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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Sam Leo Horowitz The Twenty-Five Card Trick twenty-five duplicates
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 142
Jack Vosburgh Words homonyms principle
Variations 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 699
Unknown Card, Crystal Ball, and Panties impromptu stooge, card visible in crystal ball
Related toVariations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 301
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Magicol, Larry Becker, Gerald Kosky, Orson Welles, Leslie Barrie, Tommy Martin, Bill Nord
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 934
Larry Becker Der ambitiöse Ring ring penetrates knotted rope, cut and restored rope
Also published here
  • in "Genii" Nr. 11.
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 4) 209
Larry Becker Ringo ring knotted on silk, ring appears on finger
Also published here
  • in "Genii" September, 1954.
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 5) 232
Lane Bateman Fingerless Psycho variation on Larry Becker's Psycho
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 26
David Hoy The Bold Book Test impromptu
Variations 1963 The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 21
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Arturo de Ascanio, George Schindler, Frank Garcia European Aces three cards forced as ace production
Related toVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 106
Edward Marlo Predict-a-Mania Plus double prediction, cutting cards
Variations 1974 Magick (Issue 112) 557
Larry Becker They Match! ESP deck, forcing three cards
Inspired byRelated to 1974 Magick (Issue 115) 573
North Bigbee Matched! two ESP decks
Related to 1975 Magick (Issue 132) 659
David Calhoun Vegas Fling! dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction
Variations 1975 Magick (Issue 136) 679
Philip T. Goldstein Desire spectators write destinations on a business card, five write a place where they have been and one a place he desires to go, all cards are correctly attributed and the last, desired place is named without looking at it
Related toVariations 1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
Larry Becker World Power dictionary book test, three named numbers to form a page number
1976 Magick (Issue 156) 779
Richard Himber, Gene Nielsen Either-Or Effect clever two-way prediction, in envelope and cut open
Related to 1978 Magick (Issue 199) 993
Thomas Alan Waters Numerology Card in Wallet prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"
Variations 1978 Magick (Issue 205) 1023
Larry Becker Forward
1978 World of Super Mentalism v
Larry Becker It's In The Bag ESP deck in paper bag, three spectators select a card and all are divined by performer
Related toVariations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 1
Larry Becker Four Told four times ten backwards count, horoscope reading with those cards, card found at total of four cards is predicted in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 5
Larry Becker Card Addition added with envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 6
Larry Becker Some Total sum prediction in envelope, close-up and stage versions
Inspired by
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
Related toVariations
1978 World of Super Mentalism 11
Larry Becker Lorayne's Mental Masterpiece That Even Harry Knows Nothing About using Lorayne's Memory Game, fifteen photos are put in frame, one is selected and image divined by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 18
Larry Becker Astro Dice using zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards
1978 World of Super Mentalism 25
Larry Becker The New Math Miracle six cards with numbers on both sides in envelopes, shuffled and turned over by spectator, total is divined
Inspired by 1978 World of Super Mentalism 29
Larry Becker Perplexing ESP Plaques marking system for ESP cards, business cards etc., address
Related to 1978 World of Super Mentalism 33
Larry Becker Effect No. 1 Esp divination / duplication
1978 World of Super Mentalism 35
Larry Becker Effect No. 2 five symbols drawn on cards and put in envelope, selected one is predicted
1978 World of Super Mentalism 37
Larry Becker Effect No. 3 five blank cards, name written on one side and cards turned over, spectator selects one and murder is written on side, it's the same card
1978 World of Super Mentalism 41
Larry Becker Predict-a-Mania II amount of cards cut and card are predicted
Inspired by 1978 World of Super Mentalism 45
Larry Becker Reflecta-Thot five cards with hundred words each, word is selected by forming a number, prediction in envelope
Variations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 48
Larry Becker Simpli-City Effect two sets of sixteen business cards with names of cities written on them, Do As I Do and prediction in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 55
Larry Becker Midas Mentalism silver coin turns into golden coin in envelope, alchemy presentation
1978 World of Super Mentalism 59
Larry Becker The 13th Card double prediction, prediction written of card found when spectator's card is spelled to, and duplicate of spectator's card in pocket
1978 World of Super Mentalism 63
Larry Becker Improved Haunted House story trick, five letter cards, different words with different letters are spelled
1978 World of Super Mentalism 69
Larry Becker CB Mentalism cards with CB names and channels written on them, several selected and divined by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 74
Larry Becker Computer-Dating deck is shuffled and dealt face up until first king, it is placed on a face down card, repeated three times, kings are put on matching queens
1978 World of Super Mentalism 81
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle blank paper in film container transforms into a bill
Variations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 84
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle II five film capsules, marked coin is placed in one and found by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 88
Larry Becker Ultraffinity folded bill in one of several matchboxes is found by performer, then serial number is divined
Variations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 91
Larry Becker Mental Case prediction in coin purse
1978 World of Super Mentalism 97
Larry Becker Mental Case Bonus with coin purses
1978 World of Super Mentalism 103
Larry Becker The Vampire Spell signed card in one of five envelopes, envelopes shuffled and word spelled for times, remaining envelope contains card, vampire presentation
1978 World of Super Mentalism 105
Larry Becker Super-Vision some card in box are divined by sense of touch, spectator stops at card which is predicted in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 111
Larry Becker Hot Seat chair test with four chairs and colored discs, prediction of empty chair in envelope
