209 entries in Mental Magic / Theory and General Comments
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on claims of mind readers, disclaimer
Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 128
George B. Anderson Mental Card Magic on cards in mentalism
1949 It Must Be Mindreading 41
Ormond McGill Our Psychic Powers overview of mentalism genres
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 6
Ormond McGill The Presentation of Miracle thirteen rules
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 6 18
Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel An Interview with Fogel on Mentalism
Related to 1959 Book Tests 222
Tony Corinda Mediumistic Patter
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 276
Tony Corinda Establishing "Atmosphere" in the Seance Room
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 277
Tony Corinda The Stage Medium
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 278
Tony Corinda Introduction to Mentalism with Cards general remarks and theory
1959 Card Tricks 307
Tony Corinda Introduction general comments and theory for Q&A
1959 Question and Answer (Readings) 339
Tony Corinda Answering Questions Known questions of general and specific interest
1959 Question and Answer (Readings) 350
Tony Corinda Answering Questions From Platform private reader vs. stage reader, how to answer questions with a public, funny answers
1959 Question and Answer (Readings) 351
Tony Corinda Part Two: Dealing with Questions Unknown
1959 Question and Answer (Readings) 356
Robert A. Nelson On the Presentation of Mentalism brief
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Robert A. Nelson On Zodiac Readings
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 27
Robert A. Nelson The Serious Business of Mentalism general remarks on performing mentalism
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 2
Robert A. Nelson Factors to Recognize
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 8
Sydney Bergson Further Thoughts on Mentalism
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 9
Robert A. Nelson The Build-Up how to name yourself
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 12
Robert A. Nelson Your Program
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 17
Robert A. Nelson Programming
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 19
Robert A. Nelson Presentation
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 26
Robert A. Nelson Comedy Relief comedy answers for Q&A questions
1959 Mentalism & Its Presentation 31
Arthur Hastings The Study of ESP general comments
  • Clairvoyance
  • Telepathy
  • Precognition
1960 ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 3
David Hoy Background and Bold Approach of Dr. Faust on the Bold Approach to mentalism
1963 The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 5
Gene Nielsen 89c Fooler leaving price tags on gaffed objects, convincer
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 50) 250
Robert Schwarz Ten Psychological Subtleties for Mentalists
  • Audience Rapport
  • Proximity is Important
  • Involve Audience Early
  • Don't be too Perfect
  • "Is that Close Enough?"
  • Safely Miss these Numbers
  • Fail to get the Zero
  • Correct an Error Obviously
  • Try a 'Mental Conversation'
  • Or a Compliment
  • You can Miss Cards, Also!
  • And Capitalize on the Unexpected
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 55) 275
Guy Thompson Put the Mental into Mentalism on performing mentalism
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 61) 305
William Larsen Palmistry and the Multi-Purpose Reading - Part 1
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 63) 315
William Larsen Palmistry and the Multi-Purpose Reading - Part 2
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 65) 325
Edward G. Brown A Brief Analysis of the Principles of Mental Magic lecture from 1942, thorough categorization of various principles of mental magic
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 140
Edward G. Brown Forcing lecture from 1945
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 173
Juan Tamariz La Magia Mental on hypnotism, mentalism, suggestion, parapsychology
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 111
Sydney Bergson Mentalism Cannot be Done in Pantomime on the performance of mentalism
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 71) 355
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 1
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 75) 375
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 2
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 77) 385
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 3
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 79) 395
Gerald Fulton The Un-Program on performing mentalism, structuring an act
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 81) 405
Thomas Alan Waters Mentalism - The Approach is Personal
  • The Approach to Mentalism Varies
  • Why Hire You?
  • Be Sure you Know More than the Audience
  • What About the Miracle Man?
