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S. W. Erdnase Bottom Palm. First Method with left little finger option
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 86
S. W. Erdnase The Card and Hat card to under hat
Variations The Expert at the Card Table 204
Edward Victor "A Silver Collection" four coins are produced, then they travel one by one into glass
Variations Magic of the Hands 36
Eugene Verbeck The Coin in the Magical Envelopes basically a coin into nest of envelopes with newspaper-envelope transformations, for credit information see Carney reference
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 123
Unknown Lemon Bug napkin moves eerie over table
Also published here Over the Coffee Cups 18
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 386
Edward Marlo The Deliberate Side-Steal see Note 2 on p. 58
Variations Side Steal 5
Dai Vernon The Cups and Balls
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 125
Paul Rosini Impromptu Thimble Routine thimbles jump from hand to hand
Variations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 217
Dai Vernon "Picking off the Pip"
Related toVariations Inner Secrets of Card Magic 47
Edward Marlo The Bottom Palm delayed, first angle jogged and held with only right hand
Related to Card to Wallet 12
Charlie Miller The Torn Card seated, direct
Related toVariations An Evening with Charlie Miller 22
Nate Leipzig, G. W. Hunter Cigars from Purse
Variations Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 68
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Opener card comes to the bottom of the deck several times, then penetrates performer's hand
Variations Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 156
Edward Marlo As a Card Addition
Related toVariations Expert Card Conjuring 37
Allan Ackerman Minuscule Deck prediction with deck vanish (and optional reproduction), inspired by Kosky routine from Talisman, Nov. 1970
Variations The Esoterist 8
Martin Gardner "Wink Change"
Related toVariationsAlso published here Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 290
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
Related toVariations Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 3
Karl Fulves, Dr. Jacob Daley Imprisoned Aces aces interlaced with indifferent cards in pack, indifferent cards removed by shuffling, posed as a problem
Variations Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part One 20
John Carney Introduction
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 1
John Carney Card Flight selection is found and then vanishes from the hands and appears reversed in the deck, held by the spectator
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 2
John Carney Ring Off Rope ring off rope on finger of the other hand, lapping
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 2
John Carney Coins Thru the Table four coins, one by one, with glass under table
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 3
John Carney Color Triumphant...Again triumph, then all cards except selection change color of the back
Related to Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 4
John Carney Chameleon Aces Aces cut to, Aces change back color, then rest of deck
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 6
John Carney Bits of Advice
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 8
John Carney The Backfiring Gun follow up for the magic bullet trick
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 9
John Carney Daley-Carney Aces aces interlaced with indifferent cards in pack, indifferent cards removed by shuffling
Inspired by Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 9
John Carney Epilogue
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 10
John Carney Recommendation maybe different title, page is faded, books recommendation
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 11
David (Foote) Drake Squeeze Rise rubber ball
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 755
John Carney Penny-trate "Two with Coins"
penny between two half dollars in Okito box put on hand, penny penetrates box and hand, two methods
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 859
John Carney Chameleon Aces aces cut to, aces change back color, then rest of deck
Enigma 2
John Carney Seconds on Jack Sandwich selection travels to tabled sandwich cards, repeat phase
Enigma 4
John Carney Sandwich Load and Switch palmed card is loaded into sandwich with switch
Enigma 5
John Carney Super Rise Revisited with rubber ball
Inspired by Enigma 6
John Carney Coin Cut
Enigma 8
John Carney Glass Penetration
Enigma 10
John Carney Coins through the Table... Again three coins, with glass
Enigma 10
John Carney Coin Lapping
Inspired by Enigma 11
John Carney The Coin Pick Up coin sticks to hand
Enigma 12
John Carney Shades of Goshman marked coin appears underneath purse three times, then inside purse
Enigma 12
John Carney Coins Across to Purse three coins to purse one at a time
Variations Enigma 15
John Carney The Impossible Coin Vanish lapping
Inspired by Enigma 16
John Carney In Closing
Enigma 17
Ross Bertram The Squeeze-Away Coin one-handed vanish and recovery
Related to Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 46
John Carney Introduction
Conjuror's Journal 1
John Carney A Coin and a Glass coin penetrates bottom of glass multiple times, then glass is covered and penetrates table
Conjuror's Journal 2
John Carney Neato, Okito!! coin through box, box disappears and reappears, transforms into small bottle
Conjuror's Journal 5
John Carney Over My Head
Conjuror's Journal 9
John Carney A "Revolutionary" Color Change outjogged card is pivoted
Conjuror's Journal 10
John Carney Torn and Restored Goat three borrowed bills are torn up and restored
Conjuror's Journal 11
John Carney Stop That Card Trick!!
