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Russell Prunier The Mutilated Card card is "magically" restored with adhesive tape
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 174
Don Alan Card in the Egg card is selected and miniature version found in plastic egg, all cards in deck are the same as climax
Variations 1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 9
Maurice Howarth Tarantula pips from four card vanish step by step and appear on strip of paper
Related to 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 290) 1158
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae It's a Hold-Up! ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Related toAlso published here 1970 My Kind of Magic 14
Alan Shaxon, Tommy Scott The Watch in Bottle! coin in bottle, then watch to nest of boxes
Related to 1970 My Kind of Magic 33
Rick Johnsson The "Too Perfect" Theory
Related to 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 247
Billy McComb The Williamised Spider pips from deck vanish and appear on napkin
Related to 1972 I Did It My Way 2
Theodore Annemann Billet Switching see also p. 13 for credit information
Related toAlso published here 1973 Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond 10
Tommy Wonder A Table Workers Table published under the Name "Jos Bema"
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 246
Tommy Wonder, Billy McComb, Stanley Collins The Pip-Eating Spider published under "Jos Bema"
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 272
Tommy Wonder The Pinnacle Routine Gypsy Curse handling detail
1977 Wildcard Miracles 138
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Jos Bema's Lecture Notes by Tommy Wonder 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 474
Tommy Wonder Splitting the Money published under the Name "Jos Bema"
Related to 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 475
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here 1977 SuperMagic 63
Tommy Wonder The Auction watch is destroyed and found unharmed inside a box
Inspired by
  • Jean Hugard's "5. The Auction" in "Modern Magic Manual", 1939.
Variations
1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 2
Tommy Wonder Move for Perpetual-Balls loading a ball in the hand, while removing one
1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 3
Tommy Wonder Rope and Ring Routine ring penetrates rope and changes color twice
Related to 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 4
Tommy Wonder Torn + Restored Paper paper with rabbit printed onto it torn, pieces are blown into paper balloon with rabbit shape
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 8
Tommy Wonder Another Variation rising card with houlette prop, children material, brief
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 8
Tommy Wonder Close-Up lighter to matchbox
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 9
Tommy Wonder Splitting the Money splitting dollar bill in 2 that become 1 again
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 9
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 10
Tommy Wonder Card Penetration card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 11
Tommy Wonder Card-Puzzle blocks in a box with pip symbols arrange themselves magically to match selection
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 12
Tommy Wonder Card Through Handkerchief using a direct center steal under cover of handkerchief
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 12
Tommy Wonder Cups and Balls two cup routine
Related to 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 12
Fred Robinson, Mark Weston, Tommy Wonder Where There's Smoke pencil gag, magnetic (Mark Weston)
flame of a lighter and handkerchief (Jos Bema / Tommy Wonder)
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 514
Tommy Wonder Coins Across - A Presentation Part 1
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 634
Tommy Wonder Coins Across - A Presentation part 2
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 652
Tommy Wonder One In the Eye
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 660
Tommy Wonder Tommy Wonder On Close-Up
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 729
Fred Robinson Oasis on Simon Lovell, Tommy Wonder, Brian Barnes
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 638
Fred Robinson Oasis on FISM Brusssels, Ray Grismer, Larry Jennings, Howard Schwarzman, Obie O'Brien, Gordon Bruce, Frank Farrow, Bob Read, Paul Daniels, Tommy Wonder, John Fisher, Ali Bongo, Roy Walton
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 703
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on FISM Brussels, John Cornelius, Jean-Jacques Sanvert, Magic Christian, Tommy Wonder, Bill Wells, Bob Elliott, David Walker, Michael Ammar, Bob Read, Hirata, Hank Moorehouse, Larry West, Al Schneider
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 714
Fred Robinson Oasis on Ken Hawes, Tommy Wonder, Jim Adams, Walter B. Graham, Johnny Johnston, Lan Neil, Walt Lees, Fred Kaps, Joe Stevens, Dai Vernon, Slydini, Philippe Fialho, Bob Read
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 771
Tommy Wonder Ring On Stick
Related to 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 784
Tommy Wonder Falling Pips pips on cards "fall" to one end when cards are tapped on table
