1999-2023
Written by Richard Kaufman, Various
Work of Various
28,000 pages (Stapled), published by Genii
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Earle Oakes
Language: English
11,252 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Jim Steinmeyer Card Case as Card Stand to display cards up-right
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 49
David Regal A Card Rises
  • Material Concessions
from case with half the deck in it
  • When Seated
  • If Standing
  • If Strolling
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 52
Krystyn Lambert What's Your Context?
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 56
John Bannon Big Mac Attack
  • Dealing With It
assembly in which cards vanish one by one, but cards in leader pile change to Aces
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 58
John Bannon Broken Elmsley Count Laydown
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 60
John Bannon The JB-Siva Vanish
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 62
Chris Hannibal I Almost Said No
  • Happiness is the Road
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 64
Jonathan Friedman Magicana
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 66
Andy Choy Double Double Prediction Effect two packets removed and counted, two spectators remember the cards at the position corresponding those numbers, one predicted directly, position of other card predicted, repeat phase in which both spectators end up with the same selection
Inspired by Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 66
Jordan Rosenberg Sharp Tech paddle trick with sharpie marker, writing grows and shrinks
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 70
Shawn McMaster Salvation...
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 72
Suzanne (reviewer) Three Card Miracle Bundle by Jon Armstrong
- Orbs of Power - Out of This Bla Bla Bla - Three Blank Monte
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 76
Suzanne (reviewer) ShareMagic Live for Ukraine 2022 Bundle by Various Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 77
Suzanne (reviewer) Spineless by Chad Long Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 78
Suzanne (reviewer) Connected Live by Matthew Gilmore Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 78
Suzanne (reviewer) Klink by Rune Klan Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 78
Suzanne (reviewer) Trilogy Tricks Tivo 2 by Dan Buck, Dave Buck Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 78
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Amazing Coffee Cups and Beans (Cups and Balls) by Adam Wilber
Vulpine Creations
Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 79
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Thin Air by Ignacio López Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 80
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Cube in Bottle Project by David Stryker, Taylor Hughes Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 80
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Ultra Lucky Coin by Erik Tait Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 81
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) OMG Super Marigami by John Bannon Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 81
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Definitive Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick by Hector Chadwick Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 82
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Assassin: How to Create a Killer Show and a Killer Career by Steve Spillman Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 83
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Out of Stock: A Magician's Guide to Writing Your Own Lines by Ryan Kane Vol. 85 No. 7 July 2022 84
Dustin Stinett Genii Speaks
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 6
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 10
Charles Greene III Ionia: Secrets of the Princess Unlocked Clémentine de Vere
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 16
Jeff Lefton House of Cards: Nashville's Not So Secret Venue of Magic
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 38
Jon Racherbaumer Right Side Up
  • Exhumations
deck cut in half, performer and spectator choose a card from their halves and put them into other half, deck assembled, both selections are reversed
  • David Solomon suggestion to avoid miscalling
Related to Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 43
John Gaughan Neppy
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 44
David Britland Sandwitch
  • Cardopolis
four Ace production, using Three-Card Catch
Related to Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 48
Roberto Mansilla, Dai Vernon The Triumph of the False Shuffle
  • Artifices
one-shuffle solution for Triumph Shuffle as false shuffle
Inspired by Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 52
Joshua Jay Total Recall
  • The River
in-the-hands impromptu handling for Shuffle-Bored
  • Impromptu Total Recall
  • No Memory Version
Also published here Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 54
Joshua Jay Group Shuffle handling for riffle shuffle with two persons who riffle their sections together in-the-hands
Also published here Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 56
Joshua Jay More Thoughts on Remembering Cards
Also published here Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 59
David Kaye Status Update: Are Shows Back?