Variations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 120
Larry Becker Track Record name of race horses on cards, prediction on tape record
1978 World of Super Mentalism 125
Larry Becker Count Force cards one to ten, two way out
1978 World of Super Mentalism 127
Larry Becker Digitation numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 132
Larry Becker Dynamic-Duo
1978 World of Super Mentalism 136
Larry Becker Thumb Fun assistant outside the room, number whispered to performer and noted on business card, divination by assitant
1978 World of Super Mentalism 136
Larry Becker Tell-A-Phone numbers in bag, one in pocket of spectator, divination by medium over phone
1978 World of Super Mentalism 138
Larry Becker Thunderbolt three spectators chose a color each and form a total with numbers, both is predicted in envelope
Related to 1978 World of Super Mentalism 141
Larry Becker Epilogue
1978 World of Super Mentalism 151
Larry Becker "Duck-Too" mate production with presenation as a strange card game
Feb. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 157
Unknown From the Thirteen Mann's The Azonic Force mixed with Larry Becker's Zip Code trick
1979 Acidus Plus 8
Thomas Alan Waters (reviewer) "Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism, Volume Two" - An Historical Perspective by Larry Becker
Review by Goldstein and Waters, missing credits of Becker book
1979 Magick (Issue 237) 1185
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related toVariations
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Larry Becker It's In The Bag II shuffled deck in bag, spectator selects card which is divined by performer
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 13
Larry Becker Pyramid Power pyramid power presentation, prediction of single card
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 17
Larry Becker Symbolic cards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 23
Larry Becker Snakes Alive comedy routine, no gag and spring snakes in tins in combination with "just chance"
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's "Four Color Chance" marketed through Supreme Magic, 1977.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 26
Larry Becker Uncanny deck with words written on them, two are selected by spelling and divined, homonyms method
Inspired by
  • Words (Jack Vosburgh, 1940)
  • J. G. Thompson Jr.'s "Jet Thought" marketed by Ed Mellon in the 1950s.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 31
Larry Becker Mind Blaster ESP deck, prediction of symbol
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 39
Larry Becker Spectromental
  • Effect #1: color of poker chip in cardboard box is predicted, other two are divined
  • Effect #2: drawing in cardboard box is divined
Variations 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 44
Larry Becker Ultraffinity Revisited folded bill in one of several matchboxes is found by performer, then serial number is divined, different boxes
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 54
Larry Becker Dynamation uses electric card shuffling machine, shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 62
Larry Becker Ultimate Psychometry with invisible ink pen
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 69
Larry Becker Fabulous Gypsy Spell six gipsy cards, one is selected and a chosen word from list used to spell through the cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 75
Larry Becker Auto-Magic chosen brand, color and price of a card is predicted, colors on cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 83
Larry Becker Seance signatures of famous magicians appear on chosen blank cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 89
Larry Becker Phantom Thought divination of one of sixteen symbol cards, mentally selected by spectator
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 98
Larry Becker The Impossible Dream one thought of card is found, sixteen cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 106
Larry Becker Bell...Book...& Candle occult book test, number formed with pentagram
Related to
  • Tom Harris' "Conjuring for the Cognoscenti" in Genii, 1959.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 112
Larry Becker Will Power six checks to celebrities, prediction of chosen check
Related to
  • Dai Vernon's "Mental Die"
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 118
Larry Becker "Anything Goes" erasable prediction, one of three colors, clever wording
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 124
Larry Becker Ho to Broaden the Possibilities further thoughts on the two-way erasable prediction
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 128
Larry Becker The Perfect Mental Utility Device - The Anything Goes Tic Board bingo presentation for the two-way erasable prediction, clipboard
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 130
Larry Becker Bullseye six bullet holes in spectator's card, with gun
Also published here
  • Alan Alan's "Sharpshooter", 1960s.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 133
Larry Becker Carayola Caper color and symbol
Also published here
  • Edward Hutchison's routine in "Psychological Mysteries", 1977.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 136
Larry Becker Ghost Image deck of blank cards, prediction of amount of cut cards and thought of card
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 140
Larry Becker Super Charged battery in tube, brand is divined, bill tube
Related to
  • Bob Driebeek's "No Looking" in "Pentagram", 1957.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 147
Larry Becker Network ESP three tv-networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) cards put in envelopes as spectator wishes, ABC card form name of network
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 150
Larry Becker Date-A-Cation prediction of date from a chosen coin
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 156
Larry Becker Coin Switch using a note pad
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 158
Larry Becker Matchic prediction of ESP symbol, five ESp cards and big matchbox
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 160
Larry Becker Heads or Tails invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in envelope
Also published here 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 164
Larry Becker Increditable - The Original Psy-Quik coincidence of chosen objects from list, credit cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 167
Larry Becker ZIP shuffled ESP deck, symbol is divined
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 172
Larry Becker The Mating Game two sets of envelopes containing coins with different dates, matching routine
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 174
Larry Becker Espitome two sets of five cards, matching
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and Barry Stevenson's "C.I.D."
