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[[Charlie Miller]] took over calling it [[Magicana New Series]] from 1964 to 1978.  
 
[[Charlie Miller]] took over calling it [[Magicana New Series]] from 1964 to 1978.  
  
When [[Richard Kaufman]] became the publisher/editor of Genii in 1998, he revived the Magicana section and began writing it himself. [[Earle Oakes]] was brought on as illustrator. [[Joshua Jay]] guest-wrote one Magicana in 1999 (the [[Genii 1999 August|August 1999 issue]]) before becoming the writer/editor of the '''Talk About Tricks''' column in [[MAGIC]] magazine. [[David Acer]] took over writing '''Magicana''' in 2005, starting with the [[Genii 2005 May|May 2005 issue]] and continuing to this day. Other guest writers for Magicana during the Kaufman era include [[Jon Racherbaumer]] ([[Genii 2008 August|August 2008]]) and [[David Regal]].
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When [[Richard Kaufman]] became the publisher/editor of Genii in 1998, he revived the Magicana section and began writing it himself. [[Earle Oakes]] was brought on as illustrator. [[Joshua Jay]] guest-wrote one Magicana in 1999 (the [[Genii 1999 August|August 1999 issue]]) before becoming the writer/editor of the '''Talk About Tricks''' column in [[MAGIC]] magazine. [[David Acer]] took over writing '''Magicana''' in 2005, starting with the [[Genii 2005 May|May 2005 issue]] and continuing to this day. Other guest writers for Magicana during the Kaufman era include [[Jon Racherbaumer]] ([[Genii 2008 August|August 2008]]) and [[David Regal]] ([[Genii 2009 June|June 2009]]).
  
 
==Magicana Columnists from 1998 to Present==
 
==Magicana Columnists from 1998 to Present==
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*[[Harry Lorayne]] ('''Hidden Gems'''). 12 installments that ran intermittently from the [[Genii 2007 January|January 2007 issue]] to the [[Genii 2009 March|March 2009 issue]]. Column focused on previously published tricks the author favored that might have been overlooked.
 
*[[Harry Lorayne]] ('''Hidden Gems'''). 12 installments that ran intermittently from the [[Genii 2007 January|January 2007 issue]] to the [[Genii 2009 March|March 2009 issue]]. Column focused on previously published tricks the author favored that might have been overlooked.
 
*[[Max Maven]] ('''Lost Horizons'''). Projected series along the lines of [[Harry Lorayne|Harry Lorayne's]] '''Hidden Gems''' column, featuring a selection of previously published tricks the author favors that might have been overlooked. First installment ran in the [[Genii 2010 January|January 2010 issue]]
 
*[[Max Maven]] ('''Lost Horizons'''). Projected series along the lines of [[Harry Lorayne|Harry Lorayne's]] '''Hidden Gems''' column, featuring a selection of previously published tricks the author favors that might have been overlooked. First installment ran in the [[Genii 2010 January|January 2010 issue]]
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*[[Danny Orleans]] ('''Pediatrix'''). Children's Magic/Theory. Appeared as a free-standing column, in the Intermission section, and occasionally in Magicana (e.g., [[Genii 2000 February|February 2000]]
 
*[[Barrie Richardson]] ('''From My Thoughts'''). Mentalism
 
*[[Barrie Richardson]] ('''From My Thoughts'''). Mentalism
 
*[[Jay Sankey]]
 
*[[Jay Sankey]]
 
*[[Al Schneider]] ('''The Schneider Technique'''). Close-up magic.
 
*[[Al Schneider]] ('''The Schneider Technique'''). Close-up magic.
 
*[[Jeff Sheridan]] ('''Sheridan Speaks!'''). Stand-Up/Street magic.
 
*[[Jeff Sheridan]] ('''Sheridan Speaks!'''). Stand-Up/Street magic.
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*[[Thomas Solomon]] ('''Diary of an Escape Artist''')
 
*[[James Swain]] ('''The Card Expert'''). Card magic
 
*[[James Swain]] ('''The Card Expert'''). Card magic
 
*[[Gregg Webb]] ('''The Webbmaster'''). Close-up/parlor/billiard-ball magic. Only contributor to illustrate his own column.
 
