the twenty-five card trick \n twenty-five duplicates \n sam leo horowitz \n phantom thought \n larry becker \n heisting histed heisted \n michael powers
1938
greater magic Sam Leo Horowitz

no palm aces to pocket \n featuring bottom placement at coat edge move, lapel load \n edward marlo \n next to impossible card to wallet \n edward marlo \n danny korem \n palmless card to pocket \n michael powers
1941
early marlo Edward Marlo

No Palm Aces to Pocket

featuring bottom placement at coat edge move, lapel load

slow motion bill transposition \n \n u. f. grant \n impromptu mis-indexed bill \n morty rudnick \n cash transaction \n michael weber \n working without a grant \n michael weber \n buck naked grant \n paul harris \n slow motion bill change \n u. f. grant \n eugene burger \n double your money \n michael powers \n inflated (canadian) transposition \n joshua jay \n thou shalt not steal \n paul vigil \n versatile transpo \n ryan plunkett
1943/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 3 U. F. Grant

sympathetic control \n 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 \n bill simon \n twist on simon \n joshua jay \n michael powers \n joel givens
1952
effective card magic 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

out of this universe \n some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really ootw effect \n harry lorayne \n a bit for "out of this universe" \n dick cavett \n i. general procedures \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n best of all worlds \n michael powers \n out of this solar system \n michał kociołek
1962
close-up card magic Harry Lorayne

Out of this Universe

some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effect

vernon's aces \n aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro \n dai vernon \n no key - faro aces \n edward marlo \n combination aces \n darwin ortiz \n vernon's aces plus kings \n murray bonfeld \n vernon's aces variation \n dai vernon \n christian scherer \n double poker control \n murray bonfeld \n hoochie coochie aces \n michael powers \n ideas for "vernon's aces" \n darwin ortiz \n paul griffin \n asamblea total \n pepe lirrojo \n aces by weight \n tom gagnon
1962
close-up card magic Dai Vernon

Vernon's Aces

Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro

the spectator refuses to cut to the four aces \n \n allan ackerman \n the spectator cuts to and turns over the aces \n randy wakeman \n misplace your bets \n michael powers \n the spectator refuses to cut to the four aces \n allan ackerman
1970
magic mafia effects Allan Ackerman

eyes of the gods \n two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to \n john hamilton \n additional hamilton ideas \n john hamilton \n ayes of the gods \n jon racherbaumer \n the caviar location \n steve beam \n 13 o'clock \n karl fulves \n noah's ark (two by two) \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n cut and run \n michael powers
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 John Hamilton

Eyes of the Gods

two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to

ackerman varies kelly \n \n allan ackerman \n variety bucket \n andi gladwin \n powers varies kelly \n michael powers
1971
the esoterist Allan Ackerman

surprising jokers \n four jokers change backs, then deck \n "magic" christian stelzel \n red shift \n michael powers
1972
card cavalcade "Magic" Christian Stelzel

the twelve card thought transition \n \n edward g. brown \n neo-brownian movement \n jon racherbaumer \n biddling brown in the round \n edward marlo \n blushing leaper \n wesley james \n brownian movement \n wesley james \n red rover \n michael powers \n biddling brown in the round \n edward marlo \n brownian bridge \n tomas blomberg \n e.g. brown revisited \n jared kopf \n thought experiment \n andi gladwin
1973
the card magic of edward g. brown Edward G. Brown

vernash's aces \n faros and free cut principle, see p. 443 for additional crediting \n martin a. nash \n free count aces \n roger crosthwaite \n hoochie coochie aces \n michael powers
1975
ever so sleightly Martin A. Nash

Vernash's Aces

faros and Free Cut Principle, see p. 443 for additional crediting

cased-in disappearance \n lapping from case, see also page 10 of <a href="show.php?book=389">21st century card magic</a> \n edward marlo \n cased in disappearance - minus one \n jean faré \n the vanishing deck \n michael powers
1975
hierophant Edward Marlo

vernon utility move \n card vanishes from small packet, reappears reversed in middle of deck, card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card \n dai vernon \n small packet i.c. \n michael powers
1976
card secrets of bruce cervon Dai Vernon

Vernon Utility Move

card vanishes from small packet, reappears reversed in middle of deck, card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card

fast flush \n royal flush production, pivot revelation, five methods
- fast flush finish \n bruce cervon \n flushing out the queens \n michael powers
1976
card secrets of bruce cervon Bruce Cervon

Fast Flush

royal flush production, pivot revelation, five methods

the blushing jokers \n four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue again, red/blue double backer \n peter kane \n second blush \n jerry k. hartman \n a test of flirtatiousness \n john f. c. mclachlan \n red shift \n michael powers
1976
kabbala — volume 3 Peter Kane

The Blushing Jokers

four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue again, red/blue double backer

an incomplete masterpiece \n if control, penelope's principle, see p. 447 for additional crediting \n maro nash \n completed masterpiece i \n steve pressley \n completed masterpiece ii \n steve pressley \n incomplete two way \n michael powers
1977
any second now Maro Nash

An Incomplete Masterpiece

IF Control, Penelope's Principle, see p. 447 for additional crediting

more miracle card changes \n different variations (including tabled) \n edward marlo \n pull out double lift \n ken simmons \n the shotb change \n steve beam \n edward marlo \n additions to a change \n ken simmons \n more miracle card changes - first method \n edward marlo \n more miracle card changes \n edward marlo \n michael powers
1977
marlo's magazine volume 2 Edward Marlo

grasshopper \n card vanishes between two kings, travels to between another two kings \n paul harris \n short hop \n ray kosby \n unexpected visitor \n michael powers \n grasshopper (revised) \n paul harris \n low cost \n tomas blomberg \n unison \n yohei kawabata \n the visiting cross eye's grasshopper \n syd segal \n grillo \n luis carreon
1977
supermagic Paul Harris

Grasshopper

card vanishes between two Kings, travels to between another two Kings

variance variant \n with transformation kicker \n allan ackerman \n down the elevator and up the ladder \n don england \n varying variance variant \n michael powers
1978
here's my card Allan Ackerman

card case collectors \n faro, no contact \n allan ackerman \n another collectors? \n don england \n c.c.c.p. \n michael powers \n card case collectors ii \n baltazar fuentes
1978
here's my card Allan Ackerman

swivelleroo plus \n flourish cut around swivel action, credit information \n richard kaufman \n jon racherbaumer \n modified swivelleroo plus \n richard kaufman \n swivelleroo plus variation \n richard kaufman \n michael powers \n the swivelleroo cut \n hubert lambert \n nate leipzig
1979
cardmagic Richard Kaufman, Jon Racherbaumer

Swivelleroo Plus

flourish cut around swivel action, credit information

riffle shuffle control \n card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle controlled to twenty-six from top \n karl fulves \n cut and run \n michael powers
1979
riffle shuffle control Karl Fulves

