Written by Bascom Jones

Work of Various

500 pages (Hardcover), published by Collectors' Workshop
Illustrated with drawings by Unknown.
Language: English

(179 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Issue Page Categories
Rich Bloch Foreward-Magick (Vol. III) iv
Bobby Hughes Mental Image Outdone! presentation idea for Jaks's Mental Image, five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by drawing the symbols on the envelopes, last on is predictedInspired by 201 1001
Hiram Strait Blink! card and number where card is in deck is remembered by spectator and divined by performer 201 1002
Charlie Randall Time on Mine... Esp card over phone, time-code 201 1003
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 201 1004
Gordon Hoener Merchants of Mysticism on psychic hustlers, faith healers, readers, Voodoo doctor 201 1005
Leslie Anderson, Harry Anderson Time Warp divination of set time of a pocket watch 202 1007
Gerald Kosky Imagery several objects are hidden by spectators, performer finds them and brings them back to the owners 202 1008
Harry G. Franke Window Lights method to read stolen center, matchbook 202 1009
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Harry Anderson, Max Mave, Max Abrams, Tommy Tucker 202 1010
Philip T. Goldstein Earth-Ward! ten cards, seatedInspired byVariations 203 1011
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Propelled-Lapping to switch small packets 203 1012
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L Option out to lunch as two-way prediction 203 1012
Nathan Stark Target Telepathy cards are divined, telepathy presentation 203 1013
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Nita and George Kemp, Liz and Tommy Tucker 203 1014
Liz Tucker, Tommy Tucker Two-Person Telepathy Act - What Constitutes a Two-Person Act?
- The Concept Is Not New
- Limited by System
- Simplified and Polished
- Catching Your Rabbit
- And Add a Dash of Showmanship
Related to 203 1015
Karroll Priest Karroll's Watch Thing! two borrowed watches, performer predicts set time on one watch, gimmickVariations 204 1017
Sid Lorraine Earth-Ward II with ESP symbols on blank cardsInspired byRelated to 204 1018
Orville Wayne Meyer The PR Device design for peek wallet, inspired by Dr. Jaks' "Private Reading Plus" 204 1019
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 204 1020
Dr. Dan J. Alessini PSI-Key key turns over on hand, then it is twistedInspired by
  • Henk Vermeyden's Skeleton Key
205 1021
Sydney Bergson San Diego Special no-tear center-tearAlso published here 205 1022
Thomas Alan Waters Numerology Card in Wallet prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"Variations 205 1023
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Bob Fillman, Kevin Robinson, Harold Weaver, Valerie Nielsen, Art Emerson, Pete Biro 205 1024
Liz Tucker, Tommy Tucker Two-Person Telepathy Act - Part Two - Bullet-Fast, Bite-Sized
- Art to Conceal Art
- A Learning Method that Works
- All in your Head
- The Wireless Microphone
- Magic Hall of Fame
Related to 205 1025
George Kemp, Nita Kemp Mikhailova Phenomena moving objects with your mind, on pk-phenomena 206 1027
Bascom Jones Mind Menta shuffled deck in case, cards are divined 206 1028
Al Mann, Bobby Hughes Bottle BanG-G-G! thread with weight is attached in empty bottle and begins to move, pendulum, different bottles, with threads of different lengthsRelated to
  • David Abbott "Behind the Scenes with the Mediums", 1909
