2012-2014
Written by Alexander de Cova
Work of Alexander de Cova, Various
780 pages (E-book), published by DeCovaMagic
Illustrated with photographs
Language: German
226 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Alexander de Cova Ist eine klassische Zauberzeitschrift in der heutigen Zeit noch angebracht?
1 Oct. 2012 3
Alexander de Cova, Jan Becker Becker-Mentalismus named city and chosen emotion (from eight cards) are divined and predicted
Related toAlso published here 1 Oct. 2012 4
Alexander de Cova, Ralf "Braco" Wichmann Die Annemann Force equivoque force from even number of objects
Also published here 1 Oct. 2012 5
Alexander de Cova Das unsichtbare TOPIT – ein Mythos wird wahr "The invisible Topit"
  • Schritt 1: Der Taschenschlitz
  • Schritt 2: Der Beutel
  • Schritt 3: Die Abdeckung
Also published here 1 Oct. 2012 9
Alexander de Cova Der schnellste Ring in Kuvert der Welt quick loading method for envelope, wallet, or other things, involving lapping via Revolve Vanish and apparent removal from inside pocket
Also published here 1 Oct. 2012 14
Slydini Revolve Vanish
1 Oct. 2012 15
Alexander de Cova Poker-A-Ma re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Also published here 1 Oct. 2012 17
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Stegreif-Zauberei on impromptu magic
  • Stegreifzauberei - was ist es wirklich?
  • Variante I - mit Nichts
  • Variante II - Mit Hilfsmitteln
  • Variante III - Präparierte Umgebung
  • Variante IV - Der Kommando Act
  • Prinzipien, die man beherrschen sollte
    • Forcieren
    • Handfertigkeit
  • Meine Lieblings-Stegreiftricks
Also published here 1 Oct. 2012 23
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer column written by stuffed monkey toy
1 Oct. 2012 30
Alexander de Cova Das DU zieht ein in die NEW AVANTGARDE MAGIC
2 Nov. 2012 3
Markus Beldig Fairness first!
2 Nov. 2012 4
Alexander de Cova, Harry Riegel Ein Interview mit Harry Riegel
2 Nov. 2012 5
Harry Riegel Tele-Force force strategy while talking to someone on the phone during a performance, spectator thinks you're talking to phoned person and vice versa
2 Nov. 2012 13
Harry Riegel A.C.A.A.N person called during performance to give the number, application of Tele-Force
2 Nov. 2012 13
Alexander de Cova Raffinesse zum versiegelten Kuvert on loading envelope with slit
Also published here 2 Nov. 2012 16
Alexander de Cova Bällchen growing sponge ball, another one transforms into little ones
Also published here 2 Nov. 2012 18
Alexander de Cova Sponge Ball Vanish in Clear Bag several sponge balls vanish in transparent plastic bag, using back-of-hand gimmick
Also published here 2 Nov. 2012 19
Alexander de Cova Das Tuch in Apfel mal ganz anders signed silk vanishes from rolled-up paper and appears inside apple
Also published here 2 Nov. 2012 22
Alexander de Cova Nachtrag zu “Becker-Mentalismus” aus der ersten Ausgabe further comment on effect
Related to 2 Nov. 2012 25
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (1) on misdirection
  • Etwas zur Geschichte
  • Definition
  • Raus mit der Miss aus Misdirektion
  • Direktion
  • Der Regisseur
  • Das Direction Kit
  • Das S.H. SHARPE System
  • Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Aktive Techniken zur Ablenkung
  • Passive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Passive Techniken zum Ablenken
Also published here 2 Nov. 2012 26
Alexander de Cova Die dicke Berta thick wide card by glueing two card together slightly off
  • Herrstellung
  • Das Prinzip
Related toAlso published here 2 Nov. 2012 34
Alexander de Cova Anwendung mit Zarrowshuffle using wide card for Zarrow shuffle
  • Der Zarrow ohne Gimmick
  • Der Zarrow mit Gimmick
  • Mein Zarrow Mischen in Bildern
Also published here 2 Nov. 2012 35
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
2 Nov. 2012 38
Alexander de Cova Ein neuer Stern ist am magischen Himmel aufgegangen ... on Thorsten Strotmann
3 Dec. 2012 3
Alexander de Cova, Thorsten Strotmann Thorsten Strotmann und seine Magic Lounge in Stuttgart
Also published here 3 Dec. 2012 5
Thorsten Strotmann Magic Marketing article about "Show BU$INE$$"
  • Bauchladen vs. Positionierung