Related to Conjuror's Journal 12
John Carney Tabled Side Steal transferring bottom card of tabled packet to top with master palm
Conjuror's Journal 12
John Carney A Stabbing Pain in Your Pack tossed next to selection with table-bounce-throw
Conjuror's Journal 13
John Carney Stand Up Miniscule prediction in which only four-of-a-kind remains and deck vanishes
Inspired by Conjuror's Journal 14
Karrell Fox Instant Replay - Card to Pocket last card can be seen visibly crawling over chest
Related to Another Book 249
John Carney Fingertip Coin Vanish
Also published here Encore II 38
John Carney Le Perrier - Coin In Bottle
Related to Encore II 40
Derek Dingle Super Card Rise using rubber ball
Related toVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 115
Derek Dingle Regal Royal Flush "duplicates" are produced and changed to Royal Flush
Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 158
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Moving Up black Aces keep juming to top in four Ace packet, inspired by Hartman effect, two methods
Inspired by
  • an idea from "Odd Lifts" (J. K. Hartman)
Related to
Best of Friends 485
John Carney Got You Under My Skin handling for a nail writer prediction
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 50
John Carney Simple Coins Across four coins, no extra
Epoptica (Issue 4) 232
John Carney Back Clip Handling
Epoptica (Issue 4) 234
John Carney The Particle Push coin through hand, several phases
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 7) 60
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot slot machine routine
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 65
John Carney Large Stack Transfer as glass is transfered
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 66
John Carney Rubber Detective rubber band visually disappears to find selection in middle
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 67
John Carney Okito Oddity box disappears instead of coin, reappears, with a bold turnover
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 69
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Carney Knowledge by John Carney The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 12) 112
Edward Marlo As an Exchange Turnover Palm Switch
Related toAlso published here Marlo without Tears 254
John Carney The Logic of Deception essay on magic as an art
Carney Knowledge 5
John Carney Simple Coins Across coins travel from hand to hand, final coin to spectator's hand
Carney Knowledge 6
John Carney Study essay on how to practice and adapt routines
Carney Knowledge 10
John Carney Gaffed Coins Across with shell
Inspired by Carney Knowledge 12
John Carney Presentation essay on audience management and routining
Carney Knowledge 15
John Carney 1/2 & 2/4 half dollar changes into 2 quarters and then back again a number of times
Carney Knowledge 16
John Carney The Importance of Concepts discussion on importance of magic principles and references for further reading
Carney Knowledge 19
John Carney The Logical Bill Trick three coins produced from bill, bill changes denomination at conclusion
Carney Knowledge 21
John Carney Effect essay on effect objectives, presentation and performance style
Carney Knowledge 26
John Carney Card in Matchbox lighter changes to matchbox into which the selected card ends up (uses duplicate)
Variations Carney Knowledge 27
John Carney Conviction essay on power of belief and consistency of action
Carney Knowledge 29
John Carney Straightforward Card in Balloon impromptu, balloon bursts in contact with hot match
Variations Carney Knowledge 30
John Carney Routining thoughts on routine construction
Carney Knowledge 33
John Carney In the Hands Monte monte sequence - last phase has money card penetrating hands and deck onto spectators hand
Carney Knowledge 34
John Carney Naturalness thoughts
Carney Knowledge 38
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase Full Deck Vanish extension
Inspired by Carney Knowledge 39
John Carney Moves - Use and Abuse thoughts
Carney Knowledge 44
John Carney Kitty's Treat coin routine "explained" via surprise appearance of mouse
Variations Carney Knowledge 45
John Carney Entertainment thoughts
Carney Knowledge 48
John Carney Crystal Sugar sugar cubes routine, turn into a crystal
Carney Knowledge 50
John Carney Crystal Flash crystal inside handkerchief lights up over selection
Carney Knowledge 52
John Carney Respect for Art thoughts
Carney Knowledge 56
John Carney Preface - "The Forgotten Page"
Carney Knowledge
John Carney In Conclusion
Carney Knowledge 57
John Carney Hindu Force Handling
Related to Carney Knowledge 27
John Carney Coin, Glass, and Napkin coin through glass, napkin-covered glass through table
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 264
Brother John Hamman The Magic Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)
Related toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 289
John Carney Poor Mans Card Manipulation
Related to Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1284
Joaquín Navajas Moneda a través de un Vaso coin through bottom of glass
Related toVariationsAlso published here Monedas Personales 7
Ray Kosby Packet Switch
Inspired by Scratching the Surface 10
John Carney Spellbound Miser coin appears between two cards, then it changes to copper and to silver
Notebook 1
John Carney Current Classic two spongeballs appear and travel together in spectator's hand
Notebook 2
John Carney Poor Man's Card Manipulation three cards vanish and reappear, for close-up use
Notebook 5
John Carney Torn & Restored Telephone Book only one page, torn from telephone book
Notebook 6
John Carney The Vanishing Salt... Shaker vanish of a salt shaker
Notebook 7
John Carney Notes thoughts on magic
Notebook 8
Dai Vernon Five Coins and a Glass full routine
Inspired byVariations The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 191
John Carney Thanks!
