74 entries in Straw
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To Lift Four Straws with a Fifth puzzle
1902 The Modern Conjurer 308
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dr. Ervins Straw Trick straw is cut into pieces, one piece is stretched to a full size straw again
Related to Oct. 1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Sid Fleischman Drunken Cocktail liquid travels from straw to straw
1940 The Jinx (Issue 79) 518
Harry G. Franke Rise!! ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 173) 693
Up the Scale making different sounds with straw, gag
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 31
Jack Yeager Chinese Pop Bottle Chinese Prayer Vase done with bottle and straw
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 11
Bill Nord Ex-straw-dinary paper from a straw twists like a snake when water is dropped on it, then when touched with a cigarette it vanishes
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 937
Bobby Bernard Trial of the Warrior cord penetrates chop stick and severing straw into two, presentation
Inspired by
  • Stuard Judah's "Straw, String and Pencil Trick"
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 38
Paul LePaul Holy Potatoes piercing a potato with a straw
Related to 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 106
Harry G. Franke Rise ball with a hole rises and sinks on a straw (as H. G. Frank)
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 11
Stewart James The Astral Dagger straw in tube, held with string is cut into two pieces
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 15
Bert Allerton The Flutist cutting a straw into a flute
1958 The Close-Up Magician 42
Max Malini Torn and Restored Straw Cover
Also published here 1962 Malini and His Magic 51
El Hilo Irrompible string in straw is cut and restored, straw remains cut
1975 Magia en el Bar 69
The String and the Straw string through straw, cut and restored, Kolar's Straw and String
1976 The Big Book of Magic 141
Harry Lorayne French Fries paper straw is pushed through raw potato
1977 The Magic Book 268
The Pipes of Pan instrument from drinking straws
1979 Elastrix 40
Larry White Ein Stroh-Voller Trick liquid in straw apparently flows upwards
Also published here
  • Genii, Feb. 1978
Jan. 1983 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4) 137
Wally Wilson Cocktail Sword and Straw ring on wand, with cocktail sword and straw
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 136
John Cornelius Dartanian's Release cocktail plastic sword through straw
Also published here 1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 79
William Goodwin, Ray Kosby The Camel's Back straw wrapper is torn and restored, then reappears around straw
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 88
Doc Valles No Visible Means of Support straw clings to hand, invisible thread
Oct. 1985 Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1122
Gordon penetration of two wrapped around straws
1986 Gimmick (Issue 7) 3
Jay Sankey The Almost Human Cannon Ball straw wrapper vanishes inside straw (flash paper) and travels to other hand
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 10
William Goodwin Torn and Restored Straw Wrapper
1988 Lecture 1988 13
Jay Sankey Cut and Restrawed drinking straw is ripped and restored
1990 100% Sankey 25
Jim Kleefeld Put a Lid on It plastic drink lid, bumps on lid depress one by one
1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 2) 11
Flip Hallema Flipstick with a straw
1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 2) 13
Michael Powers Tornado Card straw through (business) card
1990 Top Secret Stuff 82
Michael Powers Toothpick Into Straw toothpick travels into straw which is still wrapped
1990 Top Secret Stuff 159
Karl Fulves Short Straw percentage game with three straws in three cups each
1991 Swindle & Cheat 38
David Harkey Spotweld straw welded shut while still inside cover
Also published here 1991 Hardcore 156
David Harkey Spotweld plastic straw in paper wrapper is spotwelt inside wrapper, fingerprints appear inside wrapper on straw
Also published here 1991 Simply Harkey 203
Bob Rees Suck It Up method to load end of invisible thread into mouth during performance, straw
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 5
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Potato Power piercing a straw through raw potato
Related to July 1992 Magick (Issue 475) 2374
Karl Fulves Squirting Lighter using it empty to blow air to animate things
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 31
Karl Fulves Rollaway straw moves, blowing
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 11
Michael Close The Straw and Shoelace string penetrates straw
Related to 1994 A Workers Series Sampler 8
Steve Dusheck Last Straw two straws in hand, spectator always picks short one
