1999-2022
Written by Richard Kaufman, Various
Work of Various
28000 pages (Stapled), published by Genii
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Earle Oakes
Language: English
10,471 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Seeing Through Illusions (Richard L. Gregory, 2009)
  • The Perfect Swarm (Len Fisher, 2009)
  • Kreskin Confidential (Kreskin ,2009)
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 12
Roberto Giobbi, Richard Vollmer The Einstein Card Trick Variation
  • The Genii Session
packet cut to, bottom card remembered and name spelled, then down-under-deal to find selection
Inspired by
  • "Einstein's Card Trick" (Card College Lightest, Roberto Giobbi)
Related to
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 14
Tony Giorgio Bedroom Hustlers, Sticks, and Shills
  • The Giorgio Letters
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 18
Max Maven Diskette
  • Lost Horizons (explanation of title "Thunday")
reading with layout with coins, binary
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 22
Prakash Puru Radnevsky's Real Magic
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 30
Adam Gopnik A Note On A Play on Radnevsky's Real Magic
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 33
David Regal Angelo Carbone
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 48
David Regal, Angelo Carbone Interview
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 52
Unknown The Magic of Angelo Carbone
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 64
Angelo Carbone Albert Monroe McCombical Prediction effect with photos of Einstein and Monroe, hybrid image
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 64
Angelo Carbone Bottle Cap Matrix plastic bottle caps assemble under jumbo cards
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 65
Angelo Carbone Dark Transpo item in one hand, both wrists held by spectator who has to close his eyes, item then found in other hand
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 66
Angelo Carbone Fortune Teller prediction of color and number with folded fortune teller
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 67
Angelo Carbone Precious Metal change held in hand, one coin floats up
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 69
Angelo Carbone Sawing a Woman in Half torn and restored piece of paper with WOMAN written on it, signed
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 70
Angelo Carbone T.I.D.L.E. "Totally Impromptu Deck Levitation Effect"
top half floats up
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 72
Angelo Carbone Twister mention of rejected Tenyo effect
Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 73
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Stand-Up Coin Magic by Nathan Kranzo Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 74
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Levitator by Andrew Mayne Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 74
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) One-Hand Popover by Aaron Fisher Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 74
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) New York Coin Magic Seminar (Volumes 11, 12, 13) by Various Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 75
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Modern Marvel Volumes 1 and 2 by Mel Mellers Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 78
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Davenport Story - Volume 1 by Fergus Roy Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 78
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) MonkeyShines Volume One by Chris "Doc" Dixon Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 82
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) MOnkeyShines Volume Two by Chris "Doc" Dixon Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 82
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Gibecière (Volume 4, Number 2, 2009) by Stephen Minch Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 83
David Oliver (reviewer) Passport by David Regal Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 84
David Oliver (reviewer) Arcane Deck (Black or White) Ellusionist Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 84
David Oliver (reviewer) Karnival Assassins Deck Big Blind Media Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 85
David Oliver (reviewer) Sudden Impact by Cameron Francis Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 85
David Oliver (reviewer) Modosu by Sean Scott Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 85
David Oliver (reviewer) Liquify by Bill Abbott, Richard Sanders Vol. 73 No. 3 Mar. 2010 86
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Hover by Angelo Carbone, The Berglas Effects, The Magic Castle, Tom Mullica
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant Tom Mullica's recovery
  • When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish (Martin Gardner, 2009)
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 12
Paul Osborne The Gypsy's Dream
  • Osborne Illusion
person appears from tent
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 14
Peter Lamont The Vernon Chronicles, Part I: "Extraordinary Uproar in Greenwich"
  • Real Magic: Minor Episodes in the Marvellous History of Mesmerists, Mediums, Mindreaders
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 16
David Britland The Last Game
  • Cardopolis
multiphase routine, with card swapping
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 18
Tom Stone Just a Small Step!
  • Lodestones

  • Homework
  • Scripting
  • Forget Everything You Know
  • Be More Obvious!
