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Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 112
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
Paul Harris King Solomon's Drink glass of drink is produced from handkerchief
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 Close-up Entertainer 123
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
Related to 1980 Magick (Issue 256) 1279
Scott Davis Tele-Squirt with five water pistols
Variations 1981 Magick (Issue 284) 1419
Daryl Martinez The Coinditional Coin Game copper silver transpo in spectator's hand after a gag
Variations 1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 55
Bob Chesbro Thumb Tip Coin Vanish
Related toVariations 1982 The Tipnician 42
Eddie Taytelbaum Flustered
Variations May 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 778
Eddie Taytelbaum, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count Handling
Related to May 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 779
Richard Osterlind The Linking of Three Borrowed Finger Rings
Related to 1983 Two Perfected Professional Routines 5
David Roth The Sleeve Coins vanish and reappear in a separate detached sleeve
Variations 1985 Expert Coin Magic 325
Daryl Martinez Daryl's Psychological Assembly "or The Jolly Jumping Jokers"
twelve red spot cards, four three-card packets put on table, then four Jokers distributed among those packets, Jokers assemble
  • #1. The Easy Way
  • #2. The Cardman's Version
Variations 1985 Daryl's Psychological Assembly 1
Larry Jennings Ambidextrous Travellers for the Elmsley credit see p. 48 of Marlo's Magazine 6
Related toVariations 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 233
Jay Sankey Monty Hall Goes Close-up borrowed ring in one hand transposes with four coins in coin box
VariationsAlso published here 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Masao Atsukawa M.A. Coin Propulsion / The Bullet coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
Variations 1988 New Magic Of Japan 49
Lance Burton King Burton's Drink Produce a drink from handkerchief
Inspired byVariations 1990 Howdy! I'm Mac King! 10
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot
Variations 1991 Carneycopia 222
Philip T. Goldstein Soloflex selected information on word cards divined
Inspired byRelated to 1991 Thavant 33
Roger Klause Ringmaster with Himber ring
  • The Link
  • The Confirmation
  • The Unlink
  • The Encore
Variations 1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 217
Masao Atsukawa M.A. Coin Propulsion / The Bullet coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
Variations 1992 Five Times Five — Japan 10
Steve Dusheck Dice Force using die with same number on all sides, shaken in cup
Related to 1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 109
Tom Stone Guidichar living dead test with lies and truth presentation, billets are stapled
1994 Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 5) 22
Tom Stone, Lennart Green Dialogue
1995 Snap Deal 1
Tom Stone About the contents in this Booklet
1995 Snap Deal 4
Steve Bedwell The Dribble - Toss Control
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 10
Tommy Wonder The Two-Cup Routine
  • Phase One: The Opening
  • Phase Two: The Permeable Cups
  • Phase Three: Twin Ascension
  • Phase Four: Air Transport
  • Phase Five: Sshuwit! Sshuwit!
  • Phase Six: Two in the Hand, One in the Bush
  • Phase Seven: No Room at the Inn
Related to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 105
Looy Simonoff Earth Shoes large rock produced from own shoe
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 123
Eric Mead The Incredible Mystery of the 10th Card routine for Victor's eleven Card Trick
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 291
Tom Stone Foreword
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 3
Tom Stone Across the Void no touch version, with rubberbands
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 5
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climax
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1996 The Warpsmith Returns 12
Tom Stone Pipedream NO 1: The Exceptionally Infrequent Miracle three people deal ABC cards, first three letter word is predicted
Related to
  • Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx", 1940. Vol.39. P. 67.
