Written by Richard Kaufman, So Sato

2016
Work of So Sato

191 pages (Hardcover), published by Kaufman and Company
Illustrated with drawings by Tomoki Kawashima.
Language: English

(62 entries)

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Richard Kaufman Introduction
9
So Sato Magic Slap selection appears between empty palms
11
Unknown Top Card Clip Steal
12
So Sato Shrink Vanish single card shrinks via optical illusion, vanishes, reappears in pocket
Inspired by 17
Unknown Pivot Vanish
19
Dai Vernon Hand Washing classic to classic
21
Gary Kurtz The Empty Hand
Related to 23
So Sato Reverse Highlight clean reversal of selection(s)
25
So Sato The Turnover Half Pass
26
So Sato Another "All Backs"
Inspired by
  • "Direct Backs and Faces" (Michael Skinner, video tape)
30
So Sato The Tabled All Backs Display
31
Unknown Coffin Change with clean-up to bottom
39
So Sato Bath Towel Mentalism two spectators with half the deck each exchange a card underneath large towel, performer divines them
41
So Sato Lucky Number Poker two spectators with poker hands exchange cards to given rules, their resulting poker hand is predicted
46
So Sato Lateral Thinking Assembly (a.k.a. Cross Assembler)
4 piles in square on table, kings placed on top, they gather on top of one pile
50
Arturo de Ascanio Open Display brief
51
Lennart Green Snap Deal
53
So Sato Mote-Monte performer cuts four piles, spectator choses one, top card is queen, other top cards kings, or vice versa
  • Shawn P. Tenhoff/Yuki Kadoya Variation
56
So Sato Three to One three purses, spectator choses one, content predicts choice
60
So Sato So-Lution 1
  • Phase 1: Selecting a Number
  • Phase 2: Forcing One of twelve Court Cards
  • Phase 3: Production of the Card (Climax)
62
Unknown Display Pass
68
So Sato So-Lution 2 Invisible Deck presentation, presented as an idea
72
So Sato The Professor Still Fools Us card "named" by spectator, Dai Vernon's named used to spell to it
76
So Sato You Can Count on Dr. Daley no multiple lifts
81
So Sato Monte Plus type Switch
82
So Sato Love a Dove Dove ace from packet to onto case
Related to 86
So Sato Card Case Load on top in offbeat
87
So Sato Vertical Three as Four Count Elmsley Count alternative
87
Unknown Rub a Dub Dub Vanish see also thoughts on page 91
90
So Sato Yin Yang Divide six cards chosen, separated into two groups of three and each added up, both totals predicted
92
So Sato Warp Wrap deck rubber banded, selection penetrates from center and drops to table, back to center, it vanishes and reappears in wrapped deck in spectator's hands
99
Unknown Card with Rubber Band Gaff card with strand of rubber band
100
Unknown Addition from Case when rubber band is removed
101
Edward Marlo, So Sato Bottom Deal Exchange Force
101
Jerry Andrus Vanish in Hands lapping
Related to
  • "Unexpected Reverse" (Jerry Andrus, Up Close with Andrus, 1957)
106
So Sato Bushfire Triumph with open tabled layout
Related toVariations 108
So Sato Mass Destruction Stacking deck cut into piles, spectator shuffles all, yet some set-up is retained
Inspired byRelated to 118
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration winning hand is dealt after spectator shuffles, Mass Destruction Stacking
120
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration Plus Mass Destruction Stacking
Phase 1: Middle Deal Demonstration
Phase 2: Stacking Demonstration (Re-Deal principle)
123
So Sato Quartet Shuffle four piles, spectator shuffles in various ways, four of a kind with down-under-deal found, Mass Destruction Stacking
Inspired by
  • "Time Cumbersome Down-Under" (Hideo Kato, PALM Vol. 19, 2001)
126
So Sato Destroy and Search "If you ask, 'Is this practical for laymen?' I must answer, 'No.'"
Mass Destruction Stacking
128
So Sato Kyoto "Okiniiri" Prediction using postcards, Mass Destruction Stacking
130
So Sato Blue Print spectator shuffles, order of chosen suit within deck is predicted, Mass Destruction Stacking, interlocking chains
132
So Sato Zen Derby horse race plot, Mass Destruction Stacking
137
So Sato Mimic Show handling for mis-showing Three as Ace, also for court cards, credit information
Inspired byRelated to 143
So Sato Amnesia Aces alternated with indifferent card on top of deck, aces come to top
148
So Sato Amnesia Lite three Aces alternated with indifferent card on top of deck, aces come to top
153
So Sato Elevator Action Aces lost into deck in piles come together in center
155
Unknown Tilt to Bottom
157
Unknown Riffle Force break
158
So Sato Pick Pocket Lesson chosen Ace travels from one half to the other half
Variations 159
Unknown Double Lift Reversal top card put in center, another card reversed in process
161
So Sato Worker Bee "Collectors" two cards found between three Aces
163
Unknown Alignment Move Reversal reversing a card in small packet
166
So Sato Love a Dove Dove Plus aces shown, one vanishes and travels into case
Related to 168
Unknown Misdirection Lapping top card thumped into lap
168
So Sato Outsourcing Sandwich two aces distributed in deck come together to trap selection
170
So Sato Bushfire Triumph Ver. 1.5 with open tabled layout
Inspired byVariations 172
So Sato Seated Half Pass Handling
Related to
  • Peter Duffie (Card Conspiracy, 2003)
181
So Sato Acrobat Leader
182
So Sato Tabled Bottom Deal tabled, as packet is put down
187
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
190