1997-2000
Written by Ken Simmons
Work of Various
380 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Eric Evans, Tony Dunn, Ed Andres, Robert LaRue, Gregg Webb, Rose Rings, Stu Hayner
Language: English
280 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Bill Crowley Cartoon
1 Oct. 1997
Edward Marlo Tilt Faro Shuffle (Plus Triumph Effect) retains stack
  • two-shuffle sequence
Also published here 1 Oct. 1997 1
Edward Marlo Marlo's Tilt Undercut (Plus Ace Effect) slip cut handling with tilted top card, Ace cutting application
Related to 1 Oct. 1997 5
Ken Simmons Dealing With the Aces Aces on top, two faro shuffles given, Aces are still on top, using Tilt Faro Shuffle
  • Second Method
Variations 1 Oct. 1997 7
Edward Marlo, Don May Dealing With the Aces II Aces on top, two faro shuffles given, Aces are still on top, deck ends red-black separated
  • Second Method (Edward Marlo - Don May)
  • Third Method (Edward Marlo - Don May)
  • Fourth Method (Edward Marlo)
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 10
Ken Simmons D'Amico - Marlo... In Reverse sandwich is put out-jogged in center, suddenly only the two sandwich cards remain there and the sandwiched card is found on top
  • First Handling
  • Second Handling
  • Third Handling
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 13
Robert LaRue Mania Pin hat pin is pushed into forehead and pulled out the back of the head
1 Oct. 1997 15
Ed Rock Milk Bottle Levitation upside-down milk bottle is lifted with a certain grip with first finger and thumb, other cannot duplicate
Related to
  • Magic in the Modern Manner, Orville Meyer, 1949
1 Oct. 1997 17
Eddie Clever A Clever Trick out-of-hand selection procedure with center cut, no keys, spectator removes five cards one of which must be the selection, performer finds it
VariationsAlso published here
  • "He Only Thinks" (Magic in the Modern Manner, Orville Meyer, 1949)
1 Oct. 1997 19
Ken Simmons Variation by Ken Simmons out-of-hand selection procedure with center cut, no keys, spectator removes five cards one of which must be the selection, performer finds it, with additional riffle shuffle after the selection by spectator
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 20
Eddie Clever No Way! out-of-hand selection procedure with center cut, spectator reads off values and performer stops at selection
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Unseen" (Magic in the Modern Manner, Orville Meyer, 1949)
1 Oct. 1997 21
Ken Simmons Variation by Ken Simmons out-of-hand selection procedure with center cut, spectator reads off values and performer stops at selection
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 21
Jon Racherbaumer Trap-Lapse two random cards put aside, two cards selected and lost, four random cards cut to and one by one placed between the two random cards from the start, they change into four Aces and the random cards into the selections
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 23
David Neighbors There's No Jack in This Neighborhood Jack of Hearts put in case, card peeked at, red Aces put in case, card appears between two black Aces, it is the Jack of Hearts and in the case the red Aces sandwich a selection
Inspired by
  • "Jack in the Box" (David Solomon, MUM, August 1977)
Variations
1 Oct. 1997 26
Paul Harris False Click Count here used to count off two (really one) cards from a packet
1 Oct. 1997 26
Ken Simmons Jack's Not In The Box Jack of Hearts put in case, card peeked at, red Aces put in case, card appears between two black Aces, it is the Jack of Hearts and in the case the red Aces sandwich a selection
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 28
Ken Simmons Predicting the Cut two cards placed aside, selection lost, two cards from beginning added, performer cuts off that many cards, last card is selection
Inspired by 1 Oct. 1997 30
Ken Simmons On the Memorized Deck on not using mnemonics
1 Oct. 1997 32
Bill Crowley Cartoon
1 Oct. 1997 33
Bill Crowley The Audience cartoon
2 Jan. 1998
Paul Cummins Bottom of the Barrel pseudo bottom deal demonstration
Inspired byAlso published here 2 Jan. 1998 1
Unknown The Draw Shift
2 Jan. 1998 4
Gene Gordon Three Dice Monte routine with two white dice and one red die, traveling and transformations, large red die finale (or vanish)
Inspired by 2 Jan. 1998 5
Ken Simmons Sleightless Poker Power without bottom deals, ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush
Inspired byVariations 2 Jan. 1998 7
Edward Marlo Ambitious Card Sequence in-jogged card jumps to almost the top visibly ("Tilt 'n Turn"), then to the top with a wrist turn, to top again
  • First Handling
  • Second Handling
2 Jan. 1998 9
Edward Marlo Tilt Insertion Convincer lifting left hand with in-jogged card to show face of card going in
2 Jan. 1998 9
Irv Weiner, Howard Schwarzman, Edward Marlo Out-Jog Alignment Move card near the top is out-jogged and shown, top card secretly slid out to be aligned with it