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 17
Tom Stone Impromptu Assembly just four coins
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 18
Tom Stone Gold Wielder including Stone's showing of the rings to the three spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 The Warpsmith Returns 27
Tom Stone Impromptu Interlude hand through body of spectator
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 36
Tom Stone Pipedream NO. 2: Backstage with a Cardician presentation idea
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 38
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 39
Tom Stone Pipedream NO 3: Mental Posterior idea for chair test
Also published here 1996 The Warpsmith Returns 44
Tom Stone Zen and the Art of Fooling Colleagues magician's joke, cigarette through coin with chinese coin, sucker
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 45
Tom Stone The Ultimate Sub-trunk on cemetery, magician vanishes and appears in coffin, joke
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 45
Tom Stone, Karl Grendel The Floating Mackerel joke
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 45
Tom Stone Additional Credits
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 46
Tom Stone Murphy's Law!!! erratum
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 50
Tom Stone The One Coin Opener short one-coin flurry, then pen is produced from coin, coin from pen cap, jumbo coin sequence
Also published here
  • "The Warpsmith's Toolbox" (1993)
1997 The One Coin Opener 1
Tom Stone Thoughts on Approaching a Table see throughout the routine
1997 The One Coin Opener 1
L'Homme Masqué, Tom Stone L'Homme Masque Load Variation
1997 The One Coin Opener 2
Tom Stone On the Spider Grip Vanish
1997 The One Coin Opener 11
Tom Stone Jumbo Coin Vanish with palm transfer sequence
1997 The One Coin Opener 12
Tom Stone Eine Flaschenproduktion production from under spectator's arm
Also published here 1999 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4&5) 173
Tom Stone Flight of the Bottle Cap bottle uncapped, cap vanishes, reappears back on bottle
2000 ...at first sight 1
Tom Stone Ambivalent Travellers travelers with two torn cards (four pieces)
Also published here 2000 ...at first sight 4
Tom Stone The Impromptu T&R Cigarette
2000 ...at first sight 8
Tom Stone TS Cigarette Vanish cigarette is apparently lighted, it vanishes
2000 ...at first sight 10
Tom Stone Low Budget Boon
2000 ...at first sight 11
Tom Stone Jumping Spoon plastic spoon jumps out of cup
Also published here 2000 ...at first sight 12
Tom Stone Turbo Changebag one-handed plain change bag
Also published here 2000 ...at first sight 12
Tom Stone Aquatic Duel russian roulette with water pistols
Also published here 2000 ...at first sight 13
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climax
Also published here 2000 ...at first sight 14
Tom Stone Aquatic Duel with five water pistols, PATEO force
Inspired by July 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 7) 56
Tom Stone Too Perfect Imperfect on the Too-Perfect Theory
Also published here Oct. 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10) 70
Thomas Fraps O²J - Optical Orange Juice production of a glass of orange juice under a handkerchief
Related to 2002 The Boston Trick Party 2
Lance Burton King Burton's Drink
Related to 2002 The Boston Trick Party 19
David Regal, Tom Stone Speaking Volumes
Related to May 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 5) 19
Derren Brown Bermuda spectators imagine a card on blank cards that are divined from the audiences point of view, are really actual cards
Related to
  • "Factory Blanks" (Tom Stone)
Feb. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 2) 74
Tom Stone Venetian Deck sight gag with electric deck
Also published here Aug. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 8) 30
Jim Steinmeyer The Great Silverware Scam Piano Card Trick with forks and knives
Related to 2006 Further Impuzzibilities 18
Tom Stone Gap Drive Coin travels from hand to elbow and back
Inspired by 2006 Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 16
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Caught on Tape by Tom Stone Dec. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 12) 109
Stewart James The Love-Sick Tennis Ball Tennis ball inside a box rolls out by itself, apparently on command
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Tops, Dec 1940
2007 The Essential Stewart James 40
Michael Weber Landing Pad chair test with one spectator and six chairs, dated 2002
Inspired by
  • "Chairport" (Tom Stone, Gravel)
2008 Thirteen Steps Backwards for Mentalism 10
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The E-Books of Tom Stone by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 98
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Abstract Passions by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 98
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Marvelpiece by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 99
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Plots - Spells - Typos by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 99
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Sleapless in a Pipe Dream by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) A Bite My Dear by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Eye of the Last Dragon by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Flatland Fever by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Gravel by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 101
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Tracking Mr. Fogg by Tom Stone Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 101
Chris Mayhew Casino Royale with Cheese sandwiched card transposes with tabled black kings
Inspired by
  • Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"
Related to
2009 A Clockwork Apple 21
Tom Stone The Obsessive Mantra
  • Lodestones
on the question "What is the Effect"?
Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 32
Tom Stone The Notebooks
  • Lodestones
introduction to collection of notes
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 18
Tom Stone Note 1 loose matches fall out of deck, card found folded in match box, posed as a problem
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 18
Tom Stone Note 2 flip book animation with monkey that comes out and bites thumb, posed as problem
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 19
Tom Stone Note 3 vanishing radio methodology as ending for Sefalaljia
Related to Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 19
Tom Stone Note 4 booking details
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 19
Tom Stone Note 5 hand lotion comment
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 19
Tom Stone Note 6 "voodoo in reverse", real person does something that happens to doll, posed as problem
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 19
Tom Stone Note 7 fake fire bowl for gag fakir stunts, then setting something on fire with it for real
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 20
Tom Stone Note 8 - No Trunk Subtrunk one performer stands on the back of the kneeling other person for substitution trunk effect
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 20
Tom Stone Note 9 suitcase with cut-out side and light inside, seen empty, things produced from it, "theft-proof suitcase"
Inspired by
  • Billy McComb gag
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 20
Tom Stone Note 10 matrix on four hands of spectators with electro-magnetic raven, offered as pipedream
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 21
Tom Stone Note 11 moving body away from hands when doing body loads, short comment
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 21
Tom Stone Note 12 - Magic Compass Switch deck switch choreography idea with body turn
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 21
Tom Stone Note 13 sight gag, laser pointers on performer's body when he asks about performing a card trick
Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 21
Tom Stone In the Gaps, Magicians Reside
  • Lodestones
on unconscious blindness, crossing the gaze
June 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 6) 30
Tom Stone Silver, Sorcery, and Story Structure
  • Lodestones
Aug. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 8) 32
Tom Stone Echoes from the Valley
  • Lodestones

  • Layers
  • 50% Magician
  • Avoiding Tautology
  • A Quote
  • Natural Selection
  • The Cop Out
Oct. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 10) 20
Tom Stone, Andy Nyman Of Dice and Men presentation for one out of six prediction
Also published here Oct. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 10) 22
Tom Stone Honesty and Deception
  • Lodestones
Dec. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 12) 34
Tom Stone "Ding!"
