73 entries in Cards / Principles / Stooge
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered card
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Unknown How to tell what card anie man thinketh, how to conveie the same into a kernell of a nut or cheristone, &c: and the same againe into ones pocket: how to make one drawe the same or anie card you list, and all under one devise card thought of is predicted on piece of paper in nut or button on spectator's coat, stooge, another person selects this card from deck, in optional repeat a nut with ink is cracked by some sucker
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Unknown Faire qu'une carte choisie par un premier spectateur, et mêlée dans le jeu par un second, se trouve la première qu'un troisième spectateur choisira librement; la métamorphoser en une autre carte au gré d'un quatrième, & la faire reparaître un instant card turns several times into the cards that other select or name
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 175
Unknown Der Kunstschütze Eine Kartensoirée No. 3
card held by spectator is shot at, a hole appears in its middle
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 22
Francis King Die Karte im Glase card thought of and card chosen and lost, they are the same, it travels into a handkerchief-covered glass
Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 21
A. J. Hellsehen mit Karten medium knows order of cards after "spectator' shuffles, stooge, medium in dark bag with flash light
Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 188
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Curious Card Reading card fairly chosen and lost while performer has his back to spectator, it is found, repeat and card is simply named by performer, confederate in audience codes card
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 2
Robert Parrish Selective Card In Pocket selection travels into a pocket selected by spectator, variation with spectator's pocket instead
1937 You'd be Surprised 35
Martin Gardner Synthetic Seconds two selections travel together, presented as second deal demonstration, stooge
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Unknown The "Plant" Switch stooge goes in corner to select a card which is divined by performer
1943 25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
Unknown Card in Wallet
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 110) 444
Ronald B. Edwards Side by Side two spectator's cards are found next to each other
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 466
Unknown Big Skull pack placed in spectator's mouth, who is then tapped on the head. All cards, except selection fall out
Also published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 221) 885
Dr. Ben B. Braude Balloon Buster card in on of selected balloon, for magicians, three stooges (!)
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 897
Don Tanner The Invisible Card in the Cigarette thought-of card to cigarette
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 296) 1184
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mentalist's Pencil performer leaves the room and three cards are selected and hidden, all cards are divined
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 20
Edward Marlo Double Thought - Single Deck two cards thought of found, one ahead
  • Stooge Version
  • The Exchange Version
  • The Key Card Version
  • Memory Version
Related to 1959 Marlo Meets His Match 12
Karl Fulves Covenant Ace, Two and Three are shuffled and distributed amongst three spectators, performer divines who has which card
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 23
J. W. Sarles Tow Minds spectator divines card by gazing into crystal
Winter 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 135
Dick Koester, Allan Ackerman Smyth Myth Retold cards are shuffled face up into face down, pairs put on the table, when one spectator sees his card he says stop, the other card face down is the second selection
1970 Magic Mafia Effects 33
Paul LePaul Baffling-Impossibility memorized deck and stooge
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 48
Edward G. Brown A Card Named by an Assistant to force a card
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 191
Ronnie Gann Mind Blow two cards are divined, difficult conditions
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 166) 827
John Cornelius No Sleight Card Location two spectators each select a card with magician's back turned, they call out any cards and performer stops them at their selection
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 16
Terry Nosek Tuning In... during radio interview, host selects a card and calls a person who divines card, hole in business card to select number
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 216) 1079
Karl Fulves Leverage two cards divined, confederate needed that can clock
Related to 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 43
Karl Fulves Covenant No. 61, Ace, Two and Three are shuffled and distributed amongst three spectators, performer divines who has which card
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 103
Ken De Courcy Be Insured insurance policy gag for "spelling to any card" routine
1980 Super Spell 7
Ken De Courcy Bad Memories spectator should card to neighbour, application in which that is a stooge
1980 Cards in Cabaret 42
Unknown Skullocation Life pack placed in spectator's mouth, who is then tapped on the head. All cards, except selection fall out
Also published here June 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2) 74
Thomas Alan Waters Imposition assistant does not have to know the stack
Inspired by
  • Spaulding's "Audience Rapport" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 22, No. 7. P.21.