2 Jan. 1998 9
Edward Marlo Topper Move Handling wrist turn instead of upwards turn
Inspired by 2 Jan. 1998 11
Jerry Andrus On the Rise tilted card slowly lowered
Inspired by 2 Jan. 1998 13
Edward Marlo Aces to the Top "Bluff Insertion Control"
Aces put really on top, top four cards distributed in different positions, Aces back on top, unit block second deal
2 Jan. 1998 15
David Neighbors Kickless four coin one by one from hand to under tabled card, without kick-vanish
Inspired byRelated to 2 Jan. 1998 18
David Neighbors Masking Move brief, hiding hollow sound of shell when tabling coins
2 Jan. 1998 18
David Neighbors Friction/Click Pass brief
2 Jan. 1998 19
David Neighbors Two-Coin False Count
2 Jan. 1998 19
Ken Simmons Show and Hide Move brief, turning card in hand over while hiding coin
Also published here 2 Jan. 1998 20
Russell T. Barnhart Barnhardt's Four Ace Trick named Ace changes into selection
Variations 2 Jan. 1998 21
Russell T. Barnhart Barnhardt Card Add On card perpendicular behind fan
Also published here 2 Jan. 1998 21
Ken Simmons The "Real" Immaculate Insertion Breakout Display combined with Immaculate Insertion
Inspired by 2 Jan. 1998 25
Eddie Clever Three-Thought Coincidence card cut to and remembered, another spectator removes and pockets a card, a third spectator thinks of one, they all match, from notes by Max Abrams
Inspired by
  • "Impossible Yet?" (Eddie Clever, Thought Wings Onward, 1939)
2 Jan. 1998 28
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner
3 Apr. 1998 i
Ken Simmons Ken Simmons Bibliography
3 Apr. 1998 iii
Bill Crowley Cartoon
3 Apr. 1998
David Solomon Mexican Poker straight flush over full house
Inspired byRelated toVariations 3 Apr. 1998 1
David Solomon Solo-Hummer packet mixed with cato procedure by spectator under table, one card remembered, performer sorts all except selection
Inspired by
  • "Hummer Outdone" (Ken Simmons, Choice Effects No. 5)
Related to
  • Ed Marlo version in Ibidem #12
3 Apr. 1998 3
Paul Cummins Just a Thought three spectators think of a card in a packet each with Emotional Reaction procedure, collectors done with those
Inspired byAlso published here 3 Apr. 1998 5
Ken Simmons Ultimate Collectors
3 Apr. 1998 9
Edward Marlo Miracle Spread Move placing cards next to selections, kind of reverse cull substitute, with ribbon-spread hide-out of the placed cards, see p. 11
Related to
  • "Miracle Spread" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #20)
3 Apr. 1998 9
Edward Marlo Unit Upjog Addition
3 Apr. 1998 10
Dan Tong Pad Spread for collectors
3 Apr. 1998 11
Aaron Goldberg Double or Nothing poker dice are thrown and hidden by spectator, matching hand dealt by performer
Related toAlso published here 3 Apr. 1998 13
Aaron Goldberg Propelled No-Lap Switch
Also published here 3 Apr. 1998 16
Doug Conn Die-Namite numbers on rolled dice are used to count to three selections
Inspired byAlso published here
  • lecture notes "Conn-Fidential"
3 Apr. 1998 18
Jason Alford, Doug Conn Chink-A-Change visual instant international chink-a-chink, hands apparently not touching coin
  • Second Handling
Inspired by
  • "Flash Rice" (Homer Liwag, Magic Man Examiner #2)
  • "Scrambble" (Doug Conn, Magic, May 1994)
Related to
3 Apr. 1998 20
Aldo Colombini Heads or Tails? coins appear from silk one by one, then jumbo coin, then doll head for gag
Inspired by 3 Apr. 1998 23
Michael Sibbernsen Chaotic Transposition two cards reverse and transpose in various ways, then transpose with two Jokers that have been pocketed at the beginning
3 Apr. 1998 25
Ken Simmons Convincing Signature Transfer Effect signature is transferred from face of Two of Hearts to the Three of Hearts, ungaffed
Inspired byAlso published here 3 Apr. 1998 27
Stewart Judah Two Cards And A Prediction two spectators name a number up to ten, card of that number are found, then numbers added and card counted to, it is predicted
3 Apr. 1998 31
Eddie Clever Three Thoughts Later three spectators think of a card and remove it, they're placed in an envelope and the names of the cards are written on a piece of paper, another spectator indicated three cards from a second deck which are put in an envelope, they are shown to match
Inspired by
  • "Dead Name Duplication" (Theodore Annemann, Thayer's Trick of the Month Club, 1932)
3 Apr. 1998 32
Norman Osborn Another Double Lift one-handed double lift from the bottom
3 Apr. 1998 34
Ken Simmons Show & Hide Move turning card in hand over while hiding coin
Also published here 3 Apr. 1998 36
Ken Simmons The "Silent" Scotch & Soda Release without bang ring
3 Apr. 1998 38
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner
4 July 1998 i
Bill Crowley Cartoon
4 July 1998
Edward Marlo Tilt & Raise Bottom Deal (Plus The Aces of Spades Trick)
4 July 1998 1
Marty Kane Minor Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card is a Seven and other Sevens on top of discard piles
Inspired by 4 July 1998 3