2010 Vortex xv
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climax
Also published here 2010 Vortex 3
Tom Stone Shoe Duplication splitting a shoe in two, brief
2010 Vortex 7
Tom Stone Loading Strategies methods for obtaining loads without body loading
2010 Vortex 9
Tom Stone, Paul Harris Princess Salome's Drink to vanish a glass close up
Related to 2010 Vortex 13
Tom Stone Prov. 31:6 performer turns around and suddenly has drink in hand
2010 Vortex 15
Tom Stone Card, Deck & Case selection disappears, then deck vanishes, reappears in card case with selection face up, seated
2010 Vortex 17
Tom Stone Case Removal Cut deck is cut as it is removed from case, used to load a card into center of deck
2010 Vortex 20
Tom Stone Subliminal Persuasion secret message appears as cards are riffled, nudist deck presentation
2010 Vortex 21
Tom Stone Camera Gag film is pulled out of camera
2010 Vortex 22
Tom Stone Loading Display displaying sandwich cards while loading odd-backed card
2010 Vortex 22
Tom Stone, Jay Sankey Monty Walks Again four coins in coin box transpose with finger ring on string
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 23
Tom Stone One-Handed Turnover
2010 Vortex 25
Tom Stone Protection Against Chameleons idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 26
Tom Stone, Tomas Blomberg Reality Glitch off-beat sandwich-transposition combo
2010 Vortex 27
Tom Stone Calculated Aces four spectators with a fourth of the deck do some dealing procedure and end up with an ace on top, based on Jim Steinmeyer's "Nine Card Problem"
2010 Vortex 32
Tom Stone King Castling sandwich-unequal transposition combo
Inspired by
  • Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"
  • Tomas Blomberg's & Axel Adlercreutz' "113 Grams"
Related to
2010 Vortex 33
Frank Simon, Tom Stone Versatile Outjog Control Handling
2010 Vortex 34
Tom Stone Misdirection Ditch from deck onto tabled packet
2010 Vortex 36
Tom Stone Ringbound borrowed ring is threaded on thread, transforms into cheap ring
2010 Vortex 39
Tom Stone Ring to Ring Box
2010 Vortex 42
Tom Stone Spoon Jumper plastic spoon jumps out of cup, gag
Also published here 2010 Vortex 43
Tom Stone Hoarders faro
2010 Vortex 45
Tom Stone Minus Deck ATFUS handling away from deck
Related to 2010 Vortex 45
Tom Stone Stripper Finesse handling the selection and replacement for one-way deck
2010 Vortex 51
Tom Stone The Annoying Four presentation for eleven-card trick with four cards
2010 Vortex 52
Tom Stone Among the Mad Men odd-backed handling for Daryl's effect
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 53
Eddie Taytelbaum, Tom Stone Flustered Display Variation
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 59
Tom Stone Gap Drive coin travels from hand to elbow and back
2010 Vortex 61
Masao Atsukawa, Tom Stone Coin Propulsion Variation coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 61
Tom Stone Killer Gap Launcher idea for devise that shoots a coin
2010 Vortex 64
Tom Stone Freedom Cuts choreography of selection-replacement-procedure for Free Cut Principle
2010 Vortex 65
Tom Stone Memorized Deck & Free Cut Principle some ideas
2010 Vortex 67
Tom Stone Problems with the Memorized Deck rants
2010 Vortex 68
Tom Stone The Etude memorized deck (or New Pack Order)
2010 Vortex 69
Tom Stone Hand Rothing idea for climax for David Roth's "The Sleeve" (Expert Coin Magic)
2010 Vortex 71
Tom Stone Victorious Mead idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 72
Tom Stone Matchbox Calculator writing on matchbox changes
2010 Vortex 73
Tom Stone ElectroMatrix idea for matrix in spectators' outstreched hands
2010 Vortex 75
Tom Stone Poltergeist idea in which something falls off the shelf without performer being present
2010 Vortex 76
Tom Stone Tracking Mr. Fogg thoughts on Ambidextrous Travellers plot
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 79
Tom Stone Ambivalent Travelers travelers with two torn cards (four pieces)
Also published here 2010 Vortex 83
Tom Stone Mr. Fogg four signed cards travel into one pocket, then in different pockets
2010 Vortex 95
Tom Stone Fan Force one of 4
2010 Vortex 96
Dai Vernon, Tom Stone Multiple Shift Variant
2010 Vortex 99
Tom Stone Jinx Change Variation
2010 Vortex 105
Tom Stone Concerto for Cutlery Piano Card Trick with silverware
Related to 2010 Vortex 113
Tom Stone Wooing Annette idea for blocking balls-and-net routine
2010 Vortex 115
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling
2010 Vortex 117
Tom Stone Color Steal & Change with small packet
2010 Vortex 124
Karl Germain, Tom Stone Flash Card Change jacket cover
2010 Vortex 130
Tom Stone, Looy Simonoff Shoe Loads money from shoe, severed foot from shoe
