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S. W. Erdnase Bottom Palm. First Method with left little finger option
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 86
S. W. Erdnase The Card and Hat card to under hat
Variations 1902 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 1937 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 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 123
Unknown Lemon Bug napkin moves eerie over table
Also published here 1949 Over the Coffee Cups 18
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull
Variations 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 386
Edward Marlo The Deliberate Side-Steal see Note 2 on p. 58
Variations 1957 Side Steal 5
Dai Vernon The Cups and Balls
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 125
Paul Rosini Impromptu Thimble Routine thimbles jump from hand to hand
Variations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 217
Dai Vernon "Picking off the Pip"
Related toVariations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 47
Edward Marlo The Bottom Palm delayed, first angle jogged and held with only right hand
Related to 1961 Card to Wallet 12
Charlie Miller The Torn Card seated, direct
Related toVariations 1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 22
Nate Leipzig, G. W. Hunter Cigars from Purse
Variations 1963 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 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 156
Edward Marlo As a Card Addition
Related toVariations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 37
Allan Ackerman Minuscule Deck prediction with deck vanish (and optional reproduction), inspired by Kosky routine from Talisman, Nov. 1970
Variations 1971 The Esoterist 8
Martin Gardner "Wink Change"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 290
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
Related toVariations 1971 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 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part One 20
John Carney Introduction
1973 (ca.) 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
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 2
John Carney Ring Off Rope ring off rope on finger of the other hand, lapping
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 2
John Carney Coins Thru the Table four coins, one by one, with glass under table
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 3
John Carney Color Triumphant...Again triumph, then all cards except selection change color of the back
Related to 1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 4
John Carney Chameleon Aces Aces cut to, Aces change back color, then rest of deck
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 6
John Carney Bits of Advice
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 8
John Carney The Backfiring Gun follow up for the magic bullet trick
1973 (ca.) 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 1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 9
John Carney Epilogue
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 10
John Carney Recommendation maybe different title, page is faded, books recommendation
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 11
David (Foote) Drake Squeeze Rise rubber ball
Related toVariations July 1974 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
Feb. 1975 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
1976 Enigma 2
John Carney Seconds on Jack Sandwich selection travels to tabled sandwich cards, repeat phase
1976 Enigma 4
John Carney Sandwich Load and Switch palmed card is loaded into sandwich with switch
1976 Enigma 5
John Carney Super Rise Revisited with rubber ball
Inspired by 1976 Enigma 6
John Carney Coin Cut
1976 Enigma 8
John Carney Glass Penetration
1976 Enigma 10
John Carney Coins through the Table... Again three coins, with glass
1976 Enigma 10
John Carney Coin Lapping
Inspired by 1976 Enigma 11
John Carney The Coin Pick Up coin sticks to hand
1976 Enigma 12
John Carney Shades of Goshman marked coin appears underneath purse three times, then inside purse
1976 Enigma 12
John Carney Coins Across to Purse three coins to purse one at a time
Variations 1976 Enigma 15
John Carney The Impossible Coin Vanish lapping
Inspired by 1976 Enigma 16
John Carney In Closing
1976 Enigma 17
Ross Bertram The Squeeze-Away Coin one-handed vanish and recovery
Related to 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 46
John Carney Introduction
1979 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
1979 Conjuror's Journal 2
John Carney Neato, Okito!! coin through box, box disappears and reappears, transforms into small bottle
1979 Conjuror's Journal 5
John Carney Over My Head
1979 Conjuror's Journal 9
John Carney A "Revolutionary" Color Change outjogged card is pivoted
1979 Conjuror's Journal 10
John Carney Torn and Restored Goat three borrowed bills are torn up and restored
1979 Conjuror's Journal 11
John Carney Stop That Card Trick!!