Edward Marlo The Spectator Triumphs! spectator shuffles face-up/face-down after the performer shuffled
Inspired by 4 July 1998 5
Wesley James, Jed B. Smith The Thought Collectors
4 July 1998 7
Wesley James Low Lateral Palm credit information
4 July 1998 8
Mark Aspiazu, Ken Simmons Convincing Collectors selections peeked at
  • First Method (Mark Aspiazu)
    • Second Handling (Ken Simmons)
    • Third Handling (Ken Simmons)
  • Second Method (Mark Aspiazu)
4 July 1998 14
Tomas Blomberg Technicolor Successive Assembly in Reverse
Also published here 4 July 1998 17
Jason Alford Grasshopper Takes A Leap! card travels from between one sandwich to another
Inspired byRelated to 4 July 1998 22
Jefferson Boylston Balancing Soda Can soda can balanced on its edge
Variations 4 July 1998 24
Mark Aspiazu On Edge (Presentation For The Balancing Soda Can) soda can balanced on its edge
Inspired by 4 July 1998 26
Ken Simmons Unexpected Sandwich selection appears between two tabled sandwich cards (pad spread)
  • First Handling
  • Second Handling
  • Fourth Handling
  • Fifth Handling
4 July 1998 27
Ken Simmons Simplex Locator Card top card turned over and put face-up into deck where spectator stops during riffling, it is next to selection
  • First Method
    • Second Handling
    • Third Handling
  • Second Method (Countdown Version)
  • Third Method (Bluff Version)
4 July 1998 29
Simon Lovell A Simon Moment on presentation and character
4 July 1998 31
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner
Related to 5 Oct. 1998 i
Bill Crowley Cartoon
5 Oct. 1998
Bill Crowley Cartoon
5 Oct. 1998
Wesley James Splits Four spot is select, it splits in Twos, then in Aces, three double facers
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 1
Wesley James Olive Oil On The Side 4&4, with false (empty) deals and full-deck finale
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 5
Wesley James Four-Card Heisenberg
Related to 5 Oct. 1998 10
Wesley James The DeSouza/James Reverse using the Shape Shifter Change as a secret packet turnover
  • The Simulated DeSouza/James Reverse
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 11
Wesley James Carry Count Variant bottom card stays into place, one of four hidden
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 12
Lee Asher The Asher Action Reverse Asher Twist
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 12
Peter Duffie A Formidable Team collectors with only one selection, other two trapped cards are of same suit and value
5 Oct. 1998 14
Peter Duffie Uni-Versatile a Jack changes into an Ace, Two and then Three, then the cards become the four Aces
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 16
Joe Rindfleisch The R. B. D. Force one-handed bottom deal as left hand moves upwards to show side-jogged selection
Variations 5 Oct. 1998 17
Joe Rindfleisch The Rindfleisch Control "The R. B. D. Force" in reverse
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 19
Joe Rindfleisch Mental Thought Revelation spectator remembers card at thought-of number, performer finds card and divines number
5 Oct. 1998 21
Joe Rindfleisch Mental Thought Control one of nine, deck dealt into nine piles
Related to 5 Oct. 1998 23
Joe Rindfleisch Mental Spell packet routine
5 Oct. 1998 24
Joe Rindfleisch Easy Spectator Stops At The Aces spectator stops four times during riffling, the cards are put aside and shown to be Aces
5 Oct. 1998 25
Joe Rindfleisch Riffle Slip Force Handling
5 Oct. 1998 25
Joe Rindfleisch Vanishing Aces Aces put reversed in one half of the deck, they vanish there and are found in other half
5 Oct. 1998 26
Joshua Jay Convincingly Clean Copper/Silver/Brass Chinese coin changes to silver, then to copper, then vanishes
Also published here 5 Oct. 1998 27
Joshua Jay Watch Hold-Out Vanish bare-handed complete coin vanish using watch as hold-out
Related to 5 Oct. 1998 27
Joshua Jay Strand, Hand, Wedding Band ring appears on string in spectator's hand on string, penetrates, vanishes and reappears on string
Also published here 5 Oct. 1998 29
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Shouldered" Second Deal looks good from left side
5 Oct. 1998 31
Edward Marlo Olram's One-Handed Second Deal face-down or face-up deal
5 Oct. 1998 33
Gene Gordon Lie Detector With A Surprise lie speller with packet, at the end the selection is odd-backed and other cards blank
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 35
Eddie Clever Three-Deck Thought three spectators put a card reversed in a deck and spread the deck face up, performer with his back turned names the cards on either side for all three spectators
Inspired by
  • "Bills and Boox"
5 Oct. 1998 37
Ken Simmons Handling for Marlo's Jacks & Tens Routine 3&3, four phases
Inspired by
  • "Oil & Water - Water & Oil - Oil & Water (Three Jacks and Three Tens)" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem, Dec. 1958)
5 Oct. 1998 39
Tomas Blomberg Blabbering Blomberg two thought of cards are found