  • Ancient Wisdom
  • An Adult form of Entertainment
  • Don't Worry About being Scoffed At
  • Justify Your Own Approach
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 89) 445
Thomas Alan Waters Some Notes on the Use of Billets - Part 1
  • Hidden I See
  • The Unnatural Fold
  • The Switch
  • Materials
  • Accessories
  • Using the Notebook
  • The Untorn Center
  • Area of Writing
  • The Fold
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 93) 465
Thomas Alan Waters Some Notes on the Use of Billets - Part 2
  • The Tear
  • The Third Finger Provides the Pressure
  • Close-Up Routine No. One
  • 'Transmitter and Receiver'
  • Close-Up Routine No. Two
  • Addenda
  • For Office Workers
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 95) 475
Ray Waters Some Notes on the Use of Billets - Part 3
  • Forget the Mechanics
  • The Rectangular Fold
  • "Great Minds Think Alike"
  • Only One Move
  • Clean Up
  • "Wired Thought"
  • And More
  • Final Notes
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 97) 485
Chandler Mason Mason on Mentalism
  • You Must Suspend Disbelief
  • Make no Supernatural Claims
  • Don't be Offensive
  • Be Humorous Only If you Can
  • Treat Spectators with Respect
  • The Framework Approach
  • Some Do's to Remember
  • And Some Don'ts
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 101) 505
Raymond Hafler Mentalism Can Be Entertaining on mentalism
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 113) 565
David Douglas ESP - What It's All About! on Mentalism phenomenas
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 117) 585
B.C. Milnov A Mental Frame of Mind on performing mentalism
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 133) 665
Bascom Jones Magic Versus Mentalism
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 139) 695
Tony Shiels You Can be a Super-Psychic on becoming the next Uri Geller, performance of mentalism
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 143) 715
Stephen Minch Some Preliminary Remarks and Opinions of the Performing of Psychokinetic Effects in Particular and Mentalism in General also on disclaimers
1975 Mind & Matter 9
Philip T. Goldstein Introduction on the basic effects and actions of mentalism
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 2
Al Mann A Tractate on Fabulous Card Effects for the Mentalist
  • The Pros and Cons
  • Do's and Don'ts
1976 The Third Ecstasy 1
Anthony Raven On the Presentation of Magick
  • The Dictionary
  • A Need for Magick
  • Things that Go Bump in the Night
  • Good Theater
  • How to Go about It
  • Mood and Atmosphere
  • Your Props Should Look the Part
  • Know More than Your Audience
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 145) 725
Anthony Raven On the Presentation of Mentalism
  • Create an Image
  • Not Supernatural
  • Audience Impact
  • What to Do
  • What Types of Effects
  • The Method Behind the Effect
  • Memorize your Patter
  • Master your Audience
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 147) 735
Sandy Spillman There are no Silent Mental Acts on speaking abilities
  • Powerful Tool
  • Vocal Signature
  • Let Your Voice Relax
  • Voice Quality
  • Work at It
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Some Quick Tips
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 163) 815
Sandy Spillman Mentalism - For Fun or Profit
  • Words are Important
  • Setting the Stage
  • The Action
  • Do Your Homework
  • And More Homework
  • It's the Way You Say It
  • And It Pays Off
  • But Entertain
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 169) 845
Philip T. Goldstein Introduction on the presentation of mentalism
1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 2
Al Mann A Pause on moves and magnets in mentalism
1977 Psycho-Mentisis 2
Jack Kent Tillar Music for Mentalists
  • "Music that Charms"
  • What Does it Cost?
  • Where Do You Start?
  • What Type of Music?
  • Put the Music on Tape
  • Rules to Remember
  • Use Your Imagination
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 175) 875
Thomas Alan Waters Fortunetelling is Serious Business
  • A Serious Business
  • There are Exceptions
  • A Word About 'Gag' Fortunetelling
  • An Example
  • A Sense of Responsibility
  • Reader and Subject
  • Not Show Business
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 183) 915
Bascom Jones Anatomy of a Mentalists
  • Portray the Role that Fits You Comfortably
  • Students of Psychology
  • Simplicity
  • Disclaimer...Yes or No?
  • Your Alter Ego
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 185) 925
Barrie Richardson Banquet Mentalism - The Ready-Made Audience
  • Domino Principle
  • 'Guest of Honor'
  • Social Hour
  • Tips on Working
  • Movement Excites Audience
  • Schedule a Break
  • Chairmen are Nervous, Too
  • Presentation Style
  • After the Performance
  • Letters are Important
Related to 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 193) 965
Robert Cassidy And in Conclusion on being real vs. admitting to use trickery, disclaimer
1977 Pseudo-Mentally Yours 30
Harry Lorayne Mental Effects
1977 The Magic Book 223
Karl Fulves 7 - Mental Magic
1977 The Magic Book 121
Karl Fulves How to Spot Fraudulent Psychics
1977 The Magic Book 125
Fredric Kolb All-Purpose 'Back-Up' Routine
  • The Back-Up Act
  • No Need for a Table
  • Use a Microphone
  • The Introduction
  • The Routine
  • The Tossed-Out Deck
  • Number Projection
  • Pseudo Psychometry
  • Magazine or Book Test
  • Dollar-Bill Reading
  • And the Closing Effect
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 197) 985
Maurice Fogel Reflections of a Professional Mentalist
  • Advice for the Beginner
  • The Importance of Presentation
  • The Disclaimer
  • Judge and Jury
  • What about the Future?
