Written by Patrick G. Redford
Work of Patrick G. Redford
156 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
52 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Patrick G. Redford Acknowledgements
John Carey Foreword
Patrick G. Redford Fridge Magic – An Introduction
Patrick G. Redford Isolated Twist open prediction plot, adhesive, "hidden in intro"
Also published here
  • "Isolated Twist" (Patrick G. Redford, The Open Prediction Project, 2008)
Patrick G. Redford Applesauce selected card at number that's generated by counting a cut-off packet
  • Variation #1: Mind Reading
  • Variation #2: Alternate Cull and Shift
  • Variation #3: Raahul's Ruse (Raahul Srinivasan)
  • Variation #4: Breather Crimp Triple Cut
Patrick G. Redford The PGR-PM-Control for references and variations see p. 92
Patrick G. Redford Horsefeathers magician divines card without looking through deck, then names its position in deck
  • Variation #1: The Uninformed Stooge
  • Variation #2: Scrying for Cards
Breather Crimp offers tip to make crimp less visible
Side-jog Glimpse see also p. 106
Patrick G. Redford The Evolution of A Rain King magician proves he can quickly memorize deck by naming card at named number, then proves spectator can as well
  • Multiple Card in Phase One
  • Additional Smoke
  • Using Multiple People
  • The Double MC Kraser Force
  • The Memorized Stack
  • Variations
    • Variation 1: Card Counting Combination
    • Variation 2: The Formal Performance
    • Variation 3: GT vs GT
    • Variation 4: Paul Vigil's Photographic Memory
    • Variation 5: Memory Prison
Inspired byRelated to
  • “Rain King” (Patrick G. Redford, Triangle, 2007, n. p.)
  • “Memory Prison” (Patrick G. Redford, Heptagon+, 2010, n. p.)
Memorizing Cards at Intervals every tenth card, while dealing
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Edward Marlo Spread Cull for single or multiple cards, brief
Heel Glimpse
Bubble Peek
Milk Build Stack brief
Garrett Thomas GT vs GT performer memorizes deck and names card at named position, every tenth card secretly jogged as visible index
Paul Vigil Photographic Memory taking secret photo of face-up tabled spread to be used for a memory demonstration
Patrick G. Redford Memory Prison memory demonstration performed over phone, order noted down
Related to
  • “Memory Prison” (Patrick G. Redford, Heptagon+, 2010, n. p.)
Patrick G. Redford Storm after one quick riffle through deck, performer names selection’s position and the cards surrounding it
Variations 57
All-around Square-up Glimpse top and bottom card, brief
Alex Elmsley Elmsley’s 3-2-2-3 Count to count groups of ten cards effortlessly
Patrick G. Redford Storm Chaser Subtle Symmetry Control while having card selected, card is not turned over
Related toAlso published here 60
Jay Ose Jay Ose False Cut brief
Patrick G. Redford The Marked Deck Option card reading demonstration with marked deck
Patrick G. Redford Advantageous prediction matches card spectator stops dealing on, multiple outs
  • Variation #1: Nail Writer
  • Variation #2: The bold cross out
  • Variation #3: The Ambiguous Underline
Patrick G. Redford Five Card Equivoque see also p. 76
Patrick G. Redford Wipe-Out prediction matches card spectator stops dealing on, multiple outs using ambiguous prediction and wiping away ink, 1-0-1 stack
  • Variation 1: The Expanded Stack
  • Variation 2: No Dry Erase Impromptu Method (covering parts of prediction)
Inspired by
  • Name? (Patrick G. Redford, Free-Hand, 2004)
Patrick G. Redford Stop Poker Tells performer deals through deck face up and, without looking, knows when he has arrived at selection
VariationsAlso published here
  • “Stop Poker Tells" (Patrick G. Redford, Square, 2010, n. p.)
Patrick G. Redford PGR-PM-Control handling of PM Principle/UnDo Influence, also see p. 22
Related to 92
Patrick G. Redford Face-Down PGR-PM-Control face-down variant of PGR-PM-Control using crimps
Related to 95
Patrick G. Redford Predetermined Position PGR-PM-Control variant, brief
Keith Fields Stop Revelation for Stage presentation idea for "Stop Poker Tells"
Inspired by 97
Patrick G. Redford Card Counter performer divines card, then spectator does so with multiple cards
Also published here
  • “Card Counter” (Patrick G. Redford, Square 2010, n. p.)
Mental Elimination determine which four-of-a-kind is missing from deck
Mentally Clocking The Deck determine value of single card missing, “casting out” 13’s, with clocking suit with feet from Martin Gardner
Related to 102
Side-jog Glimpse see also p. 34
Harry Lorayne Great Divide
Also published here 108
Patrick G. Redford Mental Elimination + Covert Grouping concept to get spectator to name the only card missing from deck, based on Mental Elimination concept and careful wording
Patrick G. Redford The O. P. Spread Open Prediction plot, verbal prediction
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "The O. P. Spread" (Patrick G. Redford, The Open Prediction Project, 2008)
Dai Vernon Ribbon-spread Hideout credited to Charles Nyquist
Patrick G. Redford Variation #1: Two Person Simulated Thought of Card at Number one spectator thinks of card, other spectator deals and stops at it, dual reality
Reverse Fan Force blank fan forces bottom card, dual reality, spectator does not think he is "in on it"
Patrick G. Redford Standing Prediction Open Prediction plot, verbal prediction, no table
Also published here
  • "Standing Prediction" (Patrick G. Redford, The Open Prediction Project, 2008)
Top Card Reversal to Bottom
Patrick G. Redford Fishing In One thought-of-card divination
The Range Cut cutting precisely to spectator’s previously cut-to card (or within close range), natural air pocket principle
Related to
  • Moe Seidenstein, Moe and His Miracles with Cards, 1986
Patrick G. Redford Fishing Ploys gain lots of information out of what seems like one fishing question/statement
Dan Fishman The Dan Fishman Overhand False Shuffle
Inspired byAlso published here 141
Patrick G. Redford The Double MC Kraser Force similar to MC Spread Double Lift (see Close reference), card ends as a single
Inspired by 145
Patrick G. Redford Putting It All Together suggested routining for a few of the book’s tricks
Patrick G. Redford Trick & Technique Index
Patrick G. Redford Name Index
Data entered by Yehuda Rauch, April 2021.