Variations 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 806
Tommy Wonder Pocket Slates Routine
Related to 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 842
Fred Robinson Oasis on Walt Lees, Roger Crossthwaite, Tommy Wonder, Eric Eswin, Obie O'Brien, Bob Read
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 859
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on IBM Convention, Eddie Schuyer, John Cornelius, Tommy Wonder, anecdote of performing linking rings
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 948
Walt Lees Editorial on Phil Goldstein, Steven Hamilton, Owen Griffith, John Cornelius, Mike Gancia, Mark Leveridge, Johnny Johnston, Bob Little, Tommy Wonder
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 955
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson Fun & Frolics in Great Yarmouth IBM convention in Great Yarmouth, Da Silva Puppet Theatre, Shaun McCree, Crisco, John Cornelius, Ali Bongo, Peter Warlock, Jack Mayes, Terry Herbert, Mike Gancia, Walt Lees, Mark Leveridge, Eddie Dawes, John Palfreyman, Peter Lane, John Salisse, Peter Kersten, Josephine, Joe Nex, Chu Chin Fu, Jan Madd & Chantal, Johnny Thompson, Jeffrey Atkins, Joe Marvel, Pierre Brahma, Jacqueline, Eddy & Company, Harry Nicholls, Frans Biemans, Tommy Wonder, Hans Van Senus, Bob Little, Roger Crosthwaite
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 16
Tommy Wonder Everywhere and Nowhere double facer
Related to 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 979
Tommy Wonder, Karl Fulves Center Control Production similar to Cervon's Pivot Production without table
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 980
Wally Boyce Elizabeth 2nd named card predicted in envelope
Variations 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2) 995
Tommy Wonder Torn and Restored Cigarette impromptu
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1018
Tommy Wonder Elizabeth 3rd named card predicted in clear envelope
Inspired byAlso published here 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1055
Tommy Wonder Clear Envelope Switch using clear plastic envelope with bills and card in it
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1056
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Tommy Wonder Entertains by Tommy Wonder (written by Gene Matsuura) 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 188
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Recalcitrant by Tommy Wonder 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 227
Walt Lees (reviewer) Tommy Wonder Entertains by Tommy Wonder (written by Jeff Busby) 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1187
Tommy Wonder Himber Ring Set-Up
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 311
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Improved Lighter to Matchbox by Tommy Wonder 1984 Epoptica (Issue 5) 269
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Wonder Material & Lecture Notes by Tommy Wonder 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 345
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Diminishing Cards by Tommy Wonder 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 386
Stephen Tucker (reviewer) Wonder Materials by Tommy Wonder 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1213
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Footsteps Deck cannot be squared properly, cards keep sticking out - when forced to be square by tapping on deck, all the pips fall to one side of the deck
Inspired by 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 4
Tommy Wonder Dice Climax climax for dice stacking routine, sponge 4
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 137
Bob Stencel Once Torn, Twice Restored first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection, double facer
Related to 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 328
Bob Stencel The No-Reverse Reverse reversed card in deck is apparently turned over but stays reversed
Related to 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 330
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Deja ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 37
Tommy Wonder The Wondereverse reversed card in deck is apparently turned over but stays reversed
Related to 1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 38
Tommy Wonder Turnover of whole Deck as deck is put from hand to hand
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 41
Tommy Wonder The Dissolving Knot wire gimmick
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Mark Vincent The New York Magic Symposium 1986 on the convention in Tokyo, Adam Fleischer, Max Maven, Curtis Kam, Jay Sankey, Maki Kitami, Bill Spooner, Gene Matsura, Tommy Wonder, David Roth, John Kennedy, Hiroshi Sawa, Jeff McBride, Lisa Menna
1987 Gimmick (Issue 8) 14
Tommy Wonder Counterfeiter's Spellbound two coins are changed to copper and back
1990 Spectacle 71
Harry Lorayne Ah, Finally! two selection, first turns over again and again, finally second turns over
Related to 1990 Trend Setters 183
Harry Lorayne Non-Reverse Reverse card is apparently turned over
Related to 1990 Trend Setters 183
Harry Lorayne Another Non-Reverse Reverse card is apparently turned over
Related to 1990 Trend Setters 189
Harry Lorayne Reverse Effect two selection, first turns over again and again, finally second turns over
Related to 1990 Trend Setters 192
