1978-1997
Written by Harry Lorayne
Work of Various
2961 pages (Loose-leave collection), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Richard Kaufman, Bill Steinacker, Robert E. Lorayne, Joseph Wierzbicki, Gregg Webb
Language: English
2,180 entries
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Howard Schwarzman Bill Strip observation about the metal strip in bills
Vol. 19 No. 4 Apr. 1996 2638
Ian Baxter The Automatic Gambler is Back new set-up for Vernon's Repeat Poker Deal
Inspired by Vol. 19 No. 4 Apr. 1996 2639
Robert L. Brooks Fast and Loose Clover no table
Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2641
Richard Vollmer Numero Dos variation on King's "I Can Guess Your Weight"
Variations Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2643
Peter Duffie Pasteboard Detection mathematical, CATO
Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2645
Martin A. Nash Block HaLo credit correction see p. 2700
Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2646
Harold Cataquet Roll-A-Ball/Squeegee Move using pop-up-move
Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2647
Doug Edwards A Double Lift is a Double Lift similar to Vernon Unload
Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2648
Jose Hernandez Midnight Special location combo
Vol. 19 No. 5 May 1996 2649
Harry Lorayne All Four One four spectator each think of one of four cards
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2653
Jerry K. Hartman Pair Faced relying on Henry Christ Force
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2655
Wylee Packer Off On A Bender bending a key
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2656
Allen Okawa The Spirit of Malini
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2657
Thomas Fraps A Cardcase Odyseey combo
Related to Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2658
David Garrard Disappearing Ink spectator's signature disappears
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2660
Richard Tuckerman Slowly featuring the "Ultra Move"
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2661
Gary Plants "Killer" Poker-Deal Demo color changing deck climax
Vol. 19 No. 6 June 1996 2662
Dan Block One-Card Poker two cards become five - a royal flush
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2665
Dan Block One-Card Poker from the deck
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2666
Doug Edwards "Pancake" Handling thrown deck splits in two halves - one selection on each
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2667
David Regal Ultimate Torn/Restored Bill paper cover
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2668
Tony Miller Poke Salad card with hole
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2670
Gerald Deutsch As Should You with two bills
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2671
Michael DeMarco Roving Predaceous Mates II any ace called for, using nine faros
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2673
Barry Stevenson Casual Force half forcing deck
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2673
Barry Stevenson Bottom Stock Slip Shuffle
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2673
John W. McClure The Double-Cross Switch using four double lifts
Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2674
Richard Busch Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Vol. 19 No. 7 July 1996 2675
Harry Lorayne Rip-Storation
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2677
Aldo Colombini Your Lucky Day spectator touches four cards
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2679
Joe Rindfleisch Signed Sandwich Special
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2680
Harold Cataquet No-Wallet Card to Pocket
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2682
Stephen Tucker The Xerox Effect signature multiplies on blank cards
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2683
Steve Rogers, Paul Cummins Blushing Ambition color changing back kicker
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2684
Doug Edwards Sneaky Peek interesting peek procedure
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2686
Wylee Packer A Lorayne Storm applying "A Psychological False Count"
Vol. 19 No. 8 Aug. 1996 2687
Paul Gordon The Ultimate Transposition very similar to Sadowitz's routine
Related to Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2689
Mark Sicher The Daredevil's Match folded card in matchbook
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2691
Mark Sicher Palm Fold
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2692
Peter W. Tappan The Old Jumping Rubber Band finessed handling
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2693
Richard Vollmer Right-To-It Location faro placement
Inspired byVariations Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2694
Dr. James Nuzzo Faro Slough Off very often explained
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2694
Randy Tanner Force Handling
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2695
Wayne Osinski F(R)inger through fourth finger
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2696
Stewart Judah The Really(?) Wrapped Deck extraction, credit correction see p. 2784
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2697
Tom Craven Keeper Finder
Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2698
Jerry K. Hartman Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Vol. 19 No. 9 Sep. 1996 2699
Sixten Beme Zig-Nificant
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2701
Joshua Jay This Is The Hard Part!