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 44
Tomas Blomberg Hull Scam Handling magician divines selected card and thought-of card
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 45
Tomas Blomberg Pavement Shuffle
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 46
Edward Marlo Diminishing Lift Sequence all alike with extra card
5 Oct. 1998 47
Tomas Blomberg Universal Colors two red-backed unknown cards are on the table, blue-backed Ace through Three of Spades removed, two more cards signed and lost, red-backed cards change to two Aces, then Twos, then Threes of Spades, then are shown to be the signed selections
Variations 5 Oct. 1998 48
Tomas Blomberg Flushtration Switch (Plus Effects) two cards held in end grip, bottom card shown and peeled on deck, new bottom card shown
5 Oct. 1998 51
Tomas Blomberg A Black Jack Effect two for two
Inspired byVariations 5 Oct. 1998 51
Ken Simmons A Black Jack Effect (Second Method) two for two
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 52
Jason Alford Just Plain Evil two odd-backed Jokers trap the selection, it vanishes, then reappears between the Jokers again
Inspired by
  • "Just Plain Evil" (Jason Alford, Thinking and Wondering)
5 Oct. 1998 53
Aaron Goldberg Praying Mantis card travels from one sandwich to another under the spectator's hand
Inspired by 5 Oct. 1998 55
Danny Archer Copper Silver Shuffle see reference for credit information by Wesley James
VariationsAlso published here 5 Oct. 1998 58
Earl "Presto" Johnson Palm-to-Palm Change one-handed
5 Oct. 1998 58
Ken Simmons Scotch & Soda Release Sans Bang Ring
5 Oct. 1998 60
Wesley James The Truth About Snap, Crackle and Pop! on whether knuckle cracking is harmful
5 Oct. 1998 61
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner Joshua Jay one-man issue, Dan MacMillan, Jason England
Inspired by 6 Jan. 1999 i
Bill Crowley Cartoon
6 Jan. 1999
Joshua Jay A Note From Joshua Jay.....
6 Jan. 1999 1
Joshua Jay EncACEd "An Eye-Popping Four Ace Production"
Aces produced from a deck placed in card case, ending is deck vanishes from the card case
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 2
Mike Masevic Fingertip Pop-out Move
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 2
Joshua Jay Armamentarium Aces four Ace location routine, modeled after Henry Christ's Aces
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 5
Joshua Jay Collecting a Closer follow-up to collectors: red and black Aces transpose, then back, then tabled two Aces turn out to be the three selections and all Aces are in the performer's hand
6 Jan. 1999 8
Joshua Jay Perplexing Pen Production using sleeve as a holdout
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 11
Joshua Jay Watch Out using watch as a holdout for a packet of cards
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 13
Joshua Jay Watchama-Call-It bare-handed complete coin vanish using watch as hold-out
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 14
Joshua Jay Fancy-Find Flourish selection pulled out from a dribble, now renamed as Dribblocation
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 15
Joshua Jay Kan't Kill A King Kings vanish one at a time, then reappear
6 Jan. 1999 16
Daryl Martinez Emergency Change
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 17
Joshua Jay J.J. Display displaying four-of-a-kind in applause position
6 Jan. 1999 18
Joshua Jay Wallet of Wonder four credit cards placed on table, a coin appears under each, then a jumbo coin appears as well
6 Jan. 1999 20
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement "Plus Two Effects"
card is added on top of selection in action of stripping it out, done at chest height
  • The Add-On Move
  • The Control
  • The Force
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 21
Joshua Jay A Simple Ace Trick spectator touches four cards, they are the Aces, they change back colors, Discreet Displacement application
6 Jan. 1999 22
Joshua Jay Card Transposition/Displacement Discreet Displacement application
6 Jan. 1999 22
Joshua Jay Hofzinserprise two selection transpose with Ace one by one
Inspired by
  • Michael DeMarco routine in his Precursor One-Man Issue
6 Jan. 1999 23
Joshua Jay A Reverse Curse "Plus Effect"
secret reversal of a playing card in the action of stripping it out from a spread, similar to Discreet Displacement
  • Performance of the Reversed Selection
  • Performance of Multiple Reversals
  • Performance of Triumph
Also published here 6 Jan. 1999 25
Joshua Jay Counting On It! Four turns over and is used to count to selection, other three mates of selection show up
Variations 6 Jan. 1999 27
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner on the TSD TheSecondDeal convention
7 Apr. 1999 i
Bill Crowley Cartoon
7 Apr. 1999
Wesley James, Ken Krenzel Ungaffed B'Wave other three cards are shown to be a different value as climax
Related to 7 Apr. 1999 1