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 64
Jonathan Friedman Magicana
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 66
Leo Reed The Spork Chronicles intro
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 66
Leo Reed Plastic Morph fork and spoon wrapped up in napkin, they change into a plastic spork (combined spoon and fork)
Inspired by Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 66
Leo Reed Silverware Monte plastic fork and spoon each rolled up in napkin for guessing game, at the end there's a knife in one napkin and a spork (combined spoon and fork) in the other
Inspired by Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 67
Jonathan Friedman Double Your Pleasure chewing gum placed into deck with biddle stop procedure, one of them is created by tearing up the gum strip, the other cards is predicted with writing on the back of the gum
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 70
Shawn McMaster Seldom-Seen Faces
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 72
David Regal (reviewer) Matrix Revolution by Mickael Chatelain Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 76
David Regal (reviewer) Papa Rabbit Hits the Big Time by Daryl Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 76
David Regal (reviewer) Tyvek Envelope System by Ryan Plunkett Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 76
David Regal (reviewer) Fused Anthology by Mathieu Bich Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 77
David Regal (reviewer) Hundo Heist by Dallas Fueston Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 77
David Regal (reviewer) Move Ink by Ilya Melyukhin Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 78
David Regal (reviewer) Butterfly Playing Cards 3rd Edition by Ondřej Pšenička Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 78
David Regal (reviewer) Forecast by Craig Petty Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 78
David Regal (reviewer) Thin Air by Ignacio López Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 79
David Regal (reviewer) Orbit by Mark Parker, Jonathan Fox Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 79
David Regal (reviewer) spRING by Joonas Mengel Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 79
David Regal (reviewer) Sole Snatcher by Joel Dickinson, Joe Givan Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 80
David Regal (reviewer) TF Dice by Chris Wu Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 80
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Offbeat by Nick Diffatte Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 81
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Seventh Heaven by Lewis Jones Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 82
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Enter If You Can by Peter Eggink Vol. 85 No. 8 Aug. 2022 83
Dustin Stinett Genii Speaks
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 6
Dr. Raffaele De Ritis In Memoriam: Antonio Binarelli
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 7
Dustin Stinett In Memoriam: Doug Bennett
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 10
Larry Horowitz Fenik: Hombre Renacimiento
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 16
Larry Horowitz Magicana: The Magic of Fenik
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 34
Fenik T Coin Assembly four coins under four cards, they instantly assemble under one card at once
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 34
Fenik Coin Laydown steal
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 34
Fenik Half-Hand Washing
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 37
Fenik Pinky Load as card is removed
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 38
Fenik Maximum Penetration two Joker sandwich cards, Ace is sandwiched and penetrates to the table, repeated with Two, then Three through the case, sandwich cards change into Four and Five
Inspired by Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 39
Fenik Double Card Pull top two cards are slid backwards with right hand
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 40
Fenik Master Transpo, Generation Next four Kings and four Aces transpose one by one visually, one packet changes back color
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 43
Fenik Ladder Transformations cards in stepped ladder configurations, one changes visually, multiple handlings
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 44
Jon Racherbaumer Snychro-Nicely
  • Exhumations
half the deck handled by spectator, half by performer, three mates show up, cut deeper
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 51
Jim Steinmeyer Supressio Veri
  • Conjuring
two spectators think a card each from a half of the deck, performer predicted them, force by asking for a certain type of thought-of card (low red number card, black high card)
Inspired by Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 52
David Regal A Presentation for Belchou's Aces
  • Material Concessions
Poker Player's Picnic with four people on stage with a quarter of the deck each
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 56
David Regal Jinx Switch Handling
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 56
Krystyn Lambert As You Please
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 60
John Bannon One of the Better Losers
  • Dealing With It
Hold 'Em stacking demo with double duke, faro
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 62
Frederick Braue Braue Addition
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 62
Chris Hannibal Inspiration Bookends
  • Happiness is the Road
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 68
Shawn McMaster A Break from the Road
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 70
Tom Frame (reviewer) Close Culls by Harapan Ong Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 74
Tom Frame (reviewer) Freedom of Expression by Dani DaOrtiz Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 75
Tom Frame (reviewer) Fork Full of Appetizers by William P. Miesel Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 76
William A. Wells (reviewer) Trade Secrets Series by Benjamin Earl Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 77
William A. Wells (reviewer) Yu Huihang Download Bundle by Yu Huihang Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 78
William A. Wells (reviewer) The Vault: O rot Close-Up Linking Rings by Seong-jin Lim Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 79
William A. Wells (reviewer) Semi-Automatic Weapons Project: Lesson 6 (including the "Abracadabra Trick") by Dani DaOrtiz Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 80
Brad Henderson (reviewer) ESP Testing Set by Spooky Nyman Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 80
Brad Henderson (reviewer) Crystal Billet Box by David Regal Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 81
Brad Henderson (reviewer) Keymaster by Craig Petty Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 81
Brad Henderson (reviewer) Danny's Panel Board by Meir Yedid, Danny Tsukalas Vol. 85 No. 9 Sep. 2022 82
Dustin Stinett Genii Speaks
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 6
Mike Caveney In Memoriam: Martin Lewis
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 7
Arthur Trace In Memoriam: Aye Jaye
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 9
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 10
Richard Kaufman Tenyo 2023
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 19
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Lucky Strings by Hiroki Tanaka Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 19
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Final Piece by Kenichi Komiya Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 19
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Mister Danger by So Sato Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 20
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Size Surprise by Toyohisa Saikawa, Toru Suzuki Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 20
Richard Kaufman Tenyo 2022 Magic Festival
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 21
Dustin Stinett A Night to Celebrate 2022 Awards Reception of the Academy of Magical Arts
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 26
Dustin Stinett FISM Quebec 2022
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 34
Dustin Stinett FISM: Simon, Shoot, and The Magic Castle on FISM winners Simon Coronel and Shoot Ogawa
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 68
Craig Mitchell FISM Quebec 2022 Contestants
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 70
Jon Racherbaumer Mathematician vs. Psychic vs. Magician
  • Exhumations
sixteen-card packet, spectator choses card and its position, it's divined, in repeat it is the only odd-backed card
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 92
John Gaughan Astarte
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 94
Rafael Benatar On Practice
  • Thoughts...
