1996
Written by Michael Skinner
Work of Michael Skinner
85 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
62 entries
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Creators Title Comments & References Page AA Categories
William Murray Profile on Michael Skinner
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Michael Skinner A Few Words Before We Begin
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Larry Jennings Foreword
Allen Okawa Introduction
Michael Skinner Preface
  • Practice New Sleights
  • Choosing An Effect
  • Grouping Your Effects
  • Practice
  • Cleaning Up
  • Change Pace
  • Magic for Magicians
  • Perform Often
Michael Skinner, Bill Simon The Business on the Business Card Prediction two methods
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Spread Cull single card
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Edward Marlo Bomb-Door Bottom from Spread
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Dribble Force brief
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Michael Skinner The Mona Lisa Card Trick
Related toVariations 4
Eddie Fechter Cutting Stop Force timing force
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Michael Skinner The Conus Aces eliminating the sucker part
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Ken Krenzel Mechanical Reverse
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Lin Searles Auto-Break
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Michael Skinner Oil and Water Rides Again 4&4, three phases, all red climax
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Michael Skinner Taking Our Lumps applications for sticking things behind table edge: broken and restored match, dice transformation (to sugar)
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Michael Skinner, Al Koran A Deeper Mystery
Inspired by 18
Michael Skinner New King Cut Kings change to Aces, Kings are also cut to
Also published here 20
Packet Switch
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Roy Walton Triple Cut Zarrow bringing cards from top to bottom
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Dai Vernon Reversal of Bottom Cards during riffle shuffle
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Dai Vernon Transferring a bottom stock to the top
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Michael Skinner On the Card to Wallet
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S. W. Erdnase Diagonal Palm Shift
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Michael Skinner From Palm to Inner Pocket
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Michael Skinner For Lovers Only business card to wallet presentation
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Morris Loewy Loewy Palm
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Michael Skinner Birthday Telepathy number divination, possible via telephone
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Michael Skinner The Mental Photography Deck Nudist Deck routine
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Bottom Steal
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Michael Skinner The Memorized Deck two memorized deck stack orders with different features
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Michael Skinner The Monkey's Paw memory demonstration, memorized deck, ending in new deck order
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Michael Skinner One for the Boys two card challenge divination, memorized deck, deck switch under table
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Michael Skinner Torn and Restored Soda Straw Wrapper
Inspired byAlso published here 40
Michael Skinner The Boomerang Card card is tossed up and caught in deck at any number down named by spectator
Inspired byVariations 43
Michael Skinner Floating Stock getting a break under any number of cards one wishes
Also published here 43
Michael Skinner, Nate Leipzig Skinning the Fat off the Bone... Nate Leipzig's Slap Aces Aces disappear and reappear on deck one by one
Inspired byVariations 46
Michael Skinner Aces Out of Another Dimension Aces are found via random count downs (bottom deal), Kings as well
Related to 49
Michael Skinner Instant Replay
Inspired by 53
Edward Marlo Bottop Change Variation
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Michael Skinner A Poker Deal spectator deals, royal flush
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S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Top Palm very brief
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Michael Skinner Tapping Replacement
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Dr. James Nuzzo Faro Slough Off
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Michael Skinner The School Boy Trick updated handling
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Dai Vernon Angle Jog Ribbon Spread
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Top Card Glimpse
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Edward Marlo Ribbon Spread Palm
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Michael Skinner One-Handed Hole Card Switch
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Michael Skinner Did You Wash Behind Your Ears? two coins appear and disappear, hook coin
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Simple Vanish
Related to 67
Michael Skinner, R. C. Buff The Trash Compactor torn off corner
Inspired byAlso published here 68
Michael Skinner Top and Bottom Blackstone two selections
Related toVariations 70
Turn Around Glimpse
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Counting Cards in Spread
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Bridge
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Michael Skinner A Needle in a Haystack joker placed next to thought-of card under challenge conditions, thirteen extra cards behind back
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Michael Skinner Knocking Out the Aces tabled production routine
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Carmen D'Amico Riffle Shuffle Production
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Dai Vernon The Cutting Edge estimation principle for estimating difference of two piles, always even
Related to 80
Michael Skinner Rouge et Noir small packet OOTW
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Prof. Robert Hellis Double-Palm Change as in Erdnase
Related to 84
Data entered by Denis Behr, February 2009.