Written by Jamy Ian Swiss
Work of Jamy Ian Swiss
254 pages (Hardcover), published by Vanishing Inc.
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn
Language: English
40 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Jamy Ian Swiss Acknowledgements
Adam Gopnik Foreword
Cannon Fodder
Jamy Ian Swiss Hacked to Death
Jamy Ian Swiss What Works
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Jamy Ian Swiss How Do We Insult Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
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Jamy Ian Swiss Critical Thinking
Neil Gaiman Email from a Friend
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Jamy Ian Swiss Dichotomies: Mentalism versus Mental Magic
  • Clarity of Effect
  • The Method is Not The Trick
  • Mental Magic
  • The Revelation of Thinking
  • Process and Derren Brown
  • Minor Processes
  • Process versus Procedure
  • More on Process: From Psychic to Psychologist
  • Predictions Are Mental Magic
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Jamy Ian Swiss Escape Artistry movies The Prestige & The Illusionist
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  • Smoke & Mirrors #4, June 2012
Jamy Ian Swiss Al Flosso: Coney Island Fakir
  • From the Land of Malagoola
  • The Affus-Gaffus
  • Snadda, Madda Goola, Beef Stewla, Lolla-Paloola! Nobody Sleeps When I Work!
  • King of Koins
  • The Closer You Watch Me, the Quicker You'll Find Out How Little You Know
  • Watch the Professor
  • Stand Up Straight, Boy. He's All Right. He's All Right.
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  • Genii, Oct. 1995
Jamy Ian Swiss IMAM! on Imam Hossain
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Jamy Ian Swiss The Skinner Touch
  • I Miss Michael Skinner
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Michael Skinner Skinner's KM Move Finesse
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Michael Skinner Skinner's Time Trick Finesse
Inspired by
  • "The Time Machine" (Steve Freeman, Genii, Vol. 34 No. 7, 1981)
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Michael Skinner Skinner's Elevator Double Lift flourishy double lift
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Jamy Ian Swiss A Giant Among Us on Herb Zarrow
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Jamy Ian Swiss Presto: A Grand Master on Earl "Presto" Johnson
  • Presto!
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Jamy Ian Swiss Presto Magic introduction to trick section
Earl "Presto" Johnson "Coin Go" Coin Pull
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Earl "Presto" Johnson The One-Two-Three Coin Trick coin slapped into ear, comes out of nose
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Earl "Presto" Johnson The Naughty One-Two-Three Cigarette Vanish cigarette slapped into butt, comes out from zipper
Earl "Presto" Johnson In-the-Hands Han Ping Chien
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Earl "Presto" Johnson Coin Assembly on any surface
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Earl "Presto" Johnson Four Half Dollar Assembly on any surface
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Earl "Presto" Johnson Presto's Palm Change One-Hand Palm Change, credit information
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Earl "Presto" Johnson Jumbo Copper/Silver penny transposes with silver dollar in spectator's hand, penny grows to silver dollar side in his hand
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Earl "Presto" Johnson The Really, Really Instantaneous Coin Change one-handed version
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A Magician Prepares
Jamy Ian Swiss Making Introductions on introductions in magic books
  • The Book List
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Jamy Ian Swiss Suiting Repertoire
Jamy Ian Swiss On the French Drop detailled discussion
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Jamy Ian Swiss Gaffs versus Skill "And the Clear Winner Is ..."
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Jamy Ian Swiss SSSS: The Swiss Sleight Study System how to developing a sleight repertoire, list of sleight categories with cards with references, updated
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Jamy Ian Swiss The "SSSS" Applied to Coin Magic updated
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Jamy Ian Swiss On the Slow-Motion Vanish Plot and Concealments
Jamy Ian Swiss Preserving Mystery
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Jamy Ian Swiss Publication Credits
Jamy Ian Swiss About the Author
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