108 entries in Spoon & Fork
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Der Salon-Herkules gag in which a spoon has to be moved with the mouth, it is secretly filled with mustard
Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 157
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on melting spoons
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 16
Unknown Die imitierten Kirchenglocken No. 10, sound effect with string and spoon that imitated church bells
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 161
Bob Hummer Breaking the Spoon spoon apparently broken vanishes
1941 After the Dessert 14
Unknown Bending the Spoon against table, optical illusion gag, done for real as gag
1941 After the Dessert 14
Unknown Spoon to Knife spoon wrapped up in napkin changes into knife
1941 After the Dessert 15
Unknown The Vanishing Spoon sleeving off the table
1941 After the Dessert 16
Jay Marshall The Difference spoon bend on table
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 242
Laurie Ireland Betchas collection of bar bets, several reprints of the Phoenix
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 6
Unknown Balancing Knife and Spoon no trick
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 7
Unknown Rotating Knife knife and fork as spinning wheel on the table, to find selection
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 8
Abril Lamarque, Bert Easley Diver in the Spoon making figures with the reflection of a spoon
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 8
Nepomuk Nickleplated bending spoon convincer
Related toAlso published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 200) 799
Eddie Joseph Body Productions for Nite Clubs spoon, knife, forks, whiskey glass produced from spectator's clothing
1950 The Art of Body Loading & Productions 40
Karrell Fox Impromptu Zombie floating roll, fork
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 301) 3
Karrell Fox They're All Aces - Take a Card any card ideas and gags
  • Old Money (bill with beard)
  • Bedroom Eyes (beds on glasses)
  • Genii Weenie (hot dog from Aladin lamp)
  • Bounced (rubber check joke)
  • Candelabra (original way to light three matches on a matchbook)
  • Nose Nonsense (spoon on nose gag)
  • Fan Fun (fan gag)
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 311) 42
Derek Vernon Nickel-Plated bending spoon convincer, coin
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1956 The Best in Magic 7
Leonard Austin Sugar and Spoon Transportation with glasses
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 23
Bert Allerton The Bent Spoon
Related to 1958 The Close-Up Magician 10
John V. Hope Sugar Go sugar put in handkerchief penetrates table
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 249
Leo Behnke "Long John" Silver stretching a spoon
1962 Entertaining Close Up 13
Roy Johnson, Bobby Collins "Pop Goes the..." knife or fork is vanished, seated, à la knife swallowing
1971 Second Time Around 45
Karl Fulves Psilver selection of spoon or fork is predicted, they then change places in the hand and pocket of the spectator, then one bends like the other, power of darkness elements
Also published here 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 51
John Cornelius Magnetic Fork powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above table
Related toAlso published here May 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 733
Al Mann Metal-Kinesis spoon bends under handkerchief, Dick Van Brummer's "The Solid Ghost"
1976 Mental-Ettes 9
Karrell Fox A "Spoonerism" clings to nose, sight gag
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 49
Gene Nielsen The Geller-Effect! spoon bending, two spoons
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 170) 847
Amazing Randi The Amazing Randi spoon bends and eventually breaks
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 183) 911
Fred C. Baumann Metalogic spoon bends and then breaks, extra bowl à la Hiroshi Sawa ("Gary Ueller", Genii)
Variations 1978 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Stephen Tucker Spoonerism spoon bending
Also published here 1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves Spoonering finger ring on spoon, getting it off the wide end, posed as problem
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 39) 156
Karl Fulves Psilver No. 44, selection of spoon or fork is predicted, they then change places in the hand and pocket of the spectator, then one bends like the other, power of darkness elements
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 69
Mike Caveney Bent Spoons two spoons, one held wrapped in a napkin, the other one visibly
1981 Magicomedy 63
Ben Harris Round the Ben-d spoon bending, it breaks and is restored
Inspired by 1981 Magic from which Memories are Made! 73
Doug Bennett Silver Sponge four coins vanish with sponge and are wrought out again, then large silver spoon appears, shell
Variations 1983 Encore III 64
Stephen Tucker Gags?
