1979 / 1989
Written by Larry Becker
Work of Larry Becker
216 pages (Spiralbound), published by Magico Magazine
Illustrated with drawings
Language: English
41 entries
Cover photograph
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Larry Becker Introduction Book 2 first published in 1979, edition of 350 books, missing routines are
  • "Swindled"
  • "Vegas Mentalism"
  • "Multi-Pry"
  • "The Alpha Routine"
  • "Peek-A-Boo-Boo"
  • "Twin Forecast"
  • "The $5,000 Challenge Prediction"
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired byRelated toVariations 7
Larry Becker It's In The Bag II shuffled deck in bag, spectator selects card which is divined by performer
Related to 13
Larry Becker Pyramid Power pyramid power presentation, prediction of single card
Variations 17
Larry Becker Symbolic cards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force
Inspired by 23
Larry Becker Snakes Alive comedy routine, no gag and spring snakes in tins in combination with "just chance"
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's "Four Color Chance" marketed through Supreme Magic, 1977.
Larry Becker Uncanny deck with words written on them, two are selected by spelling and divined, homonyms method
Inspired by
  • Words (Jack Vosburgh, 1940)
  • J. G. Thompson Jr.'s "Jet Thought" marketed by Ed Mellon in the 1950s.
Larry Becker Mind Blaster ESP deck, prediction of symbol
Larry Becker Spectromental
  • Effect #1: color of poker chip in cardboard box is predicted, other two are divined
  • Effect #2: drawing in cardboard box is divined
Variations 44
Larry Becker Ultraffinity Revisited folded bill in one of several matchboxes is found by performer, then serial number is divined, different boxes
Inspired by 54
Larry Becker Dynamation uses electric card shuffling machine, shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted
Related to 62
Larry Becker Ultimate Psychometry with invisible ink pen
Larry Becker Fabulous Gypsy Spell six gipsy cards, one is selected and a chosen word from list used to spell through the cards
Larry Becker Auto-Magic chosen brand, color and price of a card is predicted, colors on cards
Larry Becker Seance signatures of famous magicians appear on chosen blank cards
Larry Becker Phantom Thought divination of one of sixteen symbol cards, mentally selected by spectator
Inspired by 98
Antifaro in the hands injog / outjog
Larry Becker The Impossible Dream one thought of card is found, sixteen cards
Larry Becker Bell...Book...& Candle occult book test, number formed with pentagram
Related to
  • Tom Harris' "Conjuring for the Cognoscenti" in Genii, 1959.
Larry Becker Will Power six checks to celebrities, prediction of chosen check
Related to
  • Dai Vernon's "Mental Die"
Larry Becker "Anything Goes" erasable prediction, one of three colors, clever wording
Related to 124
Larry Becker How to Broaden the Possibilities further thoughts on the two-way erasable prediction
Related to 128
Larry Becker The Perfect Mental Utility Device - The Anything Goes Tic Board bingo presentation for the two-way erasable prediction, clipboard
Larry Becker Bullseye six bullet holes in spectator's card, with gun
Also published here
  • Alan Alan's "Sharpshooter", 1960s.
Larry Becker Crayola Caper color and symbol, almost identical to Hutchison routine
Related to
  • Edward Hutchison's routine in "Psychological Mysteries", 1977
Larry Becker Ghost Image deck of blank cards, prediction of amount of cut cards and thought of card
Larry Becker Super Charged battery in tube, brand is divined, bill tube
Related to
  • Bob Driebeek's "No Looking" in "Pentagram", 1957.
Larry Becker Network ESP three tv-networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) cards put in envelopes as spectator wishes, ABC card form name of network
Larry Becker Date-A-Cation prediction of date from a chosen coin
Larry Becker Coin Switch using a note pad
Larry Becker Matchic prediction of ESP symbol, five ESp cards and big matchbox
Larry Becker Heads or Tails invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in envelope
Also published here 164
Larry Becker Increditable - The Original Psy-Quik coincidence of chosen objects from list, credit cards
Related to 167
Larry Becker ZIP shuffled ESP deck, symbol is divined
Larry Becker The Mating Game two sets of envelopes containing coins with different dates, matching routine
Larry Becker Espitome two sets of five cards, matching
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and Barry Stevenson's "C.I.D."
Larry Becker Second Sight four coin purses with four coins with different dates, correctly allocated by performer
Inspired by 186
Larry Becker Mind Probe spectator choses a number from serial number, prediction on bill
Variations 191
Larry Becker Fool-Ette gambling and roulette theme, page force with playing card, book test, inspired by a Roulette Force from a Jerry Mentzer cavalcade book (?)
Larry Becker Card Flash number is formed, card in the deck at the number predicted in envelope
Larry Becker Duo-Matic based on a Hummer idea, two spectators with four cards, 14 instructions later end up with same card
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, The Linking Ring, Dec., 1967)
Data entered by Lorenz Schär, July 2018.