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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Bill Simon The Simon Card Control jog, insertion from the side with deck in end grip
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1952 93
Edward Marlo Spread Pass Addition with variations
  • Delayed Addition
  • Off The Face Switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1986 20
Justin Higham Another Filling red Aces vanish from face of deck, appears in deck sandwiching black Aces, four methods
Inspired byVariations Oct. 1989
Inside Out (Issue 7)
Ernest Earick Lazy-Susan Tabled Palm tabled palm in left hand lateral palm
Variations 1993 127
Justin Higham Face-Up IDF
Inspired byVariations 2007 6
Kevin Baker Casual Palm-Replacement IDF hides back-color
Inspired byVariations 2007 11
Justin Higham Illogical Dribble Control (or Reverse IDF)
Related toVariations 2007 14
Justin Higham, Will Houstoun, Dai Vernon Covers & Applications for the A.G. Shift
  • With the Hand at the Side
  • Move-to-Pocket Cover (Houstoun)
  • Behind-the-Jacket Cover
  • Back-pocket Cover
  • Envelope Cover
  • Banknote-Counting Cover - Gaming Scenario
  • Behind-the-Shoulder Cover (Vernon)
  • Behind-the-Chair Cover (Houstoun)
  • As an Addition Move (see Spread Pass Addition)
Related to 2008 4
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Notebook by Will Houstoun May 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 5)
Will Houstoun Non-Discrepant Face-Up IDF
Inspired by 2009 5
Will Houstoun Face-Up IDF Control Plus Transfer
Inspired by 2009 7
David Britland (reviewer) Hellis in Wonderland by Will Houstoun June 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 6)
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Freak by Will Houstoun July 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 7)
Justin Higham Lateral-Palm Method
Inspired by 2011 8
Benjamin Earl Turn-and-Look Packet Switch 1 packet switched for palmed cards
Variations 2011 21
Will Houstoun Lateral-Palm Swivel Switch
  • No-Lap Clean-Up
Inspired byVariations 2011 9
Justin Higham, Will Houstoun Casual Palm-Replacement Switch
  • Illogical CPR Switch
  • 1-of-2 CPR Switch
  • 2-for-2 Spread Version (Will Houstoun)
  • 1-of-2 Spread Version
  • 1-of-2 Squared Version
  • Modified CPR Switch (Will Houstoun)
Inspired by 2011 15
Justin Higham Secret-Transfer Switch
Variations 2011 21
Will Houstoun Turn-and-Spread Transfer Switch partial switch
  • As a Three-of-Four Switch
Inspired by 2011 23
Will Houstoun Guestimation
Inspired by 2012 23
Justin Higham Bevelled-Riffle Bottom Force discrepant
Variations 2012 1
Will Houstoun Bevelled-Riffle Prophecy Force
Inspired byVariations 2012 2
Justin Higham Bevelled-Riffle Prophecy Move
Inspired byVariations 2012 3
Will Houstoun Further Filling red Aces vanish from face of deck, appears in deck sandwiching black Aces
Inspired by 2012 19
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Art of Switching Decks by Roberto Giobbi Apr. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Liber Mentis: Psycrets British Society of Mystery Entertainers 2007-2012 by Steve Drury Apr. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Seeking the Bridge: Further Principles and Techniques for the Sophisticated Magical Artist by John Born Apr. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Too Hot for the Devil by Tom Gagnon (written by Matthew Field) Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Ein Spiel Karten by R. P. Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Reading Writing by Ariel Frailich Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Metamagic: An Introduction - A Guide to Using Magic as a Medium for Discourse by Shawn DeSouza-Coelho Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Non Plus Ultra: Volumes One and Two by Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser (written by "Magic" Christian Stelzel) Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Jarrow: The Humorist Trickster by Emil Jarrow (written by David Charvet) Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Complete Digital Precursor by William P. Miesel Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
Joseph Barry, Will Houstoun Finessed Side-Jog Handling
Inspired by 2013 26
Justin Higham, Will Houstoun Pseudo Top-Card Removal fake pick-up of top card of tabled packet with packet in hand
  • First Version
  • Second Version (Will Houstoun)
  • Third Version
2013 43
Justin Higham The 15-Card Poker Climax featuring a phase with fifteen cards in which performer still gets a Royal Flush, other hand and discard predicted
  • Introduction
  • Cards & Set-Up
  • The Prediction
  • Patter
  • The Routine
    • Part One - The 10-Card Poker Deal
    • Part Two - The 15-Card Poker Climax
  • End Notes
Variations 2013 1
Will Houstoun Switch Method
  • Another Use - "Do You Want to Switch"?
