January 2012 (Vol 75, No. 1) issue
|Former editors||Bill Larsen, Jr. & Irene Larsen (1953-1990)
Dante Larsen (1990-1993)
Dante Larsen & Erika Larsen (1993-1994)
Erika Larsen (1994-1998)
|Publisher||The Genii Corporation|
|Founder||William Larsen, Sr.|
|First issue||September 1, 1936|
|Based in||Washington, DC|
Genii, The Conjurors' Magazine is the largest selling magazine in the world devoted to magic and magicians. A monthly color glossy of over 100 pages, it is edited by Richard J. Kaufman. The magazine is based in Washington, DC.
Genii was founded by William Larsen, Sr. in 1936. Upon his death in 1953 it was subsequently edited and published by his wife Gerrie Larsen, son William Larsen, Jr. and his wife Irene Larsen, grandson Dante Larsen, and granddaughter Erika Larsen. In 1998, it was sold to The Genii Corporation headed by magic author Richard Kaufman.
It appears as both a conventionally printed magazine as well as a digital edition which includes both audio and video supplements to be viewed on both the user's computer and via apps on all electronic devices. Subscribers also receive free access to all 77 years of Genii's back issues.
Genii's roster of columnists have included: David Britland, Eugene Burger, Al Cohen, Dani DaOrtiz, John Gaughan, Andi Gladwin, Roberto Giobbi, Helder Guimaraes David Kaye, Ian Kendall, Chris Kenner, Homer Liwag, Max Maven, Jon Racherbaumer, Jim Steinmeyer, Dustin Stinett, Tom Stone, Daniel Ulin, and Caleb Wiles.
Past columnists have included Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller, Jules Lenier, Guy Hollingworth, Luke Jermay, Harry Lorayne, David Acer, Michael Close, Bob Farmer, James Swain, Paul Cummins, and Jamy Ian Swiss.
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