Related to 1979 Conjuror's Journal 12
John Carney Tabled Side Steal transferring bottom card of tabled packet to top with master palm
1979 Conjuror's Journal 12
John Carney A Stabbing Pain in Your Pack tossed next to selection with table-bounce-throw
1979 Conjuror's Journal 13
John Carney Stand Up Miniscule prediction in which only four-of-a-kind remains and deck vanishes
Inspired by 1979 Conjuror's Journal 14
Karrell Fox Instant Replay - Card to Pocket last card can be seen visibly crawling over chest
Related to 1979 Another Book 249
John Carney Fingertip Coin Vanish
Also published here 1981 Encore II 38
John Carney Le Perrier - Coin In Bottle
Related to 1981 Encore II 40
Derek Dingle Super Card Rise using rubber ball
Related toVariations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 115
Derek Dingle Regal Royal Flush "duplicates" are produced and changed to Royal Flush
Related to 1982 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
1982 Best of Friends 485
John Carney Got You Under My Skin handling for a nail writer prediction
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 50
John Carney Simple Coins Across four coins, no extra
1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 232
John Carney Back Clip Handling
1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 234
John Carney The Particle Push coin through hand, several phases
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 7) 60
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot slot machine routine
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 65
John Carney Large Stack Transfer as glass is transfered
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 66
John Carney Rubber Detective rubber band visually disappears to find selection in middle
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 67
John Carney Okito Oddity box disappears instead of coin, reappears, with a bold turnover
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 69
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Carney Knowledge by John Carney 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 12) 112
Edward Marlo As an Exchange Turnover Palm Switch
Related toAlso published here 1983 Marlo without Tears 254
John Carney The Logic of Deception essay on magic as an art
1983 Carney Knowledge 5
John Carney Simple Coins Across coins travel from hand to hand, final coin to spectator's hand
1983 Carney Knowledge 6
John Carney Study essay on how to practice and adapt routines
1983 Carney Knowledge 10
John Carney Gaffed Coins Across with shell
Inspired by 1983 Carney Knowledge 12
John Carney Presentation essay on audience management and routining
1983 Carney Knowledge 15
John Carney 1/2 & 2/4 half dollar changes into 2 quarters and then back again a number of times
1983 Carney Knowledge 16
John Carney The Importance of Concepts discussion on importance of magic principles and references for further reading
1983 Carney Knowledge 19
John Carney The Logical Bill Trick three coins produced from bill, bill changes denomination at conclusion
1983 Carney Knowledge 21
John Carney Effect essay on effect objectives, presentation and performance style
1983 Carney Knowledge 26
John Carney Card in Matchbox lighter changes to matchbox into which the selected card ends up (uses duplicate)
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 27
John Carney Conviction essay on power of belief and consistency of action
1983 Carney Knowledge 29
John Carney Straightforward Card in Balloon impromptu, balloon bursts in contact with hot match
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 30
John Carney Routining thoughts on routine construction
1983 Carney Knowledge 33
John Carney In the Hands Monte monte sequence - last phase has money card penetrating hands and deck onto spectators hand
1983 Carney Knowledge 34
John Carney Naturalness thoughts
1983 Carney Knowledge 38
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase Full Deck Vanish extension
Inspired by 1983 Carney Knowledge 39
John Carney Moves - Use and Abuse thoughts
1983 Carney Knowledge 44
John Carney Kitty's Treat coin routine "explained" via surprise appearance of mouse
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 45
John Carney Entertainment thoughts
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 48
John Carney Crystal Sugar sugar cubes routine, turn into a crystal
1983 Carney Knowledge 50
John Carney Crystal Flash crystal inside handkerchief lights up over selection
1983 Carney Knowledge 52
John Carney Respect for Art thoughts
1983 Carney Knowledge 56
John Carney Preface - "The Forgotten Page"
1983 Carney Knowledge
John Carney In Conclusion
1983 Carney Knowledge 57
John Carney Hindu Force Handling
Related to 1983 Carney Knowledge 27
John Carney Coin, Glass, and Napkin coin through glass, napkin-covered glass through table
1985 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 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 289
John Carney Poor Mans Card Manipulation
Related to 1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1284
Joaquín Navajas Moneda a través de un Vaso coin through bottom of glass
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1985 Monedas Personales 7
Ray Kosby Packet Switch
Inspired by 1986 Scratching the Surface 10
John Carney Spellbound Miser coin appears between two cards, then it changes to copper and to silver
1986 (ca.) Notebook 1
John Carney Current Classic two spongeballs appear and travel together in spectator's hand
1986 (ca.) Notebook 2
John Carney Poor Man's Card Manipulation three cards vanish and reappear, for close-up use
1986 (ca.) Notebook 5
John Carney Torn & Restored Telephone Book only one page, torn from telephone book
1986 (ca.) Notebook 6
John Carney The Vanishing Salt... Shaker vanish of a salt shaker
1986 (ca.) Notebook 7
John Carney Notes thoughts on magic
1986 (ca.) Notebook 8
Dai Vernon Five Coins and a Glass full routine
Inspired byVariations 1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 191
John Carney Thanks!
