86 entries in Paper / Mental Stuff
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Tom Sellers The Psychic Tissues feeling colors behind back
Sellers' Secrets 10
Tom Sellers Oriental Ashes assistant names color of burnt paper ashes, coding
Sellers' Secrets 17
Stuart Robson Horrors!!! binary coded cards, word divined, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen and page 172 for improvement by L. Vosburgh Lyons
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 41
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead
Quick Tricks 18
Theodore Annemann The Impression Moderne wax coating on envelope as impression device
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Theodore Annemann An Original Faked Envelope with a Publicity Angle three compartments, election prediction application
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 72
Theodore Annemann From Beyond the Grave spelling to dead name with blank cards
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 115
Robert Parrish Strange Interlude words from magazine and dead name divined, subtle impression device use
You'd be Surprised 15
Howard Albright Tuned Minds word written on playing card is divined
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Theodore Annemann The Double Ad Test ads selected by spectator, performer divines them
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 181
Bertram Adams The Krazy Kode word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
VariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 200
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Unknown Ashes! spectator selected tissue which is burned, ashes brought to medium who divines color of tissue, code in how ashes are brought over
The Magic Annual for 1937 30
Oscar Weigle Alias Divination several spectators write names on slips which are later correctly assigned, one of the names divined as well
You'd be Surprised 11
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Ashes - Second Method spectator burnes piece of colored paper from several options, performer divines color from ashes
The Magic Annual for 1937 31
James G. Thompson Jr. Who Killed Mr. X? written name is divined with story presentation
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 291
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 313
Hen Fetsch Travel Thought cities on map are thought of and written on paper, divined by medium in the dark, carbon paper
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Henry Christ Fatal Number coincidence with name list and name cards, slate writing
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 334
Stanley Collins Psychic Type several names written on cards, one selected, it appears on previously empty slates
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 644
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 212
Robert A. Nelson Psychic Impressions Q&A
My Best 257
Unknown Rapid Mental Transference divination of anything written and put in envelope, slit in envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 211
Robert Fairthorne The Malkin voodoo effect, two paper dolls are rolled up and pinched with a needle, at the same places
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 521
Al Baker Co-Incidentally performer writes the same name as spectator, centre tear
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 291
David Hoy Dated For Destiny cards with dates, spectator selects one and written on it is their birthday
Variations The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 12
Frederick Pohl Heads I Win wager/puzzle in which performer knows something about the number of circles the spectator secretly draws
Epilogue (Issue 4) 25
Karl Fulves Psychometry + Math pairs of envelopes are distributed, personal items inserted and then performer know which is by whom
Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
David Ray Primary Color cards with colors shown to audience, thought-of color divined
HEX! 61
Alex Redans The Psychic Spectator matching effect, torn paper with numbers
Related to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 8) 38
Robert E. Neale New Age Cards three cards with words on them, thought-of word divined, one of the cards vanishes
Related to Epilogue (Issue 14) 117
Ed Schuman Sightless Sight several business card on table, one turned over by spectator, divined by performer, tactical marking
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 37
Karl Fulves Psychometry and Math pairs of envelopes are distributed, personal items inserted and then performer know which is by whom
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 24
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut, and Fail pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
  • Part One
  • Part Two
  • Part Three
  • Final Notes
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 595
Charles Cameron Demon Doll voodoo doll on cardboard, prediction of name, color and body part
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 88) 437
Stanton Carlisle Colour-Psychology four envelopes, mixture between banknight and coincidence routine
Related to Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
Des Colgan Table Top Motorway imaginary trip in a car, selected end (card) is predicted in a driving licence
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 12) 145
Karl Fulves Clocks and Cards clock time duplication, then drawn card is found by medium
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 414
Jack Avis A Spirit Detection drinks and countries are divined
Inspired byAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 56
George P. Sanderson On Colour Psychology
Related to Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 85
Barrie Richardson Thoughts In Transit spectator draws a figure and a number, both are sealed in envelopes, magician reveals both and the original also travel into an other envelope
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 260
Philip T. Goldstein Desire spectators write destinations on a business card, five write a place where they have been and one a place he desires to go, all cards are correctly attributed and the last, desired place is named without looking at it, see also Larry Becker's "Sneak Thief"