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 98
David Britland Raynaly's Sandwich
  • Cardopolis
card lost, sandwich cards on top and bottom, with pass they come to center to sandwich selection, historical story presentation
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 102
Roberto Mansilla Spongeball Finale
  • Artifices
two sponge balls vanish in purse frame
Related to Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 106
David Kaye An Intriguing Question
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 108
Jonathan Friedman Magicana
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 112
Dibya Guha Predicto Coin prediction shown at the beginning, coin selected, prediction changes to match chosen coin
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 112
Joe McKay C.A.A.D. (Card at Any Domino) cards dealt to table, dealing stopped when domino rally stops, selection is there
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 115
Shawn McMaster Future Stars Week
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 118
David Britland (reviewer) Ionia: Magician Princess Secrets Unlocked by Charles Greene III Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 124
David Britland (reviewer) Taylor-Made Magic: The Life of Merv Taylor by Merv Taylor (written by Leo Behnke) Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 125
David Britland (reviewer) Mosaic by Perseus Arkomanis Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 126
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Collard 2 by John Archer Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 128
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Decision Point by David Regal Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 128
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Black Ops Watch by James Keatley Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 129
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Self-Vanishing Headphones by Lloyd Barnes Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 129
Mark Phillips (reviewer) I Hate Card Tricks by Stephen Bargatze Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 129
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Very Wild by Boris Wild Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 130
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Perro Verde by Mario Lopez Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 130
Mark Phillips (reviewer) The Blade by TCC and Treey Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 130
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Scorpion by Bobby Motta, Craig Filicetti Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 131
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Bipolar by Ram Cohen Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 131
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Card College 3 & 4: Personal Instruction by Roberto Giobbi Vol. 85 No. 10-11 Nov. 2022 131
Dustin Stinett Genii Speaks
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 6
George Tovar In Memoriam: Earl Nelson
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 8
Errin Hogan In Memoriam: André Kole
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 9
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 10
Dr. Randi D. Ward Breaking Through the Ice: Ice McDonald Gets Real and Intimate
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 16
Carl Mercurio (reviewer) Asi Wind's Inner Circle by Asi Wind Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 34
Dai Vernon Dai-Ja-Vue
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
spectator names a number between five and ten, card of that value produced and selection found at that number
Related to
  • "Peerless Card Divination" (Vaudeville Magic, David L. Lustig, 1920)
Also published here
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 43
Jim Steinmeyer A Short Lesson in Short Change
  • Conjuring

  • Part One, The False Count
  • Part Two, Two Transactions at the Same Time
  • Part Three, Careful Counting
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 44
John Bannon Con-Tourage
  • Dealing With It
four face-down cards between two Jacks, spectator eventually names a Queen and removes three of the cards, remaining card is the named Queen, others are Aces, named Queen also changes into an Ace, named Queen then appears between Jacks, ungaffed
  • Gang of Four (with selection instead of named Queen, no equivoque)
  • First Among Equals (version with one double facer)
Inspired by
  • "Entourage" (Gordon Bean, marketed)
Related to
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 48
David Regal Every Card's a Winner!
  • Material Concessions
four cards chosen with Gemini Twins & Bills procedure, monetary values are looked up for the four cards in a list, the four spectators get only a few cents instead of large amounts of money
Inspired by
  • unnamed Peter Duffie effect
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 52
Krystyn Lambert Acknowledging the Moment
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 56
Jonathan Friedman Middle Man
  • WWPD ("What Would Paul Do?", Paul Harris)
one of the four Kings is chosen and signed and placed under the card case, only center portion of that Kings travels into the deck leaving behind a hole in the signed King
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 58
Chris Beason Magicana
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 62
Louie Foxx, Chris Beason Indentation hole of key ring pressed onto finger to leave indentation, shape of indentation changes and key itself as well
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 62
Josh Janousky Prevail in-the-hands
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 64
William Goodwin, Larry Jennings Goodwin/Jennings Display uncredited
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 64
Paul Harris Butterfly Cut credit correct?
