

 
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       Also just saw this - Michael Vincent - talk about raves...fed my ego for at least a month.  Don't if this is the right place to post it.

 

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A friend called to tell me that he tried to put Michael's video on the "other" magic forum because a friend asked him to do it. But he couldn't. Told him I couldn't help because I sure as heck don't know how to do it - I'd blow up Massachusetts!!!
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I have heard Harry many times, but this interview was as engrossing as any I have heard.

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