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 213) 1065
Dorfay Not Merely Mental
  • Jack of All Trades
  • Focus on You
  • On Selecting a Style
  • Lighting and Music
  • Interdependence of Audience
  • Eye Contact
  • Be Receptive
  • Use your Voice
  • Cold Audience Start Slower
  • Play Your Spectators
  • And, Finally, Play your Audience
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 229) 1145
George B. Anderson Anderson on Mentalism
  • "You Must Entertain"
  • Someone Will Know the Gimmick
  • If the Impulses Apply
  • We're More Alike than Different
  • A Stock Final Reading
  • Keep Your Test Few and Simple
  • A Blockbuster Finish
  • Concerning Style
  • Questions Can Be Entertaining too
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 239) 1194
Orville Wayne Meyer Mentalism "My Way"
  • Develop Your Own Style
  • Do Your Homework
  • Don't Let the Pace Drag
  • Magic Apparatus Doesn't Belong
  • Stay in Spotlight
  • Be Conservative in Your Claims
  • Surprise Adds Drama to an Effect
  • You Can't Sustain Unbroken Suspense
  • Only Magicians Are Perfect
  • Break the Rules... Knowingly
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 247) 1235
Sandy Kross Television: Think Big, Start Small
  • Think Big, Start Small
  • In the Beginning
  • Talk-Show Format
  • Types of Effects that Work Best
  • A Booktest is a Booktest is a...
  • Handle Viewers with Care
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 251) 1255
David Hoy ESP, According to Hoy
  • What Is ESP?
  • Buzz Words Won't Work
  • A Basic Understanding of ESP
  • The Universal Question
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 257) 1285
Rick Johnsson Belief is the Essence of Deception
  • Causes of Disbelief
  • Simple Solution
  • The Reality Warp
  • A Necessity in Mentalism
  • Effort Versus Results
  • Its not Easy
  • Discipline Sets You Free
  • But Take Care
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 259) 1295
Hugh Riley In the Beginning there was Man historical notes / assumptions on mentalism
  • Past Tense, Future Perfect
  • Impression Methods
  • The Data Bank
  • Girolamo Scotto
  • Second-Sight Acts
  • One-Man Mentalism
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 261) 1305
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 89
Thomas Alan Waters Psychometry on psychometry and presenting mentalism
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 117
Thomas Alan Waters Presentation essay on presentation for psychometry
  • Selling the Psychometry Effect
  • Performance Situations - Good and Bad
  • How Many Items?
  • Single Object Readings
  • Concealed Items (Unknown Objects, Known Objects)
  • Blindfolds
  • Locating the Participants
  • The Psychometry Act
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 121
Thomas Alan Waters Scrypt on Billet Technique and Maurice Fogel
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 153
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
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 281) 1405
George B. Anderson Authentic Mentalism
  • Without Gimmicks
  • Your 'Hits' Will Amaze Even You
  • Attempt the Impossible
  • Think of a Card
  • Other Effects
  • Play Your Hunches
  • You're not Perfect
  • Handling Questions
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 289) 1445
Myriam Ruthchild Anatomy of A Compute Psychic - Part I
  • Applications for the Psychic
  • Hoy Outdone
  • But Every Coin Has Two Sides
  • Computer Courses
  • Available Programs
  • Don't Take Shortcuts
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 295) 1475
Myriam Ruthchild Anatomy of A Compute Psychic - Part II
  • Can You Afford One?