Wesley James Carry-Elmsley Count
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 1
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Display
7 Apr. 1999 2
Wesley James Multi-Jordan Count repositioning false count with five cards
7 Apr. 1999 2
Wesley James Rock 'N' Roll Jokers four Jokers from four decks are put in four cases, four cards selected from a fifth deck, the cased Jokers change into duplicates of those selections, long meta-description of the routine and its (failed?) performance at a magic event
7 Apr. 1999 4
Jerry K. Hartman Box Swap performer displays a card and puts it into case, card is selected and lost in deck, red Kings are placed face up into deck and black Kings are placed into case, red Kings are seen to have sandwiched the performer’s card and black Kings in case are now sandwiching selection
Also published here 7 Apr. 1999 10
Unknown Push-in Steal lowermost card of out-jogged cards is pushed back into deck as others are pivot-stripped out
7 Apr. 1999 10
Unknown In-Transit Steal packet steals card(s) from top of deck as it brushes over it
7 Apr. 1999 11
Unknown Reverse-Biddle
7 Apr. 1999 11
Jerry K. Hartman Mexicali Ruse “Mexican Poker” plot, head-to-head Poker game with small packet of cards, magician gets Royal Flush, second version where magician gets four Aces
  • First Method
  • Second Method
    • First Variation
    • Second Variation
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 7 Apr. 1999 12
Jason England Puzzling Aces Aces lost in different parts, spectator cuts deck, Aces shown back on top
7 Apr. 1999 16
Jason England Combination Shift combination of Simple Shift with Panoramic Shift
Inspired byVariations 7 Apr. 1999 16
Ken Simmons Simple Shift - Technical Variation right fingers push in cards instead of left first finger
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 17
Martin A. Nash First Variation combination of Simple Shift with straddle center block pass type action
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 18
Martin A. Nash Second Variation Herrmann pass immediately followed with pass as cover
7 Apr. 1999 18
Jason England Double-Change Routine Joker changes to first selection, then second selection
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 18
Jason England Center Deal Demonstration
  • The Real Work (estimated center deal)
  • Prepared Card Approach (greek deal)
7 Apr. 1999 19
Aldo Colombini Ace High spectator cuts to Aces, Aces put onto four packets, deck assembled, Aces come to top, repeat
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 20
Aldo Colombini Variations of "Counting On It" Four turns over and is used to count to selection, other three mates of selection show up
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 21
Paul Gordon Hayden On Duty displaying cards in bunches, with cuts in between, at the end the Aces are stacked
Inspired by
  • "The Buffalo Cornstack" (Allan Hayden, Card Shark On Duty)
7 Apr. 1999 22
Dan MacMillan Dealing Fifths! false dealing demo, Ace through Five on top of deck, requires thirds
Variations 7 Apr. 1999 23
Dan MacMillan Third Deal Tips brief
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 23
Jason England Variation false dealing demo, Ace through Five on top of deck, requires thirds
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 24
Dan MacMillan, Edward Marlo Full Deck Control riffle shuffle and two cuts, delayed strip-out
Related to 7 Apr. 1999 25
Ken Simmons Delayed Strip-Out/Push-Thru Shuffle
7 Apr. 1999 25
Mark Aspiazu Ravenesque coin on left palm vanishes when right hand waves over it
7 Apr. 1999 26
Chas Roberts Try Myumph instant magical face-up/face-down mixing, then righting
Related to
  • "The Drunk Magician Triumphs" (Ken Simmons, Bob LaRue, Infinity April 1998)
7 Apr. 1999 27
Kevin Kelly The Seven Percent Solution with seven cards
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 27
Edward Marlo Olram's Jinx Switch
Also published here 7 Apr. 1999 28
Christian Ehret The Slipshod Gambler deck shuffled face-up/face-down, Kings cut to, they change to Aces, deck shown straightened out with Kings reversed
7 Apr. 1999 29
Ed Andres The Second Deck card chosen from red-backed deck, signed and left out-jogged, blue-backed deck shown, selection pushed in and immediately blue deck is spread with one red-backed card: the selection
7 Apr. 1999 29
Jason Tang Meld
Related to 7 Apr. 1999 30
Aaron Goldberg The Trinity Assembly with only three packets, Ace, King and Jack of Hearts assembly
7 Apr. 1999 31
Aaron Goldberg Displacement/Switch
Inspired by
  • "$20 Switch" (Steve Silverman, Magic, March 1998)
7 Apr. 1999 32
Aaron Goldberg Light And Dark 4&4, four phases
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 34
Aaron Goldberg Insta-Mix
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 35
Tom Frame The Final Countdown
Inspired by 7 Apr. 1999 36
Peter Duffie The U.S. Playing Card Company "(Where U.S. = Utter Shambles!)"
