102 entries in Articles / Joke
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Franklin M. Chapman Making "Modern Magic Catalogs" Modern Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 8) 4
Laurie Ireland Patter for any Newspaper Trick one-liners, comparing newspaper to a woman Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 6
Laurie Ireland A Bit of Patter for the Snake in the Basket, Snake that Unties itself or any other Snake . Trick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 7
Laurie Ireland Political Gag Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 22
Robert Orben How to Watch a Card Trick joke list The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 311) 48
Karrell Fox Eh?!! gag script for stage, with stooge Kornfidentially Yours 37
Paul Morris Patter Bits 26 Originals 17
Gene Anderson These are the Jokes! One-liners for newspaper magic routines Newspaper Magic 163
Billy McComb The Comedy Letter - For T & R Airmail Letter Related to I Did It My Way 5
Bob Read A Couple of Sight Gags Thanks to Pepys... 58
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Larry Grey's Pen and Pencil Joke about audience taking your pencil Magic With Faucett Ross 150
Faucett Ross, Russell Swann Punch Line Patter line to use during cut and restored rope routine Magic With Faucett Ross 150
Faucett Ross Perfect Opener Joke line as opener for Torn and Restored Newspaper Magic With Faucett Ross 150
Fred Keating Explanation Gag - Keating Gag to pretend to explain a trick to an audience, but be drowned out by the orchestra Magic With Faucett Ross 152
Looy Simonoff Looy's False Count gag Las Vegas Close-Up 104
Karl Fulves The Bogus Pirated Xerox Concept giving a correction sheet with Marlo's Magazines that makes no sense Interlocutor (Issue 17) 63
Karl Fulves Current Comedy confusing coin magic patter Interlocutor (Issue 22) 83
Karl Fulves Draw me! gag contest Interlocutor (Issue 28) 109
Tom Hunter Blockbusters gag effects by a "Bicycle McBee"
(1) The Gambler's Last Lesson (cheating at solitaire)
(2) Miracle Mindreading
Interlocutor (Issue 42) 168
Jim Ryan Advice fir the Bride and Groom story Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 24
Ed Harris Cartoons The Magic of the Cube 28
Phillip Young Self Gratuity joke, tipping yourself Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 30
Chris Ball Coke is It! woofle dust, Cocain joke Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 32
Randy Tanner Blown Up Real Good joke with a fake hand grenade Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 34
Steve Beam Joke The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 29
Dawn Beam 25 Years Ago in the Trapdoor The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 11
Paul Harris Remembering Names gag tip A Close-Up Kinda Guy 22
George Rogers, Stephen Tucker Jokes Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 26) 511
Steve Beam The Final Months? fictitious talk between Harry Lorayne and Richard Kaufman The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 41
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Letter from Inetta Staley from Inetta R. Staley to Steve Beam, thank you letter for a performance The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 46
Steve Beam Advertisement Heckler-Splat The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 50
Steve Beam The Effect of Alcohol on Performing Magic The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 67
Joe Riding Irish One-Liners Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 91
Steve Beam Fish Tricks wordplay joke, impression of a fish The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 110
Glenn Strange The Time Bomb joke, alarm clock / bomb is given to spectator to hold, see p. 436 for additional ideas by Meir YedidRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 121
Dexter Cleveland Tax Tipps humorous article on how to get tax reduction The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 131
Steve Beam Ask the Accountant made up questions by magicians to a tax accountant The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 131
Dexter Cleveland Card Thru Ceiling 52 cards built in ceiling of house The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 136
Steve Beam The Epidimus gag interview with "The Pimp", including The Pimp's Delight The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 205
Steve Beam Leftovers a computer gag, Henry Pettit, Dan Garrett, Phil Young, Wayn Kyzer's bear handed production gag, , a coin gag by Dexter Cleveland, Don Morris, a probability impossible trick for magician's by Steve Beam The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 140
Steve Beam Magic Animals spraying a squirrel white, because performer could not afford a rabbit The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 224
Steve Beam Update answering machine joke The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 320
Steve Beam The Floating Lady The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 324
Steve Beam Street Magic gag opener for a show, orange and white highway marker on stageRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 283
Steve Beam Head Lines jokes about being bald / losing hair The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 334
Steve Beam College Days joke with a toupee The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 335
Paul Sorrentino Cheek to Cheek joke, mooning a heckler with a painted bald head The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 336
Dexter Cleveland Historical Note fake article on Harry Houdini The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 339
Steve Beam In Heat patter line, intro The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 426
Steve Beam Lighten Up patter lines The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
Jim Hyams Med-Update The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 435
Karl Fulves Two Gags - book with spells
- blank card with message
Interlocutor (Issue 48) 211
Karl Fulves Last Lines joke from Stewart James about Ralph Read and Rufus Steele Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Bruce Gold Ten Tips on Joke Telling Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 15
Karrell Fox The Heavenly Magic Show poem My Latest Book 149
Steve Beam Subscriptions Dictionary of Important Magic Terms, gag glossary The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 460
Steve Beam Tweetsy story of a practical joke The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 558
Doc Eason, Michael Ammar Bar Bits - New York Subway
- New Jersey
- "Lime, comin' down..."
