Written by Benjamin Earl

Work of Benjamin Earl

142 pages (Hardcover), published by Vanishing Inc.
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(40 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Andi Gladwin Foreword xiii
Benjamin Earl Introduction xvii
Benjamin Earl Evolving with simplicity; a process of improvement on the Henry Christ Aces plot 3
Benjamin Earl Thanks to Henry Also published here 7
Unknown Psychological Stop Trick 9
Benjamin Earl Notes - Removing the Aces
- Losing the Aces
- Finding the Aces
Benjamin Earl Henry in Isolation streamlined, breatherAlso published here 15
Benjamin Earl Isolation Procedure losing the Aces by shuffling them into four packetsRelated to 16
Benjamin Earl Instant Isolation tabled, all aces at onceAlso published here 19
Benjamin Earl Henry Topped not much relation to Christ Aces plot anymoreAlso published here 22
Benjamin Earl Chapter One Summary 25
Benjamin Earl The Sting Cut work on the tabled triple undercut
- Varying tempo, rhythm & style
- Adding false strips
- Ending with a straight cut
- Performing the cut twice
Related to
  • False Cut - Third Method (Poker by Hardison, 1914)
Also published here
Benjamin Earl Stutter-Step Subtlety straight cut with illusion of triple cutAlso published here 32
Benjamin Earl The Any Card Game Control display layout that communicates chaos yet retains stack
- Full Deck Control
- Small Stock Control
Also published here 36
Benjamin Earl The Real Optical Shuffle 41
Benjamin Earl, Frank Thompson Finessed Frank Thompson Cut Inspired byAlso published here 47
Benjamin Earl The Bounce Cut simulates running cut from hand to tableRelated toAlso published here 51
Benjamin Earl Spectator Shuffle Holdout spectator shuffles deck in stages yet set-up is retainedRelated toAlso published here 56
Unknown Burying Top and Bottom Card credit information 57
Benjamin Earl Half & Half Control spectator shuffles deck in stages yet set-up is retainedRelated to 59
Benjamin Earl Shuffled Ose Control spectator cuts and partially shuffles deck, small stockInspired by 60
Benjamin Earl Deep Slug Control spectator shuffles deck in parts, set up retained near top below break 63
Benjamin Earl Chapter Two Summary 66
Benjamin Earl Blinded by the Hand four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-styleAlso published here 69
Benjamin Earl Wide Awake Scream two of four lost aces travel to pockets, one ace appears in spectator's hands and deck vanishes leaving last aceInspired by
  • "Shock Treatment" (Jackie McClements, 1994 Notes)
Also published here
Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four aces from a spectator shuffled deckAlso published here 76
Benjamin Earl Clean Cutter in-the-hands ace cuttingVariations 80
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! Revelation 82
Benjamin Earl Clean Cutter 2 in-the-hands ace productionInspired by 87
Benjamin Earl Flow Productions four ace cutting production, "impressionistically" coming from different parts of the deck, with credit information
- Four-Packet Flow
- Pure Flow
Also published here 93
Benjamin Earl Chapter Three Summary 99
Benjamin Earl Stem Cell framing routine differently to get different experiences with same handling, four cards shown one by one and tabled, they change into four aces, possible presentations:
- Stem Cell Monte
- Stem Cell Magician vs. Gambler
- Stem Cell Sleight of Hand
Unknown Lift Shuffle to remove card from top stock 104
Benjamin Earl The Resourceful Professional gambling routine
1. Shuffle Location/Culling
2. False Dealing
3. Stacking
4. Card Mucking/Switching
5. Shuffle Tracking
6. Four-of-a-Kind Location
Benjamin Earl No-Motion Four Aces four aces cut from a shuffled deck followed by ace assemblyAlso published here 114
Benjamin Earl Unconsidered Switch in lieu of the Braue Addition 116
Benjamin Earl Chapter Four Summary 126
Benjamin Earl Real Ace Cutting: exploring realism, rhythm and nuance thoughts on cutting four aces from a shuffled deck
- Technical Notes
- Performance Notes
Also published here 129
Benjamin Earl Chapter Five Summary 139
Benjamin Earl In Closing 141