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Stephen Hobbs Introduction
1992 Modus Operandi iii
Stephen Hobbs A Note on Credits and Sleights
1992 Modus Operandi v
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Hobbs Thoughts on Card Cheating An Essay with Examples
1992 Modus Operandi 141
David Jones (reviewer) Modus Operandi by Jack Carpenter (written by Stephen Hobbs) Mar. 1993 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 9) 13
Stephen Hobbs Preface
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing xiii
Stephen Hobbs Select Bibliography (With Annotations) sources for false dealing and for Gene Maze's work
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 192
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 3
Don Banks, Jim Lambert, Steve Ehlers, Art Gross The Close-Up Billusion bill inserted between two Aces visually passes back and forth from middle to bottom, Aces change into Queens, monte theme, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 31) for additional crediting info
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 4
Dai Vernon Ribbonspread Hideout credited to Marlo here (see reference), see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 31) where it's correctly credited to Vernon
Related toAlso published here
  • "Classical Quickie" (Ed Marlo, Classical Foursome, 1956)
1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 9
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Harry Lorayne, Richard Kaufman Deck Reverse Two-Card Catch as deck is tossed and reversed into other hand, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 31) for crediting info
Related to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 12
Jack Carpenter A "Quickie" Revisited number of cards cut off and card selected are predicted, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 31) for more references
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 14
Jack Carpenter Carpenter's Cannibals cannibal cards eat and then change into all Eights (they "ate" a lot), see reference for a different longer version of routine, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 31) for crediting info
Related to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 16
Jack Carpenter Multiple top switch cards are switched as top card of packet is peeled on deck, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 32) for crediting info
Related to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 1) 17
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1994 Labyrinth (Issue 2) 3
Jack Carpenter O'Henry Plays Jazz Aces and four Clubs-cards, Aces transpose with Clubs one at a time to gather in tabled pile, instead of last Ace traveling, all three other Aces transpose back all at once to join it beneath spectator's hand, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 32) for crediting info
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 2) 4
Jack Carpenter Two Moves – The Carpenter Outjog Insertion four Aces displayed face up on deck, lowermost Ace(s) is stolen away beneath X-number of cards from top, applied in "Obliter-Ace-ion" (p. 22), see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 32) for crediting info on ATFUS
Related to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 2) 11
Jack Carpenter Two Moves – The Tabled Elmsley Switch Elmsley Count done onto the table, applied in "Full Reverse" (p. 16), see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 32) for small crediting correction
Related to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 2) 13
Jack Carpenter Full Reverse classic Assembly, one at a time Jacks vanish from their packets and appear in leader packet, then backfire back to their starting packets, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 32) for small technical correction
Related to 1994 Labyrinth (Issue 2) 16
Bobby Bernard The False Swing Cut for credit information see reference
Related toVariations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 58
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Gene Maze and the Art of Bottom Dealing by Gene Maze (written by Stephen Hobbs) 1995 The Fine Print (Issue 1) 5
Jon Racherbaumer Pocket Interchange only discussion of outer reality of following two versions, not actual method details
  • Carpenter's Method (Jack Carpenter)
  • Racherbaumer's Facsimile Method
Related to 1995 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 7) 17
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1995 Labyrinth (Issue 3) 3
Stephen Hobbs Errata
Related to 1995 Labyrinth (Issue 3) 31
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1995 Labyrinth (Issue 4) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1995 Labyrinth (Issue 5) 3
Stephen Hobbs Pocket Interchange Revisited - Final Observations response to Racherbaumer's critique of "Pocket Interchange" in Modus Operandi, see reference
Related to 1995 Labyrinth (Issue 5) 12
William Goodwin The Floating Add-On cards added to packet from top of deck, gives impression packet never came in direct contact with top of deck, see reference for technical correction and how to get into it and how to proceed after it
Related to 1995 Labyrinth (Issue 5) 22
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) The Art of Astonishment by Paul Harris, 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 33
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response on publishing a magazine, Tommy Wonder, Hermetic Press, World's Greatest Magicians
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 37
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Cardshark by Darwin Ortiz
