51 entries in Paper / Out to Lunch
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Sellers Mysterious Writing out to lunch
1935 Quick Tricks 16
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
W. Flammarion 1 Karte + 1 Schrift "Eine effektvolle Geisterschrift", name of chosen card appears on signed paper
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. 4) 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton Precognition number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 7
Leo Behnke A Thought on using Out to Lunch with business cards
1962 Entertaining Close Up 5
Theodore Annemann 31 Prediction Test Finish sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 104
Jim Brimble ESP - Stop! forcing an ESP card, rubber band around cards
1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 3) 12
Bob Ellis Ghost Writer as Robert Ellis, history of the Out to Lunch, name of card appears on paper
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 22) 108
Roy Johnson 'O.T.L.' Prediction one ahead prediction wit Out to Lunch, business cards, clever ruse of writing numbers
Related to 1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 63) 313
Jerry Mentzer Spirit Writing four objects listed on business card, paper balled up, chosen item vanishes from list and appears written on balled-up paper
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 157
Roy Johnson Cookhill a la O.T.L.!!! card transposition in signed envelopes
Related to 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 74) 367
Carl Herron Personal Talisman drawn talisman appears on a card
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 76) 378
Stan Blumenthal Horse Sense horse race ticket, word winner appears
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 108) 538
Nathan Stark Past, Present & Future with roman numbers I, II and III
Also published here 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 117) 581
Sandy Spillman Focal Point divination of information written on business card
Related to 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 166) 828
Jack Bridwell Stratagem word written on business card and covered with tape is divined
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 172) 858
Bob Fillman Focal Point 2
Related to 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 174) 869
Frederick M. Shields Jaws add-a-number with business cards held by bulldog clip
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 179) 892
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L Option out to lunch as two-way prediction
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 203) 1012
Nathan Stark Das Gestern, das Heute und das Morgen with roman numbers I, II and III
Also published here Oct. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 86
Unknown Business Card Prediction out to lunch
1979 Elastrix 26
Theo Doré Der Vogel im Käfig drawn bird travels into drawn cage
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1148, Jan. 1968
Nov. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 3) 103
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L. Omega with initialed index cards, out to lunch and flap, triple prediction
Inspired by 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 63
Greg Eanes Business Cardfusion two business cards signed by spectator and performer, both torn, only one restored with both signatures, out to lunch
Also published here 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 1
Greg Eanes Visitenkarten-Vereinigung two business cards signed by spectator and performer, both torn, only one restored with both signatures, out to lunch
Also published here Feb. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 2) 65
Alexander de Cova Hangman Plus stick figure on cardboard vanishes and appears on back of signed selection
Inspired by 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 108
Tom Craven Armchair Golfer Mel Stover's Vanishing Pencil (version of the Magic Egg Puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 787
Max Howard Additiontal Ideas Suggested by Max Howard for Insta-Fax Card Printer, using it with "Calculation Sensation" (Bob King), Out to Lunch combination
1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 3
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Magician of the Crowd rubber stumped impressions of coins vanish one by one from a business card and appear on second signed business card
1993 Mystification 97
Alexander de Cova Das Transparente Clipboard
  • Die Herstellung es Clipboards
  • Die Zettel
  • Wie das Clipboard arbeitet
  • Die "Klassische" Präparation
  • Methoden, das Deckblatt unbemerkt beiseite zu bringen
  • Die Umschlag-Methode
1994 Secrets No. 1 119
Steve Dusheck No Apologies result of calculation appears on business card
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 1
Dan Harlan Birthday Surprise business card with a birthday cake and a burning candle drawn on it, spectator blows and drawing changes to a half-burnt and blown out candle
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 4) 8
Basil Horwitz Psychic Roulette triple prediction with roulette theme, deck of playing cards used as well as blank cards
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 11
Basil Horwitz The Hot Chair mentalism take on electric chair trick, person stands up when number is named, pseudo suggestion routine
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 48
David Acer Mail Fraud blank post card signed, name of later selection appears on it
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 14
David Acer Diamonds Are Forever Seven of Diamonds initialed on face of rubber-banded deck (out to lunch), large diamond stone produced from it, changes into Six of Diamonds
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 56
Eugene Burger Séance "glorpy" and "out to lunch"
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 56
Roy Johnson Blitz-Quadrat flash magic square on business card
Related to 2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 145
Rudolf Braunmüller Anmerkung tip for flash magic square
Related to 2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 147
Jay Sankey Power Lunch spectator's initials travel from one business card to another
2004 Sankey Unleashed 88
Jay Sankey XXX-Rated Xs drawn into corners of four business card, they assemble on a single card
2004 Sankey Unleashed 93
Oliver Meech Correctional Facility... the business card version Magician writes the wrong date on a business card, changes it to the right date
2009 The Plot Thickens 16
Oliver Meech Unwritten Spectator signs on business card with pen, but signature disappears and pen cap becomes stuck on pen
2009 The Plot Thickens 60
Oliver Meech Cartoon Camera Business card acts as camera, takes picture to reveal spectator's card
2010 Plot Twists 14
Oliver Meech Lucky Strike Imaginary bowling ball knocks down bowling pins drawn on business cards
2010 Plot Twists 68
Bill Abbott Mental Photograph image of card appears on business card via out to lunch
2010 Table Magic 23
David Acer Gift of the Magi business card with Christmas tree on back shown, presents appear on it, one is taken out of the picture and a child finds a coin in it
2011 More Power to You 171
Barrie Richardson The Propensity to be Influenced prediction in balloon, spectator's writing is switched in for prediction
Inspired by 2011 Curtain Call 26
Jon Armstrong I Scream, You Scream... ice cream cone drawn on business card, it melts under flame, frixion pen
2011 The Magical Adventures of Jon Armstrong 21
Jason Ladanye Forging Ahead initials are moved from one ace to another ace, Out-to-Lunch
2013 Confident Deceptions 133
Christoph Borer Der Vertrag content of contract changes, signed by spectator
Related to 2016 21 49