  • Selecting the Right Type
  • Presentation is Vital
  • Categorical Answers
  • Mail-Order Mentalism
  • Targeted Mailings for Bookings
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 297) 1485
Thomas Alan Waters Deckalogue on playing cards in mentalism
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 195
Thomas Alan Waters Grymwyr on bizarre magick
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 238
Thomas Alan Waters Octasm on mentalism
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 292
Al Mann Lecture Dunninger's entrance speech and disclaimer
1983 Dunninger's Act 2
Alessandro de Luca, Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Zauberkünstler und Mentalmagie thoughts on mentalism, distinction to magic
1983 Ueber das Wesen der Mentalmagie 4
Alessandro de Luca, Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Einige der wichtigsten Regeln der Mentalmagie (Some important rules in mentalism)
1983 Ueber das Wesen der Mentalmagie 8
Alessandro de Luca, Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Zum Thema "Uebersinnliche Fähigkeiten" on paranormal skills, being "real"
1983 Ueber das Wesen der Mentalmagie 12
Alessandro de Luca, Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Tips und Anregungen on performing close-up mentalism, impromptu
1983 Ueber das Wesen der Mentalmagie 14
Thomas Alan Waters Cardiact on cards and mentalism
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 523
Thomas Alan Waters Spyryt on being real, and audience perception and believe
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 567
Thomas Alan Waters Thynk on presenting mentalism
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 591
Stephen Minch Coda - On the Problems of the Negative Outcome in Mentalism essay on accepted positive results over rejected negative ones
1984 Mind Melds 35
Jon Racherbaumer On Mentalism
1984 At The Table 52
Robert Cassidy The Presentation of Mentalism thoughts on mentalism, 8 rules on performing
1984 The Art of Mentalism 9
Robert Cassidy Handling the Audience
  • Before the Show
  • During the Show
1984 The Art of Mentalism 15
Robert Cassidy Playing Cards in Mentalism
1984 The Art of Mentalism 41
Robert Cassidy Ethics in Mentalism
1984 The Art of Mentalism 91
Danny Korem Mind Meddlers - Love is a Trick essay on claimed psychic powers of James Hydrick
1985 Korem without Limits 133
Thomas Alan Waters Myxtyr on the perception of being real as a mentalist
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 637
Thomas Alan Waters Fynys on wanting success and believability
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 719
Christoph Borer Risiko - einige Gedanken on using risk/hazard as a method
1991 Risque 7
Diabelli Mentale Unterhaltung - Was ist das? on performing mentalism
1991 Allerlei Experi-Mentales 5
Diabelli Programmgestaltung - Präsentation on the structure of a mentalism act and presentation
1991 Allerlei Experi-Mentales 7
Diabelli Der Zuschauer hat immer recht! essay "the spectator is always right"
1991 Allerlei Experi-Mentales 9
Al Mann Challenges on challenges during a mentalism performance, Himber vs. Dunninger
1994 Challenges 1
John Riggs On the Presentation of Mentalism
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 55
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Liebe Zauberkolleginnen, Liebe Zauberkollegen on the performance of mentalism
1995 Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 3
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Intermezzo on mentalism
1995 Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 22
Robert Cassidy An Overview of the Act thoughts on structuring a mentalism show, Theory of Major and Minor Effects
  • The Logic of the Program
1995 The Art of Mentalism 2 2
Robert Cassidy Magician's Guilt, its Causes and Cure (Including the Real Secrets of Mentalism)
1995 The Art of Mentalism 2 43
Basil Horwitz Foreword on mentalism, disclaimer, mixing magic and cards with mentalism
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 7
Terry Seabrooke Terry Goes Mental
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 11
Jas Jakutsch "Pumping" & Progressive Anagrams
1999 Completely Mental — Vol. 1 14
Jas Jakutsch Intuitive Extrapolations on the QB Test
1999 Completely Mental — Vol. 2 28
Barrie Richardson Chapter VI: Intimate Mentalism chapter intro
1999 Theater of the Mind 171
Chuck Hickok Entertainment and Mentalism for Corporate Audiences
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 11
Chuck Hickok Eight Guidelines for Performing Mentalism to Corporate Audiences Guideline One: A Unifying Theme
Guideline Two: Believability
Guideline Three: Exclusivity
Guideline Four: Increasing Impossibility
Guideline Five: Multiple Moments of Amazement
Guideline Six: Innocent or Natural Props
Guideline Seven: Maximum Impact
Guideline Eight: A Likeable Persona
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 21
Chuck Hickok Three Kinds of Pre-Show Work on pre-show and preparations before a gig
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 45
Chuck Hickok My Disclaimer
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 135
Luke Jermay First Thing First enhancing a prior effect by a verbal suggestion
2003 Building Blocks 17
Luke Jermay The Power of Silence silence to enhance suggestions
Related to
  • Luke Jermay's "A Twisted Palm" in "7 Deceptions"
2003 Building Blocks 24
Luke Jermay, Steve "Banachek" Shaw The 'Old Witchdoctor' suggestion of cause and effect, silent script
2003 Building Blocks 28
Luke Jermay The Building Block Technique magic routines enhanced with suggestions
2003 Building Blocks 43
Kenton Knepper What Are You Suggesting by Using Suggesting?
