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U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition
Related toVariations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 109
Bill Simon Sympathetic Control spectator cut deck in three piles, one queen is put in each pile, last queen is on the table, when that queen is turned over, the other queens turn over too
Variations Effective Card Magic 39
Dai Vernon The Vernon Poker Demonstration half deck set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 223
Henry Christ Henry Christ's Fabulous Ace Routine
Variations Professional Card Magic 48
Paul Harris Think of a Card one of about twenty
VariationsAlso published here The Magic of Paul Harris 45
Gerald Kosky To Tell The Truth? performer finds out who has an object by asking one question
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 61
David Williamson Striker using a purse
Related toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19) 184
Larry Jennings The Jennings Revelation waving over the cards...
Variations The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 71
John Bannon Play It Straight (Triumph) ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale
Related toVariations Impossibilia 1
Jay Sankey "#*@!" folded paper clipped card turns out to be later signed selection
Related toVariations 100% Sankey 36
Alex Elmsley Multiple Mind Reading spectators receive some cards, shuffle and think of top one, combined packet is given back
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 67
Darwin Ortiz Beyond Sleight of Hand
Related to Cardshark 44
Joshua Jay This Is The Hard Part!
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 10) 2703
Joshua Jay Pulling My String Short rope stretched into long rope by stomping down on it with foot
Also published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1300
Joshua Jay Combined Interests combining prediction, spelling, card to pocket, transformation, ace production
The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 150
Joshua Jay Joshua Jay: "Award Winning Teenage Magician"
A Teen's Routines 7
Joshua Jay Who is Joshua Jay?
A Teen's Routines 9
Joshua Jay Magic that makes SENSE
A Teen's Routines 13
Joshua Jay A Safe Bet About the dangers of using betting as a plot in magic
A Teen's Routines 14
Joshua Jay Houdini Returns?
A Teen's Routines 16
Joshua Jay Ownership in Activity
A Teen's Routines 17
Joshua Jay Ripping on Business Cards
A Teen's Routines 18
Joshua Jay Armamentarium Aces Four Ace location routine, modeled after Henry Christ's Aces
Inspired by A Teen's Routines 21
Joshua Jay Seeing is Believing Card to card box with funny presentation
Also published here A Teen's Routines 23
Joshua Jay That's The Hard Part Find two four of a kinds, and deck separates into red-black
Also published here A Teen's Routines 26
Joshua Jay, Chad Long Written Favorite Two card transposition between magician and spectator's favorite card, and "Your Favorite Card" magically appears on the back of spectator's card (initial sequence inspired by Chad Long)
VariationsAlso published here A Teen's Routines 28
Joshua Jay EncACEd Aces produced from a deck placed in card case, ending is deck vanishes from the card case
Also published here A Teen's Routines 31
Mike Masevic Pulling My String Short rope stretched to long rope
Also published here A Teen's Routines 35
Joshua Jay Fold Up Fooler Picture of coins on paper becomes real coins
Also published here A Teen's Routines 37
Joshua Jay Grandma's Coin Trick Two coin transposition with surprise ending of poker chip production (uses purse)
Inspired byAlso published here A Teen's Routines 39
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here A Teen's Routines 42
Joshua Jay Fingertip Fingerip Magician removes end of pinky finger, and restores it
A Teen's Routines 45
Joshua Jay The Book Cut
Also published here A Teen's Routines 49
Joshua Jay The Jay Change One handed color change done on the face card of the deck, held vertically
A Teen's Routines 51
Joshua Jay Losing Diamonds Selection (Two of Diamonds) made and lost. Ten of Diamonds shown, given a flick, flurry of red diamonds fly out, leaving the Two of Diamonds
Also published here A Teen's Routines 53
Joshua Jay A Utility Discovery Utility sequence - spectator deals and stops on their own selection, and second selection is then found reversed in the deck
