57 entries in Straw
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To Lift Four Straws with a Fifth puzzle
1902 The Modern Conjurer 308
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dr. Ervins Straw Trick straw is cut into pieces, one piece is stretched to a full size straw again
Related to 1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Sid Fleischman Drunken Cocktail liquid travels from straw to straw
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 518
Harry G. Franke Rise!! ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 693
Unknown Up the Scale making different sounds with straw, gag
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 31
Jack Yeager Chinese Pop Bottle Chinese Prayer Vase done with bottle and straw
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 11
Bill Nord Ex-straw-dinary paper from a straw twists like a snake when water is dropped on it, then when touched with a cigarette it vanishes
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 937
Bobby Bernard Trial of the Warrior cord penetrates chop stick and severing straw into two, presentation
Inspired by
  • Stuard Judah's "Straw, String and Pencil Trick"
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 38
Paul LePaul Holy Potatoes piercing a potato with a straw
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 106
Harry G. Franke Rise ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw (as H. G. Frank)
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 11
Stewart James The Astral Dagger straw in tube, held with string is cut into two pieces
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 15
Bert Allerton The Flutist cutting a straw into a flute
1958 The Close-Up Magician 42
Max Malini Torn and Restored Straw Cover
1962 Malini and His Magic 51
Unknown El Hilo Irrompible string in straw is cut and restored, straw remains cut
1975 Magia en el Bar 69
Unknown The String and the Straw string through straw, cut and restored, Kolar's Straw and String
1976 The Big Book of Magic 141
Harry Lorayne French Fries paper straw is pushed through raw potato
1977 The Magic Book 268
Unknown The Pipes of Pan instrument from drinking straws
1979 Elastrix 40
Larry White Ein Stroh-Voller Trick liquid in straw apparently flows upwards
Also published here
  • Genii, Feb. 1978
Jan. 1983 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4) 137
Wally Wilson Cocktail Sword and Straw ring on wand, with cocktail sword and straw
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 136
John Cornelius Dartanian's Release cocktail plastic sword through straw
Also published here 1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 79
William Goodwin, Ray Kosby The Camel's Back straw wrapper is torn and restored, then reappears around straw
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 88
Doc Valles No Visible Means of Support straw clings to hand, invisible thread
Oct. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1122
Unknown Gordon penetration of two wrapped around straws
1986 Gimmick (Issue 7) 3
Jay Sankey The Almost Human Cannon Ball straw wrapper vanishes inside straw (flash paper) and travels to other hand
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 10
William Goodwin Torn and Restored Straw Wrapper
1988 Lecture 1988 13
Jay Sankey Cut and Restrawed drinking straw is ripped and restored
1990 100% Sankey 25
Jim Kleefeld Put a Lid on It plastic drink lid, bumps on lid depress one by one
1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 2) 11
Flip Hallema Flipstick with a straw
1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 2) 13
Michael Powers Tornado Card straw through (business) card
1990 Top Secret Stuff 82
Michael Powers Toothpick Into Straw toothpick travels into straw which is still wrapped
1990 Top Secret Stuff 159
Karl Fulves Short Straw percentage game with three straws in three cups each
1991 Swindle & Cheat 38
David Harkey Spotweld straw welded shut while still inside cover
1991 Hardcore 156
Bob Rees Suck It Up method to load end of invisible thread into mouth during performance, straw
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 5
Karl Fulves Squirting Lighter using it empty to blow air to animate things
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 31
Karl Fulves Rollaway straw moves, blowing
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 11
Michael Close The Straw and Shoelace string penetrates straw
Related to 1994 A Workers Series Sampler 8
Steve Dusheck Last Straw two straws in hand, spectator always picks short one
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 151
Joel Givens Sucker Straw straw bends 90 degrees and straightens again
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 63) 1226
Kyle Carlson Twisted Sucker lengthwise stripes on straw turn in a spiral from end to end
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1379
Karl Fulves Stuck Up staple of magazine bent open for levitation or hook-up
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 58
John Cornelius D'Artagnan's Release cocktail plastic sword through straw
Also published here 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 53
David Stone Moorea Straw straw penetrates chin into mouth
Inspired by
  • "Straw Thru Chin" (Kevin James, Genii, Vol. 58 No. 9, July 1995)
2001 X-Rated 3
R. Paul Wilson The Camel's Back standing paper falls by itself, three phases, with straw in which air is apparently stored
2001 Omerta 12
Antón "Mago Antón" López El Submarino y el Periscopio selection is found with the aid of a straw, submarin presentation, with variation
  • Variante: Equilibrio Inverosimil
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 234
Jay Sankey A Strange Journey borrowed coin is inserted in straw and travels down
2004 Sankey Unleashed 102
Jack Avis The Last Straw cut and restored straw
2006 Rara Avis 191
Jack Avis The Magnetic Straw "A Table Trick"
straw becomes apparently magnetic
2006 Rara Avis 192
Michael Powers Paper View straw removed from wrapping paper, it visible jumps back into paper
2006 Power Plays 227
Michael Powers Science Friction straw balanced on saltshaker, straw moves and is animated, static electricity
Related to 2006 Power Plays 229
Derek DelGaudio Strawgami Wrapped straw passes through fist, paper wrapping ends up inside the straw (turns inside out)
2008 Organic 42
Daniel Garcia Butter Bill Straw penetrate and melts through borrowed bill in three phases
Inspired by
  • "Misled" (Timothy Wenk)
2009 Limited 29
Karl Fulves Drawing Straws straw wrapping paper moves away and towards straw, static electricity
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 368
John Carney Hypnotizing a Straw! straw rises in bottle
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 8
John Guastaferro Zen Bend straw bends at fingertips
2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 51
Tony Chang Looper straw shoots from glass, invisible thread loop
2013 I Was Kidnapped 13
Doug Edwards Grabbing Straws penetration of two wrapped around straws
2013 Nukes 138
Daniel Garcia Stir Crazy stir stick (or toothpick, cigarette, ...) spins and flies off glass
2018 Something More 26