  • New Light
  • Homework
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 22
Jim Steinmeyer Three Part Harmony
  • Conjuring
Mental Epic type routine with three cardboards on chairs
Also published here
  • lecture notes "The Secret No One Tells You", 2008
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 30
Christopher Woodward Rameses: The Forgotten Star
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 38
Syd Segal, John C. Wagner The Life and Times of the Incomparable J.C. Wagner
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 52
Unknown A Session with J.C. Wagner
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 66
John C. Wagner Mentally By Two, With A Little Help From Vietnam two cards predict a card's suit and value, another thought-of card is found
  • An Alternate Ending For a Thought-Of Card
Inspired byAlso published here
  • DVD "Seven More Secrets"
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 66
John C. Wagner WWII (Whispering Wagner Version 2) two thought-of cards are tabled before they are named, with third card that performer thought of
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 70
Larry Jennings LJ's Lost Transposition selection placed in performer's back pocket, two other cards transpose, then repeat with pocketed cards and one of the other two cards
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 71
Dai Vernon Strip-Out Addition
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 72
Larry Jennings Cop from Double
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 73
Mac King Cap-Cake Excerpt from Mac King's Campfire Magic
cake ingredients are poured into someone's cap, cupcake comes out
Also published here
  • Mac King's Campfire Magic
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 78
Penn Jillette, Teller Become Your Own Roadside Attraction foreword to Mac King's book
Also published here
  • Mac King's Campfire Magic
Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 79
Eric Mead (reviewer) Best of All Worlds by Brent Geris Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 86
Eric Mead (reviewer) Law and Magic - A Collection of Essays by Christine A. Corcos Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 87
Eric Mead (reviewer) Short Punchy and Mental by Andy Nyman Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 88
Eric Mead (reviewer) Fight Dirty by Andy Nyman Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 88
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Extreme: Human Body Stunts for Professionals (4--DVD set) by Luis De Matos Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Intimiste (3-DVD set) by Dominique Duvivier Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 90
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Roy DVD by Roy Zaltsman, Roy Yozevitch Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 91
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Al Koran's Blindfold Card Act by Brian Barnes Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 91
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) An Evening with Jack Carpenter - The Seattle Session, Night Two by Jack Carpenter Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 92
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) "Card Magic and Beyond" Online Videos by Aaron Fisher Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 92
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Shark by Christopher Ballinger Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 92
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Control by Wayne Houchin Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 93
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Sweetly Done by Shane Black Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 93
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Cash Out by Will Tsai Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 93
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Even Horizon by Andrew Mayne Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 94
Danny Orleans (reviewer) AAA Book Test by Justin Meitz, Trynt Harris Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 94
Danny Orleans (reviewer) The Blindfolded Card by Devin Knight Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 94
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Deep 3 by Bro Gilbert Vol. 73 No. 4 Apr. 2010 95
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Japan Cup convention, Suzanne, split of The Pandragons
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Rules of the Game (Neil Strauss, 2009)
  • You've Got to Be Kidding (John and Donald Capps, 2009)
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 12
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 14
Brian Roberts Breathless spellbound type routine with Listerine pocket packs, changes into small bottle as climax
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 14
David Acer, Bedros "Spidey" Akkelian Squancho 2.0 stickman drawn on top card, wrong card found by this card, card turned face-up and it now is selection itself, stickman changes into disfigured stickman after clapping the card
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 16
Carl T. Dreher The Sorting Hat paper clips link in hat, presentation about sorting hat and which college the kids will attend
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 17
Michel Huot Leading by Example deck separated in red and black cards, one from each half chosen, when spread one card is seen face-down in each half, they're the transposed selections
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 19
Patrik Kuffs Any Card at Any Numbered Envelope
  • Mind Stunts
using 52 numbered envelopes with cards inside
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 22
Roberto Giobbi To Be, Or Not To...
  • The Genii Session
"The Magician is Not an Actor Playing the Role of a Magician", thoughts on the Robert-Houdin quote
Related to Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 30
Al Cohen Washington Wizards
  • Memoirs of a Magic Dealer
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 34
Max Maven Currency Exchange
  • Lost Horizons
five envelopes in wallet, one contains money, with prediction
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 35
Jim Steinmeyer The Khardova Deck
  • Conjuring
partial rough-smooth
Related toVariations Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 36
Anna Hays The Magical Journey of Suzanne
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 48
Eugene Burger, Mac King The Showmanship Interviews: Mac King
Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 68
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Chapter One by Asi Wind Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 74
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Davenport Story Volume Two: the Lost Legends by Fergus Roy Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 75
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Disappearing Tricks: Silent Film, Houdini, and the New Magic of the Twentieth Century by Matthew Solomon Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 78
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Devious Volumes One and Two by Michael Close Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 79
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Dan Harlan: Live at Haines' House of Cards by Dan Harlan Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 82
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Reflection by William Goodwin Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 83
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) An Extension of Me by Eric Jones Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 83
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) World's Greatest Magic: Ambitious Classic by Various Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 83
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) World's Greatest Magic: Professor's Nightmare by Various Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 84
David Regal (reviewer) Dia-Monte by Diamond Jim Tyler Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 84
David Regal (reviewer) The Pandora System by Shane Black Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 85
David Regal (reviewer) Fan-See Card Rise by Bob Solari Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 85
David Regal (reviewer) The Oops Deck by Michael Daniels Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 85
David Regal (reviewer) Bill X2 by Kris Mystery Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Sneak Preview by Danny Archer Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Food For Thought by Devin Knight Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Super Deluxe Baby Gag Routine by Devin Knight Vol. 73 No. 5 May 2010 86
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Lance Burton, The Tabman, Lu Chen
Related to Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • The Math Book (Clifford A. Pickover, 2009)
  • Time-Warp Wallet
  • Louder Than Words (Joe Navarro, 2010)
  • The Art of Choosing (Sheena Lyengar, 2010)
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 12
Paul Osborne The Great Escape
  • Osborne Illusion
rolling platform to transfer people on and off stage
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 14
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 16
Harry Lorayne Lucky Thirteen Three-spot as for multiple outs in thirteen-card packet
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 16
James Swain The Vietnam Trick Revisited spectator remembers card at position that equals a cut-off amount, card predicted and spelled-to
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 17
Scott Strange Will The Socks Match? cards with single socks are used, two chosen ones do not match but match the mis-matched socks the performer is wearing
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 18
Peter Lamont Shape Up and Shape Down spectator stops during deal of ESP cards, stopped-at card is predicted, repeat
Inspired by
  • "Shape Up" (Max Maven, Videomind Vol. 2)
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 19
Peter Lamont The Illusion Of A "Science Of Magic" "An abridgement of a scientific article published recently in Review of General Psychology."
