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Paul LePaul A Fancy Control flip-over cuts
Related toVariations 1949 96
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1973 143
John Cornelius Gotcha! - Sleight Of Foot gag for "coin brushed under foot" in which it is not there at the end
Related toVariations May 1974 735
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here 1977 63
Looy Simonoff Flippant
Variations Sep. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 9)
103
Paul Harris Cardician's Blendo Four and Six melt together to a Ten spot
VariationsAlso published here 1978 136
Gary Ouellet Drop Control top half dropped at angle with jog, jog hidden with some beveling handling
Related toVariations 1979 6
Camilo Vázquez Camilo's Deceptive Four Ace Reveal hindu force handling
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 47
David Roth The Karate Coin with variations
Related toVariations 1981 24
Paul Harris Mickey Mouse Math cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot values
VariationsAlso published here 1981 105
Gary Ouellet The Ouellet Switch
Variations 1981 16
Meir Yedid The Meir Mix also as transfer cut
Variations 1982 27
Jay Sankey, Paul Harris "10" Ace, Two, Three and Four are squeezed together into jumbo Ten spot, blendo
VariationsAlso published here 1984 79
Dan Garrett The Faustus Ring
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1984 39
Jay Sankey Elastic Infiltration rubberband around card case is initialed, vanishes and reappears inside case around deck
Related toVariations 1986 11
Jay Sankey The Cardboard Contortionists torn into quarters, fuse back together
Related to 1986 97
Johnny Lindholm Impromptu Holey Terror
Variations Sep. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2)
7
Ben Harris Fandango Move one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned over
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1986 2
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Pure Delight Ring Flight ring put in purse vanishes and appears on finger of other hand behind back
Related to 1987 68
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cards
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1988 141
Jay Sankey Dough pen through bill
Related toVariations 1990 43
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Nomen Omen by David Acer Jan./Feb. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 3)
20
Jim Sisti (reviewer) The Plot Thickens by David Acer Jan./Feb. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 3)
21
David Acer The Camera Never Lies deck used as camera, FISM Flash, previously indifferent card changes into selection
Also published here Jan./Feb. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 3)
22
David Acer Transposition Ring Flight borrowed finger ring put in coin purse, it changes into key, ring now on hook in key case
Also published here Jan./Feb. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 3)
23
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Spare Change by David Acer Mar./Apr. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 4)
29
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Pickpocket by David Acer May/June 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 5)
42
David Acer, Jim Sisti The Leather-Clad Stranger prediction card in wallet turns out to be later signed selection
May/June 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 5)
45
David Acer Cheap Labour selection and three more cards taken out, stickman drawn on back of one, it multiplies on back of all cards, then is only on back of selection
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 7)
70
David Acer First Impressions on approaching tables or groups
  • The Types of Approach
    • I. The Verbal Approach
    • II. The Visual Approach
    • III. The Combined Approach
    • IV. When to Approach
    • V. Your Goals
Related to Nov./Dec. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 8)
73
David Acer Full Contact actual glasses fall out of eye instead of contact lens
Also published here Nov./Dec. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 8)
74
David Acer Lickety Flip Ace split in two, suddenly all four Aces are produced
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 4)
2056
David Acer Forget Me Not performer's signature appears on back of signed playing card, performer writes name on business card, voodoo presentation
Jan./Feb. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 9)
93
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Keys to the Kingdom by David Acer May/June 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 11)
114
Michael Weber (reviewer) Keys to the Kingdom by David Acer May 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 9)
57
Marc DeSouza Shape Shifter
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1993 862
David Acer Bob's Trick and Joke Shop on using unusual props
Related to Jan./Feb. 1993
The Magic Menu (Vol. 3 No. 15)
159
Alexander de Cova Convention Fooler coin under foot vanish with sucker element, other coin under foot
Related to 1994 79
Jim Sisti, David Acer David Acer: Funny in the Head
Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
277
David Acer An Amusing (though disgusting) Anecdote
Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
278
David Acer Top-10 List of Clowns That Just aren't Getting Any Work humorous article
Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
281
David Acer, Rick Bronson Missing ink double blank cards print into business cards
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
284
David Acer Split Three Ways flip-over cuts
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