  • Die besten regisseure sind die Zuschauer
  • 1. Anders sein
  • 2. Außergewöhnlich sein
  • 3. Der erste sein
  • 4. neue Kategorie
  • 5. Besser spitz statt breit in den Markt
  • 6. Wähle ein Grundbedürfnis und nicht ein besonderes Verfahren
  • 7. Kleine Zielgruppe
  • 8. Löse für andere ein Problem
  • 9. Darüber reden
  • 10. Preise bestimmen
  • hier noch ein paar Tipps
3 Dec. 2012 14
Alexander de Cova Totally stoned five white and one black stone
Also published here 3 Dec. 2012 21
Alexander de Cova The (W)hole Trick signed card appears visibly between two sandwich cards, the top of which has a hole, twirl change
Inspired by
  • "Holes" (Dave Forrest, marketed)
Also published here
3 Dec. 2012 23
Alexander de Cova Münzenfang einfach coin production gimmick (coin attached to thumb tip) and sound gimmick in bucket
  • Der Sektkühler
  • Ein Tipp
Also published here 3 Dec. 2012 29
Alexander de Cova, Markus Laymann Die MMC (Munich Magic Conference) 17. Februar 2013 on an upcoming convention
3 Dec. 2012 32
Alexander de Cova Die LePaul Spread Pass – refined handling finesses
Also published here 3 Dec. 2012 34
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (2) more on misdirection
  • Die verschiedenen Arten der Ablenkung
    • Generelle Misdirektion
    • Partielle Misdirektion
    • Simultane Misdirektion
    • Post Misdirektion
  • Das Zwiebelmodell
3 Dec. 2012 38
Alexander de Cova Natürlich geht es weiter
4 Feb. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova, Paul Sommersguter Paul Sommersguter
4 Feb. 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Parabloxx paper box used to take props from it, at the end a final load it taken out that fills it completely
Also published here 4 Feb. 2013 15
Alexander de Cova Shaxon-Umschlag II with stack of envelopes à la Alan Shaxon
Also published here 4 Feb. 2013 19
Alexander de Cova Geldschein in Seil borrowed bill travels inside a rope, using Joshua Jay corner concept
Inspired byAlso published here 4 Feb. 2013 21
Gaëtan Bloom Intercessor Subtlety switching matching corner back in at the end
Also published here 4 Feb. 2013 21
Alexander de Cova Der Kristallhäftling card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief-covered glass
Inspired by 4 Feb. 2013 24
Alexander de Cova Das Doublieren
  • Grundlegendes
  • Das eigentliche Doublieren
4 Feb. 2013 27
Alexander de Cova Tuch durch Mikrofonständer silk through microphone stand, ungaffed
4 Feb. 2013 30
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
4 Feb. 2013 32
Alexander de Cova Sonderheft zur MMC collection of items from the first four issues
Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova, Thorsten Strotmann Thorsten Strotmann und seine Magic Lounge in Stuttgart
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 4
Alexander de Cova The (W)hole Trick signed card appears visibly between two sandwich cards, the top of which has a hole, twirl change
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 13
Alexander de Cova Raffinesse zum versiegelten Kuvert on loading envelope with slit
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 19
Alexander de Cova Bällchen growing sponge ball, another one transforms into little ones
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 21
Alexander de Cova Sponge Ball Vanish in Clear Bag several sponge balls vanish in transparent plastic bag, using back-of-hand gimmick
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 22
Alexander de Cova Das Tuch in Apfel mal ganz anders signed silk vanishes from rolled-up paper and appears inside apple
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 25
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (1) on misdirection
  • Etwas zur Geschichte
  • Definition
  • Raus mit der Miss aus Misdirektion
  • Direktion
  • Der Regisseur
  • Das Direction Kit
  • Das S.H. SHARPE System
  • Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Aktive Techniken zur Ablenkung
  • Passive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Passive Techniken zum Ablenken
Also published here Sondererausgabe MMC Feb. 2013 29
Alexander de Cova Her mit den Büchern ...