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 180
Larry Becker Second Sight four coin purses with four coins with different dates, correctly allocated by performer
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 186
Larry Becker Mind Probe spectator choses a number from serial number, prediction on bill
Variations 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 191
Larry Becker Fool-Ette gambling and roulette theme, page force with playing card, book test, inspired by a Roulette Force from a Jerry Mentzer cavalcade book (?)
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 198
Larry Becker Card Flash number is formed, card in the deck at the number predicted in envelope
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 207
Larry Becker Duo-Matic based on a Hummer idea, two spectators with four cards, 14 instructions later end up with same card
Inspired by
  • Charles Hudson's "Baby Hummer" in "The Linking Ring", 1960s.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 211
Bob Hummer Hummer's Poker Chip Baffle six poker chips with numbers on each side, spectator can turn them while performer's back is turned and then cover three chips, performer names numbers covered
Related toVariations 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 4
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Larry Becker, P.C.A.M., P.E.A. convention
1980 Magick (Issue 273) 1364
Larry Becker The Bag Man stop trick with fair conditions, cards are dealt out of a paper box
Apr. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 478
Gene "Phantini" Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
Inspired by 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Gene "Phantini" Grant It Is an Incredible Coincidence some blank cards are cut and put in pocket, several billets with numbers, spectator choses one and it matches the amount of cut cards, with Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 43
Stephen Tucker Jargon brief comment on Larry Becker's books, Talon, The Last Hierophant, Bob Ostin Lecture Notes
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
Bob Ostin The Pink Peeker similar to Larry Becker's Flahback concept
Also published here 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Stuart R. Patterson (reviewer) Mentalism for Magicians by Larry Becker 1981 Babel (Issue 1) 28
Larry Becker Delayed Reverse employing Henry Christ cut deeper force
1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 61
Al Smith (reviewer) Mentalism for Magicians by Larry Becker (written by Jeff Busby) 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1058
Thomas Alan Waters Insight Straight performer takes one card out and puts a poker chip on it, then sixteen cards are laid out in a matrix and a spectator can put four chips on cards, those four cards added to the card put away earlier form a straight Ten-Ace
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Little Black Book" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 222
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Cassidy, Larry Becker, Russian Roulette theme
Apr. 1982 Magick (Issue 305) 1524
Larry Becker Grand Opening while deck is in case, crimp
June 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 791
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Improved Track Record by Larry Becker June 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 223
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Bill Larsen, Tom Tucker, David Ashton, Nikko, Larry Becker
Feb. 1983 Magick (Issue 316) 1580
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Psycho II by Larry Becker Aug. 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 385
Karl Fulves Soup to Nuts No. 61, price of dinner chosen from menu predicted, Martin Gardner Principle
Related toVariations 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 108
Terry Seabrooke Burnt Note In Wallet with fire insurance, envelope in wallet
Related to 1986 Seabrooke's Book 49
Larry Becker "Will The Cards Match" ESP-style order matching with five torn-in-half cards
Variations May 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1349
Jeff Busby (reviewer) No Gaff Room Service Plus by Larry Becker Oct. 1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 512
Larry Becker Ten-Card Poker Stand-up Presentation
Also published here Nov. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1566
Larry Becker Introduction Book 2 first published in 1979, edition of 350 books, missing routines are
  • "Swindled"
  • "Vegas Mentalism"
  • "Multi-Pry"
  • "The Alpha Routine"
  • "Peek-A-Boo-Boo"
  • "Twin Forecast"
  • "The $5,000 Challenge Prediction"
1989 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 3
Paul Hallas A Mental Miracle sum prediction
Related to
  • Fred Barlow's "Mental Prodigies"
  • Some Total (Larry Becker, 1978)