Riffle Shuffle Control

card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle controlled to twenty-six from top

computer card trick \n with introduction by karl fulves
computer program with which any selected card can be divined, program guesses color, suit, etc. correctly \n christopher morgan \n "computer card trick" (christopher morgan, on computing, fall 1979) \n brainiac card trick \n jim snapp \n programmed lie detector \n michael powers
1979
interlocutor Christopher Morgan

Computer Card Trick

with introduction by Karl Fulves
computer program with which any selected card can be divined, program guesses color, suit, etc. correctly

twilight \n coins are produced with a small mirror, four coins, mirror in small envelope, five phases \n paul harris \n tayari casel \n twilight visit \n ben harris \n twilight's last gleaming \n tom gagnon \n twilight zone \n michael powers \n twilight \n paul harris \n tayari casel
1979
twilight Paul Harris, Tayari Casel

Twilight

coins are produced with a small mirror, four coins, mirror in small envelope, five phases

the dream boat dazzler \n final coin through table into glass with both hands over table and spectator holds glass \n chris hampton \n china syndrome \n michael powers
1980
close-up fantasies — book i Chris Hampton

The Dream Boat Dazzler

final coin through table into glass with both hands over table and spectator holds glass

the shrinking deck \n credit correction on page 612, additional credit and sources to sheldon waldman and walt rollins \n steve skomp \n mike's dwarf \n michael powers
1981
apocalypse vol. 1-5 Steve Skomp

The Shrinking Deck

credit correction on page 612, additional credit and sources to Sheldon Waldman and Walt Rollins

collecting the vanishing aces \n aces vanish one by one from top of deck, collect cards \n geoffrey latta \n james swain \n swain's "passing along the vanishing aces" or latta's "the vanishing collectors" \n ken krenzel \n blowing away the aces \n michael powers \n swatta \n peter duffie \n triple decker sandwich \n eric t. dockery
1981
cardworks Geoffrey Latta, James Swain

Collecting the Vanishing Aces

aces vanish one by one from top of deck, collect cards

short all-backs routine \n quick 3-way \n allan ackerman \n evolution \n michael powers \n almost like everywhere and nowhere \n allan ackerman
1981
don england's t.k.o.'s Allan Ackerman

phase 51 \n deck vanish to pocket \n don england \n phase 51 - revisited and in color \n don england \n p-51, this time the cards are on the table! \n don england \n expert cards to pocket \n michael powers
1981
don england's t.k.o.'s Don England

the bizarre vanish \n card visually vanishes while spectator holds it \n paul harris \n the bizarre twist! \n paul harris \n müzarre vanish \n reinhard müller \n the off color vanish \n michael powers \n the bizarre vanish \n paul harris
1981
close-up fantasies finalé Paul Harris

the whisperers \n four jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them \n jerry sadowitz \n whispered \n stephen tucker \n whispereaders \n philip t. goldstein \n quietell \n philip t. goldstein \n jerry sadowitz \n william zavis \n quietell jr. \n philip t. goldstein \n jerry sadowitz \n sottovoce \n philip t. goldstein \n cries and whispers \n john bannon \n jerry sadowitz \n sottovoce \n philip t. goldstein \n the defectors \n dave campbell \n whisp \n philip t. goldstein \n a change of identity \n jack avis \n the defectors \n dave campbell \n a change of identity (identity crisis) \n jack avis \n no transfer whisperers \n michael powers
1982
alternative card magic Jerry Sadowitz

The Whisperers

four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them

fast stack \n one shuffle and some cutting \n martin a. nash \n fast stack \n martin a. nash \n dai vernon \n super stack - the one second poker stack \n steve beam \n the zero second stack \n edward marlo \n simple simon \n simon aronson \n cardial infraction \n michael powers \n cardial infraction \n michael powers
1982
best of friends Martin A. Nash

open travelers plus \n aces to kings transformation as kicker \n don england \n open travelers \n allan ackerman \n open travellers plus one \n don england \n open travelers transpo redux \n michael powers
1982
best of friends Don England

ascension \n transformation kicker, inspired by of roy walton's "oil and queens" \n philip t. goldstein \n ascension transposition \n randy wakeman \n a logical conclusion \n larry jennings \n ascension \n philip t. goldstein \n virus \n michael powers \n masque of the red death \n michael powers
1982
best of friends Philip T. Goldstein

Ascension

transformation kicker, inspired by of Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"

rubber ringer \n finger ring on rubber band \n bill kalush \n convincer for rubber ringer \n steve beam \n rubber ringer \n bill kalush \n the impromptu link \n jay sankey \n richard sanders \n a marriage of convenience \n joe rindfleisch \n ringleader \n simon aronson \n three bits on the band \n r. paul wilson \n ring bandit \n michael powers
1983
the collected almanac Bill Kalush

the signed card \n \n brother john hamman \n bonus plot \n michael powers \n the future card \n brother john hamman
1983
the collected almanac Brother John Hamman

mike's dwarf \n \n michael powers \n the shrinking deck \n steve skomp \n extra special close-up kinda guy bonus effect \n paul harris
1983
a close-up kinda guy Michael Powers

mr. biller's wild ride \n twisting with transformation kicker and cards to case, pockets, under spectator \n steve biller \n squeezing the jacks \n michael powers
1983
a close-up kinda guy Steve Biller

Mr. Biller's Wild Ride

twisting with transformation kicker and cards to case, pockets, under spectator

extra special close-up kinda guy bonus effect \n combination of "shrunken twilight" and "mike's dwarf" \n paul harris \n shrunken twilight \n paul harris \n mike's dwarf \n michael powers
1983
a close-up kinda guy Paul Harris

Extra Special Close-Up Kinda Guy Bonus Effect

combination of "Shrunken Twilight" and "Mike's Dwarf"

deduce is wild \n four twos put in case, three cards signed and put on table, one two removed and it changes into each selection one by one, then selections transpose with remaining three twos in case \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Deduce is Wild

four Twos put in case, three cards signed and put on table, one Two removed and it changes into each selection one by one, then selections transpose with remaining three Twos in case

the ambiguous card \n card chosen, miniature selection jumps out of deck, grows and shrinks again \n michael powers \n vacilation \n richard kaufman \n the ambiguous card \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

The amBIGuous Card

card chosen, miniature selection jumps out of deck, grows and shrinks again

blank monte \n monte with three blank cards and jack of hearts, all change to aces at the end \n michael powers \n four card monte \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Blank Monte

monte with three blank cards and Jack of Hearts, all change to Aces at the end

spectator becomes magician \n two selections, spectator touches card in spread, selections shown on both sides of it \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Spectator Becomes Magician

two selections, spectator touches card in spread, selections shown on both sides of it

slide-under double lift substitute \n slide-under switch action with alignment move type action to get a card underneath a single on top of the deck \n chuck king \n slide-under double lift substitute \n edward marlo \n the secret double \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Chuck King

