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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Robert Harbin The Pierced Cards cards in bag, pierced with needle and thread, when bag is mixed, selections hang on thread
Variations 1941 24
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1959 7
Eugene Burger Ashes on the Palm for Non-Smokers
VariationsAlso published here 1994 26
David Ben Tossed On Stage tossed out deck version, five spectators
Variations 2003 119
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bill Abbott Performs Close-Up for Kids by Bill Abbott June 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 6)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bill Abbott Performs Stand-Up Magic for Kids by Bill Abbott Dec. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 12)
David Regal (reviewer) Mind Control - Remastered by Bill Abbott June 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 6)
Bill Abbott Dedication
2008 1
Bill Abbott The Art of Cocktail Magic performing in cocktail situations
2008 7
Bill Abbott Blockbuster three selections, all become in some way mutilated (kiss imprint, hole, name on back...), all other cards blank
2008 11
John Bannon, Bill Abbott Bottom Bluff Force Handling
2008 13
Bill Abbott Autograph x2 card travels into wallet twice, it is apparently torn in between, Mullica Wallet
2008 15
Bill Abbott Corner Short Control
2008 16
Bill Abbott Ctrl+Alt+Delete deck becomes plexi glass, Omni Deck
2008 18
Bill Abbott Invisible Origins Revealed credit information on the "Invisible Deck" presentation by Eddie Fields
Related to 2008 21
Bill Abbott, Joe Berg Ultra-Mental Mingling three presentations for cocktail reception environments
  • The Joe Berg Original
  • The Cocktail Psychic Presentation
  • Cellular Telepathy
2008 26
Bill Abbott Dedication
2008 1
Bill Abbott Cards on Stage
  • My Approach
  • The Islands
  • Selection of Material
  • The Environment
  • Originality
  • It is not what you do, but how you do it.
  • Stories
  • Transitions & Down Time
  • "A Regular Pack Of Cards"
  • Instant Applause
  • Opening with The Question
  • Closing
2008 7
Bill Abbott, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Princess and the Pea stand-up story presentation
2008 10
Bill Abbott Pokerface
Inspired by 2008 13
Bill Abbott The Last Romance of Diamond Jack
2008 16
Bill Abbott, Ross Bertram EZ Action Ultra-Mental Deck rough smooth preparation method
2008 17
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bill Abbott Performs Magic for Kids - Deluxe Edition by Bill Abbott June 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6)
Michael Close (reviewer) Cabaret Card Magic by Bill Abbott Oct. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10)
David Regal (reviewer) Smart-Ass by Bill Abbott Nov. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 11)
David Oliver (reviewer) Secrets Of The Octopus Deck ... revealed! by Bill Abbott Mar. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 3)
David Regal (reviewer) The Thing Platinum Edition by Bill Abbott Aug. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 8)
Bill Abbott Dedication to Paul Gertner
2010 1
Bill Abbott Interruptions & Distractions on walk-around magic
1) Know Your Material
2) Be Flexible & Adapt
3) Create and Collect Boredom Killers
2010 7
Bill Abbott My Opener approaching a table
2010 8
Bill Abbott To Sit or Stand on walk-around magic
2010 8
Bill Abbott Pied Piper Syndrome & the Antidote on kids following the performer in walk-around magic
2010 8
Bill Abbott Centre Pieces and the Art of War on walk-around magic
2010 9
Bill Abbott House Parties: The Perfect Place for Magic on walk-around magic
2010 9
Bill Abbott Why the Restaurant Needs You on restaurant magic
2010 10
Bill Abbott Why You Need the Restaurant on restaurant magic
2010 10
Bill Abbott Flash (The Wonder Dog) story presentation, ashes of dead dog
Inspired by 2010 11
Bill Abbott Ashes Feng Shui
2010 14
Bill Abbott Hot Shot Card Stab card stab in paper bag, full shot glass produced as finale
Inspired by 2010 16
Bill Abbott Casey's Crayons location and color of three crayons divined, Free Will
2010 21
Bill Abbott Mental Photograph image of card appears on business card via out to lunch
2010 23
Bill Abbott The Boyd Mystery Complete photo transforms in buddha papers, story presentation
2010 25
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Powerball 60 by Richard Sanders, Bill Abbott Jan. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 1)
David Oliver (reviewer) Liquify by Bill Abbott, Richard Sanders Mar. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 3)
Bill Abbott Forewords
2012 1
Bill Abbott Dedication to Eugene Burger
2012 1
Bill Abbott House Parties: Perfect Place for Magic discussion of house party performances
  • Do's and Don'ts For The House Party Performer
  • Dressing Right For The Occassion
  • Final Thoughts
2012 7
Bill Abbott Party Control random item is chosen and predicted
Inspired by
  • "Mind Control" (Bill Abbott, marketed)
2012 11
Bill Abbott The HoySi Incident "I have performed this twice."
  • Part One: several cards chosen and pocketed, then divined
  • Part Two: word on designated page number in several magazines remembered and divined, with design duplication
2012 15
Bill Abbott Polenta! playing card to any food, torn corner, half forcing deck
2012 17
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Celebrity Smart-Ass by Bill Abbott May 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 5)
Bill Abbott, Dai Vernon Impossible Killer
Inspired by 2013 1
Bill Abbott Demonstration Glimpse
2013 3
Paul Vigil Determined Choice one of six items chosen and predicted
Inspired by
  • "Mind Control" (Bill Abbott, 2004)
  • "Hypnotic Choice" (Dealer's Item)
2017 13
Paul Vigil, Bill Abbott The Octopus Deck two spectators think of cards in spread, then two selected with tossed-out deck procedure
  • Phase 1: Up Close
  • Phase 2: Furthur
Inspired by
  • "The Octopus Deck" (Bill Abbott, 2008)
2017 197
Bill Abbott Bill's Phase 3 two spectators select a card from half the deck each that is in their pockets, divined by performer
2017 220
Mortenn Christiansen The Jumbo Five of Hearts Card Trick jumbo card as prediction, card freely chosen is matching, featuring a switch with the jumbo card, Smart-Ass selection procedure
Inspired by
  • Smart-Ass, Bill Abbott (marketed item)
2023 10