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
1990 Mental Mix 10
Larry Becker Bendix Bombshell for Cabaret
1991 Card to Wallet 132
John Bannon Timely Departure three cards are thought-of via "packet is cut off and counted..." procedure, they disappear and reappear face up
Related toVariations 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 160
Roy Roth, Larry Becker The Credit Card Destruction Grinder
1992 Magic with Credit Cards 75
Steve Dusheck One Card Brainwave spectator reverses a card behind his back, it is the only odd-backed card
Related toVariations 1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 37
Larry Becker Fred spectator reverses a card behind his back, it has Fred written on it
Inspired by 1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 39
Larry Becker Preface
1992 Stunners! 19
Larry Becker Life on the Wrong Side of The Brain (An Imperfect autobiographical recollection)
1992 Stunners! 25
Larry Becker Monte Crispo signed bill in one of three envelopes, two are burnt, apparently mistake and bill appears in insurance envelope, with variation using a paper shredder
  • Author's Note: Shred a Few Tears of Joy & Sorrow
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "Monte Inferno" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Related to
1992 Stunners! 39
Larry Becker Digitellus numbers written on a business card and added up along some given instructions, total of ten numbers is divined before numbers are added by spectator, peek wallet
1992 Stunners! 47
Larry Becker Q&A: How important is it to perform only effects that you have created?
1992 Stunners! 52
Larry Becker Bear Minimum prediction of one of six jumbo cards on bill, spectator gets teddy bear as gift
1992 Stunners! 53
Larry Becker Sneak Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings, last drawing is duplicated
Related toVariations 1992 Stunners! 65
Larry Becker Sneaky Two Sneak Thief applied to card routine, four cards are selected and only values written on four index cards, performer allocates numbers correctly to spectators and divines last card
Related to 1992 Stunners! 73
Larry Becker Intuition card case put on one of four piles
1992 Stunners! 79
Larry Becker Wordarama divination of chosen word from a list, using Larry White's Get The Picture envelope
1992 Stunners! 89
Larry Becker Stand-Up Modification variation for Larry White's Get The Picture envelope
1992 Stunners! 89
Larry Becker The $99.95 Miracle! Dick Tracy themed routine, chosen villain is predicted on memo-recording pen
1992 Stunners! 91
Larry Becker Q&A: What are your pet peeves about mentalism?
1992 Stunners! 96
Larry Becker All-Star Miracle baseball cards, autograph of chosen player on baseball, different-looking baseball cards of same player
Related toVariations 1992 Stunners! 97
Roger L. Omanson A Guest Presentation variation of All-Star Miracle, baseball cards, autograph of chosen player on baseball
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 102
Larry Becker Q&A: What other creators of mental effects do you admire?
1992 Stunners! 108
Larry Becker Gaff-Free Duo prediction of hotel and room number, using playing cards
Inspired by
  • Don Wayne's "Room Service"
1992 Stunners! 109
Larry Becker Minding the Store, Again prediction of chosen product from list and total of bill, using playing cards
Inspired by
  • Ned Rutledge's "Minding the Store"
1992 Stunners! 111
Larry Becker Hypnotic! with prediction
Also published here 1992 Stunners! 115
Larry Becker Q&A: Can music be integrated into a mentalism act?
1992 Stunners! 120
Larry Becker Midnight Miracle design duplication, stealing billet from envelope
1992 Stunners! 121
Larry Becker Switcheroo switching a bill using an envelope
  • The double envelope concept
1992 Stunners! 126
Larry Becker Q&A: What is your response to those who might consider your effects too "magicy?"
1992 Stunners! 130
Larry Becker The Becker Bevel bevel force, with bottom card openly reversed
Also published here 1992 Stunners! 131
Larry Becker Q&A: Any suggestions as to how to use humor or comedy in mentalism?
1992 Stunners! 134
Larry Becker The Revenger prediction of chosen weapon, humorous presentation using a sound machine
1992 Stunners! 135
Larry Becker Q&A: Do you have any observation about the impact of magic or mentalism on your marriage?
1992 Stunners! 144
Larry Becker Casino Caper prediction of Roulette, Craps and Blackjack
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 145
Larry Becker Q&A: Will any psychic entertainer ever gain the prominence of Dunninger or Geller?
1992 Stunners! 152
Larry Becker Casino Royale prediction of a chosen casino, amount of money one wagers and outcome of Blackjack game, poker chips with names of casinos and Himber Wallet
1992 Stunners! 153
Larry Becker Q&A: What is your definition of a good mental effect?