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 209
Bob Haines Any Card - Any Wallet selection ends up in spectator's wallet
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 20
Edward Marlo On The Berglas Effect stooge
Also published here
  • MUM, June 1978
1984 At The Table 67
Dai Vernon, Frederick Braue Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position, also with stooge that names card (1942)
Inspired byRelated to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
Karl Fulves Session - 2 on using confederates
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 30
Simon Aronson Any Card, Then Any Number with repeat, two methods
1990 The Aronson Approach 93
Gary Kurtz Two Heads Are Better Than One a friend locates a card, stooged with some simple instructions
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 21
Sid Fleischman Card Gossip person thinks of a card and whispers it to someone, who whispers it to another one but can lie, and so on, final card predicted in Brainnwave deck or other
  • The Silent Partner Option
  • The Index Option
  • Thumb Writing
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 145
Scott Robinson Chance by Choice four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 89
Karl Fulves The Nine-Cent Card Trick No. 63, nine cards in square and nine pennies laid out, one chosen, card and date on coin on it divined, using a confederate
1995 Easy Magic 89
Edward Marlo Anyone - Anywhere three phases, memorized deck, stooge
1996 Al Cardpone 24
Karl Fulves The Value of X spectator stops at another spectator's selection during deal
1996 Blocking Off 89
Karl Fulves Silent Partner with stooge, but not the dealing spectator
1996 13 Prophets 21
Karl Fulves Benefactor with two cards that turn out to be mates, Riffle Shuffle Control
1996 13 Prophets 25
Karl Fulves Voice Print freely chosen card, deck in glass, message appears on slate to locate card
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Karl Fulves Notes Gemini Twins with a stooge, Face-Up Gemini in which the backs match instead of faces
Inspired by 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 3) 38
Simon Lovell Card In Bottle handkerchief put over deck, bottle appears underneath with signed selection in it
1997 Simon Says! 79
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note two cards chosen and hidden somewhere, performer divines hiding place and identity of one card, the other is heard on answering machine when a phone number is called
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 110
Ellis Stanyon To Tell Which Card of Fifty-two Is Touched in Your Absence No. 2, coding by assistant
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 112
Ellis Stanyon Alternate Method for No. 2 No. 3, verbal code
  • Variation
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 112
Ellis Stanyon Another Alternate Method for No. 2 No. 4, confederate names a card which codes the actual card
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 113
Ellis Stanyon To Conjure a Card Under a Flowerpot No. 5
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 113
Ellis Stanyon To Conjure a Card into Your Pocket No. 6, stooge names the card
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 114
Ellis Stanyon A Card Instantly Removed from a Pack in the Pocket No. 7, named card to pocket
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 114
Ellis Stanyon With a Confederate No. 11, confederate has the card replaced reversed
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 210
Karl Fulves Fate In The Side Pocket unknown card in performer's pocket, card peeked at and one thought of in fan, performer divines one and other one is in pocket
2001 New Card Controls 110
Jim Steinmeyer the allergic Card trick
2003 Artificial conclusions 25
Anthony Owen Number At Card deck with numbers on the backs, named card has named number on back, two versions
Also published here 2003 Some Tricks 2
Rajneesh Madhok Reading the Future
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 54
Karl Fulves Yo, Adrian two spectators take a card from half the deck and place it in the other, both divined, one is a confederate
2005 Clockwork 13
Lewis Jones KHAN III helper only has to remember two cards
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 141
Lewis Jones Blindsight spectator covers eyes of performer, cards are selected from deck and performer is able to name them
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 145
Jack Parker The Thomas Crown Affair Coincidence trick using fifteen stooges
2007 52 Memories 197
Unknown Moment's Notice two cards pocketed by performer, then two cards chosen and one of them signed, the pocketed cards turn out to be those cards
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 395
Lewis Jones Known Aim stooge
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 142
Tom Stone Derringer cards at two named numbers are predicted, stooge
2011 Maelstrom 133
Karl Fulves Rider Attached unknown card from blue deck removed, performer puts red-backed duplicate in blue deck, it is found from face by spectator
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 595
Unknown Pushed top two cards remembered, replaced, then spectators take them themselves, they transpose
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 607
Wayne Dobson AFCAAN "Another Fucking Card at Any Number", with crib sheet for stooge
2013 More Look No Hands 8
Allan Hagen Coincidence "(An Alternative Approach To Any Card At Any Number)", stooge
2017 Serendipity 38
Anthony Owen Number At Card deck with numbers on the backs, named card has named number on back, two versions
Also published here 2017 Secrets 175
Yves Carbonnier Prédiction Bête Humaine prediction of a number
2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 282
Michael Powers Moe Fun featuring a fair selection procedure in which selection is cut into packets, two distant key cards, another spectator stops the spectator's deal to find selection, with variations (faro, no stooge, edge marks)
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, April 2009
2019 Tesseract 213