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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
M. Jules Dhotel A New Top Card Production card pushed out and pivoted upwards behind deck
Related toVariations 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 25
Herb Zarrow Spring Riffle Top Palm while springing the cards after in-the-hands riffle shuffle
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 346) 209
Herb Zarrow Full Deck Control by a Riffle Shuffle the Zarrow Shuffle, block cover
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 346) 210
Herb Zarrow Zarrow False Shuffle
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 128
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Full Deck Control
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 49
Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces four times Christ Force
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 98
Herb Zarrow Red Ace - Black Ace
1962 Close-up Card Magic 253
Herb Zarrow Penny and Nickel Transposition
Inspired by 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 373
Dai Vernon Vernon's Variant four cards
VariationsAlso published here 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 226
Herb Zarrow Oil and Water Phase 3&3
1967 Deck-Sterity 95
Herb Zarrow Switch-Change coin balanced on fingertip transforms when other hand waves over it
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 355
Herb Zarrow "Trapeze" one-handed flourish production
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 371
Herb Zarrow Herb's Variant four cards, with selection that travels into deck
Inspired byVariations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 72
Herb Zarrow Tosheroon Two credit information, borrowed coin put on face-up deck, deck cut, again cut at coin, now coin on selection
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 63
Oscar Pladek A Modern Chinese Marvel "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, credit information on the plot, with pop-up move, five phases
Related to Apr. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 611
Herb Zarrow 4-Card Catch
1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 184
Herb Zarrow Swindle Mates matching order of two suits, swindle switch
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 196
Herb Zarrow, John E. Mintz Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel more credit claims
Related to July 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 757
Herb Zarrow Full Deck Control
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 24
Herb Zarrow Additional Zarrow Technique
  • Preliminary Cut To Set Deck
  • One-Shuffle Technique
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part One 26
Herb Zarrow Herb Zarrow's False Shuffle slip cut and using center packet
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 115
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Charles and Regina Reynolds, Jay Marshall, Francis Marshall, Marshall Rodine, Jack Alden, Keith Walker, Al Cohen, Herb Zarrow, Martin Kaplan
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 248
Herb Zarrow Zigs & Zags based on George Kaplan's "Zig-Zag" (Hugard's Magic Monthly)
May 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 53
Herb Zarrow Pendulum Knot knot shaken into rope with one hand
1979 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 12) 1
Unknown An Instant Flip-Over Change card is flicked onto some cards on table and changes visually
Variations Feb. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 307
Herb Zarrow Swivel Round-A-Bout
June 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 352
Herb Zarrow Starfish Copper/Silver Coin Change
1981 CoinMagic 204
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 137
Herb Zarrow Flicker Again
Inspired by Dec. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 719
Herb Zarrow, Dan Garrett Visu-Pinch coin dropped into other hand changes visually (or dollar to two half dollars), see credit correction on page lxix
Related to 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Herb Zarrow Faro Throw-Off locator card changes into selection, faro is apparently used as part of method
1982 Best of Friends 201
Harry Lorayne Herb Zarrow mini bio
1982 Best of Friends 200
Meir Yedid Perpetual Force Variation see Zarrow's Christ Force handling
Inspired by 1982 Incredible Close-Up Magic 100
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 48
Michael Skinner, Herb Zarrow Block Push-Off Technique Herb Zarrow's?
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 11) 91
Herb Zarrow Multiple Switch-In while counting four cards in Biddle fashion, two are placed in different locations in the deck
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 76
Herb Zarrow Choose the Aces named colored aces travel to the deck face up
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 76
Herb Zarrow Two Card Transition Biddle trick with two selection, in different parts in the deck
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 77
Larry Jennings Reaping the Aces I & II two handlings
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 130
Roberto Giobbi Der Psychotest spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 9
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle also as red-black shuffle
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
Herb Zarrow Unlinking Bands
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1365
Herb Zarrow Linking Bands
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1377
Herb Zarrow A Note on Zarrow's Revolving Aces spectator says stop four times while riffling
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 35
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Block Addition Move
Variations 1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 30
Herb Zarrow Revolving Force
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 35
Herb Zarrow The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot flourish knot
Also published here
  • Herb Zarrow's "The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot" in Karl Fulves "Close-Up Folio" No.12 /1979
1989 The Knot Collector 36
Dan Garrett Pinch Switch here as transformation
Related to 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 67
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition
1992 Totally Out Of Control 58
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle brief
1992 Modus Operandi 8
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
1992 Modus Operandi 24
Herb Zarrow Super-Mezcla Falsa Zarrow Shuffle
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 87
Alberto Reyes Cronica de un Viaje a U.S.A. on the trip to the USA with Ascanio in 1989, about Bob Elliott, Father Cyprian, Ken Krenzel, Herb Zarrow, David Roth, Eric DeCamps, Aaron Dutton, Howard Schwarzman, Johny Thompson, FFFF, Derek Dingle
1992 La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 6 97
Herb Zarrow Easy Cut Flourish
Oct. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 10) 2279
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle
1993 By Forces Unseen 120
Karl Fulves Think Ace handling detail
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 9) 101
Herb Zarrow The "Color Change"
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, March 1969
1993 Card File 122
Herb Zarrow, Dai Vernon Zarrow Shuffle
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 453
Herb Zarrow, Edward Marlo, David Neighbors Zarrow Shuffle
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 3
Herb Zarrow Foreword
1994 Magical Wishes 7
Herb Zarrow Think Ace four Aces removed and one thought of, shuffled back, one half jogged, face-card of lower half changes into thought-of Ace once named
Related to 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 9) 97
Herb Zarrow Interlock Change one half jogged, face card of lower half changes
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 9) 98
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle description checked by Herb Zarrow according to p. 230
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 17
Herb Zarrow After-the-Shuffle Reverse swing cut, halves kiss
Related to 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 107
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition Move
1995 Cardshark 104
Herb Zarrow Stop at an Ace No. 17, four chosen cards via cuts or stopping at riffling turn out to be the Aces, consecutive Christ Forces
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 29
Jo Sarles, Sam Schwartz, Herb Zarrow Letters Jo Sarles is the widow of J. W. Sarles (Jim?)