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue )
John Carney Current Classic sponge ball appears, vanishes, reproduced from spectator's pocket, splitting in two, spectator's hand finish
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 1
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 1
John Carney False Transfer
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 2
John Carney Pocket Transpo one in coat pocket
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 6
John Carney Predictable Surprise prediction on napkin is correct, selection travels under napkin
Inspired by Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 7
John Carney Easy As Hell Prediction card in case matches selection
Inspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Don Alan)
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 9
John Carney Stealing Card under Box double, one card inserted in case, the other loaded under box
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 9
John Carney Case Drop Addition card underneath case secretly dropped on tabled pile
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 10
John Carney The Logical Bill Trick three half dollars are produced from 1$ bill, changes into 100$ bill
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 12
John Carney, Brother John Hamman Capricious Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)
Inspired by Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 16
John Carney Versa Switch
Inspired by Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 21
John Carney Kings & Aces Change Places
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 24
John Carney Coin, Glass and Napkin coin penetrates bottom of glass multiple times, then glass is covered and penetrates table
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 1
John Carney Etherial Pack joker shows up again and again instead of selection, deck vanishes except selection
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 6
John Carney Natural Selection empty hand catches card, thread
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 9
John Carney Chill Pack
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 12
John Carney Poor Man's Card Manipulation three cards vanish and reappear, for close-up use
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 15
John Carney Seconds on Jack Sandwich selection travels to tabled sandwich cards, repeat phase
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 18
John Carney Sandwich Load and Switch palmed card is loaded into sandwich with switch
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 20
John Carney Cup and Bill Routine chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 1
John Carney Corner Switch
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 2
John Carney Upside Down top card changes with 9 to 6 patter
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 5
John Carney Hinge Color Change Variation
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 5
John Carney Super Rise Revisited using rubber ball
Inspired by Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 7
John Carney Forgotten Recollection three spectators, two cards each
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 9
John Carney Everywhere, Nowhere and on Your Face three cards all become selection, then indifferent again and card is on forehead
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 11
John Carney Hot Slot
Inspired by
  • "Slot Machine" (Dr. Sawa, Genii)
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 13
John Carney Large Stack Transfer from hand to hand with glass
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 15
John Carney, Edward Marlo "Yenrac" Packet Switch
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 17
John Carney Australian Aces dealing to four numbers, aces on bottom of piles
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 19
John Carney Bottom Dealing Tips
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 20
John Carney Triumph Rip Off cards shuffled face up / face down, face up cards are "ripped through" deck except selection
Also published here Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 21
John Carney Card in Matchbox
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 10) 1553
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1987
John Carney Versa Switch as addition and later switch
52 Lovers — Volume II 12
John Carney Fingertip Coin Vanish
Also published here The Magic of Michael Ammar 38
John Carney Current Classic sponge ball appears, vanishes, reproduced from spectator's pocket, splitting in two, spectator's hand finish
