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Issue: Magic Messenger July 2022

Funny Business

Not terribly punny… A good magician’s assistant is hard to find. They’re highly sawed after. The magician was sad he’d failed at his trick. He became a wand erring soul. The magician was unrecognisable in the street. He always kept his hoodini up. The magician got so angry he pulled his hair out. The chocolate […]

From the Archives

From the Archives will periodically take a look back at photos, documents and other memorabilia from the clubs archives. Below we can see Governor John Engler’s Certificate of Special Tribute and designation of Michigan Magic Day as April 27, 1991. Do any club members know how this came about?

Around the Town

Check out John Luka’s Magic page and his well maintained list of Michigan Events From AAMC John Machniak.  To my peeps in or near the Dearborn Heights, Michigan area… Wanna see a cool puppet show with a special appearance by a magician?🎩🐰  If so… Come to the Caroline Kennedy Library in Dearborn Heights on Tuesday, July 19th […]

Our Rich Magical History

William Robinson, aka Chung Ling Soo – Part 2 Last month we looked at Robinson’s evolution to becoming Chung Ling Soo. In this month’s column, I want to look at a few of Robinson’s magic effects that he was famous for. Robinson’s first performance as Soo was in 1900. This fell right in the middle […]

The Secretary’s Report

Bob Goodwin stepped in at the last minute as our featured performer and kicked off our June meeting with a nice presentation of a prediction routine involving an audience created wine from the Lazy Magician’s Winery. The entertaining routine called for a quick round of pallet cleansing after due to the unusual wine ingredients which […]


As a reoccurring feature of the Magic Messenger we will highlight a member and ask them to answer a few questions about themselves. This month the “Spotlight” is on our featured performer for June, Bob Goodwin. Where did you grow up / where have you lived?  I was born and grew up in Wichita, Kansas. […]

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