286
David Acer .S.S.T. "Straightforward Stand-Up Triumph"
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
286
David Acer Top 10 Tricks That Just aren't Selling Very Well humorous article
Nov./Dec. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 26)
297
David Acer About the Author
1995 3
David Acer Acknowledgements
1995 4
David Acer A Word About the Contributors Rick Bronson, Barry Julien, Simon Lovell, Richard Sanders
1995 11
David Acer Lickety Flip Ace split in two, suddenly all four Aces are produced
Inspired by
  • "Rotary Revelation" (Victor Sendax, MUM, Feb. 1984)
Also published here
1995 13
Richard Sanders, David Acer Four on the Floor card selected, indifferent card changes into mate and other cards of same value are on either side
Inspired by 1995 18
David Acer Cheap Labour selection and three more cards taken out, stickman drawn on back of one, it multiplies on back of all cards, then is only on back of selection
Also published here 1995 20
David Acer No Holes Barred two holes punched in card, one is dragged across
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1995 26
David Acer Cartes Blanches three blank cards print into three-of-a-kind, then fourth card prints to complete the quartet and it is the selection
1995 28
David Acer Money Flies four coins, each coin differently, last changes into many smaller coins
Also published here 1995 35
David Acer Through the Hand into glass
1995 42
David Acer Cord Coin Holder rope taken out of small purse, four coins produced from rope
Also published here 1995 45
Rick Bronson, David Acer Missing Ink double blank cards print into business cards
Also published here 1995 49
David Acer Rink borrowed finger ring put in purse, folded-n arm of glasses inserted, ring suddenly on glasses
Related toAlso published here 1995 54
David Acer The Spice Rack salt shaker is stretched, lapping switch
Inspired by 1995 58
David Acer Transposition Ring Flight borrowed finger ring put in coin purse, it changes into key, ring now on hook in key case
Related toAlso published here 1995 60
David Acer Split Three Ways flip-over cuts
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 65
David Acer The Running Control hindu shuffle, drop jog
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 67
David Acer The Overload coin loaded under card as tabled card is turned over
1995 70
David Acer The Trinary Cut
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 72
David Acer The Kick Toss
  • Part I: the Toss
  • Part II: The Return
1995 76
David Acer Double Header one double-headed and one double-tailed quarter shown, they fuse into one regular coin, then changes into half dollar
1995 78
David Acer Hot Hands copper and silver coins shown on both sides, they fuse into a copper/silver coin which is openly shown
1995 80
David Acer The Camera Never Lies deck used as camera, FISM Flash, previously indifferent card changes into selection
VariationsAlso published here 1995 81
Richard Sanders A New Development blank card changes into selection, deck used as camera
Inspired by 1995 84
David Acer S.S.T. "Straightforward Stand-Up Triumph"
Also published here 1995 87
David Acer Mini Fusion deck shrinks to mini deck before selection (Six of Hearts) is replaced, Two and Four of Hearts found in mini deck and fused into poker sized Six, blendo
Inspired by 1995 92
David Acer Flying Colors deck changes color except selection, another selection signed, it changes back color
1995 95
David Acer Initially Yours spectator's initials on one card, another card chosen and tabled, initials jump to another card twice, finally onto tabled card
Also published here 1995 99
David Acer Writing Twice getting duplicate of initialed card
1995 100
David Acer Emotional Bonding spectator writes positive emotion on face of card, another spectator on the back of another card, the fuse
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1991
1995 106
Richard Sanders Richie's Double Bill Switch bill changes twice and then back
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1995 111
David Acer Around the World in 80 Dollars multiple currency changes
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 117
David Acer Money for Nothing photo of performer holding a dollar bill is shown, $20 bill changes into a $1 bill, bill on photograph has changed into $20
VariationsAlso published here 1995 118
David Acer The President's Message bill rubber banded to card case is shown and initial, name of selection appears written on it
VariationsAlso published here 1995 123
David Acer Deckromancy one card chosen from normal deck and one from miniature deck, they match
1995 128
David Acer Airing with Miniature Cards
1995 130
David Acer Swiss Pack many holes appear in chosen card, then the deck has a big hole through it
VariationsAlso published here 1995 133
Richard Sanders, David Acer The Body Swap two persons hold up a big sheet of cloth and things travel from one face to the other, eventually the persons transpose
Also published here 1995 141
David Acer Hyperventilate air in lungs transposes with air in balloon, proven with smoke that is suddenly in balloon
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 143
David Acer No Holes Barred two holes punched in card, one is dragged across
Also published here 1995 7
Aldo Colombini Mouse Trap Ace of Spades and card representing cheese end up in sandwich, cheese card then has holes in it (like Swiss cheese)
Inspired by
  • Terry Lagerould routine from Australian magic magazine
Variations
1995 134
David Acer Here's.... Sankey! interview with Jay Sankey
Sep./Oct. 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 31)
349
David Acer Sankey Eats Out!