Carneycopia 3
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
Related to Carneycopia 4
John Carney False Transfer
Carneycopia 6
John Carney Predictable Surprise prediction on napkin is correct, selection travels under napkin
Carneycopia 11
John Carney Side Glide Handling
Carneycopia 12
John Carney Straggler all cards except selection penetrate napkin
Carneycopia 15
John Carney Final Trace deck wrapped in napkin vanishes, napkin is burned and on arm name of card appears after rubbing of ashes
Carneycopia 19
John Carney Full Deck Cop
Carneycopia 22
John Carney Soft Glass coin penetrates bottom of glass multiple times, then glass is covered and penetrates table, for coin trough bottom sequence see also Joaquin Navajas "Moneda a traves de un vaso" in "Monedas Personales" (1985)
Related toVariations Carneycopia 25
John Carney Chill Pack
Carneycopia 33
John Carney Poor Man's Card Manipulation three cards vanish and reappear, for close-up use
Related to Carneycopia 36
John Carney Aerial Production Variation
Carneycopia 41
John Carney Ethereal Pack joker shows up again and again instead of selection, deck vanishes except selection
Carneycopia 43
John Carney Streamlined Cylinder and Coins
Variations Carneycopia 50
John Carney Clockwise Vanish one of two coins
Carneycopia 59
John Carney Stack Steal
Carneycopia 61
John Carney Side-pocket Transpo one in coat pocket
Carneycopia 65
Harry Houdini, John Carney, S. W. Erdnase, Dai Vernon Houdini/Erdnase Transformation
Carneycopia 67
Edward Marlo, John Carney Stud Turn Palm as top double is turned, "a minor variant" (35 Years Later)
Carneycopia 69
John Carney, Alfonso Trans-essence using only two cards, nothing more
Carneycopia 71
John Carney Inscrutable joker shows up again and again, four of them change into Aces, presentation
Inspired by Carneycopia 74
John Carney Another Side Glide Handling
Carneycopia 78
John Carney Half Dollars in the Mist two half dollars vanish and reappear
Variations Carneycopia 83
John Carney One-Handed Coin Vanish
Related to Carneycopia 85
John Carney Versa Switch including credit information
Related toVariations Carneycopia 89
John Carney Kings and Aces Change Places
Carneycopia 94
John Carney, Edward Marlo Single Bottom Card Palm for single card
Related to Carneycopia 96
John Carney Fruit Cup chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
Carneycopia 98
John Carney Natural Selection empty hand catches card, thread
Carneycopia 107
John Carney Australian Aces dealing to four numbers, aces on bottom of piles
Variations Carneycopia 111
John Carney Bottom Deal Psychology in magic context
Carneycopia 112
John Carney Wired subtlety for "name any number" nailwriter prediction
Carneycopia 115
John Carney Bull Session assembly, using large piece of black tissue
Carneycopia 118
John Carney Simple Switch with jumbo card or similar object
Carneycopia 125
John Carney Suicide Match matchbox opens itself and match slides out
Carneycopia 128
John Carney Seconds on Jack Sandwich selection travels to tabled sandwich cards, repeat phase
Carneycopia 133
John Carney Sandwich Load and Switch palmed card is loaded into sandwich with switch
Carneycopia 135
John Carney The Logical Bill Trick three half dollars are produced from 1$ bill, changes into 100$ bill
Carneycopia 141
John Carney The Slide to Home Prediction stop trick procedure used as prediction
Related to Carneycopia 152
John Carney Tabled Side Steal transferring bottom card of tabled packet to top with master palm
Carneycopia 153
John Carney, Edward Marlo The Yenrac Packet Switch
Related to Carneycopia 156
John Carney To the Sticking Point three coins through table into glass
Carneycopia 159
John Carney Triumph Rip-Off cards shuffled face up / face down, face up cards are "ripped through" deck except selection
VariationsAlso published here Carneycopia 164
John Carney Bullet Train four Aces up the Sleeve
Related to Carneycopia 168
John Carney False Transfer with Card
Carneycopia 174
John Carney Quarter Spin bottle appears, quarter travels in and out of bottle two times
Related to Carneycopia 176
John Carney Upside-down top card changes with 9 to 6 patter
Carneycopia 186
John Carney Hinge Color Change Variation
Carneycopia 187
John Carney Transplant picking off the pip, moving pip to other card
Inspired by Carneycopia 190
John Carney Slick Pip a Two transforms into a Three in reverse "picking off the pip" style
Carneycopia 194
John Carney A Polite Penetration cap and pence with rolled up bill instead of cap
Carneycopia 200
John Carney, Tenkai Ishida Tenkai-esque "A Center Steal Handling", very similar to the Jack Hecht method
