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Copper Penetration two coins, one is wrapped into a handkerchief and hold by the spectator, the other coin penetrates the silk
Related toVariations 1952 178
Tony Slydini Wrong Way Coins three coins in each hand, coins penetrate upwards
  • Slydini "Touch"
Related toAlso published here 1966 93
John Benzais Second Effect (For Two Coins) with glass, part of "Coins Through the Table (A Complete Routine)"
Related to 1967 4
Pete Biro Professor's Nightmare Seit Up cutting piece of rope in front of spectators intro three pieces
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Pete Biro Pete Biro on Magic chapter intro
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Pete Biro Comedy Production for Magicians mirror glass gag with comb, for magicians
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Pete Biro Inspected By Number 27 gag with inspection tags
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Pete Biro Sock Purse Gag
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Pete Biro Funkenring Fun
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Album with pictures of Jack Bateman, Mike Caldwell, Leslie Guest, Mohammed Bey (Sam Horowitz), Bud Dietrich, Pete Biro, Phoa Yan Tion, Sam Schwartz, Mark Leddy, Jimmy Stewart, Al Flosso, Pete Martino, Bill Broderson, Jerry Lukins, John Mullholland, Abril Lamarque, Richard Cardini, Harry Blackstone, Al de Lage, Kent Richards, Norm Nielsen
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Pete Biro What's Happening to those Cards? cards on floor are gathered and formed to a card castle
Magick (Issue 34)
Claude Pahud IBM Convention on the IBM convention 1971, Duke Stern, Karrel Fox, Jay Marshall, Paul Graham, Christopher Woodward, Tony Shelley, Jeffrey Atkins, Maurice Rookly, Elizabeth Warlock, Anverdi, Horace, Pavel, Magic Christian, Peter Gloviczki, Dick Zimmerman, Bill Larsen, Claude Rix, Mike Skinner, Jules de Barros, Mike Rogers, Pete Biro
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 6)
Bill Severn, Pete Biro Rising Card from Envelope pencil with rubber band
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 121
Pete Biro No Lapping Coins Through Table hook coin, hoo-coin
1972 299
Pete Biro Kneet! coin into glass
Related to Dec. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12)
David Bendix Sloppy Drunk Poker see page 16 for correction
Inspired by
  • "Slop Poker" (Pete Biro, Lecture Notes #1)
Jan. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Horace Goldin, Frank Garcia Horace Goldin's Cup & Ball Move ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them, see also p. 815 for comment by Roger Crabtree
Related toAlso published here July 1973 635
Pete Biro Cup Chop
  • The Karate Acquitment
showing cup empty despite ball underneath
Related to Apr. 1974 723
Bob Read, Pete Biro Impromptu Sight Bits Business gags with a rubber band and fingerettes
Feb. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Pete Biro Glittering ring vanishes and appears in a flash (paper) at end of a pointer
Related toVariations July 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on stage names, Pete Biro, Al Flosso, Frances and Jay Marshall
July 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on exposure, Stephen Minch, Pete Biro
Magick (Issue 142)
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Cannibals including credit information on the plot by Pete Biro
Related to 1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4)
Pete Biro The Cannibal Cards
1976 17
Shigeo Futagawa Pete Biro short biography
1978 198
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Bob Fillman, Kevin Robinson, Harold Weaver, Valerie Nielsen, Art Emerson, Pete Biro
Magick (Issue 205)
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on FISM Brussels, Al Goshman, Hugh Riley, Mike Caldwell, Billy McComb, Pete Biro, Larry Jennings, James Findlay, Sothebys Findlay auction, Mario Carrandi, Horace Goldin, Magic in Films, Dai Vernon, John Ramsay, Roy Walton
June 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on Fred Robinson, 4F pins, Larry Jennings, Ray Grismer, Eric Mason, Gordon Bruce, Fred Kaps, Pete Biro, Flip, Dick Kornwinder, Eddie Taytelbaum, Howie Schwarzman, Dick Cook, FISM Brussels, Bernard Billis, J.J. Sanvert, Juan Tamariz, Ken Brooke, Dai Vernon
July 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Ken Brooke Magic Place, Pete Biro, Hans Moretti, Al Goshman, Jay Marshall
Sep. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Karl Fulves Fooled Again on Pete Biro's credit claims about Persi Diaconis's inventions
Related to 1979
Interlocutor (Issue 36)
Pete Biro (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell Fox
see also other entries with this title in this book
Also published here
  • Genii magazine
1979 19
Karl Fulves Pass Key named card is produced with a key
Inspired by 1981 47
Geschichten um kleine und grosse Zauberer anecdotes of Jorge Cavaz, Pete Biro, Paul Rosini, Annemann, Frederick Barlow
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 43 No. 1)
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on magic magazines, Pete Biro
Oct. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Pete Biro Knuckle Snap cracking knuckles of the fingers, illusion
1985 15
Pete Biro Echte Zauberei bottom deal demo with Aces, then Royal Flush
Also published here
  • Genii
July 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 5)
Jim Steinmeyer The Lustig Money Machine
  • Conjuring
money printing in envelope
Inspired by June 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Joe Givan Who Wins In Close-up Contests? Not The Art Of Magic!