*[[Gregg Webb]] ('''The Webbmaster'''). Close-up/parlor/billiard-ball magic. Only contributor to illustrate his own column.
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===Magicana 2000===
 
===Magicana 2000===
  
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*[[Genii 2000 February|February 2000]]
 
*[[Genii 2000 February|February 2000]]
**'''Al Schneider and the Story of Matrix ([[Al Schneider]]) (see video on right)'''
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**Technicolor Changing Knives ([[Robert McDaniel]])
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**Pediatrix: Assinine ([[Danny Orleans]])
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**Diary of an Escape Artist: The Hudson River Experience [[Thomas Solomon]])
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**Confessions of a Road Warrior: Over Easy ([[David Acer]])
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**Our Magical Art: Brief Meetings with Gifts that Last Forever [[Eugene Burger]]
  
 
*[[Genii 2000 April|April 2000]]
 
*[[Genii 2000 April|April 2000]]
 
**Love, Aunt Doris ([[Just Allen]])
 
**Love, Aunt Doris ([[Just Allen]])
**Fire Fight ([[Adam Rubin]])
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**Fire Flight ([[Adam Rubin]])
 
**Blood Brothers ([[Karl Fulves]])
 
**Blood Brothers ([[Karl Fulves]])
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**The Schneider Technique: Fusion ([[Al Schneider]])
 
**Confessions of a Road Warrior: Uppity ([[David Acer]] and [[Jay Sankey]])
 
**Confessions of a Road Warrior: Uppity ([[David Acer]] and [[Jay Sankey]])
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**Pediatrix ([[Danny Orleans]])
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**Diary of an Escape Artist: Thirteenth Street Festival, New York ([[Thomas Solomon]])
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**Our Magical Art: Magical Presentations ([[Eugene Burger]])
  
 
*[[Genii 2000 May|May 2000]]
 
*[[Genii 2000 May|May 2000]]
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**No Magicana
 
**No Magicana
  
*[[Genii 2007 June|June 2007]]
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*[[Genii 2007 June|June 2007]]: A [[Jack Parker]] Magicana by [[Richard Kaufman]]
 
**Reloaded ([[Jack Parker]])
 
**Reloaded ([[Jack Parker]])
 
**Final Palm (Jack Parker)
 
**Final Palm (Jack Parker)
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*[[Genii 2008 February|February 2008]]
 
*[[Genii 2008 February|February 2008]]
** No Magicana
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** No Magicana (special [[Herb Zarrow]] issue - history, description and explanation of the [[Zarrow Shuffle]] included as part of his feature)
  
 
*[[Genii 2008 March|March 2008]]
 
*[[Genii 2008 March|March 2008]]
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*[[Genii 2008 June|June 2008]]
 
*[[Genii 2008 June|June 2008]]
**No Magicana
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**No Magicana (special [[David Regal]] issue - 3 tricks included as part of his feature)
  
 
*[[Genii 2008 July|July 2008]]
 
*[[Genii 2008 July|July 2008]]
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*[[Genii 2009 April|April 2009]]
 
*[[Genii 2009 April|April 2009]]
**No Magicana
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**No Magicana (special [[Andy Nyman]] issue - 7 tricks included as part of his feature)
  
 
*[[Genii 2009 May|May 2009]]
 
*[[Genii 2009 May|May 2009]]
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**Until You’re Blue in the Face ([[Jack Parker]])
 
**Until You’re Blue in the Face ([[Jack Parker]])
  
*[[Genii 2009 June|June 2009]]
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*[[Genii 2009 June|June 2009]]: A [[Wayne Houchin]] Magicana by [[David Regal]]
**No Magicana
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**Jury Duty
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**Match Bite
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**Twisting the Aces
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**Expectation
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**Toothpick Swallowing
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**WH Ring String
  
 
*[[Genii 2009 July|July 2009]]
 
*[[Genii 2009 July|July 2009]]
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*[[Genii 2009 November|November 2009]]
 
*[[Genii 2009 November|November 2009]]
**No Magicana
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**No Magicana (special [[Roberto Giobbi]] issue - 5 tricks included as part of his feature)
  
 
*[[Genii 2009 December|December 2009]]
 
*[[Genii 2009 December|December 2009]]
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*[[Genii 2010 March|March 2010]]
 
*[[Genii 2010 March|March 2010]]
**No Magicana
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**No Magicana (special [[Angelo Carbone]] issue - 8 tricks included as part of his feature)
  
 
*[[Genii 2010 April|April 2010]]
 
*[[Genii 2010 April|April 2010]]
**No Magicana
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**No Magicana (special [[J.C. Wagner]] issue - 3 tricks included as part of his feature)
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[[Category:Periodicals]]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]

Revision as of 15:23, 13 April 2010

Magicana was a magic newsletter started by Bill Woodfield in 1946 as a "A Trade Paper for Magicians" and was included within Genii starting in 1948.