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 22
Tom Stone The Thespian Toolbox
  • Lodestones

  • Remove Stock Lines
  • Be Specific, Not General
  • Localization In Time And Space
  • Condense The Gallery
  • Contrasts
  • Make Procedure Interesting
  • Emotions
  • Conflict
  • Transformation
  • Foreshadowing
  • Callbacks
  • Final Words
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 30
David Britland The Chalice from the Palace
  • Cardopolis
five glasses, one with "poison"
Inspired by
  • "Borgia's Banquet" (Cyril Tomlinson, Abracadabra, Vol. 28, No. 704)
Related to
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 35
Jim Steinmeyer Vampire Crossing
  • Conjuring
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 42
Dustin Stinett John Archer: Comedy & Magic
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 48
Jim Steinmeyer Craig Dickens: Great Expectations
Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 64
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bluff (3-DVD set) by Paulo Ascer, Yoann Fontyn Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 74
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Subtle Concepts by Richard Hucko, Jo Sevau Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 74
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Forrest Francis Project, Volumes 1 and 2 by David Forrest, Cameron Francis Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 75
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) CAANDY by Chris Mayhew Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 76
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) East Meets West by Ken Niinuma Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 76
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Freefall by Andrew Mayne Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 76
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Chain Reaction by Andrew Mayne Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 76
David Britland (reviewer) Gibecière, Winter 2010 by Stephen Minch Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 77
David Britland (reviewer) Hellis in Wonderland by Will Houstoun Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 77
David Britland (reviewer) Illusionarium: Lost Secrets from Magic's Golden Era by Adrian Plate Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 78
David Britland (reviewer) The Larsen Mental Mysteries by William Larsen Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 79
David Britland (reviewer) Card College Lightest by Roberto Giobbi Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 79
David Oliver (reviewer) Mastermind by Chris Kenworthy, Hiro Hirata Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 80
David Oliver (reviewer) 3 Card Joe by Joe Monti Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 81
David Oliver (reviewer) Sick by Sean Fields Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 81
David Oliver (reviewer) Step System Volumes 1 and 2 by Lee Smith Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 82
David Oliver (reviewer) Outta Sight by Devin Knight Vol. 73 No. 6 June 2010 83
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Tom Stone, Dana Daniels
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Small-Scale Magic (Nicholas Einhorn, 2009)
  • Law and Magic (2010)
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 12
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Small-Scale Magic by Nicholas Einhorn Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 12
Roberto Giobbi More Secrets of the Deck Switch
  • The Genii Session
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 14
Roberto Giobbi Equivoque Red and Blue Deck Switch apparent red and blue card case mix-up
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 14
Jim Steinmeyer Zens Koan with envelopes
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 16
Jim Steinmeyer Flapless Envelope Switch
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 18
Eugene Burger, Tobias Beckwith The Showmanship Interviews: Tobias Beckwith
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 20
Max Maven In Memoriam: Martin Gardner
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 24
Dustin Stinett The 42nd Annual Academy of Magical Arts Awards Show
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 32
Max Maven Tom Stone
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 46
Stephen Minch In the Eye of the Stone on Tom Stone
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 49
Unknown The Magic and Theory of Tom Stone
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 62
Tom Stone Amore Motel using four of a kind and two of a kind, credit information on Hotel Mystery
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 62
Tom Stone No Script is Also a Script
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 64
Tom Stone Sentient Sand design drawn in sand is duplicated
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 65
Tom Stone The Dunning-Kruger Effect (for Fun and Profit)
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 67
Tom Stone Oh No! Thimbles routine
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 68
Unknown Forefinger Catch
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 69
Tom Stone You Are Brilliant!
Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 70
Tom Stone Glitching the Aces
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 71
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Selec-Trick Deck by Danny Rudnick Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 74
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Pro-Flite by Bob Swadling, Nicholas Einhorn Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 74
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Freak by Will Houstoun Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 74
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Four Magick Balay Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 75
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Freefall by Andrew Mayne Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 75
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Custom Million Dollar Silk by John Fabjance Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 78
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Vision Supreme by Pieras Fitikides Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 78
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Cansposed by Carl Leek Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 78
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Card Magic: A Practical Approach by Bob White Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 79
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Sick by Ponta the Smith Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 81
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) When Thurston Came to Town by William V. Rauscher Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 81
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Palms of Steel 5: Pirates of the Rising Tide by Curtis Kam Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 82
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Bloomeries by Gaëtan Bloom Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 82
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Magic & Comedy by Jay Sankey Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 83
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Audience Management: A Guide for Magical Entertainers by Gay Ljungberg Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 83
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Magic's Most Amazing Stories by Ivan Amodei Vol. 73 No. 7 July 2010 84
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks digital issues of MAGIC, Gotcha!
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant on Harry Anderson's David Letterman appearance, Martin Gardner
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 12
Max Maven Toll Story
  • Lost Horizons
story presentation for a bell that suddenly stops ringing
Also published here
  • Mary Tomich's Altar Flame, Vol. 6 No. 3, 1998
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 14
Peter Lamont The Vernon Chronicles, Part II: Vernon and the Masked Magician
  • Real Magic: Minor Episodes in the Marvellous History of Mesmerists, Mediums, Mindreaders
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 16
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 18
Bedros "Spidey" Akkelian Post That! spider drawn on post-it note is stuck to top card of deck, note travels to other cards, finally vanishes and appears on selection
Inspired by
  • "Little Stickman" (Richard Sanders, Genii, June 1992)
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 18
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo K.M. Move
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 19
S. W. Erdnase, Harry Houdini Erdnase/Houdini Change
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 19
Brian Roberts Death By Peanut routine with unshelled peanuts
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 21
Laurent van Trigt Progressive Inversion first about ten cards are reversed in different positions, then about half the deck, then all cards except selection
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 22
Alex Elmsley Hide-Out Fan
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 23
Tyler Erickson Herrmann Pass Change Handling
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 23
Paul Spring Add-A-Number iPhone calculator app with result hidden under post-it note is used to generate a number, performer divines it
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 24
Paul Osborne Mental Buffoonery
  • Osborne Illusion
"A Classic Mind Reading Effect Re-Themed for Children's Magic"
one of six clown designs chosen from ballot box, it is predicted as large figure
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 32
Tom Stone Upping the Ante
  • Loadstones

  • Creating Visuals
  • Finding a Director
  • Rehearsals vs. Practice
  • Attack the Weakest Spot
  • Harvesting the Contacts
  • Coda
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 34
David Britland The Trick That Baffled Babbage 2.0
  • Cardopolis
card cut to, remembered and replaced, ends up at a chosen number, mis-spelled "Babbabe" in title
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 42
Jim Steinmeyer Solid Water
  • Conjuring
milk bottle is turned upside down and water stays inside
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 44
Jim Steinmeyer, Mark LeBerthon Khardova and Over Again ... further suggestion
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 46
Richard Kaufman An Ha Lim
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 52
Gregory Bracco, An Ha Lim An Ha Lim
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 54
Paul Critelli The Multifaceted Father Cyp on Father Cyprian Murray
Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 66
Patrik Kuffs Step-By-Step Brainwave
  • Mind Stunts
card chosen from face-up mess on floor with feet, it is the only odd-backed card, deck switch with holder
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 74
David Regal (reviewer) Mathieu Bich Presents "Reversible" by David Jade Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 76
David Regal (reviewer) Disappeared Thought by Mathieu Bich Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 76
David Regal (reviewer) Remote Control Change Packs by James Bliss Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 76
David Regal (reviewer) Peace High Trick Company Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 77
David Regal (reviewer) Color Changing Shirt & Pants High Trick Company Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 77
David Regal (reviewer) Pro-Flite by Bob Swadling, Nicholas Einhorn Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 77
David Regal (reviewer) Tin Opener by Mark Southworth Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 78