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 132
Tom Stone Rope Segments c&r rope sequences
  • Almost Restored
  • Sharp Fingers
  • Drop and Restored
  • Whip Restoration
2010 Vortex 133
Tom Stone Benson-Frakson Combo idea for design for bucket for miser's dream
2010 Vortex 139
Tom Stone Conic Relief ideas and sequences for Dai Vernon's "Ball, Cone and Handkerchief"
  • The Cone as a Holdout
  • The Cone as a Servante
  • Combinations
  • Vernon's Basic Vanish
  • Changes
  • The Surprise Load
  • Extending it Outward
Related to 2010 Vortex 141
Tom Stone Light Bulb & Lampshade Idea
2010 Vortex 157
Tom Stone Let Them Eat Cake idea for dove pan comedy routine
2010 Vortex 158
Tom Stone The Monodextrous Brigand several ideas for Sawa's Slot Machine plot
2010 Vortex 161
Tom Stone Microphone Stand Load
2010 Vortex 162
Tom Stone An Addition to John Carney's "Hot Slot" idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 164
Tom Stone Coin Holder underneath glass
2010 Vortex 168
Tom Stone Jardine Ellis Glass Production idea with spectator's hand
2010 Vortex 168
Tom Stone Silk and Silver Ammar coin clip in silk, idea
2010 Vortex 169
Tom Stone Pocket Shots: Ten Card Rhythms ideas
2010 Vortex 171
Tom Stone Incompetent Cards to Pocket idea for routine, no method
2010 Vortex 171
Tom Stone Disembodied Cards to Pocket pocket is ripped out and put on table, idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 172
Tom Stone A Toast for Charon three coins appear with glass, travel to silk, vanish, bottle production
2010 Vortex 173
Geoffrey Latta, Tom Stone Multiple French Pop one-handed multiple coin vanish
2010 Vortex 185
Tom Stone Light Stretching production of Fantasio Appearing Candle
2010 Vortex 188
Tom Stone Roomtone idea with sound
2010 Vortex 189
Tom Stone Salt-X-Change white silk in hand changes place with salt in saltshaker
2010 Vortex 191
David Williamson, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Silk Vanish see also Williamson's "Whirly Bird Vanish"
2010 Vortex 192
Tom Stone Salt Container
2010 Vortex 193
Tom Stone Mental Sports sport objects, idea
2010 Vortex 194
Tom Stone Benson Burner stand-up Benson Bowl routine with dozens of sponge balls as final load
2010 Vortex 195
Tom Stone The Servante servante for a stand-up table
2010 Vortex 200
Tom Stone Black Drop black art, vanish of small object
2010 Vortex 206
David Williamson, Tom Stone Whirly Bird Vanish Variation
2010 Vortex 210
Tom Stone Helena of the East color of lipstick prediction, idea
2010 Vortex 226
Tom Stone Gold Wielder
Inspired byAlso published here 2010 Vortex 227
Tom Stone Hotel Psychometry idea with hotel key cards
2010 Vortex 236
Tom Stone Resonance Theory
2010 Vortex 239
Tom Stone Too Perfect Imperfect on the Too-Perfect Theory
Also published here 2010 Vortex 241
Tom Stone Rejection
2010 Vortex 247
Tom Stone The Big Risk
  • Lodestones
thoughts on producing a theatrical magic show
Feb. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 2) 16
Tom Stone Just a Small Step!
  • Lodestones

  • Homework
  • Scripting
  • Forget Everything You Know
  • Be More Obvious!
  • New Light
  • Homework
Apr. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4) 22
Tom Stone The Thespian Toolbox
  • Lodestones

  • Remove Stock Lines
  • Be Specific, Not General
  • Localization In Time And Space
  • Condense The Gallery
  • Contrasts
  • Make Procedure Interesting
  • Emotions
  • Conflict
  • Transformation
  • Foreshadowing
  • Callbacks
  • Final Words
June 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 6) 30
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Tom Stone, Dana Daniels
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 10
Max Maven Tom Stone
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 46
Stephen Minch In the Eye of the Stone on Tom Stone
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 49
Unknown The Magic and Theory of Tom Stone
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 62
Tom Stone Amore Motel using four of a kind and two of a kind, credit information on Hotel Mystery
Also published here July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 62
Tom Stone No Script is Also a Script
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 64
Tom Stone Sentient Sand design drawn in sand is duplicated
Also published here July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 65
Tom Stone The Dunning-Kruger Effect (for Fun and Profit)
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 67
Tom Stone Oh No! Thimbles routine
Also published here July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 68
Tom Stone You Are Brilliant!