  • Editorial
on competitions
Related to July 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Ben Robinson, Pete Biro Competitions
  • Letters
Related to Aug. 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Joe Gold The Play vs. The Magic Revue
  • Editorial
Related to Oct. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Carol Roy, Linda S. Smith, Pete Biro Play vs. Revue
  • Letters
Related to Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Michael Weber Wreck Creation borrowed finger ring vanishes, reappears in tea bag which is burned away in a flash
Inspired by 1994
Bill Severn, Pete Biro Special Delivery No. 50, pencil with rubber band used to make card rise from deck in envelope
Also published here 1995 98
Pete Biro Der komische Kartenstecher comedy routine, giant cards stabbed on tray
Mar. 1995
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2)
Pete Biro Billion-Dollar Bill Switch switch that ends clean, magnet unload in back pocket
1997 5
Pete Biro The Twitch Trick gag, lie detector, having a twitch
Mar. 1998 2
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Indian Cups & Balls by Pete Biro Sep. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 9)
Pete Biro The Great Francisco's Floating Table seance type, Arthur Bull
Dec. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12)
Harvey Rosenthal, Pete Biro, Carroll Mounier, Ed Eckl, Jeff Harpring Messages
Mar. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 3)
Wayne Dobson Ring Flash 2 ring materializes on chain in flash of fire
Inspired by
  • "RingFlash" (Wayne Dobson, Pro-File)
Related toAlso published here
2002 12
David Regal, Pete Biro Speaking Volumes
Related to Dec. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 12)
Pete Biro World Magic Seminar Photo Gallery
Apr. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 4)
Pete Biro FISM Through my Viewfinder
Oct. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 10)
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Ghostly Linking Finger Rings by Joe Porper, Pete Biro May 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 5)
David Oliver (reviewer) Folding Key by Pete Biro, Joe Porper Dec. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 12)
David Oliver (reviewer) Vanishing Silver Dollars by Pete Biro, Joe Porper Dec. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 12)
David Regal, Pete Biro Pete Biro: The Thinking Man's Magician
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
A Pete Biro Magicana
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Card in Balloon close-up
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Bongers/Biro Poker Stunt one card travels from deck to poker hand, Kato's Card Happening Flick
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Where are the Other 50 Cards? deck vanishes except two selection
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Comedy Egg Juggling egg thrown up and balanced on nose (sticky, credit claim), then egg thrown up with feet and it crashes plate
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Biro's One Piece Diminishing Cards
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Chop Glass paper covered glass, folded bill with paper clip
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro The Ring on Wineglass as performed by Fred Kaps, with more options:
  • Pete Biro's One-Man Ring on Wineglass (First Handling)
  • Pete Biro's One-Man Ring on Wineglass (Second Handling)
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro Working Without a Net slate paddle routine
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Pete Biro, Dani DaOrtiz, Miguel Ángel Gea, Antonio Iturra Pete Biro nos habla sobre Fred Kaps Pete Biro on Fred Kaps, Interview
  • Entrevista a Pete Biro
  • Fred Kaps visto por Pete Biro
El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Fred Kaps Cartas de Fred Kaps a Pete Biro letters from Fred Kaps to Pete Biro
El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Pete Biro Anillo en la copa on Kaps doing the ring on stem of glass trick, preparation and method
El Manuscrito (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Karl Fulves A Theory of Revolution credit information on rubber surfaces to affect card rise
Related to 2010
Prolix (Issue 7)
Al Schneider, Pete Biro Expansion of Texture
2011 174
Al Schneider Pete Biro Load Sequence loading a coin into a silk for Expansion of Texture
2011 177
Pete Biro Whipcrackaway rope cracks like a whip, joke
2011 285
Pete Biro Frank Shields Anecdote Vernon watches Frank Shields, from Genii, March 1979
Facsimile (Issue 6)
Pete Biro Coin to Glass handling to drop coin from lap into glass
2018 95
Larry Horowitz In Memoriam: Pete Biro
Feb. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 2)