  • broken of bowl of spoon (strong coffee)
  • missing corner of card gag
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 25) 485
Stephen Tucker Spoonerism spoon bends and breaks
Also published here 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 45
Roger Klause Welded! spoon bending routine
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19) 182
Michael Weber Off the Deep End finger ring through wide end of spoon
Related to 1984 Side Effects 4
Doug Edwards Past Bending fork or spoon is bend and broken
Apr. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1053
John Riggs One Handed Gellerism spoon bending, slow bend until it breaks
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 198
Ben Harris The Cutlery Bend chapter intro
1985 Gellerism Revealed 63
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Effecting Bends in Cutlery
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
1985 Gellerism Revealed 63
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Revealing Bends in Cutlery
  • The Twist Move
  • The Fair Play Move
  • The Pivot
  • Bendiferous
1985 Gellerism Revealed 68
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Rigged Spoon bowl falls off
  • Handling the Rigged Spoon
  • In the Spectator's Hand
1985 Gellerism Revealed 74
Ben Harris Silver Through Silver spoon handle penetrates coin, then coin vanishes
1985 Out Of His Mind! 94
Ben Harris Bendsation
1985 Out Of His Mind! 119
Hiroyuki Sakai, Michael Weber Spoony Ring ring through spoon
1988 New Magic Of Japan 113
Jeffrey Greenfield Uri Geller Is Alive And Well, So Don't Invite Him To Dinner spoon bending
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 34
Karl Fulves Noops! two spoons, one bent, condition reverses and other spoon is bent now
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1374
Karl Fulves Glorpy No. 42, secret fork used to animate knife under handkerchief
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 121
Karl Fulves Spooky Spoon No. 43, zombie principle to levitate a spoon with a secretly attached fork behind handkerchief
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 124
Ben Harris Twirl getting a cork-screw twist in handle
Variations 1988 Off the Wall 60
Jay Sankey Going for Broke spoon is broken and restored
1990 100% Sankey 16
Jay Sankey Stirring Silver finger ring penetrates spoon on wide end
Related to 1990 100% Sankey 83
Roland Gugganig The Animation of Silver fork climbs out of glass, thread
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 64
Mac King Fork You In The Eyes Stick fork in eye, cream shoots out (gag with coffee creamer)
1990 Howdy! I'm Mac King! 11
David Williamson A Little Spoon Bending spoon mending with secret extra bowl
VariationsAlso published here 1990 ca. How Magic Works 7
Fred C. Baumann The Folding Spoon
Mar. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1901
Michael Weber You're Uri a openly bent spoon is rubbed, it starts to smoke and eventually the spoon is straightened and finally breaks
1991 Life Savers 12
Michael Weber, Michael Close, Eric A. Maurin Coffee Machine time machine presentation while drinking coffee, sugar packet is restored, coffee free of sugar and spoon vanishes from mug and is resting dry on the table again
1991 Life Savers 15
Michael Weber, Eric A. Maurin Vanishing Spoon while stirring, with coin
1991 Life Savers 17
Michael Weber, Jeff McBride Hiding McBride splitting spoons, McBride produced missing knife at a meal
1991 Life Savers 19
Michael Weber Hot Production Item spoon penetrates napkin, then a glass/bottle appears, steal on table
1991 Life Savers 27
Unknown Spoon Through Napkin method normally with a coin
Inspired by 1991 Life Savers 27
Michael Weber Off the Deep End finger ring penetrates spoon on wide end
1991 Life Savers 29
Felix Farrell Puttin' on the Ritz spoon visibly pulled out of center of finger ring
1991 Hardcore 129
Bob King Bend that Spoon! spoon bending routine, transformation into fork
Nov. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 11) 2281
Fred C. Baumann Shades of Geller spoon bending
Sep. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2402
R. Paul Wilson Mr Spoons spoon bending
1995 The Little Black Book 15
Alain Nu Silver Wear clever spoon bending routine, three spoons
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1102
John Riggs Slow Motion Gellerism spoon bends and eventually breaks
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 73