1992 Stunners! 164
Richard Osterlind Some Total Radio sum prediction over radio, with people calling in
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 165
Larry Becker The Borgia Bash chosen / poisoned glass is found, number of chosen glass predicted
1992 Stunners! 171
Larry Becker Shuffler 2 top stock control using a battery operated card shuffler
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "Shuffler" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
1992 Stunners! 175
Larry Becker Q&A: How do you rehearse?
1992 Stunners! 180
Larry Becker, Roy Roth The Roth Beck Box large die placed inside a box, chose number is divined
1992 Stunners! 181
Leo Boudreau, Larry Becker The Unknown cards with names of playing cards printed on both sides, spectator thinks of any value and looks for all cards which have the value, then he choses a suit, performer finds card in a deck, variation where card is found at position written on case
1992 Stunners! 185
Larry Becker Triple Threat Laser Gazer routine, ESP symbol appears on paper while drawing with pen
1992 Stunners! 191
Larry Becker Crystal-Eyes second spectator sees chosen ESP symbol in wristwatch
Related to 1992 Stunners! 194
Larry Becker Witch-Watch cards with names of watches, watch as prediction, programmable watch
1992 Stunners! 195
Larry Becker Q&A: What are the biggest failings of most psychic entertainers?
1992 Stunners! 198
Larry Becker Flushed and Headliner performer puts Royal Flush inside pocket and one card is chosen, same card is found in second deck, cross sum force and odd backs principle
1992 Stunners! 199
Larry Becker Headliner five cards are selected and and placed inside performers pocket, one is removed by spectator and name of card printed in newspaper, odd backs principle
1992 Stunners! 202
Larry Becker Power of Suggestion with the power of suggestion the selection becomes invisible for the spectator, then chosen card is divined
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 205
Larry Becker Q&A: Against a background of a contemporary high degree of interest in "new age" matters, why isn't psychic entertainment more sought after?
1992 Stunners! 210
Larry Becker, Lee Earle, Ross Johnson The Howard Hughes Headline Prediction comedy prediction, humorous entries in news paper, apparently mailed 20 years ago
1992 Stunners! 211
Larry Becker Mail Mental named number on label attached to coin, Lippincott coin box
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 217
Larry Becker Q&A: How can psychic entertainment be made more entertaining?
1992 Stunners! 220
Larry Becker Match Game cards with jokes matching cards with punchlines,
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Stunners! 221
Larry Becker The Ultimate Match-Up ramasee principle matching routine, using double facer ending with straight flush
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 224
Larry Becker Psycho II one of five ESP cards is reversed and all sealed inside nest of envelopes, reversed card is divined
1992 Stunners! 229
Larry Becker Q&A: What importance does audience belief play in a successful mentalist's performance?
1992 Stunners! 234
Larry Becker Terminal Psycho chosen ESP card inside envelope is divined
1992 Stunners! 235
Larry Becker The Diffusion Principle fabricating bills with same serial number, bill travels from purse to block of Lucite
1992 Stunners! 235
Larry Becker Kliptomaniac three coins with different dates are sealed in three envelopes, performer divines dates, with variation
Also published here
  • in "M.U.M." February, 1987.
1992 Stunners! 239
Larry Becker Q&A: How do you feel about disclaimers?
1992 Stunners! 246
Larry Becker Game Show six cards with items and prizes, items chosen and prizes are added, sum matches prediction, Prize is Right presentation
Inspired by
  • Paul Flory's "5040 Prediction" in "The Linking Ring" February,1981.
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • in "Magic Manuscript" February/March, 1982.
1992 Stunners! 247
Larry Becker Clearly Predictable mailed prediction of headline and chosen Jumbo card
1992 Stunners! 251
Larry Becker Q&A: Can both magic and mentalism be successfully combined in a performance? Why? How?
1992 Stunners! 264
Larry Becker, Roy Roth The Nostradamus Prediction Chests two boxes, inside is cassette with recorded prediction, with effect variations
1992 Stunners! 265
Larry Becker Q&A: Do you record your act? What use do you make of it?
1992 Stunners! 284
Larry Becker, Ross Johnson Club Kicker shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, with jumbo card kicker
Inspired byVariations 1992 Stunners! 285
Larry Becker Q&A: How do you feel about the use of playing cards in a psychic performance?
1992 Stunners! 288
Larry Becker Slop-Psy Turvy using the Slop Shuffle to force a card, first card that is face down
1992 Stunners! 289
Larry Becker Mind Probe spectator choses a number from serial number, prediction on bill, simplified handling
Inspired byRelated to 1992 Stunners! 292
Larry Becker 2 O'Thoughts two versions of the clock trick,
  • Mind Mirror
  • Cardology
1992 Stunners! 297
Larry Becker Q&A: If you were asked to construct and direct a mental act to be performed by another, what type of effects would you include? (... What type of effect would you suggest for an opener? For a closer?)