David Regal (reviewer) Stone Frixion Fire by Jeff Stone Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 78
David Regal (reviewer) Tango Ultimate Coin Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 78
David Regal (reviewer) Mark Lee's Clone Coin (U.S. Quarter) by Mark Lee Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 79
David Regal (reviewer) World Magic Shop Split Coin (Half Dollar) Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 79
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Restless, Volumes 1-3 by Dan Hauss Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 79
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Cartificios by Luis Otero Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 81
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Pockets Full of Miracles by Diamond Jim Tyler Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 81
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Challenge Magic 20th Anniversary Edition by Richard Osterlind Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 81
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Introduction to Flash Products by Scott Penrose Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 82
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Incredible Suit Jacket Escape by Anthony Lindan Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 82
Eric Mead (reviewer) Vortex by Tom Stone Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 82
Eric Mead (reviewer) Rune's World by Rune Klan (written by Joshua Jay) Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 83
Eric Mead (reviewer) The Road by Rick Maue Vol. 73 No. 8 Aug. 2010 84
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Ron Wilson, Lunchbox o Magic, Franz Harary, Jewish Museum in NYC
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Burlesque Paraphernalia (2010)
  • What's Luck Hot to Do with It? (Joseph Mazur, 2010)
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 12
Roberto Giobbi The No Deck Switch
  • The Genii Session
strategies to justify the open use of a different deck
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 14
Al Cohen WW Revisited
  • Memoirs of a Magic Dealer
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 16
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 18
Yannick Lacroix Bermuda Triangle three coins vanish an reappear in triangle configuration on table
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 18
Alan Rorrison Predictable ungaffed B'Wave, "driven primarily by psychology"
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 21
Marc DeSouza Baby Hugh-y prediction of celebrity, baby gag update
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 22
David Jade When They Were Kings Aces placed face-up at different positions in tabled face-down spread, cards gathered and re-spread, Aces have changed to Kings
Related to Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 23
Eugene Burger, Max Maven The Showmanship Interviews: Max Maven
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 30
Jim Steinmeyer Two Years Before the Mast on Alex Ramon
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 42
Jamy Ian Swiss Late Night TV: One Lucky Night on his Craig Ferguson appearance
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 60
Steve Cohen Late Night TV: Behind the Scenes on his David Letterman appearance
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 64
Eric Van Duzer Instant Author blank pages are bound together and get printed, magic coloring book handling
Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 74
David Oliver (reviewer) Russian Roulegg by Quique Marduk Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 76
David Oliver (reviewer) Extreme Brain Damage by Andrew Mayne Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 76
David Oliver (reviewer) Nailed by Gerry Frenette Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 77
David Oliver (reviewer) Color Changing Knife by Rodger Lovins Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 77
David Oliver (reviewer) Perfect Blank Deck/Six Wild Cards by Shimpei Katuragawa Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 78
David Oliver (reviewer) HappieAmp by Brian Happie Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 78
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) The Magic and Mentalism of Barrie Richardson by Barrie Richardson Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 79
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) A Life in Magic by Wayne Dobson Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 80
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Sleeveless Sleeving by Johan Ståhl Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 81
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) V: Five Effects by David Forrest by David Forrest Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 81
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Forrest's 3 by David Forrest Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 81
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Complete Ganson Magic Teach-In Series by Lewis Ganson Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 82
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Secrets of Improvisational Magic by Justin Higham Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 84
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Erdnase Journal by John Bodine (written by Theron Schaub) Vol. 73 No. 9 Sep. 2010 86
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Final 31 Faces North convention, J.C. Wagner's death
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • The Invisible Gorilla (Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, 2010)
  • Body Tricks (Michael Powell, 2008)
  • Dance with Chance (Anil Gaba, 2009)
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 12
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Body Tricks by Michael Powell Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 12
David Britland Progressive Jacks Plus
  • Caropolis
selection lost, red Jacks cut face up in deck, then black Jacks put together in deck, a sandwich of all four Jacks with one selection is found in center
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • England Up Close, Peter Duffie ebook
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 14
Roy Walton Split Elmsley Count doing only first two counts
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 14
David Britland Easy Collectors
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 15
Tony Giorgio Of George Ghees and Gaffs
  • The Giorgio Letters
"Grifter Speak defined by Legendary Broad Tossers and Thieves"
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 16
Tom Stone Ouroboros
  • Loadstones

  • Partnership
  • Just a Small Step!