Related toVariations The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
Barrie Richardson From A Mentalist's Notebook ideas on mentalism, Q&A, nail writer
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 265
Philip T. Goldstein Burnt Offerings assistant reads ashes of a burnt business card and reveals a chosen ESP symbol
The Blue Book of Mentalism 7
Frank Garcia The Mindreader's Wild Card cards with different presidents changes into selected name Lincoln
Wildcard Miracles 102
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number
Special Effects 19
Arthur Setterington Animal Magic one of five animal cards is selected and divined, in the end a kettle appears
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 382
Basil Horwitz The Third Eye design is divined
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 445
Philip T. Goldstein Alter-Ego two outs, hiding parts
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 594
Marcello Truzzi A Cut Above strip of paper with symbols is cut, cut position predicted, see page 312 for tip by Nick Varga
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 159
Philip T. Goldstein Data date is predicted
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 848
Philip T. Goldstein Either Aura medium sense aura of an object, which was held over a box
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 959
Philip T. Goldstein Jan-Ken-Pon rock paper scissors cards, winning card and prediction
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 960
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
Al Mann The Fellow Traveler Gimmick index card attached to newspaper with a paper clip, impression device, carbon, see also p. 11
Cero-Mentics 8
Salomon Cohn X-sellent spectator thinks of an item in list, performer marks it with an x
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 625
Thomas Alan Waters Pinance doll drawn on paper is pinched by a needle performer divines where
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 247
Thomas Alan Waters Folderoll method for unfolding a paper, appears as writing was inside the folds
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 669
Gay Ljungberg Murder Game murder story, spectator choose waepon and murderer, prediction written in a book at the end of a detective story
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1288
Bruce Cervon Black & White Attraction four black and four white cardboard pieces, two black and two whites are put in four envelopes, spectator manages to match remaining black and white cards with correct envelopes, two methods
The Black & White Trick 123
Michael DeMarco Give Piece a Chance five envelopes with cut up paper puzzle, four are complete, spectator finds envelope where one piece is missing
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "Shape of Things to Come"
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 4) 9
Anthony Lindan Psychic Pickpocketing
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 12) 2442
Paul Harris The Anything Deck any word (!) appears written on cards
Related toVariations The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 23
Paul Curry, Paul Harris The Break-Room Boredom Buster business cards torn in half, coincidence effect
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 259
Paul Harris The Instant Incomplete I.Q. Test (a revised classic) self working effect with business card (one secret double facer) and an instruction sheet
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 265
Jack Avis Spirit Detection drinks and countries are divined
Also published here Vis à Vis 95
Karl Fulves His & Hers "New Maps", two papers with sixteen squares filled out with names by girl and her boyfriend and cut into loose squares, their own names are in same position
Mutus Nomen 61
Felix Greenfield Colorific matching effect with color cards, from early 60s
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 10) 309
David Regal Thoughtful Words mindreading of a word on a card
Variations Constant Fooling 2 108
David Regal Not This! prediction of geometrical shape
Constant Fooling 2 65
Al Baker Developing Messages before the Audience secretly reading extruded messages, powder in pen
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 708
David Ben Spirit Writing named word appears on cigarette paper
Tricks 27
David Ben Abstract Thought performer paints magic square for a thought-of age.
Tricks 117
Al Baker Mindreading Trick carbon paper notebook
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 562
Al Baker Tea Table Telepathy spectator thinks of name, it is printed on the back of fortune telling cards, one letter on each
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 582
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut and Fail Pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
Also published here This Is Not a Book 188
Michael Feldman Sticky Prediction four-out prediction principle
Inspired by The Opposite of People 52
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
Plot Twists 44
Tom Stone, Robert E. Neale Sole Survivor in 3-D non-card presentational idea for Robert Neale's "Sole Survivor" (Magic & Meaning)
Maelstrom 35
Tom Stone Tripodal by Sundown - Mental Pursuit spectators select questions, performer divines answers, quiz show presentation, de bruijn/gray code
Maelstrom 237
Christoph Borer Ads of this World out of this world with advertising brochures, one have a cross the other a check mark
Related to Endlose Möglichkeiten 4
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Illogical Bet five rolled up papers, on four is written 'lose' on one 'win'
Also published here Lecture Notes 2014 26
Dr. Stanley Jaks Coded Telegram word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
Also published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 123
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Switching Notepad
Lecture Notes 2014 24
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Switching Notepad
7 Mysteries of Mentalism 52
Christoph Borer Die Reiseprospekte out of this world with travel brochures, one have a cross the other a check mark
Related to 21 30