199 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Readings (Cold, Crystal, Hand, Tarot etc.)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Reginald Scot How men have beene abused with words of equivocation, with sundrie examples thereof on cold reading and claiming coincidences
1584 175
The Air Balloon described and how to make one, as has lately been done in France and England how to make air balloons with inflammable air, followed by an introduction to planets and zodiac signs and their astrological meaning
  • To make Inflammable Air
1784 13
The Art of Fortune-telling by Cards system of reading playing cards
1784 99
Palmestry displayed, or the Art of telling Fortunes by Lines in the Hands palmistry
1784 102
Of Moles in every Pat of the Body and the Explanation of them birthmarks on the body and what they signify
1784 104
Cartomancie Fortune telling / cold reading with cards
1786 28
Divination d'un montant d'argent Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator
1786 29
Divination du montant d'argent expliqué Divination of an amount of money contained in the purse of a spectator from p. 29 explained
1786 78
John Mulholland The Fortune Telling Cards deck is cut into three piles and top cards are set aside face down, packets are turned face up and magician gives a “reading” based on the bottom cards, then divines the three cards
1944 51
George B. Anderson Palmistry Versus Mindreading playing "Twenty Questions" to get answer, with palm reading
1949 13
Ormond McGill The Art of Visualization crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
Related to 1951 5
Ormond McGill Crystal Seership more tips on crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
Related to 1951 7
Ormond McGill Crystal Gazing for Mentalists answering questions with a crystal ball, hearing the answer in the question
1951 10
William Larsen Lecture and Readings doing readings in the context of pseudo psychometry, examples with different objects
1951 21
Tony Corinda Main Objectives when Cold Reading overview on cold reading
1959 357
Bascom Jones The Tell-Tale Tarot prediction with character reading, tarot cards
Magick (Issue 10)
Dr. Richard Strausberg The Legacy of Samuel Butler cards with several humorous New Year's resolutions, several spectators chose one on their card, psychometry and comedy character reading
Magick (Issue 13)
North Bigbee, Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Secret reading on stage, collecting information before the show, hot reading
Magick (Issue 24)
Jules Lenier Instant Fortune-Teller cold reading and answering one question, using cards
Magick (Issue 26)
Bascom Jones The Book of the Damned three phase routine with twelve zodiac cards, spectator select cards which match their personal sgin
Magick (Issue 29)
Paul Siegel Legacy of the Gypsies blindfolded performer touches a palm of a spectator and gives a reading
1972 13
Paul Siegel The Mephisto Writings people write down statements on paper, character reading, then writing appears on paper while hold over flame
1972 26
Gene Nielsen The Wish Upon a Tarot only using Major Arcana
Magick (Issue 46)
Charles Cameron Shrieking Skull of Kabbalah one question is answered with Tarot cards and a skull, question written down on business card
Magick (Issue 49)
Bascom Jones Astro-Logic! naming Zodiac signs and asking questions
Inspired byVariations 1972
Magick (Issue 63)
William Larsen Palmistry and the Multi-Purpose Reading - Part 1
Magick (Issue 63)
V. Robert Allen Starcast spectator writes birthdate on a piece of paper and some random dates, birthdate is divined, see also p. 324 for variation by North Bigbee
Magick (Issue 64)
William Larsen Palmistry and the Multi-Purpose Reading - Part 2
Magick (Issue 65)
William Patterson A Detective on Obtaining Information on gathering information before the event, hot reading, investigating the audience
Magick (Issue 69)
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 1
Magick (Issue 75)
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 2
Magick (Issue 77)
William Larsen Larsen on Fortune Telling - Part 3
Magick (Issue 79)
V. Robert Allen Geomancy! sand reading, box with word, word divined and reading
Magick (Issue 83)
Stephen Minch Traveling the Ethers ten cut to cards are divined, the a reading with selcted cards, eight kings stach with Minor Arcana
1974 16
Karl Fulves Mind Echo spectator writes memory on slip of paper which is torn and burnt, medium in other room divines it
Nov. 1974 819
Frederick M. Shields Past, Present, and Tarot! Tarot cards in envelopes, pseudo psychometry combined with readings
Magick (Issue 115)
Dr. Barlow Wagman Private Reader one ahead prediction / divination in a reading, objects from wallet
Magick (Issue 116)
Nathan Stark One-Man Private Readings q&a for one person, reading of index card in box
Magick (Issue 124)
Bascom Jones The Anatomy of a Cold Reading
  • The Psychic Reading
  • In the Beginning
  • Delivery
  • Subconscious Insight
  • And Don't Overlook the Future
  • Areas to Avoid
  • Getting Specific
Magick (Issue 125)
Bascom Jones Psychologists and the Personality Reading
  • Something for Everybody
  • The Personality Reading
  • People Want to Be Unique
  • And They Tend to Accentuate the Positive
  • Two Other Observations
  • What Can it Mean to the Mentalist?