  • The Thespian Toolbox
  • Upping the Ante
  • Coda
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 20
Paul Osborne Hand of the Pharaoh
  • Osborne Illusion
"A Classic Mind Reading Effect Re-Themed for Children's Magic"
design for mirror base with production box on top, no mind reading anywhere
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 28
Max Maven NeoGeo
  • Lost Horizons
designs formed with puzzle/domino type cards divined
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 36
Jim Steinmeyer Mrs. Houdini Steps Out
  • Conjuring
assistant bound with ropes, rope pulled away and assistant is instantly free
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 44
David Regal, David Acer David Acer
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 52
Unknown The Magic of David Acer
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 70
David Acer Rink borrowed finger ring put in purse, folded-n arm of glasses inserted, ring suddenly on glasses
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 70
David Acer Court Order Ace through Four re-order and transpose
  • Part One: Order Out of Chaos
  • Part Two: Reorder Out of Chaos
  • Part Three: Order of Magnitude
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 72
Howard Lyons Slipduc switching center to cards when hands separate
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 73
David Acer Travel Visa
  • Part One: Credit Card to Wallet
  • Part Two: Credit Card to Pocket
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 74
David Acer Overtime 2.0
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 76
David Acer The Sock Catcher sock travels from dryer into change bag, then initialed coin does
  • Part One: Sockgate
  • Part Two: Coingate
Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 77
David Britland (reviewer) CAAN Craft by Jerry K. Hartman Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 84
David Britland (reviewer) Grand Illusions by Jonathan Pendragon Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 85
David Britland (reviewer) The Goldston Journals by Will Goldston Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 86
David Britland (reviewer) The Magigram Magazine Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 86
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Elegant Deceptions: The Classic Magic of Michael Vincent Volume 3 by Michael Vincent Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 87
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Quantum Mechanics by Irving Quant Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 88
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Steal This DVD by Eric Ross Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 88
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Oddballs by Scott Strange Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Powerful Rope Magic by Jeremy Pei Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Ultimate CSB Magic by Jeremy Pei Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Ultimate Fire Magic by Jeremy Pei Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Magic of David Corsaro by David Corsaro Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 90
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Greater Magic Video Library Encore Collection, Vol. 46 by Various Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 90
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Gotcha by Bob Sheets Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 90
Danny Orleans (reviewer) TKO by Jeff Kaylor Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 91
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Flash by Chad Long Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 91
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Poker Sam by Alan Bursky Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 92
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Audio by Eric Jones Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 92
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Oil & Water Remixed by David Solomon, Jordan Cotler Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 92
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Killer Cut by John Kaplan Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 93
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Stealthboard by Mark Zust, John Riggs Vol. 73 No. 10 Oct. 2010 93
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks iGenii, Juan Tamariz, Frank Brents, Masuda's WOW 2, Bob Farmer
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • The Power of Approachability (Scott Ginsberg, 2005)
  • Grateful Dead (David Meermann Scott and Brian Halligan, 2010)
  • In Pursuit of Elegance (Matthew E. May)
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 12
Roberto Giobbi The Pat Page Workshop
  • The Genii Session
notes on a Patrick Page workshop from 2008, see following entries
Related to Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 14
Patrick Page Glass from Jacket
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 14
Patrick Page Coin Routine saucer as final load
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Patrick Page Continuous Coin Production With Climax
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Patrick Page Card Manipulations comment
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Patrick Page, Max Malini Complete Coin Vanish pocket ditch
Related to Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Patrick Page Ace and Jumbo Coin Production Aces produced, then Jumbo coin from Aces
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Patrick Page Ball Drop Vanish no details
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Patrick Page Coin Vanish from Handkerchief
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 15
Jamy Ian Swiss In Memoriam: Frank Brents: America's Black Magician
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 18
Eugene Burger, Harry Blackstone The Showmanship Interviews: Harry Blackstone
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 20
Jim Steinmeyer Negative Speller
  • Conjuring
using messages on blank cards
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 32
Jim Steinmeyer Hardeen: On the Boardwalk Empire Remy Auberjonois
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 40
Diana Zimmerman (reviewer) Siegfried & Roy: Unique in All the World by Siegfried Fischbacher (written by Roy Horn) Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 48
Dustin Stinett Inside the Mind of Juan Tamariz
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 52
Stephen Minch The Magic of Juan Tamariz
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 66
Juan Tamariz A Case of Intuition spectator locates card that another spectator selected in corner of room, rising card gaff
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 66
Juan Tamariz Oil Strike 4&4, visual phase with ladder/staircase switch
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 68
Juan Tamariz The Staircase Change
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 70
Juan Tamariz Paradise Recovered seven cards for every spectator, the follow along and eventually locate their initial selection
Related to
  • "Paradise Recovered" (Juan Tamariz, Verbal Magic, p. 38)
Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 72
David Regal (reviewer) E-Case by Mark Mason Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 82
David Regal (reviewer) Blink by Mark Mason Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 82
David Regal (reviewer) SAS (Signed and Sandwiched) by Mark Mason Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 83
David Regal (reviewer) Royal Flash by Mark Mason Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 83
David Regal (reviewer) Solo by Mark Mason Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 83
