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S. W. Erdnase First Method "Transformations. Two Hands"
Houdini/Erdnase Change
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 151
Carmen D'Amico The Domico Location nicking the side edge as card is pushed into deck
Related to 1946 51
Nick Trost The Odd-colored Back six face-up cards shown, spectator always picks the card with an odd colored back
VariationsAlso published here 1976 3
Philip T. Goldstein, Arthur Carter Destiny spectator and magician think of a card, after the spectator shuffles the card are found next to each other, miscalling, based on Carter's "A Universal Out" from Magigram 3/75
Related toVariations 1977 5
Looy Simonoff Earth Shoes Produce large rock from shoe
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 102
Ross Bertram The Money Changer multiple changes
Related toVariations 1978 13
Ross Bertram Eleven Cents dime and penny, dime vanishes and reappears cleanly
Related to 1978 20
Robert Cassidy Final Version: The Three Envelope Test name, name of pet and drawing are put on three pieces of paper and sealed in three numbered envelopes, all is divined
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1984 25
Chris Kenner Upright Thumb Grip against base of fingers, hand appears empty
Variations 1992 65
Ray Kosby The Bite apple changes color
Related to 1994 5
Felix Farrell Finger-Aerobic finger magic, bending first finger into impossible positions
Related to 1995 17
William Goodwin, Ray Kosby The Un-Topsy-Turvy Deck halves are left telescoped and spread - one half visibly rights
Related toVariations Spring 1996 73
Nick Trost Eight-Card Brainwave
VariationsAlso published here 1997 199
Lee Asher Erect Aces four Aces stand upright on table
VariationsAlso published here 1997 1299
Nathan Kranzo Invisible Elasticity Invisible rubberband suddenly appears wrapped around deck, selection penetrates deck and rubberband
Variations 1999 135
Nathan Kranzo Goldincrease signed cards transpose, one folded
1999 153
Nathan Kranzo Goldin Change into Folded Card snap change from card into a folded card
1999 154
Chan Canasta An Experiment in Remote Control spectator cuts the deck behind his back and puts two cards unseen in two different pockets, performer divines cards and spectator can chose in which pocket which card sholud be
Related toVariations 2000 57
Nathan Kranzo Spirit Eating icecream popsicle is put in wrapper, then it comes out half-eaten
Dec. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 4)
Nathan Kranzo Bande Du Soleil tan line of wrist watched is moved to different position on arm
  • Afterthoughts
  • Credits
  • Notes
  • More Ideas from the Tan Man
Also published here 2001 2
Nathan Kranzo Situational Magic
July/Aug. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Nathan Kranzo The Light on the Ceiling any card named, performer deals through face-down shuffled deck and sets aside four cards, they are the matching four-of-a-kind
June 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Nathan Kranzo The Big Push deck is sprung face up and stopped at a blank card, blank is tabled and this is repeated three more times, on last time the blank is changed into an Ace and other three tabled cards are now Aces
Inspired by
  • "Springing the Aces" (Steve Forte, Channel One, Volume II, Issue #6, December 2000)
2001 1
Nathan Kranzo Check Please corner torn from check made out for $5.50, corner visually changed into half dollar, rest of check changed into $5 bill
2001 3
Nathan Kranzo Cap Pocket or #@%$# Revisited signed card appears folded and clipped in pen cap of pen that is in inner breast jacket pocket
2001 5
Nathan Kranzo Breath Freshener Gag quick visual effect where pack of breath mints changes into breath freshener spray, gimmick
2001 6
Nathan Kranzo Hot Coin borrowed coin is squeezed and smoke is seen escaping from fist, coin is bent, uses thumbtip
2001 7
Nathan Kranzo Low Tide three coins appear from lighter flame
2001 8
Nathan Kranzo Coins Thru Pocket three coins penetrate out from breast pocket
2001 10
Nathan Kranzo Too Much Coffee coffee stirrer stirs in a cup on its own and stops on your command, to end, the stirrer appears behind ear and then the cup vanishes, thumbtip
2001 11
Nathan Kranzo Tornado Straw straw is poked through bottom of cup, cup is restored, thumbtip