1992 Stunners! 304
Larry Becker, Carlhorst Meier Hour of Destiny with prediction engraved in watch, credit information
Related to
  • Carlhorst Meier's "Your fateful hour" in Roberto Giobbi's "Card College Lighter" P. 121.
1992 Stunners! 305
Larry Becker, Carlhorst Meier Q&A: How does, or should, the performance of mentalism differ from the performance of magic?
1992 Stunners! 316
Larry Becker Boxxed method to peek inside box sealed with rubber bands, two effects, divination of number of dice and of playing card
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 317
Larry Becker Q&A: What advice do you have for magicians who would like to create a complete act of mentalism?
1992 Stunners! 326
Larry Becker Serial Killer serial number is constructed using bills, prediction in envelope
1992 Stunners! 327
Larry Becker Q&A: What is your definition of a good mental effect?
1992 Stunners! 340
Larry Becker X-Rated Stuff routines with Hull's Pop-Eyed Popper deck, rough/smooth Svengali, predictions with X on the back
  • X Marks the Spot
  • My Favorite Card
1992 Stunners! 341
Larry Becker Q&A: How did you learn to walk on stage, use a microphone, handle volunteers and all other elements of stagecraft? How can others learn it?
1992 Stunners! 346
Larry Becker, Roy Roth The Becker Coin Purse Mysteries two-way coin purse, spring top
1992 Stunners! 347
Larry Becker Just Chance using four Becker Coin Purses
1992 Stunners! 349
Larry Becker Spectral Safari billet with name of chosen animal appears in Becker Coin Purse
1992 Stunners! 355
Larry Becker Descripto slip in envelope contains description of one of five chosen spectators, using Becker Coin Purse
1992 Stunners! 357
Larry Becker, Lee Earle Divination bill placed inside Becker Coin Purse, with idea by Lee Earle
1992 Stunners! 358
Larry Becker Q&A: What's the most powerful performing moment you've ever experienced?
1992 Stunners! 362
Larry Becker Unbalanced finding chosen card, using Major Arcana
Also published here
  • in "New Tops" May, 1984.
1992 Stunners! 363
Larry Becker Q&A: Other than "Russian Roulette," your obvious first choice, which of your creations tickles your "M" spot?
1992 Stunners! 366
Larry Becker, Richard Stride Super Reflecta-Thot five cards with hundred words each, word is selected by forming a number, divination of chosen word
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 367
Larry Becker Q&A: Is mentalism being debased by encouraging magicians to do more mentalism?
1992 Stunners! 384
Larry Becker What Goes Around on the Zip Code marking for business cards and envelopes
Related to 1992 Stunners! 385
Larry Becker Mini-Deck playing cards are written on business cards, chosen one is divined, using Zip Code marking
1992 Stunners! 386
Larry Becker Jeopardy ZIP pseudo psychometry using business cards and chosen TV shows, ZIP marking principle
1992 Stunners! 387
Larry Becker Psych-ZIP objects in envelopes, pseudo psychometry, using ZIP marking principle
1992 Stunners! 388
Larry Becker ZIP-Lock performer writes numbers on business card, chosen one opens lock, ZIP marking principle
1992 Stunners! 388
Larry Becker Emotional ZIP emotion written on business card, performer locates card, ZIP marking principle
1992 Stunners! 389
Larry Becker Ultra Coinetic spectator divines what kind of coin is inside envelope, with variations
  • The Marketed Version
1992 Stunners! 393
Larry Becker The Ghost Coin prediction of chosen coin, with purse
1992 Stunners! 400
Larry Becker Ultra-Keynetic keys with different colors, chosen color opens chest, with purse
1992 Stunners! 401
Larry Becker The Room Service Concept key tags in coin purse
Inspired by
  • Don Wayne's "Room Service"
1992 Stunners! 402
Larry Becker Doubling Up Ultra Coinetic done with twelve instead of six options
1992 Stunners! 403
Larry Becker Q&A: Do you use a stooge? An instant stooge?
1992 Stunners! 404
Larry Becker Subliminal Persuasion spectator listens to music and then selects a word which is divined
1992 Stunners! 405
Larry Becker Transparen-See using Himber wallet / Becker Blockbuster wallet
  • Pre-Show Variation
1992 Stunners! 409
Larry Becker Q&A: What do you really feel is most important in advancing one's career as a performer?
1992 Stunners! 418
Larry Becker Ultimate Flashback book test using the flashback principle, with variations
  • The Original
  • To Have the Books Examined
  • Where are all the Gaffs?