5 Mar. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Alaisdair McCova interview with his alter ego Alaisdair McCova
5 Mar. 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Rosediction price of rose predicted on its price tag
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 20
Alexander de Cova Benson Bowl Moves holding a sponge ball out under edge of bowl
  • Die schottische Variante
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 23
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Verschwindegriff details on the Benson vanish
5 Mar. 2013 25
Alexander de Cova Fly with the Eagles no pull, ring vanishes from jewel case and appears on stuffed animal
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 28
Alexander de Cova Ringomatic ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 31
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 36
Alexander de Cova Cigarette Switch
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 37
Alexander de Cova Action Switch with bills or wallet, as monte climax
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 38
Alexander de Cova Ein Straßentisch table with wheels for street magic
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 39
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (3): Die 30-cm-Regel on the principle that the spectator has to decide on which hand to watch as soon as they are more than 30 cm apart
Also published here 5 Mar. 2013 40
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
5 Mar. 2013 42
Alexander de Cova Alles neu macht der Mai on Real Secrets, DRM
6 May 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Mein Zetteltausch
  • Der McCova Billet Switch
Also published here 6 May 2013 6
Alexander de Cova Free-Cut-Addition crossing hands
Also published here 6 May 2013 9
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zum Forcierspiel von Al Koran 1-0-1 force principle used on backs, with names on backs
  • Das OSKAR-Spiel
Also published here 6 May 2013 12
Alexander de Cova Killer-Kiwi bill in kiwi
  • Für Table-Hopper
  • Die Table-Hopping Sequenz
  • Die Meridian-Technik (Mark Elsdon)
Also published here 6 May 2013 14
Alexander de Cova Der Austauschgriff switch for kiwi, ball, or similar
Also published here 6 May 2013 15
Fred Robinson Fred Robinsons Münzverschwinden coin drops back into other hand
Related toAlso published here 6 May 2013 20
Alexander de Cova Alle zwei Jahre (wieder)
7 June 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Beancounter III predicting the number of beans or peanuts in a large bowl, with cloth pin switch
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 7 June 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Wäscheklammeraustausch cloth pin switch
7 June 2013 9
Alexander de Cova Der Bibel-Buchtest bible book test, number range force and multiple out prediction
Related toAlso published here 7 June 2013 11
Alexander de Cova Meine Handhabung für das Ringtuch handling for silk with sewn-in ring
Also published here 7 June 2013 14
Alexander de Cova Vitamin B signed paper to plastic tube
Also published here 7 June 2013 17
Alexander de Cova Die Lupe ring to envelope, leather nail care set instead of classic loading wallet
Also published here 7 June 2013 23
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (4): Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Autorität
    • Die Vito Lupo Einstellung
  • Leichtigkeit
    • Mike Ammars Gesetz (Michael Ammar)
  • Überzeugung
  • Aufrichtigkeit
    • Christoph Borers Strategie
    • Die Markus-Beldig-Finte
  • Das erste Axiom der Ablenkung
7 June 2013 25
Christoph Borer Christoph Borers Strategie handling for Svengali Deck in hands of spectator
7 June 2013 28
Markus Beldig Die Markus-Beldig-Finte idea for ending of roulette type routines
7 June 2013 29
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
7 June 2013 31
Alexander de Cova Ein neuer I.B.M. Ring
8 July 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Straßenzauberei
  • Charakter
    • Kostüm
  • Requisiten
    • Der Tisch
    • Die Pouch
  • Die Tricks
    • Stegreifzauberei
    • Opener
    • Stille Manipulation
    • Musik
    • Der Banenentrick
    • Seilroutinen
    • Das Doppelte Lottchen
    • Das Becherspiel
    • Tuchfärbung
    • Multi Pip Card
    • Slydini Tücherknoten
    • Münzentricks
  • Der Hut
    • Ein Gag zum Einsammeln
    • Mein letzter Tipp
Also published here 8 July 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Abschlussladung mit einer Pouch final load choreography with pouch
Also published here 8 July 2013 13
Ted Lesley Münze in Flasche coin in bottle, long article with multiple versions
Also published here 8 July 2013 15
Alexander de Cova Ballydesmond Polka - Director’s Cut instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Inspired byAlso published here 8 July 2013 23
Alexander de Cova Revolver "Ein natürlich aussehendes Münzverschwinden"
coin vanish, starts by turning coin over between fingers of both hands multiple times
Also published here 8 July 2013 27
Alexander de Cova Ein Halter für die Daumenspitze holder for thumb tip
Also published here 8 July 2013 30
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Inspired byAlso published here 8 July 2013 31
Alexander de Cova Die Bottom Palm
Also published here 8 July 2013 33
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
8 July 2013 36
Alexander de Cova Regie in der Magie
9 Aug. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Regie in der Zauberei on working with a director
  • Über eine Theaterproduktion
    • Das Drehbuch
    • Die Theatercrew
    • Die Inszenierung
  • Regisseur - ja oder nein?