Slide-Under Double Lift Substitute

slide-under switch action with alignment move type action to get a card underneath a single on top of the deck

thought photography \n two blank cards are signed on the back, their faces become two previous selections \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Thought Photography

two blank cards are signed on the back, their faces become two previous selections

quadratic aces \n three cards selected, then slow-motion ace assembly, then the other three packets are shown to consist of four-of-a-kinds corresponding to selections \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Quadratic Aces

three cards selected, then slow-motion Ace Assembly, then the other three packets are shown to consist of four-of-a-kinds corresponding to selections

programmed lie detector \n computer program, trick performed by spectator with computer only, computer version of aronson's lie sleuth \n michael powers \n lie sleuth \n simon aronson \n computer card trick \n christopher morgan
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Programmed Lie Detector

computer program, trick performed by spectator with computer only, computer version of Aronson's Lie Sleuth

fusion \n two half-dollars transform into dollar \n gary kurtz \n close-quarters \n daryl martinez \n fusion plus \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Gary Kurtz

fusion plus \n two quarters become a half-dollar, repeat, then two half-dollars transform into dollar, lapping \n michael powers \n fusion \n gary kurtz \n fusion plus standing \n michael powers \n jay sankey
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

Fusion Plus

two quarters become a half-dollar, repeat, then two half-dollars transform into dollar, lapping

fusion plus standing \n two quarters become a half-dollar, repeat, then two half-dollars transform into dollar, no-lap version \n michael powers \n jay sankey \n fusion plus \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers, Jay Sankey

Fusion Plus Standing

two quarters become a half-dollar, repeat, then two half-dollars transform into dollar, no-lap version

the power case \n arrco case has holes, gaffed case which can simulate that something is in it or not with sliding card section
- applications (see next entries) \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

The Power Case

Arrco case has holes, gaffed case which can simulate that something is in it or not with sliding card section

signed card appears \n in card case, using power case
- variation \n michael powers \n simon aronson's idea \n simon aronson
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

a thought \n getting the spectator to sign on a different card than he thinks, low spot card, using power case \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

A Thought

getting the spectator to sign on a different card than he thinks, low spot card, using Power Case

simon aronson's idea \n signed card appears in card case, using power case \n simon aronson \n signed card appears \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic Simon Aronson

Simon Aronson's Idea

signed card appears in card case, using Power Case

the ultimate color changing card case \n - overview
- tools
- the construction
- afterthoughts (credit information)
- the color change \n michael powers \n the marlo handling \n edward marlo
1983
powerful magic Michael Powers

holy-holey \n moving hole, with red and blue back cards \n dave walker \n michael powers' "holy terror"
1984
fork full of appetizers - book 2 Dave Walker

vacilation \n card becomes miniature card and normal again several times while it is flicked \n richard kaufman \n the ambiguous card \n michael powers \n wrong card...?! \n thomas hierling
1985
the new york magic symposium — collection 4 Richard Kaufman

Vacilation

card becomes miniature card and normal again several times while it is flicked

the hook \n hanging coins version \n larry jennings \n penihook \n r. paul wilson \n the magic purse \n baltazar fuentes \n captain hook \n michael powers
1986
the classic magic of larry jennings Larry Jennings

invisible triumph \n rough smooth, for credit information see reference \n robert d. michaels \n david ben \n michael close \n bob farmer \n michael weber \n invisible triumph \n jim krenz \n invisible triumph \n david ben \n michael weber \n michael close \n bob farmer \n invisible triumph \n michael powers
1986
apocalypse vol. 6-10 Robert D. Michaels, David Ben, Michael Close, Bob Farmer, Michael Weber

Invisible Triumph

rough smooth, for credit information see reference

blown away \n "neither blind nor silly" \n juan tamariz \n an alternate detection \n theodore annemann \n the clueless card trick \n edward g. brown \n apocalypse variations or additions \n paul cowling \n blown away plus \n edward marlo \n apocalypse variations or additions \n carlos schoenrich \n neither blind nor silly \n juan tamariz \n completely blown away \n jon racherbaumer \n utterly blown away \n tom daugherty \n friends \n aldo colombini \n punch for two \n michael powers \n blown further away \n harry lorayne \n dual thought \n ryan plunkett
1987
apocalypse vol. 6-10 Juan Tamariz

additions to a change \n unload into center \n ken simmons \n more miracle card changes \n edward marlo \n more miracle card changes \n edward marlo \n michael powers
1987
riffling the pasteboards — again! Ken Simmons

audacious transposition \n card isolated from deck transposes with card in deck \n ken simmons \n on a more subtle note \n ken simmons \n king t.u.t. \n michael powers
1987
riffling the pasteboards — again! Ken Simmons

Audacious Transposition

card isolated from deck transposes with card in deck

the dream card \n odd-backed "signed card" type effect, card to wallet \n darwin ortiz \n the nightmare card \n michael powers \n day-dream card \n edward marlo \n darwin ortiz \n commercial method \n edward marlo \n the airmail card \n james swain \n die traumfrau \n christoph borer \n dreamographics \n curtis kam \n tattwo you \n tomas blomberg \n lucky charms \n jason ladanye
1988
darwin ortiz at the card table Darwin Ortiz

The Dream Card

odd-backed "signed card" type effect, card to wallet

galaxy \n only two piles, three methods \n wyman jones \n paul harris \n galaxy \n wyman jones \n paul harris \n rack and bled \n lewis jones \n best of all worlds \n michael powers
1988
magical arts journal Wyman Jones, Paul Harris

the corner in the glass \n champagne glass, larger corner \n matt schulien \n eugene burger \n no palm corner in the glass \n michael powers
1989
the experience of magic Matt Schulien, Eugene Burger

touch three cards \n two cards are selected and lost in the deck, a third card is turned over and the chosen cards found next to it \n gary ouellet \n michael powers
1990
close up illusions Gary Ouellet, Michael Powers

Touch Three Cards

two cards are selected and lost in the deck, a third card is turned over and the chosen cards found next to it

evolution \n four kings change to all backs to four two of clubs to the four aces with patter about the history of cards \n michael powers \n short all-backs routine \n allan ackerman
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Evolution

four Kings change to all backs to four Two of Clubs to the four Aces with patter about the history of cards

quick four way count \n variation of quick 3-way to show a packet of apparentely four (really five) cards as all the same \n michael powers \n quick 3-way version \n edward marlo
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Quick Four Way Count

variation of Quick 3-Way to show a packet of apparentely four (really five) cards as all the same

the nightmare card \n odd-backed version of the dream card plot where the card apparently stays on the table in full sight, red/blue double backer \n michael powers \n the dream card \n darwin ortiz
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

