world's shortest magic books \n humrous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

World's Shortest Magic Books

10


intro \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Intro

11


semiautomatic card tricks \n on semiautomatic card magic \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

13


how to read this book \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

How to Read This Book

15


quickies \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Quickies

17


discharged \n card case clings to hand \n paul cummins
2018
Paul Cummins

Discharged

19


tapped out \n additional handling for nico scholl's tapped \n alexander kölle \n tapped \n nico scholl
2018
Alexander Kölle

Tapped Out

Inspired by

20


strapped \n deck is sucked back into card case while magician taps on it, only card sticking out is selection \n lorenz schär \n tapped \n nico scholl
2018
Lorenz Schär

Strapped

Inspired by

21


the flapper \n cards in case, spectator is not able to remove the cards \n giancarlo scalia \n lube job \n steve beam
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

The Flapper

Related to

22


the rotisserie move \n same procedure but different handling for tenkai's optical revolve \n jeff altman \n optical revolve \n tenkai ishida
2018
Jeff Altman

The Rotisserie Move

Inspired by

23


single stack \n while forcing a card from a bank, controlling mates, with three variations \n steve beam \n five nine king \n martin gardner
2018
Steve Beam

Single Stack

Inspired by

24


the harem \n spectator selects a queen, spells the name and arrives at second queen, other two queens are then produced, 9force \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Harem

27


quadruple stack \n stack to be able to produce four of a kind quickly \n steve beam \n five nine king \n martin gardner
2018
Steve Beam

Quadruple Stack

Inspired by

28


the whoosh change \n easier get ready for the flash change, variations \n steve beam \n flash change \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Whoosh Change

Inspired by

31


bullets flying \n during an overhand shuffle, aces shoot out of the deck \n wolfgang moser
2018
Wolfgang Moser

Bullets Flying

35


a stretch of time \n long spread between hands, using a watch \n marty kane \n the bridge of cards \n unknown
2018
Marty Kane

A Stretch of Time

Inspired by

36


eclectic \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Eclectic

37


club sandwich \n spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, triumph with visible sorting of stepped packets \n steve beam \n the upsidedown deck \n francis carlyle \n round up \n orville wayne meyer \n double reverse \n walter b. gibson \n club sandwich \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Club Sandwich

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

39


card reverse \n top card stays face up while deck is turned over \n jerry andrus
2018
Jerry Andrus

Card Reverse

40


gone fishing \n spectator forms card from two cards, after fishing where every answer is no, the card is found reversed in the deck \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Gone Fishing

44


choice cut variation \n  vforce \n steve beam \n scott robinson \n choice cut force \n scott robinson
2018
Steve Beam, Scott Robinson

Choice Cut Variation

Inspired by

45


count on me \n destroying a card while doing a trick for another magician \n scott robinson
2018
Scott Robinson

Count On Me

46


prophecy move \n \n bill simon
2018
Bill Simon

Prophecy Move

49


lucky stars \n list of famous people, two are selected and names spelled to determine selections, both selections are located \n max maven \n affinity \n edward marlo
2018
Max Maven

Lucky Stars

Inspired by

51


double up \n selection ends up next to reversed card, invisible cards presentation \n paul cummins \n turn blue \n ken krenzel
2018
Paul Cummins

Double Up

Inspired by

53


cut deeper force \n \n ed balducci
2018
Ed Balducci

Cut Deeper Force

53


braue reversal \n \n frederick braue
2018
Frederick Braue

Braue Reversal

53


backup career \n humorous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Backup Career

54


royal princess \n princess card trick printed on business cards \n wolfgang moser \n werbung à la carte \n wolfgang moser
2018
Wolfgang Moser

Royal Princess

Also published here

55


octal \n deck cut in four packets and spectator can chose a pile and then top or bottom card \n lewis jones
2018
Lewis Jones

Octal

56


court order \n matching with spectator, two royal flushes used \n steve beam \n inspired by hen fetsch's "symbologic"
2018
Steve Beam

Court Order

Inspired by inspired by Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"

58


even odds \n blank cards, all have words "your card" on the back, except selected one has same face as selection \n steve beam \n nick trost's "eightcard brainwave" in "the new tops" august, 1970.
2018
Steve Beam

Even Odds

Inspired by Nick Trost's "EightCard Brainwave" in "The New Tops" August, 1970.