on the bad off-center alignment of the Bicycle card printing
7 Apr. 1999 38
Bill Crowley Cartoon
7 Apr. 1999 40
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner
Related to 8 July 1999 i
Jon Racherbaumer Clarifying "Fusion" Confusion credit information
Related toAlso published here
  • Obiter Dicta: Dust-Motes In The Grid (May 1999, GeMiNi Network)
8 July 1999 ii
Bill Crowley Cartoon
8 July 1999
Jerry K. Hartman Forced Ace Trick spectator cuts off four packets from tabled deck in places them jogged forwards and backwards into performer's hand, Ace shown on bottom of each
8 July 1999 1
Jerry K. Hartman Jiggle Cut Pass
8 July 1999 1
Jerry K. Hartman Double or Nothing a Two of Clubs between two red Aces changes into Ace of Spades, spectator handles cards throughout
  • Selected Card Version
Also published here 8 July 1999 4
Jerry K. Hartman Spectator handles Double spectator coached to hold a double card
Also published here 8 July 1999 6
Wesley James The Original Twist Pass all-around square-up action, for Geoffrey Latta claim see review reference in Genii
Related toAlso published here 8 July 1999 7
Wesley James On Ethics and Theft longer essay
Related toAlso published here 8 July 1999 7
Wesley James MacMillan Unmoved false dealing demo, Ace through Five on top of deck
Inspired by 8 July 1999 12
Don England D.E. Triumphs! using uncredited Goodwin/Jennings Display
8 July 1999 13
Jerry K. Hartman Triumpharo using (uncredited) Goodwin/Jennings Display
  • Non-Selection Version
  • Selected Card Version
Variations 8 July 1999 14
Edward Marlo Kick Count
8 July 1999 14
Paul Swinford Flipover Undercut used as a Triumph clean-up
Also published here 8 July 1999 16
Marty Kane Excelling in Spelling Foretelling three phases, using one suit
  • Tabled Version
  • Packet Version
Inspired byRelated to 8 July 1999 17
Aaron Goldberg The H.S. Prediction a selected and a thought-of card (from seventeen-card range) are found
8 July 1999 19
Peter Duffie A Piece of the Action selection comes to top, is cut to center, then a sandwich pair appears around it
Also published here 8 July 1999 21
Peter Duffie Jacks High two black Jacks rise through deck, then end up next to two selections
8 July 1999 21
Peter Duffie Free Will eight cards, spectator chooses four, performer is left with Aces
Also published here 8 July 1999 22
Peter Duffie Phantom Stab reversed card appears with two selections on either side
  • With Three Selections
Related toAlso published here 8 July 1999 23
Ed Andres Bankrupt! half dollar broken into two quarters and back, using edge grip
8 July 1999 24
Christian Ehret Snapper! broken and restored pencil
8 July 1999 26
Bill Crowley Cartoon
8 July 1999 27
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner October/November/December issue
9 Dec. 1999 1
Paul Cummins From Paul Cummins
Related to 9 Dec. 1999 1
Darwin Ortiz From Darwin Ortiz credit information Dream Card
Related to 9 Dec. 1999 1
Dan MacMillan From Dan MacMillan
Related to 9 Dec. 1999 2
Paul Cummins Onyx Convention Coverage Dan MacMillan, Allan Ackerman, Jerry Andrus, Ernest Earick, Ken Simmons, Roger Klause
9 Dec. 1999 4
Earl Nelson Dr. Elliott Goes Multiple multiple card Topping the Deck
Inspired by 9 Dec. 1999 7
Peter Gröning Marjasin Joker pushed through deck sideways, visually changes into selection
9 Dec. 1999 8
Peter Gröning Traveling Marjasin Marjasin variation as transposition
9 Dec. 1999 9
Peter Gröning Blushing Marjasin back color changes visually when pushed through deck sideways
9 Dec. 1999 10
Roger Klause Discrepancy Control step after peek, then faro shuffle, two cards will faro at step
9 Dec. 1999 11
Chas Roberts Deja Blue card selected, back color of rest changes, deck sorts itself to new deck order with selection missing, Stripper Svengali Principle
Inspired by 9 Dec. 1999 12
Jerry K. Hartman Well-Prepaired thirteen pairs are made of the 26 red cards, spectator chooses the only pair that is a perfect match of mates
