2021-2022
Written by Tom Dobrowolski
Work of Various
364 pages (E-book), published by ChicagoMagicBash Publications
Illustrated with drawings by Jeremiah Zuo
Language: English
126 entries
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Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding humorous disclaimer
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021
Curtis Kam CoinRoll three coins in one hand, one by one a small silver ball is seen rolling over the table from that hand to the other where it changes back to a coin
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 1
Tom Dobrowolski Visiting with Friends
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 10
Tom Dobrowolski Covered Slip-Cut a block under the top card is retained with a swing cut, Neal Elias Multiple Shift action
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 11
Tom Dobrowolski, Jeremiah Zuo Transfer Addition as packet is placed elevated over deck, left thumb lifts and adds cards from the deck, see p. 19 for second handling
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 16
Jeremiah Zuo Asymmetry selection is reversed in center of deck, four Aces change into duplicates of selection, then only selection remains and Aces are found reversed in deck
Inspired by
  • "Here and There" (Ken Garr, Magic, Feb. 2006)
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 20
Unknown Double Card Snap card snaps off second finger, also in perpendicular position in p. 27
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 24
Jeremiah Zuo Longitudinal Palm Color Change handling with a double card
Vol. 1 No. 1 Apr. 2021 27
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021
Jeremiah Zuo Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021
Richard Hucko TripSwitch three different coins are distributed in pocket, left fist, right fingertips, they switch/transpose around, ungaffed
Variations Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 33
Henri De Manche De Manche Change
Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 35
Richard Hucko Visual De Manche Change as coin is tapped on back of other hand
Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 38
Curtis Kam Modern Coin Mentalism spectator makes decisions about placements of three coins (on hand, in hand, pocket) which are wrongly predicted and the magically corrected, "TripSwitch" presented as prediction
Inspired byVariations Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 40
Geoffrey Latta Pullback Vanish top coin from fan taken into other hand
Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 42
Curtis Kam Three as Two Display Sequence fan of two with hidden coin behind is transferred from hand to hand and turned over
Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 43
Jeremiah Zuo 2nd Time's A Curse three different coins are distributed in pocket, left fist, right fingertips, they switch/transpose around, ungaffed
  • Bonus Ending (coins vanish as finale)
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 2 May 2021 49
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 3 June 2021
Jeremiah Zuo Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 3 June 2021
Danny Cheng Cigars From Florence handling for continuous cigar production
  • The Curtis Kam Suggestion
  • The Jeremiah Zuo Suggestion (hand burn gag)
Vol. 1 No. 3 June 2021 59
Curtis Kam Sticks and Stone cigars from purse, multiplying cigars, large wooden match from purse, purse becomes a stone
Inspired by
  • "Stoned Purse" (Nathan Kranzo)
Vol. 1 No. 3 June 2021 69
Curtis Kam Continuous Cigar Production continuous visual splits
Vol. 1 No. 3 June 2021 73
Tom Dobrowolski Extended Shock multiple poker hand transformation, on deck
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 3 June 2021 79
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021
Jeremiah Zuo Unable To Recap routine with cap and pen, both vanish at the end
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021 87
Curtis Kam Kam's Caress hand shown empty before and after change
  • Variations
    • More cards, more changes
    • More faces, wore changes
Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021 97
Curtis Kam Time Traveling Joker Joker visually changes into selection and back, then single ambitious phase
Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021 103
Unknown Double Deal Turnover brief
Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021 104
Danny Cheng Current Favorite color changing knife, fake explanation in which another knife is produced from a tiny purse, along with a fake finger and another knife
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 4 July 2021 106
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021
Jeremiah Zuo The Hollingworth Problem selection vanishes from Ace packet and appears in pocket repeatedly, then only selection remains and Aces are found in different pockets
  • The First Trip to a Pocket
  • The Second Trip to a Pocket
  • The Kicker: The Distraction Cards Travel
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 112
Tom Dobrowolski Snowstorm in Chicago three odd-backed cards are shown to be duplicates of a selection, then they change into a second selection, then a third, then all selections along with the deck become blank
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 117
Tom Dobrowolski The Floating Lift Sequence
Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 118
Unknown Sleeve-Pull Pocket Ditch see p. 132 for some credit information
Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 124
Jeremiah Zuo Extraction Load of Inner Pocket loading a card in inner pocket as one is openly removed from outer pocket
Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 126
Gary Kurtz The Empty Hand Inside Jacket Pocket
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 127
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 1 brief
Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 129
Chris Kam Cornerer four coins placed on the corners of a handkerchief on the table which are folded over the coins, they assemble in one corner one by one
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 5 Aug. 2021 133
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 6 Sep. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 6 Sep. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Never Together
Vol. 1 No. 6 Sep. 2021 147
Jeremiah Zuo Mr. Monk Does A Card Trick 8&8, multi-phase mixing and following routine with eight red and eight black cards
Vol. 1 No. 6 Sep. 2021 156
Jack Carpenter Convincing 2 As 4 Count
  • Stud Handling
Related to Vol. 1 No. 6 Sep. 2021 167
Curtis Kam F3L three-packet Follow the Leader routine, four blacks, four reds and four picture cards
Vol. 1 No. 6 Sep. 2021 172
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021
Jeremiah Zuo Triple Shot three phase sandwich stunt using Top Shot
  • selection shoots out of deck between Jokers in other hand
  • Jokers shoot out of deck around selection in other hand ("reverse sandwich")
  • all three cards shoot out as sandwich into other hand
Inspired by
  • reverse sandwich effect by an "Eric" from NYC
Related to
Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 179
Curtis Kam RingWraiths finger/thumb ring used as portal for three-coins across routine
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 189
Ross Bertram Back Clip Steal as ring is removed from thumb, a coin from the fingers is stolen back
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 190
Curtis Kam Edge Grip Pop-Up Move
Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 192
Unknown Ring Click Pass with a coin and a finger ring, seen on a convention, see p. 195
Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 194
Danny Cheng Non-Smokers Cigar Club
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 196
Eric DeCamps Continuous Production with Shuttle Passes
Also published here
  • “Stogies” (Eric DeCamps, Compositions of Conjuring)
Vol. 1 No. 7 Oct. 2021 199
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021
Curtis Kam It Can't Be Done Any Faster Matching the Cards, quick Ace Cutting and red-black separation in fifteen seconds
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 205
Curtis Kam There It Is Production Handling production sequence with change of first card
Related to Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 207
Richard Hucko Crossed Flash Ace production as deck is tabled in two halves
Also published here
  • Subtle Concepts, 2009
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 208
Richard Hucko Quad Shot one-handed cut into four packets with card shooting out of deck
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 211
Jeremiah Zuo Chicago Middler location sequence for three or four selections
  • Three Cards (first selection found, next one appears face-up on table, first changes into third and first one is also suddenly on table)
  • Four Cards (same with fourth selection to case)
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 216
Morris Loewy Loewy Palm
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 221
Unknown Box Shake-Out à la Bebel/DaOrtiz
Vol. 1 No. 8 Nov. 2021 222
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021
Jeremiah Zuo No Wallet, Phone, Keys, Passport signed pocket transposition with back-fire/reset kicker, Hold Up patter
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 225
Jeremiah Zuo Biddle Switch Handling
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 226
Jeremiah Zuo Pirouette Change Handling
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 230
Unknown Illogical Double Lift
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 230
Unknown Bottom Tenkai Steal Master Move
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 233
Unknown Card to Pocket via Master Move
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 234
Edward Marlo Search Technique see also p. 242
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 235
Curtis Kam Revelation 9 selection is found nine times (top, middle, bottom, forehead, three pockets, shoe, envelope)
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 238
Tom Dobrowolski Blindfolded card is cased and covered with handkerchief, selection still found, rest of deck vanishes with case
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 247
Unknown Card Load behind Case as deck is inserted in case
Vol. 1 No. 9 Dec. 2021 248
Jeremiah Zuo 1. The Drop Vanish coin held with left forefinger and thumb and apparently taken by right hand
  • The Vanish
  • The Left Hand's Action
  • The Right Hand's Action
  • Other Comments
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 1
Jeremiah Zuo 2. The Drop Shuttle Pass/Color Change also as visual growing of coin
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 7
Jeremiah Zuo 3. The Drop Click Pass (Two-Ahead)
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 12
Jeremiah Zuo 4. The Drop False Count to Any Number
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 15
Jeremiah Zuo 5. The Drop Pseudo One-Ahead Click Pass with hidden third coin
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 19
Jeremiah Zuo 6. The Drop One-Ahead Click Pass
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 21
Jeremiah Zuo 7. Silent Drop doing the Drop Vanish while secretly holding out another coin
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 24
Jeremiah Zuo 8. Silent Drop 2 improved, doing the Drop Vanish while secretly holding out another coin
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 26
Jeremiah Zuo You Never See It When It Goes intro to preliminary transposition phases
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 28
Jeremiah Zuo The "Almost" Transposition coin held by performer changes, spectator sees same coin in her hand and performer's coin changed back when he looks again