Sep./Oct. 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 31)
356
Jay Sankey, David Acer Free Choice? slip of paper placed inside book, prediction of first word on page
Sep./Oct. 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 31)
357
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Natural Selections by David Acer (written by David Acer) Spring 1996 85
Paul Harris Air "An Untested Idea for the Stage Worker", air in lungs transposes with helium in balloon
VariationsAlso published here
  • Genii, Sept. 1985
1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul)
231
Robert Bengel The S.A.L.T. Coin Production
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 12)
2733
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Natural Selections by David Acer Mar./Apr. 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 34)
390
Richard Sanders, David Acer The Sanders Inquisition interview with Richard Sanders
May/June 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 35)
397
David Acer The Magic of Richard Sanders intro
May/June 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 35)
404
David Acer The Card Warp Get-Ready
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 7 No. 37)
423
David Acer Intangibill finger through bill
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 7 No. 37)
427
Phil Matlin Vicious Circle
  • The Legit Move
  • The Fake Move
  • Performance
    • Part 1: The Teaser
    • Part 2: One Dollar
    • Part 3: Two Dollars
    • Part 4: Ten Dollars
    • Part 5: The Secret
    • Part 6: One Hundred Dollars
  • The Finger Ring Subtlety (David Acer)
Sep./Oct. 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 7 No. 37)
429
Roger Klause Two Teasers - First Teaser fake multiple lift demo with apparently thick block
Variations 1997 14
Simon Lovell Oily Snobs 4&4
  • Phase One - Mix and Separate
  • Phase Two - Try Harder, Tramps!!
  • Phase Three - The Solo Tramps Goes For It!
Related to 1997 98
David Acer, Simon Lovell On the Lovell interview with Simon Lovell
May/June 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 7 No. 41)
469
Michael Close (reviewer) Natural Selections by David Acer June 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 10)
31
Michael Close (reviewer) Natural Selections: The Companion Video by David Acer July 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 11)
29
Jack Avis Hofzinser Ace Trick
VariationsAlso published here 1998 75
David Acer The Acer File
  • Supernova
balloon animal, big flash after apparently building up some static electricity, FISM Flash
Also published here Jan./Feb. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 45)
527
David Acer The Acer File
Mar./Apr. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 46)
532
David Acer The Acer File
May/June 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 47)
543
David Acer The Acer File
May/June 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 47)
543
David Acer The Acer File
Sep./Oct. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 49)
574
David Acer Mad Cap karate coin with bottle cap, with restoration, credit information
Also published here June 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 10)
68
Michael Close (reviewer) Richard Sanders: Close-Up Assassin by Richard Sanders (written by David Acer) Oct. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
27
David Acer Acknowledgements
1999 v
David Acer Time Flies coin shown in hand, coin pocketed and wrist watch waved over hand to turn back time, coin is back and watch disappears from hand and is back on wrist
Also published here 1999 9
David Acer Mail Fraud blank post card signed, name of later selection appears on it
Variations 1999 14
David Acer Intangibill finger through bill
Inspired byAlso published here 1999 18
David Acer R.I.P. three quarters restored one by one, described with photograph
Inspired byRelated to 1999 21
David Acer Madcap karate coin with bottle cap, with restoration, credit information
Inspired byAlso published here 1999 30
David Acer A Day in The Life #1 - The Sanders Incident anecdote with Richard Sanders
1999 37
David Acer Double Vision selected card matches odd-backed prediction card, then both cards transform into another pair
1999 39
David Acer Symmetry wings of angels on back of Bicycle card are blackened with mirror held in center of card, on other side the blackening duplicates
Inspired by
  • "Twilight Angels" (Paul Harris)
1999 43
David Acer Twisting the Acers one by one, then all at once, extra card
1999 48
David Acer Diamonds Are Forever Seven of Diamonds initialed on face of rubber-banded deck (out to lunch), large diamond stone produced from it, changes into Six of Diamonds
