For 16 months, my life was beset by Just Blaine Crazy folks, for it quickly became known that I penned the treasure hunt for his new book.

October 29, 2002: Random House published Mysterious Stranger: A Book of Magic by street magician David Blaine.

Front Cover — View Excerpts — $100,000 Challenge — Acknowledgments

Creating the Hunt — Beginnings — Solution Premise — Hiding the Treasure

November 14, 2002: A clue is given on CNN American Morning.

November 5, 2003: Another clue is given on Larry King Live.

Meanwhile, the treasure hunters are going Just Blaine Crazy.

March 20, 2004: The Challenge was solved by Sherri Skanes. Be sure to read the account of her adventure.

And Jeff Briden penned a painstakingly detailed account of the actual solution.