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue )
John Carney Current Classic sponge ball appears, vanishes, reproduced from spectator's pocket, splitting in two, spectator's hand finish
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 1
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 1
John Carney False Transfer
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 2
John Carney Pocket Transpo one in coat pocket
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 6
John Carney Predictable Surprise prediction on napkin is correct, selection travels under napkin
Inspired by 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 7
John Carney Easy As Hell Prediction card in case matches selection
Inspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Don Alan)
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 9
John Carney Stealing Card under Box double, one card inserted in case, the other loaded under box
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 9
John Carney Case Drop Addition card underneath case secretly dropped on tabled pile
1987 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
1987 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 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 16
John Carney Versa Switch
Inspired by 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 21
John Carney Kings & Aces Change Places
1987 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
1987 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
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 6
John Carney Natural Selection empty hand catches card, thread
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 9
John Carney Chill Pack
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 12
John Carney Poor Man's Card Manipulation three cards vanish and reappear, for close-up use
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 15
John Carney Seconds on Jack Sandwich selection travels to tabled sandwich cards, repeat phase
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 18
John Carney Sandwich Load and Switch palmed card is loaded into sandwich with switch
1987 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
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 1
John Carney Corner Switch
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 2
John Carney Upside Down top card changes with 9 to 6 patter
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 5
John Carney Hinge Color Change Variation
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 5
John Carney Super Rise Revisited using rubber ball
Inspired by 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 7
John Carney Forgotten Recollection three spectators, two cards each
1987 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
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 11
John Carney Hot Slot
Inspired by
  • "Slot Machine" (Dr. Sawa, Genii)
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 13
John Carney Large Stack Transfer from hand to hand with glass
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 15
John Carney, Edward Marlo "Yenrac" Packet Switch
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 17
John Carney Australian Aces dealing to four numbers, aces on bottom of piles
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 19
John Carney Bottom Dealing Tips
1987 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 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney) 21
John Carney Card in Matchbox
Oct. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 10) 1553
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1987
John Carney Versa Switch as addition and later as switch
1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 12
John Carney Fingertip Coin Vanish
Also published here 1991 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
1991 Carneycopia 3
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 4
John Carney False Transfer
1991 Carneycopia 6
John Carney Predictable Surprise prediction on napkin is correct, selection travels under napkin
1991 Carneycopia 11
John Carney Side Glide Handling
1991 Carneycopia 12
John Carney Straggler all cards except selection penetrate napkin
1991 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
1991 Carneycopia 19
John Carney Full Deck Cop
1991 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 1991 Carneycopia 25
John Carney Chill Pack
1991 Carneycopia 33
John Carney Poor Man's Card Manipulation three cards vanish and reappear, for close-up use
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 36
John Carney Aerial Production Variation
1991 Carneycopia 41
John Carney Ethereal Pack joker shows up again and again instead of selection, deck vanishes except selection
1991 Carneycopia 43
John Carney Streamlined Cylinder and Coins
Variations 1991 Carneycopia 50
John Carney Clockwise Vanish one of two coins
1991 Carneycopia 59
John Carney Stack Steal
1991 Carneycopia 61
John Carney Side-pocket Transpo one in coat pocket
1991 Carneycopia 65
Harry Houdini, John Carney, S. W. Erdnase, Dai Vernon Houdini/Erdnase Transformation
1991 Carneycopia 67
Edward Marlo, John Carney Stud Turn Palm as top double is turned, "a minor variant" (35 Years Later)