The Nightmare Card

odd-backed version of the Dream Card Plot where the card apparently stays on the table in full sight, red/blue double backer

bonus plot \n variation of brother john hamman's signed card where the card is odd backed \n michael powers \n the signed card \n brother john hamman
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Bonus Plot

variation of Brother John Hamman's Signed Card where the card is odd backed

biddling brown in the round \n \n edward marlo \n the twelve card thought transition \n edward g. brown \n red rover \n michael powers
1990
cardfixes Edward Marlo

flushing out the queens \n royal flush production, pivot revelation \n michael powers \n fast flush \n bruce cervon
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

the at&t trick \n "ambitious-twist-transpo"
ace to four set aside, ambitious sequence with selection which is left outjogged, twisting routine, last card transposes with outjogged selection \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

The AT&T Trick

"ambitious-twist-transpo"
Ace to Four set aside, ambitious sequence with selection which is left outjogged, twisting routine, last card transposes with outjogged selection

squeezing the jacks \n twisting routine with four jacks, they change into aces, jacks are found in different places \n michael powers \n mr. biller's wild ride \n steve biller
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Squeezing the Jacks

twisting routine with four Jacks, they change into Aces, Jacks are found in different places

whether forecast \n spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are aces, aces change into royal flush, re-deal principle \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Whether Forecast

spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are Aces, Aces change into Royal Flush, re-deal principle

incredible coincidence \n card freely chosen, prediction card in pocket is same card, optionally odd-backed, red/blue double backer \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Incredible Coincidence

card freely chosen, prediction card in pocket is same card, optionally odd-backed, red/blue double backer

merlin's answer \n four twos shown, they change into four black twos, then into kings, twos shown in deck sandwiching a selection \n michael powers \n "metamorphosies" (jacob taub, cardtreats)
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Merlin's Answer

four Twos shown, they change into four black Twos, then into Kings, Twos shown in deck sandwiching a selection

cardial infraction \n one shuffle and cutting, second phase with marlo/gardner kicker \n michael powers \n fast stack \n martin a. nash
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

CARDial Infraction

one shuffle and cutting, second phase with Marlo/Gardner kicker

unexpected visitor \n selection travels from one sandwich to another
- the pure version (no extra card)
- bonus effect (card travels back to original sandwich) \n michael powers \n grasshopper \n paul harris \n the fly \n michael powers \n the uninvited guest \n mark ennis \n the unexpected visitor(s) \n michael powers \n the fly \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Unexpected Visitor

selection travels from one sandwich to another

The Pure Version (no extra card)

Bonus Effect (card travels back to original sandwich)

misplace your bets \n performer cuts to four-of-a-kind one by one, spectator cuts small packet onto each card, top cards shown to be same four-of-a-kind, bottom cards changed to twos or something else, two effect variations \n michael powers \n the spectator refuses to cut to the four aces \n allan ackerman
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Misplace Your Bets

performer cuts to four-of-a-kind one by one, spectator cuts small packet onto each card, top cards shown to be same four-of-a-kind, bottom cards changed to Twos or something else, two effect variations

swivelleroo plus variation \n flourish cut to produce a card, preparing a double turnover ("long distance double") \n richard kaufman \n michael powers \n swivelleroo plus \n richard kaufman \n jon racherbaumer
1990
top secret stuff Richard Kaufman, Michael Powers

Swivelleroo Plus Variation

flourish cut to produce a card, preparing a double turnover ("Long Distance Double")

c.c.c.p. \n "card case collectors plus", cased collectors, then deck in case and three selections travel from aces between jacks in center of deck \n michael powers \n card case collectors \n allan ackerman
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

C.C.C.P.

"Card Case Collectors Plus", cased collectors, then deck in case and three selections travel from Aces between Jacks in center of deck

king t.u.t. \n "totally unbelievable transpo", card isolated from deck transposes with sandwiched card in center of deck, signed \n michael powers \n audacious transposition \n ken simmons
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

King T.U.T.

"Totally Unbelievable Transpo", card isolated from deck transposes with sandwiched card in center of deck, signed

more miracle card changes \n with unload under top card of deck \n edward marlo \n michael powers \n more miracle card changes \n edward marlo \n additions to a change \n ken simmons
1990
top secret stuff Edward Marlo, Michael Powers

varying variance variant \n small packet ambitious card with four kings and a two, as a kicker the cards change to four twos and a king \n michael powers \n variance variant \n allan ackerman
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Varying Variance Variant

small packet ambitious card with four kings and a two, as a kicker the cards change to four twos and a King

photo surrealism \n four blank faced cards change one by one into the first selection, then all at once into the second selection \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Photo Surrealism

four blank faced cards change one by one into the first selection, then all at once into the second selection

the fly \n a signed selection sandwiched between two black queens travels between the two red queens altough both pairs are secured by rubber bands, with color changing back kicker \n michael powers \n unexpected visitor \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

The Fly

a signed selection sandwiched between two black queens travels between the two red queens altough both pairs are secured by rubber bands, with color changing back kicker

fourclosure \n spectator selects queen of hearts but magician finds queen of spades, then changes it to queen of diamonds, then clubs and finally hearts \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

FOURclosure

spectator selects Queen of Hearts but magician finds Queen of Spades, then changes it to Queen of Diamonds, then Clubs and finally Hearts

blowing away the aces \n aces vanish one by one, then are seen to have collected three selection in center of deck \n michael powers \n collecting the vanishing aces \n geoffrey latta \n james swain
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Blowing Away the Aces

Aces vanish one by one, then are seen to have collected three selection in center of deck

industrial strength aces \n slow-motion assembly, then aces vanish an reappear on packets à la jennings revelation \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Industrial Strength Aces

slow-motion assembly, then Aces vanish an reappear on packets à la Jennings Revelation

incomplete four way \n four card location, using riffle shuffle control with incomplete faro condition \n michael powers \n incomplete two way \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Incomplete Four Way

four card location, using Riffle Shuffle Control with Incomplete Faro Condition

a case of indigestion \n three cards vanish between cannibal cards and are eventually found in case \n michael powers \n cannibal holocaust \n darwin ortiz
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

A CASE of Indigestion

three cards vanish between cannibal cards and are eventually found in case

the impossible travellers \n combination of mcdonald aces and open travellers, three double facers \n michael powers \n the impossible travellers \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

The Impossible Travellers

combination of McDonald Aces and Open Travellers, three double facers

phantom of the operation \n jacks placed in case, three selections are placed in the case as well, cards taken out and they have interlaced, selections vanish, selections found face-up in deck at different positions \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Phantom of The OPERAtion