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2703
John West Borrowed Coin In Bottle slit in plastic bottle
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2704
Doug Edwards, Harry Lorayne Twice The Collectors
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2706
Harry Lorayne Cover Pass very brief
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2707
Michael Powers M-Mail signed card is folded and vanishes, found again folded inside cased deck next to second selection
Variations Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2708
Unknown Mercury Card Fold quarters under deck
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2708
Lee Asher NONE-Ahead Matrix
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2709
David Regal Three Alike two prepared decks
Vol. 19 No. 10 Oct. 1996 2711
Joe Rindfleisch, Jed B. Smith The Joe Blow School of Magic comedy presentation
Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2713
Gene Maze A Switch in Time lapping
Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2715
Harry Lorayne Cointrol as a change, sleeving
Related to Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2716
Bob King My Card - Your Card using third deal, for magiciany
Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2717
Tom Daugherty Misdirection Segue
Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2718
Sol Stone Easier Continual Production
Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2720
Tom Frame Leadership Potential kind of follow the leader effect
Inspired by Vol. 19 No. 11 Nov. 1996 2721
Roger Crosthwaite The Magic Assembly
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2725
Roger Crosthwaite LTP Change
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2726
Marvoyan The Leaping Card card jumps from the deck
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2728
Harry Lorayne Spread Lap
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2728
Doug Edwards The Visible Bang Ring using old trick tube
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2729
Wylee Packer Overhand Shuffle Stack Extension
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2730
Nick Pudar Whole Hole hole appears and disappears in queen
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2731
Robert Bengel The S.A.L.T. Coin Production
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2733
David Regal Watch Your Back kings change back, then to aces
Vol. 19 No. 12 Dec. 1996 2734
Richard Vollmer Thrice Nice divided deck, see also p. 2819
Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2737
David Neighbors Four Coins Through Glass-Top Table using shell
Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2739
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant spectator thinks of any card, deals twice the value and drops rest on top, after a reverse faro, the performer knows the value and can fish
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2741
Jerry K. Hartman Feinting Spell
Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2743
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro Faro
Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2743
Philip T. Goldstein A Capital Idea words on cards, coincidence effect
Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2746
Meir Yedid Mate Switch-Out switching one of two mates
Vol. 20 No. 1 Jan. 1997 2747
Marvoyan Thunderbolt card is pierced on screw
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2749
Gary Rubright A Tribute to Houdini card travels from box into table spread
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2751
Doug Edwards Houdini Casts a Spell cyclical stack
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2752
Lewis Jones Houdini's Hand "high card" location
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2754
Lewis Jones Invisible Cull
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2754
Richard Paddon Mystery Card To Pocket handling of Jennings' Mystery Card
Inspired by Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2755
Doug Edwards, Harry Lorayne Dealer Wins! on the pack, transformation climax
Variations Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2757
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm idea for chink-a-chink with borrowed bills
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2758
Meir Yedid To-The-Table Switch as card is tossed on table
Vol. 20 No. 2 Feb. 1997 2759
John Graham That's Fast! duplicate and double facer
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2761
John Graham Effervescent
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2763
John Graham "Your Favorite Method" quick coincidence trick
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2764
John Graham It's About Time
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2765
John Graham The Magic Link only two rings are linked
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2766
John Graham Mates Plus Mates
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2768
John Graham On Sale number prediction on price tag of jacket, spectator guess price correctly
Variations Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2769
John Graham Let's Go To Las Vegas using poker chips from different casinos
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2770
John Graham Master Of The Aces breather crimp, fair handling
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2771
Unknown Breather Crimp
Vol. 20 No. 3 Mar. 1997 2771
Harry Lorayne, Jim Steinmeyer Spel(l)egant small packet
Related to Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2773
Lewis Jones Stranger spectator spells personal information to arrive at card
Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2775
Robert L. Brooks Ring Strip Deluxe
Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2777
Wesley James Daley Straightened
Related to Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2778
Meir Yedid Lose It - Find It
Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2779
Harold Cataquet Points In The Middle dice vanish and appear while stacking
Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2780
Richard Vollmer Sum Trick at the end some coincidences occur, each "heap" totals fourteen
Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2782
Steve Bedwell Dribblocation dribble control, credit correction p. 2820 (was credited to Alex Scarella)
Vol. 20 No. 4 Apr. 1997 2783
David Regal Mystic Poker spectator draws card on blank card
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2785
Harold Cataquet The "Hanging" Misspell one suit, spelling values
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2787
Gerald Deutsch Linking Key Rings
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2788
Wylee Packer The Old "One-Two" Reverse two selections by spectator & magician, duplicate
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2789
Jerry K. Hartman Cheek Turner two handlings
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2790
Doug Edwards Loopenetration two rope loops
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2792
Richard Vollmer Pretty Close To A Miracle
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2793