Also published here A Teen's Routines 55
Joshua Jay Watch This! Rubberband visibly linked onto watchband
Also published here A Teen's Routines 57
Joshua Jay A Conjuring Conference Poem on magic written by Josh
A Teen's Routines 61
Joshua Jay The Great Card Caper
A Teen's Routines 65
Joshua Jay In Closing
A Teen's Routines 66
Guy Hollingworth The Cassandra Quandary card placed in envelope is actual later selection
Related toVariations Drawing Room Deceptions 264
Joshua Jay Acknowledgements
Magic Atlas vii
Joshua Jay Introduction
Magic Atlas x
Joshua Jay The Moment Magic Changed My Life
  • Magical Insight for a Blind Girl
  • The Magical Journey
  • Questions
  • The Tour Guide
  • Itinerary
  • Travel Tips
  • No U-Turns Allowed
  • The Road Less Traveled
  • Philosophy
Magic Atlas 2
Joshua Jay Pulling My String Short rope stretched into long rope by stomping down on it with foot
Also published here Magic Atlas 21
Joshua Jay Button Buster Small button enlarges, then attaches permanently onto magician's shirt
Magic Atlas 23
Joshua Jay Cascading Carnation Lapel flower transforms into colorful silks, coin produced in the middle of silks (Silk Fountain)
Magic Atlas 26
Joshua Jay A Striking Appearance Matchbox contains only one match. Match is lit and waved over fist, magician produces fistful of matches
Magic Atlas 28
Joshua Jay Grandma's Coin Trick Two coin transposition with surprise ending of poker chip production (uses purse)
Inspired byAlso published here Magic Atlas 30
Joshua Jay Fold-Up Fooler Piece of paper with coins printed on it, folded up and reopened to reveal four real coins (paper folding inspired by Flash Cash, marketed by Bob King)
Magic Atlas 33
Joshua Jay A Perplexing Pen Production Use sleeve as a holdout
Magic Atlas 37
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement Can be used as a control, force, secret addition, or secret transposition of two cards
Related to Magic Atlas 39
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement "Red Hot Mama" Red Hot Mama effect done with Discreet Displacement move
Related to Magic Atlas 40
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement Ace Location Four spectators touch four random cards, shown to be Aces, and all Aces have different colored backs as a surprise ending
Related to Magic Atlas 41
Joshua Jay Utility Discovery Utility sequence - spectator deals and stops on their own selection, and second selection is then found reversed in the deck
Also published here Magic Atlas 43
Joshua Jay The Book Cut
Also published here Magic Atlas 45
Joshua Jay The Clutter Cut Messy tabled false cut, rhythm similar to the Rhythm Count
Magic Atlas 47
Joshua Jay The Jay Change One handed color change done on the face card of the deck, held vertically
Related to
  • "Topsy Turvy" (Eric Mason, Stuff, 1989)
Magic Atlas 49
Joshua Jay Strand, Hand, Wedding Band Ring sequence - ring appears on string in spectator's hand, penetrates, vanishes and reappears on string
Magic Atlas 51
Joshua Jay Fancy Find Flourish Selection pulled out from a dribble, now renamed as Dribblocation
Magic Atlas 53
Joshua Jay A Reverse Curse Secret reversal of a playing card in the action of stripping it out from a spread, similar to Discreet Displacement (Can be done with multiple cards or a simple Triumph routine)
Related to Magic Atlas 54
Joshua Jay Boomerang Cards Card shot off the top of the deck as a production, can be done behind the back
Magic Atlas 56
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with thirteen values of the same suit magically appearing face up dispersed in the deck
Inspired byVariations Magic Atlas 61
Joshua Jay Knuckle Sandwich Aces Two cards lost in deck, four Aces suddenly appear face up in deck and sandwiches both cards (no moves)
Related to Magic Atlas 64
Joshua Jay Triple Thought-of Card Magicians divine two thought-of cards without any questions or fishing
Magic Atlas 66
Joshua Jay Combined Interests Magicians performs a medley of his favourite tricks all in one trick (spell to selection, prediction, card to pocket (fail), four Ace production)
Magic Atlas 70
Joshua Jay Behind The Scenes Transposition Presentation for two card transposition
Magic Atlas 73
Joshua Jay That's the Hard Part All three mates of selected card found, along with four Kings. Deck ends up separated by color.