Jacks placed in case, three selections are placed in the case as well, cards taken out and they have interlaced, selections vanish, selections found face-up in deck at different positions

rising mistake \n wrong card rises up, a moment later it's changed into the selection \n michael powers \n rising mistake \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Rising Mistake

wrong card rises up, a moment later it's changed into the selection

the trap door card \n card with business information and trapdoor printed on it used for card-through-table, blank side of trapdoor card becomes signed selection \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

The Trap Door Card

card with business information and trapdoor printed on it used for card-through-table, blank side of trapdoor card becomes signed selection

no palm corner in the glass \n two handlings \n michael powers \n the corner in the glass \n matt schulien \n eugene burger
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

china syndrome \n card repeatedly penetrates table, also into spectator's hands, then coin penetrates into spectator's hands, multiple handlings \n michael powers \n the dream boat dazzler \n chris hampton
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

China Syndrome

card repeatedly penetrates table, also into spectator's hands, then coin penetrates into spectator's hands, multiple handlings

jumbo finale \n half dollar grows to jumbo coin, changes back via tabled change with lapping \n michael powers \n jumbo coin jumbo \n allan hayden
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Jumbo Finale

half dollar grows to jumbo coin, changes back via tabled change with lapping

twilight zone \n coin and mirror, coin also bent and straightened with mirror \n michael powers \n twilight \n paul harris \n tayari casel
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Twilight Zone

coin and mirror, coin also bent and straightened with mirror

my cup runneth over \n with two mini cups, empty cream containers, they are filled again as climax \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

My Cup Runneth Over

with two mini cups, empty cream containers, they are filled again as climax

jelly roll \n coin travels into breakfast jelly container, clear shell \n michael powers \n "marked coin in lighter" (bob chesbro) \n re-entry \n tom gagnon
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Jelly Roll

coin travels into breakfast jelly container, clear shell

palmless card to pocket \n - appendix a
with bottom placement \n michael powers \n no palm aces to pocket \n edward marlo
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

the impossible travellers \n mcdonald aces & open travelers combo \n michael powers \n the impossible travellers \n michael powers
1992
the olram aces — the impossible travellers Michael Powers

late night location \n stay stack with duplicates \n alex elmsley \n the elmsley touch \n paul swinford \n late-night arising \n jon racherbaumer \n niberco \n sudden sandwich \n jon racherbaumer \n spell found \n doug canning \n another late-night session \n bob king \n hide and seek \n michael powers
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2 Alex Elmsley

m-mail \n signed card is folded and vanishes, found again folded inside cased deck next to second selection \n michael powers \n m-mail \n michael powers
1996
apocalypse vol. 16-20 Michael Powers

M-Mail

signed card is folded and vanishes, found again folded inside cased deck next to second selection

hellraiser ii \n elevator effect with ace to four of hearts and two jokers \n peter duffie \n hellraiser (peter duffie, obsession) \n gold from straw elevator \n david solomon \n hell raiser iii \n michael powers
1997
effortless card magic Peter Duffie

Hellraiser II

elevator effect with Ace to Four of Hearts and two Jokers

power poker \n ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush \n alex elmsley \n poker by perception \n unknown \n the power of poker \n david solomon \n alex elmsley \n natural poker power \n michael powers \n strip club \n bob farmer \n power poker \n alex elmsley \n double power poker \n nick trost \n poker stud \n jerry k. hartman \n power blind man's blackjack \n bob farmer \n fair game \n paul vigil \n overpowering poker \n michael weber
1997
alex is at it again Alex Elmsley

Power Poker

ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush

steinmeyer's nine card problem with seven cards \n \n david solomon \n "nine card problem" (jim steinmeyer, magic, may 1993) \n "remote control" (jim steinmeyer, new invocation #43, feb. 1988) \n bob brown's addition \n bob brown \n the 7 card 21 card trick \n michael powers \n three + one \n michał kociołek
1997
solomon's mind David Solomon

Steinmeyer's Nine Card Problem with Seven Cards

Inspired by

"Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)

Related to

"Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, New Invocation #43, Feb. 1988)

triathlon \n three card challenge location, sophisticated \n pit hartling \n triple mate \n harry lorayne \n two minds and a mate \n simon aronson \n tri-easy-thon \n michael powers
1998
das kleine grüne heft Pit Hartling

card coding by permutation \n coding a card by arrangement of four or five other cards
- reversible counting
- four-card coding
- a hole in four (the second gap)
- camel poker \n alex elmsley \n code 5 \n michael powers
1998
the looking glass Alex Elmsley

Card Coding by Permutation

coding a card by arrangement of four or five other cards

blind lemon aces \n aces lost in deck and produced from right hand ("not this hand, the other hand") \n jack carpenter \n blind lemon aces \n jack carpenter \n blinded by the hand \n benjamin earl \n the one-handed man \n tom rose \n a night at the stardust \n michael powers
1999
impressing jodie foster Jack Carpenter

Blind Lemon Aces

Aces lost in deck and produced from right hand ("not this hand, the other hand")

the powers' payoff \n "presentation three", bill changes into "inverted dollar" with center upside down \n michael powers \n ron bauer \n "inverted dollar" (mike powers, close-up variety pack)
2001
bar bill stunt Michael Powers, Ron Bauer

The Powers' Payoff

"Presentation Three", bill changes into "Inverted Dollar" with center upside down

search and destroy \n sleightless \n aaron fisher \n the searchers \n larry jennings \n finders keepers \n michael powers \n search for the seven suspects \n gary plants \n searching for a thought \n allan ackerman \n aaron fisher \n impromptu searching for a thought \n allan ackerman \n aaron fisher \n gradual reuben \n eric stevens \n convergysearchers \n john hostler
2002
the paper engine Aaron Fisher

match me \n do as i do with mates, four aces finale, originally from genii (june 2003) \n gary plants \n "do as i do aces" (brother hamman, genii, feb. 2001) \n the continuous do as i do \n patrick page \n no palm match me \n michael powers
2004
lecture notes — the second super session Gary Plants

Match Me

do as i do with mates, four Aces finale, originally from Genii (June 2003)

Inspired by

"Do As I Do Aces" (Brother Hamman, Genii, Feb. 2001)

open travelers transpo redux \n kings put aside, open travelers with aces, one ace travels from kings packet to other aces, quartets transpose \n michael powers \n open travelers plus \n don england
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Open Travelers Transpo Redux

Kings put aside, Open Travelers with Aces, one Ace travels from Kings packet to other Aces, quartets transpose

impossible collectors \n queens tabled, later spectator places deck onto queens and cuts the deck for collectors revelation \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Impossible Collectors

