68 entries in Book / Magazine Test
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Charles T. Jordan Telepathic Foresight chosen ad from magazine predicted The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 37
Theodore Annemann The One-Man 'Genuine' Magazine Test three magazines, fake cover ploy The Book Without A Name 46
Theodore Annemann A Rule of the Thumb book / magazine test SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
Theodore Annemann The Double Ad Test ads selected by spectator, performer divines them The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 181
Robert Parrish Magazine Miracle pages glued together You'd be Surprised 14
Robert Parrish Strange Interlude words from magazine and dead name divined, subtle impression device use You'd be Surprised 15
Albert Sidney One Little Word chosen word found via dictionary directions The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
Orville Wayne Meyer Symmyst The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and wordVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 558
Syl Reilly The Magazine Test clever, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 376
James G. Thompson Jr. Life Liberty Or - trick performing for friends over phoneRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 234
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson, Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson Boxed piece of a magazine is put on a string and the ends of the string thread through two holes in a box, a word is selected and when checked on the piece on the string all words are crossed out except the selected oneRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 328
Unknown The Spirit-Slates and Magazine Test for closeup work The Fine Art of Magic 218
Cy Endfield Astounding! with Brema Tube, for prediction The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 146) 585
Harvey P. Graham Inside Job forcing a page by putting a magazine in a paper bag and stabbing a knife somewhere in it The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 600
Dai Vernon Magazine Test Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 154
Frank Kelly Magazine and Picture Test combination Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 159
Edward Clinkscale, Franklin V. Taylor Djinn's Journal divination of selected word The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 176) 705
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pinned ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divined, see p. 762 for ideas by Al BakerRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 185) 739
Franklin V. Taylor Reader's Digest idea for Annemann's magazine test The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 211) 842
U. F. Grant Grant's Secret The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 216) 863
U. F. Grant, Bob Somerfeld Impromptome with borrowed business card as a bookmarkInspired by Mind Reader's Digest 7
Fred Peterson Puzzle of the Pages word isa selected with the aid of a business card, that has a hole punched through to read one word, card is moved on page and stoppedVariations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 221) 882
Herb Runge Go! closing trick, spectator choses word "go" from a book and performer does just that The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 255) 1020
Bob Somerfeld The Last Word two versions, one without preparation Pieces of Mind 9
Ronald B. Edwards Ron's Ramblings idea for magazine test The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1116
Milbourne Christopher Magazine Test with playing card to select pageVariations More One Man Mental Magic 3
Cy Endfield The Famous Magazine Test Coin and Card Page Number Force, performed by Dr. Stanley JaksVariations Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 46
Gene "Phantini" Grant Phantini's Magazine Miracle prediction, page selected with a card pushed in the magazineRelated to Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 12
Dr. Spencer Thornton I'll Read Your Mind several magazines Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 13
Tony Corinda A Classic Swindle - Magazine Test several magazines, same cover Book Tests 206
Tony Corinda Zarkamorta II - The Ceremony of Reincarnation page is torn from a magazine and a word selected by randomly sticking a pin in that page, the page is burnt and reappears back in the book, with a hole in the chosen word and burnt edgesRelated toVariations Book Tests 201
Eddie Clever, Tom Sellers (c) The Magazine Test marking the page with an X More Miracles in Mentalism 25
Ali Bongo Magazine Test prediction, with riffle page force Magic of the Mind 31
Eric Grause A Telephone Directory Test two methods Magic of the Mind 34
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein unerklärliches Hellsehen ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divinedAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 44
Dr. Stanley Jaks Tituba multiphase magazine test with Pegasus Page climaxAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 108
Milbourne Christopher The Devanagari Oracle clever book / magazine test, two people select a word, gaffed magazineVariations The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 76) 377
Steve Skomp Watch Out time from a watch in a magazine commercial is divined The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 88) 440
Dai Vernon Magazine Test - Vernon Way of determining which page spectator opened a magazine / book, gimmicked Magic With Faucett Ross 152
Stephen Minch Burning Thoughts magazine chosen, page number chosen from bag with numbered discs, chosen page is burned Mind & Matter 29
Alan Shaxon Television Mindreading with tv programs, all corners are torn from a magazine, two selected and numbers added to receive a number Practical Sorcery 20
Erwin Schussel Mind Freeze as Edwin Schussel, Magazine test with TV-Guide The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 151) 751
Burling Hull Premier Magazine Book Test page chosen with playing cards The Amazing World of Mentalism 71
Philip T. Goldstein Para-Sight magazines brought from spectators Para-Sight 1
Erwin Schussel Mind's Eye! with number cards and a torn page from duplicate magazine in envelope as a prediction The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 179) 893
George Kemp The Book Look magazine test, page found by adding the numbers of the year of a selected coin The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 188) 939
James G. Thompson Jr. Magazine Mentalism No. 35, trick performing for friends over phoneAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 56
Bob Hummer Hummer's Magazine Test with playing cards (1944) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 23
Robert Priest Orobas Factor before the show spectator buys a magazine and seals a bill in an envelope, magazine test and serial number reading, himber wallet The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 265) 1321
Karroll Priest, Robert Priest The Priests' Prayer Book gaffed magazine The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 276) 1379
Marcello Truzzi The Hole Truth magazine test, business card with punched holes is moved on pageInspired byRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 297) 1483
Al Mann The Want Ad Mystery word from a want ad section is selected and divined Six Columns 18
Al Mann The Longest Word how to make fake want ad sections for thought divination Six Columns 19
Juan Tamariz The Slates magazine test with slatesVariations The Magic Way 69
Karrell Fox "Magamental" page in magazine selected, torn out and crumpled up, tossed to spectator, then content described, switchRelated to My Latest Book 84
Karrell Fox Tella-Vision tv show chosen in tv guide by saying stop while the performer's finger moves around on page, predicted Goodies 72
John Riggs The Open Book Test triple prediction, word, card and picture from a magazine, Mental Epic, comedy presentation The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 802
Unknown The Magazine Trick More Greater Magic 1236
Karrell Fox A.T.S. Book Test "Almost Too Simple", page in magazine selected, torn out and crumpled up, tossed to spectator, then content described, no switch, long-short magazineRelated to Much Ado About Something 54
Larry White My Word Against Yours tearing magazine in process Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 8) 8
Karl Fulves 10¢ Worth page number chosen with procedure with coin change, forcing a set of possible numbers Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 183
David Regal The New Yorker Magazine Test Constant Fooling 2 75
Leon Maguire Leon Maguire Magazine Test The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 597
Alberto de Figueiredo Más Allá chosen word from magazine appears on slate Magia Demente 73
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pinned ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divinedAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 203
Dr. Stanley Jaks Tituba multiphase magazine test with Pegasus Page climaxAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 237
Roberto Giobbi Catalogue of Magic trick idea Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 9) 73