Written by John Lovick, Asi Wind
Work of Asi Wind
156 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Asi Wind
Language: English
52 entries
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David Blaine Foreword
Asi Wind Preface
Asi Wind Time is Money two bills placed in spectator's hand, one travels underneath his watch, with idea from Nimrod Harel, see also p. 156 for suggestion of using two different bills
Inspired by
  • "Two for the Price of One" (131 Magic Tricks for Amateurs, Will Dexter, 1958)
Related toAlso published here
Asi Wind A.W.A.C.A.A.N.
Also published here 17
Asi Wind Cased Glimpse
Asi Wind Box Shift deck secretly cut as it is removed from case
Allan Ackerman Simplified Arithmetics
Related to 27
Asi Wind Out of the Blue cased deck on table, card named, it's only odd-backed card in the deck
Also published here 31
Asi Wind Box Cover Shift cutting the deck at specific spot during removal from case, displacing single card
Asi Wind True Colors after one riffle shuffle, some cards are dealt and the colors divined by performer
Related toAlso published here 37
Spectator pushes Card Together
Juan Tamariz Answering Computer Presentation cards answer questions depending on whether next card is red or black
Related to 40
Asi Wind Anti-Faro Handling of True Colors employing Christian Engblom's Anti-Faro
Related to 41
Dribble Force
Asi Wind Half-Stack Gilbreath getting into half deck red-black alternated stack from shuffled deck for Gilbreath application
Asi Wind Somebody Stop Me spectator cuts to card and loses it, then deals the cards, performer stops him at selection, no-touch
Also published here 45
Asi Wind Setting Center Key Card
Asi Wind S.A.C.A.A.N. thirteen-card set-up
Inspired byVariations 51
Sweep Add-On adding a packet at table edge
Asi Wind A Coin Trick two spectators cut to two cards, prediction (e.g. date on coin) gives position of one card from the bottom and the other from top
Inspired by 57
Under-the-Spread Crimp brief
Center Block Pass
Asi Wind Double Exposure deck shuffled face-up/face-down, smartphone picture taken of fanned deck, later only one card is reversed on that picture
Inspired byRelated toVariations 63
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Asi Wind, Arthur Chavaudret, Shimshi, Amir Lustig Endnotes further ideas for Double Exposure
Asi Wind Face-up/Face-Down Classic Force classic forcing from a face-up/face-down shuffled deck
Asi Wind Catch 23 chair prediction effect without chairs, combined with bank night
Inspired byRelated to 73
Asi Wind The Trick that Never Ends spectator cuts to his named card, features a final choice which card the spectator wants, includes impromptu handling
Variations 81
Edward Marlo Turnaround Glimpse
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Asi Wind Torn, Marked, Stabbed, Crumpled, Burned & Restored Page page is torn from a magazine and a word selected by randomly sticking a pin in that page, the page is burned and reappears crumpled back in the book, with a hole in the chosen word and burned edges, printed flash paper
Inspired by 87
Asi Wind Book Switch with a book shell
Asi Wind Pegasus Page Handling brief outline
Jamy Ian Swiss Flashback Book Test with clean-up switch, brief
Asi Wind Make No Mistake two cards chosen, performer finds two close cards, transferring a pip makes both cards the selections
Lin Searles Auto-Break
Richard Kaufman Radical Change
Asi Wind Crossing Over biddle trick, thought-of card vanishes from packet and reappears reversed in deck
Also published here 103
Chan Canasta Think-a-Card Ploy finding out which one of a small group is thought-of
Related to 104
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
Asi Wind Reverse Engineer spectator names a card and reverses a card below the table, it is the named card
Inspired by
  • Derren Brown effect from "Tricks of the Mind"
Related to
Asi Wind Supervision spectator takes two cards behind his back and pockets them, performer names cards and spectator correctly names which is in which pocket
Inspired by 113
Chan Canasta Chan's Out out for "Do you want to Change your Mind?" as reported by Johnny Thompson
Related to 114
Asi Wind Stripper Ploy find out which card is missing with stripper deck
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Asi Wind Folded Under Pressure fourths, fan cover
Inspired by 121
Asi Wind Lazy Seconds Force dealing bunches instead of single cards
Asi Wind Not-so-Straight Triumph two cards chosen, cards shuffled face-up/face-down, all cards straighten out except first suit in order, then second suit in order
Inspired byRelated to 129
Asi Wind Strip-Out False Shuffle
Inspired by 131
Asi Wind S.C.A.A.N. chosen card at any number
Inspired by 137
Asi Wind Lucky 13 thirteen cards chosen, they are named suit in order
Inspired by
  • "Suit Selection" (Hofzinser)
Asi Wind Verbal Suit Force
Asi Wind Echo two decks, card chosen and reversed, same card turns over in other deck, they transpose
Related to 149
Asi Wind Afterword
Data entered by Denis Behr, May 2018.