July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 70
Tom Stone Glitching the Aces
Also published here July 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7) 71
Tom Stone Upping the Ante
  • Loadstones

  • Creating Visuals
  • Finding a Director
  • Rehearsals vs. Practice
  • Attack the Weakest Spot
  • Harvesting the Contacts
  • Coda
Aug. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 8) 34
Eric Mead (reviewer) Vortex by Tom Stone Aug. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 8) 82
Tom Stone Ouroboros
  • Loadstones

  • Partnership
  • Just a Small Step!
  • The Thespian Toolbox
  • Upping the Ante
  • Coda
Oct. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 10) 20
Tom Stone Walk the Talk
  • Lodestones

  • Everyone is Wrong!
  • Scenography
  • Advertising and Posters
  • Dress Rehearsals
  • Program
  • Production Crew
  • Everything is News!
  • The End
Dec. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 12) 38
Tom Stone Aparición de Botella production from under spectator's arm
Also published here 2010 El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 11) 284
Tom Stone Debts of Gratitude
2011 Maelstrom vii
Tom Stone What Is This Thing Called Book?
2011 Maelstrom xi
Tom Stone Thieves and Sheep Ideas discussion of various ideas
2011 Maelstrom xiv
Tom Stone, Andy Nyman Of Dice and Men presentation for one out of six prediction
Inspired by
  • Andy Nyman's "Diceman"
Also published here
2011 Maelstrom 3
Tom Stone Dice Force simple gaffed die to force a number
Related to 2011 Maelstrom 4
Tom Stone Complicated Exchange within deck, brief
2011 Maelstrom 6
Tom Stone Silver & Sorcery routine for and thoughts on John Ramsay's "Cylinder and Coins"
2011 Maelstrom 7
Bob Chesbro, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Coin Vanish
Inspired by 2011 Maelstrom 13
Tom Stone Crossing The Gaze Multiple Coin Vanish one by one
2011 Maelstrom 16
Tom Stone Stack Transfer as visible coin is transferred to other hand
2011 Maelstrom 18
Tom Stone Magnetic Multiple Vanish to ditch multiple coins silently
2011 Maelstrom 24
Tom Stone The Safe Bullet-Catch bang gun bullet catch
2011 Maelstrom 24
Tom Stone Wet Russian russian roulette with water pistols
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 25
Tom Stone, Stewart James DacheBox various unfinished ideas for Stewart James' Sefalaljia
- Silks from Another Century
- Wired (featuring idea for Ted Lesley's "Mind Bender")
- Ceiling Thoughts
- Shivers
- Vanishing Sefalaljia
2011 Maelstrom 29
Tom Stone Burn Remedy thoughts about spectators that burn the performer
2011 Maelstrom 32
Tom Stone Brutus's Gift knife of chosen color is stuck in magician's back with dramatic presentation, see also T.A. Waters' "Backdate"
2011 Maelstrom 33
Tom Stone, Robert E. Neale Sole Survivor in 3-D non-card presentational idea for Robert Neale's "Sole Survivor" (Magic & Meaning)
2011 Maelstrom 35
Tom Stone White Lies classic one-ahead trick with blank cards on which writing appears with ashes rubbed on
2011 Maelstrom 39
Tom Stone Clink-Catch elbow catch, vanish or transformation
2011 Maelstrom 41
Tom Stone Bottled Up production from under spectator's arm
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 43
Tom Stone Bottled Thoughts ideas and sequences for the "Multiplying Bottles" plot
- Stirring up the Still
- Don't Stare at my Bottom
- Glasswhere?
