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Max Malini Card Stabbing
Related to 1952
Stars of Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1)
Max Malini Levitation cigars, pencil and knife stick to fingers / hand
Related toVariations 1962 23
Max Malini Blindfold Card Stabbing several selections
Related to 1962 25
Max Malini Production of a Block of Ice under hat, guessing game with coin
Related toVariations 1962 55
Keith Charnley Ring On Stick
Variations Oct. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Michael Ammar Optical Disadvantage temple of glasses broken off and restored
Variations 1983 61
Steve Cohen The Missing Middle middle of picture card disappears
Mar. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Steve Cohen In Any Case card penetrates card case (rub-a-dub vanish)
June 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 6)
Steve Cohen Coins from Napkin three coins are produced from a paper napkin
Feb. 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Mark Sicher, Steve Cohen Quart(er)z Watch
Also published here Apr. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 4)
Steve Cohen Mood Photo facial Expression an Photo changes
Dec. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 12)
Steve Cohen Optical Advantage impromptu, temple of glasses broken off and restored
Inspired by June 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Steve Cohen Mark Sicher
  • Letters
July 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Tomohiro Maeda Pinhead
  • Stand-Up Japan (Steve Cohen)
card chosen from hand-drawn jumbo cards, cards spread out on a sketchbook, one pierced with a pin, it is one off, but pip comes away with pin and correct card is found to be permanently drawn on the sketchbook page itself
Sep. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Hiroshi Sawa Japanese Papercraft
  • Stand-Up Japan (Steve Cohen)
blank pieces of paper change into money, money multiplies repeatedly, large fan
Oct. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan on The Magic Napoleons
Nov. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan on restaurant magic in Japan
Dec. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
Richard Mark Brainstorm: Ideas on Dennis Marks, Steve Cohen, Don Tanner, Stanley Jaks, Barrie Richardson, Ted Lesley
Feb. 1995
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 8)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan on first and last names in Japanese
Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan
Feb. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Steve Cohen To Market, To Market! on Charles Greene III
Related to Mar. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan
  • Melatonin, Anyone?
Mar. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Andrew Mugford Charles Greene
  • Letters
Related to Apr. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 8)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan on coffee shops in Japan
Apr. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 8)
Joseph R. Fraher "We Lose"
  • Letters
Related to May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan
May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan
June 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 10)
Steve Cohen, Jamy Ian Swiss, Joe Givan How the Game was Played
  • Letters
Related to July 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 11)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan university magic clubs
July 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 11)
Steve Cohen Stand-Up Japan
Aug. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 12)
Harry Lorayne The Steve Cohen Story
Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
Steve Cohen Mood Photo a photo of the performer changes from neutral look to surprised look, mood chosen from cards with words
Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
Ryan Oakes (reviewer) Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic by Steve Cohen Sep. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 1)
Harry Lorayne Steve Cohen mini bio
2007 310
Steve Cohen Shell Shocked sand and large seashell is produced from spectator's shoe
2007 311
Steve Cohen Dictionary Definition card vanishes from 5-card-packet, reappears in dictionary
2007 314
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Steve Cohen, Ed Marlo, Lou Lancaster, Criss Angel's Mindfreak series, IBM/SAM convention in Louisville, Scarlett - Princess of Magic
Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Gabe Abelson Steve Cohen: The Millionaires' Magician
Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Mark Levy Red Cars and Real Magic on Steve Cohen
Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Yukishige Kadoya Wakon Yosai - Japanese Spirit, Western Knowledge on Steve Cohen
Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Jörg Alexander Weber Parlor Magic - From Vienna to New York on Steve Cohen
Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Richard Kaufman, Steve Cohen Steve Cohen: The Millionaires' Magician - Interview
Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Mark Sicher, Steve Cohen The Quarter under Watch
Also published here Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
Steve Cohen Late Night TV: Behind the Scenes on his David Letterman appearance
Sep. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 9)
Steve Cohen Too Puzzling pieces of puzzle assemble magically and form image of chosen animal
2012 45
David Ben The Levitation of a Cigar cigar clings to hand
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 10)
Steve Cohen The Search for Lost Magic TV Special "Lost Magic Decoded"
  • The Indian Rope Trick
  • The Bullet Catch
  • The Light and Heavy Chest
  • The Turk
  • The London Trip
  • Conjuring Arts Research Center
  • Decoded?
Jan. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 1)
David Britland (reviewer) Japan Ingenious by Steve Cohen
and Richard Kaufman
Sep. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 9)
Richard Kaufman, Steve Cohen Origins
2013 251
Various (reviewer) Favorites from Impromptu by Martin Gardner
thoughts about the book and its content from - Eric Mead - Steve Cohen - Joel Hodgson - Paul Daniels - Levent - Christopher Hart - Quentin Reynolds - Jade - John Fisher
Nov. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11)
Richard Kaufman, Steve Cohen Tenyo 2017
Nov. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 11)
Steve Cohen Introduction
2018 1
Steve Cohen The Evergreen Paradigm: Create a Permanent Show
2018 5
Steve Cohen Evergreen Logistics
2018 19
Steve Cohen Evergreen Style
2018 34
Steve Cohen Evergreen Startup
2018 43
Steve Cohen Evergreen Career Goals
2018 49
Steve Cohen Evergreen Legacy
2018 54
Steve Cohen Chamber Magic by the Numbers
2018 57
Steve Cohen From Stage To Page: The Millionaires' Magician Graphic Novel
Feb. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 2)
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Astonishing Essays, Volume 1, "Evergreen" by Steve Cohen July 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 7)
Steve Cohen Keeper Of The Kettle
Jan. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 1)
David Britland (reviewer) Confronting Magic by Steve Cohen June 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 6)
David Britland (reviewer) Max Malini: King of Magicians, Magician of Kings by Max Malini (written by Steve Cohen) Feb. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 2)
Steve Cohen Preface
2022 i
Steve Cohen Introduction
2022 v
Steve Cohen Chapter One: Yinglish on Max Malini's accent
2022 3
Steve Cohen Chapter Two: The Four Hundred on Max Malini and wealthy people in NYC
  • From Acrobat to Aristocrat
  • "Professor" Frank Seiden
  • What's in a Name?