    • Der Regisseur nimmt einem die Arbeit ab
    • Die eigene Sichtweise verändert sich
    • Regisseure kosten Geld
    • Disziplin ist angesagt und Vertrauen
    • Ein Regisseur ist kein Zauberer
  • Das Drehbuch
    • Woher die Idee?
    • Der Titel des Stücks
    • Der Plot
    • Zuschauer wollen Emotionen
    • Konflikt
  • Drehbuchsoftware Celtx
  • Stage Blocking
  • zur Trickgestaltung
    • Die fünf Schritte der Täuschung
    • Den Effekt betonen
  • Der Programmablauf
    • Das Vaudeville-System
    • Eröffnung
    • Humor
    • Mittelteil
    • Feature
    • Schluss
    • Klaviermethode
  • Requisiten
    • Grundausstattung für Requisiten
    • Der generische Fundus
    • Was sind „generische“ Requisiten?
    • Die schwarzen Schachteln
  • Checklisten
    • Checkliste: Fitzkee Audience Appeals
    • Checkliste: Erfolg des Stücks
  • Literaturtipp
Also published here 9 Aug. 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Der Federgag giant metal spring is shaken out of non-working ballpoint pen
Also published here 9 Aug. 2013 18
Alexander de Cova Fluke II number named, card shown reversed in one deck, it matches card at that number in second deck
Inspired byAlso published here 9 Aug. 2013 19
Alexander de Cova Der Ballettaustausch as billet is dropped into a glass
Inspired byAlso published here 9 Aug. 2013 21
Alexander de Cova Die Lowe-Palmage
9 Aug. 2013 23
Walt Lees Ringmaster ends of ropes are sticking out of a bag, spectators pull out ropes except one, the last one has a finger ring knotted onto its end
  • Die Alexander de Cova Variante (bill instead of ring)
VariationsAlso published here
  • Peter Duffie's e-book Mindblasters
9 Aug. 2013 24
Alexander de Cova Die Alexander de Cova Variante ends of ropes are sticking out of a bag, spectators pull out ropes except one, the last one has a rolled-up bill knotted onto its end
Inspired by 9 Aug. 2013 25
Alexander de Cova Blankovorhersage prediction on blank card in glass, free selection put with it into glass, both match
  • BONUS-Routine (repeat with clean-up)
Also published here 9 Aug. 2013 26
Alexander de Cova Magician Fooler every second card marked on face
Inspired byAlso published here 9 Aug. 2013 29
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
9 Aug. 2013 31
Alexander de Cova Taschenspielereien
10 Sep. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Der Kartentrick übers Internet card chosen, spectator goes on a website on which he sees a video that ends with that card, can be different at next performance
  • Die Force
  • Die Zusatzidee (QR code)
  • Abschließende Bemerkungen
Inspired by
  • "Worldwide Card Trick" (Steve Fearson, download)
10 Sep. 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Der springende Punkt design duplication with x-ray blank deck
  • Die Alternative ohne Präparation
Inspired by
  • Patrik Kuffs DVD
Also published here
10 Sep. 2013 8
Alexander de Cova Meine Handhabung der Linking Cards using only one card, making one loop out of each half
Inspired byAlso published here 10 Sep. 2013 13
Roberto Giobbi Die 13 Goldenen Regeln der Zauberkunst
Also published here 10 Sep. 2013 18
Alexander de Cova Geldscheine zu Karten stack of bills transforms into deck of playing cards, incomplete faro
Inspired by
  • Steve Dusheck method
Also published here
10 Sep. 2013 25
Alexander de Cova Daley’s Multiple Shift Control
Inspired byAlso published here 10 Sep. 2013 29
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
10 Sep. 2013 33
Alexander de Cova DIRTY LECTURE Tour gestartet!
