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Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller silk vanishes and reappears underneath upside down plate, three methods
June 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Kartenparade - der neue Kartenteller three cards appear at edge of plate, apparatus attached to ungaffed plate with suction device
Related to Oct. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller I. silk travels underneath upside down plate on table
Feb. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Das wandernde Tuch und der Teller II. ungaffed plate, placed on newspaper
Mar. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3)
Heinrich Collin Die Goldschmelze auf dem Teller borrowed finger ring wrapped in (flash) paper and put on small plate, vanishes, reappears on egg, flash material dummy with gold leaf
May 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5)
Carl Willmann Der Teller als Kartenscheibe three cards appear at edge of plate
Related to Dec. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIII. Variatio Delectat
  • 1. Feuer in den Fingerspitzen (flame of candle is ignited again with fingers)
  • 2. Kerzen-Metamorphose (candle transforms into silk, wrapped in paper)
  • 3. Wanderschaft (Tuch- und Teller-Kunststück) (silk vanishes and appears under plate)
  • 4. Das Chamäleon-Tuch (silk changes color inside tube)
  • 5. Das verschwindende Seidentuch (silk vanishes in paper cone)
1903 140
Carl Willmann Der Teller für Eierkuchen im Hut hollow plate for cake in hat routine
Aug. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8)
Der wandernde Teller plate vanishes, away from table, three method
Sep. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Ten Ichi Die vier Teller und die vier Papierkugeln four paper balls under four plates, the balls assemble
Jan. 1905
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Ernest W. Brady The Shiekh's Bequest mathematical problem, camels divided to sons, illustrated with cards
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1963 357
Hans Herrmann Kleinzauberei zum Hausgebrauch
  • Ein Ei auf die Spitze stellen (make an egg stand upright)
  • Ein Ring aus einem Teller mit Wasser nehmen, ohne sich die finger nass zu machen (removing ring from water, without the fingers getting wet)
  • Einen Apfel in vier Teile schneiden, ohne die Schachtel zu beschädigen (cutting apple, sewing method)
  • Ein Geldstück unter einem Hut hervorbringen, ohne den Hut zu berühren (removing a coin from under a hat, without touching the hat)
Related to 1963
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 1)
Will Ayling The Story Teller oriental story
Inspired byVariations 1969 289
Jules Lenier Instant Fortune-Teller cold reading and answering one question, using cards
Magick (Issue 26)
Gerald Kosky Sholim Ali Kim mathematical problem, camels divided to sons, using jewels
Inspired by 1975 196
The Salt-Cellar Fold paper fortune teller fold
  • Operating the Model (I)
  • Operating the Model (II)
Related to
  • Paper Magic, Robert Harbin, 1956
1980 4
Colour Change with paper fortune teller fold
1980 5
Ken De Courcy The Psychic Square spectator sees selection in paper fortune teller fold, other spectators don't
1980 5
Ken De Courcy Coin Vanish inside paper fortune teller fold
1980 6
Ken De Courcy Coin Production inside paper fortune teller fold
1980 6
Ken De Courcy Married Sponges sponges appear in paper fortune teller fold
1980 6
Ken De Courcy The Oracle paper fortune teller fold
  • Telling someone's fortune
1980 15
Ken De Courcy Blue Spotitis blue spot on performer's nose, spots are "caught" with paper fortune teller fold and poured into hand, then into ashtray where they vanish in flash
1980 16
Ken De Courcy The Cat cat design for paper fortune teller fold, can be used for Skullocation
1980 17
Ken De Courcy The Magic Carpet carpet design for paper fortune teller fold with routine
1980 18
Jon Racherbaumer Commentary on Penn and Teller
Facsimile (Issue 1)
Thomas Alan Waters Trivarication three people put three different objects under cups and exchange them, liar and truth-teller presentation
Inspired by 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr)
Teller three impromptu magic items and gags with places
  • Das Schleifen eines Messers
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Scott Robinson Automated Teller Card coin produced under a card, then three more coins appear on table in different corners
1989 491
John Riggs Ultimate Psychometry psychometry with several objects, blindfolded and without marking system
Also published here
  • John Riggs' "The Ultimate Psychometry" in "The Complete Fortune Teller" 1995. P. 72.
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Alan Nguyen Rune Speller Fortune Teller spectator thinks of a human interest and rolls special "rune dice" (dice with multiple letters) depending on the letters of that word, performer knows what human interest he is thinking of
Inspired by
  • Name? (Lou Boudreau, Vibrations [PEA's newsletter], Aug. 1991)
Labyrinth (Issue 4)
Shawn McMaster A Gall-Bearer's Review essay on how magicians are perceived by the public, Penn & Teller, Ballantine
July 1995
The Lemniscate (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Alex Elmsley The Fortune Teller spectator selects objects from lists on computer, eventually computer program shows a horoscope with the exact birthdate of spectator
1996 25
Lou Gallo Matchbook: The Vibe Teller performer places matchbook on a card and says the selection is under the matchbook, miniature card under matchbook
1996 70
Lee Earle Lee Earle at the Editor's Desk on Daniel Rhod, Douglas Cameron, Peter Jeffries, John Budden, Peter Warlock, Ali Bongo, Teller, Barbara Budden, Colin Peters, Dennis Franz, Morley Budden, Quentin Reynolds, Dawn Earle
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 15)
John Riggs Tarot Telepathy 2000 Q&A, with medium answering questions and giving readings, performer only reads names
Also published here
  • John Riggs' "Tarot Telepathy 2000" in "The Even Compleater Fortune-Teller" 1996. P. 47.