- Glass-Bottle-Can
- Multiplying Glasses
- Redneck Remedy
2011 Maelstrom 47
Tom Stone Prediction Ajar
2011 Maelstrom 65
Tom Stone Siamese Book-Test
2011 Maelstrom 67
Tom Stone The Forbidden Palm black art
2011 Maelstrom 69
Tom Stone Black Art on Close-up Pad credit information
2011 Maelstrom 69
Tom Stone Black Art Card construction of card with black back
2011 Maelstrom 70
Tom Stone Card Box Animation card case moves by itself
2011 Maelstrom 75
Tom Stone Oh No! Thimbles routine
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 77
Tom Stone The Ultimate Sub Trunk idea for outdoor version
2011 Maelstrom 82
Tom Stone Paper Bag Cut cutting deck inside paper bag, ACAAN suggestion
2011 Maelstrom 83
Tom Stone Sentient Sand design drawn in sand is duplicated
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 87
Tom Stone Chinese Lubricant suggestion for Chinese Sticks
2011 Maelstrom 90
Tom Stone Amore Motel using four of a kind and two of a kind, credit information on Hotel Mystery
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 91
Tom Stone Chairport Chair Prediction
2011 Maelstrom 96
Tom Stone Eye of the Last Dragon discussion and technical sequences with multiplying billiard balls
2011 Maelstrom 97
Tom Stone Peaks and Valleys
2011 Maelstrom 104
Tom Stone Mitosis Maneuver one ball becomes two which become four, sequence with shell
2011 Maelstrom 107
Tom Stone Negative Structure
2011 Maelstrom 110
Tom Stone Back to de Kolta holdout principle for balls
2011 Maelstrom 112
Tom Stone The Shell as Topit
2011 Maelstrom 113
Tom Stone Shell Lapping
2011 Maelstrom 115
Tom Stone Ball Mélange three balls vanish one by one
2011 Maelstrom 117
Tom Stone Ball Climax molded four-ball-climax
2011 Maelstrom 119
Tom Stone, Bob Ostin, Robert Cassidy Bank Naught marking methods with two presentations:
- Psychic Losery
- Weightmaster
2011 Maelstrom 121
Tom Stone Dance Shtick ideas for prop construction
2011 Maelstrom 123
Tom Stone Mental Posterior method for chair prediction
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 126
Tom Stone Electro-cute sight gag with electric deck
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 127
Tom Stone SloMoSub idea for slow motion subtrunk
2011 Maelstrom 130
Tom Stone Tesla's Knot cut and restored cable
2011 Maelstrom 131
Tom Stone Derringer cards at two named numbers are predicted, stooge
2011 Maelstrom 133
Tom Stone Open Billet Switch secret exchange of two visible billets
2011 Maelstrom 134
Tom Stone Eggs from Bombay combo with silk to egg, eggs under bowl (Benson's Bowl), multiplying eggs
2011 Maelstrom 135
Tom Stone Portable Table Servante Contruction
2011 Maelstrom 138
Tom Stone Quick Memo edge marked cards in memorized stack, spectator peeks at card which is divined
2011 Maelstrom 148
Tom Stone Paperback Writer words chosen from lists predicted as story
2011 Maelstrom 149
Tom Stone Waiting for a Sign thoughts, followed by handlings
Inspired by 2011 Maelstrom 151
Tom Stone Sign of the Count "signed card" with mark on isolated card
2011 Maelstrom 152
Tom Stone Crossed Sign "signed card" with mark on isolated card
2011 Maelstrom 153
Tom Stone Gesture Switch
2011 Maelstrom 154
Tom Stone, Henrik Holmberg Time Operator I joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature
2011 Maelstrom 154
Tom Stone Time Operator II joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature
2011 Maelstrom 158
Tom Stone Fake Casing apparently placing two cards in case, only 1
2011 Maelstrom 158
Tom Stone Signed Transformation
2011 Maelstrom 161
Tom Stone Sign of the Boxer
2011 Maelstrom 162
Tom Stone Switch with Card Case heavily gaffed
2011 Maelstrom 162
Tom Stone Homer's Case switch or vanish of card put beneath case
2011 Maelstrom 165
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card
2011 Maelstrom 166
Ken Krenzel, Tom Stone Monte Plus Plus Variation with a double backer
2011 Maelstrom 170
Tom Stone Occhamman Now! "signed card", isolated card marked with paper clip
2011 Maelstrom 171
Tom Stone Paper Clip Switch
2011 Maelstrom 177
Tom Stone Wooden Sign "signed card" with isolated card stapled to piece of wood
Inspired by 2011 Maelstrom 178
Tom Stone The Collective Blink byplay with joker that travels from table back into deck
2011 Maelstrom 180
Tommy Wonder, Tom Stone Secret Pick-Up tabled card secretly transferred to deck
2011 Maelstrom 182
Tom Stone Hip Hip Hurray! using hinged/flap card box
2011 Maelstrom 185
Tom Stone Sir Offalot ideas if the spectator miscalculates sum
2011 Maelstrom 192
Tom Stone, Dr. Raymond L. Beebe Challenge in Silk vanished silks pop out of pockets and are knotted together
Inspired by
  • Beebe's "Smart Slik" (Encyclopedia of Silk Magic 1)
2011 Maelstrom 193
Tom Stone Well-Timed Miracle card at number determined by stop watch is predicted
Variations 2011 Maelstrom 202
Tom Stone The Tutorial sucker explanation with card from lefty deck
2011 Maelstrom 203
Tom Stone Going Bananas 2-person comedy act in which fake banana becomes real
2011 Maelstrom 206
Tom Stone, Finn Jon Thumb Tip as Sound Gimmick
2011 Maelstrom 208
Tom Stone Things That Go Cluck in the Night silk to egg routine with spectator following along and succeeding
2011 Maelstrom 209
Tom Stone The Voice of the Public joke about the notion that card tricks are not popular
2011 Maelstrom 222
Tom Stone, Harry Riser Glitching the Aces
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 223
Tom Stone The Hat Trick top hat on table
2011 Maelstrom 225
Tom Stone, Stewart James, Max Maven Synonymax cards with pictures and words, selections are divined
Inspired by 2011 Maelstrom 229
Tom Stone Tripodal by Sundown - Mental Pursuit spectators select questions, performer divines answers, quiz show presentation, de bruijn/gray code
2011 Maelstrom 237
Tom Stone Quean of the Quiz confabulation type prediction with quiz show presentation and envelope loading stand
2011 Maelstrom 241
Tom Stone The Quiz Show classic Frank Lane comedy quiz show with final loads
2011 Maelstrom 244
Tom Stone Turbo Change Bag one-handed plain change bag
Also published here 2011 Maelstrom 246
Tom Stone Acknowledgements
2011 Maelstrom 257
Tom Stone Publishing History where things appeared previously
2011 Maelstrom 259
Tom Stone Cognitive Conjuring
  • Lodestones
on change blindness
Mar. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 3) 40
Tom Stone Cognitive Color Change exploiting change blindness
Mar. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 3) 41
Tom Stone Slow and Slower Does the Trick
  • Lodestones
doing secret mechanical actions so slowly they go unnoticed, examples:
  • morphing stage
  • appearing person in box
  • picture of vase changing into real vase
May 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 5) 44
Tom Stone Wonders of a Fragmented Vision
  • Lodestones
more on change blindness and related things, cups and balls sequence as example
Related to July 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 7) 44
Tom Stone Lodestones "Let me first state that I don't like gambling effects."
