80 entries in Spongeball / Routines
  
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Laurie Ireland Ireland's Three Sponge Ball Trick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 11
Unknown A Sponge Ball Routine several phases, hollow egg or lemon finale Greater Magic 654
Henry Gordien Another Sponge Ball Routine Variations Greater Magic 656
Unknown The Three Wandering Sponge Balls spectator's hand and 2 in the hand, 1 in the pocket Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 163
Unknown The Four Traveling Balls sponge balls to hat, final load, extra ball Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 170
Robert A. Nelson Peter Rabbit Goes to Town Sponge rabbit routine, with offspring climax My Best 182
Ronald B. Edwards Spongball Levitation in a glass The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 206) 824
Charles R. Blyth, Jr. Chameleon Sponge Ball! red and blue sponge ball change places in spectator's and performer's hand, then ball in performer's hand vanishes and spectator has two green balls in his hand The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 214) 857
Edward Marlo Three Ball Routine "same principles and ideas can be applied to sponges"Related to Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 9
Dr. Stanley Jaks Sponge Ball Routine three sponges two in spectator's hand, third vanishes and when spectator opens his hand, fifty small ones appearAlso published here Who is this Dr. Jaks? 4
Bill Simon Sponge Surprise fifteen to twenty small sponge balls appear Sleightly Sensational 33
Slydini Vanishing Sponge Balls four balls vanish and reappear, lapping 26 Originals 19
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Schaumgummibälle three sponges two in spectator's hand, third vanishes and when spectator opens his hand, fifty small ones appearAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 18
Thomas M. Jacobsen Crazy Sponge black sponge ball changes into a red one, then it splits into smaller balls and one ball changes into a coin The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 386) 371
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" using sponge ballsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 20
Remo Inzani Sponge Ball Routine potato as finale The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 297
Phoa Yan Tiong Rice Bowl and Balls two final loads under bowl The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 310
Fred Kaps Chinese Chow spongeball under bowl multiplies and then fruits appear, with chopsticksInspired by The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 304
Robert E. Neale Insideout & Stretchit topological origami tube for several effects:
- Stretchit
- Insideout
- The Chinese Wand
- Additional Notes
- With a Sponge Ball
- The Square Circle
- Flexible Transpo
for simplified folding method see reference
Related toVariations Epilogue (Issue 2) 14
Dan Tong Rabbits' Habits HEX! 72
Roy Johnson Sponges with purse frame, mini sponge ball climax Second Time Around 27
Bob McAllister Cavorting Sponge Balls four small sponge balls, matrix routine Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 365
Jerry Mentzer Something From Something production from sponge ball Close-up Cavalcade 116
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans Close-up Cavalcade 119
Stewart Judah Metamorphic Sponge routine with ball-to-cube item The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 805
Unknown "The One, Two, Three Knock-Out Routine" The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 22
Frank Garcia My Version of the "10" Count balls appear from purse frame The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 95
Al Cohn Al Cohn's Spongeball Routine The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 97
Unknown "The Slow Motion Transposition and Impromptu Routine" sponge from purse frame, split in two, one in each hand, travel into one The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 102
Frank Garcia Spur of the Moment Routine The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 111
Frank Garcia Short and Sweet The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 115
Frank Garcia The "Slick" Routine two in hand, one in pocket The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 118
Frank Garcia, George Schindler My Routine, By George! The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 125
Unknown Simply Commercial purse frame The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 128
Bob Baxter Sleightly Superlative The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 132
Peter Samelson The Peter Principle The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 138
Frank Garcia Right Through through table The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 142
Frank Garcia Hanky Panky with handkerchief The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 147
John Francis Where Did They All Come From using Goshman cube sponge gaff The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 156
Frank Garcia Veil of Darkness with handkerchief The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 159