VariationsAlso published here 9 Dec. 1999 13
Jerry K. Hartman Down Underware four Kings and Queens, cards of thought-of suit are married with spelling and down-under deal
Inspired by
  • Peter Duffie ideas, not published at the time of writing
9 Dec. 1999 16
Ken Simmons Duped! angly, coin not under hand as in Anderson's vanish
Inspired by 9 Dec. 1999 17
Ken Simmons Double Coin Vanish two coins vanish in plastic sleeve under handkerchief
9 Dec. 1999 18
Ken Simmons Simmons Half Pass
Also published here 9 Dec. 1999 19
Michael Powers I.T.H. Triumph in the hands
Also published here 9 Dec. 1999 22
William Goodwin, Larry Jennings Goodwin/Jennings Display
9 Dec. 1999 23
Paul Cummins Triumph '93 in the hands
Also published here 9 Dec. 1999 24
Christian Ehret Interlaced Journey three selections between Kings travel to between Aces, then in repeat a quartet transposes with the three selections
Inspired by 9 Dec. 1999 26
Wesley James Stanley Collins Meets The Progressive Aces
Inspired by 9 Dec. 1999 27
Bob Veeser Veeser Bluff Shift
9 Dec. 1999 28
Eric Evans One-Handed Get-Ready for the Diagonal Palm Shift one-handed get-ready for DPS from break
Related toAlso published here 9 Dec. 1999 30
Eric Evans The Card and Hat deck shaken up in hat, selection jumps out
Also published here 9 Dec. 1999 31
Aaron Goldberg Sim-Sala-Simmons four card prediction, total predicts position of selection
Inspired byAlso published here 9 Dec. 1999 32
Ken Simmons The Pick-Up Force spectator cuts (hopefully) into break
Also published here 9 Dec. 1999 33
Bill Crowley After the Practice... cartoon, peanut on invisible thread
9 Dec. 1999 34
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner January/February/March issue
10 Mar. 2000 1
Bob Klase The Klase Stack memorized deck with build in features (spelling, ten-card poker deal)
10 Mar. 2000 2
Ken Simmons Another Clarified Routine ten red and black cards, one card travels from packet to packet, then packets changes places
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 3
Ken Simmons, Stuart Gordon Simmons (Double) Pivot Turnover actually Stuart Gordon Turnover
Also published here 10 Mar. 2000 5
Ken Simmons V Unload back card unloaded, cross between K.M. Move and Paintbrush Change
10 Mar. 2000 5
Jerry K. Hartman Biumph small-packet Triumph effect, cards are openly alternated face-up/face-down, then all cards face same way
Also published here 10 Mar. 2000 6
Unknown Covered Bottom Deal bottom-dealt card being taken beneath card in right hand helps cover it
10 Mar. 2000 6
Unknown Covered Double Deal bottom and top card of packet are taken as one beneath right hand’s card that provides cover
10 Mar. 2000 7
Jerry K. Hartman Forward Spread Half-Pass cards in packet spread forward to cover Half-Pass action
Also published here 10 Mar. 2000 7
Edward Marlo The Apprentice Cannibals transformation kicker, streamlined from reference
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, Feb. & Apr. 1975
10 Mar. 2000 8
Robin Robertson Count Five Returns
10 Mar. 2000 9
Kelly Jennings Down's Bound fingertip style
10 Mar. 2000 10
Peter Duffie Erdnase Meets Hofzinser
Related to 10 Mar. 2000 11
Peter Duffie Trap-Ease King is forced, then two selections are found sandwiched between other three Kings in deck
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 12
Michael DeMarco Hue-Niversal odd-backed universal cards
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 13
Derek Dingle Push-Drop Switch cards picked up with deck from above and transferred to top
10 Mar. 2000 13
Michael DeMarco Underground Transformation Sevens and Jacks, then all are Jacks, one packet changes to Aces
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 14
Michael DeMarco Trisect packet cut off, counted, and card at same position remembered in deck, faro, spectator deals to selection, then adds cut-off packet and hands everything to performer
10 Mar. 2000 16
Michael DeMarco More Poker Power!