1999 56
Jay Sankey, David Acer All But One deck cased, deck except selection penetrates table
Variations 1999 61
David Acer All But One Two deck cased, deck except selection penetrates table
Inspired by 1999 63
Jay Sankey, David Acer The Montreal Transpo prediction written on envelope matches selection, selection put in envelope, transposes with another selection and writing on envelope "changes" to other selection as well (inversion/ambigram), duplicate
1999 65
David Acer This Side Up deck turns over in card case, with "This Side Up" label on case
1999 70
David Acer Hofsinzer's Delusion "Hofzinser's", selection between spectator's palms, Aces taken out, Ace of same suit turns over and changes into selection, Ace now between spectator's hands, duplicate
Inspired byAlso published here 1999 76
David Acer Reverse Logic nine cards counted off, one card added, they are eight, then seven, ... a selection is also found at the end
1999 79
David Acer A Day in The Life #2 - Lovell, Sisti & Hurlbert
1999 85
Todd "L'il John" Watson Ripped Torn spectator apparently rips case by mistake
VariationsAlso published here 1999 87
David Acer Ripped Torn Healed delayed torn case restoration
Inspired by 1999 88
David Acer Movin' On Up card reversed but squared, gradual movement
Variations 1999 90
David Acer The Card Also Rises card rises from cased deck
1999 96
David Acer A Day in The Life #3 - Language Barrier
1999 101
David Acer Supernova balloon animal, big flash after apparently building up some static electricity, FISM Flash
Also published here 1999 103
David Acer Lethal Force unusual riffle force handling, card starts reversed at second position
1999 105
David Acer Acereverse as top half of in-the-hands spread is replaced
1999 109
David Acer Slow Motion Classic Pass wrist turn pass
1999 111
David Acer The Card Warp Get-Ready
Also published here 1999 114
David Acer The Wave Change coin on finger-tips of palm-up hand, other hand waves over it for change, lapping
Variations 1999 117
Guy Camirand, David Acer The Smile-and-Wave Change without lapping
Inspired by 1999 119
David Acer Endless Chain: The Finger Ring Subtlety with a ring on a loop of rope
1999 121
David Acer Ghost in the Machine inserting card into bill slit of vending machine to make it change
Also published here 1999 123
David Acer A Day in The Life #4 - The Nooner
1999 125
David Acer Flipwich center card in sandwich changes visually, one-handed, bottom cards turned over
Related toVariations 1999 127
David Acer Zenwich unknown card between two tabled Jokers, card signed and lost, sandwiched card is third Joker that then changes visibly into signed selection
1999 130
David Acer Color Scheme sandwiched card visibly changes back color, then back to normal, red/blue double backer and red/red double backer
1999 132
David Acer Printed Matter three chosen cards in row on table, blank-faced deck shown, three blank cards print into duplicates of selections, then whole deck prints into duplicates of thirds selection
1999 136
David Acer The Running Control Hindu shuffle
Also published here 1999 141
David Acer A Day in The Life #5 - The Battery
1999 153
David Acer Heavy Credit credit card placed on closed wallet, it vanishes and reappears inside wallet in its slot
1999 155
Jay Sankey, David Acer The Pagemaster spectator inserts paper slip into book, first word there is written on slip
1999 160
Jay Sankey, David Acer The Cardmaster miniature card chosen and inserted into book by spectator, on that page is written the name of the selection
1999 163
David Acer Quartermain three coins penetrate a deck one by one that sits on top of a glass
1999 164
David Acer A Day in The Life #6 - The Bullet Catch
1999 171
David Acer Essays chapter intro
1999 173
David Acer Someone's Coming Over and it's Not The Waiter approaching a table
  • The Type of Approach
  • The Verbal Approach
  • The Visual Approach
  • The Combined Approach
  • When to Approach
  • The Table-to-Table Technique
  • Your Goals
1999 174
David Acer Full Contact actual glasses fall out of eye instead of contact lens
Also published here 1999 176
David Acer A Prop By Any Other Name... on using unusual props
Related to 1999 179
David Acer, Richard Sanders The Time Machine chop cup presentation
1999 180
David Acer The Chop Mug and Creamers coffee mug and creamers for chop cup routine, only the idea
1999 181
David Acer Getting Press
  • The Hook
  • What to Send
  • Where to Send it To
  • The Follow-Up
  • The Article
  • The Interview
  • Photos
  • Anecdotes
  • The Entertainment Round-Up
  • And Finally, Momentum...