1991 Carneycopia 69
John Carney, Alfonso Trans-essence using only two cards, nothing more
1991 Carneycopia 71
John Carney Inscrutable joker shows up again and again, four of them change into Aces, presentation
Inspired by 1991 Carneycopia 74
John Carney Another Side Glide Handling
1991 Carneycopia 78
John Carney Half Dollars in the Mist two half dollars vanish and reappear
Variations 1991 Carneycopia 83
John Carney One-Handed Coin Vanish
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 85
John Carney Versa Switch including credit information
Related toVariations 1991 Carneycopia 89
John Carney Kings and Aces Change Places
1991 Carneycopia 94
John Carney, Edward Marlo Single Bottom Card Palm for single card
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 96
John Carney Fruit Cup chop cup routine with bill and coffee cup, lemon appears, bill inside lemon
1991 Carneycopia 98
John Carney Natural Selection empty hand catches card, thread
1991 Carneycopia 107
John Carney Australian Aces dealing to four numbers, aces on bottom of piles
Variations 1991 Carneycopia 111
John Carney Bottom Deal Psychology in magic context
1991 Carneycopia 112
John Carney Wired subtlety for "name any number" nailwriter prediction
1991 Carneycopia 115
John Carney Bull Session assembly, using large piece of black tissue
1991 Carneycopia 118
John Carney Simple Switch with jumbo card or similar object
1991 Carneycopia 125
John Carney Suicide Match matchbox opens itself and match slides out
1991 Carneycopia 128
John Carney Seconds on Jack Sandwich selection travels to tabled sandwich cards, repeat phase
1991 Carneycopia 133
John Carney Sandwich Load and Switch palmed card is loaded into sandwich with switch
1991 Carneycopia 135
John Carney The Logical Bill Trick three half dollars are produced from 1$ bill, changes into 100$ bill
1991 Carneycopia 141
John Carney The Slide to Home Prediction stop trick procedure used as prediction
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 152
John Carney Tabled Side Steal transferring bottom card of tabled packet to top with master palm
1991 Carneycopia 153
John Carney, Edward Marlo The Yenrac Packet Switch
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 156
John Carney To the Sticking Point three coins through table into glass
1991 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 1991 Carneycopia 164
John Carney Bullet Train four Aces up the Sleeve
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 168
John Carney False Transfer with Card
1991 Carneycopia 174
John Carney Quarter Spin bottle appears, quarter travels in and out of bottle two times
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 176
John Carney Upside-down top card changes with 9 to 6 patter
1991 Carneycopia 186
John Carney Hinge Color Change Variation
1991 Carneycopia 187
John Carney Transplant picking off the pip, moving pip to other card
Inspired by 1991 Carneycopia 190
John Carney Slick Pip a Two transforms into a Three in reverse "picking off the pip" style
1991 Carneycopia 194
John Carney A Polite Penetration cap and pence with rolled up bill instead of cap
1991 Carneycopia 200
John Carney, Tenkai Ishida Tenkai-esque "A Center Steal Handling", very similar to the Jack Hecht method
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 208
John Carney, Brother John Hamman Hammanesque "A False Spread Display", casual spread alternative to Hamman Count
1991 Carneycopia 212
John Carney Slow Fade to Red first cards in a small packet, then full deck change color
1991 Carneycopia 215
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot
Variations 1991 Carneycopia 222
John Carney Large Stack Transfer from hand to hand with glass
1991 Carneycopia 227
John Carney Sanverted red aces come to top multiple times, then Daley's Last
Inspired byVariations 1991 Carneycopia 229
John Carney Double Lift Handling from Packet turning two cards over from 4-card packet, one of them being a double
1991 Carneycopia 230
John Carney Oil on Troubled Waters 3&3, deck separation climax
1991 Carneycopia 234
John Carney Calligraphic Cash signed bill changes place with ink cartridge from ball-point pen
1991 Carneycopia 241
John Carney Rubber Detective rubber band around deck vanishes, encircling half deck in center, in second stage only selection
1991 Carneycopia 250
John Carney Everywhere, Nowhere and on Your Face three cards all become selection, then indifferent again and card is on forehead
Variations 1991 Carneycopia 254
John Carney The Thirteenth Victim bullets travel from hand to hand, presentation for marble trick
1991 Carneycopia 259
John Carney Acknowledgements
1991 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
1991 Carneycopia xi
John Carney On Roger Klause
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 207
Douglas Cameron (reviewer) Carney Knowledge by John Carney 1991 Profile (Issue 1) 6
John Carney Hindu Force Handling
Related to 1991 Hardcore 48
John Carney, Chris Kenner Fingertip Vanish Variation
1992 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 1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 1
Woody Landers Coins to Purse three coins from hand to purse
Inspired by 1994 Close-Up File 87
John Carney Versa Switch
1995 Cardshark 59
John Carney Prologue