65


olram subtlety \n \n edward marlo
2018
Edward Marlo

Olram Subtlety

66


similarities \n blank cards with word same on the back, selection has word different \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Similarities

67


aces rising \n as gabrielle gentile, aces are lost in the deck and then found on top \n gabriele gentile
2018
Gabriele Gentile

Aces Rising

68


aces up \n aces are apparently cut into the deck, end up on top \n yves carbonnier
2018
Yves Carbonnier

Aces Up

69


zarrow block addition \n \n herb zarrow
2018
Herb Zarrow

Zarrow Block Addition

70


cluster force \n spectator grabs cards from a spread and remembers the bottom one \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Cluster Force

71


knavel operation \n \n marty kane
2018
Marty Kane

Knavel Operation

72


good morning breakfast menu \n humorous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Good Morning Breakfast Menu

74


lie speller \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Lie Speller

75


freedom speller \n \n doug canning \n steve beam
2018
Doug Canning, Steve Beam

Freedom Speller

77


upwithmilk move \n bringing bottom card to the top using an overhand shuffle \n steve beam \n up with milk \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

UpwithMilk Move

Also published here

77


the new deal \n \n steve beam \n doug canning
2018
Steve Beam, Doug Canning

The New Deal

78


the simple truth \n spectator tries to guess selection, similar to the lie speller plot \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Simple Truth

80


base ten \n using the 9principle \n steve beam \n scarne's lie speller \n john scarne
2018
Steve Beam

Base Ten

Inspired by

83


lunch time lunch menu \n humorous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Lunch Time Lunch Menu

86


magic spells \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Magic Spells

87


spellifiknow \n mentally chosen card is spelled to produce four aces, with variation where selected card is produced \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Spellifiknow

89


spellifiknow too \n mentally chosen card is spelled and royal flush is produced \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Spellifiknow Too

91


trispellifiknow \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Trispellifiknow

94


alpha mail \n spectator cuts and spells cut card, arrives at the four queens \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Alpha Mail

94


nofiller killer \n using the principle of miracle mixup / remote control \n steve beam \n jack yates' "miracle mixup" in "abbott's anthology of card magic vol. 3" \n nofiller killer \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

NoFiller Killer

Inspired by Jack Yates' "Miracle Mixup" in "Abbott's Anthology of Card Magic Vol. 3"
Also published here

96


spell weaver \n spelling to the four aces \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Spell Weaver

98


successive spell weaver \n spelling to the four aces \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Successive Spell Weaver

99


jack hammer \n spelling to the four aces, aces chosen by spectators \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Jack Hammer

100


spellbreaker \n mentally constructed card is spelled and found \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Spellbreaker

101


ballistic spellbreaker \n mixture of spell weaver and spellbreaker \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Ballistic Spellbreaker

104


eye candy \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Eye Candy

105


the altman flip flourish \n \n art altman \n flip flourish discovery \n art altman
2018
Art Altman

The Altman Flip Flourish

Also published here

106


flash four aces \n using the altman flip flourish \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Flash Four Aces

109


aces in other places \n using the altman flip flourish \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Aces in Other Places

110


volcanic aces \n using the altman flip flourish \n jeff altman
2018
Jeff Altman

Volcanic Aces

112


royal flush \n flashy production of a royal flush using the altman flip flourish \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Royal Flush

113


overhand reverse \n \n unknown
2018
Unknown

Overhand Reverse

114


the closer \n production of four selections, using the altman flip flourish \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Closer

116


flashpoint \n royal flush production, with variations \n steve beam \n flashpoint \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Flashpoint

Related to

118


splash aces \n method of producing four cards, with effect variations \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Splash Aces

121


the distribution shuffle \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Distribution Shuffle

123


overthetop charlier cut \n charlier cut as a production \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

OvertheTop Charlier Cut

125


snap aces \n production of a card, sticking out of packet using the ovette master move \n joe rindfleisch
2018
Joe Rindfleisch