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 16
Michael DeMarco Does Spelling Count? Four turns over and is used to spell to selection, other three mates of selection show up
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 17
Michael DeMarco They Called Themselves The Kings transformation kicker
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 18
Michael DeMarco Digital Discovery two card location with counting, ten-twenty force
10 Mar. 2000 19
Michael DeMarco Any Card But Your Card unknown card reversed in deck turns out to be selection
Inspired by
  • "Triple Transposition" (Inside John Murray, p. 53)
10 Mar. 2000 20
Michael DeMarco Dr. Daley's Last Selections selected card kicker
Inspired by
  • "Supreme Epitome" (Frank Pemper, Ricardo's Card Artifice, p. 50)
10 Mar. 2000 21
Michael DeMarco Jacks Of Action card selected, Jacks sandwich appears in deck with mate of selection, repeat phase
Inspired by 10 Mar. 2000 22
Ken Simmons Ken's Corner April/May/June issue, on Jamy Ian Swiss's review
Related to 11 June 2000 1
Jerry K. Hartman In One Full Sweep Collectors where the four Kings are faceup on deck and visibly drop through deck and fall out the bottom trapping three selections
Also published here 11 June 2000 2
Edward Marlo Spread ATFUS
11 June 2000 2
Unknown Incomplete Pass used to make Kings “penetrate” deck from top to bottom
Also published here 11 June 2000 4
Jerry K. Hartman Go-Card selection reversed in packet of Aces, magically transports to the middle of deck
Also published here 11 June 2000 5
Jerry K. Hartman Rapid ATFUS ATFUS done in one continuous “Biddling” action without using left thumb to square each card below the packet
Also published here 11 June 2000 5
Jerry K. Hartman, Alex Elmsley Five-as-Five Count apparently shows four Aces surrounding a face-down card, one Ace's face is not seen
Also published here 11 June 2000 7
Jerry K. Hartman Forward Spread Half-Pass
Also published here 11 June 2000 7
Wesley James Got Milk? Ace cut into the center, it comes back to top, similarly with other Aces
Related to 11 June 2000 8
Wesley James Novel Double Undercut bottom block starts side-jogged
11 June 2000 9
Jack McMillen The MacMillan Slip covered slip cut after double lift, top card remains side-jogged
Variations 11 June 2000 10
Wesley James The MacMillen-James Slip slip cut with top card side-jogged, switched for second card
Inspired by 11 June 2000 10
David Neighbors A Different Slant red Aces repeatedly come to top in Ace packet, red and black Aces transpose, all become Kings
Inspired by
  • "The Paris Slant" (Jon Racherbaumer, Inside Tracks - Lecture Notes #4)
11 June 2000 12
Unknown Drag Switch
11 June 2000 12
Mark Aspiazu A Card Vanish Bird Cage vanish with unload/ditch onto tabled deck
Inspired by 11 June 2000 13
Mark Aspiazu Rub-a-Dub-a-Coin coin through table cloth
11 June 2000 14
Derek DelGaudio Watch This! card chosen and lost, a card is seen under performer's watch, it's a Joker on which the selection is written, it changes into selection with writing still on
  • First Method
  • Second Method
11 June 2000 14
Robin Robertson Fast Sandwiches
11 June 2000 15
Robin Robertson Reverse Immovable Card Pass reverse cull on back side
Inspired by
  • Ed Marlo's Movable Card Pass (New Tops)
11 June 2000 15
Robin Robertson Triple Simon deck cut in halves, one card chosen from each half and stabbed into it, it ends up between two cards of same value and suit as selections
11 June 2000 17
Jagannath Yedida The Worm Hole Effect presentation for card to wallet, Himber wallet
11 June 2000 18
Ken Simmons Technical Variation of the MacMillan One-Hand Turnover Switch
Inspired by 11 June 2000 19
Jason Tang Mental Triumph card apparently thought of (with favorite mental force)
Inspired by 11 June 2000 23
Ken Simmons A Further Fantastic Move Tilt Half Pass & Future Reverse combo, brief
Also published here 11 June 2000 23
Ben Blau Pass The Pass as deck is transferred to other hand
  • What It Should Look Like
  • The Basic Principle
  • An Exercise
  • Now For The Actual Pass
11 June 2000 24
Ben Blau A Stop Trick "Pass The Pass" application
11 June 2000 26
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