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 65
Shawn McMaster Nightmares and Dreams
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 68
Suzanne (reviewer) Expert at the Card Table - Looking for Erdnase by Hans-Joachim Brucherseifer
documentary
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 74
Suzanne (reviewer) Jonathan Pendragon LIVE by Jonathan Pendragon Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 74
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Cheetah Vernet Magic Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 78
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Indexpress 2.0 by Michel
Vernet
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 79
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Salted 2.0 by Rubén Vilagrand
Vernet
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 79
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Endless by Iñaki Zabaletta
Vernet
Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 80
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) I Hate Kids - Comedy Purse Routine by Stephen Bargatze Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 80
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Brushstrokes Over Reality by Jim Steinmeyer Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 81
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Dai Vernon: The Spirit of Magic by Dai Vernon (written by David Ben) Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 82
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Glasgow File by George McBride Vol. 85 No. 12 Dec. 2022 84
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 6
Richard Kaufman Max on Max Maven's passing
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 6
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 10
In Memoriam: Max Maven
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 16
Stephen Minch Sticks on Max Maven
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 18
David Michael Rich From Phil Goldstein to Max Maven
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 26
Jamy Ian Swiss Containing Multitudes on Max Maven
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 33
Jon Racherbaumer Helter-Skelter Poker
  • Exhumations
poker deal with ten face-up and ten face-down cards shuffled together
Inspired by
  • "Carbon Footprint" (Paul Gordon, Gold Dust)
Also published here
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 42
Steve Freeman Leave or Reverse
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 42
John Gaughan An Anatomy of Joseph Bland's Magic "Greek Vase"
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 44
Rafael Benatar A Thought from Juan Tamariz on his 80th Birthday
  • Thoughts...
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 48
Juan Tamariz Advice on Magic and Life
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 48
Rafael Benatar Thoughts on... Getting Stack Sharp
  • Memorizing a Stack
  • The No-Escape Memorizing System
  • Exercises to Associate the Card Names to the Stack Numbers
  • Any Card to Any Position
  • A Stacked Game
  • Monitor Your Progress
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 48
David Britland Take It or Leave It
  • Cardopolis
two cards chosen from cut-off packet are pocketed, then piles are made from the packet, one spectator has all red cards, a red card in pocket and red has been predicted for him, other with black
Related to Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 54
Roberto Mansilla South American Notes
  • Artifices
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 56
Adriano Zanetti "The Stabbed Card" rubber-banded deck, one spectator peeks into deck and remembers suit, another a value, composite card stabbed in paper-wrapped deck
Related to Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 56
David Kaye Your Career, Like the Phases of the Moon or Holy Cow! How Old Am I?
  • Expert at the Kids Table
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 60
Chris Beason Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 62
Mike O'Brien Pocket Utility Switch card is sticking out of breast pocket, it is switched as it is removed
Inspired by
  • "Impossible Card in Pocket" (Dave Rumfelt, M-U-M, Nov. 1974)
Also published here
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 62
Mike O'Brien Hatline Prediction several bills collected in hat, serial number of chosen bill is predicted
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 63
Joe M. Turner Joe's 3D Finger Thing fingers held together to reveal Three of Diamonds
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 64
Richard Bangs Spelling Force from Packet one of four cards by spelling suit
Related to Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 64
Chris Beason Saw V deck with selection cased, a "cut card" is used to slide into deck and case next to selection
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 65
Shawn McMaster Making the Most of Membership
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 68
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Talk About Tricks by Joshua Jay Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 74
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Smokers by Steve Beam Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 76
David Regal (reviewer) Symmetry, Parity & the Chimera Deck by Ben Harris Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 77
David Regal (reviewer) Past Present Future by Rick Lax Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 78
David Regal (reviewer) Cylinder and Coins by Joshua Jay Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 78
David Regal (reviewer) Blank Coins Routines by David Roth Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 79
David Regal (reviewer) "Our Very Best" Hot Knife Set by Rodger Lovins Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 79
David Regal (reviewer) ESPionage Point Blank Card Shark Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 80
David Regal (reviewer) Light Year by Kyle Purnell Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 80
Jonathan Levit (reviewer) Allan Ackerman Masterclass Download by Allan Ackerman Vol. 86 No. 1 Jan. 2023 81
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 6
Yukishige Kadoya In Memoriam: Yuji Yamamoto
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 10