  • How to Use the Reading
Magick (Issue 127)
North Bigbee Astro-lepathy! zodiac cards, stack
Magick (Issue 135)
Jack Bridwell Tell-Tale Tea! tea bag is ignited and vanishes, the tea leaves fall on piece of paper, some stick and form the word love
Magick (Issue 141)
Al Mann Psychic Feedback answering different questions, sitter answers her questions with a pendulum
1976 21
Jack Bridwell Sealed billet switch in transparent vial, combined with tarot reading
Magick (Issue 147)
Bascom Jones The Cold Reading - What It's All About
  • The Foundation
  • Springboard
  • Tell-Tale Indicators
  • Fail Safe
  • Areas of Interest
  • All Things Change
Magick (Issue 155)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Handwriting - A Diagram of the Unconscious
  • No Short Cuts
  • What's It All About?
  • Analysis
  • Examine the Slant
  • Size of Writing
  • The Capital I
  • Ambition
  • Self Confidence
  • Imagination
  • Sex and Age
Related to 1976
Magick (Issue 157)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott More about Handwriting
  • Quick Indicators
  • The Signature
  • The Capital "I"
  • The Tell-Tale "T" Bars
  • The Small "I"
  • Three Zones
  • How to Use the Indicators
Related to 1976
Magick (Issue 159)
Anthony Raven The Tarot Touch A Poker Player's Picnic with Tarot cards
Inspired by 1976
Magick (Issue 160)
Thomas Alan Waters Secrets of a Horoscope Worker
  • The Pitch
  • The Setup
  • The Question Slip
  • The Reading
  • Using the Information
  • Private Readings
  • Telephone Work
  • Financial Rewards
  • Immoral Or...?
Magick (Issue 167)
Jack Bridwell Psychometry which hand, blood, object-based reading
Magick (Issue 168)
Karrell Fox The Shifting Sands of the Sahara white sand on tablet used as presentational ploy to read answer from spectator's palm impression
1976 97
Burling Hull Complete Mind Reading Acts and Systems for Club, Banquet and Parlor
  • Burling Hull Sealed Message Reading Pyramid
  • "Mind Devination"
  • Puhl's "Sealed Letter Reading Supreme"
  • "The Unique Question Reading Act"
  • The Stylus and Envelope Method
  • The Hull-Poole Try Reading Method
  • The Envelope Package Reading Idea
  • The Book Reading Device
  • Gysels Envelope Pile Method
  • The Burling Hull Sheet Readings
  • "Reado Method" Sealed Readings
  • "The Famous $25.00 Sealed Letter Test"
  • The Burling Hull Improved Letter Test
  • The Fay Readings
  • Burling Hull's Club Stationary - Crystal Gazing Act
1976 143
Burling Hull Close Work or Clairvoyant Methods
  • Sealed and Burned
  • Hull Box and Ashes Reading
  • Hull Folded Question Reading
  • Clairvoyant Envelope Reading
  • Hull's Dark Seance Reading Method
  • The Dr. Q. Dark Readings
  • Clairvoyant Writing Table Method
  • Clip Board Method
  • The Cardboard Clipboards
  • The Hull-Pool Universal Sealed Reading Act
1976 159
Burling Hull The Question Answering Act
1976 169
Peter Rees F. T. Publicity doing short numerology routine on business card
1976 20
Anthony Raven Chance idea to use a private telephone book to gain information for hot readings
Magick (Issue 170)
Lady Valerie What You Should Know About Astrology
  • Don't Fake It
  • The Four Basic Factors
  • The Signs
  • The Planets
  • The Aspects
  • And, Finally
Magick (Issue 173)
Nathan Stark Menta Five! graphology reading with five spectators, pseudo psychometry mixed with ESP card divination
Magick (Issue 191)
Richard Webster Tarot-Tell! with ten people cards of Major Arcana, selection is divined
Magick (Issue 207)
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part I
  • What It Is
  • Foundation Stone
  • Common Denominators
  • Hit Upon Specific
  • Life Patterns
Magick (Issue 215)
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Techniques and Practice - Part IV
  • Attitudes are Changing
  • The American Family
  • Role of Women
  • More about Women
  • And the Problems of Women
  • But Don't Make Medical Suggestion
Magick (Issue 221)
Robert Cassidy A New Angle on the Cold Reading on eye color readings
Dec. 1978 4
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Techniques and Practice - Part V
  • Listen to your Unconscious Mind
  • The Silent Scream
  • The Eyes Have It!
