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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 450
Al Cohn Combination dealing trick
Inspired by 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 568
Bruce Elliott The Back Room bar bet with a coin, gag with a bill (Al Cohn), on semantics, exposure, George Karger, Keith Clark and Bill Larsen
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 68
Al Cohn Betcha holding a burning paper match upside down for 50 seconds
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 132
Al Cohn Mental Marvels with general comments on mentalism, two numbers thought of and divined (psychological forces), last number or word always is right
Related to Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 171
Paul LePaul, Louis Zingone, Edward Marlo, Jimmy Herpick, Al Cohn Buckle Up No. 105, performer finds face-up selection among face-down cards sight unseen
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 200
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ivan Sanderson, Audley Walsh, Magicol, Dr. Jaks, Norman Jensen, Martin Gardner, Jay Marshall, Al Cohn, Lee Noble
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 945
Unknown Psychological Forces Psychological forces with psychologically appealing numbers (37, 68)
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 173
Al Cohn Quasi-Mental you know top card of cut deck, bold
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 64
Sam Aaronson Cups and Balls see also p. 780 for note by Mike Rogers, p. 863 for Al Cohn credit by Richard Stride, p. 1053 for comment by Milton Tropp
Related to Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 778
Al Cohn Under the Jacket Move holdout edge of jacket
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 28
Al Cohn Al Cohn's Spongeball Routine
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 97
Al Cohn Spongeball to Rubber Nut
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 196
Al Cohn Cups & Balls five phases, see p. 1053 for comment by Milton Tropp
Related to 1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 940
Al Cohn Sponge Balls traveling into spectator's hand claimed by Cohn, see p. 1328 for further comment on the history (quote from Expert Manipulation Finale, Ganson)
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1268
Al Cohn False Transfer
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1268
Ryan Schlutz Strange Gift spectator gives twelve cards to performer, he knows number of red cards and sorts them under table
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 False Anchors — Volume One 14