  • The Basic Handling
  • The "Pointer" Phenomena
  • Coincidence
  • Three Down - Three to Go
  • Hoy Plus
  • The Elak Influence
  • The "How To"
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 419
Larry Becker Q&A: How do you feel about using an assistant?
1992 Stunners! 434
Larry Becker Test Conditions prediction of chosen card
1992 Stunners! 435
Larry Becker Russian Roulette using three revolvers
  • The Double-Clutch Move
  • The Manhattan Close Call
1992 Stunners! 441
Larry Becker Appendix I Double Undercut
1992 Stunners! 461
Larry Becker Appendix II The Charlier Shuffle
1992 Stunners! 463
Larry Becker Q&A: What is your assessment of the direction of mentalism in the next decade?
1992 Stunners! 464
Larry Becker Foreword
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic
Larry Becker The Bevel Force side is riffled
Also published here Mar. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 3) 2338
Ted Lesley Effects for an Invisible Author ideas with "Magic Pens", invisible ink becomes visible when drawing with other pen over it
  • The Book Test
  • Living an Dead
  • Pseudo Psychometry
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "The $5,000 Challenge Prediction"
1994 Paramiracles 125
Richard Paddon In the Pink off-beat prediction of a selected color, ink of pen reveals message when drawn on business card
Inspired by
  • Paul Hallas' "2.5 Star Variation" in "The Table-Hopper's Source Book"
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "Laser Gazer" in "Stunners"
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 9
Larry Becker No-Brainer Q & A several cards with question about zodiac, favorite color etc., performer allocates them correctly and gives a brief reading
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 10) 41
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: Lotsa Newz on Larry Becker, binder for Syzygy, Uri Geller, Ted Karmilovich, Marc Sky, Morley Budden, Joseph Baer
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 14) 64
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: SYZYGY's Second Season on Ted Lesley, Larry Becker, Dr. Juris, Gene Urban, Graham Jolly, Marc Psiman, Satori, Richard Webster
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 1) 92
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: Anchors Aweigh! on Warren Paul Earle, Paul Alberstat, Micky Hades, Riley G., Larry Becker, John Riggs
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 2) 96
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: On the Road, Again. on Dr. Juris, Docc Hilford, George Sands, Larry Becker, David Frederic Ashton, Max Morgan
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 4) 104
Fred Rosenbaum Chinese Menu four menus, different courses are selected and total of bill is predicted
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 7) 118
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: Last Minute Shopping on Mark Edward, Docc Hilford, Kenton Knepper, Richard Webster, John Riggs, Larry Becker
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 7) 120
Dan Garrett The Force of Numerology page number chosen by adding predetermined numbers, word there predicted, any borrowed book
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct. 1979
1996 Top 10 19
Bob Driebeek, Larry Becker Aenigmas Dreifache Vorhersage ABC, ESP and deck of playing cards, three cards are predicted
1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 30
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: Welcome Competition! on Mark Strivings, Elliott Black, Larry Becker, Phil Goldstein
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 9) 128
Lee Earle Editor's Desk: The New Year Bodes Well on Herb Dewey, Roy Miller, Paul Alberstat, Scott Shoemaker, Larry Becker, James Randi, Ray Hyman, Bob Cassidy, Banachek, Ray Grismer
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 10) 132
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Burt Sperber, Larry Becker
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 2) 184
Lee Earle Poor Man's Room Service named room number on plastic room key card
Inspired by
  • "Room Service" (Larry Becker & Don Wayne)
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 9) 214
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Ron Aldrich, Dunninger, Larry Becker, Ed Hurtubis, Lee Marelli, Ray Grosholz, Herb Dewey, E. Raymond Carlyle, Bob Cassidy
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 9) 216
Larry Becker Lightning Thot coding number using a D'Lite
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 11) 225
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on The Thirteen, Six-and-One-Half, Larry Becker, Richard Mark, Bob Cassidy, Roy Miller
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 11) 228
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Mike Maxwell, Larry Becker, Docc Hilford, Mark Strivings, Christopher Caldwell, Kenton Knepper, Gene Urban, Lee Earle
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 16) 252
Ken Krenzel, Kenton Knepper, Larry Becker Fired Up equivoque selection process, single prediction card in case, approach to Kenton Knepper's "Kolossal Killer"
1997 Ingenuities 200
Mark Garetz Combo Lock Combo nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, opens padlock with spectator's ring
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Ultimate Matrix" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Related to
Sep. 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 3
Larry Becker Crowd Pleaser with money attached to lock
Sep. 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 6
Larry Becker Al Zymer Graphology graphology and fake graphology routine with Himber wallet
Oct. 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 4
Ted Lesley Teleport Professional construction details
Related to
  • Ted Lesley's "Neuer Teleportations-Umschlag" in "Magische Welt", 06 / 1981. P.307.
