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Hugh Castell
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Mr Clean Magic sponge

Postby Hugh Castell » December 18th, 2015, 3:30 pm

Months ago a coin trick using a Mr Clean Magic sponge was published in Genii. I think??? I save my issues of Genii, but now can't find the trick and Richard does not remember the trick. Maybe it was in a different magazine. Help! Does anyone know where this effect appeared?

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Re: Mr Clean Magic sponge

Postby Ian Kendall » December 18th, 2015, 5:53 pm

You are probably thinking of Magic Eraser by Jonathan Friedman. It's published in his book 'The 80s Called...They want their magic book back'.

Although I wrote up one of Jonathan's effects for Magicana, a more extensive collection appeared in Magic a while back; I'm fairly sure it will have been in that.

You should get the book, though.

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Re: Mr Clean Magic sponge

Postby Alfred » December 19th, 2015, 2:31 am

Hugh Castell wrote:Months ago a coin trick using a Mr Clean Magic sponge was published in Genii. I think??? I save my issues of Genii, but now can't find the trick and Richard does not remember the trick. Maybe it was in a different magazine. Help! Does anyone know where this effect appeared?


On a side note, you might find useful the following database, which indexes all the Genii Magazine issues starting from 1999 (the Kaufman era ones):
http://genii.somee.com/

Just type "Jonathan Friedman" in the Person field and you'll get three references: two tricks in Magicana and one book (the one Ian pointed out) review.

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Re: Mr Clean Magic sponge

Postby Joe Pecore » December 19th, 2015, 7:30 am

Alfred wrote: On a side note, you might find useful the following database, which indexes all the Genii Magazine issues starting from 1999 (the Kaufman era ones):
http://genii.somee.com/


And for indexes going back even further, try Magicpedia which has indexes to many Genii issue also. Just add the phrase "category:genii" to your search term:
http://geniimagazine.com/wiki/index.php ... e=advanced
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