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Edward Marlo Traveling Card three packets
Variations 1953 The Cardician 93
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 1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
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
Eric Mead Signed Stunner spectator signs card on face, performer different one on back, both signatures on one card at the end
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Eric Mead "A Night At The Improv..."
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 58
Dan Harlan Starcle origami trick, hole is torn from a napkin, torn out piece is a star
Inspired byVariations 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Eric Mead, Steve Beam The Legend of Alesha bill is flying away, then zipper is going down by itself
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 71
Eric Mead Boy Meets Girl
Related to 1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 73
Lew Wymisner, Eric Mead Stuck On U gum is apparently stuck on spectator's sleeve
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 75
Doc Eason, Eric Mead Extra Starcle Perception ESP symbol divination mixed with Harlan's Starcle
Inspired by 1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 4) 8
Eric Mead What I needed to know... about performing in a bar
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 76
Gary Ouellet, Patrick Raymond Lethal Prediction
Related to 1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 8
Tom Kechter, Eric Mead, Homer Liwag Lip Balm lip balm container as boston coin box, three quarters vanish from it and lip balm is there instead
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue New Stuff) 37
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Angel Case paper and pencil is put in card case, rattles, message appears on paper (case can switch pieces of paper)
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 27
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Skin Job one layer of a business card penetrates book to chosen page
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 61
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Fizz Master two cans, one is shaken, "pressure" travels to other can which spurts when opened
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 63
Eric Mead The Incredible Mystery of the 10th Card routine for Victor's eleven Card Trick
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 291
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Membrane with a Pack of Smokes initials from paper are transfered to cellophane around cigarette pack
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 45
Paul Harris, Eric Mead The Swing Thing sugar packet is torn and sugar poured into folded bill, grains travel back and packet restors itself
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 49
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Tic Tac coin into tic tac box
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 51
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Leaf leaf from plant is torn off and restored
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 53
Paul Harris P.H. Invisible Palm no palming
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 227
Paul Harris Mondo Nifty Invisible Palm using random cards
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 235
Paul Harris What does "Additional Writing by Eric Mead" mean?
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue ) 3
Eric Mead The Gourmet Mystery Show
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue ) 5
Eric Mead Eric Mead on P.H.
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 205
Eric Mead A Proper Introduction "First Impressions"
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 5
Eric Mead Tie One On performer's tie hidden, one chosen from several matches
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 7
Eric Mead Transitions
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 9
Eric Mead When Children Walk With Canes presentation for appearing cane with picture cards
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 11
Eric Mead 52 on 1 to One fifty-two on one gag, then named card is actually predicted
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 13
Eric Mead Say Anything
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 15
Eric Mead Puddle Jumper three packets, staged with glasses
Inspired by
  • Ace Goram's "Cards Across"
Also published here
2003 Reflexions 17
Eric Mead, Ernest Earick Rotary Reverse Handling
2003 Reflexions 19
Eric Mead The Desired Effect essay on purpose and intention
Also published here 2003 Reflexions 21
Eric Mead A Perfect Mystery essay on the question if magic is childish
Also published here 2003 Connexions 5
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2003 Connexions 7
Eric Mead Discharge a battery is drained
2003 Connexions 9
Eric Mead Mind of Its Own index ripped out of book at someone's home
2003 Connexions 11
Eric Mead Our precious Secrets on exposure
2003 Connexions 13
Eric Mead Peek-a-Book information written on business card and placed in book is secretly read
Also published here 2003 Connexions 15
Eric Mead An Auspicious Occasion
Also published here 2003 Connexions 19
Eric Mead The Under-Fire Peek
Also published here 2003 Connexions 22
Eric Mead So Long
Also published here 2003 Connexions 25
Eric Mead Informal Approach
Also published here 2003 Collexion 5
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2003 Collexion 7
Eric Mead Watch the Birdie little paper bird vanishes from handkerchief and reappears on finger, bottle of beer produced from handkerchief
Also published here 2003 Collexion 11
Eric Mead Bunny Bill Swindle using Bob Neale's bunny bill fold, kids are conned out of 9$ in the process
Also published here 2003 Collexion 13
Eric Mead Bar Flight three quarters, two travel to underneath napkin, the last one visibly on top
Also published here 2003 Collexion 15
Eric Mead The Walkout business tip
Also published here 2003 Collexion 19
Eric Mead 3 Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Also published here 2003 Collexion 21
Eric Mead Four-Card Control using crimp
Also published here 2003 Collexion 22
