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S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm, multiple shift on page 141
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Expert at the Card Table 137
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Theodore Annemann A New Kink for the Reversing of One Card subtle reverse method for one-way back
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 12
R. M. Jamison Touch blank cards variation, deck of blank backed cards, small-packet suggestion
Variations The Magic Annual for 1937 48
U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition
Related toVariations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 109
Dai Vernon Bathroom Strippers using broken glass
Related to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 70
Dai Vernon Double Lift Unload for credit information see Marlo reference
Related toAlso published here Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 70
Juan Tamariz Blown Away "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1369
Roberto Giobbi The Palindrome Cards a five-card row magically reverses its order several times
Variations Card College — Volume 3 585
Steve Freeman The Time Machine two-card transpo plus Ambitious Card theme
Related toVariations Card College — Volume 3 588
Paul Curry Touch with a lot of credit information
Variations Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 206
David Regal The Very Last Card fair elimination process
Variations Constant Fooling 2 124
Ricky Smith, Salvador Sufrate The Cherry Control control to top as deck is fanned, for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1
Related toVariations Penumbra (Issue 5) 13
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker breather crimp
Related toVariations Card Fictions 10
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Table-Spread Force card thumbed onto table in spread layout with left hand until spectator says stop
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1997
Secrets of an Escamoteur 15
Ryan Plunkett Introduction
Some Assembly Required 8
Ryan Plunkett Patet Pondus 1. Charpentier's Dream: Deck placed in box with cellophane window. Cased deck felt to gradually lose weight, before shown to be empty
2. Invisible Deck Monte: Three deck monte with card cases, cases start out empty, but then one of the boxes felt to suddenly grow heavy - deck produced from it
Some Assembly Required 11
Ryan Plunkett The Mexican-American War Three blank cards, predictions written on them, match three freely selected cards
Inspired by Some Assembly Required 20
Harapan Ong, Ryan Plunkett Stock Lines Stock Lines: Ad lib game for magicians, made into structured routine that dictates the card trick
Also published here Some Assembly Required 27
Ryan Plunkett Pac-Man Sam Pacman drawn on card jumps from card to card, swallowing pellets. Ghost appears, then selection travels to card box.
Inspired by
  • "Stickman Sam" (Mark Mason, released with JB Magic, 2006)
Some Assembly Required 33
Justin Purcell Ms. Pac-Man Card to wallet ending for Pac-Man Sam with streamlined handling
Inspired by Some Assembly Required 42
Ryan Plunkett Fly By Night Three Fly routine using large, different-colored discs
Some Assembly Required 47
Ryan Plunkett Notes Funny ideas
Some Assembly Required 56
Ryan Plunkett Multiple Cull Control
A New Angle 25
Ryan Plunkett Subtleties displays for a stripper deck in which every second card is secretly reversed
1. Spread Subtlety (in-the-hands spread with ribbon-spread hide-out)
2. Riffle Subtlety
A New Angle 73
Benjamin Earl The Resourceful Professional gambling routine
1. Shuffle Location/Culling
2. False Dealing
3. Stacking
4. Card Mucking/Switching
5. Shuffle Tracking
6. Four-of-a-Kind Location
Variations Less is More 110
Paul Vigil Thou Shalt Not Steal "or The Mona Lisa Money Trick"
Inspired by
  • "Be Switched" (George Hample, 1985)
Related toVariations
The Doors of Deception 71
Harapan Ong Stock Lines Stock Lines: Ad lib game for magicians, made into structured routine that dictates the card trick
Also published here Wabi-Sabi 41
Ryan Plunkett Cherry Control Variation Cherry Control with Stripper Deck
Inspired by A New Angle 59
Ryan Plunkett The "Eh, Fuck it" Ace Interlude Magician loses three Aces in the deck, remaining Ace multiplies into four Aces
Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 3
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Introduction
A New Angle 7
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman The Basics Misconceptions about tapered decks, terminology and basic handlings
  • Sides and Ends
  • The Cut
A New Angle 11
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman How to Cut Cards
  • Purchase
  • Card Trimmer
  • Stripper Jig (Eoin O'Hare)
  • Paper Cutter
  • "Bathroom Strippers"
  • Rounding Corners
Related to A New Angle 18
Ryan Plunkett Collect Yourself three cards selected and lost, four Aces magically appear on top of the deck, then three cards appear sandwiched between the Aces
