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Dai Vernon The Challenge mind-reading presentation for transposition plot
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
Gordon Bean, Brother John Hamman Hamman Switch Variation tabled
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 49
Aaron Fisher, Dan Harlan, Gordon Bean The Men's Club performer out-jogs five cards, spectator chooses one, it is the "odd card" as other four are shown to be a Four-of-a-Kind
1997 Labyrinth (Issue 6) 30
David Regal Unlimited Edition Examinable version of Limited Edition by Larry Jennings and Gordon Bean
1999 Close-Up & Personal 116
Brother John Hamman Dracula and the Handmaidens Jack of Spades and six red spot cards shown, red card thought of, it becomes a double blank card and is predicted on the Jack of Spades
Inspired by
  • "Limited Edition" (Gordon Bean, Larry Jennings, marketed)
Jan. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 1) 36
Danny Orleans (reviewer) The Color Blind Deck by Gordon Bean Jan. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 1) 59
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Very Very Close, Vol. 1-3, Too Close! by Michael Close Jan. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 1) 62
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Who's Afraid of Invisible Thread? by Jon LeClair Jan. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 1) 64
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Expert Coin Magic Made Easy, Volumes 18, 19, and 20 by David Roth Feb. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 2) 62
Gordon Bean (reviewer) The Magic of Jeff McBride by Jeff McBride Feb. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 2) 63
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Michael Skinner's Professional Close-up Magic (4 Volumes) by Michael Skinner Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 59
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Master Teach-In Series (3 Volumes) by Michael Skinner Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 59
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Card Stunts by Gregory Wilson Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 61
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Treasures (2 Volumes) by Alexander de Cova Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 61
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Vernon Revelations (Nine Tapes) by Dai Vernon Apr. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 4) 61
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Daryl's Ambitious Card Video by Daryl Martinez Apr. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 4) 63
Gordon Bean Wonder Workshop in the Castle
May 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 5) 31
Gordon Bean (reviewer) The Comedy Magic of Rich Marotta by Rich Marotta
Volumes 1-3
May 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 5) 58
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Powerful Impromptu Card Magic by Paul Gordon May 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 5) 60
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Harry Lorayne... (4 Volumes) by Harry Lorayne June 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 6) 65
Gordon Bean (reviewer) The Watch Steal Video by Chappy Brazil, Charles Bach June 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 6) 67
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Creativity: The Secrets of Invention by John Bannon, Mark Leveridge July 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7) 65
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Convention at the Capital: Live '98 July 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7) 66
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Sylverster-Pitch 98 by Dan Sylvester July 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7) 66
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Bending Minds, Bending Metal, Volumes 1-3 by Guy Bavli Aug. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 8) 58
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Masters of Mental Magic by Glenn Falkenstein, Frances Willard Sep. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 9) 61
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Money Morph by Kevin King Sep. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 9) 62
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Schulien's: The Last Night by Al James Oct. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10) 72
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Palms of Steel: I by Curtis Kam Oct. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10) 72
Gordon Bean (reviewer) The Reparation by John LovickRelated to Oct. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 10) 73
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Commercial Classics of Magic by Johnny Thompson Nov. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11) 73
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Up in Smoke by Paul Cummins Nov. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11) 75
David Acer, Dave Reddall, Guy Hollingworth, Jim Creighton, Card Mondor, Richard K. Griffith Messages
Related to Dec. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12) 10
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Tales from the Planet of Bloom, Volumes 1-3 by Gaëtan Bloom Dec. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12) 75
Gordon Bean A Labyrinth in a Labyrinth cards are dealt out in a snake fashion, card is chosen based on spectator’s free choice and additional randomization, performer shows that the “snake” is in the shape of the card’s initials
Related to