2003 Building Blocks 45
Luke Jermay Mixing Magic and Mentalism
2003 Building Blocks 52
Luke Jermay Methodology - A Brief Look at Modern Bizarre Magick
2003 Building Blocks 56
Luke Jermay Zeroing In finding a suggestible person
2003 Building Blocks 159
Luke Jermay The Psychic vs. The Psychological Performance on pretending to have real powers, disclaimers
2004 The Coral Fang 14
Luke Jermay Pre Show Sripting
2004 The Coral Fang 24
Chuck Hickok Guidelines for Using Forces as a Mentalist six guidelines
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 11
Chuck Hickok Essay #1: My Approach to Mentalism
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 57
Chuck Hickok Essay #2: A Clever Out
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 60
Chuck Hickok Essay #3: Believability and Mentalism
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 62
Chuck Hickok Essay #4: Creating Entertaining Mentalism Demonstrations
Related to 2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 65
Chuck Hickok Essay #5: Thoughts on Multiple Moments of Amazement
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 69
Chuck Hickok Essay #6: I Don't Do Book Tests on the structure of book tests
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 72
Chuck Hickok Essay #7: Should Mentalists Present Prediction Routines?
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 77
Chuck Hickok Essay #8: Exposure and Success as a Mentalist
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 81
Chuck Hickok Essay #9: The Visual Aspect of Mentalism
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 84
Chuck Hickok Essay #10: The Verbal Aspect of Mentalism
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 88
Chuck Hickok Essay #12: Performing Mentalism is a Risky Business! on audience management
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 97
Chuck Hickok Essay #13: Creating Suspense
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 103
Chuck Hickok Essay #14: What Does It Take To Be a More Successful Mentalist?
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 107
Chuck Hickok Appendix
  • Questions for the Serious Mentalist
  • My Overall Approach to Mentalism
  • My Development
  • The Structure of My Act
  • Presentational Excellence
  • Visual Aids
  • Helpers from the Audience
  • Performing a Routine that Uses a Force
  • Resources Mentioned in This Book
  • Tools for the Serious Mentalist
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 173
Christoph Borer Die schwarze Kunst
2006 Compilation 130
Christoph Borer Mentalmagische Gedankensplitter on mentalism
  • Grundeffekte in der Mentalmagie sin
-Direkter, aber nicht zu direkter Ablauf
  • Klare, meistens einteilige Effekte
  • Symbole vorsichtig einsetzen
  • Die innere Überzeugtheit macht die Echtheit aus
  • Bedeutung, eigene Klarheit
  • Wagnisse
  • Esoterik versus Mental
Also published here
  • Mentalmagische Gedankensplitter in "Magische Welt" 2/2003
2006 Compilation 153
Hector Chadwick Playing Cards in Mentalism A short dissertation on the justification of their use.
2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 81
Hector Chadwick The Trouble With Equivoque: Thoughts on the nature of magician's choice
2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 117
Hector Chadwick An Equivocal Miscellany Further miscellaneous thoughts and techniques relating to the practice of equivoque
2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 143
Hector Chadwick "Commit Yourself" A brief thesis on the justification of thought documentation
2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 171
Luke Jermay The New Mind
  • The New Mind
"What does a Mentalist Use as Contraception? His Personality ..."
Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 21
Luke Jermay Giant Shoulders
  • The New Mind
five folded business cards on the table, one chosen, it contains the only true statement ("Luke Jermay is wearing a clown nose"
Inspired by
  • Rick Maue routine
Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 108
Stephen Minch A Vivisection of the Bizarre "Appendix I"
history of bizarre magick
2009 The Book of Forgotten Secrets 149
Christoph Borer 1. Einleitende Gedanken
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 1
Christoph Borer 3. Welche Effekte sind damit möglich?