Paul Critelli Victoria and Diamond: Missing Pieces... Touching Lives
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 16
Wittus Witt Bellachini Museum of Magic
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 38
Jon Racherbaumer A Dexterous Demo
  • Exhumations
packet cut off and counted, card at that position in rest remembered, performer takes deck under table with one hand and has any number named, card brought to that position
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 45
Jim Steinmeyer Merely Drivel
  • Conjuring
two spectators each think of a long/short word on large cue card boards, divined, age cards
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 46
David Regal Brown Paper Change Bag
  • Material Concessions
switching device made from paper bag, application to change loose wooden pieces into assembled 3D puzzle
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 50
David Regal Belchou's Aces Epilogue further tip for the routine
Related to Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 52
Krystyn Lambert Write It Out
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 54
Jonathan Friedman Bird
  • WWPD
three cards chosen, odd/even property used to eliminate letters on alphabet chart, remaining letters spell Emu which is predicted
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 56
John Bannon Technicolor Revolution (1987)
  • Dealing With It
blue-backed Queens on table, red-backed Aces used for twisting routine, then they become Queens and tabled odd-backed cards are Aces
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 60
Chris Beason Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 64
Elisav "Biz" Bizau Purist Coin Transpo coin tapped onto different coin on fingers of other hand, they visually transpose, ungaffed
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 64
Kyle Littleton The Slappa Da Bass Change kind of reverse of Klan's "Full Palm Change"
Related to Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 65
Chris Beason Oar Revelation pen spins between fingers for revelation of writing after showing it empty with paddle move
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 67
Shawn McMaster A Max-Imum Void
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 70
Tom Frame (reviewer) 52 Explorations by Jack Parker (written by Andi Gladwin) Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 74
Tom Frame (reviewer) You're Only Lying to Yourself by Luke Jermay Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 75
Tom Frame (reviewer) John Scarne: More Than Magic by John Scarne (written by Bill Ragsdale) Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 76
William A. Wells (reviewer) The Magic of Rocco Learning Experience by Rocco Silano Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 77
William A. Wells (reviewer) The Ogawa Opener by Shoot Ogawa Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 78
William A. Wells (reviewer) Unheard Vernon by Dai Vernon Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 79
William A. Wells (reviewer) Borrowed Deck Miracles by Dani DaOrtiz Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 80
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Die-abolical Bet by Nicholas Lawrence Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 81
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Food for Thought by Martin Peirce Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 81
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) MagicBeep by Kim Anderson Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 82
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Ghost Coin by Andrew Almeida, Guilherme Almeida Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 82
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) What Happens in Vegas by Liam Montier Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 83
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Room 66 by Yoan Tanuji, Axel Vergnaud, Dylan Sausset Vol. 86 No. 2 Feb. 2023 84
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 6
Nick Saint-Erne In Memoriam: Joe Stevens
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 10
Dustin Stinett Chipper Lowell: A Chip Off the Old Block
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 16
Neil Tobin The Secret Society of Golden Age Magical Mystery Writers
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 38
Jon Racherbaumer Autonomously Sly
  • Exhumations
on the John S. Frazee Shuffle Force (spectator shuffles top card to bottom in small packet overhand shuffle)
Related to Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 44
Steve Reynolds Twelfth Method Matcho performer reverses prediction card in deck, spectator cuts off pile, shuffles and remembers bottom card, it matches
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 44
John Gaughan Floyd Thayer: Folk Artist
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 46
Rafael Benatar Elements of an Effect: Part One
  • Thoughts...

  • The Nature of an Effect
  • Punctuation and Rhetoric
  • The Magic Moment
  • Magic Gestures and Other Signals
  • The Revelation
  • Visual vs. Non Visual
  • Redundancies of Magic Moments
Related to Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 50
David Britland Plenty of Fish
  • Cardopolis
card fished out of paper bag with magnet at string, paper clip attached to card
Inspired by
  • "Novelty Fishing Trick" (U. F. Grant, 1933)
  • "Cardangle" (Henri De'Seevah, marketed 1941, Linking Ring June 1943)
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 52
Roberto Mansilla South American Notes - Destination: Brazil
  • Artifices
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 58
Ricardo Harada Invisible Transposition of a Ball cone and ball routine, on table
Related to Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 58
David Kaye What Did I Get for Hanukkah? Eight Nights of Shows!
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 62
Chris Beason Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 64
Chris Hanowell The Everlasting Snap Change consecutive one-handed repeat of snap change
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 64
Christopher Wiehl Burst and Reversed starburst candy is unwrapped and put in mouth, magically wrapped again
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 67
Shawn McMaster Celebrate Good Times, Come On!
