In this edition of The Inventor’s Notebook, I’d like to give you a tour of my “Fibber McGee’s Closet”. For those that haven’t heard that expression before, it comes from the radio show (yes it is old) Fibber McGee and Molly, where the door to an overstuffed closet would be opened and the contents would […]
On this month’s cover, Andrew Martin shows that he is a proud card carrying member of the Ann Arbor Magic Club just before performing a rousing rendition of the Francis Carlyle Homing Card for club members. Inside, Club President John Russell asks “who do you know?” and “are you ready?”. Last but not least, Club Secretary and Ex Libris author, Joaquin Ayala, Ph.D., introduces us to the works of his friend and mentor Maestro Ascanio.
The subject for this month’s Inventor’s Notebook was inspired by Club Secretary Joaquin Ayala, Ph.D. Ex Libris column in the August Newsletter. If you haven’t read it I encourage you to do so. Although I always loved watching magic, my interest in practicing magic started when I received Mattel’s Magic Showstoppers Showcase for Christmas. The […]
From our friends in Colon, courtesy of Phil Schwartz at Thayermagic.com: In 2018, the ownership of Abbott’s Magic will transition to only its fourth owner in 84 years, Texan Derek Kennedy. Derek Kennedy at the 2002 MCA in Fort Worth, Texas Abbott Magic owner, Greg Bordner, made the announcement at tonight’s awards ceremony at Abbott’s […]