Stephen Minch On Tommy Wonder short biography
1990 Spectacle 71
Tommy Wonder Thoughts In Mid-Air essay on Zombie and on floating
1991 Square One 41
Steven Hamilton (reviewer) Tommy Wonder Lecture Video by Tommy Wonder 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 9
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Tommy Wonder - Etwas zu seiner Person
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 47
Tommy Wonder, Alexander de Cova Spotlight: Ein Interview mit Tommy Wonder
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 53
Alex Elmsley Shakedown
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 197
Alexander de Cova Wild Card Exclusiv
Inspired by 1994 Secrets No. 1 23
Paul Harris, Tommy Wonder, Christian Scherer The Ultimate Ripp-Off
Inspired by 1994 Falschgeld-Test 9
Tommy Wonder, Don Alan Magic Ranch card prediction in plastic egg, all cards in deck the same as surprise
Inspired byVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 45
Tommy Wonder Fabricated using a direct center steal under cover of handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 55
Tommy Wonder Elizabeth III named card predicted in clear envelope
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 64
Tommy Wonder Clear Envelope Switch using clear plastic envelope with bills and card in it
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 67
Tommy Wonder Here and Not duplicates, double facer
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 77
Tommy Wonder, Karl Fulves Center Control Production similar to Cervon's Pivot Production without table
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 79
Tommy Wonder Top Change Handling
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 86
Tommy Wonder Post-Ultimate Rip-Off
  • Counting
  • Flash Restoration
  • The Complete Restoration
  • Ringing in the Gaff
  • Ringing in the Humanity
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 90
Tommy Wonder Counting Cards, Unnatural Rhythms and Other Problems
  • When Counting is Better
  • Not Always the Best Solution
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 97
Tommy Wonder The Poltergeist Pack interesting thread hook-up
Related to
  • Ed Marlo's idea in The Linking Ring (Sept. 1963, Vol. 43 No. 9, p. 61)
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 100
Tommy Wonder Carpenter's Revenge card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 105
Tommy Wonder Rubik's Card blocks in a box with pip symbols arrange themselves magically to match selection
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 112
Tommy Wonder The Shrinking Card-Case
  • Design One
  • Design Two
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 117
Tommy Wonder Falling Pips pips on cards "fall" to one end when cards are tapped on table
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 123
Tommy Wonder, Crocker Xkwizit - Card Hold-Out in Deck to keep some gaffed cards together in deck
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 127
Tommy Wonder Ambi-Tilt detailed management
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 129
Tommy Wonder The Two-Second Card Fold into eighth, under deck
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 136
Tommy Wonder The Card in the Ringbox folded, very convincing shuttle pass
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 141
Tommy Wonder Squeeze whole deck visually shrinks when put in miniature card case
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 149
Tommy Wonder The Two-Pocket Deck Switch
Related toVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 152
Tommy Wonder, Stanley Collins, Billy McComb The Pip-Eating Spider pips of pip card vanish until only indices are left
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 157
Tommy Wonder The Wondereverse reversed card in deck is apparently turned over but stays reversed
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 164
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Déjà ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 167
Tommy Wonder The Tamed Card using double facers, sticky card, no table required
Variations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 183
Tommy Wonder, Brother John Hamman Broken Hamman Count
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 187
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal as a switch
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 191
Tommy Wonder Card Forcing essay
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 204
Tommy Wonder Coins Across and Back with Interlude coins across twice with backfire, coin through box
  • Phase One: Silver Bullets
  • Phase Two: Copper Interlude
  • Phase Three: Perverse Reverse
  • Phase Four: Bertram Redux
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 231
Tommy Wonder Mud in Your Eye coins are put in box, one appears in eye of performer like a monocle
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 243
Tommy Wonder Box Turnover
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 245
Tommy Wonder Cigarette Through Quarter: A Handling
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 257
Tommy Wonder French Drop Switch
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 259
Tommy Wonder Counterfeiter's Spellbound two coins are changed to copper and back
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 263
