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Issue: Magic Messenger December 2023

The Broken Wand

Graham Robert Putnam, born in Lansing, Michigan, passed away under hospice care in his home in Dexter, Michigan on October 31, 2023. He was 76. Graham was one of the founding members of the Ann Arbor Magic Club. Graham was the long time owner of Chicago-based FUN Inc, manufacturing magic tricks and novelties, one of […]

Mathamagically Speaking

Mathematically Speaking #4 The 1089 Force Bob Goodwin This month we will explore a simple technique to force the number 1089. This number is special because it can easily be forced in a convincing manner. Procedure Step Action Example 1 Have the spectator select 3 different digits, either all even or all odd 537 2 […]

Funny Business

‘Tis the season for Santa Jokes… What does Santa use to clean his sleigh? Comet. Why does Santa use GPS? He doesn’t want to be a lost Claus. Where does Santa stay on vacation? At a ho-ho-ho-tel. Who says “Oh, oh, oh?” Santa Claus walking backward. What did the ocean say when Santa flew over? […]

Funny Business #3

‘Tis the season for Santa Jokes… What does Santa use to clean his sleigh? Comet. Why does Santa use GPS? He doesn’t want to be a lost Claus. Where does Santa stay on vacation? At a ho-ho-ho-tel. Who says “Oh, oh, oh?” Santa Claus walking backward. What did the ocean say when Santa flew over? […]

The Secretary’s Report

November Meeting Our meeting was called to order by club President Dan Jones and we kicked off with our round-table question. The question of the month was, what is your go-to trick. Answers varied from the simple French drop with any coin, to tricks with thumb tips, and a number of card tricks. We welcomed […]

Around the Town

Calendar of Events IMPORTANT: For our December meeting we will be holding a Pizza Party at the PCAC. Arrive at the normal time and come hungry! We will also be holding a white-elephant gift exchange.If you’d like to participate, bring a magic trick, book or prop from your collection. ($20.00 limit). Wrap it or put it […]

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