2001 12
Nathan Kranzo Palm Burst wrapped candy penetrates hand, as finale only candy penetrates leaving wrapping behind
Sep./Oct. 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 3)
Nathan Kranzo, Aaron Fisher Interview
Dec. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 12)
Nathan Kranzo Rewrapped cellophane removed from card case, it is vanished and reappears on box
Also published here Nov. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 3)
Nathan Kranzo Triple Erdnase face card changes three times
Inspired by 2002 4
Aaron Fisher, Nathan Kranzo An Interview with Aaron (Conducted by Nathan Kranzo)
2003 42
David Regal, Nathan Kranzo Speaking Volumes
Related to Mar. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 3)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Visual Voodoo by Nathan Kranzo Oct. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 10)
Nathan Kranzo Finger Fix index finger bent backwards
Related toAlso published here Jan. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 5)
Nathan Kranzo Sharp! broken pencil tip is sharpened with fingers
Also published here Feb. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 6)
Michael Sondermeyer Finger Fix
  • Mail
Related to Mar. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 7)
Nathan Kranzo Danke paper rose put into bottle, it changes into real rose in flash of fire
Also published here Apr. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 8)
Michael Close (reviewer) Visual Voodoo by Nathan Kranzo Sep. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
Nathan Kranzo Ear Candy gummi bear placed in mouth is extracted from ear
Feb. 2004
The Penumbra (Issue 7)
Nathan Kranzo Tip Trey selection stands on table
Inspired by 2004 151
Nathan Kranzo Homing Tie card travels folded up behind the performer's tie
2004 2
Nathan Kranzo Only Three Away selection is next to card named by performer, then three cards away with message on back of performer's card
Inspired by Feb. 2005
Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Nathan Kranzo Cig Pen Transpo
Nov. 2005
Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. Annual 2005)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Burning Up by Nathan Kranzo Feb. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 2)
Nathan Kranzo The Really Love Sick Tennis Ball routine with two balls
ball inside a box rolls out by itself, apparently on command
Inspired by Aug. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 8)
Nathan Kranzo Progressive Wild Coin half dollar produced, then copper coin produced and half dollar changes to copper, then Chinese coins produced and earlier two coins change to Chinese, edge grip
Oct. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10)
Michael Close (reviewer) Bande Du Soleil by Nathan Kranzo Oct. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10)
Michael Close (reviewer) The Ends by Nathan Kranzo Oct. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10)
Michael Close (reviewer) The Heat of the Desert by Nathan Kranzo Oct. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10)
Nathan Kranzo Blank corner torn off blank piece of paper, corner is seen to be part of a bill, rest changed into matching bill
2006 270
Nathan Kranzo Reality Check check for $10.25, corner torn off and changed into quarter in a flash, rest is changed into Ten dollar bill
2006 271
Nathan Kranzo Hand-to-Hand Transfer coin stack is transferred to other hand as coin is picket up from that hand
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Nathan Kranzo Ideas for the Orange $10 Bill ideas with the new, different-colored dollar bill (2006)
  • Orange-Flavored Bill (transformation, using tic tacs)
  • Kool-Aid Bill (transformation)
  • Orange Silkworm ala Vernon (orange silk produced from bill)
Dec. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. Annual 2006)
Nathan Kranzo Standing Up to Ray & Bill Triumph with visual restoration
Inspired by 2007 83
Stewart James The Love-Sick Tennis Ball Tennis ball inside a box rolls out by itself, apparently on command
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Tops, Dec 1940
2007 40
Nathan Kranzo Five Easy Pieces coin splits in two, three more coins are produced, they vanish an reappear as coin star