  • "Koynini's Karpet" (Tony Koynini, The Magic Wand, March 1953, p. 42)
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 11) 4
Jeff Sheridan Tearing Up DeLand card chosen, it is torn up and quarters placed in center of deck, deck is spread and card is seen restored
Variations Mar. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 3) 73
Gordon Bean, David Regal The Hot Spot spectator finds two mates
2002 Constant Fooling 1 122
Gordon Bean A Star is Born only the thought of of five cards stays reversed in the pack
Inspired by 2002 The Paper Engine 107
Gordon Bean The Standing Challenge spectator mentally selects if the card will rise to the top or the bottom
Inspired byVariations 2002 The Paper Engine 114
Stewart James 51 Faces North
  • The History
  • The Discovery
  • The Secret
  • Conclusion
Related toVariations 2002 Penumbra (Issue 1) 2
Gordon Bean Tie Food coin vanishes from bottom of tie and reappears in knot on top
2002 Penumbra (Issue 1) 12
Gordon Bean Corner Kick indifferent card with torn-off corner transforms into selection
Inspired byVariations 2002 Penumbra (Issue 2) 15
Gordon Bean, Jerry K. Hartman Room 51 commentary
Inspired by 2002 Penumbra (Issue 2) 18
Ryan Matney Corner Kicked Again indifferent card with torn-off corner transforms into selection
Inspired by 2002 Penumbra (Issue 4) 16
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Stars by Gordon Bean Mar. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 3) 76
Gordon Bean The Penumbra
May 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5) 22
Gordon Bean, Jim Patton Covered Double Shot two spectators end up with their card when deck is dribbled underneath handkerchief
Related to 2003 Penumbra (Issue 5) 5
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Temptation by Gordon Bean Mar. 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 3) 76
Gordon Bean Postcards Prediction CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, prediction combo with postcards instead of playing cards
2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 158
David Oliver (reviewer) Jinks by Gordon Bean Dec. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 12) 104
Jerry K. Hartman Covered, Up! selection appears face up on deck while covered with handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here 2005 Penumbra (Issue 9) 9
Gordon Bean One Hand Washes The Other cards are switched around and surprisingly complete good hands
Variations 2005 Penumbra (Issue 9 Lazarus Insert) 1
Gordon Bean, Rafael Benatar Rafael Benatar - Interview
Mar. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 3) 52
Gordon Bean Splitting The Difference applying Gilbreath Principle to Kennedy's routine
Inspired by
  • "Red and Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vol. 52 No. 9, Mar. 1989)
Related toVariations
May 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 5) 29
Gordon Bean Soot On two spectators have a pile of six cards and a die, they remember card at position determined with the dice and all twelve cards are then shuffled, after dealing two piles, performer is able to turn the dice to that number matching positions in the piles
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 183
Gordon Bean, Mac King, Alan Shaxon, The Amazing Johnathan, David Berglas, Mark Haslam, Max Maven, Milt Larsen, Terry Seabrooke Remembering Billy McComb several anecdotes and thoughts
Aug. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 8) 32
Gordon Bean The Perpetrator thought of card spelled to, count-spell
Inspired by
  • "Evolution of a Dream" (Stewart James, The James File)
Also published here
  • "Perpetual Notion" (Stewart James in Print, p. 67)
Aug. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 8) 73
David Regal (reviewer) Gordon Bean's Entourage by Gordon Bean Sep. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 9) 93
Jerry K. Hartman Hew by Hue
Inspired by Nov. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 11) 26
Jerry K. Hartman Hole Makes Whole two packets of five cards, spectators choose one card from each packet and they are swapped, other four cards of each packet are shown and when the swapped cards are combined with the other four they complete Straights
Inspired by 2007 Card Dupery 195
David Oliver (reviewer) Bikers by Gordon Bean Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 89
David Oliver (reviewer) Time Card by Gordon Bean Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 89
David Regal (reviewer) Timecard by Gordon Bean Nov. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 11) 103
Gordon Bean Not So Plain Moe Variation
2009 Penumbra (Issue 11) 4
Gordon Bean The Two-Ton Prophet spectator thinks of a card, performer names a number, at that position is the thought-of card, full deck set-up
Inspired by
  • "The Prophet's Choice" (Stewart James, The James File, p. 2075)
2009 Penumbra (Issue 11) 16
Steve Mayhew, Gordon Bean The Standing Demonstration card comes to top, instead of to bottom the deck reverses
Inspired by 2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 11
Gordon Bean One Out of Three Combination of concepts used to force a card.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 45
Caleb Wiles Elimin-ACE-ion
  • RIngside
four face-down cards, spectator names a Queen and removes three of the cards, remaining card is the named Queen, others are Aces, named Queen also changes into an Ace
  • Variations
Inspired by
  • "Entourage" (Gordon Bean, marketed)
May 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 5) 46
Joseph Barry OOMW - Out of My World
Related to 2016 Charlotte's Notes 3
Gordon Bean (reviewer) Thrills in Hells Kitchen by Helder Guimarães
show "Verso"
Dec. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 12) 11