  • Look, Too, At the Pupils
  • In Summary
Magick (Issue 223)
Neal Rider The Power methods to appear supper natural or gifted, knowing names of people, finding lost objects etc
Magick (Issue 230)
Orville Wayne Meyer 10 Tips on Warming Up Those Cold Readings
Magick (Issue 245)
Karl Fulves, Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel Super Psychometry No. 67, marked envelopes with personal envelopes, questions on the outside are answered, with (cold) reading, very detailed
Related to
  • "Astro-Psychometry" (Maurice Fogel & Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel book, 2007, p. 342)
1979 114
George B. Anderson Dynamite Mentalism fifteen minutes routine of mind reading / answering questions (no-props cold reading)
  • Opening Remarks
  • 18-35 Male
  • 18-35 Female
  • 35-55 Male
  • 35-55 Female
  • Over 55- Male
  • Over 55- Female
  • Three Alternate Final Questions
  • It's Not New
  • "Outs"
  • A "Prompter" Device
1979 3
Karl Fulves, Bertram Forer The Forer Personality Sketch "Curiosities"
personality profile that applies to anyone
The Chronicles (Issue 26)
Valerie Nielsen, Bascom Jones, Charles "Cicardi" Scott, Sandy Spillman, Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, Adam Weishaupt, Jack Kent Tillar, Diana Zimmerman Wish I Thought of That
  • The Intimate Touch (Cicardi, idea for palmistry)
  • Signed, Sealed, and Delivered (Spillmamn / Weinstein, business card idea)
  • In a Crystal Darkly (Nielsen, idea for crystal balls)
  • Name Dropping (Weishaupt, idea for Tarot readings)
  • Color Coordination (Tillar, idea for Daub)
  • Big Can be Better (Zimmerman on bigger props)
Magick (Issue 263)
Bascom Jones Your Voice May Be Loudest When You Are Listening on listening to the sitter
Magick (Issue 265)
Bascom Jones Conversational Tricks for the Private Reader
  • The Gift of Gab
  • Don't Reinvent the Wheel
  • Start with These Tips
  • Free Information
  • Disclose Something of Yourself
  • Let Actions Talk, Too
  • Use Your Eyes
Magick (Issue 269)
Sandy Spillman A Lean and Hungry Look
  • Not a New Theory
  • The Physiognomic Instinct
  • Body Typing
  • Endomorph
  • Mesomorph
  • Ectomorph
  • How to Use It
Magick (Issue 271)
Von Hoenir Secrets of a Hotel Psychic
  • Learning by Doing
  • Internationally Known
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • The Matter of Money
  • ...and Protection
  • Men Versus Women
  • How Much Time?
  • Tea Leaves or I-Ching?
Magick (Issue 273)
George B. Anderson Rabdomancy spectator look in goblet with water as divination tool, more a presentational idea
1980 8
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given
Related to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several people
Related to 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistry
Related to 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique
  • Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
  • Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
Myriam Ruthchild Anatomy of a Psychic
  • Entertainment is not Enough
  • Motivational Psychologist
  • Billet Bang-Bang
  • A Matter of Numbers
  • What about Recorders?