David Regal (reviewer) Validate by Val Le-Val Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 83
David Regal (reviewer) Just Think by Adrian Sullivan Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Spot On by Wayne Dobson Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Cross Word by Mark Mason Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Double Deception by Bob Swadling Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) Sympathetic Matchboxes by Bob Swadling Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 86
David Regal (reviewer) The Ultimate Powerpack by Bob Swadling Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 87
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) The Revolution & Helter Skelter by Aaron Fisher Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 87
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) World's Greatest Magic: The Last Word on Three Card Monte Vols. 1-3 by Various Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 88
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Laws of Attraction by Shoot Ogawa Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 88
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Strike 6 by Matthew Dowden Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 89
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) No Fail Kid's Show Magic Vols. 1-3 by Sean Taylor Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 89
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Card Constructions by Ollie Mealing Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 90
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Tales from the Uncanny Scot by Ron Wilson Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 90
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Encyclopedia of Impromptu Card Force by Lewis Jones Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 91
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Gift Magic: Performances that Leave People with a Souvenir by Lawrence Hass Vol. 73 No. 11 Nov. 2010 92
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Earl "Presto" Johnson, Harry Houdini
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Speaking into Air (John Durham Peters, 1999)
  • The Mind's Eye (Oliver Sack, 2010)
  • The Rise and Fall of Bear Stearns (Mark Singer, 2010)
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 12
Edouard-Joseph Raynaly, David Britland Raynaly's Card at Any Number
  • Cardopolis
two-deck handling
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 14
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 18
Jay Sankey Gifted borrowed finger ring travels into Christmas ball
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 18
Jamy Ian Swiss The Flowering flash paper transforms into real flower
Inspired by Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 20
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing-the-Gase Switch as a load
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 22
Jerry K. Hartman Invisibull presentation for four card repeat
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 23
Max Maven Table for Two
  • Lost Horizons
same six items are on two tables, six actions on a list can be done, three are executed by a spectator which match the layout on the "prediction table"
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, Dec. 1994
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 24
Paul Osborne Santa Came to Town
  • Osborne Illusion
Christmas themed
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 32
Tom Stone Walk the Talk
  • Lodestones

  • Everyone is Wrong!
  • Scenography
  • Advertising and Posters
  • Dress Rehearsals
  • Program
  • Production Crew
  • Everything is News!
  • The End
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 38
Jim Steinmeyer Pasteboard Under Glass
  • Conjuring
card to bottle, bottle switch
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 46
Alexander "Sandy" Marshall (reviewer) Magic and Theater Collide in Ben Whiting's American Gypsy Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 56
Jamy Ian Swiss Presto: A Grand Master on Earl "Presto" Johnson
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 64
Carl Albright Needle Through Balloon on Earl "Presto" Johnson's performance
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 70
Jamy Ian Swiss Presto Magic
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 71
Earl "Presto" Johnson "Coin Go" Coin Pull
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 71
Earl "Presto" Johnson The One-Two-Three Coin Trick coin slapped into ear, comes out of nose
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 71
Earl "Presto" Johnson In-the-Hands Han Ping Chien
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 71
Earl "Presto" Johnson Coin Assembly on any surface
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 72
Earl "Presto" Johnson Presto's Half Dollar Assembly on any surface
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 72
Earl "Presto" Johnson Presto's Palm Change One-Hand Palm Change, credit information
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 73
Earl "Presto" Johnson Jumbo Copper/Silver penny transposes with silver dollar in spectator's hand, penny grows to silver dollar side in his hand
Also published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 74
Earl "Presto" Johnson The Really, Really Instantaneous Coin Change one-handed version
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 74
Mal Cross Prestoisms - Mal Cross Remembers on Earl "Presto" Johnson
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 75
Carl Albright Prestoisms - Carl Albright Remembers on Earl "Presto" Johnson
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 75
Eric Mead (reviewer) One Degree by John Guastaferro Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 82
Eric Mead (reviewer) The Nail Writer Anthology by Thomas Baxter Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 83
Eric Mead (reviewer) Miracles of My Friends II by Burton S. Sperber Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 84
David Oliver (reviewer) Diamond-Cut Mirror Goblet by Steve Dick Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 85
David Oliver (reviewer) Red Streamlined Convertible by David Regal Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 85
David Oliver (reviewer) Twisted Blizzard by Aaron DeLong Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 85
David Oliver (reviewer) Joe Monti's Original Thumb Tie by Joe Monti Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 86
David Oliver (reviewer) Mash Pack by Garrett Thomas, Paul Harris Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 87
David Oliver (reviewer) Counterfeit Money by Cody S. Fisher Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 87
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Levent's Ultimate Guide to the Billiard Balls by Levent Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 88
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Innovative Card Magic by Mariano Goñi Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Close-Up Magic of Chef Anton (2-disc set) by Chef Anton Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Chef Anton Live at Soapy Smith night by Chef Anton Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Pool Hustler's Handbook by Chef Anton Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 89
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Classic Indian Street Magic by Martin Breese Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 90
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Dupes by Gary Jones, Christopher Congreave Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 91
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Most Complete Introduction to Magic (box set) by Michael Ammar Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 91