Sep. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 9) 30
Tom Stone Vision & Velocity Vectors
  • Lodestones
Nov. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 11) 40
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Maelstrom by Tom Stone Jan. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 1) 84
Tom Stone Notebook Nuggets
  • Lodestones
various notebook ideas, see following entries
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 40
Tom Stone With Great Powers... using suitcase and table top
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 40
Tom Stone Invisible Deck Subtlety deck out of play early
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 40
Tom Stone Suitcase Card Switch on top of table, hole in suitcase
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 40
Tom Stone Scouting Party rather visual, table spreads
Related to Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 41
Tom Stone Chromatic Clutch color predicted, prediction can be changed
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 43
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Magi-Fest, fire in the Magic Castle, Ray Goulet
Related to Mar. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 3) 10
Tom Stone Notebook Mining
  • Lodestones
more ideas from notebooks, see following entries
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 42
Tom Stone Rapid Twist rainbow backs finale
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 42
Tom Stone The Piston Servante through floor of stage a tube comes up behind leg as servante
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 46
Tom Stone The Wheel of Magic presentation for a vanishing lottery wheel, posed as problem
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 46
Stephen Minch Tom Stone
May 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 5) 60
Tom Stone Red Notes/Black Notes
  • Lodestones
intro to oil and water ideas
June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 30
Tom Stone Flustered Curiosity 4&4
Inspired by June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 30
Tom Stone Sloppy Mix 4&4
June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 31
Tom Stone Accidental Transfer card moved from packet to packet during moving the card case
June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 32
Tom Stone Fake Toss as cards are tabled from both hands alternately
Inspired by June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 32
Tom Stone Spiked O&W 4&4
June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 32
Tom Stone Procrastination Postponed
  • Lodestones

  • Dragging the Feet in Style
Aug. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 8) 30
Tom Stone Oil and Words 4&4, displacement idea
Aug. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 8) 31
Tom Stone Huge But Invisible comment on loudspeaker monitors on stage
Aug. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 8) 31
Tom Stone Grounded Servante open load on the floor to produce something from e.g. a spectator's jacket
Aug. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 8) 31
Tom Stone Deep Fried!
  • Lodestones
two cards chosen match
Related to Oct. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 10) 40
Tom Stone Seeing the Ontolophaunt
  • Lodestones
definition of magic as an art
Jan. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 1) 34
Tom Stone A Parloresque Duet
  • Lodestones
Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 48
Tom Stone Fan Dancer selection process with half a narrow deck
Inspired by Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 48
Tom Stone A La Puga! card in glass is any named card, featuring black art switch
Inspired by
  • "Card and Glass" (Miguel Puga)
Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 49
Tom Stone Dr. Griffin's Palm
  • Lodestones
July 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 7) 46
Tom Stone Ball and Vase Challenge
  • Lodestones
Sep. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 9) 22
Tom Stone Striking Art
  • Lodestones
on anamorphic illusions, 3D/2D image of Rubik's Cube, slapping a cube with a writing pad, its pieces are now as drawing on pad
Nov. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 11) 30
Tom Stone, Tom Crosbie Pump Deck divination of card
2013 Just Be Croz 189
Tomas Blomberg Hard Card Paradox new presentation for the Brainwave Deck
Related to 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 140
Tom Stone The True Name of Trigrammaton
  • Lodestones
three people distribute three paper balls among them and switch according to instructions, when unfolded, each spectator has his name written on the paper
Inspired by
  • The "One Two Three" Trick (Martin Gardner, Ibidem, July 1956)
  • "Tribulation" (Max Maven, Dr. Faustus Journal, Apr. 1999)
Jan. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 1) 34
Tom Stone Night Terrors
  • Lodestones
paddle routine as a character
Mar. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3) 40
Tom Stone Quantum Logic
  • Lodestones
three wooden boxes, card chosen and placed in one box with rest of deck in case, page from book chosen and book put in another box, third box suddenly contains card and case, then book, one after another, corners are torn off selection and page, both actions are reflected in other cases
May 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 5) 28
Peter Rosengren, Tom Stone The Ring of Ma'aruf borrowed finger ring vanishes and reappears in a cupcake
Oct. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 10) 32
Tom Stone, Tomas Blomberg Tomas Blomberg: Scratching the Surface with interviews with daughter Tyra and wife Rina