1999 183
David Acer, Ken Schwabe, Michel Huot Nomen Omen: Three Approaches ideas for the marketed trick, names written on backs of every card, one card chosen from front and one from back, other side of each card predicted
  • The "Collection" Approach (Ken Schwabe)
  • Star Power
  • Cardtune
Inspired by
  • "Nomen Omen" (David Acer, marketed 1990)
1999 189
Tim Trono Spare Change Meets the Bent Penny idea for marketed routine
  • Bending the Dime
Inspired by
  • "Spare Change" (David Acer, marketed 1988)
1999 192
Joe Cole Pickpocket Plus idea for marketed routine, card to bill transformation
Inspired by
  • "Pickpocket" (David Acer, marketed packet trick)
1999 192
David Acer Shot in the Dark (A Professional Presentation)
packet trick with guns on cards, russian roulette presentation, prime number principle
Inspired by
  • "Shot in the Dark" (Hiroshi Kondo, marketed effect)
1999 193
David Acer Bespectacle finger ring links onto spectacle frame of magician
Also published here Oct. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10)
50
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Drawing Room Deceptions by Guy HollingworthRelated to Oct. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10)
66
Gordon Bean (reviewer) The Reparation by John LovickRelated to Oct. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10)
73
David Acer, Dave Reddall, Guy Hollingworth, Jim Creighton, Card Mondor, Richard K. Griffith Messages
Related to Dec. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12)
10
David Acer The Acer File
  • Hofzinser's Delusion
"Hofzinser's", selection between spectator's palms, Aces taken out, Ace of same suit turns over and changes into selection, Ace now between spectator's hands, duplicate
Inspired byAlso published here Jan./Feb. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 51)
598
David Acer The Acer File
Mar./Apr. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 52)
604
David Acer The Acer File
May/June 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 53)
614
David Acer The Acer File
  • Changes
pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs
  • Part 1: Transformation
  • Part 2: Fusion
  • Part 3: Fission
Also published here July/Aug. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 54)
629
David Acer (reviewer) Special Delivery by David Regal July/Aug. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 54)
633
David Acer (reviewer) Mental Bending: The Real Work by Patrik Kuffs July/Aug. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 54)
633
David Acer (reviewer) Well Done: Cooking with Lee Asher by Lee Asher Sep./Oct. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 55)
643
David Acer The Acer File
Sep./Oct. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 55)
646
David Acer (reviewer) Joshua Jay's Magic Atlas by Joshua Jay Nov./Dec. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 56)
651
David Acer Foreword
2000 x
David Acer Mousehunt selected card transposes with another card sandwiched between the Kings that has holes in it (like Swiss Cheese)
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 89
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior
Feb. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 2)
62
David Acer Over Easy Small packet Triumph with nine cards
Also published here Feb. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 2)
63
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior
Apr. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 4)
61
David Acer, Jay Sankey Uppity deck on table covered by napkin, deck begins floating ala Zombie Ball, then deck vanishes, leaving only the selected card
Also published here Apr. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 4)
61
Matthew Field (reviewer) Extreme Close-Up: A Lecture by David Acer Apr. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 4)
77
David Acer Packs a Wallet!
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Rubberband wrapped around wallet vanishes, appears around a credit card inside the wallet
Inspired byAlso published here June 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 6)
56
David Acer Books vs. Videotapes "Who Cares About Videtapes... Gimme a Good Book!"