11 Oct. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Eine Routine mit den Geistertafeln name appears on slate from scrambled letters
Inspired byAlso published here 11 Oct. 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Brandt Zwieback borrowed watch travels into box of Zwieback bread
Also published here 11 Oct. 2013 11
Alexander de Cova Hofzinser trifft auf Patrick Page two cards travel into wallet, Larsen/Wright/Sellers stab forcing gaff for two cards
Also published here 11 Oct. 2013 16
Alexander de Cova Der Purse Switch switching purse as it is closed
Also published here 11 Oct. 2013 18
Alexander de Cova Mein Extraktor card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Inspired by
  • Abstractor, marketed item, Alakazam
Also published here
11 Oct. 2013 20
Alexander de Cova Wiener Magische Skripten
11 Oct. 2013 24
Alexander de Cova Al Koran Newspaper Prediction binary tearing and counting
Also published here 11 Oct. 2013 25
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
11 Oct. 2013 31
Alexander de Cova Basteln oder kaufen?
12 Nov. 2013 3
Alexander de Cova Boxed signed bill vanishes and reappears inside lighter that is inside a rubber-banded pack of cigarettes
Related toAlso published here 12 Nov. 2013 5
Alexander de Cova Flamethrower Match large flame appears on lighted match, match given out, tube with gas
Inspired by
  • "Flamethrower Match" (John Kennedy)
Also published here
12 Nov. 2013 12
Alexander de Cova Addendum zu den Geistertafeln double-writing chalk into two colors
Also published here 12 Nov. 2013 16
Alexander de Cova Das Geldglas glass full with coins, coins transform into any other object, printed inside sleeve simulates coins
Also published here 12 Nov. 2013 18
Alexander de Cova Peter Duffies Kartenspiel Austausch cut cover
  • Zur Technik
  • Die Ausgangsposition
  • Die Feinheit
  • Die Slydini Philosophie
  • Die Cover-up Action
Inspired by
  • Deck Switch, Peter Duffie, Move Mastery 2
Also published here
12 Nov. 2013 22
Alexander de Cova SHAXON Peek Device Alan Shaxon style envelope for peeking
Also published here 12 Nov. 2013 27
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
12 Nov. 2013 33
Alexander de Cova Die mysteriöse 13. Ausgabe
13 Dec. 2013 402
Alexander de Cova Traveller city and number predicted, Koran's newspaper force for one-ahead
Also published here 13 Dec. 2013 404
Alexander de Cova Wallet & Envelope Handling window wallet used for loading
Also published here 13 Dec. 2013 408
Alexander de Cova Erweiterung zu Boxed nest of boxes extension to "bill in zipper"
Related toAlso published here 13 Dec. 2013 412
Alexander de Cova Hofzinser in meiner Brieftasche signed card to wallet, incorporating letter cards that spell HOFZINSER and a picture of Hofzinser
Inspired by
  • Chip Kleiman & Peter Duffie routine in "Hooked on Cards"
Also published here
13 Dec. 2013 413
Dai Vernon Das Stehlen und der Transfer
13 Dec. 2013 415
Alexander de Cova Papierflieger paper plane tossed into audience, named number is printed in large numbers on the paper when unfolded, range force and index
Inspired by
  • Prof. Dr. Toni Forster routine from 1982
Also published here
13 Dec. 2013 420
Alexander de Cova Ein Horror Kartentrick packet cut off and cased, performer divines number of cards blindfolded
Inspired byAlso published here 13 Dec. 2013 430
Alexander de Cova Der Reverse Take unusual thumb-tip transfer principle
  • Als Austausch
Also published here 13 Dec. 2013 432
Alexander de Cova Die Geldscheinnummer reverse take switch application
Also published here 13 Dec. 2013 434
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer: Mein Lieblings-Papierflieger instructions for paper plane
13 Dec. 2013 435
Alexander de Cova Die Matrix hat mich
14 Jan. 2014 2
Alexander de Cova, Devin Knight Auto-Spell Deck in deutscher Sprache spectator cuts anywhere, remembers top card and puts it in center, performer cuts once and selection can be spelled out
Inspired by
  • "Auto-Spell Deck" (Devin Knight, e-book)
Also published here
14 Jan. 2014 4
Alexander de Cova Die Matrix-Force
  • Die 15er-Matrix
  • Die Force der 165
  • Die 34er-Force
  • Eigene Forcierzahlen
  • Die 68er-Matrix
Also published here 14 Jan. 2014 6
Alexander de Cova Der SCRABBLE-Test word force with matrix with letters in them
  • Variante II
Also published here 14 Jan. 2014 12
Alexander de Cova Der da Vinci Buchtest matrix force for number
Also published here 14 Jan. 2014 13
Alexander de Cova Speisekartentrick
Also published here 14 Jan. 2014 15
Alexander de Cova Royal Ascot fictitious horse race, magic age cards
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 14 Jan. 2014 18
Alexander de Cova Sind Zauberkästen wieder in?
