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Topic: Eugene Burger's column
Message: Posted by: Matti Kaki (Oct 4, 2017 08:55AM)
Eugene Burger (R.I.P) wrote articles to the Magic. I'd like to know when did he do that? I have only newer magazines 2008-> and couldn't find any. Sure there may be some but I browsed quite quickly. I would appreciate if somebody could tell me something about Eugene's articles.
Message: Posted by: Rik Gazelle (Oct 4, 2017 10:55AM)
A quick check of some early editions reveals the following articles:

1992 January
The Shaman’s Magic: Milbourne Christopher On American Indian Conjuring

1993 April
The Great Patter Debate, Richard Kaufman vs Eugene Burger

1994 December
Workaround and Growth: A Meditation For The Holidays
Message: Posted by: Matti Kaki (Oct 5, 2017 05:41AM)
Thank you very much, Rik. These examples tell that his articles probably were deeper than just a column.
Message: Posted by: Rik Gazelle (Oct 5, 2017 06:12AM)
I've checked a few more up to 2007. I've included page counts.

1992 January
The Shaman’s Magic: Milbourne Christopher On American Indian Conjuring (3 pages)

1993 April
The Great Patter Debate, Richard Kaufman vs Eugene Burger (6 pages)

1994 December
Workaround and Growth: A Meditation For The Holidays (1 page)

2003 June
Interview: Neale, Burger and McBride In Their Own Words (4 pages)

2004 April
Eugene On: his videos Eugene Goes Bizarre, Real Secrets Of Close-Up, Gourmet Close-Up (3 pages)

2005 June
Viewpoint: The Sad Death Of The Magic Shop (1 page)

Hope that helps.
Message: Posted by: Rik Gazelle (Oct 5, 2017 06:14AM)
I should also add that Eugene was a contributing editor from 1991 to 1994. He wrote some the reviews in those editions and a few letters.
Message: Posted by: Richard Kaufman (Nov 18, 2017 06:46PM)
Our great patter debate was a fascinating exercise. Eugene told me several years ago that we should revisit it for Genii because he had changed his mind and come around to my views on the subject. Alas, I thought there would be time.
Message: Posted by: magicfish (Dec 13, 2017 07:06PM)
I would love to read this. Anybody have the April 93 issue for sale?