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 70
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Jim Steinmeyer Masterclass by Jim Steinmeyer Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 74
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Carisa Hendrix Masterclass by Carisa Hendrix Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 76
David Britland (reviewer) Bamboozlers Volume 4 by Diamond Jim Tyler Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 77
David Britland (reviewer) Death from a Top Hat by Clayton Rawson Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 78
David Britland (reviewer) Magic Bookplates by Jim Alfredson, Bernhard Schmitz Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 79
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Three Skulls on a Spike by Andy Nyman Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 80
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Cut and Color by Neil Tobin Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 80
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Refilled by Henry Harrius Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 81
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Crazyman's Split (Instant Download) by Henry Harrius Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 81
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Bammo Backtrack Jack by Bob Farmer Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 81
Mark Phillips (reviewer) The Casino High Roller Deck by Bob Farmer Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 82
Mark Phillips (reviewer) The Long and Short of It by David Regal Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 82
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Blade Thru Bill by Mike Hummer Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 82
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Quarter Pot by Mike Hummer Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 82
Mark Phillips (reviewer) The Mobius Rising Card by Chen Yang Vol. 86 No. 3 Mar. 2023 83
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 6
Stan Allen A Remembrance: Robert Orben
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 10
Tom Stone, Nikola Arkane A Few Days with Nikola Arkane
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 16
George Bleeks My Friend Nikola on Nikola Arkane
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 26
Caroline Veunac 60 Years of Magic: Jan Madd
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 36
Jon Racherbaumer Numbskull's Number Game
  • Exhumations
card located with value of performer's supposed selection
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 43
Jim Steinmeyer The Vasty Deep
  • Conjuring
five envelopes, one chosen with spelling elimination procedure, name predicted as framed photograph
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 44
David Regal Re-Swindled Aces
  • Material Concessions
spectator cuts to the Aces with bluff pick-up
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 48
Krystyn Lambert The Unity of a Show
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 52
Jonathan Friedman Bizarre Printing
  • WWPD
three double blank cards used to print spectator's signed card with Bizarre Twist action on one of the blanks
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 54
John Bannon Decked Out Aces
  • Dealing With It
intro
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 58
John Bannon I. Misdirection Aces performer finds one Ace, the spectator touches three cards in face-down spread and they turn out to be the other three Aces
Also published here
  • Vanishing Inc. download "Decked Out", 2015
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 58
John Bannon Misdirection Strip-Out Switch
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 59
John Bannon II. The Esteemed three Aces covered with three cards each, fourth Aces goes into rest of deck reversed, Aces vanish and are found face-up with the fourth Ace in center of deck
Also published here
  • Vanishing Inc. download "Decked Out", 2015
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 60
John Bannon Discrepancy Packet Switch Aces shown face up on top of deck, yet three of them are then removed face down after time misdirection
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 60
Chris Beason Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 62
Brent Braun The Eleven-Finger Count eleven cards are counted, one vanishes leaving only ten, verbal false count (showing a six-spot instead of counting the number six)
Variations Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 62
Brent Braun Finger Count Across two thought-of cards from packet travel to pocket one by one, using Eleven-Finger Count
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 63
Mark Tirone Time Traveler spectator selects a date on their phone calendar with some calculations done with it, performer then reveals date and week day
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 64
Ryan Kessler Cooper Control card inserted face up in face-down deck in-jogged, deck turned over so card is now face down and out-jogged, switch during that action
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 65
Shawn McMaster A Variety of Ambience
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 68
Suzanne (reviewer) Vanishing Inc. Masterclass: Homer Liwag by Homer Liwag Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 72
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Permanent Record by Ben Seidman Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 75
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Corner Short, Expert Corner Short, Corner Rounder 3.2 mm, Stripper Fix by Eoin O'Hare Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 76
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Wonder Needle Tannen's Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 77
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Color Psychology by Adam Wilber
Vulpine Magic
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 77
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Collapsible Wine Glass by Joshua Jay
Vanishing Inc.
Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 78
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Complete Works of Derek Dingle by Derek Dingle (written by Richard Kaufman) Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 79
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Scryer's Eidolon by Richard Webster Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 81
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Hermit by Scott Baird Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 82
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Jack Hughes Ultimate World of Magic by Jack Hughes (written by Chris Cross) Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 82
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Unholy Grail by Larry Baukin Vol. 86 No. 4 Apr. 2023 83
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 6
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 10
Dustin Stinett Paul Gertner: Man of Steel
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 16
Doc Docherty Mystique: 25 Years on the Mystique venue
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 38
Jon Racherbaumer Clean Sweep Thought Penetration
  • Exhumations
odd-backed, two packets of four Aces each, thought Aces transpose, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 44
John Gaughan Topper Martyn's Cup and Ball Automaton
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 46
Rafael Benatar Elements of an Effect: Part Two
  • Thoughts...

  • What Would an Effect Without a Magic Moment Be Like?