Also published here
206 1029
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Tony Raven, The Psychic Entertainer Association 206 1030
Roy Miller Divine Power number is generated with calculator, it turns out to be the serial number of chosen bill from audience member, with bulldog clip on stick 207 1031
Richard Webster Tarot-Tell! with ten people cards of Major Arcana, selection is divined 207 1032
Peter Zenner Impression X with stack of envelopes 207 1033
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Aleister Crowley 207 1034
Liz Tucker, Tommy Tucker The Two-Person Telepathy Act - Part Three - Sub-Miniaturization
- Basic Equipment
- A Convenient Tool
- Drawbacks to Electronics
- Role of the Assistant
Related to 207 1035
B.C. Milnov Double OH! different names on business cards, two phases, telepathy and prediction 208 1037
Jack Kent Tillar Ultimedallion design for Koran Medallion, number actually inscribedInspired by 208 1039
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 208 1040
Philip T. Goldstein Green Bells of Hell different colors are noted down by different people, one color is selected, prediction 209 1041
Todd Karr Karr Watch two borrowed watches, set time is predicted, gimmick 209 1042
Ray Hyman Ghost Artist celebrity chosen, divined on paper 209 1043
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 209 1044
Philip T. Goldstein Hi-Lo Lexicon divided deck of ABC cards, different tricks
- Hi-Lo Odd Card
- Hi-Lo Tourist
- Hi-Lo Subtle Tourist
- Hi-Lo Thirds
- Hi-Lo Stranger in Australia
- Hi-Lo Up-Down
- Hi-Lo Hummer
- Addendum
209 1045
Max Abrams Psi-Touch two prediction of chosen coin and last coin tails-up, prediction of dateInspired by 210 1047
Bobby Hughes Pocket Pad gaffing, marking and using a spiral-bound pad for Pseudo Psychometry, predictions and add-a-number 210 1048
Al Mann Test Conditions book is destroyed, down-under-deal with pages of a book 210 1049
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 210 1050
Leslie Anderson, Harry Anderson Foiled blindfolded performer, different stunts with a fencing foil 211 1051
Sandy Spillman Digital Divination spectator thinks of one finger, performer divines which one 211 1052
Eddie Goldstein Tele-Peek stop force 211 1053
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Kreskin 211 1054
Bascom Jones 12 Tips on the Question-Answering Act 211 1055
Robert Schwarz Tri-Level ESP presentation of telepathy (card), clairvoyance (amount of coins) and precognition (date of coin) 212 1057
Dan Tong Time-X set time is matchedInspired by 212 1058
Philip T. Goldstein Skyward two sets of four business cards with numbers are found to be in same order, propelled-lapping 212 1059
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Bob Fillman, Jonathan Neal Brown, Hugh Miller 212 1060
George Kemp, Nita Kemp PK: By the Numbers bill in glass moves, then with aid of spectator part of serial number is divined 213 1061
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Ringer medium at other end divines cards 213 1062
Robert Siepielski Card in Wallet prediction of chosen card, multiple out in wallet, linguisticInspired by 213 1063
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Bob Cassidy, PEA, Gordon Hoener, Phillip Goodwill, Haunt Hunters 213 1064
Maurice Fogel Reflections of a Professional Mentalist - Advice for the Beginner
- The Importance of Presentation
- The Disclaimer
- Judge and Jury
- What about the Future?
