37 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Instant Stooge
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dr. Douglas Kelley Douglas Kelley's Telephone Trick spectator calls with a toy telephone and reveals selected card
Related to 1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 13
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
Unknown Crystal Ball spectator sees information in crystal ball
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 37
Tony Corinda (13) Stooges comments, trick where two spectator's select the same card
1958 Predictions 99
Ron Barry Dimension 'X' bold book test
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 57) 283
Sam Dalal Women Can Tell... ESP deck, card selected and sealed in envelope, spectator divines symbol by looking into crystal ball
Related to 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 116) 577
Joseph Dunninger Destiny's Disciple waiter in restaurant writes number on paper, which is later divined
VariationsAlso published here 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 123) 611
Marvin Miller Destiny's Disciple waiter in restaurant writes number on paper, which is later divined
Inspired byRelated to 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 173) 863
Philip T. Goldstein Zodiaction spectator looks at a chart with the zodiac signs and thinks of one
1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 6
Philip T. Goldstein Zodiaction spectator looks at a chart with the zodiac signs and thinks of one
1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 6
Karl Fulves Nielsen-Fulves Book Test Controversy using a stooge in a book test, gag examples
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 23) 89
Philip T. Goldstein Green Bells of Hell different colors are noted down by different people, one color is selected, prediction
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 209) 1041
B.C. Milnov Odd Coincident waiter in restaurant writes number on business card, which was predicted beforehand
Inspired byAlso published here 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1213
Gene "Phantini" Grant Supreme Psychometry pseudo psychometry, different objects in envelopes, serial number divination of a bill
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 71
Joseph Dunninger The Tri Cycle Experiment spectator thinks of a three digit number, other spectator identifies it, Dunninger Ploy and stage whispering/cueing
1983 Dunninger's Act 6
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Memorease No. 91, spectator can memorize large number, also letters
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 118
Peter Duffie Fred 23 bold number force, card named, number written on back of named selection
Related to 1984 Close-Up to the Point 19
Karrell Fox The "Imposiword" Book Test "one word will stand out to you", large word on pull
1991 Goodies 77
Steve Dusheck Stooge Book Prediction
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 52
B.C. Milnov Odd Coincident same as The Impossible Prediction, impromptu stooge
Also published here 1994 Challenges 4
Al Mann The VIP's Choice waitress and spectator write the same number, opener move
1994 Challenges 5
Lloyd E. Jones Ein Einmann-Gedankenlese-Akt two spectators on stage divine things, instant stooge message cards
Mar. 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2) 65
Ted Lesley The Box vibrating box, instant stooge
Inspired by 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
Andreas Michel-Andino Der Gedankenübertragungsapparat "Ideen, Variationen Anekdoten und eine Routine zu einem modernen Klassiker"
egg beater mind reading, with different variations
  • Wie alles anfing
  • Variationen
  • Meine Routine
  • Erfahrungen und Anekdoten
Related to 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 141
Andreas Michel-Andino Nachtrag zum Gedankenübertragungsapparat more comments
Related to 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 1) 24
Jas Jakutsch "Lost & Found" AKA "Six in One" billet routine with four phases, twelve people write down a los object and their initials, spectator finds the right billets, without opening it, divines the content of several and a member of the audience does the same too
1999 Completely Mental — Vol. 2 5
J. T. Knight Hue Clue three different-colored silk in three glasses, one chosen, another spectator divines the choice
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 102
Chuck Hickok Demonstration Five: Anything Can Be Learned spectator divines symbol, number and word from other spectator, dotted information
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 107
Ali Bongo Sympathetic Colours two spectator selects same colored ball from bag
2003 Lecture Notes — Morges 2003 8
Michael Weber Landing Pad chair test with one spectator and six chairs, dated 2002
Inspired by
  • "Chairport" (Tom Stone, Gravel)
2008 Thirteen Steps Backwards for Mentalism 10
Hector Chadwick The Prophecy of Gregynog Spectator divines chosen object
2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 155
Oliver Meech Truly Invisible Deck Spectator reads the mind of another spectator, divine which card has been reversed in an imaginary deck, no cards used
2010 Plot Twists 44
Michael Weber (with your) Back to the Drawing Boards using three spectators
2011 Back to the Drawing Boards V 2.0 1
Jon Armstrong The Kids' Table color of crayon behind back is divined, repeated by a spectator
2011 The Magical Adventures of Jon Armstrong 32
James Biss Password Projected one-ahead divination
2012 Seventeen Secrets 39
G Banana (太阳花) Make writing appear on banana, and also make spectator correctly guess what's inside a paperbag (a banana)
2015 Believe 47