112 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Readings (Cold, Crystal, Hand, Tarot etc.)
  
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Reginald Scot How men have beene abused with words of equivocation, with sundrie examples thereof on cold reading and claiming coincidences
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XV) 175
Unknown The Air Balloon described and how to make one, as has lately been done in France and England how to make air balloons with inflammable air, followed by an introduction to planets and zodiac signs and their astrological meaning
  • To make Inflammable Air
Breslaw's Last Legacy 13
Unknown The Art of Fortune-telling by Cards system of reading playing cards
Breslaw's Last Legacy 99
Unknown Palmestry displayed, or the Art of telling Fortunes by Lines in the Hands palmistry
Breslaw's Last Legacy 102
Unknown Of Moles in every Pat of the Body and the Explanation of them birthmarks on the body and what they signify
Breslaw's Last Legacy 104
Unknown Cartomancie Fortune telling / cold reading with cards
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 28
Unknown Divination d'un montant d'argent Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 29
Unknown Divination du montant d'argent expliqué Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator from p. 29 explained
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 78
George B. Anderson Palmistry Versus Mindreading playing "Twenty Questions" to get answer, with palm reading
It Must Be Mindreading 13
Ormond McGill The Art of Visualization crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
Related to Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 5
Ormond McGill Crystal Seership more tips on crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
Related to Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 7
Ormond McGill Crystal Gazing for Mentalists answering questions with a crystal ball, hearing the answer in the question
Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 10
William Larsen Lecture and Readings doing readings in the context of pseudo psychometry, examples with different objects
Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 21
Tony Corinda Main Objectives when Cold Reading overview on cold reading
Question and Answer (Readings) 357
Bascom Jones The Tell-Tale Tarot prediction with character reading, tarot cards
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 10) 47
Dr. Richard Strausberg The Legacy of Samuel Butler cards with several humorous New Year's resolutions, several spectators chose one on their card, psychometry and comedy character reading
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 13) 62
North Bigbee, Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Secret reading on stage, collecting information before the show, hot reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 24) 118
Jules Lenier Instant Fortune-Teller cold reading and answering one question, using cards
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 26) 127
Bascom Jones The Book of the Damned three phase routine with twelve zodiac cards, spectator select cards which match their personal sgin
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 29) 141
Paul Siegel Legacy of the Gypsies blindfolded performer touches a palm of a spectator and gives a reading
Doorway to Delusion 13
Paul Siegel The Mephisto Writings people write down statements on paper, character reading, then writing appears on paper while hold over flame
Doorway to Delusion 26
Gene Nielsen The Wish Upon a Tarot only using Major Arcana
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 46) 227
Charles Cameron Shrieking Skull of Kabbalah one question is answered with Tarot cards and a skull, question written down on business card
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 49) 241
Bascom Jones Astro-Logic! naming Zodiac signs and asking questions
Inspired byVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 63) 312
William Larsen Palmistry and the Multi-Purpose Reading - Part 1
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 63) 315
V. Robert Allen Starcast spectator writes birthdate on a piece of paper and some random dates, birthdate is divined, see also p. 324 for variation by North Bigbee
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 64) 319
William Larsen Palmistry and the Multi-Purpose Reading - Part 2
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 65) 325
William Patterson A Detective on Obtaining Information on gathering information before the event, hot reading, investigating the audience
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 69) 345
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 1
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 75) 375
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 2
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 77) 385
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 3
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 79) 395
V. Robert Allen Geomancy! sand reading, box with word, word divined and reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 83) 413
Stephen Minch Traveling the Ethers ten cut to cards are divined, the a reading with selcted cards, eight kings stach with Minor Arcana
The Book of Thoth 16
Karl Fulves Mind Echo spectator writes memory on slip of paper which is torn and burnt, medium in other room divines it
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 819
Frederick M. Shields Past, Present, and Tarot! Tarot cards in envelopes, pseudo psychometry combined with readings
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 115) 572
Dr. Barlow Wagman Private Reader one ahead prediction / divination in a reading, objects from wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 116) 579
Nathan Stark One-Man Private Readings q&a for one person, reading of index card in box
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 124) 617
Bascom Jones, Jr. The Anatomy of a Cold Reading
  • The Psychic Reading
  • In the Beginning
  • Delivery
  • Subconscious Insight
  • And Don't Overlook the Future
  • Areas to Avoid
  • Getting Specific
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 125) 625
Bascom Jones, Jr. Psychologists and the Personality Reading
  • Something for Everybody
  • The Personality Reading
  • People Want to Be Unique
  • And They Tend to Accentuate the Positive
  • Two Other Observations
  • What Can it Mean to the Mentalist?