  • Maintaining Personal Balance
  • And on the Business Side of the Ledger
Magick (Issue 281)
Marvyn Roy Five-Star Psychometry five spectator's select a card each, all are divined with a reading
Magick (Issue 299)
Bruce Bernstein A Card Reading cut deeper force used for Tarot reading
Also published here 1981 10
Al Mann The Scryer's Podium crystal ball gazing, answering question with the Wocus Lecgacy Billet
1982 4
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
  • Tarotell (for Tarot card)
Inspired byRelated to 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards
Inspired byRelated to 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
Thomas Alan Waters Chromantic with different colored talismans, to find out what question sitter has
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
Denny Laub, Gary Inglese Past Tense Tarot deck is cut and pile turned over, card is remembered and all cards are turned back, performer divines cards and gives a reading
Inspired by July 1982
Magick (Issue 308)
Addendum: The Art of Scrying crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
Related to 1983 9
Psychical Research and Scrying crystal gazing, no trick, esoteric
1983 10
Stephen Tucker Paperbacks
  • extensive book test, with hundred books
  • humorous idea to get personal information
Nov. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31)
Al Mann 'Hot' Readings readings over the phone, how to gain information
1984 19
Sandy Spillman Mr. Lucky divination of some Tarot cards, Major Arcana
Aug. 1984
Magick (Issue 337)
Richard Webster Palmistry For Fun and Profit - Part I
  • Short Cut
  • Basic Knowledge
  • The Technique
  • Heart Line
  • Head Line
Aug. 1984
Magick (Issue 337)
Richard Webster Palmistry For Fun and Profit - Part II
  • Head Line
  • And for the Long-Fingered Person
  • And Some General Comments
  • Life Line
  • Look at the Start
  • Study Its Relationship to the Thumb
  • The Sister Line
  • Destiny, or Fate, Line
Sep. 1984
Magick (Issue 339)
Richard Webster Palmistry For Fun and Profit - Part III
  • And Still More Variation
  • Other Interpretations
  • Look at the Segments of the Thumb
  • The Fingers
  • "Lack of Confidence"
  • Money, Money, Money
  • "Will I Take a Trip?"
Oct. 1984
Magick (Issue 341)
Orville Wayne Meyer Six Tips on Learning to Read on how to start cold reading
  • Provide a Personal Touch
  • The Penultima Approach
  • How it Works
  • First Name
  • Birth Date
  • Favorite Color
  • Chosen Number
  • Graphology
  • And About Length
  • Allow for a Question
  • What Fee to Ask
June 1985
Magick (Issue 353)
Herb Dewey Secrets of the Mail-Order Psychic Reading done by mail
  • What is a Psychic?
  • All-Knowing
  • Mail-Order Touchstone
  • Getting Started
  • About fees
  • About Questions
  • The Reading Mix
Related to Aug. 1985
Magick (Issue 355)
Herb Dewey Secrets of the Mail-Order Psychic - Part II
  • The Importance of Balance
  • Be Specific
  • Don't Try to Mystify
  • Three Useful Aids
  • Answering Questions
  • Knowledge of Psychology
  • Repeat Readings
Related to Sep. 1985
Magick (Issue 357)
Al Mann High Domain - A Method for the Private Reader answering question in combination with Graphology
1985 1
Al Mann The Tree Readings reading according to shape of drawn tree
1985 5
Bruce Bernstein Psychological Reading psychic reading, reading statements
Related toAlso published here 1985 42
Jack Yates I Yates I Ching / I Ging prediction, with special cards to form the hexagram
Related to 1986 18
Larry Baukin Secret of Tarot envelope with prediction is chosen and placed inside Tarot deck, reading and prediction of card
Jan. 1986
Magick (Issue 364)
Richard Webster Add Color to Your Readings
  • Background Information
  • A Quick Start
  • Remembering the Colors
  • The Two Master Numbers
Apr. 1986
Magick (Issue 369)
Orville Wayne Meyer The Real Stuff on private readings
  • The Anatomy of the Client
  • The Anatomy of the Reader
  • The Nature of the Reading
  • Watch for or Use these Clues
June 1986
Magick (Issue 373)
Dr. Juris Fortunetelling and the Law - An Update - Part I
  • Defining the Term
  • The Applicable Laws
  • Criminal Statutes
  • Licensing Statutes
  • Municipal Ordinances
  • Constitutional Challenges
  • The Court's Argument
  • Separate the Wheat from the Chaff
Aug. 1986
Magick (Issue 375)
Dr. Juris Fortunetelling and the Law - An Update - Part II
  • Where a Disclaimer Worked
  • And where it Didn't Work
  • What About Entertainment?