15 Feb. 2014 475
Alexander de Cova Bermudadreieck coin through card or business card into spectator's hand
Inspired byAlso published here 15 Feb. 2014 477
Unknown Der Pinch Vanish
15 Feb. 2014 479
Alexander de Cova Das Fensterkuvert mal anders peeking with envelope
Also published here 15 Feb. 2014 482
Alexander de Cova Eine Anwendung premonition, missing card is additionally predicted on a letter
Also published here 15 Feb. 2014 482
Alexander de Cova Die Feinheit mit dem Buch peek envelope is put in center of book, x-ray book with hole through pages
Also published here 15 Feb. 2014 486
Alexander de Cova Zur Leitkarte using double-backer as key card
Related toAlso published here 15 Feb. 2014 488
Alexander de Cova Tipp zum Daumenschreiber tip
Also published here 15 Feb. 2014 490
John Guastaferro Petal Count Display three indifferent cards and two Jokers can be shown as four Jokers
Also published here 15 Feb. 2014 491
Alexander de Cova Billiardball-Finesse sequences and displays with shell
  • Alternatives Display
Also published here 15 Feb. 2014 494
Alexander de Cova Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand card chosen and put in glass, it matches prediction
Inspired by
  • Ian Adair routine in Magigram
Also published here
15 Feb. 2014 497
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (5): Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern II
  • Natürliche, einheitliche und angemessene Handlungen und Aktionen
  • Scheinbare Indifferenz
  • Eine Norm etablieren
  • Zusammenfassung
15 Feb. 2014 500
Alexander de Cova Das Shin Lim Debakel
  • Asian Magic Demo Clips
  • Die NAM im Doppelpack
16 Mar. 2014 507
Alexander de Cova 30 Jahre Gimmicks und Routinen list of props for folded card to container
16 Mar. 2014 511
Alexander de Cova Grundsätzliche Gedanken zum Thema thoughts on the "folded card to container" effect
  • Das Markieren der Karte
  • Das Intercessor-Gimmick
  • Jay Sankeys Dupe Signature
  • Das Guy Hollingworth Konzept
  • Mögliche Techniken
  • Mögliche Austauschmethoden
  • Ein Dämon
  • Was ist der Effekt?