Randy Tanner A Tabled Multiple Shift plunger
Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2794
John Bahu Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Vol. 20 No. 5 May 1997 2795
John Bahu Your Cut My Cut breather, penelope
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2797
Sol Stone Same See-Through Plastic Bag coin through... see title
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2799
Gerald Deutsch, Sol Stone Protecting The Ring through table using plactic bag
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2799
Gordon Boyd Double-Cut Exchange exchanging top and bottom cards without altering rest
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2800
Harry Lorayne Triple-Cut Exchange, Plus two aces travel around in pack
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2801
Harry Lorayne Double-Cut Exchange
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2801
Joe Rindfleisch Through the Shot Glass spectator holds one coin in shotglass
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2803
Aldo Colombini Royal Assembly, And More three Royal Flushs - kicker
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2804
Richard Vollmer Spell All spelling all values and thus arriving at selection
Variations Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2805
Aaron Fisher The Aggressive Force/Prediction
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2806
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut
Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2806
Harry Lorayne Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Vol. 20 No. 6 June 1997 2807
Gene Maze Show and Steal three cards
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2809
Richard Vollmer Two Surprises 27 key card
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2811
Doug Edwards Triplocation
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2812
Harold Cataquet Tip No Load
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2812
David Regal Drop Through card "drops" through deck
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2813
Harold Cataquet HPC For Cup And Ball Hand Ping Chien
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2815
Jed B. Smith "Upjog" Spread Pass Strip-Out Spread Pass handling
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2816
Richard Vollmer Jazzy Queens And Kings ace transformation kicker
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2817
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety
Vol. 20 No. 7 July 1997 2817
Harold Cataquet The Mouse Trap using string
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2821
Richard Vollmer Down-Under Mystery card selected by down under deal becomes locator
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2823
Jose Hernandez Two Fan-Insert Controls
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2824
Tom Daugherty Seven Magic Numbers
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2826
Alan Jackson Mephistophalian Multipliers
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2827
Richard Rechsteiner Sucker Monte Opening one card transforms
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2828
Joe Rindfleisch Above-Board Pencil Through Coin
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2829
Mark Sicher Illogical Location/Reversal
Vol. 20 No. 8 Aug. 1997 2830
Harvey Cohen Much Better 11-Card Trick with selection
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2833
John W. McClure McCount accomplishing the same as Jordan Count
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2835
Bob King Numismatic Nightmare copper/silver coin gaff
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2835
Bob King Heel Steal
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2837
Doug Edwards Absolutely Free two cards, divided deck
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2838
Doug Edwards Cover for the Classic Pass
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2838
Aldo Colombini Heat creating double facer and double backer
Variations Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2840
Marvoyan Crazy Cashier coin to key
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2841
Gene Maze The Caught Card using partial side steal, sandwich cards are "pushed through" pack
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2842
Gene Maze Partial Side Steal
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2842
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Linking Key Rings
Vol. 20 No. 9 Sep. 1997 2844
Michael Vincent The Many Faces of a Woman longer routine about the four queens
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2845
Derek Dingle The NoLap Switch
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2845
Carl Albright The Twist Pass not classic mechanics though
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2848
Warren Stephens The "PH" Factor coin appears and disappears in bill
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2849
Richard Vollmer The Distrustful Mechanic using faros
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2850
Doug Edwards Face Up Times Four four aces turn over in deck one by one
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2851
Gerald Deutsch No-Table Coins Across
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2852
Peter Marshall, Gerald Deutsch One Plus One = Two two 1$ bills fuse to one 2$ bill
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2853
Tom Frame Eventuality Aces different location methods
Vol. 20 No. 10 Oct. 1997 2854
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts - Magician Delivers
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2857
Paul Gordon Twister kings to aces kicker
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2859
Lee Asher Startling Last-Coin Matrix visual disappearance for last coin
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2860
David Regal Stoned Out of Your Mind you know which coin from several is removed
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2861
Richard Vollmer Strike A Match
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2863
Joe Rindfleisch Process of Elimination with twisting phase
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2864
Alan "Ace" Greenberg Sounds Good! lapping
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2865
Alan H. Jackson Mathematically Improved
Vol. 20 No. 11 Nov. 1997 2866
Harry Lorayne Real Wild Cards
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2151
Richard Vollmer Last (Gil)Breath gilbreath, face up face down mess
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2869
Paul Gordon Millenium Collectors
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2871
John West Copper/Silver Triple Play
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2872
David Regal Call To Colors using odd-backed quartets
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2874
Tom Daugherty Almost Hofzinser
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2877
Gene Maze Bottom Placement Finesse
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2878
Harry Lorayne That Burns Me Up! vanish and reappearance
Vol. 20 No. 12 Dec. 1997 2878
Data entered by Denis Behr.