  • The Magic Moment in Context
  • Mistakes to Avoid in Magic Gestures
  • Selling the Effect Before it Happens
  • The Belt Balancing Illusion
  • Preventing Spectators from Seeing the Effect Coming
  • Getting a Good Reaction
  • Reaction of Modern Audience
Related to Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 52
The Belt Balancing Illusion belt balances on pointed stand at table edge in seemingly impossible way
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 53
David Britland Roundabout
  • Cardopolis
elongated "Four-Card Trick" (Alex Elmsley) with story presentation
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 57
Roberto Mansilla Ninty-One
  • Artifices
performer blindfolded, spectator cuts and takes a bunch of cards, performer divines all of them and their sum
Inspired by
  • "Card Calling" (Richard Osterlind, Breakthrough Card System - 20th Anniversary Edition, 2003)
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 58
Associate Editor's Note correction
Related to Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 59
David Kaye The No Reason Magic Show
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 60
Chris Beason Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 62
Josh Janousky Phish spectator makes a note on his iPhone and shows it around, performer divines it
Also published here
  • Steven Bridges's "My Next Trick" online magic course
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 62
Josh Janousky Push Thru credit card penetrates bill that's folded in half
Related to
  • Daniel Garcia's "Credit Through Bill"
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 63
Josh Janousky Flutter gimmicked bill that changes visually once folded into fourths, transposition application with one bill in a wallet
Related to
  • Marc Lavelle's "The Changeling" (marketed)
  • Daniel Garcia’s "New Bill Change" (VanishingInc Masterclass, April 2021)
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 65
Shawn McMaster Erdnase and China
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 68
David Regal (reviewer) Appearing Glass by Steve Thompson Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 74
David Regal (reviewer) Nepomuk by Benjamin Chickering Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 74
David Regal (reviewer) Countdown Coins by Rocco Silano Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 75
David Regal (reviewer) Instant Coffee by Martin Lewis Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 75
David Regal (reviewer) Miracle One by Christian Grace Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 76
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Hocus Pocus Practice Focus - The Making of a Magician by Amy Kimlat Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 77
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Masters of Magic Series by Gary Ouellet Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 77
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 79
Francis Menotti (reviewer) The Yankee Magic Collector No. 20 by Various Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 79
Jonathan Levit (reviewer) Dani DaOrtiz Fool Us Act Download by Dani DaOrtiz Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 80
Jonathan Levit (reviewer) Mark Zacharia Live Download by Mark Zacharia Vol. 86 No. 5 May 2023 82
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 6
Julie Eng In Memoriam: Dr. Edwin Dawes
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 8
Jon Racherbaumer In Memoriam: Harry Lorayne
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 11
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 12
Carl Mercurio Strong Magic, Strong Opinions: The Uncompromising Magic Life of Bernard Bilis
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 16
Carl Mercurio The Magic of Bernard Bilis
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 28
Bernard Bilis Count Down Triumph two cards peeked at, cards shuffled face-up/face-down, all face down except one selection, its value used to count to second selection, with simplified handling by Richard Kaufman
Related to Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 28
Bernard Bilis Go To See If I'm There unknown card is sandwiched and placed under card case, another card chosen and signed, previously sandwiched card turne out to be the signed one
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 31
Bernard Bilis Unload to Bottom Kelly Bottom from packet to bottom as packet is squared
Inspired by
  • Table Pass by Steve Forte
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 31
Bernard Bilis Rising Sun Variation one-handed Tenkai Switch with triple, stealing a double int palm
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 31
Bernard Bilis Impossible Center Deal Aces and Kings alternating face up in center of deck, Aces are dealt out
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 34
James Steranko, Bernard Bilis Bottom Reverse Half Pass bottom card
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 34
Bert Fenn Bar Spin Revealment
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
card spins face up on smooth surface and changes, from 1949 notebook
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 39
Jim Steinmeyer The Poem What Reads Your Mind
  • Conjuring
poem is read to three spectators who each think of a word which is eventually divined
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 40
David Regal A Useful Vanisher
  • Material Concessions
magnet on nylon loop, can hang on back of hand
  • Performance: A Vanish and Recovery
  • A Sit-Down Vanish
Inspired by
  • "Now-U-C-It, Now-U-Don't" (Jeff Stewart, marketed)
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 44
Krystyn Lambert Muddled Moves
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 48
Jonathan Friedman Your Lucky Card
  • WWPD
deck riffle shuffled, suit of selection taken out and reverse-faro-plunger elimination until one remains, it is also predicted with text on the back of the other cards of that suit
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 52
John Bannon Bongo Alley
  • Dealing With It
kind of packet version of shuffle bored, predicted with other cards except the final kicker-card
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 56
John Bannon Input Ose Cut spectator tells performer where to cut by stopping riffling
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 57
Robert Ramirez Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 60
Robert Ramirez Palm Off selection vanishes from between Aces and is found reversed in deck
  • Version 1: Goldstein Level
  • Version 2: Max Level (gaffed)
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 60
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 62
Kostya Kimlat Undercover Switch brief, single card face up is turned face down and switched in process, slide under double
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 62
Robert Ramirez The Pinky Roll Over top card rolled around deck reverse with one hand
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 62
Jeffrey Wang Coin Through Hand(s) coin visually penetrates the performer's hand from bottom to top, then the spectator's hand