  • Die Sache mit der Bildseite
  • Nichts fällt gerne alleine
Also published here 16 Mar. 2014 512
Alexander de Cova Joro
16 Mar. 2014 513
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) Destination Box by Jon Allen 16 Mar. 2014 520
Unknown Das einhändige Falten einer Karte classic one-handed fold into sixth
16 Mar. 2014 521
Alexander de Cova Albert Goshmans Karte in Geldbörse comments on Goshman's routine
Inspired by 16 Mar. 2014 523
Alexander de Cova Faltkarte im Schuh
  • 1. Variante - Unpräpariert
  • 2. Variante - Präpariert
Also published here 16 Mar. 2014 524
Alexander de Cova Pringles folded card to Pringles tube
Also published here 16 Mar. 2014 526
Alexander de Cova Der LAGER Switch folded card in acrylic box turns out to be later signed selection, featuring switch of folded card while unfolding it
Also published here 16 Mar. 2014 531
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
16 Mar. 2014 536
Alexander de Cova Die Karten werden neu gefaltet
17 Apr. 2014 539
Alexander de Cova Das Reißverschluss-Mäppchen card travels into small wallet, switch with card folded in half at a rubber band
17 Apr. 2014 541
Alexander de Cova Jay Sankey short comment about Paperclipped
17 Apr. 2014 541
Alexander de Cova Clipped Out folded card held with bulldog clip (that can pull it inside) with other items
Also published here 17 Apr. 2014 544
Alexander de Cova Die Faltung beim Riffelmischen folding technique into quarters during riffle shuffle
Related toAlso published here 17 Apr. 2014 545
Alexander de Cova Die Faltung mit der Kartenschachtel card fold into quarters while putting deck in case and putting rubber bands around it
Also published here 17 Apr. 2014 548
Alexander de Cova John Cornelius Mercury Card Fold in quarters, while spreading through deck with faces towards performer
Inspired by 17 Apr. 2014 553
Alexander de Cova Ein glasklarer Austausch folded card under upside-down glass, switched
Also published here 17 Apr. 2014 555
Alexander de Cova Tommy Wonder short comment about his folded card to case
17 Apr. 2014 555
Alexander de Cova Die Picasso Karte odd-backed, folded card in acrylic box turns out to be later signed selection
Also published here 17 Apr. 2014 560
Alexander de Cova Denis Behr comment about his Green Card routine
17 Apr. 2014 562
Alexander de Cova Haeggis signed card lost in deck, glass covered with tube (ghost tube), silk and rubber bands vanish, tube lifted and folded card traveled into glass with silk over top of glass held with rubber band
Inspired byAlso published here 17 Apr. 2014 564
Alexander de Cova Meine Ghosttube home-made ghost tube
Also published here 17 Apr. 2014 564
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus der gläsernen Zukunftskugel...
17 Apr. 2014 570
Alexander de Cova Kurt Freitags Becherspiel on Kurt Freitag's cups and balls routine
18 May 2014 573
Alexander de Cova Über diese Routine more on Kurt Freitag's cups and balls routine
18 May 2014 575
Alexander de Cova Das Zubehör
  • Die Seidl Becher
  • Die Abschlußladungen
  • Techniken
18 May 2014 576
Kurti Freitag, Aldo Colombini Der Wurfgriff hiding balls in cup, while tossing them from hand to hand
Inspired by 18 May 2014 579
Kurti Freitag Der Pickup picking up cup with ball underneath, unusual grip
18 May 2014 582
Horace Goldin Goldin Vanish ball vanishes visuall between two cups that are banged together with both hands on the table
18 May 2014 583
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Move
  • Die Finte mit der Bewegung
18 May 2014 586
Unknown Das Stehlen steal of sponge ball under cup when placing cup over ball
18 May 2014 588
Unknown Verschwindegriff
18 May 2014 589
Kurti Freitag Die Routine full cups and balls routine
  • Vorbereitung
  • Phase I
    • Becher durch Becher
    • Bälle durch Becher
    • Anmerkung
  • Phase II
    • Die erste Wanderung
    • Die zweite Wanderung
    • Die plötzliche Wanderung
  • Phase III
    • Vorbereitung zum Charlie Miller Move
    • Die erste Durchdringung
    • Die zweite Durchdringung
    • Das Beseitigen des fünften Balles
  • Phase IV
    • Das Vorzeigen des Bechers
    • Der Horace Goldin Move
    • Das Laden des ersten Schaumgummiballes
  • Phase V
    • Ein Wechsel
    • Noch zwei Schaumgummibälle
    • Das erste Spiel
    • Die erste Abschlussladung
    • Der Ball in der Hand
    • Two in the hands
    • Die zweite Abschlussladung
18 May 2014 591
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
18 May 2014 641
Alexander de Cova The Roaring 40ties...