Tommy Wonder Date with an Inflatable Bunny paper with rabbit printed onto it torn, pieces are blown into paper balloon with rabbit shape
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 274
Tommy Wonder Rabbit Rouser rising card with houlette prop, children material
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 276
Tommy Wonder The Tobacco Exchange two cards to cigarette case, one into cigarette itself
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 281
Tommy Wonder The Improved Hydrostatic Glass
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 291
Tommy Wonder Auto-Link handling fragment for the Himber Ring
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 297
Tommy Wonder The Ring, the Watch and the Wallet ring, watch and bill disappear from envelope and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Related toVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 302
Tommy Wonder Reel Pull
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 304
Tommy Wonder A Table-Worker's Table
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 16
Tommy Wonder Fifty Percent Lighter lighter to matchbox
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 26
Tommy Wonder The Saving of a Cigarette
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 35
Tommy Wonder Splitting the Profit splitting dollar bill in 2 that become 1 again
Related toAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 46
Tommy Wonder Toss and Turn one handed toss paddle move
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 59
Tommy Wonder Clear Through single sequence
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 65
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 72
Tommy Wonder, Paul LePaul, Edward Victor Winged Signatures "cards through newspaper" done with signed business cards and close-up mat, card to envelope climax
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 80
Tommy Wonder And Now a Brief Message four messages on all sides of two small slates appear, two flaps
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 86
Tommy Wonder Cups and Balls: A Private History
  • A Two-Cup Routine with Three Cups
  • Loads
  • Loading Techniques
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 91
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Chop-Cup Load loading technique
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 94
Tommy Wonder, Peter Kane A Three-Cup Load loading sequence
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 98
Tommy Wonder The Two-Cup Routine
  • Phase One: The Opening
  • Phase Two: The Permeable Cups
  • Phase Three: Twin Ascension
  • Phase Four: Air Transport
  • Phase Five: Sshuwit! Sshuwit!
  • Phase Six: Two in the Hand, One in the Bush
  • Phase Seven: No Room at the Inn
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 105
Tommy Wonder Recalcitrant box reappears around deck and changes place with cards
  • Phase One: The Vanish of the Case
  • Phase Two: The Case Returns
  • Phase Three: The Transposition
  • Phase Four: The Case Comes Back Again!
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 139
Tommy Wonder The Snail's Progress static fan gets smaller visually and disappears
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 154
Tommy Wonder Colors Three and Through ring and rope routine, with color changing ring
  • Phase One: The Ring Goes On
  • Phase Two: The Ring Comes Off
  • Phase Three: On Again
  • Phase Four: From Orange to Blue
  • Phase Five: From Blue to White
  • Phase Six: Off Once More
  • Phase Seven: One More Time
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 161
Tommy Wonder Perpetual Motion continuous production
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 177
Tommy Wonder A Sequence with Balls shells & gaffs, multiplying, color changes
  • Phase One: From Red to White
  • Phase Two: A Midair Multiplication
  • Phase Three: The Red Ball Makes an Appearance
  • Phase Four: Red to White Repeated
  • Phase Five: Vanish, Reproduction and...
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 180
Tommy Wonder The Big One giant ball production as climax
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 184
Tommy Wonder The Tails Topit construction
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 197
Tommy Wonder The Belly Servante construction of body servante
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 200
Tommy Wonder On the Pendulum Holdout
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 206
Tommy Wonder The Frozen Lock addition to the Jack Miller Holdout
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 212
Tommy Wonder The Well-Tempered Birdcage very detailed description of contruction of cage and cloths
  • The Cage-locking Mechanism
  • Attachment
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 227
Tommy Wonder The Express Pull very detailed description of improved sleeve pull (e.g. for bird cage)
  • The Sleeve Tunnel
  • The Cord-stop
  • The Reel Housing
  • The Reel Strap
  • The Cover Cuff
  • Momentum Discovered
  • After the Vanish
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 239
Tommy Wonder The Single-Action - Double-Action Pulley System
  • Sleeve Management
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 250
Tommy Wonder Thoughts in Mid-Air essay on the Zombie
  • Presentation
  • What is Levitation?