  • What's to be Concluded?
  • And a Postscript to Think About
Sep. 1986
Magick (Issue 377)
Richard Webster Instant Talk letters of name secretly used for reading
Oct. 1986
Magick (Issue 379)
Thomas Alan Waters Reads
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters Stuckup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters Coverup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters Encounter question written down in circle on blank tarot card, answered
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters DemiJohnsson question written down on blank tarot card and put into envelope
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters Layout Concepts
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters DeaLull tarot layout
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters Staboo finding selected tarot card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Thomas Alan Waters Gypsee position of chosen tarot card is predicted
Inspired by 1987
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
Herb Dewey The Psychic Reading
  • Confidence Factor
  • Twelve-To-One Ratio
  • The Personality Reading
Related to May 1987
Magick (Issue 389)
Herb Dewey The Psychic Reading - Part II
Related to June 1987
Magick (Issue 391)
Herb Dewey The Psychic Reading - Part III
  • Dynamite Information
  • Random Highlights
  • Mirror Image
  • Selective Listening
  • And Basic Truths
  • Romance and Reason
Related to July 1987
Magick (Issue 393)
Leslie Anderson The Write Stuff on Graphology
  • Look at these Indicators
  • Zones
  • Writing Slant
  • Writing Pressure
  • Size
  • Spacing
  • Speed of the Writing
  • Letter Formation Quality
  • Connected or Disconnected?
  • Personal 'I'
  • And the Signature
Sep. 1987
Magick (Issue 395)
Ray Grismer What's Your Sign? divination of zodiac, branching anagram
  • How It's Done
  • Let's Practice
  • Before Performing
Related toVariations 1987 1
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Psi-Grafico... The $60,000 Act one man Q&A act, with graphology sheets
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1988
Magick (Issue 412)
Rudy T. Hunter Quick-And-Easy ESP Card Readings
  • Why 'Quick-And-Easy'?
  • The System
  • The Secret
  • The Symbol 'Reading' Cues
  • The Five Location Cues
  • How IT Works in Practice
Related to Nov. 1988
Magick (Issue 413)
Richard Webster The Witches' Runes - Part II
  • Casting the Runes
  • Reading the Stones
  • Answers to Questions
  • Mental Use
  • Phan-A-See
  • Twin Keys
  • Runic Madness
Inspired by Feb. 1989
Magick (Issue 417)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott 'T' Party graphology presentation for pseudo psychometry
May 1989
Magick (Issue 422)
Tom Fitzgerald Strip Tarot for reading, turning over matching Tarot cards
June 1989
Magick (Issue 423)
Neil Somerville Oracle force of certain tarot card, faced deck
Aug. 1989
Magick (Issue 426)
N. R. Beck Predic-Oh! prediction in small envelope, answer to question in context of a Tarot reading, pen load
Nov. 1989
Magick (Issue 430)
Gene Nielsen More ESP Card-Reading Techniques
  • ESP Symbol Readings
  • Easy-To-Carry Packet
  • Quickie Layout
  • Force of Fate
  • Reader's Readers
  • Squares and Waves
  • And Circles and Crosses
Related to Nov. 1989
Magick (Issue 431)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Images symbol cards are chosen and placed in envelopes, performer allocates symbols to spectators and gives brief readings
July 1990
Magick (Issue 442)
Herb Dewey QuicFile making notes during a reading and storing them for next reading, handing sheet to sitter
Aug. 1990
Magick (Issue 444)
Larry Baukin Tarot Touch divination of Tarot card with pendulum
Aug. 1990
Magick (Issue 444)
Richard J. Weibel, Bascom Jones Advertising for the Private Reader
  • Know What Your Are Selling
  • Where to Start?