Unknown The Sacrosanct Routine flesh color ball as container The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 161
Frank Garcia The Soft Chop-Chop or You Don't Have to Be Chinese to Do This Trick chop cup routine with sponge balls, magnet in sponge The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 173
Father Cyprian Father Cyprian's Spongeball Routine The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 178
Frank Garcia The Grand Finale purse frame, many small balls appear The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 183
Frank Garcia Cute Opener The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 191
Frank Garcia My Tradeshow Spongeball Routine The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 198
Frank Garcia More Thoughts, Ideas and Reflections - Pop-Up Routine
- Interesting Start
- My Preferred Pop-Up Routine
- Different Method
The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 212
Peter Wong Peter Wong's Spongeball Routine The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 216
Slydini The Purse Frame sponge balls appear from purse frame, spectator's hand phase, small balls finaleRelated to The Best of Slydini ...and More 54
John F. Mendoza The Bowl Routine longer combinationInspired by The Book of John 92
Alan Wakeling The Pseudo Cup ungaffed cup, with sponges The Chop Cup Book 87
Slydini Encore Sponge Balls four balls vanish and reappear one at a time, follow up to "Purse Frame"Related to The Magical World of Slydini 10
Al Cohn Sponge Balls traveling into spectator's hand claimed by Cohn, see p. 1328 for further comment on the history (quote from Expert Manipulation Finale, Ganson) The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1268
Meir Yedid Sponge Balls: 2) Production stand-up, similar to billiard ball routine Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 316
Al Schneider Bar-None paper balls travel, vanish and reappear, inspired by Slydini, kind of sponge ball routine with crumpled napkins Al Schneider On Close-Up 96
Mike Caveney, Duke Stern The Benson Plunger with a plunger, four phases, jumbo pill as klimaxInspired by Magicomedy 46
Daryl Martinez Peter Rabbit Hits the Big Time sponge rabbit routine For Your Entertainment Pleasure 11
Craig Keller SPCA sponge ball finds card Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 8) 670
Jim Cellini Something for Nothing purse frame and sponge ball routine The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part I 85
Danny Korem Malini On Stage two spectators on stage, sponge ball routine with paperballs over the head situation and balls appearing at spectator, then watch steal and coconut production from hat Korem without Limits 78
Albert Goshman A.G. Sponge Balls credit information, three different sized/colored sponge balls vanish and reappear in spectator's hand and under salt shaker. Magic By Gosh 53
Peter Samelson Routine Finale Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 1239
John Carney Current Classic sponge ball appears, vanishes, reproduced from spectator's pocket, splitting in two, spectator's hand finish Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 1
Tom Ladshaw A Sponge or Two Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 3) 1612
Dexter Cleveland The Sponger three phase routine, with sponge 4 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 530
Dave Dillon Pun-Ultimate Bunnies presentation and routine for Multiplying Rabbits The Minotaur (Vol. 2, No. 2) 4
Stephen Tucker Sponge Away Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 4) 1910
Jason Krumholtz Crystal Clear using Glass and Balls Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 12) 2008
John Carney Current Classic sponge ball appears, vanishes, reproduced from spectator's pocket, splitting in two, spectator's hand finish Carneycopia 3
Norman Beck Hatzoo routine for children, named animal is apparently produced from a hat, sponge turtle changes into a sponge bunny The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 1) 10
Chuck Smith Multiplying Rabbits small rabbits finale without need to go to pockets What If? 6
John Northern Hilliard Hilliard's Note on Gordien's Sponge Ball Routine Inspired by More Greater Magic 1144
Karl Norman Multiplying Rabbits foam rubber rabbits 40 Years at the Forks 60
Eugene Burger Sponges ending with 18 sponges in spectators hand Mastering the Art of Magic 36
Tom Stone Benson Burner stand-up Benson Bowl routine with dozens of sponge balls as final load Vortex 195
Roberto Giobbi A Short Routine with Sponges using purse frame Secret Agenda (Issue June 10) 173
Roberto Giobbi Subtleties for Sponge Ball Magic Secret Agenda (Issue June 12) 175
Al Schneider Sly Napkins paper balls travel, vanish and reappear, inspired by Slydini, kind of sponge ball routine with crumpled napkins Al Schneider Magic 226
Christian Scherer Der Meister der Kugeln ball and vase with sponge balls and wand, balls travel and change color, jumbo ball appears as a climaxInspired by
  • Charlie Frye's "Ball and Vase" on DVD "Eccentricks 3"
Schlaglichter 268
Dr. Stanley Jaks Multiball three sponges two in spectator's hand, third vanishes and when spectator opens his hand, fifty small ones appearAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 197