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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 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 137
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations 1933 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 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 12
R. M. Jamison Touch blank cards variation, deck of blank backed cards, small-packet suggestion
Variations 1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 48
U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 109
Dai Vernon Bathroom Strippers using broken glass
Related to 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 70
Dai Vernon Double Lift Unload for credit information see Marlo reference
Related toAlso published here 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 70
Juan Tamariz Blown Away "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here July 1987 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 1998 Card College — Volume 3 585
Steve Freeman The Time Machine two-card transpo plus Ambitious Card theme
Related toVariations 1998 Card College — Volume 3 588
Paul Curry Touch with a lot of credit information
Variations 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 206
David Regal The Very Last Card fair elimination process
Variations 2002 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 2003 Penumbra (Issue 5) 13
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker breather crimp
Related toVariations 2003 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
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 15
Ryan Plunkett Introduction
2016 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
2016 Some Assembly Required 11
Ryan Plunkett The Mexican-American War Three blank cards, predictions written on them, match three freely selected cards
Inspired by 2016 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 2016 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)
Variations
2016 Some Assembly Required 33
Justin Purcell Ms. Pac-Man Card to wallet ending for Pac-Man Sam with streamlined handling
Inspired by 2016 Some Assembly Required 42
Ryan Plunkett Fly By Night Three Fly routine using large, different-colored discs
2016 Some Assembly Required 47
Ryan Plunkett Notes Funny ideas
2016 Some Assembly Required 56
Ryan Plunkett Multiple Cull Control
2017 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
2017 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 2017 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
2017 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 2017 Wabi-Sabi 41
Ryan Plunkett Cherry Control Variation Cherry Control with Stripper Deck
Inspired by 2017 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
July 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 3
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Introduction
2017 A New Angle 7
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman The Basics Misconceptions about tapered decks, terminology and basic handlings
  • Sides and Ends
  • The Cut
2017 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 2017 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
2017 A New Angle 24
Ryan Plunkett Dual Thought two cards lost and found under "test conditions"
Inspired by 2017 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)
Variations
2017 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 2017 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 2017 A New Angle 58
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Stay Stack: An Introduction Describing the basics of Stay Stacks
2017 A New Angle 60
Ryan Plunkett Twin Peeks Know which card spectator is peeking at during riffle peek
Related to 2017 A New Angle 64
Ryan Plunkett The Nearly Final Countdown Spectator peeks at card, mates appear at same position in two halves
Related to 2017 A New Angle 76
Ryan Plunkett Ode to Rusduck card and location divined by magician
2017 A New Angle 79
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Triumph: An Introduction
2017 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
2017 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
2017 A New Angle 131
Ryan Plunkett, Michael Feldman Epilogue
2017 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 Oct. 2018 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
Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 60
Ryan Plunkett Introduction
2020 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 2020 Distilled 3
Ryan Plunkett Fan Mail card predicted in envelope, fair elimination process after table wash by spectator
Inspired by 2020 Distilled 21
Ryan Plunkett The Bug holdout under table and addition from there
2020 Distilled 25
Ryan Plunkett Ace on Top order of Ace through Five reverses, multiple phases
Inspired by 2020 Distilled 39
Ryan Plunkett Magnetic Silver two coins become apparently magnetic, one then travels across from hand to hand
  • Through-the-Hand Cleanup
2020 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 2020 Distilled 85
Ryan Plunkett Out Of Sight, Out of Mind using a breather crimp
2020 Distilled 101
Ryan Plunkett Breather Crimp
  • Applying the Crimp
  • Punching the Crimp
  • Edge-Marking the Crimp
2020 Distilled 103
Ryan Plunkett Two Subtleties for the Breather Crimp intro
2020 Distilled 123
Ryan Plunkett 1. A Replacement nonchalant handling to place card next to breather crimp
Inspired by 2020 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 2020 Distilled 126
Ryan Plunkett Versatile Transpo two borrowed bills transpose, index, with Jeff Corn/Bob McAllister gaff
Inspired by 2020 Distilled 131
Ryan Plunkett Paper and Silk intro
2020 Distilled 149
Ryan Plunkett TPS (Tapered Palm Shift) DPS from reversed card in stripper deck
Inspired by 2020 Distilled 150
Ryan Plunkett The Card Through Handkerchief
2020 Distilled 155
Ryan Plunkett Subtlety: A Flash of the Palm showing palm empty during card through handkerchief routine
2020 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 2020 Distilled 171
Ryan Plunkett Triple Lift Unload
Related to 2020 Distilled 177
Ryan Plunkett Bottom Placement Addition bottom card of deck in right-hand End Grip added to packet in dealing position
2020 Distilled 183
Ryan Plunkett Clean Up Switch fanned packet used to flip over deck in hand, one card of packet switched
2020 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
2020 Distilled 197