  • Letterhead
  • Quick Printing
  • Traditional Advertising
  • The "Yellow Pages"
  • Classified Ads
  • Display Ads
Dec. 1990
Magick (Issue 449)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Eddie Fields' Dime-Store Mental Act
  • The Man
  • The Act
  • And the Demonstration
  • One Ahead
  • The Clincher
  • The Pitch
  • The Take
Nov. 1991
Magick (Issue 463)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Beyond Psi-Grafico one man Q&A act
  • Self-Interest
  • Psi-Grafico
  • Fantasies
  • The Method
  • Goals and Dreams
  • A Word of Caution
  • Graphology
Related to Dec. 1991
Magick (Issue 465)
Leo Boudreau Crystal Vision divination of chosen gemstones
1991 14
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Psi-Grafico... The $60,000 Act one man Q&A act, with graphology sheets
Also published here 1991 18
Lee Earle Remote Control Q&A with graphology
Inspired by Jan. 1992
Magick (Issue 466)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Insight psychometry with graphology presentation, on business cards
Mar. 1992
Magick (Issue 469)
Orville Wayne Meyer PsiColor numerology and aura reading
June 1992
Magick (Issue 473)
Rudy T. Hunter Dualistic Deceit Q&A, assistant reads names and blindfold performer answer questions
Inspired by
  • William Larsen's "Tarot Telepathy"
Nov. 1992
Magick (Issue 480)
Melania Magus You Don't Need to Play with a Full Deck
  • Thoughts of the Future
  • Readings for Entertainment
  • The Celtic Cross
  • Positional Meanings
  • The Scepter
  • Recapping the Reading
  • Look at the Numbers
  • Types of Readers
Nov. 1992
Magick (Issue 481)
Pascal de Clermont Easy Numerology numerology and astrology combined, reading chart
  • The Element Clock
July 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 1)
Ken Meaux Cold Reading sound done by sitter when reader is wrong
July 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 1)
Marco Fida Palmistrance using NLP and Hypnosis during a palm reading, Edward J. Reese
Dec. 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 6)
James E. Sansotera Touch Stones row of gem stones, number is moved to other end, divination of color and reading
Inspired by
  • a routine by Daemon in "New Invocation".
Apr. 1993
Magick (Issue 488)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Card Sense playing cards written on index cards, allocating them correctly, graphology presentation
Aug. 1993
Magick (Issue 493)
Karl Fulves Mental Lock envelope and billet system for reading, center tear by openly cutting off corners of envelopes
Rigmarole (Issue 2)
Leo Boudreau The Mind's Eye: After Thot selected Tarot card at last letter when name is spelled, Major Arcana
Mar. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 9)
T. Everett Bookings III The Literate Reader using letters of zodiac as guidance for reading, revealing in Zodiac in process, Aldini Deck
June 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 12)
Sandy Spillman Something on my Mind: Color Casting on the color test by Max Lüscher as a divination tool
Sep. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 3)
Herb Dewey Magnetic Personality sitter on chair finds himself drawn to reader
Dec. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 6)
Derek Renfro Tarot Tin method to force Tarot cards, using box
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Peter Zenner T.A.R.O.T. - The Answer Reading of Tarot divination of three chosen Tarot cards and answer on written question
Dec. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 6)
Robert Cassidy The Challenge Tarot Reading names of famous people are written down and sealed in envelopes, one is selected and divined with the use of Tarot cards
1995 37
David Ashton The Coffee House Psychic on doing numerology sessions / psychic readings at coffee shops
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. Quarterly Supplement #4)
Karl Fulves The Test Before The Trick symbols put in order by spectator, used for reading, no effect
1996 79
Robert Waller What's Her Makeup? reading done from the shape of woman's lipstick
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. Quarterly Supplement #6)
Mona Santow KOLD Radio Readings getting information from the radio format people listen too, in an office environment
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. Quarterly Supplement #6)
Your Personality Mini-Profile brochure for handwriting analysis, tic sheet
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. Quarterly Supplement #6)
Ty Kralin Graphology Goldmine on making a business with a graphology booth
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. Quarterly Supplement #10)
Irene Levitt The Four Pattern Ploy reading according to which symbol among four spectator selects
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Larry Becker Al Zymer Graphology graphology and fake graphology routine with Himber wallet
Oct. 1997 4