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 1
Christoph Borer Warum sollte ich diese Force einsetzen?
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 1
Christoph Borer 5. Was für Prinzipien können angewendet werden? 1. Richtige Zuschauerwahl
2. Innere Überzeugung
3. Timing
4. Verbal
5. Blick
6. Weitere Sinne
7. Das dritte Auge
8. Körpersprache
9. Gefühl der Stimmigkeit
10. Massenkonformität
11. Aus dem vorhandenen (eingeschränkten) Wissen schöpfen
12. Zufall und Risiko
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 2
Christoph Borer 6. Wichtige Sätze zum Gelingen einer psychologischen Force
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 7
Christoph Borer 7. Verstärkung der Methode und der Prinzipien 7.1 Aufteilen in A und B Wahlgänge
7.2 Betonung vor und nach der Wahl verändern
7.3 Ein klares, einfaches Out haben
7.4 Mehrere Versuche zulassen
7.5 Durch die eine Handlung wird die andere stark beeinflusst
7.6 Durch Zusatzinformation mehrere Chancen erhalten
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 7
Christoph Borer 8. Verknüpfung mit anderen Techniken 8.1 Fingerfertigkeit
8.2 Mit One ahead
8.3 Mit Elektronik / Funktechnik
8.4 Mit Trickkarten
8.5 Heimliches Wissen
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 9
Christoph Borer 9. Wie lerne ich die psychologische Force?
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 10
Román García Una Visión del Mentalismo essay on mentalism
  • Caracteristicas esenciales de la magia
  • Magia realista y magia ficcional
  • Mentalismo ficcional
  • Las demostraciones
  • La credibilidad de las demostraciones ficticias
  • La importancia de la ambigüedad
  • La frontera borrosa
  • La convivencia del mentalismo ficcional con las demostraciones ficticias
  • La ética del mentalismo como demonstración ficticia
2010 Nanomagias 91
Hector Chadwick Problem: Announcing Intentions Alternative:

  • Don't say it
  • Write your prediction, then give the instructions
  • Think
2014 Vok Voak Vokay 6
Hector Chadwick Problem: Incomplete Sentences Alternative:

  • "Give one to me"
  • "Give two of them to me"
2014 Vok Voak Vokay 8
Hector Chadwick Problem: Interpreting The Outcome
2014 Vok Voak Vokay 10
Hector Chadwick Problem: Lack of Purpose
2014 Vok Voak Vokay 11
Hector Chadwick The "No Questions" Rule Setting the rule so that audience does not ask too many questions during equivoque
2014 Vok Voak Vokay 12
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Mentalism As a Real Experience
Also published here 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 6
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Reading Minds
Also published here 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 7
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Generating Meaning
Also published here 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 8
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia How to Structure a Mentalism Show Pascal de Clermont's "The pyramid of credibility" and general remarks on structure
Related to 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 9
Michael Murray Making Mentalism Memorable on people taking photographs to make the moments more memorable
2014 A Piece Of My Mind 96
Michael Murray On the Level on getting a feeling what people believe in the beginning of the show
2014 A Piece Of My Mind 100
Michael Murray What Does a Mentalist Do? verbal introduction to increase cooperation
2014 A Piece Of My Mind 110
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Mentalism As a Real Experience extended
Also published here 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 13
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Can Minds Be Read? extended
Also published here 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 15
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia How to Structure a Mentalism Show extended article
Related to 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 17
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Ideas
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 97
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia The Mystery of the Red Envelope prediction in red envelope, about how to build up suspense and using a prediction as a cyclic element
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 106
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia, Juan Esteban Varela The Interactive Experience mentalism with the entire audience and using social media, group pendulum routine
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 110
Hector Chadwick Words, Words, Words on visual appeal of mentalism performances
2016 Miscellanea 29
Hector Chadwick Dat Claim Or Dis Claim? on disclaimers in mentalism
2016 Miscellanea 42
Christoph Borer Das kleine Schwarze (Mentalmagie)
2016 21 109
Andy (The Jerx) The Revealing Thing Importance of thinking about how to reveal a thought-of word, describes a simple peek for a billet
2016 The Jerx 79
Andy (The Jerx) Third-wave Equivoque Third-wave equivoque is based on the richness of language rather than the ambiguity of action.