A New Angle 24
Ryan Plunkett Dual Thought two cards lost and found under "test conditions"
Inspired by A New Angle 38
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus deck shuffled by two spectators, then shown to be almost separated into red and blacks, now in new deck order
Inspired by
  • "The One Handed Faro Miracle" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 1, No. 6, 1971)
A New Angle 40
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus Redux deck is shuffled and shown to be mixed, shuffled again, placed in box. When taken out, deck is in new deck order (in the hands routine, no table required)
Inspired by A New Angle 49
Ryan Plunkett A Satisfying Sequence Getting a card turned end for end and returned reversed in the deck, out of magician's hands
Related to A New Angle 58
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Stay Stack: An Introduction Describing the basics of Stay Stacks
A New Angle 60
Ryan Plunkett Twin Peeks Know which card spectator is peeking at during riffle peek
Related to A New Angle 64
Ryan Plunkett The Nearly Final Countdown Spectator peeks at card, mates appear at same position in two halves
Related to A New Angle 76
Ryan Plunkett Ode to Rusduck card and location divined by magician
A New Angle 79
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Triumph: An Introduction
A New Angle 112
Ryan Plunkett The Hallucinogenic Shuffle As deck is shuffled, more and more face up cards appear. Selection made, lost, dead cut to selection, then deck is all face down
A New Angle 122
Ryan Plunkett Flash Triumph Clean handling of Triumph, selection appears in deck suddenly after all cards shown to have turned face down first
A New Angle 131
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Epilogue
A New Angle 157
Ryan Plunkett Muck Off magician demonstrates switching card on table for card in sleeve, has spectator try it too, then produce Royal Flush from spectator's sleeve
Inspired byAlso published here Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 56
Ryan Plunkett Bottom Placement Addition bottom card of deck in right-hand End Grip added to packet in dealing position
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 60
Ryan Plunkett Introduction
Distilled xi
Ryan Plunkett Any Card At Our Numbers deck given to spectator, another deck wash-shuffled on table, spectator and performer think of a number each and count down in both decks, the cards match
Inspired by Distilled 3
Ryan Plunkett Fan Mail card predicted in envelope, fair elimination process after table wash by spectator
Inspired by Distilled 21
Ryan Plunkett The Bug holdout under table and addition from there
Distilled 25
Ryan Plunkett Ace on Top order of Ace through Five reverses, multiple phases
Inspired by Distilled 39
Ryan Plunkett Magnetic Silver two coins become apparently magnetic, one then travels across from hand to hand
  • Through-the-Hand Cleanup
Distilled 65
Ryan Plunkett The Time Machine top and bottom card shown, another card selected, all cards lost in the center, selection emerges from deck and top and bottom cards return as well
  • A Tapered Variant (version with stripper deck)
Inspired by Distilled 85
Ryan Plunkett Out Of Sight, Out of Mind using a breather crimp
Distilled 101
Ryan Plunkett Breather Crimp
  • Applying the Crimp
  • Punching the Crimp
  • Edge-Marking the Crimp
Distilled 103
Ryan Plunkett Two Subtleties for the Breather Crimp intro
Distilled 123
Ryan Plunkett 1. A Replacement nonchalant handling to place card next to breather crimp
Inspired by Distilled 123
Ryan Plunkett 2. A Natural Spread Break deck spread onto table from left-hand dealing position until stopped, force or to replace card, breather crimp
Related to Distilled 126
Ryan Plunkett Versatile Transpo two borrowed bills transpose, index, with Jeff Corn/Bob McAllister gaff
Inspired by Distilled 131
Ryan Plunkett Paper and Silk intro
Distilled 149
Ryan Plunkett TPS (Tapered Palm Shift) DPS from reversed card in stripper deck
Inspired by Distilled 150
Ryan Plunkett The Card Through Handkerchief
Distilled 155
Ryan Plunkett Subtlety: A Flash of the Palm showing palm empty during card through handkerchief routine
Distilled 164
Ryan Plunkett Muck Off magician demonstrates switching card on table for card in sleeve, has spectator try it too, then produce Royal Flush from spectator's sleeve
Inspired byAlso published here Distilled 171
Ryan Plunkett Triple Lift Unload
Related to Distilled 177
Ryan Plunkett Bottom Placement Addition bottom card of deck in right-hand End Grip added to packet in dealing position
Distilled 183
Ryan Plunkett Clean Up Switch fanned packet used to flip over deck in hand, one card of packet switched
Distilled 193
Ryan Plunkett Gravity Deck Three Deck Illusion with weight/gravity using three card cases with windows, during demonstration a deck vanishes and reappears, using an omni deck
Distilled 197