Queens tabled, later spectator places deck onto Queens and cuts the deck for Collectors revelation

red rover \n \n michael powers \n the twelve card thought transition \n edward g. brown \n biddling brown in the round \n edward marlo
2006
power plays Michael Powers

expert cards to pocket \n two signed cards, multiple phases, deck vanish phase, card to wallet climax with transposition \n michael powers \n phase 51 \n don england
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Expert Cards to Pocket

two signed cards, multiple phases, deck vanish phase, card to wallet climax with transposition

m-mail \n signed card is folded and vanishes, found again folded inside cased deck \n michael powers \n m-mail \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

M-Mail

signed card is folded and vanishes, found again folded inside cased deck

sawing a lady \n queen in card case with slit through it, card is pushed through case and queen \n michael powers \n ben harris idea in magic manuscript
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Sawing A Lady

Queen in card case with slit through it, card is pushed through case and Queen

psychic birthday predictor \n selection matches card written on spectator's birthday in birthday calendar, card also predicted in envelope \n michael powers \n channel one no. 10
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Psychic Birthday Predictor

selection matches card written on spectator's birthday in birthday calendar, card also predicted in envelope

impromptu terror \n traveling hole effect
- phase 2: one hole jumps to another card
- phase 3: the holes are brought back together \n michael powers \n "holey terror" (michael powers, marketed item, 1983)
2006
power plays Michael Powers

natural poker power \n spectator gets royal flush
- alternate ending
- alternate ending ii \n michael powers \n power poker \n alex elmsley
2006
power plays Michael Powers

twist on simon \n 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 \n joshua jay \n michael powers \n joel givens \n sympathetic control \n bill simon
2006
power plays 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

the ambiguous card \n card chosen, miniature selection jumps out of deck, grows and shrinks again \n michael powers \n the ambiguous card \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

The amBIGuous Card

card chosen, miniature selection jumps out of deck, grows and shrinks again

best of all worlds \n \n michael powers \n doug conn version shown at motor city close up convention \n out of this universe \n harry lorayne \n galaxy \n wyman jones \n paul harris
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Best of All Worlds

Inspired by

Doug Conn version shown at Motor City Close Up Convention

hoochie coochie aces \n aces lost into four piles, then found again \n michael powers \n vernon's aces \n dai vernon \n vernash's aces \n martin a. nash
2006
power plays Michael Powers

signed sealed and delivered \n unknown card signed on back, sandwiched with red jacks and put in card case, another card is signed on face, cased card turns out to be signed on both sides later
- signed, sealed and delivered the easy way \n peter gröning \n michael powers \n peter gröning effect from tsd website
2006
power plays Peter Gröning, Michael Powers

Signed Sealed and Delivered

unknown card signed on back, sandwiched with red Jacks and put in card case, another card is signed on face, cased card turns out to be signed on both sides later

the secret double \n slide-under switch action with alignment move type action to get a card underneath a single on top of the deck \n michael powers \n slide-under double lift substitute \n chuck king
2006
power plays Michael Powers

The Secret Double

slide-under switch action with alignment move type action to get a card underneath a single on top of the deck

virus \n transformation routine with four red spot cards and the kings, transformation to aces as climax \n michael powers \n ascension \n philip t. goldstein \n masque of the red death \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Virus

transformation routine with four red spot cards and the Kings, transformation to Aces as climax

reverse faro coincidence \n two spectators cut to cards and replace the cuts while back is turned, black jacks are removed and they find both selections, faro
- ending 1
- ending 2
- ending 3 \n michael powers \n "the pm principle" (michael powers, 1990 booklet) \n hard target \n darwin ortiz \n reverse faro coincidence redux \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Reverse Faro Coincidence

two spectators cut to cards and replace the cuts while back is turned, black Jacks are removed and they find both selections, faro

punch intro \n on punched cards and the punch deal, credit information
- punching cards
- non-punched method \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Punch Intro

on punched cards and the punch deal, credit information

pm plus \n two spectators cut to cards and replace the cuts, performer deals through cards and finds selections without seeing faces
- naming the first selection
- naming the second selection
- non-memorized deck procedure
- non-stacked methods \n michael powers \n "the pm principle" (michael powers, 1990 booklet)
2006
power plays Michael Powers

PM Plus

two spectators cut to cards and replace the cuts, performer deals through cards and finds selections without seeing faces

punch drunk \n any card pocketed by spectator under fair conditions, performer deals through deck and says he'll stop at mate, cell phone rings and person at other end names selection, 50% punched deck (every other card)
- cell phone finish
- alternate finish (1)
- alternate finish (2)
- alternate finish (3) \n michael powers \n undiscovered possibilities - 1st effect \n edward marlo
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Punch Drunk

any card pocketed by spectator under fair conditions, performer deals through deck and says he'll stop at mate, cell phone rings and person at other end names selection, 50% Punched Deck (every other card)

numerical analysis \n selection ends up at total of cut-off packet after mixing procedure, penelope
- alternate presentations (an open prediction, a closed prediction) \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Numerical Analysis

selection ends up at total of cut-off packet after mixing procedure, Penelope

Alternate Presentations (An Open Prediction, A Closed Prediction)

hide and seek \n selection fairly lost, faro \n michael powers \n "the cardician is in!" (doug canning, card capers) \n late night location \n alex elmsley
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Hide and Seek

selection fairly lost, faro

Inspired by

"The Cardician is In!" (Doug Canning, Card Capers)

heisting histed heisted \n twenty-five duplicates
- non gaffed ideas
- heavily gaffed methods (jumbo cards) \n michael powers \n "histed heisted" (simon aronson, the card ideas of simon aronson) \n the twenty-five card trick \n sam leo horowitz \n heisting histed heisted 3.0 \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Heisting Histed Heisted

twenty-five duplicates

Non Gaffed Ideas

Heavily Gaffed Methods (jumbo cards)

Inspired by

"Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson, The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson)

code 5 \n five cards removed from deck, one hidden, assistant is shown other four cards and names fifth one, repeat in which a card is cased and divined \n michael powers \n card coding by permutation \n alex elmsley
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Code 5

five cards removed from deck, one hidden, assistant is shown other four cards and names fifth one, repeat in which a card is cased and divined

the 7 card 21 card trick \n - telephone method \n michael powers \n steinmeyer's nine card problem with seven cards \n david solomon
2006
power plays Michael Powers

cut and run \n ideas of placement principle
- simple coincidence
- faro 53
- use of a special key card
- non faro method
- another approach \n michael powers \n eyes of the gods \n john hamilton \n riffle shuffle control \n karl fulves
2006
power plays Michael Powers

animazement \n stick figure animates on back of deck and draws x on selection, deck shown normal before and after except a single card with the figure on its back \n michael powers \n "animator" (david harkey)
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Animazement

stick figure animates on back of deck and draws X on selection, deck shown normal before and after except a single card with the figure on its back

back to back \n card signed on face, it is shown to have a blank back, another selection signed on back is shown to have blank face, cards fuse to normal card with both signatures \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Back to Back