2016 The Jerx 123
Andy (The Jerx) Dewey Defeats Truman Solutions to common issues magicians have with headline predictions

Issue 1: Too bold a power to claim
Issue 2: What if there's a tragedy that day?
2016 The Jerx 165
Luke Jermay, Joseph Barry Luke Jermay on creativity, NLP, card magic vs. mentalism, boredom, ethics & disclaimers
2017 Operandi (Issue 2) 22
Christoph Borer Ein paar einleitende Gedanken
  • Zu den Kunststücken (about the tricks)
  • Was ist Mentalmagie? (What is mental magic?)
  • Welche Effekte gehören zur Mentalmagie? (Which effects belong to the category of mental magic?)
  • Ethik und Moral (ethics and morals)
2018 Mentale Notizen 16
Christoph Borer Aspekte der psychologischen Force - 1. Einleitende Gedanken
Also published here 2018 Mentale Notizen 30
Christoph Borer 2. Was ist eine psychologische Force?
Related to 2018 Mentale Notizen 30
Christoph Borer 3. Welche Effekte sind damit möglich?
Also published here 2018 Mentale Notizen 30
Christoph Borer 4. Warum sollte ich diese Force einsetzen?
Also published here 2018 Mentale Notizen 31
Christoph Borer 5. Was für Prinzipien können angewendet werden? 5.1. Richtige Zuschauerwahl
5.2. Innere Überzeugung
5.3. Timing
5.4. Verbal
5.5. Blick
5.6. Weitere Sinne
5.7. Das dritte Auge
5.8. Körpersprache
5.9. Gefühl der Stimmigkeit
5.10. Massenkonformität
5.11. Aus dem eingeschränkten Wissen schöpfen
5.12. Zufall und Risiko
Also published here 2018 Mentale Notizen 31
Christoph Borer Was ist eine Vorhersage? 1. Die Vorhersage (prediction)
2. Die offene Vorhersage (open prediction)
3. Die Nachhersage ("postdiction")
4. Die unscharfe Vorhersage ( diffuse prediction)
5. Die unklare Vorhersage (unclear prediction)
2018 Mentale Notizen 86
Christoph Borer Grundsätzliches general thoughts on predictions
2018 Mentale Notizen 89
Christoph Borer Chancen und Gefahren einer Vorhersage opportunities and risks of predictions
2018 Mentale Notizen 90
Christoph Borer Techniken
  • Zufall (coincidence)
  • Force
  • Freie Wahl, verändern des gewählten Gegenstandes (free choice, changing object)
  • Vorhersage mit multiplen Outs (predictions with multiple outs)
  • Vorhersagen austauschen, verändern, anpassen (switching, changing oder adjusting predictions)
2018 Mentale Notizen 91
Christoph Borer Interessante Fragen
  • Wie wichtig ist die Anzahl der Wahlmöglichkeiten?
  • Wie wichtig ist die Dauer zwischen Zeigen der Vorhersage und der Wahl?
  • Wie wichtig ist die Darstellung der Vorhersage?
2018 Mentale Notizen 94
Christoph Borer Vorführen mit esoterischen Hilfsmitteln on the use of esoteric props, rune stones, tarot cards etc.
2018 Mentale Notizen 234
Christoph Borer Esoterische Begleitung esoteric company to add to routines, props and concepts
2018 Mentale Notizen 250
Christoph Borer Warum führe ich mental vor? why do I perform mentalism
2018 Mentale Notizen 298
Christoph Borer Mental mit Spielkarten??? Klar doch! on mentalism with playing cards
2018 Mentale Notizen 302
Christoph Borer Darf ein Mentalist lustig sein? on mentalism and humor
2018 Mentale Notizen 303
Christoph Borer Dürfen Zauberei und Mentalmagie gemischt werden? on mixing mentalism and magic
2018 Mentale Notizen 304
Christoph Borer Was macht einen Mentalisten aus? what defines a mentalist
2018 Mentale Notizen 305
Christoph Borer Digitale Mentalmagie on digital mentalism and techniques
2018 Mentale Notizen 307
Christoph Borer Grundeffekte und deren Bedingungen terms and conditions of the basic effects in mentalism
2018 Mentale Notizen 308