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 17)
Karl Fulves Automated Teller Ace to Three of Spades, one of them changes into previously selected jack
1997 117
Rätsel gefällig? three number and one liar/truth-teller puzzles
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 2)
Matthew Field (reviewer) Penn & Teller at the Beacon: June 7, 2000 by Penn Jillette, Teller Aug. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 8)
Aye Jaye When I'm Dead All This Will Be Yours! "A Quick Peek at Teller's New Book"
Apr. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 4)
Teller The Recipe on Al Baker's Cake in Hat
2003 33
Teller Inside the House of Mystery: A Detective Story on David P. Abbott
Aug. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 8)
David P. Abbott Best of All Slate Writing Introduction and Epilogue by Teller
several slates wiped clean, message for a spectator appears on one
Aug. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 8)
Teller Something Up My Sleeve on Penn Jillette's novel "Sock"
Oct. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 10)
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) David P. Abbott's House of Mystery by David P. Abbott (written by Teller, Todd Karr) Mar. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 3)
Teller Introduction on Jay Marshall
July 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 7)
Teller Introduction
2006 xi
Teller Teller on Riser
2006 vii
Teller Bob Read and the Cups and Balls
Inspired by
  • Penn & Teller's How to Play in Traffic, 1997
Jan. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 1)
Richard Kaufman, Teller Off the Deep End: An Interview with Teller
Mar. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 3)
Teller On Channing Pollock
May 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 5)
Curtis Kam Minimillion three coins taken from purse, they change to brass, three gold coins are in purse, then they come out of a pen, three red coins in purse, silver coins come out of pen
  • Who Ordered Chinese?
  • The Teller's Pen
  • Seeing Red
  • A Bic Finish
Inspired by
  • "Tiannamen Square" (Curtis Kam, Palms of Steel 2: Fists of Fury)
2007 20
Dani DaOrtiz Viajando por E.E.U.U. about the journey though the USA, Miguel Angel Gea, Christian Engblom, Katia, 4F, Vanni Bossi, Alfonso Aceituno, Ed Ellis, Magic Castle, Rafael Benatar, Dean Dill, Johnny Thompson, Penn & Teller, Steve Forte, Michael Weber, Max Maven
El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Karl Fulves Lie Teller detective story presentation
Prolix (Issue 5)
Michael Close Teller Meets Macbeth on Teller directing the play Macbeth
Feb. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2)
Teller Foreword on Jay Marshall
Dec. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 12)
Jason Michaels The Fortune Teller folded origami Fortune Teller is used to reveal selection
2010 19
Jason Michaels The Cootie Catcher Lie Detector folded origami Fortune Teller is used to reveal selection
2010 23
Jason Michaels, Steve Beam Victoria's Secret routine with folded origami Fortune Teller
2010 25
Jason Michaels, Steve Beam Portable Career Counselor routine with folded origami Fortune Teller
2010 26
Angelo Carbone Fortune Teller prediction of color and number with folded fortune teller
Mar. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 3)
Penn Jillette, Teller Become Your Own Roadside Attraction foreword to Mac King's book
Also published here
  • Mac King's Campfire Magic
Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
Ryan Schlutz We Can't be all "Penn" Without Some "Teller" Chapter 5 intro
2011 117
Tony Cabral Thumping the Box on Penn & Teller's opening effect where Teller appears in the examined box
2011 30
Matthew Rider The Fortunate Traveler folded paper fortune teller used to divine travel location
Mar. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 3)
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks David Sousa, Joe Kardwell, Colonel Nedly Lostmore, Teller
Related to June 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6)
Teller Teller Reveals His Secrets discussing seven points about magic effects
July 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 7)
Teller The Effect card travels to shoe or wallet, illustrating previous theoretical article
July 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 7)
Jack Shalom (reviewer) Penn & Teller on Broadway Oct. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 10)
Penn Jillette, Teller Introduction
2016 xv
Carl Mercurio Penn & Teller: A the Top of Their Game Show on "Fool Us"
Feb. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2)
Richard Kaufman, Penn Jillette, Teller Set to Fool on Penn & Teller's magic set
July 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 7)
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Hit Makers (Derek Thompson)
  • The Story Teller's Secret (Carmine Gallo, 2016)
  • Messy-Antics (on Racherbaumer's apartment full of books)
  • Messy (Tim Harford)
May 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5)
Teller Introduction: Becoming Tomsoni
2018 15
Teller Egg Bag Move visual egg production in bag
2018 16
John Lovick How I Fooled Penn & Teller
Jan. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 1)
Glenn Kaino, Derek DelGaudio, Teller Teller
Aug. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 8)
Scott Robinson Automated Teller Card four coins appear from under card on different parts of table, also see “Big Bang” (p. 135) and “Different Differences” (p. 30) for similar choreography of coin appearances
2018 130
Scott Robinson Big Bang four-coin matrix with one card, first coin vanishes and joins other beneath card, card split into two, last two coins join them one at a time, backfire finish, good follow-up for “Automated Teller Card” (p. 130)
2018 135
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) MasterClass: Penn & Teller Teach the Art of Magic by Penn Jillette, Teller July 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 7)
John Lovick Get Outta My Way, I'm Going to Hell on prediction effects in general and the career of Penn & Teller
2021 1
John Lovick Quote of the Day discussion of Penn & Teller's bible prediction effect "Quote of the Day" with transcript of their performance
2021 21