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Robert Harbin The Pierced Cards cards in bag, pierced with needle and thread, when bag is mixed, selections hang on thread
Variations 1941 Our Mysteries 24
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
Eugene Burger Ashes on the Palm for Non-Smokers
Variations 2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 221
David Ben Tossed On Stage tossed out deck version, five spectators
Variations 2003 Tricks 119
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bill Abbott Performs Close-Up for Kids by Bill Abbott June 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 6) 99
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bill Abbott Performs Stand-Up Magic for Kids by Bill Abbott Dec. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 12) 114
David Regal (reviewer) Mind Control - Remastered by Bill Abbott June 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 6) 91
Bill Abbott Dedication
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 1
Bill Abbott The Art of Cocktail Magic performing in cocktail situations
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 7
Bill Abbott Blockbuster three selections, all become in some way mutilated (kiss imprint, hole, name on back...), all other cards blank
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 11
John Bannon, Bill Abbott Bottom Bluff Force Handling
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 13
Bill Abbott Autograph x2 card travels into wallet twice, it is apparently torn in between, Mullica Wallet
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 15
Bill Abbott Corner Short Control
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 16
Bill Abbott Ctrl+Alt+Delete deck becomes plexi glass, Omni Deck
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 18
Bill Abbott Invisible Origins Revealed credit information on the "Invisible Deck" presentation by Eddie Fields
Related to 2008 Cocktail Card Magic 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 Cocktail Card Magic 26
Bill Abbott Dedication
2008 Cabaret Card Magic 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 Cabaret Card Magic 7
Bill Abbott, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Princess and the Pea stand-up story presentation
2008 Cabaret Card Magic 10
Bill Abbott Pokerface
Inspired by 2008 Cabaret Card Magic 13
Bill Abbott The Last Romance of Diamond Jack
2008 Cabaret Card Magic 16
Bill Abbott, Ross Bertram EZ Action Ultra-Mental Deck rough smooth preparation method
2008 Cabaret Card Magic 17
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Bill Abbott Performs Magic for Kids - Deluxe Edition by Bill Abbott June 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6) 102
Michael Close (reviewer) Cabaret Card Magic by Bill Abbott Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 84
David Regal (reviewer) Smart-Ass by Bill Abbott Nov. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 11) 104
David Oliver (reviewer) Secrets Of The Octopus Deck ... revealed! by Bill Abbott Mar. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 3) 90
David Regal (reviewer) The Thing Platinum Edition by Bill Abbott Aug. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 8) 75
Bill Abbott Dedication to Paul Gertner
2010 Table Magic 1
Bill Abbott Interruptions & Distractions on walk-around magic
1) Know Your Material
2) Be Flexible & Adapt
3) Create and Collect Boredom Killers
2010 Table Magic 7
Bill Abbott My Opener approaching a table
2010 Table Magic 8
Bill Abbott To Sit or Stand on walk-around magic
2010 Table Magic 8
Bill Abbott Pied Piper Syndrome & the Antidote on kids following the performer in walk-around magic
2010 Table Magic 8
Bill Abbott Centre Pieces and the Art of War on walk-around magic
2010 Table Magic 9
Bill Abbott House Parties: The Perfect Place for Magic on walk-around magic
2010 Table Magic 9
Bill Abbott Why the Restaurant Needs You on restaurant magic
2010 Table Magic 10
Bill Abbott Why You Need the Restaurant on restaurant magic
2010 Table Magic 10
Bill Abbott Flash (The Wonder Dog) story presentation, ashes of dead dog
Inspired by 2010 Table Magic 11
Bill Abbott Ashes Feng Shui
2010 Table Magic 14
Bill Abbott Hot Shot Card Stab card stab in paper bag, full shot glass produced as finale
Inspired by 2010 Table Magic 16
Bill Abbott Casey's Crayons location and color of three crayons divined, Free Will
2010 Table Magic 21
Bill Abbott Mental Photograph image of card appears on business card via out to lunch
2010 Table Magic 23
Bill Abbott The Boyd Mystery Complete photo transforms in buddha papers, story presentation
2010 Table Magic 25
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Powerball 60 by Richard Sanders, Bill Abbott Jan. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 1) 76
David Oliver (reviewer) Liquify by Bill Abbott, Richard Sanders Mar. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 3) 86
Bill Abbott Forewords
2012 Anteater Consortium 1
Bill Abbott Dedication to Eugene Burger
2012 House Party Magic! 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 House Party Magic! 7
Bill Abbott Party Control random item is chosen and predicted
Inspired by
  • "Mind Control" (Bill Abbott, marketed)
2012 House Party Magic! 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 House Party Magic! 15
Bill Abbott Polenta! playing card to any food, torn corner, half forcing deck
2012 House Party Magic! 17
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Celebrity Smart-Ass by Bill Abbott May 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 5) 84
Bill Abbott, Dai Vernon Impossible Killer
Inspired by 2013 Seventeen Secrets — Volume 2 1
Bill Abbott Demonstration Glimpse
2013 Seventeen Secrets — Volume 2 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 The Doors of Deception 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 The Doors of Deception 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 The Doors of Deception 220