19 June 2014 645
Alexander de Cova Cashing the Cheque paper transforms into bill in flash
Inspired byAlso published here 19 June 2014 647
Alexander de Cova Bill Simons Münzenverschwinden coin put in one hand, a small coin placed on fist, coin inside hand vanishes
Inspired by
  • Bill Simon coin vanish in The Gen
Also published here
19 June 2014 650
Alexander de Cova Peps Zollers Kartenmirakel spectator and performer exchange two cards from two decks and place them in their inside jacket pocket, they match
Inspired by
  • "Knock Out" (Ken Brooke, The Gen, Vol. 17 No. 6)
Related to
  • Geoffrey Buckingham routine
Also published here
19 June 2014 654
Ken Brooke Fake Inside Pocket attached inside pocket that pendulums back when loosened
Also published here 19 June 2014 655
Alexander de Cova 7 Keys to Baldpate
Also published here 19 June 2014 657
Alexander de Cova Theo Annemann
19 June 2014 658
Alexander de Cova PATEO Force with People
Also published here 19 June 2014 659
Alexander de Cova Al Koran
19 June 2014 661
Alexander de Cova Das spirituelle Etui nach Al Koran two blank cards are put into leather sleeve with transparent plastic top, one card initialed by spectator, later selection appears written on one of the blank cards
Inspired by
  • Al Koran idea from The Gen
Also published here
19 June 2014 661
Alexander de Cova Diagonal Palm Shift (DPS)
Related to 19 June 2014 663
Alexander de Cova Chink-A-Chink with bottle caps
Also published here 19 June 2014 666
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
19 June 2014 674
Alexander de Cova Less but better
20 July 2014 677
Alexander de Cova Kreativität on creativity
  • Nihil novi sub sole
  • Ideensammler
    • Klauen ist gut
  • Werkzeuge
    • Lesen, lesen und nochmals lesen!
    • Händlerkataloge
  • Die Hüte der sieben Zwerge Methode (nach Edward de Bono)
  • Brute Force Attack
  • Die SCAMMPERR-Methode
  • Der Gestaltungsprozess
    • Sind weniger Griffe besser?
    • Hofzinser vs. Youtube
    • Der Traum vom Blockbuster
  • KISS
  • Meine 15 besten Tipps
Also published here 20 July 2014 679
Alexander de Cova Buatier de Kolta
20 July 2014 693
Alexander de Cova Die vier Ecken Kartenroutine unknown card torn into four pieces, those pieces turn out to belong to four different cards which have one corner missing each, basically the same effect and method as Joshua Jay's
Inspired by
  • "Hitchcock" (Joshua Jay)
Also published here
20 July 2014 708
Unknown Torn Pieces Switch with Case magnetic
Also published here 20 July 2014 709
Alexander de Cova Design in der Zauberei
21 Aug. 2014 713
Alexander de Cova Was ist Design?
21 Aug. 2014 716
Alexander de Cova Neun Thesen über gutes Design nine design thoughts by Dieter Rams
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 716
Alexander de Cova Der Goldene Schnitt on the golden ratio and design
  • Beispiel: ein Strassentisch
  • Die Berechnung des Goldenen Schnitts
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 720
Alexander de Cova Die Fibonacci-Spirale on visual design concepts
  • Bühnenaufbau im Goldenen Schnitt
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 723
Alexander de Cova Zaubertisch mit einer Table Base table with base
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 725
Alexander de Cova Farbgebung colors and design
  • Vorschläge zur Gestaltung der Farben
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 728
Alexander de Cova Koffer, Ablagen & Tische on table designs
  • Aufnahme und Dump
  • Centrepieces
  • Die konische Ablage
  • Beispielhaftes Design (Paul Daniels's clear chop cup table)
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 732
Alexander de Cova Klassisches Design
21 Aug. 2014 737
Alexander de Cova Schlichtheit table design
21 Aug. 2014 738
Alexander de Cova Der Praktiker table design
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 739
Alexander de Cova Das Pult table design
Also published here 21 Aug. 2014 740
Alexander de Cova Milleniums Tisch table design
  • Das Taschensystem
Related toAlso published here 21 Aug. 2014 741
Alexander de Cova Eine Kartenforce für den Salon spectator says stop while performer is removed cards from bottom one by one, glide with corner of force card missing
  • Die Basis-Methode
  • Variante mit abgerissener Ecke (corner of card torn off, rest of card travels into anything)
21 Aug. 2014 748
Alexander de Cova Der weibliche Kalendereffekt spectator's name on back of named card, combined with birthday book
Inspired byRelated toVariations 21 Aug. 2014 749
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