July 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 7) 54
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Maelstrom: Off the Page by Tom Stone Nov. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11) 78
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Vortex: Off the Page by Tom Stone Nov. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11) 78
Alexander Hansford Tabled ATFUS ATFUS by ditching face up cards onto tabled deck
Related to 2016 Sprezzatura 34
Tom Stone A Matter Of Taste
  • Lodestones
Feb. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2) 34
Tom Stone Key to the Windy City thoughts on the Chicago Opener
Feb. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2) 34
Tom Stone Stockholm Opener involving two additional back colors
Feb. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2) 35
Dr. Jacob Daley Jacob's Ladder
VariationsAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 50 No. 5, Sep. 1951
Mar. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 3) 67
Tom Stone The Pocket Problem
  • Lodestones
on different type of alternative pockets and servantes, mostly for female performers
  • Out in the Wilderness
  • Suburb Satchel
  • Osmosis (shoulder bag with opening to load cups or other things)
  • A Germain Observation (servante in cloth)
  • Chasing Tail
  • Share the Wealth
Apr. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 4) 52
David Regal (reviewer) Factory Blanks by Tom Stone Apr. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 4) 96
Tom Stone Polyrhythms, Primes, and Kid Shows
  • Lodestones
June 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 6) 46
Tom Stone Bluff Finesse
Sep. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 9) 58
Tom Stone Like a Lotus
  • Lodestones
Oct. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 10) 46
Tom Stone Three Degrees of Impossibility three cards to pockets, or handbag, wallet, ...
Inspired by Oct. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 10) 46
Will Houstoun A University for the Art of Amusement on the Stockholm university courses on magic, Tom Stone
Nov. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 11) 68
Tom Stone Pedagogical Methods
Nov. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 11) 78
Tom Stone, Jonathan Pendragon Tricks of the Eye
  • Lodestones vs. Panmagium
Dec. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 12) 38
Tom Stone Spatial Frequency Manipulation on hybrid images and Factory Blanks
Dec. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 12) 38
Jonathan Pendragon Accidental Prophecy effect in which a spectator follows along the performer and both have a card chosen, one uses a blank deck ("Factory Blanks" by Tom Stone)
Dec. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 12) 41
Tom Stone Psychic Paper blank card shown to various people, they "see" a card which also has been predicted, "Factory Blanks"
Related to Dec. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 12) 42
张国洲 Jojo 头脑风暴 (Brainstorm) Based on Tom Stone's Factory Blanks. Spectator writes a number and a card on a piece of paper, card is found at that number, can also be used for mentalism
2017 The Truth 真相 33
Tom Stone Triptych of Bafflement
  • Lodestones
borrowed finger ring vanishes from one silk, small locked box vanishes from another silk, in a change bag appears the box with the ring inside
Feb. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 2) 54
Tom Stone Modified Go Go Vanisher
Inspired by
  • "Go Go Vanisher" (Stewart James in Print, 1989, p. 388)
Feb. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 2) 54
Tom Stone Standing Rock
  • Lodestones
4&4, performer and spectator both handle a set of eight cards
Apr. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 4) 58
Tom Stone Short (Bits) off the Mark
  • Lodestones
July 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7) 48
Tom Stone The Guide That Never Was on Daryl, mental health and failures
July 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7) 48
Tom Stone Backs & Water 4&4, mixed face-up/face-down, visual
July 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7) 49
Tom Stone Cups and Balls Express! balls visually vanish from top of all three cups
July 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7) 50
Tom Stone Jogsley Count cards out-jogged and stripped out one by one, false-count type switch happens as they are removed that way
July 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7) 51
Tom Stone A Leap in the Dark three coins in triangle visually gather at once
July 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7) 52
Tom Stone Overpaid Duo
  • Lodestones
names of famous duos are written on pairs of cards (e.g. Tom, Jerry), spectator matches two prediction cards
Inspired by Sep. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 9) 54
Eric Stevens Split-Second Marvel Card randomly chosen using stopwatch, matches card that is face down in the other deck
Inspired by 2018 Perspective 35
Tom Stone Foe of Dr. Kimble
  • Lodestones
coin stack hold-out in tabled book
Jan. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 1) 46
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Of Dice and Men (Hug/Kill) by Tom Stone Nov. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 11) 103
Peter Gröning Knock on Wood unknown odd-backed card stapled to block of wood, turns out to be later signed selection, presented as faces transposing, credit information
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • TheSecondDeal website, Feb. 2001
2020 Resigned to Miracles 97