1995 Torn & Restored 1
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
1995 Torn & Restored 2
John Carney Method Two spellbound restoration
1995 Torn & Restored 4
John Carney Method Three with deck in hand
1995 Torn & Restored 6
John Carney Method Four with deck in hand
1995 Torn & Restored 7
John Carney Other Approaches four ideas
1995 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 1995 Torn & Restored 10
John Carney Epilogue
1995 Torn & Restored 11
R. Paul Wilson Missed in the Mist two coins appear and vanish, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Chaos Theories 20
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Torn & Restored by John Carney 1996 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 1996 Miracles with Cards 62
Edward Marlo, John Carney Stud Turn Palm as top double is turned
1997 The Ancient Empty Street 9
Wesley James Daley Straightened with credit information
Inspired byRelated to 1997 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 1997 Trephine 7
Andrew Wimhurst Bulletproof four Aces up the Sleeve, Selection Kicker
Inspired by 1998 Down Under Deals 4
John Carney The Dribble Break method of obtaining a break above or below a card
1998 Card College — Volume 3 529
John Carney Carney's Natural Multiple Shift culling
1998 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
1999 Kort 5
R. Paul Wilson Missed In The Mist two coins appear and vanish, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Omerta 2
John Carney Versa Switch
2002 Constant Fooling 1 26
John Carney Versa Switch
2002 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
2002 Penumbra (Issue 2) 10
John Carney Introduction
2002 The Book of Secrets 6
John Carney The Student Begins how to study and improve
  • Biting the Hand that Feeds
  • Reading Required
  • Your Turn...
2002 The Book of Secrets 10
John Carney Rubbed Away lightning pull
  • Release Position
  • Threading the Loop
Inspired byRelated to
  • Buatier de Kolta Pull
2002 The Book of Secrets 22
John Carney Vanish from the Hands silk becomes smaller and vanishes, lightning pull
2002 The Book of Secrets 30
John Carney Vanish from a Glass lightning pull, moment of vanish hidden
2002 The Book of Secrets 31
John Carney Legends - Buatier de Kolta
2002 The Book of Secrets 36
John Carney Just a Cigar cigar & purse routine
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 38
John Carney Cigar False Transfer
2002 The Book of Secrets 46
Dr. E. M. Roberts, John Carney Cigar Sleeving
Related to 2002 The Book of Secrets 49
John Carney On Palming chapter intro
2002 The Book of Secrets 52
John Carney Palm Position
2002 The Book of Secrets 55
John Carney Timing and Management where to hold hands and other palming tips
2002 The Book of Secrets 58
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase The Bottom Palm
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 61
John Carney Bottom Palm of a Single Card
Related to 2002 The Book of Secrets 64
John Carney Bottom-Palm Replacement
2002 The Book of Secrets 65
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Diagonal Palm-Shift rear insertion
Related to 2002 The Book of Secrets 66
John Carney, Edward Marlo The Side Steal transformation, with credit information
2002 The Book of Secrets 70
John Carney, Edward Marlo Side Steal and Replacement
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 73
John Carney The Carney Cop steal from center
2002 The Book of Secrets 76
John Carney Up My Sleeve last card is selection and travels visibly across chest underneath jacket
Related to 2002 The Book of Secrets 82
John Carney The Dribble Force
2002 The Book of Secrets 85
John Carney False Transfer with Card
2002 The Book of Secrets 91
John Carney Silver and Glass
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 96
John Carney Coin to Glass Finesse sound effect on bottom of glass
2002 The Book of Secrets 106
John Carney, John Ramsay False Transfer
2002 The Book of Secrets 108
T. Nelson Downs, John Carney Downs Palm and Production
2002 The Book of Secrets 113
John Carney Legends: Dai Vernon
2002 The Book of Secrets 118
John Carney Muscade Magic streamlined Vernon routine
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 120
John Carney Cup Load as hand passes cup
2002 The Book of Secrets 126
John Carney Three Ball Vanish
2002 The Book of Secrets 133
John Carney Legends: Tony Slydini
2002 The Book of Secrets 138
John Carney Dissolving Steel two linking ring moves of unknown origin
2002 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?
2002 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
2002 The Book of Secrets 159
John Carney Creation of Life magazine instead of fan, with historic information
2002 The Book of Secrets 166
John Carney Legends: Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
2002 The Book of Secrets 178
John Carney Mercurial Cards face card changes a few times, deck becomes all backs, blank and normal again
2002 The Book of Secrets 180
Martin Gardner, John Carney Wink Change Variation
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 185
John Carney Half Pass whole deck under cover card
2002 The Book of Secrets 187
John Carney Erdnase First Transformation
2002 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?