card signed on face, it is shown to have a blank back, another selection signed on back is shown to have blank face, cards fuse to normal card with both signatures

red shift \n four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then whole deck is red-backed, red/blue double backer \n michael powers \n surprising jokers \n "magic" christian stelzel \n the blushing jokers \n peter kane
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Red Shift

four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then whole deck is red-backed, red/blue double backer

subtle princess \n performer and spectator each select a card from a five-card packet, performer finds spectator's card and vice versa \n michael powers \n "people's princess" (jon racherbaumer, gemini online board)
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Subtle Princess

performer and spectator each select a card from a five-card packet, performer finds spectator's card and vice versa

invisible triumph \n selection turns over in other deck then triumph with original deck, rough smooth & cheek to cheek combination \n michael powers \n invisible triumph \n robert d. michaels \n david ben \n michael close \n bob farmer \n michael weber
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Invisible Triumph

selection turns over in other deck then Triumph with original deck, rough smooth & cheek to cheek combination

double decker sandwich \n bluff sandwich, selection tabled, repeat with transposition with tabled first selection, duplicate \n michael powers \n bluff sandwich \n edward marlo
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Double Decker Sandwich

Bluff Sandwich, selection tabled, repeat with transposition with tabled first selection, duplicate

finders keepers \n named progressive sandwich \n michael powers \n search and destroy \n aaron fisher \n finessed finders keepers \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

the money game \n card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection \n michael powers \n the money game revisited \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

The Money Game

card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection

tri-easy-thon \n card selected, thought of and removed, all divined
- impromptu method (clocking) \n michael powers \n triathlon \n pit hartling
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Tri-EASY-Thon

card selected, thought of and removed, all divined

flipped out \n - spectator's coin across
- spectator's coin through the table \n michael powers \n ron jaxon \n antony gerard
2006
power plays Michael Powers, Ron Jaxon, Antony Gerard

matrix reverse surprise \n reverse matrix with four half dollars, change into different coins as finale \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Matrix Reverse Surprise

reverse matrix with four half dollars, change into different coins as finale

twice told tails \n one quarter in each hand, they change place as gag, then one shown double-headed and one double-tailed \n michael powers
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Twice Told Tails

one quarter in each hand, they change place as gag, then one shown double-headed and one double-tailed

more flippin' out ramsay \n three coins appear one by one, then vanish one by one \n michael powers \n "flippin' out ramsey" (robert moreland, weapons of choice notes)
2006
power plays Michael Powers

More Flippin' Out Ramsay

three coins appear one by one, then vanish one by one

Inspired by

"Flippin' Out Ramsey" (Robert Moreland, Weapons of Choice Notes)

double your money \n borrowed five dollar bill changes to ten, then transposition \n michael powers \n michael powers' version on video top secret close-up (1992) \n slow motion bill transposition \n u. f. grant
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Double Your Money

borrowed Five Dollar Bill changes to Ten, then transposition

science friction \n straw balanced on saltshaker, straw moves and is animated, static electricity \n michael powers \n the electro-static cigarette \n unknown
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Science Friction

straw balanced on saltshaker, straw moves and is animated, static electricity

a cunning odyssey \n pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, penelope \n jason alford \n weight your turn \n troy hooser \n mark tams \n penelope's principle \n alex elmsley \n odyssey iii \n michael powers
2007
the magician's ltd cookbook Jason Alford

A Cunning Odyssey

Pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, Penelope

the spectator collects \n collectors routine, spectator cuts queens into middle of deck, instantly collect three selections \n michael powers
2007
the magician's ltd cookbook Michael Powers

The Spectator Collects

Collectors routine, spectator cuts Queens into middle of deck, instantly collect three selections

hard target \n two selections found by red jacks \n darwin ortiz \n reverse faro coincidence \n michael powers
2012
lessons in card mastery Darwin Ortiz

the uninvited guest \n card from one sandwich to another \n mark ennis \n unexpected visitor \n michael powers \n leap of faith \n david regal
2012
lessons in card mastery Mark Ennis

double target \n "hofzinser ace problem" meets marlo's "push through failure" \n michał kociołek \n linking ring, nov. 2013 \n push through failure \n edward marlo \n carmen d'amico \n push through success \n michael powers
2017
michał kociołek live! Michał Kociołek

Double Target

"Hofzinser Ace Problem" meets Marlo's "Push Through Failure"

21 card trick with pm power \n \n david solomon \n michael powers \n "21 again" (linking ring, feb. 2009)
2018
solomon's secrets David Solomon, Michael Powers

re-entry \n marked coin into lighter, then back out into glass, blister on finger heals \n tom gagnon \n "marked coin in lighter" (bob chesbro) \n "blister" \n jack kent tillar \n jelly roll \n michael powers
2019
gagnon unfiltered Tom Gagnon

Re-Entry

marked coin into lighter, then back out into glass, blister on finger heals

the lying traveler \n three packets, selection travels from packet to packet, lie speller finale \n michael powers \n traveling card \n edward marlo
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

The Lying Traveler

three packets, selection travels from packet to packet, lie speller finale

small packet i.c. \n selection put amongst aces, it becomes invisible, reappears reversed in deck \n michael powers \n vernon utility move \n dai vernon
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Small Packet I.C.

selection put amongst Aces, it becomes invisible, reappears reversed in deck

hell raiser iii \n elevator effect with ace to four of hearts and two kings, transformation into aces as climax
- blank card ending by al stratyner \n michael powers \n hellraiser ii \n peter duffie
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Hell Raiser III

elevator effect with Ace to Four of Hearts and two Kings, transformation into Aces as climax

royal surprise \n spectator cuts to her selection and also locates the cards to complete a royal flush \n michael powers \n aces from nowhere \n nick trost
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Royal Surprise

spectator cuts to her selection and also locates the cards to complete a Royal Flush

way too many \n two selections lost, three indicator cards removed, but they are four, four-card repeat phase, both selections found and four aces show up along the way \n michael powers \n "one too many" (george mcbride, e-book "the best of osmosis")
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Way Too Many

two selections lost, three indicator cards removed, but they are four, four-card repeat phase, both selections found and four Aces show up along the way

Inspired by

"One Too Many" (George McBride, e-book "The Best of OSMOSIS")

open mate prediction \n card at named position matches prediction card \n michael powers \n tom craven trick in card corner, linking ring, feb. 2010
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Open Mate Prediction

card at named position matches prediction card

Inspired by

Tom Craven trick in Card Corner, Linking Ring, Feb. 2010

push through success \n push-through failure meets hofzinser ace problem \n michael powers \n double target \n michał kociołek
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

speed \n spectator cuts to four cards and chooses two of them, performer pulls mates out of pocket with great speed \n michael powers \n "fast times" (steven youell)
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Speed

spectator cuts to four cards and chooses two of them, performer pulls mates out of pocket with great speed

cardial infraction \n riffle shuffle demo with aces, royal flush finale \n michael powers \n fast stack \n martin a. nash
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

the unexpected visitor(s) \n adding a second selection revelation
- extending the routine \n michael powers \n unexpected visitor \n michael powers
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

the fly \n selection travels from one rubber banded sandwich to another, with color-changing back kicker, story presentation \n michael powers \n unexpected visitor \n michael powers
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

