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Steve Brooks
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Each and every month we have a special guest here on the Café, and I am ever so grateful to those special folks who take the time to spend a week with us discussing the art we love so much. Smile

However, as founder and manager of this little website we call The Magic Café, I am more than a little thrilled and truly honored to have as our very special GUEST OF HONOR this month, none other than Mr. Billy McComb! Smile

Billy, you've been doing magic for longer then most of us have been walking the Earth, and we are ever so grateful and excited that you have agreed to share your thoughts with us this week. Welcome! Smile
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Pablo Tejero
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Welcome to the House, Bill!

It´s a great chance for us to talk an entire week with you, you are a master magician, and we all could learn a lot from you.

Let´s enjoy!

All the best magic,

Pablo Tejero Smile
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Stephen Long
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Billy,
Thank you so much for being here this week.
I look forward to reading your thoughts.
All the best,
Stephen
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Dave Scribner
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Billy, thanks for visiting us this week. It's not often that a magician can actually say for sure that "he's been there, done that" but in my opinion if YOU haven't been there, it either doesn't exist or isn't worth the visit. I'm looking forward to an exciting week and I'm sure it will be much too short.
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Kevin Ram
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Thanks Billy-
Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.
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Mya Angel
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Hi Billy. Smile

It's an honor to have you here. Smile

Can't wait to hear your stories. Smile

Mya Smile
There is nothing that remains so constant as change. Don't end up like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set. Smile
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Emily Belleranti
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Hey Billy,

Welcome to the Café!

Thanks for taking the time to do this. Looking forward to a great week!

Emily Belleranti
"If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this: Enjoy it, but never quite believe it."



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Hi billy. this year was my first tim at the blackpool convention, and your performances throughout the weekend was one of the highlites for me.

many thanks for being here this week, good luck in all that you do!
Bob Sanders
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Hello Billy,

Thanks for joining us here at The Magic Café. Many of us here share your fear of electronic gadgets like computers but we all share your love of magic and entertainment too. Thanks for taking out some time for us.

Lucy still says that one of the craziest things she has ever seen was your explanation of your "skull collection" the last time we were at The Castle for a show. (Lucy has an MD too. Maybe that's why she had to explain to me that humans don't out-grow skulls!) I think she saw it as the way a patient would explain things.

Of course, I really enjoyed shopping with you at the swap meet in The Castle. I still have no idea what some of these bargains are. (But I can't tell Lucy that!) Whenever I learn a trick with the ten of clubs, I'll have this big box full of them ready to use. I certainly did get a lot of pips for the money. What a deal! Just think, twos would have cost just as much. I can't wait for the next one.

Thanks again!

Bob and Lucy
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Pete Biro
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Sir William, MD., PHD et al... welcome. Does this mean you might miss lunch Friday?
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Jordan Piper
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Welcome to the Café, Mr. (or is it Dr.) McComb.
BroDavid
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Wow! What an honor to have such as esteemed guest here.

Thanks you for taking this time to visit us, Mr. Mccomb.

This is certainly going to be an exicting week for Magic here!

BroDavid
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Tom Cutts
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Hello Billy,

Welcome to The Café!! It is indeed an honor to have you here.

I recall back in the early 1990s, at a Magic Summit in Washington DC, I wound up sitting next to you on a bus from the hotel to the big theater to see McBride. I was thinking and thinking of something really gripping to ask this legend sitting next to me.

I finally asked, "How has magic changed since the Vaudeville days?" and the rest of the 20 minute bus ride flew bye as I was walked through the history and changes in magic over the last 70 years. It was a once in a lifetime experience!!

:cheers:

Tom Cutts
Dan Monroe
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Thanks so much for joining us here Mr. McComb it is a great honor! So many questions so little time!

-Dan
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About 2 years ago, I got Mr. McComb's home number from a mutual friend. The conversation was about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Mr. McComb was so gracious and spoke about magic's greats, as well as telling me wonderful stories of his own accomplishments (very humbly, I might add).

Glad you're here and I'm so very much looking forward to hearing more from you this week.

Rick Green
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Bill Palmer
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Welcome, Dr. McComb:

It is good to have you on the Café to share your thoughts with us.

I can safely say that your books and videos have been sources of a great deal of information and inspiration for my own magic. I thank you for that.
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Daniel Faith
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Welcome to the Café Dr. McComb.
Looking forward to this week.
It's a pleasure having you here.
Daniel Faith
Billy McComb
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Hey guys it's a pleasureto be here with all of you....heavens you ask some wild questions, but really interesting topics and some I even have hard thoughts about...so forgive me when I pontificate !!!!!!!
Billy
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