Ken De Courcy Rings On Their Fingers reading, on which finger people wear rings
Oct. 1997 9
Quentin Reynolds A Clever Party Stunt psychological game à la the Cube, kokology
Dec. 1997 9
Bruce Bernstein Marked For A Reading four piles, spectator selects cards from piles according to question, 20 questions game, reading
Also published here 1997 36
Bruce Bernstein Thoughts on "Nelson's Best Kept Secret" getting affirmation by sitter, while doing reading at a party
Also published here 1997 38
Karl Fulves Astrology By Electronics getting information for readings
Underworld (Issue 8)
Ray Grismer, Jas Jakutsch What's My Sign
Inspired by 1999 16
Brian Watson The Freudian Reading psychological test as basis for a reading
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Dave Arch The Omniscient Oracle prediction of oracle card, cross sum force
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 10)
Tony Bartolotta All About Eve revealing personal information about a spectator/guest
Discoverie (Issue 8)
Docc Hilford, Kenton Knepper The Hermit of Dreams reading using playing cards and issue cards with problems and playing cards written on them, matching card is found, second effect where message appears on card wrapped in handkerchief
  • How to Make Issue Cards
  • Kenton's Symbolic "Issue" Meanings and Solutions
  • At-A-Glance Charts
2002 4
Eric Anderson Graphis Acidus as Erik Anderson, sample billet to use for Acidus peek, graphology presentation
Inspired by 2003
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 16)
Alain Nu Zodiattack
  • The Astrology Game
  • Background
  • Attack 3
  • Virgo, Aries, Gemini
  • Nine Other Symbols
  • Forgiven Reactions
  • The Scales
  • Size Matters
  • Water Signs
  • Alternative Handlings
  • Doppelreading
2003 351
Alain Nu Signagram zodiac divination, verbal
Related to 2003 31
Paolo Cavalli, Massimo Tira Psychometrack (a.k.a. The Gift) several people select a Tarot card, readings and all are divined, Si Stebbins and Eight Kings used for Tarot cards
2004 11
Docc Hilford Strangers in the Night - Revisited living-dead-test with friends and one lover, performer does a reading of named persons, a divination of initials and finds corrects billets
  • The Story Begins
  • Modus Operandi
  • Love Notes
  • The Clandestine Dance
  • The Invisible Stranger
  • One Step Ahead
  • A Clever Ploy
  • Startling Revelations
  • A Composite Sketch
  • Act Deux
  • A Shocking Climax
  • Behind the Curtain
  • The Stranger Unseen and Exposed
  • Unseen
  • Exposed
  • Selling Strangers in the Night In the Afternoon
  • Booking the Luncheon
  • Here's a Great Way to Increase Income
  • Don't Miss this Tip
Inspired by
  • Docc Hilford's "Strangers in the Night", 1990.
2008 11
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham A Performance Piece Prediction routine involving playing cards and I Ching trigrams, involve some fortune telling and answering questions posed by audience
2012 133
Bruce Bernstein Thoughts on Nelson's Best Kept Secret getting affirmation by sitter, while doing reading at a party
Also published here 2012 16
Bruce Bernstein A Card Reading cut deeper force used for Tarot reading
Also published here 2012 145
Bruce Bernstein Marked For Reading four piles, spectator selects cards from piles according to question, 20 questions game, reading
Also published here 2012 146
Bruce Bernstein Psychological Reading Framework psychic reading, reading statements
Also published here 2012 147
Bruce Bernstein Thoughts on Nelson's Greatest Secret getting affirmation by sitter, while doing reading at a party
Also published here 2012 150
Robert Cassidy The Universal Reading Tarot reading and prediction of four chosen cards
2013 260
Michael Murray The Pandora Reading System using Pandora charm bracelets for readings
2014 222
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Cold Reading
  • The "Barnum" Effect
  • The Drawing and the Personality Interpretation
  • Cards
  • Face Reading
  • Names, Words, People, Characters
  • Conclusions
2015 75
Christoph Borer Hot and Cold on hot and cold reading
2018 225
Christoph Borer Eine mentale Darbietung unter Einsatz von Cold Reading entire act of readings for several people
2018 227
Christoph Borer Esoterische Begleitung esoteric company to add to routines, props and concepts
2018 250
Christoph Borer Anhang Handlesen intro on palmistry, system to read hands
2018 257
David Parr Past, Present, Future cut-deeper force with fortune telling/reading
Related toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2005
2022 439
Millard Longman The Alpha and The Omega on doing readings with coins
  • A Note from Scott
  • Coin Meanings
  • A Secondary Option
  • American Coin Meanings
  • Statistics
  • Coin Cheat Sheet/Reminders
  • Example Readings
  • A Final Word from Scott
Oct. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Michael Murray Directional Intuition (Q&A) verbal segment for Q&A or a reading
2023 9