Mar. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Nathan Kranzo Hand-to-Hand Transfer brief
coin stack is transferred to other hand as coin is picket up from that hand
Also published here Mar. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Nathan Kranzo Geller Pretzel pretzel stick bends
May 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 5)
Nathan Kranzo, Rune Klan Hot Hands coin put in hand, lighter gas transferred from lighter to hand and ignited, coin explodes into smaller coins
July 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 7)
Caleb Wiles Crystal Cut double undercut substitute
  • To control a selection to the top
  • To control a selection to the bottom
  • To control a selection to a specified number from the top
  • To control a selection to a specified number from the bottom
  • To transfer cards from the bottom to the top
  • To transfer cards from the top to the bottom
  • As a Triumph display
Related to
  • Nathan Kranzo, Outside the Box DVD
2009 35
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Stand-Up Coin Magic by Nathan Kranzo Mar. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 3)
Nathan Kranzo Kranzo’s Kool Kut multiple packets, flourishy, top stock retained
2010 126
Nathan Kranzo Instant Foursome
2010 129
Danny Orleans (reviewer) TEARify by Nathan Kranzo Apr. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 4)
Danny Orleans (reviewer) No Smoking Zone by Nathan Kranzo Dec. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 12)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Comedy Magic and Mind Reading Lecture by Nathan Kranzo Dec. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 12)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Old School Kranzo by Nathan Kranzo Feb. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2)
David Oliver (reviewer) Tru Test by Nathan Kranzo June 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6)
David Regal (reviewer) The Grumble Glim by Nathan Kranzo June 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 6)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) EZ Add-a-Number by Nathan Kranzo June 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 6)
Nathan Kranzo Stand-Up Coins Through Pocket three coins placed in breast pocket penetrate it one by one
Apr. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 4)
Nathan Kranzo Netflix and Chilly spelling some words related to cinema to arrive at selection
Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
Nathan Kranzo Tic Tac Teleportation three Tic Tacs travel from hand to mouth one by one
Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
Nathan Kranzo Turnaround Transpo copper coin between lips, silver coin in hand, performer turns around and back, they have transposed
Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
Nathan Kranzo Phone Sox phone held to ear, it unrolls and changes to a sock, phone is now in shoe
Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
Nathan Kranzo A Free Kiss production from shoe of air freshener and Hershey's kisses
Inspired by 2020 152
David Regal (reviewer) EZ Oil and Water by Nathan Kranzo Jan. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 1)
Michael Rubinstein Nathan Kranzo mini bio
2020 388
Nathan Kranzo Shuzbut Coins three copper coins appear, they change to silver coins
2020 388
Nathan Kranzo Kranzo Changeover Palm
2020 389
Nancy Colwell Oyster Production Bare-handed production of a single card
Inspired by
  • "Credit Card Vanish" (Nathan Kranzo, Boondock Mental, 2011)
2021 26
Nathan Kranzo Introduction
2021 3
Nathan Kranzo Apple and Orange Transpo Apple and orange change places in paperbags. Ending has orange peeled to reveal apple inside
Related to 2021 9
Nathan Kranzo, Nick Trost Mental Credit Cards 8 Card Brainwave done with credit cards
Inspired by 2021 12
Nathan Kranzo Princess of Colour Princess Card trick, ends with chosen card being odd-backed
2021 18
Nathan Kranzo, Chad Long Copper Silver Gold Flash Paper Coin changes from copper to silver to gold by throwing flash paper at it
2021 19
Nathan Kranzo Invisible Deck Ideas
2021 22
Nathan Kranzo Easy Oil and Water Five red, five black, self-working
2021 31
Nathan Kranzo Balloon to Huh? Gag, produce feather from balloon instead of dove
2021 34