Related to Carneycopia 208
John Carney, Brother John Hamman Hammanesque "A False Spread Display", casual spread alternative to Hamman Count
Carneycopia 212
John Carney Slow Fade to Red first cards in a small packet, then full deck change color
Carneycopia 215
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot
Variations Carneycopia 222
John Carney Large Stack Transfer from hand to hand with glass
Carneycopia 227
John Carney Sanverted red aces come to top multiple times, then Daley's Last
Inspired byVariations Carneycopia 229
John Carney Double Lift Handling from Packet turning two cards over from 4-card packet, one of them being a double
Carneycopia 230
John Carney Oil on Troubled Waters 3&3, deck separation climax
Carneycopia 234
John Carney Calligraphic Cash signed bill changes place with ink cartridge from ball-point pen
Carneycopia 241
John Carney Rubber Detective rubber band around deck vanishes, encircling half deck in center, in second stage only selection
Carneycopia 250
John Carney Everywhere, Nowhere and on Your Face three cards all become selection, then indifferent again and card is on forehead
Variations Carneycopia 254
John Carney The Thirteenth Victim bullets travel from hand to hand, presentation for marble trick
Carneycopia 259
John Carney Acknowledgements
Carneycopia iv
John Carney Secret Philosophy
  • Progress Well Begun
  • Approaches to Artifice
  • Beyond Craft
  • The Magical Muse
  • Perspective on Our Personal Planets
  • The Shape of Cut Cloth
  • Misdirection
  • In Conclusion
Carneycopia xi
John Carney On Roger Klause
Roger Klause: In Concert 207
Douglas Cameron (reviewer) Carney Knowledge by John Carney Profile (Issue 1) 6
John Carney Hindu Force Handling
Related to Hardcore 48
John Carney, Chris Kenner Fingertip Vanish Variation
Totally Out Of Control 51
David Neighbors Colorful Rip-Off Triumph cards shuffled face up / face down, face up cards are "ripped through" deck except selection, with color changing back kicker
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 1
Woody Landers Coins to Purse three coins from hand to purse
Inspired by Close-Up File 87
John Carney Versa Switch
Cardshark 59
John Carney Prologue
Torn & Restored 1
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
Torn & Restored 2
John Carney Method Two spellbound restoration
Torn & Restored 4
John Carney Method Three with deck in hand
Torn & Restored 6
John Carney Method Four with deck in hand
Torn & Restored 7
John Carney Other Approaches four ideas
Torn & Restored 8
John Carney Bonus Effect pile of pieces dumped on table, one card restored from it, then all pieces restored to packet of cards
Inspired by Torn & Restored 10
John Carney Epilogue
Torn & Restored 11
R. Paul Wilson Missed in the Mist two coins appear and vanish, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Chaos Theories 20
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Torn & Restored by John Carney The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 81
James Swain Australian Aces Revisited spelling four answers to questions, aces on top and kings on bottom of piles
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 62
Edward Marlo, John Carney Stud Turn Palm as top double is turned
The Ancient Empty Street 9
Wesley James Daley Straightened with credit information
Inspired byRelated to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 80
Matt Grover Let Me Dust Off a Spot For You To Sit Your Ace three wrong cards change into selection and back, selection appears on performer's forehead
Inspired by Trephine 7
Andrew Wimhurst Bulletproof four Aces up the Sleeve, Selection Kicker
Inspired by Down Under Deals 4
John Carney The Dribble Break method of obtaining a break above or below a card
Card College — Volume 3 529
John Carney Carney's Natural Multiple Shift culling
Card College — Volume 3 673
Milton Kort Kort's Center Steal Steal card from center of deck into left hand full palm after spectator signs card
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Abracadabra, vol. 27, no. 695, May 23 1959
Kort 5
R. Paul Wilson Missed In The Mist two coins appear and vanish, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Omerta 2
John Carney Versa Switch
Constant Fooling 1 26
John Carney Versa Switch
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 131
John Carney Bits dollar breaks into four pieces which change into four quarters, see Issue 3, p. 1, for further credits
Penumbra (Issue 2) 10
John Carney Introduction
The Book of Secrets 6
John Carney The Student Begins how to study and improve
  • Biting the Hand that Feeds
  • Reading Required
  • Your Turn...