Ian Baxter Trustworthy spectator stabs reversed card next to his selection
  • Thrust You Were Fooled 1
  • Thrust You Were Fooled 2
Vol. 73 No. 12 Dec. 2010 93
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks iGenii, Houdini, Carl Melish's passing
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant on Dick Cavett, Titanic Thompson
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 13
Roberto Giobbi On Practicing Magic... and Other Issues
  • The Genii Session
comparison with piano music, Robert Schumann
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 14
Jamy Ian Swiss In Memoriam: Charles Reynolds - The World Loses a Citizen
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 18
Harry Anderson The Magic Word's Worth
  • Fast and Loose
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 19
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 20
David Jade Cartier card held perpendicular behind the deck, it changes visually when moved up and down
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 20
Jeff Stone Burnin' Time matchbook signed, all matched burned, signature vanishes and matches are restored again, friXion pen
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 22
Cameron Francis Space Saver five photos of objects are shown, chosen object vanishes from photo and appears in pocket
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 23
Joe Rindfleisch A.D.D. Aces Daley's last with the Aces, all change to Kings
Inspired by Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 24
Patrik Kuffs Tossed Out Rubik's Cube
  • Mind Stunts
prediction of colors chosen on cubes
Variations Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 26
Jim Steinmeyer Sonata for Brick and Glassware
  • Conjuring
brick and glass transpose in paper bags
Inspired by Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 32
De'vo vom Schattenreich XCM - The Art of Extreme Card Manipulation on flourishes
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 40
J. S. Lin The Fatz Opener cased deck opened with one hand, tossed up and deck lands in one hand and deck in the other
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 40
John Gaughan The Cannonball Vase
  • The Chamber of Secrets
large ball vase with cannon ball
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 48
Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Ken Silverman Houdini: Art and Magic on Harry Houdini and exhibition pieces
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 54
Richard Kaufman Card-Shark: The Miracle Maker of Playing Cards on Christian Schenk
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 76
Mark Elsdon Parlour Monte
Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 76
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Last Greatest Magician in the World by Jim Steinmeyer Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 82
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Secret Agenda by Roberto Giobbi Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 83
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Confessions of a Conjuror by Derren Brown Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 84
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Metal: Getting Started in High Impact Coin Magic by Eric Jones Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 86
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Slim by Craig Petty Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 86
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Project Zero by David Forrest Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 87
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Multiplicity by Max Maven Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 87
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Evogram by Jay Crowe Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 88
Danny Orleans (reviewer) The My$terious Puzzle of the Mi$sing Dollar Bill by Nicholas Einhorn Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 89
Danny Orleans (reviewer) WOW2 by Katsuya Masuda Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 89
Danny Orleans (reviewer) X-Ray by Ben Harris, Steve Shufton Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 89
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Memento by David Regal Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 90
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Transformer Card by Dan Burgess Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 90
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Linking Hearts by Paul Romhany Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 90
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Sports by Dean Dill Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 91
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Torn 2 Pieces by Shawn Farquhar Vol. 74 No. 1 Jan. 2011 91
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks iGenii, Houdini versus Thurston
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 10
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Where Good Ideas Come From (Steven Johnson, 2010)
  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Memes (John Gunders and Damon Brown, 2010)
  • A Lifetimes of Puzzles: Honoring Martin Gardner (2008)
  • Laughter - Notes on a Passion (Anca Parvulescu, 2010)
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 13
David Oliver In Memoriam: Bob Elliott
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 14
R. Paul Wilson In Memoriam: Ron Wilson ("Paul Wilson"?!)
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 15
Thomas Baxter In Memoriam: David Alexander
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 16
Harry Anderson You Go Yaweh, and I'll Go Maui
  • Fast and Loose
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 18
David Acer Magicana
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 20
David Neighbors No Assembly Required four coins placed under four cards, the coins vanish
Inspired by
  • "Flow Assembly" (David Neighbors, Las Vegas lecture notes)
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 20
Edward Marlo Friction Pass
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 20
Ross Bertram Bertram Steal
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 21
Unknown Turn-and-Flick Acquitment
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 21
Dan Fleshman Flipdown Steal
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 21
Richard Hucko Erdnase2 top card out-jogged on face-up deck, that card and the one below both change
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 22
Robert E. Neale See it Slant optical illusion with slant tower of Pisa on two cards
  • Handling on the Table
  • Handling in the Air
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 23
Ryan Pilling, David Acer Movin' On Up Redux
Inspired by Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 25
Jim Steinmeyer The Three Book Experiment
  • Conjuring
mathematical calculations to arrive at page number
Also published here Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 26
Max Maven Con-Test
  • Lost Horizons
spectator try to divine number, prediction states who is closer to the number and how far off
Also published here Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 33
David Britland The Trick That Cannot Be Explained
  • Cardopolis
top card is predicted after a spectator's shuffle
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 36
David Britland The Trick That Can Be Explained Will de Sieve card
Inspired by
  • "Kismet Connection" (Ted Lesley, Para Miracles)
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 36
Will De Sieve Will de Sieve Locator
Vol. 74 No. 2 Feb. 2011 37
John Gaughan The French Money Maker
  • The Chamber of Secrets
old money maker prop