2002 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 2002 The Book of Secrets 206
John Carney Legends: Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser
2002 The Book of Secrets 220
John Carney Forgotten Recollection
2002 The Book of Secrets 222
John Carney The Classic Pass and Other Myths
  • Our Man Erdnase
  • The Big Picture
  • Focus, Misdirection, and Punctuation
2002 The Book of Secrets 232
John Carney Technique the classic pass
2002 The Book of Secrets 241
John Carney Off the Vine using grapes
2002 The Book of Secrets 248
John Carney, Dai Vernon The French Drop
2002 The Book of Secrets 251
John Carney Legends: David Devant
2002 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 2002 The Book of Secrets 260
John Carney Multiple Slip culling
2002 The Book of Secrets 276
John Carney Legends: Fred Kaps
2002 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
2002 The Book of Secrets 288
John Carney Ascension four selections, one rises underneath silk, one floats into hand, fountain for last card
2002 The Book of Secrets 300
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair
2002 The Book of Secrets 312
John Carney Variations with a Hat card out of head, then card fountain without motor or thread
2002 The Book of Secrets 314
John Carney The Ascension Gimmick wire stuck to thumb tip
2002 The Book of Secrets 318
John Carney Legends: Al Baker
2002 The Book of Secrets 322
John Carney Swing Blade paddle routine with paper stuck on knife
Inspired by
  • Sachs' "Sleight of Hand"
2002 The Book of Secrets 324
John Carney Paddle Move
2002 The Book of Secrets 327
John Carney Money for Nothing historic information, using Paul Fox coin pail
2002 The Book of Secrets 334
John Carney Legends: John Ramsay
2002 The Book of Secrets 348
John Carney Thimble Collection five thimbles produced, then travel to other hand
Inspired by 2002 The Book of Secrets 350
John Carney Thimble Stack Vanish false transfer
2002 The Book of Secrets 360
John Carney The Final Lesson
2002 The Book of Secrets 364
John Carney Foreword Commencement Speech to Card College Graduates, Class of 2003
2003 Card College — Volume 5 lxi
John Carney Switching Action #8
2006 Switch 68
John Carney Add-on #3 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 Switch 100
John Carney Tipless Turnover #3
2006 Switch 113
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Chris Capehart, Matthew Field, John Carney, Harry Lorayne, Ed Duco's death, Nick Trost, Ted Lesley
Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 10
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) John Carney: The Master Sessions by John Carney Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 68
Ken Krenzel The Clip Slip from center into left hand, thumb clip position, see also John Carney's handling (Secrets)
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 90
John Carney Prologue The Relativity of Theory
  • A Method for Magic
2009 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
2009 Magic by Design 15
John Carney Practice & Technique
  • Thoughtful Practice
  • Mechanical Practice
  • Rehearsal
  • Experience and Refinement
  • Simplify
  • Tips for Practice
  • Practice Homework
2009 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
2009 Magic by Design 55
John Carney Epilogue Knowing is not Doing
2009 Magic by Design 91
Tom Stone An Addition to John Carney's "Hot Slot" idea
Inspired by 2010 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)
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 9) 77
John Carney, Roberto Giobbi Flash Production of a Sponge Ball
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 11) 174
John Carney Breast-Pocket Ploy breast pocket stays open, is divided into two compartments
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 29) 194
John Carney Versa Switch
2011 Finding The Center 50
Jörg Alexander Weber, John Carney Zaubermaus puppet mouse appears and vanishes
Inspired by 2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 20
Luis Piedrahita El Cilindro de Ramsay using toilet paper roll
Inspired by 2011 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
2011 If An Octopus Could Palm 56
John Carney A Word from Mysto's Minion
2011 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?
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 4
John Carney Hypnotizing a Straw! straw rises in bottle
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 8
John Carney Mysto Says
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 13
Will De Sieve, John Carney Clippo
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 20
John Carney Mysto Magic Puzzle gag
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 23
John Carney Weird Ones chapter intro
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 24
John Carney Mysto Says
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 27
John Carney Mysto Says
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 29
John Carney Creepy Crawly Creature