Felix Farrell Baby-Bend bending spoon, additional handle
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 45
Jon Allen Weird Science spoon bending, handle bent at 90° to the side
Inspired by 1995 Jon Allen's Lecture — The Director's Cut 5
Alain Nu, Hiroshi Sawa Fender Bender one handed spoon bending routine
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 62) 1204
Alain Nu Impossibender spoon bending, forming a loop, one handed
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 62) 1205
Goutam Guha Ring on the Spoon ring pushed over bowl of spoon
1996 Tricks with the Jardine Ellis Ring 17
Frederick Braue The Ringing Tines ringing sound in glass - produced by fork - tells which card was selected
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 19
Ken De Courcy Geller for Dinner multi-phase routine with spoon, spoon apparently bends then it vanishes
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 4
Barrie Richardson Suspension of Disbelief glass clings to spoon
VariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1991
1999 Theater of the Mind 53
Barrie Richardson Suspension of Disbelief II glass clings to spoon, stand-up version, thread
Inspired by 1999 Theater of the Mind 166
Chad Long Transputensil fork and spoon transpose, ungaffed
2000 Some Other Stuff... 11
Tom Stone Jumping Spoon plastic spoon jumps out of cup
Also published here 2000 ...at first sight 12
John Cornelius Lines of Flux powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above table
Also published here 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 57
David Berglas Uri Geller on Uri Geller, metal bending, Robert Harbin
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 300
David Williamson Prehensil Utensil spoon mending with secret extra bowl
Also published here 2003 MagiFest ManiFest 7
Michel Huot Acid Trip sugar stirred into coffee, it starts bubbling and lower part of spoon has apparently dissolved
Inspired by 2003 Seven By Michel Huot 23
David Acer Get Bent As magician tries to bend spoon, tie becomes bent - then spoon suddenly bends
2004 Random Acts of Magic 285
Axel Hecklau Ausgelöffelt spoon changes to fork, in mouth
Also published here 2004 "Effektiv" 22
Jay Sankey Silver Lining spoon bending in napkin
2004 Sankey Unleashed 122
Jay Sankey Twister spoon visibly spins 180 degrees, head is then twisted
Inspired by 2004 Sankey Unleashed 125
Jim Steinmeyer The Great Silverware Scam Piano Card Trick with forks and knives
Related to 2006 Further Impuzzibilities 18
Michael Weber, Tomo Maeda Urigami spoon outline cut out of an index card bends
Inspired by 2008 Thirteen Steps Backwards for Mentalism 6
Sveroni Instant Tee tea travels to covered mug, then tee and water is mixed just to vanish and from the mug falls confetti
Inspired by
  • David Williamson's "Saline Solution"
2009 ... oder so! 7
Tom Stone Spoon Jumper plastic spoon jumps out of cup, gag
Also published here 2010 Vortex 43
Tom Stone Concerto for Cutlery Piano Card Trick with silverware
Related to 2010 Vortex 113
Michael Weber Gaffed Spoon/Fork with credit information
2010 Vortex 113
Unknown Bluff Bending against table, optical illusion gag
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 40
Unknown Spoork spoon transforms into fork when rolled in handkerchief
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 56
Axel Hecklau The mouth transformation spoon changes to fork, in mouth
Also published here 2011 Spoonaround 5
Axel Hecklau The pure transformation spoon transforms inside an envelope
2011 Spoonaround 9
Lorenz Schär, Axel Hecklau Through and Through with "Revelation" spoon inside an envelope is pierced with a knife and then transforms into fork
2011 Spoonaround 11
Axel Hecklau Die Verwandlung im Mund spoon changes to fork, in mouth
2011 Spoonaround 17
Axel Hecklau Die pure Verwandlung spoon transforms inside an envelope
2011 Spoonaround 21
Lorenz Schär, Axel Hecklau Die Durchdringung mit Erklärung spoon inside an envelope is pierced with a knife and then transforms into fork
2011 Spoonaround 23
Doug Edwards Geller Coffee bending spoon gag, prop
2013 Nukes 151
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Silver Where The knife and fork remain at their assigned location in the place setting, despite being repeatedly switched. Using the Delight Switch
Variations 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 111
Lorenz Schär One for Ron Impromptu production and then vanish of a spoon.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 113