The Book of Secrets 10
John Carney Rubbed Away lightning pull
  • Release Position
  • Threading the Loop
Inspired byRelated to
  • Buatier de Kolta Pull
The Book of Secrets 22
John Carney Vanish from the Hands silk becomes smaller and vanishes, lightning pull
The Book of Secrets 30
John Carney Vanish from a Glass lightning pull, moment of vanish hidden
The Book of Secrets 31
John Carney Legends - Buatier de Kolta
The Book of Secrets 36
John Carney Just a Cigar cigar & purse routine
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 38
John Carney Cigar False Transfer
The Book of Secrets 46
Dr. E. M. Roberts, John Carney Cigar Sleeving
Related to The Book of Secrets 49
John Carney On Palming chapter intro
The Book of Secrets 52
John Carney Palm Position
The Book of Secrets 55
John Carney Timing and Management where to hold hands and other palming tips
The Book of Secrets 58
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase The Bottom Palm
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 61
John Carney Bottom Palm of a Single Card
Related to The Book of Secrets 64
John Carney Bottom-Palm Replacement
The Book of Secrets 65
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Diagonal Palm-Shift rear insertion
Related to The Book of Secrets 66
John Carney, Edward Marlo The Side Steal transformation, with credit information
The Book of Secrets 70
John Carney, Edward Marlo Side Steal and Replacement
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 73
John Carney The Carney Cop steal from center
The Book of Secrets 76
John Carney Up My Sleeve last card is selection and travels visibly across chest underneath jacket
Related to The Book of Secrets 82
John Carney The Dribble Force
The Book of Secrets 85
John Carney False Transfer with Card
The Book of Secrets 91
John Carney Silver and Glass
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 96
John Carney Coin to Glass Finesse sound effect on bottom of glass
The Book of Secrets 106
John Carney, John Ramsay False Transfer
The Book of Secrets 108
T. Nelson Downs, John Carney Downs Palm and Production
The Book of Secrets 113
John Carney Legends: Dai Vernon
The Book of Secrets 118
John Carney Muscade Magic streamlined Vernon routine
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 120
John Carney Cup Load as hand passes cup
The Book of Secrets 126
John Carney Three Ball Vanish
The Book of Secrets 133
John Carney Legends: Tony Slydini
The Book of Secrets 138
John Carney Dissolving Steel two linking ring moves of unknown origin
The Book of Secrets 140
John Carney Hidden Gifts Creativity, self-expression, and the danger of perfectionism
  • Fear Itself
  • Perfectionism is Flawed
  • The Creative Journey
  • The Process
  • Originality - Why?
The Book of Secrets 146
John Carney Astral Projection Hawaii chosen as travel destination, performer transforms into Hawaii tourist, sand from shoe, towel and pineapple production
The Book of Secrets 159
John Carney Creation of Life magazine instead of fan, with historic information
The Book of Secrets 166
John Carney Legends: Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
The Book of Secrets 178
John Carney Mercurial Cards face card changes a few times, deck becomes all backs, blank and normal again
The Book of Secrets 180
Martin Gardner, John Carney Wink Change Variation
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 185
John Carney Half Pass whole deck under cover card
The Book of Secrets 187
John Carney Erdnase First Transformation
The Book of Secrets 188
John Carney Art... in Magic? Pretension, presentation, defining effects, and the spirit of the artist
  • Confusion is not Magic
  • Presentation or Procedure?
The Book of Secrets 198
John Carney, Nate Leipzig, Michael Skinner Leipzig-Skinner Surprise selection appears on face of deck, penetrates hand, appears face-up on deck
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 206
John Carney Legends: Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser
The Book of Secrets 220
John Carney Forgotten Recollection
The Book of Secrets 222
John Carney The Classic Pass and Other Myths
  • Our Man Erdnase
  • The Big Picture
  • Focus, Misdirection, and Punctuation
The Book of Secrets 232
John Carney Technique the classic pass
The Book of Secrets 241
John Carney Off the Vine using grapes
The Book of Secrets 248
John Carney, Dai Vernon The French Drop
The Book of Secrets 251
John Carney Legends: David Devant
The Book of Secrets 258
John Carney, Eugene Verbeck Verbeck's Envelopes basically a coin into nest of envelopes with magazine-envelope transformations and restoration, repeat, credit information
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 260
John Carney Multiple Slip culling
The Book of Secrets 276
John Carney Legends: Fred Kaps
The Book of Secrets 286
John Carney Tolls of the Trade Approaches to practice, effects, affectations, and the advantages of the southpaw
  • Mental Misdirection
  • On the Other Hand...