brief
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 38
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Card College - Volume 2 by Roberto Giobbi 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 84
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 84
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Natural Selections by David Acer (written by David Acer) 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 85
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response on Ellis Stanyon Magic controversy
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 127
Stephen Hobbs Cover Pass Credits
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 128
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Miracles With Cards by James Swain (written by James Swain) 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 130
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 by Tommy Wonder (written by Tommy Wonder) 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 130
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Workers Number 5 by Michael Close (written by Michael Close) 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 130
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1997 Labyrinth (Issue 6) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1997 Labyrinth (Issue 7) 3
Steve Mayhew Regressive Triumph: Part 1 - An Effect And A Problem deck is mixed face-up into face-down, a riffle causes some of the face-up cards to turn over, another riffle and all turn over except one - the selection, see reference for variation that ends clean
Variations 1997 Labyrinth (Issue 7) 4
Karen Beriss, Stephen Hobbs Regressive Triumph: Part 2 - A Solution same plot as Part 1 (see reference), but end by making the Aces reverse in the deck, or have the Aces available for a future trick
Inspired by 1997 Labyrinth (Issue 7) 33
Stephen Hobbs Errata
Related to 1997 Labyrinth (Issue 7) 36
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1998 Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 1) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1998 Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 2) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 9) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 10) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 11) 3
Stephen Hobbs Preliminary
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 12) 3
Stephen Hobbs Shim Coin on the thin coin gaff
2002 Visual Coin Assembly 1
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Hobbs Grandma's School of Card Table Artifice
2006 Pasteboard Palette 49
David Britland (reviewer) The Essential Sol Stone by Sol Stone (written by Stephen Hobbs) June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 79
Stephen Hobbs Welcome to Jack Carpenter's Ultimate Hold 'Em Demonstration
2015 Ultimate Hold 'Em 1
Stephen Hobbs, Robert E. Neale Ten Card Wild
Related to 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 47
Robert E. Neale Jonah Wild
  • Presentation For A Last Deal: Wild Deal
  • Presentation For A One-Time Deal: Still Lucky
Related to 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 100
John Guastaferro (reviewer) Labyrinth by Stephen Hobbs Sep. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 9) 78
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Technical Tool Box by Stephen Hobbs Nov. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 11) 79
Stephen Hobbs False Swing Cut Double Lift Control Top control
Inspired by Dec. 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 3 (Winter #1)) 29
Stephen Minch, Stephen Hobbs A Bibliography of Geoffrey Latta's Coin Magic in Print and on Video
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 321
Stephen Hobbs Swing Cut Mix-Up swing cut sequence that shows face-up/face-down mix of cards
Feb. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 2) 70
Stephen Hobbs Matter of Balance deck balances on back of fingers, can be used as production when deck is tossed up and selection remains between fingers
May 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5) 61
Stephen Hobbs The Magic of Akira Fujii
June 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 6) 83
Stephen Hobbs Two Passes intro
June 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 6) 89
Allen Tan Ribbon Spread Color Change card reversed in deck, deck ribbon spread, then flipped over and back, the card has changed
Inspired by
  • "Interpretation of a Dream" (Ed Marlo, Sticks & Stones No. 5, May 1977)
  • "Ribbon Spread Switch Out" (Stephen Hobbs, Technical Toolbox, 2014)
July 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7) 76
Kainoa Harbottle (reviewer) The Long Goodbye: Latta on Coins by Geoffrey Latta (written by Stephen Minch, Stephen Hobbs) Aug. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 8) 104
Tom Gagnon Impeccable Change wrong card reversed and deck spread face up, when spectator removes reversed card it is not the selection, using Gagnon Spread Control
Inspired by
  • "Ribbon-Spread Switch-Out" (Stephen Hobbs, Technical Toolbox DVDs)
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 79
Tom Gagnon Spread Switch Out reversed card in deck switched, tabled spread
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 216
Stephen Hobbs Zoomatic II revelation with one suit
Related to
  • "Further Ideas with a Packet of Twelve Cards: 'The Hotel Mystery'" (Juan Tamariz, Verbal Magic, 2005)
Sep. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 9) 62
Tom Frame (reviewer) The Essential Tom Stone by Sol Stone (written by Stephen Hobbs) May 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 5) 85