Nathan Kranzo Dark Triumph Spectator shuffle deck face-up and face-down under the table
2021 36
Nathan Kranzo The Lighter Tip Using lighter with thumbtip to make stealing it out of pocket easier
2021 39
Nathan Kranzo Porn Name Correctly predict an audience's porn name, prediction written on paper ball thrown into crowd
2021 40
Nathan Kranzo The Cup Billet test, magician divines what is written on three billets, uses cup
Inspired by 2021 44
Nathan Kranzo Implied Box Transposition Four Aces apparently transpose with the selection that is placed in the card box
2021 48
Nathan Kranzo Fire Wallet Opener Gag
2021 52
Nathan Kranzo Nifty Ring Force Thought of card appears at exact position inside a loaf of sliced bread
2021 54
Nathan Kranzo Deal With It Aces Self working, locate four Aces
2021 58
Nathan Kranzo A Parting Gift Gag to give cheap DVD as a gift for spectator
2021 61
Nathan Kranzo B.T. Book Test Book test, use blue tack to mark page
2021 62
Nathan Kranzo Hot Fingers Produce smoke from bill as it is folded and squeezed, bill is shown to be charred
2021 64
Nathan Kranzo Invisible Elasticity II Invisible rubberband suddenly appears wrapped around deck, selection penetrates deck and rubberband
Inspired by 2021 65
Nathan Kranzo Tips On The Classic "No" Gag
2021 69
Nathan Kranzo Tic Tac Vanish Vanishing tic tacs, uses liquid soap
2021 72
Nathan Kranzo Gen X Peek Peek for information written on business card
2021 74
Nathan Kranzo Left Field Prediction Prediction effect, pretend it went wrong but actually it is correct
2021 76
Nathan Kranzo Stink Bank Bank Night effect with 1000 dollar cheques and can of fart spray, with prediction of which envelopes will be chosen
2021 78
Nathan Kranzo Tic Tac Penetration Using reel to make pile of Tic Tacs vanish
2021 83
Nathan Kranzo Lotto Mind Reading Opener Joke prediction for lottery ticket
2021 85
Nathan Kranzo Single Coin Thru Table Spider vanish to do single coin through table
2021 87
Nathan Kranzo Handful of Balls Gag Gag to use lots of ping pong balls to choose "random" spectator
2021 89
Nathan Kranzo Bande De Soleil! Moving watch tan line from wrist to bicep
Also published here 2021 91
Nathan Kranzo Riffle Giggle Say 'Stop' but don't stop, cards or books
2021 100
Nathan Kranzo Boxes And Pockets Spectator decides which pockets to place three matchboxes, each pocket contains a coin that predicts the matchbox placed inside
2021 101
Nathan Kranzo Signature Appearance Makes writing appear on borrowed banknote after miming the writing action
2021 103
Nathan Kranzo Frisbee Gag Gag for using frisbee to choose spectator
2021 105
Nathan Kranzo EZ Canasta Chan Canasta effect, magician able to divine cards and guess which card is in which pocket, three cards
Inspired by 2021 106
Nathan Kranzo Thought of Card Revelation Spectator sees card in spread, you produce it after some fishing
2021 112
Nathan Kranzo Card Box Sandwich Penetration Card placed between two Queens, everything placed into card box, card then penetrates out of the box
2021 115
Nathan Kranzo Overboard Triumph Triumph by springing cards into water, all cards face down except selection
2021 118
Curtis Kam Sticks and Stone cigars from purse, multiplying cigars, large wooden match from purse, purse becomes a stone
Inspired by
  • "Stoned Purse" (Nathan Kranzo)
June 2021
The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Nathan Kranzo Rewrapped cellophane removed from card case, it is vanished and reappears on box
Also published here 2022 137
Nathan Kranzo Finger Fix index finger bent backwards
Also published here 2022 160
Nathan Kranzo Sharp! broken pencil tip is sharpened with fingers
Also published here 2022 168
Nathan Kranzo Danke paper rose put into bottle, it changes into real rose in flash of fire
Also published here 2022 180
Lew R. Brooks Order From Chaos packet of one suit arranges itself from Ace to King after cuts and shuffles
Related toAlso published here 2022 776
Andrew Hall The Inertia Shift deck held upright in end grip, front and back cards change one-handed
  • Inertia Simultaneous Revelation (selection appears at font and back of deck)
  • Tabled Vanish or Penetration
Related toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2008
2022 779
Jerry K. Hartman, Joshua Jay, Nathan Kranzo Connecting Columns
Related to 2022 805