213 1065
Paul Rylander Word Test! card with words written on, chosen words are divined 214 1067
Frederick M. Shields Stratagem design duplication, glimpsing the design with the aid of a stationary box for blank cards 214 1068
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Force Field matching ESP, symbols drawn on paper and rolled up, spectator choses pellets and card with same deisgn 214 1069
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Tom Hawbecker, Liz and Tommy Tucker, Kreskin, Frances Willard 214 1070
Stephen Minch Quatrain four ESP cards are predicted, spectator deals and stopsAlso published here 215 1071
Gene Nielsen Bold One minor variation of the Hoy Book TestInspired by 215 1072
Jeff Busby Chrom-a-mental using "Mental Pictoria" deck, design dupliction 215 1073
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Hugh Miller's "The Savior", Gordon Hoener, Tony Raven, PEA 215 1074
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part I - What It Is
- Foundation Stone
- Common Denominators
- Hit Upon Specific
- Life Patterns
215 1075
Kate Shiels Witch's Web prediction during an interview with several reporters, in envelope 216 1077
Ted Karmilovich Karmilovich Phenomenon moving objects on table, odd thread set-up 216 1078
Terry Nosek Tuning In... during radio interview, host selects a card and calls a person who divines card, hole in business card to select number 216 1079
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Kate "Psyche" Shiels, Diana The Enchantress 216 1080
Barry Wiley Psi-Search paper is signed and sealed in envelope, mixed among others performer destroys all envelopes except the one with the paper 217 1081
Tom Zoss The Zoss... Button-Writer button on coat as alternative nail writer 217 1082
Christopher Rogers Flim-Flam Man! q&a routine 217 1083
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 217 1084
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part II - Decade of Turmoil
- The "Future is Now"
- Group Reaction
- Group Dynamics
217 1085
Cicardi Mind Snap variation of Koran's binary newspaper 218 1087
Philip T. Goldstein Pentaforce forcing a card from five, named number 218 1088
Paul Rylander Century 21 triple prediction 218 1089
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Hugh Miller 218 1090
George B. Anderson The Water Witch dowsing rod made of coat-hangers, finding water in a box and pseudo psychometry 219 1091
Al Koran Chips chips in bowl, some are selected by performer and spectator, relation is predicted 219 1092
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Psi-Keys with three locks, Key-r-rect presentation 219 1093
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Maurice Fogel, Al Mann, Liz and Tommy Tucker, Kate Shiels 219 1094
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part III - Preoccupation with Self
- Reflect Confidence
- Do Your Homework
- Gain the Subject's Cooperation
- Use Psychological Truisms
- Keep Your Eyes Open
- Keep Your Ears Open
- Flattery Works Wonders
- Make it Theatrical
219 1095
Philip T. Goldstein Mister Lucky prediction in envelope, three different-colored chips, two chosen by spectators, Himber wallet 220 1097
Erik Jan Hanussen Brain-Child prediction of ESP card, initialed envelope 220 1098
Paul Rylander Word Gauge list of words made on business cards, memory stunt, graphology and prediction in wallet 220 1099
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Max Maven, Burling Hull, Kate Shiels, David Hoy 220 1100
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Bingo prediction held with bulldog clip, number on bingo cards 221 1101
Ted Karmilovich Red & Black performer separates red and black cards 221 1102
Neal Rider Clairvoyant several spectator draw something on a slip, one is selected and duplicated by performer 221 1103
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Maurice Fogel 221 1104
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Techniques and Practice - Part IV - Attitudes are Changing
- The American Family
- Role of Women
- More about Women
- And the Problems of Women
- But Don't Make Medical Suggestion
221 1105
Maurice Fogel The Amazing Fogel performer writes prediction of a card on back of joker, it matches chosen card 222 1107
Marvin Miller Heads Up! all spectators throw coins, and are eliminated until one remains, coin and date is predicted 222 1108
Neal Rider Planned Failures after failing at a routine, serial number of bill is revealed 222 1109
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Mark Stone, Mark Popelsky, publicity stunts 222 1110
Burton S. Sperber Chips four poker chips with different colors in performer's pocket, one is selected by spectator and divined, see also p. 1120 for ideas by Orville Meyer 223 1111
John Greget Pinpoint pulse is stopped and pushpin jammed into palm of hand 223 1112
Robert Siepielski The Edge prediction of a ESP symbol, ESP cards are shuffled and one selected 223 1113
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the Hollywood Cavalcade of Magic, Maurice Fogel, women in mentalism 223 1114
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Techniques and Practice - Part V - Listen to your Unconscious Mind
- The Silent Scream
- The Eyes Have It!