  • The Routine
  • The Acting
  • The Test
  • There's Nothing Wrong with Zombie
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 255
Tommy Wonder Animating a Zombie
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 260
Tommy Wonder The Watch in Nest of Boxes "A Quest for Ideal"
  • Method One
  • Method Two
  • Method Three
Inspired byRelated to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 267
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-Off no extra pieces, restoration except corner
Related toAlso published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 113
Tommy Wonder Turnover of whole Deck as deck is put from hand to hand
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 169
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 by Tommy Wonder 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 130
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response on publishing a magazine, Tommy Wonder, Hermetic Press, World's Greatest Magicians
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 37
Tommy Wonder Preface
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 ix
Tommy Wonder Prologue: The Limitations of Theory
  • Raw Diamonds
  • Feeling Right
  • Why Theory
  • Developing Intuition
  • Refining Theory
  • No Rules
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 1
Tommy Wonder Getting the Mis Out of Misdirection
  • Outside-Inside
  • Misdirection
    • Something of Interest
    • Continuous Direction
    • Believing in Your Own Magic
    • Lack of Confidence in the Power of Direction
  • Broadening Attention
    • No Control
    • Waiting, Keep It Subtle
    • Keep It Short
    • Nothing Happened
  • Concentrating Attention
  • The Tension-Relaxation Wave
  • Mental Direction
    • Time and Place Dissociation
    • Wrong-leg Technique
    • Grasping at a Straw, Acting
  • Advanced Direction Techniques
    • The Train
    • Multiple Layers
    • Connecting the Train with Multiple Layering
  • Applying the Ideas
    • The Chain of Shadows
    • On Making Adjustments
  • Postscript
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 9
Tommy Wonder Tough Customers Misdirection and difficult spectators
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 35
Tommy Wonder Ricochet handling difficult spectator
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 40
Tommy Wonder The Mind Movie
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 53
Tommy Wonder The Architect
  • Order
  • The Working Order
  • Not Rigid
  • Magic is Not a House
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 59
Tommy Wonder Failureffects on sucker tricks
  • Why so Difficult?
  • General Dangers
  • Other Dangers
  • End Note
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 70
Tommy Wonder The Pavlov Effect
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 88
Tommy Wonder Walk, Don't Run
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 105
Tommy Wonder Concerning Eye Contact
  • Emotional Sanctuary
  • An Impression of Confidence
  • Intensifying Emotions
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 115
Tommy Wonder All That Glitters
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 156
Tommy Wonder The Origin of Originality
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 161
Tommy Wonder Breath Control
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 173
Tommy Wonder Master or Servant?
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 176
Tommy Wonder The Creative Process how he developed "The Tamed Card"
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 181
Tommy Wonder The Kickoff on introducing an effect to the audience
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 202
Tommy Wonder Confidence
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 206
Tommy Wonder Slow and Steady Wins the Race
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 209
Tommy Wonder Fictitious Danger
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 212
Tommy Wonder An Examination of Examinations having props examined
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 214
Tommy Wonder High and Low
  • Nonsense
  • Reasons
  • An Added Advantage
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 217
Tommy Wonder The Family Three on the rule of three
  • Divide Your Works into 3
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 222
Tommy Wonder Reset on effects that reset
  • Problem Tricks
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 225
Tommy Wonder When Tricks Become Transparent
  • The Performer Betrays the Method to the Spectator
  • The Spectator Lies
  • When the Spectator Guesses a Method
  • When Smart People Suggest Stupid Solutions
  • Does It Matter?
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 248
Tommy Wonder Sweet and Sour Simplicity
  • The Love Boat
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 254
Tommy Wonder And Here I Have...
  • Three Times Told
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 261
Tommy Wonder Dealers magic dealers
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 271
Tommy Wonder Practical Thinking
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 278
Tommy Wonder Emotional Involvement
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 289
Tommy Wonder Acting is Not Making Faces
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 294
Tommy Wonder The Paradox of Money and Success
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 300
Tommy Wonder The Three Pillars
  • So Let's Change the Thoughts of Our Audience
  • The Material Methods
  • Why Use Mechanical Magic?
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 316
Tommy Wonder Epilogue: Ouroboros
  • The Implications
  • The Changing Audience
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 324
Tommy Wonder Prologue: The Encounter
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 1
Tommy Wonder Sit or Stand?
