19 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Challenge Locations / Challenge Single Card Location / Lazy Man's Card Trick & Variation
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Joseph Ovette Simple Location with Ace through King of one suit stack to locate card
1940 Fast Ones 16
Unknown Think Stop
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 229
Jack Miller, Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1962 Close-up Card Magic 199
Unknown The Controlled Cut No. 65, spectator cuts and this value is used to count down to selection, Ace through King of Hearts set-up, Al Baker credit given
Related to 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 98
Al Koran Ein Kartentrick für Faule Magier
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, June 1973
June 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 65
Edward Marlo Not-so-Lazy-Man's Card Trick Seven Variations on the Original Handling
Jan. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 1) 1737
Stephen Tucker Miracle Aces
1991 New Close-Up Lecture 10
Mike Maxwell Lazy Magician's Assistant lazy interlocking set-up
Aug. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 8) 2396
Simon Aronson Doubly Lazy two selections, Ace to King twice
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 136
Simon Aronson Lazy Memory ideas for applying the memorized deck to the Lazy Man's Card Trick
  • Memorized Doubly Lazy
  • Spelling to the Second Selection
  • "Sessions" Lazy Memory
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 162
Simon Aronson Everybody's Lazy two spectators and performer remember cards, performer names position of spectator's cards, spectator names number and there is performer's card, no-touch
Variations 1995 Simply Simon 167
Michael Skinner, Al Koran A Deeper Mystery
Inspired by 1996 Classic Sampler 18
David Regal Crazy & Lazy face up stabbing variation
2002 Constant Fooling 2 50
Eric Mead Lazy Restoration handling to restore reversed part of stack
Inspired by 2006 Tangled Web 117
Karl Fulves The Pecking Bird credit information, Howard Albright's "Herman, The Gilagloo Bird" (1930s)
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 2
Ondřej Pšenička Lazy Man on Edge Lazy Man Card Trick plot, uses Butterfly cards
Inspired by 2017 The Secret of the Butterflies 70
Michael Breggar 52! Repeatedly count and deal cards based on the card stopped at, magician predicts the final card
Inspired by Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 105
Harry Lorayne Lazy Man's Card Trick
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 213
Ramón Riobóo Double Allerton Magician predicts card stopped on
Inspired by
  • "Allerton's Indicator" (Bert Allerton, W.F. Steele's 50 Tricks You Can Do..., 1964)
2019 Second Thoughts 167