  • How to Use the Reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 127) 635
North Bigbee Astro-lepathy! zodiac cards, stack
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 135) 673
Jack Bridwell Tell-Tale Tea! tea bag is ignited and vanishes, the tea leaves fall on piece of paper, some stick and form the word love
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 141) 701
Al Mann Psychic Feedback answering different questions, sitter answers her questions with a pendulum
Mental-Ettes 21
Jack Bridwell Sealed billet switch in transparent vial, combined with tarot reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 147) 732
Bascom Jones The Cold Reading - What It's All About
  • The Foundation
  • Springboard
  • Tell-Tale Indicators
  • Fail Safe
  • Areas of Interest
  • All Things Change
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 155) 775
Cicardi Handwriting - A Diagram of the Unconscious
  • No Short Cuts
  • What's It All About?
  • Analysis
  • Examine the Slant
  • Size of Writing
  • The Capital I
  • Ambition
  • Self Confidence
  • Imagination
  • Sex and Age
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 157) 785
Cicardi More about Handwriting
  • Quick Indicators
  • The Signature
  • The Capital "I"
  • The Tell-Tale "T" Bars
  • The Small "I"
  • Three Zones
  • How to Use the Indicators
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 159) 795
Anthony Raven The Tarot Touch A Poker Player's Picnic with Tarot cards
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 160) 797
Karrell Fox The Shifting Sands of the Sahara white sand on tablet used as presentational ploy to read answer from spectator's palm impression
Clever.... Like a Fox 97
Thomas Alan Waters Secrets of a Horoscope Worker
  • The Pitch
  • The Setup
  • The Question Slip
  • The Reading
  • Using the Information
  • Private Readings
  • Telephone Work
  • Financial Rewards
  • Immoral Or...?
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 167) 835
Jack Bridwell Psychometry which hand, blood, object-based reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 168) 838
Burling Hull Complete Mind Reading Acts and Systems for Club, Banquet and Parlor
  • Burling Hull Sealed Message Reading Pyramid
  • "Mind Devination"
  • Puhl's "Sealed Letter Reading Supreme"
  • "The Unique Question Reading Act"
  • The Stylus and Envelope Method
  • The Hull-Poole Try Reading Method
  • The Envelope Package Reading Idea
  • The Book Reading Device
  • Gysels Envelope Pile Method
  • The Burling Hull Sheet Readings
  • "Reado Method" Sealed Readings
  • "The Famous $25.00 Sealed Letter Test"
  • The Burling Hull Improved Letter Test
  • The Fay Readings
  • Burling Hull's Club Stationary - Crystal Gazing Act
The Amazing World of Mentalism 143
Burling Hull Close Work or Clairvoyant Methods
  • Sealed and Burned
  • Hull Box and Ashes Reading
  • Hull Folded Question Reading
  • Clairvoyant Envelope Reading
  • Hull's Dark Seance Reading Method
  • The Dr. Q. Dark Readings
  • Clairvoyant Writing Table Method
  • Clip Board Method
  • The Cardboard Clipboards
  • The Hull-Pool Universal Sealed Reading Act
The Amazing World of Mentalism 159
Burling Hull The Question Answering Act
The Amazing World of Mentalism 169
Lady Valerie What You Should Know About Astrology
  • Don't Fake It
  • The Four Basic Factors
  • The Signs
  • The Planets
  • The Aspects
  • And, Finally
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 173) 865
Nathan Stark Menta Five! graphology reading with five spectators, pseudo psychometry mixed with ESP card divination
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 191) 951
Richard Webster Tarot-Tell! with ten people cards of Major Arcana, selection is divined
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 207) 1032
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part I
  • What It Is
  • Foundation Stone
  • Common Denominators
  • Hit Upon Specific
  • Life Patterns
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 215) 1075
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Techniques and Practice - Part IV
  • Attitudes are Changing
  • The American Family
  • Role of Women
  • More about Women
  • And the Problems of Women
  • But Don't Make Medical Suggestion
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 221) 1105
Karl Fulves Super Psychometry No. 67, marked envelopes with personal envelopes, questions on the outside are answered, with (cold) reading, very detailed
Inspired by Self-Working Mental Magic 114
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Techniques and Practice - Part V
  • Listen to your Unconscious Mind
  • The Silent Scream
  • The Eyes Have It!