2022 7
Steve Cohen Chapter Three: Managing Without Managers on Max Malini's business practices, Eddie McGuire
2022 23
Steve Cohen Chapter Four: Chutzpah - Tales of Boldness on Max Malini
  • Tell Them Malini Did It
  • Miser's Dream at Sunday Mass
  • Computation Made Easy
  • No Hook, No Problem
  • Cubans
  • Roast Pig Head
  • "My" National Anthem
  • An Eye for Art
  • Fisher Brothers Gala Show
  • Cancel My Appointments
  • Two Gun Cohen
  • Never Too Late
  • Free Passage to Manila
2022 29
Steve Cohen Chapter Five: Early Media Conquests on newspaper articles on Max Malini
2022 53
Steve Cohen Chapter Six: Only Malini Max Malini anecdotes
  • Impressive in Bed (blow-book for reporter)
  • A Droll Trick Played With a Fowl (resurrected chicken)
  • Kimura Malini
  • Suspected Spy
  • 1700 Convicts Mystified
  • Four-Power Treaty Framed in a Hotel Room
  • Six Martinis and a Bowl of Soup
  • An Inventive Mind
  • On the House
  • Cane Sawing
  • Caruso as Conjuror
2022 69
Steve Cohen Chapter Seven: Family Man on Max Malini's family
2022 83
Steve Cohen Chapter Eight: Maximum Malini on sourcing Max Malini's magic
  • Something From Nothing
2022 101
Steve Cohen Chapter Nine: Impromptu Magic
2022 105
Max Malini, Steve Cohen Ring on Stick
Inspired by 2022 140
Steve Cohen Cups and Balls introductory comments on Max Malini and the Cups & Balls, historical information, Louis Pop Krieger
2022 150
Steve Cohen, Max Malini Brick From Hat thorough discussion
  • Spinning Coin Option
  • Card Transposition Option
  • The Block of Ice
Inspired by 2022 158
Max Malini Button Biting discussion and various possible methods
  • Method One - Fabric Feke & Extra Button (Stanyon's)
  • Method Two - Extra Button Only (The Magician Monthly)
  • Method Three - The Unbutton (U. F. Grant)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The Magician Monthly, Aug. 1905
  • Stanyon's Magic, "The Great Button-Biting Trick", Jan. 1904
  • U. F. Grant, "Secrets", 1928
2022 171
Steve Cohen Cut and Restored Violin String at an Anne-Sophie Mutter dinner
2022 192
Steve Cohen Mentalism Stunts
2022 206
Steve Cohen Chapter Ten: Card Magic introduction on Max Malini's card magic, photo of his copy of Erdnase's Expert at the Card Table
2022 233
Steve Cohen Card Sewn in Jacket Lining recreation of Max Malini's effect
2022 241
Max Malini Challenge Card Calling up to twenty or so cards selected and lost, during the show any spectator can ask for his card which is then produced
Variations 2022 243
Steve Cohen Challenge Card Calling Handling up to twenty or so cards selected and lost, during the show any spectator can ask for his card which is then produced
Inspired by 2022 244
Steve Cohen Chapter Eleven: Platform Magic intro
2022 307
Steve Cohen Thumb Tip Credit Information
2022 326
Max Malini, Steve Cohen Magnetic Fingertips - Cigars & Knives discussion of Malini's performances and various possible methods, cigar or knife cling to finger tips
  • 1. Adhesive Applied to the Fingertips
  • 2. Standard Lift Grip
  • 3. A Clip-On Attachment
  • The Malini Routine
Related to 2022 327
Steve Cohen The Multiple Decks Climax inspired by Max Malini and David Berglas (see The Berglas Effects, Kaufman)
four spectators each shuffle a deck and peek at a card, all divined by performer, fifth deck is shuffled and a card cut to, the top card of each of the other four decks is a duplicate of that card
2022 340
Max Malini, Steve Cohen Blindfolded Card Stab discussions with various ideas
  • The Campaign
  • The Blindfold
  • Stab Revelations
Related to 2022 343
Steve Cohen Pocket Stitching à la Malini coin travels to spectator's breast pocket, then that pocket is suddenly stitched shut
Inspired by 2022 393
Max Malini, Steve Cohen Stage Coins Across reconstruction from one newspaper report mention, book as coin tray
2022 404
Steve Cohen Chapter Twelve: Five Malini Lessons
  • 1. Travel Light, But Always Be Ready
  • 2. Focus on Showmanship
  • 3. Aim High
  • 4. Be Bold
  • 5. Be Patient
  • Conclusion
2022 411
Steve Cohen Chapter Thirteen: Malini The Storyteller "What was the story Malini created for others to tell?"
2022 417
Steve Cohen Chapter Fourteen: You'll Wonder When I'm Coming, You'll Wonder More When I'm Gone on Max Malini's time in Honolulu, Hawaii, and his passing
2022 423
Steve Cohen Appendix II: Selected Newspaper Articles - 1902-1942 collection of newspaper articles about Max Malini
2022 451
Steve Cohen Appendix III: Malini Timeline long list of where Max Malini performed where
2022 503
Steve Cohen Acknowledgements
2022 523
Steve Cohen Image Credits
2022 524
Steve Cohen About the Author
2022 525
Joshua Jay Steve Cohen is a True Master
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2010
2022 936