Aug. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 8)
24
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior
Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
65
David Acer Hot Pursuit Magician predicts the correct answer to a randomly chosen Trivial Pursuit question
Also published here Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
68
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior
Dec. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 12)
53
David Acer Unflappable torn & restored matchbook
Also published here Dec. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 12)
53
David Acer (reviewer) Son of Simon Says by Simon Lovell Jan./Feb. 2000
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 57)
666
Michael Close (reviewer) Natural Selections, Volume 2 by David Acer Jan. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 5)
32
Michael Close (reviewer) Extreme Close-Up by David Acer Apr. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 8)
32
David Acer Fission, Fusion, Confusion pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs
Also published here Nov. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 3)
85
Paul Curry The Relativity Lift two methods, with and without pencil
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Genii", Vol. 46 No. 2. 1982
2001 6
David Acer Prop-Aganda
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Also published here Mar. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 3)
50
David Acer Tangent card rise out of deck perpendicularly
Also published here Mar. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 3)
51
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior
Also published here May 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 5)
62
David Acer Mitosis two spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number
Also published here May 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 5)
63
Fabio Presutti, Patrick Watson, Craig Matsuoka, Chris "Doc" Dixon, Mike Giusti, David Acer, Jason Harris Messages
Sep. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 9)
15
David Acer The Dark Side and Child's Play
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Also published here Sep. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 9)
56
David Acer, Jay Sankey Child's Play Spectator uses two crayons to select two cards - black crayon select black card, red crayon select red card. Names of cards are found printed on crayon sleeve
Also published here Sep. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 9)
56
David Acer Upon Receipt
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Receipt for $3.34 folded, produces $1 coin from it, receipt now says $2.34
Also published here Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
66
David Acer Shift Happens grip on card changes to different corner visually
Inspired by 2001 93
David Acer The First Ace Revisited alternative handling
2001 110
David Acer The Fine Art of Bio Writing
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Also published here Jan. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 1)
62
David Acer Separation Anxiety Magician/spectator each select a card from half the deck, the cards transpose.
Also published here Jan. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 1)
64
Ariel Frailich, David Acer Ariel View - An Interview With Ariel Frailich
Apr. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 4)
40
Matthew Field (reviewer) Roadkillers by David Acer, Richard Sanders May 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5)
82
David Acer Speaking Volumes
Related to June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
22
David Acer Confessions of a Road Warrior
Also published here June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
71
David Acer Coke Induced Coke bottle placed in paper bag, bottlecap changes into Coors, bottle then changes to Coors bottle
Also published here June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
72
David Acer Five Card Mental Farce
Related toVariationsAlso published here Aug. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 8)
33
David Acer, Richard Sanders Splittant a Four visibly splits into two Twos
Inspired byRelated to Aug. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 8)
34
David Regal (reviewer) DeSouza's DeCeptions - The Magic of Mark DeSouza by Marc DeSouza (written by David Acer) Aug. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 8)
77
Max Maven Suggested Confessions for a Road Warrior reply to the Five Card Mental Force article
Related to Oct. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 10)
73
Richard Killion, Looy Simonoff, Frank Tougas, Werner G. Seitz Messages
Related to Dec. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 12)
15
David Acer (reviewer) Early Vernon by Dai Vernon Spring 2002
The Magic Menu (Vol. 11 No. 62)
40
Contributors on Jim sisti, Andrew J. Pinard, Richard Robinson, Paul Green, Eric Henning, David Acer, Dave Shepherd, Mark Zacharia, Robert W. Bengel, Karen Beriss, Mark Philips