- Look, Too, At the Pupils
- In Summary
223 1115
Philip T. Goldstein Cue Stick card is selected and divined, notepad with wax 224 1117
Dr. John Nichols Joker III medium stops before joker, repeated with medium in other room, story of an encounter between Jimmy Grippo and Dai VernonInspired by 224 1118
Robert Siepielski Sight Unseen drawn ESP symbols on business cards, thought symbol is divined 224 1119
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 224 1120
Leslie Anderson Twice-Told Tarot! Tarot card is located, only Major Arcana 225 1121
Ted Karmilovich Time-ZAP handles of watch vanish 225 1122
Orville Wayne Meyer Brain Shock 2 using the Burling Hull reversible card, inside out foldInspired by 225 1123
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Tony Shiels, David Hoy 225 1124
Sandy Spillman Dunninger, The Man and the Myth on Dunninger
- Electric Quality
- Write Something Hard
- Distributed Envelopes
- The Program
- Errors were Impressive
- The Skeptics
- Professional License
225 1125
Barry Wiley Earth-Ward III out of this world type, with business cardsInspired byRelated to 226 1127
Lee Noble Hind-Sight special pair of glasses, mirror 226 1128
David Hoy, Tom Craven Psi-Handkerchief five different colored handkerchiefs in five glasses, prediction of one color 226 1129
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 226 1130
Kate Shiels Psyche's Revenge medium breaks leg of a table with mind / energy 227 1131
Arthur Emerson Force 27 different numbers on slips of paper, number is forced 227 1132
Terry Nosek Psi-Peek dynamics of tossed out deck, four cards are divined 227 1133
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Katie Shiels, Diana Zimmerman 227 1134
Diana Zimmerman Follow Your Hopes...Not Your Fears - Spectators Want a Star
- Widespread Identity
- Handling the Interview
- Photographs
- The Promotion Kit
- The Learning Curve
227 1135
Richard Lyn Mind Search spectator removes envelopes from a stand and burns them as instructed by blindfolded performer, envelope with money remains, using Ed Mellon's "Quantimental" 228 1137
Gene Nielsen pk simple card reverseVariations 228 1138
Robin Robertson Picture Perfect picture cards with different symbols, special stack (a-z), prediction and divination 228 1139
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the Magic Dealers Association 228 1140
Leslie Anderson The Sixth Sign! telephone book test, three numbers written on three pieces of papers or formed into three digit number, see also p. 1160 for corrections 229 1141
Robert Siepielski Bingo 2 winning at a game of bingo 229 1142
Philip T. Goldstein Numix handling of the 14/15 stack force, as a prediction 229 1143
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 229 1144
Dorfay Not Merely Mental - Jack of All Trades
- Focus on You
- On Selecting a Style
- Lighting and Music
- Interdependence of Audience
- Eye Contact
- Be Receptive
- Use your Voice
- Cold Audience Start Slower
- Play Your Spectators
- And, Finally, Play your Audience
229 1145
Hanussen The Fourth Eye divination and prediction of ESP symbol 230 1147
Gaylord E. Hill pk 2 Inspired by 230 1148
Neal Rider The Power methods to appear supper natural or gifted, knowing names of people, finding lost objects etc 230 1149
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Tony and Kate Shiels, Bob Schwarz, Jeff Busby, Magic Dealers Association 230 1150
Burton S. Sperber Mind Scam two thirds of the deck are shown, performer memorizes the cards and names cards in the third packet 231 231
Kate Shiels Witch's Plot publicity stunt for one reporter, performer apparently travels long distance very quicklyVariations 231 1152
David (Foote) Drake Watch It! divining an appointment and a time, written down on paper 231 1153
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the death of North Bigbee, FISM, Hans Moretti, Patrick, Alessandro de Luca 231 1154
Barry Wiley The Indescribable Phenomenon on Anna Eva Fay
- Compared with Houdini
- She Excited her Audience
- Featured a Two-Part Routine
- The Cabinet Act
- The Question-Answering Routine
- At the Rate of Three a Minute
- Exposures Brought Headlines
- Always Available to Reporters
- Call her an 'Actress'
231 1155
Leslie Anderson Chance! named card is found on position which is the same number as the price written on the box 232 1157
Philip T. Goldstein Homer ESP symbols, cards match with cards in envelope 232 1158
Richard Lyn Color-X prediction of a symbol card, forcing deck 232 1159
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Tony Andruzzi, Magictronix 232 1160
Dr. Dan J. Alessini SH-H-! 25 number card with numbers from one to five, spectator divines if numbers match or not 233 1161
Terry Nosek Psi Pow! during live TV-Show, medium is called who divines selection 233 1162
Robin DeWitt Pens-O-Metric different colored pens, word on billets 233 1163
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on James McDonnell 233 1164
Hal Weaver, Robin Weaver Quick Guide to Contact Mindreading - Part I - The Basic Principle
- Make the Subject Think
- A Process of Elimination
- How do You Begin?