Variations
1997 It's Paramiraculous 21
Martin Joyal The Lazy Mentalist Returns divination of bunch of cards, deck shuffled by three spectators
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 147
Larry Becker Imagination invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in Himber wallet
Also published here 1998 The Himber Wallet Book 89
Larry Becker Mind Probe spectator thinks of a digit on a bill, it is predicted in wallet
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Himber Wallet Book 105
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Bryan Wood, Charles Buckner, Larry Becker, Jerry Somerdin, Barry Silverman
1998 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 6) 292
Larry Becker Coinetic two-way envelope for coins
1998 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 9) 302
Roy Johnson Chromatismus three spectators choose a color, then a number from one to eight, chosen colors match with colors written on eight numbered cards
Inspired by 1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 1) 27
Kenton Knepper, Larry Becker Kenton's Ghost Coins invisible change from spectators is added, prediction of total in performer's pocket
May 2000 Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 3) 2046
Helge Thun Der Trickfilm film changes into bill in film canister, then canister is filled with coins
Inspired by 2000 Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 17
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on the Six and One Half group, Alan Williams, Larry Becker, Lee Earle, Mel Kientz, Gene Urban, Mark Strivings, Kenton Knepper, Andy Gregett, Dr. Juris
2000 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 8) 384
Kenton Knepper The Card Channel spectator deals cards according to though-of number from one to ten, remembers next one and places dealt cards back on top, number and card are divined
Inspired by
  • Larry White & Larry Becker's "Out of Body"
Jan. 2001 Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 5) 2073
Karl Fulves, Larry Becker Knockout Poker No. 62, spectator choses five cards from himself from face-up deck and for performer from face-down deck with dealing procedure, magicians gets Aces
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 92
David Regal Journey to Love
Inspired by
  • "Room Service" (Larry Becker & Don Wayne)
Variations
2002 Constant Fooling 2 98
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Dr. Juris, Mark Strivings, Docc Hilford, Gene Urban, Kenton Knepper, Larry Becker, Christopher Caldwell, Jim Kroes
2002 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 9) 392
Neil Tobin, Larry Becker, Ted Lesley The Big Game bill is located among several envelopes and serial number is divined, using the Teleport Envelope
Inspired by 2003 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 23
Larry Becker Ouch! method to get blister, blister on chosen finger
2003 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 14) 415
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Mentalism Unlimited, Larry Becker
2003 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 14) 416
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Eye Candy by Lee Earle, Larry Becker July 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 7) 99
David Oliver (reviewer) Double Vision by Larry Becker, Lee Earle Aug. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 8) 95
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Final Flashback by Lee Earle, Larry Becker Sep. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 9) 96
Robert Cassidy Principium 2 "No effect is plausible if the context is wrong. Conversely, anything is plausible in the right context. The trick is figuring out which is which." includes effect, prediction chosen postcard, cards with same city name but different images
Related to 2004 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy 52
Bob Ostin The Pinky Peeker similar to Larry Becker's Flahback concept
Also published here 2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 38
David Regal (reviewer) Postal! by Lee Earle, Larry Becker Mar. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 3) 91
David Regal (reviewer) Influence U by Larry Becker, Lee Earle Dec. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 12) 115
Stephen Bargatze I Hate Kids with three small numbered leather wallets
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker coin purse work
June 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 2) 23
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Dies ist reine Magie five jumbo cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, using Howard Adams' Ramasee Principle
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Heureka! 21
David Oliver (reviewer) Shhhh! by Larry Becker, Lee Earle Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 107
Luke Jermay The Bridge: An Approach to Walk-Around Mentalism
  • The New Mind
psychometry routine with business cards
Inspired by Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 21
Andy Nyman Magicians' Graphology with three sketches, last one divined
Inspired by Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 58
Tan Hock Chuan Variation of Larry Becker's Knot Effect silk penetrates off rope
Also published here
  • Genii, May 1953
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 59
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Pseudo Psychometry drawings in envelopes
Inspired by 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 99
Larry Becker Reverse Faro
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 36
Larry Becker Ten Card Poker Stand-Up with prediction
Also published here 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 52
John Lovick Chic Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 83
Larry Becker Peeking a Drawing
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 86
Roberto Giobbi, Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Card Call "Cabaret Card Divination" of a bunch of cards, last card predicted in letter
Related to 2016 Standup Card Magic 105
Dexter Cleveland Punchlines cards with jokes matching cards with punchlines, Ramasee Principle, same idea as Becker's Punch Lines
Also published here 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 37