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 64
Shawn McMaster Fright and Second Sight
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 68
Tom Frame (reviewer) Gagnon's Inner Sanctum by Tom Gagnon Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 74
Tom Frame (reviewer) The Bammo Crambazzled Dossier by Bob Farmer Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 75
Tom Frame (reviewer) Percolations by Reed Swans Collective Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 76
Tom Frame (reviewer) Hocus Pocus by Rik Worth, Jordan Collver Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 77
William A. Wells (reviewer) Six Impossible Things Box Set (Standard Edition) by Joshua Jay Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 78
William A. Wells (reviewer) The Spin by Michael Kaminskas Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 80
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Scents of Wonder by Todd Karr Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 81
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) ARM: Almost Real Magic by Obie O'Brien, Joe Riding Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 81
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Slipstream by Eric Stevens Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 82
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Feel Better: A Magical Act of Kindness for a Stressed-Out World by Christopher Philpott Vol. 86 No. 6 June 2023 83
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 6
David Regal In Memoriam: Milton Page Larsen
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 8
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 14
Lawrence Hass, Jeff McBride Jeff McBride: Beyond the Masks
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 18
Dustin Stinett The Academy of Magical Arts: 2023 Awards Show
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 40
William Winters Magic in the Alamo City
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 48
Jon Racherbaumer, William Goldman Locus-Abruptus
  • Exhumations
spectator stops face-up dealing anytime, takes packet, loses top and bottom cards and takes top one, it appears at named number eventually, self-force, reconstructed from Bill Goldman performance
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 52
John Gaughan Not Your Average Cigarette Lighter
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 54
Rafael Benatar On Humor and Magic
  • Thoughts...
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 58
David Britland But They Didn't Stop There
  • Cardopolis
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 62
Roberto Mansilla Stop Trick
  • Artifices
three spectators select cards, stop trick with a bell and the three cards, three-way deck
Inspired by
  • "Now!" (Jean-Eugene Robert-Houdin, Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 64
David Kaye Life as a County Fair Magician
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 66
Robert Ramirez Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 70
John Shack New Principle Torn and Restored Card one card, really torn
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 70
Griffin Watt Ambitious Card Finale card cleanly put in middle, comes to top face up after being wrapped up with a handkerchief
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 73
Shawn McMaster Welcome to the Library
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 76
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Chris Kenner Masterclass by Chris Kenner Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 82
David Britland (reviewer) Vallarino by Jean-Pierre Vallarino (written by John Lovick) Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 84
David Britland (reviewer) Instructions for Miracles by Friedrich Roitzsch Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 85
David Britland (reviewer) Mastering False Shuffles & Cuts by Michael Close Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 86
Mark Phillips (reviewer) BDM Hands Off Bazar de Magica Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 87
Mark Phillips (reviewer) "The Bet" by Christian Grace Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) TCC Spirit Slates Pro by Conan Liu, Royce Luo Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 89
Mark Phillips (reviewer) "Our Very Best" and "Hot Knife Set" by Rodger Lovins Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 89
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Chinese Wishing Papers Mike Hummer Magic Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 90
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Switch Wallet Mike Hummer Magic Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 90
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Ultimate Prediction Wallet Mike Hummer Magic Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 90
Mark Phillips (reviewer) "Refilled" Refills by Henry Harrius Vol. 86 No. 7 July 2023 90
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 8
Richard Kaufman Steranko Lives! introduction to republished James Steranko section from November 1962 Genii
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 12
James Steranko Steranko: An Amalgam of New Effects Plus an Exclusive Interview - Stacked Deck intro
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 13
James Steranko Steranko: Legend credited to Bill Larsen, but presumably written by Steranko, see p. 12
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 13
James Steranko (reviewer) The Ultimate Move credited to Bill Larsen, but presumably written by Steranko, see p. 12Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 16
James Steranko Stacked Deck intro to a selection of tricks
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 17
James Steranko Improvisation Part One spectator stops riffle four times so four packets are cut, the cut-to cards change into Aces of same suit one by one, then they are distributed reversed in the combined four piles and change back to the indifferent cards, Aces are reversed in remaining packet
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 18
James Steranko Packet-to-Packet Addition bottom card of packet in right-hand end grip added to left-hand packet as they briefly touch, no get-ready
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 19
James Steranko Bottom Lateral Palm brief
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 19
James Steranko Lateral Palm Drop Addition card dropped onto tabled packet from lateral palm with packet in same hand, other hand brushes table
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 19
James Steranko Improvisation Part Two four indifferent cards reversed together in packet, Aces put reversed in another packet, they transpose
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 20
James Steranko Bold Table Switch deck held next to packet, deck minus bottom cards moved on other packet, choreography with both hands
Related toAlso published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023 21
James Steranko Attitude Half Pass two halves are replaced face to face via rhythm
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Vol. 86 No. 8 Aug. 2023