  • Practice, Practice, Practice
The Book of Secrets 288
John Carney Ascension four selections, one rises underneath silk, one floats into hand, fountain for last card
The Book of Secrets 300
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair
The Book of Secrets 312
John Carney Variations with a Hat card out of head, then card fountain without motor or thread
The Book of Secrets 314
John Carney The Ascension Gimmick wire stuck to thumb tip
The Book of Secrets 318
John Carney Legends: Al Baker
The Book of Secrets 322
John Carney Swing Blade paddle routine with paper stuck on knife
Inspired by
  • Sachs' "Sleight of Hand"
The Book of Secrets 324
John Carney Paddle Move
The Book of Secrets 327
John Carney Money for Nothing historic information, using Paul Fox coin pail
The Book of Secrets 334
John Carney Legends: John Ramsay
The Book of Secrets 348
John Carney Thimble Collection five thimbles produced, then travel to other hand
Inspired by The Book of Secrets 350
John Carney Thimble Stack Vanish false transfer
The Book of Secrets 360
John Carney The Final Lesson
The Book of Secrets 364
John Carney Foreword Commencement Speech to Card College Graduates, Class of 2003
Card College — Volume 5 lxi
Ken Krenzel The Clip Slip from center into left hand, thumb clip position, see also John Carney's handling (Secrets)
Relaxed Impossibilities 90
John Carney Prologue The Relativity of Theory
  • A Method for Magic
Magic by Design 10
John Carney Study & Critique Student's Duties
  • The Process
  • Approach to Study
  • Setting an Ideal
  • Job One: Problem Solving
  • Critics - Id Inside and Out
  • Video or Book?
  • Commitment
  • Notebook
  • Perennials
  • Selecting Material
  • Art or Artist?
  • Study Homework
Magic by Design 15
John Carney Practice & Technique
  • Thoughtful Practice
  • Mechanical Practice
  • Rehearsal
  • Experience and Refinement
  • Simplify
  • Tips for Practice
  • Practice Homework
Magic by Design 39
John Carney Presentation & Routining Considering Theatre & Management
  • Elements of Style
  • Motivations
  • Puzzles, Tricks and Mysteries
  • What's the effect?
  • Effect Plus Plot
  • Meaning - Less is More, More or Less
  • Script Specs
  • Character Sketches
  • Enter Mysto
  • Moving on
  • Routining-Management
  • Building an Act
  • Building Your Performance
  • Be a Good General
  • Presentation Homework
Magic by Design 55
John Carney Epilogue Knowing is not Doing
Magic by Design 91
Tom Stone An Addition to John Carney's "Hot Slot" idea
Inspired by Vortex 164
Roberto Giobbi Push-In inserting a card at inner end with applications:
- setting key
- next to crimp or getting break
- Diagonal Palm Shift (see also John Carney, Book of Secrets)
Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 9) 77
John Carney, Roberto Giobbi Flash Production of a Sponge Ball
Related to Secret Agenda (Issue June 11) 174
John Carney Breast-Pocket Ploy breast pocket stays open, is divided into two compartments
Secret Agenda (Issue June 29) 194
John Carney Versa Switch
Finding The Center 50
Jörg Alexander Weber, John Carney Zaubermaus puppet mouse appears and vanishes
Inspired by ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 20
Luis Piedrahita El Cilindro de Ramsay using toilet paper roll
Inspired by Monedas Y Otras Historias 60
Dave Buck, John Carney Buoyancy Replace palmed card in left hand to the top of the deck, has variation by John Carney
If An Octopus Could Palm 56
John Carney A Word from Mysto's Minion
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 3
John Carney How to Be Awesome at Magic as Mr. Mysto
  • Practice. Practice. Practice!
  • Magic Is a Show
  • Nervous?
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 4
John Carney Hypnotizing a Straw! straw rises in bottle
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 8
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 13
Will De Sieve, John Carney Clippo
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 20
John Carney Mysto Magic Puzzle gag
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 23
John Carney Weird Ones chapter intro
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 24
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 27
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 29
John Carney Creepy Crawly Creature napkin moves eerie over table
Also published here Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 32
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 33
John Carney At the Dinner table chapter intro
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 38
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 41
John Carney Napkins and Handkerchiefs chapter intro
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 44
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 53
John Carney Mysto Says
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 55
John Carney Card Magic chapter intro
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Ac