- Where to Start
- Discovering the Target
- Getting the Subject to Move
233 1165
Karroll Priest The Phoenix Effect impression device, wax in envelope 234 1167
Nita Kemp, George Kemp Tiddley-Wink dividing object, secret coding for informal situations 234 1168
Kathi DeFrancis, Steve Aldrich Mind Touch blindfolded medium divines cards 234 1169
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 234 1170
Jonathan Yarbrough The Ring prediction of price of ring, price tag, Koran Medaillon type 235 1171
Nita Kemp Mind-X mnemonic help 235 1172
Kathi DeFrancis, Steve Aldrich Secret Assistant two-person act, prediction of a named card, bulldog clip 235 1173
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Tom Tucker, Carol Roy 235 1174
Hal Weaver, Robin Weaver Quick Guide to Contact Mindreading - Part II - Tune In
- Only an Experiment
- Keep a Running Record
- End the Experiment Differently
- Don't Fear Failure
- Extend the Technique
- Verbal Suggestions
235 1175
Philip T. Goldstein Printed Matter prediction of chosen word, ambigram prediction as two-way outInspired by 236 1177
U. F. Grant Plastic Forcing Bag clear forcing bag with three compartments, brief 236 1178
Philip T. Goldstein The Crystal Key keys in envelopes, using Crystal Clock Dial 236 1178
Philip T. Goldstein Day for Night Daley's Rouge et Noir with ESP cardsInspired by 236 1179
Bascom Jones They Mystic Word on Lev Schneider and Natasha 236 1180
Thomas Alan Waters Star-Crossed prediction of ESP card, with box 237 1181
Elmer Deffenbaugh Direct Dialing publicity stunt for one reporter, performer apparently travels long distance very quickly, different method than ShielsInspired by 237 1182
Paul Rylander Sight Unseen divination of three cards 237 1183
Unknown Glimpse of Bottom Card and Card at Center at the same time 237 1183
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 237 1184
Thomas Alan Waters (reviewer) "Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism, Volume Two" - An Historical Perspective by Larry Becker
Review by Goldstein and Waters, missing credits of Becker book
237 1185
Gordon Hoener Grave's End automatic writing with a pencil, pencil breaks in two eventually 238 1187
Tom Craven Shadows psychological force, prediction of one ESP card 238 1188
Philip T. Goldstein Beam groups selects a card verbally, and one card is selected, medium divines both cards 238 1189
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Diana Zimmerman, Max Maven, Gordon Hoener 238 1190
Gene Nielsen Front Page based on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"Inspired by 239 1191
George Kemp The Force manifestation of the force / ghost under handkerchief, impromptu 239 1192
Paul Rylander Strangers seven Spades are shuffled, secured with a rubber band and placed in an envelope, performer manages to order seven Clubs in same order 239 1193
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word 239 1194
George B. Anderson Anderson on Mentalism - "You Must Entertain"
- Someone Will Know the Gimmick
- If the Impulses Apply
- We're More Alike than Different
- A Stock Final Reading
- Keep Your Test Few and Simple
- A Blockbuster Finish
- Concerning Style
- Questions Can Be Entertaining too
239 1194