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 7
Tommy Wonder The Essence of Close-up
  • Be Interested in Your Audience
  • The Terror of Comedy
  • Inspiring Communication
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 11
Tommy Wonder Facing the Music
  • The Different Solutions
    • Working the Right Tables at the Right Time
    • Uncluttered Plots
    • Words Complement Actions
  • When the Problem Persists
    • Voice Training
    • Electronic Amplification
    • Silent Close-up Magic
  • Extreme Cases
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 19
Tommy Wonder Secondhand Drama
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 32
Tommy Wonder Amateurs vs. Pro
  • Time
  • Audiences
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 44
Tommy Wonder Approaching the Table
  • An Introduction
    • "Some Magic"
    • "Do You Like Magic Enough..."
    • An Uncomfortable Question
    • Monte Carlo
    • "Is This a Convenient Moment..."
  • The Introduction
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 52
Tommy Wonder Our Big Happy Family
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 61
Tommy Wonder The Sensitivity of the Audience
  • The Blanket
  • More About the Blanket
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 69
Tommy Wonder When We Are Not Amused
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 76
Tommy Wonder Keep on Polishing
  • Impure Imagination
  • Calculating
  • The Hurdle of Reality
  • Honing and Polishing
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 101
Tommy Wonder Applause
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 135
Tommy Wonder A Digression on Attitude
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 139
Tommy Wonder Conflict and Emotion
  • No Guarantee
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 151
Tommy Wonder Commercial
  • What is "Commercial"?
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 174
Tommy Wonder Shaking Them Off
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 187
Tommy Wonder Now That Was a Great Magician!
  • Location
  • Conditions
  • Confidence
  • Costuming
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 193
Tommy Wonder Force and Its Disguise
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 203
Tommy Wonder Utility Devices
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 218
Tommy Wonder High Roads and Long on creating magic
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 223
Tommy Wonder A Recipe for Art
  • The Emperor's New Clothes Will Protect You
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 265
Tommy Wonder Too Perfect?
  • The Watch in Nest of Boxes
  • Going On or Going Back
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 319
Tommy Wonder Epilogue: Impact
  • The Difference Between Belief and Conviction
  • What is Needed for Conviction?
    • Hard Evidence
    • Softer Evidence
    • Soft Evidence
  • Conclusion
  • Unknown Ground
  • The Wave of Conviction
  • Another Tool
  • Watch Out for the Wave
  • Open or Covered
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 325
Tommy Wonder, Ken Krenzel Wonderrevers Handling
1997 Ingenuities 158
Roberto Giobbi Table Magic III: Openers for Private Shows at Tables on openers, ideas by Ron Wilson, Camillo and Tommy Wonder
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 20) 217
Chad Nelson Wonder Control bold and top/bottom discrepant dribble force and control
Inspired by 2010 Strolling Controls 7
Tommy Wonder, Tom Stone Secret Pick-Up tabled card secretly transferred to deck
2011 Maelstrom 182
G Wonder's Surprise (惊爆蛋) Selected card vanishes from deck, appears inside sealed Kinder Surprise egg
Inspired by 2014 Inspiration 15
Alex Ng Hopping Time Hopping Halves routine with time travel premise, coin keeps jumping back to fist to join another coin every time a wrist watch is used to touch the fist. At the end, both coins vanish and appear back in purse, while watch appears back on the wrist
Inspired by 2015 In the Mind of Dr. Alex 4
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Books of Wonder Volumes One and Two by Tommy Wonder (written by Stephen Minch)Also published here
  • Genii, June 1996
2017 Light and Heat 27
Paul Vigil The Unexpected Wild Card fair selection matched by packet of duplicate prediction cards, on repeat the prediction packet changes to match new selection, "trick that cannot be explained"
Inspired by 2017 The Doors of Deception 159
Tommy Wonder Small Packet Bottom Deal
Also published here 2017 The Doors of Deception 182
Harapan Ong Followers of Christ same Ace keeps appearing or turning over, then Aces find by cutting to them
Related to 2018 Principia 130
Jeremiah Zuo A General Orientation
Related to 2019 Confessions of A Magic Fan vii
Helder Guimarães The Restless Joker "Notions of the Impossible"
named card is supposed to turn over, but Joker turns over repeatedly, Joker placed aside face down, it still turns over in deck and tabled card is named selection
Inspired byRelated to 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 388