Also published here Magic Atlas 76
Joshua Jay Cascading Queens Selection lost in deck. Four Queens produced, cards cascade down and selection is left in magician's hand
Inspired by
  • "Andrus Card Cascade" (Jerry Andrus, Kurious Kards, 1973)
Magic Atlas 78
Joshua Jay, Jerry Andrus Four Queen Cascade Card cascade from a four Queen production to find selected card
Inspired by
  • "Andrus Card Cascade" (Jerry Andrus, Kurious Kards, 1973)
Magic Atlas 79
Joshua Jay EncACEd Deck placed in box, four Aces penetrate the box and pop out into mid-air, then deck vanishes from the box
Also published here Magic Atlas 81
Joshua Jay Losing Diamonds Selection (Two of Diamonds) made and lost. Ten of Diamonds shown, given a flick, flurry of red diamonds fly out, leaving the Two of Diamonds
Also published here Magic Atlas 87
Joshua Jay Written Favorite Transposition between performer and spectator's named favourite cards - then "Your Favourite Card" words appear on the back on spectator's card
Also published here Magic Atlas 89
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with four Kings, then the Kings shrink into mini cards
Inspired byRelated to Magic Atlas 92
Joshua Jay Triumph in 211 Triumph with Stripper Deck
Magic Atlas 96
Joshua Jay Side Show Packet trick - cards shown to have four sides, three sides, two sides, one side and no sides (clear card)
Magic Atlas 99
Joshua Jay Seeing is Believing Card to box with whimsical presentation (box has glued-on eyes)
Also published here Magic Atlas 102
Joshua Jay Pocket Jokers Jokers placed in pocket at the start, selection made, but two Jokers found in deck. Selection is then found in pocket (transposition)
Magic Atlas 105
Joshua Jay Card, Clip, Gasp Spectator names a card, paperclipped folded card shown to be it
Inspired by Magic Atlas 107
Joshua Jay A Preposterous Paperclip Problem Indifferent cards placed in paperclip change into Jokers, then paperclip suddenly grows larger than the card
Magic Atlas 110
Joshua Jay Dear Journal Journal entries written on freely selected playing cards divine selected card, with final journal entry revealing spectator's name
Magic Atlas 112
Joshua Jay Ballistic Band-Aid Band-Aid on finger jumps from finger to finger (thimble-like sequence), finally vanishes and appears stuck on selected card
Magic Atlas 116
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here Magic Atlas 119
Joshua Jay Convincingly Clean Copper-Silver-Brass Chinese coin changes to silver, then to copper, then vanishes
Magic Atlas 123
Joshua Jay Watch This Rubberband visibly linked onto watchband
Also published here Magic Atlas 125
Joshua Jay Watchama-Call-It Barehanded complete coin vanish using watch as holdout
Magic Atlas 127
Joshua Jay Watch Out Using watch as a holdout for a packet of cards
Magic Atlas 129
Joshua Jay Coin From Silk Produce coin from silk (watch holdout)
Magic Atlas 131
Joshua Jay Paintbrush Penetration Paintbrush and coin routine - coin vanishes and appears, paintbrush disappears and jumps behind ear, finally paintbrush penetrates coin
Magic Atlas 135
Joshua Jay The Remote Control Ambitious Card routine with remote control presentation, ends with card appearing folded in battery compartment
Magic Atlas 139
Joshua Jay Psychometry and Me Magician able to match nametags to five spectators based on their names alone
Magic Atlas 143
Joshua Jay Beach Business Cards Magician makes sand appear underneath business card that is placed on spectator's hand
Magic Atlas 148
Joshua Jay Six Card Repeat Six Card Repeat routine with silk production as an ending, selection is printed on the silk. Jumbo card is then produced from the silk matching the selection
Magic Atlas 151
Joshua Jay Book Test Bonanza Deck of cards is interlaced in pages of a book. Spectators flip to random pages, magician can divine card or divine first few sentences of page
Magic Atlas 155
Joshua Jay The Journey's End
Magic Atlas 161
Joshua Jay Locating a Deal multiple selection, cards end up in a poker hand when dealing, then all spectators have their cards in their hands and performer has a Royal Flush
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 49
Joshua Jay Introduction