1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 26
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle
1996 Miracle Material 9
Vernon Winiecke Bottom Reverse "Reversal of any number of cards - Dedicated to Tony Kardyro"
during swing cut
Related to 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 3) 44
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 42
Herb Zarrow, Ken Krenzel Block Addition Version
1997 Ingenuities 143
Nick Trost Ace Stop
Related to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 76
Herb Zarrow Progressive Oil & Water 4&4, then 3&3, then 2&2, then 1&1, dated 1955
Variations 1997 Underworld (Issue 6) 71
Herb Zarrow, John J. Beck III, Les Wade, Max Abrams Letters
Related to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 121
Herb Zarrow Progressive Variations
Inspired by 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 139
Herb Zarrow A Brief Description of the Zarrow Shuffle
1998 Down Under Deals 45
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Dynamic breakdown of the basic procedure
1998 Card College — Volume 3 629
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
1998 Card College — Volume 3 632
Herb Zarrow, Juan Tamariz, Unknown The Direct Zarrow Shuffle
  • With a Slip Cut
  • A Shuffle Strategy by Juan Tamariz
  • A Refined Block Cover
  • With Running Cuts
1998 Card College — Volume 3 634
R. C. Fields Diminuendo simplified handling
Inspired by 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 173
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition brief
1999 21st Century Card Magic 128
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
1999 Kort 74
Herb Zarrow, David Regal Zarrow Addition Variant
1999 Close-Up & Personal 22
Karl Fulves Switch Poker Solution outline of effect
Related to
  • "Switch Poker" (Herb Zarrow)
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 97
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
2001 Try the Impossible 106
Herb Zarrow Z grip starting position for following cuts
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 44
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 204
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
2002 Penumbra (Issue 4) 13
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 230
Herb Zarrow, Roberto Giobbi A Psychological Test spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards
Inspired by
  • "Matched Revolvers" (Herb Zarrow, Linking Ring, July 1977)
Related toAlso published here
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1139
Herb Zarrow Prologue
2004 Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle 5
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle very brief
2005 Up In Smoke 42
Herb Zarrow Insight a trick Zarrow invented for a blind magician, magician matches shuffled red / black order of a pile
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 177
Herb Zarrow, Jack Parker Sloppy Zarrow Addition
2007 52 Memories 155
Nick Trost, Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces - A Clean Version double backer
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 154
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks on Herb Zarrow, Zarrow Shuffle, DVDs, Walter Gibson, Ricky Jay, David Blaine, Uri Geller, Alan Greenberg, Marco the Magi, Muhlenberg College
Feb. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2) 10
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle detailed explanation
Feb. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2) 57
Edward Marlo, Herb Zarrow Ed Marlo & Herb Zarrow Letters regarding the Zarrow Shank controversy
Feb. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2) 79
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Switch
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 389
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Herb Zarrow Gilbreath's Second Principle Spectator shuffles the cards, deals out five hands, one of the hands is a good hand, but the hand of the imaginary partner gets a straight flush, uses ideas from Herb Zarrow and Ron Wohl
Related to
  • "U-shuffle Poker" (David Ben, Zarrow, A Lifetime of Magic)
Variations
2012 Magical Mathematics 66
Dan Garrett The Pinch Switch
Related to 2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 101
Herb Zarrow Coincidentally Yours multiple phases, finding mates
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 291
Herb Zarrow, Tony Chang Outjogged Zarrow Block Addition
2013 I Was Kidnapped 22
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle brief
2013 Confident Deceptions 192
Herb Zarrow The Really Inside Zarrow Shuffle bowed top card
2013 Nukes 30
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle
2014 Classic Fantastic 83
Herb Zarrow Block Addition brief
2016 Nothing but the Family Deck 34
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
2016 Notes de Causerie 3
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle Handling buckling the single cover card, bubble cover
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 38
Herb Zarrow Reaping the Aces I Finesse
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 169
Herb Zarrow, Johnny Thompson Zarrow Translating Deck spectator answers some questions, performer apparently removes four cards according to answers, spectator cuts to the four mates
Inspired by
  • "Matched Revolvers" (Herb Zarrow, Linking Ring, July 1977)
Related toAlso published here
  • "The Translating Deck" (MUM, Sept. 1995)
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 187
Herb Zarrow Stealing Back cards counted outjogged onto deck, secretly into deck/under top cards, Howard Lyons
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 190
Johnny Thompson Expert Vernon's Variant card vanish finale
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 59
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 70
Matt Baker Gilbreath Poker Both spectator and magician deal five hands of poker from their cards, each deal a good hand to an imaginary player, leaving the best hand for themselves
Inspired byRelated to 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 195
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 41
Herb Zarrow, Yves Carbonnier Zarrow Block Addition variation, to get a break
2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 56
Yves Carbonnier Le CABDD ("Le Contrôle Au Bout Des Doigts"), cards fairly shown and placed into the deck, controlled to the top
Inspired by 2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 72
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition with packet
2019 Tesseract 40
Joe M. Turner Zarrowskill with three written prediction
Inspired by
  • Herb Zarrow's "Minimal Miraskill" in David Ben's "Zarrow: A Lifetime of Magic"
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 88