  • Look, Too, At the Pupils
  • In Summary
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 223) 1115
Neal Rider The Power methods to appear supper natural or gifted, knowing names of people, finding lost objects etc
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 230) 1149
Orville Wayne Meyer 10 Tips on Warming Up Those Cold Readings
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 245) 1225
Karl Fulves, Bertram Forer The Forer Personality Sketch "Curiosities"
personality profile that applies to anyone
The Chronicles (Issue 26) 1321
Valerie Nielsen, Bascom Jones, Cicardi, Sandy Spillman, Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, Adam Weishaupt, Jack Kent Tillar, Diana Zimmerman Wish I Thought of That
  • The Intimate Touch (Cicardi, idea for palmistry)
  • Signed, Sealed, and Delivered (Spillmamn / Weinstein, business card idea)
  • In a Crystal Darkly (Nielsen, idea for crystal balls)
  • Name Dropping (Weishaupt, idea for Tarot readings)
  • Color Coordination (Tillar, idea for Daub)
  • Big Can be Better (Zimmerman on bigger props)
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 263) 1315
Bascom Jones Your Voice May Be Loudest When You Are Listening on listening to the sitter
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 265) 1326
Bascom Jones Conversational Tricks for the Private Reader
  • The Gift of Gab
  • Don't Reinvent the Wheel
  • Start with These Tips
  • Free Information
  • Disclose Something of Yourself
  • Let Actions Talk, Too
  • Use Your Eyes
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 269) 1345
Sandy Spillman A Lean and Hungry Look
  • Not a New Theory
  • The Physiognomic Instinct
  • Body Typing
  • Endomorph
  • Mesomorph
  • Ectomorph
  • How to Use It
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 271) 1355
Von Hoenir Secrets of a Hotel Psychic
  • Learning by Doing
  • Internationally Known
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • The Matter of Money
  • ...and Protection
  • Men Versus Women
  • How Much Time?
  • Tea Leaves or I-Ching?
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 273) 1365
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given
Related to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 99
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 101
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several people
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 103
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 106
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistry
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 110
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 112
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 113
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique
  • Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
  • Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 131
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Myriam Ruthchild Anatomy of a Psychic
  • Entertainment is not Enough
  • Motivational Psychologist
  • Billet Bang-Bang
  • A Matter of Numbers
  • What about Recorders?
  • Maintaining Personal Balance
  • And on the Business Side of the Ledger
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 281) 1405
Marvyn Roy Five-Star Psychometry five spectator's select a card each, all are divined with a reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 299) 1491
Al Mann The Scryer's Podium crystal ball gazing, answering question with the Wocus Lecgacy Billet
The Wocus Legacy 4
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 265
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 279
Thomas Alan Waters Chromantic with different colored talismans, to find out what question sitter has
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
Unknown Addendum: The Art of Scrying crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
Related to A Simplified Crystal Gazing Speciality 9
Unknown Psychical Research and Scrying crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
A Simplified Crystal Gazing Speciality 10
Stephen Tucker Paperbacks
  • extensive book test, with hundred books
  • humorous idea to get personal information
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 611
Al Mann 'Hot' Readings readings over the phone, how to gain information
Phantom Voices 19
Jack Yates I Yates I Ching / I Ging prediction, with special cards to form the hexagram
Related to Clue and other Mysteries 18
Thomas Alan Waters Reads
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 761
Thomas Alan Waters Stuckup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 762
Thomas Alan Waters Coverup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 764
Thomas Alan Waters Encounter question written down in circle on blank tarot card, answered
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 766
Thomas Alan Waters DemiJohnsson question written down on blank tarot card and put into envelope
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 768
Thomas Alan Waters Layout Concepts
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 773
Thomas Alan Waters DeaLull tarot layout
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 775
Thomas Alan Waters Staboo finding selected tarot card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 784
Thomas Alan Waters Gypsee position of chosen tarot card is predicted
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 785
Karl Fulves Mental Lock envelope and billet system for reading, center tear by openly cutting off corners of envelopes
Rigmarole (Issue 2) 17
Robert Cassidy The Challenge Tarot Reading names of famous people are written down and sealed in envelopes, one is selected and divined with the use of Tarot cards
The Art of Mentalism 2 37
Karl Fulves The Test Before The Trick symbols put in order by spectator, used for reading, no effect
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 79
Larry Becker Al Zymer Graphology graphology and fake graphology routine with Himber wallet
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 4
Ken De Courcy Rings On Their Fingers reading, on which finger people wear rings
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Quentin Reynolds A Clever Party Stunt psychological game à la the Cube, kokology
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 9
Karl Fulves Astrology By Electronics getting information for readings
Underworld (Issue 8) 107
Ray Grismer, Jas Jakutsch What's My Sign
Related to
  • Ray Grismer's "What's Your Sign"
Completely Mental - Vol. 1 16
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham A Performance Piece Prediction routine involving playing cards and I Ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience
Magical Mathematics 133
Michael Murray The Pandora Reading System using Pandora charm bracelets for readings
A Piece Of My Mind 222
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Cold Reading
  • The "Barnum" Effect
  • The Drawing and the Personality Interpretation
  • Cards
  • Face Reading
  • Names, Words, People, Characters
  • Conclusions
7 Mysteries of Mentalism 75
Christoph Borer Hot and Cold on hot and cold reading
Mentale Notizen 225
Christoph Borer Eine mentale Darbietung unter Einsatz von Cold Reading entire act of readings for several people
Mentale Notizen 227
Christoph Borer Esoterische Begleitung esoteric company to add to routines, props and concepts
Mentale Notizen 250
Christoph Borer Anhang Handlesen intro on palmistry, system to read hands
Mentale Notizen 257