Spring 2002
The Magic Menu (Vol. 11 No. 62)
44
David Acer (reviewer) Early Marlo Summer 2002
The Magic Menu (Vol. 11 No. 63)
37
Contributors on Jim Sisti, Andrew Pinard, Richard Robinson, Paul Green, Eric Henning, David Acer, Dave Shepherd, Mark Zacharia, Phil Smith, Shaun Robison
Summer 2002
The Magic Menu (Vol. 11 No. 63)
48
David Acer (reviewer) Bert Allerton's The Close-Up Magician by Bert Allerton Autumn 2002
The Magic Menu (Vol. 11 No. 64)
25
Contributors on Jim Sisti, Andrew J. Pinard, Richard Robinson, Paul Green, Eric Henning, David Acer, Scott Davis, Dave Shepherd, Mark Zacharia, Shaun Robison, Alain Nu
Autumn 2002
The Magic Menu (Vol. 11 No. 64)
40
Michael Close (reviewer) Roadkillers by Richard Sanders, David Acer Mar. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 7)
39
David Acer, Richard Sanders Expertalk: David Acer & Richard Sanders on the Rub-Away Vanish
Also published here Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
85
David Acer Foreword
2003 2
Michel Huot D'Christmas Tree red light bulb, light plucked out (D'Light) and tossed back
VariationsAlso published here 2003 16
Michel Huot Signed Quarter in Balloon
  • Part I: The Penetration
  • Part II: The De-Penetration
Variations 2003 29
David Acer The Bump De-Penetration alternative phase for the coin in balloon using aerial shuttle pass
Inspired by 2003 35
David Acer Coins Across America
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
comments on the Coins Across plot
Apr. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 4)
33
David Acer New Millennium Tenkai Pennies Tenkai Pennies with signed coins - then signatures end up on same coin
Also published here Apr. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 4)
70
David Acer, Stéphane Bourgoin Magic at the Just for Laughs Museum
July 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 7)
72
David Acer As Seen On TV
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
  • Camera Tricks
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
28
David Acer Ghost in the Machine inserting card into bill slit of vending machine to make it change
Also published here Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
28
David Acer Dry Spell deck thrown in clothes dryer, card comes out of lint trap
Also published here Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
28
David Acer Get Bent! as magician tries to bend spoon, tie becomes bent - then spoon suddenly bends
Also published here Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
28
Matthew Field (reviewer) Open Traveller by David Acer Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
89
David Acer, Nemo Turner Hare Brained - A Whacked-Out Interview
Dec. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 12)
24
David Acer Televise THIS!
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Dec. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 12)
92
David Acer Postcards from the Dead blank post card signed, name of later selection appears on it, with glorpy
Inspired by Dec. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 12)
92
David Regal (reviewer) Seen By Michel Huot by Michel Huot (written by David Acer) Dec. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 12)
99
Joshua Jay The Hole Thing hole appears in card, hole grows, then card vanishes, for credit correction by Jerry Sadowitz see "Correction" reference
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Feb. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 6)
83
Michael Close (reviewer) Open Traveller by David Acer May 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 9)
28
Michael Close (reviewer) DeSouza's DeCeptions by Marc DeSouza (written by David Acer) May 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 9)
29
Michael Close (reviewer) 7 by Michel Huot by Michel Huot (written by David Acer) Dec. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 4)
43
David Acer Introduction To The Foreword By Barry Julien By David Acer
2004 9
David Acer Introduction
2004 13
David Acer Over Easy Small packet Triumph with nine cards
VariationsAlso published here 2004 17
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 21
Max Maven Over Easier Small packet Triumph with nine cards - selection shown to have different colored back
Inspired by 2004 29
David Acer Lucky Day Spectator calls stop during Hindu shuffles, stops at four Aces
Inspired by 2004 32
David Acer Splittant Aces Magician visually splits a red Two and black Two into four Aces
Related to 2004 36
David Acer, Richard Sanders Splittant
2004 36
David Acer Splittant Jr. Split Six of Clubs into Four of Clubs and mini Two of Clubs
2004 39
David Acer Colour Inversion Inversion plot with color changing deck
2004 41
Jay Sankey, David Acer Uppity deck on table covered by napkin, deck begins floating ala Zombie Ball, then deck vanishes, leaving only the selected card
Also published here 2004 46
David Acer Separation Anxiety Magician/spectator each select a card from half the deck, the cards transpose.