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 29
Jeremiah Zuo The Coins that Don't Go two coins tossed into other hand, but they did not actually go and are found back in hand they started in
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 29
Chris Kenner, Roger Klause Aerial Stealth Subterfuge two coins apparently tossed simultaneously, with hidden third coin
Also published here Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 29
Jeremiah Zuo The Coins that Do Go two coins travel simultaneously from right to left hand
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 30
Jeremiah Zuo A Real Transposition
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 31
Jeremiah Zuo 12. Minimalistic Trio one-behind routine
  • The First Production of Three Coins and Instant Vanish of All Three
  • The Second Production of Three Coins
  • The Vanish of the Three Coins
Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special Dec. 2021 33
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction on the Hofzinser Ace Problem
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022
Tom Dobrowolski The Real Hassel(less)hoff direct
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 253
John Bannon Mechani-Cull Displacement showing four Aces face-up on top of deck, secretly transferring one of them to the bottom of the deck
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 254
David Kuraya Ask the 8 Hofzinser Aces with the Eights and eight-ball presentation
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 259
Edward Marlo ATFUS
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 261
Jeremiah Zuo Hoff in a Box selection put in case, four Sevens vanish one by one on top of deck, only the one matching the suit selection remains, it changes into selection and the Sevens are found in the case
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 263
Unknown Paint Brush Change Unload bottom card of face-up packet secretly turns over and unloads on deck
Related to Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 264
Jeremiah Zuo The Covered Paintbrush Reversal center cards (except top and bottom cards) of packet slip out and reverse back onto deck
Vol. 1 No. 10 Jan. 2022 267
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022
Luiz Castro Nailed It nail through finger sight gag, that nail is used to stab selection out of shower
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 273
Jeremiah Zuo 15 Second Time Machine selection is tossed between two Aces and vanishes, then it shoots out between the other two Aces a bit later
Inspired by
  • "The Portal" (Jeremiah Zuo, The Experts at the Breakfast Table, 2014)
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 279
Jeremiah Zuo Duck Change Vanish card shot between two tabled sandwich cards vanishes
Inspired by
  • "Duck Change" (Hiro Sakai, Magic, Sep. 1991)
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 283
Jeremiah Zuo The Playing Card Muscle Pass bottom card of a double shoots out, apparently card materializing between sandwich cards, snap change mechanics
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 286
Jeremiah Zuo Card From Box card flies out of cased deck, using The Playing Card Muscle Pass
Also published here
  • The Experts at the Breakfast Table, 2014
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 288
Davide Fragione Wild Bolita multi-phase sponge ball routine
  • Part One: Color Change
  • Part Two: Transpositions
  • Part Three: Seeing Red
  • Part Four: Seeing Yellow
Inspired by
  • "Wild Comodines", Gabi Pareras
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 289
Unknown Standard False Transfer
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 290
Unknown Curl Concealment hiding a ball while holding another one
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 291
Unknown False Transfer Switch
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 292
Davide Fragione Tabled Switch
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 292
Davide Fragione Sponge Bobo switch
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 294
Davide Fragione Pop-Up Move
Vol. 1 No. 11 Feb. 2022 296
Unknown Please Read Before Proceeding
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022
Tom Dobrowolski Introduction
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022
Jeremiah Zuo Seeing Blue red-backed blank card changes into blue-backed selection and back
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 307
Gary Kurtz KM Move Substitute displacement of two cards as they are turned over on deck with faces towards performer
Also published here
  • within "Hypothetical Possibilities", Creating Magic video
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 311
Edward Marlo Wriste Stroke Change top card of double is pulled on deck as double is stroked
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 314
Tom Dobrowolski 4-2-1 routine using four Queens, then two Queens, then one Queen changes into selection
  • Phase One: Daley’s Last Trick
  • Phase Two: A Little Bit Ambitious
  • Phase Three: Transformation!
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 319
Curtis Kam Almost Lucky spectator cuts four times and takes top card, performer next card, performer ends up with Aces
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 325
Lin Searles So-Simple Force turnover
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 326
Unknown Cut Deeper Force
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 327
Curtis Kam In-N-Out Coins Across three coins travel from hand to hand at once, finger ring part of handling
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 329
Kainoa Harbottle Plural Push-Thru
Also published here
  • "Plural Pushthrough" (Kainoa Harbottle, Cointopia, 2003, p. 3)
Vol. 1 No. 12 Mar. 2022 330
Data entered by Denis Behr.