- Slow Drinkers
- The Good Natured Heckler
- The Best Joke
- Dinner Calls
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3, No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 26
Karl Fulves Q & A joke questions Verbatim (Issue 4) 24
Unknown Help "grammar hotline" joke Verbatim (Issue 4) 34
Dan Harlan From the Labyrinth "you might be a magician if" jokes The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 2) 12
Looy Simonoff Looy's False Count gag The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 195
Chris "Doc" Dixon The Dry Look joke, apparently urinating whit powder because performer is dehydrated The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1192
Karl Fulves Vampire Humor lines The Vampire Chronicles 84
Steve Mayhew The Ceiling story Impressing Jodie Foster 14
Unknown Laws of Psychic Hotlines reprinted from NY Daily News Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 49
Karl Fulves Ten Reasons To Procrastinate Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 121
Thomas Fraps One Way Sinatra's My Way adaption to One Way The Boston Trick Party 30
Roberto Giobbi Lines and Bits: Humorous and Practical - General Considerations on the Use of Jokes and Lines
- Humor for Various Situations
Card College - Volume 5 1385
Anthony Miller Questions that didn't quite cut it... Full Metal Jacket 31
Karl Fulves Asides various quotes and jokes Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 396
Karl Fulves Joke Department two pages of short jokes Prolix (Issue 1) 36
Martin Gardner Trick Questions thirteen trick questions Prolix (Issue 5) 297
Unknown Breastfeeding the Magic Community fake ad Gambit (Issue 1) 5
Benjamin Earl The Big Question bordered or non-bordered cards Gambit (Issue 1) 7
Roberto Giobbi Two Jokes Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 20) 26
Roberto Giobbi My Epitaph Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 26) 127
Roberto Giobbi Trick Questions Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 11) 240
Roberto Giobbi More Trick Questions Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 12) 241
Roberto Giobbi The Ghoti is a Fish why ghoti means fish, pronunciation gagRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 14) 243
Roberto Giobbi Logic Dethroned logical fallacies gags Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 1) 293
Roberto Giobbi Smullyan Kiss how to kiss a woman Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 7) 299
Oliver Meech Two Countries Separated By A Common Language Difference between British / American English Plot Twists 6
Benjamin Earl The Big Question shift or double undercut, joke Gambit (Issue 2) 5
Steve Beam Magicians' Pickup Lines that Should Be Retired 29 pickup lines used by magicians deemed to be dated and/or ineffective which should no longer be used by aspiring over-sexed magicians. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 58
Steve Beam Female Magicians Essay recommending a change in nomenclature. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 138
Steve Beam Suggested Reading List List of magic and non-magic books suggested for reading. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 254
Unknown Ideas I won't Share with Other Magicians Place for accumulating ideas from the volume. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 255
Steve Beam The Vanishing Magicians Article explaining/listing why people get out of magic. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 12
Steve Beam Magicians' Pickup Lines that Should be Retired List of pickup lines that should be retired. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 58
Steve Beam Instructions to my Proofreaders Instructions by the author provided to the proofreaders before they started proofreading the book. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 96
Steve Beam Meet Your Proofreaders Brief biographical information on each of the proofreaders. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 130
Steve Beam Suggested Reading List A list of recommended books everyone should read. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 254
Joseph Barry The Modus Guide to Cards "What do your cards say about you?" Operandi (Issue 1) 25
Ryan Plunkett Notes Funny ideas Some Assembly Required 56
Roberto Giobbi Any Money Called for joke story, producing asked-for amount of money from pocket Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 17) 52
Roberto Giobbi Some Favorite Quotes on Humor Hidden Agenda (Issue May 4) 128
Unknown A Magical Hoax gag in which balls of bread are swallowedRelated to
  • "Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques" (Jacques Ozanam, 1692, p. 427)
Hidden Agenda (Issue June 20) 178
Roberto Giobbi Frivolous Gambling dirty story/joke Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 2) 221
Andy (The Jerx) Note Note on spelling/grammatical errors (joke) The Jerx ix
John Hostler The Bespectacled Possum Illusion Magnum Opossum 31
Joseph Barry, John Cottle 10 Commandments for Attending a Card Session Operandi (Issue 3) 13