Also published here 2004 53
Jay Sankey, David Acer Count On It Card that magician picks from spectator's packet vanishes, travels to deck (Biddle Trick-like)
Variations 2004 57
David Acer Repeat Offender Selected card is found four times, and they all change to Aces
2004 61
David Acer Overtime
Variations 2004 68
Jay Sankey, David Acer Child's Play Spectator uses two crayons to select two cards - black crayon select black card, red crayon select red card. Names of cards are found printed on crayon sleeve
Also published here 2004 71
Richard Sanders, David Acer Unlawful Entry Card penetrates a door
2004 76
David Acer Rub Down Card through table
2004 80
Joshua Jay Over Easy Scrambled Small packet Triumph, selection is odd-backed, then deck changes color
Inspired by 2004 82
Jay Sankey, David Acer The Flipwiches of Eastwick Prediction card is sandwiched between the Queens, shown to be the mate of selection, then visually changes into signed selection itself
2004 88
David Acer Flipwich Sandwiched card visually transforms (First published in Sudden Impact lecture notes by David Acer)
2004 91
David Acer Assimilation Two cards placed in between Jokers visually fuse into selected card
Inspired byRelated to 2004 95
David Acer Royal Flash Random poker hand changes into Royal Flush in Spades
Related to 2004 100
Jay Sankey, David Acer Misguided Angels angel on the back of Bicycle card rotates 180 degrees
Variations 2004 105
David Acer The Sliding Double Lift
Related to 2004 113
David Acer Open Time Traveller Writing appears on the back of selected card "You Will Pick This Card"
2004 116
David Acer Mad Card Disease card torn into quarters, index corners transposes with non-index corners repeatedly
Variations 2004 120
David Acer Tangent Card rise out of deck perpendicularly
Also published here 2004 130
David Acer New Millenium Ace Deuce Trey
Inspired by 2004 134
Richard Sanders, David Acer Time Boards Triumph-shuffled deck rights itself except for three cards, which tell the time
VariationsAlso published here 2004 139
David Acer King's Ransom Coin produced from King of Diamonds, then vanished
2004 144
David Acer Deck Ping Chien
2004 146
David Acer MouseHunt selected card transposes with another card sandwiched between the Kings that has holes in it (like Swiss Cheese)
Also published here 2004 150
David Acer Switchback Two decks, card selected in red deck transposes with blue card in blue deck. Then, both decks transpose.
2004 156
David Acer Jim's Pick Card freely selected matches prediction on table
2004 166
Michel Huot, David Acer Photo Finish Photograph of magician holding a Joker becomes magician holding selected card
2004 172
David Acer Meta-Four Spectator locates four of a kind twice
2004 175
Simon Lovell, David Acer Twice Removed Two magicians get two spectators to select cards, they each find the wrong card, turns out that the cards have transposed.
Variations 2004 180
Simon Lovell, David Acer The Painted Deck Using a card fan, face card is changed twice, then backs of the deck changes to blue from red
2004 184
David Acer Party of Six six people each choose a card and go on stage, stand in a row. Spectator in the audience (holding prediction) chooses one by spelling. Prediction matches the card held by person on stage
Also published here 2004 189
David Acer Coke Induced Coke bottle placed in paper bag, bottlecap changes into Coors, bottle then changes to Coors bottle
Also published here 2004 201
David Acer Unflappable Torn and restored matchbook
Also published here 2004 205
David Acer Make This Disappear "THIS" written on bill changes to "DISAPPEAR", then bill vanishes
2004 217
David Acer Upon Receipt Receipt for $3.34 folded, produces $1 coin from it, receipt now says $2.34
Also published here 2004 220
David Acer New Millennium Tenkai Pennies Tenkai Pennies with signed coins - then signatures end up on same coin
VariationsAlso published here 2004 227
David Acer Breakneck Neck cracking gag with candy in mouth
2004 239
Richard Sanders, David Acer Pocket Exchange Coin in hand visually transposes with coin in pocket
2004 241
David Acer Hot Pursuit Magician predicts the correct answer to a randomly chosen Trivial Pursuit question
Also published here 2004 246
David Acer High Invisibility Ball vanishes and reappears held between two fingers visually
2004 251
David Acer Bespectacle finger ring links onto spectacle frame of magician
Also published here 2004 258
David Acer Seedling Drawing of flowerpot on business card begins to bloom
Related to 2004 261
Jay Sankey, David Acer Cap In Hand Sharpie cap vanishes, reappears on Sharpie
2004 264
David Acer Fresh Mint piece of aluminium foil changed into silver coin
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 269
David Acer Packs a Wallet! Rubberband wrapped around wallet vanishes, appears around a credit card inside the wallet
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 275
Jay Sankey, David Acer Under Foot expose the "brush coin under foot" gag, but reveal that the penny under the foot has become a quarter
Related to 2004 280
David Acer Get Bent As magician tries to bend spoon, tie becomes bent - then spoon suddenly bends
Also published here 2004 285
Michel Huot, David Acer Take A Seat Spectator chooses a random seat number written on slips of paper in a clear plastic bag, person sitting in that seat has prediction under chair
2004 287
David Acer Mitosis two spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number
Also published here 2004 290