Inspired by 2013 7
Will Houstoun Pointing Up the Spectator's Discards
Inspired by 2013 8
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Magic of Celebrating Illusion by Robert E. Neale Apr. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Eye Wonder: The Amazing Paradoxical and Magical Illusionary Worlds of Jerry Andrus by Jerry Andrus (written by Al Seckel) Apr. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Captivity, Slavery and Survival as a Far East POW: The Conjurer on the Kwai by Peter Fyans Apr. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Manual of Darkness by Enrique de Hériz Apr. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 4)
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Modern Magic by Will Houstoun July 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 7)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method by Justin Higham Aug. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Angel Killer by Andrew Mayne Aug. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Bullet Catch by Scott Jenkins Aug. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Magicians Choice by Todd A. Gipstein Aug. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Definitive Guide to Restaurant Magic by Wayne Goodman Aug. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Expert at the Card Table by S. W. Erdnase (written by Marty Demarest)
"(The Charles and Wonder edition, edited by Marty Demarest)"
Dec. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 12)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Alan Shaxon - The Sophisticated Sorcerer by Alan Shaxon (written by Scott Penrose, Stephen Short) Dec. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 12)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Magic Graveyard by Al "The Only" Ulman Dec. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 12)
Justin Higham The Spread-Separation Concept credit information
  • Spread-Separation Cull-Stack
  • Seven-Card Full-House Combination Cull
Variations 2014 11
Will Houstoun Editorial
Winter 2015
Quarterly (Issue 1)
Will Houstoun Editorial
Spring 2015
Quarterly (Issue 2)
Will Houstoun Editorial
Summer 2015
Quarterly (Issue 3)
Will Houstoun Magic Wands: Need They Have A Point?
Summer 2015
Quarterly (Issue 3)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Destination Zero by John Bannon Apr. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth Apr. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Houdini Box by Brian Selznick Apr. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 4)
Will Houstoun (reviewer) Beyond Black: A Novel by Hilary Mantel Apr. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 4)
Justin Higham, Will Houstoun Eight-Card Spread-Separation Cull drop-stacking a hand on the fly
  • End Notes
Inspired byRelated to 2015 12
Will Houstoun Editorial
Summer 2016
Quarterly (Issue 4)
Bill Simon, Will Houstoun, Alexander Hansford Control A Sidejogging a card during square up to obtain microbreak, sidejog finesse provided by Will Houstoun, cut card to the top of the deck
Inspired by 2016 13
Will Houstoun A University for the Art of Amusement on the Stockholm university courses on magic, Tom Stone
Nov. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 11)
Will Houstoun Editorial
Winter 2017
Quarterly (Issue 5)
Will Houstoun Abracadabra
Winter 2017
Quarterly (Issue 5)
Will Houstoun, Steve Thompson Video Chat Magic
Aug. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 8)
Justin Higham Quicksilver "Six or seven (or more) fours of a kind and other poker hands are produced from a genuinely shuffled deck."
  • Phase One (Eight-Card Spread-Separation Cull)
  • Phase Two (Prefigured Full House Poker Deal)
  • Phase Three (Improvised)
  • Phase Four (Impromptu Illogical Prefiguration / Unimpaired Prefiguration)
  • Phase Five (Alternative for the Streamlined Overhand Cull-Stack)
  • Phase Six (Improvised, 100% Production)
  • End Notes
  • Credits
  • Final Thoughts
Related to 2021 20
Will Houstoun Editor's Note
The Neat Review (Issue 4 - Everywhere & Nowhere 2022)
Helder Guimarães, Will Houstoun Helder Guimarães: An Interview
The Neat Review (Issue 4 - Everywhere & Nowhere 2022)
Will Houstoun A Video Chat Card Trick card placed in card case, it turns out to be named card
The Neat Review (Issue 4 - Everywhere & Nowhere 2022)
Richard Wiseman, Will Houstoun, David Britland The Story of Story Decks credit information
May 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 5)
To make a Card touched by a person's finger to be any particular card early under-spread-force handling
Also published here
  • The Notebook (Will Houstoun, 2009, 1800s manuscript)
2022 13