Charlie Miller took over calling it Magicana New Series from 1964 to 1978.

When Richard Kaufman became the publisher/editor of Genii in 1998, he revived the Magicana section and began writing it himself. Earle Oakes was brought on as illustrator. Joshua Jay guest-wrote one Magicana in 1999 (the August 1999 issue) before becoming the writer/editor of the Talk About Tricks column in MAGIC magazine. David Acer took over writing Magicana in 2005, starting with the May 2005 issue and continuing to this day. Other guest writers for Magicana during the Kaufman era include Jon Racherbaumer (August 2008) and David Regal (June 2009).

Contents

Magicana Columnists from 1998 to Present

Tricks

Magicana 1999


Magicana 2000

  • May 2000
    • No Magicana (special Tokyo Magic issue - 16 tricks included as part of feature)

Magicana 2001

  • September 2001
    • Alan Greenberg's Thumbtip Tip (Alan "Ace" Greenberg)
    • The Haversat Hinge: A One-Handed Double Lift (David Haversat)
    • McDonald's Aces Segue No.1 (Jim Morton)
    • Segue No.2 (John Henahan)

Magicana 2002

Magicana 2003


Magicana 2004

Magicana 2005

Magicana 2006


  • June 2006
    • Oddservation (Jack Parker)
    • Traveling Without Moving (Jack Parker)
    • On, In and Under (Jack Parker)
    • Remote Control (Jack Parker)
    • No Fuss (Jack Parker)
    • All That Jazz (Jack Parker)
    • Rabbits (Jack Parker)
    • Labelled a Cheat (Jack Parker)
    • Altered States (Jack Parker)
  • September 2006
    • The Evolution of Coins Across (Jonathan Townsend)
    • Jon's Coins Across (Jonathan Townsend)


  • December 2006
    • The Ring (Brian Nordstrom)
    • About Face (Richard Hucko)
    • Invisible Touch (Patrik Kuffs)
    • The Schneider Technique: Squeeze (Al Schneider)
    • Changing of the Cards (Dr. Giorgio Tarchini)

Magicana 2007

  • June 2007: A Jack Parker Magicana by Richard Kaufman
    • Reloaded (Jack Parker)
    • Final Palm (Jack Parker)
    • The Three Stooges (Jack Parker)
    • Detour (Oddservation Redux) (Jack Parker)
    • Ouroboros (Jack Parker)
    • The Third Time's The Charm (Jack Parker)
    • Revolutionary Card (Jack Parker)


Magicana 2008

Magicana 2009


  • February 2009
    • Currency Swap (Hiro Sakai)
    • Quiet Revolution (Hiro Sakai)
    • The Bill Doctor (Hiro Sakai)
    • YKK (Hiro Sakai)
    • Balloon Bank Nite (Hiro Sakai)
    • The Strange Pass (Hiro Sakai)
    • The Uncluttered Mind (Hiro Sakai)
  • March 2009
    • Interplay (Brother John Hamman)
    • Tossed Out Time (Anthony Lindan)
    • Detachable Digit (Duc Nhien)
    • Hidden Gems: Darn! I Couldn't... (Harry Lorayne)
    • The Fulcrum Vanish (Matthew Dowden)
    • Fresh Gilbreath (Dr. Giorgio Tarchini)
  • May 2009
    • Signed Quarter In Balloon (Michel Huot)
    • Totally Under Control (Scott Robinson)
    • Money Where Your Mouth Is (Daniel J. Millstein)
    • Until You’re Blue in the Face (Jack Parker)
  • July 2009
    • Unfair Trade (Shiv Duggal)
    • Cash In Hand (Shiv Duggal)
    • Reorient Express (Shiv Duggal)
    • Exchange of Wealth (Shiv Duggal)
    • Vice Versa (Shiv Duggal)


  • August 2009
    • Double Stuff (Pete McCabe) (see video on right)
    • Matchmaker (Per Strandberg)
    • Four Gone Conclusion (Jacky Kahan)
    • Real-Life Nightshades (Dylan Gelinas)
    • Super Collectors (Doc Docherty)
  • October 2009
    • No Magicana (special THE JINX: 75th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION issue - over a dozen tricks included as part of this feaure)

Magicana 2010

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