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 151
Joel Givens Sucker Straw straw bends 90 degrees and straightens again
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 63) 1226
Kyle Carlson Twisted Sucker lengthwise stripes on straw turn in a spiral from end to end
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1379
Andrew Mayne Implosion wrapper of straw vanishes and appears back on straw
1998 Mad Mojo 73
Karl Fulves Stuck Up staple of magazine bent open for levitation or hook-up
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 58
John Cornelius D'Artagnan's Release cocktail plastic sword through straw
Also published here 2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 53
David Stone Moorea Straw straw penetrates chin into mouth
Inspired by
  • "Straw Thru Chin" (Kevin James, Genii, Vol. 58 No. 9, July 1995)
2001 X-Rated 3
R. Paul Wilson The Camel's Back standing paper falls by itself, three phases, with straw in which air is apparently stored
2001 Omerta 12
Nathan Kranzo Tornado Straw straw is poked through bottom of cup, cup is restored, thumbtip
2001 The Ends 12
Antón "Mago Antón" López El Submarino y el Periscopio selection is found with the aid of a straw, submarin presentation, with variation
  • Variante: Equilibrio Inverosimil
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 234
Jay Sankey A Strange Journey borrowed coin is inserted in straw and travels down
2004 Sankey Unleashed 102
Jack Avis The Last Straw cut and restored straw
2006 Rara Avis 191
Jack Avis The Magnetic Straw "A Table Trick"
straw becomes apparently magnetic
2006 Rara Avis 192
Michael Powers Paper View straw removed from wrapping paper, it visible jumps back into paper
2006 Power Plays 227
Michael Powers Science Friction straw balanced on saltshaker, straw moves and is animated, static electricity
Related to 2006 Power Plays 229
Toto Straw Warp stripes on white straw changes color, visual
Oct. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 10) 74
Derek DelGaudio Strawgami wrapped straw passes through fist, paper wrapping ends up inside the straw (turns inside out)
2008 Organic 42
Daniel Garcia Butter Bill Straw penetrate and melts through borrowed bill in three phases
Inspired by
  • "Misled" (Timothy Wenk)
2009 Limited 29
Karl Fulves Drawing Straws straw wrapping paper moves away and towards straw, static electricity
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 368
John Carney Hypnotizing a Straw! straw rises in bottle
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 8
John Guastaferro Zen Bend straw bends at fingertips
2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 51
Tony Chang Looper straw shoots from glass, invisible thread loop
2013 I Was Kidnapped 13
Doug Edwards Grabbing Straws penetration of two wrapped around straws
2013 Nukes 138
Mike Caveney Jumping Straw straw and wrapper rolled up in handkerchief, when unrolled the wrapper is on the straw again
Also published here
  • Magic for Dummies, 1998
2013 Wonders 57
Jeff Prace "Strawesome"
  • Left-Handed
performer drinks coke from paper cup that is visible through transparent straw, it changes to orange soda
July 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 7) 28
Daniel Garcia Stir Crazy stir stick (or toothpick, cigarette, ...) spins and flies off glass
Also published here 2018 Something More 26
John Guastaferro Portable Straw crumpled up straw wrapper is stretched and a straw taken out of it
Dec. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12) 82
John Guastaferro Ring on Straw ring on stick with straw
Dec. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12) 83
Allan Zola Kronzek Creepy Crawly crumpled straw wrapper moves
Also published here
  • "Grandpa Magic"
Dec. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12) 97
Jonathan Friedman Some Picks Suck guitar pick is visually changed into a straw
Aug. 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 8) 62
Max Malini Torn and Restored Straw Paper
Also published here 2022 Max Malini 184
Max Malini Torn and Restored Paper Straw
Related to
  • Elwin T. Shaw, Hugard's Magic Monthly, July 1961
2022 Max Malini 187
Daniel Garcia Stir Crazy stir stick (or toothpick, cigarette, ...) spins and flies off glass
Also published here 2022 Something More 38
Joel Givens Matches All Gone matches vanish from match book and travel into wrapped straw
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2003
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 252
Joel Givens Sweet Straw stirrer straw produced from sugar packet
Also published here
  • MAGIC, July 2007
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 633
Eric Leclerc Ottawa Straw straw penetrates paper cup, second method with solid glass
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2008
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 2) 702