Try the Impossible i
Joshua Jay Joshing With The Threes Finds selection by spelling, then produces all the Threes as climax
Try the Impossible 236
David Acer Over Easy Small packet Triumph with nine cards
Variations Random Acts of Magic 17
Joshua Jay Over Easy Scrambled Small packet Triumph, selection is odd-backed, then deck changes color
Inspired by Random Acts of Magic 82
Joshua Jay Introduction
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 5
Joshua Jay Remote Control Ambitious card ending where card travels to battery compartment of remote control
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 6
Joshua Jay The 9/11 story When Joshua Jay was booked to lecture in New York on the evening of September 11, 2001
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 10
Joshua Jay Discreet Displacement First published in ONYX Magazine, 1999. Card is added on top of selection in action of stripping it out, done at chest height. Can be done as a control or a force.
Variations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 11
Gregory Wilson Indiscreet Displacement Variation of Discreet Displacement as a face-down force
Inspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 15
Allan Ackerman Allan Ackerman's Addition Variation of Discreet Displacement
Inspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 16
Joshua Jay Discreet Displacement Collectors Collectors routine using the Discreet Displacement move
Related to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 17
Joshua Jay Discreet Displacement Thought of Card Think of a Card plot
Inspired byRelated to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 21
Joshua Jay The Pink Bruscetta story When Joshua Jay tried to avoid eating hardened bread with mayonnaise and ketchup in an Italian restaurant
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 23
Joshua Jay Inflated Transposition Bill transposition with surprise $100 dollar bill ending
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 25
Joshua Jay The Viagra story When Joshua Jay received Viagra-related props during a lecture
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 33
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with cards shrinking to mini cards as an ending
Inspired byRelated to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 34
Joshua Jay The Spanish Stripper story When Joshua Jay was mistaken as a male stripper in Madrid
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 39
Joshua Jay Heightened Senses Predict a spectator's height with a measuring tape
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 40
Joshua Jay The Obsession story When Joshua Jay recounts how obsessed he is about magic
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 44
Joshua Jay Overlap Twisting Twisting the Jacks routine with Overlap gaff, instant turnover as kicker ending
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 45
Joshua Jay The Fake I.D. story When Joshua Jay broke multiple state laws by using a fake I.D. to stay in motels
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 49
Joshua Jay Jumbo Overlap Homing Card Homing Card plot with jumbo cards and Overlap gimmick
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 50
Joshua Jay The Tattoo Typo story When Joshua Jay met a young magician with a leg tattoo containing a spelling mistake
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 55
Joshua Jay Three-coin Vanish Vanishing three coins with flipper, expanded shell and watch holdout
Inspired by
  • "Squeezed Away" (Troy Hooser, Destroyers, 2001)
Related to
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 56
Joshua Jay The Vanuatu story When Joshua Jay performed in Vanuatu and had delicious coconut crab every night
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 60
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with all 13 values of the same suit appear suddenly in the deck
Inspired byVariations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 61
Darwin Ortiz Darwin Ortiz's Variation Trumped Triumph variation with two selections
Inspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 65
