20 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Spectator's Name on Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Aldini Pre-cardiction Prediction written on blank card, the other spectator writes their name on it. Card freely chosen from six cards
1969 Roughingly Yours 24
Ken De Courcy The Very Personal Card Discovery completely out of hand, spectator chooses a card and loses it, spreads deck, one card has his initials and it's the selection
1980 Cards in Cabaret 24
Paul Gertner Don't Get Personal spectator's name appears on throught-of-card
Dec. 1981 Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 12) 568
Paul Harris Fan Dance spectator's initials on small piece of cardboard, it moves up and down a fan and vanishes, initials appear on selection
1984 Close-up Seductions 50
Gary Kurtz The Name is the Same prediction, at the end spectator's name appears on back of card
Related to 1988 Continuations ... Departures 2 20
Gary Kurtz Name It! at the end spectator's name appears on back of card
Related toVariations 1990 Unexplainable Acts 46
Paul Harris The Fluffer Deck name of spectator vanishes from single card an appears across whole spread of cards
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 47
Paul Harris The Anything Deck any named word is written on the backs of cards in a prediction packet, one letter on each card
Related toVariations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 23
Joshua Jay Dear Journal Journal entries written on freely selected playing cards divine selected card, with final journal entry revealing spectator's name
1999 Magic Atlas 112
Kuniyasu Fujiwara Mr. Green's Prediction any last name named by spectator, eventually it is shown to be the only odd-backed card in a deck of blank cards with names on them
May 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 5) 34
Jay Sankey What's In A Name? Name of spectator appears on predicted card
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 51
Wesley James A Sleight Case of Murder "beta", card predicted, names on every card back and selection has spectator's name
  • Alternates for the Pass
  • Alternate Methods
  • Premise Variations
Inspired by
  • "Who Killed Roger Rabbit?" (Dale Dewey)
2004 Enchantments 104
Jack Avis Cards to Blanks with Signatures packet trick with name of spectator on blank cards
2006 Rara Avis 33
Tyler Wilson Oscar The Grouch deck with celebrity-names on backs, some transformations on both sides of one of those cards, back changes to named name
Also published here Oct. 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 3) 22
Tyler Wilson Oscar The Grouch deck with celebrity-names on backs, some transformations on both sides of one of those cards, back changes to named name
Also published here 2010 Reinventing the Real 164
David Corsaro Getting to Know You spectator's name appears on blank faced card in deck with name cards, with comedy predictions to begin
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 13
Matt Marcy Name a Card card chosen from blank deck with various first names on them, spectator choses his own name
Inspired by
  • "Big Reaction" (Andy Nyman)
2013 The Magic Apple Live! 56
Ryan Matney It's Alive miniature card comes out of torn Queen with spectator's name written on its back
Also published here 2020 Magic for BLM 164
Ryan Matney It's Alive miniature card comes out of torn Queen with spectator's name written on its back
Also published here Feb. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 2) 72
John Graham Name-Dropper any name is written on the backs of cards in a prediction packet, one letter on each card, involves the divination of a selection and a gag prediction written on the case
Inspired by 2021 Stage by Stage 9