Snap Aces

126


menu \n humorous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Menu

128


ramón riobóo \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Ramón Riobóo

129


the executor \n result of calculation is shown in form of playing cards \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

The Executor

131


deep diver \n magician names card at position, total of four selections \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

Deep Diver

133


predestimation \n prediction of a playing card, suit and value written on two billets \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

Predestimation

134


counter action \n cards to locate card in the deck, values added to find same card in second deck \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

Counter Action

136


royal elimination \n two piles of eight cards, cards are eliminated and remaining cards are found to be mates \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

Royal Elimination

137


ramultaneous \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, appear at same position in two piles \n ramón riobóo \n samultaneous \n sam schwartz
2018
Ramón Riobóo

RamUltaneous

Inspired by

139


stellar speller \n card is lost and found by spelling \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

Stellar Speller

140


all that jazz \n method to position card at a position \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

All That Jazz

142


unbeatable \n \n ramón riobóo
2018
Ramón Riobóo

Unbeatable

145


vernon transfer \n \n dai vernon
2018
Dai Vernon

Vernon Transfer

146


the case for magical mulligans \n humorous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Case for Magical Mulligans

148


made in japan \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Made in Japan

149


the reason why i can't win at poker \n prediction of spectator's hand \n nobuyuki nojima
2018
Nobuyuki Nojima

The Reason Why I Can't Win At Poker

151


oil slick \n 6x6 with two spectators \n shota okana
2018
Shota Okana

Oil Slick

152


mental breeze \n numbers on billets are used to count cards from a small packet, mates \n keiichi hiraki
2018
Keiichi Hiraki

Mental Breeze

153


flip flop ambitious \n ambitious card using three cards \n nobuaki nambu \n monte plus (or hallucination) \n trevor lewis
2018
Nobuaki Nambu

Flip Flop Ambitious

Inspired by

154


friends \n five red and black cards are mixed and selected with spectator both end up with one color \n kiyoshi sato
2018
Kiyoshi Sato

Friends

157


down to you \n spectator cuts to three cards and values added lead to selection \n daisuke sato
2018
Daisuke Sato

Down to You

159


vic trabucci \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Vic Trabucci

161


taking control \n card control, reverse spread
 spreading the shade
 from the dribble
 tablefree variation \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Taking Control

163


impossible \n joker is placed out jogged in center of the deck and changes to selection \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Impossible

168


zarrow block addition addition \n variation \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Zarrow Block Addition Addition

169


trumped \n aces apparently transpose with four indifferent cards, which turn out to be the four kings \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Trumped

171


tnt \n production four aces, change into kings \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

TNT

172


shuffle shift \n multiple shift first in the hand then tabled riffle shuffle \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Shuffle Shift

175


rolling the aces \n deck is riffle shuffled several times, four aces are produced \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Rolling the Aces

177


spreading triumph \n \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Spreading Triumph

179


buckley reverse variation \n while doing a triple cut \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Buckley Reverse Variation

179


almost gaffed \n with blank cards and aces, instant assembly \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Almost Gaffed

182


that's not impossible \n parts of kings and aces transpose, then aces turn into a royal flush \n vic trabucco \n paul gordon's "that's not possible" in "card magic companion" \n come again \n jerry sadowitz
2018
Vic Trabucco

That's Not Impossible

Inspired by Paul Gordon's "That's Not Possible" in "Card Magic Companion"
Related to

184


cut card aces \n \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Cut Card Aces

186


the 8foot transposition \n two thought of cards travel to other packet \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

The 8Foot Transposition

189


jinx switch handling \n \n vic trabucco
2018
Vic Trabucco

Jinx Switch Handling

189


isolated touch force \n \n vic trabucco \n the touch force \n gary ouellet
2018
Vic Trabucco

Isolated Touch Force

Inspired by

191


giancarlo scalia \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Giancarlo Scalia

193


overturned aces \n production of four aces, overhand shuffle and cut \n giancarlo scalia
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Overturned Aces

