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)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
David Blaine Foreword vii
Asi Wind Preface ix
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 billsInspired by
  • "Two for the Price of One" (131 Magic Tricks for Amateurs, Will Dexter, 1958)
Related to
Asi Wind A.W.A.C.A.A.N. Also published here 17
Asi Wind Cased Glimpse 21
Asi Wind Box Shift deck secretly cut as it is removed from case 21
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 deckAlso published here 31
Asi Wind Box Cover Shift cutting the deck at specific spot during removal from case, displacing single card 33
Asi Wind True Colors after one riffle shuffle, some cards are dealt and the colors divined by performerRelated toAlso published here 37
Unknown Spectator pushes Card Together 38
Juan Tamariz Answering Computer Presentation cards answer questions depending on whether next card is red or blackRelated to
  • "Answering Computer" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica, 2004)
Asi Wind Anti-Faro Handling of True Colors employing Christian Engblom's Anti-FaroRelated to 41
Unknown Dribble Force 42
Asi Wind Half-Stack Gilbreath getting into half deck red-black alternated stack from shuffled deck for Gilbreath application 42
Asi Wind Somebody Stop Me spectator cuts to card and loses it, then deals the cards, performer stops him at selection, no-touchAlso published here 45
Asi Wind Setting Center Key Card 48
Asi Wind S.A.C.A.A.N. thirteen-card set-upInspired byVariations 51
Unknown Sweep Add-On adding a packet at table edge 53
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 topInspired by 57
Unknown Under-the-Spread Crimp brief 58
Unknown Center Block Pass 59
Asi Wind Double Exposure deck shuffled face-up/face-down, smartphone picture taken of fanned deck, later only one card is reversed on that pictureInspired byVariations 63
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan 65
Asi Wind, Arthur Chavaudret, Shimshi, Amir Lustig Endnotes further ideas for Double Exposure 69
Asi Wind Face-up/Face-Down Classic Force classic forcing from a face-up/face-down shuffled deck 70
Asi Wind Catch 23 chair prediction effect without chairs, combined with bank nightInspired by 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 81
Edward Marlo Turnaround Glimpse Related to 82
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 paperInspired by 87
Asi Wind Book Switch with a book shell 88
Asi Wind Pegasus Page Handling brief outline 94
Jamy Ian Swiss Flashback Book Test with clean-up switch, brief 95
Asi Wind Make No Mistake two cards chosen, performer finds two close cards, transferring a pip makes both cards the selections 97
Lin Searles Auto-Break 99
Richard Kaufman Radical Change 99
Asi Wind Crossing Over biddle trick, thought-of card vanishes from packet and reappears reversed in deckAlso published here 103
Chan Canasta Think-a-Card Ploy finding out which one of a small group is thought-of 104
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal 105
Asi Wind Reverse Engineer spectator names a card and reverses a card below the table, it is the named cardInspired by
  • Derren Brown effect from "Tricks of the Mind"
Related to
  • "Cards Know" (Henry Evans)
  • "Technicolor Prediction" (Ed Marlo, Ireland Year Book 1962)
Asi Wind Supervision spectator takes two cards behind his back and pockets them, performer names cards and spectator correctly names which is in which pocketInspired by 113
Chan Canasta Chan's Out out for "Do you want to Change your Mind?" as reported by Johnny ThompsonRelated to 114
Asi Wind Stripper Ploy find out which card is missing with stripper deckRelated to 116
Asi Wind Folded Under Pressure fourths, fan coverInspired by 121
Asi Wind Lazy Seconds Force dealing bunches instead of single cards 125
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 orderInspired byRelated to 129
Asi Wind Strip-Out False Shuffle Inspired by 131
Asi Wind S.C.A.A.N. chosen card at any numberInspired by 137
Asi Wind Lucky 13 thirteen cards chosen, they are named suit in orderInspired by
  • "Suit Selection" (Hofzinser)
Asi Wind Verbal Suit Force 145
Asi Wind Echo two decks, card chosen and reversed, same card turns over in other deck, they transposeRelated to 149
Asi Wind Afterword 155