Karl Hein Karl Hein's Variation Trumped Triumph variation with phone number revelation
Inspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 66
Joshua Jay The Argentinian Lecture story When Joshua Jay met a young kid in Argentina and had a humbling experience
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 67
Tyler Wilson Clean Sanchez two cards with big instructions on it used to locate two selections
Inspired byVariations Dominatricks 61
Joshua Jay, Michael Powers, Joel Givens Twist on Simon twisting with four Queens, then three spectators get a packet with a Queen each and it turns over in their hands, optional back color change
Inspired by Power Plays 67
Joshua Jay To Tell The Truth II two cards are removed from (stacked) deck and divined with liar/truthteller presentation
Inspired by Best of Friends — Volume III 412
Joshua Jay Royal Aces poker theme, ends with royal flush production
Best of Friends - Volume III 416
Harry Lorayne Joshua Jay mini bio
Best of Friends - Volume III 411
Joshua Jay Swinging Sandwich Clean-looking simple sandwich routine
The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 80
Joshua Jay Swing Force Force a card that is sandwiched on top of deck
The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 80
Joshua Jay Technicolor Intro-verted "Featuring a color-changing deck kicker"
Inspired by One Degree 23
Joshua Jay Acknowledgements
Moments 7
Joshua Jay Introduction
Moments 11
Joshua Jay Five Acts Chapter introduction for five of Troy's acts
Moments 15
Joshua Jay Coins Intro
Moments 61
Joshua Jay Cards Intro
Moments 83
Joshua Jay Meditations On The Reverse Cull Intro
Moments 109
Joshua Jay, Andi Gladwin The End Is The Center: A Publisher's Foreword
Finding The Center 7
Joshua Jay Inflated (Canadian) Transposition
Inspired by Seventeen Secrets 2
Joshua Jay Foreword
Seeking the Bridge 5
Edward Marlo, Joshua Jay Faro Ribbon Spread Hideout
Confident Deceptions 103
Joshua Jay Foreword
Nukes vii
Joaquín Matas Doble Triunfo cards with same value found reversed of first selection, deck is squared and ordered suit reversed & distributed of second selection
Inspired by A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 77
Joshua Jay 242 2.0
  • Phase One: Blackjack
  • Phase Two: 242 Poker
  • Phase Three: Three Handed Poker
Inspired by
  • "242" (Richard Vollmer, MAGIC, Oct. 2006)
Also published here
  • "242 2.0" (MAGIC, Nov. 2008)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 294
Joshua Jay On "My Dream of Mind Reading" thoughts on this and Bob Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream"
The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 117
Andy (The Jerx) Meta-bored Shuffle-bored presentation
Related to The Jerx 265
Joshua Jay Sliding Packet Multiple Shift hindu shuffle, with break finesse
En Route 26
Joshua Jay (Watch) The Final Vanish watch holdout
Related to The Doors of Deception 137
张国洲 Jojo 迷人,中国,挑战 (Charming Chinese Challenge) Three coins melt off ribbon one by one, classic effect (actually looks nearly identical to Joshua Jay's)
The Truth 真相 17
Joshua Jay Foreword
Principia 9
Harapan Ong, Joshua Jay Plunger Lie Detector Lie detector effect using Plunger Principle
A Stack to Forget 39
Joshua Jay Overclocked spectator deals some piles and located three Aces to match a fourth one, the next three cards's values give the current time
Inspired by
  • "Ten for Ten" (Yves Doumergue, MAGIC, Sep. 2003)
Triptych 1
Joshua Jay, Yves Doumergue The Spectator-Shuffle Control small set-up retained during spectator shuffle
Triptych 7
Joshua Jay Casual Cassandra card placed on case, card chosen, it turns out to be card that has been removed which has now vanished
Inspired by Triptych 40
Joshua Jay Total Recall impromptu shuffle-bored
  • Impromptu Total Recall
  • No-Memory Version
Triptych 57
Joshua Jay Group Shuffle aka Intercourse Shuffle, cards shuffled together face-up/face-down with spectator
Related to Triptych 68
Joshua Jay Memorizing Cards
Triptych 69
Joshua Jay More Thoughts on Remembering Cards
Triptych 83
Joshua Jay On Truth in Told Stories
Triptych 90
Ben Hart Corner Switch while apparently matching corner to reappeared card, Joshua Jay?
The Darkest Corners 222