The Fly

selection travels from one rubber banded sandwich to another, with color-changing back kicker, story presentation

shrödinger's dream revisited \n schrödinger's, card through table, card through close-up mat, then card through table upwards \n michael powers
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Shrödinger's Dream Revisited

Schrödinger's, card through table, card through close-up mat, then card through table upwards

finessed interchange \n two cards transpose, then both transpose with two jokers \n michael powers \n "interchange" (eric a. maurin, genii, oct. 1982)
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

Finessed Interchange

two cards transpose, then both transpose with two Jokers

no transfer whisperers \n four jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them \n michael powers \n card corner column solutions in linking ring, mar. 2019 \n the whisperers \n jerry sadowitz
2019
tesseract Michael Powers

No Transfer Whisperers

four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them

triple whammy \n three selections, first found, it is stabbed between other selections, one travels from half to half, breather \n michael powers
2019
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Triple Whammy

three selections, first found, it is stabbed between other selections, one travels from half to half, breather

twilight zone monte \n five cards, monte type game with odd-backed monte card, transformations occur \n michael powers \n "montinator 5.0" (john bannon, triabolical)
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Twilight Zone Monte

five cards, monte type game with odd-backed monte card, transformations occur

boxed surprise \n six selections, found under, in and on top of card case, deck vanishes except selection and is found in case again \n michael powers \n three cards under a box \n guy hollingworth
2019
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Boxed Surprise

six selections, found under, in and on top of card case, deck vanishes except selection and is found in case again

open prediction 999 \n card that is dealt face down is signed on back by spectator \n michael powers \n close-up variety pack ii, 1996 lecture notes \n linking ring parade, april 2015
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Open Prediction 999

card that is dealt face down is signed on back by spectator

odyssey iii \n performer cuts same amount of cards as spectator, ten was set aside at prediction and the packets have tens on top \n michael powers \n "oddyssey ii" (michael powers, linking ring, sep. 2007) \n a cunning odyssey \n jason alford
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Odyssey III

performer cuts same amount of cards as spectator, Ten was set aside at prediction and the packets have Tens on top

masque of the red death \n new story presentation, transformation routine with four red spot cards and four court cards, transformation climax \n michael powers \n ascension \n philip t. goldstein \n virus \n michael powers
2019
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Masque of the Red Death

new story presentation, transformation routine with four red spot cards and four court cards, transformation climax

royal versus ace-stros \n four piles in diamond formation, kings assemble on one pile, aces show up as kicker \n michael powers \n "jumping jacks" (paul lelekis, linking ring, april 2012)
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Royal Versus Ace-Stros

four piles in diamond formation, Kings assemble on one pile, Aces show up as kicker

Inspired by

"Jumping Jacks" (Paul Lelekis, Linking Ring, April 2012)

a night at the stardust \n poem story in which only aces are used, lost and found, with appearing at the fingertips of the "wrong" hand as finale \n michael powers \n blind lemon aces \n jack carpenter
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A Night at the Stardust

poem story in which only Aces are used, lost and found, with appearing at the fingertips of the "wrong" hand as finale

finessed gallo shuffle \n triumph shuffle type \n michael powers \n "the m.g. strip-out" (mike gallo, allan hayden's card sharp on duty, 1983)
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Finessed Gallo Shuffle

Triumph shuffle type

Inspired by

"The M.G. Strip-Out" (Mike Gallo, Allan Hayden's Card Sharp on Duty, 1983)

finessed center switch \n out-jogged card and top card are removed together, out-jogged card switched for card second from top \n michael powers \n eric a. maurin \n "center switch" (eric a. maurin, in "interchange", genii, 1982)
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Finessed Center Switch

out-jogged card and top card are removed together, out-jogged card switched for card second from top

Inspired by

"Center Switch" (Eric A. Maurin, in "Interchange", Genii, 1982)

21 again/invisible 21 \n selection vanishes and reappears again, featuring a fair selection procedure in which selection is cut into the other two packets, three distant key cards \n michael powers
2019
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21 Again/Invisible 21

selection vanishes and reappears again, featuring a fair selection procedure in which selection is cut into the other two packets, three distant key cards

moe fun \n 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) \n michael powers \n linking ring, april 2009
2019
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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)

chaos \n four number cards used to generate four-digit number that is put in calculator, another number is subtracted, final result is nine and the four nines are shown to be at top of four previously cut-off packets \n michael powers \n keith randolph
2019
tesseract Michael Powers, Keith Randolph

Chaos

four number cards used to generate four-digit number that is put in calculator, another number is subtracted, final result is nine and the four Nines are shown to be at top of four previously cut-off packets

two way split \n - effect 1 - the tantalizer
- effect 2 - another invisible card \n michael powers \n "the sunken key again" (scalbert's selected secrets)
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Two Way Split

Effect 1 - The Tantalizer

Effect 2 - Another Invisible Card

Inspired by

"The Sunken Key Again" (Scalbert's Selected Secrets)

incomplete two way \n using riffle shuffle control with incomplete faro condition \n michael powers \n an incomplete masterpiece \n maro nash \n incomplete four way \n michael powers
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Incomplete Two Way

using Riffle Shuffle Control with Incomplete Faro Condition

reverse faro coincidence redux \n two spectators choose cards which are fairly lost, black jacks find both selections, faro \n michael powers \n reverse faro coincidence \n michael powers
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Reverse Faro Coincidence Redux

two spectators choose cards which are fairly lost, black Jacks find both selections, faro

bttp revisited \n - the bottom to top principle" (colm mulcahy)
- three-peat deceit by marty kane (spectator spells name of card three times, then it is on top)
- try this (three spectators simultaneously)
- telephone/radio version
- last minute addition (restoring original order) \n marty kane \n michael powers \n colm mulcahy \n chris wilcox \n "bottom to top principle" (colm mulcahy, mathematical card magic)
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tesseract Marty Kane, Michael Powers, Colm Mulcahy, Chris Wilcox

BTTP Revisited

The Bottom to Top Principle" (Colm Mulcahy)

Three-Peat Deceit by Marty Kane (spectator spells name of card three times, then it is on top)

Try This (three spectators simultaneously)

Telephone/Radio Version

Last Minute Addition (restoring original order)

Inspired by

"Bottom to Top Principle" (Colm Mulcahy, Mathematical Card Magic)