Eric Mead Change marked coin mixed with other coins, marked one found by touch, all other change to match
Inspired by
  • "The Odd Coin" (Jay Sankey, Up For Adoption, 1987)
Also published here
2003 Collexion 25
Eric Mead The Ethics of Hustling Poker
2003 Collexion 27
Eric Mead Approach essay
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 3
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2006 Tangled Web 9
Eric Mead, Juan Tamariz Post Performance Coloring theory, credited to Juan Tamariz
2006 Tangled Web 21
Eric Mead Watch the Birdie little paper bird vanishes from handkerchief and reappears on finger, bottle of beer produced from handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 23
Eric Mead A Perfect Mystery essay on the question if magic is childish
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 33
Eric Mead The Desired Effect essay on purpose and intention
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 43
Eric Mead The Bunny-Bill Swindle using Bob Neale's bunny bill fold, kids are conned out of 9$ in the process
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 49
Eric Mead Bar Flight three quarters, two travel to underneath napkin, the last one visibly on top
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 52
Eric Mead Three-Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 65
Eric Mead Four-Card Control using crimp
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 72
Eric Mead Change marked coin mixed with other coins, marked one found by touch, all other change to match
Inspired by
  • "The Odd Coin" (Jay Sankey, Up For Adoption, 1987)
Also published here
2006 Tangled Web 77
Eric Mead The Walkout business tip
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 83
Eric Mead Disorderly Conduct thoughts on stack management:
  • Three Words about False Shuffles
  • Attitude
  • Variety
  • Minimalism
  • Incidental Handling of Cards
  • The Bottom Card
  • Dealing, Counting, and Spelling
  • Dealing as Revelation
  • Replacements and Reassembly
  • The Overall Picture
  • Advanced Chaos

2006 Tangled Web 87
Eric Mead "Weighing the Cards" tip for stack method
2006 Tangled Web 96
Eric Mead Spectator Shuffles
2006 Tangled Web 103
Eric Mead Face-Down Slop restoring order of riffle shuffled packet
2006 Tangled Web 104
Eric Mead Topsy-Turvy Slop restoring order of riffle shuffled packet
2006 Tangled Web 105
Eric Mead Implicate Order two though cards found with procedure that apparently mixes the cards
2006 Tangled Web 108
Eric Mead Milking Aronson non-chalant method to replace Aces into Aronson stack
2006 Tangled Web 111
Eric Mead Lazy Restoration handling to restore reversed part of stack
Inspired by 2006 Tangled Web 117
Eric Mead Jazz Chart & Favorite Licks strategies
  • Opening Gambits
  • Cheating
  • A Favorite Lick
  • Formula Lick
  • Superior Lick
  • Quick Lick
  • Last Dance
  • Tips and Tools
Inspired by 2006 Tangled Web 123
Eric Mead Fifty-Two on One to One fifty-two on one gag, then all cards fall off except chosen one
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 151
Eric Mead Puddle Jumper three packets, staged with glasses, inspired by Ace Goram's "Cards Across"
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 159
Ernest Earick, Eric Mead Rotary Reverse Handling
Related to 2006 Tangled Web 169
Eric Mead Transitions
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 173
Eric Mead When Children Walk with Canes presentation for appearing cane with picture cards
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 179
Eric Mead Say Anything
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 183
Eric Mead A Proper Introduction
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 191
Eric Mead Tie One On performer's tie hidden, one chosen from several matches
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 195
Eric Mead Peek-a-Book information written on business card and placed in book is secretly read
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 203
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 211
Eric Mead An Auspicious Occasion
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 219
Eric Mead The Under-Fire Peek
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 232
Eric Mead Preface
2006 Tangled Web xvii
Eric Mead So Long
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 237
Eric Mead Paper Clip stealing the thumb-tip
2006 Switch 61
Eric Mead (reviewer) Professional Secrets: A Life in Magic by Geoffrey Durham Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 96
Eric Mead (reviewer) Scripting Magic by Pete McCabe Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 97
Eric Mead (reviewer) Inside the Head of Donny Orbit by Donny Orbit (written by David Forrest) Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 99
Eric Mead (reviewer) Paths to Enchantment by Malcolm Yaffe Aug. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8) 80
Eric Mead (reviewer) 666 Mentalism by Howard A. Adams Aug. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8) 81
Eric Mead (reviewer) Shalosh: Stage Work by Nimrod Harel Aug. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8) 82
Eric Mead (reviewer) To Lure With Spectacle by Jimmy Talksalot Aug. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8) 83
Eric Mead (reviewer) Card College Lighter by Roberto Giobbi Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 96
Eric Mead (reviewer) The Secret No One Tells You by Jim Steinmeyer Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 97
Eric Mead (reviewer) This Is Not a Book by Robert E. Neale Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 98
Tom Stone Victorious Mead idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 72
Darwin Ortiz Rouge et Noir aces lost and found, then colors separate
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 157
Paul Harris, Eric Mead, Joel Paschall, Wayne Houchin The Invisible Palm Open Travelers
Inspired byAlso published here 2014 Remix 40
Eric Mead Losing the Aces cutting Aces into tabled deck
Also published here 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 169
Wayne Houchin, Paul Harris, Eric Mead, Joel Paschall, Allan Ackerman The Invisible Palm Open Travelers
Inspired byAlso published here 2019 Houchin: French Kiss & The Invisible Palm 13