195


logicality false cut \n \n bobby bernard
2018
Bobby Bernard

Logicality False Cut

195


destiny \n spectator cuts off small packet, then he cuts four piles and top cards are all the same and corresponding to amount of initial packet \n giancarlo scalia \n cut and paced \n greca
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Destiny

Related to

197


coincidence at any number \n deck is divided between two spectators and while dealing through a four of a kind appears at a chosen number \n giancarlo scalia \n the gambling lesson \n benjamin earl
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Coincidence at Any Number

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200


the ace of hearts trick \n \n giancarlo scalia \n el triunfo del as de corazones (versión 2019) \n giancarlo scalia \n bushfire triumph ver. 1.5 \n so sato
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

The Ace of Hearts Trick

Inspired byRelated to

203


doubledribble control \n \n giancarlo scalia \n the dribble toss control \n steve bedwell
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

DoubleDribble Control

Related to

208


bluff pass control \n \n giancarlo scalia
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Bluff Pass Control

210


rotary control \n \n giancarlo scalia \n ernesto melero's "spread control"
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Rotary Control

Inspired by Ernesto Melero's "Spread Control"

212


bluff ambitious \n \n giancarlo scalia \n tenkai charlie \n steve beam
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Bluff Ambitious

Inspired by

213


bluff cut \n miming to cut the top half to the bottom \n giancarlo scalia
2018
Giancarlo Scalia

Bluff Cut

215


shuffle tools \n chapter intro and clear explanation of the gilbreath principle \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Shuffle Tools

217


the prefix \n ruse for fixing the cut, so a red and a black card are on the bottom of the two halves for the gilbreath principle \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Prefix

221


f. t. cut \n different uses for the f.t. cut
 as a control
 bottom to top cut
 delayed gratification
 red / black shuffle \n steve beam \n frank thompson \n f.t. cut \n frank thompson
2018
Steve Beam, Frank Thompson

F. T. Cut

Also published here

223


the director's cut \n shorter version of the f.t. cut
 break for cover
 slip cut
 the premix \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Director's Cut

227


on display \n in the hands triumph display, cutting \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

On Display

229


the bicycle cut \n dropping four piles on the table \n steve beam \n undo cut variation \n luke jermay
2018
Steve Beam

The Bicycle Cut

Related to

231


the quality control \n the bicycle cut as a control \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Quality Control

233


preflight \n using the f.t. cut and the bicycle cut to position cards for a riffle shuffle, gilbreath \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Preflight

234


the f.t.r.&b. shuffle \n director's cut and red/black shuffle \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The F.T.R.&B. Shuffle

236


the table spread \n spreading cards on the table to hide a pattern, apparently mixing \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Table Spread

238


the möbius cut (a tool & a toy) \n flourish cut, based on charlier \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Möbius Cut (A Tool & A Toy)

240


test of luck \n production of mates of chosen card \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Test of Luck

241


siesta force \n \n elias ugart
2018
Elias Ugart

Siesta Force

241


premix cut \n ruse for cutting the deck so a red and a black card are on the bottom of each half, gilbreath \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Premix Cut

243


plumber's helper \n shuffled deck in pocket, performer removes a straight flush \n steve beam \n aces from the pocket \n john scarne
2018
Steve Beam

Plumber's Helper

Inspired by

245


flush in a rush \n deck is shuffled, production of a straight flush \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Flush in a Rush

247


faux chance \n divination of card, as a bet \n lewis jones \n steve beam \n lewis jones' "no chance" in "top deck" 2016
2018
Lewis Jones, Steve Beam

Faux Chance

Inspired by Lewis Jones' "No Chance" in "Top Deck" 2016

248


final score \n two selections correspond with number after some calculations \n steve beam \n scorecard \n steve beam \n final score \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Final Score

Inspired byRelated to

249


four card monte \n deck is cut into four packets, cards are moved around in long procedure, reveal four of a kind \n steve beam \n swimmers \n john scarne
2018
Steve Beam

Four Card Monte

Inspired by

252


fairness false cut \n spectator cuts \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Fairness False Cut

253


more card monte \n deck is cut into five packets, cards are moved around, reveal of straight flush \n steve beam \n swimmers \n john scarne
2018
Steve Beam

More Card Monte

Inspired by

257


simple math \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Simple Math

259


middle gauge spread ii \n cards spread on the table, two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection \n steve beam \n middleguage spread \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Middle Gauge Spread II

Related to

261


a series of fortunate events \n two cards are placed face up into the deck to find selections, numbers between matches added values and eventually cards are located \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

A Series of Fortunate Events

264


never mined \n spectator forms a card by dealing cards from top to bottom, performer is turned away and in the end removes card from pocket \n steve beam \n mind reader's dream \n bob hummer \n allacess pass \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Never Mined

Inspired byVariations

266


neckringer \n only court cards, one is selected with a dice and suddenly looks into other direction \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

NeckRinger

271


the flexible force \n forces a number between four and nine, using dice \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Flexible Force

272


the australian crawl \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Australian Crawl

272


unmarked hummer \n \n bob hummer \n steve beam
2018
Bob Hummer, Steve Beam

Unmarked Hummer

275


the jackass ate 47 \n one of five cards is chosen and put back in deck, other cards used to count down to locate it, contingency trick \n steve beam \n odd man out \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Jackass Ate 47

Inspired by

276


jackass ate 47 too \n one of five cards is chosen and put back in deck, other cards used to count down to locate it, contingency trick \n steve beam \n odd man out \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Jackass Ate 47 Too

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281


elimineight \n card "randomly" generated from down under deal made to vanish, appear in card case \n steve beam \n the joker knows \n paul curry \n diamonds are fourever \n steve beam \n elimineight \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Elimineight

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

282


the lowdown \n spectator selects one of four cards, values of other three cards are counted from reminder to find mates \n derrick chung \n shigeo futagawa's "free choice coincidence" in "the lecture notes of shigeo futagawa" 1999
2018
Derrick Chung

The Lowdown

Inspired by Shigeo Futagawa's "Free Choice Coincidence" in "The Lecture Notes of Shigeo Futagawa" 1999

285


dribble free force \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Dribble Free Force

285


the final countdown \n finding mates of selection, variation of the lowdown \n derrick chung
2018
Derrick Chung

The Final Countdown

286


intuition \n performer knows how many cards are cut, several phases \n mick ayres \n "intuition" in "mum" august, 2015.
2018
Mick Ayres

Intuition

Also published here "Intuition" in "MUM" August, 2015.

288


hybrid \n constructed card is located by spectator \n mick ayres \n "hybrid" in "mum" october, 2013.
2018
Mick Ayres

Hybrid

Also published here "Hybrid" in "MUM" October, 2013.

290


patient profile \n humorous article \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Patient Profile

292


power tools \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Power Tools

293


joystick addition \n false shuffle for faceup/facedown deck from hands to table, combined with the logicality false cut \n lorenz schär \n the joystick \n steve beam \n the "logicality" false cut \n bobby bernard
2018
Lorenz Schär

Joystick Addition

Inspired by

295


the flick \n jogging a card in a fan \n lorenz schär
2018
Lorenz Schär

The Flick

296


the overlap procedure and control \n card(s) inserted in tabled spread, slid a bit too far but not free \n tom gagnon \n overlap procedure \n tom gagnon
2018
Tom Gagnon

The Overlap Procedure and Control

Also published here

298


double decker \n overlap procedure sandwich application, all three cards distributed in tabled spread \n tom gagnon \n doubledecker \n tom gagnon
2018
Tom Gagnon

Double Decker

Also published here

301


getting the scoop \n card inserted in tabled spread, slid a bit too far but not free, ends up sidejogged eventually \n tom gagnon \n getting the scoop \n tom gagnon
2018
Tom Gagnon

Getting the Scoop

Also published here

302


the joker removal tool \n cutting named card to the top while removing joker \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Joker Removal Tool

303


the double take \n joker is removed, name of selected card is spelled and last card is joker, and where the joker has been is now the selection \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

The Double Take

304


thanksgiven \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Thanksgiven

307


routine builder \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Routine Builder

309


suggested reading list (doubles